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Lower Mainland Murders 2016 

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Kidnapped victim dies

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


Arrest in 2009 killing

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



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



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



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



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



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


Man found dead

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



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



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


Found guilty

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

Death deemed homicide

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


Case reopened

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


Missing man's body found

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



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


Suspect charged

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


Dealer charged

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


Foul play suspected

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



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


Cold case investigation

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


Guilty plea

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


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


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


2 charged

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

Victim ID'd

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



City worker charged

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

Victim identified

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



Body found

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


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



Remains identified

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

Prohibited driver charged

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



New trial ordered

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

Settling of accounts

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



2nd man charged

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

Charges laid

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



Murder charges laid

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

Driver charged

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




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


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



Victims ID'd 

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

CAMH staff alerted police

Nurse allegedly used insulin

Nursing home murders

Nursing home worker

Caressant Care

Canadian nurse charged



Suspicions of foul play

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

Roommates charged

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



Victim ID'd

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

Suspect ID'd

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




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

Turns himself in

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



Teen pleads guilty

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

2 charged 

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




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

Victim identified

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



Suspect found dead

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

Remand centre murder

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



Charges laid in rollover

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

Driver charged

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



Senior charged

CALGARY - Siegfried 'Fred' van Zuiden, 85, has been charged with second-degree murder after his wife Audrey van Zuiden, 80, was found dead in their apartment.  (Global)   MORE:   Charged   Elderly man charged   Tragic end    Woman found dead   


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




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


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



Victim identified

CANOE LAKE - Duncan Bouvier, 27, was found dead in a residence of gunshot wound.  A second man who was known to Duncan was identified by the RCMP as the suspected shooter. The 30-year-old man was located in a treed area on the First Nation and was pronounced dead at the scene.  (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)   PREVIOUS:   Murder-suicide   2 men dead 

4th trial

HAMILTON - Diane Werendowicz was sexually assaulted, strangled and dumped in a creek in the Hamilton area in 1981.  Robert Badgerow was first arrested in 1998. His first trial was overturned on appeal 10 years later.  The second trial ended in a mistrial in 2010.  His third trial also ended in a mistrial because of a hung jury in 2011.   (CBC) 




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

Charges laid

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



Woman charged

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


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



Suspect back in Canada

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

Teens charged 

TORONTO - Kareem Deerr was stabbed during an altercation involving 2 groups of people at the Scarborough Centre Station at around 9:20pm Friday.  Desmond Lincoln Williams, 18, is charged with second-degree murder.  A 14-year-old boy  is charged with manslaughter.   (CTV)   MORE:   2 charged   2 arrested   Identified   Stabbing at station   Teen killed 




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

2 boys charged

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



Assault victim dies

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

Suspect arrested

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



Guilty plea

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

Victim identified

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




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


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




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


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




MONTREAL - Salomon Abeassis, 80, is facing charges of allegedly killing his wife by setting her on fire.  The charges are related to an incident that took place July 10, in Guelph St home in Cote Saint Luc.  Teresa Cohen, 75, was taken to hospital and died of severe burns the following day.   (CTV)  MORE:   Husband charged 


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



Victims identified  

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

Beaten man dies

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




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

Gunned down

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




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

Impaired charge

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



Victim identified

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

Murder, lies and justice denied

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




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


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



Woman charged

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


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




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


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




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

Victim identified

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



New trial

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


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




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


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



Police seek person of interest 

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


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




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


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



Victim identified

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


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




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

Street racing charges

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




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

Canada wide warrant

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




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

Guilty plea

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




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

Roommate charged

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



Woman shot

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

Suspicious death

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




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

Publication ban lifted

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




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


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



Bystander dies 

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

Son charged

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




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


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




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

Shooting tied to robbery

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




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

Impaired charge

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



Guilty plea

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


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




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

Cold case arrests

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



Husband charged

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

Woman charged

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



Men charged

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

Men with gang affiliations arrested

Vikings MC affiliated with Hells Angels   Bikers, OC, murder all linked

Homicide arrest


DNA evidence breakthrough 



Hit-and-run murder charge

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

Plea deals

SAULT STE MARIE - In 2011, Wesley Hallam was fatally stabbed at a house party in Sault Ste Marie.  He was then decapitated and dismembered.  Ronald Mitchell, Dylan Jocko and Eric Mearow pleaded guilty to manslaughter and offering an indignity to a human body.    (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Anatomy of a knife fight 



Impaired charge

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

Victim named

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




PERTH, ON - Police identified James Laverdure, 45, as the man killed early Sunday morning at the Last Duel Park campground.   (Sun Media) MORE:   Victim named 


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



Body found

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

Vehicle rollover

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




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

3 charged

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




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


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



Body in dumpster arrests

WINNIPEG - Police said Garnet Walter Williams, who was found dead in a dumpster in early August, was seriously assaulted and confined for a period of time before he died.  Jeremy Lee Allen, 27, has been charged with first-degree murder.  Miranda Nancy Leclaire, 32, and Lyle Barrow, 30, were charged with manslaughter.  Police said Jennifer Kelly Hall, 25, and a 56-year-old man, were previously arrested and charged with indignity to a human body.   (CTV) 

3 more arrested

Police seek tips
Police identify body
Body ID'd  



Police ID victim

VAUGHAN - Adam Colucci, 35, was struck in front of the Pinecrest Motel on Highway 7 at around 11:25pm.  (CP24)  MORE:   Identified   Hit-and-run 


TORONTO - Kevaughn Morgan, 21, was killed in an 'ambush-style' attack at an address on Rushley Drive at Lawrence Ave E.   (CBC)  



Life sentence

LONDON, ON - Jeremy Gubbels was handed 2 life sentences for the murder of his parents, Susan and Mario Gubbels.  Gubbels, 28, pleaded guilty to the 2014 murders of his parents in Warwick Township.  (CTV)  MORE:   Sentenced   25 years    I hope you suffer    Guilty plea   Parents murdered


THUNDER BAY - Brent Donio, 18, was killed outside a Windsor St housing complex just after midnight.  A charge of second-degree murder has been laid against Clinton Nicholas Netemegesic, 26.  Police had previously arrested Cecil Todd Matinet, 18.  (TB News Watch)   MORE:   2 charged   18-year-old dead



Now a homicide

EDMONTON - An autopsy revealed the man, identified as Donald Doucette, 51, died as a result of blunt abdominal trauma.  Sheldon Russell Bentley, 35, is facing charges of manslaughter and robbery.  (CTV)   MORE:   Security guard charged  

Shooting victim succumbs

EDMONTON - Daniel Holly, 34, who was injured in a shooting, succumbed to those injuries.  Dagmawi Admasu, 27, and Tysean Wawryk, 21, are each facing a number of charges, including first degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Victim dies, 2 suspects charged 



New charges

BRAMPTON - Prithvi Randhawa, 22, is now facing 3 counts of impaired driving causing death.    (CP24)   MORE:   Impaired charged   Driver was drunk   Driver charged  


CHEMIN SCOTCH - The body found in a remote wooded area has been identified as Marielle Portelance, 30.  (CBC)   MORE:   Deemed homicide   Suspicious death  




WINNIPEG - Police found Kingston Paul, 20, with a gunshot wound.  Erskine Ruggles, 61, was arrested and charged with manslaughter.   (CBC)  MORE:   Homicide investigation launched 


WATSON LAKE - Travis Dennis, 22, has been charged with second degree murder, and dismembering a body.  The court has ordered a ban on publishing the name of the deceased.   (CBC) 



Hit-and-run charge

TORONTO - Steven Doyle, 27, was standing on the west side of George St at around 5:45pm when according to police, the van 'drove onto the sidewalk and deliberately struck the man.'  Ayubullo Mohammad-Duad, 21, of no fixed address, is charged with first-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)


Murder charge

Man charged


Victim identified

Homicide investigation

Video shows suspect




TORONTO - Stephen Russell, 58, was stabbed following an altercation inside a rooming house on Charles St E.   (CP24)   MORE:   Victim identified  


OTTAWA - Jeremy Mack, 36, has been identified as the victim.   (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide victim     Victim was in witness protection



Victim identified

TORONTO - Abdirizak Hersi, 20, the driver of the bullet-ridden car, and another man that police believe to be his cousin, were both rushed to hospital, where Hersi was pronounced dead.   (CBC)   MORE:   Police release name   Victim identified  


PIERCELAND - Cynder Robinson, from Taber, AB, was involved in a physical altercation at a house party.  Brandy Arnelle Benson, 21, from the Big Island Lake First Nation was arrested and charged with manslaughter.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charges laid 



10 years

SASKATOON - Catherine McKay had pleaded guilty to 4 counts of impaired driving causing death in connection to the collision that killed parents Jordan and Chanda Van de Vorst, and their 2 children, Kamryn and Miguire.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Guilty pleas   Pleads guilty   Family identified  


LETHBRIDGE - Paramedics found 9-month-old Austin Wright in cardiac arrest. The child was rushed to hospital where he later died.  Tyler Brian Hogan was charged with one count of second-degree murder.  (Global)   PREVIOUS:   Baby homicide    Baby slain   Death a homicide    Blunt force trauma



Impaired driver charged

THORNLEA - Jane Newhook, 83, was killed when her car collided with another vehicle.  George Malcolm Whalen, 67, is facing charges including impaired driving causing death.  (CBC)   MORE:   Driver in custody   Driver charged  

Charge in homeless fight

TORONTO - Levon Jolen Gammon, 43, of no fixed address, has been charged with manslaughter.  The victim has been identified as Paul Crombie, 50, of no fixed address.   (CBC)  MORE:   Fight death   Charge  




PELICAN NARROWS - Attempts to resuscitate Jordan Bedard, 19, from Sandy Bay, SK, were unsuccessful.  RCMP arrested Brett Napoleon Michel, 19, and charged him with second-degree murder.   (CTV) 

Man charged after body found

SHAMATTAWA - Police got word that a local fisherman had found a body in a nearby river. Police confirmed it was a missing 37-year-old woman.  Police charged Philip Miles, 37.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged  



Farm shooting

BIGGAR - Colten Boushie, 22, from the Red Pheasant FN, died before emergency crews arrived.  RCMP have charged Gerald Stanley, 54, with second degree murder.   (CBC) 


Farmyard shooting

Murder charge laid

Our peoples are not equal

Racist and hate-filled comments

Not guilty plea  




GATINEAU - Police were called to a Gatineau home June 15, 2010 after reports a 15-month-old child was dead.  The cause of death was never determined but now police say new technology and a review of the case has allowed them to determine the child died of a 'non-accidental' fatal head injury.   Tyler Hunt, 29, has been charged with manslaughter.  (CTV)  MORE:  Accused of manslaughter   

2nd body found

MISSISSAUGA - The woman found dead after this week's massive home explosion has been identified by police as Diane Page.  Police had confirmed earlier that the house at 4201 Hickory Drive, which suddenly blew up Tuesday afternoon, was owned by Page and a man named Robert Nadler.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Nadler ID'd as 2nd fatality   Owners missing   Home leveled   House explosion   House explosion



Body found

CALGARY - Police have charged Edward Delten Downey, 46, with 2 counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of Taliyah Leigh Marsman, 5, and her mother, Sara Baillie, 34.  (Global)   MORE:   New details   Career criminal   Amber Alert   Mom found dead

Search for suspect

ONOWAY - Casey Potts and Sharisse Monkman were with Glen Allen Abbott before he died.  The 3 of them attempted a robbery.  Monkman was arrested on robbery charges, and Potts is wanted on second degree murder of Abbott and robbery charges.  (CTV)   MORE:   Search for wanted man    Homicide 




WINNIPEG - Police have issued an arrest warrant for Geordie Douglas Wood, 22, a man wanted in connection with the homicide of Cyril Quentin Weenusk, 26.  (CTV)   MORE:  Wanted arrested at Remand Centre    Identified   Serious incident


HERSCHEL - Carol King's ex-partner, David Caissie, 53, has been charged with first-degree murder and indignity to human remains over her death in 2011.   (CBC)   MORE:   Missing woman found dead   Remains are King's   Remains found  



Body found

ST JEAN BAPTISTE - RCMP were called to the apartment on Caron St and found the body of a 54-year-old woman.  Danny Vanoosten, 56,  was arrested at the scene and has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Murder   Found dead   Charged


CALGARY - Tyler Sanderson, 24, was located and transported by ambulance to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Lori Ann Heavenfire, 34, has been arrested and charged.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Woman wanted   Victim ID'd



Victims identified

WINNIPEG - Campbell, 51, and John McKinnon Bendon, 61, both died after the three-storey house caught fire.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victims named    Fire deliberately set   

Woman charged

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



Possible murder-suicide

PONTEIX - RCMP were called to the Ponteix town dumpsite.  There, police say officers found 2 dead male adults.  One of the men found dead was Mike Kucik.  (Global)     MORE:   2 dead   2 men found dead   

Parking lot dispute

MIDLAND - Corby Stott, 29, was taken to Hospital where he died.  Jason Heffernan, 25, was arrested at the scene and charged with second-degree murder. (PostMedia)   MORE:   Man dies after being hit by a car 



Victim ID'd

KELOWNA - Rita Maria LeHockey, 48, died suddenly at about 1:45am July 2 at a home in the 800-block of Cawston Ave.  (Castanet)   MORE:   Police identify victim    Suspicious death   Woman found dead    


EDMONTON - Warren Todd McLeod, 47, died on Feb 3, 2016 of injuries he incurred in a March 18, 2015 attack.  Police arrested Joelle Reich, 47, and charged her with manslaughter.  (Global)   MORE:   Woman charged 



Father charged

LANGHAM - Robert Major, was the driver of a pickup truck involved in a collision that killed his 2 sons Theodore Cardinal, 9, and Brenden Major, 4 and his girlfriend Kimberly Oliverio, 26, near Langham, SK on Feb. 22, 2016.  (Global)   MORE:   Charges laid 

2nd man charged

WINNIPEG - Joshua Evans, 24, was charged.  Martin Archie Flett, 22, was charged with second-degree murder.  James Edsel Tucker, 45, was found stabbed in the Furby St apartment.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Name change   Man charged   Charges 



Homicide declared 

EDMONTON - The remains have been identified as Gamtesa Muhamed, 21, reportedly last seen in his north Edmonton neighbourhood on Sept 7, 2014.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Remains identified   Remains missing man 


OTTAWA - Police were called to an apartment in the 200-block of St Andrew St shortly before 4am Sunday, after reports Tarique Leger, 19, had been shot.  (CTV)   MORE:   Shooting   Teen shot dead   Victim identified    




LAVAL - Mitchell Robert Cousins, 29, was arrested for the killing of Ferdinando Belmonte, 22, on June 28.   (CP) MORE:   Suspect arrested   Death treated as homicide   Murdered    Victim not known to police    Identified  


SAINT JOHN - Police have identified the victim of a homicide as Tammy Boratynec, 43.  (CBC)   MORE:   Police release identity 




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

2nd man charged

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



Grandparents charged

CALGARY - Eneas Emilio Perdomo, 5, was taken to Hospital on July 10, 2015 with injuries that family members claimed were due to numerous accidents.  Allan Perdomo Lopez and Carolina Del Carmen Perdomo were arrested and charged with manslaughter in connection with Perdomo's death. (CTV)  


Grandparents charged

Homicide investigating

Family being questioned

Death deemed suspicious

Boy just arrived in Canada 




TORONTO - Friends identified former pro skate boarder Justin Bokma and bartender LeFranc Matthews as the 2 men killed in a shooting.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Victims ID'd    Victims remembered 


MONTREAL - Boubacar Bah, 24, is facing first-degree murder charges in connection with a shooting on Jan 11, 2014.   Ali Husain Jean  was shot and killed in an apartment on Sherbrooke St. near 29th Ave.  (CTV) 




WHITBY - Matthew Coussons, 29, was charged with second-degree murder after walking into a police station in Oshawa and claiming something had happened to his girlfriend, Kristina Bennett, 25.    (Durham Region)   MORE:   Identified    Accused of murdering fiancee   Man charged   


EDMONTON - Police say Randy James Munian and another suspect approached the armoured truck guards, pepper sprayed them and demanded cash.  Munian was shot while facing the guard, who is unlikely to face criminal charges.  (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect identified    Police identify suspect  


Impaired charge

WOODSTOCK, NB - Whitney Esther St. Pierre, 21, is facing impaired driving charges in connection with a crash that killed Emma Pearson, 16, and seriously injured 5 other people just before midnight on July 5, 2015.  (CTV) 


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



Foul play suspected

WINNIPEG - Police have identified the deceased as Eugene Allan Harris, 62.  (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide   Body found

Remains identified

LAC LA RONGE FN - Todd McCormick, 45, was reported missing in May.  (CTV)   MORE:   Identified   Human remains



5 years

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

Crown withdraws charges

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



Shooting likely tied to OC

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

Son-in-law charged

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




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

Father-in-law charged  

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



25 years

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


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




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

Police hunt tourist killers

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




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

Woman found dead 

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



Remains identified

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

Body found

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



Victim linked to OC

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

Police ID victim

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



Premature baby dies

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

Guilty plea

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



Murder charge stayed

CALGARY - Redear Kadir-Shahwan, 23, was charged with the death of Khalid El-Ajami, 30, at a barbershop in the 100-block of 20 Ave SE in Nov of 2015.   (CTV)  



Man charged

Victim identified

Linked to drug trade

Victim ID'd

Man shot   



Impaired charge

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

Murder was planned  

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




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


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




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

Stabbing victim dies

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



3 charged

WASAGA BEACH - Francesco Molinaro, 18, was fatally stabbed outside the Pizza Pizza on Mosley St on May 21.  Jonathan Landsberg, 18, Eric R. Talbot, 19, and Austin D. Zambrano-Peterson, 18, have all been charged with second-degree murder.  (CP24) 

3 charged

Facing charges

Teen identified

Teenager killed

Beach stabbing




Human remains ID'd

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


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




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

New DNA evidence

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



3 arrested

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

Police share suspicions

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




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

Human remains ID'd

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




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


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



Guilty plea

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


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



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