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October 4, 2017 

Brandon Police Service Media Release


Update – Aggravated Assault, Robbery, and Manslaughter: 

On Tuesday morning, the Brandon Police Service received notification that the male victim of a violent Assault and Robbery that occurred on September 30th, 2017, inside a downtown apartment building has died. On Sunday, October 1st, 2017, 28-year-old Ashley Nicole ROSS from Brandon was taken into Police custody and arrested for Aggravated Assault and Robbery with Violence. She appeared in Court on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 and held in custody.


On Tuesday at 6:00 p.m., a male also alleged to be involved in this attack turned himself into Police. A Warrant of Arrest for Aggravated Assault and Robbery With Violence was issued for Mitchell Jerod MYRAN, 25 years of age of Brandon. MYRAN was arrested on the strength of the Warrant and faces an additional charge of Manslaughter as a result of the victim dying. He was lodged at the Brandon Correctional Center and is scheduled to appear in Court on Wednesday.  


An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. Members of the Criminal Investigations Unit continue to investigate the circumstances of this violent attack. 


Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries: 

At approximately 8:37 p.m., emergency services responded to a three-vehicle accident on Kirkcaldy Drive. Early investigation indicates that a Pontiac Grand Prix driven by a 27-year-old man was westbound on Kirkaldy Drive and collided with a small SUV driven by a female as she was making a Northbound turn onto Cater Drive. The Pontiac Grand Prix then collided with a Minivan driven by a female that was eastbound on Kirkcaldy Drive. All three vehicles were damaged extensively from the collision. STARS transported the driver of the Pontiac Grand Prix to the hospital in Winnipeg with severe injuries. The male remains in hospital and serious condition. In total, nine people were involved in the accident with six people transported and admitted to hospital. One of the injured is a 5-year old child who sustained a head injury. The child is in stable condition. Brandon Police Collision Analysts attended the accident scene and continue to investigate. Speed, alcohol, and drug use are believed to be factors in the accident with charges against the male driver of the Pontiac Grand Prix pending. Kirkaldy Drive was closed from Fraser Crescent to Patterson Crescent but is now open again to the public.


Stolen Vehicle Recovered: 

On Tuesday evening, Winnipeg Police notified Brandon Police that a black 2014 Hyundai Elantra stolen from Brandon overnight between September 21st and September 22nd was recovered in Winnipeg. Police investigation continues.


Other Arrests: 

One individual was arrested for Breach of the Peace and lodged at the Brandon Correctional Center, to be released when sober. 



SGT D. Andrew 

Public Information Officer 

Brandon Police Service 

(204) 729-2373



Anyone with information on any unsolved crime is asked to call Brandon Crime Stoppers at 204-727-(TIPS) 8477, or by texting BCSTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637).  Crime Stoppers pays up to $2000.00 cash for information that leads to the solution of a crime.





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