October 16, 2020 Media Release
The Winnipeg Police Service is currently searching for a male wanted for a number of offences committed in Edmonton, Alberta.
Aaron Renee PRASAD-PAL is wanted for the following offences:
- Luring a Child Under 16 x 3
- Obtaining Sexual Considerations x 2
- Invitation to Sexual Touching x 2
- Sexual Assault
- Sexual Interference
Prasad-Pal was confirmed to be in Winnipeg on October 15.
Prasad-Pal is considered armed and dangerous and is not to be approached. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 911.
Prasad-Pal is South Asian, 24 years old, 6’3” in height, 238lbs, with black hair and black eyes.
The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit is requesting the public’s assistance regarding the murder of Gerald Hamelin. Hamelin was killed on October 11, 2020, at a residence in the 400 block of Atlantic Avenue.
Investigators are asking people to check their residential security systems, doorbell cameras, and business/commercial video security systems in the blocks surrounding the area of Atlantic Avenue and Powers Street (and north to Jefferson Avenue).
As Previously Released:
On October 11, 2020, at 7:24 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a residence in the 400 block of Atlantic Avenue for a report of an injured male.
Upon arrival, officers located a male suffering from serious injuries. He was transported to hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced deceased.
The deceased victim has been identified as Gerald Justin Hamelin, a 42-year-old male of Winnipeg.
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).
Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs