32-year-old lawyer named as victim in Winnipeg’s 20th homicide

Winnipeg police on the scene of an assault near Arlington Street and Notre Dame Avenue, on Sunday, June 2nd. Julie Campbell / Global News

Winnipeg police have named the victim in the city’s 20th homicide of 2019.

Justin Silicz, 32, was the victim of a Sunday morning assault near Arlington Street and Notre Dame Avenue.

Friends of the victim confirmed to Global News that Silicz was a local lawyer.

The law office where he is believed to have worked had no comment, and a relative has asked that the family’s privacy be respected during this time.

Justin Silicz
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He was taken to hospital in critical condition on Sunday and later died of his injuries, said police.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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