Second suspect wanted on Canada-wide warrant for death of Mohamed Ahmed

Winnipeg police cruiser. (Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer)

Winnipeg police are looking for a second suspect wanted in connection with the death of a 29-year-old man last year.

On October 12, 2020, officers responded to a report of a body that had been discovered in the Red River near Churchill Drive and Hay Street.

A deceased male was later identified as Mohamed Ahmed. His death was determined to be a homicide.

Police continued to investigate his murder.

A Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued for Jesse James Daher, 28, of Winnipeg, for second-degree murder.

Daher is still outstanding.

He is described as white, 6’3” tall, weighs approximately 155 lbs, and has a thin build, with green eyes and is believed to have a shaved head or short brown hair.

On February 10, police named a second suspect, Evan Daniel Bill Brightnose-Baker, 21 of Winnipeg.

A Canada-wide arrest warrant for second-degree murder with issued for Brightnose-Baker.

He is described as Indigenous, 5’5” tall, weighs approximately 126 lbs and has a medium build, with brown eyes and is believed to have black hair.

Both men are considered to be armed and dangerous. The public is warned not to approach them.

Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.