Edmonton Homicide#29 – Breianna Schamber found dead in Duggan residence

Edmonton police responded to a request for assistance from EMS at a residence near 35 Avenue and 107 Street on December 3rd at approximately 9:25am.

25-year-old Breianna Schamber was found deceased inside the residence. Police have released very little information regarding the death of Schamber, only saying that an autopsy was conducted on December 4th revealing the manner of death to be a homicide. The cause of death is being withheld at this time, pending further investigation.

Anyone with any information about the death of Breianna Schamber is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567. The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Hamilton Homicide #13 – Hamilton Police investigating the death of a man on West 4th

Hamilton police were called to West 4th Avenue and Richwill Road on the mountain at 6:30 am on December 6th to investigate the death of a man in his late 30’s..

Police are expected to update on the case later this afternoon. More information will be added as it becomes available.

Update
Hamilton Police said the 39-year-old victim was found on the road by his wife and a neighbour outside his residence near West 4th Avenue and Richwill Road. Evidence at the scene has led police to believe the man died from a targeted shooting. The identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Dave Brewster by calling 905-546-4067.

The 2019 Hamilton Homicide Victim List is available here

Montreal Homicide #18 – Man dies following shooting at a Montreal Hotel

Montreal police responded to report of a shooting at a hotel on de Maisonneuve Boulevard and Lambert Closse Street in Montreal’s Shaughnessy Village on December 4th at approximately 3:30am.

It has been reported that the 26-year-old male victim was shot in the upper body in a hotel room. He was rushed to hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

Montreal police spokesperson Raphaël Bergeron said “Witnesses, the other people in the room, aren’t collaborating with police.” Investigators believe the suspect is between 25 and 30 years old and may have fled on foot.

The 2019 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.

Jonathan Henoche death in Her Majesty’s Penitentiary deemed homicide

Jonathan Henoche, 33, died November 6th at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary. Henoche was awaiting trial on a first-degree murder charge in relation to the 2016 death of Anna Regula Schul, 88, in Labrador.

Police said an altercation occurred with Henoche and correctional officers at a provincial jail, and Henoche died while in custody. The province’s chief medical examiner has ruled Henoche’s death was a homicide.

Police have not released if the officer(s) involved are still working or what charges may be laid.

Glen Darrell Vandusen dies as a result of injuries after being assaulted at The Joyceville Institution in Kingston

Police from the Penitentiary Squad responded to the Joyceville Institution after the Correctional Service of Canada reported that an inmate had been located with life-threatening injuries and had been transported by ambulance to a hospital on December 1st.

Ontario Provincial Police confirmed on December 4th that Glen Darrell Vandusen, 43, died in hospital of injuries from the attack.

According to a media release from Correctional Service Canada Vandusen had just begun a four-year sentence for sexual assault, assault and uttering threats to cause death or harm.

Canadian Major City Homicides By Gender, November 24th 2019.

Edmonton police investigating a suspicious death in the Oliver neighbourhood.

Edmonton police responded to a 911 call regarding a family dispute just after 10 a.m., on December 3rd.

Police and paramedics arrived at the home located in the area of 103 Avenue and 115 Street to find a 45-year-old man in medical distress, lying on the ground outside of an apartment complex.

The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. No other information has been released at this time.

Anyone with any information about this suspicious death is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Montreal Homicide #17 – Anjou shooting leaves one dead and 3 wounded

Montreal police were called to a reception hall on Jarry St. near Ray Lawson Blvd on the report of a shooting just after midnight on December 1st. 

Police and paramedics arrived to find 4 injured people. The victims were rushed to hospital where one 31-year-old man died of his injuries. A 32-year-old male and 31-year-old female, both of whom suffered serious injuries are both in stable condition. The fourth victim a 25-year-old man was treated and released from hospital.

Police have not released the identity of the deceased at this time.

The 2019 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.

Grand Rapids RCMP investigating a fatal shooting

Grand Rapids RCMP responded to the report of a shooting at a home on December 2nd at approximately 4:00pm.

32-year-old male suffering from serious injuries. He was taken to the nursing station where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police have not released the identity of the deceased, and no suspects have been made at this time. Grand Rapids is approximately 430 kilometres north of Winnipeg.

Canadian Major City Homicides By Gender, November 24th 2019.

Surrey Homicide #19 – One man dead and one injured in Surrey BC Shooting

Surrey police responded to a shooting in the 13600-block of 114 Avenue shortly before 11:00 p.m on December 1st.

Police arrived at the scene to find Verron Nand, 21,  deceased and another man in serious condition. The injured man was rushed to the hospital in serious condition.

It has been reported that the two victims are known to police and the IHIT has taken over the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-4448.

The 2019 Surrey Homicide Victim List is available here.

Keenan Scott Toto found dead on a Regina Street

Regina police responded to a report of an unresponsive man lying on the street in the 1200 block of Queen Street, on December 1st at approximately 4:00am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find 23-year-old Keenan Scott Toto lying injured on the street. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Anyone with information that could assist in this investigation is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or contact Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

The death of Toto is the 9th Regina Homicide of 2019. The 2019 Regina Homicide Victim List is available here.