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.


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.


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).



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