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Lower Mainland Murders 2016 

   Lower Mainland Murders 2015

Homicide Canada

     

Shooting likely tied to OC

MONTREAL - Police found Martin Garand, 43, dead with at least one gun shot in the upper body while sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot of a halfway house.   (La Presse)  MORE:   Shooting   Man gunned down   Murdered

 

Son-in-law charged

MONTREAL - At the scene they found found Zahra Allalou, 88,  had been stabbed.  Zine Elabidine Hajouji Idrissi, 71, has been charged with first-degree murder.    (CTV)   MORE:   Accused    Man accused  

 

Charged 

TILLEY - Wayne Rattray's remains were found on an island in the Renous River.  Kurt Andrew Hudnut, 28, Luke Frank Ellick, 27, and James Andrew Melanson, 21, have been charged.   (CTV)  MORE:   2 more charged   Charged   Missing man murdered   Murdered  

 

Hit-and-run

EDMONTON - Ajaib Singh Grewal, 73, was struck by a Jeep.  Erick Garcia, 38, is facing charges, including dangerous driving causing death and impaired driving.  (CBC)   MORE:   Hit-and-run arrest

 

Charged 

CALGARY - The victim has been identified as Tiejun Huang, 51.  Jin Qing Huang, 42, is charged with first-degree murder.  (CTV)    MORE:   Suspect charged   Knife attack       

 

Father-in-law charged  

EDMONTON - When officers arrived, they found the body of Armando Cosmea-Aspillaga, 38, inside the home.  Roberto Robles, 73, was charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)    MORE:   Charged    Senior charged   Uncomfortable situation 

 

Premature baby dies

TORONTO - Candice Rochelle Bobb, 35, was about 6 months pregnant when she was fatally shot as she sat in a car with friends around 11pm on May 15.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Baby dies    Baby death   Pregnant woman ID'd   Baby in stable condition   Pregnant woman dies   Lovely person   

 

Guilty plea

SASKATOON - Jerry Constant, 33, pleaded guilty to second degree murder and offering indignity to human remains.  The remains of Karina Wolfe, 20, were found in a marshy area near the airport in Nov 2015.    (Global)    MORE:   Guilty plea    14 years   Psych assessment   Human remains found    Karina Wolfe          

 

Impaired charge

FREDERICTON - The body of Jennifer Brewer, 24, was found in the St John River after she was ejected from the vehicle.  Marc-Andre Doucet, 26, appeared to face the charges.  A publication ban prevents details from court to be made public.   (CTV)

 

Murder was planned  

MONTREAL - Pappa Kofi Kwao Boakye, 29, was killed in a house on Lemieux St June 5.  The suspect, Jonathan Dopson Gariepy, is accused of premeditated murder and contempt of corpse.   (Journal de Montreal)    MORE:   Suspect accused   Man killed    

 

Police hunt tourist killers

NEGRIL - The slain visitor has been identified as Andre Palakia, 35, an ON real estate broker who was vacationing in the island with his father and female companion.   (Jamaica Gleaner)  MORE:   Canadian killed  

 

Impaired

FOND-DU-LAC - Delaine Lidguerre, 20, and a 24-year-old woman were walking when they were hit by a truck travelling the same direction.  Korgan Mercredi, 18, was arrested at the scene and charged with one count of impaired driving causing death.  (PA Now)  MORE:   Impaired youth 

   

3 charged

WASAGA BEACH - Francesco Molinaro, 18, was fatally stabbed outside the Pizza Pizza on Mosley St on May 21.  Jonathan Landsberg, 18, Eric R. Talbot, 19, and Austin D. Zambrano-Peterson, 18, have all been charged with second-degree murder.  (CP24)  MORE:  3 charged   Facing charges   Teen identified   Teenager killed   Beach stabbing   Stabbing  

5 years

LONDON, ON - Jared Dejong pleaded guilty in an impaired driving crash that killed Andrea Christidis, 18, in Oct 2015 and was sentenced to 5 years in prison.  (CP)   MORE:  5 years   Sentenced to 5 years   Guilty plea    Man pleads guilty   Identified   Student dies   Driver charged   

 

Woman charged

PUKATAWAGAN - Leah Castel, 19, has been charged with second-degree murder after a 21-year-old man died.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Homicide probed

 

Hit-and-run victim dies

TORONTO - Brandy Kashana Reid, 21, was struck on Danforth Road and died in hospital.   (CP24) 

 

25 years

CAPE DORSET - Peter Kingwatsiak was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his stepbrother Mappaluk Adla.   (CBC)   MORE:   Sentenced   Guilty 

 

Charged

MEDICINE HAT - Barbara Holmes, 51, was charged with aggravated assault.  The man, identified as her husband John Holmes, later passed away from his injuries.   (Medicine Hat News)  MORE:   Upgraded charges  

 

Shooting

MONTREAL -  Angelo D'Onofrio, 72, was struck by one bullet. (CTV)   MORE:   Mobster killed   Cafe shooting   OC links   Montreal's Mafia war wouldn't end

 

Remains identified

SAINT JOHN - Scott Arthur Taylor, 24, was last seen on Dec 2, 2011 in Saint John.   (CTV)   MORE:   Death suspicious   Man acquitted in murder  

 

Body found

GATINEAU - Yves Cyr, 41, had been missing since Dec  7, 2015.   (CBC)   MORE:   Body found     Body identified  

 

Victim linked to OC

MONTREAL - Pierre Michaud is dead after a shooting in Mirabell that is linked to organized crime.  (CTV)   MORE:   Bicycle killer

 

Crown withdraws charges

OTTAWA - Crown prosecutors have dropped first degree murder charges against 2 men accused of killing Yusuf Ibrahim, 27.  Mohamed Abdullahi, 32, and Abdullahi Osman, 23, were arrested in June 2015 and charged.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charges withdrawn    Dropped   2 charged     Gang member shot   Known to police

 

Murder charge stayed

CALGARY - Redear Kadir-Shahwan, 23, was charged with the death of Khalid El-Ajami, 30, at a barbershop in the 100-block of 20 Ave SE in Nov of 2015.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Charged   Charged   Man charged   Victim identified   Linked to drug trade   Victim ID'd   Man shot   

 

Arrested

EDMONTON - Wacey Dillon Boudreau, 22, was  wanted in connection to the death of Nikita Lee Healy, 26, who was found dead in a suite in the area of 110 Ave and 84 St NW April 20.   (CTV)    PREVIOUS:   Warrant issued   Wanted   Warrant issued   Identified   Suspicious death

 

Police ID victim

TORONTO - Christopher McLean, 25, has been identified as the victim of a shooting.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man shot dead    Shooting

 

Woman found dead 

CHAMBLY - Francine Bissonnette, 62, was found dead in her home on Beaulac St.  (Daniel Dery), 59, was arrested at the scene.   (CTV)   MORE:   Husband arrested 

 

Charged

WASAGA BEACH - Dillon Childs, 21, was charged in connection with the stabbing death of Erick Tello-Arias, 23.  (Wasaga Sun)   MORE:   Charged   Another stabbing

 

Stabbing victim dies

OSHAWA - Braiden McClure, 21, was found in a parking lot near Simcoe and Bloor streets.  (CTV)   MORE:   Stabbing a mystery   Stabbing victim dies   Man dies in hospital 

Allegations

TORONTO - Police in India allege Pawandeep Kaur, is behind the 'contract killing' of her husband, who was stabbed to death in a rural village there.  Jaskaran Singh, 38, was lured to a remote area and stabbed to death in March.  Indian police arrested 4 men in connection with the Canadian citizen's death.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Woman accused of arranging hit on estranged husband in India 

2nd man charged

TALLAHASSEE - Police have arrested a 2nd man in what they have described as the murder-for-hire of Daniel Markel, a Toronto law professor in his upscale Florida neighbourhood July 2014.  Luis Rivera and Sigfredo Garcia will be charged.  (AP)   MORE:   Final morning   Murder tied to ex-wife's family    Man arrested   Arrest   More arrests likely   Murder for hire plot   Murder of Daniel Markel  

     

Human remains ID'd

ROSTHERN - An autopsy on human remains found near the town of Rosthern, SK, found they belong to Gilbert McCallum, 21, from Prince Albert.  McCallum was last seen on April 15.     (CBC)   MORE:   Remains identified    Foul play involved     

Charged

EDMONTON - An autopsy determined Surinder Pal Singh, 61, dies as a result of head trauma.  Douglas Joseph Chestnut, 34, had been charged with manslaughter.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Dies in hospital   Homicide unit investigates    Gas station clerk dies   

 

 

Charges

SASKATOON - Police have laid charges relation to the death of Cynthia Crampton, 55.  Tyler Hurd, 33, is charged with first-degree murder. Tammy Poffley, 52, is charged with accessory to murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged   2 charged     

New DNA evidence

ST JOHN'S - Police say they re-sent DNA samples pertaining to the 14-year-old girl's 1981 death to a lab for additional testing. That testing connected the murder to an unknown suspect.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Telegram:  Bradley murder series  

 
     

3 arrested

SIX NATIONS - Ashton VanEvery, 16, was pronounced dead.  Facing first-degree murder charges are: Dwight Ronald Walton, 19, Kenneth Paul Appleton, 24, and Irvin Allan Maracle, 56.   (CBC)  MORE:    Teen dead in shooting    Trio of suspects surrender   3 charged 

Police share suspicions

MONTREAL - Police believe Jean-Baptiste Duchesneau, who committed suicide in 1993 was behind the murder of a 5-year-old boy, Denis Roux-Bergevin in 1985.  Duchesneau, was found guilty of murder in the slaying of a 7-year-old girl in 1974 as well as the sexual assault of another young girl.  (CP) 

 
     

Charged

MANIWAKI - Bret James Jerome was found dead.  Amik Mitchell, 22, Jay Axel Stevns, 22, and Tristan Stevens Gagnon, 19 were charged with first degree-murder.   (CBC)   

Human remains ID'd

ARELEE - Mounties said the human remains are that of Shane Perret, 37.  Perret was reportedly last seen Dec 11, 2015.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Human remains

 
     

Arrested

LOS ANGELES - Police arrested Blake Leibel, 35, after discovering the body of Iana Kasian, 30, in the condo she shared with Leibel. (PostMedia)   MORE:   Boyfriend in custody   Killed girlfriend   Torturing death   Hollywood horror story  

Identified

CALGARY - Police identified the victim as Noel Francis Delorme, 36.  Justin Woodside, 39, has been charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  MORE:   Charges laid   Death investigated    Altercation

 
     

Guilty plea

AMHERST - Neil Calder, 28, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and trafficking methadone in connection with the death of Kody Cook, 20.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Charges in OD  

Identified

EDMONTON - Gherezghiher (Gary) Yemane, 63, died from gunshot wounds.  (CTV)  MORE:   Leader of Eritrean community   Police reveal identify    Man found dead  

 
     

Charged

LETHBRIDGE - Jillian Wendy Across the Mountain, 54, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Frances Candice Little Light, 56, in Feb.   (CP)   MORE:   Suspect in custody   Ruled a homicide   Homicide   Police investigate    Candy Little Light 

Charged

EDMONTON - Officers were called to an apartment near 82 St and 123 Ave NW, and found Louie De Sousa Sa, 61, deceased.  Malory Lajimodiere, 28, has been charged.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charged   Identified   Homicide   Homicide   Suspicious death    

 
     

Guilty plea

CALGARY - Andrew Murray fatally shot his mother Lois on Thanksgiving Day 2013.  Murray pleaded guilty to manslaughter.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Alcohol-withdrawal psychosis   Son charged 

Died trying to help

LONDON, ON - Dakoda Martin, 21, was found with stab wounds at 3am in Victoria Park.  Jeremy Reddick, 32, is charged with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Charges   Man charged  

 
     

Plea deal

RANKIN INLET - Leanne Irkootee, 23, died of a stab wound near her heart in a home on April 24, 2004.  The question has always been whether Adrian VanEindhoven stabbed her deliberately, or whether she was trying to stab him, but fell on the knife accidentally as the 2 were drunkenly fighting.   (PostMedia) 

Identified

REGINA - Police were called to a home in the 200-block of Upland Drive around 4:23am where they found the body of Sandeep Kaur Tehara, 38.  The victim's husband Jagdish Singh Tehara, 39, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Body found   Homicide 

 
     

Found guilty

MONTREAL - Michel Duchaussoy has been found guilty of the first-degree murder of Ziad Bouzid.   (CTV)   MORE:   Jury finds guilty   Murder of Ziad Bouzid

Charged

CALGARY - Hue Ngoc Nguyen, 41, was found deceased.  Hien Tuan Lam, 43, is charged.   (CTV)   MORE:   Husband charged   Domestic incident    

 
     

Arrested

EDMONTON - Police said Brian Joseph Boysis, 34, has been charged in connection to the death of Sabrina Papin, 27.  Also charged is Chad Neville Boysis, 29. (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Charges laid   1 charged, another on the run   Suspect arrested   

Woman charged

GRANDE PRAIRIE - The victim, Sherra Eckert, told police and paramedics she needed medical attention after having been assaulted the night before.  Police said Eckert died on Friday.  Barb Wright is charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  MORE:   Tenant attacks landlord   

 
     

Charged

GRANDE PRAIRIE - Nikkolas Steenhuisen, 34, ended up on the running board of a truck the suspect was trying to flee in, when it collided with a parked vehicle, pinning Steenhuisen.  Michael Ginter, 30, is facing a charge of second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Identified   Man charged   Car thief confrontation

Husband the suspect

SASKATOON - RCMP believe that Greg Fertuck murdered his wife Sheree - and that the proof is in a family law file at a SK lawyer's office.  But Greg Fertuck's lawyer says he's been charged with nothing.  Sheree Fertuck, 51, went missing on Dec 7. (CBC)   MORE:   Lawyer says husband is innocent   Document points at husband  

 
     

Bouncer killed

HAMILTON - Vincenzo Lofaro, 46, was shot and killed outside Club Seventy Seven.  (Hamilton Spectator)  MORE:   Identified    

Shooting

OTTAWA - Police are searching for Jonathan Ranger, 32, after Nicholas Kim, 30, a was shot to death.  (CBC)   MORE:   Identified   Suspect wanted 

 
     

Arrest

EDMONTON - Police arrested Miguel Gomez, 20, for second-degree murder in connection to the April 16 stabbing death of Matthew Herman.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Victim identified    Warrant issued   Stabbing   Fight stabbing 

Missing case treated as homicide

SALMON ARM - Ashley Simpson, 32, has been missing from Salmon Arm, BC, where she was working for the winter season, since April 28.  (PostMedia)  PREVIOUS:   Woman still missing    Ashley Simpson

 
     

Identified

BRAMPTON - Police found Kadeem Bascombe, 24, in critical condition.  He died later died in hospital.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man dead     Man gunned down   Man shot   Shooting    

Identified

CALGARY Family have identified the victim as Tyler Sanderson, 24.  (Metro News)   MORE:   Assault victim dies   Identified   Fatal attack   Police investigate 

 
     

Identified

WINNIPEG - Raymond Ducharme, 25, and Shawn Poitra, 25, were arrested and face first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of George Prieston, 29.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   2 charged    2 charged    Homicide  

Charged

TORONTO - Ramsey Whitefish, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Trevor Severin, 24, is charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim was once key witness   Arrest   Man charged   Man found dead   Murdered  

 
     

Identified

REGINA - Police responded to a report of an injured man in the 1300-block of Elphinstone St, where they found Wilburn Albert Campbell, 37, collapsed on the sidewalk.  (CTV) MORE:   Police investigate   

Arrest 

ST JOHN'S - Police arrested Anne Norris, 32, charging her with first-degree murder.  She lives in the Brazil St apartment complex that Marcel Readon's body was found.   (CBC)    MORE:   Victim was in court     

 
     

Identified

CHILLIWACK - Dave Williams, 33, died at the scene.  (Global)  MORE:   IHIT update    Death not random   

Murdered

SEYCHELLES - Jimmy Denis, 35, was attacked and died in the Seychelles Islands.  (CTV) 

 
     

Gunman charged 

TORONTO - Harris Nnane, 24, was arrested and charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder in the shooting of Cynthia Mullapudi, 24, and Joseph Anzolona, 26.   (Sun Media)   MORE:   Innocent victim   Looking for car    Arrest   Taken too soon   

Identified

MONTREAL - Police have identified the man whose body was found in a plastic bag in Saint-Eustache.  The SQ said he was Pascal Ricard, 45, and that he had been murdered.  He was last seen on March 25, 2015.  (CTV)    MORE:   Male body found   Body found 

 
     

Identified

SUNDRE - Sean Terrance Letwin, 30, of Beaverdell, BC, crossed the centre line with his car and collided with Henryk Yonza's Harley Davidson.   (Sun Media)   PREVIOUS:   Impaired charge pending 

Charge laid

COCHRANE - Richard New, 41, has been charged with second degree murder in connection with the disappearance of Aline Lalonde, 70.   (CBC)   MORE:   Murder charge   

 
     

Guilty

BRAMPTON - A jury found Mandeep Punia, 39, guilty of manslaughter in the death of her brother's wife, Poonam Litt, 27, in the extended family's Brampton home on Feb 4, 2009.  They found Punia's husband, Skinder, 45, guilty of being an accessory after the fact of manslaughter.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Convicted   Guilty   Sister-in-law and her husband on trial    Sister-in-law charged   Remains are missing mother     

4th person dies

HAMILTON - Sang Ju (Gina) Milroy, 69, died at Hospital from gunshot injuries.  The shooting happened just before 7pm on Saturday, April 16 at Valrose Drive.  Police say James Milroy, 37, shot Aerlaena Smith, 19, his younger brother Michael Milroy, 32, and Gina Milroy, before turning the gun on himself.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Murders-suicide   Love triangle possible motive   Victims identified   3 dead   

 
     

Homicide

EDMONTON - Medical Examiner has confirmed Robert Paul Loyer, 46, died as a result of blunt force trauma.   (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide

Identified

OTTAWA - The body of Lonnie Leafloor, 56, was discovered after police were called to 1400 Lepage Ave.   (CBC)  MORE:   Police investigating   Stabbing

 
     

Hit-and-run charges

EDMONTON - Michael Beverly Gress, 36, of St. Albert is facing a dozen charges including manslaughter.  (CTV)   MORE:   Driver charged 

Body found

CALGARY - Police have identified the victim as Sehyun Edmund Lim, 19, resident of Calgary.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspicious death   Human remains found

 
     

Truck driver fined

LONDON, ON - Leszek Urbaniak, 57, must pay a $2,000 fine and will not be allowed to drive a commercial vehicle for 2 years.  Marc Lafontaine, 35, and Alyssa Smulders, 13, were killed in the 2014 crash on the 401 near Chatham.   (CTV)  MORE:   Fined $1K per life    Family disappointed by fine 

2 teenage girls charged

EDMONTON - Bruce Peter MacDonald, 50, was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  2 teenaged girls, aged 16 and 17-years-old, are facing charges of robbery and second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   2 youths charged   Identified   Victim was stabbed  

 
     

Homicide

WINNIPEG - Gheorghe Uta, 52, who was found stabbed on the 1800-block of Alexander Ave.  Uta had also been stabbed on March 31, in the same location on Alexander Ave.   (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide   

Accused pleads guilty

CALGARY - Ali Montoya, 21, admitted to an impaired driving crash that killed taxi driver Amritpal Kharbanda, 46, and his passenger Jillian Lavallee, 25, on May 2, 2015.   (CTV)   MORE:   Admits guilt   Man charged    Families mourn 

 
     

Remains found 

THOMPSON - The remains of Nicholas Brophy, 19, who was reported missing last fall, were found outside Thompson Tuesday.  Brophy was last seen Sept 8.  RCMP Major Crime Services is now in charge of the homicide investigation.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Reward for missing man    Nicholas Brophy  

Cops ID torso

TORONTO - Police say the remains belong to Melissa Cooper, 30, of Toronto.  Police arrested Albert Ian Ohab, 38, of Toronto.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Man arrested   Identified   Human remains found   Torso found   Remains are human   I think I found part of a person 

 
     

Charges

EDMONTON - Police found the body of Jeremy Randall Nattress, 36, dead as a result of stab wounds.  Zafar Nigmatov, 25, is facing a charge of second degree murder.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Identified   Victim was stabbed 

Daughter charged

LETHBRIDGE - The deceased has been identified as Shelley Kristine Praill.  Jessica Lee Ann Praill, 28, was arrested at the scene.  (CTV) MORE:   Daughter charged    Woman charged in mother's death   Mother killed  

 
     

Impaired

GRANDE PRAIRIE - Cole Penson, 21, of Grovedale, AB has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.  (Global)  

Charges

MIRAMICHI - Police say Brandon Blake Colford, 20, has been charged with the murder of Michael Mark Ryan, 49.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Victim ID'd 

 
     

Identified

LEDUC - Police have charged Gordon Robinson, 32, with first-degree murder.  The victim has been identified as Ryan Ross, 34.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged    Man charged   Sudden death  

Found guilty

VICTORIA - Daniel Phelps beat Kyle Jansen, 30, and stabbed him in the leg before stealing his heroin in January 2015.  (CP)  MORE:   Jury convicts    Guilty verdict   Arrest   Stabbing 

 
     

2 charged

ST THERESA POINT - RCMP said a 26-year-old man got into an altercation with 2 others at an early-morning party.  Morgan Wood, 27, and John Jacob Harper, 28, have been charged with manslaughter.   (Sun Media) MORE:   Fight death  

Charge laid

CALGARY - Peter William Nassichuk, 37, was taken to hospital in serious condition and died from his injuries on April 11.  Rico Alan Properzi, 31, surrendered to police on April 21 and has been charged with manslaughter.  (CTV)  MORE:   Charge   Charged    

 
     

Arrest

WINNIPEG - Kevin Grant Klassen, 37, is charged with second degree murder.  Christina Stoyko, 39, was found dead in her 500-block of Redwood Ave home.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charged  

Charged

WINNIPEG - Police said 2 men were cycling eastbound in the curb lane when one of them was struck by a car.  Kyle Nicholas Genereux, 24, is charged.   (CTV)  MORE:   Arrest   Cyclist ID'd

 
     

Identified

MISSISSAUGA - Mustafa Omar, 29, was fatally shot at around 5:30am Saturday at a townhouse complex located at 7475 Goreway Drive in Mississauga.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Shooting   1 dead, 3 injured    Townhouse shooting 

Arrest 

WINNIPEG - Kyllan Ellis, 28, is charged with second degree murder in the killing of Simone Sanderson, 23.  (Global) MORE:   Public help   Arrest   Homicide arrest   Homicide   Victim identified   Simone Sanderson

 

Convicted

CALGARY - Sheena Cuthill, her husband, Tim Rempel and his brother, Wilhelm Rempel, were all charged in the kidnapping and killing of Ryan Lane, in Feb 2012 after he started fighting for visitation rights with the daughter he and Cuthill shared.   (CBC)  MORE:   Jailhouse confession letter   Guilty verdict   3 found guilty     

Review of investigation

TRURO - The NS Department of Justice is calling for a review relating to the 2005 death of 3-year-old Samantha Mercer.  A man was charged with manslaughter in Samantha's death. A judge acquitted him at trial, saying the Crown failed to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Man found not guilty   

 

 

Identified

HALIFAX - Naricho Clayton, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.   (CTV)   MORE:   Richards, Clayton knew each other   Victim identified   1 dead   Shooting   

Charged

SASKATOON - Wallid Adam Mohamed, 29, was arrested following the stabbing death of Mohammed Omar, 18.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man accused   Family of victim   Stabbing  

 

 

Home invader dies

BOTWOOD - Police have charged Gilbert Budgell, 53 with second-degree murder.  Budgell was arrested and charged after 2 men entered his home on Swanee Pool Road.  Police are not commenting on how a homeowner, whose residence was invaded, came to be charged with such serious offences.   (CBC)   MORE:   Murder charges for shooting invader 

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 

 

 

3 years

SASKATOON - A 15-year-old boy who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting another teen with a stolen gun last summer was sentenced to 3 years in custody.  Dustin Ahenakew, 15, was shot in the head.  (CTV)  MORE:   3 years secure custody   No accountability   Youth charged with manslaughter  

Exhaustion sets in  

CALGARY - Melissa Couture, 38, suffered from cerebral palsy. She used a wheelchair, she was deaf and unable to communicate.  Police allege she did not receive the medical attention she needed while under her mother's (Patricia Couture, 68) care.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Charged 

 

 

Identified

NORTH PRESTON - RCMP identified Daverico Downey, 20, as the victim.   (CBC)  MORE:   Homicide   Police identify victim    Shots fired    

Shooting victim dies

FORT MCMURRAY - Ahmed Khalif Mahamoud, 24, was shot outside the Boomtown Casino shortly after 12:40am on April 1.   (Sun Media)    

 

 

Body identified

TORONTO - The human remains found in a Northwood Park fire pit has been identified as those of Julio Cesar Soto, 29.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Victim ID'd   Homicide   Body found in fire pit   Homicide squad investigating   

Remains identified

EDMONTON - The human remains are those of Awet Ghebre, 23, and the death has been deemed a homicide.  Ghebre went missing in June 2015.   (Global)  MORE:   Remains ID'd   Searching for missing man  

 

 

Body found

EDMONTON - Police said the body of Blair William Schmidt, 30, died as a result of a gunshot wound, his body was found in an apartment suite on 106 Ave and 122 St NW after a fire.   (CTV)  MORE:   Death a homicide   Found dead in burned apartment  

Identified

HAMILTON - Jenna Gazzola, 34, was found dead Monday morning in her ninth-floor unit at 100 Forest Ave.  Shane Shakeshaft, 27, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Victim identified   Wonderful person     

 

 

Charged

TORONTO - The victim was identified as Gabriel Nikov, 18.  Police arrested Bradley Cheveldayoff, 22, and charged him with second-degree murder.   (CTV) MORE:   Charged   Man charged    Victim ID'd   Shooting   Shooting   

Assault death

ONION LAKE FN - Louis Carson Pipe from Kehewin, AB, is now being charged with second degree murder.  The victim and Pipe are believed to have a family connection.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charge laid   Allegedly killed his grandfather     

 

 

Identified

EDMONTON - Kelly Thompson, 34, was found in critical condition, and taken to hospital where he died on Saturday, April 16.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Man beaten dies   Victim dies   Man beaten  

Charged

EDMONTON - Nicole Leeanne Cooney, 30, died from a gunshot wound.  Lenny Lavallee, 32, has been charged.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Identified    Charged 

 

Guilty

TORONTO - The cyclist, Adrian Dudzicki, 23, died immediately at the intersection.  Aleksey Aleksev, 23, was found guilty of manslaughter.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Driver charged  

Homicide

HALIFAX - Officers found the body of Tyler Bradley Richards, 29, inside the home. (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   3 men charged after cocaine found   Arrest for drugs weapons    

 

 

Charged

MONTREAL - Randy Tshilumba, 19, has been charged with the first-degree murder of Clemence Beaulieu-Patry.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Suspect arrested   Mysterious murder  

Arrest

SASKATOON - Police allege that Blair French, 28, killed Adam St Denis in an apartment on the 100-block of Ave O South on March 30.  (CBC)   MORE:   Murder charge   Victim dies   Homicide 

 

 

Found guilty

LONDON, ON - James McCullough, 22, has been found guilty of first-degree murder for the 2013 slaying of Alex Fraser from Orangeville.  (Orangeville Banner)   MORE:   Found guilty   Man found guilty   Calculated predator   Man killed, dismembered  

Shooting outside cafe

TORONTO - Abdullah Farah, 20, was on the sidewalk outside Cloud Nine Cafe on Danforth Ave with a few others around 1:30am Sunday when someone in a vehicle suddenly opened fire.  (Global)  MORE:   Shooting    Victim identified    Shooting   Shooting   Drive-by shooting 

 

 

Mother killed trying to save son

TORONTO - Karen Costa, 52, was found dead alongside her son, Jeffrey Costa, 22.   (CTV)  MORE:  Family speaks out   Mom died trying to stop son from hurting himself   Murder-suicide   Mother and son 

4 years

MOOSE JAW -  Jesse Taylor, 24, was driving a vehicle carrying 6 people when it rolled in Sept 15, 2013.  Jason Friesen, 24, Joshua Patterson, 24 and Justin Kowalski, 24 died in the crash.   (CTV)   MORE:   4 years   Guilty plea        

 

 

Arrest

OTTAWA - Police had issued an arrest warrant for Behnam Yaali, 23, Christina Voelzing's ex-boyfriend.  Voelzing was shot in a home on Sonnet Crescent March 27 and passed away in hospital a few days later.  (CTV)   MORE:   Arrest after warrant issued   Ex-boyfriend arrested   Died taking a bullet aimed at roommate   Victim dies   

4 charged

TORONTO - Wasfi Ghalban, 47, was slain in his 200 Wellesley St E apartment during a suspected robbery. Philip Frauts, 40,  Kyle Schindermann, 31, Christopher Fuller, 33, and Lance Burkhard, 33, were arrested   (Sun Media)   MORE:   4 men charged  Police identify victim   Victim ID'd   Victim's name released    Death probed    

 

 

Woman found dead

ROSLIN - Gail Doreen White, 56, was found dead.  John White, 38, was arrested at the scene.  (CKWS TV)  MORE:   Charged   Stepson charged  

Identified

EDMONTON - Adrian Stanley Redcrow, 42, died as a result of stab wounds.  (CTV)   MORE:   Stab wounds   Homicide   Identified   Suspicious death  

 

 

Homicide

EDMONTON - Police said the Medical Examiner had confirmed Brad Macdonald, 37, died as a result of blunt force trauma.   (CTV)   MORE:   Death a homicide   Identified   Homicide

Charged

FROG LAKE - Andrew Abraham, 34, died at the scene.  Derian Tremblay, 21, a Frog Lake First Nation resident has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)   

 

 

Body of missing woman found

ST FRANCIS - Kelsey Nicole Kramer, 23, was reported missing on March 22.   (Sun Media)   

Identified 

TORONTO - The victim was identified as Harjeet Singh, 30, of Brampton.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Body found   Body found   

 

 

Man charged

ARNPRIOR - A passing driver spotted the body of Christopher M. Walsh, 29, on Russett Drive.  Police arrested a 63-year-old man with failing to remain at the scene of an accident causing death.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charges laid  

Driver surrenders

TORONTO - A 56-year-old woman was fatally struck around 9:45pm on March 31.  Saeed Moravvej Torbati, 25, of Ottawa, surrendered to police.  (Sun Media)    MORE:   Driver turns himself in     Turns himself in      Hit-and-run  

 

 

Identified

TORONTO - Police have arrested Tre Williams Robert-Stevens, 21, in connection with the fatal parking lot shooting on April 14 of Daniel John Lypka, 28.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Arrest   Suspect's lawyer contacts police   Suspect taken into custody   Shooting   Parking lot shooting 

Charges laid

GREY HIGHLANDS - Police say there were 9 people in the horse-drawn carriage and 2 people in the minivan.  A 5-year-old girl in the carriage, identified as Melinda Bowman, was pronounced dead in hospital after the crash.  Alex Silk, 20, who was a passenger in the minivan, faces charges.   (CP)     

 

 

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  

 

 

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  

Family wants answers

PUVIRNITUQ - Tamusi Qumak (Kenuajuak), 16, died April 9 after an argument broke out at a residence.  Aipellie Novalinga, 43, has been charged with second degree murder.   (Nunatsiaq News)   PREVIOUS:   Teen found dead   Investigating 

 

 

Sketches released

OTTAWA - Police have released sketches of 2 men they say may have been involved in the Feb shooting of Taylor Morrow-Flint, 20.   (CBC)  MORE:   Knew each other   Shooting   Man shot dead   Victim 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 

 

 

Guilty verdict

BRACEBRIDGE - Todd Howley was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Toronto businessman Paul Maasland, killed in an Oakville warehouse in 2010.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Scientific dream led to murder   Letter released   Suspect returned to Canada   FBI arrest suspect   Found murdered     

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    

 

 

Homicide

CALGARY - Harsimran Singh Birdi, 20,  was found dead in an alley along the 9700-block of Harvest Hills Link NE.   (Sun Media)   MORE:   Targeted   Identified

Husband charged

BLENHEIM - Police have charged Walter Ardis, 78, with first degree murder in the recent death of his wife Margaret Ardis, 73.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Autopsy leads to charge

 

 

Identified

TORONTO - Julian Weekes, 27, was fatally shot outside Annie's Bar on Queen St E.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Victim sought out passing cars     Shooting 

Canadian killed

SOSUA - Leo Frank Boulanger, 75, has been killed in an apparent robbery and 2 local men have been arrested as suspects.   (AP)  MORE:   Homicide 

 

 

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  

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    

 

 

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  

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

 

 

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    

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    

 

 

Identified

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

Homicide victim identified 

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

 

 

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

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  

 

 

Homicide

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

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   

 

 

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 

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 

 

 

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 

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   

 

 

Charged

HALIFAX - Nicholas Jordan Butcher, 33, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of of Kristin Elizabeth Johnston, 32.   (CTV)

Boyfriend charged

Man charged

Victim identified

Victim remembered

Yoga community mourns  

 

 

13 years

HAMILTON - In the early morning hours of Nov 9, 2013, brothers John and Mato Josipovic drove a pickup truck through Hamilton's east-end streets, chasing victim James 'Lou' Malone, eventually cornering him and shooting point-blank with a shotgun.  (CBC) 

 

Brothers get 13 years

Arrests made

Police make arrests

 Biker 'a real sweetheart'

Ex-Hells Angel gunned down 

 

 

Charged, again

CHESTER BASIN - RCMP have charged John 'Jack' Buckley, 22, with first-degree murder in the 2012 homicide of Victoria Brauns-Buckley.  In Dec 2012, the crown dropped a charge of second-degree murder against John 'Jack' Buckley, saying there wasn't enough evidence to convict.  (CTV)

 

Charged

Son charged

Murder victim's son speaks out

Murder charge dropped

 

 

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 

2 teenage boys charged

TORONTO - Two 17-year-old boys have been charged in the Feb stabbing of Saed Kaylie (Keyliye) 17.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   TPS: Victim - Saed Keyliye   Stabbing   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)  MORE:   4 charged   Gang members charged   Identified   Police identify driver   Identified    Shooting   Police using video   Project sizzle raids

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   Project sizzle raids

 

 

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

 

 

Guilty plea

RIVIERE-VERTE - Sylvain Bard pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Roger Parent, 70(CTV)   MORE:   Plea to lesser charge   Charged   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:   10 years   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) 

Man charged
Shooting
Charged  

 

 

4th man charged

FORT SASKATCHEWAN - On Jan 10, 2016, officers found a vehicle damaged by fire, with the remains of Junior Morris Laidley, 38 inside.  Max Matthews, 37, Matthew Thiemer, 31, Melvin Pennell, 39, and Christopher Chung, 39 are charged.   (CTV) 

3 charged

3 charged

Identified  

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.  Police do not suspect foul play.  MacAulay was facing a second-degree murder charge for the May 2014 death of Norman Playter.   (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 

 

 

Daughter charged

LETHBRIDGE - Irene Carter, 78, was found stabbed to death in her home on Jan 17.  Her daughter, Lisa Freihaut, was arrested.  (CP) MORE:   Charged   Daughter charged  Homicide   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)   

Victim dies in hospital

Man shot in gun battle dies

Man injured in shooting dies 

 

 

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