Vancouver police are investigating a deadly double stabbing on the Downtown Eastside.

Two men were found inside a hotel with stab wounds. A 24-year-old man died at the scene while a 37-year-old man was rushed to hospital where he later died on March 15th. The VPD’s Major Crime Section and Forensic Identification Unit are investigating.

The motive for the double stabbing is unknown, according to VPD Sgt. Randy Fincham, who said a suspect has not been identified.

Both victims are known to police.

However there names have been released.

Rocky Genereaux, 42, identified as Saskatoon homicide victim.

A 28-year-old man has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Rocky Genereaux.

Genereaux, 42, was found with serious injuries in a house on the 400 block of Avenue on March 12. He died later in hospital.

Michael James Robertson is a known member of the Indian Posse. At the time of Genereaux’s murder, Robertson was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for breach of parole.

Robertson was, along with co-accused Nicole Paddy. She has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

Police confirm Jessica Rae Newman was murdered.

Jessica Newman’s, body was found in a ditch in a rural area northeast Calgary March 10th.

The 24-year-old was missing for eight weeks before her body was found and was last seen alive at her workplace, the Water Grill. She leaves behind three young boys.

**UPDATE**

Calgary’s Kavin Rubletz is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jessica Rae Newman.

 

 

Anyone  who may have information, is asked to call police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 27463

Three people charged with murder of Brando Walker.

21 year old Chad Gosselin is charged with accessory to commit murder, a 15 year old male is charged with second degree murder and 20 year old Dylan Cameron is charged with manslaughter.

RCMP say Walker was killed in a home in Saddleridge, in NE Calgary.

His partially burned body was then dumped on the Tsuu T’ina Nation where it was found March 7 by a couple of fisherman near the Weaselhead Bridge.

Phyllis Roy’s death a homicide

Fire crews were called to extinguish a blazing fire in Peel. The body of Phyllis Roy 52, was found inside her home, On March 2 after the fire was extinguished.

Police were suspicious of the fire from the beginning, after finding “different types of accelerants” in the area.

25 year old Ryan Roy, her son, has been charged with second degree murder. The exact cause of death has been determined, but will not be released.