Toronto Homicide #40 – Police investigate a fatal stabbing in the area of Ossington Avenue and Dundas Street West

Toronto police responded to the report of a stabbing in the area of Ossington Avenue and Dundas Street West on August 9th at approximately 3:31am.

The Victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The victim’s identity has not been released.

Police have not released any information regarding suspects at this time. Information will be updated as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

Update August 10th
Toronto police have identified the victim as Remi Almeida, 22, of Toronto. On August 9th TPS arrested Eric Medeiros, 21, and Jose Pereira De Medeiros, 48, both of Toronto. Both men have been charged with second degree murder.

The 2020 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #39 – Chadwick Francis found murdered in his east-end home. Husband charged.

Toronto police responded to the report of a deceased man at a residence in the Greenwood Avenue and Mortimer Avenue area on August 6th at approximately 10:08am.

The victim was identified as Chadwick Francis, 37, of Toronto. The cause of death has not been released, however, investigators said Francis was the victim of a homicide.

The Toronto Police Homicide Squad arrested the victim’s husband Michael Duhame, 41, of Toronto, and charged him with second degree murder. According to reports, Chadwick Francis was deceased for more than a day.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

The 2020 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Mohamed Amin Ismail of Ottawa found murdered on a rural Guelph road

OPP responded to a report of a deceased man, made by a runner on a rural road in Guelph on August 4th at approximately 7:15pm.

Police arrived to the area of Watson Road North, just south of Wellington Road 124 to find an Ottawa man, 25-year-old Mohamed Amin Ismail deceased. Police said the manner of Ismails death was a homicide, the cause of death has not been released.

Police are asking anyone who was in the area between August 2-4th with dash cam footage to contact Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

The Ontario 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here

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

Edmonton homicide #19 – Homicide Section investigates the second homicide in less than 24 hours

Edmonton police responded to a weapons complaint at 24 Avenue and 108 Street on August 6th at approximately 4:00pm.

Police arrived to find a male and female with minor injuries, as well as two uninjured children. Upon further inspection police found another man suffering from serious injuries. The victim was pronounced deceased by paramedics.

Police said the man found at the home was arrested and the woman was taken to hospital.  EPS Homicide Section has taken carriage of the investigation. More information will be added as it becomes available.

Update August 13th
The victim has been identified by police as Riel Stamp, 26. An autopsy was completed and revealed the cause of death to be multiple stab wounds.

Brett Cordelius Stamp, 28, has been charged with first-degree murder, assault causing bodily harm, killing an animal  (under section 445 of the Criminal Code of Canada), and three counts of failing to comply with a probation order.

The Edmonton 2020 Homicide Victim List is available

Edmonton Homicide #18 – EPS Homicide Section investigates a West Edmonton death

Edmonton police responded to the area of 166 Street and Stony Plain Road on the report of an altercation on August 6th at approximately 12:15pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a male victim suffering from life-threatening injuries. Despite lifesaving efforts, paramedics pronounced the man deceased at the scene. The victim’s identity and cause of death have not been released.

EPS Homicide Section has taken the lead on the investigation. No further information is available at this time.

The Edmonton 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here.

13-year-old charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of a 10-year-old boy in Maskwacis

Maskwacis RCMP responded to a 911 report of a shooting in a residence on August 5th at approximately 4:00am.

Police and EMS arrived to find a 10-year-old boy deceased at the scene. A 13-year-old youth was arrested at the scene. Following the autopsy the teen was charged with manslaughter and is scheduled to appear in court on September 2nd.

The 2020 Alberta Homicide Victim List is available here.

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

Update: Montreal Homicide #12 & #13 – Police investigate the possible connection between two murdered men less than 24 hours apart

80-year-old, Theodoros Lakis Debeyiostis was found seriously injured at approximately 10:00am on August 6th in a building on Benny Ave. The injured senior was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries on August 7th.

The investigation lead police to a building in Ahuntsic, on Henri-Bourassa Blvd on August 7th where a building in Ahuntsic, located on Henri-Bourassa Blvd where police located 68-year-old Pierre Phaneuf deceased. Police said the victim had suffered head trauma.

No arrests have been made at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

Update August 10th
Montreal Police are searching for Claude Charbonneau, 61, who has been named as an important witness in two homicides. Charbonneau has grey hair and blue eyes and is around 5’3″. He could be traveling in a 2006 Dodge Caravan with a license plate reading N85 RQY.

The 2020 Montreal Homicide list is available here.

Ashely Courterielle charged with second-degree murder of Audrey Corcoran in Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to a weapons complaint at a residence in the northwest Edmonton neighbourhood of Kensington on Monday, July 13 at approximately 2:15am.

Police arrived to find Audrey Corcoran, 33, suffering from a stab wound. Paramedics treated and transported the woman to hospital with serious injuries, where she remained until she died of her injuries on July 19th.

Originally Ashely Courterielle, 38, with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon. When Corcoran dies of her injuries the charges were upgraded to Second-degree murder. Courterielle is also facing a charge of assault with a weapon for an altercation that occurred with a bystander who attempted to intervene in the attack on Corcoran.

The Edmonton 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Lynda Saundry charged with the murder of Barry Jones in Spallumcheen North Okanagan BC

North Okanagan RCMP were called to a home on Emery Louis Road in Spallumcheen on July 30th after the remains of 55-year-old Barry Jones were found.

Police have not commented on the state of the remains, how long they had been there, or the cause of death. RCMP Major Crimes Operations Officer. Sanjaya Wijayakoon said the victim and the accused were known to each other.

District Major Crime Unit arrested Lynda Saundry, 59, and charged her with first degree murder in relation to the death of Jones. Saundry appeared in court on August 4th.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit 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!

Peel police investigating the homicide of Abdifatah Salah, Mississauga’s 5th homicide of the year

Peel police responded to a report of shots fired at a residence in the area of Huntington Ridge Drive in the City of Mississauga on august 3rd at approximately 9:30pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Abdifatah Salah, 25, of Mississauga suffering from a gunshotwound. Salah was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police are seeking the assistance of anyone with information or anyone with dashboard camera surveillance in the area of Mavis Road and Eglinton Avenue West on August 3, 2020, between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. is asked to contact the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205.

The 2020 Mississauga Homicide Victim List is available here