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RCMP make two arrests in Portage la Prairie homicide

By: Brayden Hnatiuk
Posted: August 4, 2020 08:38

Both face multiple charges including 1st-degree murder

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RCMP have arrested two men in connection with the killing of 27-year-old Gerhard Reimer-Wiebe, whose remains where found in Portage la Prairie back in on June 24.

Over the weekend, officers say 29-year-old Kyle Sinkovits and 25-year-old Jonathan Narvey were both taken into custody, and each face multiple charges including a 1st-degree murder charge, forcible confinement and Indignity to a dead human body.

Investigators received more than 250 tips from the public, and are in the process of examining debris from a home that burned down in Winnipeg.

More information is expected to be released in the coming weeks.

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