Winnipeg: 56-year-old Edgar Allan BEAR Identified as Homicide Victim

Winnipeg Police

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Homicide Investigation Update:

WINNIPEG – NEWS – As part of our commitment to keeping the community informed, we are providing an update on a significant investigation currently underway in Winnipeg.

On the afternoon of March 18, 2024, at around 4:40 p.m., officers from the Winnipeg Police Service were dispatched to a home located on the 1200 block of Selkirk Avenue. Upon arrival, they discovered a deceased male.

The individual has been identified as 56-year-old Edgar Allan BEAR, a respected member of the Peguis First Nation, who had been living in Winnipeg.

The Homicide Unit is actively continuing the investigation, and the area around the scene remains secured for further examination.

Call for Community Assistance:

Investigators believe that video surveillance footage or any additional information from the public could be crucial in advancing this case. We urge anyone who might help to come forward and contact the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508. Alternatively, anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS or through their website at

NetNewsLedger remains dedicated to providing updates on this investigation as more information becomes available, always with a focus on respectful and responsible reporting.

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