Barry Beck says the arrest of 4 suspects in connection along with his son’s loss of life shouldn’t be a trigger for celebration, however he nonetheless sees it as a present forward of what would have been Brock’s 21st birthday.
Beck, a former NHL star with the New York Rangers, Colorado Rockies and L.A. Kings, described the two a.m. name from detectives telling him in regards to the arrests in a prolonged post on Facebook, saying he felt like a “weight had been lifted from my chest.”
“This is far from over but it’s a step forward in our healing and growth process,” he wrote, sharing a police press launch in regards to the arrests.
“Nothing will bring back our son but we can advocate for other murder victims that need support when we have healed and recovered.”
Det. Sgt. Steve Bereziuk introduced Thursday that three males are charged with second-degree homicide, and two with assault inflicting bodily hurt. A fourth particular person was arrested simply as Bereziuk was updating the media.
Police say Brock was attacked outdoors 3063 Binbrook Rd. simply earlier than 2 a.m. on July 26.
When emergency crews arrived they discovered Beck affected by stab wounds. He was taken to hospital, the place he died from his accidents, in line with investigators.
A 16-year-old was additionally damage however survived.
“This was a chance encounter. This was a road rage incident gone bad,” stated Bereziuk. “We are still of that opinion and that was what formed a difficult investigation for us, the fact that there was no link between the accused and Brock Beck and the youth.”
Earlier this week, Brock’s household supplied a $20,000 reward for info resulting in an arrest.
However Bereziuk stated the reward was “of limited impact,” because the police already had the knowledge that led to the arrest.
The household “certainly, I think, feels a sense of relief … They were very, very gracious with us and happy to hear the news,” stated the detective. “I hope it’s another step for them in the healing process.”
In his put up Beck described the months since his son’s loss of life as a “rollercoaster ride of emotions.”
Beck stated the household is “elated” by information of the arrest.
“It’s not cause for celebration but it’s a gift to my son who would have been 21 on this Monday Nov. 30. 4 days from now,” he stated.
“We refuse to be victims anymore,” stated Beck, explaining the individuals who liked his son are all in search of methods to heal.
He thanked the detectives who investigated the case and everybody who lent the household assist since Brock’s loss of life.
“Our prayers have been answered now we will be stronger in the steps to follow,” wrote Beck. “We’ll need to find the courage to move forward and never forget where we came from.”