Three People Found Deceased Near Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island

Three people have been discovered dead in the area of Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, north of Victoria. A motorcyclist came upon a dead man on a local road which led to police finding two other deceased people in a burnt-out trailer. Another man was found shot in a neighbouring trailer.

The B.C. Coroner Service has not provided any identities or further information. The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit is investigating and asks anyone with video footage to call 250-380-6211.

Update Nov.30
According to reports sources confirmed the identity of two victims. Two of the deceased have been identified as 52-year-old Shawn McGrath, who also went by the name Shawn Moore, and his girlfriend, 38-year-old Shanda Wilson, who sometimes went by the alias Shanda Atkinson. The third victim is still unknown at this time.

The 2020 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

Alicia Berg, found dead lying on the side of Highway 1 in Boston Bar. IHIT investigating

Emergency responders along with the B.C. Coroners Service responded to Highway 1 approximately three kilometers east of the Yale Tunnel in Boston Bar after receiving a report of a deceased female at the side of the road by a passing motorist, on June 3rd at approximately 4:22am..

The deceased, who has been identified as Alicia Hatarina Berg, 29, had suspicious injuries and IHIT was called in to take carriage of the investigation.

IHIT Press Release: “Investigators are asking for dashcam video from drivers who were traveling between Hope and Boston Bar on June 3, 2020 between midnight and 5 a.m. Anyone who saw someone matching Alicia’s description is urged to contact IHIT immediately.
Alicia Berg is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • Green hair
  • 29-years-old
  • 5’6’’
  • 140 lbs.
  • Wearing a grey hoody, grey-black sweat pants, and sandals.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448), or by email at 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!

British Columbia Murder Victim List 2020

Murders in 2020 So Far: 85
(2019 total: 74)
Male Victims: 63
Female Victims: 19
Unknown: 2

BC January Murder Count: 8
(January 2019 total: 2)
Males: 7
Females: 1

January
1 – Jason Stanley Wells, Male, 39, Surrey
2 – Jesus Cristobal-Esteban, Male, 62, Vancouver
3 – Edi Bogere-Nyigwo, Male, 24, Maple Ridge
4 – Mathieu Flynn, Male, 31, Vancouver
5 – Tonya Hyer, Female, 45, Vancouver
6 – Julian Johnson, Male, 28, Shooting, Burnaby
7 – Joseph Vincent Morrissey, Male, 51, Burnaby
8 – John Doe, Male, Langford

BC February Murder Count: 2
(Feb 2019 total: 5)
Males: 2
Females:

February
9 – Ravinder Singh Sandhu, Male, 42, Shooting, Langley
10 – John Doe, Abbotsford

BC March Murder Count: 7
(Mar 2019 total: 10)
Males: 4
Females: 3

March
11 – Joy Morris, Female, 62, Vanderhoof
12 – Ivy Chen, Coquitlam
13 – John Doe, Male, Kelowna
14 – Stuart Schellenberg, Male, 38, Chilliwack
15 – John Doe, Male, Assault with a weapon, Victoria
16 – John Rene Kevin  White, Male, 59, Stabbing, Kamloops
17 – Angela Dalman, Female, 40, Langford BC

BC April Murder Count: 4
(Apr 2019 total: 12)
Males: 2
Females: 2

April
18 – Barbara Waite, Female, 64, Squamish
19 – Pritpal Singh, Male, 21, Shooting, Surrey
20– Tina Seminara, Female, 61, Beating, Osoyoos
21 – John Doe, Male, 43, Lethbridge

BC May Murder Count: 3
(May 2019 total: 3)
Males: 3
Females:

May
22 – Louis Korkowski, Male, 33, Quesnel
23 – James Nathan Roberts, Male, 38, Terrace
24 – Josue Vela, Male, 37, Stabbing

BC June Murder Count: 9
(June 2019 total: 4)
Males: 4
Females:5

June
25 – Alicia Berg, Female, 29, Boston Bar
26 –Carlos Palafox, Male, 40, Unknown
27 –Jennifer Quesnel, Female, 41, Salt Spring Island
28 – Charles Henry Klose, Male, 58, Chilliwack
29 – John Doe, Male, Oliver
30 – Francesco Zangrilli, Male, 46, Langley
31 – Tatania Bazyar, Female, 50, Langley
32 – Mediya ‘Befrin’ Ebrahimian, Female, 23, Langley
33 – Bo Fan, Female, 41, Surrey
34 – Karlee May Dixon, Female, 40, Surrey

BC July Murder Count: 12
(July 2019 total: 5)
Males: 10
Females: 2

July
35 – Jane Doe, Female, Stabbing, Prince George
36 – John Doe, Male, 30, Houston
37 – Daniel Haydon, Male, Stabbing, Vancouver
38 – Paul Tonks, Male, 68, Shooting, Vancouver
39 –Dennis Wragg, Male, 72, Shooting, Vancouver
40 – Karmjit Sran, Male, 43, Shooting, Abbotsford
41 – John Doe, Male, 18, Abbotsford
42 – Amin Shahin Shakur, Male, Shooting, Vancouver
43 – Sarah Foord, Female, 38, Fort St John
44 – Thomus Donaghy, Male, Sabbing, Vancouver
45 – Randy Joseph Chan, Male, 23, Burnaby
46 – Barry Jones, Male, 55, Spallumcheen North Okanagan, BC

BC August Murder Count: 5
(Aug2019 total: 8)
Males: 5
Females:

August
47 – Paul Samuel Whitten, Male, 39, Kamloops
48 –  Jeff Strom, Male, 64, Beating, Vancouver
49 – Dana Prevost, Male, 46, Beating, Enderby
50 – Vien Ngoc Bui, Male, 64, Mission, BC
51 – Cory Patterson, Male, 34, Shooting ,Kelowna

BC September Murder Count: 7
(Sept 2019 otal: 4)
Males: 4
Females:1
Unknown: 2

September
52 – David Simpson, Male, Clearwater
53 – Neil Scarisbrick, Male, 36, Beating, Vancouver
54 – Unknown, Vancouver
55 – Unknown, Vancouver
56 – Iqubal Grewal, Male, 23, Shooting
57 – John Doe, Male, Richmond
58 – Erin Chelsea Borgford, Female, 27, Vernon
59 – Serri, Alireza, 44, North Vancouver BC 

BC October Murder Count: 7
(Oct 2019 total: 7)
Males: 6
Females:1
Unknown:

60 – Zacheriah Bradley, Male, 27, Shooting, Coldstream
61 – John Doe, Male, Stabbing, Surrey
62 – Howard Glen Hill, Male, 31, Langley
63 – John Doe, Male, 20, Merritt
64 – Douglas Wanke, Male, 57, Vancouver
65 – Jane Doe, Female, Stabbing, Surrey
66 – John Doe, 20’s, Stabbing, Maple Ridge

BC November Murder Count: 7
(Nov 2019 total: 7)
Males: 4
Females: 3

67 – Unknown, Male, Qualicum Beach, Whiskey Creek
68 – Shawan McGrath, Male, 52, Qualicum Beach, Whiskey Creek
69 -Shanda Wilson, Female, 38, Qualicum Beach, Whiskey Creek
70 – Jane Doe, Female, 55, Langford
71 – Damien Franklin Leung, Male, 34, Stabbing, Vancouver
72 – John Doe, Male, Shooting Surrey

73 – Jane Doe, Female, 18, Burnaby

BC December Murder Count: 10
(Dec 2019 total: 6)
Males: 9
Females: 1

74 – Lisa Ellie Marie Baines, Female, 29, Shooting, Surrey
75 – Thomas Simon, Male, 19, Vancouver
76 – Amar Najat Jalal, Male, 19, Shooting, Vancouver
77 – Matthew Cholette, Male, 27, Kelowna
78 – Alex Gortmaker, Male, 72, Stabbing, Vancouver
79 – Harman Singh Dhesi, Male, 19, Shooting, Surrey
80 – John Doe, Male, Shooting Surrey
81 – John Doe, Male, Tofino
82 – Carlton Leith, Male, 45, Chilliwack
83 – John Doe, Male, Esquimalt

*84 – Austin James (AJ) Forsyth, Male, 30, Lethbridge (incident occurred June, 1st – Police released details March 2021)

*85 – Const. Allan Young, Male, 55, Nelson BC (Incident occurred on July 16th Police released details March 2021)