Winnipeg siblings charged with attempt to commit murder

On January 12, 2015 shortly after 7:00 a.m. emergency personnel were dispatched to the 900 block of Mountain Avenue for the report of a stabbing.

A 45-year-old male was found suffering from multiple stab wounds to the upper body.  He was transported to hospital in critical condition and later upgraded to stable.

Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation.  It was revealed that the victim had been sleeping when he was set upon by his girlfriend’s brother who proceeded to punch and stab him. While this was occurring, the victim’s girlfriend stood by, encouraging her brother as he committed the assault.

As a result of the assault the victim suffered the aforementioned injuries.  He was able to escape the residence and police were contacted.

On January 14th Wanda Theresa Maytwayashing, 40 years of Winnipeg was located and arrested without incident.  She has been charged with the following for her alleged involvement:

– Attempt to Commit Murder

– Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance

She was detained in custody.

Attempts to locate the second suspect were unsuccessful and a warrant of arrest was issued for Sheldon Brent Maytwayashing, 38 years of Winnipeg.

On January 26th Maytwayashing was located and arrested in the downtown area without incident.

Maytwayashing has been charged with the following for his alleged involvement:

– Attempt to Commit Murder

– Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose

– Fail to Comply with Probation Order x 2

He was detained in custody.

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