Friday, August 23, 2019

Mom gushed about daughter, son before killing them and herself

The Atlanta mom who allegedly killed her daughter — a former NBC 4 New York intern — and her son in their home before taking her own life gushed about both children in her final Instagram post. (New York Post)

Targeted shooting in Toronto’s west end now the city’s 38th homicide of the year

An Italian restaurant in the city’s west end was the scene of Toronto’s latest gun murder. Shortly after 4 p.m., police were called to Domani’s Restaurant at 335 Roncesvalles Rd. for reports of gunshots. (Toronto Sun)

Body on highway related to double murder in Brampton: Police

Peel Regional Police say two people are now dead from a stabbing early Friday in Brampton and confirm the discovery of a body nearby is related to the homicides. (Toronto Sun)

Australian tourist killed in New Zealand after attack on van, Canadian partner escapes

Police in New Zealand were searching for a suspect after an Australian tourist was killed following what police believe was a random attack on the van where he and his Canadian partner were sleeping inside. (CBC)

B.C. manhunt suspects died by suicide by gunfire

VANCOUVER - Two British Columbia men who were suspects in the deaths of three people and led police on a manhunt across Western Canada shot themselves, the RCMP said Monday. (Toronto Sun)

19 bodies hung from bridge, hacked up in Mexican gang war

Mexican police on Thursday found nine bodies hanging from a bridge, seven more hacked to bits, and another three dumped nearby in what they said was a gang turf-war massacre that left 19 people dead, including at least one woman. (New York Post)

Manhunt underway for escaped Tennessee inmate who killed prison worker

A huge manhunt is underway in Tennessee for an inmate accused of killing a 64-year-old prison administrator before he escaped. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says 44-year-old Curtis Ray Watson is "extremely dangerous," and warns he may have left the state. (CBC)

4 dead in Orange County crime spree

LOS ANGELES - Investigators are trying to determine what led a man to embark on a deadly rampage across two Orange County cities on Wednesday, fatally stabbing four people and wounding two others. (Los Angeles Times)

Bodies of B.C. murder suspects found, manhunt over

The bodies of two B.C. homicide suspects have been found following a police hunt that lasted three weeks and stretched across four provinces. Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, were found dead in dense brush near the community of Gillam, Manitoba RCMP announced at a news conference on Wednesday. (The Province)

El Paso shooting suspect charged with murder, prosecutors seek death penalty

EL PASO - A single capital murder charge was filed on Sunday against the man accused of killing 20 people and wounding more than two dozen others at a Walmart store in El Paso, a mass shooting authorities are viewing as a case of domestic terrorism. (Toronto Sun)