WINNIPEG - The RCMP are looking for a homicide suspect in Manitoba who they say is armed and dangerous.
Eric Paul Wildman was last seen on foot in Winnipeg’s East Kildonan area, and is described as having blue eyes, weighing 170 lbs., and standing 6’2" tall.
Mounties say the 34-year-old man is wanted in connection with the disappearance of another man, 40-year-old Clifford Joseph of St. Clements, Manitoba.
Eric Wildman is now considered a suspect in the homicide of Clifford Joseph. Extensive efforts are continuing this evening to take him safely into custody. The Manitoba #rcmpmb reminds the public that he is considered ARMED and DANGEROUS. DO NOT APPROACH... pic.twitter.com/HnnASz6Aqk— RCMP Manitoba (@rcmpmb) June 15, 2021
The victim was last seen on June 7 at 3:30 am, his green 1997 Ford Ranger found abandoned later that day on Provincial Trunk Hwy 44. Wildman’s abandoned vehicle was recovered by police four days later.
Police say Wildman is known to frequent both Winnipeg and the RM of St Clements, and are warning anyone who sees him, or knows of his whereabouts, to not approach him, but to call 431-489-8551 — a tip line they've set up for any info regarding the suspect — or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or leave a secure tip online.