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Lower Mainland Murders 2017 

   Lower Mainland Murders 2016

Homicide Canada

Double homicide

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



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


Death suspicious

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



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



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



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


Victim ID'd 

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


Body found

TORONTO - The victim has been identified as Samatar Farah, 24.  (CP24)  PREVIOUS:   Body found  


Semi hit-and-run

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


3 killed

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



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


Suspect in custody

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


RCMP keep homicide from public

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


Missing a homicide

WINNIPEG - Christine Wood, 21, was last seen Aug 19. Police arrested Brett Ronald Overby, 30.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Suspect charged    


2 arrested

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


Fleeing from hit-and-run

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


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


Son charged

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



Man charged

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



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


Charge laid

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


Man turns himself in

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


Death probed

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



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



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



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



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


Warrant for shooter

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


4 years

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


Found guilty in cold case

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


12 years

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

Dangerous motorcycle antics

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

3 women killed

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

Man found dead

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


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



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

2 inmates charged

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



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

Body found

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



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

Woman charged

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



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

Believed to have been murdered

THUNDER BAY - Justin 'Milky' Duncan was last seen at the housing complex on Limbrick St on Nov 22, 2016.   (CBC)  MORE:   Police suspect foul play 



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

3 more charged

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


Police confirm murder

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

Cold case

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




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


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



Police lay charges

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

Man charged

Police charge man

DNA helped in cold case


NS rewards case Kidston   



2+ years

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


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



Missing upgraded

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

Shot man crashes vehicle

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



Another arrest

WINNIPEG - Police have made an arrest in the homicide of Canon Franklin Beardy on Feb 6, 2017.  A 16-year-old man has been arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder.  On Feb 16, police arrested a 14-year-old male and charged him with Second Degree Murder.  Police are still looking for Joshua Leclerc, a 19-year-old wanted for Second Degree Murder.   (My Toba) 


Police searching for 3rd suspect 



Victim ID'd

Sudden death

Man dies

Police investigate   



CPS won't face charges

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


Mistakes were made

No racial bias

No charges

Murder investigation

Family speaks out 




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

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



Medical marijuana and OC  

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

 Gunned down


'Tony Large' shot dead

Targeted shooting





Mafia murder

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

Victim named

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



Victim went to police

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

Man was under surveillance

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




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

Victim ID'd

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



Boy murdered

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


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



Shot, home set on fire

WINNIPEG - Jeanenne Fontaine, 29, was found in a home on Aberdeen Ave after a fire which is now being investigated as a homicide.   (CBC) 


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




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

Husband in custody

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



2 charged

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


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



Victim ID'd

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

Domestic violence?

EDMONTON - Timothy John Crowe, 34, has been charged with second-degree murder.  Court documents identify the victim as Kristi Schienmann, 30.  (Global)  MORE:   Man charged     Man charged   Suspicious death   Suspicious death 



Canadian killed

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

Death a homicide

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



Charges dropped  

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

Jail time

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



Woman identified

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


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




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


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



Detectives lay charges

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

1 identified, 1 nameless

OAKWOOD - Andrea Reid died of her injuries following a fire at a group home for teens in a rural area at 725 Quaker Rd.  2 second-degree murder charges were laid against a youth.  The name of the youth who died cannot be released.   (Sun Media)   PREVIOUS:   2nd person dies   Youth charged 



I stabbed my girlfriend

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

Youth found guilty

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



Victim ID'd

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

Victim identified

MIRA ROAD - Jackie Deveau was hit and killed on Highway 125 in Mira Road.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run  



Fires connected to murder

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

Victim of foul play

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




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

Documents name victim

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



Police name victim

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


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




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

Woman found dead

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



Assault victim dies

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

OPP investigating

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



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

Woman was shot

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


4 charged

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

3 charged

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




BRAMPTON - Emmerson Courtney Hennie, 36, was wanted for the fatal shooting of Anne Millington-White, who was killed during a 2014 fight between rival gang members in Lachine.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Suspect arrested 

Man found slain

TORONTO - Police officers located Guildod Amini-Kouchesfahani, 20, without vital signs on Redstone Road at about 9:30pm.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Murder investigator on front lawn   Stabbing   Victim identified   Stabbing  



BRAMPTON - Police have identified the teen shot dead as Jahsavior Reid, 19, of Toronto.  (Metroland)   MORE:    Victim ID'd   Shooting   

Death a homicide

CALGARY - Victoria Levesque, 25, whose body was found near the Hamlet of Lyalta was murdered.   (CTV)  MORE:   Death ruled a homicide   Sister of MLA  




OHSWEKEN - Dustin Wayne Monture, 27, was admitted to Hospital with head injuries believed to be the result of an assault.  He was declared dead.  (Sun Media) 

8 years

THUNDER BAY - Randel Wabasse was sentenced to 8 years in prison for the killing of Adam Nicodemus Beaver, 46, in 2014.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charge in stabbing    




ST CATHARINES - Police were called to a Appelby Drive residential and found a 39-year-old woman dead with obvious signs of trauma.  Karl McAdorey, 43, was arrested at the scene taken into custody.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Man faces murder charge   

Assault death

TORONTO - Police said Michelle Riley, 36, was assaulted in an apartment building on Dawes Road.  Brian Williams, 51, has been charged with one count of second-degree murder.  (Global)   MORE:   ID'd as victim   Woman took in homeless men    Man charged   



Suspect dead

TORONTO - John Croitoru died at the Keele Community Correctional Centre.  Croitoru was charged by Hamilton Police in the 1998 murders of Lynn Gilbank  and her husband Fred.    (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Johnny K-9 dies  

Fight death

TORONTO - Haozhi Wang, 19, was transported to the hospital by friends where he succumbed to his injuries.  Boqiao Fan, 19, is charged with second-degree murder.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Charged   Brawl death  



Men charged  

MILTON KEYNES - Police discovered the body of Canadian Suren Sivananthan, 32.  Prashanth Thevarasa, 23, Gnanachandran Balachandran, Kiroraj Yogarajah, and a 17 year-old from Croydon who has not been named, have been charged.  (Trinity Mirror South)    MORE:   Long distance love   Toronto man killed 

Accused ID'd

MCDOUGALL - Vikram Dhindsa, 34, of Mississauga, was charged by the West Parry Sound OPP with 'disposing of a body in a wooded area.'  The charge against him was withdrawn after his death.  (Parry Sound North Star) PREVIOUS:   Accused now deceased   Accused dead   Arrest   Human remains found  



13 years

SHERWOOD PARK - Brian Beglau, 60, pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of Melanie Hunter, 55.  (Sun Media)  PREVIOUS:   Man charged   Woman found dead  

Bus driver killed

WINNIPEG - Bus driver Irvine Fraser,  58, was attacked and killed by the passenger just before 2am.  (Brian Kyle Thomas), 22, was arrested.   (CBC)  MORE:   Charged laid  




TORONTO - Alexander Khalilov, 25, pleaded guilty to 3 counts of second-degree murder in the July 15, 2013 slayings of his mom, Tatiana Khalilova, 49, and Svetlana Babaega and Victor Zybin, both 76. (Sun Media)   MORE:   18 years   


KAMLOOPS - Cody Foster, 26, was killed during an altercation in an RV park in the 9000-block of Dallas Drive.     Stephen George Fraser, 56, is facing one count of second-degree murder.  (Kamloops This Week)   MORE:   Victim ID'd   Charges    



Impaired charge

MONCTON - Daniel Hebert, 28, has been charged with impaired driving causing death .  (CP) 


MARKHAM - Noel Williams, 27, was found suffering from gunshot wounds.  Jasper Atienza, 28, has been charged.   (CP24)



11 years

PRINCE ALBERT - Jordan Herron was found guilty by a jury of second-degree murder in the April 2014 murder of Clayton Bear, 17.  Orren Johnson, was found guilty of first-degree.   (CTV)   MORE:   2 convicted    2 men charged 

Charges in double homicide 

BARRIE - Dyrrin Daley, 24, has been charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder.  The victims have been identified as Nick Pasowisty, 19, and his father Jayme, 51.  (Sun Media)    MORE:   Charged   Double homicide   Arrest 




AJAX - Upon arrival, police found Jermaine Auld, 33, with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Police ID victim   Shooting    


TORONTO - Tyrone Tomlinson, 21, was found in front of a home on Langford Ave, where he had been visiting a friend.   (CBC)  MORE:   Victim identified 



Death by dangerous driving

LEICESTER - Muhammad Javid, 20, drove into Victoria Gayle, 25, from Canada, in Upperton Road, just before midnight on June 6.   (BBC)   MORE:   Motorist sentenced 

Teen charged

WINNIPEG - Tyler Kirton, 25, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.  A 16-year-old was charged with first degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charge upgrade   First-degree charges



Hit-and-run charges

VAUGHAN - Adam Colucci, 35, was struck by a vehicle in the area of Highway 7 and Keele St.   Dustyn Sharp, 19, of Toronto, has been charged.  (CP24)  PREVIOUS:   Police ID victim   Identified   Hit-and-run  


OTTAWA - Awale Hussein, 23, accused of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Brian Boucher turned himself in to police.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect turns himself in   Stabbing   Victim identified    




DUCK LAKE - RCMP arrested Bobby Gamble, 24, of Beardy's First Nation in connection with the death of John Brown, 52, of Christopher Lake.   (Prince Albert Daily Herald)  MORE:   Murder charge   Charged  


OSHAWA - Police found Darius Thorne, 18, in the hallway of an apartment on 9 Quebec St after they were called for reports of gunshots.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Victim identified   Victim dies   Shooting victim dies 




TORONTO - When police arrived on scene, they found Ali Rizeig, 18, suffering from gunshot wounds.  (CP24)  


WINNIPEG - A shooting killed Bryer James Prysiazniuk-Settee, 24.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting




PETERBOROUGH - The dead man has been identified as Paul Atchison, 43.  Bryan Townson, 34, was charged with first-degree murder.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Charged    


HUDSON BAY - Stacie Lewis, 27, was shot at a home in the town. Steven Lee Lewis, 32, has been charged with first-degree murder.   (CBC)    MORE:   Estranged husband charged   




TORONTO - Mohamed El Hatimy, 32, died of multiple gunshot wounds.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:  Police ID victim   Body discovered   Man found shot    Body found  

Suspect sought

WARBURG -  Christopher O'Reilly, 36, was taken to hospital where he later died.  Gerald Peter Krahn, 29, is wanted on a warrant for second-degree murder.   (Sun Media)   MORE:   Arrested    



Inmate death 

TORONTO - Victor Ogundipe, 41, was seriously injured and taken to hospital, where he died a short time later.  Jalani Hibbert, 22, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)    MORE:  Inmate killed  Inmate death    Toronto South Detention Centre 


EDMONTON - Officers responded to a suite in an apartment building near 101 Ave & 151 St  where they discovered the body of Donald Alfred Carruthers, 66.  Carl Perteet, 59, is charged with second-degree murder.   (Sun Media) MORE:   Charged   Violent altercation  



Death a homicide

RED DEER - Lyndon Olsen, 34, appeared in court to face a charge of manslaughter with a firearm.  Randee Lynn Stewart, 25, who died on Feb 1.  (Red Deer Advocate)   PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death    

Senior charged

MISSISSAUGA - Police arrested Arnold Kendall, 82, a resident of the Camilla Care Community, 2250 Hurontario St, and charged him in the death of Keith Wood, 79.   (Metroland Media)   MORE:   Senior charged  



Assisted death

MONTREAL - Michel Cadotte, 55, is accused of killing his wife, Jocelyne Lizotte, 60.  She had been living with Alzheimer's disease and her family had recently tried to obtain a medically assisted death, but was refused.   (CBC)  


Crime of compassion

Seniors' residence death

 Emile Gamelin Residence

 Possible compassionate murder   



Man charged

OSHAWA - Cotie Weekley, 31, was found deceased with multiple stab wounds inside a home on Simcoe St N.  Wesley Guzylak, 31, is charged with first-degree murder.   (CP24) 

Police lay charge

Man charged



Fundraising begun for daughter

Family rallies around daughter

My mom is dead   




BLOOD FN - Police have arrested and charged Jimmy Bad Man, 42, with manslaughter in the death of Sara-Jean Big Sorrel Horse of the Blood First Nation.   (PostMedia)  


TORONTO -  Police were called to 2999 Jane St at 10:17pm  for reports of a shooting and found the body of Dameion McFarland, 35.   (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting    Suspect sought    




PRINCE GEORGE - Aaron Ryan Moore and Joshua Steven West both remain in custody, charged with 2 counts of murder.  (Prince George Citizen)  MORE:   Charged   Double homicide   Targeted   Double homicide   

Hairdresser found murdered

LOS ANGELES - Toronto hairdresser and beauty company executive Fabio Sementilli was found beaten and stabbed at a Los Angeles home.  (AP)  MORE:   Hairstylist found stabbed    Stabbed and beaten   Canadian killed  




EDMONTON - The woman's death is being treated as a homicide while the man's is not. Police decided not to release the names of the victims.  A property search showed the owners of the house as Dr Clive Deutscher, 71, and his wife Karlene Johner, 59.  (PostMedia)   MORE:   Murder-suicide   Pair found dead   

Deadly fire was arson

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



Run-and-run victim

REGINA - Jamie Gallon, 42, was riding his bike on the eastbound lane of Ross Ave near McDonald St before 7:30pm Sunday when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.  (Regina Leader Post)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run   

History of mental illness

GATINEAU - Jean-Francois Dupuis, 21, accused of killing Therese Gauvreau, 83, has been found fit to stand trial, but has been sent for more psychiatric evaluation.  (CBC)  MORE:   Suspicious death    Suspicious death 



Police ID man

TORONTO - Anastasios Leventis, 39, was pronounced dead at the corner of George St after paramedics arrived at the scene.  (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting was gang related   Police won't disclose   Brother faces OC charges  

Arrest, warrant issued

MONCTON - Jesse James Perry-Belliveau, 25, and Kimberly Cormier, 45, have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Rodney Perry, 47.   (Global)   MORE:   Charges laid    2 charged   




TORONTO - Dylan Gill, 24, died after an early morning shooting that left a white sedan riddled with bullets.  (CBC)   


WINNIPEG - Trenten Jeffrey Balonyk, 38 was found dead on Sherbrook St.   (CBC)  



Upgraded charge

WHITESTONE - On Jan 16, at 7:24pm, OPP responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 124.  Thomas Hennig, 22, McKellar Township, was arrested. Killed in the crash was David Robb, 56, of Ahmic Harbour.   (Parry Sound North Star)   

Turns himself in

SASKATOON - Daniel Forest, 27, was the focus of a police search after a 45-year-old man, identified as Rodney Wailing was found badly beaten in a Pleasant Hill home.   (CBC)  MORE:   Charged with second-degree murder   Person of interest   Man found dead  



Deemed homicide

EDMONTON - An autopsy shows Ian Janvier, 28, died of gunshot wounds.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Shooting   

Drive-by shooting

SADDLE LAKE - Police are investigating after finding Chavez Boysis, 26, dead.   (Sun Media)  MORE:   Targeted shooting    Man shot  




CALGARY - The victim, Itgel Baatarsuren, 22, was left at the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre by someone in a white Pontiac G5 at around 9pm. (Global)   MORE:   Victim identified   Homicide   Shooting victim dies 

Warrant issued

SASKATOON - Curtis Kevin Morin, 25, is wanted for second-degree murder in connection with the death of Bailey Lonechild, 29.   (Global)  MORE:   Suspect arrested     Police ID suspect   Victim convicted of manslaughter  




ATIKAMEG - Ivy Laboucan, 40, was charged with second-degree murder in in the death of Jeff Gladue, 32.   Warrants have been issued for the arrest of Blake Anderson, 21, and Patrick Letendre, 24.   (Global)   MORE:   1 arrested   2 wanted   Anderson arrested   Shooting   RCMP investigate    

Murders, suicide

UPPER BIG TRACADIE - The deceased are Lionel Desmond, 33, his wife, Shanna Desmond, 31, their daughter Aaliyah, 10, and Brenda Desmond, 52, who was Lionel's mother.   (CBC)   MORE:   Community shocked   4 bodies found   Struggling ex-soldier   Murders, suicide




HALIFAX - The bodies of Clifford William 'Bill' Ward, his wife Ida and their daughter Ann were found on Jan. 7, 2015, in the burned-out remains of the elder Wards' home on the Old Guysborough Road in Goffs, NS.  Codey Hennigar was subsequently charged with 3 counts of second-degree murder and has admitted to the killings.   (CBC)


Admitting to killings

More charges

Family member charged

3rd body found

Arrest after fatal fire

Man in custody 



Suspect charged 

QUEBEC CITY - Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with 6 counts of first-degree murder and 5 counts of attempted murder using a restricted firearm.  Bissonnette was not charged with any terrorism-related offences.  Bissonnette was a student at Universite Laval.  (PostMedia) 

Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec

Alexandre Bissonnette
Quebec City mosque shooting
Victims identified
Victims shot in the back

Lone gunman
Mosque posts video
What happened to Bissonnette?
10 minutes of terror
Suspect called police to confess  



2 found shot

EDMONTON - Police said the double-homicide of Navdeep Sidhu, 24, and Harman Mangat, 22, was drug related.   (PostMedia)   MORE:   2 BC men found shot  


TORONTO - Police have identified the man shot and killed as Anthony Earl Smith, 41.  (Metro)   MORE:   Victim ID'd   Cops identify victim   Victim dies    Shooting   




MONTREAL - Ali Awada, 28,  is the son of Mohamed Awada, killed in the fall of 2012, in the series of settlements that preceded the return of Mafia godfather Vito Rizzuto to Montreal.  (La Presse)   MORE:   Shooting   Fatal shooting 

Woman charged

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



Charged again

MONTREAL - Glen Crossley is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of Albert Arsenault, 70. (CBC)   MORE:   Now facing manslaughter charge    Another case     Victor Davis


OSHAWA - The victim, identified as Dominik Prusinski, 21, was rushed to a hospital where he died a day later.   (CP24)   MORE:   Victim identified    Stabbed man dies   



Woman murdered

SAINT-LIN-LAURENTIDES - The SQ confirmed that the victim is Mylene Laliberte, 24. (TVA Nouvelles)  MORE:   Woman killed   Woman murdered 


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




FORT MCMURRAY - Staff at the Bridgeport Inn called police when they found the body of Leslie Paul Laboucane, 28.  Police arrested Robert Kenneth Laing, 27.  (Sun Media)  

7 years

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



Festival shooting

PLAYA DEL CARMEN - At least 4 people have died and 12 others have been injured after a shooting at a club on the last night of the BPM Festival in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen.    (Guardian UK) 

Music festival shooting

Gunman opens fire

Shooter was after specific target

 Toronto bouncer among 5 killed

 Canadian security guard killed

Cartel targeted Canadian organizers



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


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



Found guilty

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

14 years

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



Man charged

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


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



Mother charged

EDMONTON - Christine Longridge, 50, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the homicide of her daughter Rachael Longridge, 21.   (CTV) 

Son caught mother stabbing daughter

Mom charged


Mother had mental health issues 





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


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



Woman charged

TORONTO - Michael Jacobson, 48, succumbed to his injuries on Dec 25, 2016.  Shirley Elizabeth Shubley, 55, is charged.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Victim ID'd   Stabbing   Stabbing


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



Impaired charges

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

Body found

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



Death ruled a homicide

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


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



Police wouldn't name killer

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

7 years

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



Man found dead

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


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



Murders - suicide

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

Murder charge

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




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

Canadian killed

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



4 charged

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

2 charged

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



Brother charged

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


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




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


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




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


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


3 charged

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

Man charged

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




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

Canadian killed

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



Cold case charge

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


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




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


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



Suspect arrested

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

Men charged

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


Man and woman charged  

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

Charges stayed

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




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


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



Impaired charge

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

Disappearance now suspicious

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



Careless driving conviction

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

He's still a coward

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



Double homicide

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

Victim ID'd

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



Foul play suspected

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

 Guilty plea

WILMOT - Ahmed Darwish, 26, was driving 214 km/hr on Highway 7 when he slammed into the car carrying Susana Dumitru, 29.  (CBC)  MORE:   Drunk driver pleads guilty   Impaired charge



Found guilty

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

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



Road rage

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



Road rage shooting

This is murder

Shooter arrested

Manslaughter charge

Road rage shooter charged

Suspect released without charges

Joe McKnight       



Surgeon charged

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


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



Just out of prison

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


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




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

Shooting victim dies

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




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

Victim identified

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



Homicide in Canada 2015

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


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



Kicked to death

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

Suspect identified  

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



Crash charges

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

10 years

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



Driver charged

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

Stabbing suspect

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




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

Missing found dead

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




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

Warrant issued

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



3rd suspect

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

3 charged

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




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

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   


Warrant issued

MARKHAM - Investigators say the suspects attempted to kidnap 2 men but when Kong Wu Wang, 50, tried to flee, he was shot.  Qiao Xi Zeng, 41, Xue Mao Gong, 32, Qin Long Xue, 22, and Yong-Yout Salapseng have all been charged with kidnapping and first-degree murder.  A warrant has been issued for Haoxing Feng, 27.  (CP24) 


5th suspect charged

Murder OC related


Man ID'd   




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