Tag Archives: Ontario

Cody Gionet Dies of a gunshot wound in Newmarket

York Region Police were called to a home in the area of Sheldon Avenue in Newmarket at approximately 9:50pm on October 21st on a weapons complaint.

Police arrived at the scene to find Cody Gionet 30,  suffering from a gunshot wound. Gionet was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police arrested Travis Whitman 20, on October 22nd. Whitman has been charged with second degree murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865

Toronto Homicide 51 – Marite Zala 69 stabbed to death

Toronto police responded to a call for Unknown Trouble at 58 Thorncliffe Park Drive, on October 20th at approximately 12:35 am.

Police arrived to find 69 year old Marite Zala suffering from serious injuries. Marite Zala was pronounced at the scene by paramedics.

Ernest Lajos Zala, 31, was arrested at the scene and charged with first degree murder. Police have not disclosed the relationship between the victim and the accused.

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Hamilton Homicide 7 – Nicole Dragasic shot to death in the east end

Hamilton police were called to 778 Barton Street East at approximately 3:45am on report of a shooting.

Police and paramedics arrived to find the woman suffering from a gunshot wound in the doorway of her unit. She was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

Police said they are very confident that the attack was targeted, and the victim was known to police.

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

Update October 17th
Hamilton police have identified the female victim as Nicole Dragasic, 37,  of Hamilton.

The 2017 Hamilton Homicide Victim list is available here.

Update Toronto Homicide 50 – Ex Hells Angel James Holland Dies of a gunshot wound

Police and paramedics were called to 9 Milvan Dr at approximately 9:43 pm on October 14th on reports of gunshots.

Police arrived to find James Clayton Holland, 43, with multiple gunshot wounds to the body.  Holland was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

Police Det. Brad Stephen said James (Jamie) Holland was a wealthy retired member of the Hells Angels.

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Victim Identified – 18 year old dead after Mississauga stabbing

Mississauga Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the area of Lakeshore Road and Cawthra Road on October 14th at approximately 12:51am.

On arrival police found 2 male victims suffering from stab wounds. Both men were rushed to hospital where One of the victims, and 18 year old, died of his injuries.

Update October 17th
The victim has been identified as Maxwell Chavez, 18.

Update October 20th
Trayon Johnson, 23, was arrested on October 20th and is facing a second degree murder charge.

Peel Police have issued a Canada wide warrant for the arrest of Richard Ireland, 18, of no fixed address, for second degree murder. Ireland has been described as male white, 5’10” feet tall, 130 pounds, brown eyes, with shoulder length brown hair.

Richard Ireland – Photo made available by Peel Police

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to call investigators at the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121

Update Charges laid – Alan Connor Drew dies after an altercation in Mississauga

Mississauga police were called to the area of Queen street south and Tannery street on October 7th at 2:47 am on a call for medical assistance.

Police arrived to find Alan Drew 23 suffering from blunt force trauma to the head from a physical altercation. Drew was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on October 8th.

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to call investigators at the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205

Update

Cameron Bakker, 21,  was arrested in the City of Mississauga without incident on October 11th and has been charged with manslaughter.

Toronto Homicide #49 – Zakariye Ali dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto police were called to 1 York Road on October 8th at approximately 11:40pm on report of a shooting.

Police arrived at the scene to find a 16 year old boy, a 18 year old man and a 19 year old man suffering from gunshot wounds.

All three victims were taken to hospital where 16 year old Zakariye Ali died of his injuries. The other two victims are expected to survive.

Police have not named any suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

 

Toronto Homicide #48 – Isaiah Witt dies of a stab wound

Toronto police responded to report of a stabbing at Stan Wadlow Park on October 7th at approximately 8:45pm.

On arrival police located 15 year old Isaiah Witt in life threatening condition. Witt was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police arrested 4 people, and after investigating an 18 year old an 19 year  old were charged with second degree murder.

Police have not released the names of the two accused at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update Toronto Homicide 47 – Abdulkadir Bihi dies of a gunshot wound

Toronto oplice responded to report of Sounds of Gunshots at 263 Dixon Road on October 5th at approximately 2:45pm.

Police located the victim Abdulkadir Bihi, 29, of Toronto, suffering from a gunshot wound in a vehicle. Bihi was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the torso.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

Update

On October 8, at approximately 6:09 p.m., Yahya Abdirahman Jama, 20, of Toronto, surrendered to police. A few hours later at approximately 8:58 p.m., Zayd Q. Chaudhry, 19, of Toronto, surrendered to police. Both Jama and Chaudhry are facing first-degree murder charges.

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide 46 – Abdinasir Hussein found dead in Toronto apartment

Toronto police were called to an apartment at 12 Arbordell Road, at approximately 9:44am on October 4th on report of unknown trouble.

On arrival police found 43 year old Abdinasir Hussein dead. The cause of death has not been released.

Update October 7th

Police arrested  Abdirizak Yabarow, 36, of Toronto, on Friday October 6th. Yabarow has been charged with second degree murder and assault causing bodily harm.

The 2017 Toronto Homicide List is available here.