Murder Headlines 

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Lower Mainland Murders 2015 

Lower Mainland Murders 2014 

Victims identified

FOX CREEK - RCMP say Hally Dubois, 50, and David Derksen, 37, were found dead when officers arrived at the remote camp around 1:50am Tuesday.  Daniel Goodridge, 28, is facing a list of charges in connection with the deaths.   (Global)  PREVIOUS:   2 stabbed    


Body found, husband charged 

CALGARY - Police have located the remains of Shannon Madill (Burgess), missing since Nov 2014, in the Ramsay home she shared with her husband.  Joshua Burgess, 29, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)  MORE:   Body found    


Assault victim dies

KITCHENER - Dylan Darren Debreau, 23, succumbed to his injuries after suffering an assault on June 26.  Edward Joseph Bush, 41, charges were upgraded from aggravated assault to manslaughter after Debreau's death.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charge laid   



MORLEY - Tristan Wesley, 27, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his father, 55.   (Beacon)   MORE:   Son charged   Charged 


Victim identified 

MILTON - Chris Harper, 50, was cycling south on Tremaine Rd when he was struck by a car also heading south   The charges against Michelle Maisey, 33, include drunk driving causing death, and failing to stop for a fatal collision.   (CHCH)  PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run arrest  


Police seek white pickup

OTTAWA - Police say Andy Nevin, 39, a male cyclist was struck around 5:45am Sunday, June 28th, 2015.   (CTV)    PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run  



MONTREAL - The body of Nellie Angutiguluk, 29, was discovered on May 18, 2015 inside her home at 7225 Nancy St.  (CTV) 


Arrest in stabbing 

TORONTO - Officers discovered a 61-year-old man who later died from his injuries in hospital.  Police arrested Jeremy Wood, 29, for murder.  (Global)   MORE:   Man in custody   Arrest   Suspect in custody  



NIAGARA FALLS - Richard Doxtator, 38, and Jasmine Doxtator, 37, were wanted in connection with the death of Giuseppe "Joe" Caputo, 70, who was found the morning of Friday, June 19.  (Niagara This Week)  MORE:   Police name suspects    Death a homicide


Suspect charged

ALEXIS NAKOTA SIOUX FN - Upon arrival officers located a 39 year old male suffering from stab wounds.  William Alexis, 27, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (Beacon)   MORE:   RCMP investigate death     


Found guilty

LONDON, ON - A judge has found Ruth Burger, 66, guilty of dangerous driving in connection with a crash at a London, ON, Costco store.  6-year-old Addison Hall died after she was struck, and her sister Rhiannon Bozek, who was delivered via C-section after the crash, died a week after the July 25, 2014, crash.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Family beyond devastated    Car crashes into Costco    



MISSISSAUGA - A 74-year-old man found dead and with a knife in his chest June 24 has been identified as William Wallace.   (Mississauga News)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death  

Suspect surrenders  

TORONTO - Abdiweli Abdullahi and Mohamed Abdiwal Dirie, both 26, were shot inside a 22nd-floor apartment unit at 36 Lisgar St. Kamal Hassan, 23, turned himself in and was charged with 2 counts of first-degree murder.  (CTV)    MORE:   Man turns himself in   Wanted turns himself in    Victims ID'd   2 dead    



SAINT JOHN - Officers responded to a home on Red Head Road around 4pm Monday where a 51-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were found dead.  A funeral service for Cathryn Bawn will be held.   (Saint Johner)   MORE:   Murder-suicide   PREVIOUS:   2 dead   2 shot   Shooting incident   Domestic violence is not a private matter     


Victims die in hospital

MONTREAL - Lawyer Benoit Cote, 51, and notary Marie-Josee Sills, 30, died in hospital after being shot at work.  Cote was at one time the lawyer for Michel Dubuc, a man found dead in his home in Boucherville, on Friday morning. The bodies of Dubuc's two sons, Jeremie, 21, and Gabriel, 19, were also found in the home.  (CBC)  MORE:   5 now dead    Murders-suicide linked to shooting   Drama


Victims ID'd

GRANDE PRAIRIE - An autopsy has determined that Osman Mohamoud Hussein, 32, and Abdifatah Mohamed Abdi, 28, were both killed by gunshot wounds.   (CTV)   MORE:   Victims named   2 dead    Shooting  



LONDON, ON - Police have identified the victim as Suzan Aisha Jacob, 50.  Police said Juma Kuol, 49, who was allegedly known to the victim, has been charged with second-degree murder.   (Global)  MORE:   Woman stabbed     



PICKERING - Police have identified the victim as Dionecio 'Deshane' Nelson, 25, of Brampton.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified     Stabbing   Car seen fleeing



RESERVE MINES - Police say Brandon James Berthiaume, 24, faces charges of first-degree murder.  Brandon Kelly, 24, was found suffering from gunshot wounds and died at the Sydney Rd scene.  (CTV)    MORE:   Shooting drug related   Charged   Man charged  


Mother and son charged

DARTMOUTH - The victim has been identified as Bradley Wayne Knoll, 59.  Michelle Florence Rhyno, 53, is facing charges of manslaughter and robbery.  Michael Raymond Rhyno, 22, is facing charges of second-degree murder, robbery and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.  (CTV)   MORE:   Mother, son charged   Stabbing nets charges   Police lay charges  


2 charged

VANDERHOOF - An 18-year-old woman was shot in a home on Dec. 20, 2012, and rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.  Kayne Penner, 27, faces charges of manslaughter and careless use of a firearm.  Richard Borne, 38, is accused of careless storage of a firearm, careless use of a firearm and unauthorized possession of a firearm.  (CP) 


Charge in stabbing death

MONTREAL - Wassim Filali, 20, has been charged with second degree murder and assault causing bodily harm.  A 26-year-old man died of his injuries shortly after he was brought to hospital. 2 others were injured in the brawl.   (CTV)   MORE:   Suspects appear   Man dies   Charged



BERENS RIVER - On June 13, RCMP responded to a hit-and-run on Berens River First Nation.  Orval McKay, 29, was seriously injured and rushed to the local nursing station around 1:30am.  Nurses are upset and angry that Lifeflight Air Ambulance and a doctor never arrived.  (CTV)  MORE:   Air ambulance questions  

Canadian detained 

SABA - Omar J. Elkadry, 27, of Edmonton has been arrested in the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba in relation to the homicide in April.  The victim has been identified as Kavya Guda, 24, from California.  Both were students at the Saba University School of Medicine.   (Edmonton Journal)     MORE:   Police make an arrest   


Death ruled a homicide

LONDON, ON - Robert St. Denis, 51, of Westminster Dr in Thames Centre was found dead Thursday morning.  (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide    

Body of missing woman found

SHELLBROOK - Danielle Nyland was last seen the morning of June 8.  (CTV)   MORE:   Body found   Body found in woods    Missing woman found dead 



TORONTO - A 26-year-old cyclist was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition but later died of his injuries.  The vehicle failed to remain on scene.  Mitchell Irwin, 19, turned himself in.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Driver surrendered to police     Cyclist killed   Hit-and-run victim   Mourned in Halifax  

$50K reward

TORONTO - Brink's guard Larry Roberts, 29, and his fellow guard Theodore (Ted) Montgomery, 51, who was wounded, were ambushed inside the Agincourt Mall 1.23pm on April 24, 1980.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Cold Case homicide #16/1980    TPS person of interest  


Remains found

GUELPH - Seble Dietrich was last seen alive on July 10, 2014.  Her husband, Stephan Dietrich, has been charged with first degree murder.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Man charged   Accused was her husband  

Suspect charged

HIGH LEVEL - Gary Brian Junior Didzena, 33, was declared deceased at the hospital.  Lance Schasees, 28, was arrested in Chateh.   (Beacon)   MORE:   Charges laid    Homicide   Murder investigation


Victim ID'd

LASALLE -   The cyclist killed in a hit-and-run collision has been identified as Kevin Emisch, 38, of Windsor.  (CP)   MORE:   Cyclist identified

Man faces charge

GUELPH - Sean Haverty, 48, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Chris Schweitzer, 38.  (Guelph Mercury)   MORE:   Publication ban on murder  


Assault victim dies

THUNDER BAY - Police say they have upgraded the charge against Cruz Nicholas Pelletier, 18, from aggravated assault to 2nd degree murder.  Larissa Charlie-Stillaway, 22, died Wednesday afternoon.  (CBC)   MORE:   Charge upgraded   Assault victim

Remains are missing man

SAANICH - Police have confirmed human remains found on a Saanich property are those of missing Victoria father Dana McKellar.  The 51-year-old man was reported missing in Sept 2014.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Human remains found   Search finds human remains


Impaired driving charges

LEDUC - Bobby Bartlett, 36, has been charged with numerous impaired and dangerous driving charges in connection with a fatal head-on collision in Feb that left 2 people dead.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Charged in crash that left 2 dead    Crash victims identified  

Victim identified

EDMONTON - Andrea Marie Berg, 42, was found with her legs bound and tape over her mouth in a shopping cart in an alley near 124 St and 113 Ave NW.  (CBC)  MORE:   Woman was slain   Homicide victim   Homicide   Victim remembered 


Woman dies from injuries

CALGARY - Gas station attendant Maryam Rashidi, 35, died from head injuries sustained after she was struck by a stolen pickup truck at a Centex gas station in NW Calgary.  (CTV)   

2 in custody

2 being questioned

Workers dies

 Joshua Mitchell was on bail  


Charged in boating accident

LAC SEUL - Simon Chisel, 19, William Chisel, 30, and Kevin Briskett, 39, were killed in the incident on Lost Lake in Hudson last June.  Cameron Angeconeb, 36, and Tyrone Trout, 27, have been charged.  (CBC)      


WINDSOR - The body of Amir Hayat Malik, 32, was found in an alley behind 563 Brant St.  Colin Chrisjohn, 24, is charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charges laid   Police release video  


Charged in hit-and-run

TORONTO - Police allege Darya Selinevich, 22,  fled the scene in a dark blue BMW after hitting a 44-year-old Toronto man around 12:20am on Finch Ave, at Tobermory Dr.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Facing charges   Hit-and-run arrest   Cyclist dead


WINNIPEG - Sources have identified former student Brett Bourne, 17, as the victim in the attack, which happened on school grounds around 12:30pm.  (Winnipeg Free Press)   MORE:   Stabbing outside school   Arrest made   Stabbing over relationship issues   



TORONTO - Police have charged Hasadinn Plain, 21, in the fatal stabbing of Danai Plain, 12.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Charged    12-year-old stabbed


WINNIPEG - Elmer Kakewash, 29, was found just after 3am in the 200-block of Dufferin Ave with a stab wound.  (CBC)   MORE:   Homicide


Clock of secrecy

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

Police won't face charges

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



CALGARY - Kevin Rubletz, 30, is facing a second degree murder charge in connection to the death of his former common law wife, Jessica Rae Newman, the mother of his child.   (CTV)

Ex charged

Arrest made

Ruled a homicide



Guilty plea to lesser charge

EDMONTON - Richard Suter, 62, will be sentenced for failing to provide a breath sample causing death. In May 2013, Geo Mounsef, 2, died after being pinned to a wall when Suter's vehicle crashed through a restaurant patio.   (Global)   MORE:   Lesser charged   Guilty plea    Accused    

Woman found murdered

TORONTO - Police say the body of Linda Scott, 65, was discovered when officers responded to a call at an apartment on Cedarvale Ave, around 12:15pm.  Justin Scott, 25, is being sought for the killing.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Son sought   Wanted   Suspect arrested in Montreal  


Victim identified

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


CALGARY - The deceased is Ryan Edward Delve, 43.  (CTV)   MORE:   Identified    Homicide   Body found   


Body ID'd

WINNIPEG - Police confirmed there is now an 'open investigation' into the death of Audrey Desjarlais.  DNA tests confirmed the remains of Desjarlais - 3 years after her body was found in the Red River.  (CBC)     


MONTREAL - Police are asking for help in the search for Raynald Letourneau, who is the last person to see a 36-year-old woman alive before she was found dead in a home on Goyer St.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Woman's body discovered 



TORONTO - Police have charged Syed Mohammed Ali Zaidi, 19, in the fatal shooting of Mahmedaarif 'Arif' Patel, 23.   (Toronto Star)  

Stabbing a homicide

EDMONTON - Claudia Mary Iron-Howard, 29, died from a stab wound to the chest.   (CTV)   MORE:   Police probing   Stabbing 


11 years

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


FREDERICTON - Kennedy Corrigan, 2, died on April 9, 2004 as the result of a massive head and brain injury.  New evidence emerged prompting the arrest of James Paul Turpin, 36.  (CTV)   MORE:   Murder charge   Unsolved crimes - Corrigan, Kennedy  


Police appeal for help 

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

Police find vehicle

TORONTO - Nelisa Damota, 39, was hit as she jaywalked across Bloor St near Dovercourt Road at approximately 9pm on Sunday night.  (CTV)   MORE:   Mother killed   2 persons of interest   


To stand trial

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

3 killed

MOUNT CURRIE - The BC Coroners Service has identified the two cyclists as Ross Chafe, 52, and Kelly Blunden, 53.  The vehicle's passenger was Paul Maurice Pierre Jr., 52, a member of the Lil'wat Nation.  (Pique New Magazine)   MORE:   Cyclists identified    Cyclists mourned   Driver identified



TORONTO - Sabrina Chouart and Clyde Marshall, wanted in connection with the killing of Sina Parsi, 32, were arrested at a Walmart store in Nigaria Falls.  Parsi disappeared on June 9, and was found dead June 12, in a Toronto apartment.  (CBC)    

Suspects arrested

Fugitives arrested

Suspects arrested

2 suspects

2 wanted

Pair wanted

Police hunt for couple

Homicide takes over


Woman charged

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

Guilty of impaired

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



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


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


Suspects named

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


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


Grandson charged

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

Accused had history of assault

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



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

Death result of homicide

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


Woman mourned

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


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


Charges laid

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

Victim ID'd

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



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

Body found

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


13 years

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

Investigated as homicide

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


Victim identified

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


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


2 charged

EDMONTON - The body of Adrian Gregory, 30, was found on Dec 30.  Shane Terry Tym, 28, and Sarah Jane Postumus, 29, face charges of first-degree murder.   (CBC) 

2 charged

Man and woman charged

2 charged

Body identified

Suspicious death




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

Assault victim dies

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




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

3 charged

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




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

Driver charged

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



Death a homicide

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

Ruled a homicide

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



5th person arrested

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


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



Conviction overturned

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

Granted new trial

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




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


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




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


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




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


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



Canadian killed in India

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


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




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

2 charged

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



Triple homicide

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


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



Youth charged

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

Father charged

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



Victim of domestic violence

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

Man dies after B&E

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



Charges laid

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

Sentence doubled

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




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


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




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


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




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


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




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

OPP probe death

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




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

Victim ID'd

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



35 years

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


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




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

Remains found

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




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

Victim identified

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




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

Homicide victim

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



Nurse charged

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


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




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


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



Suspect found dead

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

Man charged

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




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

Boyfriend charged

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



Death deemed a homicide

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


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



Soldier kills 3, self  

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

Woman charged

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



Son charged

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

Victim identified

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




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


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




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

Beaten to death

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



Court overturns jury verdict

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


Convicted wins appeal

17 years

Jury convicts

2012 ONSC 94 ruling on admissibility of statements

Police name skeletal remains




Charged with 3 murders

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


Charged in 3 deaths


Suspect in custody

Assault victim dies


Man dies after beating  



Bus driver charged

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

Extradited to Canada

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



TTC driver charged

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


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



'No one would help'  

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

Victim identified

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



Suspicious death victim ID'd  

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

Body found

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



Husband charged

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

Impaired driver charged

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



6 arrested

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


6 charged

Members of Dixon Bloods arrested

Dixon Road Bloods

Shooting victim dies

2 shootings are related

Shootings related  



Charged in 2 separate homicides 

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


Crime wave ends


Facing 2 separate murder charges


Victim ID'd


 IHIT identified victim





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


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



Woman charged

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


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



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


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



Woman charged

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

Impaired charges

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



Teen charged

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

Father sentenced

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



Remains of 2nd person recovered

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

Impaired driving

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



Bus driver charged

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


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



Fight death

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


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



Hit and run arrest

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


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



Another 7+ months

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

Victim identified

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



Suspect killed by US border agent

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

Shooting justified

Police name man shot dead

 Man killed was not Paul

Border guard shooting

Victim identified

Death ruled a homicide 




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

Sketches released 

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




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


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



Victim ID'd

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

Victim ID'd

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



Pacemaker proved innocence

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

Missing now a homicide

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



5 years

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

Bullet riddled body

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




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


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




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

Charges laid

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




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


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




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

Death treated as homicide

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



Suspect charged

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

Investigation concludes

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




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

Found not criminally responsible

Double homicide charges


Murder charges

 Murder charges laid

 Workplace slayings  




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

Security guard wouldn't be charged

This is police state stuff      

Complicated case

Victims had been drinking

1 identified

Off duty guard kills 2

Shooting leaves 2 dead  



Home invasion victim dies

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

Dead at 101


Charged in triple homicide

Real whodunit

Linked to triple homicide

Vet attack linked to cold case

Charged in home invasion

Police offer reward

Slayings 5-years later    



2 charged

OTTAWA - Mohamed Abdi Abdullahi, 32, and Abdullahi Osman, 23, have been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Yusuf Ibrahim, 27, on Feb 6, 2015.   (CBC)  MORE:   Released from custody days before  Gang member shot   Gang member shot   Gang member   Known to police   


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




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

Charges laid  

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



'Nameless' murder victims

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


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




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

      Hit-and-run charge

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




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

Criminal negligence charges laid

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



Jail for in care death

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


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



Mom to stand trial

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


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



Victim ID'd 

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

Manslaughter by minivan

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



Senior faces murder charges

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

Charge upgraded

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



  Murder investigation

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


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




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

Child death now murder

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



Crown to seek adult sentences

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

Victim identified

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



Missing man case, now homicide

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

5 suspects sought

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



Shooters now homicide suspects

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


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




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


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



Youth charged

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


Arrest made


 'She was crying'

1 dead, 2 injured  



2 women sentenced

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


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



Double murder

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

2nd person charged

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



Prosecutor won't prosecute

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

Inquiry results released

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



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