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Michael Page-Vincelli dies in hospital after being punched in a Starbucks

Police say they are investigating the death of Michael Page-Vincelli, 22,  as a homicide after an altercation involving a  cigarette butt.

It is alleged that on July 12th  a woman tossed a cigarette out the window of her car and Page-Vincelli picked it up and threw it back at her.

According to a witness, the woman and a man followed Page-Vincelli into a Starbucks where the victim was punched and then hit his head on a counter at the establishment.

Page-Vincelli was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on July 15th.

No charges have been laid at this time..

JULY 2017 CANADIAN HOMICIDE STATISTICS

Canada July Murder Count: 58 (July 2016 42 Murders)

Last year’s list is available here.

Males: 41
Females: 16

Age of Youngest Victim: 6
Age of Oldest Victim: 94

Murders By Province or Territory
ON 20
AB 10
QC 8
BC9
MB 4
NU 2
NS 2
NB 2
SK 1
YT 0
PE 0
NT 0
NL 0

Murders by Type
Beating 2
Shooting 18
Stabbing 10
Other 7
Unknown 21

Murders By City
Toronto 7
Calgary 4
Winnipeg 3
Thunder Bay 3
Ottawa 3
Montreal 3
Edmonton 3
Chiliwack 3
Vancouver 2
Longueuil 2
Wabasca-Desmarais 1
Vaughan 1
Terrebonne 1
Sydney Mines 1
Surrey 1
St.Albert 1
Spanish 1
Rankin Inlet 1
Pond Inlet 1
Pickering 1
Pellican Narrows 1
Okotoks 1
Mont St-Hilaire 1
Moncton 1
Inukjuak 1
Hardwood Ridge 1
Guelph 1
Gimli 1
Clam Bay 1
Burnaby 2
Brampton 1
Bolton 1
Belle River 1
Abbotsford 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide: Abraham, Rohn Conan, 29, Winnipeg MB
Aksidan, Jordin, 21, Edmonton AB
Al Aalak, Mohamed Jasmin, 53, Okotoks AB
Al-Shammari, Abdulrahman, 26, Ottawa ON
Ali, Said, 22, Toronto ON
Bodnarek, Trevor, 27, Winnipeg MB 
Campbell, Dwayne, 30, Toronto ON

Campbell, Kory Lee, 22, Thunder Bay ON
Cardinal, Joelle, 21, Wabasca-Desmarais AB
Champagnie, Lemard, 30, Toronto ON 
Chapman, George, 68, Spanish ON

Cico, Simon, 6, Toronto ON
Clark, Kara, 28, Brampton ON
Cole, Rinaldo, 33, Toronto ON
Croker, Neil, 51, Vancouver BC
Crothers, Clarence John, 62, Abbotsford BC
Doe, Jane, Calgary, AB
Doe, Jane, Clam Bay, NS
Doe, Jane, 21, Moncton MB
Doe, Jane, 56, Guelph ON
Doe, Jane, 57, Vancouver BC 
Doe, John, Calgary, AB

Doe, John, Chiliwack, BC
Doe, John, Mont St-Hilaire, QC
Doe, John, Montreal, QC
Doe, John, Montreal, QC
Doe, John, Surrey, BC
Doe, John, Winnipeg, MB
Doe, John, 12, Rankin Inlet NU
Doe, John, 21, Longueuil QC 
Doe, John, 22, Montreal QC

Doe, John, 24, Longueuil QC
Doe, John, 24, Vaughan ON
Doe, John, 25, Pellican Narrows SK 
Doe, John, 32, Toronto ON
 
Drage, Steven, 51, Chiliwack BC

Dunham, James, 40, Edmonton AB
Engbaek, Evan, 18, Gimli MB
Erkloo, Dorkas, 51, Pond Inlet NU
Fox, Glyinnis, 38, Calgary AB
Graham, Demal, 25, Toronto ON
Grey, Robert, 50, Thunder Bay ON
Jessome, Dana Marie, 28, Sydney Mines NS
Lemon, Alexander, 36, Bolton ON
Magnan, Marcelle, 94, Terrebonne QC
Nastapoka, Bethany, 14, Inukjuak QC
Nur, Mahamoud Mahdi, 24, Edmonton AB
Olol, Dirie, 27, Ottawa ON
Page-Vincelli, Michael , 22, Burnaby BC
Persaud, Bodwatie, 70, Pickering ON
Pfeiffer, Cody, 25, Calgary AB
Pierce, Marcus, 18, Belle River ON
Presseau, Douglas, 41, Chiliwack BC
Ronald, Richard, 50, Hardwood Ridge NB
Roundhead, Kevin, 31, Thunder Bay ON
Sharifi, Esmail, 36, Ottawa ON
Shen, Marissa, 13, Burnaby BC
Worsfold, Ronald, 75, St.Albert AB

Sûreté du Québec investigating the suspicious death of Daniel Robert

St Jerome police were called to a home on Brìere Street at 6:30 pm on August 5th, where they found Daniel Robert, 60 severely injured.

Robert was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said an autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.

A 40 year old man was arrested at the scene, however no charges have been laid at this time.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Dean Wade Yurkiw dies from a stab wound in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police were called to the 300 block of Redwood Avenue for a report of an injured man on August 4th at approximately 3:15pm.

Police arrived to find Dean Yurkiw 50, suffering from a stab wound. Yurkiw was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508

The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Jaspreet Sidhu shot to death in Abbotsford

Police found 18 year old Jaspreet Sidhu on Friday August 4th at approximately 3:20pm, after he was shot and crashed his car through a fence and into an Abbotsford woman’s home on in the 32000 block of Oriole Crescent.

Sidhu was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said they believe the shooting was targeted, and that Sidhu was affiliated with gang activity.

One male suspect seen fleeing the scene and has been described as 5’11”, medium build, black pants, black hood w/ hood up and sunglasses.

Bhavkiran Dhesi found murdered inside a burnt out vehicle

On August 2, at approximately 12:20am., Surrey RCMP and emergency crews responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the 18700-block of 24th Avenue.

The body of Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi, 19, was found in the vehicle after fire fighters extinguished the flames. Desi’s body had visible injuries consistent with homicide.

Miss Dhesi was last seen leaving the family home on Tuesday August 1 at 9pm. Police think the attack was targeted.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448), or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Francis James Guillemette, found dead in Terrebonne garage

Police were called to a garage on Martin Rd. after the lifeless body of 58 year old Francis James Guillemette was found inside on August 3rd.

Police said there was trauma to the body leading them to believe the death to be a homicide. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.

Guillemette was known to police.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

14 year old Bethany Nastapoka found dead in Inukjuak

On July 22, local Kativik Regional Police Force officers were called to a home after report of a badly beaten body on July 22.

Police found the lifeless body of 14 year old Bethany Nastapoka behind a home in the Hudson coast community. Nastapoka is the daughter of former local police chief Jobie Epoo.

The Kativik Police forced turned the case over to the SQ. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-711-1800.

Joelle Cardinal stabbed to death by ex boyfriend

RCMP responded to a disturbance in the hamlet of Desmarais at 2:18am on July 31.  Police arrived at the scene to find 21 year old Joelle Cardinal from Bigstone Cree Nation.

Cardinal was pronounced dead at the scene, police said Cardinal suffered from an “intentional traumatic injury.”

Dwayne Beauregard 20, Cardinals ex boyfriend and father of her two daughters is facing second degree murder charge in the stabbing death.