Nicholas Climb Johnson charged with the murder of his father in Stettler Alberta

Stettler RCMP responded to a report of a deceased male at a residence on January 15th at approximately 2:55pm.

Police arrived to find Barrie Douglas Johnson deceased in a suspicious manner. An autopsy was conducted in Calgary and revealed the cause of death to be multiple blunt and sharp force trauma.

The victim’s 32-year-old son Nicholas Climb Johnson, was arrested and charged with Second-degree murder.

The 2019 death of Eugene Kakewash, originally believed to be a heart attack, now being investigated as a murder

Backstory:
On March 1st, 2019, Brandon Police were called to a report of an unresponsive man in cardiac arrest at a home on Willowdale Crescent. Eugene Kakewash, 49, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

On January 23, 202 police released information that an autopsy was conducted and revealed the death to be a homicide. The cause of death will not be released as it could jeopardize the outcome of their investigation.

More information will be added as it becomes available. Anyone with information on is asked to call investigators at 204-729-2345.

Toronto Homicide #5 – A boy has been charged with the death of Giulia Matthews.

Toronto police were dispatched to conduct a well-being check at an address located in the St. Clair Avenue West and Atlas Avenue area on January 20th.

On arrival police located Giulia Matthews, 54, of Toronto, deceased. An autopsy was performed and authorities revealed the manner of death was a homicide. The cause of death has not been released.

As a result of the investigation, police stated that a boy has been charged with second-degree murder. The name of the accused will not be made public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2020 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Winnipeg man charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of a 3-month-old infant

Emergency crews responded to report of an unconscious infant at a residence in the Lord Roberts neighbourhood on January 11th at approximately 9:25pm.

A 3month old infant boy was located and rushed to hospital in critical condition. The baby died of internal injuries on January 15th.

As a result of the investigation, police arrested Mathieu Moreau, 29, and charged him with Aggravated Assault, and Manslaughter.

The Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

51-year-old Joseph Vincent Morrissey found dead in Burnaby

Burnaby RCMP responded to a report of the discovery of a deceased man on the street in the 6700 block of 4th Avenue on January 13th.

Police arrived to find 51-year-old Joseph Vincent Morrissey of Vancouver with injuries consistent with foul play. Police do not believe the homicide was random.

Police are also looking for any dashcam video shot between the hours of 4 a.m. and 7:20 a.m. in the area. Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448).

Toronto Homicide #4 – 15-year-old Safiullah Khosrawi, dies in daytime Scarborough shooting

Emergency crews responded to the area of Markham and Ellesmere roads on January 20th at approximately 3:10 pm on report of multiple gunshots being heard.

.Police and paramedics located Safiullah Khosrawi, 15, of Toronto suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

A 15-year-old boy has been taken into custody and is facing a second-degree murder charge.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2020 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

IHIT and Burnaby RCMP investigating the fatal shooting of Julian Johnson at a Chevron Gas Station

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team along with Burnaby RCMP said a man in his 20’s was shot and killed at a Chevron gas station at Willingdon Ave & Canada Way on January 19th at approximately 6:30pm.

It has been reported that the victim was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Julian Johnson, 28. The IHIT said the death was a targeted incident that is linked to the ongoing Lower Mainland gang conflict.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999. 

Vancouver Homicide #3 – Vancouver police investigate the homicide of a woman in Gastown.

Vancouver police responded to a 9-1-1 call at 112 Water Street where paramedics were unsuccessful in resuscitating a 45-year-old woman on January 19th at approximately 1:30am.

Police said the woman was located inside her residence and the death is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to contact VPD’s Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500.

The 2020 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Vancouver police investigating the city’s second homicide of 2020

Vancouver police responded to a report of an unresponsive male in the parking lot of Marine Gateway Cineplex near SW Marine Drive and Cambie Street on January 18th at approximately 8:30pm.

Police arrived to find a deceased male in a vehicle. The cause of death has not been released but police are investigating it a homicide.

No arrests have been made and investigators ask anyone with information to contact VPD’s Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500 .

The 2020 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.