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Woman stabbed to death, boyfriend charged
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It began with an evening of friendly socializing. It ended with an argument, a stabbing and a frantic rush to the hospital. Now a Winnipeg woman is dead, her boyfriend is in jail facing charges and a group of loved ones are left mourning their loss. Beverly Custer, 34, has been identified as

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Young Winnipeg drummer remembered a year after his death
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Residents and visitors in the Wolseley area may have noticed a memorial on a tree in Vimy Ridge Park.

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Manitoba man's death in Bahamas like 'a horrible horror movie'
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A Manitoba man visiting the Bahamas was killed in a home invasion robbery in an upscale neighbourhood of Grand Bahama, authorities said Wednesday.

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Man charged in stabbing death of woman in St. Vital
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Winnipeg police have charged a 28-year-old man in the the city’s fifth homicide of this year: the stabbing death of Beverly Custer, 34, in a St. Vital home early Wednesday.

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Police seeking information on man's death
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Police need the public’s help in their homicide investigation into the death of 51-year-old John David Goundry. Goundry’s body was found April 1 in an apartment building in the 400 block of Elgin Avenue. An autopsy has been done but the results not made public. Investigators believe

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Manitoba politicians saddened by Flaherty's death
                            
                            
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Partisanship and differing political ideology at the Manitoba legislature was thrown aside Thursday as politicians grieved the loss of former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty.

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Jim Flaherty's death shocks, saddens Manitoba politicians
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Federal and provincial politicians in Manitoba say they’re shocked to learn that Jim Flaherty, Canada’s former finance minister, has died.

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Inquest into teen's Taser death in Winnipeg wraps until June
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The Winnipeg police officer who used a Taser on Michael Langan in 2008 told an inquest Wednesday into the 17-year-old’s death that he felt he was in imminent danger.

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Wpg Police Search For Leads In Man’s Death
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Winnipeg Police want help in getting to the bottom of the death of 51-year old John David Goundry. Goundry was found dead in an apartment suite in the 400 block of Elgin Avenue April 1st. While the cause of death hasn’t been released, police investigators have determined he died sometime between March 2nd and 7th. Police say Goundry […]

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Police investigate woman's death as homicide in Winnipeg
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Police say an injured adult woman went to the Victoria Hospital shortly before 1 a.m. and was later pronounced dead.

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Inquest into death of teen struck with Taser gets … – CTV Winnipeg
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An inquest into the death of Michael Langan started Monday in Winnipeg. The teen died in 2008 after Winnipeg police used a Taser on him.

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Appeal Court orders a 'rare' fourth murder trial in nursing assistant's death
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TORONTO – Ontario’s top court has ordered an “extremely rare” fourth trial for a man charged with first-degree murder in the 1981 killing of a nursing assistant. It has been 33 years since Diane Werendowicz was dragged into a ravine, allegedly sexually assaulted, strangled and dumped in a creek

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Inquest called into Taser death
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An inquest has begun into the death of a Winnipeg teen who suffered a fatal heart attack after police shocked him with a Taser.

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Break-in victim tracked suspect, called police: inquest into teen's death
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The public is getting its first detailed look into the circumstances leading up to a knife-wielding teen’s fatal encounter with police officers who shocked him with a Taser. A judicial inquest into the July 22, 2008 death of Michael Langan got underway in provincial court this morning. Police

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Inquest begins in death of Winnipeg teen stunned by Taser
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The mother of Michael Langan, a Winnipeg teenager who died after being shocked by a police Taser in 2008, says she hopes an inquest starting today will give her some answers about what happened.

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Ontario couple convicted of murder in child abuse death
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BRAMPTON, Ont. – A couple was convicted of second degree murder on Saturday of killing the man’s 10-year-old boy who died after months of horrific abuse and neglect. Nichelle Boothe-Rowe started crying after the jury handed down its verdict while Garfield Boothe remained stoic. They did not

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Walk marks death of Rehtaeh Parsons, father seeks more changes in justice system
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HALIFAX – The father of Rehtaeh Parsons says there have been positive changes in the year since his daughter’s death, but more must be done to change the treatment of sexual assault victims in the justice system. Glen Canning said Rehtaeh’s story has sparked a global conversation about

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Anja Niedringhaus, slain in Afghanistan, acclaimed AP photographer of life and death
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Anja Niedringhaus faced down some of the world’s greatest dangers and had one of the world’s most infectious laughs. She photographed dying and death, and embraced humanity and life. She gave herself to the subjects of her lens, and gave her talents to the world, with images of wars’ unwitting

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Police investigating death on Elgin
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Police are investigating a homicide Tuesday afternoon in the Centennial neighbourhood. At about 3 p.m., police were called to an apartment building in the 400 block of Elgin Avenue. There, police found a dead man in a suite. An autopsy is pending and the cause of death has yet to be

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Man arrested in Winnipeg rooming-house death
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Winnipeg police have arrested a suspect in the death of Justin Desmarais, who was found dead inside an Andrews Street rooming house in mid-January.

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Provinces hand over aboriginal death records from residential school period
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VANCOUVER – The death records of tens of thousands of First Nations children who died during the time residential schools were operating in Canada have been handed over to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Several provincial governments gave up the records to the commission, which will…

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Death toll from massive US landslide doubles from 4 to 8; more remain missing
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ARLINGTON, Wash. – Searchers found five more bodies Sunday in the sludge of a massive landslide in the northwestern state of Washington, bringing the death toll to at least eight from the wall of debris that swept through a small riverside neighbourhood. Four more bodies were discovered late…

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Update: Rural Manitoba girl, 7, mauled to death by two dogs
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A seven-year-old girl is dead after being mauled by two dogs at a rural Manitoba home. RCMP spokeswoman Tara Seel said officers responded to a call Sunday in the Rural Municipality of Springfield. The girl was rushed to a Winnipeg hospital where she …

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Winnipeg police investigating suspicious death on Balmoral
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A lone police car remains outside apartment in 200 block of Balmoral Street where police are reportedly investigating a suspicious death. Police say they've been on scene since Monday, but haven't confirmed the address where body was found. Police are …

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Sure things: death, taxes, Jet losses to lightweights
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THERE are few guarantees in life, but one thing’s for sure when this season’s over — the Winnipeg Jets are going to have a lot of regret about games they’ve lost to this season’s non-playoff teams. With Saturday’s 3-2 setback against the Carolina Hurricanes at the MTS Centre, the Jets completed

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Winnipeg police investigate woman's death
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WINNIPEG – Police are investigating a suspicious death at a Balmoral Avenue apartment block on Wednesday morning. Police said they went to the building to investigate a report of a sudden death and found a dead woman inside a residence. They've been …

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Man arrested in Winnipeg apartment death, sources say
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They were still investigating at the building at 247 Balmoral, between Portage Avenue and Broadway, on Wednesday. CJOB reported that a 43-year-old man was arrested in the case. Police said Wednesday that they are investigating while they wait for the …

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New trial in teen's death to be contested
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WINNIPEG – Canada's highest court will hear arguments over a new trial that was ordered for a man convicted of tying up a Manitoba teenager and leaving her to freeze to death in a storage shed 30 years ago. In October, the Manitoba Court of Appeal …

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Girl, 7, mauled to death by dogs near Winnipeg
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The head of the Winnipeg Humane Society said Alaskan malamutes are normally friendly dogs, but any large dogs should be under constant supervision when they're around children. “Big dogs are of concern with small children,” said Bill McDonald.

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Manitoba girl mauled to death by dogs – Winnipeg | Globalnews.ca
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“(Officers) found a seven-year-old girl with severe injuries and two Alaskan malamutes; the seven-year-old girl was rushed to Winnipeg hospital where she was unfortunately pronounced deceased,” said RCMP spokesperson …

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Dogs maul Manitoba girl to death
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A seven-year-old St. Andrews girl was mauled to death Sunday by two Alaskan Malamute dogs.

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Death row inmate's request to donate kidney to mom denied
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Ohio rejected a request from a death row inmate to donate a kidney to his mother, saying there was not enough time for transplant surgery ahead of the execution.

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Forcible confinement charges could be linked to West Broadway death
                            
                            
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A 43-year-old man faces charges of forcible confinement in relation to the death of a woman in West Broadway, according to court documents.

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Dogs who mauled girl to death euthanized
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Two dogs who mauled a seven-year-old girl to death outside Winnipeg last weekend have been euthanized, animal control officials in the RM of Springfield confirmed Friday.

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Dogs that mauled little girl to death put down
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The RM of Springfield has euthanized two Alaskan malamutes that attacked and killed a seven-year-old girl last Sunday. Municipality officials made the decision to put down the dogs after consulting with the office of Manitoba’s chief medical examiner. The RCMP and medical examiner no longer

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‘Keep dancing’: Girl's motto helps family deal with tragic mauling death
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With great sadness and fleeting moments of laughter, family and friends said goodbye to Gracie Herntier, seven, on Saturday.

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Death on Stradbrook Ave.
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People hugged and cried in the lobby of 240 Stradbrook Ave. Saturday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. as police investigated a fatality inside the building.

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