Tag Archives: British Columbia

Jonathan Sellars and Devon Stewart are the victims of a double homicide in Williams Lake BC

Little information has been released in the deaths of Jonathan Sellars 30, and Devon Stewart 26.

Police said the bodies were discovered after being called to a home on April 18th.

Police have not released the cause of death, only saying that the deaths of Sellars and Stewart was homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call Williams Lake RCMP at 250 392-6211 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477.

Man shot to death at a Howard Johnson Hotel in Nanaimo

Police were called to the Howard Johnson Hotel on April 19th at around 3:20am after a hotel employee called 911 reporting gunshots.

Police arrived at the scene to find a 34 year old man dead in the lobby with apparent gunshot wounds.

Brandon Tyler Woody, 30,  was arrested an hour after the shooting, and has been charged with First Degree Murder and one count of Possessing a Firearm while prohibited.

Daylight shooting takes the life of Jaskarn Lally

Abbotsford police were called to the 3500-block of Chase Street at about 4:30pm on March 24th on report of a shooting. 

The victim, Jaskarn Lally 20,  was found dead at his home. Cpl. Meghan Foster said in a news release “This outcome is another example of the risks associated with gang life, and those involved are not protected from the dangers of it.”

Police said they believe the shooting occurred at approximately 2:30pm, when a black Ford F150 truck was seen fleeing the scene.

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

Manslaughter charge laid in the stabbing death of Jaspreet ‘Jesse’ Dhaliwal

Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing in the 17000 block of 57th Avenue on March 26th at around 6am. Once at the scene, Police located 36 year old Jaspreet ‘Jesse’ Dhaliwal suffering from a serious stab wound.

Dhaliwal was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police arrested 27 year old Gurtarn ‘Tarn’ Sandhu, 26 at the scene. Sandhu has been charged with Manslaughter in the death of Jaspreet Dhaliwal.

The death of Dhaliwal is the 4th Surrey Homicide this year. The 2017 Surrey Homicide Victim List is available here.

Three dead in Moberly Lake murder suicide

Chetwynd RCMP responded to a disturbance  call from a residence in the Lakeview subdivision in Moberly Lake, BC, on March 17th at around 9:40am.

Police arrived to find Linda Watson, 47, and her daughter Krystina Haggard, 15 dead in their Saulteau First Nation lands home, along with Tony Labrie. Mr. Labrie is a a non-Indigenous man from Quebec.

Police have stated that the deaths were the result of a domestic related incident and all parties were known to each other.

The cause of death will not be released at this time.

Sofien Kazdaghli found dead in downtown Vancouver condominium

The body of Sofien Kazdaghli 39, was found in a condo located at 438 Seymour St on March 4th after police were alerted that a deceased person was found inside the building

Initially Vancouver police were calling the death suspicious, and later deemed it homicide. The cause of death has not been released.

Diego Alphonso Huerta 21 was arrested boarding a Greyhound Bus on March 5th and charged with second degree murder.

The death of Sofien Kazdaghliis the 4th homicide of Vancouver this year.

Navdip Singh Sanghera & Harjit Singh Mann both die in East Vancouver shooting

Vancouver police responded to reports of gunshots on March 9th at around 9:30 p.m., in the area of East 31st Avenue and Inverness Street.

On arrival police located two men suffering from gunshot wounds in a vehicle. Harjit Singh Mann 49, was pronounced dead at the scene. Navdip Singh Sanghera 32, was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on March 10th.

No arrests have been made at this time.

The deaths of Harjit Singh Mann and Navdip Singh Sanghera are Vancouver’s 5th & 6th homicide of 2017.