Thursday, October 17, 2019

Police homicides by the numbers

Police officers across the country handle some of the most dangerous situations in our society on a daily basis. Since 1975, a total of 284 police officers have died on the job. Of these, 101 were homicide victims, while 88 were killed in vehicle accidents. (CBC)

Fifth man accused in doorman’s murder may have fled to Iraq

HAMILTON - Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a former Hamilton man in connection with the 2016 murder of Vincenzo Lofaro outside a city nightclub. Police want Saim Miro, 24, who they say left the country before he could be arrested and is believed to be in Kurdistan in northern Iraq. He is wanted for first-degree murder. (The Spectator)

N.S. man accused of murder is alleged member of drug cartel

HALIFAX - A Halifax-area man accused of murder was allegedly one of the kingpins of a Colombian drug cartel before he was arrested on a Venezuelan beach and extradited back to Canada, officials in South America say.(CTV NEWS)

Outlaw biker club boss charged with murder

VANCOUVER - A prominent Hells Angels associate who leads the Devils Army support club in Campbell River has been charged with the 2016 murder of a promising MMA fighter and young father. (Vancouver Sun)

Serial killer Dellen Millard will have to serve 75 years before parole eligibility

A judge has sentenced Dellen Millard to a third-consecutive life term, who was found guilty of killing his father. In September, Justice Maureen Forestell found Millard guilty of the first-degree murder of Wayne Millard, whose death was initially ruled a suicide. (National Post)

Man charged with murder of after University of South Carolina student found dead

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Police have identified a suspect in the death of Samantha Josephson, who was last seen getting in to a vehicle in Columbia, South Carolina. A University of South Carolina student who was missing since early Friday has been confirmed to be dead, the school and the student’s family confirmed Saturday. (Boston 25 News)

Third person charged in homicide of Bhavkiran Dhesi

VANCOUVER - Inderdeep Kaur Deo, 24, is charged with accessory after the fact to murder in the killing of Bhavkiran Dhesi. (The Province)
video

Tragic details of woman shot during killing of Jonathan Bacon revealed in court documents

VANCOUVER - A tragic side note is included in a B.C. Court of Appeal ruling that dismisses an appeal made by one of two men who conspired to murder slain gangster Jonathan Bacon. (The Province)

Texas police officer dies after being shot in the head during robbery

DALLAS - A Fort Worth, Texas, police officer died Friday, less than 24 hours after he was shot in the head following a confrontation with a group armed robbery suspects. (Fox News)
More:
  • 'We've lost a true hero'
  • 2 arrested after 19-yr-old’s body found in field near Trois-Rivieres

    Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of 19-year-old Ophélie Martin-Cyr, whose body was found in a field in Yamachiche, west of Trois-Rivières, Wednesday.

    MOST POPULAR

    HOT NEWS