Friday, February 5, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


  Friday, February 5, 2016

Update - Motor Vehicle Collision Involving Pedestrian – Arrest –
As previously released -on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 shortly after 2:30 a.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of St Anne's Road & St Mary's Road for the report of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.
A 35-year-old female was located and transported to hospital in critical condition where she later succumbed to her injuries.
The victim has been identified as Jennie Lynda Lee GRAVES, of Winnipeg.
The driver of the vehicle was located and arrested at the scene.
The investigation continued by members of the Major Crimes Unit.
It was learned that the victim had been a passenger in the vehicle when an argument between she and the driver occurred.  The argument turned physical which resulted in the driver, while the vehicle was still in motion, pushing the victim out onto the road.  The victim was then struck by the rear wheels of the vehicle.  The driver continued on for several blocks before stopping.  A witness, who observed part of the incident, followed the vehicle and later brought the suspect back to the scene.
Keith Ryan THOMPSON, 35-years-old (at the time)of Winnipeg had been charged with the following for his alleged involvement:

  • Causing Death by Criminal Negligence
  • Driving While Ability Impaired Causing Death
  • Fail or Refuse to Provide Sample when Involved in an Accident Causing Death
  • Dangerous Operation of Motor Vehicle Causing Death
  • Fail to remain at the scene of an accident and exchange particulars

On February 4, 2016 THOMPSON, 37-years-old, who remains in custody, was arrested and charged with two additional offences:
Fail to Stop at Scene of Accident Involving Death
He remains in custody.


For further information contact either:
   Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
   Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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

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