Police are investigating a murder in the South Granville neighbourhood in a Historical building. A man was found Saturday January 30th in an apartment around 11 p.m near the intersection of Granville and West Broadway.
Police are still at the scene investigating.
The death is being called Vancouver’s first homicide of 2016, however another death this month lead to a manslaughter charge. Read it here.
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Police said that Christopher Denis Kwik 40, was found shot in an apartment at 2425 Granville Street by a person who was checking on the unit. Kwik did not live there, police believe that he was shot earlier that day.
Police say Alex Lefkove 19, has been charged with manslaughter after the death of a 58 year old Christine Grube Lefkove, in North Vancouver.
Police say Christine Grube Lefkove was severely injured during a domestic dispute on January 25th, and died in the hospital two days later.
They aren’t disclosing the relationship between the victim and the accused, however said that they did indeed know each other.
Vancouver police responded to a call of a dead man in Mosquito Creek in North Vancouver on December 4th. The dead man was Cameron Leon 22, a high risk offender who did’t return to the halfway house where he had been staying on november 30th.
Leon had been on release after serving a 2 year sentence for assault causing bodily harm and sexual assault causing bodily harm.
Leon’s cause of death has not been release as the investigation is ongoing.
Sadie Taniskishayinew 23, of Vancouver has been charged with second degree murder in the stabbing death of Robert Boucher 31, in East Vancouver November 6th.
Vancouver Police Taniskishayinew didn’t know her victim, a 31 year old man whose name has not been released.
The Chinese consulate in Vancouver have confirmed officials are cooperating with the RCMP investigation into the alleged kidnaping for ransom of Peng Sun which happened on September 27th.
Sun’s body was found with the four suspects September 29th. The RCMP hasn’t stated how Sun died, or what happened between sept 27th and 29th.
Tian Zhang, 23, Casey James Hiscoe, 21, Dyllan James Green, 20, and Jacob Michael Gorelik, 18, have all been charged with interfering with a dead body.
An SUV with red diplomatic licence plates was also spotted at a bail hearing. It’s still unclear if the two people riding in the SUV are personally connected to Sun, but officials said the the Chinese consulate has offered help to Sun’s family.
The daylight execution of Duy Ly Nguyen happened at a busy Vancouver shopping mall Spetember 27th.
Nguyen 30, was gunned down just after 2 p.m while in his car, police say they believe shooting is targeted — the result of an ongoing gang conflict on the Lower Mainland.
There have been no arrests made in the case.
Troy Leard Alsager, 42, has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a 55-year-old woman In Vancouver’s east side on September 18th. The woman was rushed to hospital, but died of her injuries.
The victim and suspect lived in the same building, but in separate suites. The relationship between the accused and the victim is not clear.
The motive of the attack had not been released.
Samir Mokhtar was shot to death in East Vancouver July 27th, just blocks from the murder scene of Jason Nguyen.
Mokhtar was accused in the killing of 20-year-old Aladdin Ramadan, September 2014, and was on bail when he was killed, living at his father’s home.
Investigators are trying to determine whether Monday’s murder, which marked the 10th in Vancouver since the start of the year, was any kind of retaliation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Vancouver Police Department at 604-717-2500.
Jason Nguyen was found injured in his home by a family member on Sunday July 26th.
Police say the teen had severe injuries and was rushed to a nearby children’s hospital, but he died on the operating table.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vancouver Police Major Crime Section at (604)717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
A body of a man was found dead by witnesses on July 17th in Andy Livingstone Park, in Vancouver.
The victim has only been identified only as a 44-year-old who had recently arrived in Vancouver.
Minutes after the discovery of the body, witnesses saw a man, Matthew Brenner, 26, running from the area. Police caught Brenner who has since been charged with second degree murder