Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Mexico arrests ex-cop known as ‘The Mute’ in massacre of nine members of Mormon family

Mexican authorities have arrested a suspect over the massacre of nine members of two Mormon families in a November, 2019 attack on a dirt road at the border of Chihuahua and Sonora, the BBC reports. (The Province)

Montreal hospital worker found murdered on the beach in Cuba

A Montreal woman who travelled to Cuba for holidays last Friday and went missing the next day was found murdered on a beach in the resort town of Varadero. (Toronto Sun)

Mounties searching for Alberta murder suspect who may be in B.C.

RCMP in Alberta are searching for 26-year-old Adam Pearson, who is wanted on first degree murder charges and could be in B.C. In October 2019, RCMP in Grande Prairie, Alta., launched an investigation into the death of Cody Michaloski. (The Province)

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of actor Eddie Hassell

The shooting death of actor Eddie Hassell was a "random robbery" that turned fatal, and the suspect has been arrested, according to police in Grand Prairie, Texas. D'Jon Antone, 18, was arrested without incident on a charge of capital murder on Wednesday by the US Marshal Service North Texas Fugitive Task Force and Grand Prairie Police, police said in a release. (CTV News)

Toronto police probing suspicious death of man found in parked car

Police are investigating after the body of an Oshawa man was found in a vehicle that had been parked outside a Don Mills condo for more than a week. (Toronto Sun)

19-yr-old with van full of guns and explosives plotted to kill Biden

As it was becoming clear in March that Joe Biden would be the Democratic presidential nominee, Alexander Hillel Treisman started to map out his plot to assassinate the former vice president, federal authorities say. (Washington Post)

Toronto Police identify killer in cold case of 9-yr-old Christine Jessop

Toronto police have identified the killer of nine-year-old Christine Jessop, who was abducted from Queensville, Ont., before being raped and killed in 1984 — a case that resulted in the years-long wrongful conviction of Guy Paul Morin. (CBC)
  • Ken Jessop hopes his sister's killer 'enjoys hell'
  • Homicide cops investigate death of man at Trinity Western University

    The death of a man who was found severely injured following an altercation at Trinity Western University last month is now being treated as a homicide. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, which has taken over the case from Langley RCMP, says the 31-year-old Langley man was found at the TWU campus just before 3 p.m. on Sept. 30. (Vancouver Sun)

    Two women dead, suspect shot and wounded by Montreal police

    Two women are dead and the suspect in their killing has been hospitalized after exchanging gunfire with police on Saturday. The 59-year-old was arrested, and is expected to appear in court Sunday by teleconference. (CTV)

    NYC’s crime rate reaches grim new tally

    New York City surpassed another grim crime milestone last month, as the number of murders blew past all of 2019’s tally — and there are still three months remaining in 2020, according to new data. (New York Post)