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Winnipeg police identify second suspect in October 2020 homicide case

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Winnipeg police have identified a second suspect in an October 2020 homicide.

The body of Mohamed Mohiadin Ahmed, 29, was discovered last fall on the banks of the Red River near Churchill Drive and Hay Street.

Read more: Body found in Red River a homicide, say Winnipeg police

At the time, police were asking the public for information about Ahmed’s whereabouts in the days leading up to his death.

In January, police were seeking a 28-year-old Winnipeg man, Jesse James Daher, who had been charged with second-degree murder in connection with Ahmed’s death.

Evan Brightnose-Baker
Evan Brightnose-Baker. Winnipeg Police Service

Daher remains at large, and police are now looking for a second man, Evan Daniel Bill Brightnose-Baker, 21.

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Brightnose-Baker is described as 5’5″ and 126 lbs, with a medium build and brown eyes. He’s believed to have black hair.

Read more: Winnipeg police seeking local man wanted for October murder

Both Daher and Brightnose-Baker are wanted on Canada-wide warrants for second-degree murder and are considered to be armed and dangerous.

Police said Jan. 19 that they believed the victim and suspect(s) were known to each other, and that Ahmed’s body hadn’t been in the river for long before it was discovered.

Anyone with information about the suspects at large is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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