Manitoba Police Watchdog Reviews Man’s Death After Arrest

Manitoba Police Watchdog Reviews Man’s Death After Arrest

Winnipeg Police Logo CrestA 27-year-old man has died following his arrest by Winnipeg police.

The Independent Investigation Unit was notified Tuesday of the incident, which occurred on September 23.

Police were responding to a well-being call near Assiniboine Avenue and Kennedy Street at around 12:42 a.m. after reports of a man who appeared confused and was yelling.

The man was located on the riverbank and confronted police, who had to use force to take him into custody. The suspect became unresponsive and was taken to St. Boniface Hospital in critical condition. He was later listed in stable condition, but died on Monday.

The IIU is asking anyone with information or video footage from the incident to contact them at 1-844-667-6060.



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