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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 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)

Angelo Gabriel Monfort facing charges in the death of a woman in Vernon

Vernon police responded to report of an assault at an apartment unit in the 7300 block of Okanagan Landing Road in Vernon on June 20th, shortly before 11pm.

Police located a 49 year old woman in serious condition. The Victim was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

Angelo Monfort, 21 has been charged with second degree murder. Police said the victim and accused were known to each other but did not comment on their relationship.

Vernon BC, went  89 days without a homicide.

Dylan Buckle and Braxton Leask victim’s of Lund BC double homicide

Powell River RCMP were called to a home un June 17th  in the 1500-block Scotch Place at 5:15am on report of a shooting.

Police arrived to find Dylan Buckle and Braxton Leask, both in their early 20’s dead at the scene. Also a third man was taken to hospital with minor injuries and released the same day.

Jason Foulds, 19, of Powell River, has been formally charged with two counts of first degree murder, and one count of attempted murder.

Two charged in the death of Nadia Gonzales

On June 16th at around 7:45 pm Halifax Regional Police, including the Patrol, K-9, Emergency Response and Quick Response Units, responded to report of an assault in progress.

Police arrived at the home, located at the 0-100 block of Hastings Drive in Dartmouth‎ to find an injured male with life threatening injuries, he was rushed to hospital and is expected to survive. Police also located an unresponsive woman at the scene. Nadia Gonzales 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Calvin Maynard Sparks 23, has been charged with one count of first degree murder, attempted murder, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and breach of probation. Samanda Rose Ritch 19, has been charged with first degree murder, attempted murder, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and breach of recognizance.

The Halifax 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

William George Sumner Winnipeg’s 10th homicide of 2017

Winnipeg police and emergency crews were called to a home in the 600 block of Pritchard Avenue on June 18th at around 6:15pm on report of a man unresponsive on the front lawn of a home.

Paramedics rushed the man to hospital where he was pronounced dead. The cause of death has not been released

The victim has been identified by police as 27 year old William Sumner. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-785-TIPS (8477).

The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide list is available here.

Manslaughter charge after Marilyn Oshiwee dies at a party

Winnipeg police general patrol unit noticed a crowd of people at a home in the 500 block of Spence Street on June 17th at around 4:30am.

Police stopped to investigate the commotion, when they found Marilyn Oshiwee 37 unresponsive on the front porch. Oshiwee was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fenisha Pebbles 28, has been arrested and charged with  manslaughter.

The death on Marilyn Oshiwee is Winnipeg’s 9th homicide this year. The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide list is available here.

Edmonton Police investigating suspicious Fathers Day death

Edmonton police were called to the area of 125 Street and 132 Avenue at approximaty 12:30 am on June 18th after a passerby found two injured men in the plaza parking lot.

One male was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics, the other man is expected to survive.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Police have identified the victim as 18 year old Joshua Gilbert Barnes.  A photo of the suspect’s vehicle has been released.

Anyone with information about this incident or what led up to this suspicious death are asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

This is the 24th Edmonton homicide of 2017. The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.