Tag Archives: Calgary

Update: Calgary man dies of a gunshot wound to the head

Police are investigating after a 20 year old man was dropped off at the downtown Calgary medical centre, at around 9pm on January 23 suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

Doctors found the man outside in life threatening condition and transferred him to Foothills Hospital for treatment.

The victim died in hospital this morning of his injury.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234

Update January 25th

Police have identified the victim as Itgel Baatarsuren, 22. Baatarsuren was left at the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre by a person driving a white Pontiac G5.


Update: Manslaughter charge in Christmas Day murder

Calgary police were call to the 0-100 block of Fonda Drive SE on December 25th at around 6:30pm on report of an injured man. The man was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries.

Calgary police have charged Morris Stern in what they are calling a fatal stabbing. Police said Stern and the victim were known to each other. Stern has been charged with manslaughter.

Update January 4, 2017

Calgary police released the name of the Christmas day homicide victim. 45 year old Mark Maurice Mitchell’s name was announced once his next of kin was notified.

The Calgary homicide victim list, and links is available here.

Update 4th man charged – Calgary Homicide 27: Ezzulddin Al-Ogaidi 17 found dead, 3 men charged

Calgary police were called to a residence on San Diego Way om Saturday December 3 for a check on welfare. When police arrived they did not find anyone in need of help.

Calgary Police received a call on December 4th reporting a possible murder that happened at the same home as the address the night before.

Police located the body of Ezzulddin Al-Ogaidi north of Morley on Monday December 5th. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Ahmed Abid, 24, Mohammed Khalil, 28, and Ashraf Jasem Ajil, 23, have all been charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

UPDATE December 8th
Martin Hamid Ahmet, 21, has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Al-Ogaid as well as careless use of a firearm, pointing a firearm, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, possession of a firearm without a license and possession of a weapon obtained by crime.

The Death of Al-Ogaidi is the 27th homicide for Calgary this year. The 2016 Calgary homicide victims list is available here.

Calgary homicide #26: Richard Pember found dead in his home

On November 22 a man went to the Calgary Fire Department station at around 1:20 am saying that he needed help for hi injured roommate. Emergency crews arrived at the home on 1800 block of 17 Street S.W. to find 58 year old Richard Pember deceased.

Zachery Frederick Rider, 36, of no fixed address, has been charged with with second-degree murder, and aggravated assault on the man that contacted the fire department.

The death of Richard Pember is the 26th homicide in Calgary this year. The Calgary homicide victim list is available here.

Abiem Kuol Akel Abiem shot to death in Calgary’s 25th homicide

Calgary police were called to the 2400 block of 47 St. S.E in the community of Forest Lawn on November 11th at around 5am on reports of gunshots.

Police arrived to find Abiem Kuol Akel Abiem 23 dead in a basement suite.  Witnesses said they saw 3 men running from the scene, and jump into a small white car.

Police arrested three men in the evening of November 11th.

More to come…

Matiop Nyok Okich, 21, Akieg Bol, 20, and Benjamin El-Ajak Nyiker, 23, have been charged with first degree murder.

The Calgary homicide victim’s list is available here.

Calgary 2016 Homicide Victim List

Murders in 2016 So Far: 28 (38 in 2015)

The 2017 Calgary Homicide list is available here

#1 – Cindy Enger
#2 – Isaiah Zoue

#3 –  Boutrus Osman Khalfan
#4 – Emmanuel Keror

#5 – Harsimran Singh Birdi
#6 – Peter Nassichuk

#7 –  Tyler Sanderson
#8 –  Hue Ngoc Nguyen
#9 – Noel Delorme
#10 – Jane Doe

#11 – Tiejun Huang

#12 – Hebron Donald Marsden
#13 – Sara Baillie
#14 – Taliyah Leigh Marsman

#15 – Frank Bloome
#16 – Louie Mojica

#17 – Calvin Brooker
#18 – Alvin Chiniquay
#19 – Cuc Lung
#20 – Quang Chi Tran
#21 – Mylan Hicks

#22 – Audrey Van Zuiden
#23 – Sutton Bowers
#24 – Kyle Rowe
#25 – Abiem Kuol Akel Abiem

#26 – Richard Pember

#27 – Ezzulddin Al-Ogaid
#28 – John Doe

Kyle Rowe shot to death on Halloween

Calgary Police are investigating after emergency crews were called to a home on the 100 block of Riverbend Drive S.E on October 31 at around 10:30am on report of an injured man.

On arrival Kyle Rowe 26, was found in the back seat of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics declared Rowe dead at the scene.

Police said the victim was known to police and that they believe the attack was targeted.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Calgary police at 403-266-1234


Sutton Raymond Bowers found dead, roommates charged

Calgary police responded to a check on welfare at an apartment building on 90 Avenue SW  on October 9th at around 10am. Police arrived to find Sutton Raymond Bowers 33, dead at the entrance of the home.

James Andrew Beaver, 51, and Brian John Lambert, 41, were arrested at the scene and have been charged with manslaughter.

Police said it has been confirmed that there was  altercation between the three men, and Beaver and Lambert had left after the confrontation, returned home and notified the police.

85 year old man charged with the death of his 80 year old wife

Calgary police were called to a home on Rideau Place SW, on October 4th on report of a death. Police arrived to find Audrey Van Zuiden 80, dead and her husband Siegfried (Fred) Van Zuiden 85, at the scene.

Fred Van Zuiden a WWII survivor and author of  “Call Me Mom” place the 911 call at around 4:15am to alert police of the death. Police said the death was “domestic in nature” but did not release the cause of death.

Fred Van Zuiden has been charged with second degree murder and is due to appear in court October 5th.

Marlon Ledesma charged with the beating death of Alvin Chiniquay in a Calgary prison

Alvin Chiniquay 40, had just arrived at the Calgary Remand Centre a few days before the beating  after being picked up for shoplifting. On

September 9th Chiniquay was attacked by Marlon Ledesma 32, Chiniquay’s family fear the attack was a hate crime. The entire attack was caught on camera.

Chiniquay was sent to hospital where he remained on life support until he passed away 10 days later. Ledesma the cellmate of Chiniquay is facing a first degree murder charge.