Edmonton police investigating the fatal shooting of Samer Farzat Chehimi

Edmonton police responded to reports of gunshots on Brintnell Boulevard in northeast Edmonton on June 13th at approximately 12:25am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find 34-year-old Samer Farzat Chehimi, suffering from multiple life-threatening gunshot wounds. Despite life-saving efforts, Chehimi was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a red, stolen Ford Expedition that was seen leaving the area. The vehicle in question is missing the license plate, and the bracket has Edmonton Oilers stickers on it. Homicide Section Det. Jared Buhler said, “The suspect(s) in this death are believed to be associated to this stolen vehicle.”

Anyone who saw the vehicle parked in front of a business or house between June 1 and June 13 is asked to contact the police at 780-423-4567.

The Edmonton 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Edmonton Homicide #2 – Missing Man Huran Baran, found dead in a truck

Edmonton police said 40-year-old Huran Baran was last seen on January. 22nd and was reported missing by his family. Baran’s family said he was last seen at a restaurant in the area of 133 Street and 137 Avenue. He was driving a red 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 . 

Edmonton police conducted a search in the area of 48 Street and Millwoods Road South where they located the red Dodge Ram that Huran Baran had been driving. The body of Baran was found in the vehicle with obvious trauma. An autopsy was completed on January 29th and revealed the death to be a result of “Sharp Force Trauma”. Investigators believe the truck had been in that location since January 23rd.

Police arrested Tristan Taschuk, 30, and charged him with Second-degree Murder. Anyone with information in relation to the death of Baran is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 .

The Edmonton 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update: Charges laid in the 2019 Edmonton Homicide of Rebecca Hunter

Edmonton police were dispatched to the area of 133 Avenue and 140 Street on the report of a deceased female on November 13th at approximately 6:45am.

On arrival police located 35-year-old Rebeca Hunter deceased in front of a home. An autopsy was performed and police said the results will not be made public, however, the death is still being treated as suspicious.

Homicide detectives are asking anyone with information concerning Rebecca Hunter’s whereabouts in the days and hours leading up to her death to contact them at 780-423-4567.

Update July 1st
Arthur Trinity Brown, 42, was arrested on June 30, 2020 by Maskwacis RCMP and charged with second-degree murder in relation to the death of Rebecca Hunter.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Edmonton Police Homicide Unit investigating the suspicious death of a man

Edmonton Police responded to a report of a deceased male inside an apartment suite at 93 Street and 104 Avenue on August 16th. 

The victim is a 47-year-old man, whose identity has not been released by police at this time. The Homicide Section has taken over the investigation and an autopsy has been ordered for August 20th. 

Anyone with any information about the man’s death or what led up to the incident is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here 

Edmonton Police investigating Human remains found in a Sherwood neighbourhood alley

Edmonton Police responded to a report of human remains by a citizen who had been walking in an alley west of 149 Street between 92 and 93 Avenue on August 15th. 

Police said the Edmonton Medical Examiner completed an autopsy on August 16th, however, the results will not be shared with the public at this time. 

Update the remains have been identified as Terri Ann Rowan, 33. The cause and manner of death are not being released at this time to protect the integrity of the investigation.

Homicide detectives ask anyone who may have been through the alley on Aug. 14-15 that may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour of individuals and/or unfamiliar vehicles in that area to contact police at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. 

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Edmonton Police Homicide Section investigating the death of a 29-year-old man

Edmonton police responded to a report of an injured male outside a residence at 89 Street and 144 Avenue on July 8th at approximately 5:00 am.

Emergency crews arrived to find a 29-year-old man with severe trauma. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. An autopsy is scheduled for July 10th to determine the identity of the victim and cause of death.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

Update July 11th
An autopsy was completed and revealed that the death of Marcus Streete, 29, was caused by multiple stab wounds.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Edmonton police investigating the death of convicted sex offender 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 57-year-old Bruce Windsor who was declared deceased on scene by paramedics. Homicide Section continues to investigate, no charges have been laid at this time.

Update November 4th
Clayton Berard, 38, has been charged with first-degree murder in relation to the death of 57-year-old Bruce Donald Windsor.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Police investigating the death of a 42-year-old man in NE Edmonton

Edmonton police responded to a 911 call reporting shots fired in the area of 135 Avenue and 38 Street on February 26th at approximately 12:40am.

Police arrived to find a deceased 42-year-old man. Homicide Section has taken over the investigation, and no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information in relation to this death in northeast Edmonton to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

Update March 1st
Police are searching for Matthew Leonard Dawson Campeau, 24, in relation to the homicide. Campeau is described as being a Caucasian male, 6’2”, brown eyes, short black hair and weighs approximately 186 pounds. He also has a tattoo of an arrow on his left hand.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here

Edmonton Homicide section investigating the City’s 5th homicide this year

Edmonton police responded to reports of gunshots being heard in The Orchards at Ellerslie neighbourhood, at approximately 7:35pm on January 21st.

Police arrived to paramedics treating a young man who was lying on the street on Crabapple Crescent. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 780-423-4567.

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here