Tag Archives: Alberta

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.

Update Suspect Arrested – Warrant issues for the arrest of Kenneth Richards in relation to the death of Brittany Vande Lagemaat

Edmonton police  responded to a weapons complaint in the area of 78 Street and 143 Avenue on April 23rd at approximately 1:50 pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Brittany Vande Lagemaat, 25, with serious injuries. Vande Legemaat was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries. An Autopsy was conducted, however the cause of death has not been released.

According to Edmonton police” it was reported that a male suspect, identified as Kenneth Richards, 35, allegedly broke into a residence in the area and, a short time later, a gunshot was reportedly heard.”

A province-wide warrants have been issued for the arrest of Kenneth Richards. He is wanted for second-degree murder, housebreaking with intent, possess a prohibited loaded/restricted firearm, possess a prohibited firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm and breach of recognizance. Police said the victim and the suspect were known to eachother.

Richards is described as 5’11” tall, weighs 160 lbs and has blue eyes and short brown hair with a receding hair line. He has the word “Brittany” tattooed on his left forearm. Richards is to be considered armed and dangerous, do not approach him and contact the EPS immediately at 780-423-4567.

Update May 7th
Kenneth Richards was arrested without incident on Thursday, May 3rd,  in the area of 24 Avenue and 107 Street. Richards has been charged with second-degree murder, housebreaking with intent, possess a prohibited loaded/restricted firearm, possess a prohibited firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm and breach of recognizance.

The 2018 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Joshua Brendan Bamfo and Mahad Abdirahman Ainanshe shot to death in Calgary

Calgary police were called to the 0 to 100 block of Evanscrest Manor N.W., for reports of gunshots on April 20th at approximately 3:10pm.

Police arrived at the scene to find Joshua Brendan Bamfo, 25, and Mahad Abdirahman Ainanshe, 23, of Calgary, deceased in a vehicle. Police arrested a person of interest on April 22, however that person has since been released.

Anyone who has any information about the events leading up to, during or following the double homicide is asked to call the Homicide Unit tip line at 403-428-8877

The 2018 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.