Crime and Police

Winnipeg police arrest woman in Elgin Ave homicide, issue warrant for second suspect

Winnipeg police cruiser

Police looking for second woman

The Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit has made an arrest in the death of 64-year-old John Buesnel.

Buesnel was found dead in an apartment building on Elgin Avenue last weekend. He is the city’s 28th homicide.

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On Thursday, detectives arrested Taylor Lapierre, 24 years old. She has been charged with manslaughter and detained in custody.

Police are also looking for another woman in connection to the homicide.

An arrest warrant for 2nd-degree murder has been obtained for 31-year-old Shyla Lee Walker.

Walker is 5’3” 110lbs

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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