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 Lower Mainland Murders 2018

Lower Mainland Murders 2017

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Nephew charged in uncle's death

REGINA BEACH - Clint Daniel Salminen, 32, was charged with second-degree murder after Robert Gardiner, 58, was found dead.  (CTV)  MORE:   Charged    Homicide   Man charged 

 

Identified  

KLEINBURG - Kevin Prempeh, 26, was located in the home suffering from gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on scene.   (Global)   MORE:   Victim identified   Police identify victim   Party house shooting    Shooting  

 

Family says man was murdered

AHTAHKAKOOP FN - The family of a young man who was reported missing from Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation Thursday says the 20-year-old was killed and burned in his car.  Brennan Ahenakew was reported missing to RCMP Thursday at 5pm.  (CBC)  MORE:   Remains found in burnt-out vehicle   RCMP confirms identify  

 

Homicide

DAWSON CITY - An autopsy confirmed that the death of Kevin Edward McGowan, 41, was the result of a homicide.  (Yukon News)   MORE:   Ruled a homicide   

 

3+ years

CRANBROOK - Emmanuel Robert Murphy, 45 has been sentenced to 3-and-a-half years after pleading guilty to charges of manslaughter following the March 29, 2017 death of Waneta Hock, 73.  (Black Press Media) 

 

Woman charged

OXFORD HOUSE - A 30-year-old man taken to the nursing station after being assaulted with a weapon has died.  Margaret Chubb, 30, is charged with second degree murder. (CTV)  MORE:   Homicide   Death a homicide  

 

Identified in court

EDMONTON - EPS officers found Bigue Ndao, 33, dead.  Ahamdo Mbaye, 41, is charged with second-degree murder.  (Edmonton Journal)  MORE:   Victim fled Senegal    Stabbing   Man charged

 

Charged

EDMONTON - Branden John Morin, 26, had been charged with one count of manslaughter.  EPS said they have chosen to not release the name of the deceased.  (CTV)  MORE:   Manslaughter   Court documents name victim as Nathan Curley   Suspect in custody  

  

New DNA lead

TORONTO - Cold case investigators have a DNA profile for the man they believe is responsible for the death of Lori Pinkus. The body of Pinkus, was discovered in the parking lot of Brockton High School on Sept 8, 1991.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   DNA profile  

 

Charge laid

EDMONTON - Randy Evans, 54, died several days later from his injuries.  Richard William Rockey, 46, is charged with first degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   Murder charge   Charge laid 

Identified

TORONTO - Christopher Reid, 38, found suffering from gunshot wounds in a crashed vehicle succumbed to his injuries in hospital.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Man with gunshot wounds dies   Injured man dies  

 

Impaired charge  

TORONTO - A car struck an unoccupied school bus.  Paramedics found the front-seat passenger, a 25-year-old man, dead.  Police have charged Keran Baraj, 23, with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death+.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Woman charged   Fatal car crash   Woman charged  Suspected impaired crash  

 

Homicide  

EDMONTON - The Edmonton medical examiner confirmed that Ibrahim Zoker, 23, died from gunshot wounds.  (Edmonton Journal)   MORE:   Shooting   Homicide  

 

Shot man dies

MONTREAL - Samy Mokaddem, 39, who was shot while in the driver's seat of his luxury car died in hospital.  Mokkadem was facing multiple charges of intimidation, uttering threats, and extortion involving two men.  (CTV)   MORE:   Shot man linked     Shot in his Bentley 

 

Charged

EDMONTON - The body of Harpreet (Harry) Kang, 24, was discovered.  Matthew Anderson, 33, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (Edmonton Journal)   PREVIOUS:   EPS identifies victim   Suspect vehicle   

 

Son arrested

MONTREAL - The major crimes unit took over the case after traces of violence were found on the 59-year-old victim's body (Richard Grenier).    Police arrested a 23-year-old man (Jeremie Fortier Grenier).  (CTV)  MORE:   Son arrested  

 

Fiance charged

VANASTRA - Corey Volland was charged on in relation to the death of Laura Wiglesworth, 27.    (CBC)   MORE:   3 months before wedding   Suspicious death 

 

Woman charged

SARNIA - Tina George, 34, appeared in court charged with the death of Jesse Storr, 29, according to court documents.   (PostMedia)  

 

They almost made it home

NELSON HOUSE - Family have identified the deceased as Keithan Lobster, 11, Mateo Moore-Spence, 11, and Terrence Spence, 13.  Todd Norman Linklater, 27, is facing charges that include impaired driving causing death and failing to remain at the scene of an accident causing death.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Boys identified       

 

Identified 

LONDON, ON - Roy Joseph Gowdy, 44, died in hospital.  Tony Huff-Williams, 35, is in custody.  (CTV)  MORE:   Stabbing    Suspect in custody   Identified  

Arrest in van attack

TORONTO - Alek Minassian, 25, was arrested after a van plowed into pedestrians along a busy stretch of Yonge St, killing 10 and injuring 15 others.  (CP24)

Socially awkward

What we know so far

Most diverse neighbourhood

Labelling a pointless exercise 

Toronto van attack

Pedestrians struck

Van attack

Fast facts

Van attack victims identified

8 women, 2 men killed

Hit-and-run

MARKHAM - Ethann McAuley, 20, was struck and killed by a vehicle that fled.  (CP24)  

Identified

OTTAWA - The body of Opiny P'Ochieng, 49, was found.   (CBC)  MORE:   Identified    

Identified  

BURLINGTON - Jake David Bright, 26, sustained life-threatening injuries in a single-vehicle crash after a suspected street racing incident.    Jacob David Gliddon, 23, has been charged with dangerous driving causing death.  (In Halton)  PREVIOUS:   Passenger dies   

4 arrested

THOMPSON - A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries and was later pronounced dead.  Carla Wass, Warren Bradburn, Gregory Hart and Randal Hastings have been charged with second degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   4 charged    Wanted   Homicide     

Charged

QUEBEC CITY- Audrey Gagnon, the mother of Rosalie Gagnon, a 2-year-old girl who was stabbed to death and left in a garbage bin, was charged with second-degree murder     (CTV)   MORE:   Mother charged    Mother accused   Missing girl found dead       

Warrant

EDMONTON - Police issued a second degree murder warrant for Kenneth Richards, 35, in relation to the death of Brittany Vande Lagemaat, 25.   (CBC)  MORE:   Richards captured   Slain woman remembered   Suspect has a Brittany tattoo   Identified  

Murder-suicide

MIDALE - Mary Lou Clauson, 61, and Patrick Ng, 74, died on April 20.  Police say Clauson was killed by Ng.   (CTV)   MORE:   Murder-suicide   2 found dead   Suspicious deaths are murder-suicide 

Homicide

EDMONTON - Police said Chad Stevenson, 41, died as a result of blunt force trauma.  Stevenson was last seen on Nov 7, 2017.   (CTV)   MORE:   Deemed a homicide   Missing a homicide   Killed last year   

Stabbing   

TORONTO - Robert Joseph Walker, 48, was pronounced dead at the scene.   (Global)   PREVIOUS:    Stabbing   Man stabbed

Shooting

CANNINGTON - Officers located Brian Shane Windsor, 38, with gunshot wounds.  (Global)   MORE:   Shooting   Arrest     

Identified

WALLACEBURG - Nick Laprise, 24, was found dead.  Kourtny Audette, 25, is charged with first-degree murder.   (Chatham Daily News)   MORE:   Victim, accused knew each other  

Homicide

LABRADOR CITY - Vincent Belanger Dompierre, 28, was found dead.  Vince Ward, 30, was charged with first-degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Identified   Victim identified     

3+ years

CALGARY - Elmarie Simons, 59, pleaded guilty lto criminal negligence in the Nov 2015 death of Ceira McGrath.  An autopsy found the girl was asphyxiated by the strap of the seat.  (CP)  MORE:   3+ years   Dayhome operator sentenced   Guilty plea to criminal negligence    Daycare death  

2 found dead 

WINGHAM - Kevin Carter, 56, was charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder after police were called to a home on C Line Road and found 2 adults dead and a woman injured.   (London Free Press)   MORE:   Double homicide    Additional charges   Victims ID'd as Doug and Marian Fischer 

Warrant

TORONTO - Officers arrived on scene and located Joel Newby, 23, with multiple stab wounds.  Joshua Bewley, 27, is wanted for first-degree murder.  (Global)  MORE:    Fatal stabbing   Suspect sought   

EPS nameless death uncovered

Brandon James Calahoo, 22, pleaded guilty to criminal negligence causing the death of Raelyn Supernant.  Supernant was taken off life support and died in hospital in 2016.   (Edmonton Journal)  

Identified

LONGUEUIL - Muhammad Adhane, 18, was shot and killed on Oct 15, 2017 following an argument at a Subway restaurant when they were confronted by a man who has since been identified as Youcef Bouras, 20. (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Shooting  Teen shot     

Victims identified  

CALGARY - When police arrived they found the bodies of Joshua Brendan Bamfo, 25, and Mahad Abdirahman Ainanshe, 23, slumped over in the front seats.  (Calgary Sun)  MORE:   Identified   Shooting victims identified   Police release names 

Homicide  

EDMONTON - Firefighters found a man's body inside a home.  Evan James Auger, 34, died from blunt force trauma.   (Edmonton Journal)   MORE:   Victim killed   Blow to the head   Homicide    

Impaired

MOOSE JAW - Demi McKechnie, 23, died at the scene.  Adrian Spencer McLaren, 21, has been charged with Impaired Driving Causing Death+.  (Discover Moose Jaw)   MORE:   Impaired  

4 dead in car fire  

TIMMINS - The remains of 4 people were found after a caller reported that a vehicle was on fire.  Police said they are looking for information on or sightings of 4 people: Joey Gagnon, 37, Tammy Gagnon (Robitaille), 34, Cole Gagnon, 16 and Brandy Gagnon, 14.   (CBC)  MORE:   Police name 4 missing persons   Police news release 

More charges

PEACE RIVER - The remains of Lawrence Robert Butt, 20, were found by police May 17, 2017, in a trailer.  Kyle Dubroy-Clement, 24, is facing manslaughter+.  Dubroy-Clement has been remanded into custody.   Paige Eileen Burkenshaw, 20, is facing manslaughter+.  (Edmonton Journal)   MORE:   Charges   4 people charged  

Warrant issued

EDMONTON - Jordan Martin Cushnie, 23, attempted to steal from a mall kiosk and severely beat Iain Armstrong, 61, after he stepped in.  Armstrong died in hospital.   (CTV)  MORE:   Suspect identified   Cushnie arrested 

Stabbing 

TORONTO - Fesal Ahmed Mohammad Sobir, 26, was stabbed to death inside a 7-Eleven.  Ahilan Chandrasekaramoothy, 30, is charged with first-degree murder.  (CP24)  MORE:    Identified   Stabbing     

Mother and daughter murdered

SEPT-ILES - Emily-Ann Anderson, 25, and her 2-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Kaylee, were victims of a double homicide.  Police are questioned a suspect, a man in his twenties.   (Journal de Quebec)  MORE:   Double homicide 

Charged

CALGARY - Douglas Miller's body was found by a passerby near a parking lot on Nov 29, 2014.  Joshua Michael Anthony Mills, 28, is charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged   Murder charges  Man charged   CCTV footage released  

Impaired charges

EDMONTON - Colten Parr, 25, was facing a number of driving and weapons charges including: impaired driving causing death+.  (CTV)  MORE:   Impaired charges 

Victim had history

EDMONTON - Abdiqani Hussen, 23, was shot outside Evansdale Community League Hall, 9111 150 Ave.  (Edmonton Journal)  MORE:   Homicide   Shooting   Shooting  

Identified

KITCHENER - Police responded to a fight and found Lam Diing, 23, suffering from a stab wound.  Nicholas Salim Ndayisenga, 22, has been charged with second degree murder.  (570 News)  MORE:   Identified   Football players dies   Identified  

Charged

MASKWACIS - The deceased was identified as Jonathan Wallace Nepoose, 34.  Jayson Griffith Soosay, 26, and Percy Levon Soosay, 25, have each been charged with one count of second degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   4 arrested   4 charged  

Identified

TORONTO - Police identified the victim as Bryan Thomas, 32.  (CP24)   MORE:   Identified   Shooting   Shooting   

Homicide  

GATINEAU - Officers discovered the body of Joey Morin, 23.  (CBC)  MORE:   Homicide   Homicide  

Sentenced

MARKHAM - Jing Jing Pan, 24, has been sentenced to 3 and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to impaired driving charges in connection with a single-vehicle crash that killed a 17-year-old passenger on Nov 18, 2016.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Guilty plea 

Arrest 

ST CATHARINES - A man found laying on the sidewalk was identified as Glenn Joseph Hewer, 60.  Shaun Joseph Fitzsimons, 36, is charged with second-degree murder.    PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Suspected stabbing

Charged  

HALIFAX - The victim has been identified as Darren Clyde Reid, 52.  Joseph Noel Landry, 68, has been charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged   Homicide 

Assault victim dies

ST PAUL - Police have identified the victim as Emery John Large, 39.  William Adaire Cardinal, 42, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)   MORE:   Charge laid   Man charged   Charges laid  

Suspicious death

SQUAMISH - Raena Henry, 28, a member of the Pauquachin FN, was found in a home in the 37900-block of 3 Ave March 27.   (CTV)   MORE:   Suspicious death   IHIT called in 

Identified

KENORA - The deceased have been identified as Peter Karschewski, 57, and Diane Karschewski, 62.  (TB News Watch)  MORE:   Deceased couple identified   2 found dead  

Search for suspects

WINNIPEG - Gilbert Chartrand, 42, died after being assaulted.  Faron Junior Henderson and Jerome Devon Kakagamic, are facing second degree murder charges.  (CTV)  MORE:   Henderson arrested   Stabbing   Homicide  

Deaths suspicious 

STEINBACH - Police were called to a Parkwood Cove home and they found the bodies of two men (Lyle Beeching, 54, and son Mark, 25).  (CP)   PREVIOUS:   Father and son found dead   Possible murder-suicide   

Charge

STETTLER - James Hulkovich, 70, was found dead under what appeared to be suspicious circumstances.  An autopsy determined it to be a homicide.  John Roland Savage, 51, is facing a charge of second degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Charge laid    Suspicious death  

Victim identified

MONCTON - Police say the body of Naomi Bartlette, 33, was discovered at a home on April 8 and it’s believed she died on April 6.  Rejean Gautreau, 38, was charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)    MORE:   Man charged   Charged  

Impaired

WETASKIWIN - RCMP charged Madeline Saskatchewan with impaired operation causing death+.   (Edmonton Journal)  MORE:   RCMP lay charges 

Shooting

MONTREAL - 2 men were shot in a car.  Adam Sekkaf, 26, died, while the other was seriously injured.  (Journal de Montreal)  MORE:   Shooting   1 dead, 1 injured 

Impaired hit-and-run

EDMONTON - Chloe Wiwchar, 16, had just gotten off a transit bus and was in a marked crosswalk when she was struck by a pickup truck.  An off-duty EPS member driving by witnessed the collision and followed the truck.  Shane Stevenson, 47, is charged with impaired driving causing death+.   (Global)   MORE:   Lawyer charged  

Driver has a history

TORONTO - (George Dabit, 39), who was allegedly behind the wheel of a Lamborghini involved in a fatal 5-car crash, has a history of speed violations.   Katarzyna Tucholska, 32, was declared dead at the scene and 5 other people were taken to the hospital with injuries.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Multi-vehicle crash  Driver named  

Homicide

BRAMPTON - Valentino Pauletto, 46, later succumbed to his injuries.  John Albert Lopez, 36, is charged with accessory after the fact to murder.  (In Brampton)  MORE:   Death a homicide   Male found dead 

Arrest

EDMONTON - Clinton Wabasca, 36, wanted for first-degree murder, was arrested.  EPS said they are not disclosing the name of the victim due to privacy concerns.   (Global)   MORE:   Suspect arrested   Warrant issued

Found guilty

ST JOHN'S - Kyle Follett has been found guilty of driving without due care and attention in connection with an 2016 accident that resulted in the deaths of two teachers - Shannon Pittman, 40, and Randy Ralph, 52, who died as a result of the injuries they sustained in the crash.  (St John's Telegram)

Stabbing victim dies

SHARON - Keegan Blyth, 19, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, but he passed away.  Justin Ryan, 22, Dimytri Ingram-Piruzevski, 19, and a 16-year-old male, have been charged with second degree murder+.   (CTV)   MORE:   3 charged   Victim succumbs 

Charges 

TRURO - Officers were called to Willow St home in the Millbrook FN to a report of a man (James Blair, 46) not breathing.  Kevin Brian Sylliboy, 25, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   2 charged   Court appearance  

Facing charges after overdoses

SASKATOON - Azam Kabani and Shervin Beeharry, both 19, and Japmanjot S. Grewal, 21, have been charged with trafficking a controlled substance.  2 people died and a third was unresponsive and receiving medical treatment in hospital.  (North Delta Reporter)  

Charge

SASKATOON - Colin Sutherland, 54, was found dead by officers. (Sheritta Kahpeaysewat), 30, has been charged with second-degree murder.   (Global)   MORE:   Girlfriend charged   Victim was dating accused 

Found dead 

TORONTO - Serafino (Sam) Di Matteo, 69, was found dead in the back of a limousine 4 days after he was reported missing. (City News)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide unit investigating  

Identified

DORNOCH - Police found Nolan Panchyshyn's remains after searching for him in that area the previous week.  Dwayne Edward Hammond, 46, is charged with second-degree murder+.  David Douglas Beattie, 22, is charged with offering an indignity to human remain.  (Owen Sound Sun Times)  MORE:   Charges 

Man charged

THOMPSON - When RCMP arrived at the residence they found a woman, 51, severely injured. She was taken to the hospital, where she died.  A man, 39, was also taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  Conan Lewis, 21, was charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)    

3 men arrested

TORONTO - Nnamdi Ogba, 26, was visiting friends at Scarlettwood Court when he was shot in the back while walking to his car.  Trevaughan Miller, 19, and Abdullahi Mohamed, 22, each face first-degree murder.  (Abdirahman Islow, 27) is the alleged getaway driver.  (City News) 

Getaway driver arrested

2 suspects arrested

Police identify victim

Shooting

Shooting of innocent man    

Charged

OTTAWA - Sishun Liang, 19, has been charged with criminal negligence causing death+.  Brian Aspelund, 54, and his wife Dora, 49, were making a left turn when their vehicle was t-boned.   (CTV)  MORE:   Driver charged  

2 dead in suspicious fire   

SPRINGHILL - Marc Poulin, 42, and his fiance Jennifer Lynne Semenec, 45, were the 2 people whose bodies were discovered in the Beaton's Lane home.  (Global)   MORE:   Possible murder-suicide   Ruled murder-suicide 

Suspect shot by police

CALGARY - Adam Bettahar, wanted in the death of Nadia El-Dib, 22, was shot and killed in a traffic stop following what Mounties described as a pursuit on a stretch of Highway 16 west of Edmonton.  (Calgary Sun)  MORE:   Wanted man killed   Warrant issued    

2 years

MONTREAL - Van Duan Nguyen, 26, and friend Van Than Long Nguyen were both found guilty of dangerous driving.  They crashed into the tunnel wall near the Mountain St exit, instantly killing one passenger and seriously injuring 2 other people.   (CTV)

Home invasion gone wrong  

OTTAWA - Brian Scollard, 36, along with an accomplice, knocked at the door of a house on Covington Place.  Armed with a hammer and bear spray, they stormed in, allegedly looking for weed. But their target fought them off and knifed Scollard several times.  (Ottawa Citizen)  MORE:   Identified  

3rd arrest

BRAMPTON - Police arrived on scene and located Paviter Singh Bassi, 21. Karanvir Singh Bassi, 22, Guryodh Singh Khattra, 22, and Gurraj Bassi, 22, have been charged with first degree murder.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Man beaten to death   3rd arrest  Police arrest 3rd suspect  

Identified

TORONTO - Officers found Onoseta Oribhabor, 30, deceased on the balcony.  Police found Essozinam Assali, 27, inside but she succumbed to her injuries.  (CP24)   MORE:   Murder-suicide   2 found dead   

Homicide investigators called

EDMONTON - The vehicle matches the description of a red vehicle belonging to Chad Stevenson, 41, who has been missing since Nov 2017.   (CTV) MORE:   Homicide unit investigating  Missing: Chad Stevenson  

Mob killed Canadian

YARINACOCHA - Police found the corpse of the Canadian Sebastian Paul Woodroffe buried in the human settlement Victoria Gracia, in Ucayali , after a mob lynched him in this community located in the town of San Pablo de Tushmo. The foreign citizen was accused of murdering Olivia Arevalo, a Shipibo-Konibo woman who died Thursday of 2 shots to the chest.  (El Comercio) 

Indigenous leader murdered

Canadian lynched

Accused of murder

Canadian not the only suspect

Peru arrests suspects in killing of Canadian

Gun that killed healer matches Canadians

 

Father charged  

LEDUC COUNTY - Hossein Ayaghchi, 59, has been charged with second degree murder+.  The charges stem from the slaying of his son Mohammad Ayaghchi, 32.   (CTV)  MORE:   Father charged   Man charged   Shooting    

Charged

ARCTIC BAY - Andrew Muckpaloo, 30, has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a man who succumbed to injuries at the community's health centre following an altercation.   (Nunatsiaq News) 

Innocent bystander killed

TORONTO - At least 2 men fired several shots into Playtime Bowl and Entertainment, killing Ruma Amar, 29, and Thanh Tien Ngo, 32, whom they had chased from outside the building.  (Toronto Star) 

Double murder

Bystander killed

Man was targeted

Bystander killed

 War between Asian Assassinz and Chin Pac

 

Body identified

ULVERTON - Following the autopsy the identity of the victim was confirmed as Jean-Francois Henri, 41, from Magog.   (La Tribune)   MORE:   Body found at rest stop  

Treated as homicide

CAMPBELL RIVER - Human remains found in a rural part of Campbell River have been identified as those of Joshua Munro, 21.  (Victoria Times Colonist)   MORE:   Remains identified 

Police ID victim

TORONTO - Police say Dwayne Anthony Vidal, 31, was shot in the area of Mount Olive Drive, he later died in hospital.  (CP24)   MORE:   Identified   Man dies   Identified   May have been randomly targeted    

Warrant

EDMONTON - Police issued an arrest warrant Friday for Kyle Lauman, 35, after Marlon Jair Nunez, 39, was stabbed to death.  (Edmonton Journal)  MORE:   Lauman arrested   EPS looking for witness   Suspicious death  

Charged

LOGAN LAKE - RCMP were called to the motel where they found a 55-year-old man unresponsive.  Gordon Fleming, 66, has been charged in the death.  (Global)  MORE:   Homicide   Charged  

7+ years

SASKATOON - Lajray Gordon came to blows with David Merasty on a Saskatoon street in June 2016. A jury found Gordon guilty of manslaughter.   (CBC)  MORE:   Sentenced   Charge in stabbing death   

Wanted found dead

BRAMPTON -  Police issued a Canada-wide warrant for Nicholas Anthony Young who was wanted for the second-degree murder of Hoden Said, 30. Investigators said they had located Young deceased in the Town of Shelburne. Police said his death is not suspicious.   (Toronto Star) MORE:   Suspect found dead   Warrant issued   Appeal for help   Victim identified    

Remains identified

LONDON, ON - Human remains were found at the Hawkins Tract Conservation Area in South-West Oxford Township on Feb 24 were identified as Vanessa Anne Fotheringham, 24. Fotheringham was last seen Feb 16, 2012.  Police have charged Antonio Valentin Resendez Cortez, 32, with second degree murder.  Police say he returned to Mexico shortly after Fotheringham disappeared.  (CTV)

Manslaughter charge

SARNIA - Karen Ebel-Savage, 57, is now facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the sudden death of a man in the 700-block of Indian Rd. on August 9, 2017.  The 38-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital due to a drug overdose.  (CHOK)  MORE:   Sarnia police media release   1 dead, 2 in hospital after overdoses  

Cold case charges

CALGARY - Daniel Boysis, also known as Daniel Morgan Turner, 22, was last seen at his home in the community of Falconridge on Dec 1, 1996.  Randolph Edward Westman, 57, Boysis' roommate at the time, has been charged with second-degree murder and indignity to a dead body.   (CTV)   MORE:   Roommate charged    Man charged    

Body found

MONTREAL - The victim has been identified as Mario Macri, 44, co-owner of Brasserie des Rapides and director of a loan company.  (CTV)   MORE:    Victim had OC links    Murdered businessman 

Man charged

OTTAWA - Kalen Bryan-Bradley, 23, was found suffering from fatal stabbing injuries.  Police have charged Miles Krzyzewski, 25, with second degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   Accused  Stabbing      

Hit-and-run victim ID'd

TORONTO - Emma Leckey, 21, was attempting to cross the street at the intersection of Huron and College streets when she was struck by a northbound vehicle that was travelling in the southbound lanes. Rylan Balappa-Lawes, 19, has been charged.  (CTV) 

Warrant issued 

MOOSE JAW - Police have issued a Canada-wide arrest warrant for Tyrel Munroe, 19, whom they believe to have stabbed Bailey Anderson, 21, to death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Suspect may be in Regina   Warrant issued   Desjarlais turns herself in 

Boyfriend charged 

MISSISSAUGA - Police found the body of Alicia Lewandowski, 25, outside a townhouse complex.   Joseph Chang, 39, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.  (CP24)PREVIOUS:   Suspect   

Charged

NAPANEE - Florence Wyatt Morris, 88, was killed in the crash. The driver of the SUV Andrew Slapkauskas, 42, is charged with First Degree Murder+.  (CTV)  MORE:   Murder charge 

Victim identified

REDWATER - Friends have identified him as Gunner Christie, 25.  (CTV)   MORE:   Identified   Sudden death  

Body in a ditch

OAK RIVER - RCMP are investigating a suspicious death after a woman's body (Terri Noel, 40) was found in a rural ditch.   (CBC)   

Charged

MONTREAL - Sofiane Ghazi is accused of stabbing his wife, who was 8 months pregnant at the time, inside their apartment on Langelier Boulevard last July.  Ghazi's wife survived the attack, but her baby boy did not.  The 37-year-old man was charged with first-degree murder in the death of the baby as well as attempted murder for the alleged attack on his wife.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged 

Acquitted

TORONTO - Johan Vaz, 25, was behind the wheel of a Honda and speeding along Sheppard Ave E when a then 16-year-old driver of a BMW struck and killed Immanuel Sinnadurai, 17, who was riding his bike.  The BMW driver pleaded guilty to dangerous driving while street racing and causing death.   (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   2 face street racing charges  

Taken into custody

THUNDER BAY - Charles Norman Casmey was wanted for second degree murder. Police said officers were called to a McLaughlin St home where they found a 63-year-old man dead and a 25-year-old woman injured.  (CBC)  MORE:   Arrest   Warrant   Police hunt suspect

Charged

HALIFAX - Owen Patrick Nelson, 40, has been charged with interfering with human remains+.  Karen Lee MacKenzie, 40, was last seen at 95 Highfield Park Drive on Feb 25.  Investigators say they believe she is dead.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged in disappearance   Man charged  

Charged

WHITEHORSE - Chelsey Tegan Bien, 25, of Kwanlin Dun FN, died of her injuries.  Lynzee Harriott Silverfox, 20, was charged with second-degree murder.  (Yukon News)

Death deemed homicide

VICTORIA -  Family have identified the man as Joe Gauthier, 35, and said he died after being stabbed.  (Victoria Times Colonist)   MORE:   Homicide  

2 charged

STAND OFF - Rance Bearhat, 26, was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.  Stanley Troy Big Sorrel Horse, 36, and Justin Chad Big Sorrel Horse, 32, are charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)MORE:   Charges  

Charged

AJAX - Cory Fenn, 29, has been charged with 3 counts of second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of Krassimira Pejcinovski, 39,  Roy Pejcinovski, 15 and Venallia Pejcinovski, 13.  (CBC)  MORE:   Known to police   History of violence   Teams honour goalie killed

Charged

LONDON, ON - Tae-Khun 'Tom' Ha, 85, was riding his bike on Dundas St on Jan 2 at 5:45pm when he was struck.  Police arrested James Gordon Sutherland, 38, and charged him with leaving the scene of a crash causing death.  (London Free Press)   PREVIOUS:   SUV may have struck cyclist   Hit-and-run 

Man charged

THICKET PORTAGE - Two men and a 21-year-old woman were found hurt inside the home, and the woman was pronounced dead at a nursing station.  Travis Monroe, 23, who lived at the home, was arrested and charged with manslaughter+.   (CTV)  MORE:   Woman dies at burning home  

Identified

TORONTO - Emergency crews were called to the area of Jane St and Shoreham Drive at 11:53pm Friday, where they discovered Shaun Kinghorn, 44, with multiple gunshot wounds.   (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting   Identified   Shooting  

Jailhouse beating victim dies

OTTAWA - Marco Michaud, 36, suffered extensive head injuries in the April 11 beating.  Mohamed Barkhadle, 32, Pierre Senatus, 22, and Jimmy St. Hilaire, 19, are expected to be charged with murder for the jailhouse killing.  Michaud was in detention awaiting trial on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Gerald Leduc, 53, on July 18, 2017.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Beating victim dies   Inmate dies   Accused killer dies   Turns himself in   Wanted   Wanted      

Charged

SCARBOROUGH -  Anik Stewart, 21, succumbed to his injuries.   Aruran Suthakaran, 21, was charged with second-degree murder.   (CP24)   PREVIOUS:   Fatal assault   

Charged

WIARTON - Ralph Henry Rudowski, 60, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Janice West, 61.  (CP)  MORE:   Man charged   Charge laid  

Charge laid

WINNIPEG - The victim has been identified Joseph Moise Francois, 45.  Charged with manslaughter is Joseph Allan Ballantyne, 55.   (CTV)  MORE:   Arrest   Man charged   Stabbing  

Identified

TORONTO - The victim has been identified as Terrance Coughlin, 59.  Police have issued a Canada-wide arrest warrant on first-degree murder for Curtis Ashley Wheatley, 35.  (CBC)  MORE:   Wheatley arrested  

Homicide

SWAN RIVER - Mounties arrived at a home to find a nameless 36-year-old deceased man at the scene.  Norman Brass, 42, has been charged with manslaughter.   (CTV)  

Homicide

ELLIOT LAKE - The body of Joseph Topping, 31, was found in a wooded area in Elliot Lake.  (CBC)   MORE:   Found remains turns into homicide  

Victim identified

THUNDER BAY - Police have identified the victim as Nicholas Wendal Baxter, 28.  Christopher Achneepineskum, 45, was charged with first-degree murder.   (TB News Watch)   MORE:   Identified    

Victim identified

MISSISSAUGA - Police have identified Layla Wilke, 61, as the victim in a fatal fail to remain pedestrian collision.  (Mississauga News)  MORE:   Identified   Man surrenders   4 charged    

Identified 

MONTREAL - Vincent Lemay, 38, is charged with drunk driving causing death.  Stephane Lebel, 44, was killed in a crash at a construction worksite on Highway 20 in Dorval.  Because of a publication ban, CTV News cannot report any details of the collision.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:    Ministry worker dead 

2nd man arrested

REGINA - Justin Langan, 41, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.  Chad Barre, 31, was charged with first-degree murder+.   Donald Chad Pelletier, 34, has been charged with first-degree murder+.   (CTV)   MORE:   2nd man arrested   Homicide   Identified      

Suspect arrested  

LONDON, ON - Christina Smith, 32, was killed when she was hit trying to prevent a vehicle from being stolenPolice arrested Bradley James Hill, 31 on manslaughter and robbery charges.   (CTV)  MORE:   Suspect arrested    Man arrested    Stolen pickup driver arrested 

Charges

WINDOR - The victim is identified as Chance Gauthier, 16.   Mal Chol, 20, is charged with first degree murder+.  A second man, Nouraldin Rabee, 19, is wanted on an arrest warrant for first degree murder+.   (CTV)  MORE:   1 arrested, 1 sought   Arrest, wanted 

Identified

RYERSON - A triple murder/suicide took the life of Raija Turunen, 88; her daughter Ulla Theoret, 55 and grandson Paul Theoret 28.  Mark Jones, 58, has been identified as the man who took his own life at the Turunen home.  (North Bay Nipissing)  MORE:   Neighbour stalking trio   Triple homicide, suicide   4 found dead   Deaths deemed suspicious  

Arrest

MISSISSAUGA - Police said that there was a multi-vehicle, chain-reaction collision that occurred as a result of what appeared to be a vehicle slowing down in front of traffic.  7 people were injured in the crash.  Nicole Turcotte, 22, died in hospital.  (CP24)   MORE:   Road rage crash   Arrest made  Man turns himself in, released on bail   Fatal pileup      

25 years

TORONTO - Justin Waterman, 18, and Jerome Waterman, 22, were shot to death in a North York parking garage stairwell on Feb. 20, 2012.  A jury found Don Johnson guilty of 2 counts of first-degree murder.   (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   2 brothers slain

Police lay charges 

OTTAWA - Maria Desousa, 81, was already dead when she was taken to the hospital.   Police have charged Paolo Desousa, 40, the victim's son and Danielle Leblanc, 36, with first degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Couple charged   Homicide  

Homicide

LLOYDMINSTER - Shane Victor Lynas, 47, died shortly after police arrived on the scene.  2 people were taken into custody.   (CBC)  MORE:   2 arrested  

Cold case charge

CALGARY - Adrienne McColl, 21, was killed on Valentine's Day in 2002.  Stephane Parent, 49, was arrested.   (Ottawa Citizen)  MORE:   Arrest    Arrest   Quebec man arrested   

Victim identified

BRAMPTON - Oliver Augustus Willis, 37, known as 'Twinky' and at one time a member and leader of one of the Crips' Toronto factions was fatally gunned down just before 2:45pm on Feb 19 in the area of Vodden Court and Vodden St E.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Police ID victim   Shooting    

Court documents name victim

EDMONTON - Nathan Helfrich, 28, and his twin brother, Matthew Helfrich were approached by a man and robbed.  Nathan was stabbed and died.  Jonathon Soosay, 21, has been charged.   (Edmonton Journal)   PREVIOUS:   Arrest   EPS charges man   Suspicious death   Don't count on EPS 

Shooting victim dies

TORONTO - The victim Isahaq Omar, 36, was rushed to hospital but died from his injuries.   (CP24)  

Homicide

WINDSOR - The body of Leonard Damm, 73, was discovered by officers at a home at 3275 Bloomfield Road.  (Windsor Star) 

Son charged

GATINEAU - Claire Hebert, 58, was found in her apartment on rue Napoleon-Groulx.  Police announced they had charged her son, Denis Junior Dompierre, 38, with second-degree murder.   (Ottawa Citizen)  MORE:   Son charged   Suspicious death   

Warrant issued

FORT MCMURRAY - The deceased has been identified as Ashley Chisholm, 38.  A warrant had been issued for Jared Lee White, 30, for a charge of second degree murder.   (CTV)MORE:   Homicide   Warrant issued   Wanted   Wanted man arrested    

Identified

SAULT STE MARIE - Christopher Swanson, 23, was shot during a confrontation.  Joshua McCabe, 30, is charged with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Shooting   Names released 

Warrant

OTTAWA - Ali Omar Mohamed, 20, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Adam Perron, 22.   (CBC)  MORE:   Warrant issued   Identified    Victim identified   Man shot

Injured man dies

LA RONGE - Henry Natomagan, 58, died in hospital.  Nikko Ross, 29, was charged with manslaughter.   (Global)  MORE:   Charge laid  

Body found

OTTAWA - Egal Daud, 30, was fatally shot.  Daud's body was found inside a parked car on Northview Road.   (CBC) MORE:   Homicide 

2 charged

TORONTO - Colin Defreitas, 25, and James Craig, 32, are accused of killing Simon Zerezghi, 25.  (CBC)  MORE:   2 charged   Identified   Victim identified 

Identified

OTTAWA - Police believe Tony Marina, 54, shot and killed Safa Marina, 53, his wife before turning the gun on himself.   (CTV)   MORE:   Murder-suicide   Man, woman dead

Homicide

SASKATOON - Police discovered the body of James Chaisson, 28, on Ave P S, between 21 St and 22 St.  An arrest warrant had been issued for Brandin Cole Brick, 26.  (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)  MORE:   Investigation   Brick charged    Police investigating   

Arrest

WINNIPEG - Conrad Flett, 27, died in hospital after being stabbed in the 100-block of Charles Walk on Valentine's Day.  Jarryd Rocky Harper, 25, has been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Police make arrest   Man in custody  

Homicide

FORT ERIE - Human remains were subsequently located on the property.  Charged with second-degree murder is James Dylan Osborne, 32.  (Niagara Falls Review) MORE:   Human remains found  

Charged  

PUKATAWAGAN - Feb 2 RCMP began an investigation into the homicide of a 32-year-old man from the community. Donovan Castel, 32, has been charged with manslaughter.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   Homicide   RCMP investigate

Double homicide

ST CATHARINES - The remains of Deidra Ann Smith, 35, and Ghislain (Justin) Robichaud, 34, were found Jan 21 in the area of Glamor Lake Road in Highlands East Township.  (Peterborough Examiner)   MORE:    Double murder 

Charge laid

WINNIPEGOSIS - Officers said they attended to a residence and found 2 men.  RCMP said the 37-year-old victim was from Camperville, MB.  Spencer Sumner, 25, from Fairford, MB, was arrested and charged with Manslaughter.   (CTV)

Woman charged

MONTREAL - Meng Ye, 34, is accused of attacking her mother with a knife in their Guy Bouchard St home.   (CTV)    PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Woman arrested    

Street racing blamed

MISSISSAUGA - A crash that claimed the life of Rabab Arshad, 19, appears to have been caused by street racing.  (CP24)  MORE:   Woman killed in crash   

Charged

HALIFAX - Deborah Irene Yorke, 63, was found dead at the scene.  Brandon Jake Hollohan, 23, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man arrested   Charged laid  

1 dead, 1 wounded 

MONTREAL - 2 men were shot inside a car. One of the victims Alexandre Boulianne, 24, has succumbed to his wounds.  (Montreal Gazette)  PREVIOUS:   Shooting   1 dead, 1 injured   Shooting      

Identified

OSHAWA - Courtney Browne, 22, died after being shot in a targeted attack.  (Oshawa This Week)  

Double shooting

1 dead, 1 injured  

Value in not identifying

EDMONTON - On Jan 15, Jarvis Katz, 28, was stabbed and taken to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries 2 days later.  Douglas Ronald Hecht, 34, was arrested on April 5 and charged with second-degree murder.  Jonathan Sidney Burd, 48, was also charged with second-degree murder.  Burd is what police called a 'violent offender' and EPS warned the public in 2013.  At the time, police said Burd was going to be monitored by the EPS Behavioural Assessment Unit.    (CTV)

 

3rd suspect charged

Stabbing victim dies

EPS identify a victim

Assault victim dies 

Charge laid

MISSISSAUGA - Shaofeng Han was charged with second-degree murder in connection to the case of missing Yunying Pan, 40.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charged    Missing, presumed dead   Missing woman

Hit-and-run victim dies

WINNIPEG - Anthony Green, 43, critically injured in a hit-and-run in East Elmwood Sept 24, 2017 has died.  Shane David Strebly, 37, was charged.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:    Victim in critical condition    

2 charged

CADOTTE LAKE - William Raymond Merrier, 69, was found dead on the Woodland Cree FN.  Chadd Cardinal, 19, and a youth have been charged with one count each of second degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   2 charged  2 arrested   

Charges stayed

WINNIPEG - Darcy Jerome Beardy was charged with second-degree murder after George Gabriel Flett, 51, was found critically injured at a motel on Westwood Drive in 2015.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charge upgraded   Man charged after fatal assault    

Woman dead

ST THERESA POINT FN - A 35-year-old woman was pronounced dead upon arrival.  Jonathan Wood, 34, was charged with second degree murder.   (CTV) 

Impaired charges

HALIFAX - Wray Hart, 62, died after Dennis Patterson, 23, drove into the building at 1079 Queen St.  (CTV)   MORE:   Struck on sidewalk by impaired driver   Friends pay tribute  

Charged

OTTAWA - Nick Hickey, 17, was struck by a vehicle.  He died in hospital.  Guillermo Escobedo-Hoyo, 37, is facing second-degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged in pedestrian death   Pedestrian dies

Wanted 

WINNIPEG - The victim, Angel Beaulieu, was pronounced dead.  Lanessa Moskotaywenene has been identified as the suspect and is wanted for manslaughter. (Global)   PREVIOUS:   Stabbing victim dies in hospital  

Impaired hit-and-run

TORONTO - A 40-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle.  David Opalka, 28, faces several charges including impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death and failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing death+.  (Inside Toronto)  MORE:   Driver charged   Hit-and-run   Victim identified  

Identified

BRAMPTON - Baljit Thandi, 32, and her mother, Avtar Kaur, 60, were found dead.  Dalwinder Singh, 29, has been charged with second-degree murder.  Singh was the husband of Thandi.   (Brampton Guardian)  MORE:  Identified   2 dead, 1 in custody   2 people found dead   Domestic related deaths

Canadian killed in jail

MARIANNA - Arthur Williams, 82, charged in Oct, was found mentally unfit to stand trial.   His body was found in a cell of the Jackson County Correctional Facility.  The man who shared the two-person cell with Williams, Frederick Patterson III, 21, of Brunswick, Ga, has been charged with murder.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Inmate kills 2nd cellmate  

Murder-suicide

OAKVILLE - Prem Singh, 69, and Jan Singh, 70, were found dead from gunshot wounds.  The investigation found that Prem Singh shot his wife, Jan Singh, before sustaining a fatal self-inflicted gunshot wound.  (CP24)  MORE:   Murder-suicide    Husband shot wife, self   Suicides, or murder-suicide   2 dead   Not looking for suspects 

3 charged

HALIFAX - Derek Miles, 42, was found dead on Pinecrest Drive in Dartmouth on Jan 19 and his death was later ruled a homicide.  George Maxwell Purvis, 53, George Andrew Purvis, 30, and Murray Robert Timmons, 26, were charged with second-degree murder.  MORE:   2 arrested    2 arrested   Homicide    Suspicious death    Death ruled a homicide  

Charges

WINNIPEG - On Jan. 9, 2018, a traffic stop led officers to investigate a residence on Manila Road, where they discovered Hossein Lotfi, 77, deceased.  Yvonne Littlejohn, 36, and Myra Dawn Bird, 35, have been charged with second-degree murder+.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Body found   Man found dead   Police investigation    

2 charged

MAKWA SAHGAIEHCAN FN - Skye Noltcho, 19, and Shandon Chief, 18, were arrested and charged in relation to the house fire, when Kristen Faye Cantre, 32, died.  (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)  MORE:   2 charged   2 arrested   Charges laid after fatal fire 

Homicide

HAMILTON - The body of Holly Hamilton, 29, was found inside her car.  Her ex-boyfriend, Justin Dumphrey, 30, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Ex-boyfriend charged   Man charged   Man arrested   Stabbed to death    

Identified 

REGINA - Richard Francis Paul Bear, 27, was confirmed deceased.  (Global)  MORE:   Homicide   Man found dead

Fire investigated as a homicide  

BRAMPTON - Police say a house fire killed Louise Earle, 62, and Wayne Earle, 67.  (CP)  MORE:   Fire deemed homicide  

Identified

MISSISSAUGA - Robert (Bob) Bellevue, 61, is accused of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Elaine Bellevue.  (Mississauga News)  MORE:   Deadly night   Stabbing at home   Man in custody   Domestic related deaths  

2 dead, 2 injured

TORONTO - 2 were pronounced dead on scene while 2 others were rushed to hospital.  Police identified the deceased as Nasurdin Nasir, 26, and Terrell Carr, 24.  (CP24)  MORE:   Shooting    Shooting   Fatal shooting  

Woman found dead

TORONTO - An elderly man who neighbours say has 'increasing Alzheimer's' has been taken into custody in the death of his wife.  Neighbours identified the couple as Barb Kocac, in her 70s, and Tony Kovac, in his 80s. (Sun Media)   MORE:   Elderly man in custody   Man in custody   Elderly husband charged  

Brother identifies victim 

CALGARY - Police found the body of Darby Shade Soop, 26, in the Westbrook Mall parking lot across the street.   Police are now looking to speak to Christian Whitebear, 25, and Matthew Crane-Watchmaker, 19.   (CTV)  MORE:   Crane-Watchmaker arrested   Body found    House party turns deadly    

Identified

BRAMPTON - Gurpreet Dhami, 34, died after being struck by a truck.  Avtar Dhammi, 38, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.   (CBC)  MORE:   Man run down   Killed by cousin   Driver charged    Driver charged 

Truck driver arrested

MONTREAL - A truck driver from Brampton, ON, has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run south of Montreal in August.  Harmandeep Singh, 23, was arrested when he returned from India.  (CP)  

Shooting

TORONTO - Shaquille Wallace, 22, was located in a laneway suffering from gunshot wounds.  (CP24)   MORE:   Man shot 

Shooting

OTTAWA - Police identify Tarek Dakhil, 23, as the victim.   (CTV)  MORE:   Shooting    Man gunned down  

3 charged

HAY RIVER - RCMP have charged a third person following an investigation into the report of a deceased male found Dec 28 in Hay River's Sandy Creek area.  Sasha Cayen, 25, along with James George Thomas, 25, and Levi Cayen, 20, have been charged.   (CBC)  

Senior identified

TORONTO - Police said Edith Brezina, 87, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The 28-year-old driver is facing charges including impaired driving causing death.  Police have not yet identified her.  (Global)   PREVIOUS:   Impaired arrest 

Charged

CRANE RIVER - A body was found inside the home once the fire was under control. The identity has not been confirmed.  Earl Moar, 19, was arrested and now faces multiple charges.  (Global)   PREVIOUS:   Remains found   Suspicious fire  

Victim identified 

OSHAWA - Neveithan Baskaran, 17, was rushed to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.  Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with second-degree murder.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Youth charged   Teen stabbed identified  

Found dead

SAINT THOMAS - The bodies of Melbourne Flake, 81, and Etta Flake, 70, were discovered in their house in St Thomas.   (CBC)   MORE:    Couple tied up and killed    Couple found murdered   

Identified

NANAIMO - Troy Dax McKinnon, 34, was found dead in the parking lot of the housing complex at Jingle Pot Road.   (Victoria Times Colonist)  MORE:   RCMP identify victim   Shooting   Shooting    

Suspicious death

GRAFTON - The body of Stephane Vaillancourt, 39, was found near Highway 401 in Grafton, ON.  (CP)    MORE:  Body identified  

Homicide

SASKATOON - John McPherson, 60, was found dead inside a multi-unit building.  (Global)   MORE:   Suspicious death a homicide   Man found dead  

Charged

MEDICINE HAT - Police have laid a charge of first-degree murder against Robert Hoefman, 55, in connection with the murder of James Satre, 64.   (CHAT)  MORE:   Charge laid  Death deemed a homicide   Cowardly attack   

Identified

EDMONTON - Eddie Eugene Melenka, 48, dead from a stab wound.  Melenka's stepson, Stephan Hendrick Kody, 22, has been charged with second-degree murder+.   (CBC) MORE:   Victim identified     Charges   Charges laid   

Impaired charge

SEAL COVE - Police say the operator of the ATV - a 29-year-old Grand Manan man - died at the scene. Daniel Richard Greene, 21, has been charged with impaired driving.  (CTV)  MORE:   Crash killed man  

Charged

ST JOHN'S - Steve Bragg, 35, has been charged with second-degree murder of Victoria Head, 36, whose body was found Nov 11 near Oxen Pond Road.  (CBC)  MORE:   Charged   Identified   Police warn sex workers

Homicide

OPSHAWA - Jeffrey Allan Johnston, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene.   (CP24)  MORE:   Death ruled a homicide  

Charged

MONTREAL -  Police accuse Richard Dufresne, 60, of killing a 37-year-old woman and then moving her body.  (CTV) 

Body identified

CALGARY - Officials have identified the woman found dead as Shianne Kim Thom, 21, who had been missing since Dec 18, 2017.   (CTV)   MORE:   Body found in snowbank 

Identified

BRANTFORD - Jeffrey Ronald Maxner, 34, died from his injuries in hospital.  (CP24)  MORE:   Shooting     Police identify victim   Shooting outside hospital   

1976 shooting now a murder

HALIFAX - Deanna Mary Conant was shot by her neighbour, Wesley Elvin Poole.  An autopsy on the 76-year-old determined that her death could be blamed on complications that resulted from the 1976 shooting.  (Halifax Chronicle Herald)  PREVIOUS:   Woman dies   Woman dies from 1976 shooting

2 men arraigned

WINDSOR- Jarvas Anthony Scott, 23, was shot and killed at a house party.  Idrisso Palmer, 19, and Neil Tap, 20, are charged with first-degree murder+.  Sumar Al-Rubayi, 19, who also goes by the name Ali Habib, is wanted on a charge of first-degree murder+.  (Windsor Star)  MORE:   2 men charged, 3rd wanted    

Body parts identified

OSHAWA - A post mortem had identified the remains as those of Rori Hache, 18.  Adam Jeffrey Strong, 45, who lived in the basement apartment at the house, was arrested at the scene.  The 18-year-old was last seen in late Aug 2017. (PostMedia)

Remains identified

Man remains in custody

Body, suspicious package found

Torso identified

Police ID torso

Identified

OTTAWA - The victim has been identified as Keith Fitzsimmons, 50.    A 15-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder.   (CBC)  MORE:   Youth charged   Boy charged  

Homicide takes over  

EDMONTON - The body of Ruben (Ben) Baker, 21, was found near 92 Ave and 77 St Monday.  (Edmonton Journal)  MORE:   EPS ID's man   EPS seek help   Death deemed a homicide

Charged

COLLINGWOOD - Officers found Donna Walc, 73, dead inside a home on Trott Boulevard.  Richard Preston, 78, was charged with second degree murder.  The court has imposed a publication ban.   (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged  Identified   Suspicious death  

Wanted

ELMIRA - Police discovered the body of Elizabeth Adler, 57.   Police say they have reasonable grounds to arrest Kurtis (Kurt) Reichert, 17, in connection to the alleged murder as the two were known to each other.  (Global)  MORE:  Teen wanted   Police seek teen  

15 years

MONTREAL - A man who killed his wife Gurpreet Kaur, and evaded police for 7 years was sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 15 years.  Harinder Singh Cheema, 38, was found guilty of second-degree murder. (CTV) 

Boyfriend charged

GRANDE PRAIRIE - Hannah Sutton, 16, was found dead.  Hannah's boyfriend, Justice Watt-Blais, 19, was charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged   Man accused   4 charged with accessory after the fact  

Names released

TORONTO - Police discovered the body of Shelby Goldhar, 28.  Clifford Campsall, 27, is charged with second-degree murder+.  Felicia Land, 25, and Nikita Pouzanov, 24, are wanted.   (Richmond Hill Liberal)  PREVIOUS:   Woman found dead   Woman found dead    Arrested

Identified

NEEDLES - The bodies of the 2 men were discovered at 2 residences on the same street.  RCMP say both men suffered fatal gunshot wounds.  Local residents have identified the two men involved as Ron Volansky, 83, and Roy Bugera, 58.   (Global) MORE:   Community mournful   Murder-suicide 

Homicide

TORONTO - The victim has been identifiedas Richard Layton.   (CP24)   MORE:   Body found    

Death a homicide

ELK POINT - James Craig, 58, was found deceased inside his rural residence.  (Sun Media) 

Charged

KELOWNA  - Jacob Daniel Forman, 34, is charged with the murder of his wife, Clara Soledad Forman, and his 2 young daughters, Yesenia Kate and Karina Anne.  (Kelowna Daily Courier)

Charged

Father charged

Holiday horror

Triple homicide

Charged in triple murder 

Son charged 

HAMILTON - Janusz (John) Harpula, 60, was found suffering from multiple stab wounds.  His son Thomas Harpula, 29, has been charged.   (Hamilton Spectator)PREVIOUS:   Arrest   Stabbing 

Investigating a homicide

EAST UNIACKE - Police identified the remains as Daren Jones, 57, of Maquapit Lake, NB.  (Halifax Today)  MORE:   Missing found slain   Remains are missing man   Daren Jones missing    

Ambushed

PINCHER CREEK - On the night of Dec 13th, 1997, Lorraine McNab and Peter Sopow were driving home after dinner out with family. The double murder of McNab and Sopow remains unsolved 20 years later.   (CBC)  MORE:   Double murder remains unsolved 

Husband charged

TORONTO - Jayanthy Seevaratnam, 46, autopsy found that her death was the result of multiple injuries.  Her husband Kathirgamanatha Suppiah faces second-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Lunchroom supervisor murdered   Man charged    Husband arrested  

Charged

HALIFAX -  Barry Melvin Jenkins, 59, was taken to hospital where he died on Aug 21, 2016.  Edward Ernest Corbett, 66, was charged with manslaughter.   (Halifax Today)  MORE:   Manslaughter charge   Man charged  

Man charged

TALLCREE FN - Jordan Laboucan, 22, was first hospitalized with injuries.   Harley Auger, 30, was charged with second-degree murder after Laboucan died.  (Edmonton Journal) MORE:   Charged    

Arrested

CALGARY - Jordan Gregory Frydenlund, 30, was fatally injured in a confrontation.  Jonathan Sylvanus Francis Sylvester, 40, is charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Identified   Victim identified   Wanted for questioning     

2 charged

LONDON, ON - 2 men have been charged in the death of David Hole, 53.  Alexander Lambert, 52, is charged with second degree murder+.  James McGillivary, 47, is charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder+.   (CBC)   MORE:   2 charged   2 charged  

Victim dies in hospital

TORONTO - Shooting victim Kwsie Blair, 20, dead in hospital.  MORE:   Man dies in hospital   Shooting victim dies   Shot man dies   

Impaired

OTTAWA -  A 71-year-old man was pronounced dead in hospital.  Alain Boily, 33, has been charged with impaired driving causing death+.  (CTV)  

Stabbings

WINNIPEG - Jordan Thomas, 18, was pronounced dead in hospital.  Thomas's older brother Brandon, 20, was stabbed 15 times while trying to protect his brother in the attack.  A 17-year-old boy and two 14-year-old girls have been arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)     

Murder-suicide  

KINGSTON - Glenda Spetz, 78, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her husband Steven Spetz, 76, later died.  Police said that the man was responsible for his and his wife's death.  (Ottawa Citizen)  PREVIOUS:   Suspected murder-suicide   Domestic homicide   Woman dead       

Guilty plea

LONDON, ON - Brittany Boyce, 29, the woman who killed Deborah Titus, 64, during a botched robbery pleaded guilty to manslaughter. (Sun Media)  MORE:   Guilty plea   Warrant issued   Wanted   Suspect sought    Warrant issued  

Person in custody

TORONTO - Police located Nina Hardie, 72, suffering from obvious signs of trauma.   Christopher Hardie, 40, has been charged.  (CP24)   MORE:   Mother dead, son arrested    Woman found dead    

Homicide

PELLY CROSSING - RCMP have identified the man found dead as Derek Edwards, 37, and have ruled his death a homicide.   (CBC)  

Identified

TORONTO - Mark Young, 52, died from  multiple gunshot wounds.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Victim identified    Victim identified   Police identify man shot 

Charged

BRANTFORD - Kayla Bennett, 24, is charged in the stabbing death of a 42-year-old woman.   (Brantford Expositor)   MORE:   Stabbing  

Identified

OAKVILLE - Police found the body of Dean Costanza, 46, in a vehicle.   (CBC)  MORE:   Targeted    Victim was targeted 5 years ago   Victim ID'd  

Double homicide

CAT LAKE FN - The victims have been identified as Isaac Gray, 51, and Tyrese Shakakeesic, 18.  Police arrested Austin Wesley, 18.  (APTN)   

Identified

ST ALBERT -  An autopsy found the Nov 25 death of Ahmed Farah, 25, was a homicide.    (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide   Victim just released 

3 years

REGINA - Brendan Sugar, 29, killed Adrienne Daigneault when he crashed into the SUV she was a passenger in on Oct 8, 2016.  Sugar pleaded guilty to the charge of impaired driving causing death.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Charged with impaired driving  

Killer asks for day parole

ABBOTSFORD - Kelly Ellard, who killed Reena Virk, 14, near a Victoria-area bridge two decades ago is asking a parole board to release her from prison.   (AP)   MORE:   Virks want Ellard to take responsibility   Granted day parole   Murder of Reena Virk 

Body identified

CALGARY - Jammie Lee Miller, 27, was found dead near the intersection of Range Road 282 and Township Road 232 on Dec 6.  (CBC)  MORE:   RCMP identify body  

Suspect arrested

MONTREAL - A suspect in his 40s has been arrested in connection with an apparent slaying at a residence in a Sherbrooke suburb. (Montreal Gazette)  MORE:   Victim ID'd as Erick Lavoie  

Charged

CALGARY - The victim has been identified as Cory Runner, 29, and his brother, Wayne Runner, 34 is charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)MORE:   Brother charged   Police lay charge 

25 years

MONTREAL - Christian Pepin, 35, plead guilty to murdering his mother Diane Champagne, 55, and grandmother Paulette Robidoux, 75.   (Montreal Gazette)   MORE:   25 years   Identified   Accused   2 women stabbed   Son and grandson arrested  

Man held

SALT SPRING ISLAND - Heather Jones was found dead inside her home. A 22-year-old man (Martin Vandenberg) has been arrested in connection with the suspicious death.  (Victoria Times-Colonist)  MORE:   Son arrested   

Identified

STURGEON FALLS - Marc Pierre Gauthier, 52, has been charged with first degree murder in the death of Tammy Avery, nee Lefebvre, 39.  (Bay Today)   MORE:   Charged   Identified    Man charged 

Global violent deaths 2017

GENEVA - Of the 5 countries with the highest death rates in 2016 - Syria, El Salvador, Venezuela, Honduras, and Afghanistan - only two had active armed conflicts.  (Small Arms Survey   

Homicide

BIGSTONE CREE NATION - Marvin Brian Augerr, 47, was killed inside his home on Oct 26, but his body wasn't found until Dec 2.   (CBC)   MORE:   Dead for several weeks  

Identified

OTTAWA - Zakaria Iqbal, 18, was fatally stabbed during a fight.  (CBC)  

Identified

Teen knifed 

Deadly brawl

MISSISSAUGA - Police arrested a fourth man in the murder of Heidrah Shraim, 22, who was stabbed to death.  Shayne Beals, 29, the nephew of Devin Beals, 48, one of the other accused men, was charged with manslaughter.  Alexander Buckland, 26, and Clive Walters, 22, are each charged with first-degree murder and assault.  (Mississauga News)

Suspect charged

Suspect  

Men charged  

Triple stabbing  

Identified   

Arrest, warrant issued  

HAMILTON - Yosif Al-Hasnawi, 19, was shot.  James Anthony Robert Matheson, 20, has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder.   Dale Burningsky King, 19, is wanted for second degree murder.  (CP24)  MORE:   Police ID gunman   Suspect arrested   Family suing

Victim identified

CALGARY - The victim has been identified as Humberto (Robert) Panameno, 36.  Deibi Franscisco Monterroso Salazar, 29, was arrested for second-degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   Identified    Victim saved others   Salazar arrested

Charged

TORONTO - Kalen Schlatter, 21, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Tess Richey, 22.  Richey went missing on Nov. 25, 2017.  Her body was found by her mother and a family friend on Nov 29, 2017.   (CBC)   

Charged     

Person of interest 

Who killed Tess

Police release images

Death ruled a homicide

Homicide

Body found in abandoned building   

2nd man charged

NEWMARKET - Police arrived to find Cody Gionet, 30, suffering from gunshot wounds.   Cheikh Ngom, 18, has been charged with first-degree murder.  Travis Whitman, 21, was previously charged with second-degree murder.  (York Region)   

2nd man charged

Charged

Murder rap laid

Man arrested     

Guilty plea

MONTREAL - Michel Usereau, 50, pleaded guilty to murdering Jean-Jacques Melkonian on March 20, 2001.  (Montreal Gazette) 

Identified

TORONTO - The victim has been identified as Malique Ellis, 21.  (CP24)   MORE:   Targeted   Rapper shot    Gunned down    

Identified

SIX-ROADS - Benoit Bertin, 19, is accused of murdering Leona Boudreau and Jacques Brideau.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Suspicious death   

Identified

REGINA - Thurston James Mintuck, 35, was pronounced dead at hospital.   (Regina Leader-Post)   MORE:   Homicide   Victim identified   Police investigating 

Arrest

OTTAWA - Adrian Johnson, 45, was stabbed to death.  Damien Dubien has been charged with second-degree murder.   (Ottawa Citizen)   

Canadian killed

SAN FERNANDO -  Vishnu Narine, 56, was discovered dead near the Usine pond.   MORE:   Canadian killed 

Identified

TORONTO - Brandon Clarke, 30, was found suffering from gunshot wounds and pronounced dead on the scene.   (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Shooting   

Arrest

PEGUIS FN - Shane Scott Kenneth Sinclair, 29, was charged with second-degree murder.  A 55-year-old man was found dead in a home in the community.   (CBC)   MORE:   Charges laid   Arrest

Charges stayed

CALGARY - Robert Varley, 60, exited the courthouse a free man.  Farida Abdul-Rahman, 33, was fatally struck while crossing the road.  The judge ruled investigators pressured Varley into a confession.   (CTV) 

Charges stayed

Rights were violated

Confession inadmissible

Hit-and-run

Hit-and-run

Woman killed  

Gunned down

MONTREAL - Vincent Lamer, a 48-year-old former Hells Angel and once a member of Maurice 'Mom' Boucher's inner circle, died after being riddled with bullets as he sat behind the wheel of his car the parking lot  of an auto repair centre.   (Montreal Gazette)   MORE:   Man shot in his car 

Impaired

EAST GWILLIMBURY - Stuart Ellis, 28, was killed when a vehicle drifted into his lane and struck him head-on.  Tyler Neilsen, 20, has been charged with impaired driving causing death, taking a vehicle without consent+.  (CTV) MORE:   Identified    Heart's in a million pieces 

Suspect

TORONTO - David Blacquiere, 54, was fatally stabbed.  Christopher Enrique Gordon, 18, is wanted for second-degree murder.   (CP24)  PREVIOUS:   Identified   Police identify victim   Victim ID'd   Identified  

2 charged

LETHBRIDGE - Kenrick Leonard First Rider, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Rylan James Wyatt Twigg, 23, and Simon Danny Scout, 19, are charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV) 

Shooting

MEADOW LAKE - Kegan McCallum, 17, died in hospital from gunshot wounds after he was shot at a friend's house.  (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting   Serious incident

Charged

MONTREAL - Gilles Marion, 75, was charged with the first-degree murder of his stepson Abdel Hakim Fleury, 21.  (Montreal Gazette)  PREVIOUS:   Family dispute   Shooting

Jury acquitted

WINNIPEG - John Cameron, 38, had pleaded not guilty to one count of second-degree murder in the shooting of Michelle Stobbe.  Stobbe, 28, died July 1, 2014, after suffering a single gunshot wound to the back of her neck.   (CBC) 

Identified

CALGARY- The victim has been identified as Randeep Dhaliwal, 39.  Christopher Thomas Dejarlais, 41, is charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Charged   Man charged   Charged 

Remains found

HAMILTON - The body of Johnathan Bailey, 45, was found just outside the small community of Caistorville. (CP)   MORE:   Homicide   Police working on homicide 

Person of interest

CALGARY - Friends of the deceased confirm that the shooting victim was Olara Obina of Calgary.  Charles Oneka is a person of interest.  (CTV)  MORE:   Suspicious death 

Arrest warrant

LAC LA BIRCHE - Officers arrived to find Michael Mountain, 26, had been shot.  Lloyd Wesley Boudreau, 22, has been charged with first-degree murder.   (Global)  MORE:   Charges   Shooting   Gunshot death   Shooting   

Charged

EDMONTON - Laurie J Cunningham, 60, faces charges in relation to the death of a Mark Huemer, 59.  (Edmonton Journal) MORE:   Lawyer charged    EPS not releasing victim's name   Lawyer facing murder charges  

Victim dies  

WINNIPEG - Richard Irvine Gilbert Chartrand, 42, was taken to hospital after being stabbed.  He died in hospital Nov 8.  Harriet Jane Pascal, 31, has been rearrested while in custody at the Headingly Correctional Centre and is now facing a manslaughter charge.   (CTV)  MORE:   Stabbing victim dies 

Possible murder-suicide

LAKE LOUISE - Cindy McCormick was attending a dental convention.  Her romantic partner, Robert Kaine went to AB to visit.  The woman's death is related to the 'non-criminal' death of a 52-year-old NB man whose body was found in a vehicle west of Lake Louise on the same day.  (CBC)   MORE:   Deaths related   Police close investigation           

Boyfriend arrested

HAMILTON - Natasha Thompson was shot multiple times in a 'domestic-related homicide.'  Her boyfriend, Mark Joseph Champagne, 41, turned himself in to police. (Hamilton Spectator)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Man turns himself in

Charges

RED LAKE -  Police have arrested Andrew Rae, 26, and Jason Kakekagumick, 31, and charged them with second-degree murder after the body of John MacDougall, 43, was found.  (TB News Watch)   PREVIOUS:   Identified  

Victim remembered

NIAGARA FALLS - Julia Pieroway, 20, was confirmed by friends to be killed in a crash.  Jake Pirson, 22, has been charged with impaired driving causing death.  (Niagara This Week)   PREVIOUS:   Impaired 

Youth to be charged 

CALGARY - The victim, who has been identified as Leslie Sunwalk, was taken to hospital, where he died of his injuries.  A suspect was arrested at the scene.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing    Teen dead

Homicide in Canada 2016

In 2016, police reported 611 homicide victims in Canada.  Despite an increase in the number of victims, the homicide rate (1.68 per 100,000 population) decreased by 1% from the previous year, the result of growth in Canada's population.  (Stats Canada)

Shot couple were ailing

COBOURG - Tom (William) Ryan, 70, and his wife Helen, 76, were killed after several shots were heard in the Emergency department area of the hospital.  PREVIOUS:   Hospital shooting   Shots fired at hospital   Police shoot shooter

Body identified

STURGEON COUNTY - Krishneel Kamal Kumar, 26, of Edmonton, was found in a field by a farmer Oct 30.  An autopsy conducted confirmed the manner of Kumar's death was homicide.  (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide 

Arrested in Quebec  

CALGARY - The body of Mvemba Eriq Afonso, aka Eriq Afonso Mvemba, 23, was found in a residence Oct 28.  Mourad Gasmi, 21, and Shannoh Jabet, 22, remain in police custody(CTV)   MORE:   Traffic stop   2 arrested  

Grandson suspected

SAINTE-CATHERINE - The SQ has confirmed that the victims are Jeannot Chapdelaine, 67, and his wife, Simonne Jourdain, 78.    Jeannot Junior Cormier, 26, the grandson is facing charges.  (CTV)  MORE:  Double homicide   Pair found dead   Grandson accused  

Charged

BLUEBERRY RIVER FN - Pamela Napoleon was found dead inside a cabin, which had been burned to the ground on Aug 4, 2014.  Leon Wokeley, 42, was charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)  MORE:   Charged   Man charged  

Remains identified

SALMON ARM - RCMP say the human remains found on a farm on Salmon River Road have been identified as that of Traci Genereaux, 18.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   DNA testing   DNA comparison   Hope, fear   5 women missing in the area   Few answers emerge   More details   Curtis Sagmoen

Victim sought a peace bond  

TATAMAGOUCHE - Susie Butlin, 58, feared for her safety and sought a peace bond against her next-door neighbour.  Her neighbour, Ernie (Junior) Ross Duggan, 49, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect didn't get mental health help    Man charged    Suspect's wife speaks 

Double homicide  

SAINT-QUENTIN - The deaths of Jean Paul Caron, 67, and Melanie Roussie, 36, are being treated as a double homicide.   (CTV)  MORE:   Victims were shot   Bodies found    

Identified  

REGINA - Police found Kelvin Kim Pasap, 26, in front of the home and he was pronounced dead at the scene.   (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified   Body found  

Suspicious death

CALGARY - Ivy Wick, 3, was taken to hospital and was taken off life support on Oct 5.  The death is being treated as a possible homicide, with police saying her mother and the mother's boyfriend are the only people under investigation.   (CBC)   MORE:    Homicide 

Body found

LONDON, ON -  Police found the body of Josie Glenn, 26, at a residence on South Leaksdale Circle.  Oluwatobi Boyede, 25, has been charged with second-degree murder.   (CBC)  MORE:   Body of missing woman found   Sex trade worker

Arrest

MISSISSAUGA - Maxwell Alexander Chavez, 18, was stabbed.  Police arrested Trayon Johnson, 23, and charged him with second-degree murder.  Police have issued a warrant for Richard Ireland, 18.   (CTV)  

1 arrested, 1 wanted

Teen identified

Identified

1 dead in double stabbing

Man, 18, dead

18 year-olds stabbed  

Suspects

WINNIPEG - The victim has been identified as John Tuil Jok, 29.  Police are asking the public for help in locating Majak Mabior Kon, 25, and Randi Tara Lynn Duke, 27.  (CTV)  MORE:   Pair arrested    

Suspect on the run

OTTAWA - Police have charged Farah Handule, 20, with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Hamzeh Serhan, 20.  (PostMedia)  MORE:   Warrant issued   Gunned down   Shooting   Shooting    Homicide sparks protest  

Charged

CALGARY - Arnold Kerfont, 44, succumbed to his injuries.  Armando Pepino Baccari, 39, has been charged with second degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged   Charge laid   Identified   Victim identified  

Charged

MORRIN - The deceased has been identified as Fazal Rehman, 36.  Dylan Donald Howard, 20, was charged with first degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Arrest made

Guilty plea

TORONTO - Erin Wright, 28, charged in connection with a hit-and-run that claimed the life of Debbie Graves on Oct 4, 2017 has pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death.    (CTV)   MORE:   5 years   Suspect arrested   Police locate vehicle   Person of interest   Victim identified   Hit-and-run  

Victim dies

REGINA - Darwin Sheppard, 25, was originally charged with aggravated assault against Brendan Ross Akachuk, 25, from an incident that happened on Oct 15. Police said Akachuk had died.  (Regina Leader-Post)  MORE:   Charges upgraded   Assault charges   

Identified

TORONTO - The victim has been identified as Marite Zala, 69.  Charged with first-degree murder is her son Ernest Lajos Zala, 31.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Man charged   Identified   Woman dead, man in custody

Assault victim dies

TORONTO - Elsa Paolitto, 82, was hospitalized following the attack and later died from her injuries.  William Macciacchera, 60, has been charged with manslaughter.  (CP24)  MORE:   Charged 

Charged

TORONTO - Henryk Dabrowski, 60, was found with 'significant trauma'.  Gary Seymour Scott, 37, has been charged.   (Toronto Star) 

Man charged

Charged

Identified

Homicide

Victim ID'd  

4 charged

EDMONTON - The body of Kevin Dean Yellowbird, 27, was found on Oct 17.  Sterling Devon Martin McGilvery, 24, Skylar Taurus McGilvary, 21, Tyler Edmonton Fischer, 31, and Cougar Dominique Fafard, 24, are each charged with first degree murder.  (CTV) 

4 men charged

Charges laid

Man found dead

Suspicious death

Found dead  

Identified

KELOWNA - Russia Katalina Nicholson, 23, has been identified as the woman whose body was found in an orchard off Cooper Road the morning of Oct 11.  (Infotel)   MORE:   RCMP seek video   Appeal for info   Death a murder  

Woman shot

HAMILTON - Nicole Dragasic, 37, was gunned down.  The 2 men police believe are responsible were seen running from the apartment soon after the 'targeted' shooting.  (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Targeted attack    Identified 

Officer impaired

WINNIPEG - Cody Severight, 23, was walking east across Main St when he was struck by a 2006 Pontiac.  Justin Steven Holz, 34, a constable with the Winnipeg Police Service, was charged with impaired driving causing death and failure to stop and remain at the scene of a crash.   (Global)  MORE:   Officer charged   Off duty officer charged

2 charged

EDMONTON - Brenda Rabbit, 56, and Clyde Rabbit, 55, had been charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life.  4-year-old Serenity Rabbit died at the end of Sept, 2014, after she was admitted with a head injury.  (CTV)  MORE:   Injury that killed not criminal   Her name was Serenity   4-year-old: an investigative review  .pdf   

Former Hells Angel gunned down  

TORONTO - James Clayton 'Jamie' Holland, 43, was once a member of the elite Nomads chapter of the Hells Angels.  He was kicked out of the BC biker gang in 2006.  (Vancouver Sun)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Victim identified   Shooting  

Charged

MISSISSAUGA - Alan Connor Drew, 23, died in hospital.  Cameron Bakker, 21, has been charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged   Accused   Arrest made    Altercation death   Injured man dies   

Turns himself in

MONTREAL - Regino Magloire, 27, faces a charge of second-degree murder.  Steven Celestin, 23, was killed on June 7, 2014  (Montreal Gazette)   PREVIOUS:   Search for suspect        

Homicide

SAINTE-HEDWIDGE - Police identified the victim as Norbert Fortin, 64, a retired officer who lived alone in a rural area.   (CP)  MORE:   Suspicious death a homicide   Retired SQ officer murdered

Stabbing victim

TORONTO - Isaih Witt, 15, was the victim of the deadly stabbing in the playground of Stan Wadlow Park.  Several people in the playground and were confronted by a larger group.  3 people were taken into custody.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Stabbing  

Victim ID'd, suspect found dead

CALGARY - Cyrus Ebrahimi, 29, was found dead inside a home.  Ebrahimi's roommate Mohammadali Darabi, 32, was found dead in a vehicle after a stand-off in Revelstoke.   (CTV)   MORE:   Identified   Wanted man dies   Victim identified   IIO investigating death  

Homicide

LAC DU BONNET - RCMP say the 19-year-old victim called police herself to request emergency assistance.  She was found next to a car on Highway 502 and Edward Crescent.  Jordan Belyk, 20, is charged with manslaughter.   (CBC)  

Assault victim dies

BRANDON - Police believe Burton Tacan was followed to his apartment by a man and woman, who then assaulted him and robbed him.  Mitchell Jerod Myron, 25, and Ashley Nicole Ross, 28, are charged with manslaughter+.  (CTV)

2 in custody

TORONTO - Abdulkadir Bihi, 29, was found with gunshot wounds in a vehicle outside 263 Dixon Road.  Zayd Q Chaudry, 19, and Yahya Abdirahman Jama, 20, are in custody.  (CP24)  MORE:  Suspects turn themselves in   Identified   Identified   Shooting  

Suspicious death

TORONTO - Michael Khan, 30, was taken to hospital, where he died of his injuries. Police said they are also looking for information about a U-Haul moving truck in connection with the death.   (CBC)  MORE:   Police search for U-Haul     

Arrest

COROZAL  - Gabriel Bochnia, 38, was shot outside his home late Oct 4.  Charged is Apolonio 'Polo' Kiou, 50, a former employee of Bochnia.  (Sun Media)   PREVIOUS:   Canadian shot   Canadian shot  

Facing extradition

SHAWNIGAN LAKE - Anthony Michael Kubica is charged with murder in the death of Marie Darling, 78, whose body was found in the Coachella Valley desert on June 28, 1990. (Victoria Times Colonist)

Disappearance now a homicide

PRINCE GEORGE - Police have determined Lloyd Sword, 46, has met with foul play.  (Prince George Citizen)  

Death deemed a homicide

MEDICINE HAT - The deceased man is James Satre, 64.   (CHAT)  MORE:   Cowardly attack     

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