McPherson Charged with Manslaughter

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – Angus McPherson, who was initially charged with aggravated assault has now had his charges upgraded to manslaughter after the victim he assaulted has succumbed to his injuries.

Police arrested 29 year-old McPherson on August 16 after he seriously assaulted a man in the area of Tylehurst St. and Wolseley Ave. It is believed that the two, who were known to each other got into a dispute that escalated into the assault.

The victim was taken to hospital in critical condition and later died as a result of his injuries.