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Lower Mainland Murders 2015 

Lower Mainland Murders 2014 

To stand trial

CALGARY - Douglas Garland accused of murdering Alvin and Kathy Liknes and the couple's grandson, 5-year-old Nathan O'Brien, will stand trial on 3 first-degree murder charges.  (CTV)    MORE:   Garland to stand trial   Disappearance of Nathan O'Brien, Kathryn & Alvin Liknes

 

Charged

REGINA - Police have charged Steven Blaine Pascal, 36, the brother of Trent Pascal, 22, with his murder.   (CBC)   MORE:   Brother charged  

 

Woman charged

MONTREAL - Daisy Lachance, 29, was charged with second-degree murder after Serge Levac, 54, was stabbed to death.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Man found stabbed 

  

Grandson charged

TORONTO - The victim has been identified as Herma Parkes, 71.  Police have charged her grandson Cameron Alexander Mossaddad, 23, with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Man charged    Woman found dead  

 

Death result of homicide

SAINT JOHN - A coroner's inquest jury said Serena Perry, the 22-year-old psychiatric patient at a hospital in Saint John, died from asphyxia due to strangulation as the result of homicide.  A male patient was released without being charged.  Perry was an involuntary patient at the hospital's psychiatric unit.  (CP)     

 

Woman mourned

WINNIPEG - Emergency crews found Kathleen Leary inside her Cheltenham Cove home with serious upper body injuries and she later died.  A youth known to the victim has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Youth charged

 

Victim ID'd

WINNIPEG - Dorothy Dykens, 89, was the victim of a homicide in the 400-block of Tremblay St.  Melissa Joyce Gabriel, 35, has been charged.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Victim identified   Accused had troubled past    Arrest   Charged

 

Suspects named

LONDON, ON  - Officers responded to Richmond St found Jesse Scott James, 23, suffering from several stab wounds. He later died in hospital.  Police are looking for Isak 'Strapz' Adams, 20, and Elvira 'Maya' Krstic, 18.  (CTV)   MORE:   Suspects turn themselves in    Victim identified

  

Charged

WHISTLER - Luka Gordic, 19, was killed during an altercation in an alley near a nightclub on Main St between two groups.  Homicide investigators say three 17-year-olds are charged with manslaughter, and a fourth 18-year-old man is also facing charges.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Violent weekend   Man killed

 

Victim identified

TORONTO - Abdiweli Mohamed Yusuf, 21, was shot in the doorway of the Rotana Cafe on Danforth Ave.   MORE:   Victim ID'd   Shooting   Man killed 

  

Charged

SADDLE LAKE - Gordon McGilvery, 41, has been charged with second-degree murder after police found the remains of Creedance Cardinal, 31, in a 'secluded location' on the property after doing a search.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Murder charge laid

 

Stabbing

WINNIPEG - Milton Brian Richard, 35, is dead after he was reportedly stabbed in the 800-block of Alexander Ave around 11pm.  (CBC)   MORE:   Stabbing  

Victim identified

CALGARY - Police have identified the victim as Taylor Zanoni, 23.  (CTV)   MORE:   Identified   Shooting victim  

 

Police appeal for help 

TORONTO - Police have determined the victim was Nitiyand Gary Singh, 22.   (CBC)   MORE:   Murdered   Man was murdered   Homicide   Death deemed homicide

 

Guilty of impaired

OTTAWA - A judge ruled that Dr. Christy Natsis was within Bryan Casey's lane and did not brake or slow down before smashing into his vehicle.   (CTV) MORE:   Found guilty   Natsis guilty

 

Homicide

EDMONTON - The deceased is Jason Costouros, 32.  He had spent some time behind bars in the past, after being found guilty of accessory to murder, in the death of David Wong more than 7 years ago.  (CTV)   MORE:   Shooting   Man found dead on parents' driveway  Convicted   Shooting

 

11 years

BRIDGEWATER - Terry Roy Levy was found guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Terry Green, 47, his daughter's boyfriend.  Green's body was found in a field on Little Tancook Island on July 8, 2014.   (CTV)   MORE:   Life sentence   Found guilty     Homicide

 

Murder

SAINT-HIPPOLYTE - The victim, Sandro Duquette, 23, was known to the police.   (Journal de Montreal)   PREVIOUS:   Death deemed suspicious  

 

Accused had history of assault

REGINA - The man accused of killing Celeste Yawney, 33, is Duran Redwood, 26, an ex-boyfriend who was previously convicted of assaulting her.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Charged laid   Police investigating death  

 

Charges laid

EDMONTON - Police have laid several charges against James Miller-Laney, 29, including dangerous driving causing death and flight from a police officer causing death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged   Woman dies    

 

Clock of secrecy

VICTORIA - The family of Julie Khurana, 56, who is also known by her maiden name, Julie Cox, said that a coroner's report revealed she was killed by her husband, Peter Khurana, dying April 21 as a result of blunt force trauma to the head. They were also told that Peter Khurana, 58, then set fire to the home before hanging himself.  (Victoria Times Colonist)   MORE:   Deaths were murder-suicide   Murder-suicide   Domestic violence is not a private matter 

 

13 years

CALGARY - Haden Didier has been sentenced in connection to the May 1, 2013 stabbing death of Kurlan Rick Joseph, 25.  (CTV)   MORE:  Sentenced   Life sentence   Police lay charges   Domestic stabbing   Charged  

 

Investigated as homicide

TORONTO - A fire that broke out in a home at 1569 Dupont St and left a Paul Ventura dead is now being investigated as a homicide.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Fire deemed homicide    House fire claims life   Paul Ventura

 

Police won't face charges

THUNDER BAY – SIU has exonerated Police in the August 2014 death of child killer Kevin Guy Boucher, 38.  SIU said there were no reasonable grounds to charge any officers with a criminal offence in the incident, which occurred after 8-year-old Brandi Marie Wingert was murdered and her mother injured at their Donald Street home.  (TB News Watch)   MORE:   SIU decision    Identified   Police identify victim   Murder-suicide      

Identified

TISDALE - LaTasha Gosling, 27 and her children, Janayah, 4, Jenika, 8, and Landen, 7, were found slain.  The male suspect was tracked to a home in Prince Albert, and when police entered the premises they found him dead.  A 6-month-old baby with him was found alive.   (CBC)  MORE:   Killer identified   Killer sent pictures of bodies   Woman had broken up with boyfriend    

Body found

NIAGARA FALLS - The body of Alexander Fraser, 49, was recovered at the Sir Adam Beck Generating Station in Niagara Falls.  4 people have been charged with killing him, even though his body was missing.  Victoria Harvey, 20, Brad MacGarvie, 25, Duran Wilson, 29, and Thomas Nagy, 25 were charged with first-degree murder.  (Canoe)   MORE:   Body of missing man found   4 charged   

 

Shooting

TORONTO - Marlon Lennox Mason, 33, was shot as he was getting into his vehicle that was parked in front of a home on Campbell Ave.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Man dead

Assault victim dies

HAMILTON - Gordon O'Hara, 33, and Joshua O'Hara, 27, both of Hamilton, face charges in relation to the killing of William McConville, 40.  (CHML)  MORE:   Victim dies 

 

 

Identified

BURLINGTON - Ryan Powless, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene after the car he was driving was struck head-on by a pickup truck driving the wrong way on the highway.  Ricardo Cabral, 35, faces numerous charges including impaired driving causing death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified 

3 charged

KITCHENUHMAYKOOSIB INNINUWUG - Joshua Nanokeesic, 16, was found in need of medical assistance on Friday, April 24 and subsequently died on May 11.  Loyal McKay, 19, Joshua Darion Storm and a 17-year-old have been remanded.  (TB News Watch)   PREVIOUS:   Now a homicide  

 

 

Arrest

HAMILTON - Richard Doucette, died after he was stabbed on the evening of Feb 28th, 2014.  Sean Harold Micks, 30, is charged.  (CP)   PREVIOUS:   Stabbing victim   Police name victim   Man dead, woman critical    

Driver charged

EDMONTON - Police report they have charged David Gershon Bookhalter, 60, with two counts in connection with a fatal hit and run.  A 26-year old woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.  (Beacon)   MORE:   Driver charged   Motorcyclist killed    

 

 

Death a homicide

GARDEN HILL - RCMP are treating the death of Teresa Robinson, 11, on the Garden Hill First Nation as a homicide.  (CBC)  MORE:   Homicide    Body found     

Ruled a homicide

CALGARY - Police say the death of Jessica Rae Newman, 24, whose body was found near Range Road 284 and Township Road 264 has been ruled a homicide.  (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide    

 

 

5th person arrested

REGINA - Bronson Chad Gordon, 30, was arrested for first-degree murder in the death of Reno Lee, 34.  John Earl Desjarlais, 34, Daniel Theodore, 31, and Andrew Michael Bellegarde, 21, have each been charged with first-degree murder.  Jonie Victoria Reed, 29, with accessory after the fact to murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   More arrests made   

Charged

LETHBRIDGE - The 3 victims, Kyle Devine, 27, Clarissa English, 24, and Dakota English, 18, died from multiple stab wounds.  Austin Vielle, 21, is facing 3 counts of second degree murder.  (Beacon)   MORE:   Charged with 3 counts    Motivated by jealousy   Charged   Victims identified   Identified   3 victims identified   

 

 

Conviction overturned

MISSISSAUGA - Ontario's top court has overturned the conviction of Mohamad Al-Kassem who was found guilty of criminal negligence causing death for striking and killing Ronald Persaud with his SUV on Dec. 16, 2009.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Court overturns conviction   Free on bail during appeal   Jury reaches split decision  Charged    Arrest in hit-and-run  

Granted new trial

QUEBEC CITY - Quebec's Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for Alain Perreault, found guilty in 2011 of killing Lyne Massicotte, 43, a woman he met online.  Her remains were never found.  Perreault was arrested 6 years later after making a confession to an undercover police officer who was posing as a criminal in a 'Mr. Big' sting operation.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Convicted 

 

 

Murdered

LOUISVILLE - Scott Hunter was visiting the area with a friend for the Kentucky Derby.  Tyrone Thomas, 19, Fatima Abu-Diab, 20, and Fahed Abu-Diab, 18, face murder and robbery charges   (CBC)   MORE:   Toronto man shot   Man slain   Not guilty pleas  

Arrests

OTTAWA - Sharif Said, 21, was found dead  Khalid Mohammad, 26, is charged with second-degree murder. Abdulaziz Abdullah, 28, is charged with accessory after the fact.   (Sun Media)   MORE:   Shooting leads to charges    Identified   Police investigating

 

 

Charged

KITCHENER - Police say they've arrested Noel Francis, 27, in connection with the murder of Devane Anttony Campbell on Nov 30, 2012.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charged laid   Man charged   Shooting victim   Shooting    

Arrest

SAUGEEN FN - The deceased has been identified as Robert Johnson, 66, of the Saugeen First Nation.  Jesse Farr, 19, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charge in elder's death  

 

 

Identified

TORONTO - Lascelles Allen, 51, has been charged in the death of Suraiya Gangaram, a mother of 3 school-age children whose body was found on Friday in a townhouse on Danzig St.  (CBC)   MORE:   Ex-boyfriend charged   Named  Stabbing   Body found  

Sentenced

HALIFAX - A judge has sentenced Victoria Henneberry and Blake Leggette for the murder of Loretta Saunders.   (CP)   MORE:   'Is that justice?'   Loretta Saunders case    Guilty pleas   Pleads guilty   Letters from killer's perspective   Charged   Charges laid   Body found  

 

 

Canadian killed in India

MOGA - Harinder Singh Sran, 46, went for a holiday to India with his parents and brother on March 30.  (Winnipeg Free Press)   MORE:   Canadian gunned down    NRI killed in clash over land   

Shooting

TERREBONNE - Police say Richard Rousseau, 50, was shot in his wheelchair.  A gun with a silencer was left at the scene.  (CBC)   MORE:   Former biker shot   Man shot 

 

 

Charged

YELLOWKNIFE - John Wifladt, 39, was one of 2 men found seriously injured on Dec. 14 in an apartment on the third floor of Sunridge Place on 51 Ave. He died later in hospital.  Denecho King, 22, has been charged.  (CBC)  MORE:   Murder charge   1dead, 1 injured   Homicide 

2 charged

GRANDE PRAIRIE - Adrian Jordan Snider, 25, was reported missing on March 31.  Patrick Decque, 29, and Dominic Decque, 27, have been arrested.  Police continue to look for further suspects.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Brothers charged   Disappearance

 

 

Triple homicide

BURNS LAKE - Rueben Buhler, 54, has been charged following a triple homicide.  Police arrived and found 1 woman and 2 men dead inside a home. The identities of the 3 victims have not been released.  (CBC)   MORE:   Triple homicide

Arrest

OTTAWA - Connor Stevenson, 18, was stabbed multiple times.  Police arrested David Dubois, 19, on a charge of second-degree murder in the case.  (QMI)  MORE:   Arrest   Stabbed to death   Victim identified   Stabbing 

 

 

Youth charged

WHITEHORSE - A 15-year-old male has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Brandy Vittrekwa, whose body was found on a walking trail in Whitehorse Dec 8.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Found dead       

Father charged

TORONTO - Edward Bernard Junior Dwyer, 24, suffered stab wounds and was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later. The victim's father Edward Dwyer, 58, was taken into custody at the scene.  (CP24) 

 

 

Victim of domestic violence

BRANDON - Bradley Dean Harris, 51, was living alone at Westman Youth for Christ's U-Turn project home on the 100-block of 5 St.  Corinne April McKay, 45, was arrested at the scene and is charged with first-degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:   Bystanders tried to intervene   Witnesses   Sabbing       

Man dies after B&E

KIKINO METIS SETTLEMENT - A 38-year-old man died in hospital after being seriously injured during an incident in a home.  Cody Patrick Hardy, 22, and Tamara Myrna Hardy, 27, were charged with second degree, break and enter and robbery.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Man dead   Charges laid   2 charged

 

 

Charges laid

CALGARY - A 16-year-old girl, sustained trauma consistent with being struck by a vehicle. Security cameras show the victim was struck by a taxi.  GPS technology used by the taxi company has been able to positively confirm the vehicle in question.  Stanislaw Maguder, 70, the driver of the taxi, has been charged.  (CTV)   MORE:   Taxi driver charged in hit-and-run   Police charged taxi driver   Hit-and-run   Woman killed

Sentence doubled

OTTAWA - Vlad-Nicolae Precup got a 2-year jail term in 2011 for running down Mitchell Anderson, 38, a man who'd stroked the hood of his shiny red sports car in July 2008.  Precup won a new trial from the Court of Appeal for Ontario - but likely wished he hadn't when a judge handed him a 4-year prison sentence.  (QMI)   MORE:   4 years    New trial   Appeal court overturns conviction   Driver gets 2 years 

 

 

Identified

WINNIPEG - Godfrey Hayden, 27, died after he was stabbed multiple times at a party.  (CBC) MORE:   Family grieving    Name released    Homicide   

Identified

SASKATOON - Billy Johnston, 44, was pronounced deceased.  (CBC)   MORE:   News shocks family   Witness describes violence   Injured man dies

 

 

Arrests

SASKATOON - Michael James Robertson, 28, Nicole Ashley Paddy, 27, were taken into custody.  Rocky Genereaux, 42, died in hospital.  (CP)   MORE:   Suspects arrested    Victim identified    Victim identified   Victim    

Charged

CALGARY - The deceased has been identified as Rodney Conway, 44.  Joshua Jayson Matechuk, 25, has been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Identified   Police release identify   Hotel standoff

 

 

Shooting

WINNIPEG - Police found Garry Godson with gunshot wounds. He died in hospital.  (CTV)   MORE:   'My boy is dead'

Identified

EDMONTON - The deceased had been identified as Trevor Keith Deleeuw, 25.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim shot    Shooting fuelled by drug debt     Suspicious death 

 

 

Identified

MISSISSAUGA - The deceased as Ming-Chien (Theresa) Hsin, 59.  (CBC)  MORE:   Body found  Body found

OPP probe death

DRYDEN - The deceased has been identified as Travis Scott Herbert, 35.  (CP)   MORE:   Police investigating   

 

 

Stabbing

MISSISSAUGA - An 84-year-old man has died after a daytime stabbing in Mississauga that also sent his 80-year-old wife to hospital.  Trae Worrie, 21 has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder.  (CTV)    

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Police are investigating the city's latest homicide after Donald Beckles, 46, was shot multiple times outside his home at 163 Jamestown Crescent.   (CBC)     MORE:   Identified   Shooting  

 

 

35 years

CALGARY - Guevara Wilson Clorina, 28, pleaded guilty in the stabbing deaths of Chona Manzano and her 5-year-old son Gabrial on May 16, 2013.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Charged  

Homicide

EDMONTON - Paula Stiles, 44, was found dead inside her Sherwood Park home. (Edmonton Journal)   MORE:   Mother found dead    Sudden death   Woman found dead

 

 

Charged

CORNWALL - Jacqueline Martin, 52, had no vital signs when she was discovered around 9am at a home on Carleton St.  Jonathan Michaud, 28, was arrested and charged with murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Son charged in death of mother   Man faces murder charge    

Remains found

CALGARY - Human remains discovered in the Longview area are those of Nicholas Lush, 32.  Cody Kenneth Bauer, 24, and Kristopher Goerzen, 22, have both been charged with first degree murder.  (Beacon)    PREVIOUS:   2 charged   Suspects charged   2 arrested

 

 

Arrest

FORT MCMURRAY - Nigel LaFrance, 19, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in the death of a 26-year-old man.  (Global)    MORE:   Arrest in stabbing death    Stabbing   Homicide 

Victim identified

EDMONTON - A man whose body was found inside a fire-damaged vehicle on Highway 16 has been identified as Grant Potts, 25.   (CBC)   MORE:   Body ID'd     Deceased identified   Body found    

 

 

Stabbed

CLARENCE TOWN - Geoffrey Harding, 88, was stabbed to death while on vacation in the Bahamas.  (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect in police custody    BC expat   Stabbed to death 

Homicide victim

SASKATOON - Danny Tsannie, 16, was pronounced dead at the scene.  (CTV)   MORE:   Likely a homicide   Death suspicious   Teen found dead      

 

 

Nurse charged

PENETANGUISHENE - The charges against Joanna Flynn involves the death of a woman at Georgian Bay General Hospital identified as Deanna Leblanc, 39. She died on March 2, 2014.  (CBC)   MORE:   Nurse charged    

Convicted

ST JOHN'S - Ronald Thistle, 67, has admitted to drinking the night before and the morning of a St. John's collision that claimed the life of Nick Coates, 27.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man admits he was drunk   Memorial car show gets support 

 

 

Identified

BRAMPTON - Joshua Hilario, 25, died, his brother Chris, 30, is in hospital after they were both stabbed outside a home on McGraw Ave.   (Brampton Guardian)  PREVIOUS:   Brothers stabbed   3 sought   Double stabbing   

Arrested

TORONTO - Curtis Murray, 25, and Corey Murray, 29, have been arrested for the murder of Trevor Seraphine, 17.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Wanted arrested   Suspect charged   Victim ID'd   Shooting   Image of suspects  

 

 

Suspect found dead

RIMBEY - The victim has been identified by police as rural resident Paul Michanuik, 70.  Mounties confirmed the lone suspect in the killing had been found deceased.  (QMI)    MORE:    Death deemed a homicide    

Man charged

KITCHENER - Kate Lynn Reid, 51, was last seen in early January, and was reported missing at the end of that month.  Hugh Rayburn McColl, 61, has been arrested.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Murder charge laid      Human remains identified   Missing presumed dead  

 

 

Homicide

EDMONTON - The victim has been identified as Casey Darrell Crier, 29.  (CTV)   MORE:   Death deemed homicide     

Boyfriend charged

HAMILTON - Police have identified the victim as Renee Neganiwina, 26. Joseph Snelgrove, 38, is now in police custody.  (CBC) MORE:   Man charged     

 

 

Death deemed a homicide

TORONTO - Khee Hien Liem, 72, of Toronto was discovered semi-conscious at 2267 Lake Shore Blvd W. He was taken to hospital where he died from his injuries.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Victim identified   

Identified

BRAMPTON - Kathryn Horne, 58,was discovered with obvious injuries.  Richard Pereira, 36, was arrested at the home and is facing a second-degree murder charge.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Identified       Homicide    Homicide

 

 

Soldier kills 3, self  

KILLEEN - Police said Atase Giffa opened fire on 3 people, killing 2 and injuring 1 before forcing his wife, Dawn Giffa, 28, into another home, where he killed her and then himself.  Atase Giffa initially opened fire on 3 people: Lydia Farina, 31, Larry Guzman, 40, who were killed, and a 41-year-old woman at a residence on Godman St.  (Killeen Daily Herald)    MORE:   Canadian woman killed   Kingston woman dead in Texas 

Woman charged

MONTREAL - Jessie Quannaaluk, 55, was formally charged with second degree murder following the death of Paul Andrew Brown, 57.  Brown had a previous history of domestic abuse charges and was facing charges of sexual offences against minors in Montreal at the time of his death.  (CTV)  MORE:   Charged    Victim had just returned from court on sex charges    Homicide   

 

 

Son charged

PEEL - Ryan Ernest Roy, 25, is accused of killing Phyllis Roy, 52.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Son charged   Body found    

Victim identified

PRINCE GEORGE - Jason Hall, 45, was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound and later died.  (CP)   MORE:   Jason Hall is dead   Former biker shot dead    

 

 

Identified

CALGARY - Less than 3 hours before the body of Mohameddek Ali Mohamud, 25, was found near the park's ski jumps, the victim was called to a meeting by an unknown person.   (QMI)   MORE:   Body identified   Body found   Suspicious death

Charged

WINDSOR - Nancy Galbraith-Quick, 40, died Feb. 26, 2006 when she was hit while crossing the roadway.  OPP have arrested Scott Douglas Quick, Nancy Quick's former estranged husband.    (CBC)   MORE:   Estranged husband charged 

 

 

Hit-and-run

MISSISSAUGA - A pedestrian who was struck and killed in a hit-and-run has been identified as Bruno Trimarchi, 47.  Rui Santos, 54, of Mississauga, has been charged.  (Mississauga News)

Beaten to death

LOS CABOS - Police in Mexico are investigating the murder of Marty Gary Atwood, 50, found beaten to death on a beach in Los Cabos.   (QMI)   MORE:   Canadian identified     BCS Noticias

 

 

Court overturns jury verdict

WINDSOR - The witness had not heard Donald Dodd's voice in almost 5 years; at the time, she was with her boyfriend at a bar where loud music was playing and she was drinking and using cocaine.   Yet she testified that early on the morning of June 29, 2008, she heard Dodd's voice on her baby monitor - through static and for only about 4 to 10 seconds - at the location of the beating deaths of Peter Kambas, 53, and Vaios Koukousoulas, 63.   (Toronto Star)

 

Convicted wins appeal

17 years

Jury convicts

2012 ONSC 94 ruling on admissibility of statements

Police name skeletal remains

  

 

 

Charged with 3 murders

WINNIPEG - John Paul Ostamas is charged with 3 counts of murder.  Officers identified the man found dead behind 329 Hargrave St as Donald Collins, 65.  Police also identified the man found dead, hours later, behind 333 Portage Ave, as Stony Stanley Bushie, 48, Myles Monias, 37, died after being attacked on April 10.  (CTV)

 

Charged in 3 deaths

Charged

Suspect in custody

Assault victim dies

Homicide

Man dies after beating  

 

 

Bus driver charged

FORT MCMURRAY - On October 28, 2014, a vehicle headed southbound on Highway 63 at Mariana Lake collided with a northbound passenger bus.  2 people inside the vehicle died as a result of the crash.  Police said that Kaliappan Subramaniam, the driver of the bus, was facing a total of 18 charges stemming from that crash.   (CTV)  

Extradited to Canada

TORONTO - Rabih Aikhalil, 27, of BC, is a suspect in the murder of John Raposo, 35, who was shot several times in June 2012 on the patio of the Sicilian Cafe on College St.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Wanted back in Canada   Suspect extradited      

 

 

TTC driver charged

TORONTO - A TTC bus driver has been charged in connection with the hit-and-run death of Amaria Diljohn, 14.  Dhanbir Shergill, 28, of Bowmanville has been charged.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Bus driver charged   Victim ID'd    Bus struck girl    Hit-and-run    Hit-and-run     

Charged

WINDSOR - A Windsor man has been charged with first degree murder after a 49-year-old woman died.  Richard Scott Raymond, 26, was charged with first degree murder and aggravated sexual assault.  (CTV)     MORE:   Man arrested   Woman dead   

 

 

'No one would help'  

ATHABASCA - Wyatt Thunder, 20, was walking behind his cousin Lee Thunder, 12, when the boy was struck by a van.   The driver fled the scene.  (Edmonton Journal)    MORE:  Hit-and-run arrest 

Victim identified

EDMONTON - A 23-year-old man who was fatally wounded in a stabbing spree that injured 4 others has been identified as Deng Mathew Garang Tong.  (QMI)   MORE:   Stabbing victim ID'd   Stabbings

 

 

Suspicious death victim ID'd  

VICTORIA - Scott Owen Smith, 26, body was found in the Inner Harbour on March 5.  Police are classifying the death as 'suspicious.'  (Vic News)   MORE:   Father desperate for answers   Body found        

Body found

ROSEAU RIVER - Hyde Hayden, 14, whose body was found Sunday behind the school in Roseau River First Nation may have been beaten and left outside in the cold.  (CTV)   MORE:   Death investigated   Homicide 

 

 

Husband charged

VICTORIA - Daniel Blake Penney, 51, who attempted suicide, has been charged with the second-degree murder of his estranged wife Mary Caitlin Walton, 46.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death  

Impaired driver charged

TORONTO - A man is facing several charges, including impaired driving causing death, in connection with a fatal collision involving a TTC bus last November.  Osman Abdirahman, 23, of Toronto, has been charged.  (CP24)    MORE:   Impaired driving charge

 

 

6 arrested

TORONTO - 6 suspects in the murder of Malcolm Marfo, 22, who was fatally shot inside a 2063 Islington Ave housing complex have been arrested.  Identified as Saieed Hagi, 20, Sharmarke Farah, 18, Hanad Farah, 21, Ali Mohamed Isse, 21, Lioban Hussein, 20 and Mohamed Omar, 26.  (Global) 

 

6 charged

Members of Dixon Bloods arrested

Dixon Road Bloods

Shooting victim dies

2 shootings are related

Shootings related  

 

 

Charged in 2 separate homicides 

EDMONTON - Police arrested and charged Sean Jacob Jennings with second-degree murder in the connection with the 2014 shooting death of Alor Deng during the early morning hours of July 20, 2014.  Alberta gangster Theoren Gregory Poitras was found dead in a home in Richmond, BC on Oct 2, 2014.  (QMI) 

 

Crime wave ends

Charged

Facing 2 separate murder charges

Shooting

Victim ID'd

Identified

 IHIT identified victim

 Shooting  

 

 

Charged

EDMONTON - Police have charged Darren Jason Young, 37, with second degree murder for the fatal stabbing of James Milliken, 23, on May 16, 1997.  (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect charged   1997 gang murder investigation 

Charged

MONTREAL - Marina Porcu, 36, has been charged with second-degree murder after her brother Giulio Porcu, 37, was fatally stabbed.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman charged   Accused   Stabbing   Stabbed man dies

 

 

Woman charged

LETHBRIDGE - Julie-Ann Nicky Agerskov, 21, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Katheline Amber Buck, 43.  (CTV)  MORE:   Death under investigation     

Altercation

CALGARY - An altercation with Alan Devon Bird, 20, ended with Jaime (Acres) Orellana, 30, being fatally shot.   (CBC)   MORE:   Charged   Victim remembered   Support  

 

Homicide

EDMONTON - Mohamed Ahmed Adam, 33, died from gunshot wounds.  (CTV)  MORE:   Homicide   Police investigating

Homicide

PRINCE ALBERT - Robyn Laura Ermine, 27, was charged in connection with the homicide of Evan Tyler Bear, 27.   (CTV)

 

 

Woman charged

MONTREAL - Parents of an 11-month-old boy who died at a St. Jerome daycare on May 4, 2011 are relieved to learn that caregiver Yolande Belanger, 60, will face charges.  (CTV)   MORE:   Accused in death of baby   Died from being shaken     

Impaired charges

BADDECK, NS - Victor William Rhyno, 45, of Middle River, faces charges of impaired driving causing death and impaired driving causing bodily harm.  Malcolm Angus Fraser, 59, of Middle River, was pronounced dead at the crash scene Aug 2014.  (CP)    

 

 

Teen charged

SYDNEY - A 15-year-old boy is facing charges related to the death of Christopher Walter Chafe, 18, who died after being run over by a school bus at Sydney Academy earlier this month.  (CTV)   MORE:   Teen who pushed victim charged   Student killed in bus accident

Father sentenced

MONTREAL - Francis Bastien, who pleaded guilty, was sentenced to 50 months behind bars for his role in his son's death in December 2008.  Bastien was not present when his girlfriend Stephanie Meunier killed young Jeremy.  (CTV)   MORE:   50 months     Meunier guilty   Father participated in torture 

 

 

Remains of 2nd person recovered

ANNAN - Remains of a second body have been recovered from an Annan-area house fire discovered Jan 30.  OPP said Urmas Aarni Polli, 59, and Denise Deborah Kelly, 51, were both 'unaccounted for' after the fire.   (QMI)  PREVIOUS:   Body recovered after fire   Operation Red Dog   Bayou of Pigs 

Impaired driving

WHITBY - Provincial police said a Jeep Wrangler was travelling west on Highway 401 when it lost control at approximately 10pm. The Jeep was rear-ended by a transport truck.  The truck driver, Lindsay A Findlay, 51, was pronounced dead on scene.  (CTV)   MORE:   Fatal crash   Driver facing charges 

 

 

Bus driver charged

HAMILTON - Police say Radika Nankissoor, 56, of Brampton, Ont., died after being trapped under the bus.  The 66-year-old bus driver from Hamilton in a GO transit bus is charged with careless driving.  (CP) 

Identified

BARRIE - Milan Segota, 55, was knifed repeatedly in the chest and died in hospital.  A second-degree murder charge has been laid against Terrence Barrett, 29.  (CP)   MORE:   Victim, suspect identified 

 

 

Fight death

VICTORIA - Kyle Syrenne, 26, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries on Saturday.  RCMP say a taxi had just dropped some people off when a physical altercation broke out between a group that included the cab's occupants.  (CP)     MORE:   Man fatally beaten  

Charged

HAMILTON - Dashminder Deol, 37, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter and offering an indignity to human remains. Harmanjit Singh’sbody was found floating in a flood basin in Stoney Creek in late November.  (CBC)  MORE:   Arrest   Charges laid    

 

 

Hit and run arrest

TORONTO - Tomas Velazco Pinedo, 31, stands charged.  He was arrested in connection to the death of a 58-year-old woman who was struck and killed by a car.  (QMI)  MORE:   Multiple charges   Man charged       

Charged

CALGARY - A charge of first-degree murder has been laid in the death of Dawns Baptiste, 31.  Curtis Jade Tyson Healy, 25, was arrested.  (Beacon)   MORE:   Charge laid    Victim identified   Suspicious death  

 

 

Another 7+ months

TORONTO - Ronny Munoz-Hernandez will now spend another 7 and a half months in prison for the death of 5-month-old Adriel DaSilva in 2010.  (Globe & Mail)   PREVIOUS:   Man found guilty of manslaughter   Mistrial declared   Injured baby dies   Assaulted baby dies

Victim identified

LADYSMITH - The RCMP have identified the woman who died as Rayna Johnson, 55.  Trevor George Meers, 50, of Ladysmith has been charged with one count of manslaughter.  (Ladysmith Chronicle)   MORE:   Police identify victim    

 

 

Suspect killed by US border agent

CALGARY -  Jamison Childress, 20, was shot in the head by agents at a BC-Washington border crossing.  He was wanted by police for first-degree murder in relation the killing of Brando Walker, 18. Walker's body was found in the Elbow River on March 7.  (CBC)   

Shooting justified

Police name man shot dead

 Man killed was not Paul

Border guard shooting

Victim identified

Death ruled a homicide 

 

 

Charged

WINNIPEG - Ralph Edward Boehnlein, 54, died from injuries.  Matthew Wayne Lee Valentine, 24, faces charges.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Homicide   Shooting

Sketches released 

CALGARY - Don and Roxanne Carlson were found dead in their Lake Bonavista home on February 15, 2014.  (CTV)   MORE:   Lead   Double murder   2 bodies found   CPS

 

 

Charged

LA RONGE - Jonas Budd has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Dustin Bird, 17, kidnapping and a number of weapons offences.  (CBC)   MORE:   Restraining order   Tribute to slain teen      

Charged

KAPUSKASING - OPP has arrested and charged Patrick Carignan, 30, second degree murder. The victim has been identified as Emanuelle D'Amours, 24, from Moonbeam.  (QMI)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death 

 

 

Victim ID'd

ALEXIS NAKOTA SIOUX FIRST NATION - An autopsy has concluded that the victim, Shawna Paul, died as a result of a single gunshot wound.  Giovanni James Alexis, 20, has been arrested.  (Beacon)   MORE:   Man charged    

Victim ID'd

EDMONTON - When police arrived, they discovered the body of Lena Steinhauer, 24, inside the suite.  (Beacon)   MORE:   Homicide confirmed   Rooming house death   Homicide   Death a homicide  

 

 

Pacemaker proved innocence

OSHAWA - Stabbed 5 times, Claudio Cara lay dying on the kitchen floor of his Oshawa home.  The data captured by a pacemaker showed Cara's heart stopped beating on Feb. 15, 2012, at 10:35am.  The upshot: Frank Cara was not home when his father's heart beat its last.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Homicide confirmed   

Missing now a homicide

WINNIPEG - Police say the remains of Christophur Baur, 36, were found inside a home in the 800-block of Magnus Ave. A resident of the home, James John Morris, 38, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (Winnipeg Free Press)   MORE:   Case now homicide investigation   Homicide investigation       

 

 

5 years

SAINT JOHN - James Robertson, 31, had previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the fatal fall of Wayne Saunders from an apartment on Peters St.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea  

Bullet riddled body

MONTREAL - Reports named the victim as Mario Bourgeois, 53, a man who had a lengthy criminal record.  (CTV)    MORE:   Known to police   Sexual predator hit at halfway house   

 

 

Charged

ST CATHARINES - Mark Gilby, 58, was found dead in inside his apartment at 15 Gale Crescent on Jan 19, 2014.  Police charged Carl Quinton, 58, with first-degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:   Murder charge laid   Death ruled a homicide    

Shooting

FORT MCMURRAY - Mustafa Mattan, 28, was answering a knock at his apartment door when someone shot through it.  (CBC)   MORE:   Ottawa man killed   Suspicious death   He was peaceful  

 

 

Charged

TORONTO - Jason Andrew Boucher, 41, has been charged  in the death of Scott Savoy, 48.  (CTV)    MORE:   Man arrested   TPS homicide  

Charges laid

SWAN RIVER - Michael Jackman, 44, faces charges in the death of Dale Davis.  (630 CHED)   MORE:   Suspect arrested    

 

 

Murder-suicide 

HALIFAX - Police say Sejad Hadzic, 54, killed his wife, Bahrija, 53, before taking his own life.  (CTV)     MORE:   Deaths murder-suicide    Deaths ruled murder-suicide   Murder-suicide    

Charged

MONTREAL - Colton St-Pierre Louis, 26, has been charged in court with second degree murder.  The victim was named Pascal Cronier.  (CTV)   MORE:   Stabbing    

 

 

Charged 

BRAMPTON - Police found Shariyfa Birkett, 29, in an industrial area of the city, behind 20 Melanie Drive.   Amit Kalia, 31, of Mississauga, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Suspicious death   Charge   Man charged 

Death treated as homicide

OXFORD HOUSE - 2-year-old Maverick Sinclair was transported to Winnipeg from the MB First Nation on Jan 31 suffering from life-threatening injuries. The boy died of his injuries 3 days later in a Winnipeg hospital.  (CBC)  

 

 

Suspect charged

MONTREAL - Dustin Lombardi, 27, has been arrested and charged with the murder of Francis David Rosenberg, 24, in a car near 2050 Duff Court St at 10:20pm.  He had been shot and later died in hospital.  (CTV)  MORE:   Accused   Settling of accounts   Man shot 

Investigation concludes

CALGARY - Police announced the investigation into the fatal hit and run that claimed the life of Eliah McEdwards, 20, has been concluded.  The 37-year old man identified as the driver in the collision has passed away.  (Beacon)  MORE:   Suspect killed himself    Victim ID'd   Hit-and-run

 

 

NCR

SCHOMBERG - James Wilson, 76, of Orangeville, and William Allan Jones, 76, of Schomberg, died following an altercation on Aug. 30, 2011.  Robert Abernathy, 51, was arrested at the scene, and was charged.  (CTV)  

Found not criminally responsible

Double homicide charges

Erratically

Murder charges

 Murder charges laid

 Workplace slayings  

 

 

Identified

TORONTO - Ryan Hind, 39, and Donny Ouimette, 25, were shot by an armed security guard shortly before 3am on Saturday at a McDonald's near Danforth Ave.  (CP24)    

Complicated case

Victims had been drinking

1 identified

 Off duty guard kills 2

Shooting leaves 2 dead  

 

 

Home invasion victim dies

OTTAWA - A Second World War veteran who landed on Juno Beach in 1944 and survived a violent home invasion last December has died. Ernest Cote was 101 years old.  Ian Bush, 59, is charged with attempted murder, robbery with violence, and forcible confinement in that case.  (CTV)  

Dead at 101

Charged

Charged in triple homicide

Real whodunit

Linked to triple homicide

Vet attack linked to cold case

Charged in home invasion

Police offer reward

Slayings 5-years later    

 

 

Gang member shot  

OTTAWA - The shooting death of Yusuf Ibrahim, 27, is gang-related.   The victim is associated with a street gang (Ledburry-Banff Crips).  (CFRA)   MORE:  Gang member shot   Gang member   Known to police   Power struggles  

Charged

MONTREAL - Love-Emmanuel Luberisse, 23, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Bobby Pellicano, 26.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged   Suspect arrested    Victim named   Man murdered    Stabbing   

 

 

Shooting

TORONTO - Responders were called to Alexandra Park just after 4:15am.  Police have identified the deceased as Roberto Dixon, 27.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Shooting    Targeted shooting   

Charges laid  

CALGARY - When police arrived, they found Robert “Joey” Marx, 45, suffering from serious injuries.  Dwight Miller, 49, has been charged with manslaughter.  (Global)

 

 

'Nameless' murder victims

Toronto and Vancouver always release the victim's name; both forces say their practice is in the public interest. Peel police and Quebec's provincial force, on the other hand, do not.   (Toronto Star)     COMMENT:   Let's start naming names 

Charged

WINDSOR - Matthew Brush, 26, is charged with the first-degree murder of Cassandra Kaake, 31.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Pregnant woman found dead   Identity confirmed   Cops release name   

 

 

Charged

SAINT JOHN - Scott Bennett, 32, was taken to hospital, where he later died from his wounds.  Police say he was stabbed.  Justin Bennett, 18, faces a charge of manslaughter.  He is the victim's nephew.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing            

      Hit-and-run charge

MORLEY - Police were called to a rural road south of the community where they found a 22-year-old man's body.  Gabriel Lazarus Wesley, 22, has been charged with failure to remain at the scene of an accident.  (CTV)  MORE:   Hit-and-run   Charges laid 

 

 

Charges

WINNIPEG - Dustin McKay, 22, died Jan 23.  Desmond Evan Spicer, 50, of Winnipeg faces charges for driving while impaired causing death.  Police said a male suspect involved in the initial fight, Billy Joe Couture, 28, of Winnipeg faces charges for manslaughter.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Homicide  Identified   Homicide  

Criminal negligence charges laid

CAMPBELLTON - 18 months after Connor and Noah Barthe were found dead - asphyxiated by an escaped African rock python - the snake's owner was arrested.  Jean-Claude Savoie is facing two charges of criminal negligence causing death.  (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Arrest in python deaths   Snake owner arrested

 

 

Jail for in care death

BATHURST - Patricia Pitre, 62, has been sentenced to 8 months in jail and 2 years' probation on a charge of criminal negligence causing death.  Joseph Harvey Henry, 74, died at on Nov  4, 2010.  (CTV)

Charged

THOMPSON - A 20-year-old woman was found dead in a Thompson apartment in the early morning hours of Jan 31.  Ronald Lee Clark Spence, 23, has been remanded in custody.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman killed 

 

 

Mom to stand trial

CALGARY - Mom Tamara Lovett was ordered to stand trial for criminal negligence causing death in the death of her 7-year-old son Ryan from a treatable strep infection.  (Sun Media)    

Charged

PRINCE ALBERT  - Police have charged Todd Daniel McKeaveney, 38, in the death of Monica Burns.  (CBC)   MORE:   Murder charge laid   Man charged   Man charged  

 

 

Victim ID'd 

CALGARY - Police discovered the body of Cuong Hoang, 46, also known as Andy Hoang of Calgary.  (Beacon)  MORE:   Victim busted in 1998   Vehicle recovered   Identified   Shooting  Fatal shooting  

Manslaughter by minivan

WINNIPEG - The woman cannot be named because she was still a youth at the time of the Aug. 20, 2011 incident which claimed the life of Marcel Murdock, 40.  (QMI).      MORE:   Woman found guilty    Manslaughter

 

 

Senior faces murder charges

LAFAIVRE - Neighbours say OPP cruisers have been at the home at 3640 Concession Rd 1 all week.  The victim was identified as Zdenka (Radja) Sekora, 83.  Sekora's husband, Robert Edgar, 78, was charged with second-degree murder.   (QMI)    

Charge upgraded

PICKLE LAKE - OPP report they have laid a murder charge in the death of David Muckuck, 50.  Deborah Muckuck, 30, was charged with second degree murder in relation to the incident.  (CBC)   MORE:   Woman charged with murder    Woman faces more charges  

 

 

  Murder investigation

OWEN SOUND - Lezleigh Hopkins, 28, body was removed from her apartment at 862 2nd Ave W.   (QMI)  MORE:   Death ruled a homicide    

Shooting 

TORONTO - The victim has now been identified as Danovan Anthony Lodge, 30, of Toronto.  (QMI)   MORE:   Victim identified    

 

 

Charged

CAMBRIDGE, ON - Police have charged Lynn Maclean, 53, with second-degree murder in connection to the death of Ronald William Victor Domonsky, 61.   (CBC)   MORE:   Murder charge    Charged

Child death now murder

CALGARY - The child, identified as Olive Rebekah Oluwafemi, 4, was in cardiac arrest and was not breathing when crews arrived.   (CTV)    MORE:   Death deemed homicide   Death now a homicide   Suspicious death

 

 

Crown to seek adult sentences

REGINA - The Crown says it will seek adult sentences for 2 teenage boys accused of murdering a 16-year-old girl.  The boys, who are also both 16, are charged with first-degree murder in the death of Hannah Leflar on Jan 12.  (CP)  MORE:   Funeral for victim  

Victim identified

WHISTLER - Police found Damon William Campbell, 45, from Port Coquitlam in medical distress at the Aava Hote just after 3am, Jan 20. (Whistler Question)   MORE:   Altercation death    Hotel death 

 

 

Missing man case, now homicide

PRINCE GEORGE - A Prince George man who has been missing for 10 days is now believed to be the victim of foul play.  Jordan McLeod was last seen on Jan. 16th in Prince George and Vanderhoof.  (CBC)   MORE:   Victim of foul play

5 suspects sought

HAMILTON - 5 suspects are being sought in the shooting of Toronto man Nathan Miller, 20.  Miller was found in a 28 Madison Ave home, one neighbours commonly referred to as a 'crack house.'   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Man shot   Man shot    

 

 

Shooters now homicide suspects

MONTREAL - A coroner has ruled that Helene Leduc, 62, death was a direct result of being shot in the neck while at work in the Baie D'Urfe SAQ outlet on Morgan on October 18, 2010.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting victim dies

  Homicide

EDMONTON - Officers were called to the area of 25 Ave and 120 St to help paramedics at about 6:40am. The victim has been identified as Paul Murray Grandbois, 36.  (CTV)    MORE:   Victim named    Homicide   

 

 

Charged

NEWMARKET - Officers were called to a home on Longford Drive on a report of an injured person at 2:22pm.  They found a 2-year-old young boy who was not breathing and was later pronounced dead at a hospital.  The boy's 29-year-old father Mario Wint is charged with second-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Father charged   Charged in son's death    Dad charged  

Charged

PENTICTON - Grace Elinor Robotti, 65, is charged with the second degree murder of Roxanne Louie, 26, who was her daughter-in-law.  Robotti's brother, Pier Louis Robotti, 61, is charged with interfering with human remains and being an accessory after the fact by allegedly helping his sister escape.  (CBC)      MORE:   Missing woman's body recovered   Missing case now murder  

 

 

Youth charged

PRINCE ALBERT - Prince Albert police and paramedics were called to a home on the 800-block of River St W.  They found Johnathan Kasagan, 36, in critical condition.  A 17-year-old youth is facing a second degree murder charge after he turned himself in to police.   (CTV) 

 

Arrest made

Homicide

 'She was crying'

1 dead, 2 injured  

 

 

2 women sentenced

CALGARY - Justice Robert Hall sentenced Kristy Redgun, 20, to 5 1/2 years and Allison Oldwoman, 22, to 3 1/2 years for manslaughter in the death of Tak Tei Lawrence Leung. (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Killed protecting girlfriend   Victim identified   RCMP investigate      

Murder-suicide

PRINCE GEORGE - Kendall Moore and Craig Wood died after their vehicle plunged into Kwitzil Lake, or Gravel Pit Lake, on May 18, 2014.  RCMP say Wood's actions led to his own death and Moore's death.  (Global)     MORE:   Homicide/suicide     2 killed

 

 

Double murder

LANAUDIERE - Martin Belair and Nancy Beaulieu's bodies were found in the back of a van belonging to Belair.  Belair, 37, co-owned The Flamingo Cabaret, a strip club in Saint-Hyacinthe, and Beaulieu, 41, was the manager.   (CP) MORE:   Bodies are missing persons   Bodies found    Police seek clues   

2nd person charged

THUNDER BAY - Police have charged a second person in the death of Richard Spence, 62, on Dec 20.  Daniel Debassige, 39, is the boyfriend of Monica Spence, 45, who is also facing a second degree murder charge.  (CBC)  MORE:   2nd suspect charged   Identified   Victim identified    

 

 

Prosecutor won't prosecute

EDMONTON - Travis Untinen lay dying in front of a gas station one night last December, allegedly stabbed after a fight over $5.  Police arrested Randal Gladue, 26, and charged him with second-degree murder and possession of a knife.  But the Crown thought a conviction was unlikely - it would be difficult to prove the killing was not in self-defense.  (CBC) 

Inquiry results released

EDMONTON - More than a year after the fatality inquiry into the 2005 death of a woman in northern AB started, officials have released the results.   (CTV)  REPORT:   Fatality report Brenda Moreside   .pdf   MORE:   Report focuses on training   Call for domestic violence strategy  

 

 

Charged in stabbing

MOUNT PEARL -  Raymond Stacey, 23, has been charged with second degree murder, in relation to the death of Clifford Comerford, 41.  (CBC)  

   Somali community saddened  

CALGARY - The shooting victim was Murad Omar, 23. (CBC)   MORE:   Body found   Suspicious death   Shooting

 

 

Identified

STRATHMORE - Brenda Walker, 49, was found dead in a basement apartment in the 100-block of 6 Ave early Tuesday morning.  Glenn Randall, 52, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim identified   RCMP probe    

3 years 

CALGARY - Ramandeep Singh Jaswal, who pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of Kelli-Jo Smith in a crash August 12, 2012, was sentenced to 3 years in prison.  (CTV)  MORE:   Driver pleads guilty

 

 

Charged

WINNIPEG - Ron Siwicki, 62, has been charged with criminal negligence causing death and failing to provide the necessities of life.  Betty Siwicki, 90, stumbled inside the residence in late November and was unable to get up on her own.  (Winnipeg Free Press)  MORE:   Son charged  

15 years

CALGARY - Gagandeep Sidhu, 32, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 15 years in connection to the second degree murder of Monisha Sidhu, 26, his wife, in the NE community of Temple on Good Friday 2013.  (CTV)   MORE:   15 years   Life in prison   Husband guilty     

 

 

No shooting charge yet

CALGARY - Police say they do not have enough evidence to charge the man that they had considered a suspect in the New Year's Day shooting death of Abdullahi Ahmed, 27.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting worries Toronto Somalis  Friends identify victim   1 dead, 6 injured 

Identified

WILLIAMS LAKE - The RCMP have identified Jesse Frank, 22, of Williams Lake as the person found deceased a week ago Friday on the ice under the Rudy Johnson Bridge.   (William Lake Tribune) MORE:   Suspicious death    Got News Network

 

 

Body ID'd

EDMONTON - The body of Adrian Gregory, 30, was discovered inside a late '90s green Jeep that had been set on fire and left in an industrial area west of Sherwood Park.  (QMI)  MORE:   Body identified    Suspicious death    Police asking for help     

Sentenced

FORT RESOLUTION - Steven Sayine was sentenced to 5 and a half years in the manslaughter death of Mary Laboucan in Fort Resolution.  Sayine kicked Laboucan in the head in June of 2012, causing her death.  (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Man charged    

 

 

Charged

AKWESASNE  - Police identified the deceased woman as Lori Sue Lazore, 46.  She was found in a residence on Oak Court in TsiSnaighe QC.  Ryan John Lazore, 26, was charged with second-degree murder.   (Standard Freeholder)  MORE:   Son charged in death of his mother

Warrant issued

BASS RIVER -  The driver of the vehicle, a 19-year-old man from Bass River, died at the scene while a 19-year-old man and 20-year-old man were critically injured.  The driver of the pickup truck, Ronald Fairweather, 32, is charge.  (CTV)    MORE:   Arrested at his home    Driver flees    Stolen truck involved  

 

 

Man charged

CAMBRIDGE - When police arrived at the home, they found Linda Sauve, 63, dead.  Police arrested Clark Eric Sauve, 60.  (CBC) MORE:   Husband arrested   Murder charge   Husband charged      

Victim identified

TORONTO - Police have identified the deceased as Brent Gartner, 51, of Toronto.  (CBC)  MORE:    Stabbing   Police identify victim  1 dead in stabbings   Stabbings

 

 

Hit-and-run victim dies

EDMONTON - The vehicle hit a 63-year-old man who was crossing Whyte at 101 Street.  Troy Clayton Tessman, 35, was taken into custody - and multiple charges are pending.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged in hit-and-run

Charged

FRUITVALE - Scott Douglass Decembrini, 52, died of his injuries.  Jordan Brian Shimell, 24, of Rocky Mountain House, AB, has been charged with second degree murder.  (Global)   MORE:   Charged in killing   Charged  

 

 

Hit-and-run victim dies

WINNIPEG - Cody Joss, 21, the victim of a Friday night hit-and-run succumbed to his injuries in hospital Saturday evening.   (CTV)   MORE:   Hit-and-run   Pedestrian dead  

Overdose found to be murder

CALGARY - At about 6:15am on May 30, police were called to a home in the 0-100 block of Martindale Drive NE.  When units arrived, they found Sardar Atiq Khan, 41, dead inside his home.   (CTV) 

 

 

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Amaria Diljohn, 14, was struck and killed by a bus on the SE corner of Finch Ave E and Neilson Rd on Friday around 5:40pm. (CBC)  MORE:     Bus struck girl    Hit-and-run    Hit-and-run

Charged

TORONTO - Candace Baran, 41, was removed from life support on Dec 21.  Dean Nixon, 39, turned himself in to police and was charged with second-degree murder. (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Woman taken off life support    

 

 

2 charged

PEERS - The body of Patrick Whidden, 25, was discovered on Sunday, Dec 14 in a rural field outside the town of Peers, near Edson.  RCMP arrested Robert Parkin, 20, of Parkland County and Santiago Patterson, 20, of Mayerthorpe.   (Beacon)   MORE:   Charges laid   Body found in field     

Charged

EDMONTON - Police identified the victim as Raad Hamza, 24.  On Christmas Eve detectives arrested and charged Kyle Ashton, 19, in connection with the death.  (Beacon)   PREVIOUS:   Assault death    Police looking for witnesses   Beating death   Police seeking witnesses       

 

 

Stabbing

SIKSIKA - RCMP are investigating the death of a teenage boy on the Siksika First Nation.  Friends and relatives are identifying him as Chase Bigtobacco.  (Global)  MORE:   Investigation   

2 accused

OTTAWA - Steven Kozielo and John Ruch, both 19, have been arrested in connection with the killing of Tausif Chowdhury, 23.  (CBC)   MORE:   2 charged    Victim ID'd   Police ID victim    

 

 

2 men charged

CALGARY - Wayman Scott, 32, body was found near Conrich, AB, on Dec 11, 2006.  David Daviau, 28, is charged with first-degree murder while Kyle Andree, 29, is charged with manslaughter and accessory after the fact.  The pair were already serving time for another homicide.   (Beacon)   MORE:      New murder charge   

30 years

TORONTO - Surveillance video from June 2, 2012, shows Christopher Husbands shooting and killing Ahmed Hassan, 24, and Nixon Nirmalendran, 22, as panicked crowds flee the food court.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Found guilty

  Found guilty    Timeline: Eaton Centre shooting    Eaton Centre shooting   

 

 

Son charged

TORONTO - Police were called to a Pemberton Ave condo building where they found Aloy Onochie, 61 dead.  His son, Uchenna Onochie, 18, now faces a charge of second-degree murder.  (CBC)

Person in custody

Son accused

Man found dead

Suspicious death

1 arrested    

 

 

More charges

HALIFAX - Police responded to the home on Old Guysborough Rd in Wyses Corner, NS on Jan 7.  They found 3 bodies inside the home.  Codey Reginald Hennigar, 30, was taken into custody.   (CTV)  

Charged

Family member charged

Man charged

3rd body found

 Arrest after fatal fire

 Man in custody 

 

 

Homicide confirmed

EDMONTON - June 4, at about 1:45pm the body of a woman was found in a storage shed behind a business in the area of 174 St and Stony Plain Road.  Police said Freda Goodrunning, 35, died as a result of blunt force trauma.  (CTV)

Victim identified  

MONTREAL - The victim, Ewald Etienne, 35, was found by police lying on the ground outside a home on 63rd Ave.   (Montreal Gazette)    MORE:   Caught between Mafia and street gangs    Shooting linked to OC    

 

 

Arrest

FANNY BAY - Timothy David Prad, 55, has been charged in the Dec. 15 fatal hit-and-run of cyclist Paul Bally. (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   

 Victim identified

ST THOMAS - Police say the man found dead at 469 1/2 Talbot St on Christmas Day is Danny DiGiandomenico, 36.   (CTV)   MORE:   'Sharp force trauma'     

 

 

Charged

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - Officers responded to a report of a stabbing on Dec 15, around 10:15pm.  A 25-year-old man was rushed to hospital in Winnipeg, but died from injuries the next day.  Joelle Amy Beaulieu, 24, of Portage faces a charge for second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charges laid

No charges

WINNIPEG -  Marlon Dean Laronde (Hart), 33, died 4 days after a fight outside McDonald's restaurant. A 45-year-old man struck Laronde after intervening in a domestic altercation between Laronde and a woman.   (QMI)   MORE:   No charges against 'Good Samaritan'    No charges laid     

 

 

Apparent murder-suicide

TORONTO - Police say their initial investigation suggests Stephanie Moseley's husband, rapper Earl Hayes, 34, shot Moseley, 30, and then took his own life.  (CP)   MORE:   Murder-suicide    

Victim identified

CALGARY - Police have identified Ronald Elepano, 34, as the man who was fatally stabbed in SE Calgary.   (Beacon)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Homicide   Deadly stabbing   Fatal stabbing   

 

 

Manslaughter charge

EDMONTON - The male driver, identified as Allan Dean Balay, 47, was extracted from the vehicle and taken to hospital.  Adele James, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene.  (CTV)

Shooting

MONTREAL - A man killed in the East End was a convicted cocaine dealer named Vitolino Petraroia, 56.  (CTV)   MORE:   Shooting   Injured man in truck dies  

 

 

6 charged

ANAHIM LAKE - RCMP say half a dozen people are facing charges following a double homicide on Boxing Day in Anahim Lake.  Matthew Hennigar, 23, and Kalvin Andy, 22, were found dead inside a house on the e 2100-block of Dorsey Ave after police responded to a report of shots being fired at 11:53pm on Dec. 26.  Prosecutors approved charges against the following 6 people:  Everett O'Reilly, 27, first-degree murder.  Christian Craciun, 28, Andrew Jongbloets, 25, and Serena Rhem, 26, second-degree murder.  Lucille Mack, 33, and Stephen Mecham, 22, manslaughter.   (CBC)   MORE:   2 found dead  

No connection found

EDMONTON - Friends of Cyndi Duong say there's no personal connection between the churchgoing mother of 3 and Phu Lam, the 53-year-old suspected of killing her.  Ms. Duong, 37, was shot and killed Monday evening inside her Haswell Court home, the first scene found by police. Police now believe the shooter, characterized by police as having a long criminal history, had already killed 7 other victims in a 180th Ave and 83rd St home.  The devoted churchgoer appears to have been in the wrong place at the wrong time.  (PostMedia)   MORE:   2014 Edmonton killings   Victims identified   Gambling debt   Mass killing   History of domestic violence

 

 

Identified

TORONTO - Police identified the victim as Timothy James Bailey, 49.  Bradley Allen Shreve, 52, is charged with second-degree murder.  (CP24)   PREVIOUS:   Suspect in custody   Arrest   

Charges

CANOE COVE - Lucas Getson, 15, from Argyle Shore, was ejected from the vehicle and was later pronounced dead at hospital. The driver, Damian Sweet of Anglo-Rustico, 18, has now been charged.  (CBC)  

 

 

Victim identified

TORONTO - Musa Yusuf, 52, was stabbed in an apartment at 100 High Park Ave around 8:40am on Tuesday.  Guled Yusuf, 22, was arrested near the scene, and has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CityNews) MORE:   Arrest made    Nephew charged    

Arrest

WINNIPEG - A woman's body was found Dec 14 in one of the rooms of the motel, near Deacon's Corner.  An autopsy on the 42-year-old woman was conducted and the death was ruled a homicide.  Allen Dale Drobot, 55, of Winnipeg, was arrested and charged.  (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death

 

 

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