Winnipeg police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man outside the Mount Royal Hotel on Higgins Avenue.
On Thursday, at 10:55 p.m., a police patrol unit was flagged down and advised that a man had been assaulted and was in the parking lot of the hotel. Officers located a man who was stabbed.
The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries.
Police have identified the victim as Joshua Robert Jeromiah Hansen, 29-years-old.
The investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit.
Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.
This is Winnipeg’s 27th homicide of 2020.