Winnipeg police are continuing to investigate the disappearance of 59-year-old Eduardo Balaquit.
The Winnipeg man went missing June 4 and was last seen in the area of the 300 block of Keewatin Street the same evening.
The homicide unit has since taken over the investigation and police believe Balaquit was the victim of a crime.
After an exhaustive search by family, friends and community members, police are now turning their sights beyond city limits to Arborg, Manitoba.
Police are asking residents and businesses to search their properties and outbuildings and report anything suspicious that may have happened on the evening of June 4.
“Investigators request that if anything suspicious is located that nothing be touched and the area not be disturbed,” police said in a release.
Eduardo Balaquit is approximately 5’4″ in height, 155 lbs in weight and has a medium build. He is Asian in appearance and has black hair/brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black zip-up sweater, black pants and black shoes. His Dodge Caravan was located in the 300 block of Keewatin Street on June 5.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (204) 986-6508 or Crimestoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).