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Update: Shoaib Asakzai, 25 dies from a gunshot wound in Toronto’s 11th homicide of 2017

Toronto police and emergency crews were called to the area of Thorncliffe Park Drive near Overlea Boulevard on February 25th at around 6:30 pm on report of gunshots.

Paramedics located the victim who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The 2017 Toronto Homicide List is available here.


Police have identified the victim as Shoaib Asakzai, male, 25 of Toronto as the victim.


Update: Two murder charges laid on a minor in the Mariposa Township house fire

Kawartha Lakes OPP were called to a disturbance at the Quaker Road youth facility, in Mariposa Township, On February 24th  at around 4pm. When officers arrived the structure was engulfed in flames.

After the fire was contained police said the home was being treated as a crime scene, as one person was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the deceased will not be released.

A youth has been charged with second degree murder.


A second victim, an employee has died. The identities of the two victims have not been named as of yet.

Dallas Nelson shot and killed Windsor’s first homicide of 2017

Windsor police were called to a home in the 700 block of University Avenue East on February 21st at around 5pm on reports of gunshots. Police arrived at the scene to find 19 year old Dallas Nelson suffering from a gunshot wound.

Nelson was rushed to hospital where he died from his stomach wound.

At around 10:45pm police visited an apartment in the 8700 block of Riverside Drive east and arrested 45 year old David Formosa. Police said Nelson and Formosa were known to each other.

Suspicious death of Delbert Sainnawap being investigated by police.

Police have opened a full investigation after the suspicious death of Delbert Sainnawap 34, from Mishkeegogamang First Nation.

Sainnawap visited Mishkeegogamang Health Centre on Thursday February 23 for an injury he had sustained on February 21st. Sainnawap was then airlifted to Thunder Bay Hospital where he died of his injuries. An autopsy is scheduled for February 25th.

Anyone with information in relation to the investigation is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Dustin Wayne Monture Dies in hospital from a gunshot wound to the head

Dustin Wayne Monture, 27, was taken to West Haldimand General Hospital by the homeowner, after being found outside a home on Tuscarora Road in Ohsweken on February 21st at around 4 pm.

The homeowner thought he had been assaulted because of the head wound. Monture was then airlifted to Hamilton General Hospital where he had a CT scan and they discovered he had been shot.

Monture was declared brain dead at around 2:15 on February 22 and died of his injuries that same night.

Anyone with information can call Six Nations Police at 519-445-2811 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or go to www.crimestoppers-brant.ca


Fatal Shooting at Brampton Motel 6

Peel police were called to a Motel 6 at around 10:30 pm on February 20th on report of gunshots. Police arrives at the scene to find a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim who has been identified by police will not have his name released until his next of kin is located. Police believe the shooting to be an isolated indecent.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Update February 20th
The victim had been identified as Jahsavior Reid 19 of Toronto. The death of Reid is the first Peel death of 2017.

Michelle Riley dies after serious assault in Toronto

Toronto police were called to a building at 500 Dawes Road, on February 16th at 8:30am on report of an injured woman. Police found 36 year old Michelle Riley without vital signs.

Paramedics attempts to revive Riley failed, she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Brian Williams, 51, of Toronto, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder. Williams is scheduled to appear in court at College Park on Friday, February, 17, 2017.

The relationship between the victim and the accused has yet to be established.
The Death of Michelle Riley is the 10th Toronto homicide this year. The 2017 Toronto Homicide Victim List and links to stories is available here.

Angela McAdorey found dead in St Catharines home

Niagara Regional Police were called to a home at 17 Appleby Drive on February 10th at around 11:30 am. On arrival police found Angela McAdorey, 39, obvious signs of trauma. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The estranged husband of the deceased Karl McAdorey was arrested at the scene and charged with second degree murder.
the cause of death has not been released at this time.