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74-year-old Asian male dies after he was assaulted at an Edmonton bar

responded to a report of an assault of a 74-year-old Asian male at the Central Social Hall located at 109 Street and Jasper Avenue on September 8th at approximately 1:30am.

The victim was treated by EMS and transported to the hospital. The victim died in hospital as a result of his injuries on September 15th. An autopsy was conducted on September 18th revealing the manner of death was determined to be a homicide.

Investigators are urging anyone with information about this event to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Smithers RCMP investigating the death of a Indigenous woman

Human remains were found by Smithers RCMP on September 17. Police have not said where the remains were found, only that they are working on the positive identification of the body.

Even though police have not released the identity of the victim, friends and family of 18-year old Jessica Patrick of Smithers say her remains have been found. Patrick disappeared on Aug. 31 and was reported missing on Sept. 3.

More to come…

Toronto Homicide #78 – Jago Anderson gunned down in Scarborough

Toronto police responded to report of a shooting on September 19th just after midnight, in the area of Markham Rd. and Eglinton Ave. E. in Scarborough.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a male victim unresponsive. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.


Toronto Police have named the shooting victim as Jago Anderson, 19 years old. A dark-coloured SUV was seen leaving the murder location heading east on Shepard. Anyone with information are encouraged to contact Toronto Police.


The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Ottawa police investigating a suspicious death of Mohamad Mana at a Marriott Hotel

Ottawa police responded to a call for assistance at the 1100 block of Walkley Road, on September 15th at approximately 11:00pm.

Police arrived at the scene and located a deceased male in one of the hotel rooms. The Major Crime Unit is investigating, and treating the death as suspicious.

More to come…

Update September 18th
Crystal Bastien, 32, is wanted for the 1st degree murder of Mohamad Mana, 30. Bastien is described as a white female, 5’2″ (157 cm), 135 lbs. She is considered to be violent.  If you see her, please do not approach her, contact 911.

The 2018 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Major Crime Section at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493

Toronto Homicide #77 – 16 year old boy dies of a gunshot wound in Scarborough.

Toronto police responded to a shooting call in the Bellamy Road North and Cedar Brae Boulevard area on September 14th, at approximately 6:45pm.

On arrival, police located a 16-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police said two male suspects reported to have fled the area in a dark SUV. The first suspect is described as wearing all-dark clothing with a hoodie. The second suspect is described as wearing a dark hooded top, light-coloured shorts.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Albert Iavarone dies in Hamilton shooting, police believe the death is linked to organized crime

Hamilton Police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of 32 Sunflower Crescent, Ancaster on September 13th at approximately 9:55pm.

Police and Paramedics arrived to find a 50-year-old male from Hamilton suffering from a gunshot injury. Despite life saving efforts the victim died at the scene.

The name of the deceased will not be released until family members have been notified.

Update Sept 15th.
Police have identified the victim as Real estate agent Albert Iavarone. Police said Iavarone has no criminal record but is known to associate with individuals involved in Hamilton’s traditional organized crime.

Police said the killer hid in bushes and lay in wait for Iavarone to return home Thursday night. The only description they gave was that the killer drove a silver car. Police believe the death of Iavarone is connected to the 207 death of Angelo Muistano .

Police believe the homicide is targeted and there is no danger to the general public. Anyone with information that can assist Police with the investigation is asked to contact Detective Jason Cattle by calling 905-546-4167

August 2018 Canadian Homicide Statistics

Murder Count: 58
Males: 45
Females: 13

The August 2017 Canadian Homicide Victim List is available here.

Age of Youngest Victim: 3
Age of Oldest Victim: 84

Murders By Province or Territory
ON 27
BC 7
SK 5
NB 5
AB 5
QC 4
MB 4
NT 1
YT 0
PE 0
NU 0
NS 0
NL 0

Murders by Type
Beating 6
Shooting 20
Stabbing 9
Other 2
Unknown 21

Murders By City
Toronto 12
Fredricton 4
Montreal 3
Thunder Bay 2
Surrey 2
Saskatoon 2
Kitchener 2
Edmonton 2
Winnipeg 1
Windsor 1
Vancouver 1
Trent Hills 1
Thompson 1
Terrace 1
Sturgeon Falls 1
Stoney Mountain 1
Southend 1
Saguenay 1
Peterborough 1
Paul First Nation 1
Onion Lake Cree Nation 1
Oliver 1
Muskoka Lakes 1
Moosejaw 1
Mississauga 1
Minto 1
London 1
Little Grand Rapids 1
Leamington 1
Kawartha Lakes 1
Hamilton 1
Gravenhurst 1
Fort Smith 1
Calgary 1
Buffalo Lake 1
Boston Bar 1
Abbotsford 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide:
Abshir, Kafi, 30, Toronto ON
Ayerst, Tyrus, 20, Moosejaw SK
Bal, Lakhwinder Singh, 48, Surrey BC
Boyd, Jamie, 35, Sturgeon Falls ON
Burns, Sara, 43, Fredricton NB
Conteh, Alpha, 24, Toronto ON
Costello, Robert, 45, Fredricton NB
Crosschild, Tyson Blair, 28, Onion Lake Cree Nation SK
Doe, Jane, Kawartha Lakes, ON
Doe, John, Hamilton, ON
Doe, John, Oliver, BC
Doe, John, Thompson, MB
Doe, John, Toronto, ON
Doe, John, 3, Little Grand Rapids MB
Doe, John, 23, Mississauga ON
Doe, John, 23, Saskatoon SK
Doe, John, 30, Montreal QC
Doe, John, 35, Montreal QC
Doe, John, 54, Leamington ON
Finn, Sandra, 70, Peterborough ON
Graham, Cecil, 49, Toronto ON
Graham-Richter, Jesse, 22, Toronto ON
Greyeyes, Jason, 48, Calgary AB
Haan, Edresilda, 58, Kitchener ON
Hirsi, Abdi Latif Hirsi, 27, Edmonton AB
House, Ellie Mae, 31, Paul First Nation AB
Hunt, Willis Charles, 33, Vancouver BC
Kehl, John, 67, Gravenhurst ON
Kozak, Elijah, 24, Saskatoon SK
Ladouceur, Brandon, 22, Buffalo Lake AB
Larouche, Alexandre, 22, Saguenay QC
MacPherson, William, 60, London ON
Marcucci, Elena, 84, Toronto ON
Maxwell, Colleen, 73, Toronto ON
McClaskin, Amanda, 36, Muskoka Lakes ON
McDonald, Scott, 43, Trent Hills ON
Meldrum, Jack, 15, Toronto ON
Monias, Adam, 25, Stoney Mountain MB
Morales, Danny, 35, Toronto ON
Morgan, Nancy, 59, Terrace BC
Morin, Garrett, 33, Southend SK
Ngo, Leonardo, 20, Surrey BC
Pantlitz-Solomon, Jason, 20, Windsor ON
Quiroz-Brown, Kristopher, 19, Toronto ON
Roasting, Clinton Roderick, 32, Edmonton AB
Robichaud, Donald, 42, Fredricton NB
Sainnawap, Amelia Corrie, 31, Thunder Bay ON
Sakkalis, Amelie Christelle, 28, Boston Bar BC
Sifton, Ralph, 48, Fort Smith NT
Singh Dhaliwal, Gagandeep, 18, Abbotsford BC
Stele, Joey, 48, Toronto ON
Sweeney, David, 59, Thunder Bay ON
Tee, Kok Aun, 37, Winnipeg MB
Therrin, Guy, Montreal, QC
Titus, Jermaine George, 32, Toronto ON
Umutoniwasi, Yvonne, 28, Kitchener ON
Wagnies, Michael, 62, Minto NB
Wright, Bobbie Lee, 32, Fredricton NB

Christopher Clements-Card dies of a gunshot wound in London

London police were called to a business at 2094 Dundas Street, on report of gunshots on September 12th at approximately 2:30pm.

Police arrived to find Christopher Clements-Card, 21, of London,, suffering from a gunshot wound. Clements-Card was rushed to hospital whee he was pronounced deceased.

Police are searching for three men who fled the scene in a in a silver four door sedan. The vehicle was found unoccupied a short distance from the crime scene. The driver of the is described as Caucasian, approximately 5’9” tall, slim, with reddish-blond or light brown hair that is short on the sides.  The second suspect is described as a black male with black hair in corn rows.  The third suspect is described as a Caucasian male with a dark complexion, short dark hair, and a full beard.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670

Cody James dies of a gunshot wound in Clarington Ontario

Durham Region Police were called to a residence on Old Scugog Road, north of Hampton in the Municipality of Clarington on September 10th at approximately 2:30pm.

On arrival police located 29-year-old Cody James suffering from a gunshot wound. James was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Dorego or D/Cst. Firth of the DRPS Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5319/5316.

Toronto Homicide #76 – Ameer Saib dies from a stab wound; son arrested

Toronto police were called to the area of Martin Grove Road and Redgrave Drive at around 4:30pm on September 11th on report of a stabbing.

Police arrived to find the 50-year-old Ameer Saib deceased at the scene. The suspect, the victim’s 20-year-old son, fled the scene and was involved in a single-vehicle crash near Highway 401 and Islington Avenue. He has been arrested and is facing charges in relation to his fathers death.

More to come.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.