Tag Archives: British Columbia

Murder Suicide takes the lives of Kimberly Ansell and Marcello Verna

Kimberly Ansell, 31, and Marcello Verna, 20,were found dead on Shannon Way in Kelowna on March 2nd.  The bodies were found off the road in a wooded area.

The couple was found close to each other and there was no sign of a third person involved.

Police believe the death of Ansell and Verna is an isolated incident and are calling it a murder suicide.

 

David Delaney found dead in his apartment by landlord

Police were called to the scene when a fourth-storey tenant complained to the building landlord about a horrid smell on February 23. The landlord knocked on the door but when she didn’t get a response she went in to find David Delaney 63, dead on his bed with no signs of trauma. She immediately called 911.

Abbotsford police are not releasing the cause of death at this time.

**UPDATE**

Shayne Daniel Duncan McGenn, 33, has been charged with the second degree murder of David Delaney.

30 year old William Fisher dies in Fraser Regional Correctional Centre

William Fisher had been in prison for less than a week when he went into medical distress on February 25th at the North Fraser Pre-Trial Centre. Officers responded to a fight where they found 27 year old Fisher in distress. He was rushed to hospital where he died a short time later

Fisher was awaiting transfer to a federal prison, Fisher was facing a three-year sentence for his involvement in the Stanley Cup riots.

 

19 year old Clayton Jacob Warkentin charged with Chilliwack murder

Police were called to a home on Yarrow Central Road in Chilliwack on February 24, on arrival  police found the 51-year-old victim deceased.

The woman’s death was ruled suspicious but police have not said how she died. Police have said the victim and suspect knew each other.

Clayton Jacob Warkentin 19, was arrested on March 4th and charged with first degree murder.

Frances Candice Little Light dies from serious injuries in Lethbridge

Emergency crews responded to call at an apartment complex on Columbia Boulevard in Lethbridge February 7th on reports of an injured woman.

Frances Candice Little Light 56, was found by paramedics and transported to hospital where she died a short time later.

An autopsy was conducted on February 9th, however police are not releasing the cause of death.  Police have no suspects at this time.

Christopher Denis Kwik found dead inside Vancouver Apartment

Police are investigating a murder in the South Granville neighbourhood in a Historical building. A man was found Saturday January 30th in an apartment around 11 p.m near the intersection of Granville and West Broadway.

Police are still at the scene investigating.

The death is being called Vancouver’s first homicide of 2016, however another death this month lead to a manslaughter charge. Read it here.

…More to come

**UPDATE**

Police said that Christopher Denis Kwik 40, was found shot in an apartment at 2425 Granville Street by a person who was checking on the unit. Kwik did not live there, police believe that he was shot earlier that day.

Dennis Adolph found dead at 4-Seasons Motel

On January 26th Police and EMS received a 911 call of a person in cardiac arrest. On arrival they found a 49 year old Dennis Adolph dead at the 4 Seasons Motel on the East Trans-Canada Highway.

Police have not released the mans name, cause of death or any suspects.

Update: Police said that Gordon Paul Camille, 65, of Kamloops was arrested on February 5th, and has been charged with murder.