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Arrest made in Higgins Avenue murder, Winnipeg police say

Higgins Street closed off between between Austin and Main Street as Winnipeg police investigate a serious assault. Aug, 17, 2022. Corey Callaghan / Global

A 20-year-old Winnipeg man is in custody and facing a second-degree murder charge in connection with an Aug. 17 stabbing, police said.

The victim, Brian Edward Anderson, 40, was stabbed outside a Higgins Avenue hotel early that morning, and died in hospital after being rushed there in critical condition.

Read more: Winnipeg police say stabbing on Higgins is now a homicide investigation

Homicide investigators arrested Elijah Moneyas on Blake Street Wednesday and charged him with the killing.

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‘Serious assault’ on Higgins Avenue declared a homicide by investigators

 

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