Two Winnipeg Males Charged with Murder on Pritchard Avenue

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.

Update:

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:

– Manslaughter

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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