Wayne Panipakoocho charged with second-degree murder in relation to the death of an Iqaluit man.

Iqaluit RCMP responded to a report of an injured man in the 2600 block area on June 30th. The victim was quickly located and rushed to Qikiqtani General Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The Victim’s identity and cause of death have not been released by RCMP at this time.

Wayne Panipakoocho, who is known to police was reported to have fled the scene. Mr. Panipakoocho of Pond Inlet was arrested just before noon on June 30th and charged with Second Degree Murder.

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here

Claire Kozlowski charged with Manslaughter in an Opioid related death

York Regional Police responded to a report of a deceased woman at a residence in the area of Hoover Park Drive and Ninth Line in Whitchurch-Stouffville, on February 2nd, 2019.

The investigation into the death of the 28-year-old woman revealed the cause of death was the result of the use of fentanyl.

On June 12, 2019, Police arrested and charged:

Claire 
KOZLOWSKI
24, Mississauga 
Manslaughter
Criminal Negligence Cause Death
Trafficking Fentanyl
 Jovane JOLLY, 27,
Mississauga
Trafficking Fentanyl x 5Possession for Purpose X 2 Fentanyl
Possession for Purpose Cocaine
Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence
Fail to Comply with Recognizance x2
Criminal Negligence Cause Bodily Harm 
Michael James
MATTHEWS
34, Mississauga
Trafficking Fentanyl
Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence
Possession for Purpose Fentanyl
Possession for Purpose Cocaine 
David WINN,
63, of no fixed
address  
Trafficking Fentanyl
Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence
Possession FentanylPossession Cocaine

Saskatoon Police investigating the city’s 7th homicide of 2019

Saskatoon police responded to report of an injured man in the 1700 block of 20th Street West, on June 30th at approximately 4:00 am.

Police and paramedics located Gabriel Wapass, 47, and life-saving measures were unsuccessful. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. Anyone that may have information regarding this incident to call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300.

The 2019 Saskatoon Homicide Victim List is available here,

Ottawa police investigating a fatal shooting near the intersection of George and Dalhousie streets

Ottawa police responded to a shooting near the intersection of George and Dalhousie streets, on July 1st at approximately 3:00 am.

Police said they heard the shots while in the area and attended the scene. The victim was found in like threatening condition. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The victim has been identified as 21 year old Ryan Kabuya-Ntumba. Police have no suspects at this time and ask that anyone with information call the Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5477.

Update July 6th.
A warrant has been issued for the arrested of Moadd Maadani.  He is described as Middle Eastern male, 6′ / 160 lbs, slim build with short black hair shaved on sides, dark chin strap beard, Maadani should be considered dangerous, if you see him, please call 9-1-1.

The 2019 Ottawa Homicide Victim list is available here.

Edmonton police investigating the death of a man at the Remand Centre

Edmonton police were called to the Edmonton Remand Centre on the report of a death, on June 29th at 5:45 pm. It has been reported that two inmates were involved in an altercation, resulting in the death of one inmate.

Police arrived to find a 57-year-old male who was declared deceased on scene by paramedics. Homicide Section continues to investigate, no charges have been laid at this time.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Update: Toronto Homicide #32 – Shooting at Orchid Nightclub takes the life of Jordan Armstrong

Toronto police were called to Orchid Nightclub on June 30th at approximately 2:56 am on a call of unknown trouble.

Police said a staff member found a man suffering from a gunshot wound at closing time. The victim, Jordan Armstrong, 33, of Markham, was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone who may have photographs and/or videos taken from inside the nightclub on the night of June 29-30, 2019, is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

Update July 6th
Toronto police have further reported that Security heard a loud bang from the men’s washroom. The victim was found in the washroom suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police are asking that any patrons of Orchid Nightclub come forward with information, photographs and/or videos taken from inside the nightclub on the night of June 29-30, 2019. 

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #30 / #31 – Christopher Teape & Ahmed Mohamud, shot to death on Emmett Ave

Toronto police responded to a report of gunshots at 55 Emmett Ave, on June 29th at approximately 1:30am.

Police arrived to find two men suffering from gunshot wounds. One man was pronounced deceased at the scene, the other man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said a third man was also shot, but sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The victims have been identified as Christopher Teape, 25, of Toronto, and Ahmed Mohamud, 32, of Toronto. 

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

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #29 – 17-year-old Jaydin Simpson shot to death at a Danzig St complex

Toronto police were called to a Toronto Community Housing townhouse complex, on Danzig Street, on June 27th at approximately 11:30 pm on report of a shooting.

Police located 17-year-old Jaydin Simpson suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, and performed CPR until paramedics arrived. The teen was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries overnight.

A description of the suspect has not been released at this time. Police said there were crowds of people around when the shooting occurred and are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying those responsible for his murder. 

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

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #28 – Johnson Reyes, 61, stabbed to death on Parkwoods Village Drive

Toronto police responded to report of a stabbing at 57 Parkwoods Village Drive, on June 27th at approximately 7:30am.

Police arrived to find Johnson Reyes, 61, of Toronto, suffering from a stab wound. Despite life saving efforts Reyes was pronounced at the scene.

On June 28th, Toronto police arrested Stewart Rintoul, 52, of Toronto, and Everett Rintoul, 50, of Toronto. Both men have been charged with first degree murder.

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.