Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Teen murdered in Mission was ‘marked for death’

MISSION, BC - 19-year-old Varinderpal Gill was murdered in the parking lot of the Mission Junction Mall. A teenager who policed warned was being targeted by gangsters was shot and killed in Mission on Wednesday night. (The Province)
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  • Puerto Rico woman convicted in murder-for-hire of Winnipeg man

    SAN JUAN - A Puerto Rico woman accused of hiring a hit-man to kill her wealthy husband from Winnipeg more than a decade ago was found guilty on Wednesday. (CBC)

    Chief investigator into Tory Stafford murder denounces killer’s transfer

    WOODSTOCK - The lead investigator into the slaying of Woodstock school girl Victoria (Tori) Stafford is denouncing the surprise transfer of one of her killers from an Ontario maximum security prison to an Indigenous healing lodge in Saskatchewan eight years into her life sentence. (St. Thomas Times-Journal)

    Woman’s body found at recycling depot

    WINNIPEG - Workers at Cascades Recovery Inc., a recycling depot at 100 Omands Creek Blvd., discovered the middle-aged woman's body just after 7 p.m. Friday. She was found in recyclables that had been trucked to the facility. (Winnipeg Free Press)

    Acquitted of murder in May, now shot in chest and charged with attempted murder

    TORONTO - A Toronto man recently acquitted of murder is recovering in hospital from a gunshot wound and facing attempted murder and firearms charges following a shooting inside a west-end apartment. (Toronto Star)

    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)

    N.S. man accused of murder is alleged member of drug cartel

    HALIFAX - A Halifax-area man accused of murder was allegedly one of the kingpins of a Colombian drug cartel before he was arrested on a Venezuelan beach and extradited back to Canada, officials in South America say.(CTV NEWS)

    Man charged with attempted murder in Toronto shooting

    TORONTO - Police have charged a 28-year-old man with attempted murder after a shooting in the city’s east end in September. (Global News)

    Convicted hitman charged with murder in disappearance of BC teen

    VANCOUVER - Police have laid a murder charge against a convicted contract killer in the 2007 disappearance of a 15-year-old B.C. teen in Saskatchewan. (The Province)

    Man with ties to Hells Angels shot and killed in Laval restaurant

    LAVAL - The Sureté du Quebec is investigating an assassination that took place in a Laval restaurant on Tuesday evening. Witnesses said that a gunman fired at one individual sitting in the Fusion restaurant on Levesque Blvd. around 8 p.m., then fled the scene. (CTV News)

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