Calgary, AB,

Person of interest sought in Ranchlands suspicious death

The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is seeking public assistance to locate a man believed to have information about the discovery of a body in Ranchlands yesterday.

Just after 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, police were called to the 0-100 block of Ranchero Rise N.W., for reports of a deceased man found in a vehicle in the back alley.

An autopsy is still expected to take place early in the week to formally identify the victim, who was in his late 20s. Investigators believe this was a targeted attack, though a specific motive is yet to be determined. The investigation has revealed the victim was shot in the back alley in the early morning hours of Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.

Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance with locating a Charles ONEKA, 29, who is a person of interest in this case. A photo of ONEKA is available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

Anyone with information about this case, or ONEKA’s whereabouts is asked to call police at the non-emergency number 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously through one of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


Case # 17475124