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Category: Homicide

Update in 2019 East Columbia Street Homicide

New Westminster – On April 27th, 2019 at approximately 7:30 pm, the New Westminster Police Department was called to the 600 block of East Columbia Street for a report of shots fired. Upon police attendance, an adult victim was located deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. New Westminster Police Officers were able to locate the suspect […]

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NWPD and IHIT Investigate New Westminster’s Fifth Homicide

Crime scene update: Clarkson is closed to both vehicles and pedestrians from 6th St to Begbie. Additionally, Lorne Mews is closed to pedestrians. Columbia St sidewalk on the north side from Begbie to Lorne Mews is closed to pedestrians. Thank you for your patience. New Westminster – On November 19th, 2021 at approximately 6:32 am, […]

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IHIT to investigate New Westminster homicide

New Westminster – On March 2nd at approximately 1:00pm, the New Westminster Police Department was called to Princess Street for a report of serious assault. Shortly after the reported incident a suspect was taken into custody. The female victim has since died as a result of her injuries, and the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) […]

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NWPD and IHIT Investigate Homicide

New Westminster – On April 27th, 2019 at approximately 7:30pm, the New Westminster Police Department was called to the 600 block of East Columbia Street for a report of shots fired. Upon police attendance, an adult victim was located deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. New Westminster Police Officers were able to locate the suspect, who […]

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NWPD and IHIT Investigate Homicide

New Westminster – On November 8th 2016 at approximately 3:40am, the New Westminster Police Department was called to the 700 block of 5th Avenue to assist the British Columbia Ambulance Service with a male victim who sustained injuries during an altercation. When officers arrived, a suspect male was located and taken into custody.  The male […]

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NWPD Request on Behalf of Dhandwar Family

New Westminster – On June 3rd, 2015 a senseless attack on an innocent woman occurred in the 1500 block of 8th Avenue.  This attack resulted in a great loss to the New Westminster community and the Dhandwar family. “In light of the tragic event that occurred this week in which we have lost not only our […]

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NWPD Investigating Serious Incident

New Westminster – On June 3rd, 2015 at approximately 6:45pm, members of the NWPD responded to a complaint of a male and female fighting in the 1500 block of 8th Avenue.  As a result of the initial occurrence, members located a deceased female and have taken a male into custody. At this stage of the […]

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IHIT Media Release: Steven ROGERS charged with the Second Degree Murder of Jason COLLETT

New Westminster: On September 16, 2014, at 4:30pm, the New Westminster Police Department attended a residence in the 1100 block of Nanaimo Street for a male found deceased within the residence. The victim has been identified as 38 year old Jason COLLETT.  The family has been notified. On September 17, 2014 the Integrated Homicide Investigation […]

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IHIT Media Release: IHIT investigating death – foul play suspected

New Westminster – On September 16, 2014 at 4:30pm, the New Westminster Police Department attended a residence in the 1100 block of Nanaimo Street for a male found deceased within the residence. It was determined by first responders that foul play was a factor in the individual’s death, therefore, IHIT has assumed conduct of the […]

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IHIT Secures Charges in Connection to Three 2013 Victims

Surrey:   On February 24, 2013 Amritpal SARAN was killed and his body was located in the 12100 block of Colebrook Road in Surrey. New Westminster:  On August 12, 2013 the body of Jill Lyons was located in her apartment in the 200 block of 11th Street in New Westminster.  Less than two weeks later, on […]

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