Homicide

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country’s crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Vancouver police launch investigation after 3 homicides in one night

Police believe there is no risk to the public

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country’s crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Marrisa Shen, 13, was killed in Burnaby’s Central Park in July 2017. (RCMP handout)

Trial delayed for man accused in Burnaby teen’s murder

Marrisa Shen was found dead in Central Park in 2017

Marrisa Shen, 13, was killed in Burnaby’s Central Park in July 2017. (RCMP handout)
Sarah Foord, 38, was found dead 75 kilometres north of Fort St. John on Saturday, July 25, 2020. (RCMP)

Man charged with murder after woman found dead in northern B.C.

John Wendell Keyler, 35, was arrested without incident in Fort St. John

Sarah Foord, 38, was found dead 75 kilometres north of Fort St. John on Saturday, July 25, 2020. (RCMP)
Three people died in this house fire on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area of Langley. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Three people died in this house fire on Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the 19600 block of Wakefield Dr. in the Willowbrook area of Langley. (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Homicide investigators want to learn more about victim Bo Fan’s apparent association to an organization known as ‘Create Abundance.’ (Contributed photos/graphic)

Create Abundance wellness group part of police probe into South Surrey homicide victim

Bo Fan died June 17, after being brought to hospital with serious injuries

Homicide investigators want to learn more about victim Bo Fan’s apparent association to an organization known as ‘Create Abundance.’ (Contributed photos/graphic)
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Homicide investigation prompts search warrant in South Surrey’s Ocean Park neighbourhood

Police say perceived gunfire in 12500-block of 22 Avenue was officers deploying ‘less lethal’ options

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Martin Payne, 60, was found dead in his Metchosin home on July 12, 2019. (Martin Payne/Facebook)

Vancouver Island prison escapees charged in homicide of 60-year-old man

James Lee Busch and Zachary Armitage charged in relation to homicide of Martin Payne

Martin Payne, 60, was found dead in his Metchosin home on July 12, 2019. (Martin Payne/Facebook)
North of Yale along Highway 1 was where police say they found 29-year-old Alica Berg with life-threatening injuries on June 3, 2020. She later died of those injuries, and homicide investigators are asking the public for tips. (Emelie Peacock/ Hope Standard)

IHIT names homicide victim found in the Fraser Canyon this week

Police asking for tips into the suspicious death of 29-year-old Alicia Berg

North of Yale along Highway 1 was where police say they found 29-year-old Alica Berg with life-threatening injuries on June 3, 2020. She later died of those injuries, and homicide investigators are asking the public for tips. (Emelie Peacock/ Hope Standard)
Brandon Teixeira is now in the custody of Canadian authorities. (File photos)

Notorious Surrey fugitive now in custody of Canadian authorities

Brandon Nathan Teixeira was arrested in California in December

Brandon Teixeira is now in the custody of Canadian authorities. (File photos)
Elderly victim of White Rock assault dies in hospital

Elderly victim of White Rock assault dies in hospital

Victim was found Feb. 19 in lobby of an uptown condominium

Elderly victim of White Rock assault dies in hospital
Michael Ray Day, 36, has been identified as the victim of Abbotsford’s first homicide of the year. His body was found on Keeping Road on Sumas Mountain on Feb. 15.

Man, 36, identified as victim of Abbotsford’s first homicide of 2020

Body of Michael Ray Day was found on Keeping Road on Feb. 15

Michael Ray Day, 36, has been identified as the victim of Abbotsford’s first homicide of the year. His body was found on Keeping Road on Sumas Mountain on Feb. 15.
Langley RCMP are investigating a shooting at a shopping centre in the 6300 block of 200th Street. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Victim was fatally shot with kids in backseat after party at Langley Chuck E. Cheese

IHIT is asking drivers with dash cam footage to come forward

Langley RCMP are investigating a shooting at a shopping centre in the 6300 block of 200th Street. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Police are seeking more information into the murder of Richard “Blair” Young, whose body was found near the summit of the Malahat in March 2017 (Submitted/VicPD)

2017 death of Victoria man deemed a murder

Victim’s bank information used fraudulently across Island, Lower Mainland after disappearance

Police are seeking more information into the murder of Richard “Blair” Young, whose body was found near the summit of the Malahat in March 2017 (Submitted/VicPD)
Kirkland Russell was sentenced to eight years in jail on March 6, 2019 in BC Supreme Court in New Westminster for killing Douglas Presseau on July 7, 2017 in an alcohol-fuelled stabbing in downtown Chilliwack. (Handout)

Mother of B.C. homicide victim shocked over eight-year sentence for killer

‘Our grief over the loss of our beloved Doug is now compounded with this shocking injustice’

Kirkland Russell was sentenced to eight years in jail on March 6, 2019 in BC Supreme Court in New Westminster for killing Douglas Presseau on July 7, 2017 in an alcohol-fuelled stabbing in downtown Chilliwack. (Handout)
A jury convicted Aaron Douglas of the 2014 murder of Tyler Belcourt and the attempted murder of Penni White, but were undecided on the murder of Richard Blackmon. Jury selection for his second trial is set for September 2018.                                Aaron Douglas is to be re-tried for the murder of Richard Blackmon in 2014. A jury in June could not decide on his guilt or innocence so a new jury selection is scheduled for September 2018.                                Aaron Douglas is to be re-tried for the murder of Richard Blackmon in 2014. A jury in June could not decide on his guilt or innocence so a new jury selection is scheduled for September 2018.

Aaron Douglas to be re-tried for 2014 murder of Richard Blackmon

Convicted of Tyler Belcourt killing in Chilliwack but first jury undecided on Blackmon file

A jury convicted Aaron Douglas of the 2014 murder of Tyler Belcourt and the attempted murder of Penni White, but were undecided on the murder of Richard Blackmon. Jury selection for his second trial is set for September 2018.                                Aaron Douglas is to be re-tried for the murder of Richard Blackmon in 2014. A jury in June could not decide on his guilt or innocence so a new jury selection is scheduled for September 2018.                                Aaron Douglas is to be re-tried for the murder of Richard Blackmon in 2014. A jury in June could not decide on his guilt or innocence so a new jury selection is scheduled for September 2018.