Friday, July 19, 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)

Ibrahim Ali, a Syrian refugee, charged with the murder of Marissa Shen

BURNABY - A man has been arrested and charged in the death of Burnaby teen Marrisa Shen. Ibrahim Ali, 28, is charged with first-degree murder of Shen,  the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said Monday. (Vancouver Sun)
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  • Man charged with murder of Marrisa Shen was new to Canada
  • Syrian refugee charged with murder of Marrisa Shen
  • ‘Violent predator’ faces three murder charges after attacks on homeless

    LOS ANGELES - A previously deported felon described by police as a "violent predator" has been arrested for the killings of three homeless men and the attempted killings of four others in Los Angeles and Santa Monica.(CNN)

    New lead in mysterious disappearance of young mom

    VANCOUVER - The mysterious disappearance of Candace Shpeley just got a little stranger after a private investigator uncovered a student loan taken out in her name five years after she vanished. (The Province)

    Killer faces up to 50 years in prison for Mac’s store shootings

    An Edmonton Court of Queen's Bench justice is expected to decide Tuesday whether double murderer Laylin Delorme will spend 25 or 50 years behind bars before he can apply for parole. Six months ago, an Edmonton jury found Delorme, 27, guilty on two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Mac's convenience store workers Karanpal Bhangu and Ricky Cenabre. (CBC)

    Former priest accused of molesting dozens of boys found murdered in Nevada

    John Capparelli had a quiet life going in Henderson, Nevada, a bedroom community south of Las Vegas. The 70-year-old — bald, his former wrestler’s frame rounded out and stooped – lived on a street of identical houses topped with terra-cotta roofs and fronted by gravel yards, occasionally chatting with neighbours as he walked his black lab. He had put 4,000 kilometres between himself and the allegations that shadowed his name in New Jersey. (National Post)

    Mac’s killer guilty of two counts of first degree murder

    EDMONTON - Colton Steinhauer has been convicted of first-degree murder for his role in the deaths of two convenience store clerks three years ago. (Edmonton Journal)

    Ex-disney princess lied to police to help fiance get away with murder

    LOS ANGELES - The former fiancée of a California theater actor who murdered an Afghanistan War veteran and his friend in 2010 was convicted Wednesday of lying to police in an attempt to protect him from prosecution. (People)

    Teen id’d as Toronto’s 83rd murder victim of the year

    TORONTO - Police have identified the teen who is now the city’s 83rd homicide victim. On Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. police responded to a shooting at a plaza at Bonis Ave. and Birchmount Rd. where they found a male suffering from gunshot wounds. (Toronto Sun)

    Former CFL prospect Josh Boden charged with first degree murder in 2009 death of his girlfriend

    VANCOUVER - Former Canadian Football League prospect Josh Boden is due in court Monday facing a charge of first-degree murder related to the death of his ex-girlfriend nearly a decade ago. Boden’s former girlfriend, Kimberly Hallgarth, was killed in her home in March 2009. Police at the time would not say whether Boden was questioned and the case has remained unsolved. (Vancouver Sun)

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