Tag Archives: Vancouver

Peng Sun Kidnapped and murdered

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.

Troy Leard Alsager charged with second degree murder

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 Vancouvers 10th homicide of 2015

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.

Body found in Andy Livingstone Park, Matthew Brenner, 26 charged

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

Vancouver police are investigating a deadly double stabbing on the Downtown Eastside.

Two men were found inside a hotel with stab wounds. A 24-year-old man died at the scene while a 37-year-old man was rushed to hospital where he later died on March 15th. The VPD’s Major Crime Section and Forensic Identification Unit are investigating.

The motive for the double stabbing is unknown, according to VPD Sgt. Randy Fincham, who said a suspect has not been identified.

Both victims are known to police.

However there names have been released.