Tag Archives: London

Update – London police searching for suspect in relation to the homicide of Dereck Szaflarski

London Police Service responded to a report of an altercation in  the area of Richmond Street and Piccadilly Street on May 26th at approximately 2:30am.

On arrival police found the victim, Dereck Szaflarski suffering from serious injuries. Szaflarski was rushed to hospital where he was  pronounced deceased.

Police are searching for a dark-skinned, heavy set male who entered a white car and fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670.

Update June 2
Robert Ashley Williams, 35, turned himself into London police on May 31st at 5:30 pm. Williams has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Dereck Szaflarski.

Christina Smith killed while trying to stop a vehicle theft in London, ON

Christina Smith, 32, was struck and killed by the driver of the stolen truck after trying to stop a 1999 grey Chevrolet Silverado from being stolen from a driveway near Moffat Avenue on February 8th.

As a result of the investigation, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Bradley James Hill, 31, of no fixed address.

Six Nation’s Police arrested Hill on February 17th, London Police attended Ohsweken, Ontario and transferred Hill back to London where he’s been charged with manslaughter and Robbery.

 

David Hole’s death in London Ontario a homicide

David Hole 53, was reported missing on November 18th, he was last seen in London on November 15th.

Hole was found dead in his Ford Escape was located in a parking lot in the area of Wellington Road and Commissioners Road East on November 30th. Police have not released the cause of death.

On Friday December 8th police arrested two people in relation to the death of David Hole. Alexander Lambert, 52, from London has been charged with second degree murder and offering an indignity to a dead human body. James McGillivary, 47, has been charged with being an accessory after the face and offering an indignity to a dead human body. Police said Lambert and McGillvary were known to Hole.

Anyone with information is asked to call London Police Service at (519) 661-5670

Deborah Titus fatally struck by a vehicle in London. Warrant for the arrest of Brittany Lynn Boyce has been issued

London police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run motor vehicle collision which occurred Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

Police said the victim, 64 year old Deborah Titus was attempting to retrieve her property that had been stolen from a vehicle that was driven by the suspect. A bystander came to  aid Titus, when the vehicle drove off fatally striking Titus and dragging the bystander a short distance.

Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Brittany Lynn Boyce, 29. Anyone with information about Boyce’s whereabouts or this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670.

Update November 28th
Brittany Lynn Boyce, 29,  was arrested at approximately 1:55pm, on November 28th. She is charged with one count of manslaughter and one count of assault with a weapon.

Josephine Glenn found dead in London Ontario

A 26 year old woman was reported missing by family on October 23rd to the London police department. Josephine Glenn 26,  was last seen in the Clarke Road and Culver Drive area around 3am on October 22nd.

On October 27th London police received information about the missing womans possible whereabouts at a home on South Leaksdale Circle. Police located the remains of theGlenn at the scene, and made an arrest.

A 25 year old Oluwatobi Boyede has been charged with second degree murder and indignity to a human body

No other information will be released at this time as a publication ban has been placed.

Update – Raymond Beaver dies of a stab wound in London Ontario

London police responded to a disturbance at approximately 11:40 pm at 1 Lansdowne Avenue on October 2nd.

On arrival police located two injured men, one suffering from a stab wound and one with non life threatening injuries. Both men were rushed to hospital where Raymond Beaver 43 succumbed to his injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670.

Update October 5th

London police have made several arrests in connection to the death of Raymond Beaver.

Daniel Cavanagh, 32, of London, is charged with break and enter and assault with a weapon. Melissa George, 34, of London, is charged with break and enter and assault with a weapn and uttering Threats. Nicholas George, 18, of London, is charged with break and enter and assault with a weapon. Peter Townsend, 20, of London, is charged with break and enter and assault with a weapon. Lisa Sager, 38, of London, is charged with break and enter and assault with a weapon. Lastly two male youth are each charged with break and enter.

None of the seven charged have been charged with the homicide at this time.

 

Taxi driver Vijay Bhatia found dead in a parking lot in London

London Police responded to a report of an assault in the parking lot of Mac’s Milk at 925 Wonderland Road South on April 29th at approximately 1:00am.

Police found the victim who was later identified as Vijay Bhatia 64, at the scene without vitals. Bhatia was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police said the victim had picked up a fare of two people and drove them to 925 Wonderland Road South where he was assaulted by one of the passengers.

Cody Perkin, 23, of London has been charged with second degree murder.

Charges laid in the homicide of Matthew Perry

London Police responded to a call of medical distress on January 6th at around 5:00 pm at 446 King Street. Police arrived to find Matthew Perry 24 severely injured outside the apartment building.

Perry was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. A second victim was found in the 4th floor apartment but was expected to survive.

Autopsy reports revealed the Perry’s injuries were sustained from a fall from height.

Three people, William Tombs, 41, David George, 37, and Allan Baptiste, 47, have been charged with manslaughter as well Forcible Confinement, assault, and kidnapping (the second victim).

Five other people Clayton More, 34, Tabitha Williams, 35, Amanda Onstad, 28, Justin Christensen, 28, and Bradley Smith, 35 have been charged with two counts of forcible confinement, two counts of assault, and one count of kidnapping (the second victim)

Update: Chad Robinson stabbed to death in London Ontario

London police responded to calls of a disturbance at the Imperio Banquet Hall at 109 Falcon Street, just after midnight on December 18th.

Police arrived to find Chad Robinson 26, of Guelph Ontario unresponsive suffering from a stab wound. Ems rushed Robinson to hospital where he died of his injuries.

According to London Police media release four men have been charged with assault causing bodily harm, in relation to a second victim who did not die from their injuries. The four men are Miguel Chacon-Perez, 27, Irvin Aparicio Chicas, 26, Samuel Aparicio, 25, and Octavio Merino, 25, all from of London.

There has been no word on what charges these men face in the death of Chad Robinson at this time.

The death of Chad Robinson is the 4th homicide for London in 2016. Links to previous victims can be found below.

Jane Doe – February 12
Dakoda Martin – May 28
Nathan Deslippe – August 28

Update December 21

Miguel Chacon-Perez 27, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Chad Robinson.