Longtime Winnipeg police officer found dead after being charged with child pornography

A longtime Winnipeg police officer is dead after being charged with possessing child pornography.

Winnipeg police say 39-year-old Yvan Corriveau was found dead Friday morning and his death is not considered criminal.

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Manitoba RCMP say they received several complaints from the RCMP National Child Exploitation Crime Centre. Officers executed a search warrant at a home in Ile De Chenes Thursday, where Corriveau was arrested on four charges, including possession of child pornography, accessing child pornography, making available child pornography and making written child pornography.

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He was later released after his arrest on a judge’s order, before being found dead.

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Corriveau worked with the Winnipeg Police Service for 15 years. Police say they will provide no further information on his arrest.

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