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Canada 3-year-old boy stabbed in Winnipeg to be taken off life-support, aunt says

15:35  01 november  2019
15:35  01 november  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

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WINNIPEG —A man has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of a three - year - old boy . Police say Daniel Jensen, 33, of Winnipeg was arrested on Wednesday and is also charged with assault for allegedly attacking the child’s mother. “I think it’s inconceivable to think that somebody

WINNIPEG — A man has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of a three - year - old boy . Police say Daniel Jensen, 33, of Winnipeg was arrested on Wednesday and is also charged with assault for allegedly attacking the child’s mother.

A three-year-old boy stabbed multiple times while sleeping in his Winnipeg home, leading to a man being charged with attempted murder, will be taken off life-support, according to his aunt.

"[He] went for a MRI and he has severe brain damage. He's not gonna make it," the aunt told CBC News in a text message.

The family members aren't being named to protect the identity of the child.

The boy was found with multiple stab wounds when police arrived at a in the city's North End at about 2:30 a.m. CT Wednesday. He was in grave condition in hospital, given two blood transfusions and placed on life-support.

Daniel Jensen, 33, is charged with attempted murder and assault causing bodily harm, as well as six counts of failing to comply with conditions of a recognizance and failing to comply with a probation order.

Winnipeg man charged with attempted murder after three-year-old boy stabbed

  Winnipeg man charged with attempted murder after three-year-old boy stabbed WINNIPEG — A man has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of a three-year-old boy. Police say Daniel Jensen, 33, of Winnipeg was arrested on Wednesday and is also charged with assault for allegedly attacking the child's mother. "I think it's inconceivable to think that somebody would target an innocent child, probably one that was attempting to sleep at that time of night, very defenceless," police Const. Jay Murray said Thursday. Murray said Jensen and the mother previously were in a relationship, but he is not the child's father.

Winnipeg man charged with attempted murder in stabbing of 3 - year - old . Jay Murray said . The boy 's family said the child was on life - support and had received two blood transfusions. Police say a 14- year - old girl is dead after being stabbed at a Halloween party on Kinver Avenue Saturday night.

WINNIPEG — A man has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of a three - year - old boy .Police say Daniel Jensen, 33, of Winnipeg was arrested on Wednesday and is also charged with assault for allegedly attacking the child's mother."I think it's inconceivable to think that somebody.

a group of people looking at a phone: People hug at a vigil for a three-year-old boy stabbed at a Winnipeg home on Wednesday night.© Provided by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation People hug at a vigil for a three-year-old boy stabbed at a Winnipeg home on Wednesday night.

Police have said Jensen, who is not the child's biological father, was with her at a location on Main Street when they got into an argument that escalated to violence.

According to police, the woman suffered a number of injuries in an assault.

"They're not believed to be life-threatening, but I don't want to characterize them as minor either," Const. Jay Murray said on Thursday.

From there, police say Jensen walked to the home a few blocks away on Pritchard Avenue, between Salter and Charles streets, and attacked the boy.

a sign in front of a building: Police were called to a house in the city's North End at about 2:30 a.m. CT Wednesday and found the boy with multiple wounds © Provided by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Police were called to a house in the city's North End at about 2:30 a.m. CT Wednesday and found the boy with multiple wounds

According to court records, Jensen was previously charged in July with assault with a weapon and uttering threats against the child's mother — his on-again, off-again girlfriend.

Why Hunter’s alleged killer isn’t charged with first-degree murder: Lawyer .
A former Manitoba Deputy Attorney General says the reason for a second-degree murder charge in the horrific stabbing death of a Winnipeg toddler is likely due to a very narrow definition of what constitutes first-degree murder. Local lawyer Bruce MacFarlane told 680 CJOB that there are only a limited number of circumstances that can support a first-degree charge, citing the killing of a police officer and killing in the midst of a kidnapping or sexual assault.

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