Man Charged After Woman Dies from Assault in Winnipeg

November 28, 2018 10:07 AM | News

Winnipeg Police Crest

WINNIPEG — Charges have been upgraded against a man after a woman he allegedly assaulted died two days later.

Police were called to a residence in the 3000 block of Portage Avenue on November 21 where a 53-year-old woman was found to have been seriously assaulted. She was unresponsive and transported to hospital in critical condition.

Police interviewed people at the scene and determined the assault was domestic in nature.

Annie Little passed away of her injuries on November 23.

Calvin Oliver Harper, 50, was originally charged with aggravated assault, but has since been re-arrested and charged with manslaughter. He remains in custody.