Winnipeg police investigating the city’s 37th homicide of 2019

Winnipeg Police responded to the 800 block of St. Matthews Avenue on a report of suspicious circumstances on October 31st at 9:50 am.

Police said they located an injured male outside of a residence, who was transported to the hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified by WPS as Matthew Sutherland, 28, of Winnipeg.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508.

Update November 2nd
Michael Alexander Spence, 32, has been charged with second-degree murder.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.