February 21, 2018

Gangster guilty of West End murder

A BC Supreme Court judge has found gangster Michael Newman guilty of first-degree murder. Marc Rozen was shot and stabbed multiple times during a botched robbery at his West End apartment building back in 2004. The 38-year-old had been trying through local newspapers to sell a valuable engagement ring, which was never recovered. Newman, a member of … [Read more...]

Double murder in West Kelowna

Police are looking for a suspect after a double-murder in West Kelowna. Mounties say they responded to a car crash late last night in which a black S-U-V had smashed into a light standard outside the Terra Vita apartment complex. They found two bodies inside, but later determined they had not died because of the crash, but had been … [Read more...]

Man charged in murder of estranged wife

A 40 year old Abbotsford man has now been charged with second degree murder in the death of his estranged wife. Police say the body of 40 year old Leanne Friesen was found in the garage of a home in the 34-800 block of Cassiar Court Wednesday night. Police say the victim had been shot and killed. Jeffrey Friesen is now charged and is due to make … [Read more...]

Murder in Abbotsford

A home on Cassiar court in Abbotsford is behind yellow tape as police investigate the city's latest murder. The victim is a 40-year old woman. A man the same age is in custody, but police haven't said if they were a couple. Constable Ian MacDonald does say police were called to the home by a family member at 7:30pm.  The caller asked police to … [Read more...]

New trial ordered in Chelsey Acorn murder

Just days after his father was convicted of murder in the killing of 14 year old Chelsey Acorn, Dustin Blue Robert Moir has been granted a new trial, and his conviction overturned. BC Court of Appeal has ruled the original trial judge made mistakes while instructing the jury on two different witnesses. A new trial has been ordered. Moir has been … [Read more...]

Surrey murder victim survived earlier attack

Homicide investigators say the man found dead in a Surrey ditch yesterday morning was Jaskaran Singh Sandhu from the Lower Mainland. Police say the 26 year old was known to them and his death was a targetted attack - possibly gang related - but they haven't confirmed the motive. Officers are still at the scene in the 12300 block of Colebrook … [Read more...]

Surrey RCMP Superintendent singing the same song after latest murder

Surrey has now seen five murders this month.  But the man in charge of the local RCMP detachment says his message to residents remains the same.  Chief Superintendant Bill Fordy says based on the facts of this latest killing, his position hasn't changed. "That, the vast majority of the citizens that live in Surrey are law-abiding people, … [Read more...]

Murder confirmed in Surrey

It's official: Surrey has its fifth murder in just one month. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has now confirmed a man's body was found this morning, and it was murder. IHIT says they're working to figure out who was killed so they can notify his family. The body was found around 930am this morning on Colebrook Road in rural area of … [Read more...]

Vancouver murder victim involved in drug trade

Vancouver Police have confirmed the city's first murder of the year was targeted, but they're not convinced it was gang-related. The victim was a 19 year old man from Vancouver who was attacked at Elgin Street near 47th Avenue last night around 10:30. He died from injuries caused by a sword, but that weapon has not been recovered. Police say three … [Read more...]

Murder in Vancouver?

A few blocks of quiet, residential street in east Vancouver have been blocked off because of a possible fight involving a sword. Strands of yellow police tape hang between huge tree trunks along Elgin Street at East 47th Avenue. Police have yet to confirm anything but there are reports a man may have died after being attacked by as many as 10 … [Read more...]