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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.

Daniel Paul arrested following death of girlfriend Rose Paul in East Vancouver.

On March 3, the body of 36 year-old Rose Paul was found in the basement suite of a home on East 22nd Avenue near Main Street.

The family of a murdered woman says her boyfriend Daniel Paul was arrested by Vancouver Police.

The body of Rose Paul, a mother of five, was found March 3 in the basement suite of a home on East 22nd Avenue in Vancouver. Now her sister, Candace Paul, says she got a call from police saying he was arrested by two female police officers a month later.

Lorne Melting-Tallow Vancouver’s second homicide of 2015.

A 49-year-old man with an extensive criminal record has been killed on the Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, marking the city’s second homicide of the year.

Around 4 a.m. on Wednesday Feb 11th, Lorne Melting-Tallow was found unresponsive and bleeding on the sidewalk on Hastings near Columbia Street. Melting-Tallow  was taken to the hospital but later died.

VPD Constable Brian Montague says it’s unclear how long the man may have been there.

The cause of death is not being revealed.

 

Roxanne Louie Dead: In-Laws Charged In Missing Woman’s Murder.

Roxanne Louie, who moved to Vancouver from Oliver, was visiting the south Okanagan for the holidays. A family member reported her missing after she missed her flight from Penticton back to Vancouver, said RCMP in a news release.

Louie, 26, was last seen leaving her mother-in-law’s home early on Jan. 4 on her way to meet some unknown friends.

Police confirmed Monday Jan. 12th that Grace Elinor Robotti, 65, has been charged with second-degree murder, and her brother, Pier Louis Robotti, 63, has been charged with being an accessory to murder and interfering with human remains.