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

Father sentenced

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

Remains recovered

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

Impaired driving

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

Bus driver charged

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


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

Fight death

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


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

Pacemaker proved innocence

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

Missing now a homicide

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

Charges stayed

CALGARY - Brando Walker was killed in March 2015.  4 people were charged in connection with his death.  Jamison Childress was killed by US authorities while attempting to cross the border into Washington.  2 other suspects, including one who was underage at the time, pleaded guilty in the case and are serving their sentences in the community. A judge has ruled that proceedings cannot continue against the fourth suspect, Dylan Cameron, because of a Jordan application.  (CTV)


Shooting justified

Killed by US border agent 

Police name man shot dead

Border guard shooting

Victim identified

Death ruled a homicide 



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

Found not criminally responsible

Double homicide charges


Murder charges

Murder charges laid

What happened in McDonald's

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


Security guard wouldn't be charged

This is police state stuff      

Complicated case

Victims had been drinking

1 identified

Off duty guard kills 2

Shooting leaves 2 dead  

Hit and run arrest

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


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

Another 7+ months

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

Victim identified

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


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

Sketches released 

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

Guilty plea

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


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

Victim ID'd

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

Charges laid    

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

5 years

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

Bullet riddled body

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


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


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


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

Charges laid

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


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


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


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

Death treated as homicide

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

Suspect charged

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

Investigation concludes

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

2 charged

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

Released from custody days before

Gang member shot

Gang member shot

Gang member

Known to police   


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


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

Charges laid

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


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

4 years

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

Hit-and-run charge

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


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

Found not guilty

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

Jail for in care death

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


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

Mom guilty

CALGARY - Mother Tamara Lovett, who treated her son Ryan, 7, with holistic remedies before he died of a strep infection, has been found guilty of criminal negligence causing death.  (CP)    MORE:   Guilty of negligence   3 years

Guilty plea

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

Senior faces murder charges

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

Charge upgraded

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

Victim ID'd 

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

Vehicle recovered



Fatal shooting  

Murder investigation

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


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


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

Manslaughter by minivan

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

Adult sentence

REGINA - Skylar Prockner got no parole for 10 years after pleading guilty to first-degree murder in the Jan 2015 death of Hannah Leflar.  (PostMedia)  MORE:   Youth publication ban lifted   Deeply disturbed   Guilty plea   1 youth pleads guilty    Funeral for victim 

Victim identified

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

Missing man now homicide

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

5 suspects sought

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

Homicide suspects

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


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

10 years

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

10 years

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

Youth charged

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



1 dead, 2 injured  

2 women sentenced

CALGARY - Justice Robert Hall sentenced Kristy Redgun, 20, to 5 1/2 years and Allison Oldwoman, 22, to 3 1/2 years for manslaughter in the death of Tak Tei Lawrence Leung.   PREVIOUS:   Killed protecting girlfriend   RCMP investigate 


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

2 arrested

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


THUNDER BAY - Daniel Debassige and Monica Spence were both sentenced for their roles in the murder of Richard Spence in Dec 2014.  Debassige was sentenced to prison with no possibility of parole for 10 years.  Monica Spence received a sentence of 5 years.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   2nd person charged   2nd suspect charged   Identified     

Prosecutor won't prosecute

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

Inquiry results released

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

Not guilty

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

Somali community saddened  

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


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

3 years

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


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

15 years

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

No shooting charge yet

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


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

Body ID'd

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


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


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

Warrant issued

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

Man charged

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

Victim identified

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

Hit-and-run victim dies

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


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

Hit-and-run victim dies

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

Overdose found to be murder

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

Victim ID'd

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


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

2 charged

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


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


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

2 accused

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

2 men charged

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

30 years

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

Apparent murder-suicide

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

Victim identified

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

Manslaughter charge

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


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

10 years

ANAHIM LAKE - Andrew Jongbloets, 28, was found guilty of manslaughter in the Boxing Day 2014 deaths of Matthew Anthony Hennigar, 23, and Kalvin Andy, 22.  Jongbloets, who was initially charged with 2 counts of second-degree murder, entered into a plan with Everett O'Reilly, who is being tried separately on first-degree murder charges, to steal some guns from Hennigar.  Christian Craciun and Serena Rhem, two other co-accused who were tried along with Jongbloets, were acquitted.  (Vancouver Province)  1 convicted, 2 cleared, 2 have charges dropped   6 charged   2 dead   

No connection found

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


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


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

Victim identified

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


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

Son charged

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

Person in custody

Son accused

Man found dead

Suspicious death

1 arrested    

Admitting to killings

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

More charges


Family member charged

Man charged

3rd body found

Man in custody 


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

Victim identified

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


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




Sharp force trauma


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

No charges

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

OPP to lead security probe

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

2014 shooting at Parliament Hill  

Security 'highly inadequate'

Independent investigation into the death of Michael Zahaf-Bibeau

OPP review & recommendations

Crowds gather for funeral   

RCMP missed chance to stop gunman

Shooting threw police into chaos

Thwarting attack all bravery and luck

Stroller mom speaks

Nathan Cirillo

Media spin doesn't reflect reality

Quit calling these guys terrorists    

RCMP statement about shootings

Ideology or pathology

You gotta be careful 

1 minute video

Video left by shooter

Shooting not terrorism  

Soldier run down

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


Martin Rouleau

Suspected terror attack

Linked to terrorist ideology

Can't prevent attacks

Aspiring IS fighter  

Death deemed homicide

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

Charged in stabbing

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

Murder suicide

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

Infant's death a homicide

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


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


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

Pregnant woman found dead

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


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

Found dead

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


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


EDMONTON - Timothy Crowe, 34, faces charges of second-degree murder in the death of David Labelle, 30, who was shot on Nov 22, 2014.   Crowe was charged in March with second-degree murder in the March 6, 2017 death of Kristi Schienmann,  30.   (CBC)



Charged with another murder

Victim had criminal record


Schienmann murder

Man charged

Man charged

Suspicious death

Suspicious death


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

Police identify victim

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


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

Guilty pleas

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

Apparent homicide

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

Accused found dead

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

2nd arrest

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

New trial ordered

TORONTO - Philip Grandine was accused of serving his wife, Karissa Grandine, a banana smoothie laced with sedatives, causing her to drown in the couple's bathtub in Oct 2011.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:    New trial   15 years   Guilty of manslaughter    Guilty 


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

Arrest in cold cases

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

Guilty of criminal negligence

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

Suspect turns himself in

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

Father witnessed killing

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


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

Death now suspicious

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

7 years

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

Son charged

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

Hit-and-run charge

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


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

3 years for landlord 

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

Victim ID'd

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


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


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

Teen charged

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


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

Suspicious death

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


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


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


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

2 charged

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

Fine, driving ban

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

Family vigilante sentenced

HAMILTON - Jonathan Robles, 37, will serve 12 years in prison for fatally stabbing his sexually abusive and violent father (Tony Robles, 66), to protect his own young family.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:    Son charged    Man charged   


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

Man charged

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


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

Manslaughter case stayed

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

Hit-and-run driver charged

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

Man released

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


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

Impaired charge

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


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



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

Homicide taking over

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

3 arrested

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


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


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


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


Covered-up murder-suicide?  

Guilty plea

CALGARY - Jean Havyarimana, who admitted he was involved in the killing of Maqsood Ahmed, pleaded guilty to and was sentenced for a charge of manslaughter.  He will spend 9 years in jail for his part in the murder.  In Oct 2014, Ahmed was leaving his store on Westwinds Drive NE when he was attacked, robbed and fatally stabbed by a group of 3 men.  (CBC)  

Trio to be tried

3rd man was already in custody

2nd suspect turns himself in

1 man charged

Maqsood Ahmed

Man dies



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

Found guilty

WINNIPEG - A judge has determined that a woman secretly delivered 6 babies at or near full term and stashed their remains in a U-Haul storage locker.  Provincial court Judge convicted Andrea Giesbrecht on 6 counts of concealing the body of a dead child.   (CP)   MORE:   8+ years   Guilty   Guilty   Woman charged   Woman charged   Dead babies      

Woman found dead

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


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

Murders - suicide

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


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

Victim ID'd

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

Victim identified

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


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

Meth kingpin

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

Victim identified

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

Hit-and-run arrest

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

Dementia death

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

Victim ID'd

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

Warrant issued

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

Facing charges

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

Homicides in Canada 2013

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

Victim ID'd

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

5 years

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


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


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

3 dead in shooting

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

Gunned down

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


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


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


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


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

Guilty plea

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


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

Guilty plea

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

Accused named

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


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

Plea deal

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

Domestic homicide

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


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

Man arrested

Arrest made

Woman killed



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


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


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

Husband charged

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

Guilty plea

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


GRANDE PRAIRIE - Nicholas Richard Harris, 35, has been charged in the shooting death of John William Rock, 28. (Sun Media)   MORE:   Charged  Identified   Identified   Man shot


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


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

Victim identified

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


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

2 charged

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

Mistrial declared

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

Son charged

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


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

9 years

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

Victim ID'd

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

2 suspects sought

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

Arrest made

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

Husband and wife found dead

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


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


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

Arrest made


5 sought

2 more persons of interest

Victims identified

Overcome with grief

Wrong place at the wrong time

Hunt for suspects   


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

Suspect turns himself in

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


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

Victim ID'd

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

2nd person charged

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

Guilty plea

TORONTO - A woman who babysat toddler Ja'zara Garrison-Downey has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the little girl's 2014 death.  The babysitter identity is protected because she was a minor at the time of the crime.   (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:    Babysitter charged   Teen babysitter charged   Babysitter charged 


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

Adult sentence

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

Victim ID'd

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

1 charged

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

Murder charge

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


House fire to cover-up murder

Homicide confirmed

Suspect turns himself in

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

Suspicious death

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


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

Victim identified

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


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


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

Persons of interest

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

Street racing death

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

Charges upgraded

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


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

 Woman an innocent bystander

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


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

Manslaughter charge

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

Victim ID'd

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

Avenged sister's death

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

Time served

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

Vigil held

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


Father of 5

Witnesses reluctant

Man stabbed  

Not guilty

WINNIPEG - A jury has found Raymond Cormier, 56, not guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine.  Tina's body was found in Winnipeg's Red River, wrapped in a duvet cover and weighed down with rocks, on Aug 17, 2014. She was 15. Cormier was charged on Dec 8, 2015.   (CBC)

Not guilty  

Found not guilty

Very thin case

Acquittal sparks reaction

Calls for change

Not guilty


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


WINNIPEG - Helder Serpa, 57, was walking home in the area when he was confronted.  Matthew James Sellner, 35, is facing second degree murder.  (Metro) 



 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. 


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


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 


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)  

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