Murder Headlines 

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Lower Mainland Murders 2016 

   Lower Mainland Murders 2015

Identified 

CALGARY - Officers found Emmanuel Keror, 22, dead at the scene. Investigators suggest the shooting was targeted and may be related to a past conflict involving the Sept 2012 homicide of Phillip Salviu Anny. Deng Lino Keror was convicted of second-degree murder in relation to the case.  (Global)   MORE:   Police arrest 2   2 arrested   Victim known to police 

 

Identified

EDMONTON - Lisa Kristine Randhawa, 42, died as a result of trauma. (CBC)   MORE:   Blunt force   Suspicious death 

 

Warrant issued

EDMONTON - Police are looking for Arman Dhillon, 21, in connection to the death of Amin Mohammed Abdullahi, 30, who goes by Hamza Tyme.   Abdullahi, 30, died in hospital of his injuries.  (CBC)  MORE:   Suspect turns himself in    Bar shooting 

 

2 more years

HALIFAX - Andre Noel Denny, 36, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of Raymond Taavel, 49.   (CTV)   MORE:   8 years   703 additional days   National Post: Raymond Taavel 

 

Mom run over

TORONTO - Grandmother Eleanor Campbell, 65, stepped out with her walker and a driver ran her over - and then ran over her some more.  The driver was Eleanor's daughter Michelle, 43.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Daughter charged  

 

Homicide

SARNIA - The death of Jonathan Patrick Pike, 26, is being investigated as a homicide.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Police investigating

 

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - A man killed in a shooting in the 260 and 262 Carlaw Ave area has been identified as Ceyon Carrington, 29.  (CBC)   MORE:   Victim once accused   Victim identified       Shooting victim dies

 

Foul play a possibility

SASKATOON - Barry Heimbecker, 32, and Neilson Kakum, 21, were last seen together at around 7am on March 20. Both of the men are associated with street gang activity.    (CBC)   MORE:   Police ask farmers to check land 

 

Taxi driver succumbs

MONTREAL - Pierre Isnard-Amy, 36, was found bleeding behind the wheel of his car after he was shot at least once in the upper body.  (CTV)  MORE:   Police search for motive 

 

Homicide

SAYWARD - John Dillon Brown, 30, body was discovered just before 8pm on Saturday, March 12 in his vehicle parked near the west side of the one way bridge into Sayward.  (Campbell River Mirror)

 

25 years

TORONTO - A jury has found Cindy Ali guilty of first-degree murder in the death of her severely disabled child Cynara Ali, 16, in Feb 2011.  Cynara had cerebral palsy and was unable to walk, talk or feed herself.  (CBC)   MORE:   Mother guilty   Convicted 

Murder-suicide 

AHTAHKAKOOP FN - The alleged shooter has been identified by friends and family as Elgin 'Chucky' Sasakamoose, the eldest son of hockey legend Fred Sasakamoose.  The victim was Wayne Teed, 56.   (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)   MORE:   Victim, suspect identified   Murder-suicide   Suspect identified    

 

12 years

PRINCE ALBERT - Daniel Smith was sentenced after a jury found him guilty  for the shooting death of Roger Byer, 57.  (CTV)   MORE:   Sentenced   Guilty   Victim's friend   Homicide   ATM repairman found slain 

 

Arrests

RED DEER - Michael Talbot, 24, was arrested on charges of manslaughter and theft in the death of Dawson (DJ) Wegner-Cramer, 23.   (Sun Media)   MORE:   Arrested     Arrests   Truck thieves   

 

Arrest

LINDSAY - Police have charged Robert Edward Jarvis, 49, with first-degree murder in relation to the death of Jennifer Platt.  (Kawartha Media)  MORE:   Death ruled a homicide  

 

Victims ID'd

EDMONTON - The man and woman found dead in a 49 Ave and 213 St home have been identified as Irfan Ahmed Qureshi, 37, and Suzanne Marie Tran, 27.  (Global)   MORE:   Homicide victims    Double homicide   2 suspicious deaths

 

Warrant issued 

HAMILTON - Police are looking for Gary Michael White, 48, in connection with the second-degree murder of his cousin Joseph Colson.  (CBC)   MORE:   Police identify suspect    Suspect surrenders to police  

 

Killer died

CAMBRIDGE, ON - Police say Andrea Normore, 53, was killed by Timothy Byrne, 44, of Cambridge. He then died in a 2-car collision in Puslinch Township.  (Guelph Mercury)   MORE:   Dead in car accident     Killer died 

 

Homicide victim identified 

HALIFAX - The victim has been identified as Joseph Douglas Cameron, 20, of Dartmouth.  (CTV) MORE:   Shooting

  

Suspect in custody

THUNDER BAY - Police found Perry Bois, 38, from Fort Hope FN, on the floor in a hallway. Pauline Cutfeet, 33, of Kichenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug FN appeared in court to respond to second degree murder charges.   (TB News Watch)    MORE:   Names released   

  

Shooting victim

TORONTO - Josiah Haye, 20, was identified by Police as the victim of a shooting March 20. (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Victim ID'd    Victim ID'd   Shooting   Man dies in hospital  

 

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Husani Robinson, 29, was shot on Keele and Annette Streets, at around 7pm on Feb. 29.  (CP24)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting victim dies   

30 days

VAUGHAN - The owners of the daycare where Eva Ravikovich, a 2-year-old girl, died were sentenced to 30 days in jail after being found guilty of operating an illegal daycare.  Ruslan Panfilova, 47, his wife Olena Panfilova, 50 and her daughter Karyna, 26, will also each have to pay a $15,000 fine and cannot ever operate another daycare.   (CBC)  MORE:   Operator charged with manslaughter

Victim identified

PETERBOROUGH - Police shot the man after responding to a disturbance call at 261 Middlefield Road at about 11:45pm and finding a man with a knife, as well as the body of Cindy Torbar, 52, who had been stabbed to death.  The 25-year-old is a post-secondary student and was renting a room in Ms. Torbar's house.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Homicide   Police shoot suspect   Police shoot man at homicide scene  

     

Charged

KITCHENER - Adam McCabe, 32, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Ronald McCabe, 56, at the AR Goudie long-term care home around 9:30pm Monday.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged    Turned over to OPP

Charged

TORONTO - Peizheng Qui, 28, has been charged with first-degree murder after a man was found dismembered inside a home on Laureleaf Road.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man faces charges   Dismembered body    Body found   

 
     

Woman arrested

WINNIPEG - Police have made an arrest in connection with a fatal collision involving a stolen vehicle.  A 71-year-old man died of his injuries.  Police charged Summer Skye Patchinose, 22, with impaired driving causing death.   (CTV)   MORE:   Woman has history with law   Charges laid   Stolen vehicle

Gangland attack

MONTREAL - One man is dead after a shooting on Terrebonne that has all the markings of an organized crime hit.  The victim is Yannick LaRose, a man believed to have links to the Hells Angels.   (CTV)  MORE:   Call the police   Victim may be linked to Hells Angels   Kingpin tainted window 

 
     

Arrest

STAND OFF - Police have charged Allen Day Rider, 29, with manslaughter in connection with the death of Brittany Medicine Crane, 24.  (Global)   MORE:   Charged    Suspect charged   

Shooting

OTTAWA - Nooredin Hassan, 20, was fatally shot at around 6:30pm March 8 at the corner of Jasmine Crescent and Ogilvie Road.   (CTV)   MORE:   Shooting  

 
     

Identified

WINNIPEG - Bernadette Neepin, 37, faces second-degree murder in the death of Frederick Bird, 45.   (CTV)  MORE:   Charge laid   Woman arrested

Shooting

OTTAWA - Taylor Morrow-Flint, 20, was shot and killed at 82 Ritchie St home.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man shot dead   Victim identified 

 
     

Impaired driving

NEWMARKET - Tara Gawlik, 35, faces 9 charges, including impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death after she was involved in a two-car crash that killed a 26-year-old man on Jan 17.   (CTV)  MORE:   Woman charged 

Identified

EDSON - Police were called to an apartment building where they found the body of Desiere Maye Herbert Johnston, 14.  Tyrell James Perron, 21, has been charged.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charged

 
     

Arrest

WINNIPEG - Police have arrested Travis Chief, 23, for his involvement in the death of Henry Kipling, 43.  Jeanna Traverse, 23, was charged with aggravated assault for her involvement.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Man dies after 2 assaults  

Charged

KAMLOOPS - A charge of second-degree murder was formally against Eric Charlie, 32.  Court documents identify the victim as John Southwell, 30.  (Kamloops this week)  MORE:   Murder charges   Homicide     Murder probe   Connection between suspect and victim

 
     

Charged

PELICAN NARROWS - Dale Morin, 22, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Cecil Dorion, 21, on Feb 12.  (Global)   MORE:   Charge laid   Man charged   Suspicious death   Stabbing 

Turns himself in

MISSISSAUGA - Mohamed Nasr, 19, turned himself into Peel police Sunday afternoon and will be charged in the murder of Hamza Lamadani, 19.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Suspect turns himself in   Suspect surrenders   

 
     

Not searching for suspects  

WEST KELOWNA - Marcello Verna, 20, and Kimberly Ansell, 31, were found dead in the woods just off Shannon Way.  (Global)  MORE:   Weapon found by bodies   2 bodies found 

Charged

HALIFAX - The victim has been identified as Blaine Gordon Clothier, 26.   Benjamin Joshua Gillis, 25, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death 

 
     

Identified

CALGARY - Police were called to the 100 block of Whiteview Road NE at about 3:00am and found Boutrus Osman Khalfanm, 25, lying dead in the street next to a vehicle.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified   Drive-by  Brazen shooting     

Charged

KAMLOOPS - Gordon Paul Camille, 65, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the slaying of Dennis Adolph, 49.  (Kamloops this week)  MORE:   Suspicious death   Death deemed a homicide  

 
     

Charged

LYTTON - Colton Reigh Smith, 19, is in custody facing one count of second-degree murder.  Smith is accused of killing Jerimiah Johnson Smith, 39.   (Kamloops this week)   MORE:   Stabbing   Stabbing   Lytton First Nation

Shooting

WATERHEN LAKE - Gordon Fiddler, 62, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Tommy Fiddler, 52, of Waterhen Lake First Nation.  (Global)   MORE:   Man charged   Shooting          

 
     

Charged

LLOYDMINSTER - Gordon Alfred Rogers, 59, is facing 2 counts of first-degree murder in the historical homicides of 2 women, Jeanette Chief and Violet Heathen.   (CBC)  


Suspect ID'd
Arrest
MMIW: Jeanette Jean Chief
MMIW:  Violet Heathen     
 
     

Warrant issued

CALGARY - A warrant has now been issued for the arrest of Derek Brian Grouette, 33.  The 3 occupants of the truck, believed to have been stolen from Chestermere, fled the scene prior to crews getting there.  The driver of the other vehicle, Keith Arthur Morley, 52, was fatally injured in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.  (CTV) 


Police looking for 3rd suspect
Charged in hit-and-run
Hit-and-run
Tsuu T'ina
Stolen truck, ASIRT investigating         
 
     

Police use 'privacy'

LONDON, ON - The double deaths came to light when police were called to check the welfare of residents in an apartment at 71 Grand Ave, and found a woman dead inside.  3 hours later, officers found the body of a man at Miriam Tire and Auto Repair at 201 High St.  The sole employee - owner Mahmoud Abdulrahim - hasn't been seen since.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Murder-suicide    Domestic violence is not a private matter

Charge in shooting death

EDMONTON - 2 male suspects broke into an apartment and demanded valuables from resident Donat Albert, 53, at knifepoint.  Albert discharged a firearm, the gunshot missed the suspects and instead hit Yvette Lydia Morin, 28, who was walking past the doorway as the gunmen fled.  Johnathon Bass and Johnny Jackknife, face charges that include robbery.  (Metro)   MORE:   Manslaughter charge   Man charged 

 
     

Cold case arrest

CALGARY - Bradley Webber was killed in his fifth-wheel trailer in Eckville, AB, in October 2006.   Shayne Earl Gulka, 44, of Lacombe, has been charged with first-degree murder.  Police have also issued a warrant for Kevin Edward Brown, 33, who is wanted for the same charges.   (CBC)   MORE:   Hunt for man   2 facing charges   1 arrested, 1 wanted 

Charged in hit-and-run

CALGARY - The driver of the car, a 50-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.  Janelle Umpherville, 26, and an underage male, the son of a CPS member, were charged.  Police continue to search for the third suspect.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run   Tsuu T'ina   Stolen truck, ASIRT investigating     

 
     

Charged

TORONTO - Police responded to reports of a stabbing at 1:15pm Saturday at a residence on Pharmacy Ave and found 'a man with obvious signs of trauma.'  Shafaq Joya, 30, was arrested Sunday and charged with second-degree murder.   (CBC)  MORE:   Man charged after body found 

Identified

EDMONTON - Darren Douglas Sinner, 41, died from a gunshot wound after an altercation broke out between a group of people outside the Baccarat Casino at 104 Ave and 101 St at around 12:30am Sunday.   (Sun Media)   MORE:   Search for witness  Suspicious death   Suspicious  

 
     

Victim identified

GUELPH - Shortly after 4:30 Tuesday afternoon, Guelph police were called to the Comfort Inn Hotel on Silvercreek Parkway.  Police have identified the victim as Aly Sunderani, a 35-year-old employee of the hotel.  (CTV)   MORE:   Hotel employee shot  

Driver charged

NORTH BATTLEFORD - Harry Weiss, 64, is charged with impaired operation of a vehicle causing death and dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death.  (Global)   PREVIOUS:   Semi driver charged   Impaired semi driver charged     Driver charged  

 
     

Identified

TORONTO - Bryan Agyei, 22, of Brampton, was pronounced dead after officers were called to Scarlettwood Court around 11:30pm Sunday.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Victim identified    Suspects sought   Man shot 

Woman dies from injuries

BROOKS - Tanya Campbell-Losier, 19, succumbed to her injuries in hospital.  Jessie Dyck, 26, of Brooks was arrested and charged.  (Sun Media)    MORE:   Assault death   Man charged    Attacked woman dies 

 
     

Victim identified

HAMILTON - Police say Neil Harris, 40, was the victim in a shooting in front of a barber shop at 600 Upper Wellington St  (CBC)  MORE:   Barber gunned down   Shooting

Charged

WINNIPEG - Police have charged Nicholas Bell-Wright, 22, with second-degree murder following the death of Cooper Nemeth, 17.   (CBC)   MORE:   Charged    Body in bin   Homicide  

 
     

Charges

CALGARY - Cindy Enger, 51, was found dead in the 200-block of Cramond Close SE on Jan 24 when police were asked to check on her welfare.  On March 4 police arrested Joseph D'Arcy Schluter, 45, of Carstairs.  (CBC) 

Man charged

Murder charge laid

Murder charges

Woman found dead

Police looking to speak with tenants

Police investigate

Suspicious death    

 
     

Charge laid

OTTAWA - Police have charged Michael Leblanc, 26, with second degree murder following the stabbing death of Mohamed Ali Hassan, 19. (CTV)   MORE:   Charged    Murder charge  

AB RCMP homicides 2015

EDMONTON - In 2015, investigators responded to 65 homicides compared to 36 in 2014. This is also much higher than the 10-year (2005-15) average of 40 homicides per year.   (RCMP) 

 
     

Identified

WINNIPEG - Marilyn Rose Munroe, 41, was discovered by officers in a 200-block of Pritchard Ave home, after police received a check well-being call.   (CTV)   MORE:   Vigil honours woman    Gather to mourn 

4 charged

REGINA - The victim has been identified as Jushua Michael Harden, 26.   3 boys, ages 14, 15, and 17, as well as a 22-year-old man have been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified 

 
     

Identified

EDMONTON - William John Patterson, 37, died from a gunshot.   (Global)   MORE:   Shooting    Autopsy results 

Stabbing

TORONTO -  The victim has been identified by police as Saed Keyliye (Kaylie), 17.  (CTV)   MORE:   Teen dead   Stabbing  

 
     

Charged

COTE FN - Chad Cote, 20, was found dead in a home on the Cote First Nation.  Chester Whitehawk, 33, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death. (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged     

Serious incident

ODESSA - OPP say they were called to a home around 11:55am and found the body of Nicole Guimond, 28.   Travis Sayyeau, 24, was taken to hospital and later died of his injuries.  (CTV)   MORE:   2 dead   Woman, man found dead 

 
     

Pair charged

MONTEAL -  Jayson Riche-Paquet, 18, and Randy Plaisir, 20, face first-degree murder charges.  Police received a 911 call on Aug 22, 2015.  When they arrived on the scene, officers discovered Serge Saninga, 21, lying on the ground suffering from at least one gunshot wound.  He later died in hospital.  (CTV)   MORE:   Innocent victim   Drive-by victim dies 

Identified

GATINEAU - Mark Laviolette, 48, was running on the side of the road when a Ford Explorer veered off the road striking and killing him.  Police charged Francois Charlebois, 29, of Cantley, QC, with dangerous driving causing death and drug possession (cannabis).  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Victim remembered    Hit-and-run arrest   Pedestrian struck and killed   

 
     

Suspect arrested

MONCTON - RCMP confirm they arrested murder suspect Marissa Shephard in Moncton.  Shephard was wanted on a Canada-wide arrest warrant for first-degree murder and arson in connection with the death of Baylee Wylie, 18, on Dec 17, 2015.  (Global) 

Arrest

Video appeal

Man arrested

RCMP seek 2

Man identified 

 
     

Diplomat's son takes plea deal

MIAMI - The 15-year-old son of a Canadian diplomat has pleaded guilty in Miami to 4 charges, including 2 counts of third-degree felony murder.  In exchange, Marc Wabafiyebazu has received what amounts to a conditional sentence of boot camp, community supervision and up to 8 years' probation. (CP)   PREVIOUS:   Marc Wabafiyebazu   National Post: Marc Wabafiyebazu  

Charged

OSHAWA - Tehganni Lewis, 19, sustained serious injuries in an attack at a Cedar St residence Jan 23; he died in hospital a week later.  Joseph Scott Young, 53, is charged with second-degree murder.  (Durham Region)   MORE:   Arrested on bus    Victim remembered   Assault victim dies   Victim dies in hospital   Man dies from assault injuries 

 

 

4 arrested

TORONTO - Charles Shillingford, 25, was shot while driving on Oct. 31 2015.  Jahmal Joseph Richardson, 31, Kyle Sparks MacKinnon, 26, Mitchell Mannette, 20, and Denzell Tyresse Walter Desmond, 19, were arrested.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:  Identified   Police identify driver   Identified    Shooting   Police using video

Charged

TORONTO - Quinn Taylor, and David Michael Eminess, 26, were killed when shots were fired during a confrontation outside a restaurant on Spadina Ave.  Charged is Kyle Sparks-Mackinnon, 25.   (CBC) MORE:   Man charged   Arrest    Families ID victims   Taylor identified   Identified   Victims had no gang ties   Police release surveillance images

 
     

Murder-suicide

ALMONTE - Travis Porteous, 33, is dead after he shot Mississippi Mills Councillor Bernard Cameron, 65, to death and seriously injured his former partner Sarah Cameron, 28, before turning the gun on himself.  (CBC)   MORE:   Town councillor dead   Shooter had brushes with law   May have died protecting daughter 

Homeowner charged

HAMILTON - Peter Khill, 26, has been remanded in custody following the 3am shooting outside his Highway 56 home.  Police have identified the man as Jonathon Dwight Styres, 29, of Ohsweken.  (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Homeowner charged   Self-defence    Homeowner shoots car thief

 

 

Charged

RIVIERE-VERTE - The victim has been identified as Roger Parent, 70.   Sylvain Bard, 50, faces a first-degree murder charge.  (CTV)   MORE:   Murder charge 

Victim dies in hospital

CELISTA - Richard Allen Williams was arrest and formally charged. A victim, an unidentified man of 50, has died in hospital. (Global)   MORE:   Suspect charged 

 

 

Hit-and-run

NEGRIL - John Rowsom, 76, was walking along a road near Negril, a resort town on the island's western tip, around 7:30pm Thursday when a motorcycle driver lost control and struck him.  The driver of the Cobra CG 150 motorcycle fled.  (CBC)

Charges

RED DEER - William Blaine Baker, 47, was dropped off and left for dead at the Red Deer Hospital at around 9:30pm Feb 13.  RCMP have charged Shane Dion McPhee, 40, with second degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:  Victim named   Charges laid  

 

 

Identified

BRAMPTON - Britton Francis Edwards, 23, was found shot by emergency responders.  (Brampton Guardian) PREVIOUS:   Masta's Lounge shooting 

Suspicious sudden death

KAPUSKASING - Stephane Cloutier, 40, was found dead at a Byng Ave residence in Kapuskasing.  (CBC)   MORE:   Suspicious death 

 

 

Stabbing

TORONTO - Kiowa Wind McComb, 20, died in hospital after being stabbed  at Gucci's Bar and Grill.   Andre Appleton, 35, is charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)  MORE:   Stabbing   Suspect charged

Charges 

REDWATER - Randy Lopushinsky, 56, was the victim of a homicide.  Jon Irwin Ward, 41, was charged with second-degree murder.  Billy Joe Deren, 36, was charged with accessory after the fact  (Global)  MORE:   2 charged   2 arrested   Homicide 

 

 

Son charged

HALIFAX - Officers found the body of Frank John Lampe, 58.  Police arrested Elias Frank Joseph Lampe, 200.  (CTV)    MORE:   Son charged    Identified   Victim identified   Suspicious death    

Arrests

WINNIPEG - Kashtin Flett and Nikina Houle, both 23, have been arrested for the murder of Mavis Ducharme, 39.  (Global)   MORE:   2 charged   2 charged    Assault death  

 

 

Habibi Lounge shooting

MISSISSAUGA - Officers were called to the Habibi Lounge on Derry Road after reports of several men fighting in the parking lot.  When they arrived they found Sharmarke Farah, 17, had been shot.  (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting 

Names released

BRANTFORD - Police say John Liggins, 44, was in a common-law relationship with Tara Koiter, who has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with his death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified   Stabbing 

 

 

Prison time

DRUMMONDVILLE - Chantal Lavigne was rushed to hospital in serious condition in July 2011.  Gabrielle Frechette was sentenced to 3 years behind bars, while Ginette Duclos and Gerald Fontaine were given 2-year terms.  They were found guilty in Dec 2014 of criminal negligence causing death.  (CP)   PREVIOUS:   3 arrested   Co-defendants released   Detox therapy death 

Murdered

RICHMOND HILL - Robert Veltheer, 77, the founding president of a registered charity working to provide supportive housing for adults with serious mental illness was found murdered in his Harding Blvd W home.  Police arrested his son, Jacob Veltheer, 30, and charged him with first degree murder.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Son charged   Son faces charge   Homicide   Police seek son   Man found dead   

 

 

Identified

TORONTO - Officers were called to a residential building on Wakunda Place.  Inside, they found Arthur Kent Taylor, 51, of Toronto, with signs of trauma. Robert Baily, 51, was charged with second degree murder.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Charge laid  

Arrest

VAUGHAN - 2 people were stabbed during an altercation between two groups of people.  Gianluca Cellucci, 22, of Richmond Hill died of his injuries at the scene. Nick Bagherzadeh, 20, was arrested in Toronto.  (CP24)  MORE:   Police arrested suspect    Stabbing

 

 

Video of suspect

TORONTO - Police say Sylvia Consuelo, 34, was alone in her apartment at 121 Kendleton Drive when security cameras captured a suspect entering the highrise with bad intentions around 1:30am on Jan 30.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Video shows suspect   Police release video   Woman found dead 

Cocaine paves the path 

HAMILTON - Tammy Le, 25, was found in a room at the Admiral Inn on Dundurn St N.  Suspect Terry Moore was found Monday morning, hanging from a tree behind a Westdale school. Police consider it suicide.  (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Homicide probe   Woman was murdered    

 

 

Suspicious death of child

CALGARY - Neighbours say Fatim Bamba, 28, and her 3-year-old son Isaiah lived in the Ranchlands Grove NW unit. (CTV)    MORE:   Suspicious death   Suspicious death    Homicide   Police release identify

2 charged

CAMPBELLTON - Jean-Yves Landry, 44, and Yannick Landry, 19, have been charged with first-degree in connection with the death of Stephane Levesque, 34.   (CTV)   MORE:   2 men face charges 

 

 

Charges 

LA LOCHE - A 17-year-old male suspect has been charged with 4 counts of first-degree murder and 7 counts of attempted murder.  The victims have been identified as two teachers, Marie Janvier, 21, and Adam Wood, 35, and brothers Dayne, 17, and Drayden Fontaine, 13.   (CBC)  

17 year-old shooter

Chilling chat messages 

La Loche shootings

Timeline

Shooter is a cousin of brothers

Suspect was frequently bullied

Town without hope

4 killed in school shooting 

 

 

Rizzuto wiretaps

TORONTO - Alfredo Patriarca, 42, was shot dead Jan. 20 at 6:24pm in the garage of his upscale house in the area of The Kingsway.  The Colisee wiretaps showed that at the time Patriarca was in frequent communication with people tied to the Rizzuto crime family.  (Toronto Star) 

Police release suspect video

Shooting

Shooting

Fatal shooting

Victim survived 2012 patio shooting

Mafia

 

 

Life and death

TORONTO - Rocco Zito, 87, who lived in a non-descript bungalow on Playfair Ave was a founding member of the La Camera de Controllo, the governing board of Toronto's Calabrian underworld of 'Ndrangheta clans.  His son-in-law Domenico Scopelliti surrendered to police and is now charged with first-degree murder.   (Sun Media)

 

Retired mafia chieftain killed

Major Mafia guy

Suspect turns himself in

Suspect surrenders

Suspect surrenders

Victim identified

 

Charged

STANLEY MISSION - Isiah McKenzie, 21, was found deceased in a residence on Feb 1.  Larry Charles, 23, was charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  PREVIOUS:   Sudden death  

Charged

KINLEY - Gabriel Faucher, 43, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Beverly Littlecrow, 36.   (Global)   MORE:   Man faces charge   Charges laid

 

 

Impaired charge

TORONTO - Thi Ngo, of Toronto is facing 10 charges including impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.  (CTV) 

Ruled a homicide 

LETHBRIDGE - Police confirmed the victim was Frances Candice Little Light, 56.   (Global)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Police investigate    Candy Little Light

 

 

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Police have identified a man killed in a shooting at a Scarborough hair salon as Adedotun Agunbiade, 28.    (CP24)   MORE:   Identified   Appeal   Shooting

Targeted

HAMILTON - Richard Crowder, 31, was stabbed in a two-storey rooming house complex at 86 Birge St. (Hamilton Spectator)    MORE:   Victim identified   Stabbing  

 

 

Woman charged

SUDBURY - A 39-year-old Sudbury woman has been charged with careless driving in connection to a fatal collision on Municipal Road 80 in which Gary O'Bumsawin, 41, was killed.   (CBC)   MORE:   Charges laid 

Charged

BRAMPTON - The victim has been identified as Sebastiano Sinisi, 51.   Doru Robas has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.  (CP24)   MORE:  Charge laid   Murder charge   Arrested    Suspicious death 

 

 

Charged

BARRIE - Robert Twiss, 45, is charged with the first-degree murder of Alan Mallinson, and his son, Matthew Mallinson at 69 Eden Drive.  (Barrie Examiner)  MORE:   Double homicide   Discovery of 2 bodies 

Homicide

SIOUX VALLEY FN - Police say they are now investigating a homicide after Haelin Taliyah Taylor, a 2-month-old baby girl from Sioux Valley Dakota Nation died.   (Brampton Sun)  MORE:   Death a homicide    Baby girl dies 

 

 

Sentenced in home invasions

PEMBROKE - Danny Pietersma, 50, was stabbed to death in his Petawawa home in June of 2013.  Bryan Goddard, 28, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 18 years.  (CTV)   MORE:   18 years    Sentenced to life   Suspect charged   Suspect in court     Charged 

Found guilty

MONTREAL - A jury has found Abiram Subramaniam, 23, guilty of second-degree murder.  He stabbed Joshua Williams, who was 18 at the time, to death in a Cote des Neiges parking lot in March 2011.  (CTV)   MORE:   Found guilty in Mr Big sting    Guilty in stabbing death 

 

 

4 years 

SASKATOON - John Koch, who pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death for his role in the Oct 2014 crash that killed Danille Kerpan has been sentenced to 4 years in prison. (CTV)   MORE:   4 year sentence    Guilty plea   Guilty plea  

Charged

THUNDER BAY - Police have laid a second-degree murder charge against Nicholas Joseph Necan, 37 in the afternoon's assault that resulted in the murder of George James Gerard, 60.   (TB News Watch)   MORE:   Identified   Charged        

 

 

Crack dealer acquitted

EDMONTON - Craig (Slim) Nagy, 26, was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the July 24, 2011, slaying of Michael (Detroit) Tunnicliffe, 26.  (PostMedia)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Homicide   Shooting  

Accused

SARNIA - Sukhchain Singh Brar, 50, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Gurpreet K. Brar, 37.  (Sun Media)     MORE:   Murder charge   Man charged   Charged with killing his wife  

 

 

Charged 

NAMAO - RCMP arrested David Andrew Jack, 37, in relation to a fatal collision on July 15, 2015.  (CTV)   

Identified

EDMONTON - Alex John Sinclair, 53, died as the result of stabbing.  (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide   Victim identified 

 

 

Victim dies

TORONTO - Frederick Leon, 20, has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Tevin James, 22.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Man charged   Shooting   Charged 

Identified

FORT SASKATCHEWAN - An autopsy confirmed that Junior Morris Laidley, 38, was the man found in burned-out white BMW.  (CBC)   MORE:   Remains found in burned out car   Remains identified 

 

 

Suspicious death

MORLEY - RCMP have identified the deceased as Wilfred Junior Amos, 28, of Morley. (CTV)   MORE:   Death on Stoney Nakoda FN 

Shooting

OTTAWA - Marwan Arab, 20, was shot dead in a west Ottawa restaurant.  (CBC)  MORE:   Innocent victims caught in crossfire    Restaurant shooting    

 
     

Inmate death

SASKATOON - John Glen MacAulay, 46, was pronounced dead shortly after emergency crews were called to the jail at about 5:30am. Police do not suspect foul play.  MacAulay was facing a second-degree murder charge for the May 2014 death of Norman Playter.  Both men were members of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club.   (CTV) 

Correction centre death

Biker's suicide note

Biker charged

Accused and victim both bikers 

 

 

Identified

EDMONTON - Police said Derek Alexander Garnham, 32, died of a gunshot wound. Police were called by EMS to the area of 119 Ave and 34 St at around 7pm Jan 14.   (Global)  MORE:   Victim identified   Victim ID'd   Suspicious death   Body found   

Identified

TORONTO - Annunziata Melaragno, 68, was fatally wounded at a home on Otonabee Ave.  Dario Melaragno, 73, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged with wife's murder    ID'd   Woman found dead  

 

 

Security footage

TORONTO - Alva Dixon, 70, was sitting in the passenger seat of the van and was shot dead. (CityNews)  MORE:   Execution of a senior   Details of shooting   Video of shooting    Shooting 

Woman charged

THUNDER BAY - Police have charged Kimberly Fox, 36, with second-degree murder in the death of Charlotte Hudson, 40, at a John St home.  (TB News Watch)  MORE:   Charges 

 

 

Homicide

LETHBRIDGE - An autopsy has identified the victim as Irene Carter, 78.  Officials say Carter was stabbed to death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Death a homicide    Death ruled homicide     

Homicide

DAWSONVILLE - Police were called to a residence on Restigouche River Road shortly before 12:30pm where they found the body of Emerson Main, 77.  (CTV)   MORE:   Death ruled a homicide     

 

 

Victim identified

PRINCE ALBERT - Jonathon Lee Cowan, 23, was found dead after police received a report that someone had been shot at an apartment on the 1000-block of 1 Ave W.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim named   Shooting  

Son charged

VANCOUVER - Neighbours have identified the victim as Christine Grube Lefkove.  Alex Lefkove, 19, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged   Deadly dispute     

 

 

3rd person charged

REGINA - Robert Brian Oochoo, 23, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Matthew John Wells, 48 on Oct. 22, 2015.  Jason Dustin Hotomanie, 25, and a 15-year-old boy, face similar charges in connection with the incidents.  (CTV)  

 

15-year-old charged

Charged

15-year-old charged

Police name victim   

 

 

 Shooting

EDMONTON - David Gordon Fleming, 28, whose body was found in a 114 St and 134 Ave home was shot to death.   (CBC)   MORE:   Man found dead   Homicide   Body found  

Suspect turns himself in

WINNIPEG - Colin Traverse, 32,  suspected of stabbing Hector Lee Sinclair, 45, to death is now in police custody.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Victim dies in hospital 

 

 

Guilty plea

CALGARY - Suryan Giama was last seen by family and friends after leaving a SW area home on Feb 17, 2014.  Kevin Douglas Dalton admitted he was responsible for Giama's death.   (CTV)  MORE:   3 years   Guilty plea to manslaughter   Victim was owed drug money   Manslaughter charge   Police lay charges  

Arrested

HIGH PRAIRIE - Jesse Prestly Laboucan, who turned himself in to police, was wanted for the murder of Ryan Joseph Ellefson, 20, which took place on July 29.  Police charged Dakota Anderson, 20, with second degree murder in Ellefson's death.  (Global)   MORE:   Suspect    1 charged   Man wanted   Homicide investigation  

 

 

Identified

WINNIPEG - Cynthia Marie French, 35, was stabbed in a 500-block of William Ave rooming house.  Sisters Candice Nora Nepinak, 31, and Vanessa Louise Nepinak, 35, are charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder.  (CBC)  MORE:   Arrests made   2 women charged   1 dead in home invasion

2 charged

CAYO DISTRICTMatthiew Klinck  was found stabbed to death after an apparent robbery at his home in Selena Village in Belize. Brandon Anderson, 19, and a 16-year-old boy were charged.  (CP)   MORE:   Murder charges   Found dead   Director murdered   Filmmaker stabbed    Canadian filmmaker killed  

 

 

Shooting victim dies

EDMONTON - Abdikadir Mohamed, 25, was seriously hurt in an early morning shooting outside of the Eclipse Lounge and Hookah Bar.  He died after a week in hospital.  (CBC)    MORE:   Victim dies in hospital   Man shot in gun battle dies   Man injured in shooting dies 

More details

THUNDER BAY  - Anne Chuchmuch, 50, and Wilfred Pott, 60, were murdered on Dec 27, 2015.   Police charged Benjamin Ronald Marki, 40, who had been renting a room at the couple's home on Brant St.   (CBC)   MORE:   Double homicide  Family names victims   2 dead in fire 

 

 

Targeted shooting

OTTAWA - Officers were called to the 100-block of Claremont Drive at about 10:40pm.  Mohamed Najdi, 28, had been shot in an outdoor courtyard. (CBC) MORE:   Victim known gang member   Man shot to death 

Suspect charged

RED DEER - The body of Thomas Patrick Braconnier, 46, was found in downtown Red Deer Christmas Day.  Chad Alexander Kulba, 33, is facing a charges.  (CTV)  MORE:   Charges laid    Charge   Charge    Victim identified

 

 

Family identified

SASKATOON - The family killed in a highway crash has been identified as Jordan and Chanda Van de Vorst, son Migurie, 2, and daugher, Kamryn, 5.  Catherine McKay, 49, has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.   (CBC)  

Roommate killed

GRANBY - Caroline Choiniere, 45, shared her apartment in Park Ave in Granby with Alex Lacasse-Deaudelin. A psychiatric evaluation was required by his next court appearance.  (Journal de Montreal)  MORE:   Suspect has psychotic disorders   Woman murdered

 

 

Impaired driving

LINCOLN - James Magionas, 20, is facing impaired driving charges in connection with a fatal collision in Lincoln, NB, on Sept. 5, resulting in the death of a 19-year-old passenger.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged 

6 months

TORONTO - Miguel Oliveira was sentenced to a 6-month jail term in connection with a crash that killed Tom Samson.  (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea in hit-and-run death    Driver turns himself in   Teacher killed in hit-and-run 

 

 

Man charged

FORT QU'APPELLE - At 3:00pm New Year's day, RCMP found Mario Kaiswatum, 28, dead inside the home.  Maurice Maple, 55, was charged with first degree murder.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged   Murder charge laid   Murdered

Charge after OD

HALIFAX - Police say Jesse Raymond Gaetz, 23, of Dartmouth is being held in custody after he allegedly failed to get medical help for Jesse Smith, 24.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged after overdose victim dies    Criminal negligence charge 

 

 

Victim dies

SAINT JOHN - Joseph Veneau, 22, the victim of a new Year's Eve stabbing incident has died.  Brodie John White, 19, was charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC) 

Victim dies in hospital

TORONTO - Police said Joseph Petit, 17, of Toronto  returned home and met 2 males outside his residence.  (Global)  MORE:   Identified   Teen dies   Victim dies   Victim dies 

 

Charged  

MONTREAL - Bobby Tukkiapik is accused of unpremeditated murder after his arrest by Montreal police. The victim (Adam Qumaluk) was stabbed multiple times during a fight that occurred early in downtown Montreal. (CTV)    MORE:   Man arrested     

Accused gunned down 

WINDSOR - Alekesji Guzhavin, 30, was found dead when police responded to reports of gun shots at 187 Oak St on Dec 23.  Police charged Dia Hanan, 32, with first-degree murder and attempted murder.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:  Shooting   Double shooting    

 

 

3rd arrest

NORTH GRENVILLE - Kyle Robert Clermont, 20, has been charged with indignity to a dead body and conspiracy to commit an indictable offence.  Two other men, David Robert Lojk and Matthew Vincent Benoit, are also facing the same charges in relation to the discovery of Deepak Beaudoin-Reichmann's body near Kemptville Creek in North Grenville Oct 15.  (CBC)   MORE:    Identified   Male body found in gym bag   

Dies in hospital

EDMONTON - Oct 23, just before 3:30pm, officers were called to a gas station in the area of 75 Ave and 50 St NW. It was reported a male customer at the gas station had been involved in what was described as a physical dispute with a male employee.  The employee died in hospital.  The death of the man, identified as Surunder Pal Singh, 61, was deemed a homicide.  (CTV)  MORE:   Homicide unit investigates    Gas station owner dies   

 

 

Suspected murders-suicide

GENESEO - Officers found the bodies of Kelsey Annese, 21, and Matthew Hutchinson, 24, along with one-time student Colin Kingston, 24, in a home around 6am Sunday.  (NY Daily News)

Canadian among 3 found dead

Canadian found dead

3 found dead

Police scanner audio

Double murder-suicide

 

 

Identified

KITCHENER - Police have identified the man found dead as Gavin Richard Daley, 23.  (CBC)   MORE:   Identified     Man found dead in apartment   

Search for drugs

ANCASTER - Carmen Ward, 60, was killed by a single gunshot during a home invasion.   (CBC)   MORE:   Home invasion kills dad    Home invasion 

 

 

Identified

MONTREAL - Joey Grace, 20, was shot dead at about 12:40am Dec 26 at Louvain and 13 Ave.  Some reports suggest that a dispute within the Blues, possibly involving a gang that controls the Robert Housing Projects could have caused the death.  (Coolopolis)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Shooting   

Murder-suicide

TORONTO - Canadian Forces Sgt Robert Giblin stabbed his newlywed wife Precious Charbonneau, 33, before the two plummeted to their deaths from the balcony of their west-end apartment.  E(CTV)  MORE:   Stabbed prior to fall   Apartment plunge   Police name deceased   Possible murder-suicide   

 

 

Identified 

TORONTO - Zaher Noureddine was assaulted by 3 men at 2050 Yonge St around 12:30am in what appears to have been a targeted robbery.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Victim ID'd   Robbery death   Man dies after assault   Man dies in hospital   Zaher Noureddine 

Charged

ROCHESTER - RCMP investigators have charged Parminder Sakhon, 25, with second degree murder following the death of his 19-year-old cousin.  Pardeep Sihu was found dead on New Year's Day.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting    

 

 

Arrest

DUCK BAY - RCMP say Marvin Chartrand, 38, is the suspect in the death of a 45-year-old man in Duck Bay.   (CTV)   MORE:   Suspect arrested

Son charged

PETERBOROUGH - Crews found the body of Andrew Chan, 50.  Thomas Chan, 19, was arrested and charged.  (CTV)  MORE:   Doctor stabbed 

 

 

Gang dispute

MONTREAL - Gunfire claimed the life of Alexandre Tremblay Dec 21 at 6:15pm.  Tremblay was a said to be a member of the Robert Housing gang, a blue gang faction.   (Coolopolis)   PREVIOUS:   Victim dies   Shooting  

Woman found dead

100 MILE HOUSE - Vesna Dumstrey-Soos, 37, was found dead in her home.  Michael Martel, 46, turned himself in to the RCMP.   (Global)    MORE:   Homicide   Charged   Tragedy strikes family again 

 

 

2 arrested

VAL-D'OR - The SQ has made 2 arrests in connection with the killing of Sebastien Goudreau on Christmas Eve.  Sebastien Gaouette, 21, and Yan Giroux, 34, were arrested Dec 28. Police are still looking for Patrice Gaudreault-Morin, 33.  (CBC)   MORE:   Found dead at campsite    2 accused 

Father found dead

TORONTO - After the body of Simone Reid, 18, was discovered inside her Sheppard Ave E apartment, her father has also been found dead.  Police discovered of the body of Paul Reid, 49, in his minivan in Markham. (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Father found dead    Identified   Police identify 

 

 

Woman charged

TORONTO - Police allege that Meron Guizzardi, 27, was driving when a 63-year-old man attempting to cross the Danforth at Gillard was struck.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run   Woman arrested   

Fight death

STONEY - An altercation became physical and a 28-year-old Stony Nakoda man was airlifted to hospital in Calgary.  Jay Rollinmud, 23, has been charged with one count of manslaughter in connection with the death.   (Global)  

 

 

Fire victim was murdered

MONTREAL - Francois Girard, 59 was murdered and found by firefighters from extinguishing a fire in his apartment.  (Journal de Montreal)   MORE:   Ruled a homicide 

Stabbed

KINGSTON, JAMIAICA - Stephanie Warren of Toronto, 39, mother to 'Baby Angelica,' was stabbed to death - allegedly by her Jamaican husband, Alphonso Warren.  (Toronto Star) 

 

 

Man charged

NEW GLASGOW - Police have charged a 36-year-old man with second-degree murder in the killing of Nicole Campbell.  Though police haven't released the man's name, multiple sources in the community have confirmed that he is Jason MacKenzie.  (Halifax Chronicle Herald)  PREVIOUS:   Body found  Murdered   

Woman charged

MASKWACIS - Christy Ramone Crane, 25, was found lying on a gravel road with serious injuries on Dec 6 near the Samson Cree First Nation.  Noreen Patricia Crane, 43, has been charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged in niece's death   Woman dies in hospital   Injured woman dies    Woman dies    

 

 

Arrest

CALGRY - On March 16, 2007, RCMP received a report that a body had been found east of Carstairs, AB.  The body was later identified as Allan Gerald 'Gerry' Berdahl, 36.  On Dec 17, 2015, investigators arrested Russell Steven Tessier, 49.  (Metro)  MORE:   Arrest made    Body found identified      

Bad trip

IQUITOS - Witnesses told police the Canadian man, Joshua Andrew Freeman Stevens, 29, killed the British man, Unais Gomes, 26, after Gomes allegedly attacked him with a knife during an ayahuasca ceremony.  (Guardian UK)   MORE:   Brit stabbed by Canadian   Man claims self-defence 

 

 

Treated as homicide

ERIN - OPP are treating the sudden death of Frederick John Hatch, 65, as a homicide. (CBC)  MORE:   OPP looking for kin   Identified 

Cold case reward

VAUGHAN - Manuel Desa, 33, was killed as he walked home with his common-law wife and child, on the evening of June 25, 2000.  (CTV) 

 

 

Body found

SAINT-MAURICE - The SQ announced that they had recovered human bones and identified them as the remains of Cedrika Provencher.  The girl was last seen on July 31, 2007.   She was 9-years-old at the time.  (CBC)   MORE:   Remains found    Cedrika Provencher 

Identified

RICHMOND HILL - Richard Da Costa, 62, was found dead when police were called to a home on Valleymede Drive.  The man's son, Ari Da Costa, 20, was charged with first-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged    Charged in death   Father dead, son charged   

 

 

Homicide

EDMONTON - Police were called to the area of 107 Ave and 106 St at around 9:30pm Saturday when they found Yvette Lydia Morin, 28, suffering from a gunshot wound in a basement apartment suite.  (Global)   MORE:   Death deemed a homicide    Victim ID'd   Homicide   Suspicious death   Police investigating 

Died in hospital

TORONTO - Frederick Jackson, 65, was injured during an altercation at 40 Teesdale Place on the morning of Nov 28.  10 days after being injured, Jackson died of his injuries in hospital.  James Berry, 57, has been charged with manslaughter, forcible entry and assault causing bodily harm.  (CTV)  

 

 

Victim identified

TORONTO - Police have identified the victim from a fatal shooting at the Forest Convenience at 105 Parkway Forest Dr on Friday evening as Dwayne Smith, 38, of Toronto.    (CBC)   MORE:   Police release identity of victim   Shooting 

Suspicious death a homicide

EDMONTON - Police have identified the deceased as Pragalthan Narainsamy Naidoo, 73.  Celina Jennifer Kelly, 51, has been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman charged   Homicide   Woman charged 

 

 

Charges laid

EDMONTON - Police say 3 people, face charges in connection with convenience store holdups that left 2 clerks dead. Laylin Delorme, 24, Colton Steinhauer, 27, and a 13-year-old were arrested.  Police identified the victims as Karanpal Singh Bhangu, 35, and Ricky Massin Cenabre, 41.  (CP)

Charges

3 charged

Victims identified

Victim remembered

Criminal histories for suspects

Deemed a risk by parole board 

Charges pending

 

 

Sentence handed down

CALGARY - Laura Furlan's body was found near the north entrance to Fish Creek Park on Sept 7, 2009.  In Oct 2015, Christopher Dunlop admitted to strangling Furlan to death and pleaded guilty.  Dunlop was sentenced to 13 years.  (CTV)   MORE:   Sentenced   13 years   Sentenced    Guilty plea   Guilty plea   Accused    

Arrest

TORONTO - Police said Conrad Grizzle, 22, was among 9 people arrested during drug raids in Toronto, Barrie, Innisfil and Utopia.  Douglas Parker, 20, and 2 of his friends were shot after getting out of a cab at 66 Walpole Ave on May 24, 2014. Parker died at the scene.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Suspect   Shooting   1 dead  Children scatter   

 

 

Fire death a homicide

EDMONTON - Gregory Alan Fenton, 54, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. He passed away in hospital on Dec 4.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim of homicide    

Identified

TORONTO - A man who died in hospital following a daylight drive-by shooting has been identified as Joel Alexander, 28.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Targeted   Victim targeted    Shooting   

 

 

Guilty plea

EDMONTON - Amanda Michelle McInnes, 30, admitted that she murdered Tye Christopher Kaye, 27, in his apartment in Sept 2012.  (PostMedia)   PREVIOUS:  Woman charged   Police probe death   Suspicious death  

Victim ID'd

CALGARY - Hussein Merhi, 26, didn't live in the area but police have identified him as the man who killed behind Del Ray Road NE about 4pm Sunday.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Identified   Victim identified   Shooting   Shooting  

 

 

Charged

EDMONTON - The deceased man has been identified as Baljit Singh Bhamra, 49.  Donovan Howard Wentworth, 18, had been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charge laid 

Charged

FORT SEVERN FN - Rebecca Thomas-McKay, 35, was charged with second-degree murder.  The charge comes after the death of George Thomas, 45.   (CBC)    MORE:   Stabbing 

 

 

Charged

EDMONTON - The bodies of Daniel Fullerton and Dianna Wilk were discovered in a car parked near 173 St and 11 Ave on Oct 30.  Police charged Phillip Vanderwell, 27.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   2 identified     Identified   Police identify 2   

Arrest

TORONTO - Calvin Michael Nimoh, 21, faces second-degree murder charges after a stabbing that police say may have been a robbery gone wrong.  The victim Mark Ernsting, 39, was attacked while out for his regular evening walk. (CBC)   MORE:   Stabbing   Arrest made  

 

 

Victim identified

TORONTO - Rosemarie (Kim) Junor, 28, died in hospital following the unprovoked attack in the store that is located underground in the PATH system.  Rohinie Bisesar, 40, was charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)  

Ban on publishing victim's name

Victim identified

Victim dies

Victim dies

Broke and homeless

Too many violent blips

Victim of stabbing dies 

 

 

Suspect shot 

PEERS - Mickell Clayton Bailey, 19, was wounded by police and taken to hospital.  Police say Bailey will be charged in the deaths of Roxanne Berube, 36, Jazmine Miller, 16, and Daniel Miller.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect shot    Victim's nephew shot during arrest    3 found dead    Triple homicide

Charges in OD

AMHERST - Police say Neil Calder, 27, of Amherst, NS, faces charges of manslaughter, criminal negligence causing death and trafficking in methadone in connection with the drug overdose death of Kody Cook, 20.  Cook was found dead in his Amherst home on June 24, 2014.  (CP)  

 

 

Targeted

TORONTO - Jamahl Darling, 27, was stopped at a red light on Finch Ave W at Highway 27, at around 4:40am when his car was shot at from another vehicle.   (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting    Victim identified    Shooting   Man killed 

Pub victim shot  

EDMONTON - Alex Leonard Greg Contois, 31, was found suffering shotgun wounds in an alley near 118 Ave and 64 St at around 1:25am Thursday.  (Sun Media)     PREVIOUS:   Pub parking lot shooting   Shooting   Body found in alley 

 

 

Charged

MASKWACIS - Kirsten Cutknife's body was found by RCMP in a house on the Samson Cree Nation town site at around 10am.  Joshua Crier, 19, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death.  (Global)   MORE:   Arrest   Woman found dead   Investigating 

Charges laid

GRANDE PRAIRIE - Mark Phillips, 28, was arrested and charged with 2 counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of Amber Dawn Diebert, 24, and Jody Michelle Topilko, 30.   (Global)  MORE:   Charged   Man facing charges      Man charged    Suspicious death   Foul play 

 

 

ID'd

TORONTO - A post-mortem examination confirmed Narendra Ramdharry, 26, died from a gunshot wound.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Police ID victim   

Psych assessment

SASKATOON - Jerry Constant, 33, is charged in the death of Karina Beth Ann Wolfe.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Human remains found   Karina Wolfe

 

 

1 punch

VANCOUVER - Alcohol and bravado appear to be fuelling a disturbing trend of one-punch attacks that have left 3 people dead.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Manslaughter charge recommended after sucker punch

Hit-and-run  

GREBADA - Linnea Veinotte, a 36-year-old New Brunswick mother of 2 small sons, has been missing in Grenada, where police believe she may have been the victim of a hit and run.  (CBC)   MORE:   Body found   Man charged 

 

 

Police keeping names secret

VAUGHAN - A man was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife at 55 Gilmore Crescent, but police are keeping their names secret.  The accused is Reza Salehzadeh, 43, and the victim is Fereshteh Massoudian, 36.  (Toronto Star).

Husband charged

Man charged

York police will not release names

Woman found dead

Arrest made   

Domestic violence is not a private matter

 

 

Canadian killed

DIRIAMBA - Intruders burst into Rajan Deedar Gill's home in Diriamba in the early morning hours.  Gill was struck on the head with an unidentified object and killed, while a 24-year-old woman, with whom he was reportedly in a relationship, was left alive.  (CTV)   MORE:   Who killed Canadian?

Husband charged

BRADFORD - Officers were called to a home on Colborne St around 11:30am Saturday.  A 51-year-old woman was discovered dead inside the residence. Her husband, Jose Fernandes, 55, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.  (Simcoe)   MORE:   Man charged   Accused   Wife found dead 

 

 

Woman charged

SUCKER RIVER - Shawna Finlayson, 27, has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Howard Roberts, 51, of Montreal Lake, SK.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged laid   Woman charged

Victim dies in hospital

AKLAVIK - May Elanik, a mother of 7 was found beaten and unconscious on a snowy trail in Aklavik Nov 11.  She died 8 days later in an Edmonton hospital.  (CBC)  

 

 

Shooting

CALGARY - At about 9am on Nov 15, police were called to the area of the 400-block of Hendon Dr NW after the body of Colin Ernest Monroe, 37, was found in an alleyway. (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Body found   Body found in alleyway  

Suspect surrenders

RED DEER - Daniel Boyd Sawyer, 31, turned himself in relation to the Nov 18 slaying of Alan Beach, 31, who died after a Nov. 18 stabbing in a Red Deer bar.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Charged laid   1 charged   Pub stabbing 

 

 

Charged

MONTREAL - George Berry was 1 of 2 people who showed up at a house on Saint-Maurice St and attacked a man inside.  Police say Steve Barnes, 32, retaliated by stabbing a man in the chest who later died of the injuries. (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   

Probation orders to stay away

WINNIPEG - Police charged Charley Harper, 29, with second-degree murder after his partner, Candace Monias, was found dead inside the Manitoba Housing complex on Nov. 26, 2015.  (CTV)   MORE:   Protection orders   Arrest made   Suspicious death   Woman found dead  

 

 

2nd person charged

PRINCE ALBERT - A second person has been charged in the death of Prince Albert man Troy Cecil Napope, who was reported missing in 2015.  Skylar Patrick Bird, 29, of Prince Albert has now been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the case.  Braidy Chase Vermette, 27, has also been charged with first-degree murder in Napope's death.  (CTV)  

Back in custody

Murder suspect escapes

2nd person charged

Man charged

Missing now a homicide

Disappearance a homicide

Now a homicide

 
     

Guilty

WINDSOR - Mohammad Younus has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing death in a July 2013 crash on Highway 101 near Falmouth, NS, that led to the death of Evan Servaes, 6. (CBC) 

Accused

GUELPH - Alistair Wood, 83, is accused of first-degree murder in connection with the killing his wife Kathleen Wood, 84.   (CBC)   MORE:   Husband accused of killing wife  

 

 

Charged

CALGARY - Redear Kadir-Shahwan, 22, is charged with first-degree murder, accused of walking into a barbershop located in the 5100-block of 20 Ave SE, about 5pm Nov 14, exchanging words with Khalid El-Ajami, 30, and then pulling a gun and opening fire.  (Sun Media) 

 

Charged

Man charged

Victim identified

Linked to drug trade

Victim ID'd

Man shot 

 

 

Hit-and-run charge

BRAMPTON - A 21-year old male pedestrian was crossing Kennedy Rd when a southbound dump truck hit him and dragged him down the road.  Sultan Singh Bhamber, 61, has been charged with one count of failing to remain at the scene of an accident.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Dump truck driver charged     Another hit-and-run

Arrests

OTTAWA - Dady Jean was gunned down outside of a house party at an apartment building at 340 Lacasse Ave Nov 14.  Dominique Chretien, 20, and Johnnie-Dean Locey-Derochie, 23, were arrested and charged with first-degree murder. Candy Locey, 40, is still at large.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Arrested    Shooting   Not random   

 

 

Impaired charge

TORONTO - A fatal hit-and-run left Mandeep Singh, 25, dead.  Sean England, 28, faces charges.  (CP24)   MORE:   Suspect faces charges   Drunken hit-and-run   Impaired driving charges   Hit-and-run   Pedestrian dead  

Boyfriend charged

CALGARY - Sheri Carpen, 31, was found inside along with her boyfriend who told police he found her dead.  Luke Anthony McLeod, 32, is charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged     

 

 

Charged

EDMONTON - Officers arrived and found the victim, Crystal Corinne Bruce, 36, dead.  Detectives charged Ashlee Dawn Bruce, 29.  (Global)  MORE:   Woman found dead     Suspicious death

Arrest  

SUDBURY - Police charged Reginald Berard, 23, with second degree murder, in the death of Marcel Raymond Couillard, 51.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Identified   Foul play suspected 

 

 

2 charged

THE PAS - Sage Cooper, 26, and Jamie Constant, 33, have been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   2 arrested 

RCMP lay charges

PEERLESS LAKE - Vicki Cardinal, 35, died in hospital 2 days later.  RCMP investigators charged Peter Noskey, 35, with manslaughter.   (Sun Media)

 

 

Charges laid

SYLVAN LAKE - Police arrived to find 2 seriously damaged dirt bikes, and 2 seriously injured men. One was pronounced dead at the scene.  Nathan Corey Scott, 28, was facing charges including impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.  (CTV)

Hit-and-run charge

BRAMPTON - Mariel Garcia, 18, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead in hospital.  Steven Richards, 26, the driver of the vehicle surrendered to police.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Accused sorry   Hit-and-run   Man charged

 

 

2 Canadians killed

VANCOUVER - Neil Karran, 77, and Ron Little, 76, were killed instantly.  Angela Lavanty, 32, of Palm Desert, Calif, is being charged with 2 counts of DUI second-degree murder.  (Global) 

Teen charged

MAYERTHORPE - A 16-year-old man was arrested after Stacey Kootenay, 35, was found stabbed in between two residences on the  Alexis Nakota Sioux First Nation.  (Sun Media) 

 

 

Assault death 

EDSON - Preston Goulet, 42, was taken to hospital.  RCMP arrested and charged Christopher Ronald Edward Harrison, 37, with aggravated assault.  On Sunday Goulet passed away in hospital.  (CTV)    MORE:   Bar assault   Man dies after beating   Vicious assault 

Day home death

CALGARY -  Paramedics had been called earlier to a home on Silverado Ridge Crescent SW for a report of a 18-month-old baby girl in medical distress.  Ciera Lynn McGrath did not survive and died of her injuries.  (CTV)   MORE:   Death under investigation

 

 

Man dies from assault injuries

TORONTO - Richard Chan, 50, and Charles Smithers, 60, were involved in an altercation at an apartment near Gerrard St and Woodbine Ave on Oct 2.  2 weeks later, police were called to the same apartment building and found Smithers dead.  Chan was arrested and charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  

Victim identified

PEACE RIVER - On Nov 10, 2015, at approximately 7:00pm RCMP responded to a call in which someone reportedly had been shot at a residence in the Terrace Trailer Park. Upon arrival, police learned Kelly Raymond L'Arrivee, 24, had died of his injuries.   (AB Police Report)    PREVIOUS:   Shooting

 

Shooting

MONTREAL - Passersby spotted a man sitting in a car on Beaujolais St around 11am.  The man was seriously injured and died.  Sources have identified the victim as Terek Ibrahim, 41.   (CTV)  MORE:   Victim directed a security company   

Charge laid

ATIKAMEG - RCMP answered a call about a shooting at a home on the Atikameg First Nations.  Upon arrival, they were told a 35-year-old man had died.  Arlen Chase Chalifoux, 18, was arrested Wednesday.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   Fatal shooting 

 

 

Arrest

TORONTO - David Hargrave, 25, has been charged with second-degree murder after a post-mortem found a stab wound on the victim's body.  The victim Tony Millett, 55, of Toronto, was found at a Toronto Community Housing building.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Charges laid    Man stabbed   Suspect in custody

Charged

TORONTO - Sinbad King Simba Marshall, 21, has been arrested in the death of Stella Tetsos, 82, who was found dead inside her Elfreda Boulevard home.   (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Suspect arrested   TPS homicide #44/2015   Arrested   Woman found dead   

 

 

Suspicious death

GOD'S LAKE NARROWS - RCMP are treating the discovery of Krystal Andrews' body in God's Lake Narrows as a suspicious death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman's body found 

Shooting

WINNIPEG - Paul Joseph Throne, 36, was sent to hospital in critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man dead following shooting 

 

 

Murder-suicide

MEADOW LAKE - Robert Bell, 70, and Sonny Morin, 73, were the two men found dead outside a home in the area of 6 Ave W and 5 St W.   (CKOM) PREVIOUS:   Murder-suicide   1 identified   Murder-suicide  

Homicides Canada 2014

Canadian police services reported 516 homicides in 2014.  23% of those 516 homicide victims were reported by police as Aborginal, a group that accounted for just 5% of the Canadian population.   (Stats Canada) 

 

 

Impaired charge

DUCK LAKE - RCMP have charged Guy Gamble, 39, with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.  (Global)      MORE:   Impaired charge  

Elderly mom dies

KAMLOOPS - Emily Houston, 84, died 10 days after she was attacked by a fellow resident of Kamloops Seniors Village.  (CP)

 

 

Cold case arrest

TORONTO - Surinder Singh Parmar, 38, was found stabbed to death at 1:15am on Nov 19, 1990, inside a men's washroom of the Penny Gas Bar located at 1039 Danforth Rd.   (CBC)   MORE:   Cold case arrest 

Man charged

PENHOLD - John Powell, 40, is facing a number of criminal offences in the death of Chasity Holman, 41.  Holman was struck and killed by a vehicle in the town of Penhold on Nov 5, 2015.  (CTV)   MORE:   Possibly deliberate hit-and-run 

 

 

Woman found dead

CALGARY - Police believe the death of Janel Squirrel, 26, was the result of domestic violence.  The woman's boyfriend, Leo Harry Pantherbone, 45, is charged with manslaughter.    (Sun Media)  MORE:   Man charged   Boyfriend charged

Teen charged

VAUGHAN - A 17-year-old from faces 5 dangerous driving charges.   Joshua Ferreira, 16 and Tatiana Sousa, 15, died and 4 others were injured when the SUV they were riding in went off Teston Road, just west of Pine Valley Drive, at around 9pm on Oct 24.   (CBC) 

 

 

Charged   

JOLIETTE - DeMontigny Daniel, 39, is alleged to have caused the death of Pierre Perreault, 58. (Le Journald de Joliette)   MORE:   Deadly assault   Stabbing   Stabbing 

Charges 

MONTREAL - Philippe Gloutney, 42, is accused of stabbing a 38-year-old man to death early Saturday morning.  .  (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Stabbing ruled a homicide 

 

 

Grandfather charged   

THOROLD - After an investigation into the death of a 13-month-old baby who sustained head injuries while in his grandfather's custody, police have charged Brian Matthews, 37, with manslaughter.  (Niagara This Week)  PREVIOUS:   13-month old dies   Abusive grandfather     Child placed in custody of grandfather with a history

Suspected murder-suicide

WINNIPEG - Kevin Runke, 46, the estranged hsuband of Camille Runke who is suspected of killing her, was found dead.  Camille Runke, 49, was found shot to death behind a business on Marion St.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Possible murder-suicide   Body removed from vehicle   Projection orders 'don't stop bullets'

 

 

Identified

BRIDGEWATER - Police confirm the body of missing Bridgewater resident Catherine Burgoyne, 58, was found in a wooded area north of the downtown core.     (CTV)  MORE:   Woman's remains found 

Identified

EDMONTON - Leona Neapetung-Stevens was found slain at her home near 96 Ave and 176 St around 5pm Oct. 31.  Joseph Sinclair, 20, is charged with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Charges laid   Suspicious death

 

 

Shooting 

TORONTO - Police were called to 111 Rykert Crescent at around 10:30pm on Wednesday.  Once there, paramedics found Campbell Smith, 23, suffering from a single gunshot wound to his abdomen. Police arrested Conor Colangelo, 24, on a charge of manslaughter.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man in custody    

Murder solved

EDMONTON - Police said John Gearhart, 37, has been found to be responsible for the death of Patricia Roach, 54.  No charges will be laid as Gearhart was found dead, Oct 22  - his death is considered non-criminal.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   NA community in mourning   Identified   Death a homicide     

 

 

3rd suspect

AIRDRIE - The body of Mohammed Saqib, 33, was located within a burning car.  RCMP charged two brothers, Theo Wheyee, 20, and Julius Wheyee, 28, in connection with Saqib's death. Nov 20 a third suspect, Saad Mohamed Osman, 29, was located and apprehended by officers.  (CTV) 

3rd suspect

3rd man charged

2 arrested

Arrests made

3rd man

Body found

Man was murdered    

 

 

Protection order against son 

CALGARY - Selma Alem's son Emanuel Kahsai, 30, was arrested in the death of Alem, 54, and Julie Tran, 25, whose bodies were discovered in Alem's Coventry Close NE home on Oct 19.   (CBC)    

Arrest made

Son arrested

Both murder victims

Victims identified

 2 bodies found     

 

 

4 years

TORONTO - Taxi driver Adib Ibrahim was sentenced to 4 years in prison in connection with the 2012 death of longboarder Ralph Bissonnette.   (CBC)   MORE:   Prison for road rage death   Convicted of manslaughter   Taxi driver guilty   Taxi driver charged in skateboarder's death   Cabbie guilty   Cab driver on trial  

Charged

CALGARY - On the afternoon of Dec 5, 2005 an EMS crew transported 2-year-old Blake Harvey from the home to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries 3 days later. Ryan John Podhorodecki, 32, of Kelowna, BC, the live-in boyfriend of Blake Harvey's mother at the time of the death, was arrested.  (CTV)   MORE:   Cold case charge   Manslaughter charge  

 

 

Woman charged

PIAPOT FIRST NATION - RCMP received a report that a man had been stabbed at a home on the reserve.  He has been identified as Justin Crowe, 27, of the Piapot First Nation.  Tia Justice Pinacie-Littlechief, 20, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV) 

Trucks of interest 

BRAMPTON - Investigators believe that Hardeep Singh Pahra, 30, was run over by the rear wheels of a transport truck after falling off his bike.   (Brampton Guardian)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run   Driver sought   Cyclist struck   Cyclist identified     

 

 

15-year-old charged

REGINA - A 15-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder in the Oct 22 death of Matthew Wells, 48.     (CBC)   MORE:   Charged    15-year-old charged   Identified   Police name victim   Victim identified   Death a homicide 

Trucker charged

WHITBY - Mohinder Singh Saini, a 73-year-old trucker has been charged in connection with a deadly 21-vehicle crash in Whitby that left 4 dead last month.   (Toronto Star) 

 

Charged

KITCHENER - Police allege that Eric Amaral, 29, is responsible for the death of Michael Gibbon, 60, who was found by authorities with an arrow in his chest outside a home on Margaret Ave at about 7am on Oct. 5.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged    Man accused of shooting cop charged in arrow murder   Person of interest in arrow death   Identified   Arrow death   Waterloo Regional Police   Officer shot  

3 suspects

SAN FRANCISCO - The 3 drifters accused of fatally shooting Marin County hiker Steve Carter also killed Audrey Carey, 23, of Quebec. Morrison Haze Lampley, 23, Sean Michael Angold, 24, and Lila Scott Alligood, 18, are in custody.  (San Francisco Chronicle)   MORE:   Murdered at random   Scary 'tweakers'   Canadian found dead   Woman found dead   Canadian tourist killed    

 

 

Warrant issued

MONTREAL - Domenico Iacono went missing from his Laval home on Oct. 25, 2015, and his car was found a few days later.  Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Andre Michel Boyer, 56.  (CTV)   MORE:   Suspect turns himself in   Victim had a debt    Body found in trunk  

Arrested 

SEXSMITH - Investigators had been searching for Jordan Joseph Wendland when police were called to The Alamo bar at the Sexsmith Hotel shortly after 1am.  4 men had been stabbed there. 1 died from his injuries and 3 were taken to hospital.  (CBC)  MORE:    Stabbing spree   Wanted

 

 

Guilty plea

LONDON, ON - Jared DeJong, 25, pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death.  Andrea Christidis, 18, died 3 days after she was struck by his car.   (CBC) MORE:   Man pleads guilty   Identified   Student dies   Driver charged  

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Police have identified Victor Oliveira, 25, as the victim of a shooting outside of the Lone Star Texas Grill restaurant.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Victim identified     1 dead, 1 injured  

 

 

Nameless

LAVAL - A 17-year-old boy turned himself in connection with the stabbing death of a 16-year-old.  Witnesses spotted several people fighting in the parking lot of the gas station at 2131 Des Laurentides Blvd.   (CTV)    PREVIOUS:   Police speaking to witness      

Impaired charge

EDMONTON - Police say Clarence Hekungua, 25, failed to stop at a stop sign at Manning Drive before rolling in a nearby field.  2 days after the Oct 10th rollover, a 25-year-old man died in hospital.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged   

 

 

Son accused

MISSISSAUGA - Vaishali Patel, 41, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and later died.  The woman's son, Kunal Bhavan, has been charged.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Accused of murdering mother    Woman dead     Son charged    

Woman charged

MARKHAM - Gowry Somasekarampillai, 39, has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death after a 4-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle.   (CBC)   MORE:   Driver charged  

 

 

Protection order dismissed

WINNIPEG - Selena Rose Keeper, 20, was was found badly injured outside a home on Flora Ave. Keeper died in hospital.  Police have charged Ray William Everett, 20, with second-degree murder.  (CBC)    MORE:   Victim dies   Victim denied protection order   Charges

Arrest

ST JOHN'S - Larry Wellman, 63, was shot and killed during a robbery at the Captain's Quarters Hotel.  Brandon Phillips, 27, is facing charges of homicide and armed robbery.  (VOCM)   MORE:   Arrest   Customer killed   Manhunt for suspect   Shot in front of wife    

 

 

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