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Project Sugar Horse arrests

TORONTO - 8 people have been arrested by Toronto police for their alleged role in a series of killings and attempted murders, in which investigators believe some of the victims were randomly targeted.    (CBC)  

Group behind random murders

9 charged

Jermaine Smith on Aug. 27, 2011

Plea for help

Victim saved children

Man identified

Slaying at barbeque  

'Ruthless', 'random' killings

Group arrested  

Delano Coombs on May 10, 2012

Daniel Davis on July 19, 2012

Victim identified

Known to police

Shooting

Man shot to death

Shooting death

Marvin Englebrecht on Oct. 29, 2012

Victim a mystery

Victim dies

Shooting

   

Suspect charged

WINNIPEG - Phillepp Amos , 25, died after witnesses say he was attacked with a machete.  Damian Fontaine , 26, has been arrested and charged.  (CJOB)  

Slain man was car thief

Man charged

Accused already facing charges

Suspect sought

Man dies after assault

   

3 years

EDMONTON - Brent Todd, 23, cried several times during the sentencing, as did his family and friends and the family and friends of 19-year-old victim Colby Baker-Buhay.  (QMI) 

Victim identified

SASKATOON -  Kelly Brian Diehl, 29, was found late in the evening on Aug 29, in the alley behind the Birchwood Apartments at 528 4th Ave N.  (CBC)   MORE:   Police identify victim 

   

Parents charged

MARKHAM - The child died on Aug. 22, 2013, after he was brought in to a local hospital without vital signs. Markham residents Kien Phat Tran, 21, and Thi My Phuong Bui, 22, were arrested.  (CTV)  MORE:   Parents charged    Couple charged

Couple identified

KEDGWICK - Police say the bodies of Raoul LeClair, 64, and his wife Nicole LeClair, 65, were found outside the home on Route 260. Police are not looking for suspects.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   2 bodies found   Police investigate sudden deaths  

   

Charged

YELLOWKNIFE - A 23-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following a death after a party.  Police say Roman Bourque was arrested.  Emerson Curran, 20, of Ottawa, was flown to an Edmonton hospital where he died.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Student dead  

Death deemed homicide

BOWMANVILLE - A post-mortem determined Terell Vidal, 4, of Toronto died from blunt force trauma.  Police were called to a home on Ireland St where they located the child without vital signs.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Homicide    Deemed homicide

   

Charged

CALGARY - Police have charged Ryan Shuba, 32, in connection with a fatal collision in north Calgary in May that killed Robert Enstrom.  (Beacon)   MORE:   Man charged    Succumbs to injuries 

Stabbing

HAMILTON - The victim has been identified as David Pereira, 18.  Police say Raleigh Stubbs, 49, has been charged with first-degree murder.  (CP)   MORE:   Teen had plans   Homicide probe  

   

Guilty

IQALUIT - Bruce Kayaitok admits he stabbed his wife twice in the abdomen with a broken mop handle.  Brenda Tootiak, 30, bled to death.  (CBC)   MORE:   Guilty

Guilty plea

ATLANTIC CITY - Antoinette Pelzer, 45, stabbed Po Lin Wan, 80 and Alice Mei See Leung, 47, to death during a robbery attempt in May 2012.  (CP) 

     

Death deemed murder

DORVAL - Bobby Charalambous, 82, death has been classified as a murder, following an incident which took place on Dec 16, 2012.  (CTV) 

Chief calls healing session

N'DILO - A 17-year girl from the community is charged with second degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of Dainel Faine, 21.  (CBC)

 
     

Waiting results 

EDMONTON - Homicide detectives continue to investigate the suspicious death of Marjou Mago,  32, who died after a fight at a residence in the area of 60 St and 35A Ave (Edmonton Journal)   MORE:   Homicide investigating   Man arrested

Charges upgraded

CALGARY - Kristoffer Del Campo, 30, was originally charged with manslaughter in the death of Lacey Manion on August 12, 2013.  Manion, 33, died of blunt force trauma.   (CTV)  MORE:   Charge upgraded   Charges laid against boyfriend

 
     

Reward offered

OTTAWA - Police have announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the Sept death of Amy Paul.  (CBC) 

Sex trade worker owed drug debt

Mother remembered

Homicide victim

 
     

Driver facing charges

BRAMPTON - Police have charged Ronald McWatters, 55, with criminal negligence causing death after a fatal 6-vehicle crash in Brampton.  The crash left a 61-year-old man dead.  (CityNews) 

Homicide

SASKATOON - James Favel, 77, died in hospital on Aug. 31 due to serious head injuries.  Favel was the victim of an assault on Aug. 19.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Possible homicide   Witnesses sought

 
     

Man charged

PUKATAWAGAN - RCMP have charged a 20-year-old man with second-degree murder in the death of his 8-year-old sister.  Skye Midnightsun Bighetty was found unresponsive on June 29 in the basement of the family home.  (CBC)   MORE:   Mental health issues 

Shooting drug related

TERRACE - A double shooting in Thornhill BC that resulted in the death of a Eric Maurice Cardinal, 27.  Travis Leslie Stephens, 29, has been charged with murder and attempted murder.  (Vancouver Sun)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Manhunt   Shooting   3 'armed and dangerous' men

 
     

Homicide

PRINCE ALBERT - Police responded to the 200 block of 15th St W where they found Davis David Broussie, 25, unconscious in a parking lot.   (Prince Albert Daily Herald)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death

Stabbing victim dies

TORONTO - Off-duty Markham, ON, firefighter Dominic Parker was fatally stabbed "without provocation" at a Toronto café.  Nabil Huruy, 23, was arrested shortly after the attack.  (CBC)   MORE:   Stabbing   Firefighter attacked   Stabbing

 
     

Stabbed, dismembered

LONDON, ON - Police have identified the victim as Alex Fraser, 20, of Orangeville.  James McCullough, 20, also of Orangeville, is charged.   (CP)   MORE:   Dismembered in hotel room 

12 years

LONDON, ON - "I miss her," Bryan Robinson said from the prisoner's box, prompting gasps and moans from Therssa Wilson's family and friends.  (QMI)  PREVIOUS:   Body is missing woman 

 
     

Party fight death

WINNIPEG - A 17-year-old from Winnipeg has been charged with manslaughter in the beating death of a man at a house party in the 100-block of Nevens Bay.  Friends named Christian Oneail, 18, as the victim.   (CTV)   MORE:   House party homicide   Teen charged 

Suspicious death arrest

BRANDON - Police were called on Aug. 28 to the 1000-block of Louise Ave, where they found Aaron Daniel Jardine unresponsive.  He later died.  An arrest warrant has been issued for a second man, Jordan Codie Cook, 21, of the Indian Birch First Nation.   (CBC)   MORE:   Arrest made 

 
     

14-year-old charged

TORONTO - A 14-year-old boy has been charged with manslaughter.   Toronto police were called to a building at 2240 Weston Rd, where they found Yusuf Tifow, 16, shot.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Boy charged   Victim identified   Shooting

Double homicide

WINNIPEG - A couple was found dead in a residence in the 200-block of Chestnut StThe victims have been identified as Unice Ophelia Crow, 19, and Trevor James Sinclair, 31.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Couple found dead   Police investigating

 
     

Gay village disappearances

TORONTO - Police said Skandaraj (Skanda) Navaratnam is one of 3 gay men who have suspiciously vanished around Church and Wellesley Sts.  Also missing are Abdulbasir (Basir) Faizi, 44, who was last seen Dec. 29, 2010, and Majeed (Hamid) Kayhan, 59, last seen on Oct. 14, 2012.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   3 missing men

No charges

VERNON - Prosecutors say John Furman, 95, would not be fit to stand trial in the Aug 18 killing of William May, 85, due to advanced dementia.  (Globe & Mail)   PREVIOUS:   Victim identified   Psych evaluation   Veteran to undergo testing   Charged  

 
     

Husband beaten to death

EDMONTON - Around 10pm officers were called to a home in the Belle Rive neighbourhood.  There, they found Teck Hwang, 56, in cardiac arrest.  Nyuk Hwang is charged with second-degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:   Wife charged   Homicide   Woman in custody   Wife in custody 

Victim identified

PORT COLBORNE - The body of Courtney Tourand, 31, was found in an apartment (at 262 West St) shortly after 3am.  Police arrested Harry Leavere, 44, and charged him with second-degree murder.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   Man charged   Charges   Arrest made

 
     

Father charged

TAKLA LANDING - The RCMP say the victim was Christopher Seguin, 36, of Vanderhoof, BC.   Crown has approved a second-degree murder charge against Jacques Seguin, 66, who is Christopher Seguin's father.  (CP)

Sentenced

WINNIPEG - Brent Houle, Eriberto Soldat, Daniel Dumas, Eric Plante and Emile Williams - all members of the M.O.B. street gang - pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the May 2011 beating death of Tyler St Paul.   (QMI)  PREVIOUS:   Gangster pleads guilty

 
     

Charges

TORONTO - The collision  left a 60-year-old man dead and his 39-year-old daughter in hospital.  Abokar Ahmed Ali, 23, is facing 13 charges.  (CityNews)  MORE:   Impaired driving   Man charged   Stolen car crash 

Man thrown from vehicle's hood

SICAMOUS - An RCMP officer on patrol spotted 49-year-old Troy Charlton, 49, laying on the community's Main Street with severe injuries.  Police have announced charges against Christina Laforge, 46.  (CTV) 

 
     

Charged

GATINEAU - Police said Patrick Dussault, 38, was a "handyman" with a criminal record who was renovating Diane Lahaie's home on Rue de Gaspe at the time of her death.  (CBC)  MORE:   Handyman    Murder investigation   Body found in burnt home   Arson suspected 

Father accused

PETERBOROUGH - Chris Young was killed in what police allege is a homicide at the hands of his father during a "family weekend."  Robin Young, 56, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his son.  (QMI)  PREVIOUS:   Person in custody

 
     

Charged with 2 murders

TORONTO - Those who knew and worked with Nighisti Semret, 55, and Rigat Essag Ghirmay, 28, say the hardworking women came to Canada to make a better life. Police charged Adonay Zekarias, 42, with first-degree murder in the deaths of both Semret and Ghirmay. (Toronto Star)  

Charged in 2 deaths

Charges

Video of victim and suspect

Body identified

Police seek help

Most of body still missing

Charged

Man charged

Remains found

Killer wounded himself

More video released

Husband in 'horrible shock'

Victim identified

Police search for suspect

 
     

Victim identified

HAMILTON - Wor Yahana Wur suffered life-threatening injuries and was rushed to hospital where he later died.  Camiche Lual, 23, of no fixed address, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CityNews)  

Homicide victim

Search for 2nd suspect

Shootout victim dies

Man dead

 

 
     

Charged

TORONTO - Blake Anthony Wilson, 26, is facing a first-degree murder charge in the death of Janina Wrigglesworth, 72.   (CityNews)

Man charged

Victim identified

Police release name

Death a homicide 

 
     

Brutal child slaying

BROADVIEW - The boy who allegedly killed Lee Bonneau cannot be named, has not been charged with a crime and will not serve any time in jail. The minimum age of legal liability varies internationally, but in Canada it is 12.  (Globe & Mail) 

No sense of justice

Child suspect

Suspect known as troubled child

Victim identified

Death ruled a homicide

Suspicious death

Kahkewistahaw First Nation

 
     

Death still a mystery

TORONTO - Kasandra Bolduc’s petite body, wrapped in a garbage bag, was found at the foot of Yonge St in Lake Ontario on May  22. Her family had reported her missing to Niagara Region police Feb  13. (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   What happened?   Missing woman found dead 

Charged

HAMILTON - Emergency crews were called to the Emerald Lodge residential care facility on July 31 for reports of an assault.  Daniel Demerino, 44, died in hospital.  John Bark, 33, was charged with second-degree murder.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Care facility fight

 
     

Shooting

TORONTO - Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene on Grandravine Drive shortly after 1:30pm after reports of shots fired.  Police have identified the boys as O'She Doyles-Whyte 16, and Kwame Duodu, 15.  (CBC)  

Shooting leaves 2 dead

2 teens dead

Double shooting

2 teens killed

Some security cameras not working 

 
     

Arrest

CALGARY - Shane Johnson, 23, was fatally stabbed Jan. 25, 2004.  Yousuf Bikila, 33, was charged with first-degree murder.  (QMI)  MORE:   Suspect charged   Man charged   Charge laid 

Woman charged

PIGEON LAKE - When officers arrived, they discovered the body of Jason Eldon Bull, 36.  Trista Lane Coyote, 20, has been charged with second degree murder and offering indignity to a body.  (Beacon News)

 
     

Hit-and-run

ATKAMEG - RCMP in High Prairie are investigating a fatal hit and run collision that claimed the life of 34-year old Chantal Savard of Gift Lake.  (Beacon)

Victim laid to rest

OTTAWA - Michael Morlang was killed as he walked along Frank Kenny Road. The driver fled the scene.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run  

 
     

Charges laid 

OSHAWA - Roland Stiles, 57, was found without vital signs at his home on Thornton Road N shortly after 4pm on July 27.  Travis Ouellette, 20, of Whitby has been charged with manslaughter.  (Oshawa This Week)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Police investigating   2 arrested

Victim identified

CALGARY -  Police have identified Robyn Greg Gladue, 36,  as the victim of the fatal stabbing that occurred near Olympic Plaza.  William Little Child, 20, of Calgary has been charged with second-degree murder.  (Beacon News)  PREVIOUS:   Charge   Murder charge

 
     

Father charged

LAKESHORE - Sisters Wynter Williams, 7, and Brooklyn, 4, were killed in the crash on the morning of June 10, 2012.  (CBC)   MORE:   OPP charge father   2 sisters dead 

Charged

MONTREAL - Jason Derrald Sivret, 38, was charged with second-degree murder and two counts of assault.   She has been identified as 67-year-old Yuk Ngor Tam.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:  Woman dies   Homicide  

 
     

Funeral

WILTONDALEThe remains of Irene Barnes, 50, and her son Michael Power, 11, were found in a burnt-out cabin near Wiltondale.  The remains of Leroy George, 56, were also found at the scene.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   3 sets of human remains

Remains ID'd

CALGARY - Maria Rosa Ciciolla, 35, was last seen in July, 2006 in the Forest Lawn area.  Police report she had engaged in a high-risk lifestyle.  (Beacon)  MORE:   Missing sex trade worker   Remains identified   Remains found 

 
     

Driver charged

NIAGARA FALLS - The driver of the truck, Edward Coop, 55, is charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death and two counts of impaired operation causing bodily harm.   (QMI)  PREVIOUS:   Vehicle strikes pedestrians

Victim identified

MISSISSAUGA - Police were called to a home on Lancaster Ave around 4:30am after a friend of Barnes’ phoned police.  Mario Barnes, 23, was a tenant who rented the basement from a family who lives upstairs.  (CP24)  MORE:   Shooting   Shooting

 
     

Murder charges

WOODSTOCK - Stephen Dustin, 41, appeared in court where the charge against him was upgraded from second degree murder.  Police found Pearl Brown, 84, when they were called to a duplex at 58 Huron St.  (CTV)  MORE:  Arrest   Homicide arrest

3 face charges

TORONTO - Yusuf Ahmed, 19, of Toronto, was killed outside an apartment building on Albion Rd on Aug 12.   Emmanuel Ansah, 19, Yasin Abdulle, 18, and Michael Monney, 21, were arrested and charged with first-degree murder.  (CityNews)   MORE:   3 charged   Suspects in custody   Shooting

 
     

Charged

NANAIMO - Police arrested and charged Leo Ronald Touchie, 22, in connection with the death of Harry Glen Bickle, 52. (Nanaimo Bulletin)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death   Murder investigation 

Shooting victim dies

TORONTO - Tahj Loor Walters, 15, was taken to hospital on July 28 after he was shot Yorkwoods Gate Plaza near Jane and Finch at around 10:15pm.  (CBC)   MORE:   Victim identified as Tahj Loor Walters

 
     

5 charged

ESSA - The body of Herminder Bhandal, 39, was recovered from a vehicle after crews extinguished a car fire on Aug. 25.  The OPP deemed his death a homicide.  Jagjeet Singh, 35, Resham Gidhay, 39, Kulbir Kullar, 34, Charnjit Boughan, 33, and Jagdeep Jassar, 24 were arrested.  (Toronto Star) 

 

5 now arrested

3 charged

Murdered

Victim identified

Body found 

 
     

Truck driver charged

TORONTO -  Police have charged Vincente Bacobe Arbis, 40, with 7 charges, including criminal negligence causing death.  A TTC bus and cube truck crashed head-on killing Manoranjana Kanakagasabaghy, 52, and injuring 12 others.  (CityNews)  MORE:   Van driver charged   Driver charged

Charged

SALLUIT - Ida Angutigirk, 41, disappeared in May.  On June 25, police issued a warrant for Johnny Papigatuk's arrest. Police have now charged the 37-year-old with second degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   SQ investigate disappearance 

 
     

Charged

OHSWEKEN - Police responded to a call at 11:30am to a home on 6th Line Road  and found Francis Lickers Jr, 68, dead inside.  Soh Gwa Yan Di Saws Styres, 20, from Six Nations has been charged with second degree murder.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged

Driver charged

VAUGHAN - On June 10, Biana Cherniavski, 28, was on the sidewalk walking her miniature pinscher on Thornhill Woods Drive just after 8pm.  Betty Kestenberg, 85, lost control, mounted the curb and struck and killed both the woman and her dog.  (CityNews) 

 
     

Identified

TORONTO - Tatiana Khalilova, 49, from Toronto and Svetlana Babaega, 76, and Victor Zybin, 76, who were from Russia, were found dead in a townhouse at 65 Old Burnhamthorpe Rd.  Alexander Khalilov,  22, was arrested a short distance from the scene.  (CP)  MORE:   Triple homicide   Accused of murder    Police identify victims   Man charged   3 slain

Charged

WINNIPEG - The incident happened on June 14, when police and emergency crews rushed to a house in the 500 block of Home St.  There, they discovered Jesse Cole Wapash, 19, stabbed and in critical condition.  On June 25, Wapash died.  A 17-year-old girl was charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)  MORE:   Stabbing victim dies   Victim dies 

 
     

Police identify victim

CALGARY - An autopsy positively identified the victim as Liban Hussein, 24.  (CTV)   MORE:   1 dead in shooting

10 years

CAMBRIDGE BAY - Allistair Nakashook, 25, pleaded guilty to killing Desery Panaktak, 19, in 2011.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Charged 

 
     

Impaired charges

LONDON, ON - OPP officers responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 SW of London just after 8:33pm on Saturday.  Mohamed Koko, was also taken to hospital but died from his injuries.  James Lugela, 25, of Calgary, is charged.  (CTV) 

Suspect dies

BLUE MOUNTAIN - Michael Rogers, 56, and Kathryn Rogers, 55, were found dead in their home on June 6, 2012.  Michael’s younger brother Adam, 48, died in a car crash 2 days later.  (CityNews) MORE:   Investigation concluded   Murder    Signs point to targeted killing  

 
     

1 suspect arrested

EDMONTON - Brian Boysis, 31, was arrested in connection to the stabbing death of Gregory Pratt, 31.  On August 2, police issued arrest warrants for Boysis and another suspect, Adrian Janvier, 20.  (CTV)

Wanted

Killer allegedly strikes again

Homicide

Fight death 

 
     

Police charge 3 men

TORONTO - Christopher Kotsopoulous, 26, was at his former home in Swansea Mews visiting a friend when an altercation broke out between him and 5 men on the complex's grounds.  Christopher Shaw, 21, Jeffrey Truong, 25, and Eli Goldman, 23, are each charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV) 

3 charged

Men charged

Shooting victim

Shooting 

 
     

Victim identified

CALGARY - John MacPherson, 38, died as the result of a stabbing.  Judah Diew Long, 34, of Calgary, is charged with one count of manslaughter.  (CTV) 

Deadly irony

Charge in suspicious death

Maybe drug related

Charge laid

Victim dies from wounds

 
     

Charges upgraded

EDMONTON - Robert Felker, 46, was the first of 3 victims in a bizarre series of attacks in the early hours of July 20.  He was taken off life support.    (CBC) 

Taken off life support

2 charged

'Savage' crime spree

2 facing attempted murder charges

Machete wielding homeowner

 
     

Domestic violence

EDMONTON - Jimmy Steve Rivas-Magana, 26, had been charged with second degree murder in the death of his wife of a few months, Yeny Alfaro, 26.   (CTV) 

Husband charged

Newlywed charged 

Victim identified

Domestic violence

Death a homicide   

 
     

Charged in wife's death

OTTAWA - Howard Richmond, 50, a Canadian soldier has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 28-year-old wife, Melissa Richmond.  (CBC)  

Charged

Soldier charged

Body is missing woman

Multiple stab wounds

Worries escalate

Body found

 
     

Body found

WINNIPEG - Police have confirmed that a body found in the Red River is Lisa Gibson, the mother who disappeared after her 2 children were found fatally injured in the family's home.   (CBC) 

Body is mom

Body identified

Postpartum depression stigma

2 children dead

2 children dead, mom missing   

 
     

Man shot dead

BRAMPTON - Ricky Ricardo Dunkley, 25, was shot during a party at the Bovaird Banquet Hall.   (Toronto Star)  

Victim identified

Police ID victim

Banquet hall shooting

Investigation underway

 
     

Wife murdered

AJAX - Police say Nasira Fazli, 31, was found in a townhouse on Torr Lane with obvious signs of trauma.  Fazli's husband, Feraidon Mohammad Imbrahem, 31, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman dead, man in custody   Woman found dead

Charged

YELLOWKNIFE - The body of Yvonne Desjarlais, 63, of Lutselk'e was found near 53rd St and 50th Ave in downtown Yellowknife on Dec 30, 2012. David Richard Harrison, 28, was arrested.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Police need help   Death ruled a homicide

 
     

Inmate death

KINGSTON - An Ottawa man has died after an altercation inside the Collins Bay Institution.   Shawn McKenzie, 24, died from injuries suffered in a fight with a 41-year-old prisoner.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Teen sentenced as adult  

Body identified

KITCHENER - Police have identified a woman whose body was found in the Grand River as Erin Howlett, 28, of Elmira.  She was last heard from on June 27, when she departed for Toronto with an "unknown friend."  (CBC)   MORE:   Identified

 
     

Arrest

TORONTO - Derrick Witter, 52,  was arrested and charged with killing Hussein Sobrie, 45.  (CBC)   MORE:   Manslaughter charge 

Homicide

TERRACE - The man found dead at his Sparks St area home was Nathan Ward, 29.  (Terrace Standard)  MORE:   Victim identified

 
     

Son charged

PRINCE ALBERT - Alvin Elliot Buckwold, 31, son of SK lawyer Ian Buckwold, 64, is charged with second-degree murder in his father's death. (CBC)   MORE:   Son charged   Son battled schizophrenia

Couple charged

TORONTO - The victim has been identified as 26-month-old Nicholas Cruz.  Marleny Cruz, 25, and Joel France, 36, have both been charged with second-degree murder. (QMI)  MORE:   Toddler killed

 
     

Grandma sentenced

MILTON - In an agreed statement of facts Leslie MacDonald, 52, admitted that on June 26 she was supposed to take her grandson Maximus Huyskens, to daycare.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   Grandmother charged   Toddler identified   Heat exposure  

Convicted

ANTIGONISH - William Lionel Edmund Byron Fogarty , 32, was convicted.  Kory Mattie, 16,  was pronounced dead at the scene.  Nicholas Landry, 17, died later in hospital. (CTV)   MORE:   Driver guilty   Convicted   Man charged 

 

 

 

 

Victim dies

TORONTO - A victim in a hit-and-run in the city’s east end last week has succumbed to his injuries.  A suspect, identified by police as Kyle Hazelton, 30, of Toronto, is charged.  (CP24)

Man charged

WHITEHORSE - Alexander Dennis, 21,  is charged with killing Gordon Tubman, 41, and setting his trailer on fire in 2010.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Man died   Foul play suspected 

 

 

 

 

Fight death

PIGEON LAKE - Police said Jared Brown, 30, died as a result of injuries suffered in a fight.  Randal Cardinal, 23, was charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged

Victim identified

TORONTO - Police ruled the death of Janina Wrigglesworth, 72, a homicide, and believe the fire was started in an attempt to cover up the crime.  (CityNews)  PREVIOUS:   Police release name   Death a homicide

 

 

 

 

Arrests

SASKATOON - 2 men are facing first degree murder charges in the death of 25-year-old Alexander "AJ" Holdner.  Kyle Scott and Robert McCamon, aged 18 and 19, are both are from Young, SK. That is also Holdner's hometown.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:  Homicide   Police investigating    

Man charged

GEORGINA - Police were called to Pollock Road around 4:45am Saturday after the body of a man was found on the roadway.  The victim was transported to hospital where he died.  Christian De Freitas, 18, of East Gwillimbury turned himself in to police.  (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run victim dies

 

 

 

 

Driving while disqualified

EDMONTON - Derrick O’Connor, 27, is charged with hit and run causing death and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death in the crash that killed Travis Hurlbert, 18.    (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Charged

Victim identified

TORONTO - Rebecca Ransome, 27, was taken to hospital where she died of her injuries.  Kyle Padmore, 26, of Toronto, has been charged with second-degree murder. (CityNews)   MORE:   Homicide victim   Stabbing   Woman dead, man in custody

 

 

 

 

Arrest

MADRID - Aurea Vazquez Rijos was arrested by the Spanish police at an airport in Madrid.  A US grand jury charged Vazquez in 2008 with offering a man $3M to kill her husband Adam Anhang.  Anhang, 32, was beaten and stabbed to death in Puerto Rican in Sept 2005 as he walked with Vazquez.  (AP)   MORE:   Murder of Adam Anhang

Stepson charged

CALGARY - Derek Puffer, 35, Donna Lee Powers' adopted son was allegedly found naked on the side of the road near Southland Dr and 14 St SW about 5am leading officers to a nearby home.  There they found 71-year-old Billy Powers and his 64-year-old wife dead.  (QMI)  MORE:   Stabbed   Psych exam   Broadcaster and wife found dead   2 bodies found 

 

 

 

 

Suspect charged

WINNIPEG - Michael James Flett, 30, was found suffering from stab wounds shortly after 4:30am on June 29 in the 400-block of Manitoba Ave.  Michael Aaron Roulette, 18, of Winnipeg faces.  (CTV)  MORE:   Arrest

Woman charged 

MARKHAM - Police say Shabana Ahmed, 55, has been charged in a collision that killed one pedestrian and seriously injured another.  (CP24)   MORE:   Driver charged   Woman charged 

 

 

 

 

Victim identified

KAMLOOPS -  Michael Irving Young, 32, also known as Michael Hauk, was the victim of an apparent murder.  (Kamloops this week)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide probe   Possible murder

Shooting

LAVAL - A man (Hiroshige Glonessian) was shot and killed overnight in Laval.  (CTV)  MORE:   Body found   Hiroshige Glonessian know to police    Man slain   Project Painter   OC group dismantled

 

 

 

 

Charge in death of toddler

CALGARY - On May 2, 2012, Mackenzy Woolfsmith, a 21-month-old girl, was critically injured in an incident at a dayhome in the 100 block of Elgin Heath SE.  Caitlin Jarosz has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the child’s death.  (CTV)  

 

Police arrest owner

Charged

Death deemed homicide

More questions in death

Death now a homicide

 

 

 

 

Not guilty

WINNIPEG - Brittany Murray, 21, died in October 2010.  She was working as a flag person on Highway 207 south of Dugald when she was hit.  Mitchell Blostein, 69,  was charged with Dangerous Driving Causing Death.  (CTV)  MORE:   Senior found not guilty

Brothers had ties

MONTREAL - Jamie Laramee, 37, and his brother Cody, 25, were shot and killed while sitting inside the Nite Lite bar in LaSalle.  The West End gang reportedly has a strong foothold in smuggling drugs through the Port of Montreal.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:  Shooting   2 men shot 

 

 

 

 

Person of interest

KELOWNA - Ashley Neville, 27, was killed inside her home in the 300-block of Yates Road.  (Kelowna Cap News)   MORE:   Homicide   RCMP confirm suspicious death   Woman found dead

Arrest in stabbing death

WINNIPEG - Brian O’Donnell, 68, was found inside the rooming house where he lived.  Naomi Shianne Ross, 18, is charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Investigations

 

 

 

 

Accused barred

SHESHATSHIU - Friends and relatives of Bernice Rich, 21, said they were shocked to learn that Gordon Milley, 30, the man accused of killing her had been ordered by a judge to stay away from Sheshatshiu, where the murder occurred.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Murder charge

Stabbing

WINNIPEG - Officers located 2 male victims suffering from knife wounds.  John James Allan Lund, 25, died from his injuries.  Anton Joseph Biggeorge, 22, has been charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder. (Winnipeg Free Press)    MORE:   Murders   Stabbings at house party

 

 

 

 

Homicide-suicide

TIGNISH - Autopsy results show Patricia Hennessey, 37, and Nash Campbell, 4, had prescription drugs in their systems when they died of smoke inhalation on Martin Road in St. Felix.  (CBC)   

Murder-suicide

Mother and son

Mother has just lost custody

Bodies found

Tragedy in St Felix 

 

 

 

 

Police seeking witnesses

MISSISSAUGA - Police say Shui-Fen Chan, 71, sustained head trauma and was transported to a hospital where she later died.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Hit-and-run 

Charged

THUNDER BAY - An 18-year-old man faces a murder charge in the death of Shannon Ashley Hogan, 30.  She was found in a north-side laneway July 16.   (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Victim identified

 

 

 

 

Disappearance arrest

HALIFAX - RCMP say they have arrested a 50-year-old man in connection with the disappearance of a Halifax woman.  Reita Louise Jordan, 34, was last seen at her boyfriend’s home in Tantallon, NS on March 19.   (CTV)  MORE:   RCMP search boyfriend's home 

'Crime of passion'

ACAPULCO - Mexican authorities say 3 teens have been arrested in connection to the June 16 slaying of former Hamilton landlord and businessman Ronald Burridge.  The suspects - aged 16, 17 and one younger than 16 - are being held in custody.  (CBC)

 

 

 

 

Charges laid

BEAVERTON - Brandon Carreira, 25, is charged with impaired driving causing death.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Man charged   A mother's heartache

Human remains

BLOOD TRIBE - The deceased has been identified as Jaimie Black Rabbit, 25.  An 18-year-old male is in custody. (Lethbridge News) 

 

 

 

 

Suspect charged

PETAWAWA - Brian David Goddard, 25, faces one count of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder.  Upon arrival, emergency crews Danny Petersma, 56, dead inside the home. (CTV)  MORE:   Murder charge   Suspect in custody 

Arrest

HAMILTON - Officers found Kadar Omar’s body in his King St W home.  They arrested Zacharias Thibeault, 28, on a charge of second-degree murder.   (CityNews)  PREVIOUS:  Homicide   Death a homicide   Police probe homicide

 

 

 

 

Woman charged

OSHAWA - Just before 12:30am, officers got a call for trouble in the victim’s apartment on Wayne Ave in north Oshawa.  When they arrived they found the body of the victim, now identified as Alletta Rusnell, 89, with obvious injuries.  Sharon Baksha, 34, of Oshawa was arrested at the scene and has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CityNews)  PREVIOUS:   Woman to be charged   Murder victim   Victim ID'd

Bail

WOODSTOCK - Jeffery De La Penotiere, 38, was released from custody following a bail hearing.  A pickup truck collided with a vehicle near Douro St & Elizabeth St about 9:45pm Saturday.  The male driver of the vehicle died at the scene and his female passenger was airlifted to London Health Sciences Centre with critical injuries.  (Woodstock Sentinel Review)  PREVIOUS:   Suspected impaired

 

 

 

 

4 arrested

MONTREAL - Police have arrested 4 people in l'Assomption, in connection with the death of a 31-year-old man.  Officers said the victim (Yvon Lafond) was riddled with bullets as he left his vehicle in the Lanaudière region.  (CBC) MORE:   Man riddled with bullets   Reckoning   Police question 4 

Identified

REGINA - Police say Chris Nicolychuk, 29, was struck and killed while he was walking along the Ring Road between Albert St and Argyle St.   Shane Bensette, 25, made his first court appearance on a charge of failing to report an accident causing death. (CTV)    MORE:   Victim a good friend   Hit-and-run 

 
     

Man murdered

TORONTO - Police were called to the building at 35 Empress Ave, just before 3am.  Byron Linares, 27, died of a single gunshot wound.  (CityNews)  PREVIOUS:  Looking for witness   Shooting   Man found dead   Man shot

Son faces charge

MONTREAL - Police were called to Hufford St., a small, residential street in St-Laurent at about 3:30am, where Tony Koulakis’s body was discovered. Police arrested Johnny Koulakist.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Son arrested   Police arrest son   Tony Koulakis  

 
     

Homicide

GRANDE PRAIRIE - The victim has been identified as Patrick Kearney, 51, of Grande Prairie.   (HQ Grande Prairie)  

Homicide investigation
Walker found by RCMP
Body found
 
     

Charged

ARNPRIOR -  Brodie Armstrong, 21, died from injuries when he was found on the ground beside a vehicle along Russell St North in Arnprior.  Police have now charged Jesse Gervais, 22, also of Arnprior, with first-degree murder.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Homicide  

NCR

EDMONTON - Justice Vital Ouellette ruled that Tirth Sehmbi, 39, was suffering from a mental disorder at the time of the July 10, 2010, slaying of Rajpinder Sehmbi.   (QMI)   PREVIOUS:   Rajpinder Kaur Sehmbi    Mountie claims mental illness   Officer's wife shot

 
     

Assault to be upgraded

ST CATHARINES - Police were called to Cosby St for an altercation.  Michael Motz, 28, succumbed to his injuries.  Police say charges against Anita Kooger, 45, and Ulysses Alligood, 21, are expected to be upgraded to second-degree murder. (CP)

Charges upgraded again

OTTAWA - Michael Wassill, 21, was stabbed in the neck while his family said he was protecting a friend.  Carson Morin, 20, is now facing an upgraded charge of first-degree murder after Michael Wassill's death.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Charges upgraded  

 
     

Suspected homicide

WATROUS - The case of James Carlson has been considered a homicide ever since he went missing 5 years ago.  In May of 2008 police found his abandoned work truck and, after examining his house in Watrous, determined he was a victim of murder.  (CBC)  James Carlson 

Arrest

BURLINGTON - Barry Debie was found suffering from slash wounds in his townhouse unit on Mountainside Drive in Burlington.  Calvin Gordon Green, 19, is facing a charge of second-degree murder.  (CityNews)   PREVIOUS:   Teen identified   Dead teen found

 
     

Possible reprisal

MONTREAL - According to reports, the victim, who was hit by at least one shot gun on the sidewalk at the corner of Decarie and Cote-Vertu Blvds, just before midnight, is Ali Samimi Rad, 23, a residing in the borough of Saint-Laurent.  (La Presse)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Man shot   Man shot dead  

Stabbing

MONTREAL - 2 residents, Thierry Bazile and Harry Avil Genelle, had a violent quarrel in a hallway of their Grenet St apartment building.  It ended with the death of Bazile, 39.  Genelle, 27, was charged with manslaughter and released on condition.   (La Presse)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Neighbour stabbed   Knifed to death

 
     

Impulsive murderers are less intelligent than calculated killers

Impulsive murderers are more likely to have impaired brainpower or disabilities than premeditated murderers, scientists say.  (Telegraph UK)   REPORT:  Neuropsychological and intellectual differences between types of murderers

Man charged

MISSISSAUGA - Peel police have charged a 32-year-old man after a fatal crash in Mississauga.  Police said the driver of the van tried to run away, but an off-duty officer who saw the crash caught up with him not far away.  Mihajlo Radovanovic has been charged.  (CityNews) 

 
     

Charges stayed

TORONTO - Anthony Smith, 21, was shot and killed outside a Toronto nightclub last March, but his death gained extra notoriety when a photo surfaced of him with Mayor Rob Ford and two alleged gang members.  Hanad Mohamed was originally charged with first-degree murder in Smith’s death, but those charges were later downgraded.  Nisar Hashimi pleaded guilty to manslaughter and aggravated assault and is serving a 9-year sentence. (CP) 

 

Charges dropped  

Guilty plea

2nd arrest

2nd man accused

2nd arrest

Suspect surrenders

Police name suspect

Victim identified 

Man dies from injuries

 
     

Shot, run over by boat

PETIT-DE-GRAT - One of the suspects in the murder of Phillip Boudreau told police the victim was shot and then run down as he sat helpless in a stalled motor boat.   (CBC)  

Is Boudreau really a victim?

2 more charged

Charges

Murder charge

Altercation with larger boat

Fishing boat seized

 
     

Infant body found

TORONTO - Police have located the body of an infant girl after searching a tractor-trailer at a storage facility in Cambridge, ON.    Angelica Spanidis, 25, of Toronto, was charged with first-degree murder.  (Toronto Star)  PREVIOUS:   Woman faces charges   Body missing   Remains not found

2 years

VANCOUVER - Surrey provincial court heard Allan Simpson Wood was going about 91 kilometre per hour when he plowed his pickup truck into Bryan McCron’s car in Surrey on July 19, 2010.  Wood pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death and assault last month.  (CTV) MORE:   Driver gets 2 years   Driver pleas guilty

 
     

Police seeking info

EDMONTON - Police said that Ivan Junior Stamp, 31, was found in the area of 68 Ave & 170 St at about 4pm.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Suspicious death

Drug dispute

MONTREAL - Pascal Gendron Rousseau, 21, is accused of stabbing and killing (Sylvain Fortin) a 47-year-old man.  (CTV)   MORE:   Small dealers  Stabbing   Suspect arrested 

 
     

2 charged

EDMONTON - Around 10:45am on June 12, 2013, staff at the Norwood Golden Manor seniors' residence discovered the body of Lawrence Glen Semeniuk, 67.  Trinna Lynn Sowan, 35, and Donald Albert Kleppe (aka Donald/Donnie Emberg), 28, are charged.   (QMI)  

 

Investigators charge 2

Charged in homicide

Charges

Man was slain

Handled as homicide

 
     

Murder charge

LITTLE GRAND RAPIDS - Around 5am on June 11, RCMP were called to a vehicle-v-pedestrian collision on Little Grand Rapids.  Police identified the pedestrian as Madison Blossom McKay, 22. who was pronounced deceased.  Pandora Nancy Owens, 24, faces a charge for first-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged in sister's death

Charged

WINNIPEG - The body of Kyle Devasconcelos, 23, was discovered in the alley between Dumoulin St and Notre Dame St.  Police arrested and charged Jorden Fries, 23.  Devasconcelos was linked to the Mad Cowz street gang.  (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Body found  Suspicious death 

 
     

3 charged

EDMONTON - Homicide investigators said a number of charges have been laid against the trio for their alleged role in the stabbing death of Billy Canh Ho, 25, on March 6, 2012.  Trevor Legge, 30, and Edward O’Halligan, 27, are each facing charges of second-degree murder, robbery and arson. (CTV)   MORE:   3 people charged   Billy Canh Ho 

Brother killed father

REGINA - James Dustin Woody Myers, 18, appeared in court charged in the death of his mother, Rachel Shepherd. An older brother of Myers, Kelvin Lyle Myers, 20, was sentenced in Feb to 7 years in prison in the 2012 death of their father Kelvin Kim Myers.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Son charged in father's death   Charges laid   Charged   Police probe death  

 
     

Sudden death unclear

CORNER BROOK - Dick O'Flaherty, 51, was found dead in his bed around 6pm Monday at 45 Main St.  RNC deemed the man's death suspicious.  (CBC)   MORE:   Cause of death unknown  

Charged

SHAWVILLE - Police confirmed Barry Brousseau, 41, died from his injuries in hospital.  Troy Allen, 32, is charged with second degree murder.  (QMI)   MORE:   Fatal fight   Man charged   Man charged

 
     

Man charged

SASKATOON - It was no surprise to friends to hear that Justin Knackstedt, 23, volunteered to help RCMP when he came upon an accident scene south of the city.  Shortly after, an allegedly intoxicated driver of a black SUV sped through the accident zone, striking and killing Knackstedt. Blaine Thomas Taypotat, 35, is charged.  (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)  MORE:   Conservation officer killed    Conservation officer killed

Victims identified

L'EPIPHANIE - The SQ answered a call at 26 Notre-Dame St in L’Epiphanie at 10am where the body of Anise Rousselle, 35, was discovered inside the house.  Information found led police to Rawdon where the body of Francois Neron, 39, was discovered near a public park. Police believe that Neron murdered his girlfriend before taking his own life.  (CTV)   MORE:   Possible murder-suicide   Ex-wife not surprised   History of violence 

 
     

Trauma death

TORONTO - Police were called to a home on Carolbreen Square.  Upon arrival they found Xin Ying Lu, 66, suffering obvious signs of trauma. Jianwen Chen, 39, of Toronto, was arrested at the scene and has been charged.  (CityNews)  MORE:   Charges upgraded   

Guilty

OTTAWA - Donna Jones' family, friends and colleagues erupted into cheers as the jury declared Mark Hutt guilty of murdering the burned, battered wife he kept torturing for the 12 days it took her to die.  (QMI)   MORE:   'Monster' husband found guilty    Guilty    'Evil man' guilty

 
     

Boyfriend charged

DARTMOUTH - Police arrested 28-year-old Christopher Kenneth Hutchinson.  Police have identified the victim as 33-year-old Tara Lynn Park of Dartmouth.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing 

Former partner charged

KENTVILLE - Police charged Albert Baird, 45, with first degree murder in connection with Rhonda Wilson’s disappearance.  (CBC)   MORE:    Ex charged    Common-law partner charged   Ronda Wilson     

 
     

Man charged

OTTAWA - A 24-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the August shooting death of Levy Kasende.  Michael Belleus, 24, is expected to appear in court to face the charge.    (CBC)   MORE:   Police charge man   Victim a loving father   Guns and gangs in the capital 

Accused found dead

SAINT JOHN - A man accused of killing his common-law spouse in Rothesay has been found dead in his jail cell at the Saint John Correctional Centre.  Adam Lee Steven Prest was charged with second-degree murder in the death of 33-year-old Tanya Marie Shand.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Domestic homicide   Man charged

 
     

Motive a mystery

CALGARY - The man has been identified as Youssef Samih Jeha, 19, of Calgary.  (CTV)   MORE:   'Not a random incident'   Attack

1 year

IQALUIT - Eulalie Ussak pleaded guilty in the death of her husband Kenneth MacFarlane, on Dec 12, 2009.  (CBC)  MORE:   10 more months   Murder charge in shack fire

 
     

Targeted shooting

TORONTO - Family members say Surendra Vaithalingam, 37, was at home landscaping when 2 male suspects approached him and opened fire.  He was shot in the chest and died at the scene.  (CityNews)   MORE:   Man shot   Police ID victim   Motive a mystery  

Man charged

NEW LOWELL - Police say Deena K. Brooks, 50, of Clearview Township was declared dead after emergency officials responded to a "disturbance" in the village of New Lowell.  Mitchell I. Brooks, 49, has since been charged.  (CP)  MORE:   Publication ban  

 
     

Retired cop murdered

PLAYA DEL CARMEN - Friends identify the victim as 60-year-old Lynn Earle, and the West Vancouver Police Department confirms a constable of the same name retired from their ranks 17 years ago.  The victim was reportedly stabbed multiple times in an apparent robbery.  (CTV)  MORE:   Former officer found stabbed

Man killed protecting girlfriend

GLEICHEN - RCMP said Tak Tai Lawrence Leung, 26, was killed in a home in Gleichen, AB.  RCMP announced first-degree murder charges against Allison Rose Oldwoman, 20. Kristy Noel Redgun, 18, was charged with first-degree murder earlier.   (CTV)   MORE:   Protecting friends   Victim identified   RCMP investigate   1 dead     

 
     

Police release name

REGINA - Presley Jonathan Kenny, 21, was found injured in a yard in the 1000-block of Queen St.. He died shortly after 6am.  (Regina Leader-Post)   PREVIOUS:   Police investigate   Reported stabbing

Few details

DIGBY - At approximately 1:45pm, RCMP responded to a report that a man had suffered a gunshot wound. The victim, John ‘Jack’ Chisholm of Digby, was pronounced dead at the scene.  (Digby Courier)

 
     

Youth charged

EDMONTON - A 16-year-old boy is facing a second-degree murder charge in relation to the death of Shane Bird, 18.  Bird was stabbed on Jasper Ave & 114th St.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   Homicides not connected   Public should not be fearful 

Driver charged

EDMONTON - Richard Suter, 62, is facing numerous impaired driving-related charges after a 2-year-old boy was killed when a SUV crashed through a dining patio at a south Edmonton restaurant.  (CBC)   MORE:    Boy killed   Impaired charges

 
     

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