Hanad Mohamed dies in hospital after being shot on March 15th in Fort McMurray

Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of shots fired inside an apartment complex on Lougheed Drive on March 15th at approximately 6:30 am.

Police arrived to find three men with injuries. Two men were suffering from nonlife-threatening injuries and the third man with serious injuries. All three men were rushed to hospital where Hanad Mohamed, 30, recently died of his injuries.

Police are searching for a suspect is believed to be wearing a mask to disguise their identity. See the video here.

Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP at 780-788-4040.
The 2020 Alberta Homicide Victim List is available here.

Stuart Schellenberg found dead inside his Chilliwack home, RCMP investigating the death as a homicide

RCMP said the body of Stuart Schellenberg, 38, was found inside his home in the 9400-block of Chapman Road in Chilliwack on March 19th at approximately 11:36 pm.

Sergeant Frank Jang of IHIT said they do not believe the homicide of Schellengerg was a random act, and there is nothing to suggest it is gang-related.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is calling on the public to help further the ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448).

The 2020 BC Homicide Victim List is available here.

RCMP investigating a homicide after a man was found deceased in a vehicle in Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP responded to numerous 911 reports of gunshots in the 300-block of Trumpeter Court in Kelowna on March 24th just before midnight.

Police arrived to find an adult male deceased in a vehicle. His identity has not been released at this time. Police Cpl Jocelyn Noseworthy said ” The Kelowna Serious Crime Unit (SCU) has assumed carriage of this investigation, which is in its early stages.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP Serious Crime Unit at 250-762-3300.

The 2020 BC Homicide Victim List is available here.

The Sûreté du Québec make arrests in Shawinigan homicide

The SQ responded to report residence on Dufresne St. around 4:00 a.m. on March 10th and found a man suffering from serious injuries.

The victim, a man in his 50’s was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said the victim’s body was bearing marks of violence.

Police have arrested 4 people in relation to the homicide an 18-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman are expected to be charged with conspiracy to murder. The 25-year-old suspect is expected to also be charged with being an accessory after the fact.

The 16-year-old and the 19-year-old are being charged with first-degree murder and are awaiting their next court appearance.

The Quebec 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update Victim Identified: Thunder Bay Homicide #4 – Man dies after serious assault at a May St N home

Thunder Bay police were called to the 500 block of  May St North this morning (March 23rd) at approximately 2:30am on the report of a disturbance.

Police arrived at the residence to find an adult male with significant injuries consistent with that of a serious assault. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information that could assist investigators is asked to call police at 684-1200.

Update March 24th.

Thunder Bay Police have identified the victim as Adrian Kadeem Drysdale, 28, of Toronto.

The 2020 Thunder Bay Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #16 – Police investigating the fatal shooting of a man downtown

Toronto police officers responded to a report of the sound of gunshots at O’Keefe Lane and Gould Street on March 21st at approximately 7:41pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The Victim was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. More information will be added as it becomes available.

Investigators urge anyone with security footage, dashcam video, or any information concerning this incident, to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2020 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Ottawa Homicide #3 – Murray Street stabbing being investigated as a homicide

Ottawa police were called to the 200 block of Murray Street on the report of a stabbing at approximately 2:10 pm on March 19th.

Police arrived to find a 58-year-old man suffering from serious injuries. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died the morning of March 21st.

Police said they have taken two men into custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Update March 24th
Tyler Richard, 23 years of Ottawa has been charged with Second-degree murder in the death of 58-year-old Gholam Alisalehie. The second man has been released from police custody without any charges.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigations at 613-236-1222, ext. 5166.

The 2020 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #15 – Dobroslav “Bobby” Manchev identified as the city’s latest homicide victim

Toronto police responded to a medical call in front of 51 Comstock Road on March 18th at approximately 8:45 pm.

Police arrived to find 51-year-old Dobroslav “Bobby” Manchev suffering from obvious signs of trauma. Despite lifesaving efforts, Manchev was pronounced deceased at the scene. A post-mortem examination has been scheduled for Friday, March 20, 2020 to determine the exact cause of death.

Update: It has been reported that Drobroslav Manchev was sentenced to six years in prison back in 2001 for his involvement in a crime ring where members impersonated police on drug raids and robbed drug dealers in an attempt to raise money to import ecstasy from Europe.

Update March 30th
Toronto homicide investigators arrested Joseph Paquet, 48, of Toronto on March 29th and charged him with one count of first-degree murder. Paquet is scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East, on Monday, March 30, 2020.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2020 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Sarah Marie Thwaites identified as Sarnia ON homicide victim

Sarnia Police responded to the report of a female in medical distress in the 100 block of North Palmerston Street on March 14th at approximately 12:00 am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Sarah Marie Thwaites, 29, suffering from serious injuries. Thwaites was rushed to hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Anyone with information that may assist in this investigation is asked to call 519-344-8861, extension 5300, or Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The 2020 Ontario Homicide Victim List is available here

Winnipeg Homicide #8 – Taxi driver Balvir Toordies dies after serious assault

Winnipeg Police responded to a taxi cab driver in distress on March 19th at approximately 5:25am.

Police arrived to find a Duffy’s taxi stopped in the roadway in the 500 block of Burrows Avenue. Police located the driver who had been seriously assaulted. The victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition but succumbed to his injuries.

Update March 20th
Winnipeg police have identified the victim as Balvir Toordies, 44. On March 20th at approximately 9:15pm police arrested Okoth Obeing, 20, and charged him with second-degree murder. WPS said Investigators believe that Obeing had called for a cab, and stabbed the driver Mr. Toordies in an unprovoked violent attack. Obeing then fled and the driver was able to activate his emergency light which was observed by individuals in the area who contacted police.

Anyone 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.