Crime and Police

Winnipeg police ask for public’s help in double homicide on Ross Avenue

Winnipeg police investigate a double homicide in the back alley of Ross Avenue near Isabel Street on Sunday, October 27, 2019.. Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer.

Winnipeg police say surveillance video could help an investigation into a double homicide on Ross Avenue.

Police are requesting the public’s assistance regarding the murder of Edwin Adrian Harper, 32 years-old, and Wayne Patrick Palidwor, 62 years-old who were shot and killed during the early morning hours of October 27, 2019.

The shooting took place in the back alley of Ross Avenue near Isabel Street.

Investigators are asking for businesses and residents in the surrounding area to check their surveillance systems for any images during the period of 1:00 a.m to 3:00 a.m. on October 27.

In addition, anyone who was in this area at this time and observed any unusual or suspicious activity is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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