Homicide Investigations

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Homicide Investigations

The following information is of various major crime investigations that are currently being conducted by the Barrie Police Service.

It is crucial part of any investigation that Barrie Police provide the public particular investigative information to keep the public informed of the progress of each investigation as well as seek the assistance of the public if they have any information that may assist with any of the investigations.

If you have any information that you feel will assist with the following investigations, please contact the Barrie Police Service at (705) 725-7025 or if you wish to remain anonymous please contact Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

If you would like to view the Barrie Police Service's cold case investigations, please click here.

Monday, October 10, 1994

On Monday, October, 10, 1994, Katherine Janeiro was found deceased in her apartment located at 258 Dunlop Street, West, in the City of Barrie. She had suffered multiple stab wounds and succumbed to her injuries prior to being located by her friends.

The Barrie Police Service began an investigation with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Forensic...

Friday, October 14, 2005

On Friday, October 14, 2005,  April Dobson was murdered on the front porch of a friends residence located at 300 Browning Trail, in the City of Barrie.

In the late evening of Friday, October 14, 2005, 40-year-old April Dobson had finished her shift at Swiss Chalet located on Molson Park Drive, and then travelled to a coworkers residence located on Browning Trail...

Thursday, May 23, 2013

On Thursday, May 23, 2013, Jake Surerus was found deceased at the corner of Grove Street and Davidson Street, in the City of Barrie. It is believed that Jake Surerus had contact with several parties from the Greater Toronto Area that evening.

The Barrie Police Service has offered a reward of up to a maximum of $50,000.00 for the information into Jake Sererus’s...

Monday, March 16, 2015

(OPP-SPRINGWATER TOWNSHIP, ON) - On Wednesday March 16, 2016, shortly after ‎12:00PM, officers from the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of human remains being located in a section of the Simcoe County Forest, east of Gill Road, south of  Hillview Crescent, Springwater Township, Ontario.

The human remains were...