Winnipeg police investigating homicide after man found seriously assaulted in West End home

Members of the identification unit gather outside a house in the 400 block of Agnes Street on Saturday morning. (Photo: Northern Plains Freelancer)

Winnipeg police are investigating a homicide after a man was assaulted and died in hospital on Friday.

At around 4:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a male who had been seriously assaulted in the 400 block of Agnes Street. When they arrived, officers found an unresponsive man inside the residence.

The man was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The victim has been identified as Russel Gibeault, 30, of Winnipeg.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit.

Anyone with information that may help investigators is asked to contact the police at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.

This is Winnipeg’s 5th homicide of the year.