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MELFORT - Jordan Thomas Lumberjack, 30, is facing 2nd degree murder charges.  A 34-year-old man was found by paramedics with severe injuries from a stabbing on the Kinistin Saulteaux First Nation near Tisdale.  (CJME)   MORE:   Charged   Stabbing 

4 children beheaded

BELEDWEYNE - A small Somali town is in shock following the beheading of 4 young boys allegedly by their Somali-Canadian father.  Police arrested Omar Hassan, 60, after the children, ages 11, 9, 7 and 6 were killed Monday.  (QMI)  MORE:   Arrested


COLD LAKE - Garrett Blackman, 23, was arrested in connection to the death of Gregory Gannaw, 19.  Investigators identified 2 suspects in the homicide, Blackman and Stoney Bearhead, 26.  When RCMP officers went to the Paul Band First Nation, Bearhead was found dead.  (CTV)   


CALGARY - James Allan Christians, 65, is charged with second-degree murder.  Police were called out to a home in the 100-block of Chaparral Valley Grove SE and found Carmel Christians deceased in the street and another woman suffering stab wounds.  (CTV)   MORE:   Arrest   Wanted man arrested

18 months 

WINNIPEG - Patricia Harry, 26, has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for a high-speed drunk driving crash that killed Gerald Harry, 24, her brother, in June 19, 2009 crash.   (QMI)

Accused in custody

NORTH BATTLEFORD - Nicholas Clifford Giroux, 36, is accused of fatally stabbing Thang Sian Mang.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Men stabbed

Victim identified

TORONTO - Police responded to a call for shots fired at 285 Shuter St where they found Deronn Earle, 31, lying on the sidewalk shot. (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Man dead   Man dies   Shooting 

Inmate homicide

EDMONTON - Detectives were called after a homicide was reported at the Edmonton Max.  Police identified the deceased as Ryan Holteen, 32.  (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide   Death being probed


HERBERT - Zuo Yu Qiu, 25, also known as Jerry Qiu, is charged with the murder of Henry Ginr, 79.  (CTV) 


WINNIPEG - Justin ​Latinecz died after being shot outside his house on the 100-block of Essex Ave.  (CBC)

2nd murder charge

REGINA - Bo Eichler, 32, appeared in Regina provincial court charged with first-degree murder in the death of Richele Lee Bear, 23.  Eichler was previously charged with second-degree murder in the death of Kelly Nicole Goforth, 21.   (CBC)     



Man charged  


Victim identified 


TORONTO - Patrice Charles said the couple was discussing their Dec wedding while they sat in a parked car on Willowridge Road at around 1am.  Suddenly a man ran up to the car and began firing at Kahivesa Kavenandjamo, 25.  (CityNews)  


Gunned down

Victim dies

Guilty plea

KAMLOOPS - The court has heard that Jaipreet Toor, 46, stabbed his father Harsewak Toor, 79, outside his home after the elderly man denied him $20.  (CP)  MORE:   'Then his criminal life began' 


KITCHENER -  Mary Anne May, 55, body was found along a riverbank in a park near Tyson Drive at around 7:30am.  (CBC)   MORE:   Woman was murdered   Woman was killed

Double murder-suicide

CONCEPTION BAY - Brian Dawe killed his former girlfriend and her new boyfriend before killing himself at a cemetery.  Dawe, 43, killed Julianne Hibbs inside the clinic in the Villa Nova Plaza shortly before he killed Vince Dillon in the parking lot.  Dawe drove to the Anglican Cemetery where he killed himself.  (CBC) 

Gunman kills 2

Double murder-suicide

Suspect had an AK-47

Strip mall shooting

Possible serial killer

MONTREAL - Police have recently converged 7 cold cases involving murdered or disappeared children between 1981 and 1992.  The investigation is looking into the murders of Wilton Lubin and Maurice Viens as well as the disappearance of Sebastien Metivier. The investigation also includes the murders of Tammy Leaky, Denis Roux-Bergevin, Pascal Poulin and Marie-Eve Lariviere.  (QMI)

Murder-suicide victim identified

TORONTO - Merlishar Holder, 31, was found in the hallway outside apartment 1401 in the building at 2468 Eglinton Ave W just after 7:30am.  The man who police believe killed her fell from a 14th floor balcony.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Apparent murder-suicide    Murder-suicide

12 years

TORONTO - Kimnarine Keshan Maharaj, 25, had pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection with the homicide of Anthony Koko Chang, 62, in Sept 2013.  (CTV)  

Guilty plea

Accident linked to death

Police identify

Death treated as a homicide      


CALGARY - Police were called to an altercation in the Sunset & Vine Sports Bar and Grill at 2220 68 St NE at about 1:45am on March 17, 2012.  Mario Alberto Gomez, 23, was pronounced dead.  Police charged Michael George Delday, 24, with first-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Police release photos  


BROCKVILLE - On Sept 1, 2013, Rusty Pearce, 21, of Brockville was driving a pickup truck with his friend, then 23-year-old Joseph Greer of Augusta Township, in the passenger seat.  The truck hit and instantly killed Aaron Stevenson, 16.  (CBC)

Project Sugar Horse arrests

TORONTO - 8 people have been arrested by Toronto police for their alleged role in a series of killings and attempted murders, in which investigators believe some of the victims were randomly targeted.    (CBC)  

Group behind random murders

9 charged

Jermaine Smith on Aug. 27, 2011

Plea for help

Victim saved children

Slaying at barbeque  

'Ruthless', 'random' killings

Group arrested  

Delano Coombs on May 10, 2012

Daniel Davis on July 19, 2012

Victim identified

Known to police

Man shot to death

Shooting death

Marvin Englebrecht on Oct. 29, 2012

Victim a mystery

Victim dies


Suspect charged

WINNIPEG - Phillepp Amos , 25, died after witnesses say he was attacked with a machete.  Damian Fontaine , 26, has been arrested and charged.  (CJOB)  

Slain man was car thief

Man charged

Suspect sought

Man dies after assault

3 years

EDMONTON - Brent Todd, 23, cried several times during the sentencing, as did his family and friends and the family and friends of 19-year-old victim Colby Baker-Buhay.   (QMI)

Victim identified

SASKATOON -  Kelly Brian Diehl, 29, was found on Aug 29, in the alley behind the Birchwood Apartments at 528 4th Ave N.  (CBC)  


MARKHAM -   The child's mother, Thi My Phuong Bui, 23, pleaded guilty to failing to provide the necessaries of life and was sentenced to 6 months in jail. The baby's father, Kien Phat Tran, 22, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was ordered to serve 6 years in prison.  (CP24)  MORE:   Parents sentenced    Parents charged   Parents charged   

Couple identified

KEDGWICK - Police say the bodies of Raoul LeClair, 64, and his wife Nicole LeClair, 65, were found outside the home on Route 260. Police are not looking for suspects.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   2 bodies found   


YELLOWKNIFE - A 23-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following a death after a party.  Police say Roman Bourque was arrested.  Emerson Curran, 20, of Ottawa, was flown to an Edmonton hospital where he died.  (CBC)  

Teen charged

BOWMANVILLE - A 16-year-old has been charged with manslaughter in the Aug 28, 2013 death of Terell Vidal, 4.  Last month, they charged Tanya Berlass, 35, with failing to provide the necessaries of life.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Teen charged   Charge laid   Boy died of blunt force trauma   Death a homicide    


CALGARY - Police have charged Ryan Shuba, 32, in connection with a fatal collision in north Calgary in May that killed Robert Enstrom.   MORE:   Man charged     


HAMILTON - The victim has been identified as David Pereira, 18.  Police say Raleigh Stubbs, 49, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CP)   MORE:   Teen had plans   Homicide probe  


IQALUIT - Bruce Kayaitok admits he stabbed his wife twice in the abdomen with a broken mop handle.  Brenda Tootiak, 30, bled to death.  (CBC)   MORE:   Guilty

Guilty plea

ATLANTIC CITY - Antoinette Pelzer, 45, stabbed Po Lin Wan, 80 and Alice Mei See Leung, 47, to death during a robbery attempt in May 2012.  (CP) 

Death deemed murder

DORVAL - Bobby Charalambous, 82, death has been classified as a murder, following an incident which took place on Dec 16, 2012.  (CTV) 

Chief calls healing session

N'DILO - A 17-year girl from the community is charged with second degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of Dainel Faine, 21.  (CBC)

Suspicious death

EDMONTON - Homicide detectives continue to investigate the suspicious death of Marjou Mago,  32, who died after a fight at a residence in the area of 60 St and 35A Ave (QMI)   MORE:   Homicide investigating  

Charges upgraded

CALGARY - Kristoffer Del Campo, 30, was originally charged with manslaughter in the death of Lacey Manion on August 12, 2013.  Manion, 33, died of blunt force trauma.   (CTV)  MORE: Charges laid against boyfriend

Reward offered

OTTAWA - Police have announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the Sept death of Amy Paul.  (CBC) 


Mother remembered

Homicide victim

Driver facing charges

BRAMPTON - Police have charged Ronald McWatters, 55, with criminal negligence causing death after a fatal 6-vehicle crash in Brampton.  The crash left a 61-year-old man dead.  (CityNews) 


SASKATOON - James Favel, 77, died in hospital on Aug. 31 due to serious head injuries.  Favel was the victim of an assault on Aug. 19.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Possible homicide  

Man charged

PUKATAWAGAN - RCMP have charged a 20-year-old man with second-degree murder in the death of his 8-year-old sister.  Skye Midnightsun Bighetty was found unresponsive on June 29 in the basement of the family home.  (CBC)   MORE:   Mental health issues 

Shooting drug related

TERRACE - A double shooting in Thornhill BC that resulted in the death of a Eric Maurice Cardinal, 27.  Travis Leslie Stephens, 29, has been charged with murder and attempted murder.   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Manhunt   3 'armed and dangerous' men


PRINCE ALBERT - Police responded to the 200 block of 15th St W where they found Davis David Broussie, 25, unconscious in a parking lot.   (Prince Albert Daily Herald)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death

Stabbing victim dies

TORONTO - Off-duty Markham, ON, firefighter Dominic Parker was fatally stabbed "without provocation" at a Toronto café.  Nabil Huruy, 23, was arrested shortly after the attack.  (CBC)   MORE:   Stabbing   Firefighter attacked   Stabbing

Stabbed, dismembered

LONDON, ON - Police have identified the victim as Alex Fraser, 20, of Orangeville.  James McCullough, 20, also of Orangeville, is charged.   (CP)  

12 years 

LONDON, ON - "I miss her," Bryan Robinson said from the prisoner's box, prompting gasps and moans from Therssa Wilson's family and friends.  (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Body is missing woman 

No jail for 'sucker punch'

WINNIPEG - Christian O'Neail, 18, died Aug. 31, 2013, after he was assaulted leaving a party.  (QMI) PREVIOUS:   Teen takes responsibility   Party fight death  Charges laid   Teen killed   Teen charged 

Suspicious death arrest

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

14-year-old charged

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

Double homicide

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

Gay village disappearances

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

No charges

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

Husband beaten to death

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

Victim identified

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

25 years

TORONTO - Adonay Zekarias was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Nighisti Semret, 55, in October 2012.  (CP)  

 Found guilty  

Charged with 2 murders 

Charged in 2 deaths


Video of victim and suspect

Police seek help

Most of body still missing


Remains found

Killer wounded himself

Husband in 'horrible shock'

Victim identified

Police search for suspect


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

Woman charged

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


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

Victim laid to rest

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


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

Shooting victim dies

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


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

Driver charged

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

Impaired charges

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

Suspect dies

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

1 suspect arrested

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



Fight death 

Police charge 3 men

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

3 charged

Men charged

Shooting victim


Victim identified

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

Deadly irony

Maybe drug related

Victim dies from wounds

Domestic violence

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

Newlywed charged 

Victim identified

Domestic violence

Charged in wife's death

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

Soldier charged

Body is missing woman

Worries escalate

Body found

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

Body identified

Postpartum depression stigma

2 children dead

2 children dead, mom missing   

Man shot dead

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

Victim identified

Police ID victim

Banquet hall shooting

Investigation underway

Wife murdered

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


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

Inmate death

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

Body identified

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


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


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

Son charged

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

Couple charged

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

Grandma sentenced

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


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

Victim dies

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

Man charged

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

Fight death

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

Victim identified

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


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

Man charged

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

Manslaughter plea

TORONTO - Kyle Padmore was charged with second-degree murder of Rebecca Ransome, his girlfriend of 5 years.  The stabbing happened in their home on June 26, 2013.  (CityNews) 

Victim-impact statements

Victim identified

Homicide victim


Woman dead, man in custody  


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

Driving while disqualified

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


CALGARY - Derek Puffer has been found not criminally responsible for the deaths of his mother and stepfather.  Puffer stabbed Donna Lee Powers and her husband, sportscaster Bill Powers, while they were sleeping in their Braeside home last July.   (CBC)


Deemed NCR

Found legally insane

2 bodies found  

Suspect charged

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

Woman charged 

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

Victim identified

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


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

Charge in death of toddler

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


Police arrest owner


Death deemed homicide

More questions in death

Not guilty

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

Brothers had ties

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

Person of interest

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

Arrest in stabbing death

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

Guilty plea

GOOSE BAY - Gordon Milley has admitted to killing Bernice Rich, 21, by choking her before dragging her into the woods in Sheshatshiu, where her body was later discovered.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Accused barred   Murder suspect   Murder charge   


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


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


Mother and son

Mother has just lost custody

Bodies found

Tragedy in St Felix 

Police seeking witnesses

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


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

Disappearance arrest

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

'Crime of passion'

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

Charges laid

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


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

Suspect charged

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


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

Woman charged

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


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

4 arrested

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

Not guilty

REGINA - Shane Bensette was charged with failure to report an accident causing death after Chris Nicolychuk, 29, was found dead along a road on June 15th, 2013.  Bensette admitted to feeling and hearing something make contact with his truck, although he didn’t realize it was a person.   (CP)  MORE:   Hit-and-run

Man murdered

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

Son faces charge

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


GRANDE PRAIRIE - Patrick Kearney, a 51-year-old Grande Prairie resident, was found dead nearby a bicycle in the Dunes area outside of the city.  RCMP issued a public plea for help in finding Erin Walker, a 32-year-old woman.  (QMI)


Homicide investigation


ARNPRIOR Jesse Gervais stabbed his friend Brodie Armstrong to death for $50 in cocaine.  Gervais was sentenced to 13 years in prison with no eligibility for parole for 6 1/2 years.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Charged   Homicide   


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

Assault to be upgraded

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

Charges upgraded again

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

Suspected homicide

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


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

Possible reprisal

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


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

Impulsive murderers are less intelligent than calculated killers

Impulsive murderers are more likely to have impaired brainpower or disabilities than premeditated murderers.  (Telegraph UK)

REPORT:  Neuropsychological & intellectual differences between types of murderers

Man charged

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

Charges stayed

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


Charges dropped  

Guilty plea

2nd arrest

2nd arrest

Suspect surrenders

Police name suspect

Victim identified 

Man dies from injuries

Guilty plea

PORT HAWKESBURY - A Cape Breton fishing boat captain has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of Phillip Boudreau, 43.  Dwayne Matthew Samson was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Boudreau in 2013.  (CBC)   

10 years

Captain pleads guilty

Found guilty


Jury decides

Another guilty plea

14 years 

'Murder for lobster' case

Dragged out to sea

Shot, run over by boat

Is Boudreau really a victim?

2 more charged

Murder charge


Altercation with larger boat

Fishing boat seized   

Infant body found

TORONTO - Police have located the body of an infant girl after searching a tractor-trailer at a storage facility in Cambridge, ON.  Angelica Spanidis, 25, of Toronto, was charged with first-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Woman faces charges   Body missing  

2 years

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

Police seeking info

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

Drug dispute

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

2 charged

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


Charged in homicide


Man was slain

Handled as homicide

Murder charge

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


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

3 charged

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

Guilty plea

REGINA - James Myers, the man accused of killing his mother in 2013, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.  Rachel Shepherd, 46, was killed in her downtown apartment. Myers was 18-years-old at the time.  (CTV)   MORE:   Manslaughter plea   Charged   Police probe   Brother killed father  Son charged in father's death   Charged   Police probe death   

Sudden death unclear

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


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

Man charged

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

Victims identified

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

Trauma death

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


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

Boyfriend charged 

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

Murder charge dropped

KENTVILLE - Rhonda Wilson, 31, was last seen on Aug 7, 2002.  Her common-law partner, Albert Baird, was arrested in May 2013 and charged with murder.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Former partner charged   Ex charged    Common-law partner charged 

Man charged

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

Accused found dead

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

Motive a mystery

CALGARY - The man has been identified as Youssef Samih Jeha, 19, of Calgary.  (CTV)   MORE:   Attack

1 year

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

Targeted shooting

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

Man charged

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

Retired cop murdered

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

2 women sentenced

CALGARY - Kristy Redgun, 20, to 5 1/2 years and Allison Oldwoman, 22, to 3 1/2 years for manslaughter in the death of Tak Tei Lawrence Leung, 25, on May 18, 2013.    MORE:   Killed protecting girlfriend   RCMP investigate

Police release name

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

Few details

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

Youth charged

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

Driver charged

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

Woman charged

MONCTON - The baby boy was found near Monteagle in 2009.  He became known as “Baby Taylor” because he was found in a snowbank on Taylor Road and police couldn’t determine his identity.  Christine Margaret Wood, 30, from Riverview, has now been charged with concealing the body of a child.  (CTV)  MORE:   1 year

2nd suspect charged

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

Death a homicide

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

Man charged

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

More charged

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

Targeted hit

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

2nd man charged

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

Victims identified

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

Victim identified

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


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

25 years

EDMONTON - Melvin Simon Mitchell, 24, pleaded guilty to 2 counts of second-degree murder in connection with the 2013 slayings of Jose Rodriguez, 68, and Curtis Dugray, 51. (QMI)


Violent history


Man charged

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


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


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


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

More charges

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

Dellen Millard timeline

Dellen Millard 

2nd suspect

2nd suspect due in court 

Only 1 set of remains found

Body found

Missing man is dead

Charged with murder

Unanswered questions

Babcock dead before reported missing       

Victim named

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

Victim remembered

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

Accused of killing his father

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

Charges laid

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

2 in custody

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

Suspect arrested

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


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

Murders - suicide

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


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

Cold case arrest

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

Son charged

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

Suspect charged

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

Father and son arrested

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

Manslaughter plea

ST JOHN'S - Kenny Green, 35, had been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the violent death of Joey Whalen, 47.  Whalen was taken to hospital in critical condition after being beaten at a home on Tessier Place, but later died from his injuries.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charge   6 years    

Call for clues

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

Call for clues

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

4th man charged

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

3rd man charged

2 charged

2 arrested

Murder charges

'Nicest guy'  

Son accused

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

Police identify victims

Couple identified

Death of parents

Double homicide

Victim identified

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

Mall to reopen

Multiple firearms used

Victim convicted in home invasion

Execution style shooting  

Youth charged

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

Man found NCR

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

Victim identified

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

Boyfriend arrested

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

Guilty plea

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


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

15 years

IQALUIT - A Nunavut judge sentenced Pitseolak Peter to 15 years in prison Friday for manslaughter in the death of his common-law spouse Kathy Michael.  Peter was found guilty of manslaughter in July.   (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Accused misled cops    Beaten woman dies     

Man dies of injuries

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

3+ years

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

Teen charged

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

2 females sought

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


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


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


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


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

Arrest made

PANAMA - Ed Moynan's body was found in a suitcase in Panama in March 2013.  He was 68 and had been reported missing in Nov 2012.  Ludwig Pereira, 56, was arrested in connection to the case.  (CBC)   MORE:   Arrest   Body found   Daughter confirms 

Man found NCR 

TORONTO - Jonathon Ross killed his sister brutally, bludgeoning and stabbing her as she lay in bed. When police arrived at Ross’s Richmond Hill condo, his socks were drenched in blood.  It was the early morning of Feb. 2, 2013.  A judge found Ross, 38, not criminally responsible for the homicide.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Identify released   Man charged   Woman killed  

'Too demanding'

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

10 years

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

Arrest made  

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




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

Suspect charged again

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

History of drug charges

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

Victim identified

Shot man identified

Police identify man

'Targeted execution'  

Teenager killed

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


Teen identified

Teen was targeted



Search for 2nd driver

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


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

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