Thorsby gas and dash homicide victim identified as Ki Yun Jo

RCMP are searching for the suspect in a gas and dash that ended in a fatality on October 6th at approximately 3:45pm.

Police said the driver of a stolen white cube van failed to pay for his fuel at the Fas Gas service station in Thorsby. The owner of the gas station, Ki Yun Jo 54, attempted to get the drivers attention and was fatally struck. Jo died at the scene from his injuries.

RCMP released a photo of the stolen vehicle. The cube van was stolen from Spruce Grove at approximately 2:00pm.

Photo released by the RCMP

Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Thorsby/Bretton RCMP at 780-789-3951.

Toronto Homicide #49 – Zakariye Ali dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto police were called to 1 York Road on October 8th at approximately 11:40pm on report of a shooting.

Police arrived at the scene to find a 16 year old boy, a 18 year old man and a 19 year old man suffering from gunshot wounds.

All three victims were taken to hospital where 16 year old Zakariye Ali died of his injuries. The other two victims are expected to survive.

Police have not named any suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

 

Toronto Homicide #48 – Isaiah Witt dies of a stab wound

Toronto police responded to report of a stabbing at Stan Wadlow Park on October 7th at approximately 8:45pm.

On arrival police located 15 year old Isaiah Witt in life threatening condition. Witt was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police arrested 4 people, and after investigating an 18 year old an 19 year  old were charged with second degree murder.

Police have not released the names of the two accused at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

September 2017 Homicide Statistics

Canada September Murder Count: 48

The September 2016 List is available here.

Males: 37
Females: 11

Age of Youngest Victim: 2
Age of Oldest Victim: 72

Murders By Province or Territory
ON 13
BC 11
AB 6
QC 5
NS 5
SK 3
NB 2
YT 1
NT 1
NL 1
PE 0
NU 0
MB 0

Murders by Type
Beating 2
Shooting 15
Stabbing 8
Other 2
Unknown 21

Murders By City
Toronto 8
Edmonton 4
Vancouver 2
Langley 2
Halifax 2
Whitehorse 1
Thunder Bay 1
Surrey 1
St John 1
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield 1
Saint-Eustache 1
Richmond 1
Reindeer Lake 1
Regina 1
Pokesudie 1
Ottawa 1
Oshawa 1
New Minas 1
Nanaimo 1
Montreal 1
Marystown 1
Lethbridge 1
Kewlona 1
Kamloops 1
Hamilton 1
Fort Good Hope 1
Chilliwack 1
Calgary 1
Bacancour 1
Burnaby 1
Buffalo Narrows 1
Brantford 1
Bellefond 1
Bayhead 1
Arundel 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide:
Barbe, Veronique, 41, Saint-Eustache QC

Butlin, Susie, 58, Bayhead NS
Collins, David, 37, St John NS
Ddoe, John, 33, Reindeer Lake SK
Doe, Jane, Oshawa, ON
Doe, Jane, Toronto, ON
Doe, Jane, 18, Marystown NL
Doe, Jane, 48, Lethbridge AB
Doe, Jane, 60, Vancouver BC
Doe, Jane, Langley, BC
Doe, John, Burnaby, BC
Doe, John, Edmonton, AB
Doe, John, Edmonton, AB

Doe, John, Edmonton, AB

Doe, John, Fort Good Hope, NT

Doe, John, Kewlona, BC
Doe, John, Langley, BC

Doe, John, Richmond, BC
Doe, John, Surrey, BC
Doe, John, 2, Bécancour QC
Doe, John, 22, Halifax NS
Doe, John, 27, Pokesudie NB
Doe, John, 34, New Minas NS

Doe, John, 60, Bellefond NB
Doe, John, 60, Vancouver BC
Doe, John, Brantford, ON
Giannini, Simon, 54, Toronto ON

Hurre, Awad, 34, Toronto ON
Lacasse, Yvon, 72, Arundel QC
Lomakine, Valeri, 37, Calgary AB
Mahendrarajah, Cuhapiryan, 33, Toronto ON
McKay, Jenny Lee, 33, Regina SK

Mitchell, Everone Paul, 54, Toronto ON

Nagem, Mohamed Nagiel Saddek, 25, Whitehorse YT

Paul, John Trevor, 32, Toronto ON

Schinck, Serge, 54, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield QC

Serhan, Hamzeh, 20, Ottawa ON

Shirzad, Konaam, 34, Kamloops BC
Sitar, Richard, 42, Nanaimo BC

Soares, Anthony, 33, Toronto ON

Sokolov, Julia, 24, Toronto ON

Sparks, Josiah, 22, Halifax NS
Thibert, Gerry Sisi, 26, Montreal QC
Torres, Jose, 35, Chilliwack BC
Tziklas, Spiros Jerry, 50, Edmonton AB

Vercani, Reald, 33, Hamilton ON
Wood, Bert, 25, Thunder Bay ON
Wuttunee, Lillian, Buffalo Narrows, SK

An altercation between Montreal brothers turns fatal

Police were called to an apartment on Léger Boulevard in Montreal on October 5th at approximately 11:30pm.

On arrival Police found a 62 year old man suffering from severe head trauma. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The victims 64 year old brother was arrested at the scene.

Police said no weapons were used. Montreal police spokesperson Raphaël Bergeron statd the incident is Montreal’s 18th homicide of the year. Police have not released the charges against the 64 year old man.

The Montreal Homicide Victims List is available here.

Update Toronto Homicide 47 – Abdulkadir Bihi dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto oplice responded to report of Sounds of Gunshots at 263 Dixon Road on October 5th at approximately 2:45pm.

Police located the victim Abdulkadir Bihi, 29, of Toronto, suffering from a gunshot wound in a vehicle. Bihi was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the torso.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

Update

On October 8, at approximately 6:09 p.m., Yahya Abdirahman Jama, 20, of Toronto, surrendered to police. A few hours later at approximately 8:58 p.m., Zayd Q. Chaudhry, 19, of Toronto, surrendered to police. Both Jama and Chaudhry are facing first-degree murder charges.

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide 46 – Abdinasir Hussein found dead in Toronto apartment

Toronto police were called to an apartment at 12 Arbordell Road, at approximately 9:44am on October 4th on report of unknown trouble.

On arrival police found 43 year old Abdinasir Hussein dead. The cause of death has not been released.

Update October 7th

Police arrested  Abdirizak Yabarow, 36, of Toronto, on Friday October 6th. Yabarow has been charged with second degree murder and assault causing bodily harm.

The 2017 Toronto Homicide List is available here.

Johanne Chayer 65 shot to death by a 72 year old man in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield Quebec

Salaberry-de-Valleyfield Police officers responded to a report of a domestic dispute on October 3rd at approximately 9:30 p.m.

As soon as police arrived at the home gunshots were fired and one officer was struck. The officer sustained a gunshot to the torso, and is in stable condition.

Police were at a standoff with the shooter until the SWAT team forced entry over 4 hours after the initial call. Johanne Chayer  65, was found in the home suffering from a gunshot wound. Chayer was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

the 72 year old man was arrested, however police have not released what charges he may be facing.

Update October 4th

Alain Castonguay, 72, Has been charged with first degree murder of his partner Johanne Chayer, and attempted murder of the injured police officer.

update – 19 year old Brittany Bung dead after serious incident in Lac du Bonnet

Manitoba RCMP were called to Highway 502 in Lac du Bonnet, between Highway 11 and Highway 313, at approximately 6:30am on October 3rd.

A 19 year old woman was found in life threatening condition and a 20 year old man was taken into custody.  Police said the investigation will continue and is being treated as a homicide

RCMP have not released any other information at this time.

Update October 4th
Police said the victim called 911 herself at approximately 6:30am. The woman was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

Jordan Belyk, of no fixed address, has been charged with manslaughter in connection to the death on the 19 year old Brittany Bung. It has been reported that Balyk was issued probation just the week before for a violent assault.

 

Quesnel woman dies after an alleged assault

Quesnel RCMP were called to the 800 block of Front Street on October 1at at approximately 4:20am on report of an assault.

Police determined at the scene that the female victim  was breaching a court imposed condition and was arrested by police. The victim was initially examined by emergency services but was transferred to hospital for further examination.

The woman died of her injuries on October 2nd. RCMP said the investigation is now a homicide and taken over by the IIO BC.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IIO BC at 1-855-446-8477.