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Lower Mainland Murders 2017 

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Homicide Canada

Deadly fire was arson

TORONTO - A fire that killed 4 people at a seniors' public housing complex in Toronto last year was arson, officials have concluded.  Authorities have not released their identities, but family members have previously identified 3 of them as married couple Hyacinth and Charles Roberts and Azeema Khan-Safraj, 86.  (Globe & Mail)  PREVIOUS:   Fire leaves questions  

 

7 years

MELFORT - Candace Gail Moostoos, 34, was found guilty of causing the death of her great-uncle, Alpheus Burns, 70.    (paNOW)   MORE:   7 years   Woman gets 7 years   Guilty of manslaughter  

 

Found guilty

VANCOUVER - Andelina Hecimovic has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing death relating to a 2010 collision that killed Johnny De Oliveira, 21, and his girlfriend Beckie Dyer, 19.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   SCC 36260    2014 BCCA 0483   Justice system fails  

 

Identified

KAMLOOPS - Police identified Sean Patrick Dunn, 42, as the man pronounced dead in the area of 400-block of Tranquille Road.  (Kamloops This Week)   MORE:   Victim named   Fight death     

 

Man charged

SASKATOON - On Oct 18, 2015, police were called to a home to check on the welfare of Bradley Buffalo, 30.  Police have charged Joshua Burwell, 21, with first-degree murder.   (CBC) 

  

Identified

LONDON, ON - Emmanuel Awai, 26, was shot and killed in his apartment.   (Sun Media)   PREVIOUS:   Man found dead   Shooting  

 

Mother charged

EDMONTON - Christine Longridge, 50, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the homicide of her daughter Rachael Longridge, 21.   (CTV)  MORE:   Son caught mother stabbing daughter   Mom charged   Identified    Mother had mental health issues 

 

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Michael Jacobson, 48, was found stabbed and rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.   (CBC)PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Stabbing 

 

Impaired charges

LARK HARBOUR - Walter Alfred Joyce, 45, is charged with impaired driving causing the deaths of Marilyn Sheppard, 51, and Merle Sheppard, 59.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   2 killed  

 

Death ruled a homicide

RM OF SPRINGFIELD - Officers found Lydia Whitford, 18, deceased inside her home.  (Global)  MORE:   Woman with autism killed   What did we miss?    

Woman charged

DRIFT PILE RIVER - Edna Jean Smith, 58, of Grande Prairie has been charged with criminal negligence causing death in a crash that killed a mother and her 2 children in May.  Bertha Giroux, 36, Keegan, 11, and 9-month-old Grace were killed.  (CP)  MORE:   Charges laid 

 

Charged

FORT MCMURRAY - March 24, 2013, staff at the Bridgeport Inn called police when they found the body of Leslie Paul Laboucane, 28.  Police arrested Robert Kenneth Laing, 27, on Jan 20, 2017.  (Sun Media)  

 

Arrest

WINNIPEG - Tyron Custer Harper, 23, had been wanted in connection with the Dec 20 killing of Clarence Ignace, 25, on Kennedy St.   (Sun Media)  PREVIOUS:   Suspect sought   Man wanted   Police search for man  

 

14 years

SAGUENAY - Yves Martin, 37, blood-alcohol level was twice the legal limit when his truck collided with the vehicle carrying Mathieu Perron, his pregnant wife Vanessa Viger and their 4-year-old son in Chicoutimi, QC, in Aug 2015.   (CBC)  

 

Charged

PLAISANCE - Timothee Fournier, 24, is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Erik Dugas.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Murder   Body found   Victim identified  

 

Identified  

CALGARY - Officers found Mark Maurice Mitchell, 45, seriously injured in a home in 00-block of Fonda Drive SE.  Morris Stern, 55, is charged.   (CBC)  MORE:   Charged     

 

Identified

PAUL BAND FN - RCMP have identified the victim as Christian Sidney Mark Grayhorseman, 20.  (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide    Victim gang member   

 

Identified

WATSON LAKE - Alfred Thomas Chief, 31, was charged with first degree murder after Olson Wolftail, 87, was found dead inside a Watson Lake home, on Dec 23.   (CBC)    

 

Identified

DELINE - Irene Tetso, 65, was found dead on Dec 23.  Jonathan Tetso, 31, is  charged with second degree murder.   (CBC)  

 

Body found

LOON LAKE - RCMP say the body of Jordan Sandfly, 28, was found.  (Anthony Mitsuing), 32, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CP)  MORE:   Man charged 

Police wouldn't name killer

TORONTO - Police say they finally know who stabbed Peel schoolteacher Graham Hugh Pearce, 36, to death on March 20, 1983 - but they won't name the killer because he's also dead.  Police identified a person of interest in the investigation as Ronald Thomas Gale, who was 22 when Pearce was killed.  Gale died in 2001.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Police say they have solved a 1983 murder  

7 years

KAMLOOPS - Monica Sikorski was 17 on Nov 21, 2008, when Tyler Myers was killed in the schoolyard Salmon Arm.  Sikorski walked Myers into the schoolyard with knowledge her 16-year-old boyfriend was hiding in a nearby stand of trees, armed with a rifle.  (Kamloops this week)  MORE:   Woman sentenced for having boyfriend murdered   Kamloops This Week - Tyler Myers     2 charged in 2008 homicide 

 

Man found dead

WINNIPEG - The man found dead in the home in the 200-block of Belmont Ave has been identified as, Edward Lee Dyck, 55.  Dale Gregory Hilderman, 51, has been charged with second degree murder.   (My Toba)   MORE:   Homicide   Body found 

Arrest

TORONTO - On July 19, 2009, Tevon Mitchell, 18, died after he was shot outside a home.  Christopher Reauz Shaw has been charged him with second-degree murder.   (CBC)  MORE:   Arrest in 2009 murder    Arrest in drive-by shooting  

 

 

Murders - suicide

SPRUCE GROVE - Police arrived shortly after the bodies of Ryder, 11, and Radek MacDougall, 13, and father Corry MacDougall, were discovered. (CTV)  MORE:   3 found dead   Mom speaks out  

Murder charge

EDMONTON - Dana Fash, 38, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jeanette Marie Cardinal in Feb 2011.  (Global)   MORE:   Rapist charged with murder   Cold case arrest  

 

 

Identified

OUTER COVE - Graham Veitch, 18, charged with the first-degree murder of David Collins, 55, has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric assessment.  Veitch is the son of the woman Collins was living with.   (CBC)  MORE:   Psychiatric assessment  Suspect in custody   Serious assault   

Canadian killed

SYRACUSE - David Schmidinger called 911 and told a dispatcher he had killed his girlfriend and was waiting for the police.  In a room at the hotel officers found the body of Michelle Paterson, 44, of Brampton, ON.  (Syracuse Post Standard)     MORE:   Psychological evaluation ordered  

 

 

4 charged

LONDON, ON - Police found Chad Robinson, 26, unresponsive and suffering from apparent stab wounds.  Miguel Chacon-Perez, Irvin Aparicio Chicas, Samuel Aparicio and Octavio Merino were remanded into custody.   (Global)   MORE:   Identified   Christmas party stabbing    

2 charged

SADDLE LAKE FN - Police could not find the victim, Robert Stamp, 25, but did find 'significant evidence at the scene that foul play was likely to have occurred.'   On Dec 18, police arrested and charged Jordan Steinhauer and Sara Brertton, both 26, with second-degree murder.  (Global)  

 

 

Brother charged

OTTAWA - Musab A-Noor, 29, was charged in the death of Asma,  32, and Nasiba A-Noor, 29.   (CBC)   MORE:   Brother on suicide watch   Double homicide  

Wanted

TORONTO - Police said Shayne MacDonald, 21, is wanted for second degree murder in the death of his aunt Sarah Vermelhudo, 38.  (CBC)  MORE:   Suspect    Stabbing   Suspect arrested 

 

 

Identified

TORONTO - Officers say the body of Kareem Hastings, 22, was found in a stairwell of the building at 2089 Lawrence Ave W.   (CTV)   MORE:   Shooting   Suspicious death   Body found 

Charge

MASKWACIS - On Dec 11, RCMP were called to a home on the  Samson Reserve.  Officers arrived to find Neil Omeasoo, 55, dead.  Colin Reed, 45, was arrested on the scene and charged with manslaughter.   (CTV) 

 

 

Identified

OTTAWA - Police have identified the victim as Abdullah Al-Tutunji, 20. Jorden Larocque-Laplante, 20, is facing a second-degree murder charge.  (CTV)  MORE:  Suspect in custody    Stabbing

Identified

TORONTO - Yusef Hagi Ahmed, 27, was shot during the course of an altercation outside Tropics Restaurant and Bar on Markham Road.   (CP24)   MORE:   Identified        

 

3 charged

REGINA - 3 people have been charged in the death of Ryan Daniel Sugar, 31.  Colinda Lee Hotomani, 35, Jessica Dawn Pangman, 27, and Gregory James Wolfe, 24, have been charged with first-degree murder.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Homicide    Body found at fire scene    

Man charged

KINGSTON - Christine Thompson, 41, was struck by a grey SUV. The collision left Thompson with fatal injuries, while the driver and vehicle fled the scene.  Kevin Heymans, 53, has been charged.   (Sun Media)    MORE:   Victim identified   Hit-and-run arrest   Accused identified 

 

 

Murder

RED EARTH FN - Ramsey Whitehead, 29, died at the scene.  Davis Demery Lester Whitehead, 24, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CBC)  MORE:  Charged   Stabbings   Charge laid   Murder charge 

Canadian killed

KARAK - A Canadian woman was killed in a shootout between police and armed men who had holed themselves up in a medieval castle.   (Reuters)    MORE:   Shootings   Tourist killed   Canadian remembered

 

 

Cold case charge

SYDNEY - Harold James 'Buster' Slaunwhite, 82, was found dead on Sept 10, 2006.  Police arrested Raymond Glenn Farrow of Glace Bay and charged him with murder.  (CBC)   

Identified

OTTAWA - Lee Germain, 32, was rushed to hospital, but died from his injuries.  Steven Frenette, 33, has been charged with first degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Warrant issued   Frenette turns himself in

 

 

Suspicious death

VANCOUVER - The deceased male has been identified as Lucito Santos Castillo, 42.   (Langley Times)  MORE:   IHIT investigating   Suspicious death 

Identified

TORONTO - Faysal Mohamed Hees, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Homicide 

 

 

Suspect arrested

MONTREAL - Frederick Gingras, 21, who launched into a bloody storm in eastern Montreal, leaving 2 dead and one wounded in his wake, had serious mental health problems.  (Le Presse)  MORE:   Arrest   Suspect sent for mental health evaluation   2 dead, 1 arrested  Carjacking    

Men charged

CALGARY - Matin Hamid Ahmet, 21, was arrested in the death of Ezzulddin Al-Ogaidi, 17.  Ahmed Abid, 24, Mohammed Khalil, 28, and Ashraf Ajil, 23 - have all been charged with accessory after the fact to murder.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charges   Multiple people in custody   3 facing charges  

 

Man and woman charged  

MONTREAL - Richard Hunt, 38, and Melanie Binette, 28, are facing one charge each of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Joseph Fluet and Steven Lamarsh.   (CTV)   MORE:   2 arrested   Police seek witnesses  Double homicide    Victim was a Rock Machine   

Charges stayed

MARTENSVILLE - Morgan Kendall Upton was facing manslaughter charges in connection to a fatal April 2015 fight.    The fight left Vance Labrecque, 44, unconscious outside the bar.  He died weeks later in hospital.   (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Man dies in hospital  

 

 

Shooting

TORONTO - Police identified the victim as Ardian Kaloshi, 46.   (Global)   MORE:   Man shot outside social club   

Shooting

OTTAWA - Leslie Mwakio, 17,  was found shot in an SUV  (CBC)   MORE:   Victim identified   Shooting   Man shot     

 

 

Impaired charge

TORONTO - Galeeb Abau-Jabeen, 23, was behind the wheel when the car went off the road.  Police confirm a 25-year-old male is dead.   (CBC)   MORE:   Impaired driving causing death  

Disappearance now suspicious

ST ANTHONY - The RCMP in NW Newfoundland say the disappearance of Jennifer Hillier-Penney, 38, is considered suspicious.  (CP)   MORE:   Barking up the wrong tree    

 

 

Careless driving conviction

TORONTO - Erica Stark, 42, was on the sidewalk when a Dodge Caravan swerved onto the curb and hit her.  The driver Elizabeth Taylor, 35, was convicted of careless driving and sentenced to a $1,000 fine and a 6-month driving ban.   (Metro)   MORE:   Part of us died too 

He's still a coward

BRANTFORD - Kent Owen Hill walked out of court a free man after pleading guilty to manslaughter and being sentenced to time served in the death of Tashina General, 21, and her unborn child in Jan 2008.  (PostMedia)   PREVIOUS:   New trial ordered   Body found is missing pregnant woman         

 

 

Double homicide

OTTAWA - Police found Dave Rogers, 69, and Merrill Gleddie Rogers, 63, dead outside in the backyard near a shed.  The 22-year-old man in custody is the couple's son. (CBC)   MORE:  Bodies found   Parents may have been killed weeks ago   

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - The victim of a fatal shooting at 87 Munro St has been identified as Marcus Gibson, 24.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim had ties to street gang    Criminal history   Victim was previously charged with murder   Shooting   Charges stayed   Man shot   Shooting 

 

 

Homicide in Canada 2015

Canadian police services reported 604 homicides in 2015, 83 more than the previous year.  (Stats Canada)  MORE:   Gang violence drives up AB's rate 

Charged

WINDSOR - Jordan Ganovicheff, 32, is charged with first-degree murder after a 35-year old man was pronounced dead in hospital.  (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide  

 

 

Foul play suspected

GIBSONS - RCMP say foul play is suspected in the case Dane Stanway, 27, who was reported missing on May 12.  (CP)   MORE:   Police suspect foul play 

Impaired charge

WILMOT - Police say Susana Dumitru, 29, was critically injured in the collision and was rushed to hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.  A 26-year-old man has been charged.   (CP24) 

 

 

Found guilty

TORONTO - Xiu Jin Teng, 41, remained completely silent as a jury found her guilty of the first-degree of her husband Dong Huang in their Scarborough basement apartment in  Feb 2012.  She will receive the mandatory sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years.     (Toronto Star) 

Killer's advice to judge
Guilty verdict
Defendant found guilty
Accused rejects unlawful trial
Wife accused
Body in blanket    

 

 

Road rage

NEW ORLEANS - Running back Joe McKnight, who played for the Roughriders was shot and killed in a suburb of New Orleans.  A 54-year-old suspect (Ronald Gasser) who remained on the scene was in custody.   (CBC)  

 

Shooting

Road rage shooting

This is murder

Shooter arrested

Manslaughter charge

Road rage shooter charged

Suspect released without charges

Joe McKnight       

 

 

Surgeon charged

KLEINBURG - The body of Elana Fric Shamji, 40, was discovered by a passerby.  Mohammed Shamji, 40, of Toronto was arrested and charged.  (CP24)  MORE:   Charged    Neurosurgeon charged   Doctor charged     Woman's body found  

Identified

MEDICINE HAT - The body of Brenda Woloski, 53, was found in a home in the 800-block of 3 St SE.  Noah Harrison Bentley, 26, is charged with second-degree murder.   (Medicine Hat News)   PREVIOUS:   Body found    Man arrested   Body found 

 

 

Just out of prison

HALIFAX - Tyler Keizer, 22, was shot dead.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Shooting   Man killed   Shooting    Shooting   

Identified

TORONTO - Vitaliy Ferynskyy, 32, was stabbed to death.    (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Police looking for crime scene  

 

 

Identified

TORONTO -  Adrian Thomas, 25, was the victim of a fatal shooting.   (CBC)   MORE:   Police identify victim   Drive-by victim   Police ID victim    

Shooting victim dies

WINNIPEG - Theodoros Belayneh, 32, from Edmonton, was 1 of 2 men shot around 3am.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim dies   Shooting victim dies 

 

 

Identified 

TORONTO - Caheem 'Clayshawn' Ramsuchit, 17, was shot multiple times by suspects.  (CTV)  MORE:   Teen shot    Teen targeted   Targeted shooting    

Victim identified

MONTREAL - A 17-year-old boy has been charged for the alleged murder of Darius Brown, 17.   (CTV)   MORE:   Suspect faces new charges      Suspect dies  

 

 

Homicide

SWIFT CURRENT - Logan Curtis Ring was found dead in a parking lot in SK Landing Provincial Park.   (CTV)     MORE:   Suspicious death a homicide 

Hit-and-run

TECUMSEH - OPP are looking for a driver who hit and killed Cory Lynn Dauphin, 35, on Highway 401.  (CBC) MORE:   Victim identified  

 

 

Kicked to death

EDMONTON - Leonardo Duran Ibanez, 42, visiting Edmonton from Colombia was kicked to death after he was jumped by half a dozen attackers early Sunday.  He died in hospital Sunday afternoon.   (CBC)  MORE:   Extremely heinous   Mob beating   Attackers urged to break silence

Suspect identified  

CHICXULUB - Brian J. Slater was arrested after Roger Corbett, 49, was found dead in a home in the beachside town of Chicxulub Puerto, near the city of Merida.  (CTV) MORE:   Nightmare for family   Canadian killed, Canadian arrested   Stabbing ends argument    Canadian death  

 

 

Crash charges

CALEDON - A 56-year-old Orangeville man, was pronounced dead at the scene. David Courneya, 36, has been charged with impaired operation of a motor-vehicle causing death.  (CTV) 

10 years

AHTAHKAKOOP FN - Dakota Knife pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Tyrone Jacob Knife, 21, was shot to death on the Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation on Sept 2, 2015.  (CTV) 

 

 

Driver charged

AMHERSTBURG - Adam Pouget, 30, was killed when a 2011 Ford Focus hit him on County Road 18.  Brandin Crosier, 23, is charged with criminal negligence causing death.   (Windsor Star)   MORE:   Driver charged  

Stabbing suspect

MONTREAL - Nov 3, a 30-year-old man died in hospital after sustaining multiple stab wounds in an altercation on Mayor St.  Chen Hao Zhang, 25, faces second-degree-murder charges.   (CTV) MORE:   Man accused   Stabbed man dies   

 

 

Charged

HALIFAX - Carvel Clayton, 21, allegedly shot and killed Shakur Jefferies, 21.   (Metro News)   MORE:   Rapper charged   Rapper charged    Man charged    Shooting   Man dead

Missing found dead

LYTTON - Oliver Mora Zamarripa, 19, was last seen on Oct 15.  On Nov 1, RCMP found his body.  (Global)   MORE:   Body found     Body of missing teen found 

 

 

Charged

PELLY CROSSING  - Raine Andrew Silas, 18, death was considered suspicious and an autopsy was ordered.  Tristan Joe, 30, of Pelly Crossing is charged with second-degree murder.   (CBC)

Warrant issued

MASHWACIS - RCMP are searching for Allan Joseph Soosay, 26, who has been charged with second degree murder of a Nameless.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Arrested   RCMP investigating   Fight death     

 

 

3rd suspect

TORONTO - Andrew O'Brien, 28, is the 3rd suspect in the murder of Julian Jones, 26.  Kenneth Omorogbe, 25, and Kamari Folkes, 24, were charged with second-degree murder in the death.   (CBC)  MORE:   Suspect surrenders   Charges   Identified   Friends reeling   Murder victim   

3 charged

CALGARY - Police were called to a home in the 2400-block of 47 St SE where they  found the body of Abiem Kuol Akel Abiem, 23.  Matlop Nyok Okich, 21, Benjamin El-Ajak Nyiker, 23, and Akieg Bol, 20, have all been charged with first-degree murder.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Man found dead 

 

 

Murder OC related

MARKHAM - Kong Wu Wang, from Toronto, was discovered by police at 5:40am Nov 7.  (MetroLand)  MORE:   Identified   Man ID'd  

Death deemed homicide

EDMONTON - Kendall Dale Rowan, 26, as a result of a stab wound.  (CTV)  MORE:   Death a homicide    Stabbing    Police investigating   Suspicious death   

 

 

Beaten woman dies

WINNIPEG - Joanne Neepin, 42, was found unconscious on Oct 27 at the Four Crowns Inn Hotel.  Neepin died from her injuries on Nov 7.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspicious death 

Impaired driving

MONCTON - Police say the driver of the car, a 66-year-old Moncton man, died at the scene.  Melissa Amanda Lane, 34, has been charged with impaired driving causing death.  (CTV) 

 

 

Charged

KERROBERT -  Police determined that Johan Klassen Sr, 53, death was suspicious.  Johan Klassen Jr, 27, has now been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged    Son arrested    Man in custody

Arrest in 2009 killing

COXEN HOLE - Charles Felix Sanders Webster, 35, was arrested for the murder of Dallas Martens, 31, on Sept 18, 2009, on the island of Roatan. (Saskatoon Star Phoenix)   MORE:   Arrest   Family still torn apart    Wife cleared

 

 

2 charged

MEDICINE HAT - Jacob Peter Porfoun and Aaron Raj Anand-Ford, both 21, were charged following the death of Dustin Edward Hewer, 24.   (Medicine Hat News)   MORE:   Suspects apprehended   2 in custody   2 men arrested 

Case reopened

CALGARY - 9 years after Jackie Crazybull was fatally stabbed the random attack has been reopened.  Crazybull was one of 5 people to be stabbed in a violent spree across the city on the night of July 11, 2007.  The other victims survived their attacks.  (CTV)   

 

 

Stabbing

MONTREAL - A 15-year-old boy is dead after a stabbing in the Verdun borough on Friday night.    A 16-year-old male suspect was taken into custody.   (CTV)   MORE:   Teen stabbed   Teen charged  

Charged

OTTAWA - Joe Bryan Ndikuriyo, 27, has been charged in the death of Solomon Odekunle, 21.  (CBC)   MORE:   Identified   Stabbing investigation   Man stabbed    

 

 

Homicide 

VAL-D'AMOUR - The victim has been identified as Lucille Maltais, 71.   (CBC)   MORE:   Death ruled a homicide   

Identified 

HALIFAX - Terry Izzard, 58, was shot on his own doorstep.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Shooting   

 

 

Kidnapped victim dies

WINDSOR - Scott Phillips, 26, who was discovered bound and bleeding in a west end apartment, died in hospital.   Police have already arrested Walter Smith, 67, of Windsor.  Police are still looking for Dustin Schuh, 26, Melissa Luyten, 32, and Daniel Shaw, 38.   (Windsor Star)   PREVIOUS:   Stabbing victim dies  

Victim identified

MERVILLE - Marcus Haslehurst, 18, was heading home when he was struck by a vehicle around 5:30am Tuesday.  A 29-year-old man was arrested in Burnaby for criminal negligence causing death and failing to remain at the scene of an accident.  (CTV)  MORE:   Passenger tip leads to arrest   Hit-and-run   

 

 

Police seek vehicle

KAMLOOPS - RCMP have released photos of a vehicle believed to be connected to the Friday, Nov 4, hit-and-run death of Jennifer Gatey, a 16-year-old South Kamloops secondary student.  (Kamloops this week)   MORE:   Killed just before her birthday    Teenager killed   Hit-and-run   Fatal hit-and-run  

Foul play suspected

HAMILTON - Nuseiba Hasan, 26, went missing in 2006 - but it took her family 9 years to report that she vanished.  Police suspect that foul play was involved in the disappearance of the missing woman of Jordanian descent.  (CBC)  MORE:   Woman missing for a decade   Woman last seen in 2006 

 

 

Identified

CALGARY - Kyle Rowe, 26, was declared deceased at the scene.  (CBC)   MORE:   Police ID victim   Shooting   Man gunned down 

Stabbing

OTTAWA - Police have identified the victim as Joshua Briere, 26.    (CTV)   MORE:   Stabbed   Man dies after stabbing 

 

 

Charged

HALIBURTON - David Palmer, 47, vanished a week before Thanksgiving 2015.  William Savage of Fenelon Falls, ON, has been charged with first degree murder.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Remains identified   Missing man  

Missing man's body found

MONTREAL - The body of a man found in the trunk of a car is that of Steven Constantinou, 22, a man linked to the Montreal Mafia missing for 3 weeks.  (Journal de Montreal)   MORE:   Police ID body   Foul play  Missing person 

 

 

Identified

TORONTO - Simeon Harty, 22, was wanted in connection with the homicide of Kevin Nicholas Gidden, 23.  (CBC)  MORE:   Wanted surrenders to police    Shooting victim dies   Victim dies in hospital 

Suspect charged

EDMONTON - Christopher Fawcett, 19, died as a result of stab wounds.  James Miller, 21, had been charged in connection to his death. (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Police investigate   Suspicious death  

 

 

Charged

EDMONTON - A woman was killed in a crash in the area of 97 St and 160 Ave.  Eric Lestar, 20, has been charged with impaired driving.   (Global)   MORE:   Help her family   Charges laid 

Man found dead

TORONTO - A man is dead after being found with gunshot wounds overnight in the Dixon Road and Kipling Ave area, has been identified as Mohamed Omer, 23.   (CTV)   MORE:   Police ID man 

 

 

Found guilty

GATINEAU - Diane Lahaie's body was found in her burned-out home on Rue de Gaspé in Gatineau on July 27, 2013.  A jury found Patrick Dussault guilty of second-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Guilt   Accused knew victim 

Dealer charged

EDMONTON - Szymon Kalich, 33, died from a fentanyl overdose.  Police charged Jordan Yarmey, 25, with manslaughter.   (Global)    MORE:   Mother remembers   Manslaughter charges   

 

 

Identified

MISSISSAUGA - The victim of a fatal shooting has been identified as Deshawn Brandon Nicholson, 23.  (CTV)   MORE:    Police ask for help   Victim identified   Shooting   Shootings  

Guilty plea

ST JOHN'S - A teenage girl charged in the street-racing incident that killed Alyssa Davis, 17, has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death.   (CBC) 

 

 

Suspects

EDMONTON - Officers responded to a report of a B&E at a residency on McConachie Blvd NW at around 2:30am.  Upon arrival, police found a husband and wife severely beaten. Police found Omar Terrence Albert, 23, in the basement with gunshot wounds. (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Slain suspect identified   Wrong house   Deadly home invasion    One dead  

Cold case investigation

ERIN - Frederick John Hatch, 65, body was found in the small town of Erin, ON, on Dec 17, 2015. Using GPS and cell tower data, police have 7,500 numbers that were in the area when Hatch disappeared.  (CTV) MORE:   Privacy fears   New technique   Treated as homicide   OPP looking for kin   Identified   

 

 

Charged

CALGARY - Firefighters went to the home in the 1800-block of 17 St SW, where they found the body of Richard Pember, 58.  Police have charged Zachery Frederick Rider, 36, with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)      

   

Night of partying
Alcohol was a factor
Body found
Homicide called in
Death deemed suspicious

 

 

Quiet murder

TORONTO - On Nov 13, 2015, Simone Reid, 18, was found dead in the Sheppard Ave E apartment she shared with her father, Paul Reid.  Her father, found dead 2 weeks later, stabbed her to death.   (Toronto Star)


Father found dead
Father found dead
Identified
Police identify   

 

 

2 charged

BONNYVILLE - The victim has been identified as Alfred Wagner, 83.   Frank James Frenchman, 25 and Arizona Chastity Frenchman, 20 have been arrested.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Brother, sister arrested   Random violence   Pair charged  

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Police say a drive-by shooting was targeted and have identified the man who died in hospital afterwards as Christian Saarah, 28.   (CBC) MORE:   Victim had no criminal history    2 brothers shot   Drive-by was targeted   Drive-by 

 

 

City worker charged

LETHBRIDGE - Police have charged a city employee in connection with a crash that claimed the life of a 72-year-old man.  Police have charged Scott Edward Erickson, 31, with one count of dangerous driving causing death.  (CTV)

Victim identified

SASKATOON - Dylan Edward Robert Phillips, 26, died late Oct 14 after police responded to a report of an injured man at a home on the 1400-block of Ave G N.    (CTV)   MORE:   Police release victim's name 

 

 

Body found

WASAGAMACK FN - Police said the body of a 31-year-old man was found Oct. 20 just after 1:30pm.  Orien Harper, 23, and Harmon Mason, 18, have been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)  

Altercation

KASABONIKA LAKE FN -  Police charged George Darren McKay, 30, with second degree murder in the death of Alec Tom McKay, 54.  (CBC)   MORE:   Son accused   OPP news release   Charged 

 

 

Charged

RED DEER - Officers were called to a home in an area near West Park Crescent.   Inside, they found the body of Tina-Marie Pfeiffer, 50.  Jordan Koizumi has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)   MORE:   Man charged 

Prohibited driver charged

SHERWOOD PARK - RCMP said a 33-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.  Jesse James McFawn, 21, was facing a total of 8 charges, including: dangerous driving causing death.   (CTV)   MORE:   Slew of charges    Man charged 

 

 

New trial ordered

HALIFAX - Steven Gerald Gareau was convicted of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder for the October 2000 shooting death of Sean Simmons.  Gareau did not pull the trigger. Dean Kelsie was the actual shooter.  (CBC)  JUDGMENT:   2016 NSCA 75  .pdf   

Settling of accounts

MONTREAL - Vincenzo Spagnolo, 65, believed to have had close ties to former crime boss Vito Rizzuto was gunned down in Laval on Saturday, in what police described as a 'settling of accounts.'  (CBC)  MORE:   Confidant of Rizzuto killed    Most trusted lieutenant shot  

 

 

2nd man charged

EDMONTON - Duncan Farrell, 22, and Levi Simpson, 27, have been charged in connection to the death of Christopher Lee Giroux, 46.  (CTV)  MORE:   2nd man charged   Charged   Homicide    Homicide  

Charges laid

MOOSE LAKE - Edna McNabb, 37, of Moose Lake First Nation has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the killing of a 35-year-old man.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Woman facing charges   Charged   Suspicious death  

 

 

Murder charges laid

FORT VERMILION - RCMP charged Sheldon Lee Auger, 42, with second-degree murder.  The name of the victim has not been released.   (Global) MORE:   Charge laid

Driver charged

ESSEX COUNTY - Diana Pepper, 67, from Leamington, died at the scene of the crash. Police said Decio Marques, 30, of Kingsville, is charged with careless driving.   (Windsor Star) 

 

 

Arrest

WETEASKIWIN - John Joseph William Profeit, 38, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jessica Wyoma Lynn Boysis, 20.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Arrest   Murder charge   Murder charges

Shooting

TORONTO - Jarryl Hagley, 17, was eating in a restaurant with his friends at Pizza Pizza, 1937 Weston Road at about 1:40am Sunday.  (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting   Not the intended target   Attack caught on video     

 

 

Victims ID'd 

WOODSTOCK - Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer, 49, has been charged with 8 counts of murder in the deaths of   James Lancing 'Jim' Silcox, 84, Maurice 'Moe' Granat, 84,  Gladys Jean Millard, 87, Helen Muriel Matheson, 95, Mary Zurawinski, 96, Helen Young, 90, Maureen Pickering, 79, and Arpad Horvath, 75.   (Toronto Star) 

New charges

6 more charges

OPP asked to investigate

Nurse back in court   

8 murder charges

CAMH staff alerted police

Nurse allegedly used insulin

Nursing home murders

Nursing home worker

Caressant Care

Canadian nurse charged

 

 

Remains identified

OTTAWA - Investigators say the remains of Shafiq Visram - who was last seen near his Ottawa home on May 30, 1994 - were discovered on May 10 on a property being developed for housing.  (CP)    MORE:   Remains ID'd   Remains ID'd 

Roommates charged

CALGARY - The victim has been identified as Sutton Raymond Bowers, 33.  James Andrew Beaver, 51, and Brian John Lambert, 41, have each been charged with one count of manslaughter.  (Metro News)   MORE:   2 men charged   Roommates charged   2 charged     

 

 

Victim ID'd

WHITEHORSE - RCMP has identified the victim of a shooting on Stan McCowan Place as Matthew Devellano, 32.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Pair guilty, charges stayed on Devellano   Major drug bust   Shooting   Fatal shooting    

Suspect ID'd

TORONTO - Maninder Singh Sandhu, 31, was found fatally shot in a parking lot.  Pardeep Chouhan, 34, is wanted for second-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Suspected nabbed in BC   Homicide    Man found dead   Victim ID'd

 

 

Charged

OTTAWA - Peter Herauf, 37, has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Kayla Sullivan, 30.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:    Stabbing   Woman dies  

Turns himself in

OTTAWA - Daniel Adjetey-Nelson, 34, has been accused of stabbing Mitch Paquette, 55.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Wanted   Man wanted   Stabbing   Stabbing  

 

 

Teen pleads guilty

SASKATOON - A 16-year-old girl has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of a 6-week-old boy.  She was invited into the home where Nikosis Jace Cantre was found beaten on July 3.  (CTV) MORE:   Why did you do it?   Guilty plea   Teens pleads guilty  Teen charged 

2 charged 

MONTREAL - Charles Robitaille, 26, was able to get to a nearby hospital and seek help, but his wounds were too severe and he died of his injuries.  Yasar Aykin, 19, and Mikael Etienne, 19, were both charged with first-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   2 accused   2 charged in stabbing

 

 

Homicide

WINNIPEG - Scott Tates, 23, died in hospital.  Christopher Blair McDougall, 28, has been charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   Apparent stabbing   Assault death   

Victim identified

EDMONTON - Phu Phan, 30, was shot and killed while sitting in a vehicle parked on the driveway of a house.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man identified   Police identify victim   Fatal shooting 

 

 

Suspect found dead

REVELSTOKE - Sheldon Kyle Thunderblanket's ex-girlfriend Tami Frank, was pronounced dead at a Little Pine FN residence.  (CTV)  MORE:   Suspect found dead   Victims ID'd    Shooting   

Remand centre murder

CALGARY - Police say Alvin Chiniquay, 40, was found in life-threatening condition.  Cellmate, Marlon Ledesma, 32, faces a charge of first-degree murder.  (CBC)  MORE:   Inmate charged   

 

 

Charges laid in rollover

YOUNG - Kiel Stewart, 29, from Lumby, BC, is facing 2 charges of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death.   (Global)  

Driver charged

ARNPRIOR - Richard Grant, 70, is charged with careless driving following an investigation into a collision that killed William Milton, 42.   (CTV) 

 

 

Senior charged

CALGARY - Siegfried 'Fred' van Zuiden, 85, has been charged with second-degree murder after his wife Audrey van Zuiden, 80, was found dead in their apartment.  (Global)   MORE:   Not fit to stand trial   Charged   Elderly man charged   Tragic end    Found dead

Arrest

HOLLYWOOD - Police say a man, believed to be homeless, was arrested in another state for the killing of Richard Hong, 41, who investigators say was bludgeoned to death.  (KABC)   PREVIOUS:   Found dead   Canadian found dead    Man found dead   

 

 

Identified

MONTREAL - Derrick Crowder, 31, was shot at least once in the upper body around 9:30pm Sunday near the Snowdon Metro station.  He died Monday morning.   (CTV)  MORE:   ID'd as victim   Identified 

Charged

CADOTTE LAKE - The body of DeeDee Williams, 26, was found by police.  Timothy Williams, 21, was charged with one count of second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Charged    Man charged 

 

 

Suspicions of foul play

BASHAW - Neighbours reported hearing an explosion and watched flames destroy the Tiwana family-owned Bashaw Motor Inn.   Gurprett Tiwana, the father could not be located.  (Indian Express)   MORE:    Victim identified   Motel fire treated as crime scene

35 years, 4 trials

KITCHENER - After 35 years and a precedent-setting 4 first-degree murder trials, Robert Badgerow has been found guilty in the 1981 killing in Hamilton of nursing assistant Diane Werendowicz.  .   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Badgerow case   4th trial

 

 

Arrest

MISSISSAUGA - Nam Huu Pham, 31, was found dead inside the garage near  Grand Park Drive at around 1:15pm on Sept 28.  David Baichoo, 26, is charged with first-degree murder.  (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Identified   Victim identified   Police seek witnesses   Homicide 

Charges laid

OTTAWA - Brianna Kennedy, 20, and    Geneva Kennedy, 39, has been charged. The charges come one week after Jacob Thompson, 40, was shot and killed on Elmira Drive.  Police say they are still looking for suspects.   (CTV)  MORE:   Accessory charges   Accessory charges   Identified   Shooting   Homicide

 

 

Woman charged

MORLEY - Charged with Brennon Riley Twoyoungmen, 42, murder is Vanessa Poucette, 46.   (Postmedia)   MORE:   Domestic altercation    

Charged

ALFRED - Officers discovered the body of Jacqueline Rouleau, 41.  Daniel Lalonde, 61 was arrested.   (CBC)    MORE:   Victim ID'd    Arrest 

 

 

Suspect back in Canada

MONTREAL - Septimus Neverson, 54, was arrested in Trinidad and Tobago in Feb 2015.  The murder charge dates back to the death of Jacques Senecal in Laval in 2006, when the painter was shot twice during a robbery in his home.  (CP)  MORE:   T&T national extradited    Back in Canada 

Victim identified

CANOE LAKE - Duncan Bouvier, 27, was found dead in a residence of gunshot wound.  A second man  identified as the suspected shooter, was located in a treed area and was pronounced dead at the scene.  (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)   PREVIOUS:   Murder-suicide   2 men dead 

 

 

Strangled 

MERIDA - Barbara McClatchie Andrews was slain by a hired driver who robbed her and tossed her body by a roadside.   (AP)   MORE:   Canadian's driver   Driver arrested   Canadian killed   Body of Canadian found   Canadian woman killed

2 boys charged

YORKTON - The victim has been identified as Lawrence Skoretz, 67.  2 boys from Yorkton have now been charged with first-degree murder, and robbery.  (CTV)   MORE:   Youths charged   2 youths arrested  

 

 

Assault victim dies

WINKLER - Police confirmed Zachary Straughan, 25, died of his injuries.  A 29-year-old man was arrested shortly after the attack.  (CBC)    MORE:   Organs donated    It was over $16   

Suspect arrested

MONTREAL - Steven Harley Pinnell, 33, is thought to be involved in a hit-and-run Sunday that killed a 79-year-old woman is expected to face charges.   (CP)   PREVIOUS:   Pick-up was stolen 

 

 

Guilty plea

BIBLE HILL - Gerald Rushton pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the deathsw Elizabeth MacPherson, 54, and her daughter, Brittany MacPherson, 24.  The mother and daughter were found dead in a home on Dec 27, 2013.   (CBC)   MORE:    18 years   Pleads guilty   Man charged  

Victim identified

TORONTO - David Brenner, 47, was found dead by police at a home in the Davenport Road and Old Weston Road area at around 2:30pm on Sept 22.  Anthony Brake, 46, has been charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Police identify suspect   Brake arrested in Halifax

 

 

Identified

WABASCA - Marjorie Auger and her husband Raymond Auger are deceased. When asked if the RCMP are treating this case as a potential murder-suicide, a high ranking officer said, 'We really can't disclose that.'  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   2 bodies found   

Charged

CALGARY - Nelson Lugela, 19, detained in the shooting of Calgary Stampeders player Mylan Hicks, 23, at the Marquee Beer Market nightclub has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged    Man charged   Team statement   

 

 

Identified

OTTAWA - Abdi Jama, 26,  a known gang member has died after being shot multiple times behind a strip mall on Shillington Ave.   (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting   Owner defends business 

Charged

TORONTO - Alp Efe, 28, is dead and Alijan Arif Khan, 31, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Identified    Drunken debates      Stabbing   Stabbing   Man killed  

 

 

Unfit to stand trial

MONTREAL - Salomon Abeassis, 80, was accused of arson and the first-degree murder of his wife Teresa Cohen, 75, in Aug.  Abeassis, who lived with his wife with in a Guelph St duplex for decades, will be detained at a mental health institution for further review.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Charged   Husband charged  

Guilty

PEACE RIVER - Edward Chomiak has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his ex-wife Melody Perry in Dec 2010.  Chomiak, 55, was also found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Perry's daughter, Jerica Bouchard.   (CBC)   MORE:   Found guilty   25 years   Finally on trial   

 

 

Victims identified  

CALGARY - Police have identified a mother and her common-law partner who were fatally shot in a car as Cuc Lung, 34, and Quang Chi Tran, 38.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   2 shot   2 dead in shooting

Beaten man dies

EDMONTON - Dougald Miller, the man beaten into a vegetative state 16 years ago by Leo Teskey, died in the arms of his wife.  In 2010 Teskey was designated a violent offender.   (CBC) 

 

 

Charged

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY - Regula Schule, 88, died after she was found unresponsive in her home during a fire on July 24.  Jonathan Henoche, 30, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)   

Gunned down

SAINTE-THERESE - Sylvain Ethier, 51, was shot at least once as he left his home on des Camelias St.  (CBC)   MORE:   Victim had OC ties   Hells Angels associate shot   $20M in 18 months 

 

 

Charged

TERREBONNE - Patrice Tanguay has been charged with hit and run causing the death of Catherine Lapointe.   (CTV) 

Impaired charge

BOWMANVILLE - Zachary Pepper, 21, of Bowmanville, was charged with impaired driving causing death.  (Toronto Star) 

 

 

Victim identified

EDMONTON - Sudesh Chamara Bombuwala, 25, was kidnapped from his home before he was found dead in a rural area west of St Albert on the morning of Aug 9.  (CBC)  MORE:   RCMP seeking tips   Remains are kidnapped man    Homicide   Body found 

Murder, lies and justice denied

HAMILTON - Nearly three decades ago, Beverley Perrin, a teacher and mother of 4 was murdered. Despite a criminal trial and an appeal, a civil trial, a police review and an investigation into the Crown, the case ended this year with justice for no one.   (Hamilton Spectator) 

 

 

Charged

THUNDER BAY - Police have charged Armand Cummings, 42, with manslaughter after the body of Mannie 'Josh' Spence, 35, was discovered on Court St S.   (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged    

Identified 

MONTREAL - Sebastien Ross-Blanchette, was assaulted by 3 men on de la Montagne St around 4am July 22.  He died of his injuries in hospital on Aug 11.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Police looking for 3 men

 

 

Woman charged

THUNDER BAY - Police have charged Kirsten Faith Wesley, 20, with second degree murder, after the body of Leslie Noah Moonias, 20, was found on the front lawn of a residence on McKellar St.  (CBC)   MORE:   Woman charged 

Homicide

REGINA - Police were called to a house in the 1700-block of Montreal St. Mackenzie Parker Keshane, 19, was confirmed dead at the scene.   (CTV)  MORE:   Death was homicide    Death declared homicide  

 

 

Homicide

VAUGHAN - Police said that Silverio Feola, 23, was declared dead at the scene.   (CTV)   MORE:   3 suspects  

Shooting

CALGARY - Frank Dwayne Blomme, 55, died from a gunshot wound.    (Sun Media)   MORE:   Homicide    Shooting  

 

 

Charged

SAINT-HYACINTHE - Maxime Labrecque, 34, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend Isabelle Lavoie.   (CBC)  MORE:   Ex charged   Woman killed 

Victim identified

STEWIACKE - Brad Gouthro, 57, was hitchhiking from Cheticamp to Dartmouth when he was killed in a hit-and-run on Highway 102 Sept 2.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Pedestrian killed   

 

 

New trial

TORONTO -The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that Thomas Dupe may have been convicted in the murder of Denna Smith, 52, because of hearsay evidence that the Crown failed to prove was trustworthy enough to use in trial.   (CP)   PREVIOUS:   R V Dupe 2011 ONSC 5683   Woman stabbed  

Charged

NEWMARKET - Ying Chun (Annie) Li, 36, was last seen by family members on June 12.  York Regional Police have said that the investigation has led them to believe that Li is deceased.  Jiarui (Jerry) Tang, 21, has been charged with manslaughter.  (CP24)   MORE:   Charged 

 

 

Arrest

LA ROMANA - A 15-year-old girl has admitted fatally stabbing John Verne Ward, 81, at his home in the coastal town of La Romana on Aug. 24. (AP)   PREVIOUS:   Canadian stabbed   Canadian killed    Body found   

Identified

TORONTO - Police said Kiesingar Gunn, 26, was driving away from a bar at around 4am when he noticed a friend was involved in a fight.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified   Shooting   Not believed to have been targeted    Homicide 

 

 

Police seek person of interest 

DARTMOUTH - Police found Rickey Walker, 48, behind John MacNeil Elementary School.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Identified   Shooting    

Impaired

REGINA - Tanner Kaufmann, 37, died at the scene. Colby Nicholas Heid, 19, appeared in court on a charge of impaired driving causing death.   (CTV) 

 

 

Homicide 

WEYMOUTH NORTH - Lynda Anne Comeau, 63, body was found in her Weymouth North, NS home.  (CBC)   MORE:   Death ruled a homicide   Suspicious death

Charged

KAMLOOPS - David Albert Miller, 54, is accused of killing Debra Novacluse, 52, whose body was discovered on Aug 27 at the Super 8 motel.   (Kamloops This Week)   MORE:   Arrest   

 

 

Victim identified

CHILLIWACK - Diane Kathleen Johner, 52, was fatally wounded in a double shooting shortly before 8pm on Friday, in the area of the 48000-block of Chilliwack Central Road.  (CTV)   MORE:   Police looking for info   Woman identified   Shooting  

Charges

THUNDER BAY - Otis Perkins was stabbed in an altercation in the Limbrick St Housing Complex at about 03:00am Friday morning. A 14-year-old male has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (Net News Ledger)   MORE:   Youth arrested    Stabbing  

 

 

Identified

TORONTO - Police have identified the 2 people found dead as Peria Stachow, 44, and her daughter Sarah 'Lisa' Stachow, 6.    (Whitby this week)  MORE:   Identified   Murder-suicide   2 suspicious deaths   Possible murder-suicide  

Street racing charges

NEW HARBOUR - RCMP have charged Brian Robert King, 30, and Steven Ryan Mercer, 29, with street racing causing death.  The charges stem from July's crash that killed Hannah Thorne, 18.   (CBC)   MORE:   Men charged with street racing   

 

 

Charged

COTE FN - RCMP was first called to the Cote First Nation on Aug 13 where Hillary Cote, 20, was pronounced dead.  RCMP arrested Morgan Cote, 34, and charged him with second-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged    

Canada wide warrant

CALGARY - Dean Commanda began serving a 9-year, 6-month sentence in Feb 2007.  He had been convicted in the manslaughter death of Chad Largy, 22.  He was granted statutory release last Nov.   (CBC)   MORE:   Warrant issued  

 

 

Murder

CALGARY - Family members identified the victim as Calvin Timothy Brooker, 57.   (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified   Homicide investigation 

Guilty plea

HALIFAX - In June 2014, the NS Court of Appeal ordered a new trial for Clarence Michael MacLeod in the death of his girlfriend, Roxanne Page, 48.   (CBC)

 

 

Charges

EDMONTON - Edward Kyle Roberts, 31, broke into the home of Joao Nascimento, 93, and Maria Nascimento, 81, and allegedly killed them with the knife.    (CBC)   MORE:   Charged   Suspect's history   2 suspicious deaths

Roommate charged

LONDON, ON - Nathan Deslippe was found dead inside his downtown London apartment over the weekend and William Joles was charged with killing his roommate.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Charged

 

 

Woman shot

TORONTO - Peggy Ann Smith, 61, is the victim of a fatal shooting.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Victim ID'd   Suspects sought

Suspicious death

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - RCMP said Brett Sandney, 20, death was suspicious.    (CTV)  

 

 

Charged

ST CLEMENTS - Glenn Kraemer Bauman, 43, of Valleyview, AB, had been charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Linda Daniel, 47, and her daughter Cheyenne, 13.  Linda and Cheyenne Daniel were last seen in July 2011.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man faces charges   Charges  

Publication ban lifted

TORONTO - The victims of a triple homicide outside a home on Lawndale Road have been identified as Susan, Alexander and Christopher Ryan.  Brett Ryan, 35, faces 3 charges of first-degree murder.   (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Victims   Charged   Crossbow killing   Crossbow attack 

 

 

Targeted

TORONTO - John Ignagni, 33, was pronounced dead by paramedics when they responded to a call to the parking garage at 954 King St W 12:30pm Sunday.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Victim identified   Biker ties  

Charged

WHITEHORSE - Darryl Steven Sheepway, 38, was arrested in connection to the death of Christopher Brisson, 25.   Brisson's body was found Sept 1, 2015.    (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Police investigating    Body found 

 

 

Bystander dies 

MONTREAL - Jean-Libord Jeanty, 76, died of his injuries.  Chayanne O'Neill Peralta-Garcia, 22, was charged with manslaughter.   (CTV)  MORE:   Man dies   

Son charged

BAKER-BROOK - Johnny Albert, 22, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his father Gordon Albert, 46.  (CBC)  MORE:   Body found   Man charged 

 

 

Charged 

HALIFAX - Tylor Donovan McInnis, 26, body was found in the trunk of a stolen black Honda Civic.  Shawntez Neco Downey, 24, Daniel Romeo Downey, 18, Nicco Alexander Smith, 25, Judson Lemar Falls, 34, and a 17-year-old boy are facing charges.  (CTV) MORE:   Body in trunk   Homicide 

Identified

OTTAWA - Police have identified Omar Rashid-Ghader, 33, as the victim in the fatal shooting at the Sentral Night Club Sunday morning.  Ottawa police are looking for Mustafa Ahmed, 28, in relation to the shooting.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect named    Police ID'd suspect   Suspect believed to be in GTA

 

 

Stabbing

BRAMPTON - Police found the victim Michael Narine, 82.  Gregory Narine, 57, was taken into custody.  (Global)    MORE:   Suspect charged   Son accused

Shooting tied to robbery

MONTREAL - Francois Cardinal, 36, is accused of the first-degree murder of Boris Ricourt.    (Montreal Gazette) PREVIOUS:   Shooting   

 

 

Homicide

CALGARY - Police were called to Valley Side Apartments at 322 1 Ave NE for a check on welfare and discovered the body of Frank Dwayne Blomme, 55.   (CTV)   MORE:   Shot to death   Shooting   Homicide  

Impaired charge

BIG RIVER - Stephen Lalonde, 43, has been charged with impaired driving causing death.   Sharon McMahon, 50, has been charged with failure to stop and remain at scene.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged in hit-and-run    Charges 

 

 

Guilty plea

YELLOWKNIFE - Beverley Anne Villeneuve pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter in the death of Archie Paulette, 67, June 8, 2015.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Woman charged  

Arrest

MONTREAL - Youness Aithaqi, 27, was arraigned on first-degree murder charges in the shooting of Joseph Sarikakis, 45.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged     Killed outside his new home 

 

 

Charged

ATIKAMEKSHENG - Edward Devin Boyce Glaue, 19, faces 2 counts of second-degree murder.  Dylan Laboucan, 17, and Gory Grey, 19, disappeared on July 23 from the trailer where they lived.   (CBC)  MORE:   Charged   Suspect arrested   Shot   Missing found dead 

Cold case arrests

VANCOUVER - The provincial unsolved homicide unit said that 2 men, who were underage at the time and cannot be named, were charged with murder in the death of Mission resident Joshua Bowe, 21.  Bowe was reported missing in Nov 2010.  (Global)  MORE:   2 charged   Murder charges 

 

 

Husband charged

TORONTO - Dan Reil, 56, the husband of Kathy Plytas, 56, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Brother of victim shocked

Woman charged

PUSLINCH - OPP say Katelyn Lindsay, 24, of Cambridge, ON, was killed in a head-on collision around 10am on July 16 in Puslinch.  Harvy Panchal, 27, of Toronto, has been charged.  (CP) 

 

 

Men charged

NORTH RIVER - Suspects in Dale Porter's death has been charged with second-degree murder.  Daniel Leonard and Al Potter were charged with second-degree murder.  9 others were arrested and charged with drug trafficking and participating in the activities of a criminal organization.   (CBC)  

Men with gang affiliations arrested

Vikings MC affiliated with Hells Angels

 Bikers, OC, murder all linked

Homicide arrest

Arrest

DNA evidence breakthrough 

 

 

Hit-and-run murder charge

EDMONTON - 2 men have been charged in fatal hit and run that killed former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo.  Anthony Gestschel, 23, is charged with second-degree murder.  Jordan Wagner, 21, is charged with being an accessory after the fact.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run victim identified   Jimmo hit-and-run victim   Ryan Jimmo 

Charged

COURTENAY  - Mike Simard, 42, has been charged with 2 counts of murder.  One of the victims is Leanne Kelly who rented the home at 2345 Urquhart Ave.  She was a mother of 2 children and was the ex-girlfriend of Mike Simard.  Kelly's friend Gord Turner was the second victim.  (CHEK)  PREVIOUS:   Double homicide   2 dead   Double homicide   2 in custody      

 

 

Impaired charge

TORONTO - The driver of Civic, identified as a 23-year-old female, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Leroy Coore, 57, is facing impaired driving causing death.  (CP24)

Victim named

KELOWNA - Police have identified the man murdered on Hein Road.  Benjamin Cory Virgint, 35, was found shot to death in his home.   (Castanet)  MORE:   Victim identified    Homicide  

 

 

Charged

PERTH, ON - OPP charged Andrew Kravchenko, 22, in connection with the Aug 7 death of James 'Jake' Laverdure, 45.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Identified   Victim 

Shooting

CALGARY - The victim was Louie Angelo Mojica, 27, a man who was known to police.  (CTV)  MORE:  Shooting   Targeted attack   Shooting   Fatal shooting  

 

 

Body found

MORLEY - The body of Kori Wesley, 21, a resident of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, was found Sunday, Aug. 7.  Tylen Tray Poucette, 20, was arrested.  (Global)   MORE:   Charged   17-year-old arrested    

Vehicle rollover

BLOODVEIN FN - Abwii Giizis Kennedy, 14, and Blossom Asia Dunsford, 13, died after a vehicle rolled over.  There were 9 kids, all under the age of 16, in a truck that was stolen.   (CBC)   MORE:   Regrets    

 

 

Charged

HAMILTON - Police have charged Wayne Bell, 66, with the death of Marilyn Mitton, 65.  (Hamilton Spectator)  MORE:   Arrest in apartment fire   Stabbing death 

3 charged

CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH - Paul Connolly, Kyle Morgan and Calvin Kenny have been arrested and charged in the abduction and killing of Steven Miller.   (CBC)   MORE:  Background of accused

 

 

Homicide

REGINA -  The deceased man has been identified as Abdisalam Dahir Nur, 27, from Edmonton.    (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide   Police investigating 

Identified 

MONTREAL - Jean-Luc Legault, 56, was killed early Sunday morning in Saint-Eustache.  MORE:   Father murdered   Suspicious death

 

 

 

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