Edmonton police said the body of Efriem Abebe Alatah, 25, of Edmonton was found inside a burnt out vehicle in Sturgeon County just outside of Edmonton city boundaries on April 6th. The vehicle was located at Range Road 242 (66 Street) just south of Township Road 542.
EPS said in a press release “In consultation with the RCMP, however, the investigation has since been transitioned to the EPS Homicide Section, as a result of the incident’s strong links to Edmonton.”
An autopsy was completed on April 7th an revealed the manner of death to be a homicide. The cause of death is not being released at this time for investigative purposes.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Alatah’s 2012 black Jeep Grand Cherokee (similar to the stock image) with a possible Alberta license plate, CHX8636.
Regina police responded to the 1500 block of Cameron Street on April 7th at around 8:30 pm on the report of an injured man.
Police and paramedics arrived to fine 18-year-old Damione Dustyhorn deceased at the scene. Two other males were located injured at the scene, one of these males remains in hospital with significant injuries.
Police arrested three men in connection to the homicide: 29- year-old Cody Stanley Glenn DESNOMIE, of Regina, is charged with:
Murder, 2nd Degree
Aggravated Assault x 2.
20-your-old Tristan Daniel MCNABB, of Regina, is charged with:
Assault with a Weapon
18-year-old George Moses GORDON, of Regina, is charged with:
Assault with a Weapon
Use of Imitation Firearm During Commission of Offense
On January 15, 2020, the North Bay OPP responded to the report of a 23-month-old child who was found unresponsive, without vitals in an East Ferris home.
The child was pronounced at the scene.
After a lengthy investigation by North Bay OPP Crime Unit, under the direction of the Criminal Investigation Branch, with the assistance of the Office of the Chief Coroner and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service, it was determined that the child’s death was a homicide.
On March 30th and Aril 1st police arrested Nadine Melvaer, 30, from East Ferris, Tyler Campbell, 35, from North Bay, Rhandi Melvaer, 56, from East Ferris and Wayne Smith, 57, from East Ferris have all been charged with manslaughter, criminal negligence causing death and failure to provide the necessaries of life.
Nadine Melvaer and Tyler Campbell have been remanded into custody pending a bail hearing.
Rhandi Melvaer and Wayne Smith have been released on an appearance notice and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay on May 4.
Police ask that anyone with information regarding this death should contact the North Bay OPP at (705) 495-3878.
Vancouver police were flagged over to West Hastings Street on the report of a possible overdose on April 4th, at approximately 10:00pm.
According to the VPD a witness saw the man collapse in the middle of the sidewalk. Paramedics arrived to assist the victim and found stab wounds while performing chest compressions. Robinson Blake Russ, 37, was taken to hospital where he later died of his injuries.
No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call VPD’s Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500.
London police responded to an altercation on April 5th at approximately 9:00pm at a residence on Hilton Place.
A 28-year-old Alex Eduardo Pacheco was inside a residence suffering from a stab wound. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.
London police have arrested 26-year-old Jessie Aaron McConnell, in relation to the investigation. A second suspect, Jonathon Christopher Ysebaert, 27, of London, has not been located and is wanted on a warrant for second-degree murder.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident, or the whereabouts of Jonathon Ysebaert, is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670
Police said Bradley Shane Chrisjohn, 45, of the Oneida Nation of the Thames was found dead at a Duff Line home on April 4th.
Police had originally called Chrisjohn’s death a sudden death investigation, however, they are now treating it as a homicide investigation. The cause of death has not been released at this time. According to reports, there was another person in the home at the time of the murder. They suffered minor injuries.
No arrests have been made at this time. Information will be added as it becomes available.
OPP and paramedics responded to a complaint of an assault at a residence in the First Nation community of Mud River on April 1st. Mud River is located 35 kilometres east of Armstrong and is only accessible by CN train or snowmobile.
Police located 27-year-old Lance Wanakamik of Whitesand First Nation in serious condition. He was pronounced deceased by paramedics at the scene.
50-Year-old Stanford Kokokons of Whitesand First Nation has been charged with Second Degree Murder and remains in custody.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.