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Victim identified

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

 

Drive-by

Neighbours shocked

   

Suspect surrenders

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

 

Suspect  

Warrant issued  

Stabbing at BBQ  

Stabbing

 

Twins were stabbed

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

Guilty plea

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

   

Suspicious deaths

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

Arrest made

IQALUIT - Daisy Curley, 33, was found dead in her home on May 24, 2009.  Jeffrey Salmonie, 44, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (QMI)   PREVIOUS:  Woman found dead

 Man charged

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

6 years

PENTICTON - Jamie Paul Wolanski was sentenced to 6 years for stabbing Andrew McADam at a 2011 grad party.   (Info News)   PREVIOUS:  Teen murdered   Teen stabbed

Charges laid

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

Not guilty verdict sparks outrage

EDMONTON - Aboriginal sex worker Cindy Gladue bled to death in a hotel bathtub in Edmonton.  A jury found Bradley Barton not guilty.  (CTV)   MORE:   Prosecutors to appeal   Charged   Man charged   Woman found dead   

   

Mother charged

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

Charges laid

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

Man charged

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

Homicide

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

$1,000 fine

MISSISSAUGA - A teenager was fined $1,000 for a crash that left 5 people dead last year.  Eduardo Pascoal, 73, and his wife Fernandina, 74, were killed on May 13, 2010 after the teen lost control of his car and slammed into the their car.   MORE:  Teen fined 

2 arrested

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

   

Teen charged

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

Man charged

EDMONTON - A 56-year-old man has been charged with the second-degree murder of Robert Anderson, 70, whose body was found inside an Edmonton apartment in late May.  Gordon Shaw was arrested in Port Alberni, BC.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Victim identified    Suspicious death

 

 

2 more suspects

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

 

2 arrested    

Golf club beating  

   

Charged laid

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

 

Inmate ordered deported 17 years ago

Inmate death  

 

 

No charges

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

Wanted turns himself in

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

   

Homicide cops take over

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

Girlfriend questioned

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

Teen killed over bottle of rum

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

12 years

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

   

Not guilty

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

13 years

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

Shooting

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

Murder charge

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

   

2nd arrest

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

Guilty plea

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

4 years

HALIFAX - Michael Paul Dockrill accidentally shot and killed his son Jason, 20, with a rifle the young man had given him for protection during a 2011 drug robbery.  He was sentenced to 4 years in prison.  (CP)

Sentenced for accidental shooting  

Father charged

Man killed during break-in

Man shot by fellow resident  

Man accidentally shot son

 

   

New details

IQALUIT - The bodies of Vivian Sula Enuaraq, 29, and her daughters Alexandra, 7, and Aliyah Degrasse, 2, were discovered in a Tundra Valley house.  The girls' father, Sylvain Degrasse, 44, was found dead at the local cemetery.  (CBC)

 

Tragedy affects whole territory  

2 adults, 2 children found  

4 bodies found  

4 dead

12 years

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

Stabbing

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

   

Charged

DARTMOUTH - Jordan Rodrigues, 24, has been charged with second-degree murder in the 2011 death of James Gregory Wareham, 37, after a fight at Majestic Manor on Primrose St.  (CBC)   MORE:   Arrest   Man charged   Stabbing victim dies 

Victim identified

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

Infant dies

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

Sudden death now murder

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

   

7 years

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

Woman charged

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

 

 

Guilty

WINNIPEG - A jury found Schuyler Van Wissen, 26, guilty of first degree murder.  Gina Swanson, 33, was murdered in May of 2011.  (CTV)  MORE:   Guilty verdict   Guilty of rape, murder   25 years   Charge   Court documents   Man charged

Woman charged

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

   

Husband questioned

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

Time served

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

 

 

3rd suspect charged

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

Woman strangled by husband

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

   

Guilty plea to manslaughter

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

Driver fined $500

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

13 years

OTTAWA - 4 blows to the head from a large padlock ensured Said Kasbary wouldn’t feel the weed-whacker wire bite into his neck.  The copper cable killed him, then Dalibor Orsag doused the Vanier rental office with camping fuel and set it alight, leaving Kasbary and the evidence to burn in February 2010.  Orsag pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Tenant charged

Parents out on drug deal

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

   

Man charged

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

2 men charged

BLIND BAY - Nick Larsen, 24, was shot on June 1, 2011. RCMP arrested Jeremy Wayne Davis, 24, and Jordan Larry Barnes, 27.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Victim identified    

2 more arrested

MISSISSAUGA - Keith Brissett Jr., 32, was shot dead in his car on June 7, 2011.  Sheldon Ranglin, 25, and Terrain Radcliffe Green, 29, were arrested and charged with first-degree murder.  Junior Moy-Lingomba, 23, and Anthony Borden, 22, are already charged with first-degree murder.  (CityNews)

More arrests made

2 more charged

Police hunt for suspects

Victim was acquitted of 2003 killing 

   

Man accused

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

Woman charged

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

Killer taunted sister

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

 

Canadian slain  

Canadian found dead  

Manhunt  

Police hunt former Home Office aide

   

Investigators discover car

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

3rd man charged

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

Body in freezer identified

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

Corpse in freezer identified   

Freezer body  

Body found in freezer  

Year in the freezer

Not guilty

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

 

2 acquitted in 2nd trial  

Cops, gangs and the codes of silence  

Mother let down by justice system    

2nd trial  

Mistrial  

'Friends' shot Jordan   

1 year after death

Victim identified

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

Canadian killed

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

7.5 years

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

Body of dad found

MONTREAL - Zacharie, 9 years old, and Florence, 18 months old - died in a burning vehicle about 9am near Drummondville, to all appearances at the hands of their father, Martin Houle.  PREVIOUS:  2 killed in suspicious truck fire   Children were hostages of both sides  Father found dead

Dispute over rent money

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

13 years

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

Victim identified

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

Name released

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

Teen arrested

WINNIPEG - On April 29, officers were called to the 500-block of Portage Ave around 6:30pm.  The victim, Trevor Abraham Harper, 20, died the next day from injuries.  Officers arrested a 15-year-old male on May 4.  (CTV) 

Teen charged

Victim identified

Man shot

Downtown shooting

Teen gangster sentenced

Mad Cowz gang     

More jail time

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

Teen charged

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

Death investigated as homicide

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

7 years

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

 

 

Sister charged

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

Man sentenced

MONCTON - Matthew Goodland and 2 teenage girls were thrown from the car after a crash on a rural road on June 15, 2008.  17-year-old Erin McCabe died instantly.  (CBC)    

Man accused of 3 murders

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

Son charged

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

2 charged

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

Guilty

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

2 more charged

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

15-year-old charged

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

Suspect was in Guyana

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

Guilty

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

Teen charged

COCHRANE - A 17-year-old hockey player is charged in connection with a fatal crash.  A passenger in the vehicle, Emily Matthewson 18, was killed in the collision.   (CTV)

Axe-killer can live in community

NORTH BATTLEFORD - In 2004, Layne Larose was found to be not criminally responsible for the deaths of 2 people. (CBC)  

 

 

Shooting victim

HALIFAX - Nathan Cross, 22, was wearing body armor at the time of Sunday's shooting.  (CBC)  

5.5 years

LLOYDMINSTER - James Andrew Larose, 25, pleaded guilty to manslaughter for beating his 6-month-old son to death Nov. 19, 2010.  (QMI)

Homicide

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

Police investigate

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

Brother charged

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

Man charged

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

13 years

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

13 years

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

 

 

Guilty plea

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

Man charged

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

Body found under bridge

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

Police discovered body 7 months ago

Suspect released  

Remains of missing girl found  

Province admits fault

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

Caseloads and privacy laws impede

Father wants justice

Death a homicide  

Toddler's death a homicide  

Death ruled a homicide

Found guilty

NEWMARKET - A jury found Jennifer Pan, 28, her boyfriend Daniel Wong, Lenford Crawford and David Mylvaganam guilty of first-degree murder and attempted murder.  Pan's mother, Bich Pan, 53, was shot and killed. Her father, Hann Pan, 56, was shot but survived the attack by 3 hired armed intruders at the couple's home north of Toronto on Nov. 8, 2010.  (QMI)

25 years

Sentenced

No parole for 25 years

4th suspect charged

Arrests made  

Daughter charged

Daughter arrested  

Police say home invasion was random  

Murder

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

Man charged

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

Guilty plea

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

3 years

MONTREAL - Patrick Bélanger, fatally injured Leonard Wells, a 63-year-old pedophile neighbour in Côte des Neiges after discovering child pornography on the man's computer.  PREVIOUS:  Sentencing quandary   Child-porn not a license to kill

Murder charge

PORT HOOD - Police have charged James Edison Spears, 60 with first-degree murder in the death of Angus MacLean, 82.  (CBC)    MORE:  Man facing murder charge

2 charged

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

Former roommate arrested

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

Arrest

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

Murder charge

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

 

Stabbing  

Woman stabbed to death  

Husband arrested 

Murders-suicide

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

 

Possible murders, suicide  

Family drama  

Grandson blames grandfather

Mystery grows

 

Guilty

TORONTO - A jury found a 32-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a York University student from China.  The jury delivered the first-degree verdict, which means the jury believes Brian Dickson intentionally killed Qian Liu, 23, in the course of a sexual assault.   (CBC)

Guilty in 'webcam' murder

Canadian guilty

Suspect lived in the same building    

Boyfriend describes webcam attack

'Sick' cyber trail  

Death treated as homicide  

I saw her die on my webcam

Police identify victim

Murder-suicide

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

 

Stabbings   

Man, woman dead in stabbing  

Fatal encounter inquest

WINNIPEG - A Manitoba judge is calling for the creation of a special unit for persons with violent and aggressive behaviour in every personal care home.  Judge Michel Chartier recommended MB Health develop a protocol with the departments of Justice and Corrections to accommodate people with dementia who commit criminal offences.  (Winnipeg Free Press)  

Frank Alexander inquest   .pdf

Call for more secure care

Violent dementia patients a growing concern

Family considering legal action

Mcleod dies 

Elderly man dies   

Senior in psych facility  

Senior's home fight  

12 years

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

Guilty of murder  

Woman convicted  

Murder charge laid   

Panhandler now faces murder charge    

Youth sentence

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

Jurors convict

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

Investigation update

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

Husband charged

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

Victim identified

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

Victim died from blunt force trauma

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

Victim identified

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

Homicide

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

Cold case gets colder

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

Interfering

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

Accountant murdered

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

Drive-by

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

10 years

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

Manslaughter plea

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

Flagged as a threat

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

Homicide

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

Found guilty

WINNIPEG - Thomas Brine, 29, was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Elizabeth Lafantaisie.  (CTV) 

Guilty

Guilty verdict

Found guilty

25 years

Strangled

 Car thief charged

Arrest made

Body found in car trunk

Body found    

Sentenced

MONTREAL - A judge has sentenced 2 of the men convicted of fatally stabbing Raymond Ellis, 25, to 15 and 14 years in prison, less time served.  That means John Tshiamala and Evens Belleville, who have spent years in custody, will have to spend about 3 and 4 years in a federal prison before being eligible for parole.   (CTV)  

 

Killers sentenced

3 arrested for retrial

Scott turns himself in

5 set free after judge aborts trial

Stabbed in the back  

 

15 years 

LAC LA BICHE - Trevor Bobocel, 42, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and committing an indignity to a body in relation to the gruesome March 11, 2011, slaying of Roxanne Bigelow.  (QMI)

Life sentence

Handed life sentence

Victim, suspect identified

Murder charge

Body reportedly put through wood chipper

Victim mother of 5    

Man gets 10 years

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Canadian citizen Dmytro Aref Yev pleaded guilty to second degree murder and was given the 10-year prison term after he admitted he attacked Jordan Morrison outside a resort nightclub near Punta Cana on Feb. 4, 2011. His co-accused, Algerian national Bouzid Redha, was acquitted of second degree murder after Aref Yev said he acted alone.  (CBC)  

Canadian jailed   

2 arrested  

Canadian dead after bar fight  

2 Canadians charged  

Killed coming to the aid of a friend 

Arrest

HAMILTON - Police have arrested a suspect in the brutal murder of retired teacher Audrey Gleave.  Gleave, 73, was found inside her home outside Brantford, on Dec 30, 2010.  David Laurie Scott, 50, was arrested in Brantford.  (CTV)  

 

Man arrested  

'We still have work to do'  

Complicated vicious killing  

'Horrendous' sex murder  

Senior slain  

Adult sentence 

VICTORIA - Two teens who brutally raped and murdered Kimberly Proctor, 18, last year have been sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 10 years.  BC Supreme Court Justice Robert Johnston sentenced Kruse Wellwood, 17, and Cameron Moffat, 18, as adults and lifted the publication ban that had been protecting their identities since their arrest.   (Vancouver Sun)

 

More evidence released

Murder for 'giggles'   

Evidence  

Sexually sadistic psychopaths  

Inside the minds of killers  

Killers thought murder would be 'exhilarating'  

Details revealed  

Charges laid  

Arrests made

MISSISSAUGA - Police have arrested 6 men in connection with the murder of Shadi Taleb, 17, who was attacked at his family's home in Mississauga, Ont. on Monday Jan. 24, 2011. He was pronounced dead in hospital.  (CTV)  

 

4 arrested  

Typical teenager  

Apparent home invasion  

Man still missing

EDMONTON - A hunt to find 1 of 2 men who disappeared 2 days before a bizarre blaze where investigators found a man's charred remains in a rural Strathcona County garage continues. Brent Abbott, 36, from Saskatoon disappeared Dec. 17, 2 days before the fire.  he other missing person, Dino Kaz, 42, was found dead Dec. 29 along a rural road near Evansburg.   (QMI) 

 

Man linked to fatal garage fire found dead  

Missing men  

Body found in burned garage   

3 years

OTTAWA - Jack  Tobin, the son of a former Newfoundland premier, was involved in a drunk-driving incident that claimed the life of 24-year-old Alex Zolpis in an Ottawa parking garage.    (CTV)

 

Alcohol involved  

Man trapped under truck  

Brian Tobin  

Killer believed to be reformed

VANCOUVER - Just 2 months after the transfer, Michael McGray confessed to murdering his prison cell mate Jeremy Phillips, 33.  (CP)

Don't let serial killers share cells

Victim’s family sues

Guilty plea to another murder

Inmate killed

Michael McGray

 

 

Guilty

CALGARY -  Jurors accepted the position of Crown prosecutors that Barry David Brown, 52, killed Corinne Belanger at Lee Vollmin's request.   

Found guilty

Guilty

Husband says he had nothing to do with death

DNA connected suspect

Man charged in 2001 murder

Found guilty

BRAMPTON - April Luckese has been found guilty of manslaughter in the death of 14-month-old Duy-An Nguyen.  The baby  was found unconscious in an unlicensed home daycare in Jan 2011. (CTV) 

6 years

Woman found guilty

Manslaughter trial

Daycare operator charged

Baby dies at daycare

Accused in court  

Adult sentences

TORONTO - Gunman Shaquille Belle, Trevon Foo and Marcus Weise were convicted last year of first-degree murder and Justice Ian Nordheimer sentenced them as adults, for the  execution-style slaying of 16-year-old Tyrone Bracken.  

Adult sentences

3 guilty

Teens arrested

Teen gunned down  

1 found not guilty

OTTAWA - Abdulhamid Wehbe has been found not guilty of manslaughter in the 2010 drug shooting of Yazdan Ghiasvand Ghiasi, 16.  Wehbe was one of 4 people charged in the case.  Zakaria Dhournou pleaded guilty in 2011 to obstructing justice.  Khaled Wehbe, also pleaded guilty to obstructing justice.  Mohamed Wehbe, charged with second-degree murder, is still at large and is believed to have fled the country, boarding a plane for Syria days after the shooting.  (CBC)

 

Guilty plea

Killed over bag of weed    

Killer still at large  

Guilty plea

HALIFAX - Curtis Blair Lynds, 38, appeared in a Halifax courtroom and pleaded guilty to his involvement in the execution-style killings of Barry Kirk Mersereau, 48, and his wife Nancy Christensen, 47.  They were found dead in their home in Sept 2000. (CBC)

Guilty plea

Plea to 3 murders  

Cold case charges  

4th person charged  

Bikers

Guilty plea

TORONTO - A man who walked into a busy public library and fired a crossbow bolt into his father’s back, then crushed his skull in with a hammer, has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.  Zhou Fang, now 26, was charged with first-degree murder of Si Cheng, 52, after the shocking afternoon incident on Dec. 2, 2010, inside the Main St library.  (Toronto Star)

 

Victim's history of violence

Son charged

Accused killer hired PI  

Arrest in crossbow death  

Man killed with a crossbow 

New trial ordered

CALGARY - Jeffrey Leinen was convicted in Dec 2011 of second-degree murder and aggravated assault in a crash outside the Texas Mickey Bar in Olds.  He was sentenced to 14 years in prison for the death of Nicholas Baier, 18.  (CP) 

Guilty

Guilty verdict

On parole

Hit & run

Bar-goer plows crowd

 

 

Police to examine procedures

MONTREAL - 28-year-old Marie Altagracia Dorval was killed on Oct. 17, one week after she called 911 to report that her ex-husband was threatening her.  (CTV)  

Woman killed

Murder of Maria Altagracia Dorval

6 years

TORONTO - Sabrina Siconolfi, 32, was sentenced for criminal negligence causing the heat-stroke death of Sakina Abdurahman in July 2010.  (QMI)  

Mom sentenced
6 years
Negligent
Negligence plea
Mom pleads
Mom charged 

Innocents killed

CRANBROOK - 4 BC men have been charged with plotting to kill a member of a rival drug faction in a year-long plot that may have spawned the murders of 2 innocent people.  The charged men are Cranbrook residents Chad Everett Munroe, Lonnie James Adams and Calin Raymond Correia, all 33, and Lorne William Murray Carry, 28. (CTV)

 

 

Mistaken identity  

Leanne Laura MacFarlane and Jeffrey Todd Taylor killed

 

 

Charges dropped

TORONTO - The Crown has dropped first-degree murder charges against a convicted killer in the deaths of 3 Toronto prostitutes in the 1990s.  Peter MacDonald, who is in his fifties, is serving a life sentence after being found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2000 death of James Campbell in Toronto.  He was charged with the deaths of the 3 sex workers last October.  The bodies of Julianne Middleton, 23, Virginia Coote, 33 and Darlene MacNeill, 35, were found near Sunnyside Beach between 1994 and 1997.  (CTV) 

 

Death stalks woman's family

Man linked to cold case murders

'Serial killer' charged 

Guilty plea

TORONTO - Augustin Alexander Caruso, 25, entered the plea at a Toronto court.  Caruso is one of 4 men charged in the death of Christopher Skinner, 27.  Skinner died after being struck by a vehicle near Adelaide and Victoria Streets in the early hours of Oct 18, 2009.  (CTV)  

Manslaughter plea

Guilty plea

Suspect pleads guilty

 8.5 years

3 more arrested

Arrested

Arrest made

Police make arrest

Driver arrested

Family seeks answers

Murder by SUV

New trial ordered

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Court of Appeal ordered the new trial for Mark Edward Grant, ruling that the trial judge was wrong to deny Grant's lawyer the right to present evidence that Candace Derksen might have been killed by someone else. Derksen was 13 years old when she disappeared on Nov. 30, 1984.   (CBC)

Timeline:  Candace Derksen case   

2015 SCC 09

Maximum sentence

Grant confessed, witness alleged   

Details the jury wasn't told     

Expert accused of 'wing it' approach  

Testing destroyed evidence  

Suspect grilled in '84  

Hairs found with girl's body  

Childhood friends testify  

Alive up to 24 hours  

Forensic doubt

QUEBEC - The Fifth Estate has spoken to 2 forensic experts and 1 ballistics expert who corroborate a recent confession by ex-judge and convicted killer Jacques Delisle that he did not murder his wife, but did supply her with the gun that she used to kill herself. Delisle, now 79, has served 3 years of his life sentence in prison for the murder of his wife, Nicole Rainville, 71.  On Nov. 12, 2009, Rainville was found in her Quebec City home lying on the couch with a bullet in her head.   (CBC)  

Evidence suggest wrongly convicted

 Justice re-examines conviction   

MacKay to review case

Judge changes story  

Judge guilty   

Mistress testifies  

Son testifies   

Wife couldn't have shot herself  

Judge on trial for murder

Steps to ensure impartiality

Mercy killing?  

Retired Judge charged  

DNA, fingerprint found

EDMONTON - RCMP investigators found Travis Vader's DNA and fingerprint on a beer can discovered in the cupholder of Lyle and Marie McCann's SUV, court documents released Monday indicate.  Lyle McCann, 78, and his wife, Marie, 77, were last seen on the morning of July 3, 2010, buying gas. Their bodies have never been found.  (PostMedia)   

Will face trial 

Charges re-activated

Charges reactivated

Murder charges stayed

Timeline

Freed from jail

Charges stayed 

Jail 'probably destroyed my life'   

Lawsuit

Malicious prosecution

Charged

Vader charged

No bodies

Questioning appears to be over

Vader arrested

Foul play suspected

Tip mishandled

Search intensifies 

15 years

ST JOHN'S - David Folker  found guilty of second-degree murder in the July 2010 death of his girlfriend Ann Marie Shirran, will be in prison for at least 15 years.  (CBC) 

15 years

 Guilty

Man charged

Boyfriend charged

Body is Shirran

Reward offered

ORANGEVILLE - OPP are offering $50,000 for information that will help them solve the murder of Sonia Varaschin, 42.  Her body was found in a wooded area off Beech Grove Sideroad in Caledon on Sept 5, 2010.  (CityNews)

   

Remains missing woman

'Most likely someone who knew her'

'Foul play'  

Another guilty plea

ST THOMAS -  Tina Ellis pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact - her husband Daniel Belding admitted to killing Jason Farro on Aug. 29, 2010. 

Guilty plea

Couple charged

Foul play 

Comedian killed

Death ruled murder 

Arrest made

OTTAWA - Police have charged Adrian Daou, 22, with 1st degree murder in connection with the death of Jennifer Stewart, 36.  (CTV)  

Man charged

Living in fear

Death a homicide  

Guilty plea

HALIFAX - Jason Wayne MacRae has admitted to strangling his wife, Paula Gallant.  Gallant, 36, was found dead in the trunk of her car on Dec. 28, 2005.  (CBC) 


Sting operation
Arrest made
Paula Gallant    

Guilty plea

WINNIPEG - Mary Ellen Thomas, 31, admitted to second-degree murder for the July 2010 slaying of 62-year-old Michael Allan inside his city home.  (QMI)

Woman pleads guilty
Sentenced for stabbing death
Police pre-empted from murder scene
Woman arrested at scene
Stabbing  

Guilty

HALIFAX - Kale Leonard Gabriel has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Ryan White.  (CBC)

Charged

Ryan Matthew White

 Man charged

Wanted surrenders

TORONTO -  George Rucinski, 59, who also went by the name Jerzy, was found dead near Roncesvalles Ave & Dundas St W April 4.  Stephen Downey, 49, turned himself in at 11 Division station with his lawyer.  (Toronto Star)  

Suspect surrenders  

Warrant issued  

Homicide probe   

Body found  

Police investigate

 

 

5th suspect arrested

TORONTO - Adrian Ducas, 17, was at the Malton Community Centre on July 3 as two basketball games were being played.   Peel Police say several men arrived at the centre around 8:30pm and began fighting with the victim.   Ducas was fatally wounded.   (CTV) 

 

Suspect was out on bail, again

Murder in Malton  

Teen shot dead on basketball court

 

 

Guilty plea

OTTAWA - Serial killer Camille Cleroux, 58, was arrested after Paula Leclair, 64, vanished in May 2010.  Common-law wife Jean Rock, 32, disappeared in 2003 - her body was never found. And ex-wife Lise Roy's bones were disinterred from beneath a tomato garden at Cleroux's old home. She had been missing since 1990.  (QMI)

Bones were ex-wife

Cops dig for bodies  

Link  

Human remains in backyard

Drifter' eyed  

Wives vanished years ago  

Cops fear worst   

Search on

Caregivers get jail terms

EDMONTON - Denise and Michael Scriven have been ordered to serve 20 months in jail for their roles in the death of Denise's mentally disabled sister, Betty Anne Gagnon.  (CBC)   

20 months

Couple pleads guilty

Caregivers plead to lesser charges

Caregivers charged

Betty Anne Gagnon 

Guilty plea

WINNIPEG - Jheruel Mananghaya pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Darren Walsh.  Walsh, 24, was standing at a Main Street bus stop in Winnipeg on July 4, 2010 when he was gunned down.   (CTV)

Suspect charged

Connection found

Shot at random

Bus station shooting

Bus-stop shooting

Man gunned down

 

 

More murder charges

KENTVILLE - The Montreal police service laid first-degree murder charges against Leslie Douglas Greenwood in the deaths of Kirk Murray, 47, and Antonio Onesi, 51.  Murray and Onesi were shot in the parking lot of a Montreal McDonald's in January 2010.  (CP) 

Convicted  

Guilty in double murder  

Brothers plead guilty

Life sentence

4th arrest

2 new murder charges

3rd murder charge

Rise & fall of an Asian mobster

TORONTO - The body of Quang Lu, a 'dai lo' or gang leader, was pulled out of the water after Toronto homicide detectives were mysteriously led to the spot.  Lu, 47, known as Hak Quai Ming, had humble beginnings as an errand boy for a Vietnamese mob boss in the 1980s. (QMI)

Body missing man

Body in a barrel

Body in barrel identified

Inmates sentenced to prison

TORONTO - 4 Don Jail inmates found guilty of killing Kevon Phillip 3 years ago will be sent back to jail.   Sentences of 2 to 4 years each for Abdifatah Mohamed, 23; Christopher Fearon, 29; Hussein Nur, 29; and Nathaniel Grant, 28.   (Toronto Star)

3rd man charged

Man charged

Code of silence blow 

Slain inmate faced deportation  

Don Jail victim identified 

 

 

 

Guilty

TORONTO - An Ontario Superior Court jury has found William Imona-Russel guilty of first-degree murder as charged.  The jury deliberated for just over five hours before finding that the 36-year-old raped and then used a pair of scissors to stab Yasmin Ashareh, 20, to death four years ago.  (Toronto Star)  

$2M court tab  

Prison term   

Victim made fun  

Witness recounts rape, violence  

Arrest in Ashareh murder  

Guilty

TORONTO - Lamar Skeete, 21, has been found guilty of the first-degree murder of Kenneth Mark, 29.  (CTV)   

Youth sentenced

Guilty

Surveillance footage released 

Police seek 2 suspects

Man shot in Junction

 

 

 

Charges dropped

TORONTO - Andre Daley, 29, died after being shot outside First Choice nightclub. Toronto police originally charged 5 men with first-degree murder and other charges related to the Oct. 18, 2009 shooting.   However Justice Carol Brewer discharged all 5 accused on all charges.  (Toronto Star)  

 

5 charged

'Like a Western shootout'

Drive-by leaves 1 dead

Shootout

 

 

2 life sentences

NEWMARKET - Christopher Little will have no chance of parole for 25 years following the deaths of Julie Crocker and Paula Menendez.  He will serve two concurrent terms.   Little was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder. 

2 women murdered, many more casualties

Love-triangle killer gets life

Hubby 'desperate' for love

Partners changed in deadly dance

Bizarre encounters

Scenes from a failed marriage

1 stabbed, the other hanged

 

 

8 years

TORONTO - Roman Luskin pleaded guilty to 3 counts of criminal negligence causing death in the 2009 incident.  Hon To, 44, her daughter Khan (Christine) Taing and a third passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.  (CBC)

 

Accused a convicted fraudster

Suspect stays in jail

BWM slices minivan in half

 

 

Teens get max

WINNIPEG - 5 Winnipeg teens have received the maximum youth sentence of 7 years custody and community supervision for the murder of 17-year-old Frank Green.  Green was beaten and stabbed to death in St. Boniface Cemetery Sept 2009.  All 5 belonged to a group called the Dynamite Crew, a gang with connections to the Bloods.  (QMI)

 

4 plead guilty  

Jail for 'senseless' killing  

Arrest made  

Grisly graveyard find

 

 

 

Unsolved part 4

TORONTO - Since the 1960s, some 300 homicides have gone unsolved in Toronto.  In a 4 part series we profile several victims.  (Star)

Site stores the keys to unsolved crimes

Part 1    Part 2   Part 3  

Even a speck of DNA goes a long way

Cases cold but heat's still on

 

 

A public shame

WINNIPEG - The young woman with a million-dollar smile was found face down in a ditch July 2, days after being reported missing, yet again, by family. Cherisse Houle, 17, also had haunted, sorrowful eyes that spoke volumes of her life as a teen exploited on the streets. (Free Press)

30 unsolved and counting

Action group

Project disappear

Cherisse would have been 18th

Chronic runaway

2 plead guilty

TORONTO - 2 people have pleaded guilty to the killing of Valencia Russo, whose body was found in the trunk of a car in July 2009.  Juan Antonio Reyes pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and his wife, Laura Rodriguez, pleaded guilty to manslaughter.   (CTV)

Suspects to be extradited

Pair arrested

Mexico wasn't far enough

Teacher's final moments

Suspects identified

Woman found in car trunk

 

 

Adult sentence

TORONTO - A judge has decided that the teenage girl convicted in the murder of Stefanie Rengel, 14, must take responsibility for the crime as an adult.   Melissa Todorovic, 17, was sentenced as an adult for first-degree murder.   (CTV)

Life for teen

Gag orders in a Facebook age

Natural born killer

'I can't ever forgive myself'

'I wish I could change everything'

Psychiatric tests ordered for M.T

Police identify victim

'Did you do it 

 

 

2 more charged

PICKERING -  The charges come nearly one year after the bodies of Puneet Singh Chhina, 26, of Ottawa, and Harjinder Singh Sandhu, 28, of Brampton, were found shot and beaten in the trunk of a rental car that was abandoned on the side of the road in Pickering, Ont., on May 5, 2009.  Ganesh Singh, 56, of Markham, and Zaki Goffur, 34, of Richmond Hill, are both charged with accessory after the fact to murder.   (CTV) 

 

 

2nd man charged

Cellphone clue  

Men were targeted  

Victims died as strangers  

Victims identified  

 

 

Lover guilty

TORONTO - Nicola Puddicombe was sentenced to life imprisonment after a jury convicted her of first-degree murder for her part in the axe killing of long-time boyfriend Dennis Hoy.  June saw another jury acquit Puddicombe's former lover, Ashleigh Pechaluk, of first-degree murder. (Toronto Star)  

Jury convicts

Trial told of 'confession'

Acquitted suspect had confessed

Not guilty verdict

Accused in axe murder walks free

Accused killer targeted 'fat jerk

Not much love in bizarre triangle

 

 

Cousin admits organizing murder

TORONTO - More than 4 years after Glen Davis was ambushed and shot to death in a midtown parking lot, the victim’s cousin admitted to masterminding the murder plot.  Marshall Ross pleaded guilty to first-degree murder  and told the court he was behind the contract killing of his wealthy cousin. 

 

Guilty

Guilty plea to reduced charge  

Slain tycoon's company lent suspect money

Public tragedies

Reward offered

Why was Glen Davis a target

 

 

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