Tag Archives: Ontario

Ottawa police believe the death of Abdulrahman Al-Shammari & Dirie Olol are connected

Ottawa police responded to the Queensway Carleton Hospital on July 24th at approximately 7 am on report of a man with a gunshot wound. That man remains in hospital in stable condition.

Shortly after that report police responded to the area of Elmhurst Park in the city’s west end. Police arrived to find Abdulrahman Al-Shammari, 26, deceased. Al-Shammari died of a a gunshot wound.

At approximately noon, police received a report of an abandoned vehicle located in the city’s west end.  On arrival police located the vehicle, with a deceased male inside. The victim was identified as Dirie Olol, 27. Police said Olol also died of a gunshot wound.

If you have any information regarding this double homicide contact the Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222 Ext. 5493. 

Update July 26
Ottawa police have issued a Canada wide warrant for Alam Gabriel Buoc (pictured below) in relation to the homicides of Abdurahman Al-Shammari and Dirie Olol. Buoc is wanted on two charges of First-degree murder, and one of Attempted murder.

Buoc is described as lack male, 6’4” (193cm), 201 lbs (91 kg), thin build, with short black hair.

If you have any information regarding Buoc’s whereabouts contact the Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222 Ext. 5493. 


Alam Gabriel Buoc.
Photo made available by Ottawa Police.

Update July 28
Alam Gabriel BUOC, 30 of Ottawa, has been arrested. Police said that Buoc was arrested in the late evening of Thursday July 27th. Buoc if facing two charges of first-degree murder and one of attempted murder.

The 2017 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Body of missing woman Kara Clark found in Brampton

Peel Regional Police responded to report of a female body found in a greenbelt area of Castlemore Road and Humber West Parkway in Brampton on July 21st at 2:36pm.

Police arrived to the scene to find the woman, who has since been positively identified as Kara Clark 28. Clark had been reported missing a few days prior to her discovery. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

The Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 905-453-2121, ext. 3205.

Toronto Homicide’s 24 & 25: Rinaldo Cole, and Dwayne Campbell shot to death at a BBQ

Toronto police were called to a home in Gennela Square on July 23 at approximately 1am on report of a shooting.

Police arrived to what was reported as a birthday BBQ to find 2 men and one woman shot.

Rinaldo Cole, 33, and Dwayne Campbell, 30, both of Toronto were pronounced dead at the scene. The female victim is in hospital listed in serious, but stable, condition.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4200

The Toronto 2017 homicide victim list is available here.

Update: 26 year old Guelph man arrested on a first degree murder charge of a 54 year old woman

Guelph police police responded to an assistance call at a residence on Hasler Crescent  on July 18th at approximately 12:09am.

Police located the 54 year old woman, she was pronounced dead at the scene. The circumstances surrounding her death were deemed suspicious.

Investigators arrested a 26 year old male for first degree murder at 6:17am July 18th on a City of Guelph bus. Police are not seeking any other suspects.

Update July 19th
Guelph police have identified the victim as Mirella Roncato 54, and the accused as her 26 year old son Jacob Roncato.

Anyone with information in relation to this investigation can contact Det. Sgt. Dave Begin at 519-824-1212


18 year old Marcus Pierce Stabbed to death in Lakeshore

Police were called to the Belle River community in Lakeshore Ontario on July 13th at approximately 9:50pm on report of an altercation.

Police arrived at the scene in the area of Cooper Crescent and Lenore Street to find 18 year old Marcus Pierce suffering from a serious injury, as well as a 14 year old and 17 year old suffering from minor injuries.

Pierce was rushed to hospital where he died of a stab wound. A 17 year old male has been arrested and is facing a charges of second-degree murder and two counts of assault causing bodily harm.

Update: Four people facing charges in the disappearance of Douglas Hill

Douglas Hill, 48, has not been seen since the morning of June 24, and police say he was murdered, though police have yet to locate the body.

A 17 year old girl was arrested on July 12th, and is facing a charge of second degree murder. A 35 year old woman from Brantford has also been charged on one count of being an accessory to murder after the fact.

Police are asking for help from the public in locating Douglas Hill of Brantford. Hill has been described as follows:
– Indigenous
– 5’5″ 167 lbs
– Long Dark Hair
– Thin Build
– A tattoo of a feather on his right cheek

Update: Police say four people are facing charges in the disapparance of Douglas Hill. Holly Martin, 35, of Brantford, and Lori Anne Staats, 24, of Six Nations are facing accessory after the fact charges. A 17 year old female is facing a second degree murder charge. Most recently Nicholas Joel Shipman, 34, of Ohsweken was arrested August 1st  and charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Six Nations Police at 519-445-2811

68 year old George Chapman found dead in Spanish Ontario

O.P.P were called to a Spanish Ontario residence on July 4th after 68 year old George Chapman, was found unresponsive outside of a home.

Chapman was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have nt released the cause of death, but said the death of Chapman is a homicide.

Police announced on July 8th that Jonathan Jobin 25, had been arrested and charged with second-degree murder, as well as two counts of breach of recognizance.

Three charged with second degree murder in the death of Kevin Roundhead

Thunder Bay police responded to a 911 call for assistance on July 5th at around 4pm in the area of Cumberland Street at McVicar Creek.

Police located the injured man, who was identified as Kevin Roundhead 31. Roundhead was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The cause of death has not been released.

Skylar Masakayash, 22, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder and breach of probation.

Police made two additional arrests on July 7th. Emma Massakayash 43, and 23 year old Jessie Chapais have both been charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of Kevin Roundhead.

The Death of Kevin Roundhead is the third Thunder Bay Homicide in July.

charges laid in double homicide of two First Nations people

charges laid in double homicide of two First Nations people

Thunder Bay police were called to a home at 248 Carl Avenue on July 2nd where they found the bodies of two people. Evidence at the scene lead investigators to believe the suspicious death was a homicide.

Robert Lloyd Gray, age 50 of Thunder Bay Ontario , formally from Mishkeegogammang Ontario and Kory Lee Campbell , age 22 of Thunder Bay Ontario and Cat Lake Ontario. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Garnet Loon, 41,  and Kailee Loon 19 both of Thunder Bay were arrested in Sioux Lookout, and both charged with second degree murder.


Toronto police investigate the death of Lemard Champagnie

Toronto police responded to a report of a shooting in the Regent Street and Cole Street area on July 2nd .

Police arrived to find Lemard Champagnie, 30, suffering from life threatening injuries. Paramedics rushed Champagnie to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Det. Singh said police believe the shooting was targeted, and Champagnie was not known to police.

According to Toronto Police suspects were seen fleeing the scene in a dark coloured SUV.

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

The death of Lemard Champagnie is the 23 Toronto homicide this year. The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.