Saturday, December 5, 2020

Dead woman with gunshot wound found in Surrey vehicle

The circumstances were all too familiar: A shooting apparently targeting the driver of a car; a burning vehicle possibly linked to the killers found soon afterwards in a nearby city. Several recent murders associated with the Lower Mainland gang conflict have been eerily similar. (Vancouver Sun)

Surrey murder charge laid after suspect shows up at scene of fatal shooting

A Surrey gangster now charged in a 2019 murder was arrested Monday after he showed up at the scene of a fatal shooting that happened the night before. Munroop Hayer, 27, appeared in Surrey Provincial Court Wednesday on one count of first-degree murder in the slaying last Remembrance Day of Andrew James Baldwin. Hayer’s next court appearance is scheduled for Dec. 16. (Vancouver Sun)

Police search home, files of Diego Maradona’s doctor

Argentine justice officials on Sunday seized medical files from the doctor of Diego Maradona as part of their investigation into the recent death of the soccer star. Maradona died at age 60 on Wednesday after a heart attack. (National Post)

Man, 39, sought for attempted murder of Toronto police officer

Toronto Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a man suspected of trying to kill one of their officers. Cops say that on Nov. 21, around 11:22 p.m., an officer on patrol in the west end heard the sound of gunshots and spotted a car fleeing the scene at a high rate of speed. The officer gave chase and signaled the driver to stop. (Toronto Sun)

Toronto police identify person of interest in murders of billionaires Honey and Barry Sherman

Toronto police said on Wednesday they had identified a person of interest in the high-profile murders three years ago of a Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire couple but had not made an arrest. (National Post)

Mexico arrests ex-cop known as ‘The Mute’ in massacre of nine members of Mormon family

Mexican authorities have arrested a suspect over the massacre of nine members of two Mormon families in a November, 2019 attack on a dirt road at the border of Chihuahua and Sonora, the BBC reports. (The Province)

Montreal hospital worker found murdered on the beach in Cuba

A Montreal woman who travelled to Cuba for holidays last Friday and went missing the next day was found murdered on a beach in the resort town of Varadero. (Toronto Sun)

Mounties searching for Alberta murder suspect who may be in B.C.

RCMP in Alberta are searching for 26-year-old Adam Pearson, who is wanted on first degree murder charges and could be in B.C. In October 2019, RCMP in Grande Prairie, Alta., launched an investigation into the death of Cody Michaloski. (The Province)

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of actor Eddie Hassell

The shooting death of actor Eddie Hassell was a "random robbery" that turned fatal, and the suspect has been arrested, according to police in Grand Prairie, Texas. D'Jon Antone, 18, was arrested without incident on a charge of capital murder on Wednesday by the US Marshal Service North Texas Fugitive Task Force and Grand Prairie Police, police said in a release. (CTV News)

Toronto police probing suspicious death of man found in parked car

Police are investigating after the body of an Oshawa man was found in a vehicle that had been parked outside a Don Mills condo for more than a week. (Toronto Sun)