Crime and Police

Winnipeg police investigate homicide after fatal stabbing at apartment in Elmwood

A police officer stands outside an apartment building on Talbot Avenue after a fatal stabbing on Wednesday morning. Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer.

A police officer stands outside an apartment building on Talbot Avenue after a fatal stabbing on Wednesday morning. Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer.

The city’s 33rd homicide this year

Winnipeg police are investigating a second murder in the Elmwood area in less than a week.

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On Wednesday, at 1:35 a.m., police responded to the 300 block of Talbot Avenue for a report of a man who had been stabbed.

He was transported to hospital in critical condition but succumbed to his injuries.

The incident is being investigated by members of the homicide unit.

Detectives are asking for help from anyone who may have been in the area of Talbot Avenue and Stadacona Street during the early morning hours. Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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