Tura Stephen McCarty, 22 was discovered dead in his vehicle on Bear Creek road January 6th. Police were calling the death suspicious, however the death of McCarty is now being classified s a homicide.
Police are not releasing the cause of death.
Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477
Edmonton’s second homicide of 2016 has been identified as David Fleming 28. Police were dispatched to Flemming’s northwest Edmonton home on January 7th on a weapons complaint.
Police found Flemming dead in his home of a gunshot wound just before 5am.
Police are still looking for a 1979 Ford Thunderbird with the licence plate number BLT 1482 that was stolen from the home.
Anyone with any information should call Edmonton Police at 780-423-4567.
Joseph Petit 17 had just returned from walking the family dog on January 4th, when he went outside to meet two males. Petit did not tell his family where he was going or with whom.
A two minute conversation ended with Petit being shot in the neck. Petit was Rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on January 7th.
The two suspects reportedly ran towards Victoria Park subway station.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400
Abdikadir Mohamed 25, was one of two men shot outside a hookah bar on New year’s day in Edmonton. Both men were rushed to hospital, Abdikadir with life threatening injuries, the other man was in stable condition.
Abdikadir Mohamed died in hospital on January 7th of his injuries.
Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to contact the Edmonton police.
Police responded to a call of a stabbing on New Year’s eve in St. John. Ross Joseph Veneau was found with a serious stab wound to the upper body. Veneau was rushed to hospital where he underwent emergency surgery and was listed in critical condition. Veneau died of his injuries on January 4th in hospital.
Brodie John White, of Fundy heights, is facing charges in the death of Ross Joseph Veneau.
On Jan. 4, RCMP were called to check the welfare of Vesna Dumstrey-Soos, 37, when she didn’t show up for work. Officers found the woman dead inside the house.
Two days later Michael Martel 46 was arrested, and has been charged with first degree murder in connection with the death of Vesna Dumstrey-Soos.
RCMP were dispatched to a home in Standing Buffalo First Nations on January 1st on a gun complaint. On arrival they found Mario Kaiswatum 28, dead inside the home.
A man 55 year old man from Standing Buffalo has been arrested and charged with one count of first degree murder.
Canada December Murder Count: 35
Age of Youngest Victim: 2
Age of Oldest Victim: 73
Murders By Province or Territory
Murders by Type
Murders By City
Thunder Bay 2
Grand Prairie 2
Red Deer 1
Pitt Meadows 1
New Glasgow 1
Fort Severn 1
Victims and links to more information on each homicide:
Alexander, Joel, 28, Toronto ON
Bender, Peter, 33, Pitt Meadows BC
Bhamra, Baljit Singh, 49, Edmonton AB
Bhangu, Karanpal, 35, Edmonton AB
Braconnier, Thomas Patrick, 46, Red Deer AB
Campbell, Nicole, 33, New Glasgow NS
Cenabre, Ricky Massin, 41, Edmonton AB
Chan, Andrew, 50, Peterborough ON
Charbonneau, Precious, 33, Toronto ON
Churchmunch, Anne, 50, Thunder Bay ON
Contois, Alex Leonard Greg, 31, Edmonton AB
Diebert, Amber Dawn, 24, Grand Prairie AB
Doe, Jane, 38, Nain NL
Doe, John, 62, Toronto ON
Doe, John, 37, Nain NL
Doe, John, 50, Montreal QC
Ernsting, Mark, 39, Toronto ON
Goudreau, Sebastien, 21, Val-d’Or QC
Grace, Joey, 20, Montreal QC
Guzhavin, Alekesji, 31, Windsor ON
Hatch, Frederick John, 65, Erin ON
Junor, Rosemarie, 28, Toronto ON
Leon, Cameron, 22, Vancouver BC
Morin, Yvette Lydia, 28, Edmonton AB
Naidoo, Pragalthan Narainsamy, 73, Edmonton AB
Noureddine, Zaher, 25, Toronto ON
Okubagzi, Serfeal, 2, Mississauga ON
Pott, Wilfred, Thunder Bay, ON
Thomas, George, 45, Fort Severn ON
Topilko, Jody Michelle, 30, Grand Prairie AB
Tremblay, Alexandre, 22, Montreal QC
Tulloch, Tyrone, 26, Toronto ON
Ward, Carman, 60, Hamilton ON
Wylie, Baylee, 18, Moncton NB
Girard, Francois, Montreal, QC
Nicole Campbell’s body was found by police after they received a 911 call on December 30th. The call led officers to an apartment in downtown New Glasgow, where they found Campbell without vitals.
Robert Jason MacKenzie 36, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder. Police have not released the cause of death.
Police were called to reports of gun shots in the St Michel neighbourhood on December 26th. When they arrived they found 20 year old Joey Grace, who had been shot in the upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.