Tag Archives: Ontario

Ottawa police investigating a suspicious death at a Marriott Hotel

Ottawa police responded to a call for assistance at the 1100 block of Walkley Road, on September 15th at approximately 11:00pm.

Police arrived at the scene and located a deceased male in one of the hotel rooms. The Major Crime Unit is investigating, and treating the death as suspicious.

More to come…

The 2018 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Major Crime Section at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493

Toronto Homicide #77 – 16 year old boy dies of a gunshot wound in Scarborough.

Toronto police responded to a shooting call in the Bellamy Road North and Cedar Brae Boulevard area on September 14th, at approximately 6:45pm.

On arrival, police located a 16-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police said two male suspects reported to have fled the area in a dark SUV. The first suspect is described as wearing all-dark clothing with a hoodie. The second suspect is described as wearing a dark hooded top, light-coloured shorts.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Albert Iavarone dies in Hamilton shooting, police believe the death is linked to organized crime

Hamilton Police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of 32 Sunflower Crescent, Ancaster on September 13th at approximately 9:55pm.

Police and Paramedics arrived to find a 50-year-old male from Hamilton suffering from a gunshot injury. Despite life saving efforts the victim died at the scene.

The name of the deceased will not be released until family members have been notified.

Update Sept 15th.
Police have identified the victim as Real estate agent Albert Iavarone. Police said Iavarone has no criminal record but is known to associate with individuals involved in Hamilton’s traditional organized crime.

Police said the killer hid in bushes and lay in wait for Iavarone to return home Thursday night. The only description they gave was that the killer drove a silver car. Police believe the death of Iavarone is connected to the 207 death of Angelo Muistano .

Police believe the homicide is targeted and there is no danger to the general public. Anyone with information that can assist Police with the investigation is asked to contact Detective Jason Cattle by calling 905-546-4167

Christopher Clements-Card dies of a gunshot wound in London

London police were called to a business at 2094 Dundas Street, on report of gunshots on September 12th at approximately 2:30pm.

Police arrived to find Christopher Clements-Card, 21, of London,, suffering from a gunshot wound. Clements-Card was rushed to hospital whee he was pronounced deceased.

Police are searching for three men who fled the scene in a in a silver four door sedan. The vehicle was found unoccupied a short distance from the crime scene. The driver of the is described as Caucasian, approximately 5’9” tall, slim, with reddish-blond or light brown hair that is short on the sides.  The second suspect is described as a black male with black hair in corn rows.  The third suspect is described as a Caucasian male with a dark complexion, short dark hair, and a full beard.

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

Cody James dies of a gunshot wound in Clarington Ontario

Durham Region Police were called to a residence on Old Scugog Road, north of Hampton in the Municipality of Clarington on September 10th at approximately 2:30pm.

On arrival police located 29-year-old Cody James suffering from a gunshot wound. James was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Dorego or D/Cst. Firth of the DRPS Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5319/5316.

Toronto Homicide #76 – Ameer Saib dies from a stab wound; son arrested

Toronto police were called to the area of Martin Grove Road and Redgrave Drive at around 4:30pm on September 11th on report of a stabbing.

Police arrived to find the 50-year-old Ameer Saib deceased at the scene. The suspect, the victim’s 20-year-old son, fled the scene and was involved in a single-vehicle crash near Highway 401 and Islington Avenue. He has been arrested and is facing charges in relation to his fathers death.

More to come.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #75, Man Found Outside Parkdale Building Saturday Night, Now Considered a Homicide

2018 List of Toronto Homicides

A man found late Saturday night outside a Parkdale apartment building on West Lodge Avenue, is now considered the city’s 75th homicide of 2018 (the City of Toronto had 66 homicides in all of 2018). He was pronounced dead at the scene. No name, age or manner of death has as yet been provided by police.

Update
Toronto police said that investigators believe there was an altercation on a balcony and that the man had fallen to the ground. An autopsy will be conducted today, September 10th, to determine the cause of death.

Update September 13th

Police have identified the victim as 42-year-old Chad Day of Toronto.

Lee Newelln, 30, of Hamilton, was arrested on September 12th and charged with first-degree murder. Police also arrested Christopher Small, 28, of Hamilton, on September 12th and charged him with second-degree murder. There is one suspect still outstanding.

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

38-year-old killed in Kingston Ontario Kozy Inn, teenager charged

Emergency crews were called to the Kozy Inn on Princess Street, on September 5th at approximately 1 am on report of shots fired.

Paramedics located the 38-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was rushed to Kingston General Hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Police said the shooter fled the inn after the shooting but returned by 2:00am. Police arrested 19-year-old Aaron Lewis of Ottawa. Lewis has been charged with second-degree murder.

 

Death of David Hugh Sweeney, of Thunder Bay, being investigated as a homicide

Thunder Bay police responded to a report of an assault at a home located in the 100 block of North Algoma street, on August 31st at approximately 7:00pm.

Police arived at the home to find 59-year-old David Hugh Sweeney deceased. Det. Insp. Ryan Hughes said there was trauma to the body but would not provide any further details. No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact the police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477