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January 27, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Homicide Update– Arrest: C16-247965

Homicide investigators made an arrest yesterday in the murder of Theodoros Belayneh that occurred on November 26, 2016.

Paige Crossman, 23-years-old has been arrested and charged with the following offences:
- First Degree Murder
- Attempt Murder
- Possess Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
- Trafficking in a Controlled Substance
- Possess Proceeds of Crime

The accused has been detained in custody.

As previously released:On November 26, 2016, at approximately 3:00 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service received reports of gunshots being heard in the area of Donald Street and Stradbrook Avenue. Responding officers discovered two males suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Both males were transported to hospital in critical condition.

A 32-year-old male did not survive his injuries. The deceased has been identified as Theodoros BELAYNEH. He was a resident of Edmonton, Alberta. A second victim was also shot during the incident.

This 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).

  • Last Update: January 27, 2017

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