Derek Whisenand

Manitoba RCMP looking for murder suspect

July 16, 2019 12:06 pm

Manitoba RCMP are looking for a murder suspect who entered Canada from the United States, and were able to provide an updated photo today.

Derek Whisenand is a 27-year-old man who illegally crossed into Canada during the week of June 24.

He is currently wanted in Texas for murder and is also the subject of a warrant for arrest in Canada.

“We would like to thank the public for the numerous tips that have been received so far” said Cpl. Julie Courchaine of the Manitoba RCMP.

Derek Whisenand is described as Caucasian, 6' tall, 230 lbs with brown eyes and brown hair.

Whisenand is evading police in the United States illegally and is believed to have crossed into Canada near Haskett, Manitoba, sometime during the week of June 24, 2019, before travelling to Winnipeg .

He may be armed and is considered DANGEROUS, and is NOT to be approached.

Anyone with information is asked to immediately call 911 or the RCMP Integrated Border Enforcement Team at 204-324-9177 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a secure tip online at