Update – Victoria Head found dead in St. John’s

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to a report of a deceased female in the area of O’Brien Farm on Oxen Pond Road on November 11th at approximately 8:20am.

An autopsy was completed revealing the identity of the victim as 36 year old Victoria Head, and the manner of death to be a homicide. Police are not releasing the cause of death at this time.

Police believe that Victoria Head may have been involved in the sex trade industry, which may be connected to her murder. Police are urging people involved in the sex trade industry, to be extra vigilant.

nyone with information on the homicide is asked to call the RNC at 709-729-8000

Update December 23rd
Steve Bragg, 35, of Mount Pearl, Newfoundland has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Victoria Head.

Second degree murder charge laid in the stabbing death of David Collins

St John’s police responded to report of a stabbing in the area of Alderberry Lane area near Mundy Pond at approximately 3:30 p.m. Thursday September 7th.

Police found 36 year old David Collins suffering from serious injuries. Collins was rushed to hospital where he dies later that day.

Police said Craig Pope, 31, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of David Collins.

Marcel Reardon found dead under an apartment staircase

Marcel Reardon 46 was released from prison where he was for reportedly breaching court orders the day before his body was found.

St. John’s Police were called to an apartment on Brazil street on May 9th at around 9:30 am on reports of a body. Police arrived to discover Reardon dead, his body pushed under a back staircase of the building.

The cause of death is pending the autopsy.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


28 year old Ann Norris has been charged with first degree murder in the slaying on Marcel Reardon. Police say the two were known to each other but did not elaborate on the relationship.

*Court documents state that the age of Norris is 32 , but police have listed her as 28.

Larry Wellman shot dead at Captain’s Quarters hotel

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary has arrested Brandon Phillips 27, who is suspected to have shot Larry Wellman who tried to intervene in an armed robbery on October 3rd in St. John’s.

Phillips, has since been charged with first degree murder in shooting death of Larry Wellman at the Captain’s Quarters Hotel.