Winnipeg police investigating homicide of man found with ‘suspicious’ injuries

The Winnipeg Police Service is investigating a homicide after a man was found unresponsive in the city’s West End over the weekend.

Just before 8 a.m. on Sunday, officers were notified of a dead man at the Health Sciences Centre who had ‘suspicious’ injuries.

Police said a bystander found the man unresponsive on the ground near Sherbrook Street and Cumberland Avenue at 6:45 a.m. He was then taken to the hospital in an ambulance.

The man’s death has been ruled a homicide.

On Monday, he was identified as 27-year-old Creedence Justin Beardy of Winnipeg.

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.

This is the 40th homicide in Winnipeg this year.

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