Tag Archives: British Columbia

Mother of 6 dies in Port Moody house fire

Port Moody Police were called to a home on Dewdney Trunk Road at around 1: 30 pm on report of a domestic dispute on July 10th .  Police arrived to find the home engulfed in flames and were told there were two adults inside the home.

The two adults were rescued and the female was taken to hospital, while the man was taken away by police. Five of the couple’s six children were home at the time of the fire but escaped from the second story window.

The woman died in hospital Sunday evening.

Niether names of the victim or suspect have been released at this time.

The man who is believed to be the husband and father to the children is facing second degree murder charges.

Christopher Serrano shot to death blocks away from Burnaby Hospital

Police were called to Forest Street, at around 9:30 pm June 13th on reports of gunshots.

Police arrived to find good samaritans preforming CPR on Christopher Serrano also known as Christopher Hurtado. Serrano was rushed to hospital where he died from a gunshot wound.

Police say that Serrano’s death was a targeted hit.

Serrano is known to police, he was charged for slashing  a man in the throat with a box cutter during the Olympics.

looking for a dark coloured sedan that may have been involved in the incident.The sedan is damaged as it hit two cars while fleeing the scene.

Body found wrapped in a sleeping bag in Fraser River

Vancouver police say a body found wrapped in a sleeping bag in the Milltown Marina on Monday June 6th, was the result of a targeted hit. The body was said to be wrapped in black plastic, and tucked inside a sleeping bag.

Police will not be releasing the name of the victim until the next of kin has been notified.

Police said they believe the death was targeted and there is no threat to the public’s safety.

Investigators are now asking anyone who may have seen anything unusual in the area in the past 24 hours to call the VPD at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Richmond Developer Amarjit Singh Sandhu shot to death in Tim Hortons parking lot

56 year old Amarjit Singh Sandhu president of Sandhill Development, was shot to death in at around 6pm on June 4th at the Coppersmith shopping centre, outside the Tim Hortons.

Witnesses said the suspect pulled out a gun with a silencer attachment and shot at Sandhu and that it sounded like a paint ball gun.

Police believe the shooting was targeted and are looking for a non-white male, approximately six-foot tall, slim build, who was wearing a grey or light grey coloured hoodie.

Jastinder Athwal found dead at Lynn Creek

The body of Jastinder Athwal, 34 was found in Lynn Creek near the North Shore Hiking Trail on May 29th. Friends and family last saw Athwal on May 20th in the Lynn Valley area.

Police are waiting for autopsy  results to determine the cause of death.
More to come…
UPDATE:
IHIT said autopsy results for Jastinder Athwal have ruled out foul play. Vancouver RCMP continue to investigate.

Ashley Simpson’s missing person case is now being treated as a homicide

Ashley Simpson 32, has been missing since April 28. RCMP are now treating her disappearance as a possible homicide. Simpson had been working in Salmon Arm BC for the winter months, but was from St. Catherine’s ON.

Simpson told her family that she would be returning to Ontario for her sisters baby shower on May 15, when she didn’t show up the Police investigation began on May 16th. Police have said there has been no use on her bank account, and no social media presence since April 28.

The investigation is only in early stages. More to come…

Kennith King-Lok Leung Shot to death in his SUV

Vancouver Police were called to the 500-block of West 27th Avenue after receiving 911 calls of multiple shots fired on May 16th at around 10:30pm.

Police arrived to find 23 year old Kennith King-Lok Leung who was known to police in his SUV. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call the Vancouver Police or Crime Stoppers.

Guiseppe “Joe” Bengey Zecca dies from injuries, charges laid

Guiseppe Zecca, 38, was found at around 11 pm on May 10th by a passerby on an Abbotsford road. Zecca was suffering from a head wound along with other life threatening injuries. Paramedicis attended to Zecca however he died at the scene.

Andre Provencal 23, was arrested on May 11, and charged with assault with a weapon. On May 14, police arrested Shiloh Davidson 31, and charged him with second-degree murder.