Douglas Jeffries arrested in Toronto and charged with murder in relation to a fatal stabbing in Sudbury

Sudbury police responded to serious assault near the Cash Money on Elm Street downtown on October 14th ay approximately 1:50pm. It was reported that a man had been stabbed and the suspect fled on foot.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a 25-year-old man suffering from serious injuries. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries later that afternoon.

Investigators determined that the man responsible for the attack is 32 year old Douglas Jeffries. Police received information that Jeffries may have travelled to Toronto to flee police. Sudbury police said Douglas Jeffries was located and arrested for Second Degree Murder in Toronto.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police at 705-675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 705- 222-TIPS.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on number of victims can be found here!

The Ontario 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here

Edmonton police issued a warrant for the arrest of Aaron Myles Atchooay in connection to the death of Justin Wade Highet

Edmonton police located a deceased male alone inside a residence in the area of 172 Avenue and 47 Street on October 14th at approximately 10:30am.

The Edmonton Medical Examiner has completed an autopsy and determined that Justin Wade Highet, 34, died from gunshot wounds, and the manner of death is homicide.

A Warrant has been issued for the arrest of Aaron Myles Atchooay, 31, in connection to the death. Police believe Atchooay may be in the Edmonton area. Anyone with information about Atchooay’s whereabouts is asked to contact EPS at 780-423-4567

The Edmonton 2020 Homicide Victim List is available

RCMP investigate a fatal shooting in Merritt

Merritt RCMP responded to a report of a shooting in the 2600-block of Granite Avenue on October 15th at approximately 1:00am.

Police arrived to find a man in his 20’s in medical distress. The victim was rushed to hospital by BC Emergency Health Services where he was pronounced deceased.

Sgt. Scott Aschenbrenner, Unit Commander of the Southeast District Major Crime Unit said “Although the investigation is in its infancy, this occurrence appears to be targeted in nature, and police do not believe there is any further risk to public safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Southeast District Major Crime Unit information line at 1-877-987-8477.

The 2020 BC Homicide Victim List is available here.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on numbers of victims is available here!

Remains located in Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation in August identified as Bud Paul

RCMP have confirmed the remains located in Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation on August 11th are those of Bud Paul, 56, who was reported missing August 7, 2020. Investigators have been piecing together Bud’s last days alive and how his body ended up hidden in deep brush in Roseau River. 

  • Police said Bud Paul was last seen alive on August 1st at an MLCC store with two individuals. ( IMG 1) ( IMG 2)
  • On August 10th Bud’s burned car was discovered on Queen Street in Winnipeg.
  • August 11th Police located Bud’s remains in Roseau River.

Police believe the people responsible for the murder of Bud Paul continued to access the victim’s bank account and use his cell phone after his death.  RCMP are still looking to identify the woman associated with the burned vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding the woman involved with the burned vehicle or Bud’s whereabouts between August 1-10, or any other information related to this investigation, please call the tip line at 431-489-8551.

The 2020 Manitoba Homicide Victim List is available here.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on numbers of victims is available here!

Jessie Ducharme fatally stabbed in Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to a call for service at a complex near 180 Street and 74 Avenue on October 10th at approximately 6:40pm.

On arrival police and paramedics located Jessie Ducharme, 32, lying on the ground outside the complex in medical distress. Despite life-saving efforts, the victim died of his injuries at the scene.

The Edmonton Medical Examiner determined that Jessie Ducharme died from stab wounds, and manner of death was a homicide.

Detectives are looking to speak with anyone who witnessed a blue Lincoln, in the vicinity of 180 Street and 74 Avenue around 6 p.m. on Saturday. Anyone with information is asked to contact Edmonton police at 780-423-4567.

The Edmonton 2020 Homicide Victim List is available

Winnipeg Homicide #34 – Mohamed Mohiadin Ahmed found dead in the Red River.

Winnipeg police responded to the area of Churchill Drive and Hay Street for a report of a body that had been discovered in the Red River on October 12th at approximately 8:06am.

Police said the deceased has been identified as Mohamed Mohiadin Ahmed, 29, of Winnipeg. His death is being investigated as a homicide. The cause of death has not been released.

No arrests have been made at this time. Police are asking anyone with information regarding Mohamed’s recent whereabouts or with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

The Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here. 

IHIT investigate the death of a man after an altercation at Trinity Western University in Langley

 Langley RCMP were called to Trinity Western University at approximately 3:00pm on September 30th on the report of a “agitated man” on campus.

According to reports the 31-year-old man had been in an altercation with campus security. Police arrived to find the man unresponsive. The man was rushed to hospital where he died several days later.

The IHIT has since taken over the case. Leave info at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

The 2020 BC Homicide Victim List is available here.

Details on Canada’s Top 10 Mass Murders based on numbers of victims is available here!

Hamilton police investigate the deaths of two people on Tragina Ave South

Hamilton Police were called to a residence at 23 Tragina Avenue where a male and female were located deceased on October 11th at approximately 7:30pm.

Police said the investigation is ongoing and they are currently waiting for the results of the post mortem.  Police are not looking for any additional individuals involved in these deaths.

Police said the homicide unit has taken over the case. Information will be added as it becomes available.

Update October 13th
Hamilton police stated that the deaths have been deemed non-suspicious and the names of the deceased will not be released.
“With the autopsies complete, Hamilton Police have now concluded the deaths are non-suspicious. These were a tragic set of events and the investigation has been concluded.”

The 2020 Hamilton Homicide Victim List is available here.

87-year-old man fatally stabbed at an Anjou borough apartment

Montreal police responded to a residential building near the corner of Joseph-Renaud and Wilfrid-Pelletier boulevards after hearing cries for help on October 9th at approximately 10:40pm.

Police entered the apartment to find an 87-year-old suffering from stab wounds to the upper body. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on October 10th.

Police took a 19-year-old man into custody near the building. Police said the man remains in custody and is considered a suspect.

The 2020 Montreal Homicide list is available here.

Gerald Justin Hamelin identified as Winnipeg’s latest homicide victim

Winnipeg police responded to the area of Atlantic Avenue near Salter and Powers Streets on October 11th at approximately 7:00am on the report of an injured man.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Gerald Justin Hamelin, 42, with serious injuries. Hamelin was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries. Police have not released the cause of death at this time, and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).\

The Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.