8-year-old Oscar Taitinger and his father Mark Taitinger found dead in a Coquitlam home

The IHIT are investigating after the body of 8-year-old Oscar Taitinger was found beside the body of his father Mark Taitinger in a house on Seaton Avenue around 3:30 p.m on October 21st .

Few details have been released surroding the deaths, however, the IHIT said one of the deceased was the victim of a homicide, circumstances of other still being examined. Police are not looking for any suspects, and there will be no media availability.

Donald Kelly of Burnaby dies in fatal Coquitlam shooting

Coquitlam RCMP received several reports of shots fired in the area of Sylvan Place and Riverview Crescent and a vehicle speeding away on February 16th at approximately 10pm.

Police arrived to find 45-year-old Donald Kelly suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. Kelly was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

A short time after polce received report of shots fired, they recevied another report of a  burning dark colored sedan a short distance away from the shooting. Police said the burnt vehicle was a 2018 grey Chrysler 300 and would like to speak with anyone that has information about it.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448)

Jason Leigh Zellmer found dead in Coquitlam

Coquitlam RCMP responded to report of an abandoned vehicle on Quarry road September 23, when they found Jason Zellmer 39 of Surrey, dead in close proximity to the vehicle.

Police first deemed the death as suspicious, however it is now being investigated as a homicide. An autopsy will be conducted in the coming days to determine the cause of death.

More to come…

22 year old woman dead in what police believe to be a murder suicide

Police were called to a town-home on Eagleridge Drive on July 15th at around 5pm on report of a woman in medical distress.

On arrival a 22 year old woman was found and declared dead at the scene. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said the woman’s injuries were consistent with foul play.

Officers found the suspect’s lifeless body in Buntzen Lake on July 16th.

The investigation is in the early stages but police said the evidence collected leads them to believe the deaths to be a result of a tragic murder suicide.


Two people found dead in Coquitlam, BC home

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says two people were found dead in a Coquitlam residence July 16th.

The names of the victims have not been released, nor has the nature of the crime.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT tipline by calling 1-877-551-IHIT (4448).