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No Charges in Fatal Winnipeg Stabbing

June 16, 2015 2:58 PM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police will not lay charges in a fatal stabbing earlier this month.

Elmer Kakewash, 29, was stabbed in the upper body on June 4 in the 200 block of Dufferin Avenue.

Police say an altercation ensued with a group of people, resulting in Kakewash being stabbed. He later died in hospital from his injuries.

Police identified a suspect on June 10 and arrested a man. However, after consulting senior crown attorney, charges against him will not be laid.

The case is now considered closed. No further details were released.

— Staff