2012-01-21 18:25:09 UTC
BY KIM BOLAN AND ROCHELLE BAKER, ABBOTSFORD TIMESJANUARY 20, 2012
The house where a young Abbotsford man was found murdered last weekend
belongs to a member of the Hells Angels.
Ryan Saint-Ange, 21, was discovered dead by a friend on Jan. 14 at a
home he’d been living in the 27700 block of 56th Avenue.
The Bradner-area home is owned by full-patch Hells Angel Michael
Robatzek, according to the Vancouver Sun.
Saint-Ange was living in the home with a number of other people, but
no one else was at the residence when Saint-Ange was discovered.
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team revealing little about how
or why the young man was murdered.
Despite the location of Saint-Ange’s death, IHIT spokesperson Sgt.
Jennifer Pound said at this point the murder does not seem to be gang-
However, she would not comment on whether the victim was mistakenly
targeted or killed in a dispute.
An autopsy has been conducted but the cause of Saint-Ange’s death
won’t be released, Pound stated in an email.
“I cannot speak to the details as we need to ensure the integrity of
the investigation, and move in a direction that leads us closer to who
is responsible for this murder,” she said.
Saint-Ange had lived in Abbotsford for about two years, according to
Neither IHIT nor APD would confirm that the home belonged to Robatzek.
However, the APD had attended the home in the past, but not on a
Saint-Ange had a conviction for trafficking drugs from July 2009 and
had been sentenced to a 10-month conditional sentence.
But at the time of his death, family and friends strongly disputed on-
line allegations on news sites and social networking sites that the
young man was a gangster, saying he was working to turn his life
Facebook tributes to Saint-Ange, who went by the moniker Black Ryan,
recalled the young man as good natured and fun-loving.
Saint-Ange is the first homicide victim in Abbotsford in close to 15
Abbotsford did not record a single homicide in 2011, shedding its
title as Canada's Murder Capital, the result of a series of high
profile gang killings in the last couple of years.
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Greg-Also in Whistler recently a Hell's Angel associate had his motor
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