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Winnipeg Police: First-degree murder charges filed in 2023

Winnipeg Police: First-degree murder charges filed in 2023
Winnipeg Police: First-degree murder charges filed in 2023

Winnipeg police have arrested a man and charged him with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a man on Flora Avenue last year.

Brooklyn Elijah Hiebert, 20, was found dead on December 30, 2023, in the 200 block of Flora Avenue. His death was ruled a homicide.

According to police, Hiebert was attacked in the 200 block of Selkirk Avenue, causing fatal injuries. His body was then transported and dumped on Flora Avenue.

Christopher Kyle Wattman, 36, was arrested Sunday in Winnipeg. He has been charged with first-degree murder and remains in custody. The charge has not been proven in court.

Winnipeg police continue to investigate.