Tag Archives: British Columbia

Vikram Toor and Ashim Raza dead after drive by shooting

Surrey police responded to report of a shooting on 159th Street and 110th Avenue at around 7:30 pm on October 28th in Surrey’s Fraser Heights.

Police arrived to find Vikram Toor, 24, and Ashim Raza, 19 suffering from gunshot wounds in a vehicle in what appeared to be a drive by shooting. The one man was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other man was rushed to hospital when he died of his injuries.

Police believe the shooting was targeted, although neither of the victims were known to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Burnaby double stabbing leaves one man dead

Police responded to report of a stabbing at a homeless camp in the area of Rumble Street and Griffith Dr, October 24th at around 8 p.m.

Police arrived to fins one man dead and another injured. A 53 year old man was arrested at the scene. Police said the attack was targeted and the individuals were known to each other.

The victims name will not be released until his family is notified.

Update

Police have released the name of the victim as Rickey Melanson 48.  Samuel James Calladine has been charged with manslaughter.

Kevin Knuff was also murdered in a Burnaby homeless camp on October 9th, however police say the two cases are unrelated.

Dismembered body found in Langley identified as Shaun Clary

Police were called to Robertson Crescent on report of human remains found on October 26 just after 7am.

Police said the injuries the man sustained were consistent with foul play, although the cause of death hasn’t been released. Police believe the death is gang related.

The name of the victim will be released after his family is notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448), or by email mailto:ihitipline@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Update October 28

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) have identified the deceased as Shaun Clary 27.

High Ranking Hells Angels member Robert Green murdered in Langley

Langley police responded to a report of a suspicious circumstance on October 16th ar around 10:30 am.  Police located the victim, who was severely injured and identified him as Robert Green 56, of Burnaby.

Despite life saving efforts Green died at the scene. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Police said Robert Green, is believed to be a “well-established” member of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang. Police believe the attack was targeted.

Anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT at 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Update – October 18th

Jason Francis Wallace, 27 was arrested during a road side stop in Langley and charged with the second degree murder of Green. Police said that Wallace has been linked to gangs but did not disclose his involvement.

Update – October 21

Jason Wallace was out on bail for drug trafficking charges that he faces with Green’s cousin Leonard Pelletier.

UPDATE – Hee Sook Youn murdered in Burnaby store Police looking for ex husband

Hee Sook Youn 59, was found dead in the washroom at Cho Won Health Food in Burnaby on Wednesday October 5th in what police believe to be a targeted attack.

Police have not released the name of the deceased or any suspects.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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

UPDATE October 7

Police are asking for the help of the public in location Hee Sook Youn’s ex husband Youngku Youn 60. Police described Youngku Youn as 5’7″, 143 pounds, brown eyes and black hair. if you come into contact with Youn or know where he may be call crime-stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

Double homicide in Courtenay, B.C

RCMP responded to a home in Courtenay, on October 5th at around 3:10am on reports of a shooting. Police arrived at the scene to find a man and a woman dead, and two other men in the home. One of the two men was suffering from a gunshot wound.

The two men found in the home have been arrested, however there has been no word on charges. Police have not released the names of the victim’s or the accused as the investigation is still in the early stages.

More to come…

Update: Missing Japanese ESL student Natsumi Kogawa found dead in Vancouver

Natsumi Kogawa 30,  was reported missing on September 12th by a concerned friend after they made plans and Kogawa never showed up.

The body of Kogawa was found on the grounds of the  Gabriola Mansion in Downtown Vancouver on September 28th. at around 7pm. Kogawa was last seen  walking with a man in a surveillance video that was shot on September 8th.

William Schneider 48, has been arrested and at the moment has been charged with indignity to a human body.

An autopsy will be performed on October 3rd to determine the cause of death.

Update February 13th
William Victor Schneider, 49, charge was upgraded on February 10th to second degree murder.

32 year old shot to death in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to reports of a shooting at around 2am on September 24th. Police arrived to find a 32 year old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police believe the shooting was targeted.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Update

Police have identified the victim as Jonathan Patch 32.  Dean Sahanovitch 55, has been charged with the murder of patch.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-4448 (IHIT).