Homicide

Alex Blanarou of Surrey was killed in Abbotsford on Dec. 28, 2017 at the age of 24. The first of three men to plead guilty in the case has now been sentenced.

Get-away driver sentenced in 2017 killing of Surrey man in Abbotsford

Michael Schweiger gets another 8 months in jail in case involving death of Alex Blanarou

 

Tyler Wiebe was a devoted dad to his daughters Riley (left) and Harmony. Wiebe was fatally stabbed in Abbotsford on Sept. 1, 2022. (Facebook photo)

Family looking for answers in fatal stabbing of Abbotsford man

Tyler Wiebe, 32, was killed at an apartment building on Sept. 1, 2022

 

Trina Hunt’s remains were found in the Hope area on March 29. Her family is offering a $50,000 reward for tips that lead to a charges. (Photo courtesy of IHIT.)

Trina Hunt’s death remains unsolved 2 years later; IHIT renews appeal for public’s help

Murdered woman’s brother says family experiencing ‘never-ending waves of grief, anguish and trauma’

 

IHIT investigating at house in Fraser Heights where three people were found dead on Monday, Jan. 9. (Photo: Anna Burns)
IHIT investigating at house in Fraser Heights where three people were found dead on Monday, Jan. 9. (Photo: Anna Burns)
IHIT at a residence in Fraser Heights after 3 people were found dead inside on Monday (Jan. 9) in Surrey on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. (Photo: Anna Burns)

Three dead Surrey adults believed to be family, IHIT says ‘no outstanding suspect’

Police ‘not ruling out any investigative theory’

IHIT at a residence in Fraser Heights after 3 people were found dead inside on Monday (Jan. 9) in Surrey on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. (Photo: Anna Burns)
The Vancouver Police Department is investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred Jan. 8. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver shelter resident fatally stabbed, suspect remains at large

40-year-old died in hospital following altercation Sunday night

The Vancouver Police Department is investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred Jan. 8. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Chelsey Gauthier of Abbotsford was killed in July 2017 in Mission. A newly released coroner’s report lists her cause of death as a stab wound to her torso. (Facebook photo)

Abbotsford woman killed in Mission in 2017 died of stab wound, says coroner

Body of Chelsey Gauthier, 22, was found in ‘shallow grave’ in isolated area

Chelsey Gauthier of Abbotsford was killed in July 2017 in Mission. A newly released coroner’s report lists her cause of death as a stab wound to her torso. (Facebook photo)
Alex Blanarou, who was killed in Abbotsford on Dec. 28, 2017, is shown with a bouquet for his mom on Mother’s Day.

Mom of Surrey man gunned down in Abbotsford ‘disgusted’ with plea agreements

Three men charged with 2017 killing of Alex Blanarou plead guilty to lesser charges

Alex Blanarou, who was killed in Abbotsford on Dec. 28, 2017, is shown with a bouquet for his mom on Mother’s Day.
Burnaby man Kevin Liew, 30, is seeing entering a SkyTrain station on Nov. 14, 2022, two days before he was found severely injured near the Burnaby hospital. He has since died. (Photo courtesy of VPD)

VPD investigating fatal assault of Burnaby man as 13th homicide of the year

Police believe attack occurred near abandoned home off East Broadway

Burnaby man Kevin Liew, 30, is seeing entering a SkyTrain station on Nov. 14, 2022, two days before he was found severely injured near the Burnaby hospital. He has since died. (Photo courtesy of VPD)
Detective Jonathan Zeller at the Miramar (Florida) Police Headquarters on Dec. 1, 2022 at a press conference to announce the grand jury indictment on counts of rape and first degree murder for the man who allegedly killed Evelyn Fisher of Chilliwack in January 1980. (Photo Tania Rues/Miramar Police Department)

Modern DNA technology leads to arrest in 1980 Florida homicide of B.C. woman

Man indicted for rape and murder 43 years after Tzeachten member was killed in Miramar, FL

Detective Jonathan Zeller at the Miramar (Florida) Police Headquarters on Dec. 1, 2022 at a press conference to announce the grand jury indictment on counts of rape and first degree murder for the man who allegedly killed Evelyn Fisher of Chilliwack in January 1980. (Photo Tania Rues/Miramar Police Department)
A heavy police presence was on scene on Dec. 28, 2017 following the shooting death on Bates Road in Abbotsford of Alexander Blanarou, 24, of Surrey. (Abbotsford News file photo)

3 men plead guilty in relation to 2017 killing of Surrey man in Abbotsford

Alexander Blanarou, 24, was shot to death and body found in field

A heavy police presence was on scene on Dec. 28, 2017 following the shooting death on Bates Road in Abbotsford of Alexander Blanarou, 24, of Surrey. (Abbotsford News file photo)
IHIT on the scene Oct. 4, 2018 on Yale Road east of Menzies after a shooting left one man dead. (Greg Knill/ Progress file)

Alberta man charged with first-degree murder in 2018 Chilliwack cold case

Kyle Cromarty, 27, killed; Harry Christensen of Alberta in court Monday

IHIT on the scene Oct. 4, 2018 on Yale Road east of Menzies after a shooting left one man dead. (Greg Knill/ Progress file)
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was deployed to Maple Ridge just before 2 p.m. on Friday. (Blackpress file)

Homicide investigation underway in Maple Ridge

A body has been found in a vehicle fire in the 14300 block of 256 Street

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was deployed to Maple Ridge just before 2 p.m. on Friday. (Blackpress file)
Police tape is shown in Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. New Statistics Canada data shows there was an increase in homicides in 2021 and nearly one-quarter of the killings were connected to gangs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Last year saw highest rate of gang-related homicides in 16 years: Statistics Canada

British Columbia counted among the provinces with large increases

Police tape is shown in Toronto, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. New Statistics Canada data shows there was an increase in homicides in 2021 and nearly one-quarter of the killings were connected to gangs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
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Homicide team investigating after 2 found dead in vehicle near Burnaby high school

Man and woman discovered around Alpha Avenue and Venables Street

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Jagvir Malhi, 19, was killed in a shooting on Nov. 12, 2018 in Abbotsford. The trial began Oct. 3 for Tyrel Nguyen, the man accused of killing him and Surrey man Randy Kang.

Trial underway for man accused of killing Jagvir Malhi of Abbotsford and Randy Kang of Surrey

Kang gunned down in October 2017; Malhi was ‘unintended victim’ in November 2018

Jagvir Malhi, 19, was killed in a shooting on Nov. 12, 2018 in Abbotsford. The trial began Oct. 3 for Tyrel Nguyen, the man accused of killing him and Surrey man Randy Kang.
RCMP were dispatched to this Langley house after a non-emergency police call turned into a plea for help on June 13, 2020. Three people were discovered dead. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the trial of Kia Ebrahimian got underway. He is charged with the deaths of his sibling, Befrin Ebrahimian, their mother, Tatiana Bazyar, and Bazyar’s common-law husband, Francesco Zangrilli. (Langley Advance Times file)

Lower Mainland triple murder trial opens with playback of call to police

Evidence in Kia Ebrahimian case described as ‘fairly distressing’ by prosecutor

RCMP were dispatched to this Langley house after a non-emergency police call turned into a plea for help on June 13, 2020. Three people were discovered dead. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the trial of Kia Ebrahimian got underway. He is charged with the deaths of his sibling, Befrin Ebrahimian, their mother, Tatiana Bazyar, and Bazyar’s common-law husband, Francesco Zangrilli. (Langley Advance Times file)
Former Vancouver chiropractor Trevor Hooper Kilian, 47, was charged with the attempted homicide of two children in Naples, Fla. on Sept. 14, 2022. This photo has been altered to protect the identity of others in it. A mugshot of Kilian was not available from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at the time of publication. (Trevor Kilian/Facebook)

Ex-B.C. chiropractor now in Florida charged with attempted homicide of 2 children

Trevor Hooper Kilian, 47, ran a chiropractor business in Vancouver for about 15 years

Former Vancouver chiropractor Trevor Hooper Kilian, 47, was charged with the attempted homicide of two children in Naples, Fla. on Sept. 14, 2022. This photo has been altered to protect the identity of others in it. A mugshot of Kilian was not available from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at the time of publication. (Trevor Kilian/Facebook)
IHIT and Burnaby RCMP are investigating after one man was shot dead in the 4700-block of Hastings Street Tuesday (Sept. 13) night. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man shot dead in Burnaby, burned-out vehicle found nearby

Shooting occurred around 11 p.m. in the 4700-block of Hastings Street

IHIT and Burnaby RCMP are investigating after one man was shot dead in the 4700-block of Hastings Street Tuesday (Sept. 13) night. (Black Press Media file photo)
Chelsey Gauthier of Abbotsford was killed in 2017, and her body was found in Mission.

Man, 67, charged with 2017 murder of Abbotsford woman in Mission

Gary Losch arrested in relation to death of 22-year-old Chelsey Gauthier

Chelsey Gauthier of Abbotsford was killed in 2017, and her body was found in Mission.