Winnipeg police are investigating two separate Valentine’s Day homicides.
Officers were called out Wednesday to the 500 block of Furby Street where a man had been fatally stabbed at around 2:30 a.m.
The victim has been identified as Joseph Francois, 45, of Winnipeg.
In the second incident, a man was stabbed in the first 100 block of Charles Walk at around 8:50 a.m. and died in hospital.
He has been identified as Conrad Flett, 27, of St. Theresa Point.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the homicide unit at (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).
UPDATE: Friday, February 16 — Police have charged Joseph Allan Ballantyne, 55, of Winnipeg, with manslaughter in the Furby Street stabbing. Jarryd Rocky Harper, 25, of Winnipeg, has been charged with second-degree murder in the Charles Walk stabbing. Both men remain in custody.