Saturday, July 31, 2021

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)

Murder victim died a hero

TORONTO - Rocco Scavetta will go down in the yearly statistics as homicide No. 74. But that’s not how he will be remembered. He will go down as someone who gave up his life to protect others. He will go down as a hero. (Toronto Sun)

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)

IHIT called in after man dies after serious assault

SURREY - The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is investigating an early Sunday morning assault that left a man dead in Surrey.(Vancouver Sun)

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)

Homicide investigation underway after three found dead at scene of Surrey crash

SURREY, B.C. - Homicide detectives are investigating after first responders found three people dead at the scene of a crash in South Surrey Tuesday morning. In a statement, the RCMP said it responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on the 32 Avenue Diversion under the Highway 99 overpass. (CTV)

Arrest made after man found beaten to death

TORONTO - A man is under arrest after a 43-year-old man was found beaten to death in a west-end home Tuesday night. Toronto Police say officers responded to an unknown trouble call at 57 Shanly St., northwest of Dovercourt Rd. and Bloor St. W., just after 7:30 p.m. and found the victim inside the house. (Toronto Sun)

Two charged for murder of Hells Angel in Surrey drive-thru

Nathan James De Jong and Calvin Junior Powery-Hooker, both born in 1998, each face a charge of murder, according to court documents. The men made their first court appearance Saturday and are set to next appear in Surrey provincial court on Tuesday. (Vancouver Sun)
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    Two Chicago gang members have been sentenced to a combined 155 years in prison for the “mind-numbing” execution of 9-year-old boy four years ago. Gunman Dwright Doty, 26, was sentenced Wednesday to 90 years in prison for executing fourth-grader Tyshawn Lee, who was lured into an alleyway with the promise of a juice box in November 2015. (New York Post)

    Another man tied to Musitano-Barberi mob killings found dead in Mexico

    A second man connected to the 2017 killings of Angelo Musitano in Hamilton and Mila Barberi in Vaughan was found dead this summer in Mexico, investigators say. (CP24)

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