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RCMP launches new investigation into 2019 homicide of taxi driver in Portage la Prairie – Winnipeg

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Manitoba RCMP are conducting new investigations into the 2019 homicide of a Portage la Prairie taxi driver.

Jeff Peters, 51, was found dead outside MacGregor – about 35 km west of Portage – on the night of May 20, 2019.

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Police did not say how Peters was killed.

At the time, his daughter said Peters was working when he died and was left for dead “on a dirt road”.


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Police said new evidence found in a ditch near where Peters’ body was found on Tuesday led investigators to a new search.

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They say officers are looking on Route 55 West, near MacGregor, where Peters was found, as well as Route 1, west of Austin, Man.

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Police did not say what new evidence was found.

Anyone with information is asked to call the RCMP whistleblower line at 431-489-8551, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or leave a tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

RCMP are searching an area in connection with the 2019 death of 51-year-old Jeff Peters.

RCMP are searching an area in connection with the 2019 death of 51-year-old Jeff Peters.


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