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A MARCH FOR JUSTICE TURNED INTO A POLICE PROTEST THAT RESULTED IN DAMAGES


Saturday, April 8, 2023 - Multiple media outlets in Winnipeg are reporting on a march that started Friday at 5:00 p.m. at Portage and Main that turned into a police protest with over 150 people calling for justice for Linda Beardy and the closure of the Brady Landfill.


Thursday of this week Winnipeg police reported that their investigation found no evidence of foul play. During the investigation surrounding the death of 33-year-old Linda Mary Beardy. Tips provided by the public assisted in establishing a timeline for Linda's whereabouts before she was discovered deceased on April 3.


Officials said that on April 3, with the assistance of video surveillance, Linda was observed alone and climbing into a commercial refuse bin near a retail store in the 2200 block of Pembina Highway at approximately 11:00 a.m. At no point was she observed exiting the bin. After a few hours, a commercial collection truck picked up the bin and emptied its contents into the truck and drove away.


The march left Portage and Main and made its way to the Winnipeg Police Service Headquarters. A police source said a large pane of glass was broken, located near the Graham entrance, during the incident.


WInnipeg Police have not released any official details or if any individuals were charged as a result of the vandalism.


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