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2 charged

SUDBURY - The body of Kenneth Edwards, 59, was found at the scene of a shed fire on Bancroft Drive about 9am March 11.  Darcy Sheppard, 29, and Patrick Sweeney, 29, have each been charged.  (Sun Media)   PREVIOUS:   Charged    Body found   Body found   


FORT FRANCES - Police have identified the victims as Carol Affleck, 66, and Lovern Affleck, 77.  Tyler John Cousineau, 37, is charged 2 counts of second-degree murder.  (TB News Watch)   MORE:   Charged    Police name victims, suspect      

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Dylan Greenaway, 21, was found without vital signs and with traumatic injuries to the head outside Alvin Curling Public School.  (CBC)   


Body identified

Homicide investigating  

Canadian killed

PUERTO VIEJO - Bruce McCallum, 58, was fatally stabbed in the town of Puerto Viejo.  (Global)   MORE:   Teacher stabbed   Teacher slain   Canadian tourist killed 

Death a homicide

BRANTFORD - A coroner attended the scene and pronounced Robert Waite, 69, deceased.     MORE:   Body discovered   Identified   Deemed murder 

Charges dropped  

ST GEORGES - Jason Andrew Bruyere, 26, was originally charged with second-degree murder and weapons offences following the killing of Jody Brown, 43, and Steven Chevrefils, 35.    (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charged in double homicide  

Jail time

VERNON - Lori Victoria Vance, 39, pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death in connection to a fatal crash on Oct 23, 2014.  The crash killed Erin Rae Smith, 33, of Kelowna.   (Global)   MORE:   Impaired crash nets jail sentence   Crash victim identified  

Woman identified

BARRIE - Dana Camber, 50, was transported to hospital, where she was pronounced dead.   (CTV)  


CHRISTOPHER LAKE - Ryan Clark, 28, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Chris Durocher.   (Global)   MORE:   Murder charge laid 


SASKATOON - Cheyenne Rose Antoine, 20, is guilty of killing Brittney Gargol in March 2015.   (CBC)   MORE:   7 years      Selfie leads to sentence   Woman charged   It could happen to anybody    Death a homicide 


CALGARY - Scott Ferguson was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend, Susan Elko.  (CBC)   MORE:   8 years   Killer apologizes  Guilty of manslaughter   Man charged 

Detectives lay charges

EDMONTON - Casey Darrell Crier, 29, was found dead inside an apartment suite in Block G at 422 Briarwynd Court on March 22, 2015.  Burton William Baptiste Jr, 30, has been charged with second-degree murder. (Sun Media)  MORE:   Charged in stabbing death  Victim identified   Homicide 

Loose rules

OAKWOOD - On Feb 24, a fire swept through a foster home on Quaker Rd.  Teenager, Kassy Finbow, and one of the caregivers, Andrea Reid, were killed.   A 17-year-old resident of the rural foster home for girls has been charged with 2 counts of second-degree murder.   (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Youth pleads guilty   2nd person dies   Youth charged 

I stabbed my girlfriend

CALGARY - Scott Ferguson, 24, admitted to killing his girlfriend Susan Elko, 39, on a 911 call made minutes after she was fatally stabbed.   (CBC)  MORE:   Ferguson trial      

Youth found guilty

REGINA - An 18-year-old man has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing death.  Saeed Warraich, 49, was in another car and was killed.  He was 16 at the time of the crash.   (CBC)  


MISSISSAUGA - Shane Thomas, 28, was gunned down.  Victor Brooks, 23, and Shantel Manbauman, 24, are charged with first degree murder.  6 other people face accessory after the fact charges.  (Global)   MORE:   8 people charged   Victim ID'd   Identified   1 dead  

4 years

MIRA ROAD - Jackie Dean Deveau, 54, had been receiving treatment for PTSD at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital when he was struck on Highway 125, just outside of the hospital, on March 11, 2017.  In Jan, Thomas Joseph Smith, 27, pleaded guilty to leaving the scene+.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea   Accused has a history    Hit-and-run charges

Fires connected to murder

ST CATHARINES - Livia Beirnes, 74, was tied to a pole in her basement when her home at 11 Oakwood Ave was set ablaze on Aug. 4, 2010.   (Sun Media) MORE:   Livia Beirnes 2010 homicide    Reward offered  

Documents name victim

EDMONTON - Terrance Logan Farnham, 38, was charged with aggravated assault, but the charge was upgraded after Glen DaCosta died of his injuries in hospital.  (Edmonton Journal)  PREVIOUS:   Inured man dies   Man charged   


TORONTO - Kareem Hastings, 22, was found dead in the stairwell of a high-rise on Lawrence Ave W.  Kadeem Davis, 22, is charged with first-degree murder.  (CP24)   MORE:   Man arrested   Charged   Identified   Shooting   Suspicious death   Body found     

Victim of foul play

THUNDER BAY - On Nov 24, 2016, Justin 'Milky' Duncan, 23, was reported as a missing person.  Police believe that Justin was the victim of foul play.  (Net News Ledger)   MORE:   Linked to homicide   Believed murdered   Suspect foul play

Police name victim

TORONTO - Shoaib Asakzai, 25, was found in life-threatening condition in a parking lot on Thorncliffe Park Drive.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Man killed   Identified    Shooting   Shot man dies 


CALGARY - A man found dead inside a bullet-riddled car has been identified as Hussam Ahmad Ismal, 31.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspicious death   Body found  

Husband charged

WAINWRIGHT - RCMP have charged Robert Dean Clifford, 35, with second-degree murder in the killing of his estranged wife Nichole Clifford, 31.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Suspicious death

Woman found dead

ORILLIA - The deceased has been identified as Jennifer Clough, 31, of Ramara Township.   MORE:   Police ID woman   

Assault victim dies

CALGARY - Trisheena Simon, 28, died in hosptial on Feb 24.   (CBC) 

OPP investigating

MISHKEEGOGAMANG FN - Delbert Sainnawap, 34, died in hospital.  (CBC) 


WINDSOR - Dallas Nelson, 19, is dead and David Formosa, 45, is in custody after a dispute between them ended in a fatal gunshot.  (Windsor Star)  MORE:   Fatal shooting   Man charged  

Woman was shot

EDMONTON - Cynthia Deborah Kennedy, 39, died from gunshot wounds.   (Global)     MORE:   Shot    Woman had warrants for fraud   Body found   Found dead  

4 charged

CALGARY - Trevor Lomond was found Sept 13, 2016.  Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan, 30, Abdulrizak Osman Jeyte, 30, Mahad Liban Dirir, 31, and Ahmed Mohamed Farah, 32, are each charged with first-degree murder.  (Metro)  MORE:   4 charged   Arrested   4 men charged  

3 charged

WINNIPEG -  Jennifer Barrett, 42, shared a home at 38 Forest Lake Drive with the 3 accused.   Perez Adaryll Cleveland, 43, was charged with first degree murder.  Jessica Elizabeth Reid, 34, and Holley Alyssa Sullivan, 28, were both charged with accessory after the fact.   (CTV)   MORE:   3 arrested   Brutal death     


BRAMPTON - Emmerson Courtney Hennie, 36, was wanted for the fatal shooting of Anne Millington-White, who was killed during a 2014 fight between rival gang members in Lachine.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Suspect arrested 

Man found slain

TORONTO - Police officers located Guildod Amini-Kouchesfahani, 20, without vital signs on Redstone Road at about 9:30pm.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Murder investigator on front lawn   Stabbing   Victim identified   Stabbing  

1 arrested

BRAMPTON - Travis Babbington, 24, is charged in the death of Jahsavior Reid, 19.  (Brampton Guardian)   

Police seek suspects


Victim ID'd



OHSWEKEN - Dustin Monture, 27, died in hospital the day after he was shot in the head in Feb.  Police have charged Aaron Martin, 39, and Sharon Hill, 40.   (CTV)  MORE:   2 charged   Identified   Shooting  

8 years

THUNDER BAY - Randel Wabasse was sentenced to 8 years in prison for the killing of Adam Nicodemus Beaver, 46, in 2014.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charge in stabbing    

Assault death

TORONTO - Police said Michelle Riley, 36, was assaulted in an apartment building on Dawes Road.  Brian Williams, 51, has been charged with one count of second-degree murder.  (Global)  


ID'd as victim

Woman took in homeless men

Man charged   

Suspect dead

TORONTO - John Croitoru died at the Keele Community Correctional Centre.  Croitoru was charged by Hamilton Police in the 1998 murders of Lynn Gilbank  and her husband Fred.    (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Johnny K-9 dies  

Fight death

TORONTO - Haozhi Wang, 19, was transported to the hospital by friends where he succumbed to his injuries.  Boqiao Fan, 19, is charged with second-degree murder.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Charged   Brawl death  

Men charged 

MILTON KEYNES - Police discovered the body of Canadian Suren Sivananthan, 32.  Prashanth Thevarasa, 23, Gnanachandran Balachandran, Kiroraj Yogarajah, and a 17 year-old from Croydon who has not been named, have been charged.  MORE:   Long distance love   Toronto man killed 

Accused ID'd

MCDOUGALL - Vikram Dhindsa, 34, of Mississauga, was charged by the West Parry Sound OPP with 'disposing of a body in a wooded area.'  The charge against him was withdrawn after his death.  (Parry Sound North Star) PREVIOUS:   Accused now deceased   Accused dead   Arrest   Human remains found  

13 years

SHERWOOD PARK - Brian Beglau, 60, pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of Melanie Hunter, 55.  (Sun Media)  PREVIOUS:   Man charged   Woman found dead  

Bus driver killed

WINNIPEG - Bus driver Irvine Fraser,  58, was attacked and killed by the passenger just before 2am.  (Brian Kyle Thomas), 22, was arrested.   (CBC)  MORE:   Charged laid  


TORONTO - Alexander Khalilov, 25, pleaded guilty to 3 counts of second-degree murder in the July 15, 2013 slayings of his mom, Tatiana Khalilova, 49, and Svetlana Babaega and Victor Zybin, both 76. (Sun Media)   MORE:   18 years   


KAMLOOPS - Cody Foster, 26, was killed during an altercation in an RV park in the 9000-block of Dallas Drive.     Stephen George Fraser, 56, is facing one count of second-degree murder.  (Kamloops This Week)   MORE:   Victim ID'd   Charges    

Death a homicide

CALGARY - Victoria Levesque, 25, whose body was found near the Hamlet of Lyalta was murdered.   (CTV) 

Death ruled a homicide
Sister of MLA 


ST CATHARINES - Police were called to a Appelby Drive residential and found a 39-year-old woman dead with obvious signs of trauma.  Karl McAdorey, 43, was arrested at the scene taken into custody.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Man faces murder charge   


MARKHAM - Officers found Noel Williams, 27, of Markham, suffering from gunshot wounds. Police charged Jasper Atienza, 28, with first-degree murder.  Cops are now hunting Laurie Phan, 22.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Warrant issued    Turned herself in   Charged 

11 years

PRINCE ALBERT - Jordan Herron was found guilty by a jury of second-degree murder in the April 2014 murder of Clayton Bear, 17.  Orren Johnson, was found guilty of first-degree.   (CTV)   MORE:   2 convicted    2 men charged 

Charges in double homicide 

BARRIE - Dyrrin Daley, 24, has been charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder.  The victims have been identified as Nick Pasowisty, 19, and his father Jayme, 51.    MORE:   Charged   Double homicide   Arrest 


AJAX - Upon arrival, police found Jermaine Auld, 33, with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Police ID victim   Shooting    


TORONTO - Tyrone Tomlinson, 21, was found in front of a home on Langford Ave, where he had been visiting a friend.   (CBC)  MORE:   Victim identified 

Death by dangerous driving

LEICESTER - Muhammad Javid, 20, drove into Victoria Gayle, 25, from Canada, in Upperton Road, just before midnight on June 6.   (BBC)      

Teen charged

WINNIPEG - Tyler Kirton, 25, was pronounced dead.  A 16-year-old was charged with first degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charge upgrade   First-degree charges

Hit-and-run charges

VAUGHAN - Adam Colucci, 35, was struck by a vehicle in the area of Highway 7 and Keele St.   Dustyn Sharp, 19, of Toronto, has been charged.  (CP24)  PREVIOUS:   Police ID victim   Identified   Hit-and-run  


OTTAWA - Awale Hussein, 23, accused of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Brian Boucher turned himself in to police.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect turns himself in   Stabbing   Victim identified    


DUCK LAKE - RCMP arrested Bobby Gamble, 24, of Beardy's First Nation in connection with the death of John Brown, 52, of Christopher Lake.   MORE:   Murder charge   Charged  


OSHAWA - Police found Darius Thorne, 18, in the hallway of an apartment on 9 Quebec St.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Victim identified   Victim dies   Shooting victim dies 


TORONTO - When police arrived on scene, they found Ali Rizeig, 18, suffering from gunshot wounds.  (CP24)  

Impaired charge

MONCTON - Daniel Hebert, 28, has been charged with impaired driving causing death.  (CP) 


PETERBOROUGH - The dead man has been identified as Paul Atchison, 43.  Bryan Townson, 34, was charged with first-degree murder.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Charged    


HUDSON BAY - Stacie Lewis, 27, was shot at a home. Steven Lee Lewis, 32, has been charged with first-degree murder.   (CBC)    MORE:   Estranged husband charged   


TORONTO - Mohamed El Hatimy, 32, died of multiple gunshot wounds.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:  Police ID victim   Body discovered   Man found shot    Body found  

Suspect sought

WARBURG -  Christopher O'Reilly, 36, was taken to hospital where he died.  Gerald Peter Krahn, 29, is wanted on for second-degree murder.   (Sun Media)   MORE:   Arrested

Inmate death 

TORONTO - Victor Ogundipe, 41, was seriously injured and taken to hospital, where he died a short time later.  Jalani Hibbert, 22, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)    MORE:  Inmate killed  Inmate death    South Detention Centre 


EDMONTON - Officers responded to a suite in an apartment building near 101 Ave & 151 St  where they discovered the body of Donald Alfred Carruthers, 66.  Carl Perteet, 59, is charged with second-degree murder.   (Sun Media) MORE:   Charged   Violent altercation  

Death a homicide

RED DEER - Lyndon Olsen, 34, appeared in court to face a charge of manslaughter with a firearm.  Randee Lynn Stewart, 25, who died on Feb 1.  (Red Deer Advocate)   PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death    

Senior charged

MISSISSAUGA - Police arrested Arnold Kendall, 82, a resident of the Camilla Care Community, 2250 Hurontario St, and charged him in the death of Keith Wood, 79.   (Metroland Media)   MORE:   Senior charged  

Assisted death

MONTREAL - Michel Cadotte, 55, is accused of killing his wife, Jocelyne Lizotte, 60.  She had been living with Alzheimer's disease and had recently tried to obtain a medically assisted death, but was refused.   (CBC)  


Crime of compassion

Seniors' residence death

Emile Gamelin Residence

Possible compassionate murder   

Man charged

OSHAWA - Cotie Weekley, 31, was found deceased with multiple stab wounds inside a home on Simcoe St N.  Wesley Guzylak, 31, is charged with first-degree murder.   (CP24) 

My mom is dead

Police lay charge

Man charged



Fundraising begun for daughter

Family rallies around daughter   


BLOOD FN - Police have arrested and charged Jimmy Bad Man, 42, with manslaughter in the death of Sara-Jean Big Sorrel Horse of the Blood First Nation.   (PostMedia)  


TORONTO -  Police were called to 2999 Jane St at 10:17pm  for reports of a shooting and found the body of Dameion McFarland, 35.   (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting    Suspect sought    


PRINCE GEORGE - Aaron Ryan Moore and Joshua Steven West both remain in custody, charged with 2 counts of murder.  (Prince George Citizen) 

Double homicide

Wife, lover arrested

LOS ANGELES - Monica Sementilli, 45, and Robert Baker, 55, were arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the Jan. 23 slaying of Fabio Sementilli.  Police believe the 49-year-old Fabio Sementilli had been killed for a $1.6M life insurance policy (AP)  

Wife and her boyfriend arrested 

Hairdresser found murdered

Hairstylist found stabbed

Stabbed and beaten

Canadian killed  


EDMONTON - The woman's death is being treated as a homicide while the man's is not. Police decided not to release the names of the victims.  A property search showed the owners of the house as Dr Clive Deutscher, 71, and his wife Karlene Johner, 59.  (PostMedia)   MORE:   Murder-suicide   Pair found dead   

Deadly fire was arson

TORONTO - A fire that killed 4 people at a seniors' public housing complex was arson.  Authorities have not released their identities, but family members have identified 3 of them as married couple Hyacinth and Charles Roberts and Azeema Khan-Safraj, 86.  (Globe & Mail)  PREVIOUS:   Fire leaves questions  

Run-and-run victim

REGINA - Jamie Gallon, 42, was riding his bike on of Ross Ave near McDonald St before 7:30pm Sunday when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.  (Regina Leader Post)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run   

History of mental illness

GATINEAU - Jean-Francois Dupuis, 21, accused of killing Therese Gauvreau, 83, has been found fit to stand trial, but has been sent for more psychiatric evaluation.  (CBC)  MORE:   Suspicious death    Suspicious death 

Police ID man

TORONTO - Anastasios Leventis, 39, was pronounced dead at the corner of George St after paramedics arrived at the scene.  (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting was gang related   Police won't disclose   Brother faces OC charges  

Arrest, warrant issued

MONCTON - Jesse James Perry-Belliveau, 25, and Kimberly Cormier, 45, have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Rodney Perry, 47.   (Global)   MORE:   Charges laid    2 charged   


TORONTO - Dylan Gill, 24, died after an early morning shooting.  (CBC)   


WINNIPEG - Trenten Jeffrey Balonyk, 38 was found dead on Sherbrook St.   (CBC)  

Upgraded charge

WHITESTONE - On Jan 16, at 7:24pm, OPP responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 124.  Thomas Hennig, 22, McKellar Township, was arrested. Killed in the crash was David Robb, 56, of Ahmic Harbour.   (Parry Sound North Star)   

Turns himself in

SASKATOON - Daniel Forest, 27, was the focus of a police search after a 45-year-old man, identified as Rodney Wailing was found badly beaten in a Pleasant Hill home.   (CBC)  MORE:   Charged with second-degree murder   Person of interest   Man found dead  

3 facing charges

EDMONTON - When police arrived, they found Ian Janvier, 28, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  Charges have been laid against: Devin Robert Carlton, 26, Robert Michael Hill, 27, and Joshua Ted Calliou, 26.   (CTV)  MORE:   3 charged   Deemed homicide   Suspicious death   Shooting    

Drive-by shooting

SADDLE LAKE - Police are investigating after finding Chavez Boysis, 26, dead.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Targeted shooting    Man shot  


CALGARY - The victim, Itgel Baatarsuren, 22, was left at the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre by someone in a white Pontiac G5 at around 9pm. (Global)   MORE:   Victim identified   Homicide   Shooting victim dies 

Warrant issued

SASKATOON - Curtis Kevin Morin, 25, is wanted for second-degree murder in connection with the death of Bailey Lonechild, 29.   (Global)  MORE:   Suspect arrested     Police ID suspect   Victim convicted of manslaughter  


ATIKAMEG - Ivy Laboucan, 40, was charged with second-degree murder in in the death of Jeff Gladue, 32.   Warrants have been issued for the arrest of Blake Anderson, 21, and Patrick Letendre, 24.   (Global)   MORE:   1 arrested   2 wanted   Anderson arrested   Shooting   RCMP investigate    

Murders, suicide

UPPER BIG TRACADIE - The deceased are Lionel Desmond, 33, his wife, Shanna Desmond, 31, their daughter Aaliyah, 10, and Brenda Desmond, 52, who was Lionel's mother.   (CBC)   MORE:   4 bodies found   Struggling ex-soldier   Murders, suicide


HALIFAX - The bodies of Clifford William 'Bill' Ward, his wife Ida and their daughter Ann were found on Jan. 7, 2015, in the burned-out remains of the elder Wards' home on the Old Guysborough Road in Goffs, NS.  Codey Hennigar was subsequently charged with 3 counts of second-degree murder and has admitted to the killings.   (CBC)


Admitting to killings

More charges

Family member charged

3rd body found

Man in custody 

Shooter changes plea to guilty

QUEBEC CITY - Alexandre Bissonnette, the man accused of killing 6 men as they attended prayer in a Quebec City mosque has pleaded guilty to 6 charges of first-degree murder and 6 of attempted murder.  The charges against Bissonnette, 28, were related to a shooting attack at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Jan 2017.  (PostMedia)

Bissonnette pleads guilty

Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec

Alexandre Bissonnette
Quebec City mosque shooting

Suspect charged
Victims identified
Victims shot in the back

Lone gunman
Mosque posts video
What happened to Bissonnette?
10 minutes of terror
Suspect called police to confess  

2 found shot

EDMONTON - Police said the double-homicide of Navdeep Sidhu, 24, and Harman Mangat, 22, was drug related.   (PostMedia)   MORE:   2 BC men found shot  


TORONTO - Police have identified the man shot and killed as Anthony Earl Smith, 41.  (Metro)   MORE:   Victim ID'd   Cops identify victim   Victim dies    Shooting   


MONTREAL - Ali Awada, 28,  is the son of Mohamed Awada, killed in the fall of 2012, in the series of settlements that preceded the return of Mafia godfather Vito Rizzuto to Montreal.  (La Presse)   MORE:   Shooting   Fatal shooting 

Woman charged

DRIFT PILE RIVER - Edna Jean Smith, 58, of Grande Prairie has been charged with criminal negligence causing death in a crash that Bertha Giroux, 36, Keegan, 11, and 9-month-old Grace.  (CP)  MORE:   Charges laid 

Charged again

MONTREAL - Glen Crossley is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of Albert Arsenault, 70. (CBC)   MORE:   Now facing manslaughter charge    Another case     Victor Davis


OSHAWA - The victim, identified as Dominik Prusinski, 21, was rushed to a hospital where he died a day later.   (CP24)   MORE:   Victim identified    Stabbed man dies   

Woman murdered

SAINT-LIN-LAURENTIDES - The SQ confirmed that the victim is Mylene Laliberte, 24. (TVA Nouvelles) 

Woman killed

Woman murdered 


LONDON, ON - Jonathan Zak, 29, was shot dead in a park on May 31, 2012.  Police announced a murder charge against William McDonald, 26.  McDonald has been in custody for a separate murder charge in connection to the Dec 2016 shooting death of Emmanuel Awai.  (Global) 

Cold case charge

Man charged


Unsolved murder of Zag

Awai shooting charge


Found dead   


FORT MCMURRAY - Staff at the Bridgeport Inn called police when they found the body of Leslie Paul Laboucane, 28.  Police arrested Robert Kenneth Laing, 27.  (Sun Media)  

7 years

MELFORT - Candace Gail Moostoos, 34, was found guilty of causing the death of her great-uncle, Alpheus Burns, 70.    (paNOW)   MORE:   7 years   Woman gets 7 years   Guilty of manslaughter  

Festival shooting

PLAYA DEL CARMEN - At least 4 people have died and 12 others have been injured after a shooting at a club on the last night of the BPM Festival in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen.    (Guardian UK) 

Music festival shooting

Gunman opens fire

Shooter was after specific target

Canadian security guard killed

Cartel targeted Canadian organizers


WINNIPEG - Tyron Custer Harper, 23, had been wanted in connection with the Dec 20 killing of Clarence Ignace, 25, on Kennedy St.   (Sun Media)  PREVIOUS:   Suspect sought   Man wanted   Police search for man  


KAMLOOPS - The Dec 30, 2016 murder of Sean Dunn, 42, came after an early morning fight.  James David Bond, 27, is facing a single count of murder.  (CFJC)  MORE:   Fight death arrest   Man charged   Victim named    

Found guilty

VANCOUVER - Andelina Hecimovic has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing death relating to a 2010 collision that killed Johnny De Oliveira, 21, and his girlfriend Beckie Dyer, 19.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   SCC 36260    2014 BCCA 0483   Justice system fails  

14 years

SAGUENAY - Yves Martin, 37, blood-alcohol level was twice the legal limit when his truck collided with the vehicle carrying Mathieu Perron, his pregnant wife Vanessa Viger and their 4-year-old son in Chicoutimi, QC, in Aug 2015.   (CBC)  

Man charged

SASKATOON - On Oct 18, 2015, police were called to a home to check on the welfare of Bradley Buffalo, 30.  Police have charged Joshua Burwell, 21, with first-degree murder.   (CBC) 


CALGARY - Officers found Mark Maurice Mitchell, 45, seriously injured in a home in 00-block of Fonda Drive SE.  Morris Stern, 55, is charged.   (CBC)  MORE:   Charged     

Mother NCR

EDMONTON - Justice Wayne Renke said he had found Christine Longridge not criminally responsible for killing her daughter Rachael, 21, on Dec 23, 2016.  An agreed statement of facts outlined Longridge's long history of mental illness.   (CTV)

Not criminally responsible

Mother charged

Son caught mother stabbing daughter

Mom charged


Mother had mental health issues 



PLAISANCE - Timothee Fournier, 24, is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Erik Dugas.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Murder   Body found   Victim identified  


WATSON LAKE - Alfred Thomas Chief, 31, was charged with first degree murder after Olson Wolftail, 87, was found dead inside a Watson Lake home, on Dec 23.   (CBC)     

Woman charged

TORONTO - Michael Jacobson, 48, succumbed to his injuries on Dec 25, 2016.  Shirley Elizabeth Shubley, 55, is charged.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Victim ID'd   Stabbing   Stabbing


PAUL BAND FN - RCMP have identified the victim as Christian Sidney Mark Grayhorseman, 20.  (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide    Victim gang member   

Impaired charges

LARK HARBOUR - Walter Alfred Joyce, 45, is charged with impaired driving causing the deaths of Marilyn Sheppard, 51, and Merle Sheppard, 59.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   2 killed  

8 years

LOON LAKE - Anthony Mitsuing, 32, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of Jordan Sandfly, 28.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Body found   Man charged

Foster mom charged

RM OF SPRINGFIELD - Lisa Marie Campbell, 26, was charged with manslaughter in connection with Lydia Whitford's death in July 2016.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Death ruled a homicide   Woman with autism killed   What did we miss? 


DELINE - Irene Tetso, 65, was found dead on Dec 23.  Jonathan Tetso, 31, is  charged with second degree murder.   (CBC)  

Police wouldn't name killer

TORONTO - Police say they finally know who stabbed Peel schoolteacher Graham Hugh Pearce, 36, to death on March 20, 1983 - but they won't name the killer because he's also dead.  Police identified a person of interest in the investigation as Ronald Thomas Gale, who was 22 when Pearce was killed.  Gale died in 2001.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Police say they have solved a 1983 murder  

7 years

KAMLOOPS - Monica Sikorski was 17 on Nov 21, 2008, when Tyler Myers was killed in the schoolyard Salmon Arm.  Sikorski walked Myers into the schoolyard with knowledge her 16-year-old boyfriend was hiding in a nearby stand of trees, armed with a rifle.  (Kamloops this week)  MORE:   Woman sentenced for having boyfriend murdered   Kamloops This Week - Tyler Myers     2 charged in 2008 homicide 

Man found dead

WINNIPEG - The man found dead in the home in the 200-block of Belmont Ave has been identified as, Edward Lee Dyck, 55.  Dale Gregory Hilderman, 51, has been charged with second degree murder.   (My Toba)   MORE:   Homicide   Body found 


TORONTO - On July 19, 2009, Tevon Mitchell, 18, died after he was shot outside a home.  Christopher Reauz Shaw has been charged him with second-degree murder.   (CBC)  MORE:   Arrest in 2009 murder    Arrest in drive-by shooting  

Murders - suicide

SPRUCE GROVE - Police arrived shortly after the bodies of Ryder, 11, and Radek MacDougall, 13, and father Corry MacDougall, were discovered. (CTV)  MORE:   3 found dead   Mom speaks out  

Murder charge

EDMONTON - Dana Fash, 38, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jeanette Marie Cardinal in Feb 2011.  (Global)   MORE:   Rapist charged with murder   Cold case arrest  


OUTER COVE - Graham Veitch, 18, charged with the first-degree murder of David Collins, 55, has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric assessment.  Veitch is the son of the woman Collins was living with.   (CBC)  MORE:   Suspect in custody     

Canadian killed

SYRACUSE - David Schmidinger called 911 and told a dispatcher he had killed his girlfriend and was waiting for the police.  In a room at the hotel officers found the body of Michelle Paterson, 44, of Brampton, ON.  (Syracuse Post Standard)     MORE:   Psychological evaluation ordered  

4 charged

LONDON, ON - Police found Chad Robinson, 26, unresponsive and suffering from apparent stab wounds.  Miguel Chacon-Perez, Irvin Aparicio Chicas, Samuel Aparicio and Octavio Merino were remanded into custody.   (Global)   MORE:   Identified   Christmas party stabbing    

2 charged

SADDLE LAKE FN - Police could not find the victim, Robert Stamp, 25, but did find 'significant evidence at the scene that foul play was likely to have occurred.'   On Dec 18, police arrested and charged Jordan Steinhauer and Sara Brertton, both 26, with second-degree murder.  (Global)  

Brother charged

OTTAWA - Musab A-Noor, 29, was charged in the death of Asma,  32, and Nasiba A-Noor, 29.   (CBC)   MORE:   Brother on suicide watch   Double homicide  


TORONTO - Police said Shayne MacDonald, 21, is wanted for second degree murder in the death of his aunt Sarah Vermelhudo, 38.  (CBC)  MORE:   Suspect    Stabbing   Suspect arrested 


TORONTO - Officers say the body of Kareem Hastings, 22, was found in a stairwell of the building at 2089 Lawrence Ave W.   (CTV)   MORE:   Shooting   Suspicious death   Body found 


MASKWACIS - On Dec 11, RCMP were called to a home on the  Samson Reserve.  Officers arrived to find Neil Omeasoo, 55, dead.  Colin Reed, 45, was arrested on the scene and charged with manslaughter.   (CTV) 


OTTAWA - Police have identified the victim as Abdullah Al-Tutunji, 20. Jorden Larocque-Laplante, 20, is facing a second-degree murder charge.  (CTV)  MORE:  Suspect in custody    Stabbing


TORONTO - Yusef Hagi Ahmed, 27, was shot during the course of an altercation outside Tropics Restaurant and Bar on Markham Road.   (CP24)   MORE:   Identified        

3 charged

REGINA - 3 people have been charged in the death of Ryan Daniel Sugar, 31.  Colinda Lee Hotomani, 35, Jessica Dawn Pangman, 27, and Gregory James Wolfe, 24, have been charged with first-degree murder.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Homicide    Body found at fire scene    

Man charged

KINGSTON - Christine Thompson, 41, was struck by a grey SUV. The collision left Thompson with fatal injuries, while the driver and vehicle fled the scene.  Kevin Heymans, 53, has been charged.   (Sun Media)    MORE:   Hit-and-run arrest   Accused identified 


RED EARTH FN - Ramsey Whitehead, 29, died at the scene.  Davis Demery Lester Whitehead, 24, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CBC)  MORE:  Charged   Stabbings   Charge laid   Murder charge 

Canadian killed

KARAK - A Canadian woman was killed in a shootout between police and armed men who had holed themselves up in a medieval castle.   (Reuters)    MORE:   Shootings   Tourist killed   Canadian remembered

Cold case charge

SYDNEY - Harold James 'Buster' Slaunwhite, 82, was found dead on Sept 10, 2006.  Police arrested Raymond Glenn Farrow of Glace Bay and charged him with murder.  (CBC)   


OTTAWA - Lee Germain, 32, was rushed to hospital, but died from his injuries.  Steven Frenette, 33, has been charged with first degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Warrant issued   Frenette turns himself in


WINDSOR - Jordan Ganovicheff, 32, is charged with first-degree murder after a 35-year old man was pronounced dead in hospital.  (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide  


TORONTO - Faysal Mohamed Hees, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Homicide 

Suspect arrested

MONTREAL - Frederick Gingras, 21, who launched into a bloody storm in eastern Montreal, leaving 2 dead and one wounded in his wake, had serious mental health problems.  (Le Presse)  MORE:   Arrest   Suspect sent for mental health evaluation   2 dead, 1 arrested  Carjacking    

Men charged

CALGARY - Matin Hamid Ahmet, 21, was arrested in the death of Ezzulddin Al-Ogaidi, 17.  Ahmed Abid, 24, Mohammed Khalil, 28, and Ashraf Ajil, 23 - have all been charged with accessory after the fact to murder.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charges   Multiple people in custody   3 facing charges  

Man and woman charged  

MONTREAL - Richard Hunt, 38, and Melanie Binette, 28, are facing one charge each of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Joseph Fluet and Steven Lamarsh.   (CTV)   MORE:   2 arrested   Police seek witnesses  Double homicide    Victim was a Rock Machine   

Charges stayed

MARTENSVILLE - Morgan Kendall Upton was facing manslaughter charges in connection to a fatal April 2015 fight.    The fight left Vance Labrecque, 44, unconscious outside the bar.  He died weeks later in hospital.   (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Man dies in hospital  


TORONTO - Police identified the victim as Ardian Kaloshi, 46.   (Global)   MORE:   Man shot outside social club   


OTTAWA - Leslie Mwakio, 17,  was found shot in an SUV  (CBC)   MORE:   Victim identified   Shooting   Man shot     

Impaired charge

TORONTO - Galeeb Abau-Jabeen, 23, was behind the wheel when the car went off the road.  Police confirm a 25-year-old male is dead.   (CBC)   MORE:   Impaired driving causing death  

Disappearance now suspicious

ST ANTHONY - The RCMP in NW Newfoundland say the disappearance of Jennifer Hillier-Penney, 38, is considered suspicious.  (CP)   MORE:   Barking up the wrong tree    

Careless driving conviction

TORONTO - Erica Stark, 42, was on the sidewalk when a Dodge Caravan swerved onto the curb and hit her.  The driver Elizabeth Taylor, 35, was convicted of careless driving and sentenced to a $1,000 fine and a 6-month driving ban.   (Metro)   MORE:   Part of us died too 

He's still a coward

BRANTFORD - Kent Owen Hill walked out of court a free man after pleading guilty to manslaughter and being sentenced to time served in the death of Tashina General, 21, and her unborn child in Jan 2008.  (PostMedia)   PREVIOUS:   New trial ordered   Body found is missing pregnant woman         

Double homicide

OTTAWA - Police found Dave Rogers, 69, and Merrill Gleddie Rogers, 63, dead outside in the backyard near a shed.  The 22-year-old man in custody is the couple's son. (CBC)   MORE:  Bodies found   Parents may have been killed weeks ago   

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - The victim of a fatal shooting at 87 Munro St has been identified as Marcus Gibson, 24.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim had ties to street gang    Criminal history   Victim was previously charged with murder   Shooting   Charges stayed   Man shot   Shooting 

Foul play suspected

GIBSONS - RCMP say foul play is suspected in the case Dane Stanway, 27, who was reported missing on May 12.  (CP)   MORE:   Police suspect foul play 

 Guilty plea

WILMOT - Ahmed Darwish, 26, was driving 214 km/hr on Highway 7 when he slammed into the car carrying Susana Dumitru, 29.  (CBC)  MORE:   Drunk driver pleads guilty   Impaired charge

Found guilty

TORONTO - Xiu Jin Teng, 41, remained completely silent as a jury found her guilty of the first-degree of her husband Dong Huang in their Scarborough basement apartment in  Feb 2012.  She will receive the mandatory sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years.     (Toronto Star) 

Killer's advice to judge
Guilty verdict
Defendant found guilty
Accused rejects unlawful trial
Wife accused
Body in blanket    


NEW ORLEANS - Ronald Gasser, 56, the man who killed CFL and NFL running back Joe McKnight in a Dec 2016 road-rage confrontation was found guilty of manslaughter by a jury in suburban New Orleans.  (AP)

Joe McKnight



Found guilty  

Road rage

Road rage shooting


This is murder

Shooter arrested

Manslaughter charge

Road rage shooter charged

Suspect released without charges

Surgeon charged

KLEINBURG - The body of Elana Fric Shamji, 40, was discovered by a passerby.  Mohammed Shamji, 40, of Toronto was arrested and charged.  (CP24)  MORE:   Charged    Neurosurgeon charged   Doctor charged      


MEDICINE HAT - The body of Brenda Woloski, 53, was found in a home in the 800-block of 3 St SE.  Noah Harrison Bentley, 26, is charged with second-degree murder.   (Medicine Hat News)   PREVIOUS:   Body found    Body found 

Just out of prison

HALIFAX - Tyler Keizer, 22, was shot dead.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Shooting   Man killed   Shooting    Shooting   


TORONTO - Vitaliy Ferynskyy, 32, was stabbed to death.    (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Police looking for crime scene  


TORONTO -  Adrian Thomas, 25, was the victim of a fatal shooting.   (CBC)  

Police identify victim

Drive-by victim

Police ID victim    

Another person charged

WINNIPEG - Police have charged a second person in the Nov 26, 2016 drive-by shooting death of Theodoros Belayneh.  Julian Donally Telfer, 30, was charged with first-degree murder.   On Jan 2, Paige Crossman, 23, was charged with first-degree murder. 


2nd arrest   

Drive-by shooting arrest  

Shooting victim dies  

Victim dies  

Shooting victim dies  


TORONTO - Caheem 'Clayshawn' Ramsuchit, 17, was shot multiple times by suspects.  (CTV)  MORE:   Teen shot    Teen targeted   Targeted shooting    

Guilty plea

MONTREAL - Darius Brown, 17, was found dead on Nov 17, 2016.  An 18-year-old suspect changed his plea to manslaughter.    (CTV)  MORE:   Guilty plea   Suspect faces new charges      Suspect dies 

Homicide in Canada 2015

Canadian police services reported 604 homicides in 2015, 83 more than the previous year.  (Stats Canada)  MORE:   Gang violence drives up AB's rate 


TECUMSEH - OPP are looking for a driver who hit and killed Cory Lynn Dauphin, 35, on Highway 401.  (CBC) MORE:   Victim identified  

Kicked to death

EDMONTON - Leonardo Duran Ibanez, 42, visiting Edmonton from Colombia was kicked to death after he was jumped by half a dozen attackers early Sunday.  He died in hospital Sunday afternoon.   (CBC)  MORE:   Extremely heinous   Mob beating   Attackers urged to break silence

Suspect identified  

CHICXULUB - Brian J Slater was arrested after Roger Corbett, 49, was found dead in a home in the beachside town of Chicxulub Puerto, near the city of Merida.  (CTV) MORE:   Nightmare for family   Canadian killed, Canadian arrested   Stabbing ends argument    Canadian death  

Crash charges

CALEDON - A 56-year-old Orangeville man, was pronounced dead. David Courneya, 36, has been charged with impaired operation of a motor-vehicle causing death.  (CTV) 

10 years

AHTAHKAKOOP FN - Dakota Knife pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Tyrone Jacob Knife, 21, was shot to death on the Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation on Sept 2, 2015.  (CTV) 

Driver charged

AMHERSTBURG - Adam Pouget, 30, was killed when a 2011 Ford Focus hit him on County Road 18.  Brandin Crosier, 23, is charged with criminal negligence causing death.   (Windsor Star)   MORE:   Driver charged  

Stabbing suspect

MONTREAL - Nov 3, a 30-year-old man died in hospital after sustaining multiple stab wounds in an altercation on Mayor St.  Chen Hao Zhang, 25, faces second-degree-murder charges.   (CTV) MORE:   Man accused   Stabbed man dies   


HALIFAX - Carvel Clayton, 21, allegedly shot and killed Shakur Jefferies, 21.   (Metro News)   MORE:   Rapper charged   Rapper charged    Man charged    Shooting   Man dead

Missing found dead

LYTTON - Oliver Mora Zamarripa, 19, was last seen on Oct 15.  On Nov 1, RCMP found his body.  (Global)   MORE:   Body found     Body of missing teen found 


PELLY CROSSING  - Raine Andrew Silas, 18, death was considered suspicious and an autopsy was ordered.  Tristan Joe, 30, of Pelly Crossing is charged with second-degree murder.   (CBC)

Warrant issued

MASHWACIS - RCMP are searching for Allan Joseph Soosay, 26, who has been charged with second degree murder of a Nameless.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Arrested   RCMP investigating   Fight death     

3rd suspect

TORONTO - Andrew O'Brien, 28, is the 3rd suspect in the murder of Julian Jones, 26.  Kenneth Omorogbe, 25, and Kamari Folkes, 24, were charged with second-degree murder in the death.   (CBC)  MORE:   Suspect surrenders   Charges   Identified   Friends reeling   Murder victim   

Manslaughter pleas 

CALGARY - Abiem Kuol Akel Abiem, 23, was shot through the door of his cousin's basement apartment in the 2400-block of 47 St SE the night of Nov 11, 2016.  Benjamin El-Ajak Nyiker, 24, Akieg Bol, 21, and Matiop Okich, 22, pleaded guilty to manslaughter.   (CBC)  MORE:   Guilty pleas   3 charged   Shooting   Man found dead   

Death deemed homicide

EDMONTON - Kendall Dale Rowan, 26, as a result of a stab wound.  (CTV) 

Death a homicide


Police investigating

Suspicious death   

3rd woman charged

SWIFT CURRENT - Logan Ring, 21, was found dead in the SK Landing Provincial Park in Nov 2016.  Jolene Denise Epp, 38, Rebecca Lynn Kuhlman, 25, and Tanisha Lynn Perrault, 19, have been charged.   (CBC) 

3 family members among 5 charged

3 charged

Women charged

2nd woman charged


Suspicious death a homicide

Warrant issued

MARKHAM - Investigators say the suspects attempted to kidnap 2 men but when Kong Wu Wang, 50, tried to flee, he was shot.  Qiao Xi Zeng, 41, Xue Mao Gong, 32, Qin Long Xue, 22, and Yong-Yout Salapseng have all been charged with kidnapping and first-degree murder.  A warrant has been issued for Haoxing Feng, 27.  (CP24) 


5th suspect charged

Murder OC related


Man ID'd   

Beaten woman dies

WINNIPEG - Joanne Neepin, 42, was found unconscious on Oct 27 at the Four Crowns Inn Hotel.  Neepin died from her injuries on Nov 7.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspicious death 

Impaired driving

MONCTON - Police say the driver of the car, a 66-year-old Moncton man, died at the scene.  Melissa Amanda Lane, 34, has been charged with impaired driving causing death.  (CTV) 


KERROBERT -  Police determined that Johan Klassen Sr, 53, death was suspicious.  Johan Klassen Jr, 27, has now been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged    Man in custody

2 charged

MEDICINE HAT - Jacob Peter Porfoun and Aaron Raj Anand-Ford, both 21, were charged following the death of Dustin Edward Hewer, 24.   (Medicine Hat News)   MORE:   Suspects apprehended   2 in custody   2 men arrested 

Arrest in 2009 killing

COXEN HOLE - Charles Felix Sanders Webster, 35, was arrested for the murder of Dallas Martens, 31, on Sept 18, 2009, on the island of Roatan. (Saskatoon Star Phoenix)   MORE:   Arrest   Family still torn apart    Wife cleared

Case reopened

CALGARY - 9 years after Jackie Crazybull was fatally stabbed the random attack has been reopened.  Crazybull was one of 5 people to be stabbed in a violent spree across the city on the night of July 11, 2007.  The other victims survived their attacks.  (CTV)   


MONTREAL - A 15-year-old boy is dead after a stabbing in the Verdun borough on Friday night.    A 16-year-old male suspect was taken into custody.   (CTV)   MORE:   Teen stabbed   Teen charged  


OTTAWA - Joe Bryan Ndikuriyo, 27, has been charged in the death of Solomon Odekunle, 21.  (CBC)   MORE:   Identified   Stabbing investigation   Man stabbed    


VAL-D'AMOUR - The victim has been identified as Lucille Maltais, 71.   (CBC)   MORE:   Death ruled a homicide   


HALIFAX - Terry Izzard, 58, was shot on his own doorstep.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Shooting   

Kidnapped victim dies

WINDSOR - Scott Phillips, 26, who was discovered bound and bleeding in a west end apartment, died in hospital.   Police have already arrested Walter Smith, 67, of Windsor.  (Windsor Star)   MORE:    Stabbing victim dies   Police arrest 2 more   DNA leads to arrest of 2 more   Police looking for 3

Victim identified

MERVILLE - Marcus Haslehurst, 18, was heading home when he was struck by a vehicle around 5:30am Tuesday.  A 29-year-old man was arrested in Burnaby for criminal negligence causing death and failing to remain at the scene of an accident.  (CTV)  MORE:   Passenger tip leads to arrest   Hit-and-run   

Police seek vehicle

KAMLOOPS - RCMP have released photos of a vehicle believed to be connected to the Friday, Nov 4, hit-and-run death of Jennifer Gatey, a 16-year-old South Kamloops secondary student.  (Kamloops this week)   MORE:   Killed just before her birthday    Teenager killed   Hit-and-run   Fatal hit-and-run  

Foul play suspected

HAMILTON - Nuseiba Hasan, 26, went missing in 2006 - but it took her family 9 years to report that she vanished.  Police suspect that foul play was involved in the disappearance of the missing woman of Jordanian descent.  (CBC)  MORE:   Woman missing for a decade   Woman last seen in 2006 


CALGARY - Kyle Rowe, 26, was declared deceased at the scene.  (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting   Man gunned down 


OTTAWA - Police have identified the victim as Joshua Briere, 26.    (CTV)   MORE:   Stabbed   Man dies after stabbing 


HALIBURTON - David Palmer, 47, vanished a week before Thanksgiving 2015.  William Savage of Fenelon Falls, ON, has been charged with first degree murder.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Remains identified   Missing man  

Missing man's body found

MONTREAL - The body of a man found in the trunk of a car is that of Steven Constantinou, 22, a man linked to the Montreal Mafia missing for 3 weeks.  (Journal de Montreal)   MORE:   Police ID body   Foul play  Missing person 


TORONTO - Simeon Harty, 22, was wanted in connection with the homicide of Kevin Nicholas Gidden, 23.  (CBC)  MORE:   Wanted surrenders to police    Shooting victim dies   Victim dies in hospital 

Suspect charged

EDMONTON - Christopher Fawcett, 19, died as a result of stab wounds.  James Miller, 21, had been charged in connection to his death. (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Police investigate   Suspicious death  

4 years

EDMONTON - Eric Lestar, 21, was impaired when he got behind the wheel and sped through traffic in Oct 2016. He rear-ended the SUV Joann Christou, 50, was driving.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Charged   Help her family   Charges laid  

Man found dead

TORONTO - A man is dead after being found with gunshot wounds overnight in the Dixon Road and Kipling Ave area, has been identified as Mohamed Omer, 23.   (CTV)   MORE:   Police ID man 

Found guilty

GATINEAU - Diane Lahaie's body was found in her burned-out home on Rue de Gaspé in Gatineau on July 27, 2013.  A jury found Patrick Dussault guilty of second-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Guilt   Accused knew victim 

Dealer charged

EDMONTON - Szymon Kalich, 33, died from a fentanyl overdose.  Police charged Jordan Yarmey, 25, with manslaughter.   (Global)    MORE:   Mother remembers   Manslaughter charges   


MISSISSAUGA - The victim of a fatal shooting has been identified as Deshawn Brandon Nicholson, 23.  (CTV)   MORE:    Police ask for help   Victim identified   Shooting   Shootings  

Guilty plea

ST JOHN'S - A teenage girl charged in the street-racing incident that killed Alyssa Davis, 17, has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death.   (CBC) 


EDMONTON - Officers responded to a report of a B&E at a residency on McConachie Blvd NW at around 2:30am.  Upon arrival, police found a husband and wife severely beaten. Police found Omar Terrence Albert, 23, in the basement with gunshot wounds. (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Slain suspect identified   Wrong house   Deadly home invasion    One dead  

Cold case investigation

ERIN - Frederick John Hatch, 65, body was found in the small town of Erin, ON, on Dec 17, 2015. Using GPS and cell tower data, police have 7,500 numbers that were in the area when Hatch disappeared.  (CTV) MORE:   Privacy fears   New technique   Treated as homicide   OPP looking for kin   Identified   


CALGARY - Firefighters went to the home in the 1800-block of 17 St SW, where they found the body of Richard Pember, 58.  Police have charged Zachery Frederick Rider, 36, with second-degree murder. 


Night of partying
Alcohol was a factor
Body found
Homicide called in
Death deemed suspicious

Quiet murder

TORONTO - On Nov 13, 2015, Simone Reid, 18, was found dead in the Sheppard Ave E apartment she shared with her father, Paul Reid.  Her father, found dead 2 weeks later, stabbed her to death.   (Toronto Star)

Father found dead
Father found dead
Police identify   

2 charged

BONNYVILLE - The victim has been identified as Alfred Wagner, 83.   Frank James Frenchman, 25 and Arizona Chastity Frenchman, 20 have been arrested.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Brother, sister arrested   Random violence   Pair charged  

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Police say a drive-by shooting was targeted and have identified the man who died in hospital afterwards as Christian Saarah, 28.   (CBC) MORE:   Victim had no criminal history    2 brothers shot   Drive-by was targeted   Drive-by 


SASKATOON - Shaylin Sutherland-Kayseas, 18, and Trent Raymond Southwind, 25, have been charged.  A 15-year-old arrested on March 22 faces the same charges.  Dylan Edward Robert Phillips, 26, died from a gunshot wound on Oct 14, 2016 at his home in the 1400-block of Ave G N.  (Saskatoon Star Phoenix) 


Youth pleads guilty

2 more charged  

15-year-old charged

Victim identified

Police release victim's name  

Body found

WASAGAMACK FN - Police said the body of a 31-year-old man was found Oct. 20 just after 1:30pm.  Orien Harper, 23, and Harmon Mason, 18, have been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)  


KASABONIKA LAKE FN -  Police charged George Darren McKay, 30, with second degree murder in the death of Alec Tom McKay, 54.  (CBC)   MORE:   Son accused   OPP news release   Charged 


RED DEER - Officers were called to a home in an area near West Park Crescent.   Inside, they found the body of Tina-Marie Pfeiffer, 50.  Jordan Koizumi has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)   MORE:   Man charged 

Prohibited driver charged

SHERWOOD PARK - RCMP said a 33-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.  Jesse James McFawn, 21, was facing a total of 8 charges, including: dangerous driving causing death.   (CTV)   MORE:   Slew of charges    Man charged 

New trial

HALIFAX - Dean Kelsie convicted of committing a Hells Angels-ordered killing in Oct 2000 has been granted a new trial by the province's Court of Appeal.  Kelsie was one of 4 men convicted of the crime, but testimony at the trials indicated that it was Kelsie who pulled the trigger.  (CTV)   JUDGMENT:   2017 NSCA 89   .pdf   New trial ordered for Gareau   2016 NSCA 75  .pdf   

Settling of accounts

MONTREAL - Vincenzo Spagnolo, 65, believed to have had close ties to former crime boss Vito Rizzuto was gunned down in Laval on Saturday, in what police described as a 'settling of accounts.'  (CBC)  MORE:   Confidant of Rizzuto killed    Most trusted lieutenant shot  

2nd man charged

EDMONTON - Duncan Farrell, 22, and Levi Simpson, 27, have been charged in connection to the death of Christopher Lee Giroux, 46.  (CTV)  MORE:   2nd man charged   Charged   Homicide    Homicide  

Charges laid

MOOSE LAKE - Edna McNabb, 37, of Moose Lake First Nation has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the killing of a 35-year-old man.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Woman facing charges   Charged   Suspicious death  

Murder charges laid

FORT VERMILION - RCMP charged Sheldon Lee Auger, 42, with second-degree murder.  The name of the victim has not been released.   (Global) MORE:   Charge laid

Driver charged

ESSEX COUNTY - Diana Pepper, 67, from Leamington, died at the scene of the crash. Police said Decio Marques, 30, of Kingsville, is charged with careless driving.   (Windsor Star) 


WETEASKIWIN - John Joseph William Profeit, 38, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jessica Wyoma Lynn Boysis, 20.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Arrest   Murder charge   Murder charges


TORONTO - Jarryl Hagley, 17, was eating in a restaurant with his friends at Pizza Pizza, 1937 Weston Road at about 1:40am Sunday.  (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting   Not the intended target   Attack caught on video     

Guilty pleas to 8 murders

WOODSTOCK - A former nurse has pleaded guilty to murdering 8 residents of long-term care facilities in southwestern Ontario over the past decade.  Elizabeth Wettlaufer, 49, also pleaded guilty to attempting to kill 4 other people, and to 2 charges of aggravated assault.  (Toronto Star) 

8 concurrent life terms 

Nurse pleads guilty


Serial killer guilty of professional misconduct 

Lawyer advised to take secrets to her grave

Victims ID'd

New charges

6 more charges

OPP asked to investigate

Nurse back in court   

8 murder charges

CAMH staff alerted police

Nurse allegedly used insulin

Nursing home murders

Nursing home worker

Caressant Care

Canadian nurse charged

Light on invisible caregivers

Remains identified

OTTAWA - Investigators say the remains of Shafiq Visram - who was last seen near his Ottawa home on May 30, 1994 - were discovered on May 10 on a property being developed for housing.  (CP)    MORE:   Remains ID'd   Remains ID'd 

Roommates charged

CALGARY - The victim has been identified as Sutton Raymond Bowers, 33.  James Andrew Beaver, 51, and Brian John Lambert, 41, have each been charged with one count of manslaughter.  (Metro News)   MORE:   2 men charged   Roommates charged   2 charged     

Victim ID'd

WHITEHORSE - RCMP has identified the victim of a shooting on Stan McCowan Place as Matthew Devellano, 32.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Pair guilty, charges stayed on Devellano   Major drug bust   Shooting   Fatal shooting    

Suspect ID'd

TORONTO - Maninder Singh Sandhu, 31, was found fatally shot in a parking lot.  Pardeep Chouhan, 34, is wanted for second-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Suspected nabbed in BC   Homicide    Man found dead   Victim ID'd


OTTAWA - Peter Herauf, 37, has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Kayla Sullivan, 30.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:    Stabbing   Woman dies  


OTTAWA - Daniel Adjetey-Nelson, 37, plead guilty in the killing of Mitch Paquette.  He will be eligible for parole after serving 10 years+.  (Ottawa Citizen) PREVIOUS:   Turns himself in   Man wanted   Stabbing   Stabbing  

Teen pleads guilty

SASKATOON - A 16-year-old girl has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of a 6-week-old boy.  She was invited into the home where Nikosis Jace Cantre was found beaten on July 3.  (CTV) MORE:   Why did you do it?   Guilty plea   Teens pleads guilty  Teen charged 

2 charged 

MONTREAL - Charles Robitaille, 26, was able to get to a nearby hospital and seek help, but his wounds were too severe and he died of his injuries.  Yasar Aykin, 19, and Mikael Etienne, 19, were both charged with first-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   2 accused   2 charged in stabbing


WINNIPEG - Scott Tates, 23, died in hospital.  Christopher Blair McDougall, 28, has been charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   Apparent stabbing   Assault death   

Victim identified

EDMONTON - Phu Phan, 30, was shot and killed while sitting in a vehicle parked on the driveway of a house.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man identified   Police identify victim   Fatal shooting 

Suspect found dead

REVELSTOKE - Sheldon Kyle Thunderblanket's ex-girlfriend Tami Frank, was pronounced dead at a Little Pine FN residence.  (CTV)  MORE:   Suspect found dead   Victims ID'd    Shooting   

Remand centre murder

CALGARY - Police say Alvin Chiniquay, 40, was found in life-threatening condition.  Cellmate, Marlon Ledesma, 32, faces a charge of first-degree murder.  (CBC)  MORE:   Inmate charged   

Charges laid in rollover

YOUNG - Kiel Stewart, 29, from Lumby, BC, is facing 2 charges of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death.   (Global)  

Driver charged

ARNPRIOR - Richard Grant, 70, is charged with careless driving following an investigation into a collision that killed William Milton, 42.   (CTV) 

Senior charged

CALGARY - Siegfried 'Fred' van Zuiden, 85, has been charged with second-degree murder after his wife Audrey van Zuiden, 80, was found dead in their apartment.  (Global)   MORE:   Not fit to stand trial   Charged   Elderly man charged   Found dead


HOLLYWOOD - Police say a man, believed to be homeless, was arrested in another state for the killing of Richard Hong, 41, who investigators say was bludgeoned to death.  (KABC)   PREVIOUS:   Found dead   Canadian found dead    Man found dead   


MONTREAL - Derrick Crowder, 31, was shot at least once in the upper body around 9:30pm Sunday near the Snowdon Metro station.  He died Monday morning.   (CTV)  MORE:   ID'd as victim   Identified 


CADOTTE LAKE - The body of DeeDee Williams, 26, was found by police.  Timothy Williams, 21, was charged with one count of second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Charged    Man charged 

Suspicions of foul play

BASHAW - Neighbours reported hearing an explosion and watched flames destroy the Tiwana family-owned Bashaw Motor Inn.   Gurprett Tiwana, the father could not be located.  (Indian Express)   MORE:    Victim identified   Motel fire treated as crime scene

35 years, 4 trials

KITCHENER - After 35 years and a precedent-setting 4 first-degree murder trials, Robert Badgerow has been found guilty in the 1981 killing in Hamilton of nursing assistant Diane Werendowicz.  .   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Badgerow case   4th trial


MISSISSAUGA - Nam Huu Pham, 31, was found dead inside the garage near  Grand Park Drive at around 1:15pm on Sept 28.  David Baichoo, 26, is charged with first-degree murder.  (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Identified   Victim identified   Police seek witnesses   Homicide 

Charges laid

OTTAWA - Brianna Kennedy, 20, and    Geneva Kennedy, 39, has been charged. The charges come one week after Jacob Thompson, 40, was shot and killed on Elmira Drive.  Police say they are still looking for suspects.   (CTV)  MORE:   Accessory charges   Accessory charges   Identified   Shooting   Homicide

Woman charged

MORLEY - Charged with Brennon Riley Twoyoungmen, 42, murder is Vanessa Poucette, 46.   MORE:   Domestic altercation    


ALFRED - Officers discovered the body of Jacqueline Rouleau, 41.  Daniel Lalonde, 61 was arrested.   (CBC)    MORE:   Victim ID'd    Arrest 

Suspect back in Canada

MONTREAL - Septimus Neverson, 54, was arrested in Trinidad and Tobago in Feb 2015.  The murder charge dates back to the death of Jacques Senecal in Laval in 2006, when the painter was shot twice during a robbery in his home.  (CP)  MORE:   T&T national extradited    Back in Canada 

Victim identified

CANOE LAKE - Duncan Bouvier, 27, was found dead in a residence of gunshot wound.  A second man  identified as the suspected shooter, was located in a treed area and was pronounced dead at the scene.  (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)   PREVIOUS:   Murder-suicide   2 men dead 


MERIDA - Barbara McClatchie Andrews was slain by a hired driver who robbed her and tossed her body by a roadside.   (AP)   MORE:   Canadian's driver   Driver arrested   Canadian killed   Body of Canadian found   Canadian woman killed

2 boys charged

YORKTON - The victim has been identified as Lawrence Skoretz, 67.  2 boys from Yorkton have now been charged with first-degree murder, and robbery.  (CTV)   MORE:   Youths charged   2 youths arrested  

5 years

WINKLER - Justin Bird, 29, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Sept. 24, 2016, beating death of Zachary Straughan, 25.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Assault victim dies   Organs donated    It was over $16   

Suspect arrested

MONTREAL - Steven Harley Pinnell, 33, is thought to be involved in a hit-and-run Sunday that killed a 79-year-old woman is expected to face charges.   (CP)   PREVIOUS:   Pick-up was stolen 

Guilty plea

BIBLE HILL - Gerald Rushton pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the deathsw Elizabeth MacPherson, 54, and her daughter, Brittany MacPherson, 24.  The mother and daughter were found dead in a home on Dec 27, 2013.   (CBC)   MORE:    18 years   Pleads guilty   Man charged  

Victim identified

TORONTO - David Brenner, 47, was found dead by police at a home in the Davenport Road and Old Weston Road area at around 2:30pm on Sept 22.  Anthony Brake, 46, has been charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Police identify suspect   Brake arrested in Halifax


WABASCA - Marjorie Auger and her husband Raymond Auger are deceased. When asked if the RCMP are treating this case as a potential murder-suicide, a high ranking officer said, 'We really can't disclose that.'  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   2 bodies found   


CALGARY - Nelson Lugela, 19, detained in the shooting of Calgary Stampeders player Mylan Hicks, 23, at the Marquee Beer Market nightclub has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged    Man charged   Team statement   


OTTAWA - Abdi Jama, 26,  a known gang member has died after being shot multiple times behind a strip mall on Shillington Ave.   (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting   Owner defends business 


TORONTO - Alp Efe, 28, is dead and Alijan Arif Khan, 31, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Identified    Drunken debates      Stabbing   Stabbing   Man killed  

Unfit to stand trial

MONTREAL - Salomon Abeassis, 80, was accused of arson and the first-degree murder of his wife Teresa Cohen, 75, in Aug.  Abeassis, who lived with his wife with in a Guelph St duplex for decades, will be detained at a mental health institution for further review.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Charged   Husband charged  


PEACE RIVER - Edward Chomiak has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his ex-wife Melody Perry in Dec 2010.  Chomiak, 55, was also found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Perry's daughter, Jerica Bouchard.   (CBC)   MORE:   Found guilty   25 years   Finally on trial   

Victims identified  

CALGARY - Police have identified a mother and her common-law partner who were fatally shot in a car as Cuc Lung, 34, and Quang Chi Tran, 38.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   2 shot   2 dead in shooting

Beaten man dies

EDMONTON - Dougald Miller, the man beaten into a vegetative state 16 years ago by Leo Teskey, died in the arms of his wife.  In 2010 Teskey was designated a violent offender.   (CBC) 


HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY - Regula Schule, 88, died after she was found unresponsive in her home during a fire on July 24.  Jonathan Henoche, 30, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)   

Gunned down

SAINTE-THERESE - Sylvain Ethier, 51, was shot at least once as he left his home on des Camelias St.  (CBC)   MORE:   Victim had OC ties   Hells Angels associate shot   $20M in 18 months 


TERREBONNE - Patrice Tanguay has been charged with hit and run causing the death of Catherine Lapointe.   (CTV) 

Impaired charge

BOWMANVILLE - Zachary Pepper, 21, of Bowmanville, was charged with impaired driving causing death.  (Toronto Star) 

Victim identified

EDMONTON - Sudesh Chamara Bombuwala, 25, was kidnapped from his home before he was found dead in a rural area west of St Albert on the morning of Aug 9.  (CBC)  MORE:   RCMP seeking tips   Remains are kidnapped man    Homicide   Body found 

Murder, lies and justice denied

HAMILTON - Nearly three decades ago, Beverley Perrin, a teacher and mother of 4 was murdered. Despite a criminal trial and an appeal, a civil trial, a police review and an investigation into the Crown, the case ended this year with justice for no one.   (Hamilton Spectator) 


THUNDER BAY - Police have charged Armand Cummings, 42, with manslaughter after the body of Mannie 'Josh' Spence, 35, was discovered on Court St S.   (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged    


MONTREAL - Sebastien Ross-Blanchette, was assaulted by 3 men on de la Montagne St around 4am July 22.  He died of his injuries in hospital on Aug 11.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Police looking for 3 men

Woman charged

THUNDER BAY - Police have charged Kirsten Faith Wesley, 20, with second degree murder, after the body of Leslie Noah Moonias, 20, was found on the front lawn of a residence on McKellar St.  (CBC)   MORE:   Woman charged 

2 charged

REGINA - Cody Michael Gordon and Jeremiah Theodore Stonechild, both 26, are charged with killing Mackenzie Parker Keshane, 19, who was found dead inside a home in the 1700-block of Montreal St on Sept 8, 2016.    (Regina Leader-Post)  PREVIOUS:  Homicide   Death was homicide   Death declared homicide


VAUGHAN - Police said that Silverio Feola, 23, was declared dead at the scene.   (CTV)   MORE:   3 suspects  


CALGARY - Frank Dwayne Blomme, 55, died from a gunshot wound.    MORE:   Homicide    Shooting


SAINT-HYACINTHE - Maxime Labrecque, 34, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend Isabelle Lavoie.   (CBC)  MORE:   Ex charged   Woman killed 

Victim identified

STEWIACKE - Brad Gouthro, 57, was hitchhiking from Cheticamp to Dartmouth when he was killed in a hit-and-run on Highway 102 Sept 2.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Pedestrian killed   

New trial

TORONTO -The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that Thomas Dupe may have been convicted in the murder of Denna Smith, 52, because of hearsay evidence that the Crown failed to prove was trustworthy enough to use in trial.   (CP)   PREVIOUS:   Woman stabbed  


NEWMARKET - Ying Chun (Annie) Li, 36, was last seen by family members on June 12.  York Regional Police have said that the investigation has led them to believe that Li is deceased.  Jiarui (Jerry) Tang, 21, has been charged with manslaughter.  (CP24)   MORE:   Charged 


LA ROMANA - A 15-year-old girl has admitted fatally stabbing John Verne Ward, 81, at his home in the coastal town of La Romana on Aug. 24. (AP)   PREVIOUS:   Canadian stabbed   Canadian killed    Body found   


TORONTO - Police said Kiesingar Gunn, 26, was driving away from a bar at around 4am when he noticed a friend was involved in a fight.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified   Shooting   Not believed to have been targeted    Homicide 

Police seek person of interest 

DARTMOUTH - Police found Rickey Walker, 48, behind John MacNeil Elementary School.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Identified   Shooting    

3 years

REGINA - Colby Heid has been sentenced after he pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing the death of Tanner Kaufmann, 37.   (CTV)   MORE:   3 years  Impaired 


WEYMOUTH NORTH - Lynda Anne Comeau, 63, body was found in her Weymouth North, NS home.  (CBC)   MORE:   Death ruled a homicide   Suspicious death


KAMLOOPS - David Albert Miller, 54, is accused of killing Debra Novacluse, 52, whose body was discovered on Aug 27 at the Super 8 motel.   (Kamloops This Week)   MORE:   Arrest   

Victim identified

CHILLIWACK - Diane Kathleen Johner, 52, was fatally wounded in a double shooting shortly before 8pm on Friday, in the area of the 48000-block of Chilliwack Central Road.  (CTV)   MORE:   Police looking for info   Woman identified   Shooting  


THUNDER BAY - Otis Perkins was stabbed in an altercation in the Limbrick St Housing Complex at about 03:00am Friday morning. A 14-year-old male has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (Net News Ledger)   MORE:   Youth arrested    Stabbing  


TORONTO - Police have identified the 2 people found dead as Peria Stachow, 44, and her daughter Sarah 'Lisa' Stachow, 6.    (Whitby this week)  MORE:   Identified   Murder-suicide   2 suspicious deaths   Possible murder-suicide  

4 years

NEW HARBOUR - Brian Robert King, 30, guilty of multiple driving charges related to the death of Hannah Thorne, 18, has been sentenced to 4 years in jail.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Street racer pleads guilty    Street racing charges


COTE FN - RCMP was first called to the Cote First Nation on Aug 13 where Hillary Cote, 20, was pronounced dead.  RCMP arrested Morgan Cote, 34, and charged him with second-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged    

Canada wide warrant

CALGARY - Dean Commanda began serving a 9-year, 6-month sentence in Feb 2007.  He had been convicted in the manslaughter death of Chad Largy, 22.  He was granted statutory release last Nov.   (CBC)   MORE:   Warrant issued  


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