Winnipeg firefighter sentenced for stealing money, jewellery while on call

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A former Winnipeg firefighter is heading to prison for stealing money and jewellery from a dead woman’s apartment while on call.

Darren Fedyck was sentenced to six months in jail on Wednesday for theft under $5,000.

In October 2015, Fedyck and his crew were called to a woman’s apartment to check on her well-being, when they arrived on the scene, the woman had already died.

The 48-year-old was alone in the woman’s apartment for a long period of time and fellow crew members reported he later acted suspiciously.

The captain ordered the crew members to search Fedyck’s jacket where they found $1,000 in cash and two necklaces.

Fedyck had previously by charged with fraud under $5,000 for a crime in 2010.

Read more at The Chronicle Herald

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.