Winnipeg Police Service Media Release: Homicide investigators have identified the deceased as 33-year-old Mary Madeline YELLOWBACK (ROSS)
Suspicious Death – Investigation: C18-214543
On September 28, 2018, at approximately 7:05 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a report of suspicious circumstances at a recycling depot in the 100 block of Omands Creek Boulevard.
The body of a middle-aged adult female was found mixed in with recycling materials. It is believed that the female was transported from a secondary location.
Efforts are underway to identify the female and notify next of kin. Limited information is available at this time.
Homicide investigators have identified the deceased as 33-year-old Mary Madeline YELLOWBACK (ROSS).
The investigation has determined that Mary was in the downtown area during the evening of September 27, 2018. The pictures below are from the evening of September 27, 2018 and show her wearing jeans and a grey hooded sweatshirt with a red R on the front. Investigators want to speak with anyone who had contact with Mary between September 27th and 28th, 2018 or anyone who recalls seeing her during this time.
Mary YELLOWBACK is described as Indigenous, approximately 5’7″ in height and 135 lbs.
This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. If anyone has any information related to this investigation or which may assist investigators they are asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
Last Update: October 2, 2018
Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs