On October 21, 2014, the Winnipeg Police Service held a press conference releasing information regarding “suspicious circumstances” in connection with the discovery of the remains of four infants found at a storage facility unit.
Police spokesman Constable Eric Hofley advised the disturbing discovery was made on October 20, 2014 at approximately 1:00 pm when police were dispatched to a business located in the 100 block of McPhillips Street regarding the report of suspicious circumstances.
Upon arrival, police officers located what is believed to be the remains of four infants.
Hofley indicated a number of people are being interviewed at this time.
The WPS Child Abuse Unit is continuing with the investigation.
The cause(s) of death has yet to be determined. Post mortem examinations are pending.
Police ask that anyone with information regarding the matter contact investigators at 204-986-3296 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.
Hofley expects to release further information as the case progresses.