Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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)

Oshawa man charged with murder for allegedly killing his elderly mom on Mother’s Day

A 56-year-old man remains in custody after being charged with the killing of his elderly mother on Mother’s Day in Oshawa. Timothy John Mooney appeared via video link in an Oshawa bail court Monday afternoon. He’s charged with second-degree murder and was remanded until a further video appearance scheduled for Friday. (Toronto Star)

Police arrest man for June double-murder

TORONTO - Homicide detectives charged a 33-year-old Toronto man with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with a double-homicide late last month. (Toronto Sun)

Fugitive wanted for murder finally caught

A B.C. man wanted in a 2017 Surrey murder has been arrested in California. Brandon Nathan Teixeira, who is charged in the October 2017 murder of Nicholas Khabra, was picked up Sunday at a residence in Oroville, 105 kilometres north of Sacramento. (Vancouver Sun)

Texas couple charged after infant found dead in bucket of tar

A Texas couple is facing felony charges after their 1-week-old son was found dead in a five-gallon bucket of tar, authorities said.(New York Post)

Suspicious death investigation launched after body found in Parkdale

TORONTO - Toronto police have launched a suspicious death investigation after a body was found in Parkdale early Sunday morning. (CP24)

Jogger stabbed to death in DC random attack

WASHINGTON, DC - Police were hunting Wednesday for the mysterious man who fatally stabbed a female jogger in a seemingly random attack on a Washington, D.C. street Tuesday night. After she was attacked around 8 p.m. in the Logan Circle neighborhood, the woman, 35-year-old Wendy K. Martinez, stumbled into a takeout restaurant, where customers attempted to save her life, police said. (Fox News)

Marine accused of Canadian’s murder in Taiwan reportedly confesses

A former U.S. Marine accused of the grisly dismemberment murder of a Mississauga teacher in Taiwan has reportedly confessed. (Toronto Sun)

Toronto gang leader and rapper sobs after jury convicts him of 1st degree murder

A Toronto gang leader and rapper broke down and cried Wednesday evening after a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 revenge shooting death of Neeko Mitchell outside a Rexdale community centre. (Toronto Star)

Woman shot in Chilliwack identified by homicide detectives

A woman shot in Chilliwack on Tuesday has been identified by homicide detectives as 42-year-old Christine Denham. (The Province)