Sunday, October 24, 2021

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk

BATON ROUGE - The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” (New York Post)

High-profile Red Scorpion murdered in Aldergrove McDonald’s shooting

VANCOUVER - Justin Lee Haevischer, 33, is believed to have been blasted by two different shooters outside the McDonald's at 264th Street and 56th Avenue about 8 p.m. (The Province)

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)

Palestinian fatally stabs American-born Israeli in West Bank

EFRAT, Israel - A well-known American-born activist on behalf of Israeli settlers was stabbed to death outside a West Bank mall Sunday, reportedly by a 17-year-old Palestinian attacker. (Fox News)
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Tragic details of woman shot during killing of Jonathan Bacon revealed in court documents

VANCOUVER - A tragic side note is included in a B.C. Court of Appeal ruling that dismisses an appeal made by one of two men who conspired to murder slain gangster Jonathan Bacon. (The Province)
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Dead killers recorded video taking responsibility for three B.C. murders

Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky used a digital camera taken from botanist Leonard Dyck to record several videos of themselves taking responsibility for Dyck’s murder, as well as the murders of Chynna Deese and Lucas Fowler, before they died in an apparent suicide pact. (Vancouver Sun)

New documents reveal police efforts to solve mystery of Toronto’s missing gay men

TORONTO - A dead body in a steam bath on New Year’s Day, a man claiming to be a cannibal, officers sneaking into a house and cloning computer hard drives and a GPS tracker secretly hidden by detectives on a suspect’s vehicle are among the tantalizing — but ultimately fruitless — early leads Toronto police chased in the years before Bruce McArthur was charged with killing eight men linked to the city’s gay village. (National Post)

Coast Guard serviceman kills wife, child, 7, himself

MIAMI - A U.S . Coast Guard serviceman shot his wife and 7-year-old son to death before shooting himself, Coast Guard officials and Miami-Dade police said Sunday. (Miami Herald)

Police investigate death of 11-yr.-old girl in Amber Alert

TORONTO - A man who had picked up his 11-year-old daughter to celebrate her birthday is in police custody after her body was found in his basement apartment, and he'll soon be facing charges, police in Brampton, Ont., said Friday. (CBC)

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)

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