Crime and Police

Winnipeg man charged with manslaughter in death of 3-month-old boy

Winnipeg police cruiser. Photo by Northern Plains Freelancer.

Winnipeg police have charged a man in connection with the homicide of a 3-month-old boy.

On January 11, at 9:25 p.m, emergency services personnel responded to a report of an unconscious infant at a residence in the Lord Roberts neighbourhood.

Responding emergency personnel located an infant boy and began first aid. The child was transported to hospital in critical condition. He passed away on January 15.

An investigation determined the boy suffered internal injuries.

Mathieu Moreau, 29, of Winnipeg, has been charged with aggravated assault and manslaughter.

Moreau, is currently in custody at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.

The boy’s death is the city’s 4th homicide this year.

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