Update in the 2017 homicide of Alexander Blanarou who was shot to death in Abbotsford

Abbotsford’s emergency services responded to the area of Bates Road and Harris Road on report of a possible shooting on December 28th at 2:23pm.

On arrival police located the victim who was later identified as 24 year old Alexander Blanarou. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe the shooting was targeted and ask that anyone with information about this incident should call the IHIT Tip Line at 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Update December 2nd, 2020
After a three-year investigation, police have charged three men in the case. Islam Nagem and Edrick Raju have each been charged with first-degree murder and Michael Schweiger with second-degree murder. No further details will be released as the matter is now before the court.