2009-14 Update


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Archive - 2009

Homicide #2009-14

Date - 2009-06-30

Victim - Green, Lillian Ann (45)
Accused - Courchaine, Athan Kaz (30)
Charge - 2nd Degree Murder

Tragedy befalls the Madison Lodge half-way house once again, as the badly beaten body of 45-year-old Lillian Ann Green of Poplar River was found inside a suite at the Evanson Street building at around 5:40pm on June 30, 2009.

Green was married but had a troubled relationship with her husband back in Poplar River. She had established a relationship with Athan Kaz Courchaine and that day was visiting in his suite at Madison Lodge.

That afternoon Green was badly beaten and then left for several hours before police were finally called.

On July 2nd, 30-year-old Athan Kaz Courchaine was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers at 786-8477.


Santin, Aldo (July 4, 2009). Poplar River woman city's 13th homicide this year. Winnipeg Free Press.

(July 3, 2009). Death at Madison apartment now a homicide. Winnipeg Free Press.