‘Serious assault’ in north Winnipeg now deemed homicide, police say

Winnipeg police say a serious assault they were investigating Thursday morning has now been deemed a homicide.

Officers were called to the scene, at the corner of Selkirk Avenue and McKenzie Street, around 3:20 a.m., where they found a man with serious injuries.

He was rushed to hospital in critical condition, but has since died, police said.

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The homicide unit continues to look into the incident. Police said notifications to the victim’s family are pending.

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