Second-degree murder charge laid for death of man at downtown suite
Published Thursday, November 8, 2012 11:20AM CST
Last Updated Thursday, November 8, 2012 12:27PM CST
Officers have made an arrest for the killing of a 55-year-old man in downtown Winnipeg.
Police were called out to a Manitoba Housing complex in the 300 block of Assiniboine Avenue around 12:15 p.m. on Nov. 6. The body of Hank Louis Lecoy was found in a suite.
Police said the victim and several other people had been socializing in the suite when a male suspect became upset with the victim for unknown reasons.
The suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim, before fleeing the scene, said police.
On Nov. 7, officers made an arrest.
Sheldon Tony Genaille, 50, faces a charge for second-degree murder, said police.