Police treat downtown death of adult male as homicide
Winnipeg Police Service
On Aug. 23, 2014, at approximately 1:40 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the area of Cumberland Avenue and Spence Street regarding an unconscious male located.
Attending members received information from a passer-by who came across the adult male. Injuries observed are considered suspicious in nature.
The male was transported to hospital and later pronounced deceased.
Members of the Homicide Unit continue to investigate. At this time, the identity of the deceased has not yet been confirmed.
An autopsy is pending.
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).