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Russia Katalina Nicholson found dead in Kelowna orchard

Kelowna police were called orchard located in the 2100 block of Cooper Road on October 11th at approximately 11am on report of a body being found.

Police said the woman was believed to be between the ages of 25 and 35. RCMP Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey said “Once the victim has been positively identified, our priority will be to properly notify the woman’s next of kin”

October 17th
The victim has been identified as Russia Katalina Nicholson 23. Police urge anyone with information to contact them.

Anyone who may have witnessed anything in the area prior, or anyone with any information is asked to contact the Serious Crimes Unit of the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300.

 

Victim Identified – 18 year old dead after Mississauga stabbing

Mississauga Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the area of Lakeshore Road and Cawthra Road on October 14th at approximately 12:51am.

On arrival police found 2 male victims suffering from stab wounds. Both men were rushed to hospital where One of the victims, and 18 year old, died of his injuries.

Update October 17th
The victim has been identified as Maxwell Chavez, 18.

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to call investigators at the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121

Brenda Tobac charged in relation to the death of Lillian Wuttunee in Buffalo Narrows

Buffalo Narrows police found Lillian Wuttunee, 56, unresponsive in her Buffalo Narrows home on the evening of September 25th.

Wuttunee was taken to hospital in serious condition where she succumbed to her injuries on September 29th.  Police have not released the cause of death.

Brenda Laura Tobac was arrested on October 11th and charged with Manslaughter is relation to the death of Wuttunee.

Update: Vancouver Homicide 16 – Man Dies in hospital after Commercial Drive Stabbing

Vancouver police and paramedics were called to Commercial Drive near East 1st Avenue at around 9:30 p.m. on October 12th on report of an injured man.

Paramedics rushed the man to hospital where he died of a stab wound. The Victim’s name will not be released until his next of kin is notified.

Update, October 14th
Police have identified the victim as Joseph Glen Jandrew 33.

No arrests have been made at this time. Police do not believe the stabbing was random and ask anyone with information to call detectives at 604-717-2500.

The Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Youth charged in Sandy Bay Homicide

Sandy Bay RCMP responded to a report of an unresponsive man on October 9th at approximately 10:30 am.

Police found Jared Phillip Merasty 19, in serious condition and rushed him to the Sandy Bay medical centre where he died of his injuries.

The cause of Merasty’s injuries has not been released. Police said a youth has been charged with second degree murder.

The accused is scheduled to appear in Pelican Narrows Provincial Court on October 12th.

Update Charges laid – Alan Connor Drew dies after an altercation in Mississauga

Mississauga police were called to the area of Queen street south and Tannery street on October 7th at 2:47 am on a call for medical assistance.

Police arrived to find Alan Drew 23 suffering from blunt force trauma to the head from a physical altercation. Drew was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on October 8th.

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to call investigators at the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205

Update

Cameron Bakker, 21,  was arrested in the City of Mississauga without incident on October 11th and has been charged with manslaughter.

Ibrahim Amjad Ibrahim Found dead in Garden City Park

Police were called to the area of Garden City Road and Granville Avenue just after 4:15 am on October 10th on report of a dead body.

The body was identified as Ibrahim Amjad Ibrahim, of Surrey 30. Ibrahim was known to police.

more information will be posted as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT by calling the tipline 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihittipline@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Burton Tascan dies after an assault during a robbery

Brandon police said Burton Tascan was followed into his apartment by a man and a woman on September 30th. Tascan was beaten and robbed by the pair, who left him in serious condition.

Tascan was airlifted to a Winnipeg hospital where he died of his injuries on October 3rd.

Ashley Nicole Ross, 28, has been charged with manslaughter, aggravated assault and robbery with violence and Mitchell Jerod Myron, 25, has been charged with manslaughter, aggravated assault and robbery with violence

Thorsby gas and dash homicide victim identified as Ki Yun Jo

RCMP are searching for the suspect in a gas and dash that ended in a fatality on October 6th at approximately 3:45pm.

Police said the driver of a stolen white cube van failed to pay for his fuel at the Fas Gas service station in Thorsby. The owner of the gas station, Ki Yun Jo 54, attempted to get the drivers attention and was fatally struck. Jo died at the scene from his injuries.

RCMP released a photo of the stolen vehicle. The cube van was stolen from Spruce Grove at approximately 2:00pm.

Photo released by the RCMP

Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Thorsby/Bretton RCMP at 780-789-3951.

Toronto Homicide #49 – Zakariye Ali dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto police were called to 1 York Road on October 8th at approximately 11:40pm on report of a shooting.

Police arrived at the scene to find a 16 year old boy, a 18 year old man and a 19 year old man suffering from gunshot wounds.

All three victims were taken to hospital where 16 year old Zakariye Ali died of his injuries. The other two victims are expected to survive.

Police have not named any suspects at this time.

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.