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January 31, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Update - Homicide Arrest – C17-13701

Males Wanted:

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 has 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 is continuing 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 weapon related matters due to his alleged involvement.

Arrest warrants for 1st Degree Murder have also been issued for the following two males in connection to the death of Trenton BALONYK:

Luke Blair MOAR (above), 31 years old, 5'9" tall and 210 pounds

Ryan Ralph FLETT, 25 years old, 6'1" tall and 150 pounds

Anyone with information regarding this investigation and/or information regarding the whereabouts of the males currently wanted is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Stabbing Investigations - Arrest - C17-0021744

Between January 13th and January 30th, 2017, emergency personnel responded to multiple stabbing incidents involving a male suspect, not known to the victims involved.

The incidents are as follows:

January 13th - 5:30 p.m. - 100 block of Princess Street - 20 year old male victim stabbed in the upper body & robbed of his phone.

January 18th - 2:30 p.m. - King Street & Rupert Avenue - 61 year old male victim stabbed in the upper body.

January 27th - 5:30 p.m. - 300 block of Donald Street - 28 year old male victim stabbed in the upper body & robbed of his phone.

January 30th - 6:30 p.m. - 300 block of Princess Street - 68 year old male & 56 year old male victims stabbed in upper body.

January 30th - 9:30 p.m. - 1st 100 block of Princess Street - 61 year old male stabbed upper body.

All of the victims involved were treated in hospital for numerous injuries in relation to being stabbed. They are in stable condition and recovering.

The investigations, led by members of the Division 11 Crime Unit determined that these were unprovoked attacks involving a male suspect.

On January 30, 2017, observant members of the Division 11 Community Support Unit located the suspect in the area of Adelaide Street and Elgin Avenue and placed him under arrest without incident.

Jesse Neil NEDOHIN, 21 years old of Winnipeg has been charged with the following due to his alleged involvement:

Aggravated Assault x 4
Possession of a Weapon x 5
Robbery x 2
Uttering Threats
14 additional charges in relation breaching his probation and failing to comply with conditions of a recognizance 

NEDOHIN was remanded into custody.

  • Last Update: January 31, 2017

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