Winnipeg Police Charge 34-Year-Old Woman with 2nd Degree Murder

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On January 14, 2020, at approximately 11:45 a.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of an insecure premise at a residence located at 516 Alexander Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male within the home. The male was identified as Greg Joseph Jr. Dumas, a 33-year-old male of Winnipeg, and his death was determined to be a homicide.

File Photo – 2nd-degree-homicide

Members of the Homicide Unit continued with the investigation.


On February 4, 2020, at approximately 5:31 p.m., Central District General Patrol officers responded to the 300 block of Elgin Avenue for a report of a vacant residential property that was being occupied by people that didn’t reside there. Upon arrival, officers located a suspect for the homicide and placed her under arrest.

Investigators believe that the suspect had been unlawfully residing in the 516 Alexander Avenue residence at the time of the homicide, which occurred on January 6, 2020. The victim and the suspect, known to each other as acquaintances, were at the residence when he was assaulted with a blunt instrument causing fatal injuries.

Sonya Leah-Ann Buck, a 34-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with

– Second Degree Murder

– Unlawfully in Dwelling House (x2)

She was detained in custody.

Winnipeg Police Service

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