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Sunday, July 10, 2016
News Release - Winnipeg Police Service
Sunday, July 10, 2016
Homicide Investigation: UPDATE C16-140291 As previously released, on July 7, 2016, at approximately 1:40 a.m. emergency personnel were dispatched to the 100 block of Austin Street North for a working fire in a multi-family residence.
Several people were transported to hospital as a result of the fire. Two of the victims were pronounced deceased.
The victims have been identified as:
- Brenda CAMPBELL, 51-years
- John McKinnon BENDON, 61-years
The investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call (204) 986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
Weapons Arrest R16-51206 On July 8, 2016, at approximately 10:30 p.m., general patrol officers performed a traffic stop on a taxi cab in area of McGregor Street and Pritchard Avenue as a result of a Highway Traffic Act infraction. When the cab stopped the front passenger fled from the vehicle.
This male was arrested after a brief foot pursuit. The rear passenger was also detained. A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the following items being seized: - 6 rocks of crack cocaine (value $120) - $1,290 in cash - Sawed-off shotgun - Shotgun ammunition
Jason Scott WOODHOUSE,22-years of Winnipeg, was charged with: - 6 firearms and weapons related offences - Possess Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking - Possess Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime - Fail to Comply Conditions of Recognizance x 5
Mark Alexander YOUNG, 21-years, of Winnipeg, was charged with: - 7 firearms and weapons related offences - Possess Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking - Possess Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime - Fail to with Probation Order x 2 - Warrant of Arrest (Suspension of Parole/Statutory Release)
Both accused were remanded into custody.
For further information contact either: Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs