Winnipeg Homicide #2 – Yassin Abdu Ahmed shot to death at the Windsor Hotel

Winnipeg Police Service received a report of shots that had been fired in the 100 block of Garry Street at the Windsor Hotel on January 12th at approximately 2:53am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find three injured male victims. All three were rushed to hospital where Yassin Abdu Ahmed, was pronounced deceased.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508.

The Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Winnipeg homicide #1 – Police to give an update on the homicide of Reagan Danielle Gross, in St. Vital.

Winnipeg Police responded to the Worthington neighborhood on January 10th at approximately 6:13 pm for a report of suspicious circumstances.

Police arrived at the home to find an injured woman in the first 100 block of Hindley Avenue. Reagan Danielle Gross, 49, was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced deceased. An adult male was arrested at the scene.

WPS are expected to give an update on the homicide on Monday January 13th.

The Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto homicide #2 – Paul Anthony Desouza identified as fatal shooting victim

Toronto police responded to a call for a shooting at 367 Military Trail on January 11th.

Police arrived to find 25-year-old Paul Anthony Desouza, 25, of Toronto, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Desouza was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police believe that there were several witnesses at the scene of the homicide.
Anyone who was there and may have dash-cam or security camera videos of this incident is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2020 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

15-year-old Ryad Benchouk fatally stabbed on New Year’s Day

Police said Ryan Benchouk was fatally stabbed during an altercation in the parking lot of an elementary school in Laval’ on January 1st by his 16-year-old friend.

It is alleged that the teens had arguement days prior, and arranged to meet up and discuss the problem.

The suspect, pleaded not guilty to all charges during an appearance in Laval youth court on January 3rd.

Regina Homicide #1 – Police investigating the homicide of Keesha Cree Bitternose.

Regina police were dispatched to a home in the 1500 block of Cameron Street on a report of a deceased female on January 5th at approximately 11:00pm.

Emergency crews arrived to find 29-year-old Keesha Cree Bitternose deceased. Cause of death has not been released by police and no suspects have been named.

Anyone with information is asked to call Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

18-year-old Manyok Akol found dead, and three others injured in Ottawa’s first homicide of 2020

Ottawa police and paramedics responded to reports of several people shot at the rear of a home at 490 Gilmour St on January 8th at approximately 7:30am. According to police, the home is an Airbnb.

Emergency crews arrived to find one deceased man who has been identified as Manyok Akol, 18, and 3 other victims suffering from injuries. The three victims a 15-year-old male, a 19-year-old male and a 20-year-old male, remain in hospital in serious condition.

Ottawa Police Major Crime Unit is seeking public assistance to identify and locate the suspect involved. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493. 

Calgary Homicide #3 – Timothy Jones in custody in relation to the city’s latest homicide of Karson Goodeagle.

Calgary police were called to the area of 11 Avenue and 1 Street S.E., for reports of a man in medical distress on January 5th at approximately 4:50am .

Emergency crews located Karson Goodeagle,33, who was transported to hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. Police said Goodeagle died as a result of a stabbing.

As a result of the investigation, on January 6th, Calgary police arrested three men believed to be responsible for the attack. Dwayne Iyn Turner, 52, Tyrell Noskiye, 29, and Yahye Gabad, 23, are all charged with second-degree murder.  A fourth person of interest remains outstanding.

Police are asking for public assistance to locate Timothy Jones, 39. Jones is described as approximately 6’2″ tall and 205 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police non-emergency number 403-266-1234. 

Update January 9th
Timothy Ashton Jones, 39, was found in Calgary, on January 8th, and has been charged with second-degree murder.

The 2020 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.