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Elmwood homicide victim identified as Karen Letniak, 48

Police say officers shot a man while responding to a domestic incident at a home in the 300 block of Riverton Avenue Friday morning. A woman found dead at the scene is the city's latest homicide.
Police say officers shot a man while responding to a domestic incident at a home in the 300 block of Riverton Avenue Friday morning. A woman found dead at the scene is the city's latest homicide. Clay Young/Global News

Police have identified the victim of an Oct. 18 homicide at an Elmwood home.

The body of Karen Jane Letniak, 48, was found at a residence on Riverton Avenue Friday morning, when police were responding to a domestic incident.

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A confrontation took place between officers and a man at the home, which resulted in police shooting the man, who remains in hospital in stable condition.

Police said the man will be facing charges, and that they believe he and Letniak knew each other before the incident.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call the police Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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