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

The homicide investigation of Katherine Janeiro has reached its 22nd anniversary. Katherine Janeiro was murdered in her apartment located at 258 Dunlop Street West in the City of Barrie. On Monday, October 10, 1994 during the attack Katherine suffered multiple stab wounds and she succumbed to her injuries long before her friends found her lifeless body.

The Barrie Police...

Friday, October 14, 2005

The Homicide investigation of April Lynn Dobson has reached its 10th year.  April Dobson was murdered on the front porch of a friends residence located at 300 Browning Trail in the City of Barrie.

On the night of Friday, October 14, 2005 late in the evening April Dobson, 40 years of age at the time, had finished her shift at the Molson Park Swiss Chalet, and had gone to a coworkers...

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...