Winnipeg – Two Face Charges in Double Homicide

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Winnipeg Manitoba

WINNIPEG – On October 26, 2019, at approximately 10:45 pm CDT, members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence in the 100 block of Kinver Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers located two female victims: a 14-year-old and an 18-year-old. Both victims were transported to the hospital in critical condition. The 14-year-old succumbed to her injuries, and the 18-year-old victim was upgraded to stable condition.

Members of the Homicide Unit continued with the investigation and identified two suspects. On October 28, 2019, the two suspects were located and placed under arrest.

Investigators believe that a dispute during a party at the residence escalated to a physical altercation.

A 16-year-old female of Winnipeg has been charged with:

– Second Degree Murder
– Attempt to Commit Murder

An 18-year-old female of Winnipeg has been charged with:

– Second Degree Murder
– Attempt to Commit Murder

Both were detained in custody. Under federal legislation, the names of the two suspects can not be named due to their age.

The Winnipeg Police Service has been made aware that members of the media and public are attempting to contact the family of the victim for comment. The family is dealing with a tragic situation and do not wish to speak about the events at this time. We kindly ask that their privacy is respected per their wishes.

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