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Man Charged in Winnipeg Homicide on Middle Gate

February 12, 2020 11:49 AM | News

Winnipeg Police Logo CrestWinnipeg police have arrested and charged a suspect in connection with a homicide in the first 100 block of Middle Gate on Tuesday.

The 34-year-old victim, identified as Michael Bruyere of Winnipeg, was found deceased after suffering stab wounds just after 7:30 a.m.

Police had a two-storey home taped off for much of the day as they investigated.

At around 4:20 p.m., officers took a man into custody outside a convenience store in the 600 block of McPhillips Street.

Jordan James Bonwick, 26, has been charged with second-degree murder.

Police say the victim and suspect knew each other and had been at the Middle Gate home in the early morning hours when a dispute occurred.

Bonwick remains in custody.

The death is Winnipeg’s fifth homicide of the year.