Abbotsford police were alerted to dead body discovery in the 37000 block of Keeping Road on February 16th.
The Abbotsford Police Major Crime Unit will be transitioning this investigation over to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT). Anyone with information can call the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-4448, or to remain anonymous, CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Langley police were called to a parking lot of the small shopping complex on 200th Street between 64th Avenue and Willowbrook Drive on February 7th on report of a shooting.
Police and paramedics arrived to find 42-year-old Ravinder Singh Sandhu suffering from a gunshot wound. Sandhu was rushed to hospital where he was in serious condition. The IHIT reported on Feb 13th that Sandhu ” recently died in hospital.”
Anyone with information related to the shooting is asked to call the IHIT information line at 877-551-4448.
Calgary police were called to the area of 34 Avenue and 79 Street N.W at 6:10am on February 10th , on the report of an unconscious woman
Police and paramedics arrived to find Melissa Rae Blommaert, 33, lying on a roadway in the 8000 block of 34 Ave. N.W. Blommaert was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced deceased. An autopsy was performed on February 11th and revealed the cause of death to be blunt force trauma.
Police arrested Ronald John Candaele, 35, and charged him with second-degree murder. Investigator said “At this time, we believe the victim and suspect were intimate partners. In the hours leading up to the victim’s death, it is believed a verbal altercation occurred in a vehicle between the suspect and the victim which lead to the victim exiting the vehicle.” It has been determined that Blommaert was struck by the vehicle driven by Candaele, which inflicted the fatal injuries. Ronald John Candaele will next appear in court on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the police non-emergency number 403-266-1234.
Lethbridge police responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the 200 block of University Drive West on February 6th at approximately 10:30pm.
Police arrived at the home to find a 35-year-old man dead. The victim’s identity will not be released however, police said the cause of death was a gunshot wound. Investigators believe the shooting was targeted and alleges a verbal dispute surrounding the drug trade occurred between the victim and the suspect.
Lethbridge police have issued a Canada Wide Warrant for the arrest of Mohamud Omar Dhiblawe, 29, of Toronto. Dhiblawe is wanted for first-degree murder in the city’s first homicide of the year.
Desmarais RCMP responded to the report of a stabbing at a residence in Wabasca on February 10th at approximately 4:00 pm.
Emergency crews arrived to find Hughie Decoine, 27, suffering from serious injuries. Decoine was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Police said two other males were flown to an Edmonton hospital with life-threatening injuries were they remain.
Police arrested Jordon Alook, and charged him with one count of second-degree murder, and two counts of aggravated assault.
Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a man with life-threatening injuries near Township Road 534 and Range Road 225, on February 8th at approximately 9:00pm.
The victim who has been identified as Blair Cross, 35 of Edmonton, was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The cause of death has not been released however Chief Medical Examiner in Edmonton says the death has been ruled a homicide.
RCMP are looking to speak with anyone who may have had contact or saw 35-year-old Blair Cross in the days leading up to his death is asked to contact Police at 780-467-7741. Cross is described as 5’7″ Indigenous man, weighing around 140 lbs with black hair and brown eyes.
Peel police Const. Danny Marttini said officers were called to the area of Ninth Line and Roadside Way, on February 9th at approximately 12:30pm on the report of a screaming woman.
Police arrived at the home and discovered 25-year-old Brittney Newman deceased, with apparent stab wounds, in a basement apartment. Police said a man and 2 children were also present st the time of arrival. The children were unharmed and are in care. The man was arrested and is facing a murder charge.
Update Police said that 27-year-old Abdiljibar Mahamoud, of no fixed address, has been charged with second-degree murder. Newman and Mahamoud had been in a previous relationship.
Investigators are asking anyone with information relating to this investigation, to contact the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205.