Winnipeg: Ongoing Investigation into Tragic Homicide on Main Street

At a press conference this morning, Winnipeg Police update media on the city's first two homicides of 2020
Winnipeg Police update media

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Tragic Discovery: Unresponsive Man Found in Apartment

WINNIPEG – NEWS – In a somber turn of events, the Winnipeg Police were called to an apartment suite on the 800 block of Main Street on the morning of March 19, 2024, following reports of an unresponsive adult male.

Officers from the North District discovered the individual, who was swiftly taken to hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after.

Victim Identified

The deceased has been identified as 24-year-old Murdo Baker, a former resident of South Indian Lake who had made Winnipeg his home. Baker’s family has been notified, marking a tragic loss for the community and all who knew him.

Call for Public Assistance: Seeking Information and Surveillance Footage

The investigation, led by the Homicide Unit, is actively ongoing. Authorities are urging anyone with video surveillance or any information that could aid in the investigation to come forward. Contact can be made directly with the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508, through Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS, or online at

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