WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police Service says it’s investigating the death of a Winnipeg woman as a homicide following a fire at a home in Osborne Village late Sunday night.
Police joined the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service at around 11 yesterday evening after getting a call about a fire at the two-storey E-Mart convenience store on Scott St. The building was severely damaged by the fire.
A woman in her 60s was pulled from a residence on the second floor and rushed to hospital in critical condition, but succumbed to her injuries. Another individual found at the scene was also taken to hospital in stable condition.
Anyone with info about the cause of the fire is asked to call the WPS Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508, or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).