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Woman charged in Winnipeg man’s homicide

A Winnipeg Police Service cruiser. Randall Paull / Global News

A woman is facing second-degree murder charges in connection with the homicide of a man who died days after he was seriously assaulted on Main Street.

Police have previously said George Elie Houle, 52, was suffering from a severe upper-body injury when he was found near the corner of Main Street and Logan Avenue around 11:45 p.m. Nov. 27.

Houle was rushed to hospital in critical condition where he died four days later.

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Winnipeg police say a 33-year-old woman was arrested in the case Saturday.

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Nancy Angela Whiteway has been charged with second-degree murder.

Whiteway has been detained in police custody.

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