January 18, 2018

Missing woman found

The Vancouver Police Department confirm a missing woman has been located.  Constable Brian Montague said 58-year-old Dawn Cynthia Connolly was found unhurt in Burnaby at approximately 10:00pm this evening. Connolly, who suffers from Huntington's Disease, went missing at around 2:00pm this afternoon. Because of her medical condition, she has … [Read more...]

VPD asks for help to identify ailing woman

Vancouver Police are trying to identify a woman who needed emergency care this afternoon. She was found leaning against a pole around noon in the 6500-block of Maple Street. She had no signs of physical trauma, but her condition is now serious, and she hasn't been able to speak to authorities. She's Asian and in her 50s with long black hair and a … [Read more...]

Woman who killed child will hear results of another appeal Thursday

A day after canada's highest court rejected her latest bid to have her conviction overturned, Carol Berner will get the results of another appeal.  The Delta woman who killed four year old Alexa Middelaer in May of 2008 is also trying to have her sentence reduced. In November of 2010, she was ordered to spend 2.5 years in prison and … [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...]

Man in wheelchair attacks pregnant woman

Transit Police are looking for a suspect who assaulted a pregnant woman at Metrotown Skytrain Station. Around four in the afternoon February 20th, a man in an electric wheelchair pushed his way into the elevator, running over the feet of one of the women inside. She said she was pregnant and he needed to back off. He kept running his chair into … [Read more...]

Police identify woman found dead in Abbotsford

The woman found dead at the side of Riverside Road in Abbotsford on Monday has now been identified as 34 year old Shaminderjeet Kaur Brar. She had been reported missing to Abbotsford police February 12th. Police believe she was hit by a car. If you have any information, call Abbotsford Police. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Dead woman found roadside likely victim of hit and run

Abbotsford Police have an update on the body found on the side of Riverside Road on Monday, and it appears to have been a hit-and-run. Police say the body of the victim, a 34-year-old South Asian woman, has significant injuries on her rear torso. They say those are consistent with having been hit by a car. Police believe the driver, and any … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Body found at LA hotel may be missing local woman

Police in Los Angeles say a body found at the hotel where a young Vancouver woman was last seen more than three weeks ago. Elisa Lam, 21, disappeared from the Cecil Hotel in downtown LA Jan. 31. LAPD officer Sarah Faden says police were called to the hotel this morning after workers made a grisly discovery while investigating complaints of reduced … [Read more...]

Husband charged in death of woman reported missing in 2006

The husband of a woman reported missing eight years ago in Vancouver has now been arrested and charged in her death. Gurpreet Gill was 33 years old when she disappeared. On saturday, 40 year old Jaswant Singh Gill was taken into custody. He's now been charged with 2nd degree murder. Police have released few details, except to confirm the … [Read more...]

Man handed lifetime driving ban for crash that killed a 23-year-old woman from Surrey

A 42-year-old man convicted of impaired driving causing death and dangerous driving causing bodily harm in December has been sentenced to three years in prison, and a lifetime driving ban. 23-year-old Vanessa Usak was killed when Stephen Jenkins’ car crossed the line in July 2008. A passenger in Usak's car was also seriously injured.  It … [Read more...]