June 23, 2017

24 year old charged with attempted murder after stabbing near Vancouver high school

Vancouver Police say a 24 year old man who lives in the United States has been charged after a stabbing last evening. Clifton Crowder has been charged with attempted murder. Police say a group was playing basketball on one of the outdoor courts of Templeton Secondary School shortly before 8:30 when one of the group was approached by a man and … [Read more...]

Four years since murder of Wendy Ladner-Beaudry

Wednesday marks four years since a member of a prominent Vancouver family was murdered in Pacific Spirit Park near UBC. Police are still working to solve the case and will mark the anniversary along with the family of Wendy Ladner-Beaudry. It was a murder that stunned the city. Just meters from the entrance to Pacific Spirit Park near 41st and … [Read more...]

Charges laid in old murder case

Burnaby RCMP say there's been a break in a murder case dating back nearly 20 years. They say Jaswant Singh Gill, a 40-year old man from Vancouver, has been charged with first degree murder in the December 1994 shooting death of Thomas Akerman, whose body was found in a vehicle in Burnaby. Gill is also charged with murdering his wife, in a case that … [Read more...]

Richmond woman hopes to appeal murder case at Supreme Court of Canada

A Richmond woman convicted of murdering the woman she suspected of having an affair with her husband is not giving up her fight to stay out of prison. Jean Ann James is seeking approval for an appeal with Canada’s highest court. In January, the BC Court of Appeal upheld the now-72-year-old's first-degree murder conviction in the 1992 murder … [Read more...]

Double murder in Surrey

A shocking discovery for police in Surrey. Not one but two bodies have been found on Colebrook Road near 125-A Street, close to where two murder victims were found in late January and late February. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was called out to the location overnight, and shortly before 6:30am a police dog searching the … [Read more...]

Latest Rafay/Burns murder appeal denied

Nearly a decade after two men from West Vancouver were convicted of murdering the parents and autistic sister of one of the accused, they've lost their latest bid for a new trial. Last month, a panel of five judges heard a petition from Sebastian Burns and Atif Rafay to overturn their 2004 conviction. Because their decision wasn't unanimous, all … [Read more...]

Family of murder victim launches lawsuit

A lawyer for the federal government is asking a BC Supreme Court judge to  dismiss a lawsuit launched by the family of a murder victim. Had it not been for a botched response by the RCMP, Lisa Dudley might still be alive today. The 37 year old and her boyfriend were gunned down in their home in Mission in 2008, but the RCMP failed to … [Read more...]

Murder in Langley

A new case for the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, this time in Langley. The crime scene is a home on a quiet stretch of 200th Street, near 20th Avenue. IHIT Corporal Adam Macintosh says Mounties were called to the home to check on the well-being of a resident. When police arrived shortly after 10pm, they found a man's body -- and a … [Read more...]

Surrey murder victim identified

The man found dead in the 12100 block of Colebrook Road in Surrey on the weekend has been identified as 29 year old Amritpal Saran of Delta. He was known to police, but had no known gang connection. This is Surrey's eighth murder of the year.   CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Three men charged in murder of gangster Bacon

Charges have been laid against three men in connection with the murder of Jonathan Bacon in Kelowna in the summer of 2011. Jason McBride of North Vancouver, Jujhar Khun-Khun of Surrey,  and Michael Jones of Gibsons are charged with first degree murder and four counts of attempted murder. 80 police officers worked for 18 months on the case … [Read more...]