Fazal Rehman found dead in a burning vehicle – 20 year old charged

Drumheller RCMP were called to a rural area south of the village of Morrin by firefighters on October 16th after the remains of a person were found in the vehicle.

The victim has been identified as Fazal Rehman, 36, of Calgary.  An autopsy was conducted and concluded the death of Rehman was a homicide, however the cause of death has not been made public.

Dylan Donald Howard, 20,  of Munson was arrested on October 26th and charged with first degree murder in the death of Fazal Rehman.

Langley – Body found in burning dumpster

Langley RCMP were called to the area of 20150 Langley By-Pass by the Langley Fire Department on October 20th at approximately 6am on report of a deceased person.

Firefighters said that in the process of extinguishing a dumpster fire the Fire Department discovered the body of a person. The identity of the person has not been released by RCMP at this time.

Langley Serious Crime Unit has taken over the investigation.

If anyone has information that might assist with this investigation, they are asked to call Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200.

Update Teixeira arrested – Police searching for Brandon Nathan Teixeira, in relation to the shooting death of Nicholas Khabra

Surrey RCMP responded to a report of shots fired from the 14300 block of Crescent Road on October 23rd at approximately 2:10am.

Police arrived at the scene to find Nicholas Khabra 28, suffering from a serious gunshot wound. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Shortly after receiving the first call, a second report to police was made from a female victim who said that she too had been shot. she was send to hospital and is expected to survive.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)

The 2017 Surrey Homicide Victim List is available here. 

Update September 7th 2018
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is looking for Brandon Nathan Teixeira, 27, who is facing a first-degree murder charge in relation to the death of Nicholas Khabra. Teixeira is described as  5-10 Caucasian male with brown eyes, brown hair, 161lbs and has a snake tattoo on the left side of his chest and a sleeve tattoo on his left arm.

Update April 4th, 2019

The Bolo Program and Crime Stoppers  are offering a combined reward of $55,000 for information leading to the arrest of Brandon Teixeira. To be eligible for the reward, information can be reported to 911, the IHIT information line or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- TIPS (8477) or www.solvecrime.ca. This reward is available for an initial period of six months.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)

Update December 3rd, 2019
Brandon Teixeira was arrested yesterday in Oroville, California by US agencies. The IHIT said the next step is extradition proceedings handled by the US Dept of Justice.

It has been reported that Teixeira and another man, left the home when police served the warrant on December 1st, got into a vehicle and tried to flee. During the attempted escape, Teixeira rammed an armored vehicle with his vehicle. Once Teiceira’s vehicle was disabled he refused police orders and the K9 unit was used to apprehend him.

Update – 60 year old man arrested after body found in Montreal street

Montreal police were alerted of a possible dead body in a vacant lot just south of Sherbrooke Street on October 23rd at approximately 2:15pm.

Police said there was enough evidence to lead investigators to believe the death was a homicide.

Montreal police spokesperson Andréanne Picard said a suspect,
(a 60 year old man) was arrested on October 34th.

No other information has been released st this time

Update December 19th
Police said Richard Bernard Dufresne has been charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of 37 year old Karine Taillefer.

The Montreal Homicide Victims List is available here.


Update Murder Suicide – Cindy McCormick found dead in Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Lake Louise RCMP attended the Chateau Lake Louise to conduct a welfare check on the occupant of one of the rooms on October 22, at approximately 2:41pm.

Police arrived to find Cindy McCormick, a dentist from Saint John, dead in the room. An autopsy as conducted and revealed the death of the woman was a homicide. McCormick had been visiting Lake Louise on a dental conference with her partner, Saint John firefighter Bobby Kaine.

That same day, 52 year old Bobby Kaine, McCormick’s parter, was found dead in a vehicle west of Lake Louise on Emerald Lake Road on the Alberta BC Border. Police said the death of the man was non criminal and no other suspects are being sought by police in relation to these deaths.

RCMP have not released the name of the victim, however Cpl. Curtis Peters said the media reports of the victim’s identity were “not wrong”.

Toronto Homicide 52 – 82 year old Elsa Paolitto dies after an assault

Toronto police responded to a call in the Shaw Street and Dupont Street area on October 17th at approximately 4:20pm on report of an assault.

It was alledged that a 60 year old man attacked a 68 year old woman and Elsa Paolitto, 82. Paolitto was hospitalized for her injuries where she passed away on October 20th.

60 year old William Macciacchera was charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of Paolitto

The Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here. .

Longueuil police searching for an important witness – Man shot to death in Longueuil

Longueuil police were called to the area of Grant St. and Ste-Foy Blvd on October 15th at approximately 6pm on report of a shooting.

Police said a fight broke out in the parking lot of the restaurant, and then an 18 year old man was shot. The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Longueuil police are asking for help from the public in identifying an important witness to the shooting death of an 18 year old man. The witness is described as follows:

  • Man of Arab origin
  • ± 25 years
  • 1m 83 (6 ‘0 “)
  • 68 kg (150 lbs)
  • Dark long hair tied in a ponytail
  • Black hoodie
  • blue jean
  • Black sports bag

Anyone with information regarding this important witness, or any other information regarding this crime, is asked to dial
450 -463-7211



Human remains found on Salmon River Rd property

RCMP have released very little information surrounding the discovery of human remains on a Salmon  River Road property.

RCMP investigators were executing a search warrant at a property in the 2200 block of Salmon River Road when the remains were found on October 21st.

Police said the discovery is being treated as suspicious at this time. The Southeast District Major Crimes Unit has now taken over the investigation.

John Tuil Jok dies of a gunshot wound in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police were called to a home in the 700 block of Sherbrook Street at approximately 10:45pm on October 20th on report of a shooting.

Police found John Tuli Jok, 29, suffering from a gunshot wound. Tuli Jok was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police ask that anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508.

Update October 28th

Majak Kon 25, and Randi Duke 27 have both been arrested and are facing first degree murder charges in the death of John Tuli Jok.

The 2017 Winnipeg Homicide list is available here.

Cody Gionet Dies of a gunshot wound in Newmarket

York Region Police were called to a home in the area of Sheldon Avenue in Newmarket at approximately 9:50pm on October 21st on a weapons complaint.

Police arrived at the scene to find Cody Gionet 30,  suffering from a gunshot wound. Gionet was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police arrested Travis Whitman 20, on October 22nd. Whitman has been charged with second degree murder.

Update November 17th.                                                              Cheikh Ngom, 18, of Toronto, has been charged with first degree murder in relation to the death of Cody Gionet. Ngom made his first court appearance on November 16th.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865