RCMP treating death’s inside Anglemont home as suspicious

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.

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here.

A high-profile Red Scorpion Justin Lee Haevischer, shot to death at a McDonalds

Langley RCMP were called to a McDonald’s restaurant near 264th Street and 56th Avenue on multiple reports of a shooting on 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 ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

Vancouver police make an arrest in the city’s latest homicide

Vancouver police responded to a report of an altercation inside 1125 Pendrell Street on September 10th at approximately 8:00pm. 

Police arrived to find Kyle Vincent Gabriel, 29, with life-threatening injuries. Gabriel was rushed to hospital where he later died.

On September 11th police arrested a 23-year-old Vancouver man in the area of Pendrell and Thurlow streets. During the arrest, the suspect allegedly assaulted a police officer and tried to injure a police dog.

VPD said the homicide investigation is ongoing and no charges related to the homicide have been laid at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call VPD homicide detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Update October 11
Yasin Rashid, 23, was formally charged with second-degree murder in the death of Kyle Vincent Gabriel on October 11th.

The 2019 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Max Fischer found dead, Wife charged with murder.

Sunshine Coast RCMP responded to a report of a deceased man at his residence in the 10900 block of Sunshine Coast Highway in Sechelt BC on August 21st.

Emergency responders arrived to find 70-year-old Max Fischer deceased with suspicious injuries. The death of Fischer was deemed a homicide at the scene. 

Karin Fischer, 54, the wife of Max was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. Max and Karin Fischer are German Citizens with a second home in Sechelt BC.

Anyone with information is asked to call IHIT at 1-877-551-4448 or email ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here.

Bodies of Ryan Provencher and Richard Scurr found, criminality is suspected

Lytton RCMP responded to a rural area, on a report of two bodies found on August 17th. RCMP Air Services who removed the bodies from the rural location. 

Sgt. Steve Rigby said “We have been working closely with the BC Coroners Service to confirm the identities of the deceased as Ryan Provencher and Richard Scurr, who were reported missing to the Surrey RCMP in mid July of this year. The RCMP is confirming their identities in an effort to advance our investigation into their deaths”. Police said they believe criminality is suspected. Police did not release the cause of death at this time. 

Anyone with information related to Ryan or Richard’s deaths, is asked to contact the SED MCU tip line at 1-877-987-8477.

Suminder Grewal, an alleged full-patch member of the Hells Angels Hardside chapter shot to death in a Starbucks drive-through.

Surrey RCMP were called to the 3000-block of 152 Street for reports of shots fired on August 2nd at approximately 9:20am.

Police and paramedics arrived at the Southpoint Exchange mall in South Surrey to find 43-year-old Suminder Grewal suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced at the scene.

Immediately after the shooting witnesses reported to police that two people were seen fleeing in a vehicle and later on foot. Police acted quickly and were able to arrest two men in connection with the homicide. These two men have been identified as 20-year-old Calvin Powery-Hooker and 21-year-old Nathan De Jong.

Powery-Hooker and De Jong have each been charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of 43-year-old Suminder Grewal.

Police said “Grewal was a well-established member of an organized crime group and it is believed that his homicide was targeted.” Anyone with information, who have yet to come forward to police, is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448).

In November of 2018 November, Chad Wilson, another member of the Hells Angels Hardside chapter, was found murdered under the Golden Ears Bridge. 

Update: BC RCMP asking for the public’s assistance in locating Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, both suspects connected to Northern BC homicide investigations.

Police had been focussing on locating Kam and Bryer when their vehicle had been located on fire and the two were missing. RCMP have since released that Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky are no longer consider missing. McLeod and Schmegelsky are being treated as suspects in the Dease Lake murder of Leonard Dyck, who was discovered deceased about 2 kilometres south of their vehicle fire and the double homicide of Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese.

Police said the pair were spotted in northern Saskatchewan driving a grey 2011 Toyota Rav 4. Kam Mcleod and Bryer Schmegelsky should be considered dangerous. If you see either suspect do not approach – and call 911 immediately.  

Kam McLeod is described as:

  • 6 foot 4
  • Approximately 169 pounds
  • Dark brown hair and facial hair
  • Brown eyes

Bryer Schmegelsky is described as:

  • 6 foot 4
  • Approximately 169 pounds
  • Sandy brown hair

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crime Tipline at 1-877-543-4822 or 778-290-5291.

On Monday, July 22, RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the Gillam. Police have now confirmed the vehicle is the same vehicle the suspects were traveling in. Manitoba RCMP has set up a check-stop at the intersection of PR 280 and PR 290, the road leading into Gillam.

Update July 27th
RCMP have started to canvass every home and building in the Gillam area as well as Fox Lake Cree Nation. The canvass began earlier this morning and is expected to last for another 48 hours.

Update August 2nd,
Items directly linked to the suspects were located on the shoreline of the Nelson River. The discovery of the items allowed police to narrow down the search.

Update August 7th
On Aug 7th at approximately 10:00 am, RCMP located two male bodies in the dense brush, approximately 1 km from where the items were found. An autopsy will be performed in Winnipeg to confirm the identities and to determine the cause of death. Police said, “We are confident that these are the bodies of the two suspects wanted in connection with the homicides in British Columbia.”

An autopsy was completed in Manitoba and RCMP confirm that the two died in what appears to be suicides by gunfire. Police believe McLeod and Schmegelsky were dead for a number of days before being found. Two guns were located with the two deceased, and forensic analysis is underway in order to confirm that these weapons are connected with the northern BC homicide investigations.

Vancouver Homicide #6 – Homicide Unit investigating the death of John Leslie McIver

Vancouver police were called to a report of a suspicious death at McIver’s Appliance Sales and Service, near Ontario Street and East 69th Avenue, on June 26th at approximately 8:30am.

Police arrived to find John Leslie McIver, 78,  deceased at the scene. Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

Vancouver police homicide detectives are now investigating, and no arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call VPD’s Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500. 

Update July 26th.

36 year old Brian Roger Holt, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of John Leslie McIver.

The 2019 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

New Westminster Police Department investigating the City’s latest homicide

New Westminster Police Department responded to report of shots fired in the 600 block of East Columbia Street on April 27th at approximately 7:30pm.

Police arrived to find Robel Kinfe Abera, 20, deceased at the scene with apparent gunshot wounds. Police located the suspect, who was taken into custody without incident. There are no public safety concerns as a result of this incident.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)

Police investigating the 10th Surrey BC homicide of 2019

Surrey police responded to report of a shooting in the area of Abbey Drive and 176 Street on April 26th at approximately 5:00pm.

The male victim was found suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced at the scene. Police have not identified the victim at this time. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with further information who has not already spoken to police is asked to contact the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)

The 2019 Surrey Homicide Victim List is available here.