July 17, 2021 Media Release

Homicide – Arrest: C21-164835

On July 16, 2021, at approximately 6:20 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service received the report of a male stabbed at a residence in the Daniel McIntyre neighbourhood.

Police responded to a residence in the 500 block of Maryland Street and located a 64-year-old victim who was deceased. He has been identified as Salvatore PELLETTIERI of Winnipeg. His son, Donato Salvatore PELLETTIERI, 34, of Winnipeg, has been charged with First-Degree Murder and detained in custody.

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


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

Office: 204-986-3061
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca