Vladimir Shevalev, 81, believed to have died of natural causes in his Coal Harbour home on Mar. 1, 2015, but some concerns led police to an investigation.
19 Alexander Konstanovich Shevalev the son of Vladimir was arrested and charged with manslaughter on June 10.
20 year old Alexander Renney was found dead in the 14000-block of River Road early morning on February 23.
Police are treating the death as suspicious and say it does not appear to be a random attack. The cause of death has not been released.
IHIT is asking anyone with information to call its tipline at 1-877-551-IHIT
Police were called to reports of a fight at the Edmonds SkyTrain station. When they arrived they found James Enright in need of medical attention. He was rushed to hospital where he later died.
Police said Enright, 27, was in the wrong place at the wrong time when he tried to help a friend involved in an altercation Burnaby on Feb. 15.
Two people have been arrested, however neither of the suspects can be named due to a publication ban, according to IHIT.
Police officers and paramedics were dispatched on February 3rd on reports of a physical altercation between a group of people at Campers Corner RV Park in Ladysmith. Dispute resuscitation attempts, Rayna Johnson 55 died at the scene.
Trevor George Meers 50, of Ladysmith has been charged with one count of manslaughter in relation to Johnson’s death
Darren Sundman, 33, Kurtis Sundman, 26, and Sebastian Martin, 42, were arrested August 9th and charged with first-degree murder of Jordan McLeod of Prince George.
McLeod was last seen on January 16th and reported missing on the 19th . Police responded to reports of shots been fired on January 16th. Upon arrival they found evidence that someone had been injured, however no body was found.
McLeod’s body was found in Febuary by a man walking his dog.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested after a body was found in a home in East Vancouver on Jan 6. Kenneth Conrad Izzard has been charged with manslaughter after Jeffery Scott Nasa-Dyke was found dead inside his apartment near Triumph and Nanaimo Streets.
Update: What was believed to be the first homicide in Vancouver in 2015 has now been proven otherwise. Nasa-Dyke was last seen eight weeks ago on Nov. 13, and reported missing to the Vancouver Police on Nov. 19. His body was found in a decomposed state, and police believe he may have been moved several times before ending up in Izzard’s apartment.
“The death occurred about eight weeks ago. We don’t think the body has necessarily been there the whole time. It would suggest multiple crime scenes,” says Vancouver Cst. Brian Montague.