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John Bradley Healey found dead in Fort McMurray

RCMP said the body of John Bradley Healey, 36,  was found early Wednesday June 13th on an access road between Grayling Crescent and Abasand Drive.

An autopsy was performed on June 15th and revealed the death of Healey was a homicide. Cpl. Teri-Ann Deobald said investigators will not be releasing the cause of death at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the homicide is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

Jason Dirks identified as Calgary’s latest homicide victim

Calgary police responded to reports of a disturbance at a residence in the 0-100 block of Margate Place N.E.on June 9th at approximately 1:30 am.

Upon arrival police found Jason Dirks, 46, of Calgary, suffering from  life threatening injuries. Dirks was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police believe the death of Dirks was targeted. The cause of death will not be released at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit tip line at 403-428-8877.

The 2018 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

36-year-old man found dead in Edmonton – Nathan Joshua Piche arrested

Edmonton police were called to a suite in the area of 115 Avenue and 124 Street on June 10th at approximately 11:00 pm, on report of a disturbance.

Police arrived at the scene to find a 36 year old man suffering from serious injuries. The victim was pronounced deceased by paramedics.

The Homicide team has taken over the investigation.

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

Update: Nathan Joshua Piche, 26, of Edmonton, was arrested by police and charged with second degree murder.

The 2018 Edmonton 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.

Update, Charged Laid – Evan Wilfred Moonias found dead in a multi-unit residence fire

Edmonton police officers driving by a multi-unit residence in the area of 117 Avenue and 80 Street spotted smoke coming from the building on May 30th at approximately 3:30pm.

Police alerted the fire department, as well as the tenants of the building. The body of Evan Wilfred Moonais was found after the fire was extinguished.

Edmonton Medical Examiner completed the autopsy on June 1st, deemed the manner of death of Moonias, 28, to be a homicide. Police will not be releasing the cause of death at this time.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Update June 7
Jonathan Millsap, 33, was arrested by Edmonton police on June 4th and charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of Moonias. Police believe the accused and the victim were known to each other.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Harry Gillis shot in the back of an Edmonton Taxi

Edmonton police responded to reports of gunshots in the area of 111 Street and 23 Avenue at approximately 1:00am on May 24th. Police then received a report that a  25-year-old male arrived at a hospital with gunshot wounds.

Police said Harry Gillis, 25, was shot while riding in the back seat of a taxi cab. The driver was not injured is the shooting. Gillis was driven to the hospital by the taxi driver, where he dies of his injuries at approximately 6:00am.

Investigators encourage anyone with information about this suspicious death to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Ibrahim Zoker shot to death in Edmonton

Edmonton Police received a report from a resident about hearing shots fired in the area of 172 Street and 64 Avenue at approximately 11 pm on May 16.

Police arrived to find  Ibrahim Zoker, 23, suffering from gunshot wounds. Zoker was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

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

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

33 year old Bigue Ndao stabbed to death by her estranged husband in Edmonton’s 11th homicide of the year

Edmonton police were called to  96 Avenue and 87 Street, at approximately 4 p.m, on May 7th on report of a disturbance.

Police arrived to find a 33-year-old woman, deceased in the suite. The Edmonton Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that the victim was stabbed to death by her estranged husband.

Police have charged the victim’s 41-year-old estranged husband with second-degree murder and possession of a dangerous weapon.

Update May 10th
Court documents obtained by Global News show Ahmadou Bamba Mbaye has been charged with second-degree murder and possession of a dangerous weapon in the death of 33-year-old Bigue Ndao.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Edmonton police lay a Manslaughter charge in weekend death

Edmonton police responded to a disturbance call in the neighbourhood of Rosenthal, near 84 Avenue and 219 Street on April 28th at approximately 3:30pm.

Police arrived to find a 34 year old male lying in the street, suffering from serious injury. Paramedics rushed the victim to hospital where he later died of his injuries.

Branden John Morin, 26, of Edmonton has been charged with manslaughter. Police said the victim and the accused were known to one another.

This is Edmonton’s 10th homicide of 2018. The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.