Tag Archives: British Columbia

Vancouver Homicide #14 – Willis Charles Hunt killed in road rage incident.

Vancouver police received a 9-1-1 call about a man shot near Bridgeway Street, just under the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge on August 10th jut after 1:30am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Willis Charles Hunt, 33, and a 32-year-old woman who was in the vehicle with Willis. The woman was treated for minor injuries, Willis Charles Hunt succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Police believe the homicide was the result of a road rage incident. No arrests have been made at this time.

Homicide detectives are asking anyone with dash cam video who may have been driving in the area of McGill and Renfrew Streets between 1:30 and 2:00 Friday morning, or anyone who may have information about this incident, to contact investigators at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The 2018 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Leonardo Ngo dies in Surrey stabbing

Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a townhouse complex near 152 Street and 108 Avenue on August 6th at 4:30 pm.

Police arrived to find a male victim suffering from a stab wound. The victim was transported to hospital in stable condition. A short time later Leonardo Ngo, 20, arrived at the hospital where he died of stab wounds. Police believe both men were involved with the same altercation.

Police are searching for a 2017 black Jeep Cherokee Trail Hawk with B.C. license plates GH959X, which is associated to Mr. Ngo.

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

Allie Leslie, 24, charged with the murder of a 59-year-old man in Vanderhoof BC Hotel

Vanderhoof RCMP were called to a local hotel on report of a disturbance on May 16th at approximately 8:00pm.

On arrival police located a 59-year-old man from Vanderhoof deceased. Police initially said the death appeared suspicious.

After a lengthy investigation, police arrested Allie Leslie, 24, in Spirit River on August 2nd. Leslie has been charged with second degree murder.

Anyone who has any information about this investigation is asked to contact the Vanderhoof RCMP Detachment at 250-567-2222

19-year-old Gagandeep Singh Dhaliwal shot to death in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Police received a report of a shooting at a residence in the 2000-block of Wilerose Street on August 4, 2018 at approximately 11:30 p.m.

Police arrived at the scene to find two victims, 19-year-old Gagandeep Singh Dhaliwal and another male with gunshot wounds. Both victims were taken to hospital where Dhaliwal died of his injuries.

Dhaliwal was known to police and investigators believe this was a targeted incident.

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

59-year-old woman the victim of a targeted homicide in Terrace BC

Terrace RCMP responded to reports of a woman screaming  “call 911” in the 4500-block of Scott Avenue on August 2nd at 1:30pm.

Police arrived at the scene to find a 33-year-old woman outside of the home suffering from serious injuries, and a 59-year-old woman deceased in the home.

A 30-year-old woman was arrested at the scene. Police said the victims and the accused were known to each other but didn’t elaborate on their relationship.

Anyone who may have been a witness to this event or have information which may assist investigators, is asked to contact the Terrace RCMP at 250-638-7400

Police discover a murdered woman in a hotel room after guests complain of a strong odor

Vancouver police are investigating after the discovery of woman’s body in a Granville Street Regal Hotel in downtown Vancouver.

VPD said they were called to the Regal Hotel on August 1st at approximately 4:30am on report of a strong odor coming from the second floor. Upon arrival police discovered a deceased 31-year-old woman in the room.

The identity of the deceased and the cause of death will not be released at this time.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call detectives are 604-717-2500.

Update August 5
Police have identified the victim as Chelsea Lynn De Forge, 31, of Vancouver.

The 2018 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Vancouver Homicide #12 – Matthew Alexander Navas-Rivas dies in targeted shooting

Vancouver police received several 9-1-1 calls reporting shots fired on July 25th at approximately 8:00pm. Police and paramedics arrived to find Matthew Alexander Navas-Rivas suffering from a gunshot wound. Navas-Rivas was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said Matthew Alexander Navas-Rivas, 28, and his friend were walking their dogs in the Cambridge Street and Nanaimo Street area when a suspect approached Navas-Rivas and shot him. The suspect then fled to a nearby vehicle and fled the scene.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Homicide detectives at 604-717-2500 

Aaliyah Rosa, 7, found dead in Langley

Langley  police and emergency health services responded to a call for assistance at a residence in the 20000-block of 68th Avenue on July 22nd at approximately 9:30pm.

Police arrived to find Aaliyah Rosa, 7,  deceased. A 36 year old woman, who police believe was involved in this incident remains in the care of medical staff.

Anyone who may have seen Aaliyah in the Langley area on Sunday, July 22 is ashed to call police at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448), or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

Rama Gauravarapu found dead in West Kelowna Best Western – Charges laid

West Kelowna police responded to a reprt of an injured woman at a hotel located in the 3400 block of Carrington Road.

Police arrived to find Rama Gauravarapu deceased. A male suspect was arrested a short distance away. Court records indicate that Tejwant Danjou, 69, has been charged with second degree murder.

Police said the victim and the accused were known to eachother.

One injured and one dead in Quesnel BC stabbing

Quesnel RCMP responded a report of a multiple stabbing on July 21st on Holborn Drive.

Police arived to find a deceased 48-year-old man and a woman suffering from serious injuries. The woman was rushed to hospital where she remains in critical condition.

Police said a 32-year-old man turned himself in on July 21. Kristopher Edward Leclair, 32, has been charged with one count of second degree murder and one count of attempt to commit murder.