Tag Archives: British Columbia

Allen Skedden found dead by the shores of the Fraser River

Richmond police responded to a report of a deceased male  in the afternoon of March 2nd, just before 1:00pm in the 22,000 block of Fraserwood Way.

Police arrived to find 52 year old Allen Skedden dead. Due to the suspicious nature of the death Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) taken conduct of the investigation.

Police said Skedden was reported missing on February 21st.

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

Remains of Richard Young found by Highway rest stop

The remains of 72 year old Richard Blair Young were found near the Arbutus rest stop on the Malahat Highway on March 3rd. Vancouver Island RCMP said Young has been missing since February.

Police have not released the cause of death, only saying that the death of Richard Young is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information regarding the death of Richard Young is asked to call VIIMCU at 250-380-6211

Joseph Kellington Victim of Targeted Homicide in Abbotsford, BC

The RCMP’s Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has announced a targeted homicide in Abbotsford, British Columbia. The RCMP has provided little information on the case at this time; no victim identity or cause of death. The homicide took place in the 4500 block of Ross Road. IHIT asks if the public has information to call them.

Update: IHIT has updated the victim as 24 year old Joseph Kellington. Last seen on January 29. Anyone with information should contact IHIT.

Update: 45 year old woman found dead in a Burnaby home

Burnaby RCMP responded to a report of a woman needing medical attention at a home on the 7900-block of 18th Avenue, February 23rd just after 1 pm.

The 45 year old woman was located by police and was pronounced dead at the scene. a 47 year old man was taken into custody by police.

The investigation is in it’s early stages, more information will be added as it it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT Information Line at 1‐877‐551‐IHIT (4448)

Update February 25th

Parveen Maan 47,  has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in the death of his wife Parveen Kumari Maan. The couple’s two children were not at home at the time of the attack.

Satkar Singh Sidhu fatally shot in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Police Department responded to a report of gunshots in the 30500-block of Steelhead Court on February 20th at around 9:30am.

Police arrived to find 23 year old Satkar Singh Sidhu suffering from a gunshot wound. Despite life saving efforts by paramedics Sidhu died at the scene.

Three men were seen fleeing the scene and were eventually stopped with a spike belt in Mission.

More to come…

 

Shawn Curtis George found dead on Port Coquitlam trail

RCMP responded to a report of an injured man on the Traboulay PoCo Trail behind the Hyde Creek Recreation Centre on February 11th at around 10pm.

The victim, 44 year old Shawn Curtis George died at the scene from injuries consistent with foul play. George who was known to police lived in the Tri-Cities area.

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

Stephen George Fraser charged with the death of a man in Kamloops

Kamloops police responded to a call of a disturbance at the 9000 block of Dallas Drive on February 11th at around 9:30pm. Police arrived at the RV park to find Stephen George Fraser, 56, being held down by several witnesses.

Police arrested Fraser before finding the 26 year old unresponsive. The victim’s whose  name is being withheld at this time, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Stephen Fraser has been charged with second degree murder in the death of the 26 year old.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at (250)-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

 

Update, Victim identified: Little information available in Vancouver’s 3rd homicide of 2017

Vancouver police were called to a home at Prince Albert Street and East 49th Avenue on February 9th just after midnight on report of an injured man.

The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The cause of death has not been released, and no arrests made.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Update February 14th
Vancouver police have identified the victim as Maninder Singh Braich 38. No arrests have been made at this time.

The 2017 Vancouver homicide victim list can be found here.

Vancouver police investigating Stanley Park homicide

Vancouver police are investigating after a body of a man was found between Second and Third beach on the Seawall. Police received the call just before 11 on February 1st.

The investigation is in it’s early stages, and more information will be added as it becomes available.

Update February 3

Vancouver police have identified the victim as 61 year old
Lubomir “Lubo” Kunik.  Mr Kunik had died at the scene from an apparent stab wound. Police are asking the public for help in solving the murder. They ask anyone that has any information about the case to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The death of is Lubomir “Lubo” Kunik is the second Vancouver homicide this year. The 2017 Vancouver homicide victim list can be found here.