Tag Archives: British Columbia

Ibrahim Amjad Ibrahim Found dead in Garden City Park

Police were called to the area of Garden City Road and Granville Avenue just after 4:15 am on October 10th on report of a dead body.

The body was identified as Ibrahim Amjad Ibrahim, of Surrey 30. Ibrahim was known to police.

more information will be posted as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT by calling the tipline 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihittipline@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Co-founder of Red Scorpions shot to death in Kamloops

Kamloops RCMP received multiple calls reporting a shooting in the area of Hudson’s Bay Trail in the Guerin Creek subdivision off the Summit Drive connector on September 21st at 7:20pm.

Police arrived at the scene to find a 28 year old man with non life- threatening injuries, and Konaam Shirzad, 34 dead at the scene.

Konaam Shirzad was the co-founder of the Red Scorpions gang and  owned a gym in North Kamloops..

Anybody witnessing the shooting or having information about the suspects is asked to contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000.

Man dies of a stab wound in Burnaby

Burnaby police were called to the area of Kingsway and Royal Oak Avenue on September 18th, at around 11:30pm on report of a stabbing.

Police arrived at the scene to find two people suffering from non life threatening injuries, and a third who died of his injuries.

Police believe the attack was random.

Anyone with information is asked to call call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)


Joseph Lucien De Carvalho dead in Richmond’s latest homicide

Richmond RCMP was called to the 7500 block of Bridge Street on report of a possible shooting on September 18th at approximately 3:00am.

Police located an adult male suffering from life threatening injuries. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The IHIT has identified the victim as 41 year old Joseph Lucien De Carvalho

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)

John Buchanan charged with murder in Nanaimo fatal assault

Police and Paramedics were called to a building at 275 Nicol Street on September 11th on report of an injured man. Richard Sitar 42, had been seriously assaulted and later died of his injuries.

Police said John Buchanan 46, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

No other information will be released to the public as this matter is now before the courts.

Robert Jones charged with manslaughter in Surrey house fire death

Emergency crews were dispatched ti a fire on the 12300 block of 112A Street at approximatley 12:20 am, September 7th.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team were called to the scene when a body was found after the fire was extinguished. Police said the victim was a man, but have not released his identity.

Police arrested Robert Jones, 32, on September 8th and charged him with manslaughter.

The 2017 Surrey Homicide Victim List is available here. 

Jose Martin Torres dies in Chilliwack shooting

Chilliwack RCMP were called to the 9500 block of Williams Street in Chilliwack.on September 3rd, at approximately 4:20am on report of a shooting.

The victim was rushed to hospital where he dies of his injuries.

Police said the city’s latest victim was 35 year old Jose Martin Torres.  Torres was known to police and they believe the shooting was targeted.

Anyone with any information about the Chilliwack shooting is asked to call the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611

Brandy Petrie & Avery Levely-Flescher shot to death in Langley

Langley RCMP were called to 232 street and 64th Avenue on September 1st at 5:30 am on report of a shooting.

Police located two victims at the scene. 34 year old Brandy Petrie of Burnaby and 20 year old Avery Levely-Flescher of Surrey were both suffering from gunshot wounds in a vehicle.

Despite life saving efforts both Petrie and Levelt-Flescher were pronounced deceased at the scene.

On Tuesday September 5th Travis MacPhail was charged with two counts of second degree murder. MacPhail was also charged with possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm, uttering threats and aggravated sexual assault.

Man dies of a gunshot wound in Kelowna

Kelowna police responded to Reports of gunshots in the 3400 block of McTaggart Road at around 8:15 p.m on September 1st.

RCMP located the victim suffering from apparent injuries, he was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police have since identified the victim as a 27 year old West Kelowna resident who “lived a high-risk lifestyle”. The Victim’s name has not been made public by police at this time.

Anyone with information about the victim’s death is asked to call West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880

Vancouver homicide victim identified as Roscoe Henry Carmack

Vancouver police were called to a Downtown Eastside apartment on Princess Avenue near Alexander Street, August 28th at around 3pm on report of a deceased man.

Police arrived to the scene to find Roscoe Henry Carmack, 54, dead in a suspicious manner. VPD’s Major Crime Section took over the investigation.

Randall Whitworth Hill, 34, has been charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of Carmack and remains in custody.

The Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.