Toronto Homicide #35 – Andre Charles, fatally shot in Scarborough

Toronto police responded to the report of a shooting in the area of Morecambe Gate and Chester Le Boulevard at approximately 1:37 in the afternoon of July 4th.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Andre Charles, 43, of Toronto, suffering from gunshot wounds in a parking lot. Charles was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIP.

The 2020 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Terrance Thomas Dixon dies in hospital 6 days after gas station attack in Halifax

Halifax police responded to the report of an assault at the Esso gas station at 6020 Young Street on June 29th at approximately 10:20pm.

Police said a male suspect approached the victim, Terrance Thomas Dixon, 47, and assaulted him with an edged weapon. Dixon was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on July 4th.

Police are searching for the suspect who is described as a white male who was wearing a grey hoodie, long blue jean shorts, a blue baseball cap, white socks, black sneakers and black gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at  902-490-5020.

This homicide is the 28th Nova Scotia Homicide of the year. The 2020 Nova Scotia Homicide Victim List is available here.

RCMP investigating the homicide of a man in Houston BC

ton RCMPresponded to the report of a man in medical distress at a home located on Pearson Road in Houston, B.C, on July 2nd at approximately 4:30am.

Police arrived to find a 30-year-old man suffering from  “significant injuries,” he was reported deceased at the scene. RCMP will not release the identity of the victim due to privacy concerns.

Police believe the death is an isolated incident and there’s no risk to the public. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Houston RCMP at 250-845-2204.

The 2020 BC Homicide Victim List is available here.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on numbers of victims is available here!

OPP investigate a homicide at Maple Leaf Acres mobile home park in Fergus ON

Wellington County OPP responded to a check on wellbeing of a person at Maple Leaf Acres mobile home park on July 1st at approximately 11:20am.

Police arrived at the mobile home on Poplar Place to find a deceased male. The victim’s identity has not been released, nor has the cause of death. Police have confirmed the death is a homicide.

Police said the investigation is in it’s early stages, and they have taken a suspect into custody. More information will e added as it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Update July 4th
Police have identified the victim as Giorgio “George” Gemin, 74. As a result of the investigation, police arrested Kyle John George Gemin, 31, and charged with first-degree murder. The relationship between the deceased and the accused has not been revealed.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on number of victims can be found here!

The Ontario 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here

Woman stabbed in front of the courthouse in Prince George dies in hospital

Prince George RCMP responded to the report of a stabbing in the 300-block of George Street on July 2nd at approximately 10:00pm.

Police performed first aid until paramedics arrived and the female victim to hospital where she died of her injuries on July 3rd.

More information will be added as it becomes available. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 250-561-3300.

The 2020 BC Homicide Victim List is available here.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on numbers of victims is available here!

Shaquille Sacha Joseph beaten to death in Montreal’s Rivière-des-Prairies provincial jail

Sûreté du Québec (SQ) opened an investigation that lead to the death of Shaquille Sacha Joseph, 25, at Montreal’s Rivière-des-Prairies provincial jail on June 29th.

According to reports Joseph was found badly injured at approximately 12:00pm and was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries on June 30th.

Sergeant Claude Denis of the SQ said the homicide remains under investigation.

The 2020 Montreal Homicide list is available here.

Police investigating a homicide in Milton Ontario

Halton Regional police located the body of a man near the intersection of Guelph Line and No.10 Sideroad in Milton on June 30th at approximately 6:00am.

According to reports an autopsy is scheduled at the Office of the Chief Coroner in Toronto however police believe the death to be as a result of a homicide.

Anyone with dashcam or home or business surveillance video from the area of Guelph Line north of the 401 to No. 10 Side Road, in Milton between the hours of 8:00PM Monday, June 29 to 6:00AM Tuesday, June 30, 2020 is asked to call the Homicide Tip Line at 905-825-4776.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on number of victims can be found here!

The Ontario 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here

Nathaniel Goodeye identified as Calgary’s latest homicide victim

Calgary police responded to a wellness check on June 29th after a mother had not heard from their son in 6 days. Police learned the same day of a residence in the 200 block of Margate Close N.E., where it was believed the missing person may have been last seen. 

Police arrived to find Nathaniel Goodeye, 35, deceased. Three people who were found in the home were taken into custody and later released without charges.

An autopsy was performed, however, the cause of death has not been released. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 403-266-1234

The 2020 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update: Victim identified – One dead and two injured in Halifax Canada Day Shooting

Halifax police responded to a report of possible shots fired in the 6300 block of Cork Street on July 1st at approximately 10:43pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a man with gunshot injuries outside of a residence, a deceased adult male inside of a residence, and an adult female with injuries. The man who was found outside was declared deceased and the other two were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where they remain.

Police said the three people were known to each other. More information will be added as it becomes available.

 Anyone with information about this incident to contact police at 902-490-5020. 

Update July 5th
Police have identified the victim as Trevor Charles Miller, 40, of Halifax.

The 2020 Nova Scotia Homicide Victim List is available here.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on numbers of victims is available here!

Winnipeg Homicide #20 – Double shooting leaves Danielle Dawn Cote deceased, and a man injured

Winnipeg police responded to report of a shooting in the 400 block of Flora Avenue on July 1st at approximately 3:15am.

It has been reported that an adult woman and an adult man were shot while walking down the street. The injured male victim sustained a critical injury but was able to make his way to a nearby convenience store where police were called. Police arrived to find the female victim deceased, and the male victim was rushed to the hospital. Police have not released the identity of the deceased at this time.

The female victim has been identified as Danielle Dawn Cote, 27.

 Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Update July 3rd
At approximately 4 p.m., on July 2nd Winnipeg police located the suspect and he was taken into custody in the North Kildonan area. The 14-year-old suspect was also responsible for four recent shootings. The youth has been charged with:

  • First Degree Murder
  • Attempt to Commit Murder Using a Firearm
  • Attempt to Commit Murder
  • Aggravated Assault (x2)
  • Assault with a Weapon (x2)
  • Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order
  • Discharge a Firearm with Intent (x3)
  • Fail to Comply with Sentence

On July 3rd Winnipeg police took a 15-year-old male of Winnipeg into custody. He has been charged with:

– First Degree Murder
– Attempt to Commit Murder (x2)
– Aggravated Assault
– Discharge a Firearm with Intent
– Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order (x2)

The Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.