Canada’s most wanted fugitive is a B.C. man wanted for murder who escaped from prison

The list of Canada’s most wanted is getting an update.

The number one spot has been awarded to Rabih Robby Alkhalil who escaped from North Fraser Pretrial in Coquitlam, B.C. on July 21.

Alkhalil, 35, escaped with the help of two suspects who were posing as contractors.

He is wanted for murder and anyone with information leading to his arrest could earn a reward up to $250,000.

Read more: Surveillance video and photos released of 2 suspects who helped B.C. prisoner escape

Click to play video: 'New images of suspects in Robby Alkhalil jail escape'

New images of suspects in Robby Alkhalil jail escape

Number two on the list is Kier Bryan Granado, wanted by the Calgary police.

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He is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant in connection with the death of 26-year-old Hussein Merhi five years ago.

Merhi was shot to death in an alley in the 100 block of Del Ray Road Northeast at around 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 13, 2015.

In July 2019, police charged Joseph Trieu, 26, of Calgary, with one count of accessory after the fact and Granado with first-degree murder – but Granado remains on the loose.

Read more: $100K reward offered in search for Calgary murder suspect Kier Bryan Granado

Click to play video: 'Video captures gunshots from 2015 Calgary homicide'

Video captures gunshots from 2015 Calgary homicide

Toronto Police Service wants the public to be on the lookout for Jabreel Elmi.

The 28-year-old is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder in connection with a shooting that took place on Sept. 18 in the area of Oak and Sumach streets.

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Investigators said three victims were injured by stay bullets during a shooting. Two of them were taken to hospital and the third victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was identified as 27-year-old Thane Murray, a City of Toronto worker who worked at Regent Park Community Centre.

Three months after the shooting, on Dec. 14, police identified three suspects wanted for the shooting. Two of them were found and arrested that same day, however, Elmi is still outstanding.

Read more: Police offering two $50,000 rewards for info leading to arrests in separate Toronto murders

Number four on the list is also from Toronto.

Kiarash Parzham, 30, of Richmond Hill, is wanted for first-degree murder. Toronto police said he is considered armed, violent, and dangerous. If located, do not approach.

Read more: Police issue Canada-wide warrant for man wanted in connection with Toronto homicide

Edmonton Police Service is looking for Saed Osman.

He is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for first-degree murder in relation to a brazen lounge shooting that took place in the area 118 Avenue and 124 Street on March 12, 2022.

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Read more: Canada-wide warrant issued for man wanted in brazen Edmonton lounge shooting

The Calgary Police Service is also looking for Talal Amer. They believe some people may be assisting a man wanted in relation to the death of Angela McKenzie, a 40-year-old mother of five who was killed in a collision on May 10.

According to police, shots were fired after two cars were driving erratically in southeast Calgary.

Canada-wide warrants were issued for Amer and now police believe individuals may be helping the 29-year-old evade police.

Read more: Man wanted in Calgary woman’s death likely receiving assistance to evade police: CPS

Number seven on the list is Darriel Thompson, a 21-year-old man from Mississauga, who is wanted on two counts of second-degree murder and attempted murder.

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This is in connection with a double-fatal shooting in Etobicoke in early January.

On Jan. 3 at around 8:45 p.m., police responded to a shooting near Lake Shore Boulevard West and Thirtieth Street, east of Brown’s Line.

Two men died from their injuries in hospital and a woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The victims were identified as 24-year-old Minyali Wur and 20-year-old Chudier Reat, both from Mississauga.

Read more: 2 suspects sought in Etobicoke shooting that killed 2 men, injured 1 woman in early January

The province of Ontario is offering an additional award of $50,000 for the man who is number eight on the list.

Danick Miguel Bourgeois is wanted in connection with the discovery of a body in Wellington County more than six years ago.

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Frederick “John” Hatch was last seen alive on Dec. 16, 2015, in the area of West Hunt Club and Merivale roads in Nepean in the southwest end of Ottawa.

His body was discovered two days later in the town of Erin, Ont., 450 kilometres away in Wellington County.

Police have now charged 29-year-old Bourgeois, of St. Albert, Ont., with second-degree murder in the incident.

Read more: Canada-wide warrant issued for eastern Ontario man charged with 2nd-degree murder

The man at number nine on the list is believed to be in the Greater Toronto Area, Niagara Falls, Montreal or Edmonton.

Abelmuneim Abdalla, 33, is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for first-degree murder in the death of Andre Rodriguez on Sept. 10, 2020.

Read more: Bolo Program announces list of ‘Canada’s most wanted,’ including several sought by Toronto police

Rounding out the top 10 is Phuong Tan Nguyen, 35, who is wanted by York Regional Police for first-degree murder.

He is wanted in the death of a Markham couple – 37-year-old Quoc Tran and 25-year-old Kristy Nguyen – who were murdered in a “targeted attack” at an address on Zenway Boulevard in Vaughan.

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Officers said they were last seen there on Sept. 18, 2021, around 5:30 p.m.

Read more: Missing Markham couple were likely murdered, Canada-wide warrant issued for suspect: police

Click to play video: 'Warrant issued for man wanted for 1st-degree murder of missing Markham couple'

Warrant issued for man wanted for 1st-degree murder of missing Markham couple

The remaining 15 men on the list are:

  • Youcef Bouras, wanted by police in Longueuil, Que. for murder
  • Tommy Ngo, wanted by the Toronto Police Service for murder
  • Nouraldin Rabee, wanted by the Windsor Police Service for murder
  • Sidi Ayoub Cherkaoui, wanted by the Sûreté du Québec for gangsterism
  • Blake Charbonneau, wanted by the Sûreté du Québec for pimping
  • Harry Rajkumar, wanted by the Toronto Police Service for attempted murder
  • Amardip Singh Rai, wanted by the Surrey RCMP for sexual assault
  • Denis Bégin, wanted by the Sûreté du Québec for being unlawfully at large
  • David Allen Bonness, wanted by the U.S. Marshalls Service for the rape of a child
  • Savang Sychantha, wanted by the Ontario Provincial Police for murder
  • Usman Kassim, wanted by the Toronto Police Service for attempted murder
  • Oliver Ole Langelid, wanted by Creston RCMP for sexual interference
  • Mohamud Hagi, wanted by Windsor Police Service for murder
  • Quinten Meyer is wanted by Oceanside RCMP for sexual assault
  • Ronald Jeffrey Bax is wanted by BC RCMP in conjunction with the FBI for first-degree murder

To see photos and full descriptions, go to the Bolo website. 

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Bolo, which stands for “be on the lookout,” is a program that amplifies wanted notices.

The Bolo program was used to put the word out about accused murderer Brandon Teixeira, who was captured in California in December 2019, after a 14-month manhunt.

In April, Abilaziz Mohamed, who was listed as most wanted on the list by the Toronto Police Service, was arrested hours after the list was released.

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Bolo Program reveals list of ‘Canada’s most wanted,’ including several sought by Toronto police

In May, a B.C. man who was a wanted fugitive in connection with the death of a man in Thailand died in a plane crash, police confirm.

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia (CFSEU-BC) said Gene Karl Lahrkamp died in the plane crash in northwestern Ontario on April 30.

Lahrkamp was wanted in connection with the death of a former Abbotsford gangster, Jimi Sandhu, 32, whose body was found near a villa in Rawai Beach, Muang district of Phuket, Thailand in February according to Crime Stoppers.

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In Canada, Sandhu was known for his involvement with the “UN” Gang, one of the groups involved in a violent ongoing conflict in the Lower Mainland, according to Crime Stoppers. He was deported back to India in 2016 for “serious criminality.”

The Royal Thai Police investigation determined that Sandhu was deliberately targeted by two Canadian gunmen who flew back to Canada in the days following the slaying.

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$100K reward offered in 2015 deadly shooting

CFSEU-BC and its partners were unable to locate Lahrkamp, leading CFSEU-BC to partner with the BOLO Program and in April Lahrkamp was identified as No. 2 on its top 25 list.

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