Tag Archives: Quebec

Suspected Drug Dealer Ali Awada Shot to Death in Montreal

Montreal police were called to the area of Sabrevois Street and des Récollets Avenue on January 13th on reports of gunshots at around 9pm.

Police arrived at the scene to find Ali Awada 28, on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Awada is a suspected drug dealer with ties to the Italian Mafia.

No arrests have been made at this time.

The death of Ali Awada is Montreal’s second homicide of 2017. Albert Arsenault, died in 2016 but police have declared his death as the first Montreal homicide of 2017.

Érik Dugas found dead in Plaisance

The Sûreté du  Québec said they found the body of 48 year old Érik Dugas in a home on Rue du Parc at around 2pm on December 31st after receiving a call for assistance.

Dugas was pronounced dead at the scene. A suspect was arrested in the evening of December 31st and is facing a first degree murder charge.

Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

Triple stabbing in Longueuil leaves one man dead

Longueuil police were called to the area of Curé-Poirier Boulevard and Adoncour on December 4th at around 6am where they found a 22 year old man suffering from a stab wound to the chest.

A 26 year old man called 911 and was found a few blocks away with a stab wound to the back. The two men were rushed to hospital, while the third victim brought himself to hospital with a stab wound to the upper body.

The 22 year old man died of his injuries, the other two men are expected to survive their injuries.

Police have no suspects at this time.

 

 

Montreal Homicide #24: Police investigating the death of a man

Montreal Police are investigating the death of a man on December 4th and if the homicide is connected to the crime spree that happened that same night.

Police found the man at an apartment in the area of 1st Ave. and Ste. Catherine St. Police said the victim is in his 20’s.

More to come…

Update December 6th
The 21 year old man who was arrested in the death of the 49 year old woman, has been linked to the death of the man earlier in the evening.

Update December 6th

Frederick Gingras, 21, has been charged with two counts of first degree murder in the slaying of James Jardin, and Chantal Cyr, 49, the woman shot to death in a gas station parking lot.

The Montreal homicide victims list is available here.

Homicide of Joseph Fluet, and Steven Lamarsh linked to biker gang

The Sûreté du Québec is looking to speak to  Richard Hunt, 38, and Mélanie Binette, 28 in regards to the December 1st deaths of Joseph Fluet, and Steven Lamarsh in Vaudreuil-Dorion.

Joseph Fluet was a member of the Rock Machine biker gang and Steven Lamarsh were both found suffering from gunshot wounds in a wooded area. Both men were pronounced dead in hospital.

UPDATE December 6th
Police have arrested the 38 year old man and a 28 year old woman without incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sûreté du Québec at 1 800 659-4264.

Woman dead in Pointe-aux-Trembles carjacking

Montreal police were called to the Esso gas station on St-Jean-Baptiste Boulevard and Sherbrooke Street at around 11pm on December 4th on report of an incident.

Police arrived to find a 49 year old woman who had been waiting for her daughter to finish her shift at the gas station suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body.  The woman was rushed to hospital where she died from her injury.

Police found the victims crashed car a few blocks away. Moments later a 911 call was received by a 64 year old man who had sustained a non life threatening gunshot wound to the leg by a man who demanded his car keys.

After a lengthy chase Longueuil police force arrested the man at the Dix30 shopping center.

Update December 6th

Frederick Gingras, 21, has been charged with two counts of first degree murder in the slaying of Chantal Cyr, 49, and James Jardin a man in his 20’s that was found dead in his apartment.

The death of the woman is the 23rd confirmed homicide of this year. The 2016 Montreal homicide Victim list is available here.

Israel Gauthier Nepton found dead in Jonquière

The Sûreté du Québec is searching for Marc-Étienne Côté in relation to the November 20th fatal shooting on Rue du Vieux-Pont.

Israel Gauthier Nepton 27, was found dead in the parking lot of an apartment house at around 9am.

Police have described Côté as 5’7″, 227lbs, Short dark hair. Côté is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Photo supplied by Sûreté du Québec
Photo supplied by Sûreté du Québec

Montreal Homicide 22: Darius Brown death being treated as a homicide

Police originally thought Darius Brown died in a robbery gone wrong, but as the investigation progressed it has been revealed the a sharp object played part in the death. The altercation took place on November 17th near the corner of Westminster Ave. and Westover Rd. at around 7:45pm.

Police have not said if the 17 year old boy was stabbed of if he fell on the object, however the death of the teen is being treated as a homicide.

Police apprehended an important witness, on November 18th and are holding him for questioning.

More to come…

If convicted the Crown is seeking an adult sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 to 25 years.

The 2016 Montreal homicide victim list is available here.

Eric Yagilashek shot to death in Montreal’s 20th homicide

Montreal police were called to Ramsay St. in Pierrefonds on report of a shooting at around 10:30pm on November 9. The victim Eric Yagilashek 20  is said to have been shot in the upper body.

Police were flagged down by friends of the victim while on route to the hospital. Paramedics rushed the man to hospital where he died of his injuries on November 10th.

No arrests have been made at this time.

The 2016 Montreal homicide victim list is available here.

 

Mathias Breton Killed in Quebec City

Police were called to 2nd Street and 8th ave in the borough of Limoilou, on October 7th on report of a severely injured man.

Poilce arrived to find 73 year old Mathias Breton in serious condition, with marks consistent with an edged weapon. Breton was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Yan Dugas 18 has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in the death of Mathias Breton.

Mathias Breton had been convicted of sexual assault on minors and sentenced twice serving a total of 6 years in prison.

The death of Breton is the first homicide in Quebec City in 2016.