Police looking for woman missing since May

Winnipeg police are concerned for the well-being of a woman who hasn’t been heard from since May 28. Biliana Gligorevic, 37, is described as five-foot-four, with a thin-to-medium build, brown or blonde hair and green eyes. Police said she’s known to frequent the central area of Winnipeg. Anyone with information about her location is asked to contact the missing persons unit at 204-986-6250. View original article here Source

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Missing teen girl known to frequent central Winnipeg: police

Winnipeg police are asking the public for help to find a missing 15-year-old girl. Julia Flett, who is known to frequent the central area of Winnipeg, was last heard from on June 9. She is described as five-foot-five, with a thin-to-medium-build, long dark hair and brown eyes. Police are concerned for her well-being and ask anyone with information about her location to contact the missing persons unit at 205-986-6250. View original article here Source

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Winnipeg Police request public assistance in locating 15-year-old girl

Winnipeg Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 15-year-old girl.Police say Julia Flett was last heard from on June 9 and is known to frequent the central area of Winnipeg.Flett is described as Indigenous, standing 5′ 5″, with a thin to medium build. She has dark long hair and brown eyes.Police are concerned about her well-being and are asking anyone with information regarding her whereabouts to contact the Missing Persons Unit at 204-986-6250.Get daily local headlines and alertsView original article here Source

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Winnipeg Police searching for missing 37-year-old woman

Winnipeg Police are reaching out to the public for help in locating a missing 37-year-old woman.Police say Biliana Gligorevic was last heard from on May 28 and is known to frequent the central area of Winnipeg.Gligorevic is described as a white female, standing 5′ 4″, with a thin to medium build. She has brown or blonde hair and green eyes.Police are concerned about her well-being and are asking anyone with information regarding her whereabouts to contact the Missing Persons Unit at 204-986-6250.Get daily local headlines and alertsView original article here Source

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Winnipeg Jets ink Joona Luoto to three-year deal

The Winnipeg Jets announced Saturday that they are adding to their forward depth ahead of development camp.The Jets have inked Finnish born forward Joona Luoto to a three-year, two-way contract worth an average annual value of $758,300.READ MORE: Winnipeg Jets sign top pick from 2018 NHL DraftLuoto has played the last three seasons with Tappara Tampere in the Finnish league Liiga. He has 38 points (21G, 17A) in 129 games in Liiga, and won a Liiga championship with Tappara in the 2016-17 season.The 21-year old and current Jet Patrik Laine…

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Winnipeg Police make arrest after man found dead in fire

Winnipeg Police have made an arrest in the city’s 21st homicideThe death, originally treated by police as ‘suspicious’, was the result of a house fire in the 500 block of Manitoba Avenue on the night of June 1..READ MORE: Homicide investigators looking into deadly Manitoba Avenue blazeA man was killed in the blaze, which investigators believe was deliberately set.Police identified the victim on Wednesday as Hubert Wilson McKay, 63.Since then, 34-year-old William Joseph Campbell has been charged with second-degree murder and arson with disregard for human life and was detained in…

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‘No other choice’: Winnipegger’s story of 18 years in refugee camp among those highlighted by solidarity walk

Damber Khadka fled ethnic persecution in his home country of Bhutan in the early 1990s. He came to Canada in 2009 after spending nearly 20 years in a refugee camp in Nepal. He shared his story at a gathering at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights to show support for migrants and refugees on Saturday. (Tyson Koschik/CBC) Fearing death at the hands of the Bhutanese government, Damber ​​​​​​Khadka fled his home country in the 1990s with nothing but the clothes on his back. “It was heartbreaking. We could not tolerate it…

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‘No other choice’: Winnipegger’s story of 18 years in refugee camps among those highlighted by solidarity walk

Dambar Khadka fled ethnic persecution in his home country of Bhutan in the early 1990s. He came to Canada in 2009 after spending nearly 20 years in refugee camps in Nepal. He will share his story at a gathering at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Saturday to show support for migrants and refugees. (Sarah Petz/CBC) Fearing death at the hands of the Bhutanese government, Dambar Khadka fled his home country in the 1990s with nothing but the clothes on his back. “It was heartbreaking. We could not tolerate it…

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Man arrested, charged with 2nd-degree murder in Manitoba Avenue house fire death: Winnipeg police

Police identified Hubert Wilson McKay, 63, as the person found dead after a blaze that engulfed a 2½-storey home on Manitoba Avenue at the beginning of June. (Gary Solilak/CBC) Winnipeg police have charged a 34-year-old man with second-degree murder in connection with a deadly house fire that prompted a homicide investigation. Hubert Wilson McKay, 63, was found dead inside a Manitoba Avenue home after a fire on June 1.  Emergency crews arrived at the flame-engulfed home to find two people had safely escaped. They were taken to hospital in stable condition. Investigators…

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Police lay second-degree murder charge after man found dead in fire

A 34-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with death of a 63-year-old man, whose body was found in a fire on Manitoba Avenue earlier this month. Winnipeg police and the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service went to a home in in the 500 block of Manitoba Avenue around 10:50 p.m. on June 1 following reports of a fire, and found it engulfed in heavy flames and smoke. Two people got out of the home on their own, one of whom was taken to hospital in stable condition.…

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