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Lower Mainland Murders 2017 

   Lower Mainland Murders 2016

Homicide Canada

2 charged 

BOLTON - Alexander Lemon, 36, was pronounced dead.  Connor Sharpe, 21, and Venezia Maggiore, 22, were both charged.  (CP24)  MORE:   2 charged   3 arrested  

 

Random murders

VANCOUVER - In BC in 2015, the latest data available from Statistics Canada, there were 95 homicides. Only 12 were random killings, just over 11%.  That's about the same for the rest of the country: In Canada, 58 out of 451 solved murders in 2015 were carried out by strangers - 13%.  From 2005 to 2014, 17% of the solved homicides were committed by strangers.  (Globe & Mail) 

 

Victim ID'd

MONT SAINT-HILAIRE - The victim was Roland Duguay, 55, of Montreal, who was known to authorities.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Body found   Body found  

 

Charged

MONTREAL - Mathieu Grenon, 23, has been charged with hit and run causing death+ after Jean Brien, 66, was struck and killed during a police chase.  (CBC)   MORE:   Stiffest penalty possible   Pedestrian killed   Man killed after car flees  

 

Driver charged

TORONTO - A man has been charged after a vehicle struck and killed a 73-year-old pedestrian.  Jonathan Power, 25, has been charged with dangerous driving causing death+.  (Toronto Star)  

 

Impaired charge

THUNDER BAY - The victim was driving on Highway 589 when the biker's motorcycle was struck by a pickup truck.   Randall Nault, 31, was arrested.  (TB News Watch)   MORE:   Impaired 

 

Charged

OTTAWA - Mohamed Barkhadle, 31, was arrested in the death of Rania Moussa, 35.   (Ottawa Citizen)  MORE:   Suspicious death ruled a homicide  

 

Indignity to a body

CAMBRIDGE - A 29-year-old woman has been charged with committing an indignity to a body, in connection with the death of Christopher Deweese.   (CBC)  MORE:   Woman arrested  

 

Homicide

MINTO - A member of the Bacchus motorcycle club, Ronald Richard, 50, was found on a rural property in Hardwood Ridge.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Death investigated as homicide  

 

Suspect released 

GODS LAKE NARROWS - Police have released a 23-year-old man they arrested in connection with the killing of Leah Anderson, 15.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Arrest made   Arrest    Homicide

 

Person of interest 

EDMONTON - Kendall Desjarlais, 32, is being sought by police in connection to the death of James Joel Dunham, 40.   (Global)  MORE:   Man sought   Police seek man   Suspicious death   

 

Identified

WINNIPEG - Trevor Bodnarek, 27, also known as Trevor Desjarlais, died after being shot.  (Winnipeg Free Press)   MORE:   Police identify victim   Identified   Police investigate   

 

Police identify man  

TORONTO - Demal Graham, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene.    (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Family of shooting victim   Victim ID'd   Shooting

 

Victims identified

MONTREAL - The victims were identified as Kevin Paul, 23, and Mohamed Odeh, 21. (Montreal Gazette)  MORE:   Victims on police radar   Police identify victims   2 bodies found    

 

Identified

CALGARY - The remains found near D'Arcy Ranch, have been identified as Mohamed Jasmin Al Aalak, 53.  Police charged his son, Zaineddin Al Aalak, 21.  (CBC)  MORE:   Victim identified    Man charged    Neighbors shocked   

     

Hit-and-run crash

MISSISSAUGA - Harshadrai Patel, 64, was killed in an overnight collision where the motorist fled the scene.  Justin Edwin, 26, has been charged with impaired operation causing death+.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged  

Suspect re-arrested 

GIMLI - Evan Engbaek, 18, died after he was stabbed.  Later that day, police re-arrested a 16-year-old.  (CBC)  MORE:   Released suspect, re-arrested    Arrest   Arrest   Rumours 

 

Failure of everyone

EDMONTON - In a report into the death of Kawliga Potts, Judge Ferne LeReverend offered a scathing indictment of the workers who failed to follow up on clear signs the child was being abused at the hands of his foster mother, Lily Choy. (CBC)   REPORT:   Kawliga Potts dead inquiry   .pdf   MORE:   Fundamental failure   

 

2-year-old fended for himself

OTTAWA - A 2-year-old boy fended for himself after his mother was killed in their fifth-floor apartment of a public housing building.  The 35-year-old woman, whose name is protected by a publication ban, had been dead for 10 days.  Police charged Mohamad S. Barkhadle, 31.  (PostMedia)  

 

Identified 

WINNIPEG - Rohn Abraham, 29, died in the stabbing at a rooming house on Euclid Ave.  (CBC)  MORE:   Rooming house called crack shack   Homicide   Police investigating    

 

Shooting

WOODBRIDGE - Roy Khan, 24, succumbed to his injuriesPolice have arrested Kevin Khemraj Deonath, 29.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Shooting  

 

Senior charged 

PICKERING - The body of Bodwatie Persaud, 70, found in the home had 'obvious signs of trauma' and she was pronounced at the scene.  A man in the home, identified as Ganesh Persaud, 71, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)   MORE:   Deemed a homicide   Senior found dead    Domestic homicide  

 

Charged

MONTREAL - Sofiane Ghazi, 37, allegedly stabbed his 8-month pregnant partner.  The woman was still recovering  but the baby died in hospital.  (CP)   MORE:   Charged  

 

Warrant issued

OTTAWA - Alam Gabriel Buoc, 29, is wanted in the slayings of Abdulrahman Al-Shammari, 26, and Dirie Olol, 27.   (PostMedia)  MORE:   Warrant issued   Buoc arrested    

 

Charged

SOUTH RAWDON - The RCMP has charged Joshua Eric Crowell, 27, in the death of Laura Ross, 27.  (Halifax Chronicle Herald)  MORE:   Charge laid   Fire death a homicide   Death ruled a homicide   Fatal fire ruled a homicide  

 

Stolen truck hit-and-run

REGINA - Investigators confirmed that the victim had been operating the truck and it was stolen before the fatal collision.  Thomas Richard Nahbexie, 18, was arrested.   (CTV)   MORE:   Suspect charged  

 

 2 killed in shooting

TORONTO - The 2 men killed were Renaldo Cole, 33, and Dwayne Campbell, 30.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Shooting   Barbecue shooting    

 

Body found

BRAMPTON - Police confirmed the identity of the woman as Kara Clark, 28.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Treated as a homicide   Police identify body 

 

Accused 

SYDNEY MINES - Police allege Kimberly Ann O'Dea, 36, hit and killed Dana Jessome, 28, with a vehicle.   (CTV)    MORE:   Her former partner   Driver charged  

 

Identified 

WINNIPEG - A man found dead in the Manwin Hotel has been identified as John Blaine Flett, 50.   (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide   Police ID victim   

 

Facing manslaughter charges

TORONTO - Anthony James Kiss, 31, has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Dario Humberto Romero, 37, who was struck and killed in the early hours of June 7 in west-end Toronto.  Kiss said Romero was chasing a woman on to the street with a knife, and that he drove into him to stop the attack.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Arrest in hit-and-run  

  Couple killed in stolen truck crash

EDMONTON - Stella Marie Constantin, 62, and Kenneth Ahronson, 64, were killed after their car was hit by a stolen truck fleeing police Monday.  Zachary James Gorgan, 32, Alisha Grace Roode, 27, and Trent James Ferris, 29, face charges.   (Edmonton Journal)  MORE:   3 charged    Family identifies victims   Stolen truck collision  

Cold case arrest

RAPID LAKE - The SQ arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of Rosianna Poucachiche, 17.  On Oct 10, 2000, Poucachiche was found beaten to death.  The suspect's name has not been released because he was a minor at the time of the murder.   (CTV) MORE:   Man charged   Cold case arrest   

Altercation

BELLE RIVER - Marcus Pierce, 18, was killed an altercation that involved several combatants.  The accused is a 17-year-old male.  (Windsor Star)   PREVIOUS:   Altercation   Teen stabbed    

Son charged 

GUELPH - Mirella Roncato, 54, is dead and her son Jacob Roncato, 26, is facing a charge of first-degree murder.   (Metroland Media)    MORE:   Son arrested

 

 

Home explosion body ID'd

KELOWNA - Police have identified Michael Madsen, 23, as the victim found inside the Stockwell Ave home.   (Castanet)  MORE:   Fire death called homicide  

Driver charged 

JOLIETTE - Pierre Courtois, 75, is accused of deliberately killing Sylvie Deshaies. (CBC)   MORE:   Driver accused of killing ex-wife   Former spouse accused  

 

 

Husband charged

LEAMINGTON - Cheng Sun, 51, also identified as Cheng Sung, remains in custody charged with first-degree murder. Dead is Weqiong Du-Sun, Cheng Sun's 46-year-old wife. (Windsor Star)   PREVIOUS:   Man in custody    

Homicide

CARMACKS -  It was believed Wilfred 'Dickie' Charlie, 57, fell into the Yukon River, but results from an autopsy are causing police to call the death a homicide.   (CBC)    MORE:   Deemed a homicide  

 

 

Found guilty

EDMONTON - Gordon Shaw, 62, was found guilty in the 2011 murder of Bob Anderson, 70.  (Edmonton Journal)  PREVIOUS:   Wanted arrested in BC 

Youth charged

GRAND RIVER -  A 17-year-old girl has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of Douglas Hill, 48.   (CTV)   

 

 

Hit-and-run crash

DUGAS - A 72-year-old man (Georges Larocque) and a 57-year-old woman (Johanne Godin) died at the scene.  Police say the 3 young males in the first vehicle fled the scene and the vehicle was found burning in a gravel pit.  The driver was later brought to the police station by his father.   (CTV)      

2 more charged

THUNDER BAY - 2 more people are facing charges in connection with the death of a Kevin Roundhead, 31.  Emma Masakayash, 43, and Jessie Chapais, 23, were charged. Skylar Masakayash, 22, has already been charged.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Incident ruled homicide   TBPS homicide  

 

 

Murders-suicide

SAINTE-BRIGITTE-DES-SAULTS - 3 people found dead at the Adam and Eve naturist campsite in Sainte-Brigitte-des-Saults are Rodrigue Tremblay, 77, Suzanne Gareau, 50, and Denys Carpentier, 76.   Denys Carpentier is considered the suspect.   (Lanouvelle)  MORE:    3 found dead   Love triangle   Double murder-suicide likely  

Man stabs family members

AKULIVIK - Illutak Anautak, 19, stabbed 5 relatives, including 2 children, in 3 houses in Akulivik.  Police reportedly found Anautak armed with a knife and about to enter a fourth residence when he was shot dead by police.  (La Presse)  MORE:   Family drama   4 dead   Multiple stabbings  Village in shock   There is so much anger  

 

 

Charged

ST ALBERT - An autopsy confirmed the body was Ronald Worsfold, 75, and the manner of his death was homicide.  Beryl Musila, 28, had been charged.   (CTV)  MORE:   Woman charged 

Man charged

WINDSOR - Police have arrested and charged Kenneth Dawson, 56, following a hit-and-run accident that killed a 3-year-old boy.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run   Suspect arrested 

 

 

Identified

SPANISH - Jonathan Jobin, 25, was arrested after his alleged victim, George Chapman, 68, was found outside a residence.  (Sudbury Star)  PREVIOUS:  Death is murder   Victim identified  

Charged

POND INLET - RCMP have charged Tommy Mucpa, 25, with second-degree murder after Dorkas Erkloo, 51, was killed.   (CBC)  MORE:   2 dead in Nunavut hamlet   Publication ban     

 

 

Identified 

EDMONTON - Mahamoud Mahdi Nur, 25, was found dead on the road by emergency personnel working in the area.  (Global)  MORE:   Homicide    Police ID victim  

Homicide

EDMONTON - Jordin Amber Aksidan, 21, was found critically injured just after 5am in the area of 119 Ave and 34 St NW.  (CBC)  MORE:   Woman was shot   EPS able to identify victim  

 

 

Teacher, husband found dead

ALBUQUERQUE - The bodies of Ursula Tammy Kokotkiewicz, 32, and her husband Jacob, 31, were discovered.  A handgun was found in the man's lap.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Couple identified   Teacher found dead    Ruled murder-suicide       

Surrendered to police      

TORONTO - A man was allegedly uttering death threats to a 38-year-old before he struck the other man with his vehicle, jumped the sidewalk and hit two other people.  Randy Amofa, 29, was wanted on a number of charges.    (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Arrest made 

 

 

Arrested

CALGARY - Yu Chieh (Diana) Liao was identified as a person of interest in connection with the deaths of Glynnis Fox, 36, Cody Pfeiffer, 25, Tiffany Ear, 39, and Hanock Afowerk, 26.  Liao and and Afowerk had a relationship at one time.  Tewodros Mutugeta Kebede, 25, was arrested in connection with unrelated offences.   (CTV) 

Body linked

Link between body and burnt car

Body connected

Autopsy expected

3 identified

Victims identified

 Wrong place at the wrong time

 Sisters leave behind 16 kids     

 

 

 

Guilty plea

TORONTO - Mitchell Irwin, 21, plead guilty to dangerous driving causing death for killing Adam Excell, 26, as he was biking on the night of June 13, 2015.   (Toronto Star)  

Mom's pain palpable

4 years

Charged

Driver surrendered to police

Cyclist killed

Hit-and-run victim

Mourned in Halifax   

 

 

Victim dies

THUNDER BAY - Barbara Kentner, 34, who required surgery after being hit in the abdomen by a trailer hitch, thrown from a passing car on Jan 29, has died.  Brayden Bushby, 18, was charged with aggravated assault relating to the incident. (CBC)   MORE:   Woman dies   Waiting for death 

Charged

CALGARY - Chandrababu Thambu, 56, and his son Preijanthan Chandrababu, 25, were found dead in the home.  The suspect Anandaloj Srianandan, 27, has been charged with 2 counts of second-degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged   Charged   Identified   2 people dead   Police not searching for suspects 

 

 

4th suspect

WINNIPEG - Leon Edward Patchinose, 29, is wanted in connection with the death of William Sumner, 27.  Police have already charged Cameron Bounthieng Kinnavanthong, 32, Gene Lester Joseph Malcolm, 33, and Jonathan Erin Catcheway, 28.   (CBC)  

Patchinose arrested

Arrested

Arrest made

Man charged

Police searching for suspects

Police identify victim   

 

 

 

Charged  

WHITEHORSE - RCMP have charged Edward James Penner, 20 - with first degree murder in the death of Adam Cormack, 25.   (CBC)  MORE:   Man charged   Homicide   Homicide 

Charges

ERMINESKIN FN - Sharon Ermineskin was found dead inside her home on July 3, 2015.  Her son, Scott Ermineskin, 25, now faces several charges in relation to her death.   (Global)  

 

 

Police identify victim 

TORONTO - Lemard Champagnie, 30, was found with multiple gunshot wounds.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Identified    ID'd   Drive-by shooting 

Identified 

MISSISSAUGA - Police have identified the homicide victim as Raimzhan Tokhtabayev, 27.   (CBC)   MORE:   Police ID victim   Police reveal ID    

 

 

3 charged 

EDMONTON - Ashton Cardinal, 17, was identified by family members as the teen whose body was foundArnold Anton Stephens, 38; Victoria May Carifelle, 30; and Terence Christopher Lewis, 30, are charged with second-degree murder.  (Edmonton Journal)   PREVIOUS:   Body found 

2 charged

EDMONTON - The deceased was later identified as Justin Nicholas Allen, 28.  Jermaine Jahmal Soungie, 30, and Winston Stanley Dickson Thom, 30, are facing one count each of first degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Men charged   Pub regular shot in error   EPS identifies a victim   Police identify victim   Shooting 

 

 

Identified 

OTTAWA - Ashton Dickson, 25, has been identified as the victim in the fatal shooting.   (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting  

Now a homicide investigation

MOUNT PEARL - Cortney Lake, 24, was last seen on June 7 just before 8pm, walking away from her home.   (CBC) 

 

 

Charged in 2011 killing

HALIFAX - On April 29, 2011, Angela Hall, 39, was found in a hallway and was rushed to hospital where she died.  Christian Enang Clyke, 25, is facing a charge of second-degree murder.   (CBC)  MORE:  Charged   Arrested   NS rewards: Angela Hall  

2 charged 

THUNDER BAY - The bodies of Robert Lloyd Gray, 50, and Kory Lee Campbell, 22, were found in a residence on Carl Ave.  Garnet Loon, 41, and Kailee Loon, 19, were taken into custody in Sioux Lookout, ON.   (CBC)  MORE:   Double murder arrests   2 found dead 

 

 

Assault victim dies

WINNIPEG - Marvin Elias Caribou, 37, died of his injuries.  Sydney Eric Norman Fleury, 43, faces an upgraded charge of manslaughter.   (CTV)   MORE:   Assault victim dies   Charges upgraded 

Charged

TORONTO - Louis Desjardins, 18, collapsed in a parking lot before being found by 2 women.  Andrew Gomes, 18, is charged with second-degree murder.   (CP24)   MORE:   Identified    Stabbing

 

 

Charged 

VERNON - Police found Regina Fernandez, 49, seriously injured.  He later died in hospital.  Angelo Gabriel Monfort, 21, has been charged with 2nd degree murder.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged    Man charged  

Youth charged

HAMILTON - Dwayne Bride, 42, was found suffering from 'sharp-edge weapon injuries.'  A 16-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Police looking for 2 men on bikes

 

 

Impaired charge

BIENFAIT - Debra Hamann, 59, is facing charges of impaired driving causing death+.  Bisho Kalappurakkal, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.   (CBC) MORE:   Impaired 

EPS identifies victim

EDMONTON - Joshua Gilbert Barnes, 18, was pronounced dead in the area of 125 St and 132 Ave.  (Global)  MORE:   Stabbing   EPS names victims   Photos   Suspicious death     

 

 

Youth charged

HALIFAX - A 16-year-old boy has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Chelsie Probert, 18, in Dartmouth. (CBC)   MORE:   Teen charged   16-year-old charged   Ruled a homicide   Homicide   Police gathering evidence     

Identified

WINNIPEG - Marilyn Oshiwee, 37, was found suffered from an apparent house party stabbing.  Fenisha Peebles, 28, has been charged with manslaughter.  (Winnipeg Free Press)   MORE:   Charges   Police identify victim   Mother remembers victim  

 

 

Charges

HALIFAX - Nadia Gonzales, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Calvin Maynard Sparks, 23, and Samanda Rose Ritch, 19, has been charged with first-degree murder+.  (CTV)  MORE:   Homicide   2 charged   2 charged  

Identified by public  

LUND - Dylan Buckle and Braxton Leask have been identified through social media as the 2 men who were killed.  Charges have been laid against Jason Foulds, 19.  (Vancouver Sun)   MORE:   RCMP identify suspect   Man charged   

 

 

2nd arrest

WINNIPEG - Benjamin Franklin Traverse was shot on Nov 28, 2016. Police have arrested Michael Taylor Fless, 30.   James Andrew Jewel, 26, was arrested and charged on Jan 6, 2017.   (CTV)   MORE:   Fugitive arrested   1 suspect arrested   Police seek 2 suspects 

Charge laid

REGINA - Jessie Brandon Moneybird, 22, was found after a fight reportedly broke out between two groups of individuals.  Sylas James Moneybird, 20, is charged with manslaughter.  (Regina Leader-Post)  MORE:   Charge laid    Charges  

 

 

Suspects

EDMONTON - Abdullahi Nur-Abdulle, 22, was shot in the area of a 7-Eleven on June 11, at about 4:40pm.   (CTV)  MORE:  Victim identified   Identified   EPS names victim    

EPS seeks tips   

EDMONTON - Police found Brent Jonas Coates, 33, in an alley north of 118 Ave, between.  (Global)   MORE:   Victim of homicide   EPS identifies victims   Body found   Homicide

 

 

Found guilty

MONTREAL - A jury convicted Jean-Philippe Tremblay of first-degree murder.  The 28-year-old has been was sentenced to life imprisonment for beating and killing Pina Rizzi, 47, in August 2009.  (CTV)  MORE:   Guilty   

Charged

EDMONTON - Clinton John Bluecloud, 29, succumbed to his injuries.  Michael Barber, 48, had been charged with second degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charged in stabbing   1 man dead   Homicide  

 

 

Extradited

HALIFAX - Steven Skinner, 43, is facing a charge of second-degree murder in the 2011 death of Stacey Adams in Lake Echo.  (CTV) MORE:   Wanted extradited   Arrested in Venezuela   Man sought in slaying  

Death ruled a homicide

BEAVER BANK - Police responded to an assault call at The Ivy Meadows home  after Gordon Birchell, 79, was pushed by a female resident. died 3 days laterNo charges will be laid due to the 'cognitive impairment of the suspect.'  (CTV)     

 

 

Wanted

THUNDER BAY - Michael Cleghorn is wanted for second degree murder in the death of Edmond Clovis, 21.    (CBC)    MORE:   Suspect identified   Accused pedophile sought   Victim ID'd  

Charge laid

PELICAN NARROWS  - Curtis Michel, 20, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Dale Custer, 32.  (Global)   MORE:   Charged   Sudden death    

 

 

Police identify victim 

BEAVERTON - Joshua Elliott, 21, died of a stab wound.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim identified   

Police ID victim

BRAMPTON - The victim is Sean Grant, 33.  (CP24)  MORE:   Police identify man gunned down   Shooting   Shooting      

 

 

3 more suspects

OTTAWA - Canada-wide warrants have been issued for Daniel Jean Charles, 20, Nia Denton-Akpalialuk, 16, and Jahvon Bloomfield, 16, all of Ottawa.  Ahmad Afrah, 19, died after falling from an apartment.  Liban Gure, 29, was charged with manslaughter and aggravated assault earlier this week.  (CTV)   MORE:   Girl arrested    Charged   Man charged    Fleeing a fight  

Victim identified

TORONTO - Abdiqani Abshir, 24, was found with gunshot wounds in his torso.  Before Abshir died, he told investigators that there was a woman with injuries in a home near 96 Cavell Ave.  According to police, the investigation into the woman's death is ongoing and her identity has not yet been released.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Police ID man  Man shot, woman found dead   

 

 

Identified

PENTICTON - Dale Atkinson, 63, died following an incident in the home he shared with his common-law wife.  Atkinson's common-law spouse, who was arrested was released without charge.  (Castanet)   MORE:   Suspect released      

Driver charged  

TORONTO - Dario Humberto Romero, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene.   The driver of the vehicle, Anthony James Kiss, 31, has been charged with manslaughter, Toronto Star)  MORE:   Man charged   Vehicle death   Pedestrian killed 

 

 

Arrested

CALGARY -  2 men - Anees Amr, 26, and Colin Reitberger, 23 - were pronounced dead at the scene.  Christian Joffre Ouellette, 20, has been charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   1 arrested   Victims identified   2 dead    Parking lot shooting   

Identified  

ALEXANDRIA - Khanh Nguyen, 29, was pronounced dead.  Tri Minh Hoang, 61, has been charged with second-degree murder.   Anh Quang Nguyen, 29, was charged with accessory after the fact to murder.  (Ottawa Citizen)    MORE:   Charges laid   Dies at hospital  

 

 

Identified

MISSISSAUGA - Nadeem Rahaman, 24, had 'obvious signs of trauma' when police arrived.   (CBC)   MORE:   Police identify victim    Targeted   Residential shooting    

Homicide

EDMONTON - Tomas Echeverria-Quintana, 18, succumbed to his injuries in hospital.  (CTV)      MORE:   Victim dropped off at hospital   Victim dies after arriving at hospital     

 

 

Homicide suspect killed by officer

OTTAWA - The suspect fatally shot Terrence Phillips, 43.  An officer pursued the suspect on foot and followed him inside the parking garage on Clarence St.  Several shots were fired and the suspect was killed in the confrontation.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   2 dead in shootout   Gunfight  Suspect identified     SIU investigating    

Gunned down

CALGARY - Rinato William Toy was shot and killed at basketball court just before 9pmIn March, Toy had manslaughter charges dropped against him in connection with a deadly stabbing at the Stampede grounds in July 2015.   (Global)   MORE:   Shooting    Knife fight charges stayed    Charges upgraded after stabbing victim dies  

 

 

Charged  

SASKATOON - Patrick Dong, 37, was found unresponsive in a rural area SW of Saskatoon city limits in Oct 2016. An 18-year-old woman is facing a first-degree murder charge.  (CBC)   MORE:   Teen charged    Murder charge laid    

Victim ID'd 

TORONTO - Emergency personnel arrived at the scene to find Soumik Asgar, 20, in the driver's seat. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  (CBC)  MORE:   Found in a car   Victim identified   Shooting 

 

 

Unprovoked stabbing

CALGARY - Keeton Michel Gagnon, 39, was charged with second-degree murder in connection to the attack that claimed the life of Nicholas Nwonye, 46.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Man charged   Random attack   Charged    

Identified

BRACEBRIDGE - Wendy Boland, 64, was killed at her home.  Police have charged Bryan Boland, 67, with first degree murder.   (Muskoka Region)  PREVIOUS:   Publication ban   Murder publication ban    

 

 

Wanted

MONTREAL - Police say Mohamad Achraf Maatoug, 26, stabbed and killed a man at the Moomba bar on the morning of May 18, 2017.  The victim was a 33-year-old man whose identity has not been released by police.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Nightclub brawl   Homicide at nightclub   Suspect arrested 

Warrant for 3rd suspect

ORILLIA - The victim has been identified as Joseph Simonds, 34.  Sonny Brokenshire, 20, and Martin Forget, 41, have been charged with first degree murder.  A warrant has been issued for Brian Quesnell, 28.   (Barrie Today)   MORE:   Warrant issued   Quesnel arrested   Identified   

 

 

Homicide 

DESMARAIS - Officers found Dorium Yellowknee, 33, deceased.  Cindy Savannah Nanemahoo, 19, and  Collin Paul Noskiye, 32, are charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)    

Charge

NORWAY HOUSE - Leroy Menow, 27, is facing a charge of manslaughter.   (Thompson Citizen)   MORE:   Manslaughter charge laid  Homicide   Assault victim dies  

 

 

Wanted

MONTEAL - Police are seeking Frederick Silva, 37, for the slaying of Daniel Armando Somoza Guildea, 28.  (Montreal Gazette)   MORE:   Dangerous fugitive  

Arrest 

COTE FN - Tre Raphiale Cote, 24, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Freedom Gladue.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Body found   Death considered suspicious     

 

 

Arrest

BEAVERTON - Joshua Elliott, 21, died in hospital of a stab wound.   Lucas Bovell, 24, was charged with second-degree murder.   (Metroland)  MORE:   Charged   Man charged   Charged   Police identify victim   Victim identified   

Woman facing charges

BRIDGEWATER - Meghan Elizabeth Nowe, 26, has been charged after her younger sister died.   Nowe give Allison Nowe, 22, methadone, which police say caused her death.  (Advance)   MORE:   Manslaughter charge   Suspicious death

 

 

Police identify victim

WINDSOR - Police have identified Steven Hill, 43, as the man killed in a possible hit and run in the early hours of April 29.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Victim 

Charged

CARLING TOWNSHIP - The victim has been identified as Nancy McGrath, 39.  Vincent Barnes, 26, was charged with second degree murder.   (Sun Media)   

 

 

2 charged

MONTREAL - Luc Armand Motty, 26 and Aimen Adnane, 23, have been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of a 23-year-old man.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Stabbing   

2 years, less a day

CHARLOTTETOWN - Gregory William Lunn has been sentenced to 2 years less a day for dangerous driving causing death.  Lunn, 31, killed Phyllis Joan Hamill, 65, on Oct 8, 2015 on Covehead Road.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea 

 

 

Charged 

WINNIPEG - Jarso Ano, 22, died in hospital after he was found with stab wounds.  Dondre Grant, 22, was charged with second-degree murder.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Identified 

Victim linked to OC

MONTREAL - The man who died in an apartment is Mustapha Danach, 30, an individual linked to Lebanese organized crime and the Italian mafia.  (La Presse)  MORE:   Suspicious death 

 

 

Charged

FORT QU'APPELLE - Lucas Lerat, 27, was taken to hospital, where he later died.  Patrick Tuckanow, 26, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charge laid   Family ID'd man  Man dies from injuries    Man dies in hospital  

Body found

SAULT STE MARIE - Police discovered the body of Beata Paciorek, 38, in the rear compartment of a U-Haul.  Mike Madill, 28, and Amy MacDonald, 37, have been charged with first-degree murder.   (CP24)    MORE:  Body found    Body identified    

 

 

Charges dropped

EDMONTON - Police withdrew all charges against Justin Handbury, 31, in connection to a fatal hit-and-run that killed Jade Belcourt, 18.   Police said 'new information' led investigators to withdraw the charges.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Murder charges withdrawn   Police drop charge   Drove through a fence to hit victim  

Charge laid

PRINCE GEORGE - Christopher Clarke Prince, 35, has been charged with murder in the death of Shane Whitford.  Prince was sentenced to prison for manslaughter for the Nov 2002 death of a half-brother, Reginald Travis Prince, 20, in Fort St James.  (Prince George Citizen)    MORE:   Suspect charged    Assault victim dies     

 

 

Teens charged

LA RONGE - Simon Grant after being assaulted during an armed robbery at his business, Louisiana's Bar-B-Que.  Austin Bird, 18, and 2 youths aged 17 and 14 are charged with second-degree murder, armed robbery+.  (StarPhoenix)  MORE:   RCMP charge 3   Owner dies   Owner succumbs   Owner dead after armed robbery   3 suspects sought    

3 killed

SELKIRK - Nicole Rach-Gregoire, had been an employee of Bill Wozney.   Wozney's body was found outside the home, along with the bodies of James Gregoire and Rach-Gregoire.  The Gregoires were identified as owners of 15 Cooks Cove. (Winnipeg Free Press)   MORE:   Identified   Double murder-suicide     Murders-suicide      

 

 

Victim identified

BRAMPTON - The victim has been identified online as Anthony Francis, 28, an up-and-coming rapper known as Yung Dubz.  (Metroland)  PREVIOUS:   Shooting   1 dead, 1 injured   Double shooting

Homicide

EDMONTON - Police found Frederick John Dunn, 67, dead inside his home.   Walter James Jenkins, 34, (also known as JJ) is wanted on a warrant for murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man found slain    Suspect arrested   Wanted man found   

 

 

Charges

FISHING LAKE - Officers discovered the body of Merle Gabriel Eli Lajimodiere, 16.  Ashton Patrick Callioux, 19, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)  MORE:   Shooting 

Arrest

MONTREAL - Akiem Heath, 30, faces a charge of second degree murder in the slaying of Ader Nicolas Marchi-Karzazi, 28.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   Suspect    Suspect ID'd in gang shooting   

 

 

Found guilty

MONTREAL - A jury found Amalan Thandapanithesigar guilty of second-degree murder for having stabbed his neighbour Jeyarasan Manikarajah on June 23, 2014.  (Montreal Gazette)  MORE:   Guilty   Stabbing   Man murdered       

Long-term offender charged

REGINA - Christopher Sean Pascal, 25, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Rodney James Nippi, 46.   (Global)  PREVIOUS:   Police identify victim   Man dies after assault   Homicide probe     Long term offender designation 

 

 

Charge laid

BURNS LAKE - Albert Gordon Giesbrecht, 66, faces a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Raymond George Bishop, 59.   (Prince George Citizen)   MORE:   Murder charge laid   

14 years

ESKASONI - Albert Michael Bernard, 38, was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of Dale Dennis on Nov. 3, 2016.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Guilty   Found guilty   Fatal beating 

 

 

Reddit post

KITCHENER - Police responded to a 911 call at 38 Country Hill Drive around 3am April 28, where they found the body of Melinda Vasilije, 22.  Investigators focused their attention on Vasilije's boyfriend, Ager Hasan, 24, as the lead suspect in her death.  (Global)

Arrested in Texas

Accused arrested  

Reddit post

Police searching for suspect  

Identified

Suspect likely spotted

Sudden death

Targeted incident    

 

 

Missing found murdered

KAWARTHA LAKES - Bayram Abolhassani-Larki, 19, was found dead in a vehicle located in a field.  (CP24)  MORE:   Body found    Homicide investigation

Rearrested

SANDY LAKE FN - Wilfred Fiddler, 49, died on May 6.  Kory Fiddler, 24, was rearrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   Assault charge   Found dead   

 

 

Possible murder-suicide

QUEBEC CITY - Jocelyne Lamothe, 54, was found dead at her home on Sainte Madeleine St. Earlier in the day, her son Mikhael Ryan allegedly killed himself at the Hotel Classique.  (Journal of Quebec)   MORE:   Family drama     

Charge upgraded

BEAUVAL - On March 31 officers found Darren Buffin, 19, with serious injuries.  He died from his injuries on April 9.  Braydon McCallum, 20, is now charged with manslaughter.  (Global)   MORE:   Victim dies   Charge upgraded  

 

 

Canadian charged

CANCUN - Michael Kalata, 33, a Canadian man has been charged with murder in the death of a Mexican woman.  Gabriela Jaramillo, 23, was from Saltillo, Mexico.  The killing happened on April 22 at the Gran Caribe Resort.   (CBC)   MORE:   Jailed until he can stand trial   Canadian implicated    Murder  

Identified  

CALGARY - Eric Lavallee, 52, was found suffering stab wounds  and pronounced dead at the scene.  Police have now named Mark Lecaine as a person of interest.   (CBC)  MORE:   Person of interest wanted   Police speak to Lecaine, no charges yet     Police searching     

 

 

Released

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - No charges were laid against Britney Lake, 30, the daughter of murder victim Charlene Ward.  Ward, 46, was murdered in Nov 2007.   (MyToba)   MORE:   Released without charges    Daughter arrested   Cold case arrest  

Truck driver faces charges

KINGSTON - Dunhill Tabanao, 37, a transport truck driver from Quebec faces multiple charges following a 7-vehicle crash on Highway 4014 people were killed when their car burst into flames after the collision.  (CBC)  MORE:   Truck driver charged 

 

 

Teen escorts wanted

HAMILTON - A trio of 17-year-old female escorts are wanted for the second degree murder of Hayder Qasim-Rushdi, 33.   (Hamilton Spectator) 

2 girls turn themselves in
Teen sex workers tried to rob man
Identified
Stabbed
Homicide 

 

 

Charged

REGINA - On April 29, 2017, police arrived at a house in the 700-block of Garnet St and found Daniel Richard Dipaolo, 51, dead.  Police arrested Christopher Matthew Brass, 34, and Malcolm Mitchell, 25. Police had already arrested and charged Edward Joseph Genaille.  Jonathan Edward Kakewash, 31 was arrested later.  (Global)

Kakewash arrested

3 more men

Charged in 2 deaths

WPS press release

Identified  

Shooting  

Shot, home set on fire  

Charge laid

Man charged

Identified

Man found dead

Homicide   

 

 

2 men wanted

MISSISSAUGA - Kamar McIntosh, 19, was shot during an altercation inside a business along Hurontario St.  Thulani Chizanga, 19, and Shamar Lawson Meredith, 18, are wanted in his murder.   (CP24)   MORE:   Search   Suspects identified   Chizanga turns himself in   Victim dies   Shooting    

Hit-and-run charge

EDMONTON - Police said Tuyen Trong Hung, 61, was facing charges of failing to stop at the scene of an accident and careless driving.  On March 29, 2017, a 53-year-old female pedestrian had been fatally struck. (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged   Hit-and-run   Woman killed   Pedestrian killed 

 

 

Charged

REGINA - Police have charged Cheyna Peigan, 23, with manslaughter in the death of Andrew Pasap, 19.   (CBC)  MORE:   Woman charged 

Charged

MONTREAL - Kenneth Oteng, 25, is accused of killing Anthony St-Jean Lamothe, 24.   (CTV)  MORE:   Murder at exit of bars    Man turns himself in  

 

 

Mistrial

MONTREAL - A mistrial will be declared for Jonathan Mahautiere, accused of killing his ex-girlfriend Gabrielle Dufresne-Elie.  (CTV)   MORE:   Trial aborted 

Murder charge

FORT MCMURRAY - Richard Huppie, 48, was found dead.  Barry Michaud, 61, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)    MORE:   Charged laid    Charged  

 

 

Guilty plea

NEW CARLISLE - Real Savoie has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Sonia Raymond on a beach in the Gaspe community of Maria in July 1996.  (CP) 

Death ruled a homicide

HALIFAX - The Medical Examiner has ruled the death a homicide and identified the victim as Lori Katherine Jollimore, 58, of Dartmouth.  (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Suspicious death 

 

 

Murder charge

EDMONTON - The accused (Jason Hope, 38, and Trevor Auger, 36) face a total of 65 charges, including weapons offences.  Dustin Horsethief, 34, died in hospital on April 22.   (CBC)   MORE:   Charges upgrade   Assault victim dies   Victim identified   Victim dies from injuries

Taxi driver killed

LONDON, ON - Vijay Bhatia, 64, was pulled from his cab and beaten to death.  Cody Perkins, 23, is charged with second degree murder. (Sun Media)   MORE:   Man charged    Taxi driver assaulted   Beating death   Accused shows tough side    

 

 

Charged

EDMONTON - Brandon Provencher, 19, was stabbed in the chest during an altercation.  He died in hospital 3 days later.  Homicide detectives have charged Diodone Songa, 18, and John Vyizigiro, 19, with numerous charges.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   2 charged   Charged   Stabbing   Stabbed man dies  

Reported dead   

COROZAL - Toronto woman Francesca Matus, 52, and her boyfriend, Drew DeVoursney, 36, bodies were found in the northern village of Chan Chen.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Found dead    Robbery turned doubled murder   Strangled   Police questioning people   FBI to investigate deaths  

 

 

Dangerous motorcycle antics

TORONTO - On July 23 a group of motorcyclists were spotted traveling together on the 401 near Allen Road in Toronto. The rider of one of the involved motorcycles, Mauro Bustelo, was fatally injured.  On March 28, officers arrested Brandon Rees, 25, Mitchell Lees, 33, Melissa Chircop, 35, Kwesi Ellis, 38, and Julian Kulack, 25.   (Insauga)  MORE:   5 charged    Stunt driving    

3 women killed

SHAWINIGAN - Denise Halle and her cousin Jeanette Lauzon-Toupin were among 3 people who were killed.   Duquette's stepmother, Jocelyne Pellerin, 70, was killed in her home nearby.  Halle's brother-in-law, Sylvain Duquette, 51, was charged with 3 counts of first-degree murder.    (Montreal Gazette)   MORE:   Triple murder charge   3 women dead   Triple murder

 

 

Hit-and-run victim

WINNIPEG - Paramedics rushed Glen Ownes, 30, to hospital where he died of his injuries.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Pedestrian dead   Pedestrian killed  

Homicide

SMITH - Police were called to the home and found Chantelle Hole, 25, dead inside.  (CBC)   MORE:   Woman murdered   Woman found dead 

 

 

Senior charged

TORONTO - Terry Shorter, a 68-year-old resident of Bridgepoint hospital has been charged with manslaughter following the death of  Catherine McNamee, 90, who  fell and struck her head after being pushed.   (Toronto Star)

Charged

EDMONTON - Officers found Jake Myles Skrepnek-Rey, 22, dead.  Jayson Lunag Bay-Ag, 32, was charged with second-degree murder. (Global)  MORE:   EPS identify victim   Charged  Suspicious death

 

 

Body of missing teen found

NANAIMO - RCMP believe it has found the body of Makayla Chang.  Chang, 16, was reported missing on March 22, her body was found in Nanaimo.  RCMP are treating this as a homicide investigation.  (Black Press)

Body found

Missing teen found dead

Body found

Foul play may be involved

Search for clues

Missing teen   

 

 

Found guilty

OTTAWA - A jury found Ian Bush guilty of murdering retired judge Alban Garon, his wife Raymonde Garon, and their friend and neighbour Marie-Claire Beniskos in Ottawa in 2007.    (CBC)  

Found guilty

Alban Garon 

DNA linked suspect to scene

Crown reveals details of triple murder

Suspect charged

Murders leave judges shaken

 

 

Charged in 2 deaths

WINNIPEG - Bryer Prysiazniuk-Settee, 24, was shot Feb 8.  Jeanenne Fontaine, 29, was shot March 14 inside her home on Aberdeen Ave, which was then set on fire.  Christopher Mathew Brass, 34, Malcolm Miles Mitchell, 24, and Jason Michael Meilleur, 38, are charged.   (CBC) 

 

WPS press release

Identified
Shooting
Shot, home set on fire 

 

 

Suspected murder-suicide

RED DEER - A father and his 6-year-old daughter were found dead inside a Red Deer home in a suspected murder-suicide.  Records show the home is owned by a Robert Lesslie Malcolm Campbell.  (Sun Media) 

 

Father and daughter found dead

Mother's worst nightmare

Bodies found

Custody battle

 

 

Charges

YELLOW GRASS - Emergency services were called to a home in Yellow Grass, SK for reports of a fire on April 20. There, they found the body of Abbie Speir, 33.  Kevin Obina Okafor, 37, is facing charges.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Death suspicious   Woman found dead  

Stabbing

OTTAWA - Police have identified Devon Labelle, 24, as the man killed in the attack in the 200-block of Montreal Road around.  Labelle was walking out of the Jean Coutu pharmacy when he was surrounded by a group of men who attacked him.   (CBC)  MORE:   Looking for multiple suspects   Stabbing

 

 

Double homicide

WILLIAMS LAKE - Police have confirmed the names of the victims of a double homicide as Jonathan Sellars, 30, and Devon Stewart, 26.  (CFJC)    MORE:   2 victims identified 

Son charged

STRATHCONA COUNTY - Kristian Darius Stroh, 35, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his father Norman Eric Stroh, 71.   (Global)  MORE:   Son charged  

 

 

Shooting

TORONTO - Leonard Pinnock, 33, was waiting in a vehicle parked outside a strip mall near Dufferin St and Bowie Ave at around 9:30pm when he was shot multiple times by an unknown assailant.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified 

2 teenage girls

SAGKEENG FN - 2 teenage girls face murder charges after Serena McKay, 19, died in what RCMP say was a homicide in the Sagkeeng First Nation.  (CBC)   MORE:   Video alleged to show deadly attack   Another video  

 

 

6 months

WINDSOR - Andrew Williams, 31, who drove his minivan into the path of a freight train, killing 2 of his children and seriously injuring a third in 2012, was sentenced to 6 months in jail.   (Windsor Star)   MORE:   6 months

Identified

HOPE - The male victim was identified by the IHIT as Michael Walter Bonin, 20, a Prince George resident.  (The Progress)    MORE:   Victim identified   Man murdered   Suspicious death   Body found 

 

 

Charged 

NANAIMO - Brandon Tyler Woody, 30, is charged with murdering Andrew Alexander McLean, 34.   (Victoria Times Colonist)  MORE:   Targeted shooting    Charges laid   Man in custody

Charged

HUNTSVILLE - Michel Earl, 45, later succumbed to his injuries.  Charles Hayhoe, 42, has been charged with second degree murder.  (Metroland Media)    MORE:   Charged with murder  

 

 

7 now charged

MARKHAM - On Nov 7, police found Kong Wu Wang, 50, without vital signs.   Qiao Xi Zeng, 41, Xue Mao Gong, 32, Qin Long Xue, 22, Yong-Yout Salapseng, Haoxing Feng, 27. Jessy Hardwick, 26, and Doran Blackwood, 24, have been charged with first-degree murder and kidnapping.   (CTV) 


5th suspect charged
Murder OC related
Identified
Man ID'd   

 

 

Arrest

MISSISSAUGA - Cheryl McVarish, 43, was found dead on the driveway of her home on Westmount Ave.  Gil DaSilva, 64, was charged with second-degree murder. DaSilva is the father of the victim's boyfriend.  (CP24)

Murder charge laid

Arrest

Arrest made

Murdered

Body found

Body found

Death suspicious 

 

 

Identified

WHITEHORSE - RCMP found Wendy Margaret Carlick, 51, and Sarah Macintosh, 53, dead at a residence on April 19.  RCMP say both deaths are being treated as homicides.  (CBC)   MORE:   MMIW advocate a victim 

Son charged

EDMONTON - Officers responding to a call for assistance at 13019 32 St found the body of Kathy Dickout, 53.   Jason Glenn Dickout, 30, is charged.   (Edmonton Journal)   MORE:   Charged   Suspicious death   Woman found dead

 

 

Victim's body located

WINNIPEG - Christine Wood was last seen Aug 19, 2016.  Her body was found by a landowner who was checking his crops in the RM of Springfield.   Brett Overby, 30, was charged with second degree murder in connection with Wood's death.   (Global)

Victim's body found
Body found
Human remains found
Missing a homicide
Man charged
Suspect charged  

 

 

Hit-and-run arrest 

OTTAWA - The 30-year-old driver of the Civic died in hospital.  Jakob Wham, 20, was charged   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Police looking for hit-and-run driver 

Victim identified 

PENTICTON - Randal Toews, 52, died after being shot at 998 Creston Ave.   (Castanet)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Suspect released       

 

 

Man charged

GARDINER MINES - Richard Wayne MacNeil, 40, faces a count of first degree murder in the death of Sara Beth Ann Forbes, 33.  (Coastal Radio)  MORE:   Man charged 

Death probed

FORT MCMURRAY - Mark Wiley, 33, died in hopsital after an assault on Franklin Ave.   (Edmonton Journal)  MORE:   Assault now suspicious death   Assault victim dies   Assault fatal   

 

 

Homicide

TORONTO - The victim has been identified as Martin RW Hauck, 56.  A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Glenn Gaetan, 25, for first degree murder.  (CP24) MORE:   Suspect surrenders to police

Charge laid

WINNIPEG - Judy Kenny, 44, was found dead in a home in the 400-block of Camden Place.  A second degree murder charge has been laid against Brenda Lee Schuff, 44.   (CTV)   MORE:   Woman charged  

 

 

Man turns himself in

NOTRE-DAME-DU-LAUS - David Lepage, 60, walked into the SQ detachment in Gatineau and told police he had killed 2 people, his common-law wife Priscilla Lee Bond and the couple's daughter Gabrielle Lepage, 15.  (PostMedia)   MORE:   Charges   Victims identified  

Charged

CHIPMAN - Police said Raymond Nickerson, 36, was charged with 2 counts of second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of Jason Williams, 40, and Terrance Sutton, 39.  (Global)   MORE:  Double homicide charge    Charged   Neighbor describes scene   Double homicide   

 

 

Identified

CALGARY - Police have identified a man who died as Timothy Albert Voytilla, 44.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Man dies in hospital  

Death suspicious

WHITEHORSE - Greg Alvin Dawson, 45, was found dead on April 6.  (CBC)   MORE:   Death a homicide   

 

 

2 arrested

TORONTO - Samatar Farah, 24, was standing outside his home when he was shot.   Taufiq Stanley, 20, and Trevor Barnett, 25, were arrested in connection with the investigation.  Arrest warrants have been issued for Alexander Fountain and Shaquan McLean, 23.   (CP24) 

TPS news release

Cops bust 2, seek 2 more

Arrests

Feuding neighbourhoods

Body found

Body found       

 

 

Victim ID'd 

BRAMPTON - Jordan Buchner, 23, was found dead in the parking lot at Masta's Lounge.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Police identify man   Man identified   Shooting   Man dead  

Semi hit-and-run

GREAT FALLS - The man who was killed in a crash just outside of Great Falls has been identified as Marvin Knutson, 72, from Swift Current, SK.   (KRTV)   MORE:   Victim identified 

 

 

Suspect in custody

PICKERING - Nicholas Tyler Baig, 25, was wanted for second degree murder after the body his wife, Arianna Goberdhan, 27. (CBC)   MORE:   Husband in custody   Murder charge upgraded   

Homicide

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY - Ken Ferrill, 43, was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  A 25-year-old adult male was arrested.  (Metroland Media)  MORE:   Homicide    

 

 

Charged

GATINEAU - Michel Delangie-Rainville, 31, was arrested on a charge of hit-and-run causing death. Guilian Zhang, 71, was walking her adult tricycle in the area when police say she was struck by a truck.  (CTV)     PREVIOUS:   Lonesome death   Hit-and-run   Woman dies  

4 years

FREDERICTON - Police say Marc-Andre Doucet, 26, was driving when the vehicle left the road near the river in downtown on June 10, 2016.  The body of Jennifer Brewer, 24, was recovered from the St. John River 2 days later.   (CTV)   MORE:   4 years   Impaired charge  

 

 

Accused 

WEBBWOOD - Joseph Michael Pollard, 30, is charged with first-degree murder following a fatal house fire.  Officials have not released the name of the victim. (Sun Media) 

Arrested

OTTAWA - Police allege Brayton Kennedy shot Jacob Thompson, 40, on Sept 24, 2016.   (CBC)   MORE:   Son arrested   Accessory   Accessory charges   Homicide  

 

 

Warrant for shooter

MISSISSAUGA - On Feb 7, 2016 police Sharmarke Farah, 17, suffering from a gunshot wound.  Mohamud Kheyre, 20, is suspected of first degree murder.  (insauga)  MORE:   Suspect   Lounge shooting   Shooting  

12 years

OTTAWA - Devontay Hackett will be eligible for parole for 12 years for the 2014 prom night murder that killed Brandon Volpi, 18.  (CTV)     MORE:   12 years    Guilty   Found guilty   Arrest warrant    Teen stabbed to death   

 

 

RCMP keep homicide from public

KAMLOOPS - For the first time the public is being made aware of a homicide that took place 7 months ago.  RCMP say the remains of Robert Leslie Gair, 52, was murdered on or around Sept 13, 2016.  RCMP have yet to make an arrest in the killing.  The family was told of Robert's death on Oct 6.  (CFJC Today)  

Fleeing from hit-and-run

OHSWEKEN - A licence plate at a hit-and-run scene matched the vehicle driven by a man involved in the fatal crash that killed Grace King, 12, and Waagosh Secord, 14.  Wyatt Martin, 21, died at the scene.   (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   3 killed in crash   2 children still in intensive care  

 

 

2 arrested

WINNIPEG - Police found Shania Chanel Chartrand, 21, on Spence St.  Police arrested Lacy Sorokowki, 22, and Christopher Ray St Paul, 24.   (CBC)  MORE:   Man, woman charged   2 charged   Police identify victim   Woman identified

Found guilty in cold case

KINGSTON - Brian J. Riches, 43, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years.  Phong-Nien Chau's body was discovered beaten and strangled in his cell at Joyceville Institution back in 1994. (Sun Media)  

 

 

Man found dead

TURTLEFORD - The dead man is Neal Okanee, 27.   (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)   MORE:   Found dead  Sudden death

Identified

THUNDER BAY - Police identified the body found on Athens Drive as Leroy Marc Troutlake, 29.   (TB News Watch) 

 

Murders-suicide

MOBERLY LAKE - Linda Watson, 47, and her daughter Krystina Haggard, 15, were found dead in their home.  Tony Labrie, a man who had recently arrived in the community, was also found dead in the home with the 2 women.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   3 found dead    Another public service not releasing identifies  

2 inmates charged

STONY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTION - Staff a nameless 50-year-old man in his cell suffering from serious injuries on Feb 20. He was transported to hospital and died of his injuries on March 3.  Tristan Storm Fisher, 20, and Carl Jessie Klyne, 23, have been charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)   

 

 

Charged

DESCHAMBAULT LAKE - Melinda Gladys Charles, 47, body was discovered.  Daniel Moses Ballantyne, 44, faces charges.  (Saskatoon Star Phoenix)  MORE:   Man charged   Man charged   Death deemed suspicious   Body found 

Body found

LAVAL - Police have confirmed the identity of the man who was found lifeless by the side of Highway 13 in Laval.  SQ says Kellen Seow, 34, was killed in what appears to be a drug-related homicide.   (Montreal Gazette)    MORE:   Linked to drug trafficking     

 

 

Identified

HAMILTON - Melvin Jn'Marie, 40, was taken to Hospital and later died from his injuries.  Antonio Sedeno Charles, 30, faces a second-degree murder charge.  (Hamilton Spectator)    MORE:   Arrest   Homicide  

Woman charged

EDMONTON - An autopsy revealed that the woman Sara Crane, 21, died from a stab wound after an altercation with Megan Loos, 25.   (CTV)   MORE:   Woman charged    Woman charged   Stabbing

 

 

Homicide

EDMONTON - An autopsy determined Benedicto George, 25, died as a result of being shot.   (CTV)  MORE:   Man was shot    Death ruled a homicide    

Senior homicide

HAMILTON - James Acker, 86, was attacked by a second male patient - who is 83 and also has Alzheimer's - at St Joseph's Villa.   (CBC) 

 

 

Shooting

BURLINGTON - Dr Ferdinand 'Fred' Mejilla, 50, was fatally shot at his business, Mejilla Family Chiropractic Clinic  The suspect, identified as David Williamson, 44, is suffering from what police believe to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  (CTV)  MORE:   Father dies of injuries   Former patient is the subject   Clinic receptionist married to suspect    Suspect dies in hospital 

3 more charged

PELICAN NARROWS - Mark Clarence Michel, 16, was pronounced dead.  River Blade Storm Linklater, 22, was arrested.  Police also arrested River Jason James Charles, 19, Layton Adolph McCallum, 22, and a 17-year-old male and have charged them with first-degree murder and participation in a criminal organization.   (Global)  MORE:   3 more charged   Charged   Facing charges   

 

 

Police confirm murder

VERNON - Josef Rogers, 26, whose body was found on the side of the road last week was a murder.  (Castanet)   MORE:   Death treated as homicide   Man was murdered  

Cold case

TORONTO - Police say they have not given up their search for Dennis Melvin Howe, (now 76 in 2017, if alive) the man wanted in the Jan 23, 1983 killing of Sharin Morningstar Keenan, 9.   (CBC)

 

 

Charged

WILKIE - Wesley John Veit was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Heidi Veit.   (Global)   MORE:   Husband charged   Estranged husband charged   Woman found dead  

Shooting

VAUGHAN - Dominic Triumbari, was pronounced dead on scene after being found with multiple gunshot wounds.  (CTV) MORE:   Shooting   Man killed   Police release video  

 

 

Police lay charges

HALIFAX - Police have laid charges in connection with the homicide of Naomi Kidston, 26.  Donald Murray Peters, 50, was arrested in Saint John, NB.  (Global)

Man charged

Police charge man

DNA helped in cold case

Arrest

NS rewards case Kidston   

 

 

2+ years

CALGARY - Karl Schwartz, 32, the drunk driver who killed 11-year-old Tammy Truong when his vehicle smashed into a minivan has been sentenced to 2+ years in prison.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea to drunk driving 

Murdered

MISSISSAUGA - Police are hunting a killer after revealing that the death of Cheryl McVarish is a murder investigation.   (MetroLand)   MORE:   Body found   Body found    Death suspicious 

 

 

Missing upgraded

EDMONTON - Police quietly transferred the Dylan Koshman file from their missing person unit to their homicide department.  Koshman was last seen on Thanksgiving weekend in Oct 2008.   (CBC)  

Shot man crashes vehicle

VAUGHAN - The victim was travelling in the eastbound lanes of Highway 7 just west of Jane St at around 1:30am when he crashed his vehicle into a pole.  He has been identified as Laquan Lyew, 26.   (CP24)  MORE:   Man shot  

 

 

Another youth charged

WINNIPEG - A 17-year-old male youth was arrested and has been charged with second-degree murder.  Canon Franklin Beardy, 28, died on Feb 6 in hospital.  Joshua Leclerc, 20, along with a 16-year-old male youth and a 14-year-old male youth had previously been charged in connection with the murder.  (CTV) 

Another arrest

Youth sought

Teens wanted for murder  

Police searching for 3rd suspect 

Suspects

Victim ID'd

Sudden death

Man dies

Police investigate   

 

 

CPS won't face charges

CALGARY - Colton Crowshoe was last seen alive in the early hours of July 4, 2014 and was reported missing by his family on July 6.  The indigenous man's body was found on July 24, 2014 in a water retention pond in NE Calgary. His death was deemed a homicide and the case remains unsolved.  (Metronews)  

 

Mistakes were made

No racial bias

No charges

Murder investigation

Family speaks out 

 

 

Charged

TORONTO - Investigation began into the shooting death of Angela Skorulski, 56, at her Lakeshore Road W residence in Oakville.  James Scordino, 53, has been charged with first degree murder.   (Toronto Star)

Arrest
Man charged
Police ID victim
Homicide victim
Slain woman ID'd
Suspicious death  

 

 

Medical marijuana and OC  

TORONTO - Antonio Sergi, 53, who was shot dead in his  La Rush Drive driveway was deeply involved in the medical marijuana industry, including a province-wide bid to unionize growers and the shady operation of an urban pot farm.  The motive for his gangland-style murder at 2:30am on March 31 is not yet known.   (National Post) 

 Gunned down

 Identified

'Tony Large' shot dead

Targeted shooting

Shooting

Murder      

 

 

Mafia murder

MONTREAL - The man found dead murdered in the Anjou district is Nicola Di Marco, aka Big Nick.   (La Presse)   MORE:   Big Nick whacked  Homicide  

Victim named

PRINCE ALBERT - Damian Ballantyne, 34 died in a residence at 347 9 St E.  (Prince Albert Daily Herald)   MORE:   Victim mourned  

 

 

Victim went to police

MONTREAL - BEI is looking into how local police handled a complaint by Daphne Boudreault, 19. The teenager was found injured in an apartment later that day. She died from injuries in hospital later.  A man (Anthony Pratte, 22) was detained as 'an important witness.' (CBC)  MORE:   Alerted police   Victim told police she was in danger 

Man was under surveillance

SOOKE - Michael Gregory Widner, 39, was under the RCMP's surveillance for 'some time' before he was found murdered near a highway in Port Renfrew.  Widner's ties to the Hells Angels biker gang was confirmed.   (Sooke News Mirror)   MORE:   Investigated as homicide   Death treated as homicide   Prospect found dead 

 

 

Wanted

TORONTO - Jordan Bacchus, 27, is wanted in Belize for the May 6, 2016 murder of Melvin Almendarez.  (Sun Media)  PREVIOUS:   Still no arrest   

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Mohamed Abdulkadir Ali, 28, was found on Meighen Ave suffering a serious gunshot wound.   (CBC)MORE:   Shooting 

 

 

Boy murdered

ST CATHARINES - Whitney Dumas found her 7-year-old son Nathan Dumas, who is Justin Kuijer's stepson, critically injured.  Shortly afterwards, police began a manhunt for her ex-boyfriend Kuijer, 43, for attempted murder in connection to the bank stabbing.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Stepfather arrested    Wanted man   Hunt for wanted man  

Shooting

WOODBRIDGE - Officers found a 40-year-old male victim and a woman unresponsive outside a commercial building.  The woman, Mila Barberi, 28, of Vaughan, died. The man received minor injuries, police say.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Police identify woman   2 shot   Police identify victim    2nd suspect sought    

 

 

Charged

MISTAWASIS FN - Danny Ledoux, 30, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Cindy Joseph, 28.   (CBC) 

 

Man charged

Man charged  

 

 

Guilty

VICTORIA - Leslie Hankel, 52, was shot and killed during a home invasion.  Andrew Jonathan Belcourt was found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2010 slaying.   It's the second time Belcourt has been found guilty, but he successfully appealed his first conviction in 2012.   (CTV)  MORE:   Man found guilty    2nd trial  

Husband in custody

LIMA - Originally from Abbotsford, Kimberlee Suzanne Kasatkin, 41, had been living in Lima with her common-law husband Christopher Franz and their 2 young children for nearly 4 years. Last Nov, she disappeared without a trace.  This week, police arrested her husband in connection with her disappearance.   (CTV)   MORE:   Search for daughter  

 

 

2 charged

SUDBURY - The body of Kenneth Edwards, 59, was found at the scene of a shed fire on Bancroft Drive about 9am March 11.  Darcy Sheppard, 29, and Patrick Sweeney, 29, have each been charged.  (Sun Media)   PREVIOUS:   Charged    Body found   Body found   

Arrested

FORT FRANCES - Police have identified the victims as Carol Affleck, 66, and Lovern Affleck, 77.  Tyler John Cousineau, 37, is charged 2 counts of second-degree murder.  (TB News Watch)   MORE:   Charged    Police name victims, suspect      

 

 

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Dylan Greenaway, 21, was found without vital signs and with traumatic injuries to the head outside Alvin Curling Public School.  (CBC)   

Body identified

Homicide investigating  

 

 

Canadian killed

PUERTO VIEJO - Bruce McCallum, 58, was fatally stabbed in the town of Puerto Viejo.  (Global)   MORE:   Teacher stabbed   Teacher slain   Canadian tourist killed 

Death a homicide

BRANTFORD - A coroner attended the scene and pronounced Robert Waite, 69, deceased.     (Brant News)   MORE:   Body discovered   Identified   Deemed murder 

 

 

Charges dropped  

ST GEORGES - Jason Andrew Bruyere, 26, was originally charged with second-degree murder and weapons offences following the killing of Jody Brown, 43, and Steven Chevrefils, 35.    (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charged in double homicide   Double homicide 

Jail time

VERNON - Lori Victoria Vance, 39, pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death in connection to a fatal crash on Oct 23, 2014.  The crash killed Erin Rae Smith, 33, of Kelowna.   (Global)   MORE:   Impaired crash nets jail sentence   Crash victim identified  

 

 

Woman identified

BARRIE - Dana Camber, 50, was transported to hospital, where she was pronounced dead.   (CTV)   MORE:   Reported shooting   

Charged

CHRISTOPHER LAKE - Ryan Clark, 28, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Chris Durocher.   (Global)   MORE:   Murder charge laid 

 

 

Accused

SASKATOON - Cheyenne Rose Antoine, 20, is accused of killing Brittney Gargol in March 2015.   (CBC)   MORE:   Woman charged   PREVIOUS:  It could happen to anybody    Death a homicide 

Verdict

CALGARY - Scott Ferguson was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend, Susan Elko.  (CBC)   MORE:   8 years   Killer apologizes  Guilty of manslaughter   Victim never stood a chance    Man charged 

 

 

Detectives lay charges

EDMONTON - Casey Darrell Crier, 29, was found dead inside an apartment suite in Block G at 422 Briarwynd Court on March 22, 2015.  Burton William Baptiste Jr, 30, has been charged with second-degree murder. (Sun Media)  MORE:   Charged in stabbing death  Victim identified   Homicide 

Loose rules

OAKWOOD - On Feb 24, a fire swept through a foster home on Quaker Rd.  Teenager, Kassy Finbow, and one of the caregivers, Andrea Reid, were killed.   A 17-year-old resident of the rural foster home for girls has been charged with 2 counts of second-degree murder.   (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   1 identified, 1 nameless   2nd person dies   Youth charged 

 

 

I stabbed my girlfriend

CALGARY - Scott Ferguson, 24, admitted to killing his girlfriend Susan Elko, 39, on a 911 call made minutes after she was fatally stabbed.   (CBC)  MORE:   Ferguson trial   Stabbing   

Youth found guilty

REGINA - An 18-year-old man has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing death.  Saeed Warraich, 49, was in another car and was killed.  He was 16 at the time of the crash.   (CBC)  

 

 

Victim ID'd

MISSISSAUGA - Police have identified the victim as Shane Thomas, 28.  (CBC)   MORE:   Identified   Shooting   1 dead   

Hit-and-run charges

MIRA ROAD - Jackie Deveau, 54, was killed while walking on the side of Highway 125.  RCMP arrested Thomas Joseph Smith, 26.   (CBC)  MORE:   Accused has a history   Victim identified   Hit-and-run        

 

 

Fires connected to murder

ST CATHARINES - Livia Beirnes, 74, was tied to a pole in her basement when her home at 11 Oakwood Ave was set ablaze on Aug. 4, 2010.   (Sun Media) MORE:   Livia Beirnes 2010 homicide    Reward offered  

Victim of foul play

THUNDER BAY - On Nov 24, 2016, Justin 'Milky' Duncan, 23, was reported as a missing person.  Police believe that Justin was the victim of foul play.  (Net News Ledger)   MORE:   Linked to homicide   Believed murdered   Suspect foul play

 

 

Arrest

TORONTO - Kareem Hastings, 22, was found dead in the stairwell of a high-rise on Lawrence Ave W.  Kadeem Davis, 22, is charged with first-degree murder.  (CP24)   MORE:   Man arrested   Charged   Identified   Shooting   Suspicious death   Body found     

Documents name victim

EDMONTON - Terrance Logan Farnham, 38, was charged with aggravated assault, but the charge was upgraded after Glen DaCosta died of his injuries in hospital.  (Edmonton Journal)  PREVIOUS:   Inured man dies   Man charged   

 

 

Police name victim

TORONTO - Shoaib Asakzai, 25, was found in life-threatening condition in a parking lot on Thorncliffe Park Drive.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Man killed   Identified    Shooting   Shot man dies 

Identified

CALGARY - A man found dead inside a bullet-riddled car has been identified as Hussam Ahmad Ismal, 31.   (CBC)   MORE:   Name released   Suspicious death   Body found  

 

 

Homicide

WAINWRIGHT - Nichole Clifford, 31, was found dead in her home.   (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Woman found dead   

Woman found dead

ORILLIA - The deceased has been identified as Jennifer Clough, 31, of Ramara Township.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Police ID woman   

 

 

Assault victim dies

CALGARY - Trisheena Simon, 28, died in hosptial on Feb 24.   (CBC) 

OPP investigating

MISHKEEGOGAMANG FN - Delbert Sainnawap, 34, died in hospital.  (CBC) 

 

Homicide

WINDSOR - Dallas Nelson, 19, is dead and David Formosa, 45, is in custody after a dispute between them ended in a fatal gunshot.  (Windsor Star)  MORE:   Fatal shooting   Man charged  

Woman was shot

EDMONTON - Cynthia Deborah Kennedy, 39, died from gunshot wounds.   (Global)     MORE:   Shot    Woman had warrants for fraud   Body found   Found dead  

 

4 charged

CALGARY - Trevor Lomond was found Sept 13, 2016.  Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan, 30, Abdulrizak Osman Jeyte, 30, Mahad Liban Dirir, 31, and Ahmed Mohamed Farah, 32, are each charged with first-degree murder.  (Metro)  MORE:   4 charged   Arrested   4 men charged  

3 charged

WINNIPEG -  Jennifer Barrett, 42, shared a home at 38 Forest Lake Drive with the 3 accused.   Perez Adaryll Cleveland, 43, was charged with first degree murder.  Jessica Elizabeth Reid, 34, and Holley Alyssa Sullivan, 28, were both charged with accessory after the fact.   (CTV)   MORE:   3 arrested   Brutal death     

 

 

 

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