Thursday, July 2, 2015

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Thursday, July 2, 2015


Body Located in River - C15-137520
On July 1, 2015 at approximately 1:00 p.m., officers and other emergency personnel responded to the area of Main Street and Ridgecrest Avenue, just north of the Chief Peguis Trail (Kildonan Settlers Bridge) for the report of a body located in the river.  
Members of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service with the assistance of a member of the public retrieved the body of a deceased adult male.
Members of the Forensic Identification Section attended the scene and the deceased was identified. Notifications have been made.
Foul play is not suspected. Autopsy results are pending.
Update - Suspicious Circumstances – C15-136269
As previously released -On June 30, 2015 during the early morning hours, officers responded to the riverbank located in the area of the 100 block of Burrows Avenue to investigate suspicious circumstances.
Investigators determined that a member of the public had cast a line into the water while fishing and retrieved a quantity of what appears to be human hair. The hair has been seized for further forensic analysis.  
Members of the Winnipeg Police Service Dive Unit have been deployed. They will continue to search the Red River today.
Limited information is available at this time as the investigation is in its early stages.
Further details will be provided as they become available. 
Motor Vehicle Collision – C15-137496
On July 1, 2015 at approximately 12:19 p.m., emergency personnel responded to the intersection of Fermor Avenue and Westmount Drive for a motor vehicle collision involving a cyclist.
A Toyota Camry was travelling westbound on Fermor Avenue when a cyclist was struck while travelling northbound on Westmount Drive.
A 17-year-old cyclist sustained serious injuries and was transported from the scene in critical condition. She remains in critical but stable condition at this time.
Members of the Central Traffic Unit continue to investigate. Anyone with further information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6271.
Stabbing Arrest – C15-137762
On July 1, 2015 at approximately 8:30 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the area of Forks Market Road regarding an altercation and stabbing incident.
The investigation has revealed that two males, not known to each other became involved in an argument at which time one of them produced a knife. A 17-year-old male was slashed by the knife in the upper body.
The 20-year-old male suspect attempted to flee the area but was apprehended a short time later.
Tyler ROUSSIN, 20-years-old of Winnipeg has been charged with the following due to his alleged involvement:
Assault with a Weapon
Possession of a Weapon
Fail to Comply with Conditions of an Undertaking x 2
He was remanded into custody.
Stabbing Investigation  - C15-137966
On July 2, 2015 at approximately 12:40 a.m., numerous police resources responded to an outdoor patio event located in the 100 block of Main Street regarding a stabbing that just occurred.
Three adult males were stabbed and one physically assaulted. All four males are in stable condition.
The investigation is on-going and the circumstances are unconfirmed. No arrest(s) have been made at this time.  


For further information contact either:
    Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
    Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer

    Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:

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