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1969 Update

2007.07.30
Added Shakespeare

Archive - 1969

In 1969 there was a dramatic increase in the number of homicides in Winnipeg with a total of 14 incidents reported. That is up from the previous two years where six in 1967 and nine in 1968 were reported.

Of the 13 murder incidents 14 males were charged, 3 females and 3 male youths.

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DATE
VICTIM
ACCUSED CHARGE/SENTENCELOCATION
1
1969.07.18 SHAKESPEARE, Constable Len LURVEY, Clifford W.
CRAIB, Daniel
PRINCE, Clarence C.
Death (hanging), commuted to life
2

Murder Cleared

3

Murder Cleared

4

Murder Cleared

5

Murder Cleared

6

Murder Cleared

7

Murder Cleared

8

Murder Cleared

9

Murder Cleared

10

Murder Cleared

11

Murder Cleared

12

Murder Cleared

13

Murder Other

14

Manslaughter Cleared - Male


1969
CADOTTE, Eden H.
TKACK, Wayne Ernest



1969
DUCHARME, Stanley
DUCHARME, George



1969.01.31
MILLER, Gail
MILGAARD, David (Exonerated)
FISHER, Larry



1969.02.01
MALLETT, Agnes
MALLETT, Henry



1969.03.09
TURK, Raymond M.
TURK, Ivan
TURK, Colleen Laurie



1969.03.15
FLETT, Clarence J.
FLETT, George A.



1969.03.18
WRIGHT, Lloyd A.
WRIGHT, Larry Trevor



1969.03.18
WHITEHEAD, Florence B.
WHITEHEAD, Robert A.



1969.03.21
ZAETZ, Alexander
GUIMOND, Boniface G.
STARR, Louis John



1969.04.01
TROMBLEY, Harry
FARROW, Gordon



1969.04.18
GORA, Joseph
STARR, Melvin Rubin (Also 1973.05.13)
COOK, Dorothy Doreen



1969.05.02
WILSON, Irene
MCCARTNEY, Frederick C.



1969.05.06
FOLSTER, Richard Samuel
OLSON, Edgar Martin (Also 1986.03.05)



1969.05.21
HOWE, Mary Anne E.
Teenage Youth



1969.07.05
GALLINGER, Lorne Alfred
LUCAS, Florence Adele



1969.07.13
DURBATCH, Sandra
DURBATCH, Stanley



1969.07.14
KOZAK, William
UNSOLVED



1969.08.16
LITTLEJOHN, Alfred
HAYDEN, Kenneth J.



1969.08.20
PLOTKIN, David
KENT, Henry
MOAR, Joseph



1969.09.07
MOOSETAIL, William G.
ROULETTE, James C.
MYERION, Mervin
CAMPBELL, Ambrose



1969.10.10
SPEIRS, Garnet A.
SPEIRS, Sharon V.



1969.10.10
HAWRYLUK, Nicholas
BROWN, Robert William



1969.10.14
HEEPS, Glen Curtis
CLOSE, Phillip
MORGAN, Larry



1969.10.25
TAILEAU, James
UNSOLVED



1969.11.09
PUNTIGAN, Hilda
PUNTIGAN, Frank



1969.12.13
ERICKSON, Elwood N.
BOLD, Harley Alvin



1969.12.21
ANDREST, Norbert E.
PROVENCHER, Clyde R.


Incident count complete.
Winnipeg Free Press article states there were 12 murders in 1969. The count of 14 is from Stats Canada.
Details needed.

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