Montreal’s 10th homicide – Samy Mokkadem shot to death in broad daylight

Montreal police said the shooting happened at approximately 1pm, in front of many witnesses on Bélanger Street, at the corner of rue Garnier, on May 14th.

Samy Mokkadem, 39, was shot at close range at least once, while sitting in a white Bentley convertible. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on May 18th.

The suspect fled on foot, after throwing the murder weapon on the ground. No other information has been made public by police at this time.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Montreal’s 9th homicide of 2018 – Fire takes the life of a 61 year old woman

The Montreal Fire Department was called to a townhouse complex on Bois-des-Caryers St, May 16th at approximately 10:30pm on report of a fire.

The body of a woman was found after the fire was extinguished. Montreal police believe the remains are those of a 61-year-old woman who had been listed as missing.

The cause of the fire has not been released, however police have called the death the 9th homicide of 2018.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Ibrahim Zoker shot to death in Edmonton

Edmonton Police received a report from a resident about hearing shots fired in the area of 172 Street and 64 Avenue at approximately 11 pm on May 16.

Police arrived to find  Ibrahim Zoker, 23, suffering from gunshot wounds. Zoker was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #30 – Mohammed Gharda 17, dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto Police responded to a call for Sounds of Gunshots in the Milford Haven Drive and Greenock Avenue area on May 20th at approximately 3:04am.

Officers arrived to find 2 injured men, one man was pronounced deceased at the scene, the other man was rushed to hospital for treatment.

The deceased has been identified as Mohammed Gharda, 17, of Toronto.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

80 year old man murdered in Belair Manitoba

Powerview RCMP were dispatched to check on the owner of a residence in Belair, on May 6th at approximately 10:00am.

Police said an 80 year old homeowner was found deceased. The vcause of death has not been revealed, however police are calling the death a homicide.

RCMP Major Crime Services and RCMP Forensic Identification Section are assisting with the. ongoing investigation

Amanjot Singh Hans shot to death in Langley

Langley RCMP received several calls about a shooting in the parking lot of a gas station at 232 Street and 72 Avenue on May 15th at approximately 9:00pm.

Police arrived to find Amanjot Singh Hans, 31, of Surrey suffering from a gunshot would. Hams was transported to hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

Langley RCMP was notified shortly after the shooting  of a burning dark-coloured Dodge pickup truck in the 8300-block of 196 Street.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting or the burnt vehicle is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448)

Gregory Joseph Scuby found dead in Richmond BC

Richmond RCMP received a report of a body in the 16600-block of Dyke Road , from a passerby, on May 17th at 11:15am.

IHIT has confirmed that the victim is Gregory Joseph Scuby 42 of Richmond.

Police have not released the cause of death, only saying that the death of Scuby is suspicious. Scuby was well known to police and investigators are working to determine motive.

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

Brennan Ahenakew found dead in a burnt out car in Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation

Shellbrook RCMP detachment received a complaint of a burning vehicle on the Ahtahkakoop First Nation on May 10th at approximately 10:12am.

Brennan Ahenakew, 20, was reported missing to RCMP Thursday May 10th at 5:00pm by his parents. Ahenakew was last seen in the evening of Wednesday May 9th.

Police said the remains that were found in the vehicle were identified as Brennan Ahenakew.

Cause of death has not been released at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

Kevin Prempeh shot to death at a Vaughan Airbnb

York Regional Police responded to reports of a shooting on Timber Creek Road in the area of Major Mackenzie Drive West and Highway 27 at an Airbnb on May 12th at approximately 3:35am.

Police arrived to find Kevin Prempeh, 26, of Toronto, deceased at the scene. Police said a second victim, a 21 year old man from Brampton wasfound later in hospital suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

One suspect who was found fleeing the scene has been arrested. Police said his involvement is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865

April 2018 Canadian Homicide Victim List

Canada April Murder Count: 61
Males: 43
Females: 17

The April 2017 List is available here

Age of Youngest Victim: 2
Age of Oldest Victim: 94

Murders By Province or Territory
ON 25
AB 11
QC 6
MB 5
BC 5
SK 3
NS 2
YT 1
NT 1
NL 1
NB 1
PE 0
NU 0

Murders by Type
Beating 9
Shooting 10
Stabbing 5
Other 14
Unknown 23

Murders By City
Toronto 13
Edmonton 5
Timmins 4
Vancouver 2
Silver Harbour 2
Sept-Iles 2
Richmond 2
Calgary 2
Winnipeg 1
Wallaceburg 1
Thunder Bay 1
Thompson 1
Surrey 1
Strathcona County 1
Stettler 1
St. Catharines 1
St Paul 1
Saskatoon 1
Samson Cree Nation 1
Regina 1
Red Sucker Lake 1
Quebec City 1
Montreal 1
Moncton 1
Milbrook 1
Midale 1
London 1
Labraor City 1
Kitchener 1
Halifax 1
Gatineau 1
Deline 1
Dawson City 1
Cannington 1
Brampton 1
Beloeil 1
Bath 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide:
Ainanshe, Mahad Abdirahman, 23, Calgary AB
Amarasingha, Beutis Renuka, 45, Toronto ON
Anderson, Emily-Ann, 25, Sept-Iles QC
Anderson, Kaylee, 2, Sept-Iles QC
Armstrong, Ian, 61, Edmonton AB
 Auger, Evan James, 36, Edmonton AB
Bamfo, Joshua Brendan, 25, Calgary AB
Bartlette, Naomi, 33, Moncton NB
Belanger Dompierre, Vincent, 28, Labraor City NL
Bradden, Andrea, 33, Toronto ON
Brady, Geraldine, 83, Toronto ON 
Chartrand, Gilbert, 42, Winnipeg MB
Clauson, Mary Lou, 61, Midale SK
Cung, So He, 22, Toronto ON
Diing, Lam, 23, Kitchener ON
Doe, Jane, Timmins, ON
Doe, Jane, Timmins, ON
Doe, John, Edmonton, AB 
Doe, John, Montreal, QC

Doe, John, Stettler, AB
Doe, John, Thunder Bay, ON
Doe, John, Timmins, ON
Doe, John, Timmins, ON
Doe, John, Toronto, ON
Doe, John, 24, Strathcona County AB
Doe, John, 35, Thompson MB
Doe, John, 36, Silver Harbour MB
Doe, John, 36, Silver Harbour MB
Doe, John, 38, Vancouver BC
Doe, John, 39, Deline NT
Doe, John, 46, Milbrook NS
Doe, John, Red Sucker Lake, MB
D’Amico, Anne Marie, 30, Toronto ON
Forsyth, Mary, 94, Toronto ON
Gagnon, Rosalie, 2, Quebec City QC
Goodwill-Severight, Sampson Thunder, 21, Regina SK
Gowdy, Rot Joseph, 44, London ON

Habib al-Najjar, Munir Abdo, 85, Toronto ON
Hewer, Glen Joseph, 60, St. Catharines ON
Hussen, Abdigani, 23, Edmonton AB
Huu, Dam Minh, 55, Vancouver BC
Kang, Chul Min, 45, Toronto ON
Kim, Ji Hun, 22, Toronto ON
Kozovski, Michael, 45, Bath ON
Laprise, Nicholas, 24, Wallaceburg ON
Large, Emery John, 39, St Paul AB
McGowan, Kevin, 41, Dawson City YT
Morin, Joey, Gatineau, QC
Nepoose, Jonathan Wallace, 34, Samson Cree Nation AB
Pauletto, Valentino, 46, Brampton ON
Reid, Darren Clyde, Halifax, NS 
Sekkaf, Adam, Beloeil, QC

Sewell, Dorothy, 80, Toronto ON
Smith, Keri, 36, Richmond BC
Smith, Terrence, 37, Richmond BC
Sobir, Fesal Ahmed Mohammad, 26, Toronto ON
Sutherland, Colin, 54, Saskatoon SK
Thomas, Bryan, 32, Toronto ON
Vande Lagemaat, Brittany, 25, Edmonton AB
Vinepal, Amin, 24, Surrey BC
Windsor, Brian Shane, 38, Cannington ON