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Winnipeg Ties Grim Homicide Record with 44th of 2022

October 31, 2022 1:49 PM | News


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A Winnipeg Police Service shoulder badge is seen at the Public Information Office in Winnipeg, on September 2, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski)

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).


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