Project Devote are asking the public for any information that may be connected to the 2003 homicide of Nicolle Hands.

On October 2, 2003, Nicolle Hands was brutally murdered in her apartment while her three children and the babysitter slept in the next room. The apartment was located on Mountain Avenue in Winnipeg.

Police investigation determined that Nicolle’s babysitter was awakened by a noise at 3:30am when she observed a male standing over Nicolle in the adjacent room. The male then fled the apartment, leaving Nicolle on the floor with life-threatening injuries.

RCMP report that Nicolle was rushed to hospital where she died three days later.

Project Devote, the integrated Task Force between the Winnipeg Police Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, dedicated to investigating missing and murdered exploited persons, is actively investigating the murder of Nicolle Hands.

Project Devote is asking for the public’s assistance. If anyone has any information about the murder of Nicolle Hands, please contact the Devote tipline at 1-888-673-3316 or Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.