Monday, February 17, 2020

Suspect in Bulgarian journalist’s killing arrested in Germany

Police in Germany have arrested a suspect in the rape and killing of Bulgarian television journalist ​Viktoria Marinova, whose work highlighted corruption in the eastern European country, officials said Wednesday. (CBC)

Cops tight-lipped on downtown murder of man, 67

TORONTO - Cops are being tight-lipped on the downtown murder of a former teacher. Clark Sissons, 67, whose body was discovered in an alley near Queen and Saulter Sts. Friday morning went down as the city’s 84th murder of the year. (Toronto Sun)

Discovery of man’s body in Toronto alley deemed a homicide

TORONTO - The discovery of a man’s body in an alley near Queen and Saulter Sts. on Friday is now the city’s 84th homicide of the year. (Toronto Sun)  

Teen id’d as Toronto’s 83rd murder victim of the year

TORONTO - Police have identified the teen who is now the city’s 83rd homicide victim. On Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. police responded to a shooting at a plaza at Bonis Ave. and Birchmount Rd. where they found a male suffering from gunshot wounds. (Toronto Sun)

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)
  • Cops told murder victim 'Someone's going to get shot because of you'
  • 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)