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Man Charged in Atlantic Avenue Homicide

August 5, 2021 2:54 PM | News

Winnipeg Police Logo CrestWinnipeg police have charged a man after a physical altercation turned fatal at a home in the 400 block of Atlantic Avenue on July 31.

Police say two residents ended up in a heated argument when a 41-year-old man was assaulted. Several hours later, another resident discovered the victim and called 911.

Emergency personnel located the deceased man at around 3:30 a.m. on August 1 and transported him to hospital.

The victim has been identified as William Randle Sharpe of Winnipeg. His cause of death has been ruled a homicide.

Donnie Lavallee, 23, of Winnipeg has since been charged with manslaughter.