Winnipeg Homicide #32 – Karen Jane Letniak found dead in a home on Riverton Avenue.

Winnipeg police responded to a domestic incident in the 300 block of Riverton Avenue on October 18th at approximately 8:00am.

Police arrived to a confrontation with a man at the residence and as a result, the male was shot by police.  He was transported to hospital where he remains. Police entered the home to find Karen Jane Letniak 48, deceased. Her death is being investigated as a homicide.

The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) has assumed responsibility for the investigation of the officer-involved shooting, and the Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit has taken over the investigation of the deceased female victim.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.