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August 5, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Homicide Investigation: C17-172834

On August 4, 2017, at approximately 3:15 p.m., emergency services personnel responded the 300 block of Redwood Avenue for a report of an injured male.
   
The victim was suffering from injuries consistent with being stabbed. He was conveyed to hospital in critical condition but succumbed to his injuries.
   
The victim is identified as:
   
Dean Wade YURKIW, 50.
   
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: August 8, 2017

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