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Winnipeg Police Service

October 8, 2019

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Internet Child Luring – Arrest: R19-44954

On June 7, 2019, an online gaming company contacted the Winnipeg Police Service to report that a suspect in Winnipeg was requesting nude images from minors and offering nude images to minors. No identification of the online victims was available.

Investigators from the Winnipeg Police Service Internet Exploitation Unit initiated an undercover online investigation using a profile of a 13-year-old. This investigation involved the suspect entering into a conversation with an undercover officer on social media.

The suspect sent numerous nude images and a video, and requested nude images from the undercover officer. The officer stated numerous times that they were only 13 years old. Eventually, the accused asked the officer, portraying a 13-year-old, to perform sex acts should they actually meet.

On October 7, 2019, investigators obtained and executed a search warrant on a residence in Winnipeg and arrested a suspect.

Kyle William MARCINKOWSKI, 22, has now been charged with:
- Luring a Person Under 16 Years of age by Means of Telecommunication x 2
- Luring a Person Under 18 Years of age by Means of Telecommunication
- Transmit Sexually Explicit Material to a Child x 3
- Possession of Child Pornography

He was detained in custody. 

The investigation has led officers to believe that there may be unidentified victims. If you are aware of a potential victim or have information that may assist investigators please contact police at 204-986-6172.

Citizens are encouraged to report concerns if someone they know may be victimizing children online. For more information on addressing child victimization or to report concerns visit Canada's national tip line at

Homicide – Investigation UPDATE: C19-236401

On October 7, 2019, at 9:25 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to reports of a male down in the front yard of a residence located in the 600 block of Pritchard Avenue.

Responding officers located a deceased male in his 20’s.

The deceased has now been identified as Darlus Dary Darrien McKAY, 19.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Last Update: October 8, 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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