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Second Male Arrested in Nebiyu Myers Homicide

May 22, 2021

Incident # 21-13641
 
Brantford Police have arrested and charged a second male in connection with the homicide of 19-year-old Nebiyu Myers.

Cleveland VANEVERY, 19, of Ohsweken, has been charged with 1st Degree Murder, firearms offences, drug possession, as well as breach of a court order.

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, Nebiyu Myers was located inside a residence in the area of Alfred Street and Wellington Street just after 1:00 p.m. suffering from gunshot wounds.  Myers was pronounced deceased at the scene.  

Police do not believe this to be a random incident.

Now that charges are before the courts, investigators will not discuss evidence as it pertains to the case. 

Brantford Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance in providing information related to this homicide. 

Police continue to investigate and encourage anyone with information to contact investigators. If you have any information related to this incident, please contact investigators at 519-756-7050 ext. 2592, or send an email to myershomicide@police.brantford.on.ca  

Information can also be provided anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477, 1-800-222-8477 or http://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/ 
 
  

May 7, 2021

Brantford Police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old male from Brantford in connection with the homicide of 19-year-old Nebiyu Myers.

Elijah MARFOH, 18-years-old, of Brantford has been charged with 1st degree murder, firearms offences and breaching a court order.
 
On Saturday, April 17, 2021 Nebiyu Myers was located inside a residence in the area of Alfred Street and Wellington Street just after 1:00 p.m. suffering from gunshot wounds. Myers was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

Police do not believe this to be a random incident.
 
Now that charges are before the courts, investigators will not discuss evidence as it pertains to the case.
 
Brantford Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance in providing information related to this homicide.
 
Police continue to investigate and encourage anyone with information to contact investigators. If you have any information related to this incident, please contact investigators at 519-756-7050 ext. 2592, or send an email to myershomicide@police.brantford.on.ca

Information can also be provided anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477, 1-800-222-8477 or www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/ 

 

 
April 19, 2021
 
Members with the Brantford Police Major Crime Unit continue to investigate the shooting death of a Brantford man that occurred Saturday, April 17, 2021.
 
Police have identified the victim as 19-year-old Brantford resident, Nebiyu Myers.
 
Myers was located inside a residence in the area of Alfred Street and Wellington Street just after 1:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon suffering from gunshot wounds.  Myers was pronounced deceased at the scene. 
 
Police do not believe this to be a random incident.
 
Officers remain in the area, processing the crime scene and canvassing the neighbourhood.  Police are requesting any members living or working in the area to check any surveillance video between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2021. 
 
Police are looking for a suspect male matching the following description:
  • 20-25 year old, dark skinned male
  • between 5’10” and 6’2”
  • between 160 and 180 pounds
  • wearing dark clothing and a black face mask
Police have set up a tip line for anyone to receive any information relating to this investigation.  If you have any information related to this incident, please contact investigators at 519-756-7050 ext. 2592, or send an email to myershomicide@police.brantford.on.ca.

Information can also be provided anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477, 1-800-222-8477 or www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/

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