Police say they are investigating the death of Michael Page-Vincelli, 22, as a homicide after an altercation involving a cigarette butt.
It is alleged that on July 12th a woman tossed a cigarette out the window of her car and Page-Vincelli picked it up and threw it back at her.
According to a witness, the woman and a man followed Page-Vincelli into a Starbucks where the victim was punched and then hit his head on a counter at the establishment.
Page-Vincelli was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on July 15th.
No charges have been laid at this time..
On July 18th at approximately 1am Burnaby RCMP responded to report of a missing 13 year old girl who had not been heard from since 5:00pm on the 17th.
Marrisa Shen was found by investigators in some brush on the southeast side of Central Park in Burnaby early Wednesday July 18th.
Police said the circumstances surrounding the death are suspicious and the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has taken lead in the investigation. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)
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.
Adis Golic, 41, lead singer in the rock band SKARD, and Hells Angels associate, was victim of what police said was a targeted shooting on August 22 in the 7700-block of 12th Avenue in Burnaby.
On November 22 Golic died from injuries sustained in the shooting.
Burnaby police continue to investigate.
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.
RCMP has been investigating a homicide after the body of Kevin William Knuff 56, was found in a wooded area near a homeless camp in Burnaby, BC on October 9th.
Knuff was found at the west side of North Rd. Police said the death is unrelated to the death of Hee Sook Youn, which also took place on North Road in Burnaby.
More to come…
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
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.
Burnaby police recieved a call of shots fired on April 3rd. On April 4th Police found the body of Ray Jopowicz 41, on the Byrne Creek Trail in Burnaby.
No other information has been released.
No charges have been laid.
Burnaby Mounties were called out to Byrne Creek Trail around 8pm on April 3rd on reports of gunshots. After searching the area mounties found the body of a man on the train. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police have not released the name of the victim at this time.