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Body of Missing Edmonton Man from 2017 Found in a New Residential Area

Edmonton police said the body of a 41-year-old missing person was found by utility workers in a new residential area just north of McConachie Drive and 57 Street, on April 16th at approximately 1:30pm.

Police have identified the deceased as Chad Stevenson, 41. Stevenson was last seen in  Cy Becker neighborhood,and reported missing by his family on November 7th, 2017. The victim’s car was discovered on March 20, 2018, in the area of 51 Street and 162 Avenue.

An autopsy has yet to be scheduled. The Edmonton Homicide Section is leading the investigation.

Police encourage anyone with information about Chad Stevenson’s death to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2017 Edmonton Homicide victim list is available here.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

March 2018 Canadian Homicide Victim List

Canada March Murder Count: 43
Males: 27
Females: 14
Age of Youngest Victim: 9
Age of Oldest Victim: 88

The March 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Murders By Province or Territory
ON 20
AB 6
MB 5
BC 5
QC 3
SK 2
NU 1
NS 1
YT 0
PE 0
NT 0
NL 0
NB 0

Murders by Type
Beating 1
Shooting 8
Stabbing 6
Other 3
Unknown 25

Murders By City
Toronto 6
Ajax 3
Steinbach 2
Ottawa 2
Morris-Turnberry 2
Kenora 2
Edmonton 2
Calgary 1
Wiarton 1
White Butte 1
Wemindji 1
Victoria 1
Ulverton 1
Thompson 1
Thicket Portage 1
Surrey 1
Squamish 1
Springhill 1
Split Lake 1
Sherwood Park 1
Richmond 1
RedWater 1
Napanee 1
Moose Jaw 1
Montreal 1
Mississauga 1
Logan Lake 1
LeDuc County 1
Holland Landing 1
Brampton 1
Arctic Bay 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide:

Assali,  Essozinam, 27, Toronto ON
Amar,Ruma, Toronto ON
Anderson, Bailey, 20, Moose Jaw SK
Ayaghchi, Mohammad, 32, LeDuc County AB 
Bassi, Paviter Singh, 21, Brampton ON
Blythe, Keegan, 18, Holland Landing ON 
Brar, Pardip, 23, Surrey BC
Bryan-Bradley, Kalen, 23, Ottawa ON 
Christie, Gunner, 25, Red Water AB
Doe, Jane, Springhill, NS
Doe, Jane, Thicket Portage, MB 
Doe, Jane, 9, Wemindji QC
Doe, Jane, 51, Thompson MB
Doe, John, Morris-Turnberry, ON
Doe, John, Morris-Turnberry, ON
Doe, John, Sherwood Park, AB
Doe, John, White Butte, SK
Doe, John, 22, Split Lake MB
Doe, John, 25, Steinbach MB
Doe, John, 30, Arctic Bay NU
Doe, John, 42, Edmonton AB
Doe, John, 54, Steinbach MB
Doe, John, 55, Logan Lake BC
Doe, John, 57, Kenora ON
Doe, John, 70, Richmond BC
El-Dib, Nadia, 22, Calgary AB
Gauthier, Joe, 35, Victoria BC
Henri, Jean-François, 41, Ulverton QC
Henry, Raena, 28, Squamish BC
Karschewski, Diane, 62, Kenora ON
Kinghorn, Shaun, 44, Toronto ON
Lewandowski, Alicia, 25, Mississauga ON
Macri, Mario, 44, Montreal QC
Ngo, Thanh Tien, 32, Toronto ON
Nunez, Marlon Jair, 39, Edmonton AB
Ogba, Nnamdi, 26, Toronto ON
Pejcinovski, Krassimira, 39, Ajax ON
Pejcinovski, Roy, 15, Ajax ON
Pejcinovski, Venallia, 13, Ajax ON
Scollard, Brian, 36, Ottawa ON
Vidal, Dwayne, 30, Toronto ON
West, Janice, 61, Wiarton ON
Wyatt Morris, Florence, 88, Napanee ON

Bruce McArthur – Investigation continues into Toronto’s alleged serial killer

Police have laid first-degree murder charges against Bruce McArthur, 66,  in connection to the deaths of seven men, most of whom were known to frequent Toronto’s Gay Village.

Police discovered the remains of many individuals this year in large planters, at a home where McArthur had worked as a landscape gardener.

The victim’s have been identified as:
1 – Andrew Kinsman, 49 who went missing from Toronto’s Cabbagetown neighborhood in June 2017.
2 – Selim Esen, 44, was last seen on April 14, 2017, close to his apartment building near Bloor Street East and Jarvis Street.
3 – Dean Lisowick, 47,  was never reported missing and Police believe Lisowick who was homeless, was killed in 2016 or 2017.
4 – Soroush Mahmudi, 50, was reported missing by his family in August 2015.
5 – Majeed Kayhan, 59, his adult son reported him missing to police on Oct. 25, 2012.
6 – Skandaraj Navaratnam, 40, was last seen leaving a Toronto nightclub on Sept. 6, 2010.
7 – Abdulbasir Faizi, 42, reported missing on Wednesday December 29th, 2010
8 – Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam, police believe he was killed between early September and mid-December 2015.

Toronto Police are reviewing 15 cold case files, from 1975 to 1997. Police hope to begin searching 75 properties where McArthur was believed to have worked, with their K9 units, in May.

Update – Lam Diing, 23, a wide receiver for the University of Waterloo football team dies of a stab wound

Kitchener Police responded to an altercation outside a residence on Kenora Avenue, April 15th at 12:05am.

Police discovered a 23 year old male suffering from an alleged stab wound. The victim was rushed to hospital where he dies of his injury. The victim’s name will not be released until his next of kin is notified.

A 22 year old man has been arrested, Police cannot release his identity until he appears before a Justice.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Waterloo Regional Police Service at 519-570-9777

Update April 17th

Police have identified the deceased as Lam Diing. A post-mortem determined the cause of death to be stabbing.

Nicholas Salim Ndayisenga, 22, from Kitchener, has been charged with one count of Second Degree Murder.

Update – Niagara Regional Police calling the sudden death of Glenn Joseph Hewer in St. Catharines, suspicious.

Niagara Regional Police were called to Queenston Street in St. Catharines (between Calvin Street and Church Street) on April 13th at approximately 1:21am on report of an injured man lying on the sidewalk.

Police and paramedics arrived to find the man suffering from undisclosed injuries. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.  The victim has been identified as 60 year old Glenn Joseph Hewer of the City of St. Catharines. Cause of death has not been released.

Police have said the investigation is ongoing, Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at (905) 688-4111

Update
Niagara Regional Police arrested 36 year old Shaun Joseph Fitzsimons of the City of St. Catharines on April 16th. Fitzsimons is facing the alleged charge of second degree murder.

Shooting at Brasserie La Poudrière Brewery leaves one man dead and one injured

Beloeil Police said, two men in their 20’s were shot at while in a vehicle on April 12th ,at approximately 10:30 pm, in the parking lot behind the bar on Bernard-Pilon Street.

Police arrived to find the two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. The pair were taken to hospital where one man died of his injuries, and the other remains in stable condition.

The deceased has been identified as Adam Sekkaf, 26,  who resides in Montreal and is known to police.

 

James Hulkovich identified as Stettler Alberta homicide victim

Stettler RCMP said they began an investigation into the death of a man on April 6th after the deceased was located inside of a residence. RCMP determined that the death was suspicious.

An autopsy was conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Calgary on April 10, and determined that the death was a homicide. The victim has been identified as 70 year old James Hulkovich of Stettler Alberta.

51-year-old John Roland Savage of Stettler was arrested on April 10th and is facing a charge of second degree murder.

Harpreet “Harry” Kang, found dead on a Strathcona County Road

Strathcona County RCMP responded to report of a body in the road in the area of  Township Road 515 and Range Road 234, on April 9th at approximately 9:20pm.

The deceased has since been identified as Harpreet “Harry” Kang, 24, of Edmonton. RCMP Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

RCMP are searching for a suspect vehicle, described as a blue 2018 Acura TLX. Anyone with information is asked to call Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741.

Abdiqani Hussen dies after being shot near Evansdale Community Hall in Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to a weapon’s complaint near 145 Avenue and 91 Street on April 8th at approximately 3:35am. It was reported that gunshots were heard near the Evansdale Community Hall, following an early-morning social function .

Police arrived to learn that the victim was rushed to a medical centre by family members, where he later died of his injuries injuries.

The Edmonton Medical Examiner has confirmed that Abdiqani Hussen, 23, of Edmonton, died of a gunshot wound.

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

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Sampson Thunder Goodwill-Severight found dead in Regina

Regina police and EMS were dispatched to a house in the 1100 block of King Street just after 7:00 pm. on,  April 5. On arrival Police located an unresponsive man. EMS pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

An autopsy revealed that  Sampson Thunder Goodwill-Severight, 21, death was suspicious. Police have arrested Justin Christopher Ford, 22, and Ragan Marlee Lavallee, 18. Both have been charged with second-degree murder in connection with Goodwill-Severight’s death.

Anyone with information is asked to call  Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500