Vancouver Sun – Ibrahim Ali charged for murdering Burnaby teen

September 24, 2018

On September 10, Burnaby RCMP named a suspect in the murder of Marissa Shen, a Burnaby resident who was reported missing in July 2017.  The suspect is a newcomer to Canada, having arrived to Canada as a Syrian refugee only months before the murder occurred.  Because of MOSAIC’s work with newcomers, media outlets were calling on the organization and asking whether services had been provided to the suspect.  In response, MOSAIC issued this statement, excerpts of which were shared by the following media: