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CTV Winnipeg: Winnipeg police searching for male suspect in fatal stabbing of Indigenous teen

December 19, 2023 — 

A vigil was held Monday evening in honour of a 14-year-old Indigenous girl who was stabbed to death last week.

Family, friends and the community gathered to mourn and remember the teen who was attacked and stabbed downtown Friday afternoon.

“Every time I hear of another woman, girl, two-spirit person, Indigenous person, being lost, it’s very heart-wrenching, heartbreaking. It happens too frequently, it’s happening too much,” said Heidi Spence, the director of the MKO MMIWG Liaison Unit, who added it is especially hard to hear the news considering how young the girl was.

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