London Police issue update on Sunday’s Home Invasion Homicide of former member of National Patriotic Front of Liberia

London, Ontario – Members of the LPS Major Crime Section continue to investigate the home invasion and homicide that took place on Pochard Lane early Sunday morning.

London Police Major Crime Section can confirm the victim in this investigation, 44 year old Bill Chamber Horrace, is the same individual that media outlets have been reporting as a former member of National Patriotic Front of Liberia.

The London Police Service continues to consider and pursue all aspects of this homicide investigation. Horrace’s former association with this group is not the primary focus of the investigation.

London Police
London Police

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in online anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com

BACKGROUND

HOME INVASION HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION

UPDATE #1 – LONDON, ON (June 22, 2020) – Members of the London Police Service Major Crime Section continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the home invasion and homicide that took place on Pochard Lane early Sunday morning.

The victim in this matter has been identified as 44-year-old Bill Horace, of Toronto.

The investigation has revealed that four suspects arrived at 232 Pochard Lane in two vehicles at 4:40 am, on June 21, 2020. The suspects forcibly entered the home where a physical altercation occurred which culminated with the victim being shot by one of the suspects. Other family members were inside of the home at the time of the incident.

Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call in relation to this incident, locating the victim who had suffered a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to hospital by Paramedic Services where he was pronounced deceased.

The suspects involved fled the scene prior to police arrival.

The suspects are described as:

1. Male, Black, 6 feet tall, thin build, wearing a black hospital-style mask, grey sweat pants and a hooded sweatshirt.

2. Male, Black, wearing a black hospital-style mask and a hooded sweatshirt with a red strip down the arm. No further descriptors available.

3. Male, Black, wearing a black hospital-style mask and a hooded sweatshirt. No further descriptors available.

4. Male, Black, very light complexion, short with a thin build, short braids and grey sweatpants.

Investigators do not believe this was a random incident.

The London Police Service has received several media inquiries about the identity of the deceased and possible historical association to National Patriotic Front in Liberia. The London Police Service is aware of these inquiries, but cannot confirm this fact at this time.
Further updates will be provided as the investigation progresses.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in online anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com

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