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Winnipeg police identify victim in latest homicide as 25-year-old woman

Winnipeg Police investigate a homicide on Simcoe Street. Alison MacKinnon/ Global News

Winnipeg police have identified the city’s latest homicide victim as 25-year-old Shaylnne Hunter.

Police were called to the 400 block of Simcoe Street after reports of someone being injured around 2:45 Saturday morning.

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When they arrived, officers found Hunter suffering from stab wounds. She was transported to hospital in critical condition, where she was pronounced dead.

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The homicide unit continues to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

This is the city’s 18th homicide of 2019.

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