Winnipeg, Manitoba – On October 7, 2019, at approximately 9:25 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the report of a male down in a front yard of a residence in the 600 block of Pritchard Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male. The male members as Darlus Dary Darrien McKay, a 19-year-old male.
Members of the Homicide Unit continued with the investigation and identified two male suspects who were known to the victim. It is believed that the two suspects were involved in a verbal altercation with the victim, which escalated to the victim being shot.
During the afternoon of November 15, 2019, members of the North District Community Support Unit located a suspect at a residence in the 400 block of Boyd Avenue and placed him under arrest. Derek Donald Franklin, a 37-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:
During the morning of November 17, 2019, members of the North District Community Support Unit located a second suspect at a different residence in the 400 block of Boyd Avenue and placed him under arrest. Christopher Dakota Murdock, a 26-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:
– Second Degree Murder
– Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x2)
Both were detained in custody.
Homicide – Arrests: C19-236401
Winnipeg Police Service
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