Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Christmas night shooting in North Vancouver leaves a man dead

NORTH VANCOUVER - Rock Habib-Joumaa, a 25-year-old North Vancouver man, was shot and killed Dec. 25 in a parkade on the 600 block of Seylynn Crescent, just off Highway 1 near Fern Street, say homicide investigators. (Vancouver Sun)

UN gang hitman sentenced to two life terms for deadly violence

VANCOUVER - United Nations gang hitman Cory Vallee was handed two life sentences Friday for conspiracy to kill rivals in the Red Scorpion gang, as well as the deadly shooting of Kevin LeClair in a Langley parking lot almost a decade ago. (Vancouver Sun)

Man guilty of killing Calgary mom and daughter, 5

A Calgary jury has convicted Edward Downey of two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Sara Baillie and her five-year-old daughter, Taliyah Marsman. (CBC)

Man killed, woman wounded in downtown Toronto shooting

TORONTO - A man was killed and a woman was injured in a double shooting downtown overnight on Wednesday, according to Toronto police. (CBC)

Serial killer Dellen Millard will have to serve 75 years before parole eligibility

A judge has sentenced Dellen Millard to a third-consecutive life term, who was found guilty of killing his father. In September, Justice Maureen Forestell found Millard guilty of the first-degree murder of Wayne Millard, whose death was initially ruled a suicide. (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)

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)

Montana man pleads guilty to killing 2 people, putting them in acid

MISSOULA - A Montana man pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing two people to death, including a teenage girl, dismembering their bodies and then trying to dissolve them in tubs filled with acid in the basement of a home. (New York Post)

Thunder Bay police charge man with 2nd degree murder in killing of Braiden Jacob

The Thunder Bay Police Service said Friday that a man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob. Police say the 22-year-old suspect was arrested shortly after 5 p.m. on Friday and faces a charge of second-degree murder. He is scheduled to appear in court on Saturday.Jacob's body was found on Dec. 9 shortly after 11:30 a.m. near the southern portion of Chapples Park in Thunder Bay. (CBC)

Body of missing Laval woman found in Mexico

Authorities in Mexico say the body of a Laval, Que., woman missing since last week has been found. Christine St-Onge, 41, was last heard from on Dec. 4. Her body was found near a hotel in Los Cabos, where she had been staying with her partner. (CBC)