Stabbing victim ID'd
THE victim of a fatal stabbing on Salter Street has been identified.
Lorie Bearbull, 37, suffered multiple stab wounds and was transported to hospital in critical condition around 4:15 a.m. Friday. She later died of her injuries in hospital.
Members of the Winnipeg police homicide unit are investigating. Anyone with information regarding the death is asked to call investigators at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
Cyclist in critical
A 40-year-old male cyclist remains in critical condition after he was hit by a vehicle in the North End early Saturday.
Shortly after 2 a.m., Winnipeg police were dispatched to the area of Salter Street and College Avenue after reports of a collision. A cyclist was transported to hospital in critical condition. Members of central traffic are investigating.
Police say the cyclist was travelling eastbound between College Avenue and Boyd Avenue when he left the lane without stopping and went directly into the path of a southbound vehicle. The driver immediately stopped, called 911 and remained on scene, police said.
Police said alcohol consumption by the cyclist is being considered as a factor in the collision.