Wednesday, December 2, 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)

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)

Police charge man with murder in 2017 death of 3-year-old

CALGARY -  Police have charged a man with the murder of his girlfriend's three-year old daughter. Ivy Wick was found in medical distress at a home last September and died in hospital several days later. (CTV News)

Convicted hitman charged with murder in disappearance of BC teen

VANCOUVER - Police have laid a murder charge against a convicted contract killer in the 2007 disappearance of a 15-year-old B.C. teen in Saskatchewan. (The Province)

Man accused in murder of BC girl says he ‘lost it’ during attack

VANCOUVER - A man accused of murdering a 12-year-old girl more than 40 years ago says he “lost it” during his attack on the victim, according to a videotaped confession that was played for a jury Tuesday. (Vancouver Sun)

Trump to review case of Green Beret charged with murder of Taliban bomb maker

Donald Trump has revealed he will review the case of a Green Beret who is facing murder charges after he confessed to killing an Afghan bomb maker that he suspected was responsible for the death of two of his Marines in 2010. (Daily Mail)

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)

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