A Winnipeg residential fire is now a crime scene.
On June 1 around 10:50 p.m., the Winnipeg Police Service and Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to a fire in the 500 block of Manitoba Avenue.
When crews arrived on scene, a residence was engulfed in flames and smoke. Two people escaped the blaze unassisted. One person was assessed by paramedics then taken to hospital in stable condition.
A male in his 60s was found inside the residence. The victim was identified as 63-year-old Hubert Wilson McKay.
Now, McKay’s death has been ruled a homicide.
Anyone with information can call the Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).