Tag Archives: B.C

Peng Sun Kidnapped and murdered

The Chinese consulate in Vancouver have confirmed officials are cooperating with the RCMP investigation into the alleged kidnaping for ransom of Peng Sun which happened on September 27th.

Sun’s body was found with the four suspects September 29th. The RCMP hasn’t stated how Sun died, or what happened between sept 27th and 29th.

Tian Zhang, 23, Casey James Hiscoe, 21, Dyllan James Green, 20, and Jacob Michael Gorelik, 18, have all been charged with interfering with a dead body.

An SUV with red diplomatic licence plates was also spotted at a bail hearing. It’s still unclear if the two people riding in the SUV are personally connected to Sun, but officials said the the Chinese consulate has offered help to Sun’s family.

Samir Mokhtar Vancouvers 10th homicide of 2015

Samir Mokhtar was shot to death in East Vancouver July 27th, just blocks from the murder scene of Jason Nguyen.

Mokhtar was accused in the killing of 20-year-old Aladdin Ramadan, September 2014, and was on  bail when he was killed, living at his father’s home. 

Investigators are trying to determine whether Monday’s murder, which marked the 10th in Vancouver since the start of the year, was any kind of retaliation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Vancouver Police Department at 604-717-2500.

Body found in Andy Livingstone Park, Matthew Brenner, 26 charged

A body of a man was found dead by witnesses on July 17th in Andy Livingstone Park, in Vancouver.
The victim has only been identified only as a 44-year-old who had recently arrived in Vancouver.

Minutes after the discovery of the body, witnesses saw a man, Matthew Brenner, 26, running from the area. Police caught Brenner who has since been charged with second degree murder

Police investigate suspicious death of Australian teen Jake Kermond, in Whistler

Detectives are investigating whether skier Jake Kermond of Austraillia fell or was pushed from a cliff into a gravel pit in Whistler.

His body was discovered in an industrial area of the village on 17 June. 19 year-old Kermond was last seen on April 26th leaving the Adara Hotel in Whistler.

The death is being treated as suspicious, and is still under investigation.