Tag Archives: British Columbia

No charges laid in Penticton Homicide

Police responded to a call for assistance at a Woodlands Drive home at approximate 5am on June 12th. Police found Dale Atkinson, 63 dead at the scene.

Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth said that Atkinson victim of a homicide. The name of the victim has not been released at this time. Police said the homicide was an isolated indecent, stemming from a domestic disturbance.

The suspect who had been in a relationship with c has been released from custody. No charges have been laid at this time.

 

 

Langley murder victim identified as known criminal Tyler Pastuck

Langley RCMP responded to report of shots fired at Brown’s Socialhouse at 200th St on June 9th just before midnight. Police arrived to find two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

The 33 year old victim was rushed to hospital with serious injuries, but was expected survive. 31 year old Tyler Pastuck was pronounced dead at the scene.

Pastuck had served 7 years less 27 months of a manslaughter charge for his involvement in the 2010 beating death of Christopher Smythe.

Police believe the shooting death of Tyler Pastuck was targeted, no arrests have been made at this time.

2017 First Four Months Canadian Homicide Statistics

Update Victim identified: Abbotsford death being investigated as a homicide

Abbotsford police responded to report of a suspicious circumstance at a home in the 2300 block of Cameron Cres, on May 31 at 1:45am.

Abbotsford patrol division rived at the home to find a deceased male. The Victim has not been identified, and police have no suspects at this time.

Anyone with information concerning
this investigation should contact the IHIT Tip Line at 1-877-551-4448
Update June 7th
The victim has been identified as Nektarios (Nektar) Pardalis, 41.

 

 Abbotsford had gone 68 days without a homicide. The homicide previous was Jaskarn Lally, on March 24th.

Janice Nicole Bryant dies in East Vancouver shooting

Vancouver police received reports of shots fired near East 7th Avenue and St. Catherines Street in East Vancouver on May 22nd just after 5pm.

33 year old Janice Nicole Bryant of Vancouver was found at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound. Bryant was rushed to hospital where she died a short time later.

Police believe the shooting was targeted. No arrests have been made at this time.

The Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Prince George assault turns into homicide investigation

Prince George RCMP were called to the area of Oak Street and Porter Avenue, on May 20th at around 2am on report of a disturbance.

A man and a woman were taken to hospital to be treated for injuries. The man died of his injuries at hospital, and the woman is expected to survive.

A male suspect was arrested near the scene. Police said the three were known to each other.

Update May 25th

The suspect, Christopher Clarke Prince, 34, has been charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of the man on May 20th. Prince is known to police and according to princegeorgecitizen.com Prince had a violent past. Christopher Clarke Prince been charged with manslaughter in 2002, in relation the death of his half brother.

Jasdeep Singh Klair shot to death inside his vehicle

Jasdeep Singh Klair 24,  was found unresponsive after a BMW crashed into bushes in the ares of Granville Avenue and Ledway Road in Richmond on May 14th at approximately 2pm.

Police said that Klair was shot, and that they did not receive any calls of a shooting in the area. Sgt. Jennifer Pound said Klair was known to police and the shooting is believed to be targeted.

Less than an hour after the shooting police located the suspect’s vehicle, a 2010 Kia Forte that was reported stolen in Surrey in March of this year.

Anyone with information to contact Richmond Police at 1-877-551-4448

81 year old man dies after an assault at UBC care home

The death of an 81 year old man is being investigated as a homicide after the victim dies as a result of injuries sustained in an altercation with a 71 year old man. The victim died of his injuries on April 27th.

Integrated Homicide Investigation Teamhas said that no charges have been laid at this time.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

The Vancouver Homicide Victim list is available here.