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2 youths charged

CALGARY - Police have officially charged 2 youths in connection to the murder of Gabriel Okeynan, 45, outside a NE mall.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   13-year-old also charged   Charged   2nd youth charged    Teen charged    

Charged

COLD LAKE - Lionel John Arsenault, 28, is accused of killing Dennis Leonard Cardinalk, 44.  Cardinal went missing from his hometown of Cold Lake back on Feb. 1, 2011.  (CHED)     MORE:   Charges laid    Murder charges 

  

4 years

WINNIPEG - Adam Langan previously pleaded guilty to one count of impaired driving causing death for a Aug. 24, 2013, pile-up that claimed the life of Doreen Chaikowsky.   (QMI)   MORE:   Family rejects remorse claim   Call for 4+ sentence   Family speaks

Charged

WINNIPEG - Naomi Ross, 20, was arrested and charged with second degree murder.  Police identified the victim as Lorie Maureen Bearbull, 37.   (CTV)   MORE:   Woman charged   Stabbing   Woman stabbed   Victim stabbed stalker  

2 suspects under arrest

THUNDER BAY - The homicide investigation began after Christopher Adams, 52, succumbed to his injuries.  Becky Re-Anna Mamakway, 21, and Carl Spencer Rae, 31, had been charged with aggravated assault and remain in custody.  2 men are still being sought by police.  (TB News Watch) MORE:   Assault victim dies  

Charged

CALGARY - Suryan Giama, 25, was last seen by a family member on Feb 17, 2014 at a home in Woodbine.  Kevin Douglas Dalton, 35, was arrested at a home in SE Calgary without incident.   (Beacon)  MORE:   Manslaughter charge   Police lay charges   Body ID'd   Body of missing man found   Remains discovered

Driver facing charges

EDMONTON - Bradley Nordell, 42, is facing charges of careless driving, and failing to yield to a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk.  (CTV)  

2 men sought

TORONTO - Police have identified the victim as Jules Jashawn Morrison, 21.  (QMI)   MORE:   Victim identified   Police identify victim   Shooting      

4 years

SUDBURY - Lance Solomon pleaded guilty in March to impaired driving causing death.  Wesley Bob, 65, a passenger in the car Solomon was driving, was killed.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   'I forgive you'      

Bus shelter beating

TORONTO - Police found Duane Small, 44, suffering from serious head injuries inside a bus shelter.  Raymond McCurdy, 39, was arrested and charged.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Man charged   Suspect held    Bleeding man dies     

 

Brothers sentenced

HALIFAX - Dustan Preeper, 26, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of Melissa Dawn Peacock.  Joshua Preeper, 22, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.  Dustan also pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Ben Hare, 26, of Truro.  (CTV)   MORE:   Brothers sentenced   Sentenced   Melisa Dawn Peacock   Tip pays $150K

More arrested

TORONTO - George Fawell, 24, was found near railway tracks Aug. 24, 2012 around 10:45am.  Mauro Granados-Arana, 25, Wayne Estwick, 26, Michael Martins, 52, Ashley Andrews, 28, Lori Ann Crook, 39, were arrested and charged.   (Inside Toronto)     MORE:   Man already in custody   Arrests   Man arrested   2nd woman   Woman charged  

 

 

Victim's body in freezer

SASKATOON - Anthony Quattrocchi, 30, is alleged to have killed Benjamin Green, 38, sometime between June 22 and June 25. Police said he then hid the victim's body in a deep freeze.   (CBC)    MORE:   Victim identified   Man charged   Suspect named   Charged     

Victim identified

CHARLOTTETOWN - Police say Kent David Gallant, 45 of Charlottetown, died at the scene of the stabbing at the corner of St. Peters Road and Brows Lane.  A 17-year-old girl has been charged with first-degree murder in the case.  (CBC)   MORE:   Friends in shock   Stabbing

 

 

Parents murdered

WARWICK TOWNSHIP - Police say the body of Susan Gubbels, 55, was found in a home in Warwick Township while Mario Gubbels, 54, was found dead shortly later inside a vehicle in London.  The couple's son, Jeremy Gubbels, 26, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CP) 

Suspect

TORONTO - Police have identified a suspect in the Douglas Parker shooting death in May.  Parker, 20, was found with gunshot wounds to the chest on Walpole Ave on May 24.  Police have issued a Canada-wide arrest warrant for Conrad Grizzle, 20, of Toronto. (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Targeted   Shooting   1 dead, 3 injured   Children scatter    

 

 

Impaired charge

NATION TOWNSHIP - Renaud Savage, 24, of Casselman was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Nation Township.  Miguel Demers, 23, of Alexandria, North Glengarry Township has been charged.  (CTV)   

Driver charged

ST. CATHARINES - A 67-year-old local woman is dead after being struck by a pick-up truck early Saturday.  Pirasath Aiyathurai, 30, of Brampton was charged.   MORE:   Impaired hit-and-run driver     

 

 

No charges

HALIFAX - The investigation was sparked when Gordon Longphee was hurt on May 11 and taken to hospital. Longphee died in hospital on May 17.   (CBC)   MORE:   No charges laid in death at special care home   Calls for review      Man dies from injuries     Quest Regional Rehabilitation Centre 

Charged

GRANDE PRAIRIE - When police arrived, they discovered the body of Devin Pisch, 27.  Jerrid Rychard, 35, and Gregory Decker, 33, are facing a number of weapons-related charges.  (Beacon)   MORE:   2 arrested   Death deemed homicide    Trio wanted on outstanding warrants     

 

 

Gunned down 

TALLAHASSEE - Police say Daniel Markel, 42, was gunned down at his home in Tallahassee at around 11am on Friday.  Investigators said they are treating Markel's death as a homicide but have released few details about the case.  (CTV)   

Lack of information

Law professor dead

PrawfsBlawg

Gunned down at his home

Targeted attack

Dan Markel 

 

 

Charged

ALEXIS FIRST NATION RESERVE - The victim, identified as Warren Potts, 23, was pronounced dead when emergency crews arrived.  The half-brother of the victim, Nakoa Potts, 27, was arrested and charged with first degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Stabbing  

Jury finds man guilty

SASKATOON - The jury said that Neil Lee Yakimchuk, 34, was guilty of shooting and killing Isho Hana, 34 in 2004.  In April, a Calgary jury found Yakimchuk guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Juan Carlos Dequina in December 2008.   (CP)  MORE:   Guilty

 

 

Charged

SASKATOON - Frances Rose Sugar, 50, is charged with the second degree murder of Lindey Sugar, 34.    (CBC)  MORE:   Woman charged   Mother charged   

Charged

KITCHENER - Derrick Lawlor accused of strangling Mark James McCreadie, 50, to death killed Locklyn Hutchings 1985.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Assault charges   Police identify body   Man's body found  

 

 

Charged

EDMONTON - Police have charged Emily Holmes, 19, in connection with the death of David Finkelman, a 27-year old pedestrian who was killed as he was crossing Whyte Ave on Jan 27.   (Beacon)   MORE:   Woman charged   

Homicide during robbery

ROSSLAND - Mounties have identified Thomas Feeney, 75, the victim of a violent homicide during a robbery at a home near Rossland, BC.  (CP)   MORE:   RCMP seek public assistance   Man murdered during robbery   Police seek information   Victim identified  

 

Murder charge

LUMBY - Howard Everett is believed to have shot Linda Marie Stewart, 51.  (Castanet)   MORE:   Identified   Murder     

Impaired arrested

EDMONTON - Ryan Richard Wilneff, 28, has been charged in a single-vehicle collision that left a 28-year old man dead on Jan 22, 2014.   (CTV)   

 

 

Murders, suicide

ORO-MEDONTE - The 3 bodies found in a burnt car near Barrie, last week are those of a Mississauga father and his 2 sons.  Testing has since identified the remains of the Samuel Masih, 36, Santosh, 4 and Tyrese, 10.   (CBC) 

Bodies dad, kids

Bodies ID'd

Boy had been adopted months before

Headed for divorce

Missing father & sons

OPP investigating    

 

 

Went to move car

TORONTO - Abshir Hassan, a 31-year-old substitute teacher, left to move his car and was shot with 2 others - a 22-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman - outside the apartment building where he lived.  (Globe & Mail)  

 

Teacher remembered

'All that's good'

'Good' man

Family mourns

No motive for triple shooting

 

 

Charged

ROUTHIERVILLE - Christian Chabot is charged in the murders of Michelle Clusiau, 37, and Mathieu Clusiau-Perron, 5.  MORE:   Charged   Man charged   Arrest after manhunt    Domestic killings 

Charged  

ASHCROFT - RCMP says Shane Gyoba, 27, was charged after a body was found in the Ashcroft home he shared with his uncle, Ed Gyoba.  (CTV)  MORE:   Homicide     Charges laid

 

 

 Stabbing

OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION - Joshua Zedidiah Parisian, 26, is accused of killing a 34-year-old man at an OCN home.   (Winnipeg Free Press)  MORE:   Man charged   Stabbing  

Charged

GLENDON - RCMP have charged Debbie Doonanco, 41, of Glendon AB with first degree murder in the death of her common law husband, Kevin Feland, 44.  (Beacon)    MORE:   Woman charged      

 

 

Impaired charge

DAUPHIN - RCMP said a 28-year-old man died when two snowmobiles crashed near Rainbow Beach in January.  Erlender Sigurdson of Dauphin faces one count of impaired driving causing death.  (CP)  

Charged

FORT MCMURRAY - RCMP have charged Kevin McLernon, 28, with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 36-year old Fort McMurray woman.  (Beacon)  MORE:   Man charged   Woman stabbed    

 

 

Ran over girlfriend

ST JOHN'S - William Conway admitted to accidentally running over and killing his girlfriend Veronica Doyle.  Conway, 50, said he and Doyle, 57, had been drinking alcohol and taking pills the night of her death.  (CBC)  

Charge

WINNIPEG - Adrian Acoby, 25, man was found with injuries from a stabbing and was rushed to hospital in critical condition, where he later died.  Galena Flett, 20, of Winnipeg was charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)  

 

 

Charged

SAINT JOHN - Officers found Spencer Eldridge, 23, and Frederick Cormier Sr, 61, suffering from serious injuries.  Anthony Beckingham, 22, is charged with assault with a weapon against Cormier Sr.  Frederick Cormier Jr, 28, is charged with second-degree murder in Eldridge’s stabbing death.  (CTV)  MORE:   Altercation

Murder-suicide

SAANICH - The investigation was sparked after police found the body of Anne Harvey, 61, in her home at 1840 Newton St.  A short while later, the body of Harvey’s husband, Neil Harvey, 59, was pulled from the water near Cattle Point in Oak Bay.  (MetroNews)  PREVIOUS:   Possible murder-suicide   2 sudden deaths   Man and wife

 

 

Suspect turns himself in 

VAUGHAN - David Odesho, the 24-year-old suspect, was arrested without incident after he turned himself in to members of the homicide unit.  Police say the victim, Sarhad Sadiq, 36, of Nobleton, Ont., was pronounced dead at the scene.   (CTV)   MORE:   Identified   Suspect sought  

Suspect turns himself in

EDMONTON - Kalab Kitil, the man wanted on Canada-wide warrants for the shooting death of 22-year old Sultanbek Abdymamat Uulu last week, has turned himself in to police to face a number of charges.  (Beacon)   MORE:   Charges laid   Suspect turns himself in   Suspect charged   PREVIOUS:   Suspect know to cops 

 

 

Charged

WINNIPEG - Traigo Ehkid Andretti, 38, was arrested by Winnipeg police on May 30 in BC and has been moved to MB where he faces a second-degree murder charge in the death of Myrna Letandre, 36.   (CBC)   

Arrest

Arrest made

Homicide arrest

Remains found

Husband charged

Woman's remains found

 

 

Convicted of manslaughter

CAMPBELL RIVER - Cindy Scow was 28 when her body was found in an abandoned building on a First Nations reserve on Vancouver Island in Sept 2012. She was taken to hospital where she later died.   (CTV)     PREVIOUS:   Dying in an abandoned home   Man arrested

Charged

GATINEAU - Richard Bisson, 40, was arrested in connection with the homicide investigation of Yvon Normand and has been charged with second-degree murder.  Police found Normand's body in his home at 476 Rue Pierre Lafontaine on Nov. 11, 2013.  (CBC)   MORE:   Nephew charged   Nephew arrested 

 

 

Hit and run arrest

REGINA - Police said a 18-year-old man was walking along the Ring Road when he was struck by a southbound vehicle and killed. The driver, 35-year-old Robert Duane Barisoff of Regina, was arrested Saturday night.  (Regina Leader-Post)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run arrest      

2 men charged

CALGARY - Police have charged 2 men in connection with the strangulation death of Dennis Barreira, 46, in Jan of this year.  Kyle Earl Pate-Miller, 21, and Chad William Brian Mondoux, 24, were both charged.   (Beacon)   MORE:   2 charged    Victim identified

 

 

Guilty plea

EDMONTON - An Alberta man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for his role in the death of one of his young twins.  (Beacon)   MORE:   Manslaughter plea   Father pleads guilty 

Impaired charges 

EDMONTON - Police have charged Robin Denise Cort, 27, in connection with a fatal two-vehicle collision on Kingway in late April.   (Beacon)   MORE:   Driver charged  

 

 

3 charged

BRAMPTON - Rupie Budhu, 43, was killed after some sort of fight in a driveway.  Police charged Moses Porrezao, 51 and his son Nicolas Persaud, 18, and Kevin Mahabir, 21.  (CityNews)     MORE:   Family charged    Stabbing   Stabbing   Man dead  

Husband charged

SPRUCE GROVE - Police found 36-year-old Rienna Nagel's body in a home in that city around 8am Saturday.  Police have now charged Ray Nagel, 36, in the case.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged   Charges laid   Man charged in death of wife   Husband charged   

 

 

Memorial

NANAIMO - Kevin Douglas Addison has been charged following a shooting rampage at the Western Forest Products sawmill in which Fred McEachern and Michael Lunn were killed and 2 other men were wounded, 1 critically.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Work place shooting   Charges laid  

NCR

PICTON - James Beau Jeffery was found not criminally responsible for stabbing his mother to death in August 2011 near Picton.  Elaine Jeffery, 59, was stabbed by her son 13 times in the kitchen of her home Aug. 24, 2011.   PREVIOUS:   Spur of the moment   Son charged  

 

 

Women charged

REGINA - Rosalyn Wilm, 41, and her daughter, Sarah Wilm, 22, have both been charged with second-degree murder in the death of 53-year-old Ray Yacevich.  (CTV)  

 

Mom, daughter charged

Police charged mother, daughter

Fire a murder investigation

Body found after house fire      

 

 

Canadian a victim

SANTA BARBARA - A 19-year-old man from Ottawa has been identified as one of the victims of Friday's mass murder at the University of California at Santa Barbara.  George Chen, who was studying computer science was one of 6 people killed.  (CP)  

 

Victims in rampage

2014 Isla Vista killings

Stabbed 3 prior to shooting spree

Killer visited by deputies in April

Life of rage and resentment

Rodgers' retribution

 

 

Estranged husband charged

CALGARY - Hari Pal, 52, of Calgary, is now charged in connection to the stabbing deaths of his estranged wife and her friend.   The victims were identified as Sanjula Devi, 36, his estranged wife and Fahmida Velji-Visram, 29, both of Calgary.   (CTV) 

 

Victims identified

Estranged wife, friend stabbed

Both victims identified

Murdered woman lovingly remembered

2 women killed  

 

 

Victim identified

EDMONTON - Police were called to the area of 160 St and Stony Plain Road at about 11:30pm Monday over an alleged altercation.  Arthur Barry McCaskie, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Detectives have charged Joshua Letendre, 28, with second degree murder.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Man charged   Suspicious death  

Added to program

HALIFAX - RCMP responded to a fire at a home in Dayspring, NS on June 3, 1985. When they arrived, they discovered the bodies of Jack and Micheline Hulme.  The fire was deemed suspicious and the deaths ruled a double homicide.  (CTV)   MORE:   Jack & Micheline Hulme    Couple shot in 1985   NS rewards for unsolved crimes    

 

 

Charges laid

STONY PLAIN - A pickup truck and a motorcycle collided on Highway 16 west of Stony Plain.   Kevin Andrew Shelley, 20, of Quesnel, BC, had been charged with impaired driving.  (CTV)   

Domestic altercation

SIKSIKA NATION - Jody Shane Wright has been charged with second degree murder and indignity to a body.  (Beacon)   MORE:   Partner's death   Charged   Accused

 

 

Murder charges

BERWICK - Daniel Wayne Surette, 26, and Kyle David James Fredericks, 25, were charged in the death of Harley Lawrence, 62.  Lawrence died on Oct. 23.  (CP)  MORE:   Arrests   Mr Big sting 

Accused

REGINA - Richard David Bell, 24, is facing one charge of failing to stop at the scene of an accident involving death.  (Regina Leader Post)   PREVIOUS:   Hit and run   Woman killed  

 

 

Charged

VANCOUVER - Police say 33-year-old Nansi Morris-Jones has been charged with dangerous driving causing death and dangerous driving causing bodily harm in connection with the incident in Nov 2012.    (CP)  MORE:    Woman charged      

Charge

GATINEAU - Police allege Alain Gascon, 49, caused the death of Angela Distasio, 42, when she died of injuries in hospital.  Distasio had been found badly injured at 45 Symmes S.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man arrested    Dead woman 'wanted divorce'     

 

 

Son charged

OTTAWA - Chris Gobin, 18, is accused of slashing the throat of his mother, Luce Lavertu, in their home at 634 St Bruno St and leaving her to die.   (CBC)   MORE:   Woman found dead   Son arrested   Woman dead       

Man identified

OKANAGAN FALLS - Police are calling the death of Andrew Scott Gangl, 24, suspicious after his body was found floating in the Okanagan River.  (CBC)   MORE:   Body identified   Cops look for answers  

 

 

Charges

EDMONTON - Police have charged Gilbert Paul Robinson, 58, with second-degree murder following the death of Aileen 'Gina' Robinson, 54, his estranged wife.   (CBC)   MORE:    Husband charged   Police lay charges    Suspicious death  

Lawsuit

TORONTO - Sharlene Simon, the motorist who struck and killed Brandon Majewski, a teenage cyclist 18 months ago, is now suing the estate of the dead boy for more than $1M.  (PostMedia)    

 

 

Deceased identified

EDMONTON - ASIRT said the violent altercation took place at about 8:30pm, after officers with EPS were attempting to execute an arrest warrant.  David Charles Sandaker, 24, was wanted by police for second degree murder stemming from a fatal shooting in late April.  The deceased in that incident was identified as Michael Alan Hill, 38.  (CTV) 

 

Homicide suspect shot

Shootout killed murder suspect

Wanted

Suspect

Victim identified

Victim ID'd  

 

 

Woman charged

WINNIPEG - Valerie Arlene Assiniboine, 56, of Long Plain, MB, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the homicide of John David Goundry, 51, in Winnipeg.   (CBC)  

Arrest

Help needed

Victim in violent relationship

Police identify victim

Homicide  

 

 

Warrant issued

MONTREAL - Police have issued a Canada-wide warrant for street gang member Leonard Faustin Etienne, 33, who is sought for the murder of Gaetan Gosselin.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   4 arrested in Mafia linked murder    4 murder suspects  

Police investigating

CALGARY - Cops were called to a home in the 200-block of Heritage Dr SE on Monday over concerns from a family member that 44-year-old John Thomas Pollock had not been heard from for several days.  (QMI)   MORE:   Body found   Man found dead     

 

 

Sentenced

CALGARY - Neil Lee Yakimchuk, 34, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years for setting up the shooting death of Juan Carlos (JC) Dequina on Dec 14, 2008.  (Calgary Herald)   MORE:   Man charged in 2004 Saskatoon murder guilty in AB killing    3 arrested in cold case   

3 motherless

CLEARWATER - Angela Wilson's body was found inside her home by Mounties dispatched to check on her well-being.  Her estranged common-law husband Ian Scott was arrested following a 7-hour standoff at his separate residence, where he had taken the couple's 3 kids.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Domestic   Domestic dispute   Woman dead       

 

 

Shooting during B&E

FELIX COVE - RCMP said that a woman arrested after a fatal shooting at a home in Felix Cove has been charged with break-and-enter, but is not suspected of firing the fatal shot.  Jasmine Pittman, 20, was arrested this weekend after RCMP found a dead man inside a Felix Cove house.  (CBC)   MORE:   Woman charged     

Americas overtake Africa

The Americas have overtaken Africa as the region with the most murders, thanks to a surge in organized crime, according to a UN report.  Nearly 40% of the 437,000 murders committed globally in 2012 took place in the Americas, with the majority in Central and South America.   (Guardian UK)   REPORT:   Global Homicide book   .pdf    

 

 

Teen, adult face charges

INNIPEG - Rustom Vito Paclipan, 23, died after being shot outside of Opera Ultralounge on Main St.  Marcus James Richard, 21, has been charged with first-degree murder.   A 16-year-old boy was charged with manslaughter.  (CTV)  

 

Arrests in shooting

Suspect found

Cancelled 911 call

Shooting  

 

 

Mental exam

CALGARY - Matthew de Grood faces first-degree murder in the deaths of 5 young people who were stabbed to death at a house party that was being held to mark the end of the school year.  (CP) 

2014 Calgary stabbing  

Lawrence Hong remembered

Josh Hunter remembered

Kaiti Perras remembered

Zackariah Rathwell remembered

Jordan Segura remembered

Families suffer life of shame

 

 

Husband charged

OTTAWA - Bhupinderpal Gill, 38, the husband of homicide victim Jagtar Gill, 43,  has been charged with first-degree murder.  Gurpreet Ronald, a neighbour he was close to and worked with at OC Transpo, was also charged with first-degree murder.   (CBC)    

 

Woman charged

Woman charged

Struggling to cope

'We are in shock'

Homicide   

 

Murder-suicide

PRINCE RUPERT - The bodies of 40-year-old Angie Robinson and her 16-year-old autistic son, Robertwere found in their Prince Rupert home.    (CBC)  

Distraught mother kills herself and son

Mother left suicide note

Suspicious deaths

Bodies of mother, teen son found    

 

Gunfight

TORONTO - Police say a 'chance meeting' between 2 men on Danforth Ave ended in them gunning each other down.  Police identified the victims as Jonathan Stefan Khan, 21 and Shawn Chestnut-Reddick, 22.   (CBC) 

'Chance meeting'

Victims shot each other

Victims killed each other

Double shooting

Victims identified

Police ID victims

Police ID victims    

 

Shooting

TORONTO - Shmar Parris, 25, who also went by the rap name 'Murda Marz,' was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.  (CTV)   MORE:   Rapper was targeted   Rapper shot dead    

Guilty plea

PORT HAWKESBURY - A 17-year-old girl pleaded guilty to careless driving and operating a motor vehicle with too many passengers.  Allan Lafford, 17, was killed in the single-vehicle crash on Smith Road in Grand River on June 21.  (CTV)

 

Charged

WETASKIWIN - RCMP have made an arrest in the murder of Jonathon Greene, 33, who was stabbed to death while sitting in a McDonalds restaurant in Wetaskiwin.  Casey Lee Lightning, 48, has been charged with second degree murder.  (Beacon) 

 

Murder charge

Charge laid

Charges

Police lay charges  

 

 

Sentenced

SASKATOON - The teenage passenger in a stolen truck that killed 2 teens last year received a 3-year sentence.  The crash killed two 17-year-old teens - JP Haughey and Sarah Wensley. The driver of the truck, Cheyann Peeteetuce, pleaded guilty to counts of dangerous driving causing death. (CBC)    

Driver pleads guilty

Survivor describes crash 

In court

Youth faces more charges

History of stolen cars

Victims identified

Indian Posse, dead son and a fatal crash

2 dead    

 

 

Victim identified

VAUGHAN - Police have identified the man who was shot dead in broad daylight at a Vaughan plaza on Colossus Drive on Sunday as Ritesh Thakur, 41, of Toronto.  (CityNews) 

 

Man identified

Victim was arrested on drug charges

Man gunned down nabbed in drug bust

Man was to appear in court 

 

 

Charged

ROSEAU RIVER FIRST NATION - RCMP said Richard Alex Johnson, 30, from Roseau River has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Charles Gordon Joseph French, 23, also from Roseau River. (QMI)   MORE:    Homicides    

Homicide

ROSEAU RIVER FIRST NATION - RCMP have charged a 32-year-old Roseau River First Nation man with second-degree murder in the death of Vince Maracle, 20.  (Winnipeg Free Press)   MORE:   2 death unrelated  

 

 

Police make arrests

TORONTO - Police have arrested 3 people in the shooting death of a Peter Nguyen, 26.  Thanh Tung Phan, 27, of Toronto, was charged with first-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Raids lead to arrest   Shooting   Victim identified    

Charged

HANOVER - Officers say the body of Richard Connor, 51, was found with signs of trauma in his apartment on 9th Ave.   Matthew Lantz, 25, has been charged with first degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Murder charged   Arrest made   1 dead, 1 in jail  

 

 

ID'd

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE - RCMP have charged Sherilyn Kyrene Beaverbones, 18, in connection with the murder of Kieron Dale Beaverbones, 20, on the O'Chiese First Nation.   (Beacon)   MORE:   Woman charged     

Home invasion death

FREEPORT - The Royal Bahamas Police Force confirmed it is investigating the homicide of 56-year-old Edgar George Dart, who was fatally shot during a home invasion.  (CTV)   MORE:   Bleed to death in front of family  

 

 

Drive-by shooting

TORONTO - Police say Andrea White, 33, was sitting in her garage with her daughter and friends when a SUV drove past her home on Forest Creek Pathway just before 11pm.  Police have arrested Alwayne Bigby, 23, and Michael Davani, 21, in connection with the shooting.   (CTV)    MORE:   Rage shooting    Random act    Woman shot

Charged

CALGARY - Juliano Vieira and another man were found stabbed at a house party in the 11400-block of Braniff Green SW.  Trent Hynne, 19, is charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder. Roland Smith, 18, has also been charged in relation to both incidents.   (CBC)   MORE:   Stabbings   Victim identified   Teen dead  

 

 

Charges laid

RUSSELL - Sharon Murdock faces a charge of impaired driving causing death and two counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm.  (CTV)  

 Charged laid

WINNIPEG - Keith Alexander Wallace, 28, faces a charge of manslaughter in the killing of Beverly Custer, 34.    (CTV)   MORE:   Boyfriend charged   Arrest in stabbing   Man charged     

 

 

Reward

TORONTO - A passerby found Yvonne Leroux's body on Nov. 30, 1972. (CityNews) MORE:   Cold Case #: 1972-15841    

Son charge

TERRACE - Jeremy Price, 19, is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of Clifford Price, 50.   (CP)   MORE:   Teen charged 

 

 

Arrest

WINNIPEG - Officers found Justin Desmarais, 24, dead within a home in the 200-block of Andrews St on Jan. 19.  Justin Atelard Catcheway, 30, was arrested on March 28.   PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Police call for help 

Facing charges

SAANICH - Rosa Des Roches was found fatally shot at her Cameo St home Tuesday morning, and police arrested her husband, 71-year-old Joseph Melvin Des Roches, at the scene. (CTV)  MORE:   Man said he shot wife and dog  

 

 

Victim identified

MONTREAL - A woman shot in the head while in a parked car in Lachine, QC, on March 19 has been identified as Elizabeth Barrer, 32, who was described as an "accused drug kingpin" sought by US authorities since 2007.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:    Shooting   Woman shot dead   Woman shot  

Cold case charge

TORONTO - On March 4, 2000, police were called to a shooting at The Spin Cat Club.  Andrew Robotham, 32, was pronounced dead in hospital.  3 other people were injured in the shooting. Derek Brown, 42, has been charged.   (CityNews)    MORE:   Charge in shooting of bouncer  

 

 

Woman charged

HALFIAX - Leah Bordage, 44, has been charged with trafficking in relation to the 2012 death of Ryan Good.  (CBC)  

Found guilty

SAINT JOHN - Joseph Paul Irving, 53, has been found guilty of murder in the death of his wife, Cynthia (Cindy) Irving, 45.  Charged   Husband charged

 

 

Arrest

KELOWNA - Mounties launched a manhunt for Ryan James Quigley shortly after officers found Amy Jane Parkes', 35, body in the 3700-block of Lakeshore Road.  (CTV)    MORE:    Friend paints grim picture    Victim & suspect were to be married   Boyfriend charged   

Charged

EDMONTON - Joshua Dylan Petrin, 31, has been charged with second degree murder in the Dec, 2008 shooting death of Mitchell Chambers, 23.  (Beacon)   MORE:   Gang member faces charges   More murder charges   Multiple murder charges   White Boy Posse murders   Mitchell Chambers  

 

 

Found not guilty

THUNDER BAY - A jury in Thunder Bay has found Kesley Jacob, 35, not guilty of manslaughter in the 2011 death of Barney Beaver, 53.  (CBC)    MORE:   Not guilty      

Charged

REGINA - Kenneth Bruce Worme, 31, is accused of killing 27-year-old Shauna Maureen Welch of Moose Jaw.  (CTV)    MORE:   Man charged   Homicide   Death a homicide    Victim identified    

 

 

Identified

BLIND RIVER - OPP report John Hammond, 69, and Ian Hammond, 18, were involved in a fight on a residential street in Blind River.    (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charged    

May be mistaken identity

TORONTO - Ngoc Ngo, 64, was shot in the doorway of his home on Symington Ave around 6pm on Tuesday.   (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Man shot   Man dies   Gunned down   

 

 

Hit and run charge

FORT MCMURRAY -  RCMP charged Tona Agunbiade, 43, of Fort McMurray with criminal negligence and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.   (Fort McMurray Today)   MORE:   Interviewing person of interest  

Woman charged

TABER - Howard Sakebow, 47, of Taber succumbed to his injuries as a result of a stab wound.  Police have charged Trina Thomas, 28.  (Lethbridge Herald)  MORE:   Victim identified   Suspect and victim ID'd     

 

 

Charged

TORONTO - Police found Timothy Kevin Milley, 54, who died soon after arriving at hospital.  Dwayne Barton, 46, has been charged with manslaughter.  (CityNews)  


Manslaughter charge
Man charged

 

 

Charged

EDMONTON - Police have arrested and charged Stephanie Laderoute, 34, with second degree murder.  Ashley John George Macneil, 34, died from a stab wound he suffered during an alleged altercation in a parking lot March 12, 2014.  On October 2, EPS charged Daryle Victor Kidder, 36 in connection with Macneil's death.  (Beacon)          

2nd suspect charged

Warrant issued

Woman wanted

2 charged

Homicide

Stabbing victim 

 

 

 

Charged

TORONTO - Emergency crews were called to the Markham Bar & Grill on East Lawrence Ave, before 12:30am Saturday.  Masud Khalif, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Anthony Rosales of Toronto has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CityNews)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Man dead   Stabbing   

2 charged

THOMPSON - A 59-year-old woman died after a vehicle hit her as she was crossing the street in front of RD Parker Collegiate on Sept. 19, 2013.  Stephen Shaw and Chantel Kryminski both face charges of failing to remain at the scene of an accident resulting death.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run victim dies    1 victim dies    

 

 

Hit-and-run

VALLEYVIEW - Officers arrived on the scene to find Percy Papastesis, 32, dead.  (CTV)        

2 arrested

HALIFAX - A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the killing of David William Rose, 65.  (CBC)     MORE:   2 arrested   Charges laid  

 

 

Roommate accused

KITCHENER - Kevin Koehler, 49, has been charged with second-degree murder.  Mary Anne May, 55, body was discovered in a park near the Grand River on Sept. 20, 2013.    (CBC)   MORE:   2 accused   Homicide   Woman was murdered   Woman was killed    

2nd suspect charged

EDMONTON - Police have arrested and charged Boutros Abdiaziz Mohamed, 21, a second suspect in connection with the shooting death of 25-year old Bogdan Pamfil in September of 2012. (Beacon)  PREVIOUS:   Homicide charges laid   Man and his dog killed   Victim identified   Neighbours saw pair

 

 

Guilty plea

ST JOHN'S - David Ryan, 54, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2005 death of Richard Brace, ending a court saga that started when a marathon drinking party at a Carbonear house took a violent turn.    (CBC)   MORE:   Manslaughter plea   Murder trial   Murder conviction overturned   Killer with 60 criminal convictions    

2nd arrest

BLOODVEIN FIRST NATION - Police say a 16-year-old male was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Cliff Malnyk, 52, on Feb 8.  A 17-year-old was charged on Feb 11 with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Malnyk and Feb 10 killing of Timothy Goosehead, 31.   (Winnipeg Free Press)    MORE:   Second arrest   Bloodshed   Arrests made    

 

 

Forcible confinement

WINNIPEG - Shane Darryl Quon, 43, has been charged with forcible confinement.  It was early in the morning the next day police were called to an apartment on the 200-block of Balmoral St and discovered the lifeless body of a woman.  The charges identify the victim as Roseanne Lee Eaglestick.  (QMI)   MORE:    Woman identified   Sudden death   Suspicious death   Woman found dead    

Arrest

KELOWNA - RCMP announced that Damien Lawrence Taylor, 22, had been arrested  on a warrant issued for the murder of CJ Fowler.  Summer Star Elizabeth Krista-Lee Fowler, a 16-year-old girl from the Gitanmaax First Nation Band near Terrace, was found dead in Kamloops on Dec 5, 2012. (CBC)   MORE:   Arrest made    Boyfriend arrested   Charges laid    Teen's death 

 

Driver turns himself in

COLD LAKE - On Dec. 19, 2011, Gary Lee Curtis Lachance was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of Casino Dene.  Wayne Kytwayhat, 50, turned himself in to the RCMP.  (Beacon)  PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run death   

Charged man found dead

CAMPBELL RIVER - Konstanty Butkiewicz, 85, was facing a second-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Caroline Surrett, 71, who died in Feb.  Foul play has been ruled out in his death.  (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Charged   84-year-old man facing murder charge  

 

 

Victims ID'd

EDMONTON - Police identified the deceased as Fitzroy Harris, 50, and Thierno Bah, 41.   Police say Jayme Pasieka, 29, will be charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder and 1 count of attempted murder. (CBC))   MORE:   Music loving family man   'Complete chaos'    'I saw my best friend die in front of me'    Multiple stabbing 

4th person charged

TORONTO - Police have arrested and charged a fourth person with second degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing in February.  John MacLean, 57, of Toronto, was rushed to hospital without vital signs and pronounced dead a short time later.    (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Arrest   Victim ID'd   Police seek clues  

 

 

3 years

SUDBURY - Retired Sudbury United Church minister Nico Vanderstoel has pleaded guilty to criminal negligence causing death.  Heather Vanderstoel died April 6, 2011. (CBC)   PREVIOUS:    Charge against caregiver    

Charged

EDSON - RCMP have arrested Joseph Shane Henault, 47, of Edson and charged him with second-degree murder in the death of a 49-year old man at a rural Edson home on Feb 24 at about 11pm.  (Beacon)  MORE:   Man charged   

 

 

Stabbing victim   

ETOBICOKE - Tenzin Tseten, 22, of Toronto, was outside the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre on Titan Road in Etobicoke just before 3:30am when a large fight broke out between several partygoers.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Victim identified   Stabbings   1 dead, 1 injured   Man dies    

Arrest

AJAX - Shabir Niazi, 22, was found dead from a gunshot wound in a garage near Roosevelt Ave and Kings Crescent.  It was originally deemed a 'sudden death,' but was later changed to a homicide.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:    Death ruled a murder   Student died of gunshot wound     

 

 

Victim identified

TORONTO - The victim was Vilanong Douangphachanh, 26, of Toronto.  Achint Ranhotra, 28, of Toronto, faces a count of manslaughter.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Accidental shooting   Woman found dead  

Guilty plea

SASKATOON - Johnathon Robert Pickett, 42, the man charged with the 1990 murder of Joan Foulds, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.   (CBC)   MORE:   Pleads guilty   Man admits to 1990 murder  

 

 

5 years

HAMITLON - Joseph Warren, 42, pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death and marijuana possession. The charges stem from an Oct 31 collision, when his 2006 Toyota Corolla hit Zoe Nuddell.  She died in hospital the next day.  (CBC) 

Charged

UXBRIDGE - On Feb 28, Durham police found the body of Richard Morrison, 26, in his home on Galloway Crescent.  They arrested Cole Henderson, 26, and he was charged with first-degree murder.   (CityNews)   MORE:   Man charged   Memorial service   Homicide    

 

 

Guilty plea

CALGARY -  Marie Monique LaPratt, who had been drinking alcohol, knocked off a elderly man's ball cap.  When Wai Ho Tam, 79, stood up, she pushed him and he hit his head on the sidewalk.  Tam died nearly a year later.  (CBC)  MORE:   Woman pleads guilty   2 years for random killing   Manslaughter charges laid 

Arrests

CALEDON - Douglas Bradley Bell, 28, body was found on Feb 22.  Douglas Tavenor, 44, has been charged with manslaughter and indignity to a dead body.  Ralph Terry Maywood, 51, Patrick Egal, 26, and Farnaz Yaghinali, 44, were charged with indignity to a dead body and accessory after the fact.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death    

 

 

ID'd

MEDICINE HAT - Christopher Arkell, 50, was the man shot by police following a standoff on a rural property outside of the city, where Chester Hunchak's body was found.  (QMI) 

Accused identified

Victim confirmed by police

Unanswered questions lead to mistrust

2 confirmed dead

Police shooting

Suspect dead   

 

 

Guilty

CALGARY - Carlos Pelaez was found him guilty of manslaughter in the stabbing death of his girlfriend.  (QMI)   MORE:   Guilty of manslaughter    Man charged   Victim identified  

Youth charged

FORT GOOD HOPE - A 17-year-old male has been charged with first-degree murder after RCMP found the body of a Charlotte Lafferty.   (CBC)  MORE:   Youth charged

 

 

Woman charged

REGINA - Police found Marvin Bruce Sefton, 41, dead in a home on the 1000-block of Garnet St.  Later on Saturday, police arrested Jessica Dawn Pelletier, 28.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged   Woman faces charge   Family in shock    

Charged

TORONTO - Police identified the victim as Kareem Francis, 33, of Toronto.  Lerone Marcano, 34, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the stabbing.  (CP24)   MORE:   Man charged   Stabbing   Man killed in brawl 

 

 

Impaired charge

CLAIRMONT - One woman is dead and a man is facing a charge of impaired driving causing death following a two-vehicle crash near Clairmont. Following the crash, Nathaniel Onezmie Plamondon, 29, was charged.  (Beacon) 

Stabbing victim

HAMILTON - Ricky Doucette, 28, was pronounced dead in hospital after receiving multiple stab wounds in an attack on Barton St E.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Police name victim   Man dead, woman critical   Double stabbing 

 

 

Homicide

SQUAMISH - RCMP were called to the Cliffside Pub and found a man lying on the ground with head injuries.  The 54-year-old, identified as Clifton Mawer, died in hospital.  (News1130)   MORE:   IHIT investigating   Police probe death

Charged

MASKWACIS - RCMP have charged Tyrus Brent White, 31, with second-degree murder in the death of Dale Selmer Christensen, 52, of Wetaskiwin.  (Beacon)   MORE:   Cab driver killed   Cab driver slain

 

 

Stabbing

SASKATOON - Police are investigating an incident outside of a bar that led to the stabbing death of Dustin Boulet, 29, and sent 2 other men to hospital.  (CBC)   MORE:   2 charged   Killed celebrating birthday    

Charges 

EDMONTON - Charges of second degree murder have been laid against Richard Lacarte, 47, in connection with the March death of Demetrios Karahalios.  (Beacon)   PREVIOUS:   Body found    Suspicious death  

 

 

Sketches released

CALGARY - Don and Roxanne Carlson were found dead in their 12200-block of Lake Erie Rd SE home on Feb 15, 2014 by emergency crews.  Carbon monoxide was ruled out as a contributing factor in the Carlson’s death and the Homicide Unit was called in to investigate.  (CTV)

CPS

Reward

Reward offered

Double murder reward

2 bodies found  

 

 

Charged

JOLIETTE - Guillaume Gelinas, 22, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder.  Gelinas is accused of killing his father, Luc Gelinas, 54, and his father's partner, 35-year-old Julie Lemieux.  The two were found dead in their Terrebonne, QC, home.   (CBC)   MORE:   Son charged   Man charged 

Parents face charges

CALGARY - Rodica and Emil Radita, parents of a 15-year-old Calgary boy are facing first-degree murder charges after tests concluded he died from complications due to untreated diabetes   in May 2013.   (CBC)  MORE:   Parents arrested   Parents face murder charge   Parents charged     

 

 

Charges

MONTREAL - Police have charged 1 man with second-degree murder in the death of Tricia Boisvert, and say they are now looking for a possible accomplice.  According to police, Boisvert was killed on Jan. 17 in her apartment in Little Burgundy.   (CTV)

1 charged

Cops hunt 2nd suspect

Boucher turns himself in

Possible homicide

Man sought

Police confirm murder  

 

 

Teen pleads guilty

TROIS-RIVIERES - A teenager at the centre of a love triangle that led to triple murder pleaded guilty to murdering  Raphaelle Boisvert and her boyfriend Jessy Chevalier, both 17, and Raphaelle's sister Roxanne, 22.    (QMI)   MORE:   Guilty plea  Teens plotted more killings   

Charged

NEWMARKET - Police tracked John Jansen, 38,  to a home in Bradford and arrested him.   The double stabbing happened on the evening of Feb. 12.  One of the victims, 65-year-old Ronidy Roseborough of Newmarket, died in hospital. (City News)    MORE:  Police ID suspect  

 

 

Stabbing 

CALGARY - Carlton Edlund, 50, staggered into the Delta Bow Valley hotel on the 200-block of 4 Ave SE searching for help after suffering stab wounds police believe he sustained blocks away.  (QMI)    MORE:   Police investigating   Victim sought help   Video surveillance   Victim identified  

Charged

EDMONTON - Travis Noskiye, 22, has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 2-year-old girl a year ago.  The girl was in care of the man and his common-law wife on the Bigstone Cree Nation.  RCMP were called on Feb. 13, 2013, to assist with an unresponsive child.  (Beacon)

 

 

Couple face new charges

REGINA - Tammy and Kevin Goforth, were previously charged with manslaughter in the death of June Alexis Dawn Goforth. The child died in hospital Aug. 2, 2012, of injuries that police said suggested she had been neglected and abused.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:    Gov't sued for child's death in care    Accused in court  

New trial ordered

BRAMPTON - Ontario’s top court has ordered a new trial for Jamal Johnson, a man convicted of first-degree murder for his part in the failed robbery and fatal stabbing of Akila Badhanage, 16-year-old in Sept 2007.   (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   3 convicted   Charges in stabbing   Charges laid   'Outstanding' son   16-year-old murdered

 

 

Charged

MONTREAL - Roody Louis, 31, has been charged with first-degree murder following the weekend murder of a 48-year-old man.  Police say Louis attacked a man near St Dominique St and De Maisonneuve Blvd, stabbing and killing him.   (CTV)    PREVIOUS:   Stabbing 

Charged

COLD LAKE - RCMP have arrested Brent Janvier, 30, and charged him with second-degree murder in the death of Justin Alexander Janvier, 18, on Saturday.  Both men are from the Cold Lake First Nation.    (Beacon)   MORE:   Charged with murder  

 

 

Victim remembered

FREDERICTON - Christian Grueso Salas, 24,  was found by police after they were called to Angelview Court on Feb 16 at about 2am.   (CBC)

Identified

WINNIPEG - Joshua Bentley, 18, died after an assault involving a 20-year-old man around 11:30pm.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Assault death   Homicide 

 

 

Stabbing

SMITHERS - Kelly Andrew Johnson, 21, has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing and Francis George Namox, 26.   (CTV)   MORE:   Victim ID'd     

Victim identified

OTTAWA - Family have identified the victim of a fatal hit-and-run as Yvonne Hendrikx.  Police are still looking for the driver of the transport truck. (CTV)  MORE:   Hit-and-run victim  

 

 

Charged

NIAGARA FALLS - Police said Terri Nichols, 51, was charged following an investigation into a single-car crash.  Gordon Hall, 33, was ejected from a Buick Allure when it crashed. (QMI)    MORE:   Murder charge   Murder charges in fatal collision   Woman faces murder charge

Youth arrested

MASKWACIS - RCMP said an autopsy determined Jacob Soosay, 20, was fatally shot - and his death appeared to be gang related.  A 16-year-old boy from the Samson Cree Nation has been arrested.  (CTV)   MORE:   Teen charged    Youth charged   Murder charge  Shooting   Man killed     

 

 

Shooting  

TORONTO - Police say Hung Pham, 27, was found seated in a car at 10:30pm Sunday on Bisset Ave near Hargrove Lane, suffering from obvious gunshot wounds. (CTV) MORE:   Victim identified 

Canadian couple found dead

AJIJIC - Edward Kular, 84, and Nina Discombe, 72, were found dead by their gardener in a pool of blood in the living room of their home.   (CTV)  MORE:  Couple slain in own home  

 

 

Stabbing victim succumbs

TORONTO - Matthew Archibald, 40, was stabbed inside the building on Dawes Rd just before midnight on Jan 20.  Andrew Jackson, 30, was charged.  (CP24)   MORE:   Victim succumbs   Victim identified 

Father charged

TORONTO - Evangeline Adotey, 6, was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.  Jason Adotey, 35, is charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder.  (CBC)   MORE:    Father charged   Man charged 

 

 

Charged

HALIFAX - Blake Leggette, 25, and Victoria Henneberry, 28, were charged after Loretta Saunders' body was found.  Police allege the 26-year-old woman was at a Halifax apartment she once shared with the 2 accused.  (CP)  

 

2 accused

Murder charges laid

Body found

Body found

Loretta Saunders   

 

 

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