Police ask residents to verify video safety techniques to assist in murder investigation


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Winnipeg Police are asking for the general public’s assist concerning the homicide of 42-year-old Gerald Justin Hamelin which occurred final Sunday.

Hamelin was killed at a residence within the 400 block of Atlantic Avenue. It was the town’s 34th homicide of the 12 months.

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Investigators are asking folks to verify their residential safety techniques, doorbell cameras, and enterprise/business video safety techniques within the blocks surrounding the realm of Atlantic Avenue and Powers Road and north to Jefferson Avenue.

A forensics officer dusts for fingerprints throughout a murder investigation on Atlantic Avenue in Winnipeg on Sunday, Oct. 11. Photograph by Kevin King /Winnipeg Solar

At shortly earlier than 7:30 a.m., Winnipeg Police have been referred to as to a residence on Atlantic Avenue for a report of an injured male. Once they arrived, police stated officers positioned a male affected by severe accidents.

He was taken to hospital in vital situation the place he was pronounced useless.

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Final 12 months, Winnipeg had a report 44 homicides.

This investigation is continuous by members of the Murder Unit. Anybody with info that will help investigators is requested to name 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

gdawkins@postmedia.com

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