Murder Headlines 

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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) 

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)      

Driver turns himself in

VAUGHAN -  Chandrowci Basdeo, 82, of Vaughan was hit while walking along the southbound lanes of Hwy 400.  (QMI)  

Alzheimer's

Man charged

Apparent hit and run

Pedestrian killed 

3 found guilty

REGINA - Joshua Wilson, 26, Dennis Thompson, 35, and Johnathon Peepeetch, 26, were on trial for the Aug 2014 death of Shawn Roderick Douglas.   (CBC)  

 

Guilty verdict 

7 charged  

Body found  

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

15 years

VAUGHAN - David Odesho, 27, is eligible for parole after 15 years.  In June 2014 police named Odesho as the suspect in a 'targeted shooting' at a Vaughan cafe.  Sarhad Sadiq, 36, died at the scene.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Suspect turns himself in   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:    25 years   Life sentence    Sentenced    Found guilty   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

Guilty

CALGARY- A court has found Hari Pal guilty of second-degree murder in the deaths of his estranged wife Sanjula Devi, 36, and Fahmida Velji-Visram, 29, in May of 2014.  (CTV) 

Convicted

Guilty  

Convictions bittersweet  

Estranged husband charged

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)

 Charged

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

 

Charge laid

Charges

Police lay charges  

Sentenced

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

Driver pleads guilty

Survivor describes crash 

In court

Youth faces more charges

History of stolen cars

Victims identified

Indian Posse, dead son and a fatal crash

2 dead    

Victim identified

VAUGHAN - Police have identified the man who was shot dead on a plaza as Ritesh Thakur, 41, of Toronto.(CityNews)

 

Man identified

Victim was arrested on drug charges

Man gunned down nabbed in drug bust

Man was to appear in court 

Charged

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

Homicide

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

Police make arrests

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

Charged

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

ID'd

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

Home invasion death

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

1 guilty, 1 not

TORONTO - A jury found Michael Davani, 24, guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting of Andrea White.  Alwayne Bigby, 27, was found not guilty.   White was killed after gunshots were fired at the Forest Creek Pathway garage where she and friends were sitting on April 12, 2014.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Guilty and acquittal   Drive-by shooting   Rage shooting    Random act    Woman shot

Charged

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

Charges laid

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

Charged

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

Reward

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

Son charge

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

Arrest

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

Facing charges

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

Victim identified

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

Cold case charge

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

Woman charged

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

12 years

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

Arrest

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

Charged

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

Found not guilty

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

Charged

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

Identified

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

May be mistaken identity

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

Hit and run charge

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

Woman charged

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

Charged

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


Manslaughter charge

Man charged

Charged

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

 

2nd suspect charged

Woman wanted

Homicide

Stabbing victim 

 

Charged

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

2 charged

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

Hit-and-run

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

2 arrested

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

Roommate accused

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

2 accused

Homicide

Woman was murdered

Woman was killed

Guilty plea

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

2nd arrest

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

Forcible confinement

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

Convicted

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

Driver turns himself in

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

Charged man found dead

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

25 years

EDMONTON - Jayme Pasieka was sentenced  to prison with no chance of parole for 25 years for a stabbing at an Loblaws warehouse that left Fitzroy Harris, 50, and Thierno Bah, 41, dead.   (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Global Jayme Pasieka   Found guilty   Victims ID'd   Best friend 

4th person charged

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

3 years

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

Charged

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

Stabbing victim

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

Arrest

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

Victim identified

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

Guilty plea

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

5 years

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

Charged

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

Guilty plea

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

Arrests

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

ID'd

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

 

Victim confirmed by police

Police shooting

Suspect dead   

Guilty

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

Youth charged

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

Impaired charge

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

Charged

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

Charged

REGINA - Christopher Guy MacGregor, 41, has been charged with second-degree murder in the 2014 stabbing death of Marvin Bruce Sefton.   (CBC)    

Charge laid

Man charged

Charge stayed

Woman charged

Family in shock

Homicide

SQUAMISH - RCMP were called to the Cliffside Pub and found a man lying on the ground with head injuries.  The 54-year-old, identified as Clifton Mawer, died in hospital.  (News1130)   MORE:   IHIT investigating   Police probe death

Charged

MASKWACIS - RCMP have charged Tyrus Brent White, 31, with second-degree murder in the death of Dale Selmer Christensen, 52, of Wetaskiwin.   MORE:   Cab driver killed   Cab driver slain

Stabbing

SASKATOON - Police are investigating an incident outside of a bar that led to the stabbing death of Dustin Boulet, 29, and sent 2 other men to hospital.  (CBC)   MORE:   2 charged   Killed celebrating birthday    

Charges

EDMONTON - Charges of second degree murder have been laid against Richard Lacarte, 47, in connection with the March death of Demetrios Karahalios.  PREVIOUS:   Body found    Suspicious death  

Sketches released

CALGARY - Don and Roxanne Carlson were found dead in their Lake Erie Rd SE home on Feb 15, 2014.  The Homicide Unit was called in to investigate.  (CTV)

CPS

Reward

Double murder reward

2 bodies found  

Charged

JOLIETTE - Guillaume Gelinas, 22, was charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his father, Luc Gelinas, 54 and his father's partner, Julie Lemieux. 35.   (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged

2nd suspect charged

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

Charges

MONTREAL - Police have charged 1 man with second-degree murder in the death of Tricia Boisvert, and say they are now looking for a possible accomplice.  According to police, Boisvert was killed on Jan. 17 in her apartment in Little Burgundy.   (CTV)

 

Boucher turns himself in

Possible homicide

Police confirm murder  

Teen pleads guilty

TROIS-RIVIERES - A teenager at the centre of a love triangle that led to triple murder pleaded guilty to murdering  Raphaelle Boisvert and her boyfriend Jessy Chevalier, both 17, and Raphaelle's sister Roxanne, 22.    (QMI)   MORE:   Guilty plea  Teens plotted more killings   

Charged

NEWMARKET - Police tracked John Jansen, 38, to a home in Bradford and arrested him.   The double stabbing happened on the evening of Feb. 12.  One of the victims, 65-year-old Ronidy Roseborough of Newmarket, died in hospital. (City News)    MORE:  Police ID suspect

Stabbing

CALGARY - Carlton Edlund, 50, staggered into the Delta Bow Valley hotel on the 200-block of 4 Ave SE searching for help after suffering stab wounds police believe he sustained blocks away.  (QMI)  MORE:   Police investigating   Video surveillance

Charged

EDMONTON - Travis Noskiye, 22, has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 2-year-old girl a year ago.  The girl was in care of the man and his common-law wife on the Bigstone Cree Nation.  RCMP were called on Feb. 13, 2013, to assist with an unresponsive child. 

Prison sentence

REGINA -  Tammy Goforth was sentenced for second-degree murder to life in prison with eligibility of parole after 17 years.  Her husband Kevin Goforth, found guilty of manslaughter, was sentenced to 15 years and with credits will spend 14 years in prison.  (Global)  MORE:   Guardians sentenced     Found guilty   Jury finds guilty   Couple face charges   

New trial ordered

BRAMPTON - Ontario’s top court has ordered a new trial for Jamal Johnson, a man convicted of first-degree murder for his part in the failed robbery and fatal stabbing of Akila Badhanage, 16, in Sept 2007.(Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   3 convicted   Charges in stabbing   Charges laid   'Outstanding' son   16-year-old murdered

Charged

MONTREAL - Roody Louis, 31, has been charged with first-degree murder following the weekend murder of a 48-year-old man.  Police say Louis attacked a man near St Dominique St and De Maisonneuve Blvd, stabbing and killing him.   (CTV)    PREVIOUS:   Stabbing 

Charged

COLD LAKE - RCMP have arrested Brent Janvier, 30, and charged him with second-degree murder in the death of Justin Alexander Janvier, 18, on Saturday.  Both men are from the Cold Lake First Nation.    

Victim remembered

FREDERICTON - Christian Grueso Salas, 24,  was found by police after they were called to Angelview Court on Feb 16 at about 2am.   (CBC)

Identified

WINNIPEG - Joshua Bentley, 18, died after an assault involving a 20-year-old man around 11:30pm.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Homicide  

4 years

SMITHERS - Kelly Andrew Johnson pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of Francis George Namox.  (Smithers Interior News)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Victim ID'd     

Victim identified

OTTAWA - Family have identified the victim of a fatal hit-and-run as Yvonne Hendrikx.  Police are still looking for the driver of the transport truck. (CTV)  MORE:   Hit-and-run victim  

Charged

NIAGARA FALLS - Police said Terri Nichols, 51, was charged following an investigation into a single-car crash.  Gordon Hall, 33, was ejected from a Buick Allure when it crashed. (QMI)    MORE:   Murder charge   Murder charges in fatal collision   Woman faces murder charge

Youth arrested

MASKWACIS - RCMP said an autopsy determined Jacob Soosay, 20, was fatally shot - and his death appeared to be gang related.  A 16-year-old boy from the Samson Cree Nation has been arrested.  (CTV)  MORE:    Murder charge   Man killed 

 Shooting

TORONTO - Police say Hung Pham, 27, was found seated in a car at 10:30pm Sunday on Bisset Ave near Hargrove Lane, suffering from obvious gunshot wounds. (CTV) MORE:   Victim identified 

Canadian couple found dead 

AJIJIC - Edward Kular, 84, and Nina Discombe, 72, were found dead by their gardener in a pool of blood in the living room of their home.   (CTV)  MORE:  Couple slain in own home  

Stabbing victim succumbs

TORONTO - Matthew Archibald, 40, was stabbed inside the building on Dawes Rd just before midnight on Jan 20.  Andrew Jackson, 30, was charged.  (CP24)   MORE:   Victim succumbs   Victim identified 

 Father charged

TORONTO - Evangeline Adotey, 6, was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.  Jason Adotey, 35, is charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder.  (CBC)   MORE:    Father charged   Man charged 

Charged

HALIFAX - Blake Leggette, 25, and Victoria Henneberry, 28, were charged after Loretta Saunders' body was found.  Police allege the 26-year-old woman was at a Halifax apartment she once shared with the 2 accused.(CP) 

 

2 accused

Murder charges laid

Body found

Body found

Murder

TORONTO - An elderly man who died in a 10 Jeffton Crescent house fire was murdered.  John Aguiar, 87, and Avelino Aguiar, 55, both died.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Fire that killed father was set by son   Murder-suicide suspected   House fire deaths   

Pilot pleads guilty

CHILLIWACK -  William Jon Orders pleaded guilty to criminal negligence causing the death of 28-year-old Lenami Godinez-Avila, who fell from Orders' hang-glider shortly after takeoff above BC's Fraser Valley on April 28, 2012.  (CP) 

Guilty plea

GATINEAU - Amanda Trottier and Travis Votour were found dead in Jan 2014.  Police charged Sonia Vilon, Rene Samson-Vonrichter and Ronald Junior Brazeau.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Arrests   2nd suspect arrested   Accused   Suspect   Homicides   Double homicide 

Victim identified

TORONTO - Officers got a call just before 2am about the shooting on Scarlettwood Court.  Police have identified him as Colin Mohamed, 31.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Police identify victim    Man dies in hospital  

Charges

KELOWNA - RCMP have arrested Steven Randy Pirko, 24, in connection with the Jan 25, 2014 homicide of Christopher Michael Ausman, 32.  (CBC)  MORE:   Charged   Man charged   Suspicious death   Man found dead   Body found   Man found dead    

Suspect surrenders

HOLLYWOOD - An arrest warrant had been issued for Twane Dobard after in the death of  Canadian Domenico Perruccio, 58, in Hollywood, Fla.  (CBC)   MORE:   Canadian tourist stabbed 

Arrest

HIGH LEVEL - Investigators have charged Kevin Manfredo Munoz-Avilez, 31, with second degree murder in the death of 21-year old Fort Vermillion man.    MORE: Stabbing

2 charged

TORONTO - The victim, Osman Awad, 24, died in hospital.  Police determined he was assaulted by 2 men and they arrested Joey Dionne, 20, and Justine Dionne, 19.  (CityNews)  MORE:   Brothers charged   Victim dies

Shot at party

DRIFTPILE RIVER - Officers found Dallas Belcourt, 14, suffering from a gunshot wound and a man with lacerations to his hand and head.  Blake Francis Giroux, 21, has been charged with second-degree murder and aggravated assault.   PREVIOUS:    Shooting

Identified

HAMILTON - Margaret Elizabeth Steer, 56, was stabbed to death at 00 MacNab St N.  Karen Flynn, 43, is charged with second-degree murder and assault with a weapon.  (Spectator)  MORE:   Identified   Woman charged     Woman stabbed

4th death

ST-ISIDORE -  Nancy Samson, 44, and Benoit Daigle, 39, were killed outside their home in Ste-Croix-de-Lotbiniere.  Clues at the scene prompted police to the home of Samson's ex-husband.  That's where police found the body of Medora Godin, 13, along with the unconscious forms of Martin Godin, 54, and Beatrice Godin, 11.  (CTV)  

 

Girl dies of injuries
Suspect dies
Raging father
3 dead

2nd man arrested

TORONTO - A second arrest has been made in connection to a double homicide that claimed the lives of 2 teenagers in 2014.  Premier Hoang, 18 and Brenda Pathammavong, 16, were found fatally shot inside a car near 172 Centre St E on Jan 8, 2014.  Timothy Doug-Hyun Lee, 24, of Mississauga was arrested on May 2015 and charged.  Kevin Khang Pham was arrested Nov 18 on a Canada-wide warrant.  (Global)

2nd suspect charged

Man charged

Charges

Charges in double murder

Victims identified

Police identify victims

Shooting victims identified

2 dead

Shooting 

Identified

THUNDER BAY - Priscilla Thomas, 38, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jeffrey Munroe, 35.   (CBC)  MORE:   Murder charge  

Police charge man 

DISCOVERY BAY - Jamaican police have charged Omar Pollack, 29, with murder in connection to the death of Shirley Lewis-McFarlane.    (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Canadian murdered   Woman slain  

Identified

HAMILTON - Police have identified the 23-year-old man who was shot in the head on New Year's Day as Marley Rowe.   (CBC)   MORE:   Victim I'd   Gunned down at party   Murder   Homicide

Arrest

WINNIPEG - Leanne May Henderson, 31, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Keith George McFee.  (QMI)   MORE:   Homicide   Victim identified 

Remains found

CAPE BRETON - Michelle Demers-Kennedy, 58, was reported missing on May 12, 2013.  Michelle's son, Merlin Demers-Kennedy, pleaded guilty to manslaughter.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea   Son charged   Son charged    Man arrested    

Canadian murdered

GUATEMALA - Police in Belize have confirmed that a body found in Guatemala is that of Brian Townsend, who lived in the Central American country of Belize for the last 9 years doing missionary work.  (CP)  MORE:   Missing man confirmed dead 

Man charged

ATIKAMEG - RCMP and paramedics were called to a home in Whitefish River at about 12:30pm, after a 21-year-old man was found by family members.  Lucky Darren Thunder, 19, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)   

Confession

EDMONTON - In the cellar of a bungalow near 128 Ave and 72 St, police discovered the body of William Joseph Maclean, 71.  Aaron Kohler, 32, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:   Son charged    Suspicious death   Investigating

NCR

HALIFAX - Glen Race, who was at the centre of an international manhunt after killing 3 men, has been found not criminally responsible for killing Michael Knott and Trevor Brewster in May 2007.  (CBC)  

Found not criminally responsible

Guilty plea to 2 murders

Race pleads guilty

'Unspeakable sorrow'

NCR debate

Guilty in US, but not in Canada

Charged

CASTOR - Jason Klaus has been charged in the deaths of his parents and sister.  The remains of Gordon Klaus, 61, and his daughter Monica Klaus, 40, were found in the rubble of a burnt-out house on Dec. 8, 2013.   The body of Sandra Klaus, 62, was never found.   Joshua Frank, 29, is charged with 3 counts of murder.  (CBC)

 

Arrests made

House explodes

Divers find 'very significant' evidence

Son feels treated like a suspect

2 identified as deceased

Looking for clues

LAVAL - Officers found the bullet-riddled body of Roger Valiquette Jr. in the parking lot of a rotisserie restaurant.   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Mafia shooting   Shooting linked to OC   Mafia    

Twins found guilty

EDMONTON - Twin brothers got two different verdicts in the trail of a teen strangled to death, but both were convicted of the strangulation slaying of student Emmanuel Amoah, 19.   (QMI)    

Shooting

HAMILTON - 2 groups of men got into a fight outside Viva La Pita.  1 member pulled out a hand gun and shot Tyler Johnson, 30.  (CHCH)   MORE:   Victim named   Victim shot

Charged

SUCKER RIVER - Ricky Jonathan Ross, 27, has been charged with murder in the death of Jodi Clarissa Roberts.   (CBC)   MORE:   Arrest made   Charged laid

Charged

EDMONTON - Officers were called to a home in the area of 25 Ave and 46 A St at about 4am, after gunshots were reportedly heard.  Police have identified the victim as Nicholas Kyriacou, 23.  Mohamed Hassan Sheikh Ahmed, 28, has been charged.  (CTV) 

2nd suspect charged

EDMONTON - Police have charged Stanley Vincent James Shawyer, 36, with first degree murder in the death of 28-year old Philipp Woehrle in May, 2012.  Thaven Gardiner, 38, was earlier charged with first degree murder.  MORE:   2nd person charged   Arrested   Charged    

Arrest

KITCHENER - The man charged with first degree murder in the death of Erin Howlett, 28, has been identified as Michael Ball, 22, of Kitchener.   (CBC)  MORE:   Charged   More than 30 charges   Foul play

Charge stayed

MONTREAL - Michael Gero plead guilty to 2 firearms-related charges.  Gero was accused of killing his girlfriend Sherri Thomas, 19, on Nov 19, 2013.   (CBC)   MORE:   Prosecutor halts trial     Charged   Charged

3 charged

TORONTO - Jermaine Dunkley, 30, Reshane Hayles-Wilson, 25, and  Sheldon Tingle, 34, have been charged in connection with the targeted killing of Neeko Mitchell, 25, outside of the North Kipling Community Centre on Nov 24, 2013.     (Global) 

Charged 

Gang leader charged

Suspects

3 suspects caught on video

Victim ID'd

Police ID man

Friends mourn

Police identify victim

Shooting

Beating death

WINNIPEG - Patrick Jeremy Hill, 25, has been charged in the death of  Stacy Ralph Barkman, 39.   (CBC)   MORE:   Charged laid

Victim identified

HAMILTON - The victim is Jiali Zhang, 40.  Dalibor Klaric, 35, of Stoney Creek, faces a first-degree murder charge.   (CBC) PREVIOUS:   Charged   Blunt force trauma

Evidence goes missing

GOOSE BAY - Thomas Michel has seen the charges withdrawn because a key piece of evidence - the baby's brain - can no longer be found.  He was charged in Nov 2013 with murder in the death of his son, Matthew Rich.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Father charged 

Charged

EDMONTON - EPS have charged Harold Donald Papin, 23, with the stabbing death of Harvey Rob Frenchman, 20.   MORE:   Man charged  

Murder

MONTREAL - Mathieu Vallée, 30, was shot in the alley near his home on Oct. 7.  The shooting took place in an alley between St Andre St and De Mentana St.  (Coolopolis)   MORE:   Shooting   Shooting

Charged with manslaughter

TORONTO - Police identified the victim as Toronto man Yassin Obsien, 31.  Investigators charged Jeffrey Mark, 40, from Courtice, ON with manslaughter.   (Toronto Star) MORE:   Manslaughter 

Manslaughter charge

WINNIPEG - Christopher Paul Maier, a 42-year-old Winnipeg resident, died in hospital after he was found critically injured outside the Royal Albert Arms Hotel.  Adam John Perrier, 33, faces other charges that include break and enter and forcible confinement.  (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect charged 

Charges 

REGINA - Officers were sent to the 700-block of Athol St in the Washington Park area at around 3am in response to a report of 2 females fighting in the street.  Cassandra Joan Desjarlais, 24, was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.  The accused is Brianna Joyce Wesaquate, 29.  (CBC)

Victim just out of prison

MONTREAL - Patrick Rivet, 45, was shot to death late on the night of Sept. 12, apparently while seated inside a van in the parking lot of Place Versailles

Shooting

Fatal shooting

Murder 

Inquest

PRINCE ALBERT -  John Bob Glen Custer was 19 when he was found dead in his cell at the Prince Albert Correctional Centre on Nov. 24, 2013.  He was being held on remand in connection with the death of Heather Ballantyne, 40, from Pelican Narrows.  (CBC) 

 

Inmate's suicide

Accused dies in jail

Man charged

Man charged in strangulation death of aunt

Murder charge

Senior killed

TORONTO - Francisco DaSilva, 87, was pronounced dead at the scene.  His roommate, Francesco Greco, 81, is charged with second-degree murder.   (QMI)   MORE:   Nursing home homicide   Roommate charged 

New trial ordered

OTTAWA - Leighton Hay was convicted of the first-degree murder of Colin Moore, 51.  Moore was shot and killed in July 2002 at a Toronto nightclub where he was hosting a monthly fundraiser.  (CP) JUDGMENT:   2013 SCC 61   Widow marks 10th year

Charged

WINNIPEG - Police identified the victim as Gary Nathan Houle, 23, of Winnipeg.  Jerry Samuel William Francois, 26, of Winnipeg faces a charge for manslaughter.  (CTV)   MORE:   Fight death

Psych evaluation

WOODSTOCK, NB - Kyle Edmund Scott, 19, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Sarah Kennedy. (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Man facing charge   Man charged 

Arrest

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU - Chao Peng, 25, was attacked around 10am Saturday morning on Mercier St.. The victim succumbed to his injuries later in hospital.   (CTV)   MORE:   Suspect arrested  

Hit-and-run

GRANDE PRAIRIE - Cassidy Dietrich, 16, was taken to hospital but died.  The southbound 2012 Chevrolet Silverado that hit the teen fled the scene but was later located abandoned.  (CTV)   MORE:   Teen killed 

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