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Posted: 11/4/2013 7:59 AM
Last Modified: 11/4/2013 9:57 AM | Updates
A 26-year-old man faces a manslaughter charge after a fight at a Bannerman Avenue party turned deadly.
Jerry Samuel Francois is in custody at the Winnipeg Remand Centre accused in the death of Gary Nathan Houle, 23, court records show.
Police say Houle died in hospital after being seriously injured in a fight that broke out in the 300 block of Bannerman around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.
Francois was initially charged with aggravated assault, police said. The charge has since been upgraded.
Houle's death is Winnipeg's 22nd homicide of 2013.
Updated on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 9:57 AM CST: Charges upgraded to manslaughter.
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