Winnipeg police have released a photo of a suspect in the murder of 24-year-old Justin Desmarais.

Justin Desmarais

Justin Desmarais was found dead inside a North End Winnipeg rooming house on Sunday. (Facebook)

Desmarais was found dead inside an Andrews Street rooming house on Jan. 19.

Police believe he was involved in a fight in the home before he died.

Now, they’re looking for 30-year-old Justin Atelard Catcheway in connection with the case.

Catcheway is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for second-degree murder.

Rooming house death

Police investigate at a rooming house where a man's dead body was found on Sunday. (Meaghan Ketcheson/CBC)

Catcheway is about five-foot-ten and 260 pounds. He has a heavy build with short black hair and pockmarked skin. He also has a tattoo on the right side of his neck.

Police believe he is part of the Manitoba Warriors gang.

Anyone who has seen the man is asked not to approach him but to contact the homicide unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.

Desmarais was Winnipeg’s first homicide victim of 2014.