Man charged in White Rock murder on Sunday, Alberta man shot dead in Burnaby on Sunday identified

JEFFREY Caille, 22,has been charged with one count of second degree murder, one count of assault causing bodily harm and two counts of assault in the death of Bruce Alexander Ridout, 61, on Sunday night in White Rock, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team announced on Tuesday.

On Sunday (August 10), just after 7 p.m., White Rock RCMP attended a home in the 900-block of Ash Street following several 911 calls about a dispute in progress. Police found two injured females and an injured male inside the residence.  BC Ambulance Service transported the two female victims to the hospital where they were treated for their injuries and released.

The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  The cause of death has not been released.

The suspect was seen throwing objects and knives off of the balcony of the home and then fled on foot.  He was apprehended by the White Rock RCMP a short time later. IHIT took over the case.

“There were several witnesses in the area at the time of this occurrence and IHIT is asking witnesses who haven’t spoken with police to come forward with information,” said Pound.

IHIT continues to ask those witnesses with information that have not already talked to police, to call IHIT at 1-877-551-4448.



IHIT on Tuesday (August 12) announced that the 46-year-old man shot dead on Sunday night in Burnaby was Jahanbakhsh Meshkati. He was known to police and was last known to reside in the Toronto area.

IHIT continues to look into a motive and there have been no suspects or arrests made in connection to this homicide.

On Sunday (August 10) just after 10:30 p.m., Burnaby RCMP attended a shots fired complaint near the area of 2nd Street and 19th Avenue and found a male suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead. IHIT took over the case.

“While this investigation is in the very early stages IHIT can confirm that evidence gathered thus far suggests this to be a targeted attack,” said IHIT Staff-Sgt. Jennifer Pound.

If you have any information about this homicide you are asked to contact IHIT by calling their tip line at 1-877-551-4448 or, Crime Stoppers, if you wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477.