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Archive - 1987

WINNIPEG HOMICIDES

# DATE VICTIM SUSPECT/ACCUSED METHOD CHARGE/SENTENCE LOCATION
01
1987.01.09
BEMBIN, Laurence (51)
ERNSTE, Terrence (17)
TEWS, Robert Blaine (17)
(Also 1996.08.06)
Stabbing/Beating 2nd Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
8 years
Lane rear of 380 Church Avenue, Winnipeg
02
1987.02.04
PROCTOR, Cindy Lea (23)
PROCTOR, John Frederick (24)
Beating 2nd Degree Murder
Plead Guilty-Life-Parole 12
Prairie Grove Road, Winnipeg
03
1987.03.06
BILECKI, Thomas Franklin (31)
TODD, Steven (26)
VANDAL, Leonard Duke (24)
MCKELVEY, Marty Allen (18)
Beating Manslaughter
259 Magnus Avenue, Winnipeg
04
1987.03.20
WRIGHT, William David (32)
SHORTING, Timothy D.
BROOKS, Kimberly Ann
Stabbing 1st Degree Murder
Winnipeg
05
1987.04.02
HAMILTON, Paula Lynn (20)
HAMILTON, Alexander Paul (26)
Shooting 2nd Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 10
Apartment, Portage Avenue, Winnipeg
06
1987.04.11
DARICHUK, Peter (55)
KORNAGO, Bryan Lawrence (41)
Beating 2nd Degree Murder
Guilty Manslaughter
9 years
Savoy Hotel, Winnipeg
07
1987.04.12
GREGORY, Kenneth G. (35)
SANDERSON, Harry W.
Stabbing
Winnipeg
08
1987.04.16
BARKOWICH, Ernest John (55)
GAGNON, Richard T. (19)
Male Youth
Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 12
Winnipeg
09 1987.04.29
ATKINSON, Tamara (26)
HALL, Austin Miles (32)
Beating 2nd Degree Murder
Not Guilty
1990 New Trial - Manslaughter - Acquited
Apartment, Isabel Street, Winnipeg
10
1987.05.23
COOK, Douglas Cyril (27)
TRAVERSE, David Elmer (37)
Pushed into Traffic
Isabel Street and Elgin Avenue, Winnipeg
11
1987.06.12
THOMAS, Elphege (37)
KARPINSKY, Jonathon (26)
Beating 2nd Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
3 years
Vacant lot near Beverley Street, Winnipeg
12
1987.07.27
RIGGINS, Thomas Zachary (23)
SHERRATT, Anthony Robert (19)
VASS, Linda Susan (23)
Female Youth (16)
Strangulation 2nd Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 10

VASS - Dropped charges.
YOUTH - Dropped charges.
Body dumped in garbage bin behind Fort Garry shopping Mall, Remains found at Brady Road landfill, Winnipeg
13
1987.08.11
HUTCHINSON, Thomas Bruce (38)
LENTON, Glen Reginald (23)
Beating Manslaughter
Acquitted - Self Defence
Winnipeg
14
1987.08.15
COOK, George (52)
CROSS, Brian Thurlow (24)
Beating 2nd Degree Murder
Reduced to Manslaughter (Stayed)
Guilty Assault Causting Bodily Harm
30 days
Winnipeg
*
1987.08.29
DORIAN, Dennis (19)
MARION, Edmund Robert (22)
Vehicle/Pedestrian Impaired Driving Causing Death-Dropped
Plead Guilty to Impaired Driving
Dugald Road, Winnipeg
15 1987.08.30
ST.HILL, Myra (47)
ST.HILL, Richard Lawrence (son) (25)
Stabbing 1st Degree Murder
Guilty - 25 Years
254 Munroe Avenue, Winnipeg
*
1987.09.03
BIRD, Richard (57)
DACOSTA, Raul Jose (35)
Vehicle/Pedestrian Careless Driving Causing Death
15 months
Henderson Highway, Winnipeg
16
1987.09.07
HJORLEIFSON, Melissa Maria (2 months)
HJORLEIFSON, John Robert (25)
Beating 2nd Degree Murder
Guilty Manslaughter
6.5 years
Furby Street, Winnipeg
17
1987.09.14
KOROLYK, Nicholas (64)
BALL, James Peter (24)
Beating 2nd Degree Murder
Not Guilty - Insanity
Winnipeg
18
1987.09.23
CHIEF, Allan Wally (32)
HALL, Wilson George (38)
COOK, Clifford John (35)

Beating Manslaughter
COOK - Dismissed case
541 William Avenue, Winnipeg
*
1987.09.24
BRITNER, Ronald (73)
COOK, James Robert (21)
Hit and Run 30 days and 100 hours of Community Service
Derek Street and Parker Avenue, Winnipeg
19
1987.09.28
COOK, Vernon (31)
WOLFE, Kenneth Darren (19) Arson Manslaughter
Plead Guilty
6 years
Downtown Park, Winnipeg
20
1987.10.09
OAKE, Walter Stewart (75)
OAKE, Garth Lloyd (35)
Beating 1st Degree Murder
Not Guilty - Insanity
Warsaw Crescent, Winnipeg
21
1987.10.24
KAKOSCHKE, Erwin (63)
WOLANICKI, Ernest Dennis (2?)
YOUNG, Hugh Edward (22)
WOLANICKI, Orville William (20)
Arrested 2001
Beating/Hypothermia 14 years unsolved
2009 Trial
2nd Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
8 years
Orville W - Aggravated Assault
2 years

2035 Norris Road, Winnipeg
22
1987.10.27
TOYE, Mabel Hazel (60) HOUSTON, Jeffrey Lawrence (28) Beating Arrested 1 year later
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
1 year (+1 year custody)
Burnell Street, Winnipeg
23
1987.10.30
BEAULIEU, Emile Alphonse "Bobby" (25)
BEAULIEU, Walter George "Chippy" (19)
Stabbing Manslaughter
Acquitted - Self Defence
Austin Street, Winnipeg
24 1987.11.11
SISKA, Russell John (27)
GRAY, Robert Norman (20)
SCHINKEL, Leslie Kevin (21)
Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 10
Appealed and reduced to Manslaughter but sentence upheld.
Sara Avenue and Furby Street, Winnipeg
25
1987.11.12
BUCKSHOT, Wesley (23)
COYLE, Deborah Lorraine (20)
Stabbing

2nd Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
3.5 years

Outside New Occidental Hotell, Winnipeg
26
1987.11.14
BLANCO, James Elmer (22)
NICHOLSON, Edward Ralston (39)
NICHOLSON, Marilyn Isobel (28)
Shooting 2nd Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 10
First escorted parole after 6 years. Day Parole after 8 years. Full Parole after 9 years.

Marilyn - Attempted Murder Charge
Green Brier Inn, Winnipeg
27 1987.12.04
DUCK, Cheryl (15)
UNSOLVED
Assault/Hypothermia
Field near Ritchie Street, Maples subdivision
Winnipeg
28 1987.12.24
KIRTON, Kirk Agnes (35)
FISHER, Larry Brian (40)
WALUK, Jon Ted (38)
Shooting 1st Degree Murder
FISHER: Guilty 1st degree x1, 2nd Degree x2, Life, Parole 25
WALUK: Guilty 2nd Degree x3, Life, Parole 20
31-1321 Beaumont Street, Winnipeg
29 1987.12.24
KIRTON, Sarah Carly (5)
FISHER, Larry Brian
WALUK, Jon Ted
Shooting 1st Degree Murder
FISHER: Guilty 1st degree x1, 2nd Degree x2, Life, Parole 25
WALUK: Guilty 2nd Degree x3, Life, Parole 20
31-1321 Beaumont Street, Winnipeg
30 1987.12.24
KIRTON, Evan Garrett (19months)
FISHER, Larry Brian
WALUK, Jon Ted
Shooting 1st Degree Murder
FISHER: Guilty 1st degree x1, 2nd Degree x2, Life, Parole 25
WALUK: Guilty 2nd Degree x3, Life, Parole 20
31-1321 Beaumont Street, Winnipeg
             
*
1987.05.14
IRVINE, Patrick
UNSOLVED
 
 

Incident count complete (Winnipeg - 30). Record high for Winnipeg.
Details needed.

MANITOBA (RCMP) HOMICIDES

# DATE VICTIM ACCUSED METHOD CHARGE/SENTENCE LOCATION
01
1987.01
ORSULAK, Charlene Joy (17)
UNSOLVED - Body found in the bush near Matlock on May 23, 1987. Undisclosed   Matlock, Manitoba
02
1987.01.06
STRUTT, William Glen (78)
LABRADOR, Lewis James (22)
Strangulation 1st Degree Murder
Plead Guilty 2nd Degree-Life-Parole 25
Thirsty's Hotel, Eighth Street and Patricia Avenue, Brandon
*
1987.02.15
HENDERSON, Victoria Grace (32)
Male Youth
Shooting (Possibly Accidental) 2nd Degree Murder Fort Alexander First Nation, Manitoba
*
1987.04.05
REMPLE, James (57)
UNSOLVED
Vehicle Accident Morden, Manitoba
03
1987.05.21
HOULE, Mabel (45)
MALCOLM, Dennis Joseph (36)
Shooting 1st Degree Murder
Mistrial
Guilty 2nd Degree
Life-Parole 25
Retrial-Guilty as Charged
Bacon Ridge, Ebb and Flow First Nation, Manitoba
04
1987.05.21
HOULE, Sharon (23)
MALCOLM, Dennis Joseph (36) Shooting

1st Degree Murder
Mistrail
Guilty 1st Degree
Life-Parole 25
Retrial-Guilty as Charged

Bacon Ridge, Ebb and Flow First Nation, Manitoba
*
1987.05.24
KREBS, Neil David (14)
FLETCHER, Lyle Wynn (30)
Hit and Run Criminal Negligence Causing Death
Impaired Driving
Leaving the Scene
2 years
Hwy 1, West of Winnipeg
05
1987.06.13
HEAD, Floyd Alan (22)
RCMP
  No Charge
Moose Lake, Manitoba
06
1987.06.27
GOOSEHEAD, Albert James (53)
COOK, Stewart Nelson (25)
Stabbing

2nd Degree Murder
Guilty-Life-Parole 10
Appeal-Guilty Manslaughter
10 years

Bloodvein First Nation, Manitoba
07
1987.07.25
JAMES, William Martin (20)
FUNK, Catherine Mary (25)
Stabbing 2nd Degree Murder God's River
First Nation, Manitoba
08
1987.09.13
HANSKA, Wayne Edward (36)
HANSKA, Wilma Anne (32) Shooting 1st Degree Murder
Plead Guilty Manslaughter
4 years
Birdtail Sioux First Nation, Manitoba
09
1987.09.15
THOMAS, Georgina (26)
ATKINSON, Kenneth (31)
Beating Plead Guilty Manslaughter
4 years
Roseau River First Nation, Manitoba
10
1987.10.27
BILAN, Donald B. (25)
CHALUS, Lorne Wilfred (27)
Hit and Run, Cyclist hit by Vehicle Criminal Negligence Causing Death
3 years
Henderson Highway, North, Winnipeg
11
1987.11.14
BANASH, Joyce (51)
BANASH, Theodore "Ted" Angus (55) Shooting 1st Degree Murder
Guilty 2nd Degree
Life-Parole 10
Garson, Manitoba

 

UNSOLVED OR UNEXPLAINED DEATHS

# DATE VICTIM CIRCUMSTANCES LOCATION
01 1987.01
ORSULAK, Charlene Joy (17)
UNSOLVED - Decomposed nude body found in the bush near Matlock on May 23, 1987. RCMP had 5 suspects from Winnipeg's Vietnamese community but unable to obtain statements. Witnesses last saw victim getting into a four-door, wine-colored Buick on MacDonald Avenue and Argyle Street. She was taken to a party and killed some time later. Matlock, Manitoba
02 1987.02.28 DUMAS, Nancy (78) MISSING Lynn Lake, Manitoba
03 1987.04.12
GOWLER, Mitch (20)
UNSOLVED/DROWNING - University student. Believed to have jumped in the Red River to save a mentally handicapped man.
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
04 1987.05.03
HUSKA, Frederick (52)
OKEMA, Patricia Thelma (39) Undetermined - Bump on head OKEMA arrested for Robbery
Balmoral Street, Winnipeg
05 1987.12.04
DUCK, Cheryl (15)
UNSOLVED Assault/Hypothermia Field near Ritchie Street, Maples subdivision
Winnipeg

 

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