Winnipeg murderer turns herself in after escaping custody

Winnipeg murderer turns herself in after escaping custody

A convicted murderer in Winnipeg who escaped from a minimum security healing lodge turned herself into Winnipeg Police on Tuesday.

Winnipeg Police vehicle

A convicted murderer who escaped from a minimum security healing lodge in Winnipeg turned herself into police on Tuesday.

Joyce Kringuk, 42, was seen around 10:15 p.m. on Dec. 26, escaping through the rear of the Eagle Women’s Lodge at 667 Ellice Avenue.

The healing lodge staff contacted the Winnipeg Police Service, who then issued an arrest warrant for the escapee.

The Correction Service of Canada (CSC) reports Kringuk turned herself into the Winnipeg Police Service on Tuesday.

The CSC and Eagle Women’s Lodge are investigating the escape.

The CSC said the correctional system’s main concern is ensuring the safety of institutions, staff and the public.

Kringuk is serving a life sentence for second-degree murder.

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