Homicide

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

Charges to be announced in 2017 murder of Abbotsford woman

Update in killing of Chelsey Gauthier, 22, to be provided on Saturday

Chelsey Gauthier of Abbotsford was killed in 2017, and her body was found in Mission.
Police were on scene Thursday, Sept. 1 for a stabbing at the Balsam Apartments on McCallum Road in Abbotsford. The victim later died in hospital. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford-Mission records same number of killings as 2008 ‘murder capital’ stats

Area has seen a combined 10 homicides so far this year, 8 of them in Abbotsford

Police were on scene Thursday, Sept. 1 for a stabbing at the Balsam Apartments on McCallum Road in Abbotsford. The victim later died in hospital. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Tyler Wiebe, shown with his two daughters, was stabbed to death on Sept. 1 in Abbotsford.

Online fundraiser started for family of Abbotsford murder victim

Tyler Wiebe was fatally stabbed on Sept. 1; no charges laid yet

Tyler Wiebe, shown with his two daughters, was stabbed to death on Sept. 1 in Abbotsford.
RCMP vehicles outside the Lake Country office (Brittany Webster - The Calendar)

B.C. man charged in fatal Banff stabbing

John Proule, 20, of Lake Country faces second degree murder charge

RCMP vehicles outside the Lake Country office (Brittany Webster - The Calendar)
Jagvir Malhi, 19, was killed in a shooting on Nov. 12, 2018 in Abbotsford.

Trial slated for man accused of 2018 killing of Jagvir Malhi in Abbotsford

Tyrel Quesnelle charged with shooting on Ross Road, as well as 2017 homicide in Surrey

Jagvir Malhi, 19, was killed in a shooting on Nov. 12, 2018 in Abbotsford.
Trina Hunt's remains were found in the Hope area on March 29, 2021. A man was arrested outside her Port Moody home on June 3, 2022 but has since been released. (Photo courtesy of IHIT)

$50K reward renewed for information on Trina Hunt’s murder

Family renews call for leads in cold case on Port Moody woman who was found dead in Hope

Trina Hunt's remains were found in the Hope area on March 29, 2021. A man was arrested outside her Port Moody home on June 3, 2022 but has since been released. (Photo courtesy of IHIT)
Kamaljit Sandhu of Abbotsford was killed on July 28. Her husband, Inderjit Sandhu, has been charged with first-degree murder in her death and will be in court in October to fix a date for trial.

Abbotsford man charged with murder of estranged wife back in court in October

Police believe Inderjit Sandhu, 48, killed his wife at their Abbotsford home

Kamaljit Sandhu of Abbotsford was killed on July 28. Her husband, Inderjit Sandhu, has been charged with first-degree murder in her death and will be in court in October to fix a date for trial.
Owen Charpentier, 25, will be sentenced Nov. 4, 2022 for the manslaughter death of Keith Baldwin. (File)

Date set in Chilliwack for Owen Charpentier manslaughter sentence

Justice Alan Ross will hand down his decision Nov. 4, 2022

Owen Charpentier, 25, will be sentenced Nov. 4, 2022 for the manslaughter death of Keith Baldwin. (File)
Two images of Deedee Brown with different hair colours. Her killer or killers still have not been brought to justice. (Photos submitted)

Seven years have passed since B.C. teen’s murder, still no answers

Body of Deedee Brown found floating off Vancouver Island three weeks after her disappearance in 2015

Two images of Deedee Brown with different hair colours. Her killer or killers still have not been brought to justice. (Photos submitted)
Nicholas Epp was killed in an altercation in downtown Kelowna on Aug. 12 (Nicholas Lorne Epp/Facebook)

Chilliwack man confirmed as Kelowna homicide victim

The incident happened outside the Liquid Zoo

Nicholas Epp was killed in an altercation in downtown Kelowna on Aug. 12 (Nicholas Lorne Epp/Facebook)
RCMP investigating a suspicious death in Castlegar that occurred on Aug. 11. Photo: Submitted

Suspicious death of man, 51, in Castlegar being probed as a homicide

Police confirmed that they are officially conducting a homicide investigation

RCMP investigating a suspicious death in Castlegar that occurred on Aug. 11. Photo: Submitted
(RCMP/Submitted)
(RCMP/Submitted)
A fatal crash occurred Sunday afternoon in the 31900 block of Maclure Road in Abbotsford while police were in pursuit of the occupants of a stolen vehicle that was believed to be connected to a double homicide near Summerland. (Facebook photo)

2 dead in Abbotsford crash connected to Summerland bodies in burned car: RCMP

The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO BC) is now investigating

A fatal crash occurred Sunday afternoon in the 31900 block of Maclure Road in Abbotsford while police were in pursuit of the occupants of a stolen vehicle that was believed to be connected to a double homicide near Summerland. (Facebook photo)
RCMP were called to an area near Shelter Bay Marina around 1:15 p.m. on Friday July, 29 after a call from a member of the public. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)

Vehicle used in West Kelowna homicide: RCMP

The victim has been identified but his name is not being released until next of kin are notified

RCMP were called to an area near Shelter Bay Marina around 1:15 p.m. on Friday July, 29 after a call from a member of the public. (Gary Barnes/Capital News)
Kamaljit Sandhu of Abbotsford was killed on July 28. Her husband, Inderjit Sandhu, has been charged with first-degree murder in her death.

GoFundMe started for family of Abbotsford murder victim Kamaljit Sandhu

Sandhu, 45, was killed in assault at home on July 28; leaves behind two children

Kamaljit Sandhu of Abbotsford was killed on July 28. Her husband, Inderjit Sandhu, has been charged with first-degree murder in her death.
IHIT is investigating the death of a woman in Abbotsford on July 28. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News file)

UPDATE: IHIT identifies victim of Abbotsford homicide as mom of two, Kamaljit Sandhu

Inderjit Sandhu, 48, to remain in custody under his next court appearance

IHIT is investigating the death of a woman in Abbotsford on July 28. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News file)
Yves Côté and the book he co-authored, Metamorphosis: My path to transformation. Côté spent 32 years behind bars for serious crimes including murder, but he says this book is meant to show that change is possible. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. man’s book co-authored by criminologist examines a life of murder and crime

Yves Côté spent just 11 months out of 32 years out of jail, but he believes in real transformation

Yves Côté and the book he co-authored, Metamorphosis: My path to transformation. Côté spent 32 years behind bars for serious crimes including murder, but he says this book is meant to show that change is possible. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
35-year-old Cashmere Ali has been identified as the victim of a double shooting in Maple Ridge on Friday, July 15. (IHIT)
35-year-old Cashmere Ali has been identified as the victim of a double shooting in Maple Ridge on Friday, July 15. (IHIT)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo)

Killer gets life sentence for shooting Abbotsford man in Coal Harbour

Francois Gauthier, 52, gunned down Harb Dhaliwal on April 17, 2021

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo)
An RCMP forensics officers examines the parking lot of a car wash at the corner of Margaret Avenue and Fletcher Street in downtown Chilliwack before noon on Oct. 22, 2019 after an overnight homicide. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Court to hear conflicting descriptions of events during Chilliwack manslaughter sentencing

Crown seeking 9-10 years for Owen Charpentier who shot and killed Keith Baldwin in 2019

An RCMP forensics officers examines the parking lot of a car wash at the corner of Margaret Avenue and Fletcher Street in downtown Chilliwack before noon on Oct. 22, 2019 after an overnight homicide. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
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