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Vancouver police seek man with Alzheimer’s missing for 1 week – BC
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Vancouver police seek man with Alzheimer’s missing for 1 week – BC

Vancouver police are asking for the public’s help to locate a 67-year-old man with Alzheimer’s who has been missing since last Wednesday. Police said Brian Barbour was last seen Sept. 14, leaving his building near East Hastings Street and Hawkes Avenue. 1:34 What happens when a person goes missing in B.C.? What happens when a person goes missing in B.C.? – Sep 21, 2020 Investigators say Barbour virtually never leaves his home and relies on neighbours for support. Trending Stories Russians rush to flee nation after Putin or...
Noelle O’Soup: Coroner didn’t attend death at unit where teen’s remains found months later
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Noelle O’Soup: Coroner didn’t attend death at unit where teen’s remains found months later

The BC Coroners Service did not attend the scene of a sudden, unnatural death at the unit in a Vancouver rooming house where the decomposing remains of Noelle O’Soup and a second adult female were later found, Global News has learned. O’Soup, 13, and the other person were only ultimately discovered by cleaning staff, months after the coroner and investigators should have inspected the suite. 3:43 Questions remain surrounding the disappearance of Noelle O’Soup Questions remain surrounding the disappearance of Noelle O’Soup That revelation, coming from sources with knowledge of the investiga...
Suspect charged in downtown Vancouver machete attack that injured 4 – BC
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Suspect charged in downtown Vancouver machete attack that injured 4 – BC

A 48-year-old man has been charged in a machete attack that sent four people to the hospital with serious injuries on Saturday night. Ibrahim Abdela Bakhit faces one count each of aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.Bakhit is accused of setting his suite on fire in a rooming house near Granville and Smithe streets, then stabbing four people inside the building.They suffered “serious, life-altering injuries,” Vancouver police said in a Monday news release.“When VPD officers arrived at the scene, they were confronted by the suspect who was still armed with the weapon,” police said in the statement. “Shots were then fired by police and the suspect was injured.” Read more: Machete attack victim speaks about downto...