RCMP investigating a murder-suicide in Sundre

Sundre RCMP responded to a report of the sudden deaths of a 35-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman, both residents of a rural home located near Sundre, on March 29th just before 9:00pm.

RCMP said it is believed the 41-year-old woman is the victim of a homicide. Major Crimes believes this is an isolated incident and investigators are not looking for any suspects. The identities of the deceased will not be made public.

The 2020 Alberta Homicide Victim List is available here.

Two adults and a 7-year-old boy killed in Prince Albert SK, 5-year-old girl sent to hospital with serious injuries

Prince Albert police were dispatched to a residence in the 300 Block of MacArthur Drive on March 30th at approximately 4:00pm.

Police arrived to find a 56-year-old man, a 56-year-old woman, and a seven-year-old boy deceased at the home. A 5-year-old girl was found suffering from serious injuries and was transported to hospital where she remains.

Police said the investigation is in the preliminary stages, and investigators do not believe this to be a random incident and do not believe there is a risk to public safety.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

The 2020 Saskatchewan Homicide Victim List is available here

2 Men found dead on a rural road near Glendon Alberta

Alberta RCMP is investigating after two men were found shot to death near a vehicle in the area of Township Road 622 and Range Road 484 at approximately 4 a.m. on March 28th.

Bonnyville RCMP said they are treating the deaths as suspicious and have called in the major crimes unit. Although the victim’s identities have not been released, police said the victims are aged 39 and 57. The two men are linked to a black 2014 Dodge Ram 1500.

Anyone with information should call the Bonnyville RCMP at 780-343-7200.   

The 2020 Alberta Homicide Victim List is available here.

RCMP investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman in Lake Manitoba First Nation

Lundar RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence located on the Lake Manitoba First Nation on March 26th at approximately 6:40pm.

Police arrived to find an unresponsive 35-year-old woman who was pronounced deceased on scene. The victim’s identity has not been released at this time.

Police said a 20-year-old man has been arrested and the investigation is ongoing. More information will be added as it becomes available.

The 2020 Manitoba Homicide Victim List is available here.

Man fatally shot in Calgary’s 7th homicide of 2020

Calgary police were called to the 5700 block of 18 Avenue N.E., after receiving multiple reports of gunshots at approximately 1:00am on March 30th.

Police and paramedics arrived ti find a male victim suffering from serious injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police said they are currently “in the process of preserving evidence from the scene due to changing weather conditions.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234.

Update March 31
Calgary Police are seeking public assistance to locate Cody Edith Bradburn, who is believed to have knowledge in relation to this investigation. She is described as 33 years old, 5’5″ tall with slim build. Anyone with information about the location of Cody Edith Bradburn is asked to call police at 403-266-1234 or the Homicide Unit Tip Line at 403-428-8877.

The 2020 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

Timothy Gunter charged in Bancroft ON suspicious death

Bancroft OPP responded to the report of an alleged assault at a Faraday Street home on March 8th at approximately 9:00 p.m.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Judson Gunter, 69, of Bancroft, suffering from serious injuries. Judson Gunter was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The OPP’s Emergency Response Team, the OPP Canine Unit, and an OPP helicopter conducted a search of the area for a suspect. Police arrested Timothy Gunter, 42, of Bancroft, on March 9th and charged him with assault causing bodily harm and breach of probation. Police have not released the relationship between the victim and the suspect.

The Ontario 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here

Amie Decker charged with manslaughter in Fentanyl related death in Windsor

Windsor Police Service attended a residence in the City of Windsor for a report of a sudden death on February 26th, 2020.

Investigations revealed the cause of death to be a Fentanyl overdose. As a result of the investigation, search warrants, interviews and extensive review of surveillance video investigators identified the suspect as being responsible for providing the fatal drug to the deceased person.

Amie Decker,32, was arrested on March 20th, and charged her with Manslaughter, Trafficking a Controlled Substance – Fentanyl, Fail to Comply with a Release Order.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police Service at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830.

The Ontario 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here

Victoria police investigating the city’s latest homicide

Victoria police responded to an apartment building in the 3000 block of Douglas Street for reports of an injured man who had been assaulted with a weapon on March 16th at approximately 2:30pm.

Police said the victim was sent to hospital where he remained in serious condition. On March 18th Patrol located and arrested the suspect in the 3100-block of Douglas Street.  The victim died from his injuries in hospital on March 25th.

Investigators believe that the victim and the suspect were known to each other and that this was an isolated incident. No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact VIIMCU at 250-380-6211.

The 2020 BC Homicide Victim List is available here.

John Oohoonni Kirkwa, 33, of Arviat, Nunavut found dead in back-lane garbage bin in Winnipeg’s 9th homicide of 2020

Winnipeg Police responded to a report of Suspicious Circumstances outside a residence located in the 200 block of Lansdowne Avenue on March 25th at approximately 7:40pm.

Police said that the homeowner located what appeared to be a body in a trash bin in the back lane. On arrival, police confirmed the body to be a deceased male. No other information is available at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

Investigators are asking residents to take note of any suspicious activity in the last few days. Homeowners and businesses are asked to check their security cameras for any unusual activity.  Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Update March 28th
Winnipeg police have identified the victim as John Oohoonni Kirkwa, 33, of Arviat, Nunavut. On March 26th detectives from the WPS Homicide Unit arrested two suspects Roberta Ann Jessamine, 48 and Selena Dawn Cross, 46. Both Jessamine and cross have been charged with Second Degree Murder and detained in custody.

The Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Hanad Mohamed dies in hospital after being shot on March 15th in Fort McMurray

Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of shots fired inside an apartment complex on Lougheed Drive on March 15th at approximately 6:30 am.

Police arrived to find three men with injuries. Two men were suffering from nonlife-threatening injuries and the third man with serious injuries. All three men were rushed to hospital where Hanad Mohamed, 30, recently died of his injuries.

Police are searching for a suspect is believed to be wearing a mask to disguise their identity. See the video here.

Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP at 780-788-4040.
The 2020 Alberta Homicide Victim List is available here.