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Archive - 1983

WINNIPEG HOMICIDES

# DATE VICTIM SUSPECT/ACCUSED METHOD CHARGE/SENTENCE LOCATION
* 1983.04.30
GRETTUM, Barry (18) HATCHER, Det. Sgt. Michael (Winnipeg Police) Shooting
No Charge Line of Duty Shooting
Safeway Store, 1787 Logan Avenue
01 1983.05.15 POLANSKI, Elizabeth (26) ROBINSON, Gareth Wayne
(Also 1986.06.18)
Stabbing
2nd Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
Life - Parole 7
Aparment, Niakwa Road, Winnipeg
02
1983.05.27
CHARTRAND, Norman (51)
LAQUETTE, Joseph Richard (24)
Stabbing
2nd Degree Murder
Dismissed - No Witness cooperation
Charles Walk, Winnipeg
03 1983.06.18 SANDERSON, Jeffrey Lawrence (27) MACNABB, Norman Edward (35) Shooting

2nd Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
5.5 years

Apartment, Dufferin Avenue, Winnipeg
04 1983.06.30 SCARRETTE, William James (38) UNSOLVED

DEMAS, Archibald (40)

CARVER, Dennis Blaine (23)
Beating
DEMAS: 2nd Degree Murder - Dropped
CARVER: Confessed but then Acquited.
DEMAS: Recharged but released after Prelim.
11 Knappen Street, Winnipeg
05 1983.07.09 OHIJENKO, Tatiana (68) HENDRY, Lauren Joseph (18)

CZUBA, Edward James (27)
Beating
Strangulation

2nd Degree Murder x2
HENDRY: Guilty - Life - Parole 10

CZUBA: Acquitted.

454 Mountain Avenue, Winnipeg
06 1983.07.17

MASIK, Anne (63)

DESJARLAIS, Nicholas Jerry (24) Beating
Stabbing
2nd Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 10
Appeal Denied
37 Flora Avenue, Winnipeg
07
1983.07.23
MCGARRITY, James Bernard (50)

GREGORY, Rene Joseph

YELLOWQUILL, Betty Ann (37)
Stabbing
GREGORY: Plead Guilty Manslaughter - 8 years

2nd Degree Murder
Guilty Manslaughter
3 years
Stradbrook Avenue, Winnipeg
08
1983.07.29
ACOBY, Dennis Louis
LACQUETTE, Louis S.
(Father of Joseph 1983.05.27)
Shooting
2nd Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
5 years
Andrew Street, Winnipeg
09
1983.08.11
DURUPT, Darlene (29)
CLIFFORD, Thomas (42)
Shooting/Suicide Suspect Suicided.
1 Marigold Bay, Winnipeg
10 1983.08.15 BANKS, Marie Edith (18) UNSOLVED - Strongly suspect deceased WHITFORD, Murray Cameron (See 1984.05.04) Strangulation
Body found in field south of Taylor Ave at Harrow
Taylor Ave field
Winnipeg, MB
*
1983.09.17
SHAYDAK, Robert (19)
Male (31)
Hit and Run Car Accident
Charge Criminal Negligence Causing Injury
Anderson Avenue and Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
*
1983.10.01
COX, Edwin George Kenneth (43)
Winnipeg Police
Shooting
Robbery related charges were recently stayed. Approached police with a gun. St. Matthews Avenue and Garfield Street, Winnipeg
*
1983.10.08
BLUECOAT, Bradley (8)
UNSOLVED
Hit and Run Car Accident

Burrows Avenue, Winnipeg
11 1983.10.20 WARENKO, Lucille Sherbet (64) CARRIERE, Grant Robert (27) Sexual Assault
Stabbing
1st Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 25
Duplex, Austin Street North, Winnipeg

12

1983.10.28 GREAVES, Margaret Penny (29) UNSOLVED Beating
Strangulation

212-21 Clayton Drive, Winnipeg
13 1983.11.09 RACZENKO (RADCHENKA), Nicholas (58) UNSOLVED


57 Lily Street, Winnipeg
             
16
1983.11.29
GUIBOCHE, Dennis (22)
SINCLAIR, Gerald Warren (21)
Stabbing
2nd Degree Murder
Guilty Manslaughter
10 Years
Powers Street, Winnipeg
*
1983.12.03
ROY, Joseph A. (64)
UNSOLVED
Hit and Run

Logan Avenue near McKelvey Street, Winnipeg
18 1983.12.17 MYRE, Roger "Cat" J. H. (32) KULBA, Darwin John (26)

FAREL, Edith Pauline (28)
Shooting
2nd Degree Murder
Increased to
1st Degree Murder
Guilty 2nd Degree
Life - Parole 10
Increased Parole 15

FAREL: Accessory after the fact.
Inside Bar, Westminster Hotel, Winnipeg
             
*
1983.05.07
CASTEL, Linda
SYLVESTER, Thomas D.
     
*
1983.07.05
Unidentified Female
Unidentified Female



*
1983.07.19
WASICUNA, Kenneth Victor (54)
LONECHILD, Melford
PASHE, Orville
BELL, Margaret



*
1983.07.20
TROUT, Philip M.
TROUT, Douglas



*
1983.11.16
LYONS, Kerry
UNSOLVED



Incident count complete (Winnipeg - 18).
Details needed.

MANITOBA (RCMP) HOMICIDES

# DATE VICTIM SUSPECT/ACCUSED METHOD CHARGE/SENTENCE LOCATION
01
1983.01.04
COOKE, Ivan
JANDREW, Delores Martha (17)
Stabbing
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
3 years
Lizard Point (Waywayseecappo) First Nation , Manitoba
02
1983.01.29
FLANNERY, Herbert George (74)
FLANNERY, Keith Herbert (35) Arson
1st Degree Murder
Not Guilty - Insanity
1985: Escaped from BMHC and drowned.
Farm House 6km East of Pipestone, Manitoba
03
1983.01.29
LOWDEN, Graham Herbert (13)
FLANNERY, Keith Herbert (35)
Arson
1st Degree Murder
Not Guilty - Insanity
1985: Escaped from BMHC and drowned.
Farm House 6km East of Pipestone, Manitoba
*
1983.04.01
HASTINGS, Carrie Hill (43)
HASTINGS, Conrad
Foul Play

God's Lake Narrows, Manitoba
04
1983.05.03
ALBERT, Jacqueline (38)
ALBERT, Joseph (48)
Shooting/Suicide
Suspect suicided. Dauphin, Manitoba
05
1983.06.13
Female Infant Newborn
LAVALEE, Michelle Angela (21)
Strangulation
1st Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
9 months
Spruce Woods, Manitoba
06
1983.06.16
NAPOAKESIK, Walter George
HILL, Eli Horace (20)
Shooting Plead Guilty Manslaughter
3 years
Increased to 10 yrs
Shamattawa First Nation, Manitoba
07
1983.07.09
BIGHETTY, George Joseph (78)
UNSOLVED
Beating

Found in park. Lynn Lake, Manitoba
08
1983.07.29
NEFF, Magdaleine Elizabeth (10 months)
NEFF, Leonard Paul (32)
Undisclosed
Abduction
1st Degree Murder
Reduced to 2nd Degree
Guilty Manslaughter
6 years

Goodlands, Manitoba
09
1983.10.28
KEMATCH, Gilbert James (30)
KEMATCH, Wilmer Steven (25)
KEMATCH, Martin Ephrem (xx)
Stabbing
2nd Degree Murder

Attempted Murder x2
Shoal River First Nation, Manitoba
10
1983.11.03
WASS, Elizabeth (47)
PAKOO, Howard William Joseph (49) Beating
Guilty Manslaughter
2 years
Powerview, Manitoba
11
1983.11.27
KITHITHEE, Ronald (25)
JAWBONE, James David (25)
Undisclosed
2nd Degree Murder
Apartment, Thompson, Manitoba
12
1983.12.18
EDWARDS, Frank (57) (Father)
EDWARDS, Peter (29) (Son)
Undisclosed
2nd Degree Murder Roseau River First Nation, Manitoba
13
1983.12.24
MEDICINE, Dale Leroy (23)
PAPEQUASH, Lyman Charles (20)
Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder
Hung jury-New Trial
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
18 months

412-15th Street, Brandon, Manitoba

 

UNSOLVED OR UNEXPLAINED DEATHS

# DATE VICTIM CIRCUMSTANCES LOCATION
01 1983.02.27
WASYLYK, Chris (17)
Reported missing. Found in the Red River. No evidence of foul play.
Red River near Selkirk
02
1983.07.05
SCHULTZ, Randon Duane (27)
Reported missing. Found in the Whitemouth River. No evidence of foul play. Whitemouth River near Seven Sisters Falls
03
1983.07.21
ANDERSON, Kristen
UNSOLVED (Needs research)
(Winnipeg Sun July 24, 1983 p4)

 

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