Winnipeg has tied a grim homicide record set in 2019 with the city’s 44th criminal death early Monday.
Police were called to the 100 block of Johnson Avenue West at around 2:30 a.m. for a report of an injured man.
Officers located the unresponsive victim on the ground near a residence and began emergency medical care. He was transported to a hospital in critical condition, where he was pronounced deceased.
The victim has been identified as William Markowski, 47, of Winnipeg.
Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).