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Lower Mainland Murders 2017 

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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     

 

Identified 

CALGARY - Police say Arnold Kerfont, 44, died in hospital after being found in the 4600-block of Bowness Road NW at about 5:30am Saturday.  (CBC)  MORE:   Victim identified   Victim identified

 

Woman shot

HAMILTON - Nicole Dragasic, 37, was gunned down in the doorway to her ground level apartment unit at 778 Barton St E with her boyfriend and another person inside. The 2 men police believe are responsible were seen running from the apartment soon after the 'targeted' shooting.  (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Targeted attack    Identified 

 

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  

 

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  

 

Man found dead

EDMONTON - The body of Kevin Dean Damien Yellowbird, 27, was found in a ditch on a rural road Oct 17.  (CTV)   MORE:   Suspicious death   Found dead 

 

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  

 

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  

 

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  

 

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     

 

Disappearance now a homicide

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

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

 

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   

 

Death deemed a homicide

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

 

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        

 

Suspect arrested

TORONTO - Debbie Graves, 63, was walking when a vehicle mounted the curb and struck her.  Police arrested Erin Wright, 28, the owner of the vehicle.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Police locate vehicle   Person of interest   Victim identified   Hit-and-run  

 

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   

 

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 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   

   

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)

 

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 

Body found

SAINT-EUSTACHE - SQ have found a body where they've been searching for Yvon Lacasse, 71.  Ugo Fredette, 41, who was arrested after an Amber Alert, abandoned his own pickup truck and stole Lacasse's CR-V.  Fredette has been charged in the death of his partner, Veronique Barbe, 41.   (CBC)   MORE:     Boy safe   Boy found safe   Amber Alert cancelled   Amber Alert ends   Boy found safe   Mother murdered       

The good son

TORONTO - Simon Giannini was known as the good son;  even to brother, Francois. The polarity in lifestyles of the two brothers  is now part of a police probe, after the shocking shooting death of Simon, 54, while he dined in a high-end steakhouse on Sept. 16.  (National Post)  PREVIOUS:   Restaurant shooting   Shady deals   Video of suspect     Victim real estate broker   Host of the Real Estate Talk show 

Arrest made

TORONTO - Abdinasir Hussein, 42, was the victim of a homicide.  Abdirizak Yabarow has been charged.  (CP24) MORE:   Man arrested   Man charged   

Identified

THORSBY - Ki Yun Jo, 54, the owner of the Fas Gas station was killed in a gas and dash incident.  (CBC)  MORE:   Victim's name released 

 

 

Charged

BUFFALO NARROWS - Lillian Wuttunee, 56, died from her injuries on Sept 29.  Brenda Laura Tobac was charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  MORE:   52-year-old woman charged 

Identified

TORONTO - Zakariye Ali, 16, was found lying in the parking lot of Kingsview Village Junior School at around 11:40pm Sunday.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Victim identified   Shooting 

 

 

Stabbing

LONDON, ON - Police identified the stabbing victim as Raymond Beaver, 43. (London Free Press)  MORE:   Known drug den   Violent home invasion   7 charged    

Impaired driver charged

DUTTON - The crash killed Sarah Payne, 42, and her 5-year-old daughter, Freya, and injured her 6-year-old son.  Hubert Domonchuk, 53, is charged. (Sun Media)   MORE:   Impaired charges  

 

 

Woman charged 

CALGARY - Stephanie Lee Outram, 33, has been charged in connection with the death of Fletcher Kimmel and police say further charges are pending against a male suspect. (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Several people involved   Every parent's nightmare    Homicide   Woman arrested

Charged

LLOYDMINSTER - RCMP have charged Brandon Stucka, 26, in a crash that killed 3 women.  (CJME)   MORE:   Man charged    Charges   Stolen truck driver charged   3 mothers killed   Church community reeling   It's a catastrophe   Deadly stolen truck crash     

 

 

Identified

EDMONTON - Derek James Winnig, 42, were found underneath the floor of a garage in the area of 96 St and 118 Ave.  He had been reported missing to police in May, 2017.  (CTV)  MORE:   EPS identify victim buried under garage     EPS investigate body  

Charged

CALGARY - Valeri Lomakine, 37, succumb to stab wounds at the scene.  Michael Jordan Hope, 27, has been charged.  (Calgary Herald)  MORE:   Man charged   Police lay charges   Man charged   Victim identified   Police seek information   Stabbing   Man stabbed

 

 

Domestic dispute

VALLEYFIELD - Johanne Chayer, 65, is dead.  Her partner Alain Castonguay, 72, the shooter and a SQ police officer are in hospital.   (CBC)   MORE:   Officer shot  

Man shot dead

TORONTO -  John Trevor Paul, 32, died from his injuries in hospital. Police are now searching for 4 suspects.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Shooting   Mall shooting  

 

 

Suspicious death

PERTH-ANDOVER - Tony Vaillancourt's body was discovered by paddlers.  After an autopsy, police consider the death suspicious.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Found body that of missing man 

Stabbing victim dies

TORONTO - Officers found Julia Sokolov, 24, with numerous stab wounds.  Michael Nowaczek-Said, 24, was charged.   (Sun Media)   MORE:   Charges upgraded   Woman dies  

 

 

Warrant issued

SLAVE LAKE - Arrest warrants had been issued for Braden Eric Foster, 27, of Slave Lake.  Nicole Robar, 21, body was found in Slave River.  Warren Kyle Warren, 34, and Jessica Melinda Davis, 27, had been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   2 charged   2 charged    2 charged   Suspicious death   Body identified   Body pulled from river    

2 charged

EDMONTON - Police believe the house fire at 1040 Armitage Crescent was started when outdoor patio furniture was deliberately set on fire on the porch of the home. 5-month-old Hunter died in hospital from smoke inhalation.  Bronson Woycenko, 19, and Jessica Tammerand, 18, are both former tenants of the home.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Fire was arson   Fire was deliberately set   

 

 

Charges

TORONTO -  Ali Abdurisaq, 23, and Mohamed Tanade, have been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of Amir Jamal and Tyler McLean.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Friends ID victims   Identified

Targeted

KAMLOOPS -   Konaam Shirzad, 34, was the co-founder of the Red Scorpions gang and owned a gym in North Kamloops.  (Info News)  MORE:   Victim identified   Red Scorpion co-founder killed   Victim said he had left gang life 

 

 

Charged

NEW MINAS - RCMP arrested Nikolas Derrick Salsman, 30, after the body of Trevor Allen Joseph Pelton, 34 was found.  (Halifax Chronicle Herald)  MORE:   Man charged   Suspicious death   Suspicious death  

Caregiver charged

TORONTO - Zeljna Kosovac, 50, has been charged with criminal negligence causing death after the body of a 4-year-old boy was discovered in a car.    (CBC)  MORE:   Woman charged    Nanny charged    Boy found in car dies 

 

 

Ruled a homicide

HALIFAX - Sardar Ajmeer Nawabi, 20, died in hospital.  Police say the medical examiner had to do additional testing before ruling the death a homicide.     (CBC)  MORE:   Death ruled a homicide

Identified 

EDMONTON - The body of Spiros Jerry Tziklas, 50, was found in the area of 118 Ave and 37 St.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim was stabbed   EPS identified victim   Body found     

 

 

Identified

EDMONTON - Police have identified a man whose body was found at 11119 94 St, the same building where Nexhmi (Nick) Nuhi, 76, was killed a few days earlier as Blayne Joseph Burnstick, 25.   (CBC)  MORE:   Suspicious death   EPS identified victim   Police identify victim   Rooming house a trouble spot     

Suspect named

MONTREAL - Jean Edens Lindor, 24, can be seen in surveillance footage from the apartment building on Mullins St where the murder occurred. Gerry Sisi Thibert, a transgender sex worker, was stabbed.  (Montreal Gazette)  MORE:   Arrest warrant   Suspect wanted   Identified   Lindor arrested  

 

 

Sentenced

THUNDER BAY - Cruz Nicholas Pelletier charged in connection with the death of Larissa Charlie-Stillaway, 22, in June 2015 plead guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 7 years in prison.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Assault victim dies   Charge upgraded   Assault victim  

Mental health assessment

TORONTO - Yeshudyan Ragbir, 24, charged in connection with the murder of his 60-year-old mother will undergo a mental health test to see if he is fit to stand trial.  (CP24)  PREVIOUS:   Man charged   Woman, 60, found dead   Stabbing    

 

 

2 years

NEWTOWN - James Daniel Poirier, 19, was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.  Scott Nicholas Lundrigan, 22, pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death+.    (CTV)  MORE:   2 years   Impaired sentenced  

Body of missing found   

SALABERRY DE VALLEYFIELD - The body of Serge Schinck, 54, was discovered by officers while searching an industrial lot near Daoust St and Larocque Road.  (CBC)   MORE:   Murder   Body found  

 

 

Security camera footage

TORONTO - Anthony Soares, 33, was shot several times at close range. (CBC)   MORE:   Security footage  

Police identify victim 

LAKE LOON -  The victim has is Josiah Kaelin Sparks, 22.   (Metro)   MORE:   Death a homicide   Suspicious death      

 

 

Murder-suicide  

MARYSTOWN -  Ryanna Grywacheski, 18, was a victim of homicide.   Jeff Kilfoy, 37, died as a result of suicide. (CBC)   MORE:   Family devastated 

Police ID man  

TORONTO - A man killed has been identified as Everone Paul Mitchell, 54.   (CP24)   MORE:   Identified   Victim identified 

 

 

Found guilty

KELOWNA - A jury found Peter Beckett guilty of first-degree murder, for the deliberate and planned drowning of his wife Laura Letts-Beckett on Aug 18, 2010.   (Castanet)   MORE:   Guilty of first-degree murder   Former Napier City councillor found guilty    Former New Zealand politician found guilty 

4 charged

WINNIPEP - Tyler William Ranville, 18,  died in hospital.  Abdullahi Jemal Ahmed, 20, Nasim Abddullahi Ahmed, 18, Yonas Gebremekeal, 18, and a 16-year-old male have been charged.  (Winnipeg Free Press)   MORE:   Suspects arrested   4 charged    Gang associations arrested   Teen dies 

 

 

Muskoka mystery

Nearly 20 years ago, 4 seniors vanished in Ontario's cottage country. Was it murder? The Fifth Estate has the inside story about what police believe happened.  (CBC)  MORE:   Family linked fights release of documents 

Charged

LETHBRIDGE - Trixie Chief Moon, 48, was taken to hospital where she died.  Rodney Yellow Old Woman, 52, is charged.   (Global)  PREVIOUS:   Charges pending   Fatal assault   Murder   Woman fatally beaten  

 

 

Charged

FORT GOOD HOPE - The RCMP have charged Colten McNeely, 24, with murder after killing (Lloyd Edgi, 28) on Sept 3.  (CBC) 

Dealer charged  

BRANTFORD - Andrew Earl Allison, 34, is charged with manslaughter and faces several drug-trafficking charges in an overdose death.   (Hamilton Spectator) 

 

 

Identified 

HAMILTON - Police allege Samson Aristor, 29, stabbed Reald Vercani, 33, outside the Coco Bongo Lounge.   (Hamilton Spectator)   PREVIOUS:  Homicide   Disturbance   Murder  

Death a homicide

COLD LAKE - Veronica Poitras, a 16-month-old girl died after being taken off life support.  After an autopsy, the medical examiner determined the manner of her death was homicide.   (CBC)  

 

 

Identified

THUNDER BAY - Nazareth Alexander Nelson 35, was charged in the death of Bert Issac Wood, 25.  (CBC)   

Sudden death a homicide

WHITEHORSE - Clayton Benoit, 51, died at the hospital on Aug 30.  (CBC)   MORE:   Death deemed a homicide  

 

 

Charge laid

NANAIMO - John Albert Buchanan, 46, is accused of killing Richard Steven Sitar, 42(PQB News)   MORE:   Second-degree murder charge 

Stabbing

ST JOHN'S - The 36-year-old victim died from his injuries in hospital.  Police arrested Craig Pope, 31.  (CBC)   MORE:   Stabbing   

 

 

Identified

REGINA - Police were called to a house on Angus St, where they found Jenny Leigh McKay, 33, deceased.   Jason Daniel McKay, 45, is charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charged   Man charged 

Stabbing ID'd

TORONTO- Cuhapiryan Mahendrarajah, 33, died of his injuries.  Police arrested Prosper Jean Laurent, 18, and charged him with second-degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged   Victim known to police  

 

 

Wanted arrested

EDMONTON - Gregory Christopher Tessman, 49, is charged with second-degree murder in the strangling of Valerie Maurice, 29.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Arrest   Wanted man arrested   Woman found strangled   Homicide    Woman controlled by pimp     

Charged

SYDNEY - The body of James Matthews, 54, was discovered in his 54 Prince St Sydney apartment on Aug 29.  Police have charged Aaron Shaun Young, 28, with second-degree murder.  (Global)   MORE:   Man charged   Murder charge laid   Identified    

 

 

Driver sentenced

HAMILTON - Guy McPhee, 57, will avoid time in jail for killing cyclist Jay Keddy, 53, at dusk on Dec 2, 2015.   (CBC)    MORE:   No jail time 

Victim identified  

CALGARY - Valeri Lomakine, 37, succumbed to his injuries at the scene.   (CTV)  MORE:   Police seek information   Stabbing   Man stabbed   

 

 

Police investigating

WIKWEMIKONG FN - Police say Robert Jim Still, 85, was injured during an undisclosed incident at the Wikwemikong Nursing Home.  (CP)   MORE:   Nursing home death     

Mall shooting  

TORONTO - Jovane Clarke, 22, was shot in the parking lot of the Sheridan Mall.  (Inside Toronto)   MORE:   Man shot dead at mall   Bystanders are lucky   Targeted   Surveillance video       

 

 

Psychiatric assessment 

POKESUDIE - Tom LeBouthillier, 34, accused of killing his friend Steven Gauvin, 27.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Charged    

Ruled a homicide 

EDMONTON - Autopsy results ruled Shardi Abdi Hassan, 23, died from gunshot wounds.  (Global)  MORE:   Police name victim   Homicide   Shooting  

 

 

Charge in pedestrian death

SYDNEY - The victim was identified as James Bernard Bonar, 37.  Larry Daniel Stevens, 34, was charged.   (CTV)   MORE:   Manslaughter charge    Victim hit by vehicle after altercation    

Shooting

TORONTO - Awad Hurre, 34, was shot and killed on Tandridge Crescent.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Police identify victim   Identified   Massive overkill   Not ready to link killings 

 

 

Father charged

CALGARY - The passengers, Meghan Bomford, 17, died and Kelsey Nelson, 16, was severely injured.  Michael Shaun Bomford, 52, has been charged with impaired driving causing death+.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Crash victims  

Man to face charge

SAINT-LAMBERT-DE-LAUZON - SQ say the victim was Claude Gas, in his 60s.  Several media reports say the accused is the victim's son (Frederic Gas, 24).  (Global)   MORE:  Identified   Murder   Victim identified   

 

 

Identified

WEST KELOWNA - The man killed in a targeted shooting has been identified as Joel Pennell.  (Kelowna News Staff)   PREVIOUS:   Body found   Suspicious death  

Shooting

MONTREAL - The man killed is Valery Belange.  Belange, 31, was to be sentenced on Sept 21 for a drug trafficking case from 2015.  (La Presse)   MORE:   Shooting   Man gunned down  

 

 

Random murders

VANCOUVER - In BC in 2015, the latest data available from Statistics Canada, there were 95 homicides. Only 12 were random killings, just over 11%.  That's about the same for the rest of the country: In Canada, 58 out of 451 solved murders in 2015 were carried out by strangers - 13%.  From 2005 to 2014, 17% of the solved homicides were committed by strangers.  (Globe & Mail)  

Conviction overturned

TORONTO - Jason Wisdom was one of 3 men convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of Brenton Charlton, 31, on March 3, 2004.  Wisdom and 2 other men, Tyshan Riley and Philip Atkins, were convicted of first-degree murder, and committing offences on behalf of a criminal organization, known as the 'Galloway Boyz' street gang in 2009.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   3 guilty  

 

 

Homicide

LEVIS - Marie-Lisa Desbiens, 30, was found dead in her apartment.  Her spouse, Pierre Gagne-Boily, 30, was charged.   (Journal de Quebec)   MORE:   Husband accused   

Identified

PIKANGIKUM FN - Bronson Lee Strang, 34, was found dead.  Kurri Turtle, 32, was arrested and has been charged with assault.  (Net Newsledger)    MORE:   Arrest 

 

 

Identified

MISSISSAUGA - Franc Gabriel Paisley, 29, was shot at an apartment complex in the area of The Collegeway and Ridgeway Drive.  (Mississauga News)  MORE:   Victim identified   Shot man ID'd   Shooting   Shooting   Man dead   Shooting    

Charged in stabbing  

KITCHENER - According to court documents, the man who died is Shamsul Alamshah, 37.  Mohamed Younus, 43, faces a charge of first-degree murder.  (The Record)  MORE:   Victim and accused were brothers   Altercation death     

 

 

Witness speaks to media 

SASKATOON - Tyler Applegate, 27, was fatally shot after confronting a Terror Squad gang member who'd been caught urinating on his backyard fence.  Applegate died in hospital from the gunshot wound he suffered on July 22. (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Victim succumbs  Victim dies in hospital   

Body found

VICTORIA - Euarchol Wanichpan, 25, who has been missing since July 30, has been identified as the person found buried and wrapped in a tarp on the grounds of SJ Willis Educational Centre.   (Victoria Times Colonist)   MORE:   Body identified   Foul play suspected   Body identified    

 

 

Death a homicide

METCHOSIN - The victim has been identified as Richard Milligan, 56.   (CBC)  MORE:   Man found dead    Police identify body   Identified 

Police seek witnesses

PRINCE GEORGE - RCMP located the body of Neal Kumar Jaswal, 40, inside his 1994 Ford Mustang.    (250 news)   MORE:    Victim's name released 

 

 

Identified

TORONTO - Khadr Mohamed, 22, of Toronto, died from a gunshot wound to the torso. (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Police identify body   Suspicious death   Homicide   

Hit-and-run charge

SADDLE LAKE FN - Romeo Quinney, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Tyson Hunter, 44, had been arrested and charged.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run      

 

 

Identified 

TORONTO - Virgil Jack, 31, was declared dead at the scene.  (CP24) MORE:   Victim IDd   Body found   

Identified

EDMONTON - Peter Penac, 31, was shot while sitting in his Lexus around 9:50pm Saturday.  (Edmonton Journal)  

 

 

Charge laid

WETASKIWIN - Nakoda Twoyoungmen, 16, was taken to hospital, where he died.  Matthew Alexander Lightning, 22, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)  MORE:   Victim identified   Charged    Man charged   Death deemed suspicious  

2 charged

TORONTO - Tyrone Tomlinson, 21, was fatally shot on Feb 5.  Sabriya Dantas-Ismail, 21, was charged with obstructing justice.  Omar Davis, 26, was charged with second degree murder.  (CP24)   PREVIOUS:   Identified   Victim identified   

 

 

Charged

TWEED - The body of Dartt MacPherson, 53, was discovered. Samuel Koch, 36, has been charged with first-degree murder.   (Global)  MORE:   Body found   Man in custody   

Identified  

STEWIACKE - The man's wife identified him as Daniel Handrahan, 46.  A 17-year-old is in police custody in connection with the death.   (CBC)MORE:   Homicide   Police investigating 

 

 

Suspects arrested 

WINNIPEG - The body of Mustafa Peyawary, 29, was found in an apartment.  Damir Kuli, 27, and Ahamed Althaaf Ismail, 29, have been charged with first degree murder.   (Global)   MORE:   2 arrested   Beaten to death  

Son charged

OTTAWA - Officers discovered the body of Rachel Mair in an apartment building at 85 Range Road.  Her son, Steven Mair, 29, has been charged with second-degree murder.   (Sun Media)   MORE:  Man in custody    Son charged   

 

 

Sentenced

COCHRANE - Tristan Wesley, 29, received a 3-and-a-half year sentence.  On July 1, 2015, Myles McLean, 55, body was found along the Trans-Canada Highway following a beating at the hands of his son.   (CTV)   

Suspicious death

SAINT-JEROME - Daniel Robert, 60, was transported to hospital, where doctors declared him dead.  A 40-year-old man is being questioned in connection with the death.   (CBC) MORE:   Addicted son the suspect     

 

 

Clubhouse raid

CAMPBELL RIVER - Police will remain on the scene at the Devils Army Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Clubhouse for several days gathering evidence relating to the discovery of John Dillon Brown's body.  Dillon Brown, 30, was found dead inside his vehicle outside of Campbell River on the evening of Mar 12, 2016.  (CBC)  

1 arrest, 2 wanted

LONDON, ON - Mark McCullagh was shot outside his home in March 2015 while taking out the garbage.  Kenyon Ohamu, 20, was arrested and charged with manslaughter and two counts of armed robbery.  Police are looking for Ali Fageer, 23, and Steve Atkinson, 37.   (CP)   PREVIOUS:   Victim identified  

 

 

Death a homicide

PRINCE ALBERT - An autopsy was conducted and the deceased has been identified as Duane Brett Ledoux, 25.  (Global)   MORE:   Suspicious death 

Death deemed a homicide

THUNDER BAY - Brayden Moonias, 18, was found dead besides McVicar Creek.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspicious death  

 

 

Homicide

CUMBERLAND HOUSE - Carissa Ballantyne, 21, was pronounced dead.  Acea Dorian, 21, was charged with second-degree murder.     (CBC)   MORE:   Charged   Man charged  

Family ID'd victim

LONG PLAIN FN - A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder.  The family of the victim said the victim's name is John Richard Jr. 30.   (CTV)PREVIOUS:   Teen wanted for killing  

 

 

2 men charged

REGINA - Blaine Katz, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Gerald McDormand, 44, and Steven Saint Pierre, 39, have been charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   Man found dead    2 charged 

Victim identified by family  

WINNIPEG - Marlene Eusanio, 61, was identified as the victim who died after being struck by a stolen truck on Marion St. (CBC)  MORE:   Police looking for video, witnesses    Police find truck-trailer     

 

 

Charged

TERREBONNE - Alain Landais, 44, was charged with unpremeditated murder and arson for causing a fatal fire on July 8 in a seniors' residence in Terrebonne.  Resident, Marcelle Magnan, 94, died due to her injuries.  (Montreal Gazette)   MORE:    Charged  

Mafia figure killed

MONTREAL - Mafia member Antonio De Blasio, 45, was killed in a drive-by shooting at 8:30pm Wednesday in Laduversiere Park while children were playing football.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man with ties killed   Mafia executioner murdered   Shooting    Fatal shooting  

 

 

Charges laid

HALIFAX - On Dec 12, 2012, emergency personnel responded to a 911 call after witnesses observed a fire at a camp near Sheet Harbour.  Upon investigation, fire officials found the bodies of Matthew Allan Hebb, 22, and Earle Clayton Stewart, 59.  Elmer Percy Higgins, 65, and Karen Marie Higgins, 49, are both being charged with second degree murder.  (Metro News)  

 

2 charged

2 arrested again

2 charged

2nd victim ID'd

Victim identified

Men murdered

Deaths homicides  

 

 

Stabbing victim dies

WINNIPEG - An assault sent Dean Wade Yurkiw, 50, to hospital has become a homicide after the victim died.   (CBC)   MORE:   Victim dies  

Body found

TERREBONNE - The body of James Francois Guillemette, 58 was discovered Thursday in a garage.   (CTV)  MORE:   Victim known to police  

 

 

Murder-suicide

HALIFAX - RCMP have ruled that the deaths in a July 24 fire in Clam Bay, NS a result of a murder-suicide.  The victims of the fire were Laura Baker, 46, and Ronald Baker, 54.  (Halifax Chronicle Herald)   PREVIOUS:   2nd body found   2nd set of remains 

Charged

PELICAN NARROWS - After an altercation with another man a 25-year-old was airlifted to a hospital where he died.  Brennan Lee Cook, 22, of Southend, is charged with manslaughter and breach of probation.  (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)  MORE:   Man charged  

 

 

Identified 

TORONTO - Adrian Milligan, 23, died of his injuries.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Victim identified    Identified   Shooting 

Murder-suicide

TORONTO - Zlatan Cico, 58, and his 6-year-old son Simon Cico were found without vital signs  (Toronto Star)  

 

 

Shooting

TORONTO - Said Ali, 21, of Toronto, was shot just before midnight on Sunday and died Monday morning.  (680 News)   MORE:   Victim dies in hospital   Shooting    Police ID victim  

Shooting  

OTTAWA - Esmail Sharifi, 36, suffered 'multi-system trauma with injuries consistent with being shot.'   (CBC)  MORE:   Identified     Parking lot shooting  

 

 

Charged

SOUTH RAWDON - The RCMP has charged Joshua Eric Crowell, 27, in the death of Laura Ross, 27.  (Halifax Chronicle Herald)  MORE:   Charge laid   Fire death a homicide   Death ruled a homicide   Fatal fire ruled a homicide  

Police ID suspect

EDMONTON - A 49-year-old man was taken to hospital, where he later died.  William John Robert Monkman, 33, is now wanted for second-degree murder.  (Edmonton Journal)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Stabbing   

 

 

Charged

MONTREAL - Mathieu Grenon, 23, has been charged with hit and run causing death+ after Jean Brien, 66, was struck and killed during a police chase.  (CBC)   MORE:   Stiffest penalty possible   Pedestrian killed   Man killed after car flees  

Stabbing

WABASCA - Joelle Cardinal, 21, was found dead outside a home at around 2:20am Monday.  Dwayne Beauregard, 20, was the victim's ex-boyfriend and father of their 2 daughters is wanted in the stabbing.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   RCMP seek suspect  

 

 

2 charged

BOLTON - Alexander Lemon, 36, was pronounced dead.  Connor Sharpe, 21, and Venezia Maggiore, 22, were both charged.  (CP24)  MORE:   2 charged   3 arrested  

Suspect re-arrested 

GIMLI - Evan Engbaek, 18, died after he was stabbed.  Later that day, police re-arrested a 16-year-old.  (CBC)  MORE:   Released suspect, re-arrested    Arrest   Arrest   Rumours 

 

 

Failure of everyone

EDMONTON - In a report into the death of Kawliga Potts, Judge Ferne LeReverend offered a scathing indictment of the workers who failed to follow up on clear signs the child was being abused at the hands of his foster mother, Lily Choy. (CBC)   REPORT:   Kawliga Potts dead inquiry   .pdf   MORE:   Fundamental failure   

Senior charged 

PICKERING - The body of Bodwatie Persaud, 70, found in the home had 'obvious signs of trauma' and she was pronounced at the scene.  A man in the home, identified as Ganesh Persaud, 71, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)   MORE:   Deemed a homicide   Senior found dead    Domestic homicide  

 

 

Victim ID'd

MONT SAINT-HILAIRE - The victim was Roland Duguay, 55, of Montreal, who was known to authorities.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Body found   Body found  

Shooting

WOODBRIDGE - Roy Khan, 24, succumbed to his injuriesPolice have arrested Kevin Khemraj Deonath, 29.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Shooting  

 

 

Driver charged

TORONTO - A man has been charged after a vehicle struck and killed a 73-year-old pedestrian.  Jonathan Power, 25, has been charged with dangerous driving causing death+.  (Toronto Star)  

Identified 

WINNIPEG - Rohn Abraham, 29, died in the stabbing at a rooming house on Euclid Ave.  (CBC)  MORE:   Rooming house called crack shack   Homicide   Police investigating    

 

 

Impaired charge

THUNDER BAY - The victim was driving on Highway 589 when the biker's motorcycle was struck by a pickup truck.   Randall Nault, 31, was arrested.  (TB News Watch)   MORE:   Impaired 

Indignity to a body

CAMBRIDGE - A 29-year-old woman has been charged with committing an indignity to a body, in connection with the death of Christopher Deweese.   (CBC)  MORE:   Woman arrested  

 

 

Charged

MONTREAL - Sofiane Ghazi, 37, allegedly stabbed his 8-month pregnant partner.  The woman was still recovering  but the baby died in hospital.  (CP)   MORE:   Charged  

Warrant issued

OTTAWA - Alam Gabriel Buoc, 29, is wanted in the slayings of Abdulrahman Al-Shammari, 26, and Dirie Olol, 27.   (PostMedia)  MORE:   Warrant issued   Buoc arrested    

 

 

Charged

OTTAWA - Mohamed Barkhadle, 31, was arrested in the death of Rania Moussa, 35.   (Ottawa Citizen)  MORE:   Suspicious death ruled a homicide  

 2 killed in shooting

TORONTO - The 2 men killed were Renaldo Cole, 33, and Dwayne Campbell, 30.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Shooting   Barbecue shooting      

 

 

Homicide

MINTO - A member of the Bacchus motorcycle club, Ronald Richard, 50, was found on a rural property in Hardwood Ridge.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Death investigated as homicide  

Suspect released 

GODS LAKE NARROWS - Police have released a 23-year-old man they arrested in connection with the killing of Leah Anderson, 15.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Arrest made   Arrest    Homicide

 

 

Stolen truck hit-and-run

REGINA - Investigators confirmed that the victim had been operating the truck and it was stolen before the fatal collision.  Thomas Richard Nahbexie, 18, was arrested.   (CTV)   MORE:   Suspect charged  

Identified

CALGARY - The remains found near D'Arcy Ranch, have been identified as Mohamed Jasmin Al Aalak, 53.  Police charged his son, Zaineddin Al Aalak, 21.  (CBC)  MORE:   Victim identified    Man charged    Neighbors shocked        

 

 

Charged

EDMONTON - Brendan Christopher Dion, 27, has been charged with second-degree murder in relation to the death of James Joel Dunham, 40.  (Global)  MORE:   Charges laid   Person of interest   Man sought   Police seek man   Suspicious death    

Teen charged

INUKJUAK - On July 22, 14-year-old Bethany Nastapoka was found lifeless not far from her home.  Police arrested a 17-year-old man at his home Oct 12.   (Nunatsiaq online)   PREVIOUS:   Police mum on murder   17-year-old charged 

 

 

Third trial ordered

TORONTO - Ontario's top court has ordered a third trial in the same first-degree murder case  Warren Nigel Abbey was acquitted at his first trial related to the 2004 murder of Simeon Peter, but the Crown appealed and at the second trial the jury convicted Abbey.  (Toronto Star)  

4th arrest

WINNIPEG - Trevor Bodnarek, 27, died from a gunshot wound.  Craig Dylan Monkman, 19, Albert Kelly Thomas, 34, Anthony Shane Monias, 32, and Jason Scott Woodhouse, 23, have been charged.   (Sun Media)   PREVIOUS:   Third arrest   2 charged   Identified   Police investigate  

 

 

Police identify man  

TORONTO - Demal Graham, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene.    (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Family of shooting victim   Victim ID'd   Shooting

Body found

BRAMPTON - Police confirmed the identity of the woman as Kara Clark, 28.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Treated as a homicide   Police identify body 

 

 

Victims identified

MONTREAL - The victims were identified as Kevin Paul, 23, and Mohamed Odeh, 21. (Montreal Gazette)  MORE:   Victims on police radar   Police identify victims   2 bodies found     

Accused 

SYDNEY MINES - Police allege Kimberly Ann O'Dea, 36, hit and killed Dana Jessome, 28, with a vehicle.   (CTV)    MORE:   Her former partner   Driver charged  

 

 

  Couple killed in stolen truck crash

EDMONTON - Stella Marie Constantin, 62, and Kenneth Ahronson, 64, were killed after their car was hit by a stolen truck fleeing police Monday.  Zachary James Gorgan, 32, Alisha Grace Roode, 27, and Trent James Ferris, 29, face charges.   (Edmonton Journal)  MORE:   3 charged    Family identifies victims   Stolen truck collision  

Cold case arrest

RAPID LAKE - The SQ arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of Rosianna Poucachiche, 17.  On Oct 10, 2000, Poucachiche was found beaten to death.  The suspect's name has not been released because he was a minor at the time of the murder.   (CTV) MORE:   Man charged   Cold case arrest   

 

 

Altercation

BELLE RIVER - Marcus Pierce, 18, was killed an altercation that involved several combatants.  The accused is a 17-year-old male.  (Windsor Star)   PREVIOUS:   Altercation   Teen stabbed    

Son charged 

GUELPH - Mirella Roncato, 54, is dead and her son Jacob Roncato, 26, is facing a charge of first-degree murder.   (Metroland Media)    MORE:   Son arrested

 

 

Home explosion body ID'd

KELOWNA - Police have identified Michael Madsen, 23, as the victim found inside the Stockwell Ave home.   (Castanet)  MORE:   Fire death called homicide  

Driver charged 

JOLIETTE - Pierre Courtois, 75, is accused of deliberately killing Sylvie Deshaies. (CBC)   MORE:   Driver accused of killing ex-wife   Former spouse accused  

 

 

Hit-and-run crash

MISSISSAUGA - Harshadrai Patel, 64, was killed in an overnight collision where the motorist fled the scene.  Justin Edwin, 26, has been charged with impaired operation causing death+.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged  

2nd person charged

CARMACKS - Mario Rueben Skookum, 25, and Tyler Aaron Skookum, 27, has been charged in the death of Wilfred 'Dickie' Charlie in June.   (CBC) PREVIOUS:   Charged   Homicide   Deemed a homicide 

 

 

Identified 

WINNIPEG - A man found dead in the Manwin Hotel has been identified as John Blaine Flett, 50.   (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide   Police ID victim   

Youth charged

GRAND RIVER -  A 17-year-old girl has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of Douglas Hill, 48.   (CTV)   

 

 

Hit-and-run crash

DUGAS - A 72-year-old man (Georges Larocque) and a 57-year-old woman (Johanne Godin) died at the scene.  Police say the 3 young males in the first vehicle fled the scene and the vehicle was found burning in a gravel pit.  The driver was later brought to the police station by his father.   (CTV)      

2-year-old fended for himself

OTTAWA - A 2-year-old boy fended for himself after his mother was killed in their fifth-floor apartment of a public housing building.  The 35-year-old woman, whose name is protected by a publication ban, had been dead for 10 days.  Police charged Mohamad S. Barkhadle, 31.  (PostMedia)  

 

 

Murders-suicide

SAINTE-BRIGITTE-DES-SAULTS - 3 people found dead at the Adam and Eve naturist campsite in Sainte-Brigitte-des-Saults are Rodrigue Tremblay, 77, Suzanne Gareau, 50, and Denys Carpentier, 76.   Denys Carpentier is considered the suspect.   (Lanouvelle)  MORE:    3 found dead   Love triangle   Double murder-suicide likely  

Man stabs family members

AKULIVIK - Illutak Anautak, 19, stabbed 5 relatives, including 2 children, in 3 houses in Akulivik.  Police reportedly found Anautak armed with a knife and about to enter a fourth residence when he was shot dead by police.  (La Presse)  MORE:   Family drama   4 dead   Multiple stabbings  Village in shock   There is so much anger  

 

 

Charged

ST ALBERT - An autopsy confirmed the body was Ronald Worsfold, 75, and the manner of his death was homicide.  Beryl Musila, 28, had been charged.   (CTV)  MORE:   Woman charged 

Man charged

WINDSOR - Police have arrested and charged Kenneth Dawson, 56, following a hit-and-run accident that killed a 3-year-old boy.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run   Suspect arrested 

 

 

Identified

SPANISH - Jonathan Jobin, 25, was arrested after his alleged victim, George Chapman, 68, was found outside a residence.  (Sudbury Star)  PREVIOUS:  Death is murder   Victim identified  

Charged

POND INLET - RCMP have charged Tommy Mucpa, 25, with second-degree murder after Dorkas Erkloo, 51, was killed.   (CBC)  MORE:   2 dead in Nunavut hamlet   Publication ban     

 

 

Identified 

EDMONTON - Mahamoud Mahdi Nur, 25, was found dead on the road by emergency personnel working in the area.  (Global)  MORE:   Homicide    Police ID victim  

Homicide

EDMONTON - Jordin Amber Aksidan, 21, was found critically injured just after 5am in the area of 119 Ave and 34 St NW.  (CBC)  MORE:   Woman was shot   EPS able to identify victim  

 

 

Teacher, husband found dead

ALBUQUERQUE - The bodies of Ursula Tammy Kokotkiewicz, 32, and her husband Jacob, 31, were discovered.  A handgun was found in the man's lap.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Couple identified   Teacher found dead    Ruled murder-suicide       

Surrendered to police      

TORONTO - A man was allegedly uttering death threats to a 38-year-old before he struck the other man with his vehicle, jumped the sidewalk and hit two other people.  Randy Amofa, 29, was wanted on a number of charges.    (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Arrest made 

 

 

Arrested

CALGARY - Yu Chieh (Diana) Liao was identified as a person of interest in connection with the deaths of Glynnis Fox, 36, Cody Pfeiffer, 25, Tiffany Ear, 39, and Hanock Afowerk, 26.  Liao and and Afowerk had a relationship at one time.  Tewodros Mutugeta Kebede, 25, was arrested in connection with unrelated offences.   (CTV) 

2 charged 

Body linked

Link between body and burnt car

Body connected

Autopsy expected

3 identified

Victims identified

Wrong place at the wrong time

Sisters leave behind 16 kids     

 

 

 

Guilty plea

TORONTO - Mitchell Irwin, 21, plead guilty to dangerous driving causing death for killing Adam Excell, 26, as he was biking on the night of June 13, 2015.   (Toronto Star)  

Mom's pain palpable

4 years

Charged

Driver surrendered to police

Cyclist killed

Hit-and-run victim

Mourned in Halifax   

 

 

Victim dies

THUNDER BAY - Barbara Kentner, 34, who required surgery after being hit in the abdomen by a trailer hitch, thrown from a passing car on Jan 29, has died.  Brayden Bushby, 18, was charged with aggravated assault relating to the incident. (CBC)   MORE:   Woman dies   Waiting for death 

2 more charged

THUNDER BAY - 2 more people are facing charges in connection with the death of a Kevin Roundhead, 31.  Emma Masakayash, 43, and Jessie Chapais, 23, were charged. Skylar Masakayash, 22, has already been charged.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Incident ruled homicide   TBPS homicide  

 

 

4th suspect

WINNIPEG - Leon Edward Patchinose, 29, is wanted in connection with the death of William Sumner, 27.  Police have already charged Cameron Bounthieng Kinnavanthong, 32, Gene Lester Joseph Malcolm, 33, and Jonathan Erin Catcheway, 28.   (CBC)  

Patchinose arrested

Arrested

Arrest made

Man charged

Police searching for suspects

Police identify victim   

 

 

 

Charged  

WHITEHORSE - RCMP have charged Edward James Penner, 20 - with first degree murder in the death of Adam Cormack, 25.   (CBC)  MORE:   Man charged   Homicide   Homicide 

Charges

ERMINESKIN FN - Sharon Ermineskin was found dead inside her home on July 3, 2015.  Her son, Scott Ermineskin, 25, now faces several charges in relation to her death.   (Global)  

 

 

Police identify victim 

TORONTO - Lemard Champagnie, 30, was found with multiple gunshot wounds.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Identified    ID'd   Drive-by shooting 

Found guilty

EDMONTON - Gordon Shaw, 62, was found guilty in the 2011 murder of Bob Anderson, 70.  (Edmonton Journal)  PREVIOUS:   Wanted arrested in BC 

 

 

Charged

CALGARY - Chandrababu Thambu, 56, and his son Preijanthan Chandrababu, 25, were found dead in the home.  The suspect Anandaloj Srianandan, 27, has been charged with 2 counts of second-degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged   Charged   Identified   2 people dead   Police not searching for suspects 

Charged

MISSISSAUGA- Raimzhan Tokhtabayev, 27, was shot following an altercation outside of a strip club.  Police charged Elias Gibb, 20, with first-degree murder, and Christopher Anderson, 23, with accessory after the fact to murder.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Take down   Identified   ID'd   Police reveal ID     

 

 

3 charged 

EDMONTON - Ashton Cardinal, 17, was identified by family members as the teen whose body was foundArnold Anton Stephens, 38; Victoria May Carifelle, 30; and Terence Christopher Lewis, 30, are charged with second-degree murder.  (Edmonton Journal)   PREVIOUS:   Body found 

2 charged

EDMONTON - The deceased was later identified as Justin Nicholas Allen, 28.  Jermaine Jahmal Soungie, 30, and Winston Stanley Dickson Thom, 30, are facing one count each of first degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Men charged   Pub regular shot in error   EPS identifies a victim   Police identify victim   Shooting 

 

 

Identified 

OTTAWA - Ashton Dickson, 25, has been identified as the victim in the fatal shooting.   (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting  

Now a homicide investigation

MOUNT PEARL - Cortney Lake, 24, was last seen on June 7 just before 8pm, walking away from her home.   (CBC) 

 

 

Charged in 2011 killing

HALIFAX - On April 29, 2011, Angela Hall, 39, was found in a hallway and was rushed to hospital where she died.  Christian Enang Clyke, 25, is facing a charge of second-degree murder.   (CBC)  MORE:  Charged   Arrested   NS rewards: Angela Hall  

2 charged 

THUNDER BAY - The bodies of Robert Lloyd Gray, 50, and Kory Lee Campbell, 22, were found in a residence on Carl Ave.  Garnet Loon, 41, and Kailee Loon, 19, were taken into custody in Sioux Lookout, ON.   (CBC)  MORE:   Double murder arrests   2 found dead 

 

 

Assault victim dies

WINNIPEG - Marvin Elias Caribou, 37, died of his injuries.  Sydney Eric Norman Fleury, 43, faces an upgraded charge of manslaughter.   (CTV)   MORE:   Assault victim dies   Charges upgraded 

Charged

TORONTO - Louis Desjardins, 18, collapsed in a parking lot before being found by 2 women.  Andrew Gomes, 18, is charged with second-degree murder.   (CP24)   MORE:   Identified    Stabbing

 

 

Husband charged

LEAMINGTON - Cheng Sun, 51, also identified as Cheng Sung, remains in custody charged with first-degree murder. Dead is Weqiong Du-Sun, Cheng Sun's 46-year-old wife. (Windsor Star)   PREVIOUS:   Man in custody    

Youth charged

HAMILTON - Dwayne Bride, 42, was found suffering from 'sharp-edge weapon injuries.'  A 16-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Police looking for 2 men on bikes

 

 

Impaired charge

BIENFAIT - Debra Hamann, 59, is facing charges of impaired driving causing death+.  Bisho Kalappurakkal, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.   (CBC) MORE:   Impaired 

EPS identifies victim

EDMONTON - Joshua Gilbert Barnes, 18, was pronounced dead in the area of 125 St and 132 Ave.  (Global)  MORE:   Stabbing   EPS names victims   Photos   Suspicious death     

 

 

Youth charged

HALIFAX - A 16-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Chelsie Probert, 18, in Dartmouth. (CBC)   MORE:   Teen charged   16-year-old charged   Ruled a homicide   Homicide   Police gathering evidence     

Identified

WINNIPEG - Marilyn Oshiwee, 37, was found suffered from an apparent house party stabbing.  Fenisha Peebles, 28, has been charged with manslaughter.  (Winnipeg Free Press)   MORE:   Charges   Police identify victim   Mother remembers victim  

 

 

Charged 

VERNON - Police found Regina Fernandez, 49, seriously injured.  He later died in hospital.  Angelo Gabriel Monfort, 21, has been charged with 2nd degree murder.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged    Man charged  

Identified by public  

LUND - Dylan Buckle and Braxton Leask have been identified through social media as the 2 men who were killed.  Charges have been laid against Jason Foulds, 19.  (Vancouver Sun)   MORE:   RCMP identify suspect   Man charged   

 

 

3rd suspect charged

HALIFAX - Nadia Gonzales, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Calvin Maynard Sparks, 23, and Samanda Rose Ritch, 19, were charged with first-degree murder+.  Police arrested Wayne Andrew Bruce, 60, to face charges of first-degree murder+.   (CTV)  

3rd person charged

Another person charged

Charges

Homicide

2 charged

2 charged   

 

 

2nd arrest

WINNIPEG - Benjamin Franklin Traverse was shot on Nov 28, 2016. Police have arrested Michael Taylor Fless, 30.   James Andrew Jewel, 26, was arrested and charged on Jan 6, 2017.   (CTV)   MORE:   Fugitive arrested   1 suspect arrested   Police seek 2 suspects 

Charge laid

REGINA - Jessie Brandon Moneybird, 22, was found after a fight reportedly broke out between two groups of individuals.  Sylas James Moneybird, 20, is charged with manslaughter.  (Regina Leader-Post)  MORE:   Charge laid    Charges  

 

 

Suspects

EDMONTON - Abdullahi Nur-Abdulle, 22, was shot in the area of a 7-Eleven on June 11, at about 4:40pm.   (CTV)  MORE:  Victim identified   Identified   EPS names victim    

EPS seeks tips   

EDMONTON - Police found Brent Jonas Coates, 33, in an alley north of 118 Ave, between.  (Global)   MORE:   Victim of homicide   EPS identifies victims   Body found   Homicide

 

 

Found guilty

MONTREAL - A jury convicted Jean-Philippe Tremblay of first-degree murder.  The 28-year-old has been was sentenced to life imprisonment for beating and killing Pina Rizzi, 47, in August 2009.  (CTV)  MORE:   Guilty   

Charged

EDMONTON - Clinton John Bluecloud, 29, succumbed to his injuries.  Michael Barber, 48, had been charged with second degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charged in stabbing   1 man dead   Homicide  

 

 

Extradited

HALIFAX - Steven Skinner, 43, is facing a charge of second-degree murder in the 2011 death of Stacey Adams in Lake Echo.  (CTV) MORE:   Wanted extradited   Arrested in Venezuela   Man sought in slaying  

Death ruled a homicide

BEAVER BANK - Police responded to an assault call at The Ivy Meadows home  after Gordon Birchell, 79, was pushed by a female resident. died 3 days laterNo charges will be laid due to the 'cognitive impairment of the suspect.'  (CTV)     

 

 

Wanted

THUNDER BAY - Michael Cleghorn is wanted for second degree murder in the death of Edmond Clovis, 21.    (CBC)    MORE:   Suspect identified   Accused pedophile sought   Victim ID'd  

Charge laid

PELICAN NARROWS  - Curtis Michel, 20, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Dale Custer, 32.  (Global)   MORE:   Charged   Sudden death    

 

 

Police identify victim 

BEAVERTON - Joshua Elliott, 21, died of a stab wound.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim identified   

Police ID victim

BRAMPTON - The victim is Sean Grant, 33.  (CP24)  MORE:   Police identify man gunned down   Shooting   Shooting      

 

 

2 more arrested

OTTAWA - 2 more people have been arrested in relation to the death of Ahmad Afrah, 19, in May.  Daniel Jean-Charles, 21, and a 16-year-old boy were both charged with manslaughter.  Afrah died on May 15 after he fell from a high-rise apartment on MacLaren St.  Liban Gure, 29, and a 16-year-old girl have already been charged.   (CTV)

2 arrested

3 more suspects

Girl arrested

Charged

 Man charged

Fleeing a fight   

 

 

Facing manslaughter charges

TORONTO - Anthony James Kiss, 31, has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Dario Humberto Romero, 37, who was struck and killed in the early hours of June 7 in west-end Toronto.  Kiss said Romero was chasing a woman on to the street with a knife, and that he drove into him to stop the attack.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Arrest in hit-and-run  

Victim identified

TORONTO - Abdiqani Abshir, 24, was found with gunshot wounds in his torso.  Before Abshir died, he told investigators that there was a woman with injuries in a home near 96 Cavell Ave.  According to police, the investigation into the woman's death is ongoing and her identity has not yet been released.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Police ID man  Man shot, woman found dead   

 

 

Identified

PENTICTON - Dale Atkinson, 63, died following an incident in the home he shared with his common-law wife.  Atkinson's common-law spouse, who was arrested was released without charge.  (Castanet)   MORE:   Suspect released      

Driver charged  

TORONTO - Dario Humberto Romero, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene.   The driver of the vehicle, Anthony James Kiss, 31, has been charged with manslaughter, Toronto Star)  MORE:   Man charged   Vehicle death   Pedestrian killed 

 

 

Arrested

CALGARY -  2 men - Anees Amr, 26, and Colin Reitberger, 23 - were pronounced dead at the scene.  Christian Joffre Ouellette, 20, has been charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   1 arrested   Victims identified   2 dead    Parking lot shooting   

Identified  

ALEXANDRIA - Khanh Nguyen, 29, was pronounced dead.  Tri Minh Hoang, 61, has been charged with second-degree murder.   Anh Quang Nguyen, 29, was charged with accessory after the fact to murder.  (Ottawa Citizen)    MORE:   Charges laid   Dies at hospital  

 

 

Identified

MISSISSAUGA - Nadeem Rahaman, 24, had 'obvious signs of trauma' when police arrived.   (CBC)   MORE:   Police identify victim    Targeted   Residential shooting    

Homicide

EDMONTON - Tomas Echeverria-Quintana, 18, succumbed to his injuries in hospital.  (CTV)      MORE:   Victim dropped off at hospital   Victim dies after arriving at hospital     

 

 

Homicide suspect killed by officer

OTTAWA - The suspect fatally shot Terrence Phillips, 43.  An officer pursued the suspect on foot and followed him inside the parking garage on Clarence St.  Several shots were fired and the suspect was killed in the confrontation.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   2 dead in shootout   Gunfight  Suspect identified     SIU investigating    

Gunned down

CALGARY - Rinato William Toy was shot and killed at basketball court just before 9pmIn March, Toy had manslaughter charges dropped against him in connection with a deadly stabbing at the Stampede grounds in July 2015.   (Global)   MORE:   Shooting    Knife fight charges stayed    Charges upgraded after stabbing victim dies  

 

 

Charged  

SASKATOON - Patrick Dong, 37, was found unresponsive in a rural area SW of Saskatoon city limits in Oct 2016. An 18-year-old woman is facing a first-degree murder charge.  (CBC)   MORE:   Teen charged    Murder charge laid    

Victim ID'd 

TORONTO - Emergency personnel arrived at the scene to find Soumik Asgar, 20, in the driver's seat. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  (CBC)  MORE:   Found in a car   Victim identified   Shooting 

 

 

Unprovoked stabbing

CALGARY - Keeton Michel Gagnon, 39, was charged with second-degree murder in connection to the attack that claimed the life of Nicholas Nwonye, 46.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Man charged   Random attack   Charged    

Identified

BRACEBRIDGE - Wendy Boland, 64, was killed at her home.  Police have charged Bryan Boland, 67, with first degree murder.   (Muskoka Region)  PREVIOUS:   Publication ban   Murder publication ban    

 

 

Wanted

MONTREAL - Police say Mohamad Achraf Maatoug, 26, stabbed and killed a man at the Moomba bar on the morning of May 18, 2017.  The victim was a 33-year-old man whose identity has not been released by police.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Nightclub brawl   Homicide at nightclub   Suspect arrested 

Warrant for 3rd suspect

ORILLIA - The victim has been identified as Joseph Simonds, 34.  Sonny Brokenshire, 20, and Martin Forget, 41, have been charged with first degree murder.  A warrant has been issued for Brian Quesnell, 28.   (Barrie Today)   MORE:   Warrant issued   Quesnel arrested   Identified   

 

 

Homicide 

DESMARAIS - Officers found Dorium Yellowknee, 33, deceased.  Cindy Savannah Nanemahoo, 19, and  Collin Paul Noskiye, 32, are charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)    

Charge

NORWAY HOUSE - Leroy Menow, 27, is facing a charge of manslaughter.   (Thompson Citizen)   MORE:   Manslaughter charge laid  Homicide   Assault victim dies  

 

 

Wanted

MONTEAL - Police are seeking Frederick Silva, 37, for the slaying of Daniel Armando Somoza Guildea, 28.  (Montreal Gazette)   MORE:   Dangerous fugitive  

Arrest 

COTE FN - Tre Raphiale Cote, 24, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Freedom Gladue.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Body found   Death considered suspicious     

 

 

Arrest

BEAVERTON - Joshua Elliott, 21, died in hospital of a stab wound.   Lucas Bovell, 24, was charged with second-degree murder.   (Metroland)  MORE:   Charged   Man charged   Charged   Police identify victim   Victim identified   

Woman facing charges

BRIDGEWATER - Meghan Elizabeth Nowe, 26, has been charged after her younger sister died.   Nowe give Allison Nowe, 22, methadone, which police say caused her death.  (Advance)   MORE:   Manslaughter charge   Suspicious death

 

 

Police identify victim

WINDSOR - Police have identified Steven Hill, 43, as the man killed in a possible hit and run in the early hours of April 29.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Victim 

Charged

CARLING TOWNSHIP - The victim has been identified as Nancy McGrath, 39.  Vincent Barnes, 26, was charged with second degree murder.   (Sun Media)   

 

 

2 charged

MONTREAL - Luc Armand Motty, 26 and Aimen Adnane, 23, have been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of a 23-year-old man.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Stabbing   

2 years, less a day

CHARLOTTETOWN - Gregory William Lunn has been sentenced to 2 years less a day for dangerous driving causing death.  Lunn, 31, killed Phyllis Joan Hamill, 65, on Oct 8, 2015 on Covehead Road.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea 

 

 

Charged 

WINNIPEG - Jarso Ano, 22, died in hospital after he was found with stab wounds.  Dondre Grant, 22, was charged with second-degree murder.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Identified 

Victim linked to OC

MONTREAL - The man who died in an apartment is Mustapha Danach, 30, an individual linked to Lebanese organized crime and the Italian mafia.  (La Presse)  MORE:   Suspicious death 

 

 

Charged

FORT QU'APPELLE - Lucas Lerat, 27, was taken to hospital, where he later died.  Patrick Tuckanow, 26, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charge laid   Family ID'd man  Man dies from injuries    Man dies in hospital  

Body found

SAULT STE MARIE - Police discovered the body of Beata Paciorek, 38, in the rear compartment of a U-Haul.  Mike Madill, 28, and Amy MacDonald, 37, have been charged with first-degree murder.   (CP24)    MORE:  Body found    Body identified    

 

 

Charges dropped

EDMONTON - Police withdrew all charges against Justin Handbury, 31, in connection to a fatal hit-and-run that killed Jade Belcourt, 18.   Police said 'new information' led investigators to withdraw the charges.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Murder charges withdrawn   Police drop charge   Drove through a fence to hit victim  

Charge laid

PRINCE GEORGE - Christopher Clarke Prince, 35, has been charged with murder in the death of Shane Whitford.  Prince was sentenced to prison for manslaughter for the Nov 2002 death of a half-brother, Reginald Travis Prince, 20, in Fort St James.  (Prince George Citizen)    MORE:   Suspect charged    Assault victim dies     

 

 

Teens charged

LA RONGE - Simon Grant after being assaulted during an armed robbery at his business, Louisiana's Bar-B-Que.  Austin Bird, 18, and 2 youths aged 17 and 14 are charged with second-degree murder, armed robbery+.  (StarPhoenix)  MORE:   RCMP charge 3   Owner dies   Owner succumbs   Owner dead after armed robbery   3 suspects sought    

3 killed

SELKIRK - Nicole Rach-Gregoire, had been an employee of Bill Wozney.   Wozney's body was found outside the home, along with the bodies of James Gregoire and Rach-Gregoire.  The Gregoires were identified as owners of 15 Cooks Cove. (Winnipeg Free Press)   MORE:   Identified   Double murder-suicide     Murders-suicide      

 

 

Victim identified

BRAMPTON - The victim has been identified online as Anthony Francis, 28, an up-and-coming rapper known as Yung Dubz.  (Metroland)  PREVIOUS:   Shooting   1 dead, 1 injured   Double shooting

Homicide

EDMONTON - Police found Frederick John Dunn, 67, dead inside his home.   Walter James Jenkins, 34, (also known as JJ) is wanted on a warrant for murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man found slain    Suspect arrested   Wanted man found   

 

 

Charges

FISHING LAKE - Officers discovered the body of Merle Gabriel Eli Lajimodiere, 16.  Ashton Patrick Callioux, 19, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)  MORE:   Shooting 

Arrest

MONTREAL - Akiem Heath, 30, faces a charge of second degree murder in the slaying of Ader Nicolas Marchi-Karzazi, 28.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   Suspect    Suspect ID'd in gang shooting   

 

 

Found guilty

MONTREAL - A jury found Amalan Thandapanithesigar guilty of second-degree murder for having stabbed his neighbour Jeyarasan Manikarajah on June 23, 2014.  (Montreal Gazette)  MORE:   Guilty   Stabbing   Man murdered       

Long-term offender charged

REGINA - Christopher Sean Pascal, 25, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Rodney James Nippi, 46.   (Global)  PREVIOUS:   Police identify victim   Man dies after assault   Homicide probe     Long term offender designation 

 

 

Charge laid

BURNS LAKE - Albert Gordon Giesbrecht, 66, faces a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Raymond George Bishop, 59.   (Prince George Citizen)   MORE:   Murder charge laid   

14 years

ESKASONI - Albert Michael Bernard, 38, was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of Dale Dennis on Nov. 3, 2016.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Guilty   Found guilty   Fatal beating 

 

 

Reddit post

KITCHENER - Police responded to a 911 call at 38 Country Hill Drive around 3am April 28, where they found the body of Melinda Vasilije, 22.  Investigators focused their attention on Vasilije's boyfriend, Ager Hasan, 24, as the lead suspect in her death.  (Global)

Arrested in Texas

Accused arrested  

Reddit post

Police searching for suspect  

Identified

Suspect likely spotted

Sudden death

Targeted incident    

 

 

Missing found murdered

KAWARTHA LAKES - Bayram Abolhassani-Larki, 19, was found dead in a vehicle located in a field.  (CP24)  MORE:   Body found    Homicide investigation

Rearrested

SANDY LAKE FN - Wilfred Fiddler, 49, died on May 6.  Kory Fiddler, 24, was rearrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   Assault charge   Found dead   

 

 

Possible murder-suicide

QUEBEC CITY - Jocelyne Lamothe, 54, was found dead at her home on Sainte Madeleine St. Earlier in the day, her son Mikhael Ryan allegedly killed himself at the Hotel Classique.  (Journal of Quebec)   MORE:   Family drama     

Charge upgraded

BEAUVAL - On March 31 officers found Darren Buffin, 19, with serious injuries.  He died from his injuries on April 9.  Braydon McCallum, 20, is now charged with manslaughter.  (Global)   MORE:   Victim dies   Charge upgraded  

 

 

Canadian charged

CANCUN - Michael Kalata, 33, a Canadian man has been charged with murder in the death of a Mexican woman.  Gabriela Jaramillo, 23, was from Saltillo, Mexico.  The killing happened on April 22 at the Gran Caribe Resort.   (CBC)   MORE:   Jailed until he can stand trial   Canadian implicated    Murder  

Identified  

CALGARY - Eric Lavallee, 52, was found suffering stab wounds  and pronounced dead at the scene.  Police have now named Mark Lecaine as a person of interest.   (CBC)  MORE:   Person of interest wanted   Police speak to Lecaine, no charges yet     Police searching     

 

 

Released

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - No charges were laid against Britney Lake, 30, the daughter of murder victim Charlene Ward.  Ward, 46, was murdered in Nov 2007.   (MyToba)   MORE:   Released without charges    Daughter arrested   Cold case arrest  

Truck driver faces charges

KINGSTON - Dunhill Tabanao, 37, a transport truck driver from Quebec faces multiple charges following a 7-vehicle crash on Highway 4014 people were killed when their car burst into flames after the collision.  (CBC)  MORE:   Truck driver charged 

 

 

Teen escorts wanted

HAMILTON - A trio of 17-year-old female escorts are wanted for the second degree murder of Hayder Qasim-Rushdi, 33.   (Hamilton Spectator) 

2 girls turn themselves in
Teen sex workers tried to rob man
Identified
Stabbed
Homicide 

 

 

Charged

REGINA - On April 29, 2017, police arrived at a house in the 700-block of Garnet St and found Daniel Richard Dipaolo, 51, dead.  Police arrested Christopher Matthew Brass, 34, and Malcolm Mitchell, 25. Police had already arrested and charged Edward Joseph Genaille.  Jonathan Edward Kakewash, 31 was arrested later.  (Global)

Kakewash arrested

3 more men

Charged in 2 deaths

WPS press release

Identified  

Shooting  

Shot, home set on fire  

Charge laid

Man charged

Identified

Man found dead

Homicide   

 

 

2 men wanted

MISSISSAUGA - Kamar McIntosh, 19, was shot during an altercation inside a business along Hurontario St.  Thulani Chizanga, 19, and Shamar Lawson Meredith, 18, are wanted in his murder.   (CP24)   MORE:   Search   Suspects identified   Chizanga turns himself in   Victim dies   Shooting    

Hit-and-run charge

EDMONTON - Police said Tuyen Trong Hung, 61, was facing charges of failing to stop at the scene of an accident and careless driving.  On March 29, 2017, a 53-year-old female pedestrian had been fatally struck. (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged   Hit-and-run   Woman killed   Pedestrian killed 

 

 

Charged

REGINA - Police have charged Cheyna Peigan, 23, with manslaughter in the death of Andrew Pasap, 19.   (CBC)  MORE:   Woman charged 

Charged

MONTREAL - Kenneth Oteng, 25, is accused of killing Anthony St-Jean Lamothe, 24.   (CTV)  MORE:   Murder at exit of bars    Man turns himself in  

 

 

Mistrial

MONTREAL - A mistrial will be declared for Jonathan Mahautiere, accused of killing his ex-girlfriend Gabrielle Dufresne-Elie.  (CTV)   MORE:   Trial aborted 

Murder charge

FORT MCMURRAY - Richard Huppie, 48, was found dead.  Barry Michaud, 61, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)    MORE:   Charged laid    Charged  

 

 

Guilty plea

NEW CARLISLE - Real Savoie has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Sonia Raymond on a beach in the Gaspe community of Maria in July 1996.  (CP) 

Death ruled a homicide

HALIFAX - The Medical Examiner has ruled the death a homicide and identified the victim as Loi Katherine Jollimore, 58, of Dartmouth.  (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Suspicious death   Added to rewards   Jollimore

 

 

Murder charge

EDMONTON - The accused (Jason Hope, 38, and Trevor Auger, 36) face a total of 65 charges, including weapons offences.  Dustin Horsethief, 34, died in hospital on April 22.   (CBC)   MORE:   Charges upgrade   Assault victim dies   Victim identified   Victim dies from injuries

Taxi driver killed

LONDON, ON - Vijay Bhatia, 64, was pulled from his cab and beaten to death.  Cody Perkins, 23, is charged with second degree murder. (Sun Media)   MORE:   Man charged    Taxi driver assaulted   Beating death   Accused shows tough side    

 

 

Charged

EDMONTON - Brandon Provencher, 19, was stabbed in the chest during an altercation.  He died in hospital 3 days later.  Homicide detectives have charged Diodone Songa, 18, and John Vyizigiro, 19, with numerous charges.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   2 charged   Charged   Stabbing   Stabbed man dies  

Reported dead   

COROZAL - Toronto woman Francesca Matus, 52, and her boyfriend, Drew DeVoursney, 36, bodies were found in the northern village of Chan Chen.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Found dead    Robbery turned doubled murder   Strangled   Police questioning people   FBI to investigate deaths  

 

 

Dangerous motorcycle antics

TORONTO - On July 23 a group of motorcyclists were spotted traveling together on the 401 near Allen Road in Toronto. The rider of one of the involved motorcycles, Mauro Bustelo, was fatally injured.  On March 28, officers arrested Brandon Rees, 25, Mitchell Lees, 33, Melissa Chircop, 35, Kwesi Ellis, 38, and Julian Kulack, 25.   (Insauga)  MORE:   5 charged    Stunt driving    

3 women killed

SHAWINIGAN - Denise Halle and her cousin Jeanette Lauzon-Toupin were among 3 people who were killed.   Duquette's stepmother, Jocelyne Pellerin, 70, was killed in her home nearby.  Halle's brother-in-law, Sylvain Duquette, 51, was charged with 3 counts of first-degree murder.    (Montreal Gazette)   MORE:   Triple murder charge   3 women dead   Triple murder

 

 

 

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