Suspicious death of Leonard Damm being investigated as a homicide

Windsor police responded to a report of an injured man at a residence located in the 3200 block of Bloomfield Road on February 18th at 4:00pm.

Police arrived to find Leonard Damm, 73, deceased. Initially police classified the death as suspicious, however an autopsy performed the following day revealed the death to be a homicide.

The cause of death has not been released and no arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830.

Oliver Augustas Willis shot to death in Brampton

February 19, at approximately 2:40 p.m., Brampton police responded to reports of gunshots in the area of Vodden Court and Vodden Street.

Police arrived to find Oliver Augustas Willis, 37, of Brampton, deceased at the scene. Police said Willis had sustained apparent gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121 Ext 3205.

Chad Barre charged in the death of Justin Troy Langan in Regina

Regina police responded to  report of a male injured in a firearm offence during a robbery on February 18th at approximately 8:10pm.

Police arrived to find 40 year old Justin Troy Langan suffering from serious injuries. Langan was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Chad Barre, 31, has been charged with:
First degree murder
Armed robbery using a firearm
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000
Flight while pursued by peace officer
Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
6 X Possession of firearm/ammunition contrary to prohibition order

Donald Kelly of Burnaby dies in fatal Coquitlam shooting

Coquitlam RCMP received several reports of shots fired in the area of Sylvan Place and Riverview Crescent and a vehicle speeding away on February 16th at approximately 10pm.

Police arrived to find 45-year-old Donald Kelly suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. Kelly was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

A short time after polce received report of shots fired, they recevied another report of a  burning dark colored sedan a short distance away from the shooting. Police said the burnt vehicle was a 2018 grey Chrysler 300 and would like to speak with anyone that has information about it.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448)

55 year old man dead after a stabbing in Montreal’s Gay Village

Montreal police said two men got into a dispute at an apartment on Beaudry Street between De Maisonneuve Boulevard and Ontario Street on February 17th at approximately 6:30pm.

It has been reported that the 55 year old victim sustained a stab wound in the argument. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The victim’s 61 year old brother remains in police custody. Charges have not been released at thid time.

This is the fourth  homicide for Montreal in 2018.

Kaminder Rai dies in Vancouver West Side Shooting

Vancouver police received a report of shots fired in the area of Marguerite Street and West 49th Avenue on February 15th at approximately 1:00pm.

Police arrived to find 32-year-old Kaminder Rai of Surrey suffering from a gunshot wound. Rai was rushed to hospital in critical condition where he died of his injuries a short time later.

Constable Jason Doucette, VPD. said in a press release  “Crime does tend to fluctuate throughout the year, but it’s concerning any time we have a homicide in Vancouver — targeted or not. We’re continuing to work with our partners throughout the region to solve these crimes and prevent future violence.”

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 604-717-2500

The 2018 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicicde #7 – Anik Stewart dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto police responded to a radio call for a shooting at 271 Old Kingston Road on February 15th at approximately 1am.

Police arrived at the scene to find Anik Stewart, 21, of Toronto suffering from serious injuries. Stewart was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Aruran Suthakaran, 21, of Toronto, was arrested on February 21, 2018, at approximately 5:30 p.m.,  Suthakaran, has been charged with second degree murder.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Joseph Francois dies of a stab wound in Winnipeg

Winnipeg emergency personnel responded to a call for service in the 500 block of Furby Street on February 14th at approximately 2:30 am.

On arrival emergency personnel located the victim, 45 year old Joseph Francois. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. Investigation revealed he cause of death to be a stab wound.

Joseph Allan Ballantyne, 55, was arrested at approximatelt 5:30 pm on February 14th and charged with manslaughter.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Charges laid in the fatal stabbing of Conrad Flett

Winnipeg police and emergency personnel responded to a stabbing in the first 100 block of Charles Walk on February 14th at approximately 8:50am.

Police found Conrad Flett, 27, of Wasagamack suffering from a stab wound. Flett was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said Flett had been staying with his female partner when a man broke into the residence and stabbed Flett.

Police arrested Jarryd Rocky Harper, 25, of Winnipeg on February 15th. Harper has been charged with second degree murder.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.