Tag Archives: Alberta

Jordan Gregory Frydenlund dies after serious assault in Calgary

Calgary police were called to the 700 block of 67 Avenue S.W. around 8:20 pm, October 27th,  on report of a disturbance.

Police arrived to find Jordan Gregory Frydenlund 30, suffering from serious injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

Police are looking for the public’s help to locate Jonathan Sylvanus Francis Sylvester.

The 2017 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Fazal Rehman found dead in a burning vehicle – 20 year old charged

Drumheller RCMP were called to a rural area south of the village of Morrin by firefighters on October 16th after the remains of a person were found in the vehicle.

The victim has been identified as Fazal Rehman, 36, of Calgary.  An autopsy was conducted and concluded the death of Rehman was a homicide, however the cause of death has not been made public.

Dylan Donald Howard, 20,  of Munson was arrested on October 26th and charged with first degree murder in the death of Fazal Rehman.

Update Murder Suicide – Cindy McCormick found dead in Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Lake Louise RCMP attended the Chateau Lake Louise to conduct a welfare check on the occupant of one of the rooms on October 22, at approximately 2:41pm.

Police arrived to find Cindy McCormick, a dentist from Saint John, dead in the room. An autopsy as conducted and revealed the death of the woman was a homicide. McCormick had been visiting Lake Louise on a dental conference with her partner, Saint John firefighter Bobby Kaine.

That same day, 52 year old Bobby Kaine, McCormick’s parter, was found dead in a vehicle west of Lake Louise on Emerald Lake Road on the Alberta BC Border. Police said the death of the man was non criminal and no other suspects are being sought by police in relation to these deaths.

Update
RCMP have not released the name of the victim, however Cpl. Curtis Peters said the media reports of the victim’s identity were “not wrong”.

Police searching for Mohammadali Darabi in relation to Calgary’s latest homicide

Calgary police were called to a residence in the 2300 block of Oakmoor Drive S.W, after a man was found deceased inside the home by a family member on October 15th at approximately 4:45pm.

Police initially said the death of the man in his 20’s was suspicious in nature, however they are now looking for a  person of interest, Mohammadali Darabi, 32, of Calgary.Darabi is being sought in connection with the death of his roommate.

It is believed that Darabi fled the scene in a silver-coloured, 2006 Toyota Corolla with Alberta plate BKW 1855. He is described at 6’1″ 168lbs.

Darabi should not be approached, call police at 911 if you have information about Darabi’s whereabouts.

Update October 18th
Police have identified the victim as Cyrus Ebrahimi, 29. Police found  the Corolla on October 17th in Revelstoke BC. As RCMP apporoached the vehicle they noticed a non responsive man inside. Police believe the driver of the vehicle was the suspect, however his identity had not been proven. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine cause of death and the drivers identity.

The 2017 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Medicine Hat suspicious death of James Satre being investigated as a homicide

Medicine Hat police were called to the area of 1100 block of Mill Street SE on October 10th on an assist EMS call. Police arrived at the scene to find a deceased male who was identified as James Satre, age 64.

An autopsy conducted revealed that Satre’s injuries were not self inflicted. Police have not released the cause of death.  The death of James Satre is now being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the MHPS Major Crimes Section at 403-529-8420

Update victim identified – Man dies of a gunshot wound in Calgary

Calgary police and paramedics were called to the 4600 block of Bowness Road N.W. at approximately 5:30 am, October 14th, on reports of a man in medical distress.

Emergency crews arrived to find a man in his 40’s suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234

Update October 17th
Calgary police have identified the victim as Arnold Kerfont, 44, of Calgary.

The 2017 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Jamie Michael Dixon chaged with Manslaughter in February fentanyl overdose

Background: Edmonton police responded to a call for assistance in a parking lot near Gateway Boulevard and 43 Avenue on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2017. at approximately 5:30pm.

On arrival police found a 39 year old man dead in a vehicle. An autopsy was conducted and revealed the death to be a Fentanyl Overdose.

EPS arrested Jamie Dixon, 33, on October and charged him with trafficking and manslaughter.

Edmonton police have classified the death of the 39 year old man as the city’s 39th homicide of 2017.

The Edmonton 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

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.

Edmonton police investigating after human remains were found buried beneath a garage

Edmonton police received a tip that a body may have been buried beneath a garage floor in the area of 118 Avenue and 96 Street.

Police uncovered the remains of an unidentified male on September 29th. the investigation is still in its early stages and Homicide detectives have taken over the case.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Update October 3

An autopsy conducted has revealed the identity of the deceased as Derek James Winnig, 42. Winning had been missing since May of this year. A photo of the victim has been released however the cause of death will be withheld during the investigation. Police have asked that anyone with information contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

Photo made available by the EPS