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Arborg Man’s Beating Death Now a Homicide

July 9, 2012 8:38 AM | News

Winnipeg police said a severe beating that left a man in critical condition has now become a homicide.

Police said Braden Bjornson, 20, was found with severe upper body injuries on June 29 at about 4:45 a.m. in the 200 block of Machray Avenue.

He had been beaten with a weapon and suffered severe head trauma, according to media reports. Bjornson, who was from Arborg, was taken to hospital where he remained in critical condition. He died on Friday.

Police have yet to make any arrests. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-8477.

– Staff