Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Inmate confesses to 90 murders, investigators confirm 30

DALLAS - A man convicted of three California murders and long suspected in numerous other deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide spanning nearly four decades, and investigators already have corroborated about a third of those, a Texas prosecutor said Thursday. (The Province)

Saudi Arabia indicts 11, seeks death penalty for five in Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

Saudi Arabia indicted 11 suspects and prosecutors were requesting the death penalty for five of them for the murder of columnist Jamal Khashoggi last month, the kingdom's top prosecutor announced Thursday. (Fox News)

Fatal shooting in northwest Toronto

TORONTO - A man is dead after a shooting near Albion and Weston Rds., the city’s record-tying 89th homicide of the year. (Toronto Sun)

Prosecuting Ohio massacre case could take years

WAVERLY, Ohio - Prosecuting an Ohio family of four arrested in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family could take years to conclude, a county prosecutor said as the first break in the more than two-year-old case was announced. (Fox News)

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 shot at Little Italy restaurant is Montreal’s 25th homicide

MONTREAL - A man in his 30s died early Wednesday after being shot Tuesday night in a restaurant in Montreal’s Little Italy district. (Montreal Gazette)

Boy told to clean room, shoots grandmother, kills self

PHOENIX - An 11-year-old Litchfield Park boy shot his grandmother before turning the gun on himself after refusing to clean his room Saturday, officials said. (AZCentral)

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)

Husband’s suicide at work leads to discovery of wife’s body at home

MISSISSAUGA - The discovery of a man’s body at his Mississauga workplace early Thursday led police to the body of his wife at the couple’s home. (Toronto Sun)

Pittsburgh Synagogue shooter faces 44 charges including hate crimes

PITTSBURGH - The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday, four days after 11 people were killed and six wounded in the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. (CBC)

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