Tag Archives: British Columbia

 Zacharia Nicholii Cross, identified as Chilliwack’s latest homicide victim

Chilliwack RCMP were called to the 45000-block of Wellington Avenue on June 7th at approximately 5:00 am on report of a man in medical distress.

Police arrived to find paramedics treating the victim, Zacharia Nicholii Cross, 25.  Cross succumbed to his injuries at the scene.  Police said Cross was associated with drug activity, and believe his death was targeted.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)

Jaskaran Singh Bhangal, 17, and Jaskarn Singh Jhutty, 16, shot to death in Surrey

Surrey RCMP received a report of two bodies found in the area of 192 Street and 40 Avenue on June 4th at approximately 10:30 pm.

Police arrived to find two teenagers, Jaskaran Singh Bhangal, 17, and Jaskarn Singh Jhutty, 16, lying roadside with gunshot wounds. Police said both victims were declared deceased at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448), or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

The 2018 Surrey Homicide Victim List is available here.

Amanjot Singh Hans shot to death in Langley

Langley RCMP received several calls about a shooting in the parking lot of a gas station at 232 Street and 72 Avenue on May 15th at approximately 9:00pm.

Police arrived to find Amanjot Singh Hans, 31, of Surrey suffering from a gunshot would. Hams was transported to hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

Langley RCMP was notified shortly after the shooting  of a burning dark-coloured Dodge pickup truck in the 8300-block of 196 Street.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting or the burnt vehicle is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448)

Keri Smith and Terrence Peter Smith found dead in Richmond double homicide

Richmond RCMP were called to a a home on Eckersley Road just after 2:30 a.m, April 30th, on reports of gunfire.

Police arrived to find the bodies of Keri Smith, 36, and Terrence Peter Smith, 37. Police said the pair were known to police, and they believe the homicide was targeted.

The IHIT has net released any other information at this time. More information will be added as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Tipline at 1-877-551-4448

Amin Vinepal found dead on the side of a road in Surrey

Surrey police said the body of Amin Vinepal, 24,  was found at approximately 3:30 p.m, April 26th at 12th Avenue near 176th in an area that is mainly surrounded by farmland.

Cpl. Frank Jang said “I can tell you that Mr. Vinepal was known to police and associated to gang activity,”

A burnt out vehicle was found a few kilometers away. Police have not determined if the vehicle is linked to the death of Vinepal.

More information will be added as it becomes available

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Update Victim Identified – Vancouver Police Homicide Unit investigating the city’s 8th homicide of 2018

Vancouver police said a 37 year old Vancouver man was found with serious injuries outside the Parq Casino on April 26th at approximately 1:30am.

The injured man was rushed to hospital and underwent emergency surgery, however he did not survive. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Police believe the victim was assaulted at  Coopers Park, near Marinaside Cresent and Cooperage Way, and walked over to the Casino for help.  Anyone with information about this homicide to call VPD at (604) 717-2500.

Update April 29th
Vancouver police have identified the victim as Christopher Thomas Schiller, 37. No arrests have been made, police are still investigating the events leading up to the death of Mr. Schiller.

The 2018 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

 

Early morning assault claims the life of Dam Minh Huu in Vancouver

Vancouver police and ambulance responded to Kingsway and Nanaimo Street for an injured man on April 22nd at approximately 1:30am.

Police located 55-year-old Dam Minh Huu in serious condition. Huu was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police have arrested a 48-year-old Vancouver man for the murder of Huu. Police said the victim and the suspect were known to each other, and that evidence suggests the pair got into an argument that escalated and resulted in the death of Dam Minh Huu.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information, is asked to call VPD Homicide at (604) 717-2500

The 2018 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

RCMP calling the death of Raena Henry suspicious

Squamish RCMP received a report of a woman found dead in a residence in the 37900 block of Third Avenue on March 27th.

Police arrived to find 28-year-old Raena Henry, a Squamish resident and member of the Pauquachin First Nation, deceased. There is no evidence linking Henry’s death to gangs, drugs or organized crime.

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

Homicide investigation has begun after the remains of Joshua Munro were found in Campbell River last month

RCMP have launched a homicide investigation after the remains found near Campbell River were identified as Joshua Munro, 22.  Police said the remains were found on February 22  in a rural area outside the city. The remains were positively identified as Munro, on March 21st.

Police believe the attack was a targeted incident and the public is not considered to be at risk.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221.

Joe Gauthier found dead in Victoria – Little information released by police

Vancouver Island Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the 1400 block of Hillside Avenue just before 5 a.m. Saturday March 10th.

Police arrived to find 35 year-old Joe Gauthier dead at the scene. The cause of death has not been released at this time, and police remain tight lipped regarding the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call 250-380-6211.