Tyndall Park man dead after argument over back lane boat

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A Winnipeg man is dead after an argument in a back lane over a boat led to an assault.

Winnipeg police say Calvin Chan, 66, and a neighbour were trying to back a boat into a garage on Albina Way near Burrows Avenue Saturday at noon.

A man in a vehicle tried to drive through the back lane and got into an argument with Chan and his neighbour.

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Police say Chan was assaulted and “sustained a serious injury.”

When police were called, the victim was found unresponsive and taken to hospital, where he died.

Dennis Lloyd Jr. Penner, 24, faces manslaughter charges. He is in custody.

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Chan’s death is the city’s 15th homicide of 2019.

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