There are resources to help both men and women,” he said. Saskatoon police declare the sudden death of a 14-year-old in December a homicide. Police responding to a 911 call Christmas morning found Declerck, who had been shot, in critical condition inside her home in the Haddon Hall complex on Sherbrooke St. W. They also found the body of her spouse, 60-year-old Yvan Almodovar. But Verreault said that announcement and Scoppa’s murder just a few days later do not appear to be related. that Vito Rizzuto and Antonio Magi also made a bid on. Police responding to reports of shots fired at the corner of Pierre St. and Matte Ave. at 9:45 p.m. in the Montreal North borough found three men aged 17, 26 and 42 sprawled on the ground in front of a dépanneur with gunshot wounds to their lower body. They had an effect on the general public as well.”. Learn how to create your own. 10. Investigators believe Yssaad killed his wife and sons before he took his own life. Cases involving six other victims are considered to be solved because investigators are convinced the killers took their own lives afterward. On Dec. 4, Nabil Yssaad, 46, appeared at the Montreal courthouse and agreed to sign a peace bond that called on him to stay away from Khellaf, his wife. The major crimes squad is composed of 31 investigators and four supervising lieutenant-detectives. Denver Police said Sunday afternoon a woman’s “suspicious” death is under investigation as a homicide. Read more about cookies here. There were 44 shootings, 16 stabbings, and 18 other violent incidents. Visit our Community Guidelines for more information and details on how to adjust your email settings. The investigation produced the arrests of four people who were collectively charged with four homicides, most notably the deaths of Montreal Mafia leaders Rocco Sollecito and Lorenzo Giordano in Laval. A Quebec couple was found dead inside their mobile home in Pompano Beach, Fla., on Friday evening and local authorities are treating the case as a double homicide. Poirier was stabbed in what police believe was a conflict between the victim and Gérard Petit, 63, of Montreal, who was charged with second-degree murder the following day. It was revealed that, around 2003, Simeone represented a group that was interested in a parcel of land in N.D.G. Murder charge laid after 2019 homicide in north Edmonton Global News - Kirby Bourne. 1 dead, 1 injured after brawl erupts in Villeray. Comments may take up to an hour for moderation before appearing on the site. 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4. 18. According to court records, he failed to show up to jail for several weekends. In the case involving the Pomares children, an investigator was struck by how one of the children appeared to have been killed, in the basement, while doing an activity that one of the investigator’s children does regularly. SUDBURY, Ont. Six investigators, along with a member of the SQ, are dedicated to investigating cold cases — unsolved homicides from years past where the trail for suspects went cold. 70, Stabbing 3 – Philip Lloyd Celian, Male, 24 4 – Azzedine Laknit, Male, 50 “When you’re talking about organized crime hitmen, it requires a lot of resources on a police force. Shembo’s case returns to court in March. The place as changed a lot in 10 years. No arrests have been made. The father was pushed to the ground and attacked by more than a few of the people in the group. While Verreault is quick to note that Simeone is a victim, he also said his investigators are certain Simeone’s death involves organized crime. 20, 21 and 22. - Police in Sudbury, Ont., say they’ve charged a suspect in a December homicide. Since 1981, the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Deputy Ministers Responsible for Justice and Public Safety in Canada have been working together, along with the Chief Statistician of Canada, in an enterprise known as the National Justice Statistics Initiative (NJSI). The next issue of Montreal Gazette Headline News will soon be in your inbox. Two cases in particular stood out because they involved the deaths of four young children — between the ages of two and seven — at the hands of their fathers. The December 2018 List is available here. No one has been arrested in this case, and police are still trying to establish a possible motive. in Pointe-aux-Trembles where the assault occurred. The case prompted Quebec to strike a committee to study domestic homicide. Montreal's homicide rate dipped in 2019, but more violent crimes reported The most significant increase was in the number of assaults, which jumped by … They go home (after working a disturbing crime scene), they see their children who are about the same age and hug them tight. December 26, 2020 Local News. Belle-isle was assaulted with a blunt instrument, and Jérémie McLaughlin-Thibault, 35, a Montreal resident with a lengthy criminal record, was arrested. While the 25 homicides reported in 2019 do not mark a record low, the number is still well below the average number of homicides, 30, investigated in Montreal over the previous decade. For his part, Magi knew he was a marked man for years: at least two serious attempts were made on his life and he was constantly accompanied by bodyguards before he was shot on Jan. 24. The city recorded 96 homicides in 2018 — surpassing the homicide record set back in 1991. This website uses cookies to personalize your content (including ads), and allows us to analyze our traffic. Just days before Declerck was killed, Verreault said he was concerned that the two previous cases involving murder-suicides might influence other people to carry out similar acts. The couple married in France in 2009 before immigrating to Canada; they were reportedly about to separate when Florence Pomares discovered the bodies. By Annabelle Olivier Global News. The following morning, Montreal police officers showed up at the home in Pointe-aux-Trembles where Khellaf and her two children lived, to inform her of Yssaad’s death. Limoilou but also Saint-Roch neighborhoods have been completely renovated. WATCH: A survey of Quebec's homeless population shows that homelessness has increased by 12 percent since 2015. Less than a week later, Yssaad killed himself at a hospital in Joliette. The past year was a difficult one for the Montreal police major crimes squad. He said at one point: “Everybody’s crap. Homicide victims in Canada, by Aboriginal identity and province or territory 2018 Rate of female homicide victims Canada 2001-2018, by Aboriginal identity The most important statistics Limoilou in particular is now really family friendly. His body was found that morning lying in front of a building that was under construction on St-Jacques St. near Beaconsfield Ave. Hugo Pomares, 7, and Élise Pomares, 5, were killed by their father, Jonathan Pomares, who then took his own life. Declerck had been shot and was still alive; she died hours later in a hospital. According to court records, Saib resided in an apartment near the scene. January 6, 2021 Prince George, BC – At approximately 1:45 a.m. on January 1, 2021, the Prince George RCMP received a report of a homicide that occurred in a residence on the 2800 block of 15th Avenue in […] So our investigators work hard to close all the doors possible, in the sense that they seek all the possible circumstances and the history involved (in the murder-suicides). But Rizzuto possibly ended up losing his eldest son Nick Jr. as a result of the relationship. According to the Montreal police, Estou Ziaei-Bombia was with a group of people inside a hotel room when someone opened fire and killed him. Man slain in Pierrefonds was Mafia-linked Andrea Scoppa: police source. Sabrina Rose Dufour, now 27, was arrested and charged with manslaughter in Celian’s death. Simeone’s name was mentioned during the Charbonneau Commission. Police believe Almodovar shot Declerck and then took his own life. The province’s Violent Crime Severity Index (VCSI) also … Florence Pomares came home from work at 9 p.m. and found her two young children had been killed by her 40-year-old husband, Jonathan Pomares, before he took his own life. Verreault was referring to the deaths of Hugo, 7, and Élise Pomares, 5, whose bodies were discovered by their mother inside their home on Oct. 22, and, less than two months later, the deaths of Adam, 4, and Askil Yssaad, 2, the sons of Dahia Khellaf, 43, who was also found dead inside the family’s home on Dec. 11. The attempted murder and assault charges were withdrawn and McLaughlin-Thibault is now charged with second-degree murder. Lavoie pleaded guilty to being an accessory to the same assault but, instead of the prison term Mahamat received, she was only sentenced to probation. The October 2018 Homicide List is available here. That includes the deaths of Antonio (Tony) Magi, the owner of a construction company who once had the support of now-deceased Mob boss Vito Rizzuto; Andrea Scoppa, an influential Mafia leader who sometimes gave the Rizzuto organization headaches; and Mario Simeone, a Côte-des-Neiges real estate agent who did not have a criminal record but was well known to organized crime investigators for having ties to the Montreal Mafia. October 2019 Canadian Homicide Statistics. Suspect in Creston double murder found dead in a motel. In 2014, while police had a wiretap set up at the offices of lawyer Loris Cavaliere as part of an investigation called Project Magot, Scoppa was recorded as he complained about how the Rizzuto organization was being run following Vito Rizzuto’s death. The pedestrian death toll is now higher than the homicide rate for 2019, which stands at 17 as of Monday. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. 6th Floor, MacKinnon Building University of Guelph 50 Stone Road East Guelph Ontario N1G 2W1. The Montreal 2019 Homicide Victim List is available here. January 1 – Vanessa Primeau, Female, 23, Other. Here is a list of the homicides investigated by the Montreal police in 2019. A makeshift memorial was set up on the Pointe-aux-Trembles street where Dahia Khellaf and her two young sons were found dead. In both cases, the men took their own lives as well. Marcel Poirier (age not known); July 29. Within hours of the shooting, Pungu Shembo, 19, of Montreal was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. Tel: 519-824-4120, x53523 Email: [email protected] He was taken to a hospital, where he died hours later. Montreal 2019 homicide Montreal police investigate after Tony Magi shot dead in NDG Tony Magi, who had alleged ties to the Montreal mafia, was killed in Montreal's Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighbourhood. © 2021 Montreal Gazette, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. All rights reserved. The Montreal 2021 Homicide Victim List is available here. 6th Floor, MacKinnon Building University of Guelph 50 Stone Road East Guelph Ontario N1G 2W1. Number of accused of homicide in Canada, by sex 2000-2019 Number of intimate partner homicides in Canada 2006-2018 Victims of violent crime causing death in Canada in 2016, by type of offence and age In 2016 and 2017, he was evicted twice from Montreal apartments for failing to pay rent. Murders By Province or Territory ON 23 AB 13 QC 12 MB 6 BC 6 SK 5NB 3 NS 1 YT 0 PE 0 NU 0 NT 0 NL 0, Murders by Type Beating 3 Shooting 24 Stabbing 6 Other 5 Unknown 30, Murders By City Toronto 13 Montreal 9 Calgary 5 Winnipeg 3 Edmonton 3 Brampton 3 Surrey 2 Mississauga 2 Kingston 2 Grand Rapids 2 Duncan 2 St-Camille-de-Lellis 1 Saskatoon 1 Rothsay 1 Rosemère 1 Regina 1 Red Earth Creek 1 Red Deer 1 RM of Rosedale 1 Prince Albert 2Picadilly 1 Oshawa 1 Langley 1 La Ronge 1 Kitchener 1 Hamilton 1 Halifax 1 Fort McMurray 1 Cochrane 1 Maple Ridge 1Quebec City 1Boyle 1, Victims and links to more information on each homicide: Aburashed, Mahmoud Ahmid, 58, Calgary AB Agtual, Terrence, 28, Toronto ON Alam, Muhammed waqar, 31, Toronto ON Angus, Dwight, 38, Toronto ON Bachelor-Vassell, Yvonne, 61, Toronto ON Bains, Balvinder, 51, Brampton ON Berman, Julie, 51, Toronto ON Bignose, Audery, 49, Fort McMurray AB Billette, Sheena Marie, La Ronge, SK Bogere-Nyigwo, Edi, 24, Maple Ridge BCBrown, Keeshawn, 18, Surrey BC Caissie-Laflamme, Solange, 7, Rothsay NB Cameron, Margaret, 66, Toronto ON Declerck, Astrid, 48, Montreal QC Doe, Jane, 60, Kingston ON Doe, John, Cochrane, AB Doe, John, Edmonton, AB Doe, John, Edmonton, AB Doe, John, Grand Rapids, MB Doe, John, Mississauga, ON Doe, John, Mississauga, ON Doe, John, Montreal, QC Doe, John, Red Earth Creek, AB Doe, John, Surrey, BC Doe, John, Toronto, ON Doe, John, 2, Montreal QC Doe, John, 4, Montreal QC Doe, John, 24, Montreal QC Doe, John, 26, Montreal QC Doe, John, 26, Montreal QC Doe, John, 30, Rosemère QC Doe, John, 31, Montreal QC Doe, John, 32, Grand Rapids MB Doe, John, 40, Calgary AB Dolic, Dalibor, 55, Toronto ON Fortin-Bourque, Joseph-Raphaël, 21, St-Camille-de-Lellis QC Geng, Keem, 20, Calgary AB Henry, Jordan, 17, Brampton ON Hersi Handule, Farah, 23, Calgary AB Highway, Zellall, 19, Prince Albert SK Jal, Achor, 22, Calgary AB Johnson, Dennis, 67, Langley BC Johnson, Jeffrey, 39, Hamilton ON Kanarellis, Christine, 25, Toronto ON Kaur, Sharanjeet, 27, Brampton ON Kelly, Domonic, 26, Toronto ON Khellaf, Dahia, 43, Montreal QC Kraszewski, Michael, 16, Picadilly NB Littlecrow, Winston, 35, Saskatoon SK Lyne, Melissa, 41, Boyle, ABMousseau, Cody, 32, RM of Rosedale MB Pache, Gordon Edward, 37, Winnipeg MB Ramirez, Reynaldo, 57, Winnipeg MB Rezene, Yafiet, 19, Kitchener ON Schamber, Breianna, 25, Edmonton AB Shurie, Francois, Duncan, BC Smith, Jason, 45, Halifax NS Stewart, Jahquar, 20, Oshawa ON Toto, Keenan Scott, 23, Regina SK Urbina, Jeremy, 22, Toronto ON Vandusen, Glen Darrell, 43, Kingston ON Williams, Charles, 69, Red Deer AB Williams, Clinton Phil, 43, Toronto ON Williams, Nellie, Duncan, BC Wood, Douglas, 41, Winnipeg MB Yusuf, Koshin, 26, Toronto ON John Doe, Male, Quebec CityDylan Chretien, Male, Prince AlbertMark Shatford, Male, 42, Shooting, Saint John, NB, 27-year-old from Brooks AB found dead south of Medicine Hat, Provincial Homicide Statistics and Victim Lists, Fortin-Bourque, Joseph-Raphaël, 21, St-Camille-de-Lellis QC, Anees Mohammed identified as the victim of a fatal Richmond shooting, Edmonton Police Homicide Section investigates two suspicious deaths.