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.
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team along with Burnaby RCMP said a man in his 20’s was shot and killed at a Chevron gas station at Willingdon Ave & Canada Way on January 19th at approximately 6:30pm.
It has been reported that the victim was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim has been identified as Julian Johnson, 28. The IHIT said the death was a targeted incident that is linked to the ongoing Lower Mainland gang conflict.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999.
Vancouver police responded to Oppenheimer Park where a man had been assaulted near the basketball court on New Year’s Day at approximately 1:00pm.
Police arrived to find Jesus Cristobal-Esteban, 62, unconscious. Police said Cristobal-Esteban suffered a serious head injury in an altercation The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on January 2nd.
No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call the VPD’s homicide detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.
Update March 5th Glen Domenic Martin, 50, of Vancouver, was arrested on Thursday, March 4th in Vancouver and charged with manslaughter.
Surrey RCMP received a report of an assault in progress in the 7500 block of 120th Street in Surrey on January 2nd at approximately 12:50am.
Police and paramedics arrived to find Jason Stanley Wells, 39, deceased. A second man was found nearby and taken into police custody. 33-year-old Michael James Petronio was charged on Thursday and remains in custody.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.
Surrey RCMP attended a residence in the 14000-block of 102A Avenue on November 21st at around 5:00pm. Police entered the home to find two deceased and contacted the IHIT for further investigation.
Constable Harrison Mohr with the IHIT said “Although our investigation is in its early stages, at this time it appears as though one of the deceased was the victim of a homicide. We are working hard to gather evidence to identify the events surrounding this tragedy.”
Police said it was an isolated incident with no risk to the public, and confirmed that the deceased were known to each other.
Update the victim has been identified by her family as 21-year-old Prabhleen Matharu, a former international student. Police said the other deceased was an 18-year-old male.
RCMP were called to a home located along Fraser Road, at approximately 3:40pm on November 5th on a report of two deceased people.
Police arrived at the home where they located the deceased inside a home located along Fraser Road in Anglemont B.C. Police are treating both deaths as suspicious. Police are still working on identifying the victims and believe the incident was isolated.
RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are not offering any further information about this investigation at this time.
Update November 14th RCMP said the deaths are a tragic, isolated event with no suspects being sought and no danger to the public.
Langley RCMP were called to a McDonald’s restaurant near 264th Street and 56th Avenue on multiple reports of a shootingon September 10th at approximately 8:00pm.
Police arrived to find a man who has been identified by the media as Justin Lee Haevischer deceased at the scene.
About 30 minutes after the shooting, Abbotsford Police received a report of a burning SUV. SGT Frank Jang said “The vehicle is a black SUV and is believed to be linked to the earlier shooting. Forensic specialists will be conducting a full examination of the SUV and anyone with information is urged to contact police,”
Jang said the victim is known to police and they believe the shooting was targeted. Investigators are appealing to witnesses as well as anyone with dash cam video to contact them at 1-877-551- 4448 or email@example.com.