One dead and two injured in Halifax Canada Day Shooting

Halifax police responded to a report of possible shots fired in the 6300 block of Cork Street on July 1st at approximately 10:43pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a man with gunshot injuries outside of a residence, a deceased adult male inside of a residence, and an adult female with injuries. The man who was found outside was declared deceased and the other two were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where they remain.

Police said the three people were known to each other. More information will be added as it becomes available.

 Anyone with information about this incident to contact police at 902-490-5020. 

The 2020 Nova Scotia Homicide Victim List is available here.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on numbers of victims is available here!

Winnipeg Homicide #20 – Double shooting leaves woman deceased, and a man injured

Winnipeg police responded to report of a shooting in the 400 block of Flora Avenue on July 1st at approximately 3:15am.

It has been reported that an adult woman and an adult man were shot while walking down the street. The injured male victim sustained a critical injury but was able to make his way to a nearby convenience store where police were called. Police arrived to find the female victim deceased, and the male victim was rushed to the hospital. Police have not released the identity of the deceased at this time.

 Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

The Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Baby found dead behind an apartment building in the Hull region of Gatineau.

Gatineau Police responded to the report of a body of a baby behind an apartment building on Mont-Bleu Boulevard in the Hull sector at about 5:00pm on June 29th.

When police arrived they said it was clear that the baby was deceased. The investigation lead police to arrest the infant’s 20-year-old mother. She is facing charges of homicide and disposing of a baby’s body.

This is the second Gatineau homicide of 2020. The names of the victim and accused cannot be released due to a publication ban.

 The 2020 Quebec Homicide Victim List is available here.

OPP Criminal Investigation Branch investigates the suspicious death of a 75-year old woman in Deseronto Ontario

Opp responded to an apartment on Main Street, in Deseronto on June 9th at 9:30 pm on report of a deceased woman.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a 75-year-old woman deceased. The victim’s identity and cause of death has not been released.

The investigation remains ongoing with members of the Lennox and Addington County OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).

Any person with information regarding this incident should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on number of victims can be found here!

The Ontario 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here

Edmonton police investigating a hit-and-run as a homicide

Edmonton police responded to a report of a hit-and-run between a vehicle and a male on 107 Avenue between 101 and 102 Street on June 25th.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a 31-year-old man suffering from serious injuries. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on June 26th. Police said the death is suspicious and doesn’t appear to be random.

Homicide Section has since taken over the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

The Edmonton 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here.

RCMP investigate the death of a Pukatawagan woman as a homicide

 Pukatawagan RCMP responded to the report of a body of a woman in a wooded area in the community on June 26th.

Police arrived to find the body of a 22-year-old female who was pronounced deceased. The cause of death has not been released, however police are treating the death as a homicide.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Update June 30th

August Thunder Caribou, 22, was arrested on June 29th and charged with second-degree murder.

The 2020 Manitoba Homicide Victim List is available here.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on numbers of victims is available here!

Kingston – Cara Cochrane dies in hospital following domestic violence incident

Kingston police were notified by hospital staff that Cara Cochrane was in hospital in critical condition and was unresponsive, on June 8th. 

Police launched an investigation resulting in detectives charging 35-year-old Brady James Maher with two prior historic domestic violence incidents between 2018 and 2020, resulting in charges of assault causing bodily harm and assault. Police arrested Maher on June 8th. After investigating the scene of the assault, on June 18 additional charges of aggravated assault and criminal negligence causing bodily harm.

On June 21st police were notified that Cara Cochrane, 37, died of life-threatening injury she had received during the attack. Additional or upgraded charges being anticipated. 


Anyone with information is asked to call Kingston Police at 613-549-4660.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on number of victims can be found here!

The Ontario 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here

Update: Toronto Homicide #34 – Stephon Anton Knights-Roberts identified as the victim in a fatal St. Jamestown stabbing

Toronto police responded to an altercation in the area of Ontario Street and Wellesley Street East on June 25th at approximately 11:34pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Stephon Anton Knights-Roberts, 30, of Toronto, suffering from Stab wounds. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS.

Update June 28th
Connor Madison, 22, of Toronto, is now wanted for second degree murder in relation to the fatal stabbing of Stephon Anton Knights-Roberts. Madison is described as He is described as 5’8″, 122 lbs., with short brown hair, and blue eyes. He is considered armed, violent, and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

Update June 29th
Toronto Police Homicide investigators, with the assistance of York Regional Police, arrested Connor Madison, 22, of Toronto. Madison has been charged with Second Degree Murder, and is expected to appear, via video, in court at College Park on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 10 a.m., in room 507.

The 2020 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Manslaughter charge laid in Gleichen, Alberta suspicious death

Gleichen RCMP responded to the report of an assault that was occurring in the area of Main Street and 4th Avenue in Gleichen on June 22nd at approximately 5:00pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Danny Junior Eagle Child, 53, of Siksika Nation suffering from serious injures. Danny Junior Eagle Child was declared deceased at the scene. The cause of death has not been released.

Rebecca Ann Yvette Raweater, 33, of Siksika Nation was arrested on June 23rd and charged with manslaughter.

The 2020 Alberta Homicide Victim List is available here.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on numbers of victims is available here!

IHIT investigates the homicide of Bo Fan in Surrey B.C

RMCP said Bo Fan, 41, was admitted to a Surrey hospital with serious life-threatening injuries on June 15th at approximately 5:30am. Fan died from her injuries in hospital later that same morning.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation discovered that Ms. Fan was a citizen of China and had been in Canada since February of 2019 prior to her homicide. Police said Bo Fan lived in the Grandview Heights neighbourhood of Surrey, and was last seen in the area of 168 Street and 27 Avenue in the overnight hours of June 16 and 17th.

Sergeant Frank Jang of IHIT said “Given what we know so far in the case, we do not believe Ms. Fan’s murder was random”.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

The 2020 Surrey Homicide Victim List is available here.