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.
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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.
A Port Coquitlam resident called police on January 22 after he heard what he thought were firecrackers and subsequently found Yonatan Kassa on the ground moaning.
Police said the victim, was rushed to hospital, but could not be saved.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact IHIT at 1-877-551-4448
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.
Police say Alex Lefkove 19, has been charged with manslaughter after the death of a 58 year old Christine Grube Lefkove, in North Vancouver.
Police say Christine Grube Lefkove was severely injured during a domestic dispute on January 25th, and died in the hospital two days later.
They aren’t disclosing the relationship between the victim and the accused, however said that they did indeed know each other.
36 year old Kevin Burnelle was found dead in the Hotel that he lived in above the resturant where he worked on January 22.
On the night of January 21, Burnelle was found in the alley behind the Langley hotel suffering from an injury. Burnelle was assisted back to his room and subsequently passed away.
Police ask if you have any information leading up to the death on Kevin Burnelle please contact Langley police, if you wish to remain anonymous 1-800-222-8477.
RCMP are looking for a suspect in an stabbing that left a 30 year old man dead on January 22 in Kamloops.
Staff of Hatsuki Sushi on Tranquille Rd called 911 after the victim, who was bleeding came in and collapsed on the ground near the reception.
The Suspect fled the scene before police arrived.
Police have not released the name of the victim at this time.
Tura Stephen McCarty, 22 was discovered dead in his vehicle on Bear Creek road January 6th. Police were calling the death suspicious, however the death of McCarty is now being classified s a homicide.
Police are not releasing the cause of death.
Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477
Vancouver police responded to a call of a dead man in Mosquito Creek in North Vancouver on December 4th. The dead man was Cameron Leon 22, a high risk offender who did’t return to the halfway house where he had been staying on november 30th.
Leon had been on release after serving a 2 year sentence for assault causing bodily harm and sexual assault causing bodily harm.
Leon’s cause of death has not been release as the investigation is ongoing.
84 year old Emily Houston died July 25 as result of being pushed by another resident at a Kamloops Seniors home. The assault happened on July 15th, Houston died in hospital from her injuries 10 days later.
Though Houston’s death was ruled a homicide by the BC Coroners office. The accused is resident suffering from dementia, meaning the assaliant will not be charged.
RCMP were called to the area of 152nd and 66A avenues on November 21 in Surrey, on reports of gunfire. Two men were found in a car with serious gunshot wounds.
Surinder Hehar 45 who was getting picked up for work was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other was rushed to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Investigators are urging anyone with information to call the IHIT tipline at 1-877-551- 4448