Winnipeg Homicide #3 – Suspicious death of Greg Joseph Jr Dumas deemed a homicide

Winnipeg Police responded to a report of an insecure premise at a residence located at 516 Alexander Avenue on January 14th at 11:45am.

Police arrived at the home to find Greg Joseph Jr Dumas, 33, deceased. Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit said the death has been determined to be a homicide.

Anyone who had contact with Greg in the weeks prior to his death or anyone with knowledge of Greg’s whereabouts during the last several weeks is asked to contact police at 204-986-6508.

The Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

December 2019 Canadian Homicide List

Canada December Murder Count: 64
Males: 51
Females: 13

Age of Youngest Victim: 2 Age of Oldest Victim: 69

The December 2018 List is available here.

Murders By Province or Territory
ON 23
AB 12
QC 11
MB 6
BC 5
SK 4
NB 2
NS 1
YT 0
PE 0
NU 0
NT 0
NL 0

Murders by Type
Beating 3
Shooting 24 S
tabbing 6
Other 3
Unknown 28

Murders By City
Toronto 13
Montreal 9
Calgary 5
Winnipeg 3
Edmonton 3
Brampton 3
Surrey 2
Mississauga 2
Kingston 2
Grand Rapids 2
Duncan 2
St-Camille-de-Lellis 1
Saskatoon 1
Rothsay 1
Rosemère 1
Regina 1
Red Earth Creek 1
Red Deer 1
RM of Rosedale 1
Prince Albert 1
Picadilly 1
Oshawa 1
Langley 1
La Ronge 1
Kitchener 1
Hamilton 1
Halifax 1
Fort McMurray 1
Cochrane 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide: 
Aburashed, Mahmoud Ahmid, 58, Calgary AB 
Agtual, Terrence, 28, Toronto ON 
Alam, Muhammed waqar, 31, Toronto ON 
Angus, Dwight, 38, Toronto ON 
Bachelor-Vassell, Yvonne, 61, Toronto ON 
Bains, Balvinder, 51, Brampton ON 
Berman, Julie, 51, Toronto ON 
Bignose, Audery, 49, Fort McMurray AB 
Billette, Sheena Marie, La Ronge, SK 
Brown, Keeshawn, 18, Surrey BC 
Caissie-Laflamme, Solange, 7, Rothsay NB 
Cameron, Margaret, 66, Toronto ON 
Declerck, Astrid, 48, Montreal QC 
Doe, Jane, 60, Kingston ON 
Doe, John, Cochrane, AB 
Doe, John, Edmonton, AB 
Doe, John, Edmonton, AB 
Doe, John, Grand Rapids, MB 
Doe, John, Mississauga, ON 
Doe, John, Mississauga, ON 
Doe, John, Montreal, QC 
Doe, John, Red Earth Creek, AB 
Doe, John, Surrey, BC 
Doe, John, Toronto, ON 
Doe, John, 2, Montreal QC 
Doe, John, 4, Montreal QC 
Doe, John, 24, Montreal QC 
Doe, John, 26, Montreal QC 
Doe, John, 26, Montreal QC 
Doe, John, 30, Rosemère QC 
Doe, John, 31, Montreal QC 
Doe, John, 32, Grand Rapids MB 
Doe, John, 40, Calgary AB 
Dolic, Dalibor, 55, Toronto ON 
Fortin-Bourque, Joseph-Raphaël, 21, St-Camille-de-Lellis QC 
Geng, Keem, 20, Calgary AB 
Henry, Jordan, 17, Brampton ON 
Hersi Handule, Farah, 23, Calgary AB 
Highway, Zellall, 19, Prince Albert SK 
Jal, Achor, 22, Calgary AB 
Johnson, Dennis, 67, Langley BC 
Johnson, Jeffrey, 39, Hamilton ON 
Kanarellis, Christine, 25, Toronto ON 
Kaur, Sharanjeet, 27, Brampton ON 
Kelly, Domonic, 26, Toronto ON 
Khellaf, Dahia, 43, Montreal QC 
Kraszewski, Michael, 16, Picadilly NB 
Littlecrow, Winston, 35, Saskatoon SK 
Mousseau, Cody, 32, RM of Rosedale MB 
Pache, Gordon Edward, 37, Winnipeg MB 
Ramirez, Reynaldo, 57, Winnipeg MB 
Rezene, Yafiet, 19, Kitchener ON 
Schamber, Breianna, 25, Edmonton AB 
Shurie, Francois, Duncan, BC 
Smith, Jason, 45, Halifax NS 
Stewart, Jahquar, 20, Oshawa ON 
Toto, Keenan Scott, 23, Regina SK 
Urbina, Jeremy, 22, Toronto ON 
Vandusen, Glen Darrell, 43, Kingston ON 
Williams, Charles, 69, Red Deer AB 
Williams, Clinton Phil, 43, Toronto ON 
Williams, Nellie, Duncan, BC 
Wood, Douglas, 41, Winnipeg MB 
Yusuf, Koshin, 26, Toronto ON

Update Husband charged – Mother of 6 dead, and a man injured in Mascouche suspicious death

Quebec police responded to a 911 cal at a home on des Anglais Road in Mascouche on January 16th at approximately 4:00am.

Police arrived to find a man and a woman in their 30’s suffering from serious injuries. The couple were transported to hospital where the woman died of her injuries. The victim has been identified as Jaël Cantin, 33.

According to reports the couple’s 6 children, aged between one and twelve, were at the home at the time of the attack.

Update January 18th
Benoit Cardinal, 33, was arrested on the evening of January 16th and charged with second-degree murder in the killing of his wife Jaël Cantin.

Brampton Homicide #1 – 28-year-old Heeral Patel found dead in a green space.

Peel Regional Police responded to a naturalized green space in the area of Nexus Avenue and Fogal Road on the report of a deceased woman on January 13th at approximately 5:49pm.

Investigators arrived to find Heeral Patel, a 28 year-old woman from Toronto deceased. Police said the death was suspicious and the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau took carriage of the investigation.

Investigators are encouraging the victim’s husband Rakeshbhai Patel, 36, to contact a lawyer and arrange to turn himself in.    

Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to contact the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121,

Update: Two Men Facing First Degree Murder Charge – St. Catharines police investigating the fatal stabbing of a 30-year-old man

St. Catharines police were called to the area of Queenston St. and Eastchester Ave on January 13th at approximately 11:55 pm on report of a stabbing.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a 30-year-old man suffering from serious injuries. The victim was rushed to hospital where he was declared deceased.

A 24-year-old male and 26-year-old male both from the City of St. Catharines have been taken into custody. Police have not released what charges may be laid.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact detectives by calling (905) 688-4111.

Update January 15th
24-year-old Quinn Bell-Reid and 26-year-old Reid Alexander Dyson, are both facing  First Degree Murder charges. The identity of the victim will not be released at the request of the next of kin.

Toronto Homicide #3 – Maryna Kudzianiuk dies in hospital after being found seriously injured in a fire

Toronto police and Fire Services responded to a call for a fire at 25 Bay Mills Boulevard on January 13th at approximately 3:06 am.

Toronto fire department extinguished the blaze and found 40-year-old Maryna Kudzianiuk of Toronto suffering from serious injuries. Kudzianiuk was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries. An autopsy was conducted on January 14th and ruled the death to be a homicide.

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

The 2020 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Thunder Bay Homicide #2 – Aggravated assault victim Austin Robinson, dies in hospital

Thunder Bay police were en route to a reported break and enter in the 300 block of Syndicate Avenue North on January 9th at approximately 3:00am.

On arrival, police located footprints in the fresh snow. Police followed the footprints and located two male suspects. Upon further investigation, police found 18-year-old Austin Robinson, in serious condition in the Syndicate Avenue North address.

Robinson was rushed to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre for further treatment of his life-threatening injuries where he succumbed to his injuries during the weekend.

Cody Echum, 19, of Thunder Bay, and a 14-year-old male were both charged on Thursday, Jan. 9 with Aggravated Assault. 

The 2020 Thunder Bay Homicide Victim Lst is available here.

Police investigating a homicide in rural Maple Ridge BC.

The IHIT was dispatched on January 13th to the Lougheed Hwy, Maple Ridge for a suspicious death.

Police are working to identify the victim. police said the body was found in a rural area but used frequently by pedestrians.

No other information is available at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448).