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Clinton John Bluecloud death declared Edmonton’s 22nd Homicide

Edmonton police responded to a report of an Altercation at around 4 a.m. at a home in the area of 72 Street and 144 Avenue. Police arrived to find two injured men at the scene.

The men were rushed to hospital where Clinton John Bluecloud 29 died of his injuries. The other victim had non life threatening injuries and is expected to survive,

48 year old Michael Barber has been charged with second degree murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Edmonton police release the identity of the city’s 21 homicide. Abdullahi Nur-Abdulle dies after being shot at a convenience store

Edmonton police were called to a convenience store around 4:40 p.m. in the area of 118 Street and 145 Avenue on June 11th on report of a shooting.

Police arrived to find the victim who has been identified as 22 year old Abdullahi Nur-Abdulle, suffering from a gunshot wound. Nur-Abdulle was rushed to hospital where he died overnight.

Police are asking for help from the public in identifying  the drivers of  the vehicles pictured below. Both newer model, dark grey Dodge Durango and the other, a black Hyundi Tucson were driven by the suspects.

Update June 16th

Edmonton Police have release photos of the four suspects.

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

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Update: Chandrababu Thambu, his son Preijanthan Chandrababu, murdered in Calgary

Calgary police were called to 100 block of Panamount Common N.W on June 10th at around 5:15pm on report of at least four injured people.

Police arrived to find 2 men dead in the home, and another 2 men injured.  The injured men were rushed to hospital, and are expected to survive.

Police said they aren’t looking for any suspects, as of June 11th no charges have been laid.

The death of the two men are Calgary’s 11th and 12th homicide this year. The Calgary Homicide list is available here.

Update June 14th

The victims have been identified as Chandrababu Thambu, 56, and his son Preijanthan Chandrababu, 25.  The suspect in the case is one of the other injured men. the 27 year old suspect was taken to hospital where he remains.

Update July 9th

Anandaloj Srianandan, 27, of Calgary has been released from hospital and  has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder. Srianandan is due to appear in court on July 10th.

Tomas Echeverria-Quintana dies after Edmonton shooting

Edmonton police were called to the Royal Alexandra Hospital on Wednesday, June 7, at around 11pm, after 18 year old Tomas Echeverria-Quintana was dropped of by friends.

Echeverria-Quintana was suffering from a gunshot wound, which he later died of at hospital.

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

The death of Tomas Echeverria-Quintana is Edmonton’s 20th homicide this year. The 2017 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Nigerian nursing student Nicolas Nwonye dies after random Calgary stabbing

Calgary police were called to the platform of the CTrain station at approximately 6:45pm June 2, 2017, on reports of a stabbing.

Police found the victim, Nicholas Nwonye 46, suffering from life threatening injuries. Nwonye was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Keeton Michel Gagnon, 39, of Calgary, has been charged with one count of second degree murder. Police said Gagnon was arrested immediately after the incident.

Nicholas Nwonye was a Nigerian engineer, and a married father of three who came to Canada from Nigeria just 18 months ago in search of a better life. Nwonye was working three jobs and attending Nursing classes at Bow Valley College.

The death of Nicholas Nwonye is Calgary’s 10th homicide this year. The 2017 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

 

*A classmate of Nicholas Nwonye has set up a Go Fund Me to help his young family get through this difficult time. 

Rinato Toy dies after shooting on a Calgary basketball court

Calgary police were called to a basketball court in the area of 4800 block of 14 Avenue S.E on June 3rd at around 9pm on report of a shooting.

Investigators said 2 masked men opened fire at the basketball court, injuring 3 men. Two of the men were taken to hospital  with non life threatening injuries. The third man Rinato Toy 22, died of his injuries.

Police believe the shooting was target. Toy was known to police, in 2016 Toy was charged with manslaughter in the 2015 death of Zakariah Abdow.

The death on Rinato Toy is Calgary’s 9th homicide this year. The 2017 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Justin Nicholas Allen dies of a gunshot wound in Edmonton’s 19th homicide

Edmonton police were called to the area of 40 Street and Hermitage Road on June 1st at 1:19am on report of an injured man lying on the ground.

28 year old Justin Nicholas Allen was found suffering from a gunshot wound. EMS rushed Allen to hospital where he was declared deceased.

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

The Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

19 year old charged with the death of a teen in Fishing Lake Metis Settlement

Elk Point RCMP responded to report of a shooting on Fishing Lake Metis Settlement on May 22, at approximately 5:15am.  The caller told police that a male had been shot following a disturbance and that he was dead.

Police arrived to find 16 year old Merle Gabriel Eli Lajimodiere dead at the scene.

Ashton Patrick Callioux, 19, also of Fishing Lake Metis Settlement has been charged with second degree murder.

Second degree murder charge dropped in Edmonton hit and run.

Police said an 18 year old man was allegedly struck by a Ford F150 truck after an altercation in Edmonton’s West end on May 22nd.

Jade Belcourt died in hospital of his injuries. The Medical examiner determined the cause of death to blunt craniocervical spine trauma, and the manner of death has been deemed a homicide.

Justin Handbury, 31, turned himself into police on May 24th.

Handbury’s charges are as follows:
second degree murder, attempt to commit murder, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, possession of stolen property over $5,000, failing to stop at the scene of an accident (x2) and breach of recognizance (x3).

Update May 28th
Edmonton police have said that new information has led investigators to withdraw the charges against Handbury including second-degree murder. Police are not releasing any other details at this time.

The 2017 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.