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Police uncover explosives

BARRIE - Police have charged Donald Feldhoff, 54, in connection with the 1978 murder of Michael Traynor.  Charged with being an accessory after the fact is Feldhoff’s 75-year-old father, William Feldhoff.  (Toronto Star)  

More explosives found

Inside the bomb house

Brother relives a nightmare

Police evacuate homes

Dad and son tied to cold case

Dad, son charged

Suspects' property a fortress  

Hit-and-run

BRAMPTON - Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver after Joginder Singh, 80, was struck and killed in Brampton.  The man was struck at about 4am as he was walking on Timberlane Drive.   (CBC)   MORE:  Driver sought   Hit and run

Son charged

WINDSOR - Police said Jason Coffey, 40, was arraigned and is being held in custody.  His mother, Florence Coffey, 63, was found dead in her bedroom Friday morning by her husband Jack at their 564 Oak Ave house.  (Windsor Star)   MORE:  Son charged  

Autopsy results challenged

PHUKET - Coroner Renee Roussel said the concentration of the chemical DEET in the sisters' systems wasn't enough to be fatal.  That contradicts the conclusion of Thai authorities, who performed post-mortems on the bodies of Noemi Belanger, 25, and Audrey Belanger, 20, after the sisters were found on June 15.   (CBC) 

 

Insecticide blamed

Deaths likely not murder

Sisters found dead 

Women found dead

 

9 years

SASKATOON - Shelby Pinnell has been sentenced to 9 years in prison for the 2012 killing of Mervin McAdam, 22.  McAdam was found in a dumpster Feb 26, 2012. He had been beaten and strangled, and then the dumpster was set on fire.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Identified   Gruesome discovery

 'Nameless' a random killing

EDMONTON - The random killing of a 16-year-old girl stabbed in the neck during a home break-in is a "senseless act of violence," says an Edmonton cop.  She can't be named under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.  (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   'Nameless' girl murdered   'Nameless' murdered during B&E

Children were alive

WARWICK - Lindsey Brillant-Marcoux, 13,  and his sister Karen, 11, had fatal levels of carbon monoxide in their systems and showed signs of smoke inhalation, the coroner found.  (CBC)  MORE:  Double murder-suicide   3 dead   Family drama

Police confirm murder-suicide

HALIFAX - Police in Halifax have confirmed a shooting that left 2 people dead in Lake Echo, NS was a murder-suicide.  Sources say they were Denise and Bryce Joudrey.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Family discord   Murder-suicide 

Arrest made

WINNIPEG - Derrick Mark Sanderson, 22, is charged in connection with the stabbing death of Cheri Lynn Richard.  Richard, 20, was stabbed Sunday while she was in the 500-block of Furby St.   (CBC)   MORE:  Suspect charged   Victim had 'big heart'   'She died in front of me'

Suspect turns himself in

VAUGHAN - Nema Mansouri, the suspect in a fatal stabbing, has turned himself in to police.  Two men were stabbed, one fatally, on Colombo Crescent.  Muzaffar Goraya, 22, was pronounced dead at hospital.    PREVIOUS:  Double stabbing   Police searching for suspect

Body ID'd

WINNIPEG - A body found just north of Selkirk was that of Corey Donald Williams, 25.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Human remains  Suspicious death

Man charged

SASKATOON - Police have charged Aaron Daniel Pittner, 24, with criminal negligence causing death.  Daniel Shepherdson, 60, died after a fire broke out in January.  (CTV)

Inmate death

VANCOUVER - IHIT has been called in to investigate the death of an inmate in his cell at a BC jail.  David William Brodrick, 44, was found in medical distress at North Fraser Pretrial Centre.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  (CTV)  MORE:  Inmate identified 

Canadian found dead

JACO - Serge Gravel, 60, was found dead in a room he was renting on the West Coast of Costa Rica. He reportedly had 3 bullet wounds in his chest.   The family said that Costa Rican authorities think Gravel committed suicide.  (QMI)   MORE:  Police investigate

Man charged

HAMILTON - Greg Dalley, 25, has been charged in the death of the toddler he was babysitting.  2-year-old Noah Keizer was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

Victim identified

MONTREAL - Walter Ricardo Gutierrez, 60, fell on hard times after serving a 10-year prison term related to 3 drug trafficking cases brought against him in 1994.   MORE:   Linked to OC   Rizzuto soldier killed   Shooting

Trucker turns himself in

BEAMSVILLE - Daljinder Singh Sandhu turned himself in to its Burlington detachment.  An 11-year-old boy was killed and 8 others were hurt in a crash on the Toronto-bound QEW.   PREVIOUS:   Truck found   Grieving family faces conundrum   Boy killed, 8 injured 

Suspicious death probe

SAINT JOHN - Police are treating the death of a young psychiatric patient at the Saint John Regional Hospital in February as a homicide  Serena Perry, 22, was found dead in the hospital's amphitheatre on Valentine's Day.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:  Patient identified   Silence is not golden    

Youth charged

REGINA - A 16-year-old male is facing a second-degree murder charge in the death of Derrick Justin Amyotte.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Youth charged

Rewards for info

OTTAWA - Police have announced they will reward $50,000 to each person who provides information leading to the arrests of unsolved homicides.  (CTV)   MORE:  OPS rewards

6 years

WINNIPEG - Dillyn Friesen, 22, pleaded guilty to a 'one-punch manslaughter' that claimed the life of Lothar Krieg, 58, on July 7, 2012.  (Sun Media)   PREVIOUS:   Manslaughter charge    Assault victim dies

Driver sentenced

DRUMMONDVILLE - Jessyca Gauthier, 20, plead guilty to a charge of dangerous driving causing death, after her friend Gabrielle Dionne, 17, died in a car surfing session on July 27, 2009.  (CTV)

Victim identified

ALLISTON - The victim has been identified by family and friends as 24-year-old Steven Bernard Garnier. Police arrested a 17-year-old Essa Township girl and charged her.  (Simcoe)   PREVIOUS:  Girl charged  

Victim identified

MISSISSAUGA - Officers were called to Brandon Gate Dr  just after 2am Sunday.  When they arrived the found the victim, Dennis Alexander, suffering from a gunshot wound.     PREVIOUS:  Shooting

Reward for tips

HALIFAX - The province is offering a cash reward of up to $150,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in homicide investigations.  (CTV)  MORE:  Rewards for major unsolved crimes

Woman admits killing

TORONTO - Maritza Velazquez, 47, pleaded guilty to manslaughter.  Dennis Brown, a divorced 56-year-old father of two was found dead in October 2010 in his home on Munro Ave.  (Toronto Star) 

Screams went unreported

MONTREAL - Catherine Deboucherville, 44, screamed sporadically for more than 30 minutes in her LaSalle home and not one of her neighbours called the police. Police arrested her husband, Ahmad Nehme, 48, at the scene. (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Charged   Husband in custody

Woman charged

HALIFAX - Barbara Elizabeth Marshall was arrested in connection with the death of Ben Hare, 26.  Hare was found dead outside an apartment building on Lyman St in Truro on July 8, 2010.  Dustan Preeper, 24, is also facing a charge of second-degree murder in Hare’s death.  (CTV) 

Charged

ST CATHARINES - Firefighters were called to a home on East Hampton Road around 6pm, and they found a body in the basement apartment  Police have identified the victim as Madeline Hood, 19, of St. Catharines.  Cassell Farnsworth has been charged with first-degree murder and arson.  MORE:  Homicide

Psych patient charged

MONTREAL - Idelson Guerrier, 33, was charged  after Gaetan Senecal, 69, and Claude Courtmanche, 77, were found dead in the psychiatric wing of Notre-Dame hospital, 5 days apart in June 2012.   PREVIOUS:   Hospital criticized   Hospital defends security   Killer slipped through our fingers   Patient evaluations questioned

Victim identified

TORONTO - Abdulle Elmi, 25, of Toronto, succumbed to multiple gunshot wounds to the torso according to findings of a post-mortem examination.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:  Somali-Canadian shot   Shooting  

Guilty

MIDLAND - Andrew Mixemong, 59, died of his injuries following the 2012 beating behind Dino's deli.  Jessy Herlichka was convicted of second-degree murder. His co-accused, Paul McClung, was convicted of manslaughter.  (CBC)   MORE:   Guilty verdict   Guilty verdicts   Beating death   Investigation 

Guilty

WOODSTOCK - Bonita Purtill has been convicted of 6 charges after she drove drunk in the Oct. 13, 2008 death of Alexander Fleming, a 4-month-old boy.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:  Final arguments, different stories

Victims identified

HAY RIVER - Benedict Corrigal, 53, has been charged with 2 counts of first degree murder.  The victims have been identified as Garfield McPherson and Carol Doris Buggins.  (CBC)   MORE: Violent relationship

Sentenced

PORT AUX BASQUES - Morgan Taylor, 49, was behind the wheel of a car that killed Chris Farrell, 22, while he was walking along High St in Port aux Basques.    (CBC)   

Charges

SHAMATTAWA - Officers found Lawrence Moses Redhead, 51, dead around 6:30am Friday.  Reynold John Neepin, 35, has been charged with manslaughter. (CTV) 

Acquittal stuns

WINNIPEG - He admits fleeing the scene of a deadly crash he caused. He doesn't deny speeding in his Jaguar.   Roland Artimowich, 38, was acquitted.  Odette Dequier, 46, was killed in Nov 2008 in a crash on Highway 3 near Oak Bluff.  (Winnipeg Free Press)   PREVIOUS:  Hit-and-run charges

Found guilty

WINNIPEG - A jury has convicted Treyvonne Willis of first degree murder.  Willis confessed to police that he stabbed Kaila Tran 33 times in a St Vital parking lot June 20, 2012.  (CTV)   MORE:   Guilty   Murder-for-hire   Guilty   Murder charges against boyfriend stayed   Boyfriend arrested   Search for suspect   Targeted attack    

Guilty verdict

HALIFAX - Ashiqur Rahman has been found guilty of manslaughter.  Aurora Breakthrough was 7 weeks old when she died at the IWK Health Centre in July 2009.  The child's mother, Jane Gomes, received a conditional discharge after pleading guilty to a charge of failing to provide the necessities of life.  (CBC)   MORE:   6.5 years    'Shattered on the inside'  Mother testifies  

Manslaughter charges

OTTAWA - OPP have charged the owners of Angry Beaver Bar and Grill with manslaughter after a fatal head on crash in February.  While bar owners David Stoll and Philip Sztejnmiler were not the ones behind the wheel, they are accused of over-serving a patron who was.  Both drivers, Korin Howes, 23, and Shaina Harrison, 23, of Oshawa, were pronounced dead at the scene.  (CTV)  

History of violence

TORONTO - The accused killer in a gangland-style attack in Little Italy  is “just a middle-class kid from Stouffville,” his lawyer says.  Dean Michael Wiwchar’s record says otherwise.  (Toronto Star)  

 

Accused 'absolutely shocked'

Shootings part of urban fabric

   

Body ID'd

BLAINVILLE - The deceased was Linda Bonette, a 50-year-old Blainville resident.   (Global)   MORE:   Command post

Investigation intensifies

Burnt victim

Body in burnt car

Bound body discovered

Man charged

LA RONGE - Henry Friesen, 28, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with a homicide on the Lac La Ronge First Nation.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Homicide 

Murder charge

WALPOLE ISLAND - A 20-year-old man faces a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Clifford Lincoln Riley. Naanan Mackenzie was remanded in custody.    (London Free Press) 

4 arrested

PRINCE GEORGE - Lyle William Baker, 42, Kevin Roy Zaporoski, 47, Bradley Douglas Barr, 35, and Dustin Allen Lindgren, 26, all face charges in relation to the death of Jordan Christian Reno, 22.  (Prince George Citizen)    MORE:   5 arrested

Victim identified

BOSTON BAR - The homicide victim discovered during has been identified as Bradley Dean Ross, 25.   PREVIOUS:  Man dies

2 more years

WHITEHORSE - Yukon convicted killer Christina Asp was sentenced to two years in jail Friday for refusing to testify in the Norman Larue trial. The judge said her refusal was deserving of serious consequences as it strikes at the heart of the justice system.  (CBC)  

Guilty

History of violence

15 years

15 years

Guilty

Convicted

Trial wraps up

Charges

WINNIPEG - On January 4, RCMP were called to a head-on collision near Sanford.  A 64-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, while two women, age 20 and 21, died later in hospital.  RCMP said the driver of the Sebring, Clarke Gordon Harding, 31, of Winnipeg has been charged.  (CTV)

Fight death

WINNIPEG - Abraham Marcel Steve Lagimodiere, 25, was charged in the death of Marlin David Gray, 36.  Gray was found with serious upper-body injuries on the 1300-block of Fife St in the afternoon of June 16.  He was taken to hospital in critical condition, but he died of his injuries two days later.  (CBC)

Innocent victim

CALGARY - Mike Du one of 30 to 40 people at the birthday party, was one of 4 people hit in the hail of bullets.  He died in the restaurant.  (QMI)  PREVIOUS:  Shooting   1 dead

2 charged

TORONTO - On June 22, 2012, Ricardo Vincent, 30, was shot.  Orville Campbell, 21, and Stanton David, 20 are charged.  (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting

Condo murder

TORONTO - Hussein Hussein, 28, was found dead with a gunshot wound in a unit on the ninth floor of a building on Harrison Garden Blvd.  MORE:  Ties to drug trade    Victim identified

Man charged

MISSISSAUGA - Officers were called to a home on North Alarton St and discovered the body of James McQuhae, 63.  Gaetan Cote has been charged.   (CTV)  MORE:   Victim named    

Charged

COLD LAKE - RCMP and emergency crews responded to a 911 call on the Elizabeth Metis Settlement.  Derrick John Jackknife, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene.  A young person was arrested and has been charged with second-degree murder.  (QMI) 

1 day, becomes 2 years 

VICTORIA - Tracy Dawn Smith will serve nearly 2 years in jail after a fatal motorcycle crash Canada Day 2011.  In December Smith was sentenced to 1 day in jail and 3 years probation after pleading guilty to impaired driving causing the death of Janarthan Mahenthiran.  (VicNews)

3 charged

ST ISIDORE - OPP say an autopsy showed foul play was involved in the death of Joey Faubert, 24.   (CBC)  

OPP lay charges  

3 men charged with murder

Body found behind school

Murder charge 

REGINA - Police have identified the victim as Natalia Marie Dawn Shingoose, 2.  The accused is Adam Bradley Cyr, 23.  (CKOM)   MORE:  Murder charge laid

11 years

SASKATOON - Arnold Isiah Halkett, 46, was sentenced to 11 years for the June 8 stabbing death of Nicolas Peter Smith following a dispute over $10 worth of drugs.   (CBC)  

7 years

CALGARY - Strangling a Calgary woman in a case of what he claimed was kinky sex gone wrong has landed a Quebec man a 7-year prison term.  But the family of Shirley Lynn Allwright took little solace noting Claude Baril is already serving the equivalent of a 10-year sentence for aggravated sexual assault.  (QMI)  PREVIOUS:  Arrest made

Charges upgraded

EDMONTON - Police said the assault victim, identified as 47-year-old Wesley Bunker, suffered severe head injuries in the incident, and had been rushed to hospital.  After the assault charge was laid, the victim succumbed to his injuries.  Police announced Courtney McDonald, 29, was now facing a charge of manslaughter.  (CTV)

Teen charged 

PELICAN LAKE FIRST NATION - Jay Lyndon Thomas has been charged after Robbie Davis Thomas, 23, was found dead in an open field.   (Global)   MORE:  Grad party death

Victim identified

DAUPHIN RIVER - Police have identified a woman killed on Dauphin River First Nation as Leanne McLean, 23.   (CTV)

Son charged

MONTREAL - Robert Pothier, 49, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jacqueline Lachaine.   MORE:  Woman found dead

Man charged

USHERVILLE - Gwenda Gregory, 50, was found dead in her home on March 7, 2009.  Jaycee Mildenberger, 46,  was charged.   MORE:  Murder charge  

Charges laid

EDMONTON - Andrew Green, 46, was struck and killed by a passing SUV while he was placing safety triangles on the side of the road around 11:30pm on June 13.  Police announced they charged Kieran Porter, 35.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Victim identified

Inmate killed

THUNDER BAY - Police said Sherman Kirby Quisses, 35, died at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.  Quisses was hurt with a sharp object during an argument with another inmate Sunday.  (CBC)  

Guilty plea to 2 murders

WINNIPEG - Shawn Lamb admitted in court he killed Lorna Blacksmith and Carolyn Sinclair.  Prosecutors said Lamb confessed to police in June to beating Sinclair with an axe handle and strangling Blacksmith with a TV cord.  The plea deal to 2 counts of manslaughter would see Lamb get 20 years in prison.  The body of a third woman, Tanya Nepinak, was never found. Lamb was charged in connection to her death as well.  (CTV)  

Nepinak charge stayed 

Police paid money to Lamb  

Manslaughter plea to 2 murders

Guilty pleas

Guilty of killing 2 women

Police seek info

Landfill search may need volunteers

Police to search dump  

Alarm raised

Family searches for body

Serial killer

Missing woman

Missing woman

Woman's body found  

Missing woman

OPP blunders

HANOVER - The family of Christine Harron who vanished 19 years ago, recently learned of a string of police errors that allowed the proceedings against a man who confessed to assaulting and killing the teenage girl to be permanently stayed.  In August 2004, a local man named Anthony Edward Ringel, then 36, told his relatives and later that night, the OPP, that he had killed Christine.   (CBC)

Killer recalls role

MONTREAL - Ryan Patrick McPhee, 32, has reoffended a few times since he was convicted as a youth in the murders of Frank Toope, 75, and his wife Jocelyn, 70, who were bludgeoned in their Beaconsfield home in 1995.  McPhee’s past came to light in a case where he is accused of impaired driving causing the death of Derek Dion, a passenger in his car on Dec 1, 2010.   PREVIOUS:  Remembering the Toopes 

Shooting

HALIFAX - Sources say the victim is John Newcombe, 27, a local tattoo and hip hop artist. He is also known as Nukem in the local hip hop community.  (CTV)    

Body identified

NIAGARA FALLS - Felicia Floriani, 15, was reported missing in June 2002 and she was last seen that September.   MORE:   Remains ID'd   Remains identified

Found guilty

MONTREAL - A jury in Montreal has found Luka Magnotta guilty of first-degree murder in the killing and dismemberment of Chinese engineering student Jun Lin in 2012.  (CBC)

Convicted of first-degree murder

What the jury didn't see or hear

Massive security due to 'admirers'

Magnotta will finally get his audience

Attention on Jun Lin's head

Human remains identified

Luka Magnotta

Gruesome package

Trial slides into the gutter

NCR defence

Lawyer says client is NCR

NCR myths

Crime scene exhibits  

Not guilty plea  

Many sides of victim

Unedited version of snuff video seized  

Most agencies not keen on gore video

40 years

EDMONTON - Travis Baumgartner, the former armoured car guard who shot four of his co-workers, three fatally, in a robbery on the University of Alberta campus in June 2012, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison with no chance of parole for 40 years.  (CBC)  

Guilty plea

Guilty plea  

Harshest sentence

Michelle Shegelski

Brian Ilesic

Eddie Rejano   

Documents unsealed

Spotlight on guard screening

Eye on improved safety

Botched robbery  

U of A hub shooting

Stabbing

LONDON, ON - Investigators say 19-year-old Jared McKnight was stabbed Thursday evening and died later in hospital.  Perry Eggett, 22, of London, is due in court to face the murder charge.  (CP)  MORE:  Man charged

Victim identified

TORONTO - Police have identified the man has Arfi Berkedle, 18, of Toronto.  Police were called to a cul-de-sac on Irvine Rd shortly after 11pm Thursday on reports of gunfire.  (CTV)   MORE:  Shooting 

2 charged 

WINNIPEG - Police were called to Sargent Ave shortly before 12:30am where they found Clarence Ross, 31.   Devin Vernon Williams-Wapash, 19, of Winnipeg faces multiple charges, including second-degree murder. Danyell Williams, 22, has been charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Homicide   Man dies

Gang members sentenced

TORONTO - Corey Smelie, 23, was sentenced for the 2008 driveby shooting that killed Darnell Grant, 31. The shooting happened on Driftwood Court, near Jane and Finch, on Sept. 22, 2008. His co-accused, Jermaine Gager, 21, was convicted of first-degree murder.    PREVIOUS:  Police ID'd victim  

Man charged

CALGARY - Eleasha Wesley, 10, was thrown from her family's 1998 Pontiac after it was slammed from behind by a minivan on May 3.  Fergus Matthew Hunter, 19, is charged with hit and run and dangerous operation of motorized vehicle causing death.   (CBC)   MORE:   Charged    Police investigating   Hit-&-run

Man charged

TORONTO - On Sept. 17, 2011, police responded to a call for a shooting and found Evron (Rockford) Gordon, 48, with a gunshot wound. Ahmed Jama, 31, was charged with second-degree murder.   (CityNews)  MORE:   Police seek witnesses   Barshooting

Husband held

GATINEAU - The husband of a young mother, who is also the father of her child, is the alleged suspect in the triple homicide.  Claude Lévesque, 58, Louise LeBoeuf, 63, and her daughter Anne-Catherine Powers, 21, were stabbed to death.  (CBC)   MORE:  3 murdered   Identified

Adult sentence

WETASKIWIN - Travis Scheerschmidt, admitted to attacking his group home worker, Dianne McClements, on May 12, 2012 using a paring knife and a butcher knife.  (Global)  MORE:   7 years   Sentenced   Life sentence   Guilty plea   Murdered caregiver   Teen charged  

Stabbing victim dies

WINNIPEG - Police said a passerby had found the man lying in the street near Notre Dame Ave and Balmoral St.  He died in hospital on April 27 from injuries.  Officers identified the victim as Daniel William Hall.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Stabbing sends man to hospital

Man charged

WINNIPEG - Mohamed Ali Omar, 28, died after he was shot in a parking lot of a hotel on the 1000 block of McPhillips St on Oct. 30, 2011.  Abdul Bangura, 26, is charged with second-degree murder  (Winnipeg Free Press)  PREVIOUS:  Victim identified  

Victim identified

VAL-DES-MONTS - Police said 57-year-old Richard Blanchet's body was found by family in the Highway 307 home just after 1pm Saturday.  (CTV)   MORE:  Truck missing   Arrest made

'Not a random attack'

TORONTO - James Massey, 32, was killed by a close-range shotgun "blast" to the abdomen.  MORE:  Man surrenders to police   Body found   Body found in park   Shooting 

Shooting

HAMILTON - Michael Swistak, 36, was found lying wounded outside Cathy Weaver School on Wentworth Street North at 8:20pm.  Swistak was rushed to Hamilton General Hospital where he died some time later.  (Hamilton Spectator)    MORE:  Homicide linked to drugs 

Suspect turns himself in

OTTAWA - Eriklit Musollari, 22,  was wanted in connection with the shooting death of Peyman Hatami, 31.  Hatami was fatally shot outside a Dynes Road restaurant.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Victim identified   Man's body found    

Pal charged

OTTAWA - Daniel Sempels, 19, is charged in the killing of Nicolas Quintal, 18, who was beaten to death with a blunt object. (QMI)   MORE:  Teen knew accused 

Woman charged

PUNNICHY - Marilyn Hunter has been charged with impaired driving causing death.  A 22-year-old man died at the scene after he was ejected from the vehicle.  (CTV)  

Arrest

TORONTO - Jaivoan Cromwell, 19, was found collapsed with a gunshot wound on the night of April 12th and later died of his injuries in hospital.  Police say they have arrested a 17-year-old suspect.   (CP)   MORE:  Teen arrested

Charges laid in fight death

MORINVILLE - Elias Simon, 21,  is charged with one count of second degree murder.  Morgan Drew Arcand-Faithful was treated by ambulance personnel but pronounced dead on the scene. (Morinville News)  

Stabbing

GODS LAKE NARROWS - Trinity Jordan Okemow, 18,  has been charged with second degree murder.  The 14-year-old victim has been identified as Donovan Alexander Captain.  (CTV)

Fatal crash

TORONTO - One person is dead and another has been charged with impaired driving after an early morning crash ripped an SUV to pieces.  Oliver Karafa, 19, has been charged.  (CTV)

Murder-suicide

DE GRAU - Luke Chaisson, 54, walked into the Degrau Medical Clinic in Port au Port and shot his wife, Stephanie Chaisson, 49.  (QMI)   PREVIOUS:  Suspected murder-suicide   2 dead

Guilty plea

FORT MCMURRAY - Dale Davidson, 56, has pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the death of a 49-year old woman in Fort McMurray on Mar. 21, 2012.  (Beacon)   PREVIOUS:   Charged

Husband held

GATINEAU - Domenico Torrente, 83, was charged in the death of his wife, Santina Larosa, 76.   (QMI)  PREVIOUS:  Shooting

Not-guilty

THUNDER BAY - A jury found Andre Wareham not guilty in the 2009 death of Bill Atkins.  (CBC)  MORE:  Defending himself  

Homicide 

KAHNAWAKE - Derek Beauvais, 31, was charged in connection with a murder in the Mohawk community.  He was charged after the body of a 56-year-old man was found at around 10pm in a parking lot near Highway 207 in Kahnawake.  (CBC)   MORE:  Man charged

Bodies identified

SUNDERLAND - A woman and her young son whose bodies were found in the trunk of a car abandoned northeast of Toronto over the weekend have been identified as Andrea and Brock Damude.  (CTV)  MORE:   Identified   2 bodies found 

Charges

INNISFAIL - Tyler James Stevens, 29, from Cochrane is facing charges in connection to a highway collision near Innisfail that killed 4 people.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   4 dead in crash   Impaired charges laid

Arrest

ST ADELE - Police found Gary Quenneville, 60, dead in his apartment  morning after relatives called to report they had not heard from him.  (CBC)   MORE:  Suspect arrested    Robbery gone wrong 

Charged

RED DEER - The body of Talia Nellie Meguinis, 27, was discovered in the Riverside Industrial Area in Red Deer on Feb 22.  Police  charged Nathan Desharnais, 24.  (Calgary Sun)   MORE:  Man charged   Body dumped

Man identified

SASKATOON - The body of Mervin Clarence McAdam, 22, was discovered after a fire in the bin was put out in the east alley of the 200-block of Ave S South.  (CBC)   MORE:  Gruesome discovery

Manslaughter verdict

WINNIPEG - Emery McLeod, 40, had pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder for the Feb 2012 slaying of his roommate and co-worker, Darin Monias.   (Winnipeg Free Press) 

Hand in dumpster

Girlfriend saw blanket on news

Homicide arrest

Hand found in dumpster  

Guilty plea

TORONTO - Aspiring rapper Anthony Spencer was shot dead 3 years ago in the hallway outside a basement recording studio where his killer had been part of a music video shoot just hours before.  Chever Ashley, 23, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.  Like his co-accused Samuel Paul, 24, he had been charged with first-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)  

 

2 charged

2 arrested

Recording studio shooting

Gunned down in studio

Shot in studio

Shooting update

Man pleads guilty

WINNIPEG - Ken Stammers died after being hit by a snowmobile in a field near his home.  Shane Hayward, 22, was fined $4,000 for the collision.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Snowmobile kills

Homicide not random

DARTMOUTH - James Alexander "Sandy" Lyle died as a result of a gunshot wound.  His body was found along the side of Montague Rd.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Body found  

Guilty

MONTREAL - Yvan Grandmaison, 41, has been found guilty on two counts related to impaired driving causing the death of Ngan Wong Yee, 73, and severely injuring her husband Poom Huy Shuy, 72., on Ceres Ave. in Dollard-des-Ormeaux on February 21, 2012.    (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Driver charged  

Charged

TORONTO - Don Johnson is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of brothers Justin Waterman, 18, and Jerome Waterman, 22. They were found dead in the garage at 325 Bogert Ave on Feb. 20.   PREVIOUS:  Brothers   Victims identified   Targeted

NCR ruling  

ST ROMAIN - Pascal Morin, 36, was deranged and confused when he killed Ginette Roy-Morin, 72, Juliette Fillion, 8, and Laurence Fillion, 11. (QMI)   PREVIOUS:  3 bodies found   Man in custody    Bodies of 2 girls, grandmother found

Charged

SPLIT LAKE - Elijah Alex Garson, 28, of Split Lake First Nation had been transported to the nursing station but died.  Drake Cook, 18, and a 17-year-old male youth have been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV) PREVIOUS:  Homicide investigation  

 

 

10 years

TORONTO - Mizan Ahmed was under a court order not to communicate with his wife, Tahmina Yeasmin, 23, after he was charged with domestic assault.  Yeasmin was found dead in the apartment bathtub on Aug. 28, 2008.  (Toronto Star)

Teen charged

DURHAM - Police say the young driver has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death and dangerous operation of a vehicle causing bodily harm.  James Wilton, 17, of Durham, died in the crash.    (CTV)

Charge in off-road death

MOSHERVILLE - Mechelle Duncan was killed when the SUV she was riding in broke through the ice of a pond near the couple's home in Mosherville.  Police have arrested and charged Steve Douglas Saunders, 36.   (CTV)

Bizarre killings

DEERFIELD BEACH - Ovila Plante, 76, of La Tuque, QC, was shot twice outside his trailer by William De Jesus, 41 in what they called a "bizarre encounter."  MORE:  Campground shooting   Canadian among dead

Impaired charge

SKOWNAN FIRST NATION - Officers were called to the crash on PR 276 on Oct 30 shortly before 8pm.  RCMP said Donavan Josef Maud, 21, of Skownan First Nation has been charged with impaired driving of a motor vehicle causing death.   (CTV)

Stabbing

HALIFAX - Marc Bernard Tremblay was pronounced dead shortly after paramedics arrived on the scene.  Police say Aidan David Cromwell of Halifax has been charged with second-degree murder   (CTV)  MORE:  Teen charged   Man charged  

Witnesses silenced

FORT ST JAMES - The severed head of Fribjon Bjornson, 28, was found in a vacant house on the Nak'azdli reserve near Fort St. James on Feb. 3.  The rest of his body was never found and no one has been charged in the case.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Body ID'd  

4 arrested

LONGUEUIL - A man, 41, and 3 women aged between 20 and 35 were arrested Thursday morning in connection with the August 2007 murder of Yannick Boucher, 27.  (CTV)   MORE:  Arrests made   Quebec murders 2007

Brother shot

CALGARY - Les Talbot, 35, was fatally shot Saturday.   Talbot is the older brother of David Arbuckle, 20, who was shot to death in London on Oct. 7, 2011.   Jacob Michael McPhee, 21, of London is charged with first-degree murder.   (QMI)   MORE:  Victim ID'd   Police name victim  

Psychiatric evaluation

MONTREAL - Police discovered Ronald Malo's body after arresting Rolland Belzil for the alleged stabbing of the city's general manager Luc Forcier and his assistant Martin Mascotte at city hall earlier in the day.   (CTV)   MORE:   Psychiatric evaluation   Back in court   Man stabs city workers   City hall knife attack leads to dead body

Man charged

REGINA - Mark Jeffrey James Severight, 38, has been charged with manslaughter after a woman who was found badly beaten died in hospital.  The woman who died has been identified as Elise Anne Cote, 48.  (CBC) 

Manslaughter

HALIFAX - David Burgess, 64, died in hospital from his injuries on July 28.   His daughter, 28-year-old Vanessa Lynn Marie Burgess, was charged.  (CTV)   MORE:  Manslaughter charge   Woman charged

Hotel stabbing

JASPER - Kenzie John Beaton, 22, died Saturday evening after suffering a single stab wound to the lower abdomen.  RCMP said 21-year-old Cody Kyle Jensen of Edmonton was arrested at the hotel.  (Cape Breton Post)   MORE:  Man killed, suspect in custody   Stabbing    Arrest made

Driver charged

CALGARY - Police and emergency crews were called to the scene of the crash at about 11:55pm, on Sunday, June 5, 2011.  Passengers Tina Thanh Nguyen,16, and Amrullah Safari, 20, were not strapped in, and were thrown from the vehicle.  Billal Abbou, 21, has been charged.  (CTV)

 

 

5 arrested

HUATULCO - Ximena Osegueda, 39, and her Mexican boyfriend Alejandro Honoria Santamaria, 38, disappeared on Dec 14.  Their remains were found a few weeks later half-buried on a beach in Huatulco.   (CTV)   MORE:   Police arrest 5   Body found by ex-husband   Student killed  

Arrested

CALGARY - Police have now arrested Anthony Ambrose Brothers, 21, in connection with the murder of Gatleak Thor Metkurjock, 20, in Calgary in January 2012.   A youth was arrested.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Man arrested   Man charged   Arrest   Homicide   Death ruled murder   Victim named  

Manslaughter charges

BONAVISTA BAY - RCMP said Ivan Curtis King, 57, has been charged in the death of Winston Hunt, who died at his home late on the night of Jan 13.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:  Murder investigation   

Murdered woman lived in fear

TUKTOYAKTUK - On at least 5 occasions, Diamond Keith Klengenberg, 38, was convicted of assaulting Jenny Pingo, 33. (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Murder-suicide   Couple found dead

 

 

25 years

THUNDER BAY -  A jury convicted  Michael Earl Kelly in the death of his common-law spouse, Judith Thibault.   (CBC)    MORE:  Kelly found guilty   Cold case arrest 

2 arrested

MELAQUE - Robin Wood, 67, was killed after a confrontation with 2 men who had entered his friend's Melaque home on Jan. 3.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   BC man killed   

Charges

OTTAWA - Navid Niran, 24, was leaving Studio Nightclub in the early morning of Jan 22 with a group of friends when he was stabbed in the stomach by  Ahmed Hafizi, 18.   (CBC)   MORE:  Charged   Victim identified   Homicide

25 years

LETHBRIDGE - Timmy Douglas Engel, 37, was found guilty of the first-degree murder of Vulcan, AB-area senior Otto (Bunty) Loose, 77, in Jan 2012.  PREVIOUS:   Man charged   Charged   Senior killed    

Guilty of manslaughter

WETASKIWIN - Jonathan Pratt, the man accused of impaired driving in a crash that killed 3 people near Beaumont, AB, in 2011, has been found guilty.  Pratt, 30, admitted to being the owner of the pickup truck that smashed into a Grand Am, killing Bradley Arsenault, 18, Thaddeus Lake, 22 and Kole Novak, 18, early on Nov. 26, 2011.  (CBC)   

8 years

Guilty

Guilty of manslaughter

Found guilty

Brad, Kole, Thad memorial

Manslaughter charges

Impaired charges

3 killed    

Charged

WINNIPEG - Police identified the victim as Alche Fsehaye Kidane, 34.   Teklu Tesfamichael Mebrahtu, 32, of Winnipeg is facing one count of second-degree murder.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Body found   Screams before 'cops swarmed'

Dumping ground

CALEDON - It would seem the township, dotted with farms and upscale estates, has become a dumping ground for the GTA’s murderous criminals, with 7 cases of bodies dumped or left for dead in the last 4 years.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Dumping ground

 

 

Charges

RIDEAU LAKES - 40-year-old Thomas Irvine was hit by a van while walking along County Road 29.   Douglas Saunders, 51, has been charged with impaired driving causing death and failure to remain at the scene.   (CTV)

Teen charged

SHAMATTAWA - A 17-year-old male has been charged in connection with the killing of Charles Robertson Beardy, 34, who was stabbed on Nov. 27 at a house party.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Man found dead  

Guilty

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg jury convicted a man on 3 counts of murder for killing his parents and brother, but his co-accused walked free.   The jury took less than a day to deliberate, finding Jerome Labossiere guilty of killing his own family in their home in Nov 2005.    (CTV)   

Sentenced

$10K to have family killed  

Son OK'd plan  

Jury hears of confession  

Triple murder trial begins  

Guilty   

Court hears from witness  

Trial begins  

 

 

Man charged with 2 murders

HAMILTON - Loujack Nougues Café, 25, was arrested and charged.  Laura Young, 37, was the first victim, found stabbed to death just after 9am dumped in a snowbank behind 116 Cathcart St on Feb 16.  Sept 6, George Washington Burnett, 82, was found lying in his bed  at Stirton St.  (Spectator) 

 

Man charged  

Arrest made  

Body in backyard  

Elderly man murdered in his home

 

Accused dies

OTTAWA - An 82-year-old Ottawa man accused of killing his wife at a suburban retirement has died in hospital.  Ian Flann faced first-degree murder charges after his wife was killed on Dec 26.   (CTV)

A story of love  

Suspect dies of cancer   

Accused died  

Husband in custody  

Retirement home slaying  

Retirement home murder  

Arrest made

ST JOHN - Steven Wallace Martin, 50, was arrested in uptown Saint John.  The body of Robert Ryan, 70, was discovered Tuesday after firefighters responded to a house fire in the north end of Saint John.  Investigators say Ryan was the victim of a homicide.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Suspect sought 

7 years

TORONTO - A man who fatally struck his co-worker in the neck with a cleaver in the kitchen of a Chinatown restaurant has been sentenced to 7 years in prison.  Chi Kuan, 60, pleaded guilty to manslaughter n the death of Guang Xi Lu.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Suspect in custody 

Serial-inspired investigation

TORONTO - Police arrested Shawn Poirer, 30, and charged him with second-degree murder in the 2012 New Year's Day killing of Mike Pimentel.  (CBC)   MORE:   Serial podcast   Arrest made   Arrest   Police release clues   Photos released   Stabbing  

Boy taken off life support

WELLESLEY - Jeremy Craig Huber, 11, was taken off life support on Christmas Eve.  Jeremy Glenfield, 33, has been charged with impaired driving in the incident. (CP)

 

 

Shooting

WINNIPEG - A man and a woman were shot in a house in the 600-block of Selkirk Ave around 5:00am.   Michael Warren Sinclair, 46, was taken to hospital in critical condition where he later died. (CTV)

Murder charge

RED DEER - When officers checked the home, they found Shaughn Lumley, 58, dead inside.  On Dec 28, RCMP arrested Stephanie Walroth, 43, who knew the victim.  (CTV)  

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - D'Mitre Barnaby, 24, of Toronto, was found suffering from several gunshot wounds behind a building at 3895 Lawrence Ave E shortly after 11am.   (CTV)   MORE:  Police identify victim   Search   Shooting   Man shot  

Father faces new charges

TORONTO - Ricky Doodhnaught was arrested on Dec 6.  The child's mother Nadia Ayyad, 23, was arrested on Dec 21.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Baby George's mom   Mother charged   Father says baby is dead   Missing baby   Hunt on for baby  

 

 

1 arrested

WINNIPEG - Cody Joseph Kakeeway, 18, was wanted for murder in a Dec 7 shooting in Winnipeg.  Winnipeg police say they found 22-year-old Darren Paul George suffering from gunshot wounds.  Another man charged with second-degree murder in the death, Chance Moses Guimond, 19,  is still at large.  (CTV)   MORE:  Teen arrested   Suspects identified   Brain dead

Arrest

WESLACO - Evan Squires, 70, and his wife Wilda, 65, were asleep in their mobile home at a trailer park in Weslaco on Nov. 13, 1988 when they were apparently woken up by a noise.  Police said DNA recovered at the scene was recently linked to a 42-year-old suspect, Arturo Almaguer.  (CTV)   MORE:  Drug arrest led to 1988 killings   Arrest in 1988 murder

Fatal race

NORTH BAY - James Holmes, 25, whom police identified as the driver of the truck, is charged with dangerous driving causing death.  Zachary Frizzell, 22, of North Bay, whom police identified as the ATV rider, is charged with driving without a licence and stunt racing.  Jesse McLaughlin, 22, was driving the snowmobile. He died in hospital. (QMI)

Teen arrested

MONTREAL - Joseph Batten was killed in the early morning of Dec 17 in Cambridge, Ont., after a large fight erupted between two groups of men outside the local Masonic Lodge.  Police have already charged two men from Hamilton.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   2nd suspect nabbed   Man turns himself in   Arrest   Murder investigation

Sentenced

CALGARY - Amie Nottebrock, 27, was nearly 3 times the legal limit on January 8, 2012, when she ran a red light.  Danielle Russell, her friend and passenger, and another driver, Arsh Brar, were both killed in the crash.  (CTV) 

Impaired driving causing death

Killer drunk convicted

Driver charged

Suspected drunk driver 

Man sentenced

WINNIPEG - A judge handed Maxwell Zavitz, 23, a life sentence for slitting the throat of a woman who the accused referred to as his best friend.   Jennifer Paraton was killed inside her Carlton Street apartment in 2010.  (CTV)  MORE:  Plea to 2nd degree murder

Guilty

SASKATOON - A jury has found David Woods guilty of the first-degree murder of his wife Dorothy Woods.  He was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years.  (CBC)  MORE:   Guilty   Guilty  Husband charged

 

 

High caseload

IQALUIT - There are 15 outstanding murder and manslaughter cases before the Nunavut Court of Justice.  In a territory of 33,000 people, that means a lot of work for those in the justice system.  (CBC)

Shooting

ACTON VALE - Dave Parenteau-Leblanc died during a fight involving several people at an apartment near Saint-Andre & Dubois St, according to the SQ.  (CBC)   MORE:  Suspects wanted

Man charged

PICTOU - Jeffrey Chabassol is also charged with driving with his blood alcohol level above the legal limit.  On June 24, 2010, Justin MacDonald, 26, was killed when the vehicle he was a passenger in rolled over on Highway 348 in Sunnybrae.  (CBC)

Son charged

KING - Hilda Roelink, 58, was taken to Southlake Regional Health Centre where she succumbed to her injuries.  Andrew Roelink, 22, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:  Woman dead, son arrested

 

 

Foul play

SASKATOON - Police now say foul play is suspected in the death of a woman whose body was found in a ditch just east of Saskatoon.  The woman has been identified as 36-year-old Bernadine Leanne Quewezance.   (CTV)  

Man charged

WINDSOR - The OPP has charged Cole Rickett with impaired operation of a motor vehicle.  The collision involved a vehicle driven by Rickett and another carrying a family of 5 from Ann Arbor, Michigan.   (CBC) 

Deaths not random

CLARESHOLM - The shooting on a  Alberta highway north of Claresholm, around 3:30am claimed the lives of 4 people and left a fifth person in hospital.  Among the dead were Tanner Craswell, 22, and Mitch MacLean, 20, and Tabitha Stepple of Lethbridge, AB.  The shooter was found dead at the scene at after turning the gun on himself.  (CBC)  MORE:  Victims identified    4 dead  

Man charged

CALGARY - Police were called to the 3700-block of Kilkenny Rd SW on Nov. 20.  Norman William Andrews died at the scene.  Jeffrey Williams Langdon, 42, has been charged with one count of second degree murder.  Michelle Lee Adams, 42, is wanted on a charge of aggravated assault.  (CTV)   MORE:  Charge laid   Victim identified   Victim identified   1 dead, 1 injured

2 arrested

MISSISSAUGA - Kevin Pham, 19, was found dead in an apartment complex on Hurontario St on Dec 28.  A 17-year-old young offender was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  Elon Washington Brooks, 19, was also charged with second-degree murder.  PREVIOUS:  Stabbing   Stabbing 

Man charged

TORONTO - Jamahl Franklin, 20, was shot several times around 4:30am.  Emergency crews found him at 101 Hupfield Trail and pronounced him dead at the scene. Police charged Baptists Bernier of Toronto.     MORE:   Arrest   Victim identified  

Man murdered wife

OAKVILLE - Kyle Newman was shot by officers on Jan 12 in the parking lot of a Halton Regional Police station around the same time police had discovered his estranged wife Katherine had been stabbed to death in her townhome on Treetop Terrace. 

 

 

Woman stabbed  

SIU identifies man  

Man shot dead at police station  

Police shooting   

Suicide by cop

Legal limbo

GRENADA - The manslaughter case against 5 Grenada police officers accused of beating Oscar Bartholomew, a visitor from Canada, to death remains tied up in legal knots.  (CP)

Funeral

3 more charged  

Death stuns Grenada  

Toronto man killed  

Police 'abuse' blamed

14 years

TORONTO - Paul Hindle has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for 14 years for the murder of his girlfriend Lisa Lebitka.  Hindle was charged with second-degree murder in January of last year for the murder of Lebitka, 45. He pleaded guilty last year.  Hindle strangled Lebitka back in 2011, just 3 days after Christmas.  (CBC) 

Courtship ends in slaying  

Man charged  

Man charged  

Mystery over murder  

Shady past of accused  

Homicide  

Cops probe slaying

Suspect arrested

BRAMPTON - James Martineau, 29, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of 73-year-old Ivan Newton.  The body of Ivan Newton Davison was found north of Bolton.  PREVIOUS:   Woman arrested   Slain senior   Body discovered   Body found in ditch

Victim identified

TORONTO - Stephen Henry, 59, was found dead with trauma to his body and head in a hallway at 220 Oak St.  The resident of the building is believed to have been involved in an altercation on the 15th floor.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:  Suspicious death   Man found dead   Body discovered

Victim identified

CALGARY - Genaro Ccopa-Huaman, 38, of Calgary was found deceased in a residence in the 300-block of 57 Ave SW.  Police issued a warrant for the arrest of Lloyd Douglas Bramley, 27.   (CTV)

Girls charged

PETERBOROUGH -  Tara Sanderson, 19, and now Lori-Ann Laurier, 18, are charged with second-degree murder of Matt Courneya, 21, at a house party last summer.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:  Stabbing 

Man charged

MISSISSAUGA -  Darren Millett, 20, faces nine alcohol-related charges in connection with the crash including criminal negligence causing death and impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm.  (CTV)  

Man charged

TORONTO - Victor Seung, 33, of Toronto was found in a blood-splattered SUV parked in the driveway of a home in the Willowdale Ave & Finch Ave E area.  Joon Sung Kim, 38, of Toronto, who is also known as Kevin Kim, has been charged.  (CTV)

2nd suspect arrested

WINNIPEG - Sheldon Kostenko was found killed in the 200-block of Morley Ave on Dec 3.  Denver Sean Gyles, 24, and Jordan Gregory Charney, 24, are charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)  

 

Suspect charged

Police hunt for 2 killers

Body found

Guilty pleas

PRINCE ALBERT - Kimmy Bear and Carl Anthony Albert pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges in the deaths of William Ahenakew and Trez Sparvier-Scott, who were killed in a home on the Ahtahkakoop First Nation in Nov of 2011.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charges laid   Suspect surrenders   Suspicious fire

Charges laid

WINNIPEG - Darrell Walter Longclaws, 32, has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the homicide of Harry Wellington Gegwetch.  He was found inside a burned-out suite in the 300-block of Carlton St on Nov 12.  (CBC)   MORE:  Manslaughter charge   Homicide fire   Death may be homicide

Man charged

BONNYVILLE - Christopher Daniel McCallum lived in the residence with the woman, who is not being identified by RCMP at the request of her family.   (PostMedia)  MORE:  Charges laid

Victim identified

WINNIPEG - Police found Dominique McCann in critical condition in the 400-block of Selkirk Ave.  (CBC)   MORE:  Homicide victim    Teen dies   Police investigating 

Guilty 

SHUSWAP LAKE - Leon Reinbrecht was found guilty in connection to the July 3, 2010, crash in Magna Bay that left houseboat operator Ken Brown dead at the scene and at least 5 other people injured.  (Kamloops this week)  MORE:   Guilty verdict   Speedboat driver guilty   Boat driver charged   Criminal charges   Charges   

2 years

SAINT JOHN - The 17-year-old previously pleaded guilty in the death of Jason Dow, 29, who was found unresponsive outside a home on Barker Street, in the city's north end, shortly after midnight on March 11.  (CBC)  

5th arrest

FORT QU'APPELLE - Joseph Lyle Bellegarde was stabbed on Dec 1, 2011 in Fort Qu'Appelle. Kelfert Wayne Watetch is the fifth person arrested.   Preston Buffalocalf,  Cassidy Goforth, Kyle Goodwill, and Jesse Laswisse were all earlier arrested.  (CTV)   MORE:  Suspect arrested   Stabbing

Woman charged

TORONTO -  According to police, officers responded to a call for unknown trouble in a third-floor unit of the building at 262 Ridley Blvd.  Jason Paglia, 28, died at the scene.  Kaila Dupuis was charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:  Woman charged   Man killed  

Man charged

WINDSOR - Jesse Meloche, 30, is charged in the stabbing death of Lance Peter Smoke, 40.  Police say Smoke's body was found outside a home on Albert Rd.  (CP)  

Man beaten, run over  

TORONTO - Abdirashid Guled, 51, was found in grave condition on Jane St just after 1am.  (QMI)   MORE:  Man hit   Man hit by van after fight   Man dies

Street racing charges

EDMONTON - Jonathan Andre, 31, was struck by a white Honda Civic just before midnight on June 26 as he was crossing 118th Ave and 42nd St. Nicole Reid, 24, and a 16-year-old female have both been charged with dangerous driving while street racing causing death.  (CBC)  MORE:  Charges laid

Man charged

ANTIGONISH - 30-year-old William Fogarty is charged with two counts of dangerous driving causing death in a two-vehicle crash in Tracadie.  The Nov 23 crash resulted in the deaths of Kory Mattie, 16, of Linwood and Nicholas Landry-McKenna, 17, of Monastery.   (CTV)

Found guilty

RED DEER -  Brian Malley, 57, was charged in connection to the death of Victoria Shachtay, 23, in 2011.  The single mother died instantly when a parcel that looked like a Christmas gift exploded after it was delivered to her Innisfail home.  (CBC)

25 years

Jury convicts 

Charged

Suspect arrested

Targeted attack

Money tied victim and accused

Package left at door

Lawsuit

New lead

GATINEAU - Police say a new lead in the Valerie Leblanc murder case means they'll start conducting a major information-collecting operation.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   New leads   No suspects   Police looking for tips    

Guilty

VICTORIA - Brandon Huth has been convicted of manslaughter in the death of Tyler Noble, 20, from Shawnigan Lake.  (Victoria Times Colonist)    PREVIOUS:  Assault death   Suspect turns himself in  

Guilty

KELOWNA - A jury has found Matthew Foerster guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Taylor Van Diest.  Foerster, 28, admitted responsibility for causing the injuries that killed Van Diest, but pleaded not guilty to the charge of first-degree murder.  The 18-year-old girl was found beaten with fatal head wounds by the side of railroad tracks, hours after going missing on Halloween night in 2011.  (CBC)  

Guilty

Foerster guilty

Defendant admits to attack

Son, father charged  

Suspect linked to assault

Murder suspect

Letter to RCMP

'I'm being creeped'

Deaths not murder

OTTAWA - The SCC says Meredith Borowiec who tossed 2 of her newborn children into the garbage is not guilty of second-degree murder, but of the lesser offence of infanticide.  (CP)

2016 SCC 11  

Infanticide convictions upheld

'Wasn't normal'

18 more months

Infanticide, not murder

Guilty of infanticide

2 murder charges

Mom charged

Rescuer says he's the dad

There may be more 

Accused named

SASKATOON - Enoch Ethan Quewezance is accused of stabbing Ernest Taypotat to death in 1992.  Police said he was found in the early morning hours of Aug 28, 1992.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Inmate charged  

Found guilty

TORONTO - A jury found Joseph Beauregard and Jonathan Ash guilty of second-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of Leanne Freeman, 23.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   2 found guilty   Murder charge   'A sad, lost girl'   Victim identified   Homicide probe  

2 men found dead

EARL GREY - The Mounties have determined that Jeff Mohr, 34, and Brad McLay, 32, of Regina died from gun shot wounds.   (CTV)   MORE:  RCMP name dead   No charges     2 found dead

Hosts fined

DAUPHIN - Tamara Aller, 15, froze to death in a Dauphin parking lot on Feb 13, 2009. She had been drinking heavily at the 18th birthday party hosted by Allan and Mary-Anne Kostur.  (CBC)   MORE:  Parents fined

Guilty

BELLEVILLE - A jury found Michael Garniss, 50, guilty of fatally shooting Lisa Palmiere, 48, also known as Lisa Todd, inside her Trenton, ON, home in Feb 2010.  (CP)

Inmate death 

VANCOUVER - Correctional Service Canada says Troy Squires, 39, was found unresponsive in his cell at the Mission Institution.  (CTV)   MORE:  Charged 

Teen charged

HAMILTON - Drew Reid, 18, is facing first-degree murder charges in the death of Dustin Padvaiskas, 21.  MORE:  Teen named   Arrest made   Body found

Guilty plea

HALIFAX - Jerricho Upshaw, 19, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in Glenn Oakley's shooting death.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   20 months   Maximum   Youth guilty    Charges  

Victims identified

MONTREAL - The 2nd man who died in a  apartment arson in St Henri has been identified.  He is Einick Gitelman, 27.  The other victim was previously identified as hip-hop promoter Matt Dutch Garner, 29.  (CTV)   MORE:  Victim identified   Apt fire    Targeted hit   Arson attack

Senior charged

GRANDE PRAIRIE - A 56-year-old victim was discovered at a home in the Meadowview Trailer Court. A 69-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in police custody.  Nicolas Greco has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.  MORE:  Suspicious death

Stabbed during party

SASKATOON - Chantelle Cathcart, 23, died in hospital after she was stabbed at an apartment.  Michelle Florence Merasty, 20, has been charged with second degree murder.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:  Stabbing

Reward

FOURNIER - On Sept. 24, 2011, Jessica Godin was found in a ditch in the small village of Fournier.  She was 18-years-old at the time of her death.  (CTV)   MORE:   $100K reward   Violent death   

Suspect known to police

CALGARY - On Friday, Nov 4, police were called to a home in the 3600-block of 39 St NE.  When officers arrived they found the body of Cherry Lotus Ledesma, 45, inside the residence.  Gregory Sanders Houle, 44, is charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Man charged with wife's death

10 years

PARADISE HILL - Genesis Parenteau-Dillon, 13-month-old suffered severe brain damage and died, after his foster mother asked her live-in boyfriend to babysit him.  Allen Charles Davidson has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for manslaughter.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Man charged  

Victim dies

MOOSE JAW - Donna Acton, 66, was found injured in a home on the 1000-block of Hopkins Crescent on Oct 10.  Moose Jaw Police said she died on Oct 29.  William Akins, 58, was charged with aggravated assault following the initial injury and released on a number of conditions.  (CTV)   MORE:  Woman named

3 youths charged

TORONTO -  On Oct 14, Bradley Matheson, 19,  suffered at least one gunshot wound and died in the stairwell of a building on Eastdale Ave.   Two 16-year-old boys and a 15-year-old boy were each charged with second degree murder.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Appeal for info   Shot   Teen shot     

'Important witness'

LONGUEUIL - A 34-year-old man was taken into custody in connection with the death of a woman and her daughter.  Friends identified the woman in her 30s as Emmanuelle Phaneuf and her 13-year-old girl as Laurie.   (CTV)   MORE:   Jealousy?   Family drama   Stabbings   Suspicious deaths

Mistrial

MONTREAL - Just over a week into the process, a mistrial was declared in the case of alleged cabbie-killer Nigel John because his defence lawyer is off for least 2 months for personal and medical reasons.  PREVIOUS:  Arrest made   Lawyer beaten   Montreal lawyer beaten   Assault shocks legal community   

$2K fine

SUDBURY - On the morning of April 12, Karman Luttrell struck Elizabeth Bailey-Colasimone, 69.  (CBC)  MORE:  Elizabeth Bailey-Colasimone    

Hit-and-run arrest

SAINT JUDE - Gabriel Dontigny was riding his bicycle in Saint Jude when he was struck by a car.   (CTV)  MORE:   Hit-and-run   3 arrested for helping driver Robert Dulong

17 years

HALIFAX -  In Nov 2011, Dustin Hales plotted with Victoria Weir to lure Christina Cline, 27, to Dartmouth’s Shubie Park to kill her. A man walking through the park found Cline’s body on a remote trail on Nov. 19, 2011.   (CTV)

2nd degree plea
Woman pleads

2 charged
Police seize car
Hunt for clues
Victim identified

Guilty plea

BRAMPTON - Mandeep Rai pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death.  In Sept 2009, Doris Byrne, 88, was killed when the car she was in with her daughter was slammed by Rai's SUV while stopped at a red light on Dixie Road in Brampton.  (CTV)   MORE:  Man pleads guilty

Murder-suicide

NEW ANNAN - Maurean Catherine MacDonnell was found dead in the vehicle. MacLean, who was in the driver's seat, was taken to the hospital.  According the RCMP, MacDonnell, 36, was killed by MacLean, 47, who later died from self-inflicted injuries.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  'Bizarre crime scene'   Autopsies 

Man charged

PRINCE ALBERT - Scott Leslie Keighley has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a teen in Prince Albert.  Paramedics found the 17-year-old's body in the 800-block of 3rd St E.  (CTV)  MORE:   Arrest made  

Body in a dumpster

DAWSON CREEK - An autopsy confirmed the deceased, Wesley Lulu-Gladue, suffered numerous stab wounds.  Ryan Beaulieu, 26, and Clayton Beaulieu, 22, face one count each of second-degree murder.  (QMI)  MORE:  Brothers charged

Impaired charges

EDMONTON - Arthur DeGroot, 64, was killed around 2:45am on Aug 19 when his car was broadsided by a silver Chrysler 300 that crossed over the median.  (CBC)   MORE:  Charges laid   Family mourn their loss

Construction head killed

SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD - Police believe 2 suspects tied up Serge Loiselle, 57, and his wife at their home.   (CBC)   MORE:  Construction owner dies   Contractor beaten to death   Contractor killed

 

 

Biker killed

MONTREAL - Stephane Bélanger, alias Bedo, was past member of the Rowdy Crew, a former farm team of the Hells Angels who had set up shop in Laval.  Bélanger was very close to members of the Hells Angels chapter in Trois-Rivières.  (Journal de Montreal)   MORE:  Getaway car found   Man shot   Shooting

Guilty

PICTOU, NS - A jury has found Christopher Alexander Falconer, 31, guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Amber Kirwan, 19, who vanished after leaving a pool hall in New Glasgow on Oct 9, 2011.  (CP)   PREVIOUS:    Falconer guilty   Parolee charged   Community relieved   Police seize car   House sealed

Domestic homicide

HAMILTON - Police are investigating a domestic homicide that took the life of a 51-year-old woman.   The woman’s husband, 54, was found with serious life-threatening injuries and died in hospital after police responded to the house at the SE corner of Cannon St E and Victoria Ave N.   Friends of the couple identified the wife as Xuyen Tran and her husband as Hiep Huynh.  (Hamilton Spectator) 

Men charged

TORONTO - Jefflin Beals, 25, of Dartmouth, NS, was fatally shot in the early morning hours of Oct. 2 near Trinity-Bellwoods Park.  Darnell St Clair Wright, 32, was charged with first-degree murder.  Brittney Carvery, 21, Sanderico Beals, 25, and Roslyn Bascom, 27, were each charged with accessory after fact to murder.  MORE:  Police arrest 4    Victim had been a drive-by target   Man shot

 

 

Murder charge

PRINCETON - Gisele Duckham, 56, was found shot to death inside her house in a rural area north of Princeton on Nov 8.  63-year-old Robert Badour - has been charged with first-degree murder. (CTV)   MORE:  Dangerous offender charged   Suspicious death 

Pair found guilty

BRAMPTON - Devinder Kumar, 38, was viciously stabbed at least 29 times after he was ambushed in Nov 2011.  A jury returned a verdict of guilty against both Marlon Nurse, 32, and Darryl Plummer, 28.   (Brampton Guardian)  PREVIOUS:   2 charged   'Family man'    

Criminal history

OTTAWA - The man shot and killed outside his 58 Charleston St home is the same one who was convicted of multiple crimes dating back at least 15 years.  Khamsouriya Eric Vongviset was identified by police as the victim.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting death  

Deaths ruled homicides

LONGUELUIL - The bodies of Francis Dupont, 48, and his 23-year-old son were discovered in an apartment above the Taschereau Blvd club by the building's custodian.   (CBC)   MORE:  Homicides   2 found dead   Double homicide

Youth sentenced

IQALUIT - An 18-year-old in Nunavut convicted of murder has received the most serious youth sentencing option available under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.  Justice Sue Cooper granted an Intensive Rehabilitative Custody and Supervision order for the teen, who pleaded guilty in September to shooting 27-year old Lucassie Emikotailuk inside the victim’s home in Sanikiluaq last year.  (CBC)

Man turns himself in

FLIN FLON - On Nov 1, a man went into the Flin Flon RCMP detachment and told officers he had committed a murder.  Officers then went to a room at the Royal Hotel where a woman was found dead.  The woman has been identified as Raylene Dawn Grant, 21, of Flin Flon.  James Noel Desmarais, 44, has been charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:  Man confesses to murder

 

 

Sentenced

VICTORIA - Lucas Ian Brown, 26, has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for causing the deaths of Larry Machnee and Martha Ralph on the Malahat, and another 2 years for other offences committed during his crime spree on and off the island. 

Hit-and-run arrest

CALGARY - Faiza Ali Mohamud, 22, was hit when she was crossing MacLeod Trail on Friday night.  The driver of the Jeep that hit her left her for dead in the street.  Mohamud was taken to hospital but died a few days later.  (CTV)   MORE:  Family mourns   Hit-and-run  

2 years

SASKATOON - 17-month-old Shatoya Chatelaine was found dead in the family's apartment in 2006.  Charissma McDonald pleaded guilty to criminal negligence.  PREVIOUS:  Mom pleads guilty

Victim identified

BROOKS - Nana Prempeh, 26, of Brooks was killed by a gunshot early in the morning in the area of 9 St E & Sutherland Drive.   (Beacon News)  MORE:  Shooting

Arrest made

HAMILTON - Scott Patrick Keels of no fixed address has been charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of 47-year-old James Surette.  Surette was found dead on a downtown sidewalk on the night of June 5, 2006.  (CP)   MORE:  Arrest in 2006 homicide

Victim identified

BRANDON - Crystal Elk, 37, died trying to help her mother-in-law. Her mother-in-law lived with Cameron Douglas Burnett, the man now charged with second-degree murder for Crystal's death. (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   2nd degree charge   Man charged

Death now a homicide

TORONTO - Officers discovered the body of Patrick Walters, 55, in a parking lot on Exbury Rd around 11am.  The cause of death was multiple injuries associated with a fall.  MORE:  Fall now deemed a homicide

Victim identified

WINNIPEG - Oudy Phrakonekham, 20, was inside a Ford Explorer with several other people near Rorie St and McDermot Ave when he was shot from outside the vehicle around 2:30am.   He later died in hospital.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Shooting

 

 

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