61-year-old sot to death in broad daylight in Montreal’s 6th homicide of 2019

Montreal police said a 61-year-old man was shot while in his vehicle at his home on Roquancourt Street around 9:20 a.m. on March 29th.

Police and paramedics arrived to fine the victim suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

A suspect was seen fleeing the scene in dark clothing. No other information is available at this time.

The 2019 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.

Man and woman dead after Hostage situation

Surrey police responded to a report of a hostage situation at a home in the 13300 block of 98A Avenue on March 28th at approximately 9:30pm.

Police said multiple efforts were made throughout the night to obtain entry to into the home to resolve the situation. At approximately 7:30 a.m.police entered the home and a confrontation with the barricaded male ensued. 

Police said the the man was shot and died of his injuries. Police located the female victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound. She was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

No other information is available at this time.

21-year-old Kasabonika Lake First Nation man charged with killing a 6-year-old

Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service were called to a report of a serious assault at a residence in Kasabonika Lake on March 20th.

On arrival police learned that the victim, a 6-year-old girl, had been transported to a medical centre by family, where she died of her injuries. Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

Lanny Edward Mekanak, 21, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.

Update, victim identified as Ottawa man – Jeffrey D R Miller charged in Thunder Bay’s latest homicide

Thunder Bay police responded to a report of an injured male on March 29th at approximately 12:45pm in the area of Hilldale and Melbourne Roads.

Police and paramedics arrived to find the victim in critical condition. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Jeffrey D R Miller, 41, of Thunder Bay, was arrested on March 30th, and charged with Second-Degree Murder.

Update: Thunder Bay Police have identified the victim as
Robenson Saint-Jean, 21, of Ottawa.

If you have any information that could assist investigators please call the dedicated police tip line at 684-1055.

Canadian major city homicide Statistics are available here.

48-year-old woman stabbed to death in Edmonton’s 9th homicide of 2019

Edmonton police responded to the area of 100 Street and 105A Avenue,
outside the George Spady Centre, on a report of a stabbing, on March 28th at approximately 7:15am.

Police arrived to find a 48-year-old woman on the ground, suffering from a stab wound. The victim was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries. Police have not released the victims identity and said “it does not serve an investigative purpose and the EPS has a duty to protect the privacy rights of victims and their families”

Anyone with information in relation to this stabbing or the events leading up to it is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

Clayton Thomas Berard, 38, was arrested and charged with first degree murder and breach of recognizance(x2)

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Alex Perlmutter shot to death in East Gwillimbury

York Regional Police responded to the area of Ninth Line and Aurora Road on March 27th for a report that a male victim had been shot.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Alex Perlmutter, 22, of Sutherland Ontario deceased. Police believe that there were three male suspects involved who were driving a black SUV. They have been described as:

Suspect 1:

  • Male, Black
  • Cornrows in hair
  • Wearing a camo sweater and track pants
  • Armed with a firearm

Suspect 2:

  • Male, Black
  • Wearing blue shoes
  • Shorter than suspect 1 and 3

Suspect 3:

  • Male, Black
  • Wearing a large  chain
  • Same height as Suspect 1

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

2 Men charged in relation to a Eskasoni Nova Scotia homicide

Eskasoni RCMP were called to a residence on Mini Mall Drive, on March 21st, just before midnight.

Police and paramedics arrived to find 33-year-old Harry James Lafford Jr unresponsive, with serious injuries. The victim was pronounced at the scene.

Roger Wilfred Prosper, 37, and Kirk Daniel Gould, 29, have been charged with second-degree murder in connection with Lafford’s death. 

Winnipeg Homicide #11 – Lise Danais, dies after violent assault in her home

Winnipeg police resonded to a 911 call on March 26th at approximately 10:45am, in the first 100 block of Rockcliffe Rd.

police spokesman Const. Rob Carver said they arrived to find a woman suffering from severe injuries and in critical condition,. The woman was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries. No other information is available at this time.

Winnipeg did not record their 11th homicide in 2018 until July.

Update, March 29th
The victim has been identified as Lise Danais, a 51-year-old female of Winnipeg.

August 1st
Winnipeg police have charged a youth with first-degree murder in the death of Lise Danais.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Stanny Bernice Carr dies in hospital 7 months after being gunned down in Chilliwack

Chilliwack RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the area of the 9400-block of Woodbine Street on August 8th, 2018. Emergency services arrived on scene and found 43-year-old Stanny Carr suffering from gunshot wounds.

Car was rushed to hospital where she remained paralyzed from the neck down. Police said Carr died in hospital on March 12th, and the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is requesting public assistance to further its investigation.

Anyone with information, who have yet to come forward to police, is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

Canadian major city homicide Statistics are available here.

IHIT investigating after three people found dead in an accident in Surrey

RCMP responded to a single vehicle accident at approximately 10:30 am on March 26th at the 32 ave diversion, under the Highway 99 overpass.

Police arrived to the scene to find three people deceased inside the vehicle. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the investigation as the deaths were deemed ‘suspicious.’

Police have not released the identities of the victim’s or cause of death at this time. More information will be added as it becomes available.