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Winnipeg Police Service

June 7, 2019

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Homicide – Investigation: C19-123494

On Sunday, June 2, Wnnipeg Police released the initial details of the murder of Justin Silicz, 32. Justin was in the company of two other adults at approximately 4:30 a.m. on June 2 when they became involved in an altercation with three males in the area of Arlington St. and McDermot Ave. The altercation escalated as the groups moved on to Winnipeg Ave. between Arlington Ave. and Tecumseh St. As a result of this altercation Justin suffered serious injuries that caused his death.

The suspects are described as:

  • 1. Black male, mid-20s, approximately 6’0” in height, slim build, wearing red coloured clothing
  • 2 & 3. Also males, with darker complexions and wearing dark coloured clothing
  • All 3 appear to have left the area heading east on Winnipeg Ave on foot.

    Investigators are asking both residents and businesses in the area to check any security systems for any possible video. As well, anyone having information about people or activity in the area during this time is asked to call in.

    This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477) if they wish to remain anonymous.

    • Last Update: June 7, 2019

    Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
    Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
    Constable Claude Chancy, Public Information Officer
    Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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