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Party fight death

WINNIPEG - A 17-year-old from Winnipeg has been charged with manslaughter in the beating death of a man at a house party in the 100-block of Nevens Bay.  Friends named Christian Oneail, 18, as the victim.   (CTV)   MORE:   House party homicide   Teen charged 

Suspicious death arrest

BRANDON - Police were called on Aug. 28 to the 1000-block of Louise Ave, where they found Aaron Daniel Jardine unresponsive.  He later died.  An arrest warrant has been issued for a second man, Jordan Codie Cook, 21, of the Indian Birch First Nation.   (CBC)   MORE:   Arrest made 

   

14-year-old charged

TORONTO - A 14-year-old boy has been charged with manslaughter.   Toronto police were called to a building at 2240 Weston Rd, where they found Yusuf Tifow, 16, shot.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Boy charged   Victim identified   Shooting

Double homicide

WINNIPEG - A couple was found dead in a residence in the 200-block of Chestnut StThe victims have been identified as Unice Ophelia Crow, 19, and Trevor James Sinclair, 31.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Couple found dead   Police investigating

   

Gay village disappearances

TORONTO - Police said Skandaraj (Skanda) Navaratnam is one of 3 gay men who have suspiciously vanished around Church and Wellesley Sts.  Also missing are Abdulbasir (Basir) Faizi, 44, who was last seen Dec. 29, 2010, and Majeed (Hamid) Kayhan, 59, last seen on Oct. 14, 2012.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   3 missing men

No charges

VERNON - Prosecutors say John Furman, 95, would not be fit to stand trial in the Aug 18 killing of William May, 85, due to advanced dementia.  (Globe & Mail)   PREVIOUS:   Victim identified   Psych evaluation   Veteran to undergo testing   Charged  

   

Husband beaten to death

EDMONTON - Around 10pm officers were called to a home in the Belle Rive neighbourhood.  There, they found Teck Hwang, 56, in cardiac arrest.  Nyuk Hwang is charged with second-degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:   Wife charged   Homicide   Woman in custody   Wife in custody 

Victim identified

PORT COLBORNE - The body of Courtney Tourand, 31, was found in an apartment (at 262 West St) shortly after 3am.  Police arrested Harry Leavere, 44, and charged him with second-degree murder.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   Man charged   Charges   Arrest made

   

Charged with 2 murders

TORONTO - Those who knew and worked with Nighisti Semret, 55, and Rigat Essag Ghirmay, 28, say the hardworking women came to Canada to make a better life. Police charged Adonay Zekarias, 42, with first-degree murder in the deaths of both Semret and Ghirmay. (Toronto Star)  

Charged in 2 deaths

Charges

Video of victim and suspect

Body identified

Police seek help

Most of body still missing

Charged

Man charged

Remains found

Killer wounded himself

More video released

Husband in 'horrible shock'

Victim identified

Police search for suspect

Arrest

CALGARY - Shane Johnson, 23, was fatally stabbed Jan. 25, 2004.  Yousuf Bikila, 33, was charged with first-degree murder.  (QMI)  MORE:   Suspect charged   Man charged   Charge laid 

Woman charged

PIGEON LAKE - When officers arrived, they discovered the body of Jason Eldon Bull, 36.  Trista Lane Coyote, 20, has been charged with second degree murder and offering indignity to a body.  (Beacon News)

Hit-and-run

ATKAMEG - RCMP in High Prairie are investigating a fatal hit and run collision that claimed the life of 34-year old Chantal Savard of Gift Lake.  (Beacon)

Victim laid to rest

OTTAWA - Michael Morlang was killed as he walked along Frank Kenny Road. The driver fled the scene.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run  

Charged

NANAIMO - Police arrested and charged Leo Ronald Touchie, 22, in connection with the death of Harry Glen Bickle, 52. (Nanaimo Bulletin)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Murder investigation 

Shooting victim dies

TORONTO - Tahj Loor Walters, 15, was taken to hospital on July 28 after he was shot Yorkwoods Gate Plaza near Jane and Finch at around 10:15pm.  (CBC)   MORE:   Victim identified as Tahj Loor Walters

Charged

OHSWEKEN - Police responded to a call at 11:30am to a home on 6th Line Road  and found Francis Lickers Jr, 68, dead inside.  Soh Gwa Yan Di Saws Styres, 20, from Six Nations has been charged with second degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged

Driver charged

VAUGHAN - On June 10, Biana Cherniavski, 28, was on the sidewalk walking her miniature pinscher on Thornhill Woods Drive just after 8pm.  Betty Kestenberg, 85, lost control, mounted the curb and struck and killed both the woman and her dog.  (CityNews) 

Impaired charges

LONDON, ON - OPP officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 SW of London just after 8:33pm on Saturday.  Mohamed Koko, was also taken to hospital but died from his injuries.  James Lugela, 25, of Calgary, is charged.  (CTV) 

Suspect dies

BLUE MOUNTAIN - Michael Rogers, 56, and Kathryn Rogers, 55, were found dead in their home on June 6, 2012.  Michael’s younger brother Adam, 48, died in a car crash 2 days later.  (CityNews) MORE:   Investigation concluded   Murder    Signs point to targeted killing  

1 suspect arrested

EDMONTON - Brian Boysis, 31, was arrested in connection to the stabbing death of Gregory Pratt, 31.  On August 2, police issued arrest warrants for Boysis and another suspect, Adrian Janvier, 20.  (CTV)

Wanted

Killer allegedly strikes again

Homicide

Fight death 

Police charge 3 men

TORONTO - Christopher Kotsopoulous, 26, was at his former home in Swansea Mews visiting a friend when an altercation broke out between him and 5 men on the complex's grounds.  Christopher Shaw, 21, Jeffrey Truong, 25, and Eli Goldman, 23, are each charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV) 

3 charged

Men charged

Shooting victim

Shooting 

Victim identified

CALGARY - John MacPherson, 38, died as the result of a stabbing.  Judah Diew Long, 34, of Calgary, is charged with one count of manslaughter.  (CTV) 

Deadly irony

Charge in suspicious death

Maybe drug related

Charge laid

Victim dies from wounds

Domestic violence

EDMONTON - Jimmy Steve Rivas-Magana, 26, had been charged with second degree murder in the death of his wife of a few months, Yeny Alfaro, 26.   (CTV) 

Husband charged

Newlywed charged 

Victim identified

Domestic violence

Death a homicide   

Charged in wife's death

OTTAWA - Howard Richmond, 50, a Canadian soldier has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 28-year-old wife, Melissa Richmond.  (CBC)  

Charged

Soldier charged

Body is missing woman

Multiple stab wounds

Worries escalate

Body found

Body found

WINNIPEG - Police have confirmed that a body found in the Red River is Lisa Gibson, the mother who disappeared after her 2 children were found fatally injured in the family's home.   (CBC) 

Body is mom

Body identified

Postpartum depression stigma

2 children dead

2 children dead, mom missing   

Man shot dead

BRAMPTON - Ricky Ricardo Dunkley, 25, was shot during a party at the Bovaird Banquet Hall.   (Toronto Star)  

Victim identified

Police ID victim

Banquet hall shooting

Investigation underway

Wife murdered

AJAX - Police say Nasira Fazli, 31, was found in a townhouse on Torr Lane with obvious signs of trauma.  Fazli's husband, Feraidon Mohammad Imbrahem, 31, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman dead, man in custody   Woman found dead

Charged

YELLOWKNIFE - The body of Yvonne Desjarlais, 63, of Lutselk'e was found near 53rd St and 50th Ave in downtown Yellowknife on Dec 30, 2012. David Richard Harrison, 28, was arrested.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Police need help   Death ruled a homicide

Inmate death

KINGSTON - An Ottawa man has died after an altercation inside the Collins Bay Institution.   Shawn McKenzie, 24, died from injuries suffered in a fight with a 41-year-old prisoner.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Teen sentenced as adult  

Body identified

KITCHENER - Police have identified a woman whose body was found in the Grand River as Erin Howlett, 28, of Elmira.  She was last heard from on June 27, when she departed for Toronto with an "unknown friend."  (CBC)   MORE:   Identified

Arrest

TORONTO - Derrick Witter, 52,  was arrested and charged with killing Hussein Sobrie, 45.  (CBC)   MORE:   Manslaughter charge 

Homicide

TERRACE - The man found dead at his Sparks St area home was Nathan Ward, 29.  (Terrace Standard)  MORE:   Victim identified

Son charged

PRINCE ALBERT - Alvin Elliot Buckwold, 31, son of SK lawyer Ian Buckwold, 64, is charged with second-degree murder in his father's death. (CBC)   MORE:   Son charged   Son battled schizophrenia

Couple charged

TORONTO - The victim has been identified as 26-month-old Nicholas Cruz.  Marleny Cruz, 25, and Joel France, 36, have both been charged with second-degree murder. (QMI)  MORE:   Toddler killed

Grandma sentenced

MILTON - In an agreed statement of facts Leslie MacDonald, 52, admitted that on June 26 she was supposed to take her grandson Maximus Huyskens, to daycare.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   Grandmother charged   Toddler identified   Heat exposure  

Convicted

ANTIGONISH - William Lionel Edmund Byron Fogarty , 32, was convicted.  Kory Mattie, 16,  was pronounced dead at the scene.  Nicholas Landry, 17, died later in hospital. (CTV)   MORE:   Driver guilty   Convicted   Man charged 

Victim dies

TORONTO - A victim in a hit-and-run in the city’s east end last week has succumbed to his injuries.  A suspect, identified by police as Kyle Hazelton, 30, of Toronto, is charged.  (CP24)

Man charged

WHITEHORSE - Alexander Dennis, 21,  is charged with killing Gordon Tubman, 41, and setting his trailer on fire in 2010.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Man died   Foul play suspected 

Fight death

PIGEON LAKE - Police said Jared Brown, 30, died as a result of injuries suffered in a fight.  Randal Cardinal, 23, was charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged

Victim identified

TORONTO - Police ruled the death of Janina Wrigglesworth, 72, a homicide, and believe the fire was started in an attempt to cover up the crime.  (CityNews)  PREVIOUS:   Police release name   Death a homicide

Arrests

SASKATOON - 2 men are facing first degree murder charges in the death of 25-year-old Alexander "AJ" Holdner.  Kyle Scott and Robert McCamon, aged 18 and 19, are both are from Young, SK. That is also Holdner's hometown.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:  Homicide   Police investigating    

Man charged

GEORGINA - Police were called to Pollock Road around 4:45am Saturday after the body of a man was found on the roadway.  The victim was transported to hospital where he died.  Christian De Freitas, 18, of East Gwillimbury turned himself in to police.  (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run victim dies

Driving while disqualified

EDMONTON - Derrick O’Connor, 27, is charged with hit and run causing death and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death in the crash that killed Travis Hurlbert, 18.    (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charged

Victim identified

TORONTO - Rebecca Ransome, 27, was taken to hospital where she died of her injuries.  Kyle Padmore, 26, of Toronto, has been charged with second-degree murder. (CityNews)   MORE:   Homicide victim   Stabbing   Woman dead, man in custody

Arrest

MADRID - Aurea Vazquez Rijos was arrested by the Spanish police at an airport in Madrid.  A US grand jury charged Vazquez in 2008 with offering a man $3M to kill her husband Adam Anhang.  Anhang, 32, was beaten and stabbed to death in Puerto Rican in Sept 2005 as he walked with Vazquez.  (AP)   MORE:   Murder of Adam Anhang

Stepson charged

CALGARY - Derek Puffer, 35, Donna Lee Powers' adopted son was allegedly found naked on the side of the road near Southland Dr and 14 St SW about 5am leading officers to a nearby home.  There they found 71-year-old Billy Powers and his 64-year-old wife dead.  (QMI)  MORE:   Stabbed   Psych exam   Broadcaster and wife found dead   2 bodies found 

Suspect charged

WINNIPEG - Michael James Flett, 30, was found suffering from stab wounds shortly after 4:30am on June 29 in the 400-block of Manitoba Ave.  Michael Aaron Roulette, 18, of Winnipeg faces.  (CTV)  MORE:   Arrest

Woman charged 

MARKHAM - Police say Shabana Ahmed, 55, has been charged in a collision that killed one pedestrian and seriously injured another.  (CP24)   MORE:   Driver charged   Woman charged 

Victim identified

KAMLOOPS -  Michael Irving Young, 32, also known as Michael Hauk, was the victim of an apparent murder.  (Kamloops this week)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide probe   Possible murder

Shooting

LAVAL - A man (Hiroshige Glonessian) was shot and killed overnight in Laval.  (CTV)  MORE:   Body found   Hiroshige Glonessian know to police    Man slain   Project Painter   OC group dismantled

Charge in death of toddler

CALGARY - On May 2, 2012, Mackenzy Woolfsmith, a 21-month-old girl, was critically injured in an incident at a dayhome in the 100 block of Elgin Heath SE.  Caitlin Jarosz has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the child’s death.  (CTV)  

 

Police arrest owner

Charged

Death deemed homicide

More questions in death

Death now a homicide

Not guilty

WINNIPEG - Brittany Murray, 21, died in October 2010.  She was working as a flag person on Highway 207 south of Dugald when she was hit.  Mitchell Blostein, 69,  was charged with Dangerous Driving Causing Death.  (CTV)  MORE:   Senior found not guilty

Brothers had ties

MONTREAL - Jamie Laramee, 37, and his brother Cody, 25, were shot and killed while sitting inside the Nite Lite bar in LaSalle.  The West End gang reportedly has a strong foothold in smuggling drugs through the Port of Montreal.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Shooting   2 men shot 

Person of interest

KELOWNA - Ashley Neville, 27, was killed inside her home in the 300-block of Yates Road.  (Kelowna Cap News)   MORE:   Homicide   RCMP confirm suspicious death   Woman found dead

Arrest in stabbing death

WINNIPEG - Brian O’Donnell, 68, was found inside the rooming house where he lived.  Naomi Shianne Ross, 18, is charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Investigations

Accused barred

SHESHATSHIU - Friends and relatives of Bernice Rich, 21, said they were shocked to learn that Gordon Milley, 30, the man accused of killing her had been ordered by a judge to stay away from Sheshatshiu, where the murder occurred.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Murder charge

Stabbing

WINNIPEG - Officers located 2 male victims suffering from knife wounds.  John James Allan Lund, 25, died from his injuries.  Anton Joseph Biggeorge, 22, has been charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder. (Winnipeg Free Press)    MORE:   Murders   Stabbings at house party

Homicide-suicide

TIGNISH - Autopsy results show Patricia Hennessey, 37, and Nash Campbell, 4, had prescription drugs in their systems when they died of smoke inhalation on Martin Road in St. Felix.  (CBC)   

Murder-suicide

Mother and son

Mother has just lost custody

Bodies found

Tragedy in St Felix 

Police seeking witnesses

MISSISSAUGA - Police say Shui-Fen Chan, 71, sustained head trauma and was transported to a hospital where she later died.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Hit-and-run 

Charged

THUNDER BAY - An 18-year-old man faces a murder charge in the death of Shannon Ashley Hogan, 30.  She was found in a north-side laneway July 16.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Victim identified

Disappearance arrest

HALIFAX - RCMP say they have arrested a 50-year-old man in connection with the disappearance of a Halifax woman.  Reita Louise Jordan, 34, was last seen at her boyfriend’s home in Tantallon, NS on March 19.   (CTV)  MORE:   RCMP search boyfriend's home 

'Crime of passion'

ACAPULCO - Mexican authorities say 3 teens have been arrested in connection to the June 16 slaying of former Hamilton landlord and businessman Ronald Burridge.  The suspects - aged 16, 17 and one younger than 16 - are being held in custody.  (CBC)

Charges laid

BEAVERTON - Brandon Carreira, 25, is charged with impaired driving causing death.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Man charged   A mother's heartache

Human remains

BLOOD TRIBE - The deceased has been identified as Jaimie Black Rabbit, 25.  An 18-year-old male is in custody. (Lethbridge News) 

Suspect charged

PETAWAWA - Brian David Goddard, 25, faces one count of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder.  Upon arrival, emergency crews Danny Petersma, 56, dead inside the home. (CTV)  MORE:   Murder charge   Suspect in custody 

Arrest

HAMILTON - Officers found Kadar Omar’s body in his King St W home.  They arrested Zacharias Thibeault, 28, on a charge of second-degree murder.   (CityNews)  PREVIOUS:  Homicide   Death a homicide   Police probe homicide

Woman charged

OSHAWA - Just before 12:30am, officers got a call for trouble in the victim’s apartment on Wayne Ave in north Oshawa.  When they arrived they found the body of the victim, now identified as Alletta Rusnell, 89, with obvious injuries.  Sharon Baksha, 34, of Oshawa was arrested at the scene and has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CityNews)  PREVIOUS:   Woman to be charged   Murder victim   Victim ID'd

Bail

WOODSTOCK - Jeffery De La Penotiere, 38, was released from custody following a bail hearing.  A pickup truck collided with a vehicle near Douro St & Elizabeth St about 9:45pm Saturday.  The male driver of the vehicle died at the scene and his female passenger was airlifted to London Health Sciences Centre with critical injuries.  (Woodstock Sentinel Review)  PREVIOUS:   Suspected impaired

4 arrested

MONTREAL - Police have arrested 4 people in l'Assomption, in connection with the death of a 31-year-old man.  Officers said the victim (Yvon Lafond) was riddled with bullets as he left his vehicle in the Lanaudière region.  (CBC) MORE:   Man riddled with bullets   Reckoning   Police question 4 

Identified

REGINA - Police say Chris Nicolychuk, 29, was struck and killed while he was walking along the Ring Road between Albert St and Argyle St.   Shane Bensette, 25, made his first court appearance on a charge of failing to report an accident causing death. (CTV)    MORE:   Victim a good friend   Hit-and-run 

Man murdered

TORONTO - Police were called to the building at 35 Empress Ave, just before 3am.  Byron Linares, 27, died of a single gunshot wound.  (CityNews)  PREVIOUS:  Looking for witness   Shooting   Man found dead   Man shot

Son faces charge

MONTREAL - Police were called to Hufford St., a small, residential street in St-Laurent at about 3:30am, where Tony Koulakis’s body was discovered. Police arrested Johnny Koulakist.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Son arrested   Police arrest son   Tony Koulakis  

Homicide

GRANDE PRAIRIE - The victim has been identified as Patrick Kearney, 51, of Grande Prairie.   (HQ Grande Prairie)  

Homicide investigation
Walker found by RCMP
Body found

Charged

ARNPRIOR -  Brodie Armstrong, 21, died from injuries when he was found on the ground beside a vehicle along Russell St North in Arnprior.  Police have now charged Jesse Gervais, 22, also of Arnprior, with first-degree murder.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Homicide  

NCR

EDMONTON - Justice Vital Ouellette ruled that Tirth Sehmbi, 39, was suffering from a mental disorder at the time of the July 10, 2010, slaying of Rajpinder Sehmbi.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Rajpinder Kaur Sehmbi    Mountie claims mental illness   Officer's wife shot

Assault to be upgraded

ST CATHARINES - Police were called to Cosby St for an altercation.  Michael Motz, 28, succumbed to his injuries.  Police say charges against Anita Kooger, 45, and Ulysses Alligood, 21, are expected to be upgraded to second-degree murder. (CP)

Charges upgraded again

OTTAWA - Michael Wassill, 21, was stabbed in the neck while his family said he was protecting a friend.  Carson Morin, 20, is now facing an upgraded charge of first-degree murder after Michael Wassill's death.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Charges upgraded  

Suspected homicide

WATROUS - The case of James Carlson has been considered a homicide ever since he went missing 5 years ago.  In May of 2008 police found his abandoned work truck and, after examining his house in Watrous, determined he was a victim of murder.  (CBC)  James Carlson 

Arrest

BURLINGTON - Barry Debie was found suffering from slash wounds in his townhouse unit on Mountainside Drive in Burlington.  Calvin Gordon Green, 19, is facing a charge of second-degree murder.  (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:   Teen identified   Dead teen found

Possible reprisal

MONTREAL - According to reports, the victim, who was hit by at least one shot gun on the sidewalk at the corner of Decarie and Cote-Vertu Blvds, just before midnight, is Ali Samimi Rad, 23, a residing in the borough of Saint-Laurent.  (La Presse)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Man shot   Man shot dead  

Stabbing

MONTREAL - 2 residents, Thierry Bazile and Harry Avil Genelle, had a violent quarrel in a hallway of their Grenet St apartment building.  It ended with the death of Bazile, 39.  Genelle, 27, was charged with manslaughter and released on condition.   (La Presse)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Neighbour stabbed   Knifed to death

Impulsive murderers are less intelligent than calculated killers

Impulsive murderers are more likely to have impaired brainpower or disabilities than premeditated murderers, scientists say.  (Telegraph UK)   REPORT:  Neuropsychological and intellectual differences between types of murderers

Man charged

MISSISSAUGA - Peel police have charged a 32-year-old man after a fatal crash in Mississauga.  Police said the driver of the van tried to run away, but an off-duty officer who saw the crash caught up with him not far away.  Mihajlo Radovanovic has been charged.  (CityNews) 

Charges stayed

TORONTO - Anthony Smith, 21, was shot and killed outside a Toronto nightclub last March, but his death gained extra notoriety when a photo surfaced of him with Mayor Rob Ford and two alleged gang members.  Hanad Mohamed was originally charged with first-degree murder in Smith’s death, but those charges were later downgraded.  Nisar Hashimi pleaded guilty to manslaughter and aggravated assault and is serving a 9-year sentence. (CP) 

 

Charges dropped  

Guilty plea

2nd arrest

2nd man accused

2nd arrest

Suspect surrenders

Police name suspect

Victim identified 

Man dies from injuries

Shot, run over by boat

PETIT-DE-GRAT - One of the suspects in the murder of Phillip Boudreau told police the victim was shot and then run down as he sat helpless in a stalled motor boat.   (CBC)  

Is Boudreau really a victim?

2 more charged

Charges

Murder charge

Altercation with larger boat

Fishing boat seized

Infant body found

TORONTO - Police have located the body of an infant girl after searching a tractor-trailer at a storage facility in Cambridge, ON.    Angelica Spanidis, 25, of Toronto, was charged with first-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Woman faces charges   Body missing   Remains not found

2 years

VANCOUVER - Surrey provincial court heard Allan Simpson Wood was going about 91 kilometre per hour when he plowed his pickup truck into Bryan McCron’s car in Surrey on July 19, 2010.  Wood pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death and assault last month.  (CTV) MORE:   Driver gets 2 years   Driver pleas guilty

Police seeking info

EDMONTON - Police said that Ivan Junior Stamp, 31, was found in the area of 68 Ave & 170 St at about 4pm.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death

Drug dispute

MONTREAL - Pascal Gendron Rousseau, 21, is accused of stabbing and killing (Sylvain Fortin) a 47-year-old man.  (CTV)   MORE:   Small dealers  Stabbing   Suspect arrested 

2 charged

EDMONTON - Around 10:45am on June 12, 2013, staff at the Norwood Golden Manor seniors' residence discovered the body of Lawrence Glen Semeniuk, 67.  Trinna Lynn Sowan, 35, and Donald Albert Kleppe (aka Donald/Donnie Emberg), 28, are charged.   (QMI)  

 

Investigators charge 2

Charged in homicide

Charges

Man was slain

Handled as homicide

Murder charge

LITTLE GRAND RAPIDS - Around 5am on June 11, RCMP were called to a vehicle-v-pedestrian collision on Little Grand Rapids.  Police identified the pedestrian as Madison Blossom McKay, 22. who was pronounced deceased.  Pandora Nancy Owens, 24, faces a charge for first-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged in sister's death

Charged

WINNIPEG - The body of Kyle Devasconcelos, 23, was discovered in the alley between Dumoulin St and Notre Dame St.  Police arrested and charged Jorden Fries, 23.  Devasconcelos was linked to the Mad Cowz street gang.  (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Body found  Suspicious death 

3 charged

EDMONTON - Homicide investigators said a number of charges have been laid against the trio for their alleged role in the stabbing death of Billy Canh Ho, 25, on March 6, 2012.  Trevor Legge, 30, and Edward O’Halligan, 27, are each facing charges of second-degree murder, robbery and arson. (CTV)   MORE:   3 people charged   Billy Canh Ho 

Brother killed father

REGINA - James Dustin Woody Myers, 18, appeared in court charged in the death of his mother, Rachel Shepherd. An older brother of Myers, Kelvin Lyle Myers, 20, was sentenced in Feb to 7 years in prison in the 2012 death of their father Kelvin Kim Myers.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Son charged in father's death   Charges laid   Charged   Police probe death  

Sudden death unclear

CORNER BROOK - Dick O'Flaherty, 51, was found dead in his bed around 6pm Monday at 45 Main St.  RNC deemed the man's death suspicious.  (CBC)   MORE:   Cause of death unknown  

Charged

SHAWVILLE - Police confirmed Barry Brousseau, 41, died from his injuries in hospital.  Troy Allen, 32, is charged with second degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:   Fatal fight   Man charged   Man charged

Man charged

SASKATOON - It was no surprise to friends to hear that Justin Knackstedt, 23, volunteered to help RCMP when he came upon an accident scene south of the city.  Shortly after, an allegedly intoxicated driver of a black SUV sped through the accident zone, striking and killing Knackstedt. Blaine Thomas Taypotat, 35, is charged.  (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)  MORE:   Conservation officer killed    Conservation officer killed

Victims identified

L'EPIPHANIE - The SQ answered a call at 26 Notre-Dame St in L’Epiphanie at 10am where the body of Anise Rousselle, 35, was discovered inside the house.  Information found led police to Rawdon where the body of Francois Neron, 39, was discovered near a public park. Police believe that Neron murdered his girlfriend before taking his own life.  (CTV)   MORE:   Possible murder-suicide   Ex-wife not surprised   History of violence 

Trauma death

TORONTO - Police were called to a home on Carolbreen Square.  Upon arrival they found Xin Ying Lu, 66, suffering obvious signs of trauma. Jianwen Chen, 39, of Toronto, was arrested at the scene and has been charged.  (CityNews)  MORE:   Charges upgraded   

Guilty

OTTAWA - Donna Jones' family, friends and colleagues erupted into cheers as the jury declared Mark Hutt guilty of murdering the burned, battered wife he kept torturing for the 12 days it took her to die.  (QMI)   MORE:   'Monster' husband found guilty    Guilty    'Evil man' guilty

Boyfriend charged

DARTMOUTH - Police arrested 28-year-old Christopher Kenneth Hutchinson.  Police have identified the victim as 33-year-old Tara Lynn Park of Dartmouth.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing 

Former partner charged

KENTVILLE - Police charged Albert Baird, 45, with first degree murder in connection with Rhonda Wilson’s disappearance.  (CBC)   MORE:    Ex charged    Common-law partner charged   Ronda Wilson     

Man charged

OTTAWA - A 24-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the August shooting death of Levy Kasende.  Michael Belleus, 24, is expected to appear in court to face the charge.    (CBC)   MORE:   Police charge man   Victim a loving father   Guns and gangs in the capital 

Accused found dead

SAINT JOHN - A man accused of killing his common-law spouse in Rothesay has been found dead in his jail cell at the Saint John Correctional Centre.  Adam Lee Steven Prest was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 33-year-old Tanya Marie Shand.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Domestic homicide   Man charged

Motive a mystery

CALGARY - The man has been identified as Youssef Samih Jeha, 19, of Calgary.  (CTV)   MORE:   'Not a random incident'   Attack

1 year

IQALUIT - Eulalie Ussak pleaded guilty in the death of her husband Kenneth MacFarlane, on Dec 12, 2009.  (CBC)  MORE:   10 more months   Murder charge in shack fire

Targeted shooting

TORONTO - Family members say Surendra Vaithalingam, 37, was at home landscaping when 2 male suspects approached him and opened fire.  He was shot in the chest and died at the scene.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Man shot   Police ID victim   Motive a mystery  

Man charged

NEW LOWELL - Police say Deena K. Brooks, 50, of Clearview Township was declared dead after emergency officials responded to a "disturbance" in the village of New Lowell.  Mitchell I. Brooks, 49, has since been charged.  (CP)  MORE:   Publication ban  

Retired cop murdered

PLAYA DEL CARMEN - Friends identify the victim as 60-year-old Lynn Earle, and the West Vancouver Police Department confirms a constable of the same name retired from their ranks 17 years ago.  The victim was reportedly stabbed multiple times in an apparent robbery.  (CTV)  MORE:   Former officer found stabbed

Man killed protecting girlfriend

GLEICHEN - RCMP said Tak Tai Lawrence Leung, 26, was killed in a home in Gleichen, AB.  RCMP announced first-degree murder charges against Allison Rose Oldwoman, 20. Kristy Noel Redgun, 18, was charged with first-degree murder earlier.   (CTV)   MORE:   Protecting friends   Victim identified   RCMP investigate   1 dead     

Police release name

REGINA - Presley Jonathan Kenny, 21, was found injured in a yard in the 1000-block of Queen St.. He died shortly after 6am.  (Regina Leader-Post)   PREVIOUS:   Police investigate   Reported stabbing

Few details

DIGBY - At approximately 1:45pm, RCMP responded to a report that a man had suffered a gunshot wound. The victim, John ‘Jack’ Chisholm of Digby, was pronounced dead at the scene.  (Digby Courier)

Youth charged

EDMONTON - A 16-year-old boy is facing a second-degree murder charge in relation to the death of Shane Bird, 18.  Bird was stabbed on Jasper Ave & 114th St.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Homicides not connected   Public should not be fearful 

Driver charged

EDMONTON - Richard Suter, 62, is facing numerous impaired driving-related charges after a 2-year-old boy was killed when a SUV crashed through a dining patio at a south Edmonton restaurant.  (CBC)   MORE:    Boy killed   Impaired charges

Woman charged

MONCTON - The baby boy was found near Monteagle in 2009.  He became known as “Baby Taylor” because he was found in a snowbank on Taylor Road and police couldn’t determine his identity.  Christine Margaret Wood, 30, from Riverview, has now been charged with concealing the body of a child.  (CTV)

2nd suspect charged

CALGARY - Last May, Christopher Brian Richards, 30, was charged with first degree murder.  Now, police have arrested and charged Glen John MacIsaac, 32, of Calgary, with one count of first degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   2nd arrest   Charged   Arrest  Suspects   Homicide   Victim ID'd

Death a homicide

NANAIMO - The body of Kenneth Benjamin Hein, 76,  was discovered in his home on Wagon Wheel Trail by a tenant in a neighbouring unit.  (Nanaimo Daily News)  MORE:   Death a homicide  

Man charged

GRANDE PRAIRIE - RCMP have arrested Edward Charles Desjarlais, 56, in connection with the death of Stuart Foster, 40, from Beaverlodge.   (QMI)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Body found

More charged

HOBBEMA - More Hobbema residents are facing murder charges in the murder of Winston Crier, 51.  Mounties charged Clifford Soosay, 26,  Nikki Saddleback, 25, and Troy Crier, 27, with first degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:   2 more arrested   3 arrested   Man charged   

Targeted hit

SAN JOSE - Brad Deering, 42, and 3 others were inside his gated community home in San Jose, when 3 men stormed the house, shot and killed Deering and tied up the others.  (Vancouver Province)   MORE:   Canadian killed   Costa Rica travel warning   New details  

2nd man charged

WINNIPEG -  A 23-year-old man faces second degree murder in the death of Winnipegger Johnathen Felix.  In January police also charged Derek Davin Merrick, 19, with second-degree murder in the same case.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charges   Suspicious incident  

Victims identified

WINNIPEG - The deceased have been identified as Natasha Jeffrey, 37, and Ronald Dabreo, 39.  Seymour Lloyd Sharpe, 44, is charged with two counts of second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged in double homicide   Identities confirmed   Double slaying confession

Victim identified

DUHAMEL - The SQ confirmed the identity suspicious circumstances in a trailer in Duhamel.  Kevin Bailey, 52, is a native of Newfoundland.  (La Presse)   PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death

Charged

CALGARY - A man has been charged after a fight left Craig Kelloway dead.  Nick Rasberry, 30, was arrested and has been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified   Man charged with killing neighbour

Violent history

EDMONTON - Melvin Mitchell, 23, faces two counts of second degree murder.  Police believe he killed Jose Rodriguez in the 68-year-old man's Jasper Ave apartment with a bread knife on May 29th, then murdered Curtis Dugray, a homeless man, by cutting his throat with a disposable razor the next day.  (CBC)

Charged with 2 murders

Charged

Homicide

Victim named

Death deemed murder

Man slain

Victim named

Man charged

ST CATHARINES - On April 21, 2012, the body of Sathiyaraj Mahendran, 21, was discovered on the shoreline of the Welland River at the south end of the park.  Homicide detectives arrested Dinesh Suntharalingam, 23, of Markham at his home.  (Niagara Advance)   MORE:   Charged   Arrest in 2012 murder

Arrest

GRANBY - Yvon Brosseau, 59, was charged with hit and run causing death. Andrée Carbonneau was struck and killed last Wednesday while traveling by bike, on the boulevard Pierre-Laporte in Granby.  (Radio-Canada)   MORE:   Arrested in hit and run death   Suspect to be charged   Hit-and-run

Sentenced

SUMMERSIDE - On Oct. 15, Roger Irwin Faithfull, 57, and a co-worker, Paul Gerard Cormier, 53, went to a restaurant in Summerside for a few drinks.  When they left the restaurant, Faithfull lost control of his car on the highway.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Man charged

Charged

GEARY - Police have charged Harry Edward Charlie McKenna, 47 and  David John Doucette, 24.  The charges come after police responded to a 911 call at a home on Branch Road where they found the body of 61-year-old Kirk Blair.  (CTV)   MORE:   Body found   Murder charge laid 

More charges

HAMILTON - Dellen Millard, the man accused of killing Tim Bosma, has now been charged in the deaths of his father Wayne Millard and his friend Laura Babcock.  Millard, 28, is already facing a first-degree murder charge in the death of Bosma, 32.   (CTV)   

Dellen Millard timeline

Unanswered questions

 Babcock dead before reported missing      

Dellen Millard 

2nd suspect

2nd suspect due in court 

Only 1 set of remains found

Body found

Missing man is dead

1 charged, 2 on the lam

Charged with murder

Victim named

GATINEAU - Neil Galliou, 38, was identified as the victim of the homicide-suicide.  He was shot and killed at 225 Gamelin St by Robert Charron, the spouse of the daycare’s director, who police confirmed was the gunman.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:    Shooter tried to souse ex-wife with gasoline   2 dead at daycare

Victim remembered

TORONTO - Dylan Palumbo was stabbed to death in his home on Bogert Ave as he stepped out of his shower. Two armed men broke into his ground floor apartment demanding cash and drugs.  4 people were inside Palumbo’s home at the time of the attack.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Stabbed exiting shower   Stabbing

Accused of killing his father

MONTREAL - Sébastien Provost Foisy, 27, was charged with the premeditated murder of his father, Luc Foisy, 61.  (La Press)   PREVIOUS:   Suspect arrested   Suspect held

Charges laid

REGINA - 19-year-old Melanie Nicole Bird is facing second degree murder charges in connection to the death of 37-year-old Heather Rae-Ann Lavalee.  (CTV)  MORE:   Charges   Woman charged    

2 in custody

GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR - Wanda Ash, 34, and Pamela Pike, 31, were charged with first-degree murder, a day after police found Jason Skinner dead at a home on 18th Ave.  (CBC)  MORE:   1 dead, 2 in custody   Man dead  

Suspect arrested

WINNIPEG - Police arrested Christopher Mackenzie Campbell, a suspect in the mysterious death of his mother in the 1100 block of Alexander Ave.  (Winnipeg Free Press)  MORE:   Arrest   Homicide investigating  

Charge

REGINA - According to police, the investigation began after officers were sent to the 400-block of Wascana St around 6am March 29.   When they arrived, police found the body of Gregory Earl Fox, 42.  Melvin Joseph Severight, 35, was arrested.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Murder probe

Murders - suicide

KIMMIRUT - A 27-year-old man, a 23-year-old woman and their 2-year-old child were found dead.  RCMP would not confirm it, but it appears to be a case of murder-suicide.  The names of the victims are not being released at the request of the families.  (CBC)   MORE:   Deaths classified as murder

Charged

TORONTO - Peter Roy Brooks, 72, was arrested at the Wexford Retirement Home.  The 72-year-old woman who died after the assault has been identified as Joycelyn Dickson.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman killed   Staff warned about accused   Seniors residence assault   Woman killed 

Cold case arrest

MONTREAL - Police have arrested Jean Dieuseul in connection with the Christmas death of his girlfriend Juthlande Pierre, 42, who was stabbed to death and found in the basement of her Roxboro home on Dec. 25, 1995.   (CTV)   MORE:   Most wanted arrest  Jean Dieuseul  

Son charged

MIRAMICHI - Police were called to the home on Hanover St Tuesday.  Marie Geraldine Godin, 62 was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital.  The victim’s son, 40-year-old Christian Jason Godin, was taken into custody.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Woman dies

Suspect charged

TORONTO - Natasha Perez, 28, was found in the kitchen of a 220 Oak St 24th-floor unit having suffered “sharp-force injury.”  Brian Harte, 42, of Toronto, was taken into custody at the scene.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Man charged   Suspect in custody   Woman found dead  

Father and son arrested

HAMILTON - Daniel Baffoh, 26, has been missing since Jan 31 and police now say he is believed to have been murdered.  Police have arrested Mark Langille, 43, and charged him with first degree murder. They have not yet recovered a body.  (CBC)   MORE:   Father and son charged   Police determine missing man was murdered

Manslaughter plea

ST JOHN'S - Kenny Green, 35, had been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the violent death of Joey Whalen, 47.  Whalen was taken to hospital in critical condition after being beaten at a home on Tessier Place, but later died from his injuries.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Murder charge   

Call for clues

HALIFAX - Officers responded to 2468 Robie St before 2am on March 28, 1986.  When they arrived on the scene, they found the body of a woman who had been stabbed to death.   (CTV)   Ann Marie Masson  

Call for clues

HALIFAX - Officers responded to 7132 Spruce St in Halifax on March 28, 2004.  When they arrived on the scene they found a man in distress.  Kevin James Petrie was taken to hospital, where he later died.  (CTV)  Kevin James Petrie 

4th man charged

BRAMPTON - A fourth man is now charged with first-degree murder following the death of Brampton man Dwayne Alexander Thompson.  The 32-year-old victim was shot behind a building on Darcel Ave on Nov. 1, 2012.    (CityNews) 

3rd man charged

2 charged

2 arrested

Murder charges

'Nicest guy'  

Son accused

TORONTO - Police say Li Tian Jia, 26, is facing two counts of first-degree murder.  Police identified the pair as the suspect's parents - Ji (George) Jia, 58, and Shi (Shirley) Zhou, 51.  (CBC)  

Police identify victims

Couple identified

Son charged

Death of parents

Double homicide

Victim identified

TORONTO - 23-year-old Michael Nguyen died after he was shot in the Yorkdale Shopping Centre parking lot near a store entrance around 8pm.  (CityNews)  

Mall to reopen

Multiple firearms used

Victim recalls being terrorized by deceased

Victim convicted in home invasion

Execution style shooting  

Youth charged

EDMONTON - City police have charged a 16-year-old boy teen with second-degree murder. Mohamed Jama Salad, 18, died from multiple stab wounds on March 10.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Tragic loss   Stabbing

Man found NCR

SAUMAREZ -  On March 3, Jecy Arsenault, 29, who was living with his mother Kathleen Arseneault, 59, entered her bedroom and stabbed her.  (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Woman was murdered   Murder   

Victim identified

TORONTO - Police identified the victim as Kamanlall Singh, 49, of Toronto.  Eustache Economou, 39, and Margaret Gonsalves, 50, both of Toronto, are charged with second-degree murder.  (CP24)  PREVIOUS:   2 charged   Suspicious death 

Boyfriend arrested

HAMILTON - Police found Tania Cowell, 36,  dead inside her apartment at 2 Cherrywood Drive. Haiden Suarez Noa, 35, has been charged with murder. (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Suspect arrested   Boyfriend charged

Guilty plea

CALGARY - Dustin Lee Ivey Piper, 24, plead guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Garland Curtis, 40, last January.  (Calgary Herald)  MORE:   10 years   Charged   Suspicious death  

Charged

LAVAL - Kevin Sookree, 19, was accused of second degree murder in connection with a fight with Arolph Milhomme, 28, outside a bar on Boulevard Cure-Labelle.  (La Press)   MORE:   Arrest   Stabbing  

Man dies of injuries

BRAMPTON - An elderly man, identified by police as Beres Grayson, 83, died of his injuries in hospital.  Grayson’s step-grandson, identified by police as Nathanial Hunter, was arrested at the scene and charged with aggravated assault in connection with the incident.  (CTV)    MORE:   Elderly man dies    Death now a homicide

Beaten woman dies

IQALUIT - An Iqaluit woman has died in an Ottawa hospital as a result of injuries inflicted Feb 3 during a brutal beating in Iqaluit.  The woman, who sources have identified as Kathy Michael, was medevaced to Ottawa suffering “severe head injuries."  Pitseola Peter, 50, was charged with aggravated assault and failure to comply with a probation order.  (Nunatsiaq News)

Sentencing delay

OTTAWA - Gerald Camelon was found guilty on St. Patrick's Day 2011 of manslaughter in the 2008 death of 40-year-old Shawn Ayotte.    (CBC)

Teen charged

CALGARY - Police have charged a 16-year-old boy in connection with the death of  John Walmsley, 42.  (Beacon)  MORE:    Warrants for witness intimidation   Teen charged   Arrest    Police make arrest

2 females sought

HALLANDALE BEACH - Police appealed for help identifying the 2 women who investigators believe were at David Pichosky, 71, and Rochelle Wise's, 66, winter home.  (CTV)   MORE:   Police scrape DNA   Snowbirds asphyxiated   Couple found dead   Couple slain    Elderly couple  slain

Charged

SLAVE LAKE - Police said that the Medical Examiner had confirmed the man found dead in a Slave Lake home was Brett Cardinal, 26.  Leonard Willier, 30, is facing charges of second degree murder, and assault with a weapon.  (CTV)   MORE:   Suspect arrested and charged

Guilty

RIMOUSKI - Tobby Carrier's attack on March 31, 2009, at the family home in Matane, QC, left his older brother, Ismaël, 21, dead from a stab wound to the heart. His parents, Nelson Carrier, 55, and Chantale Michaud, 46, were each stabbed more than a dozen times.  (CBC)   MORE:   Convicted   Guilty

Stabbing

TORONTO - A 20-year-old man who was stabbed to death in the area of Eglinton Ave W and Nairn Ave staggered home and collapsed outside his apartment building, where his mother rushed to his side.  Toronto police identified the victim as Michael Cocomello, also known as Michael Mandino.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing

Arrest

SAINTE-THERESE - Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a 56-year-old woman.  The body of Martine Clément was found on Feb 11.  (CBC)  MORE:   Suspect in killing of sex worker   Murder   Woman found dead  

Body found in suitcase

OTTAWA - The 4-month mystery for family and friends of missing ex-Ottawa buisnessman Ed Moynan has ended with the discovery of remains found in a suitcase in Panama.  (QMI)   MORE:   Body found   Daughter confirms body missing man 

Identify released

TORONTO - Jeannine Ross-Armstrong, 38, died early on Feb 2 at a Yonge St Richmond Hill condominium as a result of blunt force trauma.  Though few other details can be released under a court-ordered publication ban, Jonathon Ross, 36, was arrested that night and charged with second-degree murder. (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Thunder Bay woman killed  

'Too demanding'

MONTREAL - The body of Kathrine Livingstone, 78, was found hidden in the basement of her home on Beliveau St. in Brossard on June 25, 2011. Within days, police located Ellen Dennett, 58. She was Livingtone's caregiver.  Shortly after her arrest, Dennett confessed to killing the 78-year-old after an argument.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Life fraught with hardship

 

 

10 years

WINNIPEG - Derek John Hall, 26, pleaded guilty earlier this year to second-degree murder for the April 6, 2012 slaying of 42-year-old Allan Frank Crockford.  (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Suspect charged   Police identify victims   Victims identified   Slayings 

Arrest made  

BRAMPTON - The body of Marcieline Newland, 22, was found on Nov 16, 2012, on Crystal Glen Crescent.  Aaron Shane Ally, 23, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:   Victim ID'd   Death a homicide   Suspicious death now a murder

 

 

Confirmed murder-suicide

VERNON - Police were called to the Hartnell Road home in rural Vernon following reports of shots being fired.  They’ve been identified as Sheena Neifer, 29, and Gregory Neifer, age 30.  Police say Gregory shot Sheena before taking his own life.   (Global)   MORE:    Homicide-suicide   Victims identified

Suspect charged again

HANOVER - Anthony Edward Ringel, who confessed to the 1993 killing of Hanover, ON, teenager Christine Harron, but had charges against him stayed after a mistake-ridden investigation, has been rearrested and charged with first-degree murder in the case.  (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   OPP blunders   Confession to murder   Christine Harron 

 

 

History of drug charges

TORONTO -  Thuan “Tony” Nguyen, 25, was on house arrest, facing charges when he was shot 5 times at 425 Signet Dr.  (Toronto Star) 

Victim identified

Shot man identified

Police identify man

'Targeted execution'  

 

 

Teenager killed

TORONTO - Jarvis Montaque, 15, died in hospital after a shooting on Jamestown Crescent, shortly before 11pm.  (CP24)   

Shooting

Teen identified

Teen was targeted

 

 

Search for 2nd driver

CALGARY - Steven Jonathan Vanasse, 24, of Calgary, has been charged with hit and run causing death.  Vanasse contacted police about an hour after 56-year-old Wong Shuk Yee was struck and killed as she was crossing the road. .  (CTV)   MORE:   Hit-and-run victim ID'd   Cars drove around victim  

Murder-suicide

OTTAWA - Neighbours and family said son Peter Thomasing had cared for his father, Jim Thomasing, after a stroke for years.  But shortly after 10pm Tuesday, Peter shot his father inside their Pierce Road home before turning the gun on himself.  (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   2 dead   Murder-suicide   Police investigating  

 

 

Mistrial

POND INLET - A mistrial has been declared in the court proceedings against Ruben Arnakallak.  The 32-year-old is charged with the second degree murder of his older brother Esa Arnakallak in Nov of 2011.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Brother charged   Murder charge

Impaired charges

WINNIPEG - Police said a faces impaired driving charges for a collision at Isabel St and Notre Dame Ave that claimed the life of a 53-year-old pedestrian on Feb. 15.  Dakota Dennis Smoke, 18, of Winnipeg faces numerous charges.  (CTV) MORE:   Man charged

 

 

Victim identified

TORONTO - Police say they received a call reporting gunfire at a seniors apartment at 55 Bleecker St.  When police arrived, they found Nisan Nirmalendran, 21, suffering from gunshot wounds.  (CBC)  

Victim is brother of Eaton Centre  victim

No evidence shootings were linked

Victim used elderly woman as shield

Shooting video released

Shot multiple times

 

 

15 years

LONDON, ON - Christopher Gale, who was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of Jocelyn Bishop, has been sentenced to life behind bars with no possibility of parole for 15 years.  (CTV)

15 years   

New trial 

Mistrial

Boyfriend buried her after suicide

Boyfriend charged

 

 

Victim dies in hospital

TORONTO - Naveed Shahnawaz, 19, was standing in a parking lot near Muzik nightclub, located on the CNE grounds, when an argument began between a large group of men around 2:30am.  Police say a man pulled out a gun and fired a few rounds of bullets, hitting Shahnawaz and another young man.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Man dies   SIU investigating  

Arrest

PRINCE GEORGE - A BC man convicted in absentia in connection with the 2000 death of his young stepson has been arrested.  The court heard that Adam William Dudoward, 13, died in Jan 2000 after his mother, Judy Williams, and Lloyd Cook, her common-law partner at the time, tied him up to a bed in their trailer home.  After a few days, Cook and Williams found the boy’s lifeless body where they’d left him.  (CBC) 

 

 

Victims identified

KELOWNA - A helicopter pilot implicated in a massive cross-border drug smuggling ring has been identified as one of two people murdered in Kelowna.  Jeremy Daniel Snow, 33, and mother-of-two Tiffany June Goruk, 30, were found in a crashed Cadillac Escalade.   (CTV)  MORE:   Victims ID'd  

Victim dies in hospital

LONG PLAIN FIRST NATION - Barry Myran, 41, died in hospital on Feb 11 following a shooting on the Long Plain First Nation on Feb 2.  Two 15-year-old suspects were taken into custody following the shooting.  (CTV)  MORE:   Shot man dies   Charges upgraded    Teen charged  

 

 

Suspect fled to Philippines

TORONTO - Police are working on getting Fernando De Castro, 46, extradited from the Philippines on a charge of first-degree murder. The body of 78-year-old Manijeh Bostani-Khamsi was discovered by officers inside her Wynford Drive apartment unit on Nov 17.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Arrest warrant issued

Best suspect

HAMILTON - Adele Komorowski, 29, was murdered on the evening of May 15, 1973. 2 months later, in the Adirondacks in upper New York State, Robert Garrow was the subject of a massive manhunt after a spree of vicious murders involving binding victims with careful knots.  (CBC)   MORE:   Komoroski cold case   Robert Garrow 

 

 

Man charged

AMOS - Eli Qingalik, an 18-year-old Akulivik, QC, man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 15-year-old girl.  (CBC)

Man charged

MONTREAL - Franklin Bencosme Lora, 46, was charged with the second degree murder of his wife, Lluvia Esther Ramirez Gomez.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Woman found dead 

 

 

Shooting

CEBU - A Canadian man in his 60s opened fire in a courtroom in the Philippines, killing a doctor and a lawyer before shooting and killing himself.  John Pope was at the courthouse in Cebu City Tuesday morning to face a charge of "malicious mischief and grave threat."  Police said they shot Pope in the arm, but he also shot himself in the head after falling to the floor.  (QMI)   MORE:   Canadian shoots 2   Canadian kills 2, self   Canadian accused   Canadian kills 2

Woman charged

TORONTO - Police have charged a Toronto woman with second-degree murder after a man was found dead in his west-end basement apartment.  Leahann Hohmann, 50, was arrested and charged.  Earlier police revealed that Jose Ortiz, 65, died of blunt force trauma.  Ortiz had been living in a basement unit on Melville Ave for several years.  (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:    Murdered   Obvious signs of trauma   Body found   Suspicious death 

 

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