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Homicides in Canada 2013

OTTAWA - Canadian police services reported 505 homicides in 2013.  (Stats Can)

Victim ID'd

REGINA - Witnesses saw Rafiqul Islam, 27, get hit at around 8:30pm. (Global)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run   Search

5 years

VANCOUVER - Sarah Leung has been sentenced to a total of 5 years in prison for killing her 2 babies.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Convicted   Psych assessment before sentencing   


TORONTO - A shooting killed Jamal Roache, 26, outside a at a retail plaza in North York.  (CP24)   MORE:   Security video released   Video of shooting   3rd sibling to die  


VAUGHAN - Gul Mohammed Alakoozi, 32, of Ajax, was one of 2 men shot. He was found outside a residence on 80 Via Borghese St and died of his injuries at the scene.  (CTV)   MORE:   Shooting   Identified    

3 dead in shooting

CONSORT - Shawn Lindsay, Joe Sylvester and Christine Clifford are the 3 people shot and killed in Consort, AB.  (CBC)    MORE:   Shooting deaths   3 dead     Victim remembered  

Gunned down

OMOA - Henry Beltz and his stepson Rob Beltz were at the bar owned by Henry when two men with weapons walked in and shot them.  Henry had lived in the central American country for nearly 20 years and was well-regarded in the community.  (CTV)   MORE:   2 shot dead  


TORONTO - Police have identified Dillon Phillips, 22, of Toronto, as the man who was killed in a shooting in the stairwell of an apartment building near the intersection of Markham Road and Eglinton Ave E, shortly after 3:20am.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim identified   Shot dead  


TORONTO - Belo Brandon, 29, was stabbed inside an apartment on Eglinton Ave W on Sept. 30.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Police arrested Alexander Jones, 32, on Sunday.  (CityNews)  MORE:   Murder charge   PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Man dies    


ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE - An autopsy performed on Oct 6 determined Harley Smith, 57, was murdered.  Neil Cooling, 51, has been arrested and is now facing charges of second degree murder.    MORE:   Man charged    Accused     


THUNDER BAY - Police have charged Shane Patrick Ashpanaquestcum, 19, with second degree murder.  The victim, Daniel Randall Levac, 20, was from Sachigo Lake First Nation.  (CBC) MORE:   Man in custody   Fatal stabbing   Safety concerns for students  

Guilty plea

CALGARY - Michelle Earp admitted to killing her own mother in a drunken argument she can't recall.  Earp, 47, pleaded guilty to manslaughter for the Oct. 21, 2012, stabbing death of Roberta Ironshirt.  (QMI)   MORE:   Woman charged with murder    


OTTAWA - On Dec. 6, 2012, police found the body of Jai Le Zhao, a 25-year-old Chinese student.  Keith Ru, 26, who shared the third-floor flat, had answered the door in a bloody T-shirt.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Suspect in court 

Guilty plea

OTTAWA - Adam Prevost, 20, pleaded guilty to criminal negligence and refusing to provide a breath sample in the Oct. 2, 2013, crash that killed Alain Seguin, 54.  PREVIOUS:   Man killed in crash 

Accused named

EDMONTON - Tamara Zohner, 29, has been charged with impaired driving causing death.  (CTV)      MORE:   Police wrong about publication ban    


TORONTO - Nahom Berhane, 34, was stabbed to death outside Danny Greens Billiards.  Osama Abdulaziz Filli, 23, of Toronto, was charged.  (CityNews)    MORE:   Identified    Murder charge 

Plea deal

CALGARY - James Kruse, pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder  of Kathy Lynn Reid, 37.  (Global)  MORE:   Strangulation   Guilty plea   Charges laid    Woman identified   

Domestic homicide

WINNIPEG - Jenna Marsden, 27, was assaulted in a home in the 500-block of Burnell St.  Police arrested Erwin John Spence, 25.  MORE:   Woman killed   Man charged  


TORONTO - Police confirmed that Xian Xu Liu, 65, was the victim of a fatal assault.  Investigators arrested and charged Shou Quan Chen, 70, with second-degree murder.   (Toronto Star)  

Man arrested

Arrest made

Woman killed



CLINTON - Boris Panovski, 70, was arrested Pearson International Airport.  Donato Frigo, 70, and his wife were shot while training their hunting dogs near the Hullett Provincial Wildlife Area, on Saturday, Sept. 13.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Canada wide warrant   Suspect named   


TORONTO - Police responded to a call at 9:45pm for a person wielding a knife at a house on Axsmith Crescent.  San Tai Yuan, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. Zhebin Cong, 43, faces one count of first-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Charged   Stabbing   1 arrested     1 dead  


TORONTO - A 17-year-old Toronto boy is charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Hamid Aminzada, 19.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Stabbed in school   Trying to break up confrontation    Stabbed  

Husband charged

ARNPRIOR - Pamela Mimnagh, 55, was hit on Charles St just after 2:30pm, but she died of her injuries.  Police charged her husband Clive Mimnagh, 65, of Edmonton at the scene.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man in custody  

Guilty plea

RALEIGH - Brad Cooper pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his wife, Edmonton-born Nancy Cooper.   (CBC)   MORE:   'There's closure'    Lighter sentence 


GRANDE PRAIRIE - John William Rock, 28, was shot in the parking lot of the Canadian Brew House at 108 St and 104A Ave   (QMI)   MORE:   Man shot


TORONTO - Abdul Monir, 31, came to Canada in May. He began working at Pizza Time, a restaurant on Markham Rd.  (CBC)   MORE:   Targeted murder      


CALGARY - At approximately 12:30pm police were called to a home in the 200-block of Holy Cross Lane SW.  Scott Monrow Ferguson, 24, has been charged.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged  

Victim identified

WINNIPEG - Janelle Jirasek, 24, of Winnipeg died from injuries after being rushed to hospital.  Kyle William Hunter, 25, faces numerous charges.  (CTV)   MORE:   Stabbing death   Homicide  


PRINCE ALBERT - A 41-year-old man is in custody facing a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Cory Brown, who was found dead in a home in Prince Albert Sept 6.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged       

2 charged

PICKERING - David Knight, 42, and Graham Thomas Macdonald, 28, have been charged with first degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and arson in relation with the death of Carmela Knight, 39.  (CP)   MORE:   Husband charged     Homicide   Death suspicious   Fire death suspicious   

Mistrial declared

EDMONTON - A jury deadlocked, resulting in a mistrial being declared  in the case of a mentally ill woman accused of beating her mother to death with a hammer.  Kirsten Lamb, 32, is charged with second-degree murder for the Nov. 29, 2010, killing of Sandra Lamb, 49.  (PostMedia)   PREVIOUS:  Sister testifies     Now found fit to stand trial    Accused not fit for trial   Security issue    Daughter charged

Son charged

SOOKE - Michael McCormick, 36 has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of his mother Pamela Dyer, 64.   (CP)    


LETHBRIDGE - Police arrested Lucien Crane Chief, 40, in connection with the murder of Cynthia Badarm, 37.  PREVIOUS:   Assault claims woman   

9 years

CALGARY - Hussein Ibrahim, 22, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shooting dead Natasha Farah, 26, outside a Calgary nightclub Aug 23, 2014.   (CBC)  MORE:   Plea   Judge chastises killer  2nd degree charge   Innocent bystander     

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Police have identified a man who died after being shot in the Jane St and Lawrence Ave W area as Joseph Okoro, 21, of Toronto.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Identified     Shooting   

2 suspects sought

TORONTO - Richard Pepper, 60, died in hospital after an altercation with a group of men around 8pm Thursday on Mabelle Ave.  Jamal Abdinasir Hassan, 22, and Gonffa Krow, 20, both of Toronto, are wanted by police.  (CityNews)  MORE:   Victim dies in hospital   2 charged   Suspects surrender

Arrest made

EDMONTON - Daryl Pierre Rivest, 42, was arrested stemming from the death of Justin Mark Samuels, 25.  Samuels died after he was stabbed in a downtown Edmonton nightclub in the area of 107 St and 104 Ave in the early hours of May 15, 2013.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing    Victim identified  

Husband and wife found dead

ATIKAMEG - When the responding officers entered the home, they discovered the bodies of Mary Ann Thunder, 83, and her husband Elzear Thunder, 83.  MORE:   RCMP investigating   


ALEXANDER FIRST NATION - When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered the body of Ian Cardinal, 28, in the ditch.  MORE:   Man killed on gravel road   Possible hit-and-run 


TORONTO - Police have arrested a teenager in connection with a shooting that killed Zaid Athir Youssef, 17, and Michael Menjivar, 15, on Oct. 6.  The suspect cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.  (CBC)  

Arrest made


5 sought

2 more persons of interest

Victims identified

Overcome with grief

Wrong place at the wrong time

Hunt for suspects   


ROLLING RIVER FIRST NATION - RCMP responded to a call about the death of a 24-year-old man on the First Nation on Aug. 16.  Vaughan Wilson, 27, was charged with manslaughter.   (CTV)  

Suspect turns himself in

EDMONTON - Police said Collin James Courteoreille, 20, turned himself in.  The charges stem from the shooting death of Sylvin St. Pierre, 20, on August 25.   (CTV)   MORE:   Warrant issued   


KIMMIRUT - Pauloosie Padluq, 35, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Koomoo Pootoogoo, 30.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged   

Victim ID'd

THUNDER BAY - Police have identified the body of a man found dead off the bike path in Chapples Park as William Darryl Wapoose, 32.  (CBC)   MORE:   Body identified    

2nd person charged

DARTMOUTH - A second person is now accused of killing Daniel Michael Pellerin, 28.  Police arrested Trevor Hannan, 23, of Dartmouth.  Friday police arrested a 15-year-old boy. (CBC)   MORE:   2nd person charged   Victim identified   Hunt for 2 men

Babysitter charged

TORONTO - 8 months after the suspicious death of Ja'zara Garrison-Downey, a 32-month-old girl, her 18-year-old babysitter has been charged with second-degree murder.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Teen babysitter charged   Babysitter charged  


TORONTO - Alexandre Joseph Lavallee, 53, was taken to hospital, where he died.  Paul Douglas Richard, 56, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)  MORE:   Murder charge    Fatal assault   

Adult sentence

EDMONTON - Chase Abraham Paul, now 22, was 2days shy of his 18th birthday when he broke into John Kwiatkowski's home the night of April 13, 2011. Kwiatkowski, 29, was bludgeoned to death.  (Edmonton Journal)   MORE:   7 years   Gruesome act 

Victim ID'd

CALGARY - Police have identified John Maciver, 38, of Calgary as the man who died as a result of a stab wound he suffered in a parking lot in NW Calgary on Monday night.  Not long after, police had taken a 17-year old male into police custody. PREVIOUS:   Stabbing  17-year-old arrested     Teen picked up   

1 charged

TORONTO - Olatoyebi Waheed, 24, died of a gunshot wound to the chest on Aug. 19.  Charged with murder and attempted murder is Franklin Afrifa, 25.   Police are also searching for another suspect, Benard Asante, 24, also known as Benard Kissi.  (CBC)   MORE:   Cops hunt accused killer   1 arrested, 1 wanted    Victim Identified   Known 

Murder charge

EDMONTON - Juan Rolan Checkel, 24, was charged in the slaying of Genevieve Lucienne Auger, 32, whose body was found after a house fire in the area of 173rd St and 77th Ave on, Oct 1.  (CTV)


House fire to cover-up murder

Homicide confirmed

Death a homicide    

Suspect turns himself in

BRAMPTON - Mahan Dori, 21, was found suffering from gunshot wounds and was rushed to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.  Che'don Jackson, 22, identified publicly by police as a suspect turned himself in.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Suspect        

Suspicious death

MACKENZIE - Maurice Wallace, 49, was discovered on a property on the east side of Mackenzie.  RCMP say a 17-year-old was taken into custody and has been remanded under the Mental Health Act for assessment.  (CP)   MORE:   RCMP investigating     


FOX LAKE - In the early hours of Aug 22, 2014, police responded to a report of a shooting and found Ramona Noskiye, 46, dead at the scene.  Andy Noskiye, 20, was apprehended. 

Victim identified

HUNTINGDON - The family of Robert McGee has confirmed that he was the man struck and killed by a speeding driver on Saturday evening.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Driver to be charged       


CALGARY - Jacoba Davidson, 26, the woman who was behind the wheel when an elderly man was struck by a pickup truck and killed in Calgary last January has been fined $2,000.  Police talked to Davidson and determined she had no idea what happened.  


WINNIPEG - Police identified the victim as Jeffery Campbell, 25, of Winnipeg.  Michael Tyler John Boubard, 21, of Winnipeg has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide arrest   Stabbing victim dies in hospital  

Persons of interest

OTTAWA - Jabeir Jemmie, 21, was fatally stabbed at 360 Elgin St.    MORE:   Police mages   3 sought  

Street racing death

MISSISSAUGA - Police said Mohammad Haniff, 29, was driving at high speed.    MORE:   Man charged  

Charges upgraded

HAMILTON - Charges against Brantford police officer Ryan Grant will be upgraded to impaired driving causing death, after Joey Flaherty, a passenger who fell out of Grant's Jeep has died in hospital.   (CBC)    


OSHAWA - Alan Smith has been acquitted of murder in the 1974 killing of Beverly Smith.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Judge throws out all evidence    

Woman an innocent bystander

TORONTO - Jelena Loncar, 32, died at hospital after shots rang out.  (QMI)   MORE:   Victims identified   Shooting   Shooting outside nightclub   Woman dead, man injured  


EDMONTON - The deceased has been identified as Baldish Kang, 61.  Piara Kang was arrested.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged   Accused had mental health issues   

Manslaughter charge

CALGARY - Brian Blackkettle, 35, was found unconscious in the Century Gardens Park, at 8 St and 7 Ave SW, on Sunday, July 27 and died later in hospital.   Blaine Manywounds, 26, is charged with manslaughter.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide    Death a homicide   Warned of going downtown

Victim ID'd

HAMILTON - A 14-year-old boy who died of a stab wound after a fight in Hamilton, ON, Monday night, has been identified by friends as Jesse Clarke.  13 people were at the scene of the stabbing.   MORE:   Stabbing victim   Friends ID victim   Brawl death   Armed conflict     Suspect charged    

Avenged sister's death

CHARLOTTETOWN - Guy Vuozzo has pleaded guilty to first- and second-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Brent McGuigan, 68, and his son, Brendon McGuigan, 39, near Montague on Aug 20, 2014.    (CP)   MORE:   35 years   Guilty pleas   Identified   Town stunned   Shooting   Monster of Montague

Time served

EDMONTON - Audrey Kipling, 26, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with a Nov. 1, 2012, altercation on the Assumption First Nations reserve.  Court heard Kipling stabbed victim Stanley 'Marty' Testawich twice in the leg as well as stabbing another woman in the back during a drunken fight over a phone.   (QMI)

Vigil held

TORONTO - Mohamed Yay was stabbed multiple times in the early morning hours of Aug. 2 outside a housing complex on 540 West Mall.   (CityNews)  


Father of 5

Witnesses reluctant

Man stabbed  


WINNIPEG - Raymond Joseph Cormier, 53, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine, 15, whose body was pulled from the Red River in Winnipeg on Aug. 17, 2014.  (CBC)  

Arrest made
DNA in police databank for years
Body in bag identified
Runaway's body found
Missing teen murdered
Report about victim to be kept secret
'Chronic runaways' create challenges


STONE MOUNTAIN INSTITUTION - Duane Edward Taylor, 53, was found unresponsive in his cell around 10:15pm on Saturday, Aug 16, 2014.   RCMP charged Cordell Charles, 25, with first-degree murder.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Inmate found dead 


WINNIPEG - Helder Serpa, 57, was walking home in the area when he was confronted by an unknown man. Matthew James Sellner, 35, is facing charges of second degree murder.  (Metro)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Injured man dies

Man turns himself in

EDMONTON - Justin Nanaquawetung, 26, turned himself in to homicide detectives working on the investigation into the death of Michael Bradley Laronde, 33, of SK.  MORE:   Charges   Homicide   Suspicious death   Police investigating        

Remains identified

KAMLOOPS - On June 1, ATV riders found a skull in a remote area near Campbell Lake and White Lake.  That person was identified as Samantha Paul, 25, who was reported missing in September 2013.  MORE:   Remains missing woman   More remains found   Samantha Paul  

Driver turns himself in

MILTON - Joel Van Beek, 25, turned himself in and has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death. 


TIMMINS - Police said the investigation into the death of Mario Wesley, 54, is a murder investigation.   (Timmins Times)   MORE:   TPS probes murder   Suspicious death  


THUNDER BAY - Police have identified 8-year-old Brandi Marie Wingert as the victim of domestic assault on Donald St W.  (CBC) MORE:   Police identify victim   Murder-suicide  

Woman charged

WINNIPEG - Officers identified the man killed as Arthur Haussermann, 53.  Clarissa Dawn Ponace, 29, faces charges.  (CTV)  MORE:   Woman charged   2nd woman charged 


EDMONTON - The victim, Emery Robert Cardinal, 42, was taken to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.  Jeremy Edward Bemis, 36, has been charged.   (CTV) 

Driver turns himself in

VAUGHAN -  Chandrowci Basdeo, 82, of Vaughan was hit while walking along the southbound lanes of Hwy 400.  (QMI)   MORE:   Alzheimer's    Man charged   Apparent hit and run   Pedestrian killed 

Body found

REGINA - Police arrested 7 men in connection to an investigation that has since been deemed a homicide.  The canine unit located the body of Shawn Douglas, 54, in a rural area, NE of the city.  (Global)   MORE:  7 charged    

Murder charge

WINDSOR - Police have upgraded an attempted murder charge against Deanna Gamblin, 24, to first-degree murder after one of the two males struck by her car early Sunday morning died.   (Windsor Star)      

Gunned down

MONTREAL - Reputed gang leader Ducarme Joseph, 46, was gunned down in Montreal's St Michel neighbourhood.   (CTV)   MORE:   Gang leader shot   Killing shatters peace  

Murder investigation

CALGARY - Colton Crowshoe, 18, was last seen leaving a party in Abbeydale with friends in the early morning hours of July 4th.  Crowshoe's body was found in a pond just off Stoney Trail and 16 Ave NE.  (CTV)   MORE:   Family speaks out 


PARADISE - The death of Robert Pitcher, 31, whose dead body was found in an unfinished subdivision in Paradise, involved a shooting.    (CBC)  MORE:   Targeted killing   


THUNDER BAY - Police identify the accused as Keith Mishenene, 21, Felton Sakanee, 26, and Larissa Shingabis, 20.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Body found   Police still on the scene   


MUSKODAY - Jared Bear, 11, was out riding his bike with some friends near the Muskoday Bridge on Muskoday First Nation.  He was stuck by a small car and succumb to his injuries.  (CKOM)   MORE:   Victim pushed friend out of harm's way    Charged man gets bail   

2 charged

CALGARY - Ojullo Mark Ojullo, 20, and Shannoh Jabet, 19, have both been charged with one count of second-degree murder in the death of Ayuen Ajak Goot, also known as Devon Goot.  MORE:   2 facing murder charges 

Wanted arrested

NEW TECUMSETH - A Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued for Shilo Marcino Beals, 31, of Cherry Brook, NS.  Beals is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Kevin Bowser on July 10, 2004.  (CTV)   MORE:   Warrant arrest  Kevin James Bowser   Accused eludes police   Shot dead   Bowser  

Free in Canada

TORONTO - Sarah Augustine allegedly stabbed her daughters, Rachel, 5, and Sophie, 2-and-a-half months, dozens of times each on September 16, 2010.  Augustine was charged with 2 counts of murder, but was never tried.   (CityNews)   MORE:   2 children murdered   I had no intention of killing my kids

2 youths charged

CALGARY - Police have officially charged 2 youths in connection to the murder of Gabriel Okeynan, 45, outside a NE mall.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   13-year-old also charged   Teen charged    


COLD LAKE - Lionel John Arsenault, 28, is accused of killing Dennis Leonard Cardinalk, 44.  Cardinal went missing from his hometown of Cold Lake back on Feb. 1, 2011.  (CHED)     MORE:    Murder charges 

4 years

WINNIPEG - Adam Langan previously pleaded guilty to one count of impaired driving causing death for a Aug. 24, 2013, pile-up that claimed the life of Doreen Chaikowsky.   (QMI)   MORE:   Call for 4+ sentence   Family speaks

12 years

WINNIPEG -  Naomi Ross has been sentenced to 12 years behind bars for stabbing Lorie Bearbull, 37.  Bearbull was stabbed in a back lane off Redwood Ave at around 4:15am on July 18, 2014. (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charged   Woman charged   Woman stabbed   Victim stabbed stalker    

2 suspects under arrest

THUNDER BAY - The homicide investigation began after Christopher Adams, 52, succumbed to his injuries.  Becky Re-Anna Mamakway, 21, and Carl Spencer Rae, 31, had been charged with aggravated assault and remain in custody.  2 men are still being sought by police.  (TB News Watch) MORE:   Assault victim dies  


CALGARY - Suryan Giama, 25, was last seen by a family member on Feb 17, 2014 at a home in Woodbine.  Kevin Douglas Dalton, 35, was arrested at a home in SE Calgary without incident.   MORE:   Manslaughter charge   Police lay charges   Body ID'd   Body of missing man found    

Driver facing charges

EDMONTON - Bradley Nordell, 42, is facing charges of careless driving, and failing to yield to a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk.  (CTV)  

2 men sought

TORONTO - Police have identified the victim as Jules Jashawn Morrison, 21.    MORE:   Victim identified   Police identify victim   Shooting      

4 years

SUDBURY - Lance Solomon pleaded guilty in March to impaired driving causing death.  Wesley Bob, 65, a passenger in the car Solomon was driving, was killed.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   'I forgive you'      

Bus shelter beating

TORONTO - Police found Duane Small, 44, suffering from serious head injuries inside a bus shelter.  Raymond McCurdy, 39, was arrested and charged.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Man charged   Suspect held   Bleeding man dies     

Brothers sentenced

HALIFAX - Dustan Preeper, 26, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of Melissa Dawn Peacock.  Joshua Preeper, 22, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.  Dustan also pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Ben Hare, 26, of Truro.  (CTV)   MORE:   Brothers sentenced   Sentenced   Tip pays $150K

More arrested

TORONTO - George Fawell, 24, was found near railway tracks Aug. 24, 2012 around 10:45am.  Mauro Granados-Arana, 25, Wayne Estwick, 26, Michael Martins, 52, Ashley Andrews, 28, Lori Ann Crook, 39, were arrested and charged.   (Inside Toronto)     MORE:   Man already in custody   Arrests   2nd woman   Woman charged  

Victim's body in freezer

SASKATOON - Anthony Quattrocchi, 30, is alleged to have killed Benjamin Green, 38, sometime between June 22 and June 25. Police said he then hid the victim's body in a deep freeze.   (CBC)    MORE:   Victim identified   Suspect named   Charged     

Victim identified

CHARLOTTETOWN - Police say Kent David Gallant, 45 of Charlottetown, died at the scene of the stabbing at the corner of St. Peters Road and Brows Lane.  A 17-year-old girl has been charged with first-degree murder in the case.  (CBC)   MORE:   Friends in shock   Stabbing

Parents murdered

WARWICK TOWNSHIP - Police say the body of Susan Gubbels, 55, was found in a home in Warwick Township while Mario Gubbels, 54, was found dead shortly later inside a vehicle in London.  The couple's son, Jeremy Gubbels, 26, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CP) 


TORONTO - Police have identified a suspect in the Douglas Parker shooting death in May.  Parker, 20, was found with gunshot wounds to the chest on Walpole Ave on May 24.  Police have issued a Canada-wide arrest warrant for Conrad Grizzle, 20, of Toronto. (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Targeted   Shooting   1 dead, 3 injured   Children scatter   Arrest

Impaired charge

NATION TOWNSHIP - Renaud Savage, 24, of Casselman was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Nation Township.  Miguel Demers, 23, of Alexandria, North Glengarry Township has been charged. 

Driver charged

ST. CATHARINES - A 67-year-old local woman is dead after being struck by a pick-up truck early Saturday.  Pirasath Aiyathurai, 30, of Brampton was charged.   MORE:   Impaired hit-and-run driver     

No charges

HALIFAX - The investigation was sparked when Gordon Longphee was hurt on May 11 and taken to hospital. Longphee died in hospital on May 17.   (CBC)   MORE:   No charges laid in death at special care home   Calls for review      Man dies from injuries     Quest Regional Rehabilitation Centre 

3rd suspect arrested

GRANDE PRAIRIE -Thomas Sutton, 43, was facing a charge of second degree murder in the death of Devin Pisch, 27, on June 25, 2014.  Jerrid Rychard, 35, and Gregory Decker, 33, had been arrested and charged in connection to the death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Arrested   2 arrested   Death deemed homicide   Trio wanted

Gunned down 

TALLAHASSEE - Police say Daniel Markel, 42, was gunned down at his home in Tallahassee at around 11am on Friday.  Investigators said they are treating Markel's death as a homicide but have released few details about the case.  (CTV)   

Lack of information

Law professor dead


Gunned down at his home

Targeted attack

Not guilty

SASKATOON - Kenneth Tingle, Jonathan Dombowsky and Long Nam Luu have been found not guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Isho Hana.  A fourth accused, Neil Yakimchuk, is getting a new trial. He was convicted of first-degree murder, but that jury verdict was overturned on appeal.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   New trial ordered   Jury finds man guilty    Yakimchuk guilty


ALEXIS FIRST NATION RESERVE - The victim, identified as Warren Potts, 23, was pronounced dead when emergency crews arrived.  The half-brother of the victim, Nakoa Potts, 27, was arrested and charged with first degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Stabbing    


SASKATOON - Frances Rose Sugar, 50, is charged with the second degree murder of Lindey Sugar, 34.    (CBC)  MORE:   Woman charged  


KITCHENER - Derrick Lawlor accused of strangling Mark James McCreadie, 50, to death killed Locklyn Hutchings 1985.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Assault charges   Police identify body   Man's body found


EDMONTON - Police have charged Emily Holmes, 19, in connection with the death of David Finkelman, a 27-year old pedestrian who was killed as he was crossing Whyte Ave on Jan 27.  MORE:   Woman charged

Homicide during robbery

ROSSLAND - Mounties have identified Thomas Feeney, 75, the victim of a violent homicide during a robbery at a home near Rossland, BC.  (CP)   MORE:   RCMP seek public assistance   Murdered during robbery  

Murder charge

LUMBY - Howard Everett is believed to have shot Linda Marie Stewart, 51.  (Castanet)   MORE:   Identified   Murder     

Impaired arrested

EDMONTON - Ryan Richard Wilneff, 28, has been charged in a single-vehicle collision that left a 28-year old man dead on Jan 22, 2014.   (CTV)   

Murders, suicide

ORO-MEDONTE - The 3 bodies found in a burnt car near Barrie, last week are those of a Mississauga father and his 2 sons.  Testing has since identified the remains of the Samuel Masih, 36, Santosh, 4 and Tyrese, 10.   (CBC) 

Bodies dad, kids

Boy had been adopted months before

Headed for divorce

Missing father & sons

OPP investigating    

Went to move car

TORONTO - Abshir Hassan, a 31-year-old substitute teacher, left to move his car and was shot with 2 others - a 22-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman - outside the apartment building where he lived.  (Globe & Mail)  


Teacher remembered

'All that's good'

'Good' man

No motive for triple shooting


ROUTHIERVILLE - Christian Chabot is charged in the murders of Michelle Clusiau, 37, and Mathieu Clusiau-Perron, 5.  MORE:   Charged   Man charged   Arrest after manhunt    Domestic killings 


ASHCROFT - RCMP says Shane Gyoba, 27, was charged after a body was found in the Ashcroft home he shared with his uncle, Ed Gyoba.  (CTV)  MORE:   Homicide     Charges laid


OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION - Joshua Zedidiah Parisian, 26, is accused of killing a 34-year-old man at an OCN home.   MORE:   Man charged   Stabbing  


GLENDON - RCMP have charged Debbie Doonanco, 41, of Glendon AB with first degree murder in the death of her common law husband, Kevin Feland, 44. 

Impaired charge 

DAUPHIN - RCMP said a 28-year-old man died when two snowmobiles crashed near Rainbow Beach in January.  Erlender Sigurdson of Dauphin faces one count of impaired driving causing death.  (CP)


FORT MCMURRAY - RCMP have charged Kevin McLernon, 28, with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 36-year old woman.   MORE:   Man charged   Woman stabbed

Ran over girlfriend

ST JOHN'S - William Conway admitted to accidentally running over and killing his girlfriend Veronica Doyle.  Conway, 50, said he and Doyle, 57, had been drinking alcohol and taking pills the night of her death.  (CBC)


WINNIPEG - Adrian Acoby, 25, man was found with injuries from a stabbing and was rushed to hospital in critical condition, where he later died.  Galena Flett, 20, of Winnipeg was charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)  


SAINT JOHN - Officers found Spencer Eldridge, 23, and Frederick Cormier Sr, 61, suffering from serious injuries.  Anthony Beckingham, 22, is charged with assault with a weapon against Cormier Sr.  Frederick Cormier Jr, 28, is charged with second-degree murder in Eldridge’s stabbing death.  (CTV)  MORE:   Altercation


SAANICH - The investigation was sparked after police found the body of Anne Harvey, 61, in her home at 1840 Newton St.  A short while later, the body of Harvey’s husband, Neil Harvey, 59, was pulled from the water near Cattle Point in Oak Bay.  (MetroNews)  PREVIOUS:   2 sudden deaths   Man and wife

Suspect turns himself in

VAUGHAN - David Odesho, the 24-year-old suspect, was arrested without incident after he turned himself in to members of the homicide unit.  Police say the victim, Sarhad Sadiq, 36, of Nobleton, Ont., was pronounced dead at the scene.   (CTV)   MORE:   Identified   Suspect sought  

Suspect turns himself in

EDMONTON - Kalab Kitil, the man wanted on Canada-wide warrants for the shooting death of 22-year old Sultanbek Abdymamat Uulu last week, has turned himself in to police to face a number of charges.  MORE:   Charges laid   Suspect turns himself in   Suspect know to cops 

Guilty plea

WINNIPEG - A man already serving a life sentence for killing and dismembering his wife (Jennifer McPherson) pleaded guilty to the murder of Myrna Letandre, whose remains were found in a Winnipeg rooming house in 2013 after she went missing years earlier.  Traigo Ehkid Andretti, 40, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.   (CBC) 

Wife killer admits to 2nd murder

Convicted killer admits to 2nd murder



Homicide arrest

Husband charged

Woman's remains found

Convicted of manslaughter

CAMPBELL RIVER - Cindy Scow was 28 when her body was found in an abandoned building on a First Nations reserve on Vancouver Island in Sept 2012. She was taken to hospital where she died.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Dying in an abandoned home   Man arrested


GATINEAU - Richard Bisson, 40, was arrested in connection with the homicide investigation of Yvon Normand and has been charged with second-degree murder.  Police found Normand's body in his home at 476 Rue Pierre Lafontaine on Nov. 11, 2013.  (CBC)   MORE:   Nephew arrested 

Hit and run arrest

REGINA - Police said a 18-year-old man was walking along the Ring Road when he was struck by a southbound vehicle and killed. The driver, 35-year-old Robert Duane Barisoff of Regina, was arrested Saturday night.   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run arrest      

 2 men charged

CALGARY - Police have charged 2 men in connection with the strangulation death of Dennis Barreira, 46, in Jan of this year.  Kyle Earl Pate-Miller, 21, and Chad William Brian Mondoux, 24, were both charged.   MORE:   2 charged    Victim identified

Guilty plea

EDMONTON - An Alberta man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for his role in the death of one of his young twins.  MORE:   Manslaughter plea    

Impaired charges

EDMONTON - Police have charged Robin Denise Cort, 27, in connection with a fatal two-vehicle collision on Kingway in late April.    MORE:   Driver charged  

3 charged

BRAMPTON - Rupie Budhu, 43, was killed after some sort of fight in a driveway.  Police charged Moses Porrezao, 51 and his son Nicolas Persaud, 18, and Kevin Mahabir, 21.  (CityNews)     MORE:   Family charged    Stabbing   Stabbing   Man dead  

Husband charged

SPRUCE GROVE - Police found 36-year-old Rienna Nagel's body in a home in that city around 8am Saturday.  Police have now charged Ray Nagel, 36, in the case.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charges laid   Man charged in death of wife   Husband charged   


NANAIMO - Kevin Douglas Addison has been charged following a shooting rampage at the Western Forest Products sawmill in which Fred McEachern and Michael Lunn were killed and 2 other men were wounded, 1 critically.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charges laid  


PICTON - James Beau Jeffery was found not criminally responsible for stabbing his mother to death in August 2011 near Picton.  Elaine Jeffery, 59, was stabbed by her son 13 times in the kitchen of her home Aug. 24, 2011.   PREVIOUS:   Spur of the moment   Son charged  


REGINA - A mother and daughter have been sentenced to 8.5 years in jail for their role in the death of Ray Yacevich in March, 2014.  Rosalyn Wilm, 42, and her daughter, Sarah Wilm, 23, were charged with second degree murder after firefighters found Yacevich's badly burned body in a house fire.  (Global)


Guilty pleas

Women charged

Mom, daughter charged

Fire a murder investigation 

Body found after house fire

Canadian a victim

SANTA BARBARA - A 19-year-old man from Ottawa has been identified as one of the victims of Friday's mass murder at the University of California at Santa Barbara.  George Chen, who was studying computer science was one of 6 people killed.  (CP)


2014 Isla Vista killings

Stabbed 3 prior to shooting spree

Killer visited by deputies in April

Life of rage and resentment

Rodgers' retribution

Estranged husband charged

CALGARY - Hari Pal, 52, of Calgary, is now charged in connection to the stabbing deaths of his estranged wife and her friend.   The victims were identified as Sanjula Devi, 36, his estranged wife and Fahmida Velji-Visram, 29, both of Calgary.   (CTV)


Estranged wife, friend stabbed

Both victims identified

Murdered woman lovingly remembered


Victim identified

EDMONTON - Police were called to the area of 160 St and Stony Plain Road at about 11:30pm Monday over an alleged altercation.  Arthur Barry McCaskie, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Detectives have charged Joshua Letendre, 28, with second degree murder.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death  

Added to program

HALIFAX - RCMP responded to a fire at a home in Dayspring, NS on June 3, 1985. When they arrived, they discovered the bodies of Jack and Micheline Hulme.  The fire was deemed suspicious and the deaths ruled a double homicide.  (CTV)   MORE:   Jack & Micheline Hulme   NS rewards

Charges laid

STONY PLAIN - A pickup truck and a motorcycle collided on Highway 16 west of Stony Plain.   Kevin Andrew Shelley, 20, of Quesnel, BC, had been charged with impaired driving.  (CTV)   

Domestic altercation

SIKSIKA NATION - Jody Shane Wright has been charged with second degree murder and indignity to a body.  MORE:   Partner's death   Charged   Accused

Guilty pleas

KENTVILLE - Daniel Wayne Surette and Kyle David James Fredericks charged in the 2013 killing of Harley Lawrence pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.   (CBC)    MORE:   2 plead guilty   Charges   Arrests   Mr Big sting 


REGINA - Richard David Bell, 24, is facing one charge of failing to stop at the scene of an accident involving death.  PREVIOUS:   Hit and run   Woman killed


VANCOUVER - Police say 33-year-old Nansi Morris-Jones has been charged with dangerous driving causing death and dangerous driving causing bodily harm in connection with the incident in Nov 2012.    (CP)    


GATINEAU - Police allege Alain Gascon, 49, caused the death of Angela Distasio, 42, when she died of injuries in hospital.  Distasio had been found badly injured at 45 Symmes S.  (CBC)   MORE:   Dead woman 'wanted divorce'     

Guilty plea

OTTAWA - Chris Gobin was arrested in April 2014 after his mother, Luce Lavertu, was found stabbed to death inside their home at 634 St Bruno St.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Son charged    Woman found dead   Woman dead 

Man identified

OKANAGAN FALLS - Police are calling the death of Andrew Scott Gangl, 24, suspicious after his body was found floating in the Okanagan River.  (CBC)   MORE:   Body identified   Cops look for answers  


EDMONTON - Police have charged Gilbert Paul Robinson, 58, with second-degree murder following the death of Aileen 'Gina' Robinson, 54, his estranged wife.   (CBC)   MORE:    Police lay charges     


TORONTO - Sharlene Simon, the motorist who struck and killed Brandon Majewski, a teenage cyclist 18 months ago, is now suing the estate of the dead boy for more than $1M. 

Deceased identified

EDMONTON - David Charles Sandaker, 24, was wanted by police for second degree murder stemming from a fatal shooting in late April.  The deceased in that incident was identified as Michael Alan Hill, 38.  (CTV)  


Shootout killed murder suspect


Victim identified

Woman charged

WINNIPEG - Valerie Arlene Assiniboine, 56, of Long Plain, MB, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the homicide of John David Goundry, 51, in Winnipeg.   (CBC)  


Help needed

Police identify victim


Warrant issued

MONTREAL - Police have issued a Canada-wide warrant for street gang member Leonard Faustin Etienne, 33, who is sought for the murder of Gaetan Gosselin.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   4 arrested in Mafia linked murder    4 murder suspects  

Police investigating

CALGARY - Cops were called to a home in the 200-block of Heritage Dr SE on Monday over concerns from a family member that 44-year-old John Thomas Pollock had not been heard from for several days.  (QMI)   MORE:   Man found dead     


CALGARY - Neil Lee Yakimchuk, 34, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years for setting up the shooting death of Juan Carlos (JC) Dequina on Dec 14, 2008.   (Global)   MORE:   Man charged in 2004 Saskatoon murder guilty in AB killing    3 arrested in cold case

3 motherless

CLEARWATER - Angela Wilson's body was found inside her home by Mounties dispatched to check on her well-being.  Her estranged common-law husband Ian Scott was arrested following a 7-hour standoff at his separate residence, where he had taken the couple's 3 kids.  (CTV)   MORE:   Pleads guilty   Charged   Woman dead       

Shooting during B&E

FELIX COVE - RCMP said that a woman arrested after a fatal shooting at a home in Felix Cove has been charged with break-and-enter, but is not suspected of firing the fatal shot.  Jasmine Pittman, 20, was arrested this weekend after RCMP found a dead man inside a Felix Cove house.  (CBC)   MORE:   Woman charged     

Americas overtake Africa

The Americas have overtaken Africa as the region with the most murders, thanks to a surge in organized crime, according to a UN report.  Nearly 40% of the 437,000 murders committed globally in 2012 took place in the Americas, with the majority in Central and South America.   (Guardian UK)   REPORT:   Global Homicide book   .pdf    

Teen, adult face charges

INNIPEG - Rustom Vito Paclipan, 23, died after being shot outside of Opera Ultralounge.  Marcus James Richard, 21, has been charged with first-degree murder.   A 16-year-old boy was charged with manslaughter.  (CTV)


Arrests in shooting

Cancelled 911 call


CALGARY - Matthew de Grood has been found not criminally responsible (NCR) on all 5 counts of first-degree murder in relation to the fatal stabbings at a Calgary house party in 2014.  De Grood admitted to killing Lawrence Hong, Joshua Hunter, Kaitlin Perras, Zackariah Rathwell and Jordan Segura as they celebrated the end of classes at the University of Calgary.   (CBC)


Found not criminally responsible

Found NCR

2014 Calgary stabbing  

Mental exam

Families suffer life of shame

Husband charged

OTTAWA - Bhupinderpal Gill, 38, the husband of homicide victim Jagtar Gill, 43, has been charged with first-degree murder.  Gurpreet Ronald, a neighbour he was close to and worked with at OC Transpo, was also charged with first-degree murder.   (CBC)   


Woman charged

Struggling to cope

'We are in shock'



PRINCE RUPERT - The bodies of 40-year-old Angie Robinson and her 16-year-old autistic son, Robert, were found in their Prince Rupert home.    (CBC)  


Murder-suicide inquest

Distraught mother kills herself and son

Suspicious deaths

Bodies of mother, teen son found    


TORONTO - Police say a 'chance meeting' between 2 men on Danforth Ave ended in them gunning each other down.  Police identified the victims as Jonathan Stefan Khan, 21 and Shawn Chestnut-Reddick, 22.   (CBC) 

'Chance meeting'

Victims shot each other

Victims killed each other

Double shooting

Victims identified

Police ID victims

Police ID victims    


TORONTO - Shmar Parris, 25, who also went by the rap name 'Murda Marz,' was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.  (CTV)   MORE:   Rapper was targeted   Rapper shot dead    

Guilty plea

PORT HAWKESBURY - A 17-year-old girl pleaded guilty to careless driving and operating a motor vehicle with too many passengers.  Allan Lafford, 17, was killed in the single-vehicle crash on Smith Road in Grand River on June 21.  (CTV)


WETASKIWIN - RCMP have made an arrest in the murder of Jonathon Greene, 33, who was stabbed to death while sitting in a McDonalds restaurant in Wetaskiwin.  Casey Lee Lightning, 48, has been charged with second degree murder. 


Charge laid


Police lay charges  


SASKATOON - The teenage passenger in a stolen truck that killed 2 teens last year received a 3-year sentence.  The crash killed two 17-year-old teens - JP Haughey and Sarah Wensley. The driver of the truck, Cheyann Peeteetuce, pleaded guilty to counts of dangerous driving causing death. (CBC)

Driver pleads guilty

Survivor describes crash 

In court

Youth faces more charges

History of stolen cars

Victims identified

Indian Posse, dead son and a fatal crash

2 dead    

Victim identified

VAUGHAN - Police have identified the man who was shot dead in broad daylight at a Vaughan plaza on Colossus Drive on Sunday as Ritesh Thakur, 41, of Toronto.  (CityNews) 


Man identified

Victim was arrested on drug charges

Man gunned down nabbed in drug bust

Man was to appear in court 


ROSEAU RIVER FIRST NATION - RCMP said Richard Alex Johnson, 30, from Roseau River has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Charles Gordon Joseph French, 23, also from Roseau River. (QMI)   MORE:    Homicides    


ROSEAU RIVER FIRST NATION - RCMP have charged a 32-year-old Roseau River First Nation man with second-degree murder in the death of Vince Maracle, 20.  MORE:   2 death unrelated  

Police make arrests

TORONTO - Police have arrested 3 people in the shooting death of a Peter Nguyen, 26.  Thanh Tung Phan, 27, of Toronto, was charged with first-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Raids lead to arrest   Shooting   Victim identified    


HANOVER - Officers say the body of Richard Connor, 51, was found with signs of trauma in his apartment on 9th Ave.   Matthew Lantz, 25, has been charged with first degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Murder charged   Arrest made   1 dead, 1 in jail  


ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE - RCMP have charged Sherilyn Kyrene Beaverbones, 18, in connection with the murder of Kieron Dale Beaverbones, 20, on the O'Chiese First Nation.     MORE:   Woman charged  

Home invasion death

FREEPORT - The Royal Bahamas Police Force confirmed it is investigating the homicide of 56-year-old Edgar George Dart, who was fatally shot during a home invasion.  (CTV)   MORE:   Bleed to death in front of family  

Drive-by shooting

TORONTO - Police say Andrea White, 33, was sitting in her garage with her daughter and friends when a SUV drove past her home on Forest Creek Pathway just before 11pm.  Police have arrested Alwayne Bigby, 23, and Michael Davani, 21, in connection with the shooting.   (CTV)   MORE:   Rage shooting    Random act    Woman shot


CALGARY - Juliano Vieira and another man were found stabbed at a house party in the 11400-block of Braniff Green SW.  Trent Hynne, 19, is charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder. Roland Smith, 18, has also been charged in relation to both incidents.   (CBC)   MORE:   Victim identified     

Charges laid

RUSSELL - Sharon Murdock faces a charge of impaired driving causing death and two counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm.  (CTV)  

 Charged laid

WINNIPEG - Keith Alexander Wallace, 28, faces a charge of manslaughter in the killing of Beverly Custer, 34.    (CTV)   MORE:   Arrest in stabbing   Man charged


TORONTO - A passerby found Yvonne Leroux's body on Nov. 30, 1972. (CityNews)     

Son charge

TERRACE - Jeremy Price, 19, is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of Clifford Price, 50.   (CP)   MORE:   Teen charged 


WINNIPEG - Officers found Justin Desmarais, 24, dead within a home in the 200-block of Andrews St on Jan. 19.  Justin Atelard Catcheway, 30, was arrested on March 28.   PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Police call for help 

Facing charges

SAANICH - Rosa Des Roches was found fatally shot at her Cameo St home Tuesday morning, and police arrested her husband, 71-year-old Joseph Melvin Des Roches, at the scene. (CTV)  MORE:   Man said he shot wife and dog  

Victim identified

MONTREAL - A woman shot in the head while in a parked car in Lachine, QC, on March 19 has been identified as Elizabeth Barrer, 32, who was described as an "accused drug kingpin" sought by US authorities since 2007.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:    Shooting   Woman shot dead   Woman shot  

Cold case charge

TORONTO - On March 4, 2000, police were called to a shooting at The Spin Cat Club.  Andrew Robotham, 32, was pronounced dead in hospital.  3 other people were injured in the shooting. Derek Brown, 42, has been charged.   (CityNews)    MORE:   Charge in shooting of bouncer  

Woman charged

HALFIAX - Leah Bordage, 44, has been charged with trafficking in relation to the 2012 death of Ryan Good.  (CBC)  

12 years

SAINT JOHN - Joseph Paul Irving, 53, has been sentenced for killing Cynthia (Cindy) Irving, 45, in March 2014.    (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Found guilty   Charged   Husband charged    


KELOWNA - Mounties launched a manhunt for Ryan James Quigley shortly after officers found Amy Jane Parkes', 35, body in the 3700-block of Lakeshore Road.  (CTV)    MORE:    Friend paints grim picture    Victim & suspect were to be married   Boyfriend charged   


EDMONTON - Joshua Dylan Petrin, 31, has been charged with second degree murder in the Dec, 2008 shooting death of Mitchell Chambers, 23.   MORE:   More murder charges   Multiple murder charges   White Boy Posse murders    

Found not guilty

THUNDER BAY - A jury in Thunder Bay has found Kesley Jacob, 35, not guilty of manslaughter in the 2011 death of Barney Beaver, 53.  (CBC)    MORE:   Not guilty      


REGINA - Kenneth Bruce Worme, 31, is accused of killing 27-year-old Shauna Maureen Welch of Moose Jaw.  (CTV)    MORE:   Man charged   Homicide   Death a homicide    Victim identified   


BLIND RIVER - OPP report John Hammond, 69, and Ian Hammond, 18, were involved in a fight on a residential street in Blind River.    (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charged 

May be mistaken identity

TORONTO - Ngoc Ngo, 64, was shot in the doorway of his home on Symington Ave around 6pm on Tuesday.   (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Man shot   Man dies   Gunned down   

Hit and run charge

FORT MCMURRAY -  RCMP charged Tona Agunbiade, 43, of Fort McMurray with criminal negligence and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.   (Fort McMurray Today)   MORE:   Interviewing person of interest  

Woman charged

TABER - Howard Sakebow, 47, of Taber succumbed to his injuries as a result of a stab wound.  Police have charged Trina Thomas, 28.  MORE:   Victim identified   Suspect and victim ID'd     


TORONTO - Police found Timothy Kevin Milley, 54, who died soon after arriving at hospital.  Dwayne Barton, 46, has been charged with manslaughter.  (CityNews)  

Manslaughter charge

Man charged


EDMONTON - Police have arrested and charged Stephanie Laderoute, 34, with second degree murder.  Ashley John George Macneil, 34, died from a stab wound he suffered during an alleged altercation in a parking lot March 12, 2014.  On October 2, EPS charged Daryle Victor Kidder, 36 in connection with Macneil's death. 


2nd suspect charged

Woman wanted


Stabbing victim 



TORONTO - Emergency crews were called to the Markham Bar & Grill on East Lawrence Ave, before 12:30am Saturday.  Masud Khalif, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Anthony Rosales of Toronto has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CityNews)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Man dead   Stabbing  

2 charged

THOMPSON - A 59-year-old woman died after a vehicle hit her as she was crossing the street in front of RD Parker Collegiate on Sept. 19, 2013.  Stephen Shaw and Chantel Kryminski both face charges of failing to remain at the scene of an accident resulting death.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Victim dies    


VALLEYVIEW - Officers arrived on the scene to find Percy Papastesis, 32, dead.  (CTV)        

2 arrested

HALIFAX - A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the killing of David William Rose, 65.  (CBC)     MORE:   2 arrested   Charges laid  

Roommate accused

KITCHENER - Kevin Koehler, 49, has been charged with second-degree murder.  Mary Anne May, 55, body was discovered in a park near the Grand River on Sept. 20, 2013.    (CBC)   MORE:   2 accused   Homicide   Woman was murdered   Woman was killed    

2nd suspect charged

EDMONTON - Police have arrested and charged Boutros Abdiaziz Mohamed, 21, a second suspect in connection with the shooting death of 25-year old Bogdan Pamfil in September of 2012.  PREVIOUS:   Homicide charges laid   Victim identified  

Guilty plea

ST JOHN'S - David Ryan, 54, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2005 death of Richard Brace, ending a court saga that started when a marathon drinking party at a Carbonear house took a violent turn.    (CBC)   MORE:   Manslaughter plea   Murder conviction overturned       

2nd arrest

BLOODVEIN FIRST NATION - Police say a 16-year-old male was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Cliff Malnyk, 52, on Feb 8.  A 17-year-old was charged on Feb 11 with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Malnyk and Feb 10 killing of Timothy Goosehead, 31.   MORE:   Second arrest   Bloodshed   Arrests made    

Forcible confinement

WINNIPEG - Shane Darryl Quon, 43, has been charged with forcible confinement.  Police were called to an apartment on the 200-block of Balmoral St and discovered the lifeless body of a woman.  The charges identify the victim as Roseanne Lee Eaglestick.  (QMI)   MORE:    Woman identified   Sudden death   Suspicious death  


KAMLOOPS - Damien Taylor accused of killing his pregnant 16-year-old girlfriend CJ Fowler, has been convicted of second-degree murder.  The body of Fowler was found under a cement block in a ravine near Kamloops in December 2012.  (CBC)  MORE:   Guilty    Arrest   Boyfriend arrested   Charges laid    Teen's death  

Driver turns himself in

COLD LAKE - On Dec. 19, 2011, Gary Lee Curtis Lachance was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of Casino Dene.  Wayne Kytwayhat, 50, turned himself in to the RCMP. 

Charged man found dead

CAMPBELL RIVER - Konstanty Butkiewicz, 85, was facing a second-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Caroline Surrett, 71, who died in Feb.  Foul play has been ruled out in his death.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Charged   84-year-old man facing murder charge

Victims ID'd

EDMONTON - Police identified the deceased as Fitzroy Harris, 50, and Thierno Bah, 41.   Police say Jayme Pasieka, 29, will be charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder and 1 count of attempted murder. (CBC))   MORE:   Music loving family man   'I saw my best friend die in front of me'    Multiple stabbing 

4th person charged

TORONTO - Police have arrested and charged a fourth person with second degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing in February.  John MacLean, 57, of Toronto, was rushed to hospital without vital signs and pronounced dead a short time later.    (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Arrest   Victim ID'd   Police seek clues

3 years

SUDBURY - Retired Sudbury United Church minister Nico Vanderstoel has pleaded guilty to criminal negligence causing death.  Heather Vanderstoel died April 6, 2011. (CBC)   PREVIOUS:    Charge against caregiver    


EDSON - RCMP have arrested Joseph Shane Henault, 47, and charged him with second-degree murder in the death of a 49-year old man at a rural Edson home on Feb 24 at about 11pm.

Stabbing victim

ETOBICOKE - Tenzin Tseten, 22, of Toronto, was outside the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre on Titan Road in Etobicoke just before 3:30am when a large fight broke out between several partygoers.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Victim identified   Stabbings   1 dead, 1 injured   Man dies    


AJAX - Shabir Niazi, 22, was found dead from a gunshot wound in a garage near Roosevelt Ave and Kings Crescent.  It was originally deemed a 'sudden death,' but was later changed to a homicide.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:    Death ruled a murder   Student died of gunshot wound     

Victim identified

TORONTO - The victim was Vilanong Douangphachanh, 26, of Toronto.  Achint Ranhotra, 28, of Toronto, faces a count of manslaughter.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Accidental shooting   Woman found dead  

Guilty plea

SASKATOON - Johnathon Robert Pickett, 42, the man charged with the 1990 murder of Joan Foulds, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.   (CBC)   MORE:   Pleads guilty    

5 years

HAMITLON - Joseph Warren, 42, pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death and marijuana possession. The charges stem from an Oct 31 collision, when his 2006 Toyota Corolla hit Zoe Nuddell.   She die in hospital the next day.   (CBC) 


UXBRIDGE - On Feb 28, Durham police found the body of Richard Morrison, 26, in his home on Galloway Crescent.  They arrested Cole Henderson, 26, and he was charged with first-degree murder.   (CityNews)   MORE:   Man charged   Memorial service   Homicide    

Guilty plea

CALGARY - Marie Monique LaPratt, who had been drinking, knocked off a elderly man's ball cap.  When Wai Ho Tam, 79, stood up, she pushed him and he hit his head on the sidewalk.  Tam died nearly a year later.  (CBC)  MORE:   Woman pleads guilty   Manslaughter charges laid 


CALEDON - Douglas Bradley Bell, 28, body was found on Feb 22.  Douglas Tavenor, 44, has been charged with manslaughter and indignity to a dead body.  Ralph Terry Maywood, 51, Patrick Egal, 26, and Farnaz Yaghinali, 44, were charged with indignity to a dead body and accessory after the fact.  (Toronto Star) PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death 


MEDICINE HAT - Christopher Arkell, 50, was the man shot by police following a standoff on a rural property outside of the city, where Chester Hunchak's body was found.  (QMI)


Victim confirmed by police

Police shooting

Suspect dead   


CALGARY - Carlos Pelaez was found him guilty of manslaughter in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, Theresa Enrique.  (QMI)   MORE:    Guilty   Victim identified 

Youth charged

FORT GOOD HOPE - A 17-year-old male has been charged with first-degree murder after RCMP found the body of a Charlotte Lafferty.   (CBC) 

Impaired charge

CLAIRMONT - One woman is dead and a man is facing a charge of impaired driving causing death following a two-vehicle crash near Clairmont. Nathaniel Onezmie Plamondon, 29, was charged. 


TORONTO - Police identified the victim as Kareem Francis, 33.  Lerone Marcano, 34, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CP24)   MORE:   Man charged   Stabbing   Man killed in brawl 

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