Kyle David Baker’s death being investigated as a homicide in Oshawa

Oshawa police responded to reports of gunshots in the area of Bloor Street and Ritson Road, on June 6th just before 2:00am.

Police arrived at the commercial/residential building to find Kyle Baker, 24, of no fixed address, suffering from gunshot wounds.  Despite life saving efforts, Baker was declared deceased at the scene.

Anyone with any information of assistance to investigators, please contact Det. Horrocks and Det. McDermott (ext. 5418) of the Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520.

Rodney Rizun shot to death in Toronto’s 38th homicide of 2018

Toronto police responded to numerous calls for Sound of Gunshots in the Birmingham Street and Bradham Path area on June 5th at approximately 11:23pm.

On arrival police found Rodney Rizun, 45, of no fixed address, suffering from gunshot wounds. Rizun was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police are asking that anyone with information to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Heeley Rae Balanga found dead in Mariposa Township fire. Her death has been declared a homicide

Kawartha Lakes Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the City of Kawartha Lakes Fire Department responded to a house fire on Aino Beach Road in Mariposa Township on May 29th at approximately 5:10am.

Heeley Rae Balanga, 35, was found deceased in the fire, and investigators are called her death a homicide. The cause of death has not been made public at this time.

Police have arrested 44 year old  Ross Ronald Dion from Little Britain, ON, and charged him with first-degree murder and arson in relation to the death of Balanga.

Christine Barker stabbed to death by her 18 year old daughter in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police and paramedics responded to the report of an injured female at a residence in the first 100 block of Beaumont Bay on May 28th at approximately 12:10pm.

Police located Christine Lynnette Barker, 26, suffering from  stab wounds. Barker was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

The victim’s daughter Hailey Summer Barker, 18, was arrested on June 4th and charged with second degree murder.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Noel Talingdan shot to death outside of Bar Italia in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police were called to the 700 block of Corydon Avenue on May 29th at approximately 12:40pm on report of a shooting.

On arrival police located Noel Talingdan, 37, and a 28 year old female suffering from gunshot wounds outside of Bar Italia. Both victims were rused to hospital where Talingdan dies of his injuries. The female victim is expected to survive.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Craig Cutter dies of stab wounds in Calgary’s latest homicide

Calgary police were called to the 200 block of 15th Avenue S.E. at approximately 2:00am on May 27th on report of a man in medical distress.

Police arrived to find Craig Cutter, 24, suffering from stab wounds. Cutter was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said the stabbing stemmed from an altercation that escalated.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Calgary Police Service non-emergency number at 403-266-1234

The 2018 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Man shot to death in Montreal’s 11th homicide of 2018

Montreal police were called to an apartment building on 1 Avenue North, near Gouin Boulevard  on May 26th at approximately 9:50am on report of gunshots.

Police arrived at the basement apartment to find a 45 year old Constantinos Tountas suffering from an upper body gunshot wound. The victim was declared deceased at the scene.

A 33 year old key witness has now become the main suspect. Police have not released the name of the accused. More information will be added as it becomes available.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Statistics on Canadian Homicides