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Police Investigate Death of Two People in Maples Suite

March 24, 2012 3:49 PM | News

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.