Winnipeg man arrested in Dennis Beardy homicide investigation

A Winnipeg man has been charged with second-degree murder after a homicide last week.

Winnipeg police were called to an apartment block on Ellice Avenue on Oct. 21 where they found Dennis Tougas Beardy, 20, who had died.

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Winnipeg police said they arrested a suspect on Sunday.

Sidney Sheldon Rene Racette, 35, faces charges of second-degree murder, assaulting a police officer, disarming a police officer and resisting arrest. He is in custody.

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Beardy’s death was the city’s 35th homicide of the year.

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