Teen charged in Magnus Ave. homicide, another suspect sought
Police said they continue to search for Joshua Leclerc, 19, who is subject of a second-degree murder arrest warrant. (Source: Winnipeg Police Service)
Winnipeg police said they have arrested a 16-year-old in connection with the death of Canon Beardy, but are still searching for another suspect.
Beardy, 28, was found seriously injured in a home in the 500 block of Magnus Ave. on Feb. 6. He was taken to hospital in critical condition, where he later died.
Police said they arrested and charged a 16-year-old male Thursday with second-degree murder, possession of proceeds of crime, flight from a police officer and a number of other offences.
A 14-year-old male was previously charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death.
Police said they continue to search for Joshua Leclerc, 19, who is the subject of a second-degree murder arrest warrant.
Anyone with information on Leclerc’s whereabouts is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.