Thursday, October 17, 2019

Man who allegedly killed Marpole couple wanted to kill someone: Crown

VANCOUVER - A Marpole couple in their 60s who were the victims of a violent and fatal attack in their own home were targeted for unknown reasons by a man who wanted to kill “someone,” a prosecutor said Wednesday. (The Province)

B.C. man charged with murder months after brother pleaded guilty to another slaying

A young Williams Lake man charged with murder last week is the younger brother of a convicted killer who in July admitted to shooting a Lower Mainland gangster. (The Province)

B.C. man who killed his wife and two daughters sentenced

KELOWNA -  A man who murdered his wife during an argument about his drinking then took his daughters to church before smothering them was sentenced Monday to 35 years in prison before he’s eligible for parole. (The Province)

NYPD cop denied bail in alleged murder-for-hire plot

NEW YORK - The NYPD cop accused of plotting to murder her estranged hubby — as well as her boyfriend’s teen daughter — was denied bail because of her “lack of impulse control” and her “defensiveness.” (New York Post)

2 dead following brutal stabbing, police shooting

KINGSTON - A Kingston man was shot by police after he stabbed two people on Thursday on Queen Street. Police sources have also now confirmed that two people have died as a result of the incident. (Global News)

Accused in ‘horrific’ machete murder had history of domestic abuse

TORONTO - The man accused of hacking a woman to death with a machete showed no emotion when he appeared in court on Thursday afternoon. (Toronto Sun)

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)

One dead after shooting at Langley McDonald’s

One person was killed in a shooting in Langley late Tuesday. RCMP in Langley confirm shots were fired and say a victim was found dead at the entrance to a McDonald’s restaurant in the Aldergrove community at about 8 p.m. (The Province)

‘Cannabis induced psychosis’ suspected in case of man who murdered mother

EDMONTON - Doctors assessing a man who admitted to killing his mother on Easter Monday over two years ago believe he likely suffered from cannabis-induced psychosis. (Edmonton Journal)

Two arrested after fatal overnight shooting in Surrey

Two men have been arrested after a man was shot dead in Surrey early Friday morning. Shortly after midnight Thursday, Surrey RCMP were called out to a fight in the 1600-block of 160 street. (The Province)