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Clock of secrecy

VICTORIA - The family of Julie Khurana, 56, who is also known by her maiden name, Julie Cox, said that a coroner's report revealed she was killed by her husband, Peter Khurana, dying April 21 as a result of blunt force trauma to the head. They were also told that Peter Khurana, 58, then set fire to the home before hanging himself.  MORE:   Deaths were murder-suicide   Murder-suicide   Domestic violence is not a private matter 

Police won't face charges

THUNDER BAY - SIU has exonerated Police in the August 2014 death of child killer Kevin Guy Boucher, 38.  SIU said there were no reasonable grounds to charge any officers with a criminal offence in the incident, which occurred after 8-year-old Brandi Marie Wingert was murdered and her mother injured at their Donald Street home.   (TB News Watch)   MORE:   SIU decision    Identified   Police identify victim   Murder-suicide  


CALGARY - Kevin Rubletz, 30, is facing a second degree murder charge in connection to the death of his former common law wife, Jessica Rae Newman, the mother of his child.   (CTV)

Ex charged

Arrest made

Ruled a homicide


Guilty plea to lesser charge

EDMONTON - Richard Suter, 62, will be sentenced for failing to provide a breath sample causing death. In May 2013, Geo Mounsef, 2, died after being pinned to a wall when Suter's vehicle crashed through a restaurant patio.   (Global)   MORE:    4 months   Guilty plea to lesser charge    Guilty plea  

Woman found murdered

TORONTO - Police say the body of Linda Scott, 65, was discovered when officers responded to a call at an apartment on Cedarvale Ave, around 12:15pm.  Justin Scott, 25, is being sought for the killing.  MORE:   Son sought   Wanted   Suspect arrested in Montreal  

Man faces charge

GUELPH - Sean Haverty, 48, is charged in the death of Chris Schweitzer, 38.  (Guelph Mercury)   MORE:   Publication ban on murder 


CALGARY - The deceased is Ryan Edward Delve, 43.  (CTV)   MORE:   Identified    Homicide     


CALGARY - The shooting deaths of Jason Quinn Antonio, 39, in Marlborough Park and Taylor John Zanoni, 23, in an office building in Willow Park are connected to drug activity.  Gursharanjit Parmar, 32, and Joshua Lloyd Okabe, 30, have been charged with 2 counts of first degree murder.  (CTV)

Meth kingpin

Homicide investigating


Meth bust

Victim identified


Shooting victim     

Body ID'd

WINNIPEG - Police confirmed there is now an 'open investigation' into the death of Audrey Desjarlais.  DNA tests confirmed the remains of Desjarlais - 3 years after her body was found in the Red River.  (CBC)     


WINDSOR - The body of Amir Hayat Malik, 32, was found in an alley behind 563 Brant St.  Colin Chrisjohn, 24, is charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charges laid   Police release video  


TORONTO - Police have charged Syed Mohammed Ali Zaidi, 19, in the fatal shooting of Mahmedaarif 'Arif' Patel, 23.   (Toronto Star)  


WINNIPEG - Elmer Kakewash, 29, was found just after 3am in the 200-block of Dufferin Ave with a stab wound.  (CBC)  


EDMONTON - Shawn Richard's body was found in the middle of 95th St early Monday morning.  Police have charged a 17-year-old girl from a nearby group home with second-degree murder.  Richard has been identified as the 'primary suspect' in the murder of Claudia Iron-Howard, 29, June 4.  (CBC) 

2nd youth charged 

Youth charged in death of suspect 




Drug dealer ID'd

Stabbing of woman a homicide

Police probing woman's death



TORONTO - Sabrina Chouart and Clyde Marshall, wanted in connection with the killing of Sina Parsi, 32, were arrested at a Walmart store in Nigaria Falls.  Parsi disappeared on June 9, and was found dead June 12, in a Toronto apartment.  (CBC)    

Suspects arrested

Fugitives arrested

Suspects arrested

2 suspects

2 wanted

Pair wanted

Police hunt for couple

Homicide takes over

2 charged

EDMONTON - The body of Adrian Gregory, 30, was found on Dec 30.  Shane Terry Tym, 28, and Sarah Jane Postumus, 29, face charges of first-degree murder.   (CBC) 

2 charged

Man and woman charged

Body identified

Suspicious death


Court overturns jury verdict

WINDSOR - The witness had not heard Donald Dodd's voice in almost 5 years; at the time, she was with her boyfriend at a bar where loud music was playing and she was drinking and using cocaine.   Yet she testified that early on the morning of June 29, 2008, she heard Dodd's voice on her baby monitor - through static and for only about 4 to 10 seconds - at the location of the beating deaths of Peter Kambas, 53, and Vaios Koukousoulas, 63.   (Toronto Star)


Convicted wins appeal

17 years

Jury convicts

2012 ONSC 94 ruling on statements

Police name skeletal remains

75 years

WINNIPEG - John Paul Ostamas, 40, received a life sentence for 3 second-degree murder convictions, and won't be eligible for parole for 75 years.  Miles Monias, Stony Stanley Bushie and Donald Collins were attacked in April 2015 on the streets of downtown Winnipeg. Ostamas confessed to killing the men.  (CBC)  

Life in prison

Harshest sentence

Charged with 3 murders

Charged in 3 deaths


Suspect in custody

Assault victim dies

Man dies after beating  

11 years

BRIDGEWATER - Terry Roy Levy was found guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Terry Green, 47, his daughter's boyfriend.  Green's body was found in a field on Little Tancook Island on July 8, 2014.   (CTV)   MORE:   Life sentence   Found guilty     Homicide 

Found guilty

FREDERICTON - James Paul Turpin, 37, has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl.  Kennedy Corrigan died as a result of a massive brain injury in April 2004.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Charged  Murder charge

Police appeal for help 

TORONTO - Police have determined the victim was Nitiyand Gary Singh, 22.   (CBC)   MORE:   Murdered   Man was murdered   Homicide   Death deemed homicide  

Hit-and-run arrest

TORONTO - Nelisa Damota,  was struck by a vehicle.  A suspect identified as Deriba Wakene, 56, has been charged.  (CP24)   MORE:   Charged   Man charged   2 persons of interest   Police find vehicle   Mother killed  

8 years

WHISTLER - Samuel Alec, who killed 3 people while driving drunk near Whistler, BC has been sentenced to 8 years behind bars.  Alec plowed into a group of cyclists on Highway 99 in May 2015.  Ross Chafe and Kelly Blunden, were killed, as was Paul Pierre, who was in the passenger seat of the vehicle.  (CTV) 


Charges laid

Cyclists identified

Cyclists mourned

Driver identified



Found guilty

CALGARY - A jury has found Douglas Garland guilty of 3 counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a 5-year-old boy and his grandparents.  Garland, 57, was charged with 3 counts of first-degree murder in the 2014 deaths of 5-year-old Nathan O'Brien and Alvin, 66, and Kathy Liknes, 53, of Calgary.  (CBC)

75 years


Beaten again

4 charged in jailhouse beating

What the jury didn't hear

National Post: Douglas Garland

To stand trial

Garland to stand trial

Disappearance of Nathan O'Brien, Kathryn & Alvin Liknes 

Woman charged

MONTREAL - Daisy Lachance, 29, was charged with second-degree murder after Serge Levac, 54, was stabbed to death.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Man found stabbed 

5 years 

OTTAWA - Dr Christy Natsis was convicted in May in connection with the crash on March 31, 2011, which killed 50-year-old Bryan Casey.   (CBC)   MORE:  Natsis guilty 


REGINA - Police have charged Steven Blaine Pascal, 36, the brother of Trent Pascal, 22, with his murder.   (CBC)   MORE:   Brother charged


SAINT-HIPPOLYTE - The victim, Sandro Duquette, 23, was known to the police.   (Journal de Montreal)   PREVIOUS:   Death deemed suspicious    

Suspects named

LONDON, ON  - Officers responded to Richmond St found Jesse Scott James, 23, suffering from several stab wounds. He later died in hospital.  Police are looking for Isak 'Strapz' Adams, 20, and Elvira 'Maya' Krstic, 18.  (CTV)   MORE:   Suspects turn themselves in    Victim identified


EDMONTON - The deceased is Jason Costouros, 32.  He had spent some time behind bars in the past, after being found guilty of accessory to murder, in the death of David Wong more than 7 years ago.  (CTV)   MORE:   Shooting   Man found dead on parents' driveway  Convicted   Shooting 

Grandson charged

TORONTO - The victim has been identified as Herma Parkes, 71.  Police have charged her grandson Cameron Alexander Mossaddad, 23, with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Man charged    Woman found dead

Accused had history of assault

REGINA - The man accused of killing Celeste Yawney, 33, is Duran Redwood, 26, an ex-boyfriend who was previously convicted of assaulting her.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Charged laid   Police investigating death  

Found guilty 

WHISTLER - Arvin Golic has been found guilty of manslaughter in the swarming and stabbing death of Luka Gordic, 19.  Police said 10 teenagers swarmed and stabbed Gordic as he was leaving a 7-11 store just after midnight.  Golic was 1 of 4 teens charged in the attack.  (CBC)    MORE:   Guilty   Charged   Violent weekend      

Death result of homicide

SAINT JOHN - A coroner's inquest jury said Serena Perry, the 22-year-old psychiatric patient at a hospital in Saint John, died from asphyxia due to strangulation as the result of homicide.  A male patient was released without being charged.  Perry was an involuntary patient at the hospital's psychiatric unit.  (CP) 

Youth gets 7 years

WINNIPEG - The 16-year-old was charged after the May 19, 2015 incident.  Kathleen Leary, 66, died when she was attacked in her Cheltenham Cove home.  The teen entered a guilty plea of second-degree murder.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:    Woman mourned    


SADDLE LAKE - Gordon McGilvery, 41, has been charged with second-degree murder after police found the remains of Creedance Cardinal, 31, in a 'secluded location' on the property after doing a search.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Murder charge laid 

Charges laid

EDMONTON - Police have laid several charges against James Miller-Laney, 29, including dangerous driving causing death and flight from a police officer causing death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged   Woman dies    

Woman pleads guilty

WINNIPEG - Melissa Gabriel, 36, was charged with killing Dorothy Dykens, 89, in May 2015. The senior was stabbed to death in a home on Tremblay St.   (CBC)  MORE:   Guilty plea   Victim ID'd    Victim identified   Arrest   Charged 


TISDALE - LaTasha Gosling, 27 and her children, Janayah, 4, Jenika, 8, and Landen, 7, were found slain.  The male suspect was tracked to a home in Prince Albert, and when police entered the premises they found him dead.  A 6-month-old baby with him was found alive.   (CBC)  MORE:   Killer identified   Killer sent pictures of bodies   Woman had broken up with boyfriend    

Body found 

NIAGARA FALLS - The body of Alexander Fraser, 49, was recovered at the Sir Adam Beck Generating Station in Niagara Falls.  4 people have been charged with killing him, even though his body was missing.  Victoria Harvey, 20, Brad MacGarvie, 25, Duran Wilson, 29, and Thomas Nagy, 25 were charged with first-degree murder.  (Canoe)   MORE:   Body found   4 charged  

13 years

CALGARY - Haden Didier has been sentenced in connection to the May 1, 2013 stabbing death of Kurlan Rick Joseph, 25.  (CTV)   MORE:  Sentenced   Life sentence   Police lay charges   Domestic stabbing    

Investigated as homicide

TORONTO - A fire that broke out in a home at 1569 Dupont St and left a Paul Ventura dead is now being investigated as a homicide.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Fire deemed homicide    House fire claims life   Paul Ventura

Victim identified

TORONTO - Abdiweli Mohamed Yusuf, 21, was shot in the doorway of the Rotana Cafe on Danforth Ave.   MORE:   Victim ID'd   Shooting   Man killed 


WINNIPEG - Milton Brian Richard, 35, is dead after he was reportedly stabbed in the 800-block of Alexander Ave around 11pm.  (CBC)   MORE:   Stabbing  


TORONTO - Marlon Lennox Mason, 33, was shot as he was getting into his vehicle that was parked in front of a home on Campbell Ave.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Man dead

Assault victim dies

HAMILTON - Gordon O'Hara, 33, and Joshua O'Hara, 27, both of Hamilton, face charges in relation to the killing of William McConville, 40.  (CHML)  MORE:   Victim dies 


BURLINGTON - Ryan Powless, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene after the car he was driving was struck head-on by a pickup truck driving the wrong way on the highway.  Ricardo Cabral, 35, faces numerous charges including impaired driving causing death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified 

3 charged

KITCHENUHMAYKOOSIB INNINUWUG - Joshua Nanokeesic, 16, was found in need of medical assistance on Friday, April 24 and subsequently died on May 11.  Loyal McKay, 19, Joshua Darion Storm and a 17-year-old have been remanded.  (TB News Watch)   PREVIOUS:   Now a homicide  


HAMILTON - Richard Doucette, died after he was stabbed on the evening of Feb 28th, 2014.  Sean Harold Micks, 30, is charged.  (CP)   PREVIOUS:   Stabbing victim   Police name victim   Man dead, woman critical    

Driver charged

EDMONTON - Police report they have charged David Gershon Bookhalter, 60, with two counts in connection with a fatal hit and run.  A 26-year old woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.   MORE:   Driver charged   Motorcyclist killed    


GARDEN HILL - RCMP say they've made an arrest in connection with the murder of Teresa Robinson, 11, in Garden Hill.  Police said a 'male' was arrested in the community.  (APTN)  MORE:   Youth reported arrested   15-year-old charged   DNA samples   FN complies   Homicide   Death a homicide    

Ruled a homicide

CALGARY - Police say the death of Jessica Rae Newman, 24, whose body was found near Range Road 284 and Township Road 264 has been ruled a homicide.  (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide    

5th person arrested

REGINA - Bronson Chad Gordon, 30, was arrested for first-degree murder in the death of Reno Lee, 34.  John Earl Desjarlais, 34, Daniel Theodore, 31, and Andrew Michael Bellegarde, 21, have each been charged with first-degree murder.  Jonie Victoria Reed, 29, with accessory after the fact to murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   More arrests made   


LETHBRIDGE - The 3 victims, Kyle Devine, 27, Clarissa English, 24, and Dakota English, 18, died from multiple stab wounds.  Austin Vielle, 21, is facing 3 counts of second degree murder.   MORE:   Charged with 3 counts    Motivated by jealousy   Charged   Victims identified   Identified   3 victims identified   

Conviction overturned

MISSISSAUGA - Ontario's top court has overturned the conviction of Mohamad Al-Kassem who was found guilty of criminal negligence causing death for striking and killing Ronald Persaud with his SUV on Dec. 16, 2009.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Court overturns conviction   Free on bail during appeal   Jury reaches split decision  Charged    Arrest in hit-and-run  

Granted new trial

QUEBEC CITY - Quebec's Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for Alain Perreault, found guilty in 2011 of killing Lyne Massicotte, 43, a woman he met online.  Her remains were never found.  Perreault was arrested 6 years later after making a confession to an undercover police officer who was posing as a criminal in a 'Mr. Big' sting operation.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Convicted 


LOUISVILLE - Scott Hunter was visiting the area with a friend for the Kentucky Derby.  Tyrone Thomas, 19, Fatima Abu-Diab, 20, and Fahed Abu-Diab, 18, face murder and robbery charges   (CBC)   MORE:   Toronto man shot   Man slain   Not guilty pleas  

Gang banger pleads guilty

OTTAWA - Khalid Mohammad, 28, shot University of Ottawa student Sharif Said in May 2015 and then took off in a getaway car driven by his friend, Abdulaziz Abdullah, 30.  (Sun Media)  PREVIOUS:   Arrests   Shooting leads to charges    Identified   Police investigating


KITCHENER - Police say they've arrested Noel Francis, 27, in connection with the murder of Devane Anttony Campbell on Nov 30, 2012.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged laid   Man charged   Shooting victim   Shooting    


SAUGEEN FN - The deceased has been identified as Robert Johnson, 66, of the Saugeen First Nation.  Jesse Farr, 19, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charge in elder's death  


TORONTO - Lascelles Allen, 51, has been charged in the death of Suraiya Gangaram, a mother of 3 school-age children whose body was found on Friday in a townhouse on Danzig St.  (CBC)   MORE:   Ex-boyfriend charged   Named  Stabbing   Body found  


HALIFAX - A judge has sentenced Victoria Henneberry and Blake Leggette for the murder of Loretta Saunders.   (CP)   MORE:   'Is that justice?'   Loretta Saunders case    Guilty pleas   Pleads guilty   Letters from killer's perspective   Charged   Charges laid   Body found  

Canadian killed in India

MOGA - Harinder Singh Sran, 46, went for a holiday to India with his parents and brother on March 30.    MORE:   Canadian gunned down    NRI killed in clash over land   


TERREBONNE - Police say Richard Rousseau, 50, was shot in his wheelchair.  A gun with a silencer was left at the scene.  (CBC)   MORE:   Former biker shot   Man shot 


YELLOWKNIFE - John Wifladt, 39, was one of 2 men found seriously injured on Dec. 14 in an apartment on the third floor of Sunridge Place on 51 Ave. He died later in hospital.  Denecho King, 22, has been charged.  (CBC)  MORE:   Murder charge   1dead, 1 injured   Homicide 

2 charged

GRANDE PRAIRIE - Adrian Jordan Snider, 25, was reported missing on March 31.  Patrick Decque, 29, and Dominic Decque, 27, have been arrested.  Police continue to look for further suspects.  (Sun Media)  

Triple homicide

BURNS LAKE - Rueben Buhler, 54, has been charged following a triple homicide.  Police arrived and found 1 woman and 2 men dead inside a home. The identities of the 3 victims have not been released.  (CBC)   MORE:   Triple homicide


OTTAWA - Connor Stevenson, 18, was stabbed multiple times.  Police arrested David Dubois, 19, on a charge of second-degree murder in the case.  (QMI)  MORE:   Arrest   Stabbed to death   Victim identified   Stabbing 

Youth charged

WHITEHORSE - A 15-year-old male has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Brandy Vittrekwa, whose body was found on a walking trail in Whitehorse Dec 8.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Found dead       

Father charged

TORONTO - Edward Bernard Junior Dwyer, 24, suffered stab wounds and was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later. The victim's father Edward Dwyer, 58, was taken into custody at the scene.  (CP24) 

Victim of domestic violence

BRANDON - Bradley Dean Harris, 51, was living alone at Westman Youth for Christ's U-Turn project home on the 100-block of 5 St.  Corinne April McKay, 45, was arrested at the scene and is charged with first-degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:   Witnesses   Sabbing       

Man dies after B&E

KIKINO METIS SETTLEMENT - A 38-year-old man died in hospital after being seriously injured during an incident in a home.  Cody Patrick Hardy, 22, and Tamara Myrna Hardy, 27, were charged with second degree, break and enter and robbery.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Man dead   Charges laid  


CALGARY - Taxi driver Stanislaw Maguder, 72, was convicted of hit and run knowing a death occurred, in the case of Tyla Chipaway, 16, in March 2015.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charges laid   Taxi driver charged   Charged taxi driver   Hit-and-run   Woman killed 

Sentence doubled

OTTAWA - Vlad-Nicolae Precup got a 2-year jail term in 2011 for running down Mitchell Anderson, 38, a man who'd stroked the hood of his shiny red sports car in July 2008.   (QMI)   MORE:   4 years    New trial   Appeal court overturns conviction   Driver gets 2 years 


WINNIPEG - Godfrey Hayden, 27, died after he was stabbed multiple times at a party.  (CBC) MORE:   Family grieving    Homicide   


SASKATOON - Billy Johnston, 44, was pronounced deceased.  (CBC)   MORE:   Witness describes violence   Injured man dies


SASKATOON - Michael Robertson was charged in the March 2015 death of Rocky Genereaux.   (CTV)  MORE:   Guilty   Arrests   Suspects arrested   Identified    Victim identified   Victim 


CALGARY - The deceased has been identified as Rodney Conway, 44.  Joshua Jayson Matechuk, 25, has been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Police release identify   Hotel standoff

Son charged

MISSISSAUGA - Eric Lu, 25 is the son of the victim, Ming-Chien (Teresa) Hsin, 59.  Lu is the 3rd man to be arrested in connection with the murder of Hsin.  Mark Dookhram, 21, and Justine Ordonio, 25, were charged with first-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Son charged   Accused fall   Identified   Body found  Body found     

Police seek 3rd suspect

EDMONTON - David Klassen, 26, and oseph Charron, 26, have been charged in connection to the death of Trevor Keith Deleeuw, 25.  Police are searching for Shayne Fry, 28.   (CTV)     MORE:   2nd man   Warrant issued   Identified   Victim shot   Drug debt   Suspicious death   


WINNIPEG - Police found Garry Godson with gunshot wounds. He died in hospital.  (CTV)   MORE:   'My boy is dead'

OPP probe death

DRYDEN - The deceased has been identified as Travis Scott Herbert, 35.  (CP)   MORE:   Police investigating   


MISSISSAUGA - An 84-year-old man has died after a daytime stabbing in Mississauga that also sent his 80-year-old wife to hospital.  Trae Worrie, 21 has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder.  (CTV)

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Police are investigating the city's latest homicide after Donald Beckles, 46, was shot multiple times outside his home at 163 Jamestown Crescent.   (CBC)     MORE:   Identified   Shooting  

35 years

CALGARY - Guevara Wilson Clorina, 28, pleaded guilty in the stabbing deaths of Chona Manzano and her 5-year-old son Gabrial on May 16, 2013.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Charged  


EDMONTON - Paula Stiles, 44, was found dead inside her Sherwood Park home. MORE:   Mother found dead    Sudden death   Woman found dead


CORNWALL - Jacqueline Martin, 52, had no vital signs when she was discovered around 9am at a home on Carleton St.  Jonathan Michaud, 28, was arrested and charged with murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Son charged   Man faces murder charge    

Remains found

CALGARY - Human remains discovered in the Longview area are those of Nicholas Lush, 32.  Cody Kenneth Bauer, 24, and Kristopher Goerzen, 22, have both been charged with first degree murder.  PREVIOUS:   2 charged   Suspects charged   2 arrested


FORT MCMURRAY - Nigel LaFrance, 19, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in the death of a 26-year-old man.  (Global)    MORE:   Arrest in stabbing death   Homicide 

Victim identified

EDMONTON - A man whose body was found inside a fire-damaged vehicle on Highway 16 has been identified as Grant Potts, 25.   (CBC)   MORE:   Deceased identified   Body found    


CLARENCE TOWN - Geoffrey Harding, 88, was stabbed to death while on vacation in the Bahamas.  (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect in police custody    BC expat   Stabbed to death 

Homicide victim

SASKATOON - Danny Tsannie, 16, was pronounced dead at the scene.  (CTV)   MORE:   Likely a homicide   Death suspicious       

Nurse charged

PENETANGUISHENE - The charges against Joanna Flynn involves the death of a woman at Georgian Bay General Hospital identified as Deanna Leblanc, 39. She died on March 2, 2014.  (CBC)   MORE:   Nurse charged    


ST JOHN'S - Ronald Thistle, 67, has admitted to drinking the night before and the morning of a St. John's collision that claimed the life of Nick Coates, 27.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man admits he was drunk   Memorial car show gets support 


BRAMPTON - Joshua Hilario, 25, died, his brother Chris, 30, is in hospital after they were both stabbed outside a home on McGraw Ave.   (Brampton Guardian)  PREVIOUS:   Brothers stabbed   3 sought   Double stabbing   


TORONTO - Curtis Murray, 25, and Corey Murray, 29, have been arrested for the murder of Trevor Seraphine, 17.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Wanted arrested   Suspect charged   Victim ID'd   Shooting   Image of suspects  

Suspect found dead

RIMBEY - The victim has been identified by police as rural resident Paul Michanuik, 70.  Mounties confirmed the lone suspect in the killing had been found deceased.  (QMI)    MORE:    Death deemed a homicide    


KITCHENER - A jury found Hugh McColl guilty of the second degree murder of Kate Reid, 51, on Jan 2, 2015.   (CTV)  MORE:   13 years   Guilty   Charged   Murder charge laid   Human remains identified   Missing presumed dead


EDMONTON - The victim has been identified as Casey Darrell Crier, 29.  (CTV)   MORE:   Death deemed homicide     

Boyfriend charged

HAMILTON - Police have identified the victim as Renee Neganiwina, 26. Joseph Snelgrove, 38, is now in police custody.  (CBC) MORE:   Man charged     

Death deemed a homicide

TORONTO - Khee Hien Liem, 72, of Toronto was discovered semi-conscious at 2267 Lake Shore Blvd W. He was taken to hospital where he died from his injuries.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Victim identified   


BRAMPTON - Kathryn Horne, 58,was discovered with obvious injuries.  Richard Pereira, 36, was arrested at the home and is facing a second-degree murder charge.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Identified       Homicide    Homicide

Soldier kills 3, self  

KILLEEN - Police said Atase Giffa opened fire on 3 people, killing 2 and injuring 1 before forcing his wife, Dawn Giffa, 28, into another home, where he killed her and then himself.  Atase Giffa initially opened fire on 3 people: Lydia Farina, 31, Larry Guzman, 40, who were killed, and a 41-year-old woman at a residence on Godman St.  (Killeen Daily Herald)    MORE:   Canadian woman killed   Kingston woman dead in Texas 

Woman charged

MONTREAL - Jessie Quannaaluk, 55, was formally charged with second degree murder following the death of Paul Andrew Brown, 57.   Brown had a previous history of domestic abuse charges and was facing charges of sexual offences against minors in Montreal at the time of his death.(CTV)  MORE:   Charged    Victim had just returned from court on sex charges    Homicide   

16 years

PEEL - Ryan Ernest Roy, 26, has been sentenced for murdering his mother Phyllis Roy, 52, in her home near Hartland on March 2, 2015.   (CBC)  MORE:   16 years      Guilty plea   Son charged   Son charged    

Victim identified

PRINCE GEORGE - Jason Hall, 45, was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound and later died.  (CP)   MORE:   Jason Hall is dead   Former biker shot dead    


CALGARY - Less than 3 hours before the body of Mohameddek Ali Mohamud, 25, was found near the park's ski jumps, the victim was called to a meeting by an unknown person.   (QMI)   MORE:   Body identified   Body found   Suspicious death

No trial

WINDSOR - Scott Quick, who was accused of allegedly running down his estranged wife Nancy Galbraith-Quick, 40, with a minivan in Feb 26, 2006, will not stand trial for her murder.    (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Charged   Estranged husband charged


MISSISSAUGA - A pedestrian who was struck and killed in a hit-and-run has been identified as Bruno Trimarchi, 47.  Rui Santos, 54, of Mississauga, has been charged.  (Mississauga News)

Beaten to death

LOS CABOS - Police in Mexico are investigating the murder of Marty Gary Atwood, 50, found beaten to death on a beach in Los Cabos.   (QMI)   MORE:   Canadian identified     BCS Noticias

Bus driver charged

FORT MCMURRAY - On October 28, 2014, a vehicle headed southbound on Highway 63 at Mariana Lake collided with a northbound passenger bus.  2 people inside the vehicle died as a result of the crash.  Police said that Kaliappan Subramaniam, the driver of the bus, was facing a total of 18 charges stemming from that crash.   (CTV)  

5th man charged

EDMONTON - Keith James Phillips, 31, is charged in connection to the 2015 stabbing death of Deng Mathew Garang Tong.   Also charged in this case are Jonathan Piche, 32, Clinton Robert Kailek, 26, Billy Joe Nelson, 37, and Tyler Strathdee, 27.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Charges laid   Stabbing victim identified   Victim identified   Stabbings   

TTC driver charged

TORONTO - A TTC bus driver has been charged in connection with the hit-and-run death of Amaria Diljohn, 14.  Dhanbir Shergill, 28, of Bowmanville has been charged.  (Toronto Star)     

Bus driver charged

Victim ID'd

Bus struck girl



Guilty verdicts

TORONTO - 4 men are guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder for the gangland-style shooting of John Raposo at a busy Little Italy cafe in 2012, a jury found.  Nicola Nero, Martino Caputo and Rabih (Robby) Alkhalil were accused of hiring Dean Wiwchar to kill Raposo.   (Toronto Star)

4 guilty 


Found guilty

What the jury didn't know  

Aikhalil extradited to Canada  

Rabih Aikhalil

Wanted back in Canada  

Suspect extradited      

Nero linked to murder

Victim was a gang leader

Daylight shooting


'No one would help'  

ATHABASCA - Wyatt Thunder, 20, was walking behind his cousin Lee Thunder, 12, when the boy was struck by a van.   The driver fled the scene.  MORE:  Hit-and-run arrest 

Suspicious death victim ID'd 

VICTORIA - Scott Owen Smith, 26, body was found in the Inner Harbour on March 5. (Vic News)   MORE:   Father desperate for answers   Body found        

Body found

ROSEAU RIVER - Hyde Hayden, 14, whose body was found Sunday in Roseau River First Nation may have been beaten and left outside in the cold.  (CTV)


Death investigated


Husband charged

VICTORIA - Daniel Blake Penney, 51, who attempted suicide, has been charged with the second-degree murder of his estranged wife Mary Caitlin Walton, 46.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death  

Impaired driver charged

TORONTO - A man is facing several charges, including impaired driving causing death, in connection with a fatal collision involving a TTC bus last November.  Osman Abdirahman, 23, of Toronto, has been charged.  (CP24)    MORE:   Impaired driving charge

6 arrested

TORONTO - 6 suspects in the murder of Malcolm Marfo, 22, who was fatally shot inside a 2063 Islington Ave housing complex have been arrested.  Identified as Saieed Hagi, 20, Sharmarke Farah, 18, Hanad Farah, 21, Ali Mohamed Isse, 21, Lioban Hussein, 20 and Mohamed Omar, 26.  (Global) 

6 charged

Members of Dixon Bloods arrested

Dixon Road Bloods

Shooting victim dies

2 shootings are related

Shootings related  

Charged in separate homicides 

EDMONTON - Police arrested and charged Sean Jacob Jennings with second-degree murder in the connection with the 2014 shooting death of Alor Deng during the early morning hours of July 20, 2014.  Alberta gangster Theoren Gregory Poitras was found dead in a home in Richmond, BC on Oct 2, 2014.  (QMI) 

Crime wave ends


Facing 2 separate murder charges



IHIT identified victim



EDMONTON - Police have charged Darren Jason Young, 37, with second degree murder for the fatal stabbing of James Milliken, 23, on May 16, 1997.  (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect charged   1997 gang murder investigation 


MONTREAL - Marina Porcu, 36, has been charged with second-degree murder after her brother Giulio Porcu, 37, was fatally stabbed.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman charged   Accused   Stabbing   Stabbed man dies

Woman charged

LETHBRIDGE - Julie-Ann Nicky Agerskov, 21, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Katheline Amber Buck, 43.  (CTV)     


CALGARY - An altercation with Alan Devon Bird, 20, ended with Jaime (Acres) Orellana, 30, being fatally shot.   (CBC)   MORE:   Charged   Victim remembered   Support  


EDMONTON - Mohamed Ahmed Adam, 33, died from gunshot wounds.  (CTV)  MORE:   Homicide   Police investigating


PRINCE ALBERT - Robyn Laura Ermine, 27, was charged in connection with the homicide of Evan Tyler Bear, 27.   (CTV)

Woman charged

MONTREAL - Parents of an 11-month-old boy who died at a St. Jerome daycare on May 4, 2011 are relieved to learn that caregiver Yolande Belanger, 60, will face charges.  (CTV)   MORE:   Accused in death of baby   Died from being shaken     

Impaired charges

BADDECK, NS - Victor William Rhyno, 45, of Middle River, faces charges of impaired driving causing death and impaired driving causing bodily harm.  Malcolm Angus Fraser, 59, of Middle River, was pronounced dead at the crash scene Aug 2014.  (CP)    


WINDSOR - A Windsor man has been charged with first degree murder after a 49-year-old woman died.  Richard Scott Raymond, 26, was charged with first degree murder and aggravated sexual assault.  (CTV)     MORE:   Man arrested   Woman dead   

Father sentenced

MONTREAL - Francis Bastien, who pleaded guilty, was sentenced to 50 months behind bars for his role in his son's death in December 2008.  Bastien was not present when his girlfriend Stephanie Meunier killed young Jeremy.  (CTV)   MORE:   50 months     Meunier guilty   Father participated in torture 

Remains recovered

ANNAN - Remains of a second body have been recovered from an Annan-area house fire discovered Jan 30.  OPP said Urmas Aarni Polli, 59, and Denise Deborah Kelly, 51, were both 'unaccounted for' after the fire.   (QMI)  PREVIOUS:   Body recovered after fire   Operation Red Dog   Bayou of Pigs

Impaired driving

WHITBY - Provincial police said a Jeep Wrangler was travelling west on Highway 401 when it lost control at approximately 10pm. The Jeep was rear-ended by a transport truck. Truck driver, Lindsay A Findlay, 51, was pronounced dead on scene.  (CTV) MORE:   Fatal crash   Driver facing charges 

Bus driver charged

HAMILTON - Police say Radika Nankissoor, 56, of Brampton, Ont., died after being trapped under the bus.  The 66-year-old bus driver from Hamilton in a GO transit bus is charged with careless driving.  (CP) 


BARRIE - Milan Segota, 55, was knifed repeatedly in the chest and died in hospital.  A second-degree murder charge has been laid against Terrence Barrett, 29.  (CP)   MORE:   Victim, suspect identified 

Fight death

VICTORIA - Kyle Syrenne, 26, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries on Saturday.  RCMP say a taxi had just dropped some people off when a physical altercation broke out between a group that included the cab's occupants.  (CP)     MORE:   Man fatally beaten


HAMILTON - Dashminder Deol, 37, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter and offering an indignity to human remains. Harmanjit Singh’sbody was found floating in a flood basin in Stoney Creek in late November.  (CBC)  MORE:   Arrest   Charges laid

Pacemaker proved innocence

OSHAWA - Stabbed 5 times, Claudio Cara lay dying on the kitchen floor of his Oshawa home.  The data captured by a pacemaker showed Cara's heart stopped beating on Feb. 15, 2012, at 10:35am.  The upshot: Frank Cara was not home when his father's heart beat its last.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Homicide confirmed   

Missing now a homicide

WINNIPEG - Police say the remains of Christophur Baur, 36, were found inside a home in the 800-block of Magnus Ave. A resident of the home, James John Morris, 38, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  MORE:   Case now homicide investigation   Homicide investigation 

Killed by US border agent

CALGARY -  Jamison Childress, 20, was shot in the head by agents at a BC-Washington border crossing.  He was wanted by police for first-degree murder in relation the killing of Brando Walker, 18. Walker's body was found in the Elbow River on March 7.  (CBC)   

Shooting justified

Police name man shot dead

Man killed was not Paul

Border guard shooting

Victim identified

Death ruled a homicide 


SCHOMBERG - James Wilson, 76, of Orangeville, and William Allan Jones, 76, of Schomberg, died following an altercation on Aug. 30, 2011.  Robert Abernathy, 51, was arrested at the scene, and was charged.  (CTV)  

Found not criminally responsible

Double homicide charges


Murder charges

Murder charges laid

Workplace slayings  

What happened in McDonald's

TORONTO - An off-duty security guard shot and killed Ryan Hind, 39, and his friend Donny Ouimette, 25, inside an Danforth Ave McDonald's, around 3am on Feb 28, 2015.  Now, almost a year after the killings, police remain tight-lipped - except to say that investigators and prosecutors didn't lay charges because there was 'no reasonable prospect of conviction.'  (National Post) 


Security guard wouldn't be charged

This is police state stuff      

Complicated case

Victims had been drinking

1 identified

Off duty guard kills 2

Shooting leaves 2 dead  

Home invasion victim dies

OTTAWA - A Second World War veteran who landed on Juno Beach in 1944 and survived a violent home invasion last December has died. Ernest Cote was 101 years old.  Ian Bush, 59, is charged with attempted murder, robbery with violence, and forcible confinement in that case.  (CTV)

Dead at 101


Charged in triple homicide

Real whodunit

Linked to triple homicide

Vet attack linked to cold case

Charged in home invasion

Police offer reward

Slayings 5-years later    

Hit and run arrest

TORONTO - Tomas Velazco Pinedo, 31, stands charged.  He was arrested in connection to the death of a 58-year-old woman who was struck and killed by a car.  (QMI)  MORE:   Multiple charges   Man charged      


CALGARY - A charge of first-degree murder has been laid in the death of Dawns Baptiste, 31.  Curtis Jade Tyson Healy, 25, was arrested.  MORE:   Charge laid    Victim identified   Suspicious death  

Another 7+ months

TORONTO - Ronny Munoz-Hernandez will now spend another 7 and a half months in prison for the death of 5-month-old Adriel DaSilva in 2010.  (Globe & Mail)   PREVIOUS:   Man found guilty of manslaughter   Mistrial declared   Injured baby dies   Assaulted baby dies

Victim identified

LADYSMITH - The RCMP have identified the woman who died as Rayna Johnson, 55.  Trevor George Meers, 50, of Ladysmith has been charged with one count of manslaughter.  (Ladysmith Chronicle)   MORE:   Police identify victim    


WINNIPEG - Ralph Edward Boehnlein, 54, died from injuries.  Matthew Wayne Lee Valentine, 24, faces charges.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Homicide   Shooting

Sketches released 

CALGARY - Don and Roxanne Carlson were found dead in their Lake Bonavista home on February 15, 2014.  (CTV)   MORE:   Lead   Double murder   2 bodies found   CPS

Guilty plea

PRINCE ALBERT - Jonas Budd was charged after a standoff with police following the shooting death of Dustin Bird, 17, and the kidnapping of the 17-year-old girl.   (CTV)   MORE:   Girl relives abduction   Charged   Restraining order   Tribute to slain teen      


KAPUSKASING - OPP has arrested and charged Patrick Carignan, 30, second degree murder. The victim has been identified as Emanuelle D'Amours, 24, from Moonbeam.  (QMI)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death 

Victim ID'd

ALEXIS NAKOTA SIOUX FIRST NATION - An autopsy has concluded that the victim, Shawna Paul, died as a result of a single gunshot wound.  Giovanni James Alexis, 20, has been arrested.  MORE:   Man charged    

Charges laid    

EDMONTON - Ryan Matchee, 33, has been charged with second-degree murder after Lena Steinhauer, 24, was found dead in a 112 Ave and 95A St apartment on Feb 9.  (CTV)  MORE:   Homicide confirmed   Rooming house death   Homicide   Death a homicide  

5 years

SAINT JOHN - James Robertson, 31, had previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the fatal fall of Wayne Saunders from an apartment on Peters St.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea  

Bullet riddled body

MONTREAL - Reports named the victim as Mario Bourgeois, 53, a man who had a lengthy criminal record.  (CTV)    MORE:   Known to police   Sexual predator hit at halfway house   


ST CATHARINES - Mark Gilby, 58, was found dead in inside his apartment at 15 Gale Crescent on Jan 19, 2014.  Police charged Carl Quinton, 58, with first-degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:   Murder charge laid   Death ruled a homicide


FORT MCMURRAY - Mustafa Mattan, 28, was answering a knock at his apartment door when someone shot through it.  (CBC)   MORE:   Ottawa man killed   Suspicious death   He was peaceful  


TORONTO - Jason Andrew Boucher, 41, has been charged  in the death of Scott Savoy, 48.  (CTV)    MORE:   Man arrested  

Charges laid

SWAN RIVER - Michael Jackman, 44, faces charges in the death of Dale Davis.  (630 CHED)  


HALIFAX - Police say Sejad Hadzic, 54, killed his wife, Bahrija, 53, before taking his own life.  (CTV)     MORE:   Deaths murder-suicide    Deaths ruled murder-suicide   Murder-suicide  


MONTREAL - Colton St-Pierre Louis, 26, has been charged in court with second degree murder.  The victim was named Pascal Cronier.  (CTV)   MORE:   Stabbing  


BRAMPTON - Police found Shariyfa Birkett, 29, in an industrial area of the city, behind 20 Melanie Drive.   Amit Kalia, 31, of Mississauga, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Suspicious death   Charge   Man charged 

Death treated as homicide

OXFORD HOUSE - 2-year-old Maverick Sinclair was transported to Winnipeg from the MB First Nation on Jan 31 suffering from life-threatening injuries. The boy died of his injuries 3 days later in a Winnipeg hospital.  (CBC)  

Suspect charged

MONTREAL - Dustin Lombardi, 27, has been arrested and charged with the murder of Francis David Rosenberg, 24, in a car near 2050 Duff Court St at 10:20pm.  He had been shot and later died in hospital.  (CTV)  MORE:   Accused   Settling of accounts   Man shot 

Investigation concludes

CALGARY - Police announced the investigation into the fatal hit and run that claimed the life of Eliah McEdwards, 20, has been concluded.  The 37-year old man identified as the driver in the collision has passed away. MORE:   Suspect killed himself    Hit-and-run

2 charged

OTTAWA - Mohamed Abdi Abdullahi, 32, and Abdullahi Osman, 23, have been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Yusuf Ibrahim, 27, on Feb 6, 2015.   (CBC) 

Released from custody days before

Gang member shot

Gang member shot

Gang member

Known to police   


MONTREAL - Love-Emmanuel Luberisse, 23, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Bobby Pellicano, 26.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged   Suspect arrested    Victim named   Man murdered    Stabbing   


TORONTO - Responders were called to Alexandra Park just after 4:15am.  Police have identified the deceased as Roberto Dixon, 27.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Shooting    Targeted shooting    

Charges laid

CALGARY - When police arrived, they found Robert “Joey” Marx, 45, suffering from serious injuries.  Dwight Miller, 49, has been charged with manslaughter.  (Global)


WINDSOR - Matthew Brush, 26, is charged with the first-degree murder of Cassandra Kaake, 31.   (CBC)PREVIOUS:   Pregnant woman found dead   Identity confirmed   Cops release name   

4 years

SAINT JOHN - Justin Bennett, 19, of Saint John, has been sentenced to 4 years in prison for manslaughter in the stabbing death of his uncle, Scott Bennett, 32, on Feb 4, 2015.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Found guilty   Charged   Stabbing          

Hit-and-run charge

MORLEY - Police were called to a rural road south of the community where they found a 22-year-old man's body.  Gabriel Lazarus Wesley, 22, has been charged with failure to remain at the scene of an accident.  (CTV)  MORE:   Hit-and-run   Charges laid 


WINNIPEG - Dustin McKay, 22, died Jan 23.  Desmond Evan Spicer, 50, faces charges for driving while impaired causing death.  Police said a male suspect involved in the initial fight, Billy Joe Couture, 28, of Winnipeg faces charges for manslaughter.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Identified   Homicide  

Found not guilty

CAMPBELLTON - A jury has found Jean-Claude Savoie not guilty of criminal negligence causing death after his African rock python escaped and killed Noah, 4, and Connor Barthe, 6, in Aug 2013.   (CP)   MORE:   Python owner not guilty   Not guilty    RCMP broke deal by laying charges   Criminal negligence charges laid   Arrest in python deaths   Snake owner arrested  

Jail for in care death

BATHURST - Patricia Pitre, 62, has been sentenced to 8 months in jail and 2 years' probation on a charge of criminal negligence causing death.  Joseph Harvey Henry, 74, died at on Nov 4, 2010.  (CTV)


THOMPSON - A 20-year-old woman was found dead in a Thompson apartment in the early morning hours of Jan 31.  Ronald Lee Clark Spence, 23, has been remanded in custody.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman killed 

Mom guilty

CALGARY - Mother Tamara Lovett, who treated her son Ryan, 7, with holistic remedies before he died of a strep infection, has been found guilty of criminal negligence causing death.  (CP)    MORE:   Guilty of negligence   Mom to stand trial

Guilty plea

PRINCE ALBERT - Todd Daniel McKeaveney, charged in the death of Monica Burns, 28, has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter.  (CTV)  MORE:   Plea deal   Charged   Murder charge laid   Man charged   Man charged  

Senior faces murder charges

LAFAIVRE - Neighbours say OPP cruisers have been at the home at 3640 Concession Rd 1 all week.  The victim was identified as Zdenka (Radja) Sekora, 83.  Sekora's husband, Robert Edgar, 78, was charged with second-degree murder.   (QMI)    

Charge upgraded

PICKLE LAKE - OPP report they have laid a murder charge in the death of David Muckuck, 50.  Deborah Muckuck, 30, was charged with second degree murder in relation to the incident.  (CBC)   MORE:   Woman charged with murder    Woman faces more charges  

Victim ID'd 

CALGARY - Police discovered the body of Cuong Hoang, 46, also known as Andy Hoang of Calgary.

Victim busted in 1998

Vehicle recovered



Fatal shooting  

Murder investigation

OWEN SOUND - Lezleigh Hopkins', 28, body was removed from her apartment at 862 2nd Ave W.   (QMI)  MORE:   Death a homicide  


TORONTO - The victim has now been identified as Danovan Anthony Lodge, 30, of Toronto.  (QMI)   MORE:   Victim identified    


CAMBRIDGE, ON - Police have charged Lynn Maclean, 53, with second-degree murder in connection to the death of Ronald William Victor Domonsky, 61.   (CBC)   MORE:   Murder charge    Charged

Manslaughter by minivan

WINNIPEG - The woman cannot be named because she was still a youth at the time of the Aug. 20, 2011 incident which claimed the life of Marcel Murdock, 40.  (QMI)   MORE:   Woman found guilty    Manslaughter

Guilty plea

REGINA - A 17-year-old boy accused in the murder of Hannah Leflar has pleaded guilty.  Leflar's body was discovered on Jan. 12, 2015.  The teen is 1 of 2 boys charged in Leflar's death. The other 17-year-old has decided to stand trial.   (CBC)   MORE:   1 youth pleads guilty    Funeral for victim   

Victim identified

WHISTLER - Police found Damon William Campbell, 45, from Port Coquitlam in medical distress at the Aava Hote just after 3am, Jan 20. (Whistler Question)   MORE:   Altercation death    Hotel death 

Missing man now homicide

PRINCE GEORGE - A Prince George man who has been missing for 10 days is now believed to be the victim of foul play.  Jordan McLeod was last seen on Jan 16th in Prince George and Vanderhoof.  (CBC)   MORE:   Victim of foul play

5 suspects sought

HAMILTON - 5 suspects are being sought in the shooting of Nathan Miller, 20.  Miller was found in a 28 Madison Ave home, one neighbours commonly referred to as a 'crack house.'   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Man shot   Man shot

Homicide suspects

MONTREAL - A coroner has ruled that Helene Leduc, 62, death was a direct result of being shot in the neck while at work in the Baie D'Urfe SAQ outlet on October 18, 2010.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting victim dies


EDMONTON - Officers were called to the area of 25 Ave and 120 St to help paramedics at about 6:40am. The victim has been identified as Paul Murray Grandbois, 36.  (CTV)    MORE:   Victim named    Homicide   

10 years

NEWMARKET - Mario Wint pleaded guilty to manslaughter in April after originally being charged with second-degree murder in the January 2015 death of his 2-year-old son, Ty.  (CP)    PREVIOUS:   Charged   Father charged   Dad charged  

10 years

KELOWNA - Grace Robotti, 67, has been handed a life sentence for killing the mother of her great-grandson, Roxanne Louie.   (Global)  MORE:   Sentenced   Found guilty   Guilty  Charged   Body recovered   Missing case now murder  

Youth charged

PRINCE ALBERT - Prince Albert police and paramedics were called to a home on the 800-block of River St W.  They found Johnathan Kasagan, 36, in critical condition.  A 17-year-old youth is facing a second degree murder charge after he turned himself in.   (CTV)   


Arrest made


'She was crying'

1 dead, 2 injured  

2 women sentenced

CALGARY - Justice Robert Hall sentenced 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. (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Killed protecting girlfriend   RCMP investigate 


PRINCE GEORGE - Kendall Moore and Craig Wood died after their vehicle plunged into Kwitzil Lake, or Gravel Pit Lake, on May 18, 2014.  RCMP say Wood's actions led to his own death and Moore's death.  (Global)   MORE:   Homicide/suicide     2 killed

2 arrested

SAINT-HYACINTHE - The bodies of Martin Belair and Nancy Beaulieu were discovered in January 2015 in a pickup truck near the train station in Mascouche.   (CTV)   MORE:   Francis Yergeau, 37, and Giuseppe De Leto, 34, charged   Identify of the accused   Double murder   Bodies are missing persons   Bodies found    Police seek clues     

2nd person charged

THUNDER BAY - Police have charged a second person in the death of Richard Spence, 62, on Dec 20.  Daniel Debassige, 39, is the boyfriend of Monica Spence, 45, who is also facing a second degree murder charge.  (CBC)  MORE:   2nd suspect charged   Identified   Victim identified    

Prosecutor won't prosecute

EDMONTON - Travis Untinen lay dying in front of a gas station one night last December, allegedly stabbed after a fight over $5.  Police arrested Randal Gladue, 26, and charged him with second-degree murder and possession of a knife.  But the Crown thought a conviction was unlikely - it would be difficult to prove the killing was not in self-defense.  (CBC) 

Inquiry results released

EDMONTON - More than a year after the fatality inquiry into the 2005 death of a woman in northern AB started, officials have released the results.   (CTV)  REPORT:   Fatality report Brenda Moreside   .pdf   MORE:   Report focuses on training   Call for domestic violence strategy  

Not guilty

MOUNT PEARL - Ray Stacey was charged with stabbing Clifford Comerford to death in 2015.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charged in stabbing 

Somali community saddened  

CALGARY - The shooting victim was Murad Omar, 23. (CBC)   MORE:   Body found   Shooting


STRATHMORE - Brenda Walker, 49, was found dead in a basement apartment in the 100-block of 6 Ave early Tuesday morning.  Glenn Randall, 52, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim identified   RCMP probe    

3 years

CALGARY - Ramandeep Singh Jaswal, who pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of Kelli-Jo Smith in a crash August 12, 2012, was sentenced to 3 years in prison.  (CTV)  MORE:   Driver pleads guilty


WINNIPEG - Ron Siwicki, 62, has been charged with criminal negligence causing death and failing to provide the necessities of life.  Betty Siwicki, 90, stumbled inside the residence in late November and was unable to get up on her own.    MORE:   Son charged  

15 years

CALGARY - Gagandeep Sidhu, 32, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 15 years in connection to the second degree murder of Monisha Sidhu, 26, his wife, in the NE community of Temple on Good Friday 2013.  (CTV)   MORE:   15 years   Life in prison   Husband guilty    

No shooting charge yet

CALGARY - Police say they do not have enough evidence to charge the man that they had considered a suspect in the New Year's Day shooting death of Abdullahi Ahmed, 27.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting worries Toronto Somalis  Friends identify   1 dead, 6 injured 


WILLIAMS LAKE - The RCMP have identified Jesse Frank, 22, of Williams Lake as the person found deceased a week ago Friday on the ice under the Rudy Johnson Bridge.   (William Lake Tribune) MORE:   Suspicious death    

Body ID'd

EDMONTON - The body of Adrian Gregory, 30, was discovered inside a late '90s green Jeep that had been set on fire and left in an industrial area west of Sherwood Park.  (QMI)  MORE:   Body identified    Suspicious death    Police asking for help     


FORT RESOLUTION - Steven Sayine was sentenced to 5 and a half years in the manslaughter death of Mary Laboucan in Fort Resolution.  Sayine kicked Laboucan in the head in June of 2012, causing her death.  (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Man charged    


AKWESASNE  - Police identified the deceased woman as Lori Sue Lazore, 46.  She was found in a residence on Oak Court in TsiSnaighe QC.  Ryan John Lazore, 26, was charged with second-degree murder.   (Standard Freeholder)  MORE:   Son charged in death of his mother

Warrant issued

BASS RIVER -  The driver of the vehicle, a 19-year-old man from Bass River, died at the scene while a 19-year-old man and 20-year-old man were critically injured.  The driver of the pickup truck, Ronald Fairweather, 32, is charge.  (CTV)    MORE:   Arrested at his home    Driver flees    Stolen truck involved  

Man charged

CAMBRIDGE - When police arrived at the home, they found Linda Sauve, 63, dead.  Police arrested Clark Eric Sauve, 60.  (CBC) MORE:   Husband arrested   Murder charge   Husband charged      

Victim identified

TORONTO - Police have identified the deceased as Brent Gartner, 51, of Toronto.  (CBC)  MORE:    Stabbing   Police identify victim  1 dead in stabbings   Stabbings

Hit-and-run victim dies

EDMONTON - The vehicle hit a 63-year-old man who was crossing Whyte at 101 Street.  Troy Clayton Tessman, 35, was taken into custody - and multiple charges are pending.  (CTV)  


FRUITVALE - Scott Douglass Decembrini, 52, died of his injuries.  Jordan Brian Shimell, 24, of Rocky Mountain House, AB, has been charged with second degree murder.  (Global)   MORE:   Charged in killing  

Hit-and-run victim dies

WINNIPEG - Cody Joss, 21, the victim of a Friday night hit-and-run succumbed to his injuries in hospital Saturday evening.   (CTV)   MORE:   Hit-and-run   Pedestrian dead  

Overdose found to be murder

CALGARY - At about 6:15am on May 30, police were called to a home in the 0-100 block of Martindale Drive NE.  When units arrived, they found Sardar Atiq Khan, 41, dead inside his home.   (CTV) 

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Amaria Diljohn, 14, was struck and killed by a bus on the SE corner of Finch Ave E and Neilson Rd on Friday around 5:40pm. (CBC)  MORE:     Bus struck girl    Hit-and-run    Hit-and-run


TORONTO - Candace Baran, 41, was removed from life support on Dec 21.  Dean Nixon, 39, turned himself in to police and was charged with second-degree murder. (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Woman taken off life support    

2 charged

PEERS - The body of Patrick Whidden, 25, was discovered on Dec 14 in a rural field outside the town of Peers.  RCMP arrested Robert Parkin, 20, of Parkland County and Santiago Patterson, 20, of Mayerthorpe.   MORE:   Charges laid   Body found in field     


EDMONTON - Police identified the victim as Raad Hamza, 24.  On Christmas Eve detectives arrested and charged Kyle Ashton, 19, in connection with the death.  PREVIOUS:   Assault death    Police looking for witnesses   Beating death   Police seeking witnesses       


SIKSIKA - RCMP are investigating the death of a teenage boy on the Siksika First Nation.  Friends and relatives are identifying him as Chase Bigtobacco.  (Global)  MORE:   Investigation   

2 accused

OTTAWA - Steven Kozielo and John Ruch, both 19, have been arrested in connection with the killing of Tausif Chowdhury, 23.  (CBC)   MORE:   2 charged    Victim ID'd   Police ID victim    

2 men charged

CALGARY - Wayman Scott, 32, body was found near Conrich, AB, on Dec 11, 2006.  David Daviau, 28, is charged with first-degree murder while Kyle Andree, 29, is charged with manslaughter and accessory after the fact.  The pair were already serving time for another homicide.   MORE:      New murder charge   

30 years

TORONTO - Surveillance video from June 2, 2012, shows Christopher Husbands shooting and killing Ahmed Hassan, 24, and Nixon Nirmalendran, 22, as panicked crowds flee the food court.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Found guilty   Found guilty    Timeline: Eaton Centre shooting    Eaton Centre shooting   

Apparent murder-suicide

TORONTO - Police say their initial investigation suggests Stephanie Moseley's husband, rapper Earl Hayes, 34, shot Moseley, 30, and then took his own life.  (CP)   MORE:   Murder-suicide    

Victim identified

CALGARY - Police have identified Ronald Elepano, 34, as the man who was fatally stabbed in SE Calgary.  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Homicide   Deadly stabbing   Fatal stabbing   

Manslaughter charge

EDMONTON - The male driver, identified as Allan Dean Balay, 47, was extracted from the vehicle and taken to hospital.  Adele James, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene.  (CTV)


MONTREAL - A man killed in the East End was a convicted cocaine dealer named Vitolino Petraroia, 56.  (CTV)   MORE:   Shooting   Injured man in truck dies  

6 charged

ANAHIM LAKE - RCMP say half a dozen people are facing charges following a double homicide on Boxing Day in Anahim Lake.  Matthew Hennigar, 23, and Kalvin Andy, 22, were found dead inside a house on the 2100-block of Dorsey Ave after police responded to a report of shots being fired at 11:53pm on Dec. 26.  Prosecutors approved charges against the following people:  Everett O'Reilly, 27, Christian Craciun, 28, Andrew Jongbloets, 25, Serena Rhem, 26, Lucille Mack, 33, and Stephen Mecham, 22.   (CBC)   MORE:   2 dead  

No connection found

EDMONTON - Friends of Cyndi Duong say there's no personal connection between the churchgoing mother of 3 and Phu Lam, the 53-year-old suspected of killing her.  Ms. Duong, 37, was shot and killed inside her Haswell Court home. Police now believe the shooter, characterized by police as having a long criminal history, had already killed 7 other victims in a 180th Ave and 83rd St home.  (PostMedia)   MORE:   2014 Edmonton killings   Victims identified   Gambling debt   Mass killing   History of domestic violence


TORONTO - Police identified the victim as Timothy James Bailey, 49.  Bradley Allen Shreve, 52, is charged with second-degree murder.  (CP24)   PREVIOUS:   Suspect in custody   Arrest   


CANOE COVE - Lucas Getson, 15, from Argyle Shore, was ejected from the vehicle and was later pronounced dead at hospital. The driver, Damian Sweet of Anglo-Rustico, 18, has now been charged.  (CBC)  

Victim identified

TORONTO - Musa Yusuf, 52, was stabbed in an apartment at 100 High Park Ave around 8:40am on Tuesday.  Guled Yusuf, 22, was arrested near the scene, and has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CityNews) MORE:   Arrest made    Nephew charged    


WINNIPEG - A woman's body was found Dec 14 in one of the rooms of the motel, near Deacon's Corner.  An autopsy on the 42-year-old woman was conducted and the death was ruled a homicide.  Allen Dale Drobot, 55, of Winnipeg, was arrested and charged.  (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death

Son charged

TORONTO - Police were called to a Pemberton Ave condo building where they found Aloy Onochie, 61 dead.  His son, Uchenna Onochie, 18, now faces a charge of second-degree murder.  (CBC)

Person in custody

Son accused

Man found dead

Suspicious death

1 arrested    

Admitting to killings

HALIFAX - Codey Hennigar, 32, started his murder trial by admitting he killed his mother and grandparents.  The 32-year-old man says he should be found not criminally responsible for the crimes, which date back to Jan 2015.   Hennigar was arrested shortly after police discovered the bodies of Mildred Ann Ward, 54, and her parents, Clifford and Ida Ward.  (CBC)

More charges


Family member charged

Man charged

3rd body found

Arrest after fatal fire

Man in custody 


EDMONTON - Jesse Martin, 33, was arrested in connection with the homicide of Freda Goodrunning, 35, on June 4, 2014.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide confirmed

Victim identified

MONTREAL - The victim, Ewald Etienne, 35, was found by police lying on the ground outside a home on 63rd Ave.   (Montreal Gazette)    MORE:   Caught between Mafia and street gangs    Shooting linked to OC    


FANNY BAY - Timothy David Prad, 55, has been charged in the Dec. 15 fatal hit-and-run of cyclist Paul Bally. (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   


ST THOMAS - Police arrested Michael Wilkins, 29, for the 2014 Christmas Day murder of Danny Digiandomenico, 36 in his Talbot St apartment.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Charged   Identified    Sharp force trauma


PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - Officers responded to a report of a stabbing on Dec 15, around 10:15pm.  A 25-year-old man was rushed to hospital in Winnipeg, but died from injuries the next day.  Joelle Amy Beaulieu, 24, of Portage faces a charge for second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charges laid

No charges

WINNIPEG -  Marlon Dean Laronde (Hart), 33, died 4 days after a fight outside McDonald's restaurant. A 45-year-old man struck Laronde after intervening in a domestic altercation between Laronde and a woman.   (QMI)   MORE:   No charges against 'Good Samaritan'    No charges laid   

OPP to lead security probe

OTTAWA - The OPP will lead an independent investigation into the events that occurred in Ottawa when security personnel at Parliament Hill shot and killed Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a gunman who had breached the Centre Block.   (CTV)

2014 shooting at Parliament Hill  

Security 'highly inadequate'

Independent investigation into the death of Michael Zahaf-Bibeau

OPP review & recommendations

Crowds gather for funeral   

RCMP missed chance to stop gunman

Shooting threw police into chaos

Thwarting attack all bravery and luck

Stroller mom speaks

Nathan Cirillo

Media spin doesn't reflect reality

Quit calling these guys terrorists    

RCMP statement about shootings

Ideology or pathology

You gotta be careful 

1 minute video

Video left by shooter

Shooting not terrorism  

Soldier run down

MONTREAL - The soldier who died a day after being run down by a suspected homegrown terrorist has been identified as Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, 53.  Martin Rouleau, may have been lying in wait before running his victims down with his car.  (Toronto Star)


Martin Rouleau

Suspected terror attack

Linked to terrorist ideology

Can't prevent attacks

Aspiring IS fighter  

Death deemed homicide

EDMONTON - An autopsy Phillip Mooney, 58, was killed.  Officers were called to a home at 188 St and 122 Ave Saturday just after 11pm for a report of 2 men fighting. At least one of the men was reported to be intoxicated.  The second man was taken into custody.  (CTV)   MORE:    Suspicious death    

Charged in stabbing

THE PAS - Race Evan Shingoose, 19, is charged with second-degree murder of a 42-year-old man in The Pas. The victim, from Opaskwayak Cree Nation, was taken to the local hospital where he later died.  (ChrisD)   MORE:   Man charged 

Murder suicide

OTTAWA - Yassin Mender, 60, killed his wife, Alem Haile, 51, before taking his own life.  (CBC) PREVIOUS:   Murder-suicide

Infant's death a homicide

EDMONTON - Carter Auger died on Sept. 25, 21 days after his first birthday.    (CBC)   MORE:   Police confirm 3 more homicides  


CALGARY - A judge found Allan Shyback guilty of manslaughter.  The judge says not all of Shyback's actions were made in panic, but his intentions in killing Lisa Michelle Mitchell weren't entirely clear.  (CP)  MORE:   Guilty   Man accused   Body kept   Man faces charges    


GEORGINA - Maxime Thibodeau, 20, faces careless driving after his vehicle veered into the opposing lane  clipping a pick-up truck before smashing head-on into a minivan.  The driver of the minivan Robert O Townsend, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene.  (CBC)

Pregnant woman found dead

WINDSOR - Cassandra Kaake is the victim of a homicide on Benjamin Ave.  Dec 11, fire fighters discovered Kaake's body after responding to a house fire.  Kaake was 7 months pregnant.  (CBC)   MORE:   Identity confirmed   Cops release name 


WINNIPEG - Police found Victor Hardisty, 31, suffering from stab wounds to the upper body in the 100-block of La Verendrye St around 2am on Saturday.  Police charged Elvis Marcel McKay, 38, with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Victim dies    

Found dead

WHITEHORSE - Brandy Vittrekwa, 17, body was found on a trail in the McIntyre subdivision. (CBC)    


EDMONTON - David John Labelle, 30, died of a gunshot wound.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim had criminal record  


GREGOIRE LAKE - Cody Woodward, 32, has been charged with one count of second-degree murder. Woodward and the victim, who has not been identified, were known to each other.  (Global)   MORE:   Man charged 

Police identify victim

TORONTO - Police say Wasfi Ghalban, 47, was found with significant signs of trauma inside his 200 Wellesley St E apartment.  (CityNews)  MORE:   Victim ID'd   Victim's name released    Death probed  


SIMCOE - Travis Grant Squire-Hill, 43, was convicted in the deaths of Yegwenyes 'Gwen' Delta Rayne Martin, 18, of Ohsweken, and William Randy Harris, 15, of Hagersville.    (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Man stands trial   Charged   Gwen Martin   William Harris 

Guilty pleas

HALIFAX - Jason Johnson, 31, and Kelly MacDonald, 35, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.  The pair had been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Catie Miller, 29, on July 15, 2014.  (CBC)   MORE:  Man, woman plead guilty   2 more charged   Charged   Ruled a homicide   Charged   Police confirm remains 

Apparent homicide

RANKIN INLET - The Nunavut RCMP have opened an investigation into the death of a mother of 3, Edith Angalik, 25, whose nude, frozen body was found outdoors in the Area 5 section of the community early on the morning of Nov. 22.  (Nunatsiaq News)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death      

Accused found dead

SHERBROOKE, QC - A suspected murderer was found dead in his cell in the city jail.  Serge Leclerc, 62, was accused of killing Patricia Lafleur, 54, by arson in a Nov. 24 fire.  Firefighters found Leclerc at the site of the fire with cuts to his wrist.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Murder and arson   

2nd arrest

MARKHAM -   Neighbours found Aleeya Raza, 28, injured and bleeding on Nov. 28. Police arrested Heather Speed, 34, of Oshawa. Police arrested a second person, Rustom Irani, 31, of Markham.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Woman charged  Homicide unit called in   Body found  

15 years

TORONTO - Philip Grandine will serve 14 years and 8 months for killing his wife Karissa, who was 5 months pregnant when she died.  Grandine was found guilty of manslaughter by a jury last year.  (Toronto Star)    PREVIOUS:   Found guilty   Guilty of manslaughter    Guilty 


TORONTO - The man who died on the Don Valley Parkway is the husband and father of the 3 people found murdered in a Thorncliffe Park apartment.  Police identified him as Yusuf Osman Abdille, 50, of Toronto.  The bodies of Zahra Mohamoud Abdille, 43, Faris Abdille, 13, and Zain Abdille, 8, were found in an apartment at 85 Thorncliffe Park Drive shortly before 5pm on Saturday.  (CityNews)  MORE:   Suicide connected to homicides   How the system failed victims  

Arrest in cold cases

VANCOUVER - Garry Taylor Handlen has been charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder in a pair of cases going back nearly 40 years.  The victims were Kathryn-Mary Herbert, 11, and Monica Jack, 12.  Herbert disappeared in September 1975 close to her home in Abbotsford, BC, while returning from a friend's house.  Jack disappeared 3 years later in 1978 while riding her bike. (CBC)   MORE:   Cold cases arrest   Suspect in 3rd murder  

Guilty of criminal negligence

SAINT JOHN - Gavin Adams, 17, disappeared on Dec. 14, 2013. Investigators believed Adams had been given a hallucinogenic drug called 25-I which caused his death, and Richard Valiquette was arrested and charged with criminal negligence causing death.   (CTV)  MORE:   Guilty  Manslaughter charge    Charged    

Suspect turns himself in

TORONTO - The Garden Restaurant on Nov 16 left Tariq Mohammed, 31, dead and sent 2 woment to hospital.  Havard McKenzie, 24, turned himself in to police and was charged.  (CBC)  MORE:   Man charged   2 more arrested     Charged   Charged   Man charged    2 arrested   Triple shooting      

Father witnessed killing

SASKATOON - Jonathon Lafond, 35, was killed after men allegedly broke into his apartment.  PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Man dies   Police investigating murder   


CALMAR - RCMP have arrested Brent Tetreault, 30, and charged him with second-degree murder in the death of Michael Lafleche, 46.   MORE:   Man charged    

Death now suspicious

MONCTON - Police say Lillian Morrell, 49, died in her home on Evergreen St on Oct 10.  At first, her death was not considered suspicious. However, police say they received information late last month that led them to question the circumstances surrounding Morrell's death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Death now deemed suspicious    

7 years

KELOWNA - Tyler Jack Newton was as sentenced to 7 years in prison for pleading guilty to manslaughter in the death of Caesar Rosales on a Kelowna transit bus in Oct 2014.  (Kelowna Capital News)   MORE:   Career criminal gets 7 years    Bus killer sentenced   Victim identified   Remembered   Victim identified   Stabbing  

Son charged

OAK HAVEN - Matt Tucker, the son of Dorothy Tucker has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with her death.  Dorothy Tucker, 53, hadn't been heard from since about 9pm on Nov. 9.  (CBC)   MORE:   Son charged

Hit-and-run charge

TORONTO - The victim was struck on Yonge St and King Road around 7pm Saturday and taken to hospital with serious injuries, where he later died.  Darryl Sylver turned himself in to police.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Charged   Man charged    Hit-and-run 


KELOWNA - The man who admitted to using a hammer to kill his mother has been found not criminally responsible for the crime because of a mental disorder.  Coner Grossmith, 26, told police after the murder that he didn't remember killing his mother, Kathleen, while she was in bed in September 2012.  (CP)  MORE:   No jail time   Killer to stand trial     

3 years for landlord 

TORONTO - Jasvir Singh, the owner of a rooming house in Etobicoke has been sentenced to 3 years in prison and will have to pay a fine in connection with fire that claimed one person's life more than 3 years ago.  5 people escaped the fire, but Karnail Singh Dhaliwal, 56, was killed.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Owner guilty of negligence

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Police have identified the victim as 33-year-old Dwayne Douse of Toronto.    (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Shooting   Man shot         


SASKATOON - Douglas Hales has been found guilty of second-degree murder for the 2004 killing of Daleen Bosse, 25.  (CBC)  MORE:   15 years    


TORONTO - Police say a man and a woman were crossing Yonge St and Dawson Manor Blvd around 12:30am Sunday when a southbound Dodge Journey ran a red light and struck the pair.  The 34-year-old woman and the 38-year-old man were both taken to hospital, where the woman died of her injuries.  Colin Little of Newmarket has been charged.   (CP24)   MORE:   Man charged   4 killed on York region roads 

Teen charged

VAUGHAN - An 18-year-old Toronto man has been charged after a double stabbing that left one man dead and another critically injured in the parking lot of Canada's Wonderland.  Kevin Ramkalawan, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene.  T'neal David Ayodeji-Dinnall, 18, the other victim was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries. He has been charged. (Toronto Star)    PREVIOUS:   Person of interest   Identified   Double stabbing    

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