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William John Robert Monkman wanted for second degree murder

Edmonton Police are investigating a suspicious death that happened in northeast Edmonton shortly after 3:30am on August 2nd.

Police were called to the area of 118 Avenue and 54 Street on report of an injured man. The victim was rushed to hospital, suffering from stab wounds. The 49 year old man died in hospital of his injuries.

Police are searching for William John Robert Monkman, in relation to the homicide. Monkman is described as an Indigenous male, with black hair and has a mustache and goatee. He is about 5’8” tall and has a pierced left ear.

Anyone with information about this incident or the suspect is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Edmonton’s 28th Homicide victim of 2017 – James Dunham found dead in West Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to a weapons complaint on July 21st at 5:20 am in a residence near 101 Avenue and 153 Street. Police located the victim, James Joel Dunham, 40,  he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Edmonton police are asking for assistance from the public in locating a person of interest,  Kendall Desjarlais (pictured below) in connection to the death of James Dunham.

Wanted for questioning – Kendall Desjarlais – photo made available by EPS

Edmonton police have provided a photo of the victim James Dunham (pictured below) in hopes of receiving information from the public regarding the activities of the deceased leading up to his death on July 21.

James Dunham – photo made available by EPS

Anyone with information about this suspicious death is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

Edmonton 2017 Homicide victims list

Human remains found at a construction site on the D’Arcy Ranch Golf Club, 21 year old charged

Investigators are combing a construction site on the D’Arcy Ranch Golf Club after human remains were found on Monday July 17th.

Okotoks police said the 53 year old man and his 21 year old son in the 200 block of 90 Avenue S.E. that resulted in his death. The victim was then transported to the construction site where his body was found.

The victim’s son Zaineddin Al Aalak, 21, was arrested on Tuesday July 18th and has been charged with second-degree murder and committing and indignity to a body. Police said a weapon was found at the son’s residence.

The victims name has not been released by RCMP at this time.

Update July 22
RCMP have identified the victim as Mohamed Jasmin Al Aalak, 53.

Murder charge laid in relation to the death of Ronald Worsfold

Ronald Worsfold 75, was reported missing by his family on July 8th. According to St Albert RCMP Worsfold has been missing from his St. Albert home and Had not been in contact with his family since July 7th.

RCMP located the body of Worsfold in a rural area of Parkland County on July 9th. An autopsy conducted on July 11th revealed the death of Ronald Worsfold  was in fact a homicide.

RCMP have charged Beryl Musila 28,  from St. Albert with first degree murder and indignity to human remains in relation to the death of Ronald Worsfold.

Update 4th body found in ditch linked to car fire: Homicide investigation underway after 3 found dead in a burned car

Calgary Fire department responded to a vehicle fire on July 10th at 7:00am in the 100 block of Sage Bluff Circle N.W. Once the fire was extinguished Crew members found bodies of a man and two women, in the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze.

Autopsies revealed the identity of Glynnis Fox, 36, Tiffany Ear 39, and Cody Pfeiffer, 25.

Cause of death has not been released.

Calgary police are asking for the public’s help in the whereabouts of Hanock Afowerk 28 (pictured below). The 2011 Chevrolet Cruze is registered to Afowerk, and police are concerned for his safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234.

Update: Police discovered a body July 12th near the traffic circle in the ditch at Highway 22 and Highway 8, and are calling the death suspicious. Police said they are no longer searching for Hanock Afowerk. An Autopsy is scheduled to take place on July 13th.

Update July 20

Yu Chieh Liao, 24, who goes by Diana Liao, is wanted for questioning in connection with the quadruple homicide investigation. Liao is an Asian female, 5’5” tall and 160 pounds. She has long dark hair and brown eyes.

Photo made available by the Calgary Police Department

 

Update July 28
Calgary police stated that Yu Chieh Liao, was arrested at approximately 7 p.m. in Toronto on July 27th.

The 2017 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Edmonton police identify Jordin Aksidan as the 27th homicide victim of 2017

Edmonton police responded to a call for assistance in the area of 119 Avenue and 34 Street just after 5am on July 5th.

On arrival police located the victim, later identified as 21 year old Jordin Amber Aksidan, suffering from serious injuries. Aksidan was rushed to hospital where she died as a result of a gunshot wound.

Anyone with information about this incident or what led up to this incident is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Update: One dead and one injured in Edmonton’s 26th homicide

Edmonton police and emergency personnel were called to the area of 116 Street and Jasper Avenue on July 2nd on report of a shooting.

Emergency crews located the injured male who was pronounced dead at the scene. A woman was found with non life threatening injuries and is expected to survive.

Edmonton police believe the male and female were shot in the area of 116 street and Jasper Avenue, before leaving the scene in a black SUV.

Update July 4th

Edmonton police have identified the victim as Mahamoud Mahdi Nur, 25. Autopsy revealed that Nur died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Update 3 people charged in Edmonton’s 26th homicide of 2017

Edmonton police responded to a call in a parking lot of an apartment building on June 23, at approximately 6:45 am after a passerby found a deceased male near parked vehicles.

Witnesses reported a disturbance at around 3am between a group of people.

The cause of death and victim’s identity has not been released. An autopsy has been scheduled for June 27th.

Update June 26

Edmonton police have arrested 3 people in relation to the death of the 17 year old male. Arnold Anton Stephens, 38, was charged with second degree murder. Victoria May Carifelle, 30, was charged with second degree murder. Terence Christopher Lewis, 30, was charged with second degree murder.

Police decided not to release the name on the victim as it does not serve an investigative purpose. EPS has a duty to protect the privacy rights of the victims and their families.

Update June 27

According to a report by Global News friends and family identified the victim as Ashton Cardinal.

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Edmonton Police investigating suspicious Fathers Day death

Edmonton police were called to the area of 125 Street and 132 Avenue at approximaty 12:30 am on June 18th after a passerby found two injured men in the plaza parking lot.

One male was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics, the other man is expected to survive.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Police have identified the victim as 18 year old Joshua Gilbert Barnes.  A photo of the suspect’s vehicle has been released.

Anyone with information about this incident or what led up to this suspicious death are asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

This is the 24th Edmonton homicide of 2017. The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

 

Man dies after Edmonton alley stabbing

Edmonton police were flagged down by a man in the area of 118 Avenue and 50 Street at around 3:30 am on June 16th reporting that a man had been stabbed.

Police located the injured man in an alley, however the man died before EMS arrived.

The identity of the man has not been released at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident or what led up to the death of this man are asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

Update June 19th,

Police have identified the deceased as Brent Jonas Coates 33.

The stabbing death Brent Jonas Coates is the 23 homicide for Edmonton this year. The 2017 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.