23 year old April Carpenter identified as woman pulled from Winnipeg's Red River - APTN NewsAPTN News

23 year old April Carpenter identified as woman pulled from Winnipeg’s Red River

Winnipeg police pulled the body of 23-year-old April Carpenter from the Red River in Winnipeg Thursday.

Police say it’s not clear how the woman died and an autopsy has been scheduled.

They say no further information is available and the investigation is continuing.

Member of the legislature Nahanni Fontaine confirmed Carpenter’s identity who has been missing since April 26.

Fontaine says Carpenter’s mother wanted people to know her daughter’s body was found.

“We encourage anyone with any information to come forward so we can find justice for April,” she posted Thursday on Facebook.



-with files from the Canadian Press

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10 Responses to “23 year old April Carpenter identified as woman pulled from Winnipeg’s Red River”

  1. leann_callaghan@hotmail.com'
    Leann May 18, 2018 at 12:34 am #

    So sad, sending prayers to her family, speechless

  2. Denisepei@hotmail.com'
    Denise Arnold May 18, 2018 at 2:06 am #

    My heart goes out to her family and friends. This is outrages & should not happen!

  3. ndperkins@tbaytel.net'
    Nancy Perkins May 18, 2018 at 3:17 am #

    So sorry for your loss, sending prayers to you and your family

  4. sweetbug33@hotmail.com'
    Brenda May 18, 2018 at 3:48 am #

    Thoughts prayers and strength to the family… soo young sooo sad

  5. abby93@shaw.ca'
    Lori Harsh May 18, 2018 at 5:33 am #

    My condolences to her family and friends

  6. anniebaxter@hotmail.com'
    Annie May 18, 2018 at 12:45 pm #

    Condolences to her family n friends

  7. mboucher@nwac.ca'
    Mahara May 18, 2018 at 1:58 pm #

    Another Beautiful Indigenous Women. My heart is heavy and my Prayers and Tobacco for the Family. Compassion and Empathy and Healing!

  8. dbedard40@hotmail.com'
    Donna Bedard May 18, 2018 at 3:09 pm #

    Oh my…love and prayers sent. Another beautiful young lady taken too soon ❤❤

  9. dttigger27@hotmail.com'
    Dally Shappee May 18, 2018 at 3:45 pm #

    Our deepest condolences to her family and friends..

  10. Bnl5280@yahoo.com'
    Blanca Lucero May 18, 2018 at 10:26 pm #

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort and solace. #JusticeForApril
    #MMIW #SayHerName

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