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Police Make Arrest in Latest Homicide

June 5, 2013 11:34 AM | News

St. Boniface Homicide

Police at the scene where a man’s body was found in St. Boniface on Sunday, June 2, 2013. (SHANE GIBSON / METRO WINNIPEG)

Winnipeg police said they have made an arrest after a man was found in a back alley on the weekend.

Police said they found Kyle DeVasconcelos, 23, lying in an alleyway behind Dumoulin Street in St. Boniface on June 2 at about 9 a.m. Police said that Devasconcelos had earlier been at a party at a home in the 100 block of Notre Dame Avenue. There, he got into a fight with another man.

Both the victim and the suspect fled, but DeVasconcelos collapsed later and died.

Police have charged Jorden Fries, 23, with second degree murder.

— Staff