Police investigate the murder of Luis Enrique Hernandez in Sarnia Ontario

Sarnia Police Service, along with Sarnia Lambton Paramedics, responded to a report on an injured man at a townhouse complex located in the 900 block of Confederation Street on January 9th at approximately 5:30pm.

Police located Luis Enrique Hernandez, 26, of Sarnia, suffering from serious injuries. Hernandez was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The cause of death has not been revealed at this time, however, the Sarnia Police Service Criminal Investigation Branch are actively investigating this incident as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Johann Lewis at 519-344-8861, extension 6200.

The 2021 Ontario Homicide Victim List is available here.

Walid Meddane fatally shot outside the Joliette metro station in Montreal

Montreal police responded to the report of a shooting in the alleyway near Joliette and Hochelaga Sts., behind the Joliette métro station on January 7th at approximately 7:15 am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Walid Meddane, 26 who had been shot several times. Meddane was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Montreal police at 393-1133 514.

According to journalmontreal.com, Meddane was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for the theft and very violent assault of an Uber driver committed on December 28, 2016, in Montreal. During the court proceedings, the Crown prosecutor revealed that Meddane openly displayed himself on his Facebook profile as a member of a Blue Allegiance street gang (Crips).

Anees Mohammed identified as the victim of a fatal Richmond shooting

The 2021 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

Richmond RCMP responded to a report of shots heard in a park near the area of Moncton St at No.1 Rd on January 7th at approximately 8:30pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Anees Mohammed, 29, of Vancouver, suffering from gunshot wounds. Mohammed was rushed to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the investigation, alongside Richmond RCMP Serious Crime Unit (SCU) and the Richmond RCMP General Investigative Services.

Update: Victim’s Identified in Edmonton double murder

The 2021 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Edmonton police attended a residence in the area of 111 Street and 78 Avenue under suspicious circumstances on January 6th at approximately 7:30pm.

Police arrived at the scene to find two deceased victims both deaths as suspicious.

Homicide Section has taken carriage of this investigation.

Update January 11th
The deceased have been identified as 29-year-old Deidra Aldridge and 30-year-old Daniel Grandbois neither of them lived in the home where they were found. EPS said the causes of death are not being released at this time for investigative reasons. The manner of death in both cases is deemed to be homicide.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567or #377 from a mobile phone. 

Suspect in Creston double murder found dead in a motel.

The 2021 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

Creston RCMP and first responders responded to a report of a man and a woman in medical distress at the Highway 3 pullout near the Summit Creek Bridge on January 6th at approximately 7:00pm.

RCMP said the 40-year-old Calgary man was pronounced deceased at the scene, and the second victim, a 25-year-old West Kootenay woman, was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries. Police said both victims had been stabbed by a suspect who reportedly fled the scene in a motor vehicle associated to one of the victims.

The victim’s vehicle was located near Salmo and hours later, the male suspect’s body was found near a motel in the same town. Criminality is not suspected.

RCMP said neither the victims or suspect will be identified by police or the BC Coroners Service.

Saskatoon police declare the sudden death of a 14-year-old in December a homicide.

Saskatoon police said several armed people tried to force their way into a home in the 400 block of Avenue R South on December 7th at approximately 7:30pm. Occupants of the home became involved in a physical confrontation with one of the suspects. The 14-year-old suspect was injured and rushed to hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced deceased.

In a January 7th media release, police said two males, ages 17 and 18, both from Saskatoon have been arrested and charged with Manslaughter, Robbery and Break and Enter. A third male, Paul Joseph Nicotine, 26, is wanted on charges of Manslaughter, Robbery and Break and Enter, as well as numerous charges unrelated to the sudden death investigation.

Nicotine is described as being 6’ tall, 200lbs with brown eyes and short, black hair. He has a number of tattoos with the most predominant being large wings and a cross on his neck, a teardrop below his left eye, and the word “priceless” above his right eyebrow.

Update January 15th
Paul Joseph Nicotine was arrested by the Guns & Gangs Unit with the assistance of Patrol on January 12, 2021. Nicotine has been charged with Manslaughter, Robbery, and Break and Enter.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 

Police investigate the death of a 7-year-old girl in Laval

The 2021 Laval Homicide Victim List is available here.

Laval police said a family member called 911 at approximately 2:30pm on January 3rd.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a 7-year-old girl in cardiac arrest. She was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced deceased. According to Radio-Canada, the child was found with bruises and burns on her body.

Laval police spokesperson Const. Stéphanie Beshara said six people were in the house when authorities arrived, but the couple’s two younger children, a boy, and a girl, were not there.

Police said they have twelve CSI working on the case.

Laval Police Department investigators are asking anyone who would have information related to this event to contact investigators at 450 662-INFO (4636).

Gary Kang fatally shot at his parent’s Surrey BC home

The 2021 Surrey Homicide Victim List is available here

Surrey police were called to a home near 161st Street and 30th Avenue on January 6th at approximately 5:00am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Gary Kang, 24, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team Sgt. Frank Jang said he was known to police, and they believe it was a targeted homicide, linked to the Lower Mainland Gang Conflict.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information can contact police at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

60-year-old Debbie Hollman murdered by her son Kevin Hollman in Saskatoon’s first homicide of 2021

The 2021 Saskatoon Homicide Victim List is available here.

Saskatoon police responded to a disturbance at a home in the 200 block of Wakaw Place on January 6th at approximately 2:00am.

According to the Saskatoon police, officers encountered a man who was apprehended after a conductive energy weapon (Taser) was deployed. Upon entering the home police located 60-year-old Debbie Hollman, deceased. 65-year-old Gary Hollman was transported to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

A 34-year-old Kevin Michael Hollman has been arrested and charged with one count of second-degree murder and one count of attempted murder of his parents.