Police Investigating Vancouver’s 9th homicide of 2017

Vancouver police were called to the 200 block of East Hastings Street on June 27th at approximately 8am on report of an injured man. Police located the victim who was injured as a result of a serious assault, and paramedics rushed him to hospital.

The  man whom is believed to be in his 50’s, died of his injuries in hospital. Investigators do not believe that the public is at risk, but ask anyone with information to call police at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The 2017 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

May 2017 Canadian Homicide Statistics

May 2016 Statistics are available here.

Canada May Murder Count: 44
Males: 34
Females: 9
Unknnown: 1
Age of Youngest Victim: 6
Age of Oldest Victim: 67

Murders By Province or Territory
ON 14
QC 10
AB 8
BC 5
SK 3
MB 3
NU 1
YT 0
PE 0
NT 0
NS 0
NL 0
NB 0

Murders by Type
Beating 4
Shooting 15
Stabbing 4
Other 4
Unknown 17

Murders By City
Montreal 6
Calgary 3
Toronto 2
Regina 2
Mississauga 2
Brampton 2
Winnipeg 1
Vancouver 1
Thunder Bay 1
Shamattawa 1
Sault Ste. Marie 1
Sandy Lake First Nation 1
Rickmond 1
Red Deer 1
Quebec City 1
Prince George 1
Ottawa 1
Norway House 1
Laval 1
High Level 1
Hamilton 1
Gatineau 1
Fort Qu’Appelle 1
Fort McMurray 1
Fishing Lake Metis Settlement 1
Edmonton 1
Carling Township 1
Burns Lake 1
Brossard 1
Bracebridge 1
Beaverton 1
Apex 1
Abbotsford 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide:
Ader, Marchi-Karzazi, 28, Brossard QC
Afrah, Ahmad, 19, Ottawa ON
Ano, Jarso Boku, 23, Winnipeg MB
Bishop, Raymond, 59, Burns Lake BC
Bryany, Janice Nicole, 33, Vancouver BC
Danach, Mustapha, 30, Montreal QC
Doe, Jane, Gatineau, QC
Doe, Jane, Mississauga, ON
Doe, Jane, Toronto, ON
Doe, Jane, 6, Red Deer AB
Doe, Jane, 64, Bracebridge ON
Doe, John, Brampton, ON
Doe, John, Calgary, AB
Doe, John, Calgary, AB
Doe, John, Fort McMurray, AB
Doe, John, High Level, AB
Doe, John, Montreal, QC
Doe, John, Montreal, QC
Doe, John, Montreal, QC
Doe, John, Prince George, BC
Doe, John, Thunder Bay, ON
Doe, John, Toronto, ON
Doe, John, 21, Beaverton ON
Doe, John, 23, Apex NU
Doe, John, 24, Mississauga ON
Doe, John, 24, Montreal QC
Doe, John, 28, Shamattawa MB
Doe, John, 31, Norway House MB
Doe, John, 33, Laval QC
Doe, John, 34, Brampton ON
Doe, John, 49, Montreal QC
Dunn, Frederick, 67, Edmonton AB
Fiddler, Wilfred, 49, Sandy Lake First Nation ON
Klair, Jasdeep Singh, 24, Rickmond BC
Lajimodiere, Merle Gabriel Eli, 16, Fishing Lake Metis Settlement AB
Lamothe, Jocelyn, 54, Quebec City QC
Lerat, Lucas, 27, Fort Qu’Appelle SK
McGrath, Nancy, 39, Carling Township ON
Musitano, Angelo, 39, Hamilton ON
Nippi, Rodney, 46, Regina SK
Paciorek, Beata, 35, Sault Ste. Marie ON
Pardalis, Nektarios, 41, Abbotsford BC
Pasap, Andrew, 19, Regina SK
Voytilla, Timothy, 44, Calgary AB

Manslaughter charge laid in the death of Jessie Moneybird

Regina police were dispatched to 12th Avenue and Rose Street on June 9th at around 11:54 pm on report of an injured man. Police arrived at the scene to find the victim, Jessie Moneybird 22, in serious condition.

Jessie Moneybird was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said that Jessie Moneybird death was a result of a fight that had broken out between two groups of individuals.

Sylas Moneybird 22 has been charged with manslaughter in relation to the death. Police have not revealed the relationship between the victim and the accused.

The death of Jessie Moneybird is the 3rd Regina homicide this year. The 2017 Regina Homicide Victim List is available here.

Ashton Dickson shot to death in Ottawa’s 5th homicide of 2017

Ottawa police responded to report of a shooting in the area of Rideau Street and Augusta Street on Monday June 26th, at approximately 1am.

Police located the victim, Ashton Dickson, 25 of Ottawa, suffering from serious injuries. Dickson was pronounced dead at the scene.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.

The 2017 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Marvin Elias Caribou dies in hospital after being seriously assaulted

Winnipeg police and paramedics were called to the 100 block of Martha street on June 19th at approximately 11:10 pm on report of an injured man.

According to the Winnipeg Police Report Marvin Elias Caribou 37, was found at the scene suffering from serious head trauma. Caribou was rushed to hospital where he dies as a result of his injuries on June 21.

Sydney Eric Norman Fleury 43, has been charged with manslaughter in his alleged involvement.

The death of Marvin Caribou is the 11th homicide in Winnipeg this year. The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update 3 people charged in Edmonton’s 25th homicide of 2017

Edmonton police responded to a call in a parking lot of an apartment building on June 23, at approximately 6:45 am after a passerby found a deceased male near parked vehicles.

Witnesses reported a disturbance at around 3am between a group of people.

The cause of death and victim’s identity has not been released. An autopsy has been scheduled for June 27th.

Update June 26

Edmonton police have arrested 3 people in relation to the death of the 17 year old male. Arnold Anton Stephens, 38, was charged with second degree murder. Victoria May Carifelle, 30, was charged with second degree murder. Terence Christopher Lewis, 30, was charged with second degree murder.

Police decided not to release the name on the victim as it does not serve an investigative purpose. EPS has a duty to protect the privacy rights of the victims and their families.

Update June 27

According to a report by Global News friends and family identified the victim as Ashton Cardinal.

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Louis Desjardins dies from stab wound in Toronto’s 22nd homicide

Toronto police were called to the area of Dupont Street and Dufferin Street on June 23rd at 12:23am on report of a stabbing.

Police found 18 year old Louis Desjardins suffering from apparent injuries. Desjardins was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Andrew Gomes, 18, of Toronto, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Man found dead in torched vehicle in Squamish victim of a homicide

Squamish police were called to a burnt vehicle on Cheekye Forest Road on June 14th. Police arrived to find a man dead inside the 2000 red GMC Yukon XL.

Investigators have determined the death to be a homicide. The victim’s name has not been released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448), by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Man found dead in rural Smoky Lake

Smoky Lake police responded to report of a deceased male in the Paradise Cove area on June 19th at approximately 11:30pm.

Police located the man who was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy performed revealed that the death was a homicide.

The name of the victim and the cause of death will not be released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)