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Winnipeg police issue Canada-wide arrest warrant in Craig Street homicide

A Canada-wide arrest warrant for Second Degree Murder has been issued for Issa Musa, 27.
A Canada-wide arrest warrant for Second Degree Murder has been issued for Issa Musa, 27. WPS Handout

Winnipeg police have released a photo of man wanted in connection to a homicide in the Wolseley neighbourhood.

Wendell John Boulanger, 44, died in hospital after police say he was found seriously injured at a home in the 500 block of Craig Street shortly before 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Police haven’t said if any weapons were involved in the assault.

On Friday afternoon police said a Canada-wide warrant has been issued for 27-year-old, Issa Musa, of Winnipeg.

A police car outside a home on Craig Street Thursday night. Michael Draven/Global News

They say Musa is wanted on second degree murder charges.

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Musa is 5’10” tall and roughly 162 lbs. with a medium build, police say. He has brown eyes and black hair and is known to have tattoos on both forearms.

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Police warn not to approach Musa and say anyone with information on his whereabouts should call 911.

Meanwhile, police are asking anyone with information on Boulanger’s killing to call the homicide unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS.

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