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Woman Dies Following Stella Avenue Assault

February 6, 2016 3:47 PM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police are investigating after a woman died of injuries in an assault in the 500 block of Stella Avenue.

Officers were called to a residence at around 5 a.m. Saturday and found the victim. She was taken to hospital in critical condition and later died.

The victim has been identified as 39-year-old Mavis Ducharme.

Police say two two men entered the victim’s house and assaulted her and another man. Ducharme was able to make it to a nearby residence, but was chased by the suspects and assaulted again.

Kashtin Flett, 23, of Winnipeg has been charged with second-degree murder, while Nikina Houle, 23, has been charged with manslaughter. Both suspects are from Winnipeg and also face break and enter and assault charges.

They both remain in custody.

Updated on Monday, February 8