Winnipeg police identify victim of homicide on College Avenue

The police identification unit at the scene of a homicide at an apartment building on the 200 block of College Avenue. (Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer)

Winnipeg police have identified a man who was found dead at home in the city’s William Whyte area on Friday.

According to a media release, on November 27, at 4:26 a.m., police responded to a building in the 200 block of College Avenue for a report of an individual that had been found with serious injuries.

Upon arrival, officers located a deceased man inside a residence. Police say his death is being treated as a homicide.

The fire escape stairwell in the back of the building is blocked off with police tape on November 27, 2020. (Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer)

Police have identified the deceased victim as Kelvin Fredrick Sumner, 38, of Winnipeg.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit.

Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.

This is the city’s 40th homicide of the year.