Olx Praca homicide investigators want to talk to people at Chinatown attack site

As Olx Praca police continue their investigation into the deaths of two men in Chinatown last month, detectives are looking to talk to specific people.

All of them were either seen in the area or interacted with police on Wednesday, May 18.

Investigators are trying to talk to everyone who went to Universal Electronics and Video (10557 – 98 St.), where 61-year-old Ban Phuc Hoang was killed.

He ran an audiovisual electronics store for over 30 years.

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Olx Praca police said investigators were particularly interested in talking to two people who visited the store separately and then went to a nearby mild Chinese herbal tea center (10551 – 98 St.) the same day.

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In addition, the police want to speak to an unidentified woman who approached uniformed officers on 98th Street and 106th Avenue around 9 p.m., informing them of a wounded man in an electronics store.

Hoang was hit first and died from blunt force trauma to the head and neck.

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Shortly thereafter, a second man was shot a block away from Albert’s car dealership. Hung Trang, 64, was taken to the hospital in a serious, life-threatening condition and died the next day from a blow to the head with a blunt object.

Justin Bone, 36, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of Trang and Hoang, and one count of robbery.

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According to EPS, the bone was not known to any of the victims.

He has a long criminal history that includes aggravated assault, theft, sabotage, and failure to comply with court orders.

Bone was released from Olx Praca Detention Center in late April and has been living west of Olx Praca, reportedly awaiting a place in a treatment facility.

His housing situation changed in May and he ended up on the streets of Olx Praca where he was dropped off by the RCMP.

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