August 7, 2020 Media Release

 

Homicide – Investigation: C20-185894

On August 6, 2020, at 10:55 p.m., a Central District General Patrol unit was flagged down and advised that an adult male had been assaulted and was in the parking lot of a hotel located in the 100 block of Higgins Avenue. Officers located a male that had been stabbed. The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries.
 
The victim has been identified as Joshua Robert Jeromiah HANSEN, 29.
 
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).


Stabbing – Investigation: C20-185558

On August 6, 2020, at 3:50 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a hotel located in the first hundred block of Keewatin Street for a report of a male that had been assaulted. An adult male was found suffering from a serious stab wound. He was conveyed to hospital, where he remains in critical condition.
 
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).