2 year old Serfeal Okubagzi found dead in Mississauga Apartment

Police said they were responding to a 911 call to assist a citizen. On arrival they found Serfeal Okubagzi a two year old boy dead in a Mississauga apartment on December 14th. Okubagzi was stabbed by his mother Russom Tesfamar Yordanos.

Police are investigating the possibility that Russom Yordanos may have been suffering from postpartum depression. Yordanos also has a 6 month old daughter that is with the father.

Russom Tesfamar Yordanos was charged Tuesday December 15th with first-degree murder.

Yvette Lydia Morin dies from a gunshot wound

The Edmonton Police Service received a call of distress at a basement apt on Saturday December 12th. On arrival they found Yvette Lydia Morin 28 suffering from a life threatening wound.

Paramedics rushed Morin to hospital where she died later that day. Autopsy has confirmed Morin died of a gunshot wound.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact Police at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

Toronto Drive by shooting victim identified as Joel Alexander

Joel Alexander, 28, was pronounced dead in hospital after he was shot while in his car, in the entertainment district on December 11, around 4 p.m. The female passenger managed to escape unharmed.

Police have said that this was a targeted shooting.

No suspects have been released at this point. Police said they are looking for a silver car either an Infiniti or a Lexus.


George Thomas stabbed in Fort Severn First Nation

The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS), and the OPP, are investigating a death of George Thomas 45, in the First Nation community of Fort Severn on December 8th.  Thomas was found injured at his home suffering from a stab wound. Police too him to the community nursing station, where he later died, police said.

35 year old Rebecca Thomas-McKay has been charged with second degree murder. Police have said the two know each other but have not specified on their relationship.


Alex Leonard Greg Contois Edmonton hip-hop artist shot to death

Alex Leonard Greg Contois 31, died of gunshot wounds after being found behind Duster’s Pub Edmonton on Dec. 3.  Contois was part of the hip hop group The Young Native Crew.

Contois was treated by paramedics and transported to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

No suspects have been named and the investigation is ongoing.

Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477


High risk offender Cameron Leon found dead in creek

Vancouver police responded to a call of a dead man in Mosquito Creek in North Vancouver on December 4th. The dead man was Cameron Leon 22, a high risk offender who did’t return to the halfway house where he had been staying on november 30th.

Leon had been on release after serving a 2 year sentence for assault causing bodily harm and sexual assault causing bodily harm.

Leon’s cause of death has not been release as the investigation is ongoing.


Baljit Singh Bhamra found dead in his apartment

Baljit Singh Bhamra, 49, was found dead December 1st after police and emergency services were called to check on his welfare.  Bahamas’  lifeless body was found in the hallway of the Edmonton apartment building. The same building where Crystal Bruce was murdered last month.

The cause of death has not been released as the investigation is ongoing.

18 year old Donovan Howard Wentworth is accused with second degree murder.

November Canadian homicide statistics

Canada November Murder Count: 36
Males: 22
Females: 14
Age of Youngest Victim: 16
Age of Oldest Victim: 84

Murders By Province or Territory
AB 12
ON 11
QC 4
MB 5
NT 1
BC 2
YT 0
SK 1
PE 0
NU 0
NS 0
NL 0
NB 0

Murders by Type
Beating 5
Shooting 6
Stabbing 6
Other 1
Unknown 13

Murders By City
Toronto 6
Edson 3
Edmonton 3
Calgary 3
Montreal 3
Winnipeg 2
Vancouver 1
The Pas 1
Sudbury 1
Red Deer 1
Ottawa 1
Maskwacis 1
Joliette 1
High Prairie 1
Guelph 1
Bradford 1
Aklavik 1
God’s Lake First Nation 1
Barrie 1
Meadow Lake 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide:
Beach, Alan, 31.0, Red Deer AB
Berry, George, Montreal, QC
Berube, Roxanne, Edson, AB
Boucher, Robert, 31.0, Vancouver BC
Bruce, Crystal Corinne, 36.0, Edmonton AB
Couillard, Marcel Raymond, 51.0, Sudbury ON
Cutknife, Kirsten, 20.0, Maskwacis AB
Doe, Jane, 49.0, Bradford ON
Doe, Jane, 50.0, Calgary AB
Doe, John, 35.0, High Prairie AB
Doe, John, 36.0, The Pas MB
Doe, John, 58.0, Joliette QC
Elanik, May, Aklavik, NT
Fenton, Gregory Alan, 54.0, Edmonton AB
Goule, Preston William, Edmonton, AB
Ibrahim, Terek, 41.0, Montreal QC
Jean, Dady, 41.0, Ottawa ON
Lyon, Jazmine, 16.0, Edson AB
Miller, Daniel, Edson, AB
Millett, Tony, 55.0, Toronto ON
Monias, Candace, 28.0, Winnipeg MB
Munroe, Colin, 37.0, Calgary AB
Ramdharry, Narendra, 26.0, Toronto ON
Reid, Simone, 18.0, Toronto ON
Reid, Winston Paul, 49.0, Toronto ON
Smith, Campbell, 23.0, Toronto ON
Squirrel, Janel, 26.0, Calgary AB
Tetsos, Stella, 82.0, Toronto ON
Wood, Kathleen Mary, 84.0, Guelph ON
Thorne, Paul, 36, Winnipeg MB
Andrews, Krystal, 23, God’s Lake First Nation, MB
Hehar, Surinder, 40, Surrey, BC
Larocque, Lee, 38, Montreal, QC
J amiee Lee Miller, 30, Barrie, ON
Doe, John, 70, Meadow Lake, SK