Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
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.
Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
Life sentence upheld for conviction in rooming-house fire that killed 5
City resumes search for CAO
Complaints of police misconduct down in 2013: report
Charges laid in Red Sucker Lake homicide
Winning designs for 2015 warming huts unveiled
Province to create new policing program for First Nations
Dauphin police seek teen missing nearly a week
Feds warn dozens of First Nations may lose funding
Fire destroys St. Norbert home, damages home next door
Closer to exoneration
Event gives simulated taste of poverty's unique woes
Liquidate Canad Inns: receiver
Bitterly cold November day one to remember
'Bannock mobile' seized over tickets
Big Grass Marsh gets largest-ever conservation deal
City man found dead in river near Belize home
No probe of expenses claimed by Douglas
Police HQ contractor wins bid for snow-dump land
Plan for new suburb gets endorsement from city hall
City Hall Roundup
Nutcracker the last step in artistic trifecta
Seal death raises questions
Wilgosh to leave top job with WRHA
Hamper test proves humbling
Bowman sneaking under the radar thanks to NDP
Northern food-subsidy program slammed as unfair
Cancer hub to expedite treatment