August 30, 2022 Media Release

Homicide – Arrest: C22-190799

Update:

On August 27, 2022, a 15-year-old youth male wanted in connection with two Winnipeg homicides (Danielle Ballantyne and Marvin Felix) and an aggravated assault in the 800 block of Main Street was arrested in Long Plain First Nation. He was turned over to the Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit and charged with the following offences:

- Second Degree Murder x 2
- Aggravated Assault

He was detained in custody.

The Winnipeg Police Service would like to thank the Manitoba First Nations Police Service for assisting in this investigation.

The Homicide Unit is continuing these investigations and asks anyone with information to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477)

As previously released:

On August 25, 2022, the victim critically injured in the 600-block assault succumbed to his injuries. The deceased victim is identified as 54-year-old Marvin William FELIX of Winnipeg. FELIX’s death is determined to be a homicide.

Two additional warrants for Second Degree Murder have been issued for the two above-mentioned youths (a 15-year-old male currently in custody and an outstanding youth male with an existing warrant for murder). One of the initial aggravated assault charges has been upgraded to Second Degree Murder.

Investigators have obtained a Court Order authorizing the release of the identity of a youth suspect sought in connection to this investigation.

NOTE: The Court Order authorizing the release of his identity expires on August 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Media outlets are reminded not to publish his name or photograph after this date.

**This suspect information has now been removed for access and publication***


Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
Constable Claude Chancy, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

Office: 204-986-3061
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca