Thursday, October 17, 2019

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)

‘Violent predator’ faces three murder charges after attacks on homeless

LOS ANGELES - A previously deported felon described by police as a "violent predator" has been arrested for the killings of three homeless men and the attempted killings of four others in Los Angeles and Santa Monica.(CNN)

Man dead in North York shooting

TORONTO - A man believed to be in his 20s is dead after a shooting outside a North York community centre Monday evening. Emergency responders were called around 8 p.m. to Forest Manor Road, near the Don Mills Road and Sheppard Avenue East area, for the sound of multiple gunshots. (CBC News)

Killer of 8-yr-old Torri Stafford sent to healing lodge

LONDON - The enraged father of a murdered Woodstock girl and his supporters are planning a rally on Parliament Hill to protest the transfer of killer Terri-Lynne McClintic from prison to an aboriginal healing lodge. (National Post)

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