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February 23, 2016

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Update - Homicide Investigation – C16-36822

As previously released - On February 22, 2016 at approximately 10:40 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a residence located in the 200 block of Pritchard Avenue regarding a check the well-being incident.

Initial reports suggested that an individual at this address may be injured and in need of medical assistance. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased female later identified as 41-year-old, Marilyn Rose MUNROE.

The circumstances surrounding MUNROE’S death remain unconfirmed at this time. The results of an autopsy are pending.

Members of the Homicide Unit continue to investigate. Anyone who may have had contact with MUNROE over the past several weeks or further information regarding the investigation is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

 

Weapon Arrest – C16-37600

On February 23, 2016 at approximately 10:40 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the area of a high school located in the 200 block of Sutton Avenue regarding two males arguing.

It was reported that one of the males was in possession of a knife however no one was injured during the dispute.

A short time after officers arrived on scene all involved parties were located, including the male with a knife. A 16-year-old male was taken into custody and a knife was seized.

The 16-year-old male is facing the following charge:

Possession of a Weapon

He was released on a promise to appear.


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