Winnipeg police investigate death of woman, infant found in home on Tecumseh Street

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Winnipeg police cruiser. (Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer)

Winnipeg police are investigating the suspicious deaths of a woman and a baby found in a home after a fire on Thursday.

According to a media release, at approximately 11:40 a.m., emergency personnel responded to the 200 block of Tecumseh Street for a report of a water leak and the smell of gas coming from a residence.

Upon arrival, crews located a fire inside the home. A deceased adult female and a deceased infant were also discovered.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.