• First Degree Murder
  • Sexual Offences

Dennis Melvin Howe

Wanted on Canada-wide warrant for first degree murder, sexual offences.

Dennis Melvin Howe is wanted for the murder and sexual molestation of a nine year old girl. The girl had gone missing from a Toronto area park in January 1983. Her body was later found in the refrigerator of Dennis Melvin Howe's rented apartment. An autopsy revealed that she had been molested and strangled. Howe had fled by the time he was identified and charged with First Degree Murder.

Personal description
  • Aliases: Michael Burns / Wayne King / Ralph Ferguson / Jim Meyers
  • Sex: Male
  • Born: September 1940
  • Hair Colour: Brown
  • Eye Colour: Brown
  • Weight: 170 lbs / 77 kg
  • Height: 5 ft 10 in / 178 cm
  • Scars: Under left side of chin
Other description
  • Short crooked fingers
  • Small gap between front teeth
  • Hairy chest and arms
  • Square shoulders
  • Left handed
  • Known to wear a moustache
  • Walks quickly
  • Smokes heavily
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Take no action to apprehend this person yourself. Report any information to the nearest RCMP detachment or the police in your area or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Considered to be:

  • Armed and dangerous
  • Violent
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