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Charges laid

LETHBRIDGE - James Karl Bach, 54, has been charged with manslaughter in relation to the death of Brent Good Dagger, 29, who was found dead inside a 7th Ave home.   MORE:  Stabbing

Convicted

SYDNEY - Simon Gittany, 40, has been found guilty of murdering Lisa Harnum, 30, in July 2011.  (CBC)  MORE:   Guilty   Fiance charged   Woman screamed for help

 

 

3+ more years

TORONTO - Juede Noel, 26, shot Anthony Smalling, 23, on July 29, 2011.  (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:    Suspect charged   Man charged   Drive-by shooting   Shooting

Homeless man killed

EDMONTON - Police were called to Mary Burlie Park at 10:30pm and Eric Cardinal was taken to hospital where he died from a stab wound.  MORE:  Victim ID'd   Fight ends with stabbing

 

 

Man accused

INNISFIL - Dawn Bailey, 27, was found Sunday morning after emergency crews responded to a fire at the address.  Ryan Kovacs, 27, of Bradford, Ont., is charged with first-degree murder.  (Sun Media)   MORE:  Woman was stabbed

Shooting

TORONTO - Mohamed Wasaghe was rushed to Sunnybrook Hospital after he was shot in unit #919 in an apartment at 333 Sidney Belsey Crescent.  (CTV)   MORE:  Shock after shooting   Overnight shooting   West end shooting

   

Victim identified

TORONTO - Police found David Blyth, 30, at 1239 Weston Rd.  Police have charged Twayne Ruddock, 25, with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:  Murder charge 

Charges laid

EDMONTON - Police charged Monwat Akool Madood, 21, of Edmonton with second-degree murder.  MORE:  Man sleeping on bench slain

 

 

RCMP investigate

LAMONT COUNTY - A woman's body was located near the junction of Hwy 16 & Range Road 184.  An adult male was taken into custody.  A sign located at the front of the property shows the names of those who reside at the residence, Nels and Connie Magnuson.  (CTV)   MORE:  Woman found dead  

'Life sentence'

WINNIPEG - A woman who set a Austin St N rooming house on fire and killed 5 people has been given a life sentence.  Lulonda Flett, who is 41, will not be eligible for parole for 5 more years.  She received 2 years of credit for time spent in custody.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea   5th person dies   Fire claims 5th victim

2nd degree murder charge

SAINT JOHN - Dennis Oland will be charged with second-degree murder this afternoon in connection with the death of his father, prominent businessman Richard Oland, more than 2 years ago.  (CBC)  

Son's bloodstained jacket key  

Prime suspect named

Richard Oland  

Judge releases new documents

Dennis' lawyer: 'Enough is enough'  

Publication ban lifted

Son is suspect  

Search warrants unsealed  

Suspect owed Oland money

Mystery brewing  

Murder and a maritime dynasty

Probe widens

Police search boat of daughter-in-law

Homicide  

Killed at his desk with an axe

   

Youth sentenced

SASKATOON - A 16 year old boy was sentenced to 4 years.  He pled guilty to second-degree murder stemming from a Saskatoon case in July of 2011, in connection with the shooting death of Jaron Tyler Jahnke, 28.  (Saskatoon Homepage)  PREVIOUS:   2nd degree charge   Shooting  

Victim identified

BURLINGTON - Police say the victim has been identified as 32-year-old Amber Lynn Wilkinson of Hamilton.  Billy Gladysz, 32, of Oakville, has been charged with second-degree murder in her death.  (CityNews)   MORE:  Murder charge    2nd degree   Arrest  

 

 

Father charged

CAMPBELL RIVER - Brent Allan Warren, 43, appeared in Campbell River provincial court.  Jonathan died shortly after arriving at Campbell River hospital.   MORE:  Father arrested   Police investigate

Ex con found dead

MONTREAL - Jean-Claude Belec body was discovered inside his store early Tuesday morning in a case the SQ is now investigating as a homicide.  MORE:  Body found

 

 

Funeral

MONTREAL - Suntharam Yogarajah, 64, was stabbed to death outside his Victoria Ave dépanneur and restaurant.  Police arrested Alberto Manuel Martinez, 58, and he's been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Murder charge   Charges  

Mistrial

TORONTO - Raphael Okezie and Henok Mebratu faced first-degree murder charges in the shooting of John Kang, 21, in a parking lot near Victoria Park & Finch Ave E in May 2011.   (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   2nd man arrested   Charge laid   Suspect identified   Gunned down 

   

Couple wanted

HALIFAX - Investigators confirm the body belongs to the homeowner, 58-year-old Paul Livingstone.   (CTV)  MORE:  Suspicious death

Homicide

EDMONTON - The victim, who police say was known to them, has been identified as Michael Wayne Tunnicliffe.  (CTV)   MORE:  30th homicide   Shooting

 

 

Shooting

TORONTO - A man has died after he was shot near Bay Mills Blvd.    (CityNews)     MORE:  Gunshot

Arrests made

PRINCE ALBERT - The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Anthony Martin Custer.  (CTV)

 

 

'He died sticking up for a friend'

COURTENAY - James Denton, 19, was killed following the Rhythm on the Rock concert.  A 16-year-old faces a charge of first-degree murder.  (CTV)    MORE:  Stabbing

Man charged

MONTREAL - Aldo Franchini, 18, was charged in the death of Alejandro Chonta Rojas, who was stabbed in a parking lot near Viau Blvd & Jean Talon St on July 22.  (CBC)   MORE:  Same gang   Man charged

 

 

Death a homicide

LLOYDMINSTER - Police say Gurwinder Singh died following an altercation with a 48-year-old man.  The other man is still in hospital.  (CTV)  

Canadian trucker killed

HARPER WOODS - Thayalan Vinasithamby, 44, of Brampton was killed after his tractor-trailer was hit by a car, plowed into a Kroger grocery store and burst into flames.  (CP)

 

 

Charges laid

EDMONTON - Ahmed Ismail-Sheikh, 25, died after a fight early Friday morning in Edmonton’s Inglewood neighbourhood.  Arab Mursal Sugule, 22, was arrested without incident on Tuesday afternoon and later charged with second degree murder.   MORE:  Somali-Canadian ID'd  

Mistaken identity?

EDMONTON - Abdi Ali Mohamud, 43, was shot near 106A Ave & 86th St. He was walking with a 25-year-old man, when they were approached by three people. The confrontation at 3am left the younger man wounded.  MORE:  Victim killed by mistake?    Another Somali victim   Victim identified   Downtown homicide   Murder

   

Charges laid

HALIFAX - Police in Halifax have charged Steven Skinner with second-degree murder in the death of Stacey Adams last spring.  (CBC)   MORE:  Charges   Warrant issued   Man murdered   Death a homicide  

Woman charged

YELLOWKNIFE - Beverley Roberts, 54, has been charged with impaired driving causing death.  Lewis David Whalen, 63, of Yellowknife died on April 2, 2010, after his snowmobile collided with another snowmobile.  (CBC)

 

 

Drifter hunted

UXBRIDGE - Homicide detectives have released the name and a photo of a man who was allegedly behind the mysterious slaying of Margarita Shumakova.  Babak Ghanad, of no fixed address, is wanted for first-degree murder in the girl's death.   (QMI)     MORE:  Warrant issued   Arrest warrant   Teen found slain   Police identify body   Body found

Lifetime ban

VANCOUVER - Shaun James Cochrane was behind the wheel of a Ford pickup truck that sped through a red light and struck a Honda Prelude in Abbotsford, BC on March 13, 2010.  The Prelude was sent careening towards Kevin Wilson, his pregnant wife Laurel and her 66-year-old father Albert Jewell as they stood at a pedestrian island. Only Wilson survived.  (CTV)  

 

 

Charged in China

MISSISSAUGA -  Guo Wei Wu, 46, was behind a plot to kidnap Xiu Jun (Johnny) Fei and Jiangou (Tony) Han in January 2011.  The remains of Han, 44, were located in July 2011.  (CP)   MORE:   'Most wanted' to face trial in China   2 men admit roles   Heart attack   Arrest made     Body identified    Manslaughter charges   Murder charge   Human remains 

Arrest made

CAMPBELLFORD - Family members found Lillian Beryl Nicholas, 82, dead in her home on Aug. 13.  James Patrick Van Dusen, 20, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CTV)    MORE:  1st degree charge   Senior murdered   Murder rattles small town   Homicide   

 

 

Guilty

MONTREAL - Ellen Dennett has been found guilty of the second-degree murder of 78-year-old Kathleen Livingstone.   (CBC)   MORE:   Decent into Hell   Charges laid   Stabbing   Woman to face charge   Suspect arrested   Woman arrested

Woman charged

MCLEOD LAKE - Officers found Bruce Norman Archambauld, 56, severely beaten and dying on the porch.  Madison Reid, 42, has been charged with second-degree murder.   PREVIOUS:  Beating death

   

Murder charge

ST JOHN - Philip Pynn appeared at  court on a charge of second-degree murder, laid after his associate Nick Winsor was shot outside a home in the east end of St John's.  (CBC)   MORE:  2nd suspect arrested  

Death a homicide

BLACK LAKE - Joey John Yooya was found shot to death two days after the 21-year-old went missing.  Police say a potential suspect is currently in custody on an unrelated matter.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Homicide

6 years

ST. JEROME - Mariny Chav was handed a 6-year sentence for manslaughter.  Francine Coderre-Gregoire, 67, was found dead at the bottom of the staircase of her house on March 9, 2007.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Autopsy prompts questions

Woman dies after assault

EDMONTON - An 80-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in her suite at the Edmonton Chinese Seniors Lodge at about 3:45am on May 8.  Police said Marvin Arthur Witzaney, 45, was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault.  (QMI)

 

 

Police charge driver

NORWAY HOUSE - Darryl Saunders, 37, is facing charges including impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.  Officials identified the victim as 24-year-old Stephen Anderson.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Drunk driver charged

Stabbing

WINNIPEG - Steven Kyle Dodge, 26, was found suffering from stab wounds around 2:45am Sunday. Nathan Allan Bricklin, 18, is charged with second-degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:  Teen charged

 

 

Ex charged

PETERBOROUGH - Robert McGregor of was arrested and charged.  Police said they launched a missing person investigation after Joanne MacKenzie, 23, went missing.  (CityNews)   MORE:  Ex wife missing   Ex faces murder charge

Body in trunk

DRUMMONDVILLE - Keven St-Sauveur, 20, was charged in a Drummondville court.  The body is believed to be that of Alexandra Duguay, a Montreal woman who was reported missing.  PREVIOUS:  Man accused   Man arrested

   

Murder investigation

ERRINGTON - Douglas Trebble, who friends say was involved with drugs and feared for his life since he owed people money, was the victim of a murder.  (Nanaimo Daily News)

Charges laid

WINNIPEGOSIS - RCMP have charged 24-year-old Ryan Chartrand with second degree murder.  The victim has been identified as Lance Richard. (CTV)

 

 

Prison sentence  

ST JOHN - A 20-year-old Saint John man has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison in connection with a crash that killed Kylee Wallace last summer.  Nicholas Pike had already pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death.   (CBC)   MORE:  2.5 years  

Child custody dispute

WHITBY - A child custody dispute may have been a factor in a Whitby shooting in which a young man was killed and 13-month-old baby girl injured.  Andre Hogg, 22, of Whitby, has been identified as the dead man.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Man identified   Shooting   Shooting in Whitby   Man dead   Community shaken  

 

 

Suspect nabbed

VANCOUVER - Ryan John Stewart Miller, 29, was charged with driving without due care and attention - an infraction under the Motor Vehicle Act, not the Criminal Code.  (QMI)

Woman identified

HOPE - Sherri Ann Godmaire, 40, was found Friday about 7:50am in the house in the 63900-block of Old Yale Road

 

 

Arrest

WABOWDEN - Heather Mallett, 14, was reported missing on June 9, 2011.  Her body was found on a trail later that day by her older sister.  (QMI)   MORE:   Suspect a youth at time of murder   Murder charge    Waiting for answers   Victim identified   Homicide

Guilty plea

REGINA - Police found Jasmine Smith 18, suffering from stab wounds in North Central Regina last June. She died in hospital a day later.  The two teens were allegedly involved in an altercation at a house in the 1000-block of Rae St.  (CTV)  MORE:  Teen sentenced   Girl charged   Stabbing victim dies

   

Slain mother

WINNIPEG - The body of Cara Lynn Hiebert, 31, was discovered by construction crews working at 506 Redwood Ave. (QMI)   MORE:   Unsolved Winnipeg murders   Death treated as homicide   Homicide

Additional years

OTTAWA - Louisa Killiktee, 28, tossed Arlene Lahey to the ground and kicked her four times in the head behind an Ottawa homeless shelter in July 2009.  PREVIOUS:  Insult led to beating

 

 

2 years

BRAMPTON - An Ontario judge also banned Brian Turner, 19, from driving for 10 years and ordered him to get treatment for an alcohol and drug problem.  (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:  Guilty plea   Drunk driver pleads guilty  

2 charged

EDMONTON - Police have laid charges against two people in the death of William Arthur Reid Hill, 57.  Krishnil Visal Mani, 24, and Suwastikh Kumar, 30, have been charged with first degree murder.   (Global)   PREVIOUS:   Victim identified   Suspicious death   Body found  

 

 

Victim shot

LAVAL - It would be one or more projectiles lodged in the skull of Dragon Isliarik which would be the cause of death.  (Canoe)   PREVIOUS:   Cops probe slaying

Toddler death

MEDICINE HAT - Zackery Smith-Davis, 2, was rushed to hospital where he later died.  His mother's boyfriend, Tjaye Heller, 31, is now in police custody and considered a person of interest.   (CTV)

Murder charge

TORONTO - Ricardo Morrison, 32, was charged with one count of second-degree murder and five counts of assault.  The attacks, one of which led to the death of 62-year-old George Wass, were focused on vulnerable people in the neighbourhood.  (Toronto Sun)   MORE:  Man charged   Victim died from blunt force trauma   Masked attacker   Man dies after assault 

Arrest made

TORONTO - Officials said they found Andrew Stewart suffering from obvious gunshot wounds when they responded to a call at 2901 Jane St at about 10pm June 16.   Fayad Shamir Moursalien, 26, of London, Ont., has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:  Suspect arrested    Shooting   Man dies   Man shot to death   Victim saw music as key to better life     

 

 

High-tech evidence

LAVAL - Police have arrested Eric Daudelin, 37, on charges of kidnapping and killing a nine-year old girl Joleil Campeau, whose body was found in a swamp 16 years ago.    (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Cold case arrest

Charge upgraded

HALIFAX - Russell Matthew Beaver, 24, is accused in the shooting death of Shawn Mead, 32, at an apartment in north-end Halifax in June 2011.  (Halifax Chronicle Herald)   PREVIOUS:   Arrest   Man charged 

 

 

Murder charge

TRENTON - A 55-year-old man was found dead in a home.   Chad Joseph Lessard, 33, has been charged with second-degree murder. (CTV)

Suspicious death

SOSUA - Marcel G. Adam, 68, was found dead in his apartment in Sosua. (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Canadian found dead

Man charged

TWEED - Police laid the charges against Nathan Williams after Kamillah Keller, 19, was found dead.    (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Woman killed in domestic dispute  

Victim identified

VAUGHAN - Alexander Kucovic, 37, of Vaughan, was killed in an apparent drive-by shooting on July 2.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:  Shooting   Apparent drive-by   Neighbours shocked

 

 

Suspect surrenders

TORONTO - Police said Shawn Charles, 39, died after he was stabbed following an argument at a basketball tournament at Biggin Court.  Police said Anthony Campbell, 27, of Toronto surrendered to police on Monday.  (CTV)

 

Suspect  

Warrant issued  

Stabbing at BBQ  

Stabbing

 

Twins were stabbed

FORT MCMURRAY -  William and James Beck, 17, were found after police and EMS were called around 11:15pm Sunday to an assault complaint in Borealis Park.  RCMP said when they arrived at the park that night it was clear that a number of people had been involved in an altercation.  (CBC)  MORE:   Twins stabbed   Friends remember twins

Guilty plea

SASKATOON - Jordan Smith, 23, says he accidentally stabbed 25-year-old Leticia Fleury during a fight outside a bar on Fairlight Drive.  Fleury was trying to break up a fight between Smith and two other men when she was stabbed in the leg severing a main artery.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Stabbing melee   Charges laid in fight

Suspicious deaths

SAINTE-ANNE-DE-MADAWASKA - RCMP said officers found the bodies of Roger Moreau, 63, and Solange Moreau, 64, in their home in Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska.  (CBC)   MORE:  2 sudden deaths   Murder-suicide

Potential murder-suicide

TILLSONBURG  - An investigation near downtown Tillsonburg into the deaths of Roger Vermeersch, 83, and his wife, Jacqueline, 85, is believed by police "to be an isolated incident."  MORE:  Cops probing death

 

 

Homicide

NORWAY HOUSE - At about 3am on Sunday, police responded to a disturbance and found an injured 18-year-old man.   RCMP identify the victim as 18-year-old Marlon Mink of Norway House Cree Nation.  An 18-year-old man has been arrested.   (CTV)   MORE:  Homicide investigation

Arrest made

PENTICTON - Grade 11 student Andrew McAdam was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at Penticton Regional Hospital.  RCMP had responded to a stabbing incident at a party in the bush near Carmie Rd.    PREVIOUS:  Teen murdered   Teen stabbed

Charges laid

COLD LAKE - A 21-year-old man has been charged with first degree murder in connection to the death of an adult female in Cold Lake.  Xavier Jospeh Gagnon of Cold Lake is charged with first degree murder.  (CTV)  

Man charged

EDMONTON - Bradley Barton of Mississauga, has been charged with second degree murder. The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Cindy Gladue.   (CTV)  MORE:  Man charged in homicide  

Mother charged

COBOURG - Cindy Lavigne, 46, wept during a court appearance.  16-year-old Tasha Lavigne was found dead on April 24 at the Emilyville Bed and Breakfast.   (QMI)  PREVIOUS:  'Unexpected' death

Charges laid

CALGARY - Cuong Viet Doan, 52, was fatally shot in his home.   Police charged Jeffery Thomas McPherson, 30, Joshua John Smith, 23, and Ngoc Tran Thang, 26.  (QMI)   MORE:  Homicide charges   Victim identified  

 

 

Arrest made

IQALUIT -  Daisy Curley, 33, was found dead in her home in Iqaluit's Happy Valley neighbourhood on May 24, 2009.  Jeffrey Salmonie, 44, of Cape Dorset has been charged with first-degree murder.  (QMI)   PREVIOUS:  Woman found dead

'Vicious, violent death'

NANAIMO - Christopher James Robinson and Marcus Brandon Parry, both 24, were arrested in the killing of 22-year-old Brittany Baird, who was found dead on May 25.   (Nanaimo Daily News)   PREVIOUS:   Victim identified     

 

 

Man charged

RED DEER - In May, the body of Jenna Cartwright, 21, was found in a ditch on a rural road near Olds.  Bashir Gaashaan, 29, was arrested in Thunder Bay and flown back to Red Deer to answer to the charges.   (CTV)  

 

Arrest made

Woman last seen in Red Deer

Daughter's murder devastates mother    

$1,000 fine

MISSISSAUGA - A teenage boy was fined $1,000 on Tuesday for a crash that left two people dead last year.  Eduardo Pascoal, 73, and his wife Fernandina, 74, were killed on May 13, 2010 after the teen lost control of his car and slammed into the Pascoal’s car.  (CityNews)   MORE:  Teen gets fine

2 arrested

SPRUCE GROVE - Christopher Elder is charged with first degree murder, and Dean Deford is charged with accessory to murder.  The arrests follow a lengthy investigation into the disappearance of Martin Belanger on May 17, 2009.  (CTV)   MORE:  Remains found

 

 

Teen charged

CALGARY - Jonathan Herrmann a football and basketball player popular among his peers at Strathmore high school, died June 3, the day he and his friend, Richard Mulvihill, 19, popped ecstasy pills at the Strathmore Skateboard Park.    (QMI)   MORE:  Youth charged    Drug death   Teen dies after taking Ecstasy   Teen relives trip 

Man charged

EDMONTON - A 56-year-old man has been charged with the second-degree murder of 70-year-old Robert Anderson, whose body was found inside an Edmonton apartment back in late May.  Gordon Shaw, 56, of no fixed address, was arrested in Port Alberni, BC.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Victim identified    Suspicious death

 

 

2 more suspects

MISSISSAUGA - Nitish Khanna was  beaten to death by a group of men with golf clubs.  Police arrested Harsimran Singh Bal, 19, of Brampton, and Daljinder Sidhu, 24, of Toronto.   (Star)  

 

2 arrested    

2 charged  

Golf club beating  

Man killed in fight

Charged laid

INNISFAIL - Keith Clinton Sandmaier is charged in relation to the death of 38-year-old inmate Tung David Louie.  (CTV)  

Inmate death a homicide

Inmate ordered deported 17 years ago

Inmate death  

 

 

No charges

EDMONTON - Yusuf Abdirahim's, 20, death was ruled a homicide by the medical examiner but his family has been told that no charges will be laid in the case as it was a matter of self-defence.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Victim Somali-Canadian   Assault victim dies

Wanted turns himself in

WINNIPEG - Arnold Philip Harper turned himself in at the Public Safety Building and has been charged with manslaughter. Police identified the victim as Leslie Alex Okemow, 29, of Gods Lake Narrows.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Warrant issued   Death deemed homicide

 

 

Canadian killed

PUERTO VALLARTA - 62-year-old Leonard Francis Schell was found death inside his home in Puerto Vallarta on May 30.  (CTV)  

12 years

YORKTON - Kyle Furness, 20, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the slaying of Jimmy Ray Wiebe, 50.   (CTV)  MORE:  Man sentenced   Man charged    Murder charge laid

Homicide cops take over

MARKHAM - Detectives have taken over the case of Fang Lin, a Markham woman whose taste for casinos and luxury cars may be linked to her mysterious disappearance.  Lin, 40, hasn’t been seen since April 21.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Husband appeals for help

Girlfriend questioned

QUEBEC CITY - A key witness in the murder of Michael Cadieux, 19, is his 17 year-old girlfriend.  The young woman survived several stab wounds while in their apartment at 31 Rue De L'Aqueduc and was able to call 911.  (Cyberpress)  PREVIOUS:  Young man murdered

 

 

Teen killed over bottle or rum

PRINCE ALBERT - Wayne Ballantyne's body was discovered May 21. Police are investigating the case as a homicide.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Human remains found       

Victim identified

HOPE - The BC resident killed Friday evening has been identified as well-known First Nations artist Ken Paquette.  he 67-year-old died early Saturday morning in hospital after being assaulted inside his suite at the Thunderbird Motel.   (CTV)

 

 

Not guilty

LONDON - Superior Court Justice Johanne Morissette decided there was insufficient evidence to convict Trevor Ristmae of serious impaired driving offences.  Gary Watterworth, 46, of Glencoe, was killed when he was thrown from his truck.  (London Free Press)   PREVIOUS:  Judges throws out booze

13 years

CALGARY - Robert Reitmeier has been sentenced to prison in the beating death of  Mark Mariani, 47, in Oct 2010.  Tyler Sturrup, is already serving a life sentence with no parole for 10 years after pleading guilty in March. (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Guilty   Convicted   Guilty  Arrests  Racists linked   Suspicious death  

Shooting

TORONTO - Police identified the victim as Andrew Naidoo, 15, who lives in the area of the shooting in the suburb of Etobicoke   (QMI)   MORE:  Police seek 2nd victim, witnesses   Teen shot   Police interviewing

Murder charge

SAINT-SIMON - RCMP in northeastern New Brunswick have charged Jean-Michel Gionet, 21, with first-degree murder in a shooting death.  The name of the deceased has not been released.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Shooting

 

 

2nd arrest

WINNIPEG - Solomon Joseph Andrew Turner, 46, was stabbed to death May 10 inside a duplex.  City police charged Wanda Lisa Rahman, 32, with second-degree murder.  Police arrested LLoyd Alfred Lindsay, 48, on May 11 and charged him with second-degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:  More charges   Arrest in stabbing death   Death investigated

Guilty plea

SANIKILUAQ - A 17-year-old boy from Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection with a shooting in the community last year.  Police found the deceased person's body on May 2, 2010, and officers charged the youth with murder a week later.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Teen charged with murder   2nd degree murder charge

 

 

Father charged

HALIFAX - Michael Dockrill, 52, was arrested more than 3 months after his son Jason was killed.  RCMP went to their house in Lakeside late on June 12 after receiving a call about a break-in.  (CBC)

 

Man killed during break-in  

Man shot by fellow resident  

Man accidentally shot son

 

New details

IQALUIT - The bodies of Vivian Sula Enuaraq, 29, and her daughters Alexandra, 7, and Aliyah Degrasse, 2, were discovered in a Tundra Valley house late Tuesday afternoon.  The girls' father, 44-year-old Sylvain Degrasse, was found dead at the local cemetery, also on Tuesday. A firearm was seen near the man's body.  (CBC)   

 

Murders-suicide  

Tragedy affects whole territory  

2 adults, 2 children found  

4 bodies found  

4 dead

12 years

HAILEYBURY, Ont. - George Yarkie, 43, pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of Rick Mills, 46, and was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 12 years.  (QMI)   

Stabbing

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE - Michael Thivierge, age 54, of Rocky Mountain House has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Chester Shearer, also of Rocky Mountain House, age 64.  (CTV)

 

 

Stabbing victim dies

DARTMOUTH - Officers responded to a call at an apartment in the 0-block of Primrose St in Dartmouth Saturday around 11:15pm.   Police discovered James Gregory Wareham suffering from a stab wound to his stomach.  (CTV)     MORE:  Victim identified

Woman charged

PEGUIS - RCMP said a woman has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run incident that claimed the life of a three-year-old boy on May 18.  RCMP said Alanda Porter, 33, of Winnipeg had been charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident causing death.  (CTV)

Infant dies

ST JEROME - Joseph Dumont was arrested Wednesday night by provincial police after the baby girl was found in critical condition in an apartment in Saint-Jerome.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:  Man to be charged  

Sudden death now murder

MEDICINE HAT - On May 22, police were called to the Crestwood Mobile Home park at 2248 Southview Dr SE, at approximately 10:30am.  Casey Donovan Armstrong, 48, was stabbed.   (CTV)     

7 years

WINNIPEG - A 17-year-old boy will spend at least 7 years behind bars for killing a pizza restaurant employee with an axe in 2011.  The teen pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Gerald Crayford and was sentenced as an adult.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Sentenced   2nd arrest     Teen charged

Woman charged

EDMONTON - Debra Rivera was charged after police were called to an apartment building near 110th Ave & 83rd St.  Upon arrival, they discovered John Lindsay, 55, with a serious stab wound.   (CTV)    MORE:  Charges laid   Stabbing

 

 

10 years

CALGARY - Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Alan Macleod imposed the sentence on Melinda Morin.  Macleod had previously acquitted Morin, 30, of second-degree murder, but convicted her of manslaughter in the death of Barry Neil Godwin, 48.  PREVIOUS:  Woman facing charges   Man stabbed to death  

Time served

SARNIA - Kristin Johnson left the Sarnia, Ont. courthouse a free man after admitting he drunkenly killed a teenage girl in 2005.  Johnson, 37, of Walpole Island, Ont., was sentenced to the time already served after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the death of 17-year-old Katrina Kiyoshk in August 2005.   (QMI)

Murder charge

WINNIPEG - Police said Schuyler Francis Van Wissen, 26, was arrested in Toronto.  Gina Swanson's body was found May 14 in her home in Fort Garry.  (CBC)  MORE:  Court documents   Help needed

Help needed

WINNIPEG - Just before noon on May 14, officers were called to the 1000-block of Edderton Ave.  Police located the victim inside her residence.  Officers identified the victim as Gina Swanson, 33. It's believed she was bound and stabbed.  (CTV)

Husband questioned

DOLLARD-DES-ORMEAUX - A 56-year-old man was arrested after his 65-year-old wife was found dead by police in their Dollard-des-Ormeaux home.  Police entered the home at 10am Monday to discover Lynn Chaloult's body, and her injured husband, who police say attempted suicide.  (CTV)

Man faces charges

MISSISSAUGA - Petro Canada worker Hashem Atifeh Rad, was hit by a car on May 19.  He died in hospital on May 20.  Police arrested Abdullahi Mohamoud of Mississauga.  (CityNews)   MORE:  Arrest in ‘gas and dash’   Suspect arrested   Attendant dies   Worker dies

 

 

3rd suspect charged

THOMPSON - 16-year-old Fletcher McDougall was found dead in Thompson on March 20.  Joey Aitken Whiteway, 19, of Thompson was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the case last month.   On May 7, RCMP said that Justin Joseph Parker, 23, of Winnipeg is also charged with second-degree murder.  On May 11, officers said Pierre Bessette-Forcier, 22, of Thompson had been charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  2nd person charged   Homicide     

Woman strangled by husband

EDMONTON - Police confirmed on that Dwayne Richard Poirier strangled Jeanne Cathleen Heard to death before the explosion and that the explosion was caused by a natural gas line that had been cut.  Neighbours Craig Donald Huber, 29, and Bradley Warren Winter, 26, were killed in the explosion, as was Poirier. The deaths of Heard, Huber and Winter have been ruled homicides.  PREVIOUS:  Picture of domestic violence   Lago Lindo house explosion  

Guilty plea to manslaughter

INDIAN BROOK - James Joseph Peter-Paul, 29, pleaded guilty to manslaughter.  On Oct. 1, 2010, Matthew James Raymond Peter-Paul was rushed to hospital with multiple injuries which caused his death.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Murder charge   Charges laid   Charge in toddler death

Driver fined $500

BRAMPTON - The happy plans for the future ended on a Brampton roadway on the morning of April 13, 2010 when Tina Kuipers, 65, was run over by a turning truck.  Obarasiagbon Umanmwen, 39, of Brampton pleaded guilty to failing to yield to a pedestrian at a cross walk.  (Toronto Star)

 

 

Tenant pleads guilty 

OTTAWA - Less than half an hour after beating his landlord unconscious with a padlock, strangling him to death with a wire from a weed whacker and then setting the murder scene ablaze, Dalibor Orsag broke down in tears in front of a police officer over the death of his “friend.”  The only problem was no one other than police and firefighters yet knew Said Kasbary was dead. 

Parents out on drug deal

HOPE – Dillon Walker, 18 months old, was found dead in his crib after a fire ripped through his family home in Silver Creek in the early hours of May 5.  His parents, Anthony Walker and Adrienne Haslam-Tatti, told police they had gone for a quick walk and returned home to find their home engulfed in flames, with young Dillion inside.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Parents investigated     

 

 

Man charged

WHITECOURT - Matthew Ryan Trudzik is now charged in connection with the death of Dale Edward Kirby.  Police say the men were known to each other.  (CTV)  

Victim identified

SALMON ARM - The man fatally shot in a drive-by shooting has been identified as Nicholas Cole Larsen, 24, of Sorrento.   (Salmon Arm Observer)

2 more arrested

MISSISSAUGA - Peel police have arrested 2 more suspects in a nearly 3-year-old murder investigation.  Keith Brissett Jr., 32, was shot dead in his car on June 7, 2011.  Sheldon Ranglin, 25, and Terrain Radcliffe Green, 29, were arrested and charged with first-degree murder.  Junior Moy-Lingomba, 23, and Anthony Borden, 22, are already charged with first-degree murder.  (CityNews)

 

More arrests made

2 more charged

Arrest

Police hunt for suspects

Victim was acquitted of 2003 killing    

Man accused

MISSISSAUGA - The victim, 56-year-old Marilyn Dellaire, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Doug McCoy, who had lived with Dellaire in the home for a long time, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (CityNews)    MORE:  Man charged

Woman charged

WINNIPEG -.   Officers were called to the 700-block of Wellington Ave around 9am Monday for a report of a woman being assaulted.  Police said Cynthia Elaine Thomas of Winnipeg has been charged with manslaughter and failing to comply with a condition of recognizance.  (CTV)

Killer taunted sister

OTTAWA - Days before Martin Collett strangled his ex-girlfriend in her home north of London, England, he taunted her identical twin sister in Ottawa.  The killer, who jumped to his death in front of a train after killing Angela Hoyt last week, had been the subject of a days-long manhunt by British police. 

 

Canadian slain  

Canadian found dead  

Manhunt  

Police hunt former Home Office aide

Investigators discover car

CALGARY - Investigators said a member of the public called police after spotting the 2000 green Chevrolet Impala in NE Calgary.  Police said the car is the last known location of Orphee Landa, 26, whose naked body was found in a ditch near a rural intersection north of Okotoks   MORE:  Victim identified    Man murdered      Cops get tips   Suspicious death  

3rd man charged

REGINA - Police have not said how Delano Toto died nor how he came to be where he was found.  Police charged Bobby James Clive Lavallee, 21, and Charlton Jonathon, 25, with second degree murder.  Police said a third person - Terry Shawn Smoke, 23 - was arrested and will appear in court to face the same charge.  (CBC)  MORE:  2 charged  Body found

 

 

Body in freezer identified

ST JULIENNE - The SQ has identified the body of a man found in a freezer last week in Sainte Julienne as that of Eric Viel.    Viel, 44, was last seen on Dec. 22, 2009.   (CTV)  

Corpse in freezer identified   

Freezer body  

Body found in freezer  

Body found  

Year in the freezer

 

 

Not guilty

TORONTO - Two men accused of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Jordan Manners were found not guilty, nearly four years after the Grade 9 student died.  Manners was shot inside CW Jeffereys Collegiate Institute. Two men known only as CD and JW were charged with first-degree murder in the death. They were released from custody after the jury sided with defence's assertions that the death was an accident between friends.  (CTV)  

2 acquitted in 2nd trial  

Not guilty verdict  

Case timeline  

Cops, gangs and the codes of silence  

Mother let down by justice system    

2nd trial  

Mistrial  

Witnesses lied  

Two teens held   

'Friends' shot Jordan   

1 year after death

Victim identified

DARTMOUTH - The woman killed at a Dartmouth apartment building has been identified as Angela Patricia Hall, 39.   (CBC)   

Canadian killed

MEXICO CITY - Joel St. Tierre was shot in the head on May 3, said the Mexico City attorney general in a statement.    (CTV)   MORE:  Canadian killed

 

 

Body of dad found

MONTREAL - Zacharie, 9 years old, and Florence, 18 months old - died in a burning vehicle about 9am near Drummondville, to all appearances at the hands of their father, Martin Houle.  Only Antoine, 6, survived by escaping the flaming pickup truck.  PREVIOUS:  2 killed in suspicious truck fire

7.5 years

REGINA -  Harley William Fraser Stueck has been sentenced to 7½ years in prison for criminal negligence causing the death last year of Nylan Clarke, 3.  Court heard the victim is the son of Stueck's girlfriend, Anna Marie Rose Wilkes. (CBC)  MORE:  Man sentenced   Guilty plea   Toddler dead   

 

 

5.5 years

LLOYDMINSTER - James Andrew Larose, 25, pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Nov. 19, 2010.  (QMI)

Murder-suicide

VICTORIA - Peter Scheeren, 77, used a knife to stab his 73-year old wife Shirley to death before using it to kill himself.  (Victoria Times Colonist)

Dispute over rent money

GUELPH - Roger Lamoureux, 58, owner of Roger’s Garage on Alice St, was stabbed to death by Anthony Fonte Sr. who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.   (Guelph Mercury)   MORE:  One victim identified    2 men dead

13 years

LONDON, ON - Daniel Jimenez-Acosta was  found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of his wife, Patricia Pacheco-Hernandez  in May 2011.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Found guilty   Domestic   Slain immigrant was lonely    

 

 

Victim identified

TORONTO - Officers were called to an apartment building at 11 Bergamot Ave shortly after midnight.  Police said they arrived to find Jordan Telfer, 21, in the lobby suffering from two gunshot wounds.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Shooting   Police investigating  

Name released

CAMPBELL RIVER - Ryan Douglas Britnell was pronounced dead at Campbell River hospital after he was found unresponsive at the Paramount Music Hall (formerly the Voodoo Lounge) in the early morning hours Friday.  (Campbell River Mirror)   PREVIOUS:  Suspicious death

 

 

7 years

BRIDGEWATER - A jury found James Leroy Leopold guilty in the death of Laura Lee Robertson.  Leopold, 33, was initially charged with second-degree murder after Robertson's death in April 2011. (CBC)  MORE:  Man guilty   Guilty of manslaughter   Guilty   Manslaughter   Killing was an accident  

Teen arrested

WINNIPEG - On April 29, officers were called to the 500-block of Portage Ave around 6:30pm.  The victim, Trevor Abraham Harper, 20, died the next day from injuries.  Following an investigation, officers arrested a 15-year-old male on May 4.  (CTV)    MORE:  Teen charged   Victim identified   Man shot   Downtown shooting

Teen charged

WINNIPEG - The argument escalated and Sheila Fontaine, 42, was stabbed.  Teya Wynter Spence, 18, of Winnipeg faces a charge for manslaughter.   (CTV)     MORE:  2 more teens charged   4th teen charged    Victim swarmed 

More jail time

RED DEER - The Alberta Court of Appeal has extended the sentence of Chad Mitchell Olsen, 24.  Olsen was convicted of slamming his pickup truck into the car of Brad and Krista Howe in Feb 2010. (CP)   PREVIOUS:  Jail sentence   Guilty plea  

Death investigated as homicide

THOMPSON - Officers were called around 6:20am on April 24 after an unresponsive man was found in a parking lot behind the Juniper Centre.  The victim was rushed to hospital and was pronounced deceased.  RCMP identified the victim as Jason Nunn, 25.   (CTV)   MORE:   Police ask for help   Man found dead in parking lot  

Did illness driver mother to kill?

MONTREAL - On the briskly cold evening of April 8, a young woman was seen floating face down in the icy waters of the Bassin des Pêcheurs - her 4-year-old son attached to her by a scarf and her 2-month-old baby by her side.  Montreal police have closed the case on what they had been investigating as a murder-suicide.

 

 

Sister charged

MOOSE LAKE - The deceased has been identified as 43-year-old Victoria Mink.  The victim's 27-year-old sister Georgina McNabb has been charged with manslaughter.  (CTV)  

Man sentenced

MONCTON - Matthew Goodland and two teenage girls were thrown from the car after a crash on a rural road on June 15, 2008.  17-year-old Erin McCabe died instantly.  (CBC)    

Man accused of 3 murders

ABITIBI - Daniel Savard, 30, appeared to face charges of first degree murder of Johnny Denis and Benoit Coutu, as well as second degree murder of Kevin Walter.  The three victims were all linked to organized crime in Abitibi.  The group was heavily armed and sponsored by a chapter of the Hells Angels.  (Rue Frontenac) MORE:  Operation Crayfish solves 3 murders   Operation hits Hells Angels hard   List of arrests in operation

Son charged

SPRINGWATER - Gregory S. White, 26, described by a neighbour as an "oddball," is charged with first-degree murder and indecently interfering with a human body. Police called off the search for the couple they had presumed missing and identified both Donald White, 53, and wife Lauredith, 51, as the bodies they’d discovered in the home.   (QMI)   MORE:  Son charged   Meat clerk and wife slain    Human remains found

 

 

2 charged

GRAND PRAIRIE - RCMP charged 24-year-old Christopher Allen Ost  with first-degree murder. Darcy Julien Wanihandi, 21 was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the killing of Brian Michael MacFarlane.   PREVIOUS:  Homicide  

Guilty

TORONTO - A Toronto jury has convicted Amin Kassim, 35, of first-degree murder in the fatal May 2005 shooting of his ex-common-law wife Muluka Ali, 23.   (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:  Trial goes from strange to stranger   Juror removed from trial      Boy found safe, father charged

 

 

15-year-old charged

TORONTO - Kearn Nedd, 28, was gunned down April 16, 2011.  Samir Abdelgadir, of Mississauga, was arrested and charged.  The second accused at the time of Nedd’s slaying he was 14.  (QMI)   PREVIOUS:  Killed while trying to stop a robbery   MMA fighter dead   Banquet hall shooting

2 more charged

BRAMPTON - Klayton Wynter, 15, died in hospital after he was stabbed at the Bramalea City Centre parking lot around 5pm Saturday.  On Tuesday, officers charged a boy, also 15, with second-degree murder. (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:   Youth charged   Police charge 15-year-old  

Suspect was in Guyana

HAMILTON - Joshua Warner, 22, was arrested in Guyana.  Warner is wanted in connection with the death of 18-year-old Brandon Musgrave, who was killed by a stray bullet in a shootout at a house party in March 2010.  Another suspect, Tyrone Chambers, was arrested last April.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Suspects identified   Brandon Musgrave        

Guilty

VANCOUVER - 13 years after truck driver Vic Fraser was stabbed to death in Surrey, BC, his killer has been found guilty of second-degree murder.  Gary Johnston was in the process of robbing Fraser's sister's home in March 1998 when the 43-year-old truck driver interrupted him.   (CTV)    MORE:  15 years

Canadian accused

CHICAGO - DuPage County Judge Michael Wolfe denied bail for Dmitry Smirnov of Surrey, BC, who is charged with the first-degree murder of Jitka Vesel, 36.  (Chicago Sun-Times)  

Axe-killer can live in community

NORTH BATTLEFORD - Layne Larose has been a patient at the Regional Psychiatric Centre and, later, the Saskatchewan Hospital.  In 2004, Larose was found to be not criminally responsible for the deaths of two people. (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Mentally ill killer a model prisoner

 

 

Shooting victim

HALIFAX - RCMP have released the name of the man shot to death in North Preston on Sunday.  Nathan Cross, 22, was wearing body armor at the time of Sunday's shooting.  Cross died in an ambulance on the way to hospital.   (CBC)  

Teen charged

COCHRANE - A 17-year-old hockey player is charged in connection with a fatal crash in April.  A passenger in the vehicle, 18-year-old Emily Matthewson from Regina, was killed in the collision.   (Global)   MORE:  Fatal crash

 

 

Homicide

LAC LA BICHE - The man who died in a fatal stabbing in Lac La Biche has been identified as 28-year-old Jason Ward.  RCMP were called Sunday morning to a rural home south of Lac La Biche where they found a man with stab wounds along with four other people.  (CBC)  

Police investigate

DEEP RIVER - Michelle Cameron, 27, was found dead in her new Deep River home.  Just a few hours after police found Michelle’s body, Rick Cameron's 52-year-old father, John Craig Cameron, surrendered to OPP in Parry Sound.  PREVIOUS:  Homicide   Woman found dead 

 

 

13 years

ANTIGONISH - Patrick Chareka pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his wife, Ottilia Chareka.  Police were called to the couple’s home in March 2011.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Man pleads guilty    Husband charged

Murder-suicide

GLASLYN - RCMP said that one occupant of the residence was killed by the other, who then killed herself. The women - a 51-year-old and a 56-year-old - were not related, but they lived together at the home.   MORE:  Deaths murder suicide

Brother charged

WETASKIWIN - Lyndon John Roasting, 30, was found dead inside a home with four other people.  Richard Conry Dean Roasting, 31, was charged with second-degree murder. 

Man charged

BELLEVILLE - 40-year-old Pierre Parent is facing one count of second-degree murder.  The charges are related to the sudden death of Catharine Oliver, 88, on July 20, 2010 in her Belleville home.  (QMI)

 

 

13 years

WINNIPEG - Christopher Shewchuk, 32, previously pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of Derek Kembel on March 1, 2003.  (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   'I put a bullet right through him'   Tactics questioned   RCMP bring out 'Mr. Big'   Suspect charged 

Guilty plea

OTTAWA - Mihalj Nemet, 59, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder admitting he stabbed his wife Tinde Nemet to death on March 11, 2011, in her townhouse.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:  Man charged   Neighbours horrified   

 

 

No details in murder-suicide

BROWNVALE - RCMP are not revealing the cause of death, after autopsies were performed on the bodies of a man and woman found near Peace River earlier this week.  (News880)  PREVIOUS:  2 bodies found

Man charged

VICTORIA - RCMP have charged Joseph Knelsen, 44, with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 53-year-old Gordon Berg.   PREVIOUS:  Arrest made  

 

 

Body found under bridge

MONTREAL - The Montreal police have released the location of where they found Jolène Riendeau's remains.  The 10-year-old girl's body was found on Sept. 9 underneath a small bridge.  

Police discovered body 7 months ago

Suspect released  

Remains of missing girl found  

 

 

Province admits fault

CALGARY - Child and Youth Services Minister Yvonne Fritz unveiled the findings of an expert panel that probed the mishandled weeks leading up to the May 2, 2010, slaying of Elizabeth Velasquez. 

Caseloads and privacy laws impede

Father wants justice

Death a homicide  

Toddler's death a homicide  

Death ruled a homicide

4th suspect charged

MARKHAM - Around 10:30pm on Nov. 8, Bich-Ha Pan, 53, was shot and killed.  Her husband, Huei Hann Pan, 57, was shot. but lived and gave police a detailed account of the invasion.  Police charged the couple’s daughter, Jennifer Pan, with murder, attempted murder and conspiracy.  Daniel Chi-Kwong Wong, 25, is charged with first-degree murder.  David Mylvaganam, 22, and Eric Carty, 30, were previously arrested and charged.  (Toronto Star)  

 

4th person charged

2 more charged  

Arrests made  

Daughter arrested  

Daughter charged   

Fatal home invasion  

 

 

 

Murder

MONTREAL -  A 66-year-old man was killed inside his Notre Dame Street apartment.  The victim has been identified as Jean Pierre Beaulieu.  (Global)  MORE:  Senior murdered    Homicide  

Loss of a husband

OTTAWA - 50-year-old Bryan Casey, was killed after a head-on crash on Highway 17.  Christy Natsis, a 46-year-old Pembroke woman is now facing three drunk driving-related charges.   

House arrest

OTTAWA - Dominika Duris, 25, was found guilty of impaired driving causing death in a fatal 2004 crash that killed 20-year-old Cory Lockyer.  PREVIOUS:  Drunk driver found guilty   'Hungover as hell'   Killer drunk driver

Man charged

TORONTO - Nicholas Walker, 37, also known as “Nipsy,” shot Clifenton Ford more than once inside G’s Chill and Grill Sports Bar on Eglinton Ave East. (CityNews)   MORE:  Arrest made   Father shot   Bar shooting   Bar murder

 

 

Guilty plea

OTTAWA - Jessica Ripelle was found dead in the shower in handyman Patrick Dunac's room at the Swiss Inn motel.  Dunac pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.  (QMI)  PREVIOUS:   Psychiatric assessment   Accused   Man charged   

House arrest

NORTH BAY - Jennifer Carmichael, 25, pleaded guilty Jan. 31 to child abandonment in a plea agreement that dropped the more serious charge of criminal negligence causing death, according to court documents.  (QMI)

3 years

MONTREAL - Patrick Bélanger, who fatally injured Leonard Wells, a 63-year-old pedophile neighbour in Côte des Neiges after discovering child pornography on the man's computer, has been handed the exact sentence his defence lawyer had proposed.   PREVIOUS:  Sentencing quandary   Child-porn not a license to kill

2nd trial under way

VANCOUVER - A man accused in a 10-year-old murder in which the victim’s head was severed and carried around in a plastic bucket is being re-tried in BC Supreme Court in Vancouver.  The Crown’s theory is that Mihaly Illes shot Javan Dowling, 27, in the back of the head inside a van being driven by a third man, Derrick Madinsky.  

 

 

Murder charge

PORT HOOD - Police have charged a Port Hood man with first-degree murder in the death of 82-year-old Angus MacLean.  James Edison Spears, 60, is in custody.    (CBC)    MORE:  Man facing murder charge

2 charged

MONTREAL - Iqbal Ahmed died in hospital after being assaulted in a bizarre case of mistaken identity.   MORE:  Beating death arrests    Beating death  

Former roommate arrested

CALEDON - Kera Freeland, 20, disappeared from Toronto in January 2011 and her body was discovered in a ditch on Heart Lake Rd. two months later.  Christopher Andronakos, 35, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Suspect arrested   Police make arrest   Arrest made   DNA profile   Agencies can't protect women   Tips pour in   Police ask for help 

Arrest

KAMLOOPS - At approximately 4:44pm on March 22, 2011, Kamloops RCMP were called to the scene where a male was reportedly stabbed.  The 23 year old male was pronounced dead at Hospital and identified as Archie LePretre.  Travis Johnny, 24, is in custody facing a murder charge.  (Castanet)   MORE:   Arrest   Family says victim not a gangbanger    Man killed

 

 

Murder charge

MONTREAL - Neighbours had called the police after hearing fighting and loud noises at 9:15pm.  Police kicked in the door only to find Elena Prekatsounakis, 25, dead.  Selehe Rashid Othman, 31, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV) 

 

Stabbing  

Woman stabbed to death  

Husband arrested 

Murders-suicide

STE-FLORENCE - The body of Jonathan Beauchemin’s grandfather, Gérald Allard, 68, was found first - apparently beaten to death with a blunt object.  Beauchemin’s body was found in the grandparents’ apartment with fatal, self-inflicted gunshot wounds. On Sunday police found the remains of the grandmother in a ditch along Highway 132.  

 

Possible murders, suicide  

Family drama  

Grandson blames grandfather

Mystery grows

 

 

 

Guilty

TORONTO - A jury found a 32-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder Monday in the death of a York University student from China.  The jury delivered the first-degree verdict, which means the jury believes Brian Dickson intentionally killed Qian Liu, 23, in the course of a sexual assault.  Liu had been chatting via webcam with her ex-boyfriend in China in the early morning hours of April 15, 2011, when he saw a man force his way into Liu's room and knock her down.  (CBC)

 

Guilty in 'webcam' murder

Killer's troubled history unsealed

Canadian guilty

Suspect lived in the same building    

Boyfriend describes webcam attack

'Sick' cyber trail  

Death treated as homicide  

I saw her die on my webcam

Police identify victim

 

 

Murder-suicide

BRAMPTON - Police say Mathura Chaitram first stabbed his wife, Petty Mahabir-Chaitram, before turning the knife on himself.  (CTV) 

Double stabbing  

Stabbings   

Man, woman dead in stabbing  

 

 

Family considering legal action

WINNIPEG -  Police said it's alleged that Frank Alexander, 87, was assaulted, fell backwards and hit his head on the floor at a care home in the 400 block of Edmonton St on March 24.   Joe McLeod, a 70-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease, was charged on March 25 with aggravated assault.  (CTV)

 

Elderly man dies   

McLeod moved to hospital   

Senior in psych facility  

Senior's home fight  

12 years

TORONTO - Nicole Kish, a panhandler was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 12 years for killing Ross Hammond.    (QMI)  

Guilty of murder  

Woman convicted  

Murder charge laid   

Panhandler now faces murder charge    

Homicide

CALEDON - The remains of Van Sanh Tieu, 53, of Dundalk, were found inside the home, which was destroyed in a blaze. Evidence found at the scene suggests the house was being used as a marijuana grow-op.  The fire took place February 17, 2011 on Mississauga Rd, south of Beachgrove Side Rd.   (CityNews) 

Man dies after assault

VICTORIA - A 41-year-old Victoria man died in hospital from injuries suffered in a violent assault last week.  Jason Robert Van Winkle, 34, of the West Shore, is charged with aggravated assault and is facing more serious charges in relation to the homicide.  The victim was Gilles Alain Thibodeau. 

 

 

Jurors convict

OTTAWA - The family of Lucia Medeiros erupted in sobs and clung to each other on Friday after a 12-member jury pronounced her husband, Khalid Gakmakge, guilty of second-degree murder.  PREVIOUS:  Husband charged 

Youth sentence

WINNIPEG - A teen, now 18, was handed 2 years in jail after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the death of Abdul Jemai, 22, on March 16, 2011.  (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Arrest in stabbing   2nd arrest   2nd charged   Teen charged 

 

 

Investigation update

TORONTO - Abdikadir Khan's body remained in a Dixon Rd condo stairwell for at least 11 hours last weekend before anyone called for help.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:  Shooting   Fatal shooting   Victim shot in head  

Husband charged

MISSISSAUGA - Maria Rosario Avidago, 43, was stabbed inside her Mississauga home on Longford Dr. The woman’s husband, Victor Avidago, is charged with second-degree murder.  (CityNews)  MORE:  Man charged 

Victim identified

TORONTO - Benjamin Owusu Brefo died after he was shot multiple times in the Kingston Rd & Queen St E area.  Haitham Abdelwahab, 28, of Toronto was charged.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Murder a reality

Victim died from blunt force trauma

TORONTO - Blunt force trauma to the chest killed 62-year-old George Wass, the most recent victim in a series of attacks targeting the mentally ill.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Masked attacker   Man dies after assault 

Homicide

EDMONTON - The body of Myron Dakota Cutknife was found in front of a home on the Enoch Cree Nation.  PREVIOUS:  Suspicious death   Man found dead  

Victim identified

CALGARY - The body of Erick Joseph Danis, 37, of the Airdrie area was found in a field along Highway 566.    (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Body in a blanket   Body found in field

 

 

Stabbing

OTTAWA - Ben Taylor, 18, was charged in the stabbing death of Scott Ledoux, 22.  MORE:  Accused in court 

Cold case given a face

PICKERING - Durham police have created a face for an unknown woman they suspect was killed and dumped in a field decades ago.   (QMI)

 

 

Police execute search warrant

WINDSOR - Officers found the body of 46-year-old Patricia Beaulieu, of Windsor, hidden under an enclosed rear porch in the 1400-block of Lincoln Rd.  William D. Connelly, 50, of Windsor, is charged with improperly interfering with human remains. PREVIOUS:  Police seeking evidence  

Interfering

VANCOUVER - A VPD officer, who is under investigation for allegedly lying and interfering with a homicide investigation in Oak Bay dating back to 2001, is related to the prime suspect in the case.  In 2001 Owen Padmore, 31, died of head injuries apparently sustained from a fall in his mother's Oak Bay home.  (CBC)   MORE:   Cop who lied

Accountant murdered

TORONTO - The city's latest murder victim was a 49-year-old accountant.  Allan Lanteigne was found slain in his Ossington Ave home Thursday but police said it's believed he was killed a day earlier.  (QMI)  MORE:  Police probe death   Police identify victim

Drive-by

TORONTO - Toronto police said the shooting occurred near a housing complex at 4020 Dundas St W.  Shane Williams was shot in the chest and rushed to Sunnybrook hospital with life-threatening injuries.  He underwent emergency surgery but died overnight.   (CTV) 

Cold case gets colder

TORONTO - For decades, Phyllis Trayner lived under a cloud of suspicion as the nurse believed to have killed all those babies at Sick Kids.   Deputy Police Chief Tony Warr was contacted by the coroner’s office with news about a prime suspect.  Phyllis Trayner was dead. (QMI)    MORE:  Toronto Hospital Murders   

Husband accused of murder

ROXTON POND - Simon Charbonneau, 28, of Roxton Pond, was formally charged with second degree murder of his girlfriend Marie-Elyse Smith, 25.  Monday afternoon, the lifeless body of Mary-Elyse Smith, 25, was found by the responding to a call for noise. Le corps portait des traces de violence. (Granby Region)   MORE:  Spouse accused 

 

 

10 years

HALIFAX - Qian Zhang, 49, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the stabbing death of David Anthony Currie in 2011. (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea   Stabbing

Husband charged

SALMON ARM - James Douglas Phillips had been hospitalized since RCMP responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at the residence of Louise Phillips on Feb. 18.  Louise Phillips was found dead from stab wounds.

 

 

Arrest made

TORONTO - The victim was identified as Joel Waldron, 20, of Toronto.  Two young men approached Waldron and then one allegedly pulled out a gun and fired at him. Jordon Mendez, 18, and Shamaree Wilson, 19, both of Toronto, have been charged with first-degree murder.  (CityNews)

2nd degree charge

PORT ALBERNI - Darrell Wade Andow, 50, died on April 1 after being transferred to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.  Wilson James Robert, 47, was arrested at the scene after police were called by paramedics.  

Flagged as a threat

EDMONTON - Terrence Wade Saddleback, 26, was charged with manslaughter in the Feb. 12, 2011, strangulation death of Valerie Wolski, 41.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Unfit to stand trial    Manslaughter charge

Manslaughter plea

MONTREAL - Manuel Victor Martinez-Moralez, 35, came to Montreal as a migrant worker in 2010. He spent much of his wages on prostitutes but had a special enthusiasm for Marilyn Dupuis, 21.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Homicide linked

Homicide

RAWDON - The SQ has confirmed that the victim, Serge Huard, has been murdered inside the residence.  (QMI)   MORE:  Violent death  

Son charged

LITTLE GRAND RAPIDS - Officers identified the victim as John Moar, 46.  The victim's son, Trevor John Owens, 18, has been charged with second-degree murder, said RCMP.   (CTV) 

   

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