Tag Archives: Alberta

23-year-old Murat Osman Omar found dead in alley.

23 year old Murat Osman Omar a man of Somali descent who had been living in Calgary was murdered in an alley in the city’s northwest on January 2nd 2015.

Police were called to a report on gunshots. Upon arrival Omar’s body was found, however his cause of death has not been determined.

There have been no suspects as of yet. Detectives have identified a vehicle of interest and are seeking public assistance to locate and identify it. The vehicle is believed to be a 2000 to 2003, silver, Acura MDX.

If you have information please contact Crime Stoppers anonymously:
TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Abdullahi Ahmed New Year’s Day Death.

Abdullahi Ahmed 27, who was of Somalian heritage, moved to Calgary from Toronto a little more than five years ago. He has become the city’s first homicide victim of 2015.  The shooting attack took place at 5am January 1st, 2015 on a quiet residential street in Calgary. Seven people sustained gunshot wounds, however only Mr. Ahmed was fatal.

There have been no suspects named at this time.