Monday, July 13, 2020

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)

Love triangle possible motive in Bakersfield mass shooting

BAKERSFIELD, CA - A gunman’s bloody rampage through Bakersfield may have been triggered by a love triangle involving the the shooter, his estranged wife and a coworker, a stunned witness said Thursday. (LA Times)
  • 6 dead including gunman in Bakersfield shooting spree
  • Suspect in Bulgarian journalist’s killing arrested in Germany

    Police in Germany have arrested a suspect in the rape and killing of Bulgarian television journalist ​Viktoria Marinova, whose work highlighted corruption in the eastern European country, officials said Wednesday. (CBC)

    Man dead of gunshot wounds after being found at scene of Mississauga crash

    MISSISSAUGA - Peel Regional Police are probing the death of a man found with a gunshot wound at the scene of a crash in Mississauga on Tuesday morning. (CP 24)

    Man found dead in Pickering forest murdered

    A woman walking her dog was shocked to discover the remains of a young man in a wooded area of north Pickering on Friday morning. (Toronto Sun)

    Woman killed in PATH stabbing in Toronto financial district

    TORONTO - The Toronto police homicide unit is investigating after a woman was stabbed to death in the financial district area of Toronto’s PATH system on Wednesday. (City News)
  • Police believe fatal stabbing was targeted
  • ‘Terrible deeds:’ German ex-nurse convicted of murdering 85 people

    A former nurse who put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed being able to resuscitate them was convicted Thursday of 85 counts of murder, making him what is believed to be the worst serial killer in modern German history. (CBC)

    Two dead after shooting in Toronto’s northwest end

    Three bullet holes could be seen in the window of a townhouse where a man said he’d been in the kitchen at the time of the shooting. One bullet ricocheted into the living room, he said. His wife and two children were also home at the time. (Toronto Sun)

    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)

    Murder warrant issued for Surrey man

    A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 27-year-old Brandon Nathan Teixeira who has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the 2017 shooting death of Nicholas Khabra in Surrey. (The Province)