Update: Two other suspects charged – Britney Lewis of Pickering ON charged with the murder of Bernard Cherfan in Laval

The 2022 Laval Homicide Victim List is available here

Laval police were called to the report of a shooting on June 1st at 7:25 p.m. inside the La Perle restaurant.

On Arrival police and paramedics located 42-year-old Bernard Cherfan suffering from gunshot injuries. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Cherfan was known to police and known to have links to organized crime.

Britney Lewis, 25, of Pickering, Ont., was arrested by Durham Regional Police on June 17th and will appear in an Ontario courtroom before being transferred to Quebec to face charges of First-Degree Murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Bernard Cherfan. 

Update December 2nd
The SQ announced that two other suspects have been arrested and charged. Tafari Bezabeh, 19, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder and Jalen Joel Campbell Brown, 21, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder, and accessory after the fact. Both are currently detained in Ontario.

Anyone with information can contact the SQ at 1-833-888-ARME (2763).