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Police identify city's 28th homicide victim found dead Tuesday

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Winnipeg police today identified 55-year-old Hank Louis Lecoy as the city's 28th homicide victim.

On Tuesday, police responded to the Manitoba Housing complex at 375 Assiniboine Avenue to check on the well being of a man. Police said officers found a deceased man who had sustained trauma to his upper body.

Members of the homicide unit were notified, and the results of an autopsy are pending.

A woman who lives in the Assiniboine Avenue building said Lecoy lived on the building's 16th floor. Police were still on scene this morning.

No arrests have been made and police continue to investigate.

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Updated on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 11:30 AM CST: Police name homicide victim.

11:43 AM: Updated and new headline

11:56 AM: Corrects homicide total to 28

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