Nadine Skow 38, was found stabbed to death in her Edmonton apartment on August 25th by coworkers after she failed to show up for work for several days.
Staff Sergeant Bill Clark says the scene was the most horrific he’s seen in his career as a police officer.
Police have charged Skow’s ex-boyfriend, Silva Koshwal with second degree murder and indignity to a human body.
Alain Nadeau was found dead in his home on August 24th in Terrebonne after a family member called police concerned about his whereabouts.
Investigators said there were visible signs of violence on the body.
The names of the suspects 21-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman have not been released.
Officers discovered Jonathon Ewenin’s body August 22, after responding to a report of a deceased person at that address.
Rockwell Ewenin was charged later that same day.
Information about the cause of death hasn’t been released.
Police have arrested Said Raed Abdulbaki, 20, in connection with the shooting death of David Quach, 27 on August 22nd.
Quach was found fatally injured in the northeast Calgary community of Monterey Park at around 9 p.m. on Saturday night.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.
William Michael Sandeson has been charged with first-degree murder in Taylor Samson’s death.
Samson was lat seen on August 15 and hasn’t been heard from since. Police are continuing search efforts in hopes of finding Samson’s body. They also believe the alleged murder was not a random act as the accused and victim were known to each other.
Richard Doucet 49, died after an incident at Golden Brothers Bar in Welland on August 16. Doucet was critically injured and was transported to Hamilton General hospital, where he passed on.
Police arrested 40-year-old Michael Hurlburt of Welland in connection with the assault they said resulted in Doucet’s death. Hurlburt will be charged with manslaughter.
Ian Begg, was found dead on Aug. 23 in Prince George.
Begg’s cause of death has yet to be determined, but investigators are treating it as a homicide.
Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact them at 250-561-3300, or to call Crime Stoppers on 1-800-222-8477.
Steve Lévesque has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Denis Leblanc on August 12, in Val-d’Amour. Lévesque has been ordered to undergo a 30-day psychiatric assessment.
Lévesque remains in custody until thinned of his assessment. He is scheduled to return to court on Sept. 15.
The month of June saw thirty three murders. Eight of the murders were women, the other twenty five were men. Seven of the murders are still unsolved with no suspects.
11 of the murders were stabbings.
10 were shootings.
4 were violent beatings.
1 was vehicular (assailant ran over gas station attendant during robbery)
6 causes of death have not been released
Murder breakdown by Province.
ON – 13
Six shooting, two stabbings & five unreleased.
AB – 7
Three stabbings, one shooting, one vehicular & two unreleased.
BC – 4
One shooting, one stabbing, one violent attack & one unreleased.
SK – 1
NB – 1
NS – 2
One shooting & one stabbing.
MB – 4
Three stabbings & one shooting.
QC – 1
Out of the eight women murdered, two were stabbings, one was a shooting, three were beaten to death, one was vehicular and one still unreleased. The youngest female victim was 22 and the oldest was 79.
Out of the twenty five men murdered, nine were stabbings, nine shootings, one was beaten to death, and six were unreleased. The youngest male victim was 12 and the oldest was 74.