Homicide

Trina Hunt's remains were found in the Hope area on March 29. Her family is asking the public to think back to the weekend prior to when she went missing. (Photo courtesy of IHIT.)

Cousin of missing woman found in Hope says she won’t have closure until death is solved

Trina Hunt’s family urges Hope residents to check dashcam, photos to help find her killer

 

Shane Ertmoed’s application for Escorted Temporary Absences was granted following a hearing May 4, 2021. (File photo)

B.C. child-killer an ‘average’ risk to sexually reoffend: Parole Board

Written reasons behind approval of Shane Ertmoed’s request for escorted absences shared

 

(File photo)

B.C. child-killer’s escorted-leave ‘beyond disappointing’: victim’s mother

Shane Ertmoed was convicted of first-degree murder in the 2000 death of 10-year-old Heather Thomas

 

Homicide investigators who asked not to be identified put up signs Wednesday, April 14, along the Nanaimo Parkway in the area where a body was found March 31. RCMP are asking for witnesses or dash cam footage as the suspicious death has now been ruled a homicide. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Suspicious death along the highway in Nanaimo now being investigated as a homicide

RCMP identify victim as Randell Charles Thomas, repeat call for any information related to the case

Homicide investigators who asked not to be identified put up signs Wednesday, April 14, along the Nanaimo Parkway in the area where a body was found March 31. RCMP are asking for witnesses or dash cam footage as the suspicious death has now been ruled a homicide. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Photo of Ma Cecilia Loreto, 47, who was killed on March 17, 2021. Two people have been charged in her death, police announced March 24, 2020. (IHIT handout)

Man and teen charged after body of woman, 47, found burned in Burnaby park

The body was found in Greentree Village Park, ablaze in a what crews initially thought was just a brush fire

Photo of Ma Cecilia Loreto, 47, who was killed on March 17, 2021. Two people have been charged in her death, police announced March 24, 2020. (IHIT handout)
Brianna Sarita Lozano, a 46-year-old mother and Victoria resident, has been identified by her father as the Beacon Hill Park homicide victim from March 3. (Courtesy of Jorge Lozano)

Father of Beacon Hill Park homicide victim remembers daughter as beautiful, independent

Brianna Sarita Lozano, 46, identified as homicide victim by father

Brianna Sarita Lozano, a 46-year-old mother and Victoria resident, has been identified by her father as the Beacon Hill Park homicide victim from March 3. (Courtesy of Jorge Lozano)
Victoria police have determined the sudden death of a woman in Beacon Hill Park March 3 was a homicide. (Black Press Media file photo)

Death of woman in Beacon Hill Park deemed homicide: Victoria police

The Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit has taken over the investigation

Victoria police have determined the sudden death of a woman in Beacon Hill Park March 3 was a homicide. (Black Press Media file photo)
Wayne Allen's graduation photo from Chemainus Secondary School. (Photo submitted)

Brother charged with murder in Vancouver Island teenager’s Ontario death

Jesse James Allen stands accused in the death of Wayne Allen, a 2020 Chemainus Secondary grad

Wayne Allen's graduation photo from Chemainus Secondary School. (Photo submitted)
Black Press media file

Major crime unit investigating weekend homicide in Sayward

A Sayward man was initially taken into custody and has been released as the investigation continues.

Black Press media file
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Mounties probe New Year’s Day homicide in Prince George

Identity of victim has not been revealed

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
West Shore RCMP have charged Ken Weber, 56, with second degree murder after an unresponsive 55-year-old woman was found in a residence along the 1200-block of McLeod Place on Friday, Nov. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
West Shore RCMP have charged Ken Weber, 56, with second degree murder after an unresponsive 55-year-old woman was found in a residence along the 1200-block of McLeod Place on Friday, Nov. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
Some images of Delores (Deedee) Brown that police hope could generate tips to help determine who’s responsible for her death. (Photos submitted)

Investigators still hoping to solve 2015 homicide of Penelakut Island woman

Tips being sought into Penelakut Island woman’s death five years ago

Some images of Delores (Deedee) Brown that police hope could generate tips to help determine who’s responsible for her death. (Photos submitted)
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)
Sc’ianew First Nation (Beecher Bay) Chief Councillor Russ Chipps says William Head prison should close and the land should be returned to Beecher Bay. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Sc’ianew First Nation chief calls for closure of Metchosin prison

Chief Russ Chipps says land should be returned to Beecher Bay Nation

Sc’ianew First Nation (Beecher Bay) Chief Councillor Russ Chipps says William Head prison should close and the land should be returned to Beecher Bay. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Martin Payne, 60, was found dead in his Metchosin home on July 12, 2019. (Martin Payne/Facebook)

William Head prison escapees charged in homicide of Metchosin 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)
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)
The preliminary hearing into the homicide of Joe Gauthier has been extended. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Hillside homicide preliminary hearing extended

Questioning into the death of Victoria man Joe Gauthier continues

The preliminary hearing into the homicide of Joe Gauthier has been extended. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Inspector David Hall is the lead investigator into the homicide of Richard “Blair” Young, whose body was found in March 2017. The Vancouver Island Investigative Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU) took over the case, and released new information on Wednesday (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

2017 death deemed a murder; suspicious $30,000 spent after Victoria man disappeared

Young’s body was found near the top of the Malahat on March 2, 2017

Inspector David Hall is the lead investigator into the homicide of Richard “Blair” Young, whose body was found in March 2017. The Vancouver Island Investigative Major Crime Unit (VIIMCU) took over the case, and released new information on Wednesday (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Richard ‘Blair’ Young’s remains were found near the summit of the Malahat in 2017 (File photo)

Inspectors to give update on Victoria homicide case

Remains of Victoria senior Richard “Blair” Young were found on the Malahat in 2017

Richard ‘Blair’ Young’s remains were found near the summit of the Malahat in 2017 (File photo)