Fourth man charged with first-de­gree mur­der

Regina Leader-Post - - CITY+REGION -

A fourth man has been ar­rested for the mur­der of 51-year-old Daniel Richard DiPaolo.

Johna­then Ed­ward Kake­wash, 31, was ar­rested by Win­nipeg Po­lice Ser­vice for weapons-re­lated charges.

Once the charges in Win­nipeg were dealt with, Kake­wash was ar­rested and charged on the DiPaolo mat­ter.

Kake­wash, of Win­nipeg, is charged with first-de­gree mur­der and made his first ap­pear­ance on the charge in Regina pro­vin­cial court on Friday af­ter­noon.

Kake­wash said he wanted to speak with a lawyer and he will stay in cus­tody un­til his next ap­pear­ance on Sept. 28 — the same day his three co-ac­cused are set to re­turn to court.

Christo­pher Matthew Brass, 34, and 25-year-old Mal­colm Mitchell, both of no fixed ad­dress in Win­nipeg, are charged with first-de­gree mur­der in DiPaolo’s death.

Ed­ward Ge­naille had pre­vi­ously been charged with first-de­gree mur­der in DiPaolo’s death.

DiPaolo’s death was the city’s first homi­cide of 2017.

The in­ves­ti­ga­tion ini­tially be­gan early on the morn­ing of April 29 when po­lice were called to a house in the 700 block of Gar­net Street for a re­port of an in­jured man. Po­lice and EMS at­tended and found 51-year-old DiPaolo dead.

Ear­lier in the in­ves­ti­ga­tion, ma­jor crimes in­ves­ti­ga­tors be­lieved there was more than one per­son in­volved in the killing.

The in­ves­ti­ga­tion led po­lice to Win­nipeg.

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