Police Investigate Death of Two People in Maples Suite

By David Klassen

Winnipeg police investigate the homicide of two people at an apartment block on Jefferson Avenue, Saturday, March 24, 2012. (STAN MILOSEVIC / MANITOBAPHOTOS.COM)
Winnipeg police cruisers line Jefferson Avenue on Saturday outside an apartment block where two people were found dead. (STAN MILOSEVIC / MANITOBAPHOTOS.COM)

Winnipeg police are investigating after two individuals were found dead inside an apartment building in the Maples.

Police arrived on scene to the 1200 block of Jefferson Avenue around 10:50 a.m. on Saturday to check on the well-being of a resident.

Officers located the pair deceased upon entering the suite.

No further details are available and police are continuing to investigate.

UPDATE: Sunday, March 25 — Police have identified the case as a murder-suicide, saying a 28-year-old woman was stabbed in the upper body, while a 32-year-old man had self-inflicted injuries.

UPDATE: Tuesday, March 27 — The victims have been identified as Renelle Nonato, 28 and Julito Nonato, 32.

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