Christine Hagan was dying of pancreatic cancer and knew she had little time left to live, Hagan gave her 19 year old daughter Jessica who had down syndrome, a lethal dose of drugs on September 8th.
Jessica was found dead inside her Calgary home. Christine was found at the scene in medical distress, and was taken to hospital and kept in custody until her death on November 21.
Calgary police announced on December 31 that Jessica’s death was a homicide. No charges will be made since Christine Hagan died last month.
Brandon Campbell, 21, was murdered September 3rd in an accident police described as gun “play.”
Police were called to an Edmonton Apartment building by the unit’s two surviving occupants, who initially said three black men broke into their home and shot their friend.
Police prvoed the story wrong and chargeCampbell’s room-mate Dallas Edlund, 19, with manslaughter.
On August 20th the body of 51 year old Lana Cam Kasjaniuk was found outside a house in Edmonton.
Police are not releasing the cause of death at this time. The homicide unit continues to investigate.
Anyone with information should call 780-423-4567 or #377 from a cell phone. To submit a tip anonymously, call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477
Hui Xu also known as Phillip Tu was gunned down in North West Calgary on August 27.
Xu had history of drug trafficking and documented involvement in gang activity stretching back to the 1990s.
Police believe this was a targeted attack. “We’re really live to the fact this is possibly linked to organized crime,” said Staff Sgt. Colin Chisholm.
Police are looking for three suspects and a suspicious vehicle 2006- 2009 light bright Pontica Montana SV6 minivan
Shawn Richard 32 died of a stab wound to the chest on August 31 in Edmonton.
Police believe that the altercation occurred somewhere around 117 Avenue, when Richard suffered a stab wound, and then was able walk on to where he finally collapsed at 95 Street at 118 Avenue.
Police have charged a 17-year-old girl, who cannot be identified, with second-degree murder of Shawn Richard.
Chelsea Serpentini-Harty’s dead body was found in the Calgary home that she shared with her boyfriend Jonathon Martin on August 25th.
Police have charged 26 year old Jonathon Martin with first degree murder in her death.
Serpentini-Harty’s cause of death has not been released.
Nadine Skow 38, was found stabbed to death in her Edmonton apartment on August 25th by coworkers after she failed to show up for work for several days.
Staff Sergeant Bill Clark says the scene was the most horrific he’s seen in his career as a police officer.
Police have charged Skow’s ex-boyfriend, Silva Koshwal with second degree murder and indignity to a human body.
Police have arrested Said Raed Abdulbaki, 20, in connection with the shooting death of David Quach, 27 on August 22nd.
Quach was found fatally injured in the northeast Calgary community of Monterey Park at around 9 p.m. on Saturday night.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.
Mackenzie Leah Harris’s body was found August 3rd after reports of her missing August 1st. Her body in the nearby town of Calmar.
Investigators want to talk to anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual at the park late Friday or early Saturday.
Police have not revealed any more details about the death.
Anyone with any information should call Crime Stoppers: 1-800-222-8477
After a 7 month investigation four people have been charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of Mackenzie Leah Harris.