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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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Forensic investigators were on scene in mid-December 2021 at the Langley City home of Naomi Onotera, the day police confirmed her husband has been arrested and charged with manslaughter. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Resident irate that Langley murder victim’s home up for sale

House should be razed, letter writer argues

  • Oct 15, 2022
Forensic investigators were on scene in mid-December 2021 at the Langley City home of Naomi Onotera, the day police confirmed her husband has been arrested and charged with manslaughter. (Langley Advance Times files)
A flower-bedecked memorial to one of the victims stood in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)

Sentencing for Langley triple murderer set to begin in December

Kia Ebrahimian will face a judge on Dec. 16 in New Westminster

A flower-bedecked memorial to one of the victims stood in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)
Police have identified 21 year-old Shemar Jack of Toronto as the victim of a fatal shooting in Richmond Oct. 2. (Courtesy of IHIT)

Victim of fatal Richmond shooting identified as 21-year-old Toronto man: police

Shooting believed to have been targeted and gang-related

Police have identified 21 year-old Shemar Jack of Toronto as the victim of a fatal shooting in Richmond Oct. 2. (Courtesy of IHIT)
RCMP were dispatched to this Langley house after a non-emergency police call turned into a plea for help on June 13, 2020. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the trial of Kia Ebrahimian got underway. He is charged with the deaths of his brother Befrin Ebrahimian, their mother Tatiana Bazyar, and Bazyar’s common-law husband Francesco Zangrilli. (Langley Advance Times file)

Killer changes plea to guilty in triple murder of Langley family

Kia Ebrahimian has pleaded guilty to killing his brother, mother, and step-father

RCMP were dispatched to this Langley house after a non-emergency police call turned into a plea for help on June 13, 2020. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the trial of Kia Ebrahimian got underway. He is charged with the deaths of his brother Befrin Ebrahimian, their mother Tatiana Bazyar, and Bazyar’s common-law husband Francesco Zangrilli. (Langley Advance Times file)
A memorial remains outside the home of Langley City homicide victim Naomi Onotera, who died in 2021. On Monday, Oct. 3, online ads to sell the house on 200th Street were posted. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Home of Langley City homicide victim Naomi Onotera being sold

According to listing, it is a ‘court-ordered’ sale

A memorial remains outside the home of Langley City homicide victim Naomi Onotera, who died in 2021. On Monday, Oct. 3, online ads to sell the house on 200th Street were posted. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP were on scene with IHIT on Friday, March 26, 2022, near the Highway Hotel in Walnut Grove. Justin Bos was recently charged with second degree murder in the death of Cody Mostat. (Advance Times files)

Langley murder suspect’s criminal record included car theft, weapons charges

Justin Bos faces a murder charge in the death of Cody Mostat

Langley RCMP were on scene with IHIT on Friday, March 26, 2022, near the Highway Hotel in Walnut Grove. Justin Bos was recently charged with second degree murder in the death of Cody Mostat. (Advance Times files)
A large police presence at the Langley Highway Hotel in Walnut Grove was noted Friday night, March 25, 2022. It was later confirmed that it was a murder. Six months later someone has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Charges laid in 6-month-old Langley killing

One man has been arrested and faces second-degree murder charges in connection with March death

A large police presence at the Langley Highway Hotel in Walnut Grove was noted Friday night, March 25, 2022. It was later confirmed that it was a murder. Six months later someone has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

Trial in Langley triple murder faces delay due to Queen’s funeral

Day of mourning likely to close down Supreme Court trials

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
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)
Scene of the shooting from Saturday (Aug. 27) night in the 16600-block of 19 Avenue in South Surrey. (Shane MacKichan photo)

UPDATE: Victim of fatal South Surrey shooting identified

Troy Michael Regnier, 37, was shot multiple times outside home in 16600-block of 19 Avenue

Scene of the shooting from Saturday (Aug. 27) night in the 16600-block of 19 Avenue in South Surrey. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Police closed off the west portion of 76th Avenue Aug. 25 so the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) could gather evidence in the area after a 47-year-old man died in a house on the street under suspicious circumstances. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Homicide investigators at a residence in Surrey

IHIT gathering evidence that extends along 76th Avenue in Clayton

Police closed off the west portion of 76th Avenue Aug. 25 so the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) could gather evidence in the area after a 47-year-old man died in a house on the street under suspicious circumstances. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Police are at a vacant lot in the area of 208th Street and 74B Avenue. (Langley Advance Times files)

IHIT charges Langley man for March murder of 29-year-old

Crown lays second-degree murder charges against a 40-year-old in the Nicholas Ball murder

Police are at a vacant lot in the area of 208th Street and 74B Avenue. (Langley Advance Times files)
Police on scene of a fatal shooting at South Surrey Athletic Park on Saturday evening (July 30, 2022). IHIT announced Monday (Aug. 22) that 25-year-old Bryce Dallas Campbell of Surrey has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Charges laid in July 30 double fatal shooting at South Surrey Athletic Park

Surrey’s Bryce Dallas Campbell, 25, charged with second-degree murder, attempted murder

Police on scene of a fatal shooting at South Surrey Athletic Park on Saturday evening (July 30, 2022). IHIT announced Monday (Aug. 22) that 25-year-old Bryce Dallas Campbell of Surrey has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Cory William Thomas, 33, has been identified as the man shot and killed in Maple Ridge on Friday. (IHIT/Special to The News)

Police identify man shot and killed in Maple Ridge

IHIT says murder of Cory William Thomas was connected with drug trade

Cory William Thomas, 33, has been identified as the man shot and killed in Maple Ridge on Friday. (IHIT/Special to The News)
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified the victim in Tuesday’s shooting in Guildford as 30-year-old David Chavez-Jara. (Photo: IHIT handout)

IHIT identifies Surrey man, who was ‘well known to police,’ as victim in daytime shooting

David Chavez-Jara, who was recently convicted on drug-related charges, was a passenger in a taxi when he was shot and killed

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified the victim in Tuesday’s shooting in Guildford as 30-year-old David Chavez-Jara. (Photo: IHIT handout)
A flower-bedecked memorial to one three people who died at the scene of a house fire in Langley in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)

Accused killer opts for no jury in Langley triple-murder trial

Trial of Kia Ebrahimian to begin on Sept. 19 in New Westminster

A flower-bedecked memorial to one three people who died at the scene of a house fire in Langley in the 19600 block of Wakefield Drive on Monday, June 29, 2020. (Langley Advance Times files)
Paul Wynn, 60, in a photo provided to IHIT by his family. (IHIT)

Shooting victim’s family hopes to leave legacy in honour of Paul Wynn

Victim’s brother plans memorial plaque at Creek Stone Place

Paul Wynn, 60, in a photo provided to IHIT by his family. (IHIT)
A joint announcement by the City and Township of Langley said a vigil for victims of the Langley shootings will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m. at Innes Corners Plaza. A previous informal vigil at the same location, seen here, drew about 100 people. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Vigil for victims of Langley shootings planned

Will be held Wednesday, Aug. 3 at Innes Corners Plaza in Langley City

A joint announcement by the City and Township of Langley said a vigil for victims of the Langley shootings will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m. at Innes Corners Plaza. A previous informal vigil at the same location, seen here, drew about 100 people. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
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 Singh Sandhu, 48, to be held in custody until next appearance

IHIT is investigating the death of a woman in Abbotsford on July 28. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News file)
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