Homicide – Investigation: C24-28849

Released: February 9, 2024 at 7:17 a.m.

On February 7, 2024, at approximately 6:20 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service responded to an apartment in the 300 block of Assiniboine Avenue for the suspicious death of a male.  

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, already on scene, located the deceased male in a hallway. General Patrol officers from the Central District secured the scene, and the Homicide Unit took over the investigation.

The deceased victim has now been identified as 19-year-old River HARPER of Winnipeg. His death is considered a homicide.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508, Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477), or anonymously online at winnipegcrimestoppers.org.

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