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Man Wanted For Damage to Louis Riel Headstone


Thursday, November 17, 2022 - Winnipeg Police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect who damaged the headstone of Louis Riel.


Police said on October 17, 2022, they were alerted to damage caused to the Louis Riel monument (headstone) located at the St. Boniface Cathedral Cemetery in the 100 block of Avenue De La Cathedrale.


The Major Crimes Unit assumed the investigation and is investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.



Investigators have learned the adult male suspect pictured below attended the cemetery on October 14 at approximately 4:00 p.m. The male suspect is believed to be the person involved in this incident.


Investigators request public assistance for any information that may assist in identifying the suspect pictured below. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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