Alberta Mirror

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Long private Edmonton cops operation to killing allegation

Key takeaways: 

  • Christopher Lamarche is on a court case summoned of killing a 6-month-old kid. 
  • Jack Humeniuk was found dead in Edtomon house. 

A 6-month old found dead in an Edmonton house: 

The Edmonton Police Service allocated more than a year to a complicated undercover Mr Big operation aiming at Christopher Lamarche. 

Lamarche, 27, is accused of the second-degree murder of his six-month-old son, Jarock Humeniuk. Edmonton cops stated the baby died on May 28, 2017, of blunt vigour trauma. 

Lamarche was apprehended in Vancouver on July 5, 2019, the day after meeting with a private cop officer whom he trusted was the head of a criminal corporation. 

A 19-day judge-alone case started this week in the Edmonton Court of Queen’s Bench with a starting focus on the undercover function dubbed Project Hope. 

The names of all undercover officers are secured by a court-instructed publication prohibition. 

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The first officer, Officer A, who communicated with Lamarche testified, “I was the hook guy.”¬†Source – cbc.ca

Officer A’s assignment was to build a relationship with Lamarche. He went to a restaurant in north Edmonton, Capital Pizza and Steak House, that Lamarche was known to recurrent, expecting to meet up with him. 

Officer A went back six more times before eventually initiating up a discussion with Lamarche.

Eventually, the two exchanged phone numbers with the officer raising the plan of getting work for Lamarche who was unemployed at the time and staying with his parents. 

On Dec. 6, 2018, Lamarche was presented to three more undercover officials when a limousine showed up at Capital Pizza. The community ask Lamarche to join them for dinner.

“We wanted to let him know we were friendly people,” Officer A attested Wednesday. Source – cbc.ca

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