July 2019 Canadian Homicide Victim List

The July 2018 List is available here!

Canada July Murder Count: 40
Males: 26
Females: 13

Age of Youngest Victim: 18
Age of Oldest Victim: 70

Murders By Province or Territory
ON 17
QC 7
BC 5
AB 5
SK 4
NB 1
MB 1
YT 0
PE 0
NU 0
NT 0
NS 0
NL 0

Murders by Type
Beating 4
Shooting 12
Stabbing 4
Other 1
Unknown 19

Murders By City
Markham 4
Montreal 3
Brantford 3
Toronto 2
Saskatoon 2
Laval 2
Laird Hot Springs 2
Hamilton 2
Winnipeg 1
Windsor 1
Sturgeon Lake First Nation 1
Strathcona County 1
Stony Plain 1
Rocky Mountain House 1
Rivière-Rouge 1
Richmond 1
Pointe-Sapin 1
Ottawa 1
Mississauga 1
Metchosin 1
London 1
Gatineau 1
Edmonton 1
Dease Lake 1
Calgary 1
Brampton 1
Beardy First Nation 1
Aurora 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide:
 Arriagada, Maurice, 45, Saskatoon SK
Adams, Dwain Fredrick, 61, Toronto ON
Begum, Firoza, 70, Markham ON
Begum, Momotaz, 50, Markham ON
Cameron, Jessica, 33, Beardy First Nation SK
Carter, Coby, Brantford, ON
Chibber, Ajay, 54, Brampton ON
Deese, Chynna Noelle, Laird Hot Springs, BC
Doe, Jane, 28, Rocky Mountain House AB
Doe, Jane, 30, Pointe-Sapin NB
Doe, Jane, 44, Stony Plain AB
Doe, John, Aurora, ON
Doe, John, Dease Lake, BC
Doe, John, Sturgeon Lake First Nation, SK
Doe, John, 18, Montreal QC
Doe, John, 36, Laval QC
Doe, John, 44, Richmond BC
Doe, John, 49, Montreal QC
Doe, John, 53, Laval QC
Doe, John, 54, Montreal QC
Doe, Joun, Windsor, ON
Godin, Jeffrey Claude, 42, Gatineau QC
Helstrom, Christopher, 27, Winnipeg MB
Husaini, Suleiman, 31, Hamilton ON
Joshua-Burke, Robert, 33, London ON
Kabuya-Ntumba, Ryan, 21, Ottawa ON
Keji Gore, Jackline, Mississauga, ON
Moore, Noreen, 52, Saskatoon SK
Niedoba, Kathryn, 34, Toronto ON
Payne, Martin, Metchosin, BC
Radermarker, Ginette, 68, Rivière-Rouge QC
Reynolds, Larry, 64, Brantford ON
Robertson Fowler, Lucas, Laird Hot Springs, BC
Sienna, Nikkolas, 28, Hamilton ON
Sim, Kevin William, 22, Strathcona County AB
Streete, Marcus, 28, Edmonton AB
Thomas Amond, Darren, Calgary, AB
VanEvery, Lynn, 62, Brantford ON
Zaman, Malesa, 21, Markham ON
Zaman, Moniruz, 59, Markham ON

Arrest made in fatal Surrey stabbing near a Clayton Heights gas station

Surrey RCMP responded to a report of an unresponsive man found outside a coffee shop next to a gas station in the 18300-block of Fraser Highway at around 4:30am on October.

It has been reported that first responders attempted to revive the 47-year-old man, however, he was pronounced at the scene. Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

Police have arrested a suspect and say they believe the suspect and the victim were known to each other. The homicide is not believed to be gang-related.

The 2019 Surrey Homicide Victim List is available here.

Slave Lake Police release a sketch of the unidentified homicide victim

Slave Lake RCMP responded to a report of found human remains that had been located in a rural area near the town on October 6th.

Police said the victim is male, believed to be older than 45 years old. The victim appears to be Caucasian with possible mixed Indigenous ancestry, he appeared to have had a stubble beard at the time of death and balding pattern style of hair. Police believe the victim had been deceased for a period of time.

The death is being investigated as a homicide. Slave Lake RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident or identifying those responsible. Please contact the Slave Lake RCMP at 780-849-3999.

Winnipeg Homicide #30 – Darlus Dary Darrien McKay fatally injured on Pritchard Ave

Winnipeg Police responded to reports of a man in medical distress lying in the front yard of a residence located in the 600 block of Pritchard Avenue, on October 7th at approximately 9:25am.

Police said the victim, Darlus Dary Darrien McKAY, 19, was found deceased. Cause of death has not been released at this time.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Matthew David Maniago, shot to death in Calgary

Calgary police were called to the 100 block of Mt Aberdeen Manor S.E., on October 7th just before midnight on reports of a man in medical distress laying in the street.

Despite lifesaving efforts, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police said the victim has been identified as 29-year-old Matthew David Maniago, and that he died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact police by calling the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234.

The 2019 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

DeShane Taylor fatally shot in Newmarket

York Regional Police were called to a residence on Colter Street, on October 4th at approximately 9:00pm on report of a shooting.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a 26-year-old male and a 23-year-old female in front of the residence suffering from gunshot wounds. The female victim was sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, the male victim, DeShane Taylor, was also sent to the hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police are searching for two male suspects who fled the scene in a dark coloured sedan. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865

Toronto Homicide #55 – Matthew Dreaver, 16, intentionally struck with a vehicle and left to die

Toronto police responded to a call for a Fail to Remain collision where a pedestrian was struck in the area of Woodbine Ave. and O’Connor Drive on October 7th at approximately 2:25am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Matthew Dreaver, 16, of Toronto with obvious trauma. Dreaver was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said the investigation has revealed the victim was alleged to have been struck intentionally by the vehicle.

Security footage of the area captured the suspect vehicle, a black, four-door small SUV, clean, unknown make or model with damage to the front of vehicle. The suspects have been described as (driver) Male white, 20-35 years round face, 5’10” to 5’11” with short to balding hair and (passenger) Male white, short to balding hair, height and weight similar to suspect 1.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Woman found dead in Surrey. A male suspect remains in custody.

The IHIT was called to a residence in the 5800-block of 122 Street, in Surrey BC after a woman was found deceased inside the home on October 4th at approximately 4:40 pm..

A man, who was known to the victim, was arrested and is in police custody. Police believe the murder to be an isolated incident and no further risk to public safety. No further details are available at this time.

14-year-old Devan Selvey dies following a stabbing at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School in Hamilton

Hamilton Police confirm a 14-year-old Devan Selvey has died as a result of an assault at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School. The assault took place early afternoon on October 7th.

Details regarding the assault and if a weapon was used have not been released. Police will be updating media later this evening.

Major Crime has taken over the investigation. Anyone with cellphone video is asked to contact the Hamilton police at 905-546-4123.

Det. Sgt. Steve Bereziuk told reporters that a 14-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man, were arrested by police, and the third person who was arrested, however officers are still trying to determine their involvement. A teen boy and girl remain unaccounted for.

The victim’s mother witnessed the attack. Police also said the murder weapon, a knife, remains unaccounted for and they are asking homeowners in the area to check their property.

Update September 8th
An 18-year-old male and 14-year-old male, of Hamilton, will be charged with 1st-degree murder. They will appear at the John Sopinka Courthouse, on September 8th to answer to the charge.

The 2019 Hamilton Homicide Victim List is available here

Devan’s Family has set up a Go Fund Me to help with funeral expenses.

Georgina Anne Lowe charged with first-degree murder of her 6-month-old daughter in Niagara Falls Ontario

Niagara Falls police were called to a home in the area of Barker Street and Dorchester Road in the City of Niagara Falls on the report of a sudden death, on October 2nd at approximately 1:00 pm.

Police arrived to find a 6-month-old female infant without vital signs. The infant was taken to hospital where she was pronounced deceased. Cause of death has not been released.

Police said following an investigation by 2 District (Niagara Falls) Criminal Investigations Branch, Forensic Services Unit and Homicide Unit, the infant’s mother 25-year-old Georgina Anne Lowe was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.