Winnipeg Police Service: Update – Residential Fire – C17-52261
March 16, 2017
Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release
Update – Residential Fire – C17-52261
As previously released – On March 14, 2017, at approximately 9:45 a.m., emergency services responded to a working house fire in the 400 block of Aberdeen Avenue.
First responders located a 29 year old female identified as Jeanenne Chantel FONTAINE within the residence. She was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition as a result of being shot and exposure to the fire.
FONTAINE succumbed to her injuries on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
Investigators have determined that the cause of death was attributed to events leading up to and including the deliberately set fire. However, autopsy results are still pending.
The investigation is continuing by Homicide investigators. Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to contact detectives at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers 204-786-TIPS (8477).