Tag Archives: British Columbia

Heather Jones has been identified as the woman found dead in a Salt Spring Island home

Heather Jones was found dead inside her home at 146-148 Maliview Dr on December 6th at approximately 12:00pm.

Police are not offering much information surrounding the death, only saying foul play is suspected. The victim’s 22 year old son Martin Vandenberg was arrested in connection with the suspicious death of his mother, but has since been released and apprehended under the Mental Health Act.

A forensic autopsy is scheduled for December 11th.

 

Dai Duong Duong shot to death in Langley

Langley RCMP responded to reports of shots fired in a townhouse complex in the 8100 block of 204 Street on December 7th at approximately 10:30pm.

Police arrived to find Dai Duong Duong, 21, of Abbotsford suffering from a gunshot wound in the backyard. Dai Doung Doung was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

police believe the death of Doung was targeted as Duong was known to police and associated to gang activity.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448)

Victim dies after Halloween night stabbing in New Westminster

New Westminster police were called to the area of Eighth and Columbia st on October 31st on report of a stabbing.

The victim was located by police in serious condition and taken to hospital. On November 14th the IHIT released that the victim had since passed away.

Tow people have been taken into custody, however police are not releasing any other information at this time.

 

Constable John Davidson killed in the line of duty, First Degree Murder charge laid

Abbotsford Police Department responded to a report of a possible stolen vehicle in the parking lot in the 3200-block of Mount Lehman Road on November6th at approximately 11:30am.

Multiple  911 calls came through leading Police to believe that shots were fired towards the public.

Officers arrived at the scene to shots being fired at them. Constable John Davidson was struck by a bullet and was fatally wounded.

The suspect fled the scene in a stolen vehicle but was later apprehended by police in the intersection of Mount Lehman Road and Fraser Highway.

Oscar Arfmann, 65, of Alberta has been charged with first degree murder in relation to the death of Constable Davidson.

One person dead after Lone Butte Shooting

RCMP were called to a home in the 6800-block of Highway 24, in the small community of Lone Butte on October 29th at around 10am on report of an altercation.

Police arrived to find two people suffering from gunshot wounds. One was pronounced dead at the scene, the other was taken to hospital. Police have not released the identities of the victims, but said there is no danger to the general public.

 

Langley – Body found in burning dumpster

Langley RCMP were called to the area of 20150 Langley By-Pass by the Langley Fire Department on October 20th at approximately 6am on report of a deceased person.

Firefighters said that in the process of extinguishing a dumpster fire the Fire Department discovered the body of a person. The identity of the person has not been released by RCMP at this time.

Langley Serious Crime Unit has taken over the investigation.

If anyone has information that might assist with this investigation, they are asked to call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200.

Nicholas Khabra shot to death in Surrey

Surrey RCMP responded to a report of shots fired from the 14300 block of Crescent Road on October 23rd at approximately 2:10am.

Police arrived at the scene to find Nicholas Khabra 28, suffering from a serious gunshot wound. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Shortly after receiving the first call, a second report to police was made from a female victim who said that she too had been shot. she was send to hospital and is expected to survive.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)

The 2017 Surrey Homicide Victim List is available here. 

Human remains found on Salmon River Rd property

RCMP have released very little information surrounding the discovery of human remains on a Salmon  River Road property.

RCMP investigators were executing a search warrant at a property in the 2200 block of Salmon River Road when the remains were found on October 21st.

Police said the discovery is being treated as suspicious at this time. The Southeast District Major Crimes Unit has now taken over the investigation.