Teya Wynter Spence charged in the death of Sheila Fontaine, Winnipeg

On Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at approximately 8:30 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a stabbing incident in the area of 500 block of Selkirk Avenue.

Attending members located an injured female who was transported to the hospital in critical condition, where she later succumbed to her injuries. The victim has been identified as Sheila FONTAINE, 42 years old.

The investigation has revealed that the victim as well as family members were in attendance at a hotel when they attended outside. Once outside a verbal argument ensued between the victim and another group of females, believed to be young adults.

This argument escalated to a point where a confrontation occurred between the two groups which resulted in the victim being stabbed.

Upon arrival officers located an 18 year old female who being held by witnesses at the scene.

Teya Wynter SPENCE, 18 years of Winnipeg has been charged with Manslaughter. She has been detained in custody at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit and a number of persons have yet to be interviewed.

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