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Police investigate ‘suspicious’ death at site of Winnipeg fire

Winnipeg police at a Flora Avenue crime scene Wednesday morning. Global News / Rudi Pawlychyn

A man was found dead Wednesday morning by Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) crews, who were at the scene to tackle a fire.

Firefighters found the man’s body after they responded to the blaze, at a two-storey Flora Avenue home, around 6:30 a.m.

Police are calling the death “suspicious” and the homicide unit is investigating.

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Anyone with information about the incident can call police at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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