UPDATE: Person of interest identified in Alberta quadruple homicide ARRESTED in Toronto

Calgary, Alberta –  (9:00 pm) A woman sought as a person of interest in a recent quadruple homicide has been located and taken into custody.

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Yu Chieh LIAO, 24, who goes by Diana LIAO was arrested at approximately 7 p.m., today, Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Toronto, ON.

The Calgary Police Service would like to thank the media and public for their assistance with this investigation.

BACKGROUND:

Police continue to seek public assistance to locate a woman identified as a person of interest in a recent quadruple homicide.

“We believe Yu Chieh LIAO, 24, who goes by Diana LIAO, is currently in Ontario or Quebec,” said CPS Homicide Staff Sergeant Martin Schiavetta. “It is also believed that she may have dyed her hair and changed her hairstyle.”

LIAO is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for fraud.

She was believed to be travelling with an unknown black male. He has since been identified as Tewodros Mutugeta KEBEDE, 25. He was arrested in Toronto, ON, on unrelated offences on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

On Monday, July 10, 2017, Glynnis FOX, 36, Cody PFEIFFER, 25, and Tiffany EAR, 39, were found deceased in a burnt-out vehicle in Sage Hill. Hanock AFOWERK, 26, was found deceased near Highway 22 and Highway 8 on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

Police believe multiple people may be involved and continue to search for additional crime scenes.

Yu Chieh LIAO, 24, who goes by Diana LIAO was arrested at approximately 7 p.m., today, Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Toronto, ON.
Yu Chieh LIAO, 24, who goes by Diana LIAO was arrested at approximately 7 p.m., today, Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Toronto, ON.

“Due to the investigative sensitivities around this case, we are unable to provide additional comment,” noted Schiavetta.

She was believed to be travelling with an unknown black male. He has since been identified as Tewodros Mutugeta KEBEDE, 25. He was arrested in Toronto, ON, on unrelated offences on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.
She was believed to be travelling with an unknown black male. He has since been identified as Tewodros Mutugeta KEBEDE, 25. He was arrested in Toronto, ON, on unrelated offences on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

Anyone who may have information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using either of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

Information can also be shared via the Homicide Tip Line at 403-428-8877.

Previous report from this case:

Person of interest identified in Alberta quadruple homicide

Case #17289204

Calgary Police Service


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