Saturday, March 28, 2020

DNA leads to arrest in 1978 butchering of Buffalo woman

The blood in the freshly fallen snow led detectives to the mutilated body of Linda Tschari. It was Feb. 8, 1978 and Buffalo was in the grips of a blizzard. Now, 42 years later, cold case cops say they’ve busted 19-year-old Tschari’s killer. (Toronto Sun)

Murder the new normal in most Toronto neighbourhoods

Rohan Rose casually dropped the pen onto the courtroom floor. Rohan Rose casually dropped the pen onto the courtroom floor. Then he looked up at murder victim Ephraim Taylor’s sister and made a throat-slashing gesture. (Toronto Sun)

Scarborough murder was a terrorist act: source

Evidence uncovered at the scene of a grisly murder Friday night in Scarborough prompted the crown to prosecute the crime as a terrorist act. (Toronto Sun)

Man charged with first degree murder after fatal hammer attack in Scarborough

A 30-year-old man has been charged after a woman was fatally struck with a hammer in Scarborough Friday evening. Emergency crews were called to the area of Sheppard Avenue East and Havenview Road, west of Markham Road, just after 7 p.m. for a possible medical complaint. (CP24)

Langley murder victim shot in front of his kids in Chuck E Cheese parking lot

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said Thursday that 42-year-old Ravinder Singh Sandhu was found shot inside his vehicle with his two young children in the backseat around 9:30 p.m at the Langley Crossing Shopping Centre at 6339-200 Street. (The Province)

California man free after DNA site leads to new arrest in murder

A man who spent about 15 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted in the slaying of his housemate has been exonerated after authorities used extended DNA links developed through publicly available genealogical websites to build a family tree that led to the arrestof a new suspect. (Fox News)

Girl found dead with dad a murder victim?

THORNHILL — From the way she talked about her daughter, it was clear the reality of the little girl’s death had not yet sunk in. Until mom Jennifer Kagan started to look at the pictures of Keira’s short life. Then came the tears. (Toronto Sun)
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Man gets life for murder of Abbotsford officer

A B.C. police officer who worked tirelessly to create a positive, caring and fair-minded version of policing was shot from behind in the very uniform he tried to redefine, his wife says. (The Province)

Amber Alert issued for one-week-old baby from Miami

Right now, police are searching for a one-week-old baby missing from Miami-Dade County. Andrew Caballeiro was last seen in the 21900 block of Southwest 187th Avenue in Miami. Police believe the infant may be with his father, Ernesto Caballeiro, 49, in a white Chevrolet Express with the Florida tag HETY13. (WPBF News)
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    VANCOUVER - A man confessed in court Tuesday that he murdered a Marpole couple with his lawyer claiming that at the time his client was functioning not in the real world but within a “fictional world” that he understood was in effect a video game. (Vancouver Sun)

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