Crime and Police

Winnipeg police charge man with second-degree murder after fatal stabbing in Elmwood

A police officer stands outside an apartment building on Talbot Avenue after a fatal stabbing on Wednesday, October, 23, 2019. Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer.

Winnipeg police have arrested and charged a man following a fatal stabbing that happened in the Elmwood area in October.

On October 23, at approximately 1:35 a.m., police responded to the 300 block of Talbot Avenue for a report of a man who had been stabbed.

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

He was identified as Darcy Lesley Rose, 37, of Winnipeg.

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Members of the Homicide Unit continued to investigate.

On Tuesday, a male suspect was placed under arrest at the Stony Mountain Institution where he was in custody for a separate matter.

Investigators believe that the suspect and the victim were known to each other.

Michael Joseph Thomas Fox, 30, of Winnipeg, has been charged with second-degree murder.

He was detained in custody.