Joseph Dominic Dicarlo, charged with first-degree murder in the death of a woman in Sarnia’s second homicide of the year

The 2021 Ontario Homicide Victim List is available here.

Sarnia Police Service officers responded to an address located on Lee Court on January 14th at approximatelu 12:30am, on the report of an injured woman.

Police, Lambton Paramedics and Sarnia Fire arrived to fins a woman seriously injured. The victim was rushed to ospital where she was pronounced deceased on arrival. Her identity and cause of death have not been released at this time.

According to @SusanTruppe on twitter, the victim is her niece Natalie, a mother of two young girls.

Police arrested  Joseph Dominic Dicarlo, 45, at the scene and charged him with first-degree murder. The victim and accused were known to each other and there, however, their relationship has not been disclosed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Kent Jamieson at 519-344-8861, extension 6221, or the Sarnia Police Service Criminal Investigations Branch Information Line at 519-344-8861, extension 5300.

Click here for Sarnia’s first homicide of 2021.

Mohamed Jeylani of Minnesota identified as Toronto’s first homicide of 2021

Toronto police and paramedics were called to an apartment building on Eglinton Avenue East, just west of Midland Avenue on January 13th at approximately 5:10pm.

Police located a male victim suffering from a stab wound. He was rushed to the hospital where he died of his injuries. The victim has been identified as Mohamed Jeylani, 25, of Minnesota, USA.

The suspect is described as a man, black, 5’11”, 20-25 years, with a thin build. He was wearing a dark hooded top and light-colored pants at the time. The suspect was last seen in the area of Midland Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East on January 13, 2021, at 5:11 p.m

Investigators would like to speak to anyone who has information that may assist with this investigation, including dashcam video and security surveillance images. Anyone with information to call the homicide squad at (416) 808-7400.

Fort McMurray – Hue Cong Nguyen charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of Christopher Michael McQuilkin.

The 2021 Alberta Homicide Victim List is available here.

Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing in the downtown area of Fort McMurray on January 6th at approximately 3pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Christopher Michael McQuilkin suffering from serious injuries. he was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

On January 9th, police arrested Hue Cong Nguyen, aka Josh Nguyen, 50, and charged him with second degree murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP Detachment at 780-788-4040.

William Trevor Escott has been charged with manslaughter in relation to the December 2020 death of Carlton Leith in Chilliwack

The 2020 BC Homicide Victim List is available here.

 Chilliwack RCMP responded to the 46200-block Yale Rd in Chilliwack on December 27th at approximately 12:54am on the report of an altercation.

Emergency crews arrived to find 45-year-old Carlton Leith suffering from serious injuries. He was rushed to hospital where he died a few days later.

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said in a January 12th release that 42-year-old William Trevor Escott has been charged with manslaughter in relation to the death. police said it was an isolated incident with no connections to other recent acts of violence.

Daniel Cashaback-Myra charged with second-degree murder in Mayo, Yukon homicide

Mayo RCMP responded to a report of an injured 38-year old man at the Health Center on January 10th. 38-year-old male victim who’s identity is being withheld out of respect for the family, died of his injuries shortly after police arrival.

Daniel Cashaback-Myra, from Mayo was arrested later that day, and has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

RCMP are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact police at 867-862-2677 or attend Mayo Detachment.

Mayo population based on 2016 census 200.

RCMP charge Moran Nitsiza with the murder of a 38-year-old man in Yellowknife

RCMP responded to the report of the sudden death of a man at the sobering centre, located on 50 St. in Yellowknife on January 8th at approximately 7:30am.

Police said the victim was a 38-year-old man. His identity has not been released.

Moran Nitsiza of Yellowknife was arrested without incident on January 10th, and charged with murder.

Inspector Dyson Smith said, “The RCMP worked diligently on this investigation and have made an arrest in relation to this tragic death. Although this incident occurred near one of the city’s shelters, this was not a factor as to why this happened. We are also very mindful of the impact this has on the neighbours and the community as a whole. We are thankful that these centres are available in reducing harm in our community.”

Anyone with information on suspicious activity is asked to call Yellowknife RCMP at 669-1111, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or text: “nwtnutips” plus your message to 274637.

Prince Albert Police investigate the homicide of 21-year-old Madison Rene Bird-Simaganis

The 2021 Saskatchewan Homicide Victim List is available here.

Prince Albert Police Service stopped a vehicle in the 1400 Block of 6th Avenue West to conduct an investigation into erratic driving on January 9th, just before midnight.

Police said 21-year-old Madison Rene Bird-Simaganis was located in the vehicle suffering from serious, life-threatening injuries. He was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

A suspect has been identified and police said the victim and the suspect are believed to be known to each other. Anyone with information is asked to contact contact Prince Albert Police Service at 306-953-4222.

Update January 15th
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Curtis Madden, 24, for one count of second-degree murder. Madden is described as 5’6” tall and 140 lbs. He has a tattoo of a CROSS on his left hand between the thumb and forefinger, and a tattoo of “MADDEN” on his right forearm. Madden is also known to go by the name of Curtis and has ties to Prince Albert, Saskatoon, and Cumberland House areas.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Prince Albert Police TIP Line at 306-953-4263.

Dilraj Johal shot to death in his Richmond BC condo

The 2021 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

Richmond RCMP responded to the report of a shooting at a condo in the 8100 block of Lansdowne Road just before midnight on January 10th.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Dilraj Johal, 28, inside a suite suffering from gunshot wounds. Dilraj was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said “His murder is the third homicide in the last four days related to the ongoing Lower Mainland gang conflict. Investigation is ongoing.”

Police investigate the murder of Luis Enrique Hernandez in Sarnia Ontario

Sarnia Police Service, along with Sarnia Lambton Paramedics, responded to a report on an injured man at a townhouse complex located in the 900 block of Confederation Street on January 9th at approximately 5:30pm.

Police located Luis Enrique Hernandez, 26, of Sarnia, suffering from serious injuries. Hernandez was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The cause of death has not been revealed at this time, however, the Sarnia Police Service Criminal Investigation Branch are actively investigating this incident as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Johann Lewis at 519-344-8861, extension 6200.

The 2021 Ontario Homicide Victim List is available here.

Walid Meddane fatally shot outside the Joliette metro station in Montreal

Montreal police responded to the report of a shooting in the alleyway near Joliette and Hochelaga Sts., behind the Joliette métro station on January 7th at approximately 7:15 am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Walid Meddane, 26 who had been shot several times. Meddane was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Montreal police at 393-1133 514.

According to journalmontreal.com, Meddane was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for the theft and very violent assault of an Uber driver committed on December 28, 2016, in Montreal. During the court proceedings, the Crown prosecutor revealed that Meddane openly displayed himself on his Facebook profile as a member of a Blue Allegiance street gang (Crips).