Tag Archives: British Columbia

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.

Richmond RCMP investigating the death of an elderly man

Richmond RCMP responded to a report of a man in the water in the area of the 7000 block of Dyke Rd on March 10th at approximately 8:00am.

The man who was believed to be in his 70’s was rushed to hospital where he died if his injuries. Police have not released the cause of death at this time, they have said the death has been deemed  suspicious.

Richmond Serious Crimes Unit said the circumstances surrounding his death are  suspicious. Corporal Dennis Hwang said “Investigators will be continuing their examination of area around the 7000 block of Dyke Rd for any clues surrounding this incident”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 604-278-1212.

Pardip Brar shot to death in Surrey

Surrey RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the 6500-block of 137A Street on March 9th at approximately 7:00pm.

Police arrived to find 23 year old Pardip Brar suffering from gunshot injuries on the street. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Brar was known to police and they believe his murder was linked to other gang violence in the Lower Mainland.

A white sport utility vehicle and a black sedan were seen leaving the area after the shooting. IHIT would like to speak with anyone that has information about these two vehicles. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448)

55 year old man dies from stab wound in a Logan Lake Motel

Logan Lake RCMP attended to a local motel, after receiving a complaint of a disturbance on March 6th at approximately 6:30am.

Police arrived to find an unresponsive 55 year old man in one of the rooms. Despite life saving attempts by paramedics, the man was pronounced deceased. Autopsy revealed the cause of death to be a stab wound.

Gordon Fleming, 66, was arrested at the motel and remains in custody.  It is believed the accused and deceased were known to each other.

Donald Kelly of Burnaby dies in fatal Coquitlam shooting

Coquitlam RCMP received several reports of shots fired in the area of Sylvan Place and Riverview Crescent and a vehicle speeding away on February 16th at approximately 10pm.

Police arrived to find 45-year-old Donald Kelly suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. Kelly was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

A short time after polce received report of shots fired, they recevied another report of a  burning dark colored sedan a short distance away from the shooting. Police said the burnt vehicle was a 2018 grey Chrysler 300 and would like to speak with anyone that has information about it.

No arrests have been made at this time.

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

Kaminder Rai dies in Vancouver West Side Shooting

Vancouver police received a report of shots fired in the area of Marguerite Street and West 49th Avenue on February 15th at approximately 1:00pm.

Police arrived to find 32-year-old Kaminder Rai of Surrey suffering from a gunshot wound. Rai was rushed to hospital in critical condition where he died of his injuries a short time later.

Constable Jason Doucette, VPD. said in a press release  “Crime does tend to fluctuate throughout the year, but it’s concerning any time we have a homicide in Vancouver — targeted or not. We’re continuing to work with our partners throughout the region to solve these crimes and prevent future violence.”

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 604-717-2500

The 2018 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Martin James MacDonald dies in hospital after a Vancouver assault

Police and BC Ambulance were called to East Hastings Street near Hawks Avenue on February 6th at around 11:30 pm on report of an injured man in front of the Astoria Hotel.

Emergency crews arrived to find Martin James MacDonald of Coquitlam, unresponsive. MacDonald was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on February 11th.

Initially a 41 year old man was arrested. but has been released pending further investigation by the Vancouver police.

The 2018 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Surrey man, Tarek Ali Al-Romeshi, Identified as Langley homicide Victim

Langley police say they responded to a shooting that happened at approximately 9 pm, February 9th,  at a townhouse complex in the 8200-block of 204B Street.

Police found Tarek Ali Al-Romeshi, 23, of Surrey in a vehicle  suffering from gunshot wounds. Al-Romeshi was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police believe the shooting was targeted and ask that anyone with information call police at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448)