Tag Archives: Vancouver

Update: Vancouver police investigate West End double homicide

Vancouver police responded to a call for assistance at 1835 Morton Avenue on July 9th just before 5pm. Police located a deceased 51 year old male, and a deceased 57 year old female at the scene.

The victim’s identities have not been released by Vancouver police as this time.

VPD arrested two people of interest, and stated that there is no indication that the public is at risk. The accused and the victims were known to each other.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact VPD homicide at 604-717-2500.

The deaths of the two victims are Vancouver’s 11th & 12th homicide this year.

Update July 13th
Vancouver police have identified the victims as Sandra McInnes, 57, and Neil Croker, 51, both from Vancouver. Police said the two people they had taken into custody have since been released pending further investigation.

Update July 18th
Vancouver police have arrested Leonard Landrick 73, on Monday July 17th, and charged him with two counts of first degree murder. Police said all three parties were known to each other and they lived in the same building.

The Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

April death of Pardeep Dulay is Vancouver’s 10th Homicide of 2017

Police and Paramedics were called to Fraserview Hall in South Vancouver on April 15th on report of a sudden death.

Paramedics located Pardeep Dulay, 41, of Richmond, and pronounced him dead at the scene.

Evidence gathered at the scene revealed that Dulay had been involved in a physical altercation before his death.

Aneil Sanghera, 28, of Richmond was arrested on June 28th and charged with manslaughter.

The Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Police Identify the victim in Vancouver’s 9th homicide of 2017

Vancouver police were called to the 200 block of East Hastings Street on June 27th at approximately 8am on report of an injured man. Police located the victim who was injured as a result of a serious assault, and paramedics rushed him to hospital.

The  man whom is believed to be in his 50’s, died of his injuries in hospital. Investigators do not believe that the public is at risk, but ask anyone with information to call police at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Update June 30.
VPD have identified the victim as 51 yer old Mark Eriksen. police are asking the public for assistance in determining the events that led up to the stabbing, and locating the person responsible. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vancouver Police Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500.

The 2017 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Janice Nicole Bryant dies in East Vancouver shooting

Vancouver police received reports of shots fired near East 7th Avenue and St. Catherines Street in East Vancouver on May 22nd just after 5pm.

33 year old Janice Nicole Bryant of Vancouver was found at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound. Bryant was rushed to hospital where she died a short time later.

Police believe the shooting was targeted. No arrests have been made at this time.

The Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

81 year old man dies after an assault at UBC care home

The death of an 81 year old man is being investigated as a homicide after the victim dies as a result of injuries sustained in an altercation with a 71 year old man. The victim died of his injuries on April 27th.

Integrated Homicide Investigation Teamhas said that no charges have been laid at this time.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

The Vancouver Homicide Victim list is available here.

 

Sofien Kazdaghli found dead in downtown Vancouver condominium

The body of Sofien Kazdaghli 39, was found in a condo located at 438 Seymour St on March 4th after police were alerted that a deceased person was found inside the building

Initially Vancouver police were calling the death suspicious, and later deemed it homicide. The cause of death has not been released.

Diego Alphonso Huerta 21 was arrested boarding a Greyhound Bus on March 5th and charged with second degree murder.

The death of Sofien Kazdaghliis the 4th homicide of Vancouver this year.

Navdip Singh Sanghera & Harjit Singh Mann both die in East Vancouver shooting

Vancouver police responded to reports of gunshots on March 9th at around 9:30 p.m., in the area of East 31st Avenue and Inverness Street.

On arrival police located two men suffering from gunshot wounds in a vehicle. Harjit Singh Mann 49, was pronounced dead at the scene. Navdip Singh Sanghera 32, was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on March 10th.

No arrests have been made at this time.

The deaths of Harjit Singh Mann and Navdip Singh Sanghera are Vancouver’s 5th & 6th homicide of 2017.

 

East Hastings stabbing takes the life of Majir Panahi

Vancouver police were called to East Hastings Street on March 14th at around 3:30am on report of a stabbing. Once at the scene police found 19 year old Majir Panahi collapsed in front of 139 East Hastings.

Panahi was rushed to hospital where he died a short time later.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the VPD’s Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The death of Panahi is the 7th Vancouver homicide this year. The 2017 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update, Victim identified: Little information available in Vancouver’s 3rd homicide of 2017

Vancouver police were called to a home at Prince Albert Street and East 49th Avenue on February 9th just after midnight on report of an injured man.

The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The cause of death has not been released, and no arrests made.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Update February 14th
Vancouver police have identified the victim as Maninder Singh Braich 38. No arrests have been made at this time.

The 2017 Vancouver homicide victim list can be found here.

Vancouver 2017 Homicide Victim List

Murders in 2017 So Far:  12 (11 in 2016)

The 2016 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

January
1 – Joseph Billy Bustinski

February
2 – Lubomir “Lubo” Kunik
3 – Maninder Singh Braich

March
4 – Sofien Kazdaghli
5 – Harjit Singh Mann
6 – Navdip Singh Sanghera
7 – Majir Panahi

April
8 – Janice Nicole Bryant

June
9 – Mark Eriksen
10 – Pardeep Dulay ( died April 15 death deemed homicide June 29)

July
11 – Sandra McInnis
12 – Neil Croker