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Archive - 1985

WINNIPEG HOMICIDES

# DATE VICTIM SUSPECT/ACCUSED METHOD CHARGE/SENTENCE LOCATION
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1985.02.19
RITCHIE, Marie C. (65)
Unidentified Male (22)
Hit by Vehicle Charges
Portage Avenue, Winnipeg
01
1985.03.07
GRETSINGER, Donald S.
ALCORN, Gordon Ralph (32)
Shooting 1st Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 25
Rosedale Avenue, Winnipeg
02
1985.04.20
LETANDER, John George (?) DUNSFORD, Harry S. (21)
DUNSFORD, Christina
Beating Manslaughter
Guilty - 4.5 years

Christina - Dismissed
Banks of Red River, Winnipeg
03
1985.04.28
MCKENZIE, Leo George (25)
SPENCER, Brian (28)
Beating 2nd Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
5 years
Langside Street, Winnipeg
04
1985.05.29
MONDOR, Ralph Leo (64)
SPENCE, Lawrence Byron (19)
Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
5 years
Downtown Apartment, Winnipeg
* 1985.06.16 PERREAULT, Donald (25) HJORLEIFSON, John Robert (25)
(See 1987.09.07)
Vehicle Death Car Accident - Criminal Negligence Causing Death
Also Manslaughter charge from 1987
6.5 years
Worthington Avenue, Winnipeg
05
1985.07.24
OLEKSUIK, John Raymond (52) ROBINSON, Eric Joseph (30)
Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder
Stayed
Empress Hotel, Winnipeg
06
1985.08.10
WEST, Bernard Keith (23) VANDAL, Leo Travis (20)
Male Youth 1 (17)
Male Youth 2
Stabbing/Beating 2nd Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 12
Yale Hotel, Main Street, Winnipeg
07
1985.08.10
LADOUCEUR, Raymond John (25)



ROBLES, Roberto Linasin (32)

OQUIALDA, Nicanor Oliquino (25)

CLEOFAS, Ranelo Velez (24)
LUNA, Alexberta Caraan (29)
MARIANO, Angelito Arcega (26)
TABUGO, Basilio
TUGADE, Arius Ramos (20)
VENTURA, Danilo (26)

Stabbing

2nd Degree Murder
ROBLES: Plead Guilty Manslaughter
5 years

OQUIALDA - Dropped

CLEOFAS/LUNA/MARIANO
TABUGO/TUGADE/VENTURA - Stayed

Ellice Avenue and Carlton Street, Winnipeg
08 1985.09.03 HAYWOOD, George Edgar (83) CHAULK, Robert Matthew (15)
(Also 1999.01.02)
MORRISSETTE, Darren Francis (18)
Stabbing/Beating 1st Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 25
Appealed

1991 Trial - Not Guilty (Insanity) - 4months - Sane (Released)
Thompson Drive, Winnipeg
09 1985.09.07
GAGNON, David Steven (24)
BARTON, Christie William (27)
DEBRAGA, Abilio Edward (24)
TURCOTTE, Mark Stevie (25)
Beating Manslaughter (Charges Dropped)

DEBRAGA/TURCOTTE - Attempted Murder
724 Wellington Avenue
10 1985.09.14
ADRIAENSSENS, Ruby (3)
JAMES, John T. Jr. (17)
Sexual Assault/Beaten

1st Degree Murder
Dismissed after prelimanary hearing
1986 Guilty-Life-25
Appealed
1987 Guilty-Life-25
Appealed
Guilty Manslaughter
22 years

Garage on Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg
11
1985.11.01
HAWRYSHKEWICH, Kenneth (44)

TORNQUIST, Ruth Marguerite (39)
BLOMBURG, June Arlene (44)
Drugged

2nd Degree Murder
TORNQUIST - Plead Guilty Manslaughter 2.5 years

BLOMBURG - Dropped

William Avenue, Winnipeg
12
1985.11.09
TOWEGISHIG, William (29)
SINOBERT, Charles Edward (26)
Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
2 years - Raised to 5 years
Logan Avenue, Winnipeg
13
1985.12.03
EASTER, Ernest (36)
EASTER, Vincent (24)
Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder
St. John's Avenue, Winnipeg
14
1985.12.04
MOWAT, Mary Sheridan (26)
THOMPSON, Kathleen Lynn (21)
KIDD, Roberta Louise (28)
Strangulation 2nd Degree Murder x2
THOMPSON - Guilty Manslaughter - 3.5 years
KIDD
Plead Guilty 2nd Degree
Life-Parole 10
Langside Street, Winnipeg
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1985.12.05
LAVERY, Bill (71)
MCNABB, Penelope (38)
Overdose/Suicide Suspect Suicided by Overdose - No ruling on homicide. Rosedale Avenue, Winnipeg
15
1985.12.17
BAHRI, Raj Kumar (33)
MAYTWAYASHING, Carl Raymond (16)
Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 10
Mac's Convenience Store, Tyndall Park, Winnipeg
             

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1985.06
MCLEAN, James R.
UNSOLVED
 

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1985.07.31
THOMPSON, Leslie C.
UNSOLVED
 

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1985.10.26
BILINSKI, Marlene Rose (36) UNSOLVED
 

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1985.11.09
NICHOLAS, Gordon
SINCLAIR, Leonard J.
 

Incident count complete (Winnipeg - 16).
Details needed.

MANITOBA (RCMP) HOMICIDES

# DATE VICTIM SUSPECT/ACCUSED METHOD CHARGE/SENTENCE LOCATION
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1985.05.04
MORIN, Charles Edouard "Adolf" (43)
UNSOLVED
Suspicious Circumstances
Vacant Cabin, Cranberry Portage, Manitoba
01
1985.05.16
MCLEAN, Helen Anderson Lone (66)
HOPKINS, Larry Gordon (39) (Also charged with Kenora homicide of Jeanette Ambrozy)
Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 12
Motel, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
02
1985.05.19
DOYLE, Wayne Paul (18)
SAWATSKY, Gary Edward (23)
Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 10
Lac du Bonnett, Manitoba
03
1985.06.01
DUNSFORD, Dennis (19)
BUSHIE, Stoney Stanley (18) Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder Little Grand Rapids First Nation, Manitoba

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1985.07.13
GUIMOND, Boniface Arthur (30)
UNSOLVED
Hit by Vehicle
Fort Alexander First Nation, Manitoba
04
1985.10.27
RICHARD, June Tannis (4 months)
NANACOWOP, Kimberly (
RICHARD, Edmund Alfred (24)
RICHARD, Molly Ann (21)
Child Abuse Manslaughter
Edmund - Plead Guilty
2 years
Molly - Dropped
Gypsumville, Manitoba
05
1985.11.13
KALANZA, Mike (80)
UNSOLVED - Body found in the Spearhill Quarry in 1997 by science students from Ashern Central School. Ruled a homicide.
    Ashern, Manitoba
06
1985.12.24
STARR, Charles (26)
VIVIE, Edward Michael (27)
Shooting 1st Degree Murder
Plead Guilty 2nd Degree
Life-Parole 12

Brandon Inn,
Brandon

07
1985.12.30
POWZUN, Mary (67)
POWZUN, Brian Allan (31)
Beating 1st Degree Murder
Not Guilty - Insanity
Gimli, Manitoba

 

UNSOLVED OR UNEXPLAINED DEATHS

# DATE VICTIM CIRCUMSTANCES LOCATION
01 1985.01.14 BERENS, Lori Lee (20) MISSING Winnipeg
02 1985.05.04
MORIN, Charles Edouard "Adolf" (43)
UNSOLVED - Body found in vacant cabin in Cranberry Portage
Cranberry Portage, Manitoba
03 1985.07
TAYLOR, James Sam (75)
DISAPPEARANCE/SOLVED - Son reported missing 1985.07. In 1990.04.18 son went missing. Son resurfaced in 1996. Body found in 1996 near Teulon, Mb. TAYLOR, Kenneth (62) - Charged with Indignity to a Human Body on 1996.08.13. Body found near Teulon, Manitoba
04 1985.11.13
KALANZA, Mike (80)
DISAPPEARANCE - Last seen November 10 wearing a brown suit. Body found in the Spearhill Quarry in 1997 by science students from Ashern Central School. Ruled a homicide. Ashern, Manitoba

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