‘Curator of house of horrors’ guilty of first-decree murder

The father of Jennifer Barrett, whose body was found in a barrel at a Winnipeg home in 2016, says justice has been served after a jury found Perez Cleveland guilty of first-degree murder. "You heard what was said in that courtroom, what type of person this man was, particularly towards women," David Barrett told reporters Wednesday night after verdict was delivered around 10 p.m. local time."He was not a man. He was an animal." (CBC)

Durham cop ignored robbery to help drug dealers

A Durham cop seems to have forgotten that he’s supposed to arrest cocaine dealers, not advise, protect and assist them in their drug dealing. (Toronto Sun)

Canadian man sentenced to 9 years for selling encrypted Blackberries to criminals

SAN DIEGO - A Canadian man who sold encrypted BlackBerry smartphones to criminals worldwide that enabled them to sell drugs and even plan murders while avoiding the prying eyes of law enforcement was sentenced Tuesday to nine years in prison. (CTV)

‘She was suffering too much:’ Montreal man who suffocated wife sentenced to two years in jail

MONTREAL - A Montreal man who suffocated his severely ill wife with a pillow has been sentenced to two years less a day in jail. Michel Cadotte was sentenced today, three months after a jury found him guilty of manslaughter in the death of Jocelyne Lizotte. (National Post)

French anti-terror police arrest Algerian national in Lyon bomb attack

A 24-year-old man suspected of planting a parcel bomb in the centre of the French city of Lyon on Friday afternoon has been arrested along with his parents and another relative, the Paris prosecutor said on Monday. French judicial sources have confirmed the suspect is an Algerian national. (Financial Times)

Halfway houses across Canada refused to take this high risk offender – except one

When Chris Watts, a convicted sex offender and assessed psychopath, was released from a British Columbia prison in 2017, not a single halfway house in the province would take him. They deemed him too great a risk. Some feared for staff safety. (CBC)

Two dead, 18 wounded in Japan knife attack

KAWASAKI - At least 18 people were injured in a residential area. Two of them, an 11-year-old girl and a 39-year-old man, have died. A suspect, a man in his 50s, stabbed himself in the neck after his rampage and later died in hospital.(BBC)

Filmmaker posts disturbing photo of Everest climbers stepping over a dead body as they queue for the summit

A Canadian filmmaker has posted a haunting photo of Everest climbers stepping over a dead body as they queue for the summit. The eerie image shows a long line of adventurers stepping over a rope attached to a frozen corpse which hangs over the mountain almost 9,000 metres above sea level. (Daily Mail)
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    SALEM - A married Oregon man faces murder charges after his mistress and their son vanished two weeks ago without a trace, officials said. (New York Post)

    Third person charged in homicide of Bhavkiran Dhesi

    VANCOUVER - Inderdeep Kaur Deo, 24, is charged with accessory after the fact to murder in the killing of Bhavkiran Dhesi. (The Province)