UPDATE: Monday, March 8 — The deceased victim has been identified as Jana Noella Williams, 29, of Winnipeg.
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Winnipeg police are investigating the discovery of human remains as a homicide.
Police responded to the area of Main Street and Alfred Avenue on Thursday evening just before 6 p.m.
Officers confirmed the remains were that of a deceased person. The individual’s age and identity are not known at this time. A post–mortem examination has been scheduled.
The homicide unit continues to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).