Homicide detectives investigate the remains of missing man Awet Ghebre

The human remains located on March 21, 2016have been determined to be those of Awet Ghebre 23. Awet Ghebre was last seen  on June 14, 2015 and last heard from via phone on June 17, 2015. His family reported him missing on July 1, 2015.

The Edmonton man’s death has been deemed a homicide on April 22 2016, and EPS Homicide Detectives continue to investigate.

Even though Ghebre went missing in 2015, Edmonton police are calling it the city’s 17th homicide of 2016.

Blair William Schmidt, found dead in Edmonton apartment fire ruled a homicide

Police say the man found dead inside a burned out rental suite on April 18th was killed by a gunshot before his suite was set ablaze.

An autopsy was completed on April 20th, however Police have not been able to identify the man.

The only information the police released was that the man was caucasian, over five-foot-eight in height, he wearing True Religion jeans, a black leather jacket, Nike running shoes, and a watch.

Anyone with any information should contact Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-8477

Update: Daniel Fabas pleads guilty to manslaughter in the 2016 death of David Williams

RCMP were called to a home at 46000 Princess Avenue on April 18th on reports of gunfire.

On arrival RCMP found 33 year old David Williams, who had been shot in the face, dead at the scene. Witnesses said there was an argument between a group of people before Williams was shot.

Williams was a father of three and had a baby on the way with his girlfriend Courtney Csada 18.

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

UPDATE – Sept 3

Daniel Fabas is facing a second degree murder charge in the death of David Williams.

Update August 28th 217
Daniel  Fabas, 35, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of David Williams, 33, was sentenced to 7 years in prison on August 27th.

Naricho Clayton, 23 shot dead in Halifax

Halifax Police were called to the  2000 block of Gottingen Street at 11pm on April 19th on reports of gunfire.

On arrival police found two men in a vehicle. One man identified as Naricho Clayton, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was rushed to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Police have not named any suspects at this time.

Anyone with information about the incident to call 902-490-5016 or to send anonymous tips via Crime Stoppers.

Cindy Torbar stabbed to death in Peterborough

52 year old Cindy Torbar, mother of two was stabbed multiple times in the back, in her home on March 19th by a 25 year old student who was renting a room in her home. She died shortly after arrival of the police

Police were called to the home just before midnight on a report of a stabbing. On arrival Police found the knife wielding man,  and shots were fired. The man was taken to hospital to be treated for his wounds. Charges will be laid once the man is stable.

**UPDATE**

April 20th
John Lai 25, who was renting a room at Torbar’s home while attending post-secondary school, is now charged with murder however the Crown has not yet determined the degree.

Dwayne Demkiw remains found a year after his disappearance

Dwayne Demkiw, 42, was last seen leaving his work as a limousine driver near  at around 4 am on May 31, 2015.

Demkiw’s car was found in Calgary only hours after his disappearance.

April 5, 2016, police were called on report of human bones in a wooded area in Innisfail. The remains were determined to be those of Demkiw’s.

Jason Steadman, a 41-year-old American man is now facing a first degree murder charge.

Saskatoon Stabbing leaves one dead and one injured

Police responded to a call  of a stabbing at around 2:30 a.m, on April 16th at strip mall at the corner of Warman Road and Assiniboine Drive.

Police found a  22 year old man,  with life threatening injuries and a second victim, an 18 year old man was treated at a local hospital and released. 22 year old Herman Matthews had undergone emergency surgery, however he died from his injuries at early Saturday morning.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Saskatoon Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

**UPDATE**

A Canada wide warrant has been issued for Miguel Gomez 20. Gomez is wanted for second degree murder in the stabbing death of an un-named man on April 16th, and two counts of breach of probation.

Update in 2015 homicide of Clinton Yow Foo

Police have identified the man that was shot dead outside in the Kingston Road and Ellesmere area October 1st as Clinton Yow Foo. Yow Foo was for steps away from his parents home where he was staying.

Yow Foo had been shot and was declared dead at the scene.
Toronto police are investigating after a man was found dead on a Kingston Road driveway on Thursday morning.

Yow Foo was known to police. He was one of several people arrested  in 2009, in which Durham regional police seized around three million worth of drugs, homes, cars and cash.

**Update**

On April 19th Toronto Police updated the public on the Yow Foo homicide case.

The autopsy of Yow Foo has shown the he was killed by a single shot from a high powered rifle, from a distance away.

Police told reporters that investigators had located a browning BLR short magnum rifle approximately 200 yards away from the crime scene. The rifle had a Bushnell Legend High Definition scope and a Champion 13 by 22 inch bipod. Toronto police are asking for the public to help catch the sniper.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-2222

Hamilton Ontario surpasses 2015 homicide total and it’s only April

In 2015 Hamilton Ontario only saw 6 homicides, as of April 18th 2016 the number of Hamilton homicides is at 8.

Tammy Le – January 23th

Richard Crowder  – January 24th

Jonathon Styres – February 4th

Neil Harris – Feb 18th

Joseph Colson – March 25th

Aerlaena Smith – April 16th

Michael Milroy- April 16th

James Milroy- April 16th * James Milroy murdered his Girlfriend and Brother before turning the gun on himself. *

Jenna Gazolla – April 18th