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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  

Guilty

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) 

Charged

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 

Charged

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) 

Charged

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    

Identified

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 

Homicide

REGINA - Police were called to a house in the 1700-block of Montreal St. Mackenzie Parker Keshane, 19, was confirmed dead at the scene.   (CTV)  MORE:   Death was homicide    Death declared homicide  

Homicide

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

Shooting

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

Charged

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:   R V Dupe 2011 ONSC 5683   Woman stabbed  

Charged

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 

Arrest

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   

Identified

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 

Homicide 

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

Charged

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  

Charges

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  

Identified

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  

Street racing charges

NEW HARBOUR - RCMP have charged Brian Robert King, 30, and Steven Ryan Mercer, 29, with street racing causing death.  The charges stem from July's crash that killed Hannah Thorne, 18.   (CBC)   MORE:   Men charged with street racing   

Charged

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  

Charged

CALGARY - Dennis Jan Sorge, 33, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of  Calvin Timothy Brooker, 57,   (CP) MORE:   Arrest   Man arrested   Charged  Murder   Identified   Homicide 

Guilty plea

HALIFAX - In June 2014, the NS Court of Appeal ordered a new trial for Clarence Michael MacLeod in the death of his girlfriend, Roxanne Page, 48.   (CBC)

Charges

EDMONTON - Edward Kyle Roberts, 31, broke into the home of Joao Nascimento, 93, and Maria Nascimento, 81, and allegedly killed them with the knife.    (CBC)   MORE:   Charged   Suspect's history   2 suspicious deaths

Roommate charged

LONDON, ON - Nathan Deslippe was found dead inside his downtown London apartment over the weekend and William Joles was charged with killing his roommate.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Charged

Woman shot

TORONTO - Peggy Ann Smith, 61, is the victim of a fatal shooting.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Victim ID'd   Suspects sought

Suspicious death

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - RCMP said Brett Sandney, 20, death was suspicious.    (CTV)  

Charged

ST CLEMENTS - Glenn Kraemer Bauman, 43, of Valleyview, AB, had been charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Linda Daniel, 47, and her daughter Cheyenne, 13.  Linda and Cheyenne Daniel were last seen in July 2011.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man faces charges   Charges  

Guilty pleas

TORONTO - Brett Ryan, 36, pleaded guilty to 2 counts of second-degree murder in the Aug 25, 2016 killings of his mother, Susan, 66, and his brother, Alexander, 29, and first-degree murder in the crossbow slaying of his oldest brother, Christopher, 42. (Sun Media) PREVIOUS:   Publication ban lifted   Victims   Charged  Crossbow attack  

Targeted

TORONTO - John Ignagni, 33, was pronounced dead by paramedics when they responded to a call to the parking garage at 954 King St W 12:30pm Sunday.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Victim identified   Biker ties  

Man admits killing

WHITEHORSE - A man, charged in the 2015 death of Christopher Brisson, has admitted he killed Brisson.  But Darryl Sheepway, 38, has pleaded not guilty to first degree murder. He claims to have been drunk at the time.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged   Police investigating    Body found   

Bystander dies 

MONTREAL - Jean-Libord Jeanty, 76, died of his injuries.  Chayanne O'Neill Peralta-Garcia, 22, was charged with manslaughter.   (CTV)  MORE:   Man dies   

Son charged

BAKER-BROOK - Johnny Albert, 22, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his father Gordon Albert, 46.  (CBC)  MORE:   Body found   Man charged 

Charged 

HALIFAX - Tylor Donovan McInnis, 26, body was found in the trunk of a stolen black Honda Civic.  Shawntez Neco Downey, 24, Daniel Romeo Downey, 18, Nicco Alexander Smith, 25, Judson Lemar Falls, 34, and a 17-year-old boy are facing charges.  (CTV) MORE:   Body in trunk   Homicide 

Identified

OTTAWA - Police have identified Omar Rashid-Ghader, 33, as the victim in the fatal shooting at the Sentral Night Club Sunday morning.  Ottawa police are looking for Mustafa Ahmed, 28, in relation to the shooting.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect named    Police ID'd suspect   Suspect believed to be in GTA

Stabbing

BRAMPTON - Police found the victim Michael Narine, 82.  Gregory Narine, 57, was taken into custody.  (Global)    MORE:   Suspect charged   Son accused

Shooting tied to robbery

MONTREAL - Francois Cardinal, 36, is accused of the first-degree murder of Boris Ricourt.    (Montreal Gazette) PREVIOUS:   Shooting   

Homicide

CALGARY - Police were called to Valley Side Apartments at 322 1 Ave NE for a check on welfare and discovered the body of Frank Dwayne Blomme, 55.   (CTV)   MORE:   Shot to death   Shooting   Homicide  

Impaired charge

BIG RIVER - Stephen Lalonde, 43, has been charged with impaired driving causing death.   Sharon McMahon, 50, has been charged with failure to stop and remain at scene.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged in hit-and-run    Charges 

Guilty plea

YELLOWKNIFE - Beverley Anne Villeneuve pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter in the death of Archie Paulette, 67, June 8, 2015.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Woman charged  

Arrest

MONTREAL - Youness Aithaqi, 27, was arraigned on first-degree murder charges in the shooting of Joseph Sarikakis, 45.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged     Killed outside his new home 

Charged

ATIKAMEKSHENG - Edward Devin Boyce Glaue, 19, faces 2 counts of second-degree murder.  Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Gory Grey, 19, disappeared on July 23 from the trailer where they lived.   (CBC)  MORE:   Charged   Suspect arrested   Shot   Missing found dead 

Cold case arrests

VANCOUVER - The provincial unsolved homicide unit said that 2 men, who were underage at the time and cannot be named, were charged with murder in the death of Mission resident Joshua Bowe, 21.  Bowe was reported missing in Nov 2010.  (Global)  MORE:   2 charged   Murder charges 

Husband charged

TORONTO - Dan Reil, 56, the husband of Kathy Plytas, 56, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Brother of victim shocked

Woman charged

PUSLINCH - OPP say Katelyn Lindsay, 24, of Cambridge, ON, was killed in a head-on collision around 10am on July 16 in Puslinch.  Harvy Panchal, 27, of Toronto, has been charged.  (CP) 

Men charged

NORTH RIVER - Suspects in Dale Porter's death has been charged with second-degree murder.  Daniel Leonard and Al Potter were charged with second-degree murder.  9 others were arrested and charged with drug trafficking and participating in the activities of a criminal organization.   (CBC)  

Charges upgraded to first-degree

Charged with first-degree murder

Men with gang affiliations arrested

Vikings MC affiliated with Hells Angels

Bikers, OC, murder all linked

Homicide arrest

Arrest

DNA evidence breakthrough 

Hit-and-run murder charge

EDMONTON - 2 men have been charged in fatal hit and run that killed former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo.  Anthony Gestschel, 23, is charged with second-degree murder.  Jordan Wagner, 21, is charged with being an accessory after the fact.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run victim identified   Jimmo hit-and-run victim   Ryan Jimmo 

Charged

COURTENAY  - Mike Simard, 42, has been charged with 2 counts of murder.  One of the victims is Leanne Kelly who rented the home at 2345 Urquhart Ave.  She was the ex-girlfriend of Mike Simard.  Kelly's friend Gord Turner was the second victim.  (CHEK)  PREVIOUS:   Double homicide   2 dead   Double homicide   2 in custody      

Impaired charge

TORONTO - The driver of Civic, identified as a 23-year-old female, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Leroy Coore, 57, is facing impaired driving causing death.  (CP24)

Victim named

KELOWNA - Police have identified the man murdered on Hein Road.  Benjamin Cory Virgint, 35, was found shot to death in his home.   (Castanet)  MORE:   Victim identified    Homicide  

Charged

PERTH, ON - OPP charged Andrew Kravchenko, 22, in connection with the Aug 7 death of James 'Jake' Laverdure, 45.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Identified   Victim 

Shooting

CALGARY - The victim was Louie Angelo Mojica, 27, a man who was known to police.  (CTV)  MORE:  Shooting   Targeted attack   Shooting   Fatal shooting  

Body found

MORLEY - The body of Kori Wesley, 21, a resident of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, was found Sunday, Aug. 7.  Tylen Tray Poucette, 20, was arrested.  (Global)   MORE:   Charged   17-year-old arrested    

Vehicle rollover

BLOODVEIN FN - Abwii Giizis Kennedy, 14, and Blossom Asia Dunsford, 13, died after a vehicle rolled over.  There were 9 kids, all under the age of 16, in a truck that was stolen.   (CBC)   MORE:   Regrets    

Charged

HAMILTON - Police have charged Wayne Bell, 66, with the death of Marilyn Mitton, 65.  (Hamilton Spectator) 


Arrest in apartment fire
Stabbing death 

1 year

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH - Kyle Morgan has been sentenced to 1 year in prison for his role in the death of Steven Miller, 25.  Morgan pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact to manslaughter.  Chesley John Lucas and Calvin Kenny - pleaded guilty to manslaughter.  Paul Connolly, the fourth man charged, is still facing a first-degree murder charge.   (CBC) 


Guilty pleas
3 charged
Background of accused  

Homicide

REGINA -  The deceased man has been identified as Abdisalam Dahir Nur, 27.    (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide   Police investigating 

Identified 

MONTREAL - Jean-Luc Legault, 56, was killed early Sunday morning in Saint-Eustache.  MORE:   Father murdered   Suspicious death

Body in dumpster arrests

WINNIPEG - Garnet Walter Williams, who was found dead in a dumpster in early August  Jeremy Lee Allen, 27, has been charged with first-degree murder.  Miranda Nancy Leclaire, 32, and Lyle Barrow, 30, were charged with manslaughter.  Police said Jennifer Kelly Hall, 25, and a 56-year-old man, were previously arrested and charged with indignity to a human body.   (CTV) 


3 more arrested
Charges

Police seek tips
Police identify body
Body ID'd  

Police ID victim

VAUGHAN - Adam Colucci, 35, was struck in front of the Pinecrest Motel at around 11:25pm.  (CP24)  MORE:   Identified   Hit-and-run 

Shooting

TORONTO - Kevaughn Morgan, 21, was killed in an 'ambush-style' attack at an address on Rushley Drive at Lawrence Ave E.   (CBC)  

Life sentence

LONDON, ON - Jeremy Gubbels was handed 2 life sentences for the murder of his parents, Susan and Mario Gubbels.  Gubbels, 28, pleaded guilty to the 2014 murders of his parents in Warwick Township.  (CTV)  MORE:   Sentenced   25 years    I hope you suffer    Guilty plea   Parents murdered

Identified

THUNDER BAY - Brent Donio, 18, was killed outside a Windsor St housing complex just after midnight.  A charge of second-degree murder has been laid against Clinton Nicholas Netemegesic, 26.  Police had previously arrested Cecil Todd Matinet, 18.  (TB News Watch)   MORE:   2 charged   18-year-old dead

Now a homicide

EDMONTON - An autopsy revealed the man, identified as Donald Doucette, 51, died as a result of blunt abdominal trauma.  Sheldon Russell Bentley, 35, is facing charges of manslaughter and robbery.  (CTV)   MORE:   Security guard charged  

Shooting victim succumbs

EDMONTON - Daniel Holly, 34, who was injured in a shooting, succumbed to those injuries.  Dagmawi Admasu, 27, and Tysean Wawryk, 21, are each facing a number of charges, including first degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Victim dies, 2 suspects charged 

New charges

BRAMPTON - Prithvi Randhawa, 22, is now facing 3 counts of impaired driving causing death.    (CP24)   MORE:   Impaired charged   Driver was drunk   Driver charged  

Identified

CHEMIN SCOTCH - The body found in a remote wooded area has been identified as Marielle Portelance, 30.  (CBC)   MORE:   Deemed homicide   Suspicious death  

Charged

WINNIPEG - Police found Kingston Paul, 20, with a gunshot wound.  Erskine Ruggles, 61, was arrested and charged with manslaughter.   (CBC)  MORE:   Homicide investigation launched 

Charged

WATSON LAKE - Travis Dennis, 22, has been charged with second degree murder, and dismembering a body.  The court has ordered a ban on publishing the name of the deceased.   (CBC) 

Hit-and-run charge

TORONTO - Steven Doyle, 27, was standing on the west side of George St at around 5:45pm when according to police, the van 'drove onto the sidewalk and deliberately struck the man.'  Ayubullo Mohammad-Duad, 21, of no fixed address, is charged with first-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)

 

Murder charge

Man charged

Hit-and-run

Victim identified

Homicide investigation

Video shows suspect

Stabbing

TORONTO - Stephen Russell, 58, was stabbed following an altercation inside a rooming house on Charles St E.   (CP24)   MORE:   Victim identified  

Stabbing

OTTAWA - Jeremy Mack, 36, has been identified as the victim.   (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide victim     Victim was in witness protection

Victim identified

TORONTO - Abdirizak Hersi, 20, the driver of the bullet-ridden car, and another man that police believe to be his cousin, were both rushed to hospital, where Hersi was pronounced dead.   (CBC)   MORE:   Police release name   Victim identified  

Arrest

PIERCELAND - Cynder Robinson, from Taber, AB, was involved in a physical altercation at a house party.  Brandy Arnelle Benson, 21, from the Big Island Lake First Nation was arrested and charged with manslaughter.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charges laid 

Charged

LETHBRIDGE - Paramedics found 9-month-old Austin Wright in cardiac arrest. The child was rushed to hospital where he later died.  Tyler Brian Hogan was charged with one count of second-degree murder.  (Global)  

 

Baby homicide

Baby slain

Death a homicide

Blunt force trauma

10 years

SASKATOON - Catherine McKay had pleaded guilty to 4 counts of impaired driving causing death in connection to the collision that killed parents Jordan and Chanda Van de Vorst, and their 2 children, Kamryn and Miguire.  (CTV) 

Community concerns

Correctional needs to improve communications

Sent to healing lodge

Guilty pleas

Pleads guilty

Family identified  

Impaired driver charged

THORNLEA - Jane Newhook, 83, was killed when her car collided with another vehicle.  George Malcolm Whalen, 67, is facing charges including impaired driving causing death.  (CBC)   MORE:   Driver in custody   Driver charged  

Charge in homeless fight

TORONTO - Levon Jolen Gammon, 43, of no fixed address, has been charged with manslaughter.  The victim has been identified as Paul Crombie, 50, of no fixed address.   (CBC)  MORE:   Fight death   Charge  

Charged

PELICAN NARROWS - Attempts to resuscitate Jordan Bedard, 19, from Sandy Bay, SK, were unsuccessful.  RCMP arrested Brett Napoleon Michel, 19, and charged him with second-degree murder.   (CTV) 

Man charged after body found

SHAMATTAWA - Police got word that a local fisherman had found a body in a nearby river. Police confirmed it was a missing 37-year-old woman.  Police charged Philip Miles, 37.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged  

Farm shooting

BIGGAR - Colten Boushie, 22, from the Red Pheasant FN, died before emergency crews arrived.  RCMP have charged Gerald Stanley, 54, with second degree murder.   (CBC) 

Identified

Farmyard shooting

Murder charge laid

Our peoples are not equal

Racist and hate-filled comments

Not guilty plea  

Charged

GATINEAU - Police were called to a Gatineau home June 15, 2010 after reports a 15-month-old child was dead.  The cause of death was never determined but now police say new technology and a review of the case has allowed them to determine the child died of a 'non-accidental' fatal head injury.   Tyler Hunt, 29, has been charged with manslaughter.  (CTV)  MORE:  Accused of manslaughter   

Teens charged 

TORONTO - Kareem Deerr was stabbed during an altercation involving 2 groups of people at the Scarborough Centre Station at around 9:20pm Friday.  Desmond Lincoln Williams, 18, is charged with second-degree murder.  A 14-year-old boy  is charged with manslaughter.   (CTV)   MORE:   2 charged   2 arrested   Identified   Stabbing at station   Teen killed 

Body found

CALGARY - Police have charged Edward Delten Downey, 46, with 2 counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of Taliyah Leigh Marsman, 5, and her mother, Sara Baillie, 34.  (Global)   MORE:   New details   Career criminal   Amber Alert   Mom found dead

Search for suspect

ONOWAY - Casey Potts and Sharisse Monkman were with Glen Allen Abbott before he died.  The 3 of them attempted a robbery.  Monkman was arrested on robbery charges, and Potts is wanted on second degree murder of Abbott and robbery charges.  (CTV)   MORE:   Search for wanted man    Homicide 

Wanted

WINNIPEG - Police have issued an arrest warrant for Geordie Douglas Wood, 22, a man wanted in connection with the homicide of Cyril Quentin Weenusk, 26.  (CTV)   MORE:  Wanted arrested at Remand Centre    Identified   Serious incident

Charged

HERSCHEL - Carol King's ex-partner, David Caissie, 53, has been charged with first-degree murder and indignity to human remains over her death in 2011.   (CBC)   MORE:   Missing woman found dead   Remains are King's   Remains found  

Body found

ST JEAN BAPTISTE - RCMP were called to the apartment on Caron St and found the body of a 54-year-old woman.  Danny Vanoosten, 56,  was arrested at the scene and has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Murder   Found dead   Charged

Arrested

CALGARY - Tyler Sanderson, 24, was located and transported by ambulance to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Lori Ann Heavenfire, 34, has been arrested and charged.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Woman wanted   Victim ID'd

2 charged

WINNIPEG - Jonathon Graham Barstad, 34, and Edward Wade Beardy, 35, have been charged for a July 7, 2016 rooming house fire that killed Brenda Campbell, 51, and John McKinnon Bendon, 61.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Identified   Victims named    Fire set  

Woman charged

PUKATAWAGAN - Leah Castel, 19, has been charged with second-degree murder after a 21-year-old man died.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Homicide probed

Possible murder-suicide

PONTEIX - RCMP were called to the Ponteix town dumpsite.  There, police say officers found 2 dead male adults.  One of the men found dead was Mike Kucik.  (Global)     MORE:   2 dead   2 men found dead   

Parking lot dispute

MIDLAND - Corby Stott, 29, was taken to Hospital where he died.  Jason Heffernan, 25, was arrested at the scene and charged with second-degree murder. (PostMedia)   MORE:   Man dies after being hit by a car 

Victim ID'd

KELOWNA - Rita Maria LeHockey, 48, died suddenly at about 1:45am July 2 at a home in the 800-block of Cawston Ave.  (Castanet)   MORE:   Police identify victim    Suspicious death   Woman found dead    

Charged

EDMONTON - Warren Todd McLeod, 47, died on Feb 3, 2016 of injuries he incurred in a March 18, 2015 attack.  Police arrested Joelle Reich, 47, and charged her with manslaughter.  (Global)   MORE:   Woman charged 

Father charged

LANGHAM - Robert Major, was the driver of a pickup truck involved in a collision that killed his 2 sons Theodore Cardinal, 9, and Brenden Major, 4 and his girlfriend Kimberly Oliverio, 26, near Langham, SK on Feb. 22, 2016.  (Global)   MORE:   Charges laid 

2nd man charged

WINNIPEG - Joshua Evans, 24, was charged.  Martin Archie Flett, 22, was charged with second-degree murder.  James Edsel Tucker, 45, was found stabbed in the Furby St apartment.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Name change   Man charged   Charges 

Homicide declared

EDMONTON - The remains have been identified as Gamtesa Muhamed, 21, reportedly last seen in his north Edmonton neighbourhood on Sept 7, 2014.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Remains identified   Remains missing man 

Homicide

OTTAWA - Police were called to an apartment in the 200-block of St Andrew St shortly before 4am Sunday, after reports Tarique Leger, 19, had been shot.  (CTV)   MORE:   Shooting   Teen shot dead   Victim identified    

Arrest

LAVAL - Mitchell Robert Cousins, 29, was arrested for the killing of Ferdinando Belmonte, 22, on June 28.   (CP) MORE:   Suspect arrested   Homicide   Murdered    Victim not known to police    Identified  

Identified

SAINT JOHN - Police have identified the victim of a homicide as Tammy Boratynec, 43.  (CBC)   MORE:   Police release identity 

Allegations

TORONTO - Police in India allege Pawandeep Kaur is beind the 'contract killing' of her husband, who was stabbed to death.  Jaskaran Singh, 38, was lured to a remote area and stabbed to death in March.  Police arrested 4 men in connection with the Canadian citizen's death.    (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Woman accused of arranging hit

Plea deals

SAULT STE MARIE - In 2011, Wesley Hallam was fatally stabbed at a house party in Sault Ste Marie.  He was then decapitated and dismembered.  Ronald Mitchell, Dylan Jocko and Eric Mearow pleaded guilty to manslaughter and offering an indignity to a human body.    (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Anatomy of a knife fight 

Woman charged

TALLAHASSEE - Katherine Magbanua  was charged with second-degree murder.  Luis Rivera, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. He and his co-accused, Sigfredo Garcia, were paid to kill Dan Markel in 2014 because the academic's ex-wife allegedly wanted full custody of their 2 children.   (CBC)  

2nd man charged

Final morning

Murder tied to ex-wife's family

Man arrested

Arrest

More arrests likely

Murder for hire plot  

Grandparents charged

CALGARY - Eneas Emilio Perdomo, 5, was taken to Hospital on July 10, 2015 with injuries that family members claimed were due to numerous accidents.  Allan Perdomo Lopez and Carolina Del Carmen Perdomo were arrested and charged with manslaughter in connection with Perdomo's death. (CTV)  

 

Grandparents charged

Homicide investigating

Family being questioned

Death deemed suspicious

Boy just arrived in Canada 

Identified

TORONTO - Friends identified former pro skate boarder Justin Bokma and bartender LeFranc Matthews as the 2 men killed in a shooting.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Victims ID'd    Victims remembered 

Charged

MONTREAL - Boubacar Bah, 24, is facing first-degree murder charges in connection with a shooting on Jan 11, 2014.   Ali Husain Jean  was shot and killed in an apartment on Sherbrooke St. near 29th Ave.  (CTV) 

Identified

WHITBY - Matthew Coussons, 29, was charged with second-degree murder after walking into a police station in Oshawa and claiming something had happened to his girlfriend, Kristina Bennett, 25.    (Durham Region)   MORE:   Identified    Accused of murdering fiancee   Man charged   

Identified

EDMONTON - Police say Randy James Munian and another suspect approached the armoured truck guards, pepper sprayed them and demanded cash.  Munian was shot while facing the guard, who is unlikely to face criminal charges.  (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect identified    Police identify suspect  

Impaired charge

WOODSTOCK, NB - Whitney Esther St. Pierre, 21, is facing impaired driving charges in connection with a crash that killed Emma Pearson, 16, and seriously injured 5 other people on July 5, 2015.  (CTV) 

Charged

MEDICINE HAT - Barbara Holmes, 51, was charged with aggravated assault.  The man, identified as her husband John Holmes, later passed away from his injuries.   (Medicine Hat News)  MORE:   Upgraded charges      

Foul play suspected

WINNIPEG - Police have identified the deceased as Eugene Allan Harris, 62.  (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide   Body found

Remains identified

LAC LA RONGE FN - Todd McCormick, 45, was reported missing in May.  (CTV)   MORE:   Identified   Human remains

5 years

LONDON, ON - Jared Dejong pleaded guilty in an impaired driving crash that killed Andrea Christidis, 18, in Oct 2015 and was sentenced to 5 years in prison.  (CP)   MORE:  5 years   Sentenced to 5 years   Guilty plea    Man pleads guilty   Identified   Student dies   Driver charged   

Crown withdraws charges

OTTAWA - Prosecutors have dropped first degree murder charges against 2 men accused of killing Yusuf Ibrahim, 27.  Mohamed Abdullahi, 32, and Abdullahi Osman, 23, were arrested in June 2015 and charged.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charges withdrawn    Dropped   2 charged     Gang member shot   Known to police 

Shooting likely tied to OC

MONTREAL - Police found Martin Garand, 43, dead with at least one gun shot in the upper body while sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot of a halfway house.   (La Presse)  MORE:   Shooting   Man gunned down   Murdered

Son-in-law charged

MONTREAL - At the scene they found found Zahra Allalou, 88,  had been stabbed.  Zine Elabidine Hajouji Idrissi, 71, has been charged with first-degree murder.    (CTV)   MORE:   Accused    Man accused   

Charged 

TILLEY - Wayne Rattray's remains were found on an island in the Renous River.  Kurt Andrew Hudnut, 28, Luke Frank Ellick, 27, and James Andrew Melanson, 21, have been charged.   (CTV)  MORE:   2 more charged   Charged   Missing man murdered   Murdered  

Father-in-law charged  

EDMONTON - When officers arrived, they found the body of Armando Cosmea-Aspillaga, 38, inside the home.  Roberto Robles, 73, was charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)    MORE:   Charged    Senior charged   Uncomfortable situation 

2 charged with killing   

MONTREAL - Jeff Joubens Theus, 25, and Ebamda Ndutu Lufia, 28, were charged with the first-degree murder of Angelo D'Onofrio, 72.  (Montreal Gazette)

Shooting 

Mobster killed 

Police round up gang members

7 arrested

Gang arrested

Cafe shooting

OC links

Montreal's Mafia war wouldn't end  

25 years

CAPE DORSET - Peter Kingwatsiak was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his stepbrother Mappaluk Adla.   (CBC)   

 

Sentenced

Guilty  

Hit-and-run

EDMONTON - Ajaib Singh Grewal, 73, was struck by a Jeep.  Erick Garcia, 38, is facing charges, including dangerous driving causing death and impaired driving.  (CBC)   MORE:   5 years   Identified     Hit-and-run arrest

Police hunt tourist killers

NEGRIL - The slain visitor has been identified as Andre Palakia, 35, an ON real estate broker who was vacationing in the island with his father and female companion.   (Jamaica Gleaner)  MORE:   Canadian killed   

Charged 

CALGARY - The victim has been identified as Tiejun Huang, 51.  Jin Qing Huang, 42, is charged with first-degree murder.  (CTV)    MORE:   Suspect charged   Knife attack     

Woman found dead 

CHAMBLY - Francine Bissonnette, 62, was found dead in her home on Beaulac St.  (Daniel Dery), 59, was arrested at the scene.   (CTV)   MORE:   Husband arrested  

Remains identified

SAINT JOHN - Scott Arthur Taylor, 24, was last seen on Dec 2, 2011 in Saint John.   (CTV)   MORE:   Death suspicious   Man acquitted

Body found

GATINEAU - Yves Cyr, 41, had been missing since Dec  7, 2015.   (CBC)   MORE:   Body found     Body identified  

Victim linked to OC

MONTREAL - Pierre Michaud is dead after a shooting in Mirabell that is linked to organized crime.  (CTV)   MORE:   Bicycle killer

Police ID victim

TORONTO - Christopher McLean, 25, has been identified as the victim of a shooting.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man shot dead    Shooting

Premature baby dies

TORONTO - Candice Rochelle Bobb, 35, was about 6 months pregnant when she was fatally shot as she sat in a car with friends around 11pm on May 15.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Baby dies    Baby death   Pregnant woman ID'd   Baby in stable condition   Pregnant woman dies   Lovely person   

Guilty plea

SASKATOON - Jerry Constant, 33, pleaded guilty to second degree murder and offering indignity to human remains.  The remains of Karina Wolfe, 20, were found in a marshy area near the airport in Nov 2015.    (Global)    MORE:   Guilty plea    14 years   Psych assessment   Human remains    Karina Wolfe          

Murder charge stayed

CALGARY - Redear Kadir-Shahwan, 23, was charged with the death of Khalid El-Ajami, 30, at a barbershop in the 100-block of 20 Ave SE in Nov of 2015.   (CTV)  

Man shot   

Charged

Charged

Man charged

Victim identified

Linked to drug trade

Victim ID'd 

Impaired charge

FREDERICTON - The body of Jennifer Brewer, 24, was found in the St John River after she was ejected from the vehicle.  Marc-Andre Doucet, 26, appeared to face the charges.  A publication ban prevents details from court to be made public.   (CTV)

Murder was planned  

MONTREAL - Pappa Kofi Kwao Boakye, 29, was killed in a house on Lemieux St June 5.  The suspect, Jonathan Dopson Gariepy, is accused of premeditated murder and contempt of corpse.   (Journal de Montreal)    MORE:   Suspect accused   Man killed    

Impaired

FOND-DU-LAC - Delaine Lidguerre, 20, and a 24-year-old woman were walking when they were hit by a truck travelling the same direction.  Korgan Mercredi, 18, was arrested at the scene and charged with one count of impaired driving causing death.  (PA Now)  MORE:   Impaired youth    

Arrested

EDMONTON - Wacey Dillon Boudreau, 22, was  wanted in connection to the death of Nikita Lee Healy, 26, who was found dead in a suite in the area of 110 Ave and 84 St NW April 20.   (CTV)    PREVIOUS:   Warrant issued   Wanted   Warrant issued   Identified   Suspicious death

Charged

WASAGA BEACH - Dillon Childs, 21, was charged in connection with the stabbing death of Erick Tello-Arias, 23.  (Wasaga Sun)   MORE:   Charged   Another stabbing

Stabbing victim dies

OSHAWA - Braiden McClure, 21, was found in a parking lot near Simcoe and Bloor streets.  (CTV)   MORE:   Stabbing a mystery   Stabbing victim dies   Man dies in hospital 

3 charged

WASAGA BEACH - Francesco Molinaro, 18, was fatally stabbed outside the Pizza Pizza on Mosley St on May 21.  Jonathan Landsberg, 18, Eric R. Talbot, 19, and Austin D. Zambrano-Peterson, 18, have all been charged with second-degree murder.  (CP24) 

3 charged

Facing charges

Teen identified

Teenager killed

Beach stabbing

Stabbing  

Human remains ID'd

ROSTHERN - An autopsy on human remains found near the town of Rosthern, SK, found they belong to Gilbert McCallum, 21, from Prince Albert.  McCallum was last seen on April 15.     (CBC)   MORE:   Remains identified    Foul play involved     

Charged

EDMONTON - An autopsy determined Surinder Pal Singh, 61, dies as a result of head trauma.  Douglas Joseph Chestnut, 34, had been charged with manslaughter.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Dies in hospital   Homicide unit investigates    Gas station clerk dies   

Charges

SASKATOON - Police have laid charges relation to the death of Cynthia Crampton, 55.  Tyler Hurd, 33, is charged with first-degree murder. Tammy Poffley, 52, is charged with accessory to murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged   2 charged     

New DNA evidence

ST JOHN'S - Police say they re-sent DNA samples pertaining to the 14-year-old girl's 1981 death to a lab for additional testing. That testing connected the murder to an unknown suspect.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Telegram:  Bradley murder series  

3 arrested

SIX NATIONS - Ashton VanEvery, 16, was pronounced dead.  Facing first-degree murder charges are: Dwight Ronald Walton, 19, Kenneth Paul Appleton, 24, and Irvin Allan Maracle, 56.   (CBC)  MORE:    Teen dead in shooting    Trio of suspects surrender   3 charged 

Police share suspicions

MONTREAL - Police believe Jean-Baptiste Duchesneau, who committed suicide in 1993 was behind the murder of a 5-year-old boy, Denis Roux-Bergevin in 1985.  Duchesneau, was found guilty of murder in the slaying of a 7-year-old girl in 1974 as well as the sexual assault of another young girl.  (CP) 

Charged

MANIWAKI - Bret James Jerome was found dead.  Amik Mitchell, 22, Jay Axel Stevns, 22, and Tristan Stevens Gagnon, 19 were charged with first degree-murder.   (CBC)   

Human remains ID'd

ARELEE - Mounties said the human remains are that of Shane Perret, 37.  Perret was reportedly last seen Dec 11, 2015.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Human remains

Arrested

LOS ANGELES - Police arrested Blake Leibel, 35, after discovering the body of Iana Kasian, 30, in the condo she shared with Leibel. (PostMedia)   MORE:   Boyfriend in custody   Killed girlfriend   Torturing death   Hollywood horror story  

Identified

CALGARY - Police identified the victim as Noel Francis Delorme, 36.  Justin Woodside, 39, has been charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  MORE:   Charges laid   Death investigated    Altercation

Guilty plea

AMHERST - Neil Calder, 28, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and trafficking methadone in connection with the death of Kody Cook, 20.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Charges in OD  

Identified

EDMONTON - Gherezghiher (Gary) Yemane, 63, died from gunshot wounds.  (CTV)  MORE:   Leader of Eritrean community   Police reveal identify    Man found dead  

Charged

LETHBRIDGE - Jillian Wendy Across the Mountain, 54, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Frances Candice Little Light, 56, in Feb.   (CP)   MORE:   Suspect in custody   Ruled a homicide   Police investigate    Candy Little Light 

Charged

EDMONTON - Officers were called to an apartment near 82 St and 123 Ave NW, and found Louie De Sousa Sa, 61, deceased.  Malory Lajimodiere, 28, has been charged.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charged   Identified   Homicide   Homicide   Suspicious death    

Guilty plea

CALGARY - Andrew Murray fatally shot his mother Lois on Thanksgiving Day 2013.  Murray pleaded guilty to manslaughter.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Alcohol-withdrawal psychosis   Son charged 

Died trying to help

LONDON, ON - Dakoda Martin, 21, was found with stab wounds at 3am in Victoria Park.  Jeremy Reddick, 32, is charged with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Charges   Man charged  

Plea deal

RANKIN INLET - Leanne Irkootee, 23, died of a stab wound near her heart in a home on April 24, 2004.  The question has always been whether Adrian VanEindhoven stabbed her deliberately, or whether she was trying to stab him, but fell on the knife accidentally as the 2 were drunkenly fighting.   (PostMedia) 

Identified

REGINA - Police were called to a home in the 200-block of Upland Drive around 4:23am where they found the body of Sandeep Kaur Tehara, 38.  The victim's husband Jagdish Singh Tehara, 39, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Body found   Homicide 

Found guilty

MONTREAL - Michel Duchaussoy has been found guilty of the first-degree murder of Ziad Bouzid.   (CTV)   MORE:   Jury finds guilty   Murder of Ziad Bouzid

Guilty plea

CALGARY - Hien Tuan Lam killed his wife Hue Ngoc Nguyen, 41 on May 24, 2016.  (CBC)  MORE:   Pleads guilty   12 years   Charged   Husband charged   Domestic incident     

Arrested

EDMONTON - Police said Brian Joseph Boysis, 34, has been charged in connection to the death of Sabrina Papin, 27.  Also charged is Chad Neville Boysis, 29. (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Charges laid   1 charged, another on the run   Suspect arrested   

Woman charged

GRANDE PRAIRIE - The victim, Sherra Eckert, told police and paramedics she needed medical attention after having been assaulted the night before.  Police said Eckert died on Friday.  Barb Wright is charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  MORE:   Tenant attacks landlord   

Charged

GRANDE PRAIRIE - Nikkolas Steenhuisen, 34, ended up on the running board of a truck the suspect was trying to flee in, when it collided with a parked vehicle, pinning Steenhuisen.  Michael Ginter, 30, is facing a charge of second degree murder.  (CTV) 


Identified
Man charged
Car thief confrontation

Multiple arrests 

HAMILTON - Vincenzo Lofaro, 46, the bouncer at Club 77, was shot and killed by 3 men.   Rabaz Resh, 25 Waed Alabd Alnabi, 25, and Amnar Nabulsi, 26, have been charged.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Bouncer killed   Identified     

Arrest

OTTAWA - Police arrested Jonathan Ranger, 32.  Katrina Galloway and Nicholas Kim, 30, were both shot in the Blossom Park neighbourhood in May.  Kim later died in hospital.   (CBC)    MORE:   Suspect arrested    Shooting   Identified  

Arrest

EDMONTON - Police arrested Miguel Gomez, 20, for second-degree murder in connection to the April 16 stabbing death of Matthew Herman.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Victim identified    Warrant issued   Stabbing   Fight stabbing 

Missing case treated as homicide

SALMON ARM - Ashley Simpson, 32, has been missing from Salmon Arm, BC, where she was working for the winter season, since April 28.  (PostMedia)  PREVIOUS:   Woman still missing    Ashley Simpson

Identified

BRAMPTON - Police found Kadeem Bascombe, 24, in critical condition.  He died later died in hospital.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man dead     Man gunned down   Man shot   Shooting    

Identified

CALGARY Family have identified the victim as Tyler Sanderson, 24.  (Metro News)   MORE:   Assault victim dies   Identified   Fatal attack   Police investigate 

3rd person charged

WINNIPEG - Police said Pierre David Contois, 21, is charged with first degree murder.  Raymond Ducharme and Shawn Poitra, both 25, were both charged with the same offences in May.  Police found George Prieston, 29, suffering from a gunshot wound.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Identified   2 charged    2 charged    Homicide 

Charged

TORONTO - Ramsey Whitefish, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Trevor Severin, 24, is charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim was once key witness   Arrest   Man charged   Man found dead   Murdered  

Identified

REGINA - Police responded to a report of an injured man in the 1300-block of Elphinstone St, where they found Wilburn Albert Campbell, 37, collapsed on the sidewalk.  (CTV) MORE:   Police investigate   

Arrest 

ST JOHN'S - Police arrested Anne Norris, 32, charging her with first-degree murder.  She lives in the Brazil St apartment complex that Marcel Readon's body was found.   (CBC)    MORE:   Victim was in court     

Drive-by shooting

AJAX - The victim has been identified by police as Vernie Ferrigon, 33.  (CTV)   MORE:   Shooting   Drive-by shooting  

Hit-and-run victim dies

TORONTO - Brandy Kashana Reid, 21, was struck on Danforth Road and died in hospital.   (CP24) 

Gunman charged 

TORONTO - Harris Nnane, 24, was arrested and charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder in the shooting of Cynthia Mullapudi, 24, and Joseph Anzolona, 26.   (Sun Media)   MORE:   Innocent victim   Looking for car    Arrest   Taken too soon   

Identified

MONTREAL - Police have identified the man whose body was found in a plastic bag in Saint-Eustache.  The SQ said he was Pascal Ricard, 45, and that he had been murdered.  He was last seen on March 25, 2015.  (CTV)    MORE:   Male body found   Body found 

Identified

SUNDRE - Sean Terrance Letwin, 30, of Beaverdell, BC, crossed the centre line with his car and collided with Henryk Yonza's Harley Davidson.   (Sun Media)   PREVIOUS:   Impaired charge pending 

Charge laid

COCHRANE - Richard New, 41, has been charged with second degree murder in connection with the disappearance of Aline Lalonde, 70.   (CBC)   MORE:   Murder charge   

12 years

BRAMPTON - Mandeep Punia, 39, who stabbed Poonam Litt, her pregnant sister-in-law in the neck, and then watched the woman bleed to death, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Guilty   Convicted   Guilty   Sister-in-law and her husband on trial    Sister-in-law charged   Remains are missing mother

Husband the suspect

SASKATOON - RCMP believe that Greg Fertuck murdered his wife Sheree - and that the proof is in a family law file at a SK lawyer's office.  But Greg Fertuck's lawyer says he's been charged with nothing.  Sheree Fertuck, 51, went missing on Dec 7. (CBC)   MORE:   Lawyer says husband is innocent   Document points at husband  

Homicide

EDMONTON - Medical Examiner has confirmed Robert Paul Loyer, 46, died as a result of blunt force trauma.   (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide

Courthouse arrest

OTTAWA - Idris Abdulgani, 21, was arrested for murder in the May homicide of Lonnie Leafloor.  (Ottawa Citizen)  PREVIOUS:   Identified   Police investigating  

Hit-and-run charges

EDMONTON - Michael Beverly Gress, 36, of St. Albert is facing a dozen charges including manslaughter.  (CTV)   MORE:   Driver charged 

Body found

CALGARY - Police have identified the victim as Sehyun Edmund Lim, 19, resident of Calgary.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspicious death   Human remains found

Truck driver fined

LONDON, ON - Leszek Urbaniak, 57, must pay a $2,000 fine and will not be allowed to drive a commercial vehicle for 2 years.  Marc Lafontaine, 35, and Alyssa Smulders, 13, were killed in the 2014 crash on the 401 near Chatham.   (CTV)  MORE:   Fined $1K per life    Family disappointed by fine 

2 teenage girls charged

EDMONTON - Bruce Peter MacDonald, 50, was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  2 teenaged girls, aged 16 and 17-years-old, are facing charges of robbery and second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   2 youths charged   Identified   Victim was stabbed  

Homicide

WINNIPEG - Gheorghe Uta, 52, who was found stabbed on the 1800-block of Alexander Ave.  Uta had also been stabbed on March 31, in the same location on Alexander Ave.   (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide   

Accused pleads guilty

CALGARY - Ali Montoya, 21, admitted to an impaired driving crash that killed taxi driver Amritpal Kharbanda, 46, and his passenger Jillian Lavallee, 25, on May 2, 2015.   (CTV)   MORE:   Admits guilt   Man charged    Families mourn   4+ years

Remains found 

THOMPSON - The remains of Nicholas Brophy, 19, who was reported missing last fall, were found outside Thompson Tuesday.  Brophy was last seen Sept 8.  RCMP Major Crime Services is now in charge of the homicide investigation.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Reward for missing man    Nicholas Brophy  

4th person dies

HAMILTON - Sang Ju (Gina) Milroy, 69, died from gunshot injuries.  Police say James Milroy, 37, shot Aerlaena Smith, 19, his younger brother Michael Milroy, 32, and Gina Milroy, before turning the gun on himself.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Murders-suicide   Love triangle possible motive   Victims identified   3 dead   

Murder charge

TORONTO - On April 19, police responded to a call for human remains found behind Charlie's Meat and Seafood.  Police later identified the remains as those of Melissa Cooper, 30, of Toronto.  Albert Ian Ohab, 38, of Toronto, was arrested on April 29 and charged with committing an indignity to a dead body.  Police laid an additional charge of second-degree murder against Ohab.  (Toronto Star)   

Cops ID torso

Man arrested

Identified

Human remains found

Torso found

Remains are human

I think I found part of a person   

Charges

EDMONTON - Police found the body of Jeremy Randall Nattress, 36, dead as a result of stab wounds.  Zafar Nigmatov, 25, is facing a charge of second degree murder.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Identified   Victim was stabbed 

Daughter charged

LETHBRIDGE - The deceased has been identified as Shelley Kristine Praill.  Jessica Lee Ann Praill, 28, was arrested at the scene.  (CTV) MORE:   Daughter charged    Woman charged in mother's death   Mother killed  

Impaired

GRANDE PRAIRIE - Cole Penson, 21, of Grovedale, AB has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.  (Global)  

Charges

MIRAMICHI - Police say Brandon Blake Colford, 20, has been charged with the murder of Michael Mark Ryan, 49.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Victim ID'd 

Identified

LEDUC - Police have charged Gordon Robinson, 32, with first-degree murder.  The victim has been identified as Ryan Ross, 34.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged    Man charged   Sudden death  

Found guilty

VICTORIA - Daniel Phelps beat Kyle Jansen, 30, and stabbed him in the leg before stealing his heroin in January 2015.  (CP)  MORE:   Jury convicts    Guilty verdict   Arrest   Stabbing 

2 charged

ST THERESA POINT - RCMP said a 26-year-old man got into an altercation with 2 others at an early-morning party.  Morgan Wood, 27, and John Jacob Harper, 28, have been charged with manslaughter.   (Sun Media) MORE:   Fight death  

Charge laid

CALGARY - Peter William Nassichuk, 37, was taken to hospital in serious condition and died from his injuries on April 11.  Rico Alan Properzi, 31, surrendered to police on April 21 and has been charged with manslaughter.  (CTV)  MORE:   Charge   Charged    

Arrest

WINNIPEG - Kevin Grant Klassen, 37, is charged with second degree murder.  Christina Stoyko, 39, was found dead in her 500-block of Redwood Ave home.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charged  

Charged

WINNIPEG - Police said 2 men were cycling eastbound in the curb lane when one of them was struck by a car.  Kyle Nicholas Genereux, 24, is charged.   (CTV)  MORE:   Arrest   Cyclist ID'd

Identified

MISSISSAUGA - Mustafa Omar, 29, was fatally shot at around 5:30am Saturday at a townhouse complex located at 7475 Goreway Drive in Mississauga.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Shooting   1 dead, 3 injured    Townhouse shooting 

Arrest

WINNIPEG - Kyllan Ellis, 28, is charged with second degree murder in the killing of Simone Sanderson, 23.  (Global) MORE:   Public help   Arrest   Homicide arrest   Homicide   Victim identified   Simone Sanderson

Convicted

CALGARY - Sheena Cuthill, her husband, Tim Rempel and his brother, Wilhelm Rempel, were all charged in the kidnapping and killing of Ryan Lane, in Feb 2012 after he started fighting for visitation rights with the daughter he and Cuthill shared.   (CBC)  MORE:   Jailhouse confession letter   Guilty verdict   3 found guilty     

Review of investigation

TRURO - The NS Department of Justice is calling for a review relating to the 2005 death of 3-year-old Samantha Mercer.  A man was charged with manslaughter in Samantha's death. A judge acquitted him at trial, saying the Crown failed to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Man found not guilty   

Identified

HALIFAX - Naricho Clayton, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.   (CTV)   MORE:   Richards, Clayton knew each other   Victim identified   1 dead   Shooting   

Charged

SASKATOON - Wallid Adam Mohamed, 29, was arrested following the stabbing death of Mohammed Omar, 18.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man accused   Family of victim   Stabbing  

Home invader dies

BOTWOOD - Police have charged Gilbert Budgell, 53 with second-degree murder.  Budgell was arrested and charged after 2 men entered his home on Swanee Pool Road.  Police are not commenting on how a homeowner, whose residence was invaded, came to be charged with such serious offences.   (CBC)   MORE:   Murder charges for shooting invader 

Identified

CALGARY - Officers found Emmanuel Keror, 22, dead at the scene. Investigators suggest the shooting was targeted and may be related to a past conflict involving the Sept 2012 homicide of Phillip Salviu Anny. Deng Lino Keror was convicted of second-degree murder in relation to the case.  (Global)   MORE:   Police arrest 2   2 arrested   Victim known to police 

3 years

SASKATOON - A 15-year-old boy who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting another teen with a stolen gun last summer was sentenced to 3 years in custody.  Dustin Ahenakew, 15, was shot in the head.  (CTV)  MORE:   3 years secure custody   No accountability   Youth charged with manslaughter  

Exhaustion sets in  

CALGARY - Melissa Couture, 38, suffered from cerebral palsy. She used a wheelchair, she was deaf and unable to communicate.  Police allege she did not receive the medical attention she needed while under her mother's (Patricia Couture, 68) care.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Charged 

Identified

NORTH PRESTON - RCMP identified Daverico Downey, 20, as the victim.   (CBC)  MORE:   Homicide   Police identify victim    Shots fired    

Shooting victim dies

FORT MCMURRAY - Ahmed Khalif Mahamoud, 24, was shot outside the Boomtown Casino shortly after 12:40am on April 1.   (Sun Media)    

Body identified

TORONTO - The human remains found in a Northwood Park fire pit has been identified as those of Julio Cesar Soto, 29.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Victim ID'd   Homicide   Body found in fire pit   Homicide squad investigating   

Remains identified

EDMONTON - The human remains are those of Awet Ghebre, 23, and the death has been deemed a homicide.  Ghebre went missing in June 2015.   (Global)  MORE:   Remains ID'd   Searching for missing man  

Body found

EDMONTON - Police said the body of Blair William Schmidt, 30, died as a result of a gunshot wound, his body was found in an apartment suite on 106 Ave and 122 St NW after a fire.   (CTV)  MORE:   Death a homicide   Found dead in burned apartment  

Identified

HAMILTON - Jenna Gazzola, 34, was found dead Monday morning in her ninth-floor unit at 100 Forest Ave.  Shane Shakeshaft, 27, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Wonderful person     

Charged

TORONTO - The victim was identified as Gabriel Nikov, 18.  Police arrested Bradley Cheveldayoff, 22, and charged him with second-degree murder.   (CTV) MORE:   Charged   Man charged    Victim ID'd   Shooting   Shooting   

Assault death

ONION LAKE FN - Louis Carson Pipe from Kehewin, AB, is now being charged with second degree murder.  The victim and Pipe are believed to have a family connection.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charge laid   Allegedly killed his grandfather     

Identified

EDMONTON - Kelly Thompson, 34, was found in critical condition, and taken to hospital where he died on Saturday, April 16.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Man beaten dies   Victim dies   Man beaten  

Charged

EDMONTON - Nicole Leeanne Cooney, 30, died from a gunshot wound.  Lenny Lavallee, 32, has been charged.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Identified    Charged 

Guilty

TORONTO - Cyclist, Adrian Dudzicki, 23, died immediately at the intersection.  Aleksey Aleksev, 23, was found guilty of manslaughter.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   2 years   Driver charged  

Homicide

HALIFAX - Officers found the body of Tyler Bradley Richards, 29, inside the home. (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   3 men charged after cocaine found   Arrest for drugs weapons    

Charged

MONTREAL - Randy Tshilumba, 19, has been charged with the first-degree murder of Clemence Beaulieu-Patry.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Suspect arrested   Mysterious murder  

Arrest

SASKATOON - Police allege that Blair French, 28, killed Adam St Denis in an apartment on the 100-block of Ave O South on March 30.  (CBC)   MORE:   Murder charge   Victim dies   Homicide 

Found guilty

LONDON, ON - James McCullough, 22, has been found guilty of first-degree murder for the 2013 slaying of Alex Fraser from Orangeville.  (Orangeville Banner)   MORE:   Found guilty   Man found guilty   Calculated predator   Man killed, dismembered  

Shooting outside cafe

TORONTO - Abdullah Farah, 20, was on the sidewalk outside Cloud Nine Cafe on Danforth Ave with a few others around 1:30am Sunday when someone in a vehicle suddenly opened fire.  (Global)  MORE:   Shooting    Victim identified    Shooting   Shooting   Drive-by shooting 

Mother killed trying to save son

TORONTO - Karen Costa, 52, was found dead alongside her son, Jeffrey Costa, 22.   (CTV)  MORE:  Family speaks out   Mom died trying to stop son from hurting himself   Murder-suicide   Mother and son 

4 years

MOOSE JAW -  Jesse Taylor, 24, was driving a vehicle carrying 6 people when it rolled in Sept 15, 2013.  Jason Friesen, 24, Joshua Patterson, 24 and Justin Kowalski, 24 died in the crash.   (CTV)   MORE:   4 years   Guilty plea        

Arrest

OTTAWA - Police had issued an arrest warrant for Behnam Yaali, 23, Christina Voelzing's ex-boyfriend.  Voelzing was shot in a home on Sonnet Crescent March 27 and passed away in hospital a few days later.  (CTV)   MORE:   Arrest after warrant issued   Ex-boyfriend arrested   Died taking a bullet aimed at roommate   Victim dies   

4 charged

TORONTO - Wasfi Ghalban, 47, was slain in his 200 Wellesley St E apartment during a suspected robbery. Philip Frauts, 40,  Kyle Schindermann, 31, Christopher Fuller, 33, and Lance Burkhard, 33, were arrested   (Sun Media)   MORE:   4 men charged  Police identify victim   Victim ID'd   Victim's name released    Death probed    

Woman found dead

ROSLIN - Gail Doreen White, 56, was found dead.  John White, 38, was arrested at the scene.  MORE:   Charged   Stepson charged  

Identified

EDMONTON - Adrian Stanley Redcrow, 42, died as a result of stab wounds.  (CTV)   MORE:   Stab wounds   Homicide   Identified   Suspicious death  

Suspect

EDMONTON - Austin Mackenzie Southworth, 26, has been arrested in connection to the homicide of Brad MacDonald, 37.   (CTV)  MORE:   Wanted turns himself in   Homicide   Death a homicide   Identified   Homicide 

Charged

FROG LAKE - Andrew Abraham, 34, died at the scene.  Derian Tremblay, 21, a Frog Lake First Nation resident has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)   

Body of missing woman found

ST FRANCIS - Kelsey Nicole Kramer, 23, was reported missing on March 22.   (Sun Media)   

Murdered

SEYCHELLES - Jimmy Denis, 35, was attacked and died in the Islands.  (CTV) 

Man charged

ARNPRIOR - A passing driver spotted the body of Christopher M. Walsh, 29, on Russett Drive.  Police arrested a 63-year-old man with failing to remain at the scene of an accident causing death.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charges laid  

Driver surrenders

TORONTO - A 56-year-old woman was fatally struck around 9:45pm on March 31.  Saeed Moravvej Torbati, 25, of Ottawa, surrendered to police.  (Sun Media)    MORE:   Driver turns himself in     Turns himself in      Hit-and-run  

Identified

TORONTO - Police have arrested Tre Williams Robert-Stevens, 21, in connection with the fatal parking lot shooting on April 14 of Daniel John Lypka, 28.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Arrest   Suspect's lawyer contacts police   Suspect taken into custody   Shooting   Parking lot shooting 

Charges laid

GREY HIGHLANDS - Police say there were 9 people in the horse-drawn carriage and 2 people in the minivan.  A 5-year-old girl in the carriage, identified as Melinda Bowman, was pronounced dead in hospital after the crash.  Alex Silk, 20, who was a passenger in the minivan, faces charges.   (CP)     

22 months

VAUGHAN - Olena Panfilova, who pleaded guilty in the death of 2-year-old Eva Ravikovich, was sentenced to 22 months in jail.  Eva died in 2013 after being left in a hot car by Panfilova, the owner of an overcrowded, unlicensed Vaughan daycare. (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Shocked at sentence   Death of Eva   Guilty plea   Child forgotten in vehicle    30 days for illegal daycare   Operator charged 

Victim identified

PETERBOROUGH - Police shot the man after responding to a disturbance call at 261 Middlefield Road at about 11:45pm and finding a man with a knife, as well as the body of Cindy Torbar, 52, who had been stabbed to death.  The 25-year-old is a post-secondary student and was renting a room in Ms. Torbar's house.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Homicide   Police shoot suspect   Police shoot man at homicide scene  

Warrant issued

EDMONTON - Police are looking for Arman Dhillon, 21, in connection to the death of Amin Mohammed Abdullahi, 30, who goes by Hamza Tyme.   Abdullahi, 30, died in hospital of his injuries.  (CBC)  MORE:   Suspect turns himself in    Bar shooting  

Family wants answers

PUVIRNITUQ - Tamusi Qumak (Kenuajuak), 16, died April 9 after an argument broke out at a residence.  Aipellie Novalinga, 43, has been charged with second degree murder.   (Nunatsiaq News)   PREVIOUS:   Teen found dead   Investigating 

Sketches released

OTTAWA - Police have released sketches of 2 men they say may have been involved in the Feb shooting of Taylor Morrow-Flint, 20.   (CBC)  MORE:   Knew each other   Shooting   Man shot dead   Victim identified   

12 years

PRINCE ALBERT - Daniel Smith was sentenced after a jury found him guilty  for the shooting death of Roger Byer, 57.  (CTV)   MORE:   Sentenced   Guilty   Victim's friend   Homicide   ATM repairman found slain 

Guilty verdict

BRACEBRIDGE - Todd Howley was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Toronto businessman Paul Maasland, killed in an Oakville warehouse in 2010.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Scientific dream led to murder   Letter released   Suspect returned to Canada   FBI arrest suspect   Found murdered     

Murder-suicide 

AHTAHKAKOOP FN - The alleged shooter has been identified by friends and family as Elgin 'Chucky' Sasakamoose, the eldest son of hockey legend Fred Sasakamoose.  The victim was Wayne Teed, 56.   (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)   MORE:   Victim, suspect identified   Murder-suicide   Suspect identified  

Homicide

CALGARY - Harsimran Singh Birdi, 20,  was found dead in an alley along the 9700-block of Harvest Hills Link NE.   (Sun Media)   MORE:   Targeted   Identified

Husband charged

BLENHEIM - Police have charged Walter Ardis, 78, with first degree murder in the recent death of his wife Margaret Ardis, 73.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Autopsy leads to charge

Takedown

ARUBA - Michael 'Teddy' Gibson, 30, is wanted for the murder of Julian Weekes, 29, who was gunned down outside a bar on Queen St E, April 2, 2016.   (Sun Media) MORE:   Wanted arrested in Aruba    Identified   Victim sought out passing cars     Shooting

Canadian killed

SOSUA - Leo Frank Boulanger, 75, has been killed in an apparent robbery and 2 local men have been arrested as suspects.   (AP)  MORE:   Homicide 

2 more years

HALIFAX - Andre Noel Denny, 36, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of Raymond Taavel, 49.   (CTV)   MORE:   8 years   703 additional days   National Post: Raymond Taavel  

Arrest

LINDSAY - Police have charged Robert Edward Jarvis, 49, with first-degree murder in relation to the death of Jennifer Platt.  (Kawartha Media)  MORE:   Death ruled a homicide    

Mom run over

TORONTO - Grandmother Eleanor Campbell, 65, stepped out with her walker and a driver ran her over - and then ran over her some more.  The driver was Eleanor's daughter Michelle, 43.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Daughter charged  

Victims ID'd

EDMONTON - The man and woman found dead in a 49 Ave and 213 St home have been identified as Irfan Ahmed Qureshi, 37, and Suzanne Marie Tran, 27.  (Global)   MORE:   Homicide victims    Double homicide   2 suspicious deaths

Arrests

RED DEER - Michael Talbot, 24, was arrested on charges of manslaughter and theft in the death of Dawson (DJ) Wegner-Cramer, 23.   (Sun Media)   MORE:   Arrested     Arrests   Truck thieves    

Warrant issued

HAMILTON - Police are looking for Gary Michael White, 48, in connection with the second-degree murder of his cousin Joseph Colson.  (CBC)   MORE:   Police identify suspect    Suspect surrenders to police    

Identified

EDMONTON - Lisa Kristine Randhawa, 42, died as a result of trauma. (CBC)   MORE:   Blunt force   Suspicious death 

Identified 

TORONTO - The victim was identified as Harjeet Singh, 30, of Brampton.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Body found   Body found   

 

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