Saskatchewan

2nd man charged in North Central Regina homicide

Michael Elwin Goodpipe, 33, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of a man, 56, after a day-long standoff with police on Wednesday.

Michael Goodpipe, 33, charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of man, 56

Andre Aubertin, 56, was the victim of homicide according to police in Regina. Another man, 33, has been charged with second-degree murder in the case. (Facebook)

Another man has been charged with second-degree murder in relation to a North Central area homicide this week.

Michael Elwin Goodpipe, 33, was charged after a day-long standoff with police on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Andre Joseph Aubertin, 56, was found critically injured in a home on the 1000 block of Princess St. Aubertin was taken away by ambulance and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The next day, police were called to the 1100 block of McTavish Street, around 6:30 a.m. CST, to respond to a report of a person who was barricaded in a house and refused to come out.

Shortly after 3 p.m., Goodpipe and a 26-year-old woman were taken into custody.

Regina police blocked off several streets in the North Central area to deal with a standoff at a home on Wednesday. (Tory Gillis/CBC)

Goodpipe appeared in Regina Provincial Court Thursday afternoon.

In 2006, Goodpipe, who also goes by Elwin Michael Goodpipe, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the murder of Wayne Gerald Friday.

In connection with the Aubertin death, Jerid Cole Azure, 27, from Fort Qu'Appelle, Sask., was also charged with second-degree murder. He appeared in court on Wednesday.

Aubertin's death is the city's second homicide of the year.

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