Winnipeg police are asking for the public's assistance in solving the city's latest homicide. 

At around 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday, emergency crews were called to an apartment complex in the 300 block of Assiniboine Avenue, where they found a deceased male in a hallway. 

Winnipeg police responded, secured the scene, and the Homicide Unit took over the investigation. 

The victim has since been identified as 19-year-old River Harper. His death is considered a homicide. 

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508, Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477), or anonymously online at