Wednesday, February 1, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service



Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Homicide Arrests – C17-13701
On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, the Winnipeg Police Service arrested Luke Blair MOAR and Ryan Ralph FLETT. They have each been charged with First Degree Murder and detained in custody.

As previously released - On January 19, 2017, at approximately 11:50 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of Sherbrook Street to check on the well-being of an individual at that location.

Upon entering the residence responding officers located a deceased adult male. He has been identified as 38-year-old, Trenten Jeffrey BALONYK.

The investigation revealed that the victim encountered 3 male suspects while at the Sherbrook Street location at which time he was seriously assaulted. As a result of the injuries sustained, he succumbed sometime later. 

The investigation continued by members of the Homicide Unit.

As a result, Brendan Bo SEVERIGHT, 24 years old was identified as a suspect and arrested on January 28, 2017. He has been charged with 1st Degree Murder, including several other weapons-related matters due to his alleged involvement.

Arrest warrants for 1st Degree Murder were previously issued for the following two males in connection to the death of Trenton BALONYK: Luke Blair MOAR, 31 years old and Ryan Ralph FLETT, 25 years old.

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

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

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