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).

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).