Tag Archives: Alberta

14 year old Desiere Maye Herbert Johnston found dead in Edson

Police were called to an apartment building on March 4th at around 10 am and found the body of Desiere Maye Herbert Johnston 14, inside. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

An autopsy on the victim is set to be conducted in Edmonton the week of March 6th.

Tyrell James Perron 21 has been charged with first degree murder, causing an indignity to human remains and possession of a prohibited firearm.

Jessie Dyck charged in the death of Tanya Campbell-Losier

Brooks RCMP and EMS responded to a call of an injured female at a residence in Brooks on February 19th.  19 year old Tanya Campbell-Losier was rushed to a Calgary hospital where she succumbed to her injuries on February 21st.

Jessie Dyck 26, boyfriend of Campbell-Losier, was originally charged with aggravated assault, but the Charge has since been upgraded to manslaughter.

Update charges laid in February homicide: Darren Douglas Sinner died of a gunshot wound

Edmonton Police are asking witnesses to come forward with information regarding a deadly altercation involving a gun that killed 41 year old Darren Douglas Sinner on February 20th.

Police were called to Baccarat Casino at 104 Avenue and 101 Street, near the downtown arena.  When police arrived Sinner was already being transported to hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the woman who assisted Casino Security personnel in administering first aid to Sinner.

Anyone with information regarding this case should contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Update December 8th
Vaughn Emmanuel Bull 25, and Patrick Vincent Campiou 27, have been charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of Darren Sinner.

The death of Sinner was the 5th for Edmonton this year. The Edmonton homicide victims list is available here.

Randy Lopushinsky’s disappearance deemed a homicide

RCMP have not confirmed whether the body of Randy Lopushinsky 56, has been found but stated on February 13th that his disappearance is being treated as a homicide.

Lopushinsky was last seen on January 23 in Redwater. RCMP found a 2007 Ford Escape that belonged to Lopushinsky, in a rural area northwest of Westlock at the end of January.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Redwater RCMP.

Update: Jon Irwin Ward 41, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Lopushinsky. Billy Joe Deren 36, faces charges of indignity to human remains.

Wilfred Junior Amos found dead in Stoney Nakoda First Nations home

RCMP was alerted by EMS who attended a home on January 22nd to assist in a call of medical distress and found Wilfred Junior Amos of Morley. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gavin Bearhead 30,  has been charged with one count of manslaughter. He has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance on February 2nd in Cochrane.

The cause of death has not been released at this time.