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Body kept

CALGARY - Police say the common law husband and children of Lisa Michelle Mitchell, 31, a missing woman, lived among her remains for more than 2 years.  Allan Shyback, Mitchell's common law husband, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder and indignity to a body in connection with her death.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man faces charges  

Charged

GEORGINA - Maxime Thibodeau, 20, of Chateau Guay, QC, faces one charge of 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, of Keswick, ON, 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 

Charged

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)    

Homicide 

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

Charged

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  

Sentenced

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 

Identified

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  

Charged

SAINT JOHN - Richard Gerald James Valiquette, 26, faces charges including manslaughter after the body of Gavin Adams, 17, was found in a snowbank on Dec. 16, 2013.   (Global)    MORE:   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   

Charged

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 

NCR

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         

Guilty

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

Charges

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    

Charged

WINNIPEG - On Nov. 21, 2014, officers found Beatrice Ann Crane, 44, suffering from stab wounds.  Ronald Alvin Thomas, 43, has been arrested.  (CTV) MORE:   Domestic killing   Stabbing     Police seek help 

Suspicious death

IGLOOLIK - A family member has confirmed he was Joey Ammaq, 25, a musician and member of the circus group, Artcirq.  (CBC)   MORE:   Nunavut mourns death    

Shooting

RICHMOND HILL - Jerry Tuan Thanh Phan, 22, was sitting in his SUV outside of a Keg restaurant near Highway 7 and East Beaver Creek Road at approximately 7:30pm when he was shot.   (CTV)  MORE:   Shooting    

Unsolved

CALGARY - The CPS Unsolved Team reports it has new information and is using modern forensics technology to assist their investigation into the Nov 23, 1997 murder of 64-year old Florence Pakkari. 

Arrest

MISSISSAUGA - Police have arrested Niran Vade Murray, 32, of Toronto, in connection with the death of Evelyn Bumatay Castillo, 43, who was found without vital signs after crews put out a fire at a Quality Inn on Britannia Road E.    MORE:   Arrest made   Death a homicide   Autopsy deems death a homicide     

2 charged

TORONTO - Police said Jorge Interiano, 40, was found with life-threatening injuries around 2:30am on Aug 30 in the Bloor St W and Ossington Ave area. Police arrested Ronny Pulido, 29, and Gabriel Cameron, 22, both of Toronto, and charged them with second-degree murder.  (CityNews)  MORE:   2 arrested   2 charged    Identified   Beaten man dies    Assault      

Fine, driving ban

EDMONTON - A $2,000 fine and a 3-month driving ban were the maximum penalty a judge could give an Edmonton-area man who slammed into a car full of seniors, killing Mee Wong, 72.  Larry McMurter, 65, had earlier pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of careless driving.   (QMI) 

Son charged

HAMILTON - 4 days before Tony Robles, 66, was due in a Hamilton courtroom to face charges including domestic assault and child pornography, he was found dead behind an auto repair shop. Jonathan Robles, 35, his son has been charged with murder.   (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged  

Wanted

EDMONTON - Police said arrest warrants had been issued for Luqman Osman, 25. in connection to the shooting death of Bekri Mohamed, 31.  (CTV)  MORE:   Warrant issued   Police issue warrant  

Man charged

SAINT-ALEXIS - Anthony Belanger, 25, of Ste. Julienne is facing charges after a car smashed through the bedroom of a family home in the rural community killing Rachel Middleton.   (CTV)  MORE:   Driver charged   Man charged    

'Unsafe'

BRANDON - Venecia Audy was sexually assaulted and brutally killed.  Yet it appears nobody will be held responsible for the crime.  A first-degree murder charge against the 3-year-old's stepfather, Jason Kines, was stayed in a Brandon courtroom - the latest chapter in this troubling legal saga.  MORE:   Charges dropped   Charges withdrawn  

Manslaughter case stayed

SYDNEY - Judge Peter Ross says the continued prosecution of Nelson Kenneth MacPhee would be an abuse of process.  MacPhee is serving a 17-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to charges of manslaughter and aggravated assault following shootings in 2005 at a home in Glace Bay.  Kenneth Seymour was killed and his brother Donald was seriously injured.  Donald Seymour died in Dec 2012.  (CP)       

Hit-and-run driver charged

KITCHENER - OPP say an investigation of a fatal collision that killed 27-year-old Jordan Moorehead of Kitchener has now led to a criminal charge against a 55-year-old man from Huron County.   The driver has since been charged with failing to stop at the scene.   (CBC)

Man released

LONGUEUIL - A man arrested in connection with last week's fatal beating of Jenique Delcourt, 23, on a Longueuil bike path was released.  The suspect, a man in his mid-20s, was arrested on Saturday.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Beaten woman dies   Woman assaulted   

Shooting

BRAMPTON -  Collins Kwarteng, 22, was pronounced dead on scene when emergency personnel arrived at Yellow Avens Blvd, near Airport Rd and Countryside Dr, at about 10pm.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:    1 man dead  

Impaired charge

PINCHER CREEK - RCMP have charged Joseph Jean-Rene Richard, 40, following a Sept 6 fatal collision near Pincher Creek that claimed the life of Shelly Lee Dunbar, 49.  MORE:   Man charged      

Impaired

EDMONTON - Police have charged Allan Dean Balay, 47, following a single vehicle collision that left one woman dead.         

Arrest

SAINT GEORGES - The body of Hygin Veilleux, 73, was found dead in his taxi by a colleague just after 9:30am Saturday in the town of St-Georges.  (CBC)   MORE:   Taxi driver killed    

Homicide taking over

EDMONTON - Gamteysa Muhamed, 21, was last seen Sunday, Sept 7, walking through the Dickinsfield neighbourhood in the area of 146 Ave and 72 St.  EPS detectives said it's believed Muhamed was involved in some high-risk behaviours that may have contributed to his disappearance.  (CTV)       

   3 arrested

MISSISSAUGA - Zack Jelovsek, 19, has been identified as the deceased victim.  Hamza Othman, 19, and Ilir Memedovski, 20, have been charged with second-degree murder. Neil Patel, 20, was charged with accessory after the fact.  (CBC)   MORE:   Arrests made    3 arrested   Teen slain defending pal   

Charged

MASKWACIS - Charmaine Louis-Crier, 35 of Maskwacis, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 19-year old woman last August.  MORE:   Woman charged   Community healing after murder         

Identified

BURLINGTON - Elizabeth Nugent, 32, lived at the 478 Pearl St apartment, and was involved in an 'intimate relationship' with Malcolm Copeland, 41, who has been charged.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Woman identified   Police ID woman

Murder-suicide

UNITY - Shirley Parkinson, 56, was found her dead in an outbuilding on her property on Sept 10.  Her husband, Donald, 60, was found outside.   (CTV) 

 

Covered-up murder-suicide?  

Investigation done

Suspect turns himself in  

CALGARY - Police have arrested a second man in connection to the murder of Calgary businessman Maqsood Ahmed.   Jean Bertrand Havyarimana, 19, turned himself in.  Police have already charged another suspect, Lloyd Kollie, 19, with second-degree murder and robbery.  (CBC) 

2nd suspect arrested

In custody

Arrest  

Charged

Stabbing

Man dies

Stabbing  

Images

TORONTO - Police have released security images of 3 people of interest in a shooting death of a man outside an after-hours bar earlier this month.  Andrew Surage, 47, was shot dead during a robbery outside the bar on Weston Road on Oct 5.   (CityNews) PREVIOUS:   Man shot during robbery   Shooting outside after-hours bar   Man gunned down   Man dead    

 Woman charged

WINNIPEG - Police say they have charged a woman following the discovery of several dead infants in a Winnipeg storage unit.  Police say Andrea Giesbrecht, who is 40, faces 6 charges of concealing a body.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman charged with concealing 6 dead infants   Dead babies    

Woman found dead

MOOSONEE - OPP said the woman was found unresponsive Saturday morning in Moosonee with clear signs of trauma.  She has been identified as Angel Matthews, 27, of Moosonee.  (CBC)   MORE:   Suspicious death    

Identified

EDMONTON - Police report that Michael McNeill, 22, died as a result of a stab wound.  Cody Ross Larson, 23, of Edmonton has been charged.     PREVIOUS:   Charged   Witness   Suspicious death  

Murders - suicide

BRAMPTON - Homicide investigators have concluded their investigation and determined Hashmukhial Mistry, 61, killed his wife Manjulaben Mistry, 57, and his father Dewabhai Mistry, 91, then himself sometime between Oct 11, and Oct 12.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   2 identified   Identified   3 dead  

Charged

THUNDER BAY - Police have now identified Jeffrey Luke Achneepineskum, 22, as one of two people charged with 2nd degree murder in connection with the death of Rene Sortolovo, 51.  A 17-year-old girl has also been charged with 2nd degree murder in the case. (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   2 arrested  

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Yusuf Ali, 18, was shot multiple times shortly before 3pm Monday.   MORE:   Victim identified   Police ID victim    Shooting 

Victim identified

PINE FALLS - Police identified the homicide victim as Ryan Sinclair, 31, of Powerview.  (CTV)   MORE:   RCMP investigate     

Charged

STONY PLAIN - Allen Wilson, 18, remains were discovered outside of Stony Plain in Sept.  Garrett Michael Oshvalda, 55, was arrested and is facing a charge of second degree murder.    MORE:   Man charged   Investigating    Friends mourn loss     

Meth kingpin

CALGARY - Jason Quinn Antonio, 38, the man gunned down in a brazen daylight shooting in the 300-block of Manora Rd NE was accused in the city's largest meth bust.  (QMI)   MORE:    Good father   Homicide investigating   Shooting    Meth bust    

Victim identified

MASKWACIS - RCMP have identified Tyrell Preston Soosay, 18, as the man whose remains were found near a home on the Samson Cree Nation this past Sunday.  Tyrell Soosay and the accused, Walter Louis, were cousins.    PREVIOUS:   Man arrested  

Hit-and-run arrest

EDMONTON -  Police said it is alleged Sahil Arora, 22, was behind the wheel of the car that hit and killed Paramjeet Sidhu, 46, on Oct 5, 2014.   (CTV)   MORE:   Investigation ends in arrest   Man charged   Hit-and-run arrest   Hit-and-run victim dies   Widow pleads for driver to come forward   Victim dies in hospital   

Dementia death

SALMON ARM - John Young, 93, was assaulted at Bastion Place in Salmon Arm after he wandered into the room of another dementia patient who was known to be aggressive.  (CP)

Victim ID'd

GUELPH - Police have identified the woman found dead at 1541 Gordon St S as Patsy Lewis, 61.   (CBC)   MORE:   Victim identified    Son is person of interest    

Warrant issued

TORONTO - Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Mehmet Akkurt, 20, in connection with a double stabbing that left Dwayne Goodwin, 22, dead.  One of the arrested is Vaughn Shears, 19, of Toronto. The other suspect, a 16-year-old boy.   (CityNews)    MORE:   2 arrested, 1 sought    Man sought

Facing charges

TORONTO - Munyaradzi Sithole, 31, was found by paramedics without vital signs near St. Clair Avenue and Symes Road.  Owen Thompson, 33, of Toronto, turned himself in and is charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing death.   (CP24)   MORE:   Family seeks funds   

Homicides in Canada 2013

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

Victim ID'd

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

5 years

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

Targeted

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

Identified

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

3 dead in shooting

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

Gunned down

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

Identified

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

Charged

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

Charged

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

Stabbing

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

Guilty plea

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

NCR

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

Guilty plea

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

Accused named

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

Charged

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

Plea deal

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

Domestic homicide

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

Charged

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

Man arrested

Arrest made

Woman killed

Homicide     

Arrested

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

Identified

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

Stabbing

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

Husband charged

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

Guilty plea

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

Identified

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

Identified

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

Charged

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

Victim identified

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

Arrested

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

2 charged

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

Mistrial declared

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

Son charged

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

Charged

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

9 years

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

Victim ID'd

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

2 suspects sought

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

Arrest made

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

Husband and wife found dead

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

Hit-and-run 

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

Arrest

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

Arrest made

Arrest

5 sought

2 more persons of interest

Victims identified

Overcome with grief

Wrong place at the wrong time

Hunt for suspects   

Charge

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

Suspect turns himself in

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

Charged

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

Victim ID'd

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

2nd person charged

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

Babysitter charged

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

Arrest

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

Adult sentence

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

Victim ID'd

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

1 charged

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

Murder charge

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

 

House fire to cover-up murder

Homicide confirmed

Death a homicide    

Suspect turns himself in

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

Suspicious death

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

Charged

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

Victim identified

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

Fined

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

Arrest

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

Persons of interest

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

Street racing death

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

Charges upgraded

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

Acquitted

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

Woman an innocent bystander

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

Charged

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

Manslaughter charge

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

Victim ID'd

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

Avenged sister's death

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

Time served

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

Vigil held

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

 

Father of 5

Witnesses reluctant

Man stabbed  

Arrest

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

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

Charged

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

Identified

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

Man turns himself in

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

Remains identified

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

Driver turns himself in

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

Murder

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

Identified

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

Woman charged

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

Charges

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

Driver turns himself in

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

Body found

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

Murder charge

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

Gunned down

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

Murder investigation

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

Shooting

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

Charges

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

Hit-and-run

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

2 charged

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

Wanted arrested

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

Free in Canada

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

2 youths charged

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

Charged

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

4 years

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

12 years

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

2 suspects under arrest

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

Charged

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

Driver facing charges

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

2 men sought

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

4 years

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

Bus shelter beating

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

Brothers sentenced

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

More arrested

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

Victim's body in freezer

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

Victim identified

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

Parents murdered

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

Suspect

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

Impaired charge

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

Driver charged

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

No charges

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

3rd suspect arrested

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

Gunned down 

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

Lack of information

Law professor dead

PrawfsBlawg

Gunned down at his home

Targeted attack

Not guilty

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

Charged

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

Not guilty

SASKATOON - Frances Sugar, 53, was found not guilty in the death of her daughter Lindey Sugar, 34, in June 2014.  A lawyer for Frances Sugar said the altercation was a case of self-defence.   (CTV)  MORE:   Not guilty    Charged   Woman charged  

Charged

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

Charged

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

Homicide during robbery

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

Murder charge

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

Impaired arrested

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

Murders, suicide

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

Bodies dad, kids

Boy had been adopted months before

Headed for divorce

Missing father & sons

OPP investigating    

Went to move car

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

 

Teacher remembered

'All that's good'

'Good' man

No motive for triple shooting

Charged

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

Charged

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

 Stabbing

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

Charged

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

Impaired charge 

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

Charged

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

Ran over girlfriend

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

Charge

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

Charged

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

Murder-suicide

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

Suspect turns himself in

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

Suspect turns himself in

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

Guilty plea

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

Wife killer admits to 2nd murder

Convicted killer admits to 2nd murder

Charged

Arrest

Homicide arrest

Husband charged

Woman's remains found

Convicted of manslaughter

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

Charged

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

Hit and run arrest

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

 2 men charged

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

Guilty plea

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

Impaired charges

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

3 charged

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

Husband charged

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

Found guilty

NANAIMO - Kevin Addison used a sawed-off shotgun to kill 2 former co-workers and injure 2 others at the Western Forest Products facility on April 30, 2014.  Mill employees Michael Lunn and Fred McEachern died in the shooting, while Tony Sudar and Earl Kelly were shot but survived. (CP)   MORE:   Guilty   Memorial   Charges laid   

NCR

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

Sentenced

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

 

Guilty pleas

Women charged

Mom, daughter charged

Fire a murder investigation 

Body found after house fire

Canadian a victim

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

 

2014 Isla Vista killings

Stabbed 3 prior to shooting spree

Killer visited by deputies in April

Life of rage and resentment

Rodgers' retribution

Estranged husband charged

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

 

Estranged wife, friend stabbed

Both victims identified

Murdered woman lovingly remembered

 

Victim identified

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

Added to program

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

Charges laid

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

Domestic altercation

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

Guilty pleas

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

Accused

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

Charged

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

Charge

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

Guilty plea

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

Man identified

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

Charges

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

Lawsuit

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

Deceased identified

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

 

Shootout killed murder suspect

Suspect

Victim identified

Woman charged

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

Arrest

Help needed

Police identify victim

Homicide  

Warrant issued

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

Police investigating

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

Sentenced

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

3 motherless

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

Shooting during B&E

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

Americas overtake Africa

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

Teen, adult face charges

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

 

Arrests in shooting

Cancelled 911 call

NCR

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

 

Found not criminally responsible

Found NCR

2014 Calgary stabbing  

Mental exam

Families suffer life of shame

Husband charged

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

 

Woman charged

Struggling to cope

'We are in shock'

Homicide   

Murder-suicide

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

Recommendations

Murder-suicide inquest

Distraught mother kills herself and son

Suspicious deaths

Bodies of mother, teen son found    

Gunfight

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

'Chance meeting'

Victims shot each other

Victims killed each other

Double shooting

Victims identified

Police ID victims

Police ID victims    

Shooting

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

Guilty plea

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

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