Deceased infant girl found in garbage bin in Winnipeg back lane, mother charged with Homicide

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On May 3, 2022, the Winnipeg Police Service was alerted to the report of a newborn infant placed in a garbage bin in the 400 block of Boyd Avenue.

North District officers attended and located a deceased infant girl within a garbage bin in the back lane. A female adult was identified as giving birth to the baby and arrested at a nearby residence by officers. She was transported to hospital and subsequently admitted for medical precautions.

The Child Abuse Unit continued the investigation, and on May 10, investigators placed the accused under arrest without incident.

Infant Homicide
Infant Homicide

The deceased has been identified as Baby MOAR.

Throughout their investigation, investigators determined that Baby MOAR was born at a residence in the Garden City neighbourhood. She was subsequently concealed in a back lane garbage bin. Investigators believe Baby MOAR was alive when she was placed in the garbage bin.

Investigators applied for and were issued a warrant for the arrest of the accused. On June 7, they arrested the accused without incident at the Women’s Correctional Institute in Headingley, where she was being held.

Jeanene Rosa MOAR, 31, of Winnipeg, has been charged with the following offences:

– Manslaughter

– Conceal Body of a Child

She currently remains in custody.

Infant Homicide – Arrest: C22-91474

Winnipeg Police Service

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