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Update: 45 year old woman found dead in a Burnaby home

Burnaby RCMP responded to a report of a woman needing medical attention at a home on the 7900-block of 18th Avenue, February 23rd just after 1 pm.

The 45 year old woman was located by police and was pronounced dead at the scene. a 47 year old man was taken into custody by police.

The investigation is in it’s early stages, more information will be added as it it becomes available.

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

Update February 25th

Parveen Maan 47,  has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in the death of his wife Parveen Kumari Maan. The couple’s two children were not at home at the time of the attack.

Burnaby double stabbing leaves one man dead

Police responded to report of a stabbing at a homeless camp in the area of Rumble Street and Griffith Dr, October 24th at around 8 p.m.

Police arrived to fins one man dead and another injured. A 53 year old man was arrested at the scene. Police said the attack was targeted and the individuals were known to each other.

The victims name will not be released until his family is notified.


Police have released the name of the victim as Rickey Melanson 48.  Samuel James Calladine has been charged with manslaughter.

Kevin Knuff was also murdered in a Burnaby homeless camp on October 9th, however police say the two cases are unrelated.

UPDATE – Hee Sook Youn murdered in Burnaby store Police looking for ex husband

Hee Sook Youn 59, was found dead in the washroom at Cho Won Health Food in Burnaby on Wednesday October 5th in what police believe to be a targeted attack.

Police have not released the name of the deceased or any suspects.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT hotline at 1-877-551-4448.

UPDATE October 7

Police are asking for the help of the public in location Hee Sook Youn’s ex husband Youngku Youn 60. Police described Youngku Youn as 5’7″, 143 pounds, brown eyes and black hair. if you come into contact with Youn or know where he may be call crime-stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

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.

Matthew Charles Miles shot to death in Burnaby

Two people are dead after police were called to a shooting in Burnaby on September 18th.

Matthew Miles 47, had already been shot inside the home. Police attempted to negotiate with the suspect who was still in the home but failed. Police entered the home due to the possibility other people may be at risk.

Shots were fired by police and the suspect Kenneth Robert Hanna, 48 was pronounced dead.

Igor Bradaric, Burnaby’s latest murder

August 12, 10:30 a.m., Burnaby RCMP were called to the Midlawn Drive after a report of shots fired and a man lying in the street.

Igor Bradaric was suffering from gunshot wounds,  paramedics attempted to revive him but he died at the scene.

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

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call 1-800-222-8477.