UPDATE: Christopher Giroux Edmonton’s 34 homicide of 2016

Christopher Giroux was found by Edmonton Police with serious chest trauma on September 26th just after midnight.

Giroux was rushed to hospital where he died a short time later. The cause of death is not being released at this time.

Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

October 3

Levi Denim Simpson 26 is facing a first degree murder charge in the death of Giroux. Simpson is also facing charges of  unlawful confinement, aggravated sexual assault, robbery, possession of an offensive weapon, possession of an identity document and disguise with the intent to commit an offense.

Update October 14th

Edmonton police said Duncan Farrell 22, was arrested October 13th and charged with first degree murder in the death of Giroux.

UPDATE: Man found dead in Mississauga condo garage

Mississauga police responded to report of an injured man on September 28th at around 1:10pm. The male victim was found with obvious trauma, however the police did not elaborate on what type of trauma.

The victim’s name has not been released at this time.

More to come…

September 30

Police have identified the victim as Nam Huu Pham 31, of Toronto.

Update October 5th

The autopsy conducted confirmed that Nam Huu Pham’s cause of death was a stab wound. Police arrested  a 26 year old man in connection to the death,  he is facing a first degree murder charge.

Marlon Ledesma charged with the beating death of Alvin Chiniquay in a Calgary prison

Alvin Chiniquay 40, had just arrived at the Calgary Remand Centre a few days before the beating  after being picked up for shoplifting. On

September 9th Chiniquay was attacked by Marlon Ledesma 32, Chiniquay’s family fear the attack was a hate crime. The entire attack was caught on camera.

Chiniquay was sent to hospital where he remained on life support until he passed away 10 days later. Ledesma the cellmate of Chiniquay is facing a first degree murder charge.

Suspected murder suicide on Canoe Lake Cree First Nation

RCMP were called to a home on Canoe Lake Cree First Nation on report of a shooting on September 24th. Police found a 27 year old man who had been shot, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

On September 25th as police were conducting the investigation, they found a 30 year old man who was suspected to be involved with the homicide dead in a wooded area of a gunshot wound.

Police said the two men were known to each other. Their names will not be released.

Abdi Jamma shot multiple times in Ottawa

Ottawa police responded to report of a shooting behind a plaza on Shillington Avenue at around 6am September 25th.  Police did not find a victim at the scene, however they received a call shortly after stating that a man with gun shot wounds had been dropped off at Royal Ottawa Hospital Mental Health Hospital.

The staff there performed CPR until the ambulance arrived and transported Abdi Jama 26, to Ottawa Civic where e died of his injures.

Anyone with information should contact the major crime unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493

UPDATE: Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks dies in hospital after a nightclub shooting

Calgary police responded to report of a shooting at around 2:30 am on September 25th at a Calgary nightclub. on arrival, police found Mylan Hicks 23, with a life threatening gunshot wound.

Hicks was transported to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police say the shooting was result of an altercation that started inside the club and trailed outside.

Three men were arrested in the vicinity of the Marquee Beer Room early sunday morning. Their names have not been released at this time.

September 26

19 year old Nelson Lugela has been charged with second degree murder on the death of Mylan Hicks.

Jacob Thompson, dies from a gunshot wound in Ottawa

Ottawa police were called to an Elmira Drive complex at around 2am on September 24th on report of a shooting. Police arrived to find 40 year old Jacob Thompson suffering from a gunshot wound.

Thompson was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police have no suspects at this time.

More to come…

Update September 30th

Brianna Kennedy 20, and Geneva Kennedy 39, are both facing charges of accessories to murder after the fact.

32 year old shot to death in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to reports of a shooting at around 2am on September 24th. Police arrived to find a 32 year old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police believe the shooting was targeted.

More information will be added as it becomes available.


Police have identified the victim as Jonathan Patch 32.  Dean Sahanovitch 55, has been charged with the murder of patch.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-4448 (IHIT).

UPDATE: Anthony Brake, Suspect in Toronto homicide arrested in Halifax for the death of David Brenner

Emergency crews were dispatched to the area Davenport and Old Weston Roads on report of an injured man, on September 22, at around 2:30pm.

Paramedics treated the man for severe head trauma, however he was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of death was blunt force trauma.

On Saturday September 24th police released a photograph of the suspect, Anthony Brake 46 of Toronto. Det. Robert North released information that authorities received a call Sunday September 25th at around 1am that Brake was in a home in Halifax. Brake was arrested and is facing second degree murder charges in the death of the 47 year old man.

September 26th

Toronto police released the name of the victim as David Brenner 47.