Toronto Homicide #41 – John Wheeler shot to death in Scarborough

Toronto police responded to the report of a shooting in the Danforth Road and Eglinton Avenue East area on August 12th at 3:36am.

police arrived to the apartment complex to find John Wheeler, 45, of Toronto suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso. Wheeler was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police are searching for three suspects who fled the scene in a dark coloured SUV. They are described as a white man, white woman and a black man. All are believed to be in their 20s. They were last seen wearing dark clothing and both men wore surgical masks.

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

The 2020 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Duncan Ryan McCabe charged with manslaughter in the death of Karlee May Dixon

Surrey RCMP responded to report of Karlee May Dixon, 40, found unconscious inside a residence near 138 Street and 108 Avenue on June 2nd.

Dixon was taken to hospital where she was found to have serious injuries. She was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries that same day.

Duncan Ryan McCabe, 47, was found at the scene with Dixon when police first responded and questioned by investigators with respect to Dixon’s death. On August 7th McCabe was arrested and later charged with manslaughter in connection with Dixon’s death.

The 2020 Surrey Homicide Victim List is available here.

July 2020 Canadian Homicide Statistics

Canada July Murder Count: 81
Males: 60
Females: 21

The July 2019 Homicide List is Available Here

Age of Youngest Victim: 6
Age of Oldest Victim: 85

Murders By Province or Territory
ON 24
AB 15
BC 12
MB 9
SK 7
QC 6
NS 3
NL 2
NB 2
PE 1
YT 0
NU 0
NT 0

Murders by Type
Beating 9
Shooting 21
Stabbing 12
Other 1
Unknown 38

Murders By City
Winnipeg 6
Edmonton 6
Vancouver 5
Hamilton 4
Toronto 3
Saskatoon 3
Halifax 3
Calgary 3
Saint-Apollinaire 2
Prince Albert 2
Montreal 2
Abbotsford 2
Waterloo 1
Warman 1
Waasis 1
Sudbury 1
St John’s 1
Saddle Lake 1
Rockland 1
Prince George 1
Portage la Prairie 1
Piikani Nation 1
Peace River 1
Ottawa 1
Oneida Nation of the Thames 1
North Okanagan 1
North Grenville 1
Moose Lake 1
Montana First Nation 1
Miississauga 1
Maskwacis 1
Markham 1
London 1
La Tuque 1
Houston 1
Hopedale 1
Hanmer 1
Hagersville 1
Guelph 1
Grand Rapids 1
Fort Vermilion 1
Fort St John 1
Fort Hope 1
Fergus 1
Fairfield 1
Drummondville 1
Charlottetown 1
Carleton Place 1
Canora 1
Burnaby 1
Burlington 1
Brampton 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide: 
Musitano, Pat, 52, Burlington ON 
Abdikhadar, Aden, 31, Edmonton AB 
Abouchere, Matar, 27, Hamilton ON 
Abouchere, Matar, 27, Hamilton ON 
Astorino, Nicholas Charles, 29, Waasis NB 
Aubichon, Kayla, 33, Prince Albert SK 
Beck, Brock, 21, Hamilton ON 
Belanger-Weeseekase, Hailey, 19, Saskatoon SK 
Blanchette, Paul, 81, La Tuque QC 
Carpentier, Norah, 11, Saint-Apollinaire QC 
Carpentier, Romy, 6, Saint-Apollinaire QC 
Chan, Randy Joseph, 23, Burnaby BC 
Charles, Andre, 43, Toronto ON 
Corcoran, Audry, 33, Edmonton AB 
Cote, Danielle, 27, Winnipeg MB 
Crow Eagle, Tregan, 16, Piikani Nation AB 
Dennehy, Joshua, 23, Montana First Nation AB 
Desjardins, Suzanne, 57, Drummondville QC 
Dixon, Terrance Thomas, 47, Halifax NS 
Doe, Jane, Prince George, BC 
Doe, Jane, 6, Montreal QC 
Doe, Jane, 9, Charlottetown PE 
Doe, Jane, 17, Hamilton ON 
Doe, Jane, 39, Edmonton AB 
Doe, Jane, 59, Canora SK 
Doe, John, Calgary, AB 
Doe, John, Carleton Place, ON 
Doe, John, Edmonton, AB 
Doe, John, Fergus, ON 
Doe, John, Guelph, ON 
Doe, John, Moose Lake, MB 
Doe, John, St John’s, NL 
Doe, John, Vancouver, BC 
Doe, John, Vancouver, BC 
Doe, John, 18, Abbotsford BC 
Doe, John, 18, Saskatoon SK 
Doe, John, 21, Saskatoon SK 
Doe, John, 29, Fairfield NB 
Doe, John, 30, Houston BC 
Doe, John, 31, Grand Rapids MB 
Doe, John, 40, Montreal QC 
Doe, John, 42, Peace River AB 
Doe, John, 42, Rockland ON 
Doe, John, 44, Hopedale NL 
Doe, John, 44, Sudbury ON 
Doe, John, 50, Hanmer ON 
Donaghy, Thomus, 41, Vancouver BC 
Doxtator, Isaac, 36, Oneida Nation of the Thames ON 
Foord, Sarah, 38, Fort St John BC 
Gladue, Matthew Jordan, 36, Edmonton AB 
Gottschalk-Millar, Karen, 32, North Grenville ON 
Harding, Eleanor, 85, Halifax NS 
Harper, Danielle, 35, Winnipeg MB 
Hassan, Mohamed, 21, Ottawa ON 
Haydon, Daniel, 49, Vancouver BC 
Henderson-Bellman, Darian Hailey, 25, Brampton ON 
Houle, Faron, 55, Saddle Lake AB 
Jhinger, Samandeep, 23, Warman SK 
Jones, Barry, 55, North Okanagan BC 
King, Tyler, 30, Hagersville ON 
Legary, Ryan Kelly, 43, Winnipeg MB 
Marcelle, Jordon, 26, Toronto ON 
Michael, Dorian, 27, Prince Albert SK 
Miller, Trevor, 40, Halifax NS 
Monkman, Adam, 44, Winnipeg MB 
Moran, Luis Gabriel Cahuec, 35, Waterloo ON 
Morin, Benjamin, 38, Maskwacis AB 
Nelles, Ethan, 20, Miississauga ON 
Norton, Grant Edward, 59, London ON 
Osman, Wael, 19, Edmonton AB 
Reimer-Wiebe, Gerhard, 27, Portage la Prairie MB 
Ribbonleg, Roderica, 15, Fort Vermilion AB 
Shakur, Amin Shahin, 34, Vancouver BC 
Sleigh, Cody Alexander, 31, Winnipeg MB 
Smith, Vida, 69, Calgary AB 
Sow, Mohamed, 21, Toronto ON 
Sran, Karmjit, 43, Abbotsford BC 
Sumner, Valentine Ernest, 41, Winnipeg MB 
Wapoose, Arlene, 26, Fort Hope ON 
Watson, Brandon, 25, Calgary AB 
You, Wei, 32, Markham ON

Vancouver Homicide #10 – Jeff Strom dies in hospital after a violent assault

Vancouver police were alerted of an assault in the area of East Cordova and Dunlevy streets on August 6th at approximately 5:30pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find 64-year-old Jeff Strom suffering from serious injuries. Strom was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on August 8th.

James Frederick Fierheller, of no fixed address, was originally arrested and charges with assault causing bodily harm. Since the passing of Jeff Strom, charges have been upgraded to Manslaughter.

Police are looking to speak with witnesses to the altercation. Anyone with information about is asked to call VPD detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

The 2020 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Anthony Evaristo Gonzales identified as Winnipeg’s 28th Homicide Victim

Winnipeg police responded to the 1400 block of St. Matthews Avenue for a report of an assault on august 9th at approximately 1:18am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Anthony Evaristo Gonzales, 30, suffering from serious injuries. Gonzales was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

No arrests have been made. 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. 

Joshua Robert Jeromiah Hansen dies in hospital after being stabbed outside the Mount Royal Hotel

Winnipeg police were flagged down and advised that a man had been assaulted in the parking lot of a hotel located in the 100 block of Higgins Avenue on August 6th at approximately 10:55pm.

Police arrived at the Higgins Avenue hotel to find Joshua Robert Jeromiah Hansen, 29, suffering from a stab wound. Hansen was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time. Hansen is Winnipeg’s 27th homicide victim of 2020.

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. 

Red Deer Doctor killed by a patient at a Walk-In Clinic

RCMP responded to report of an attack on a Doctor at the Village Mall Walk-In Clinic just after 11 a.m on August 10th.

Witnesses who were in the waiting room said they heard someone yell “help me call 911.” According to reports, witnesses saw what appeared to be a hammer thrown at the officer, which he dodged before yelling for someone to “put down the machete.” Police arrested the accused at the scene.

Paramedics rushed Dr. Walter Reynolds, 45, who suffered head trauma out of the building however he succumbed to his injuries. Police said the attack was an isolated incident that doesn’t present further danger to the community. 

Deng Mabiour, 54, has been charged with first-degree murder, assault with a weapon and assault. 

A Go Fund Me page has been created for the Doctor’s family.

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!

RCMP investigate the homicide of a man at a Petro Canada Gas Station on Highway 28 in Cold Lake

RCMP responded to the report of a man being shot at a Petro Canada Gas Station on Highway 28 in Cold Lake on August 9th at approximately 1:00 am.

Police arrived to find an adult male deceased. The identity of the deceased has not been released at this time.

RCMP confirmed that three suspects are in custody and that the remaining suspect is described as being a man in his mid-20s, about five-foot-11 and 140 pounds. Anyone who has seen the SUV or has information should call Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3302.

Eight-month-old boy found deceased in Kitchener, Mother charged with second-degree murder

Emergency Services responded to a medical call involving a 26-year-old female in the area of Fairway Road South and Wilson Avenue in Kitchener on August 9th at approximately 4:00pm.

Police said information gathered at the medical call lead them to a wellness check at an apartment building on Cedarwoods Crescent where the found an 8-month-old boy deceased. According to reports the manner of death has been determined to be a homicide. The cause of death has not been released. The 26-year-old woman is the mother of the infant and has been charged with second-degree murder.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777 ext. 8191 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted at www.waterloocrimestoppers.com.

The Ontario 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here

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

Edmonton police searching for 5 persons of interest in the homicide of Tyler Lines

Edmonton police reponded to the report of an injured man in the area of  119 Avenue and Wayne Gretzky Drive,on July 25th at approximately 6:00am.

The victim, Tyler Lines, 38, was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on August 5th. An autopsy was conducted on August 7th and revealed the cause of death to be blunt force head trauma.

Police are looking for five persons of interest – one female and four males.
Suspect #1 & #2
Suspect #1 & #3
Suspect #4
Suspect #5

Anyone with information about these persons or the events leading up to the assault to contact EPS at 780-423-4567.

The Edmonton 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here.