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CALGARY - Cindy Enger, 51, was found dead in the 200-block of Cramond Close SE on Jan 24 when police were asked to check on her welfare.  On March 4 police arrested Joseph D'Arcy Schluter, 45, of Carstairs.  (CBC) 

Man charged

Murder charge laid

Murder charges

Woman found dead

Police looking to speak with tenants

Police investigate

Suspicious death    

Charge laid

OTTAWA - Police have charged Michael Leblanc, 26, with second degree murder following the stabbing death of Mohamed Ali Hassan, 19. (CTV)   MORE:   Charged    Murder charge  

AB RCMP homicides 2015

EDMONTON - In 2015, investigators responded to 65 homicides compared to 36 in 2014. This is also much higher than the 10-year (2005-15) average of 40 homicides per year.   (RCMP) 

Identified

WINNIPEG - Marilyn Rose Munroe, 41, was discovered by officers in a 200-block of Pritchard Ave home.   (CTV)   MORE:   Vigil honours woman    Gather to mourn 

Identified

EDMONTON - William John Patterson, 37, died from a gunshot.   (Global)   MORE:   Shooting    Autopsy results 

9 years

REGINA - Skylar Blue Alexson, 23, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the stabbing death of Joshua Harden, 26.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   4 charged   Victim identified  

2 teenage boys charged

TORONTO - Two 17-year-old boys have been charged in the Feb stabbing of Saed Kaylie (Keyliye) 17.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   Teen dead   Stabbing    

Charged

COTE FN - Chad Cote, 20, was found dead in a home on the Cote First Nation.  Chester Whitehawk, 33, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death. (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged     

Serious incident

ODESSA - OPP say they were called to a home around 11:55am and found the body of Nicole Guimond, 28.   Travis Sayyeau, 24, was taken to hospital and later died of his injuries.  (CTV)   MORE:   2 dead   Woman, man found dead 

Pair charged

MONTEAL -  Jayson Riche-Paquet, 18, and Randy Plaisir, 20, face first-degree murder charges.  Police received a 911 call on Aug 22, 2015.  When they arrived on the scene, officers discovered Serge Saninga, 21, lying on the ground suffering from at least one gunshot wound.  He later died in hospital.  (CTV)   MORE:   Innocent victim   Drive-by victim dies 

Identified

GATINEAU - Mark Laviolette, 48, was running on the side of the road when a Ford Explorer veered off the road striking and killing him.  Police charged Francois Charlebois, 29, of Cantley, QC, with dangerous driving causing death and drug possession (cannabis).  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Victim remembered    Hit-and-run arrest   Pedestrian struck and killed   

Suspect arrested

MONCTON - RCMP confirm they arrested murder suspect Marissa Shephard in Moncton.  Shephard was wanted on a Canada-wide arrest warrant for first-degree murder and arson in connection with the death of Baylee Wylie, 18, on Dec 17, 2015.  (Global) 

Arrest

Video appeal

Man arrested

RCMP seek 2

Man identified 

Diplomat's son takes plea deal

MIAMI - The 15-year-old son of a Canadian diplomat has pleaded guilty in Miami to 4 charges, including 2 counts of third-degree felony murder.  In exchange, Marc Wabafiyebazu has received what amounts to a conditional sentence of boot camp, community supervision and up to 8 years' probation. (CP)   PREVIOUS:   Marc Wabafiyebazu   National Post: Marc Wabafiyebazu  

Charged

OSHAWA - Tehganni Lewis, 19, sustained serious injuries in an attack at a Cedar St residence Jan 23; he died in hospital a week later.  Joseph Scott Young, 53, is charged with second-degree murder.  (Durham Region)   MORE:   Arrested on bus    Victim remembered   Assault victim dies   Victim dies in hospital   Man dies from assault injuries 

4 arrested

TORONTO - Charles Shillingford, 25, was shot while driving on Oct. 31 2015.  Jahmal Joseph Richardson, 31, Kyle Sparks MacKinnon, 26, Mitchell Mannette, 20, and Denzell Tyresse Walter Desmond, 19, were arrested.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   4 charged   Gang members charged   Identified   Police identify driver   Identified    Shooting   Police using video   Project sizzle raids

Charged

TORONTO - Quinn Taylor, and David Michael Eminess, 26, were killed when shots were fired during a confrontation outside a restaurant on Spadina Ave.  Charged is Kyle Sparks-Mackinnon, 25.   (CBC) MORE:   Man charged   Arrest    Families ID victims   Taylor identified   Identified   Victims had no gang ties   Police release surveillance images   Project sizzle raids

Murder-suicide

ALMONTE - Travis Porteous, 33, is dead after he shot Mississippi Mills Councillor Bernard Cameron, 65, to death and seriously injured his former partner Sarah Cameron, 28, before turning the gun on himself.  (CBC)   MORE:   Town councillor dead   Shooter had brushes with law   May have died protecting daughter 

Homeowner charged

HAMILTON - Peter Khill, 26, has been remanded in custody following the 3am shooting outside his Highway 56 home.  Police have identified the man as Jonathon Dwight Styres, 29, of Ohsweken.  (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Homeowner charged   Self-defence    Homeowner shoots car thief

Guilty plea

RIVIERE-VERTE - Sylvain Bard pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Roger Parent, 70(CTV)   MORE:   Plea to lesser charge   Charged   Murder charge  

Victim dies in hospital

CELISTA - Richard Allen Williams was arrest and formally charged. A victim, an unidentified man of 50, has died in hospital. (Global)   MORE:   Suspect charged 

Hit-and-run

NEGRIL - John Rowsom, 76, was walking along a road near Negril, a resort town on the island's western tip, around 7:30pm Thursday when a motorcycle driver lost control and struck him.  The driver of the Cobra CG 150 motorcycle fled.  (CBC)

Charges

RED DEER - William Blaine Baker, 47, was dropped off and left for dead at the Red Deer Hospital at around 9:30pm Feb 13.  RCMP have charged Shane Dion McPhee, 40, with second degree murder.   (CTV)  MORE:  Victim named   Charges laid  

Identified

BRAMPTON - Britton Francis Edwards, 23, was found shot by emergency responders.  (Brampton Guardian) PREVIOUS:   Masta's Lounge shooting 

Suspicious sudden death

KAPUSKASING - Stephane Cloutier, 40, was found dead at a Byng Ave residence in Kapuskasing.  (CBC)   MORE:   Suspicious death 

Stabbing

TORONTO - Kiowa Wind McComb, 20, died in hospital after being stabbed  at Gucci's Bar and Grill.   Andre Appleton, 35, is charged with second-degree murder.  (Global)  MORE:   Stabbing   Suspect charged

Charges 

REDWATER - Randy Lopushinsky, 56, was the victim of a homicide.  Jon Irwin Ward, 41, was charged with second-degree murder.  Billy Joe Deren, 36, with accessory after the fact  (Global)  MORE:   2 charged   2 arrested   Homicide

Son charged

HALIFAX - Officers found the body of Frank John Lampe, 58.  Police arrested Elias Frank Joseph Lampe, 20.  (CTV)    MORE:   Son charged   Identified   Victim identified    Suspicious death    

Arrests

WINNIPEG - Kashtin Flett and Nikina Houle, both 23, have been arrested for the murder of Mavis Ducharme, 39.  (Global)   MORE:   2 charged   2 charged    Assault death  

Habibi Lounge shooting

MISSISSAUGA - Officers were called to the Habibi Lounge on Derry Road after reports of several men fighting in the parking lot.  When they arrived they found Sharmarke Farah, 17, had been shot.  (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting 

Names released

BRANTFORD - Police say John Liggins, 44, was in a common-law relationship with Tara Koiter, who has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with his death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Victim identified   Stabbing 

Prison time

DRUMMONDVILLE - Chantal Lavigne was rushed to hospital in serious condition in July 2011.  Gabrielle Frechette was sentenced to 3 years behind bars, while Ginette Duclos and Gerald Fontaine were given 2-year terms.  They were found guilty in Dec 2014 of criminal negligence causing death.  (CP)   PREVIOUS:   3 arrested   Co-defendants released   Detox therapy death 

Murdered

RICHMOND HILL - Robert Veltheer, 77, the founding president of a registered charity working to provide supportive housing for adults with serious mental illness was found murdered in his Harding Blvd W home.  Police arrested his son, Jacob Veltheer, 30, and charged him with first degree murder.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Son charged   Son faces charge   Homicide   Police seek son   Man found dead  

Identified

TORONTO - Officers were called to a residential building on Wakunda Place.  Inside, they found Arthur Kent Taylor, 51, of Toronto, with signs of trauma. Robert Baily, 51, was charged with second degree murder.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Charge laid  

Arrest

VAUGHAN - 2 people were stabbed during an altercation between two groups of people.  Gianluca Cellucci, 22, of Richmond Hill died of his injuries at the scene. Nick Bagherzadeh, 20, was arrested in Toronto.  (CP24)  MORE:   Police arrested suspect    Stabbing

Video of suspect

TORONTO - Police say Sylvia Consuelo, 34, was alone in her apartment at 121 Kendleton Drive when security cameras captured a suspect entering the highrise with bad intentions around 1:30am on Jan 30.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Video shows suspect   Police release video   Woman found dead 

Cocaine paves the path 

HAMILTON - Tammy Le, 25, was found in a room at the Admiral Inn on Dundurn St N.  Suspect Terry Moore was found Monday morning, hanging from a tree behind a Westdale school. Police consider it suicide.  (Hamilton Spectator)   MORE:   Homicide probe   Woman was murdered    

Suspicious death of child

CALGARY - Neighbours say Fatim Bamba, 28, and her 3-year-old son Isaiah lived in the Ranchlands Grove NW unit. (CTV)    MORE:   Suspicious death   Suspicious death    Homicide   Police release identify

2 charged

CAMPBELLTON - Jean-Yves Landry, 44, and Yannick Landry, 19, have been charged with first-degree in connection with the death of Stephane Levesque, 34.   (CTV)   MORE:   2 men face charges 

Charges 

LA LOCHE - A 17-year-old male suspect has been charged with 4 counts of first-degree murder and 7 counts of attempted murder.  The victims have been identified as two teachers, Marie Janvier, 21, and Adam Wood, 35, and brothers Dayne, 17, and Drayden Fontaine, 13.   (CBC)  

17 year-old shooter

Chilling chat messages 

La Loche shootings

Timeline

Shooter is a cousin of brothers

Suspect was frequently bullied

Town without hope

4 killed in school shooting 

Rizzuto wiretaps

TORONTO - Alfredo Patriarca, 42, was shot dead Jan. 20 at 6:24pm in the garage of his upscale house in the area of The Kingsway.  The Colisee wiretaps showed that at the time Patriarca was in frequent communication with people tied to the Rizzuto crime family.  (Toronto Star) 

Police release suspect video

Shooting

Shooting

Fatal shooting

Victim survived 2012 patio shooting

Mafia

Life and death

TORONTO - Rocco Zito, 87, who lived in a non-descript bungalow on Playfair Ave was a founding member of the La Camera de Controllo, the governing board of Toronto's Calabrian underworld of 'Ndrangheta clans.  His son-in-law Domenico Scopelliti surrendered to police and is now charged with first-degree murder.   (Sun Media)

 

Retired mafia chieftain killed

Major Mafia guy

Suspect turns himself in

Suspect surrenders

Suspect surrenders

Victim identified

Charged

STANLEY MISSION - Isiah McKenzie, 21, was found deceased in a residence on Feb 1.  Larry Charles, 23, was charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  PREVIOUS:   Sudden death  

Charged

KINLEY - Gabriel Faucher, 43, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Beverly Littlecrow, 36.   (Global)   MORE:   Man faces charge   Charges laid

Impaired charge

TORONTO - Thi Ngo, of Toronto is facing 10 charges including impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.  (CTV) 

Ruled a homicide 

LETHBRIDGE - Police confirmed the victim was Frances Candice Little Light, 56.   (Global)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Police investigate    Candy Little Light

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Police have identified a man killed in a shooting at a Scarborough hair salon as Adedotun Agunbiade, 28.    (CP24)   MORE:   Identified   Appeal   Shooting

Targeted

HAMILTON - Richard Crowder, 31, was stabbed in a two-storey rooming house complex at 86 Birge St. (Hamilton Spectator)    MORE:   Victim identified   Stabbing  

Woman charged

SUDBURY - A 39-year-old Sudbury woman has been charged with careless driving in connection to a fatal collision on Municipal Road 80 in which Gary O'Bumsawin, 41, was killed.   (CBC)   MORE:   Charges laid 

Charged

BRAMPTON - The victim has been identified as Sebastiano Sinisi, 51.   Doru Robas has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.  (CP24)   MORE:  Charge laid   Murder charge   Arrested    Suspicious death 

Charged

BARRIE - Robert Twiss, 45, is charged with the first-degree murder of Alan Mallinson, and his son, Matthew Mallinson at 69 Eden Drive.  (Barrie Examiner)  MORE:   Double homicide   Discovery of 2 bodies 

Homicide

SIOUX VALLEY FN - Police say they are now investigating a homicide after Haelin Taliyah Taylor, a 2-month-old baby girl from Sioux Valley Dakota Nation died.   (Brampton Sun)  MORE:   Death a homicide    Baby girl dies 

Sentenced in home invasions

PEMBROKE - Danny Pietersma, 50, was stabbed to death in his Petawawa home in June of 2013.  Bryan Goddard, 28, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 18 years.  (CTV)   MORE:   18 years    Sentenced to life   Suspect charged   Suspect in court     Charged 

Found guilty

MONTREAL - A jury has found Abiram Subramaniam, 23, guilty of second-degree murder.  He stabbed Joshua Williams, who was 18 at the time, to death in a Cote des Neiges parking lot in March 2011.  (CTV)   MORE:   10 years   Found guilty in Mr Big sting    Guilty in stabbing death 

4 years 

SASKATOON - John Koch, who pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death for his role in the Oct 2014 crash that killed Danille Kerpan has been sentenced to 4 years in prison. (CTV)   MORE:   4 year sentence    Guilty plea   Guilty plea  

Charged

THUNDER BAY - Police have laid a second-degree murder charge against Nicholas Joseph Necan, 37 in the afternoon's assault that resulted in the murder of George James Gerard, 60.   (TB News Watch)   MORE:   Identified   Charged        

Crack dealer acquitted

EDMONTON - Craig (Slim) Nagy, 26, was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the July 24, 2011, slaying of Michael (Detroit) Tunnicliffe, 26.  (PostMedia)   PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Homicide   Shooting  

Accused

SARNIA - Sukhchain Singh Brar, 50, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Gurpreet K. Brar, 37.  (Sun Media)     MORE:   Murder charge   Man charged   Charged with killing his wife  

Charged 

NAMAO - RCMP arrested David Andrew Jack, 37, in relation to a fatal collision on July 15, 2015.  (CTV)   

Identified

EDMONTON - Alex John Sinclair, 53, died as the result of stabbing.  (CTV)   MORE:   Homicide   Victim identified 

Victim dies

TORONTO - Frederick Leon, 20, has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Tevin James, 22.   (Toronto Star) 

Man charged
Shooting
Charged  

4th man charged

FORT SASKATCHEWAN - On Jan 10, 2016, officers found a vehicle damaged by fire, with the remains of Junior Morris Laidley, 38 inside.  Max Matthews, 37, Matthew Thiemer, 31, Melvin Pennell, 39, and Christopher Chung, 39 are charged.   (CTV) 

3 charged

3 charged

Identified  

Remains found in burned out car  

Remains identified 

Suspicious death

MORLEY - RCMP have identified the deceased as Wilfred Junior Amos, 28, of Morley. (CTV)   MORE:   Death on Stoney Nakoda FN 

Shooting

OTTAWA - Marwan Arab, 20, was shot dead in a west Ottawa restaurant.  (CBC)  MORE:   Innocent victims caught in crossfire    Restaurant shooting    

Inmate death

SASKATOON - John Glen MacAulay, 46, was pronounced dead shortly after emergency crews were called to the jail.  Police do not suspect foul play.  MacAulay was facing a second-degree murder charge for the May 2014 death of Norman Playter.   (CTV) 

Correction centre death

Biker's suicide note

Biker charged

Accused and victim both bikers 

Identified

EDMONTON - Police said Derek Alexander Garnham, 32, died of a gunshot wound. Police were called by EMS to the area of 119 Ave and 34 St at around 7pm Jan 14.   (Global)  MORE:   Victim identified   Victim ID'd   Suspicious death   Body found   

Identified

TORONTO - Annunziata Melaragno, 68, was fatally wounded at a home on Otonabee Ave.  Dario Melaragno, 73, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged with wife's murder    ID'd   Woman found dead  

Security footage

TORONTO - Alva Dixon, 70, was sitting in the passenger seat of the van and was shot dead. (CityNews)  MORE:   Execution of a senior   Details of shooting   Video of shooting    Shooting 

Woman charged

THUNDER BAY - Police have charged Kimberly Fox, 36, with second-degree murder in the death of Charlotte Hudson, 40, at a John St home.  (TB News Watch)  MORE:   Charges 

Daughter charged

LETHBRIDGE - Irene Carter, 78, was found stabbed to death in her home on Jan 17.  Her daughter, Lisa Freihaut, was arrested.  (CP) MORE:   Charged   Daughter charged  Homicide   Death a homicide   Death ruled homicide      

Homicide

DAWSONVILLE - Police were called to a residence on Restigouche River Road shortly before 12:30pm where they found the body of Emerson Main, 77.  (CTV)   MORE:   Death ruled a homicide     

Victim identified

PRINCE ALBERT - Jonathon Lee Cowan, 23, was found dead after police received a report that someone had been shot at an apartment on the 1000-block of 1 Ave W.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim named   Shooting  

Son charged

VANCOUVER - Neighbours have identified the victim as Christine Grube Lefkove.  Alex Lefkove, 19, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged   Deadly dispute     

3rd person charged

REGINA - Robert Brian Oochoo, 23, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Matthew John Wells, 48 on Oct. 22, 2015.  Jason Dustin Hotomanie, 25, and a 15-year-old boy, face similar charges in connection with the incidents.  (CTV)  

 

15-year-old charged

Charged

15-year-old charged

Police name victim   

 Shooting

EDMONTON - David Gordon Fleming, 28, whose body was found in a 114 St and 134 Ave home was shot to death.   (CBC)   MORE:   Man found dead   Homicide   Body found  

Suspect turns himself in

WINNIPEG - Colin Traverse, 32,  suspected of stabbing Hector Lee Sinclair, 45, to death is now in police custody.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Victim dies in hospital 

Guilty plea

CALGARY - Suryan Giama was last seen by family and friends after leaving a SW area home on Feb 17, 2014.  Kevin Douglas Dalton admitted he was responsible for Giama's death.   (CTV)  MORE:   3 years   Guilty plea to manslaughter   Victim was owed drug money   Manslaughter charge   Police lay charges  

Arrested

HIGH PRAIRIE - Jesse Prestly Laboucan, who turned himself in to police, was wanted for the murder of Ryan Joseph Ellefson, 20, which took place on July 29.  Police charged Dakota Anderson, 20, with second degree murder in Ellefson's death.   (Global)   MORE:   Suspect    1 charged   Man wanted   Homicide investigation  

Identified

WINNIPEG - Cynthia Marie French, 35, was stabbed in a 500-block of William Ave rooming house.  Sisters Candice Nora Nepinak, 31, and Vanessa Louise Nepinak, 35, are charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder.  (CBC)  MORE:   Arrests made   2 women charged   1 dead in home invasion

2 charged

CAYO DISTRICTMatthiew Klinck  was found stabbed to death after an apparent robbery at his home in Selena Village in Belize. Brandon Anderson, 19, and a 16-year-old boy were charged.  (CP)   MORE:   Murder charges   Found dead   Director murdered   Filmmaker stabbed    Canadian filmmaker killed  

Shooting victim dies

EDMONTON - Abdikadir Mohamed, 25, was seriously hurt in an early morning shooting outside of the Eclipse Lounge and Hookah Bar.  He died after a week in hospital.  (CBC)   

Victim dies in hospital

Man shot in gun battle dies

Man injured in shooting dies 

Targeted shooting

OTTAWA - Officers were called to the 100-block of Claremont Drive at about 10:40pm.  Mohamed Najdi, 28, had been shot in an outdoor courtyard. (CBC) MORE:   Victim known gang member   Man shot to death 

Suspect charged

RED DEER - The body of Thomas Patrick Braconnier, 46, was found in downtown Red Deer Christmas Day.  Chad Alexander Kulba, 33, is facing a charges.  (CTV)  MORE:   Charges laid    Charge   Charge    Victim identified

Guilty pleas

SASKATOON - Catherine McKay pleaded guilty to 4 counts of impaired driving causing death.  Jordan and Chanda Van De Vorst died at the scene. Their children, Kamryn, 5,  and Miguire, 2, died in hospital.   (CTV)   MORE:  Pleads guilty   Family identified 

Roommate killed

GRANBY - Caroline Choiniere, 45, shared her apartment in Park Ave in Granby with Alex Lacasse-Deaudelin. A psychiatric evaluation was required by his next court appearance.  (Journal de Montreal)  MORE:   Suspect has psychotic disorders   Woman murdered

Impaired driving

LINCOLN - James Magionas, 20, is facing impaired driving charges in connection with a fatal collision in Lincoln, NB, on Sept. 5, resulting in the death of a 19-year-old passenger.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charged 

6 months

TORONTO - Miguel Oliveira was sentenced to a 6-month jail term in connection with a crash that killed Tom Samson.  (CBC)    PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea in hit-and-run death    Driver turns himself in   Teacher killed in hit-and-run 

Man charged

FORT QU'APPELLE - At 3:00pm New Year's day, RCMP found Mario Kaiswatum, 28, dead inside the home.  Maurice Maple, 55, was charged with first degree murder.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged   Murder charge laid   Murdered

Charge after OD

HALIFAX - Police say Jesse Raymond Gaetz, 23, of Dartmouth is being held in custody after he allegedly failed to get medical help for Jesse Smith, 24.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged after overdose victim dies    Criminal negligence charge 

Victim dies

SAINT JOHN - Joseph Veneau, 22, the victim of a new Year's Eve stabbing incident has died.  Brodie John White, 19, was charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC) 

Victim dies in hospital

TORONTO - Police said Joseph Petit, 17, of Toronto  returned home and met 2 males outside his residence.  (Global)  MORE:   Identified   Teen dies   Victim dies   Victim dies 

Charged  

MONTREAL - Bobby Tukkiapik is accused of unpremeditated murder after his arrest by Montreal police. The victim (Adam Qumaluk) was stabbed multiple times during a fight that occurred early in downtown Montreal. (CTV)    MORE:   Man arrested     

More details

THUNDER BAY  - Anne Chuchmuch, 50, and Wilfred Pott, 60, were murdered on Dec 27, 2015.   Police charged Benjamin Ronald Marki, 40, who had been renting a room at the couple's home on Brant St.   (CBC)   MORE:   Double homicide  Family names victims   2 dead in fire 

3rd arrest

NORTH GRENVILLE - Kyle Robert Clermont, 20, has been charged with indignity to a dead body and conspiracy to commit an indictable offence.  Two other men, David Robert Lojk and Matthew Vincent Benoit, are also facing the same charges in relation to the discovery of Deepak Beaudoin-Reichmann's body near Kemptville Creek in North Grenville Oct 15.  (CBC)   MORE:    Identified   Male body found in gym bag   

Dies in hospital

EDMONTON - Oct 23, just before 3:30pm, officers were called to a gas station in the area of 75 Ave and 50 St NW. It was reported a male customer at the gas station had been involved in what was described as a physical dispute with a male employee.  The employee died in hospital.  The death of the man, identified as Surunder Pal Singh, 61, was deemed a homicide.  (CTV)  MORE:   Homicide unit investigates    Gas station owner dies   

Suspected murders-suicide

GENESEO - Officers found the bodies of Kelsey Annese, 21, and Matthew Hutchinson, 24, along with one-time student Colin Kingston, 24, in a home around 6am Sunday.  (NY Daily News)

Canadian among 3 found dead

Canadian found dead

3 found dead

Police scanner audio

Double murder-suicide

Identified

KITCHENER - Police have identified the man found dead as Gavin Richard Daley, 23.  (CBC)   MORE:   Identified     Man found dead in apartment   

Search for drugs

ANCASTER - Carmen Ward, 60, was killed by a single gunshot during a home invasion.   (CBC)   MORE:   Home invasion kills dad    Home invasion 

Identified

MONTREAL - Joey Grace, 20, was shot dead at about 12:40am Dec 26 at Louvain and 13 Ave.  Some reports suggest that a dispute within the Blues, possibly involving a gang that controls the Robert Housing Projects could have caused the death.  (Coolopolis)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Shooting   

Murder-suicide

TORONTO - Canadian Forces Sgt Robert Giblin stabbed his newlywed wife Precious Charbonneau, 33, before the 2 plummeted to their deaths from the balcony of their west-end apartment.   (CTV)  MORE:   Stabbed prior to fall   Apartment plunge   Police name deceased   Possible murder-suicide   

3 face charges

TORONTO -  Zaher 'Zack' Noureddine, 25, died after sustaining serious head injuries during an altercation with a group of 3 men on Dec 30.  William Lordhu Cummins, 29, and Patrick Smith, 26, were arrested on April 13 and charged with one count each of robbery and second-degree murder. A third man is currently in police custody on other matters.  (Global)

Charged

3 face charges

3rd man ID'd

Identified

Victim ID'd

Robbery death

Man dies in hospita

Man dies after assault

Zaher Noureddine 

Accused gunned down 

WINDSOR - Alekesji Guzhavin, 30, was found dead when police responded to reports of gun shots at 187 Oak St on Dec 23.  Police charged Dia Hanan, 32, with first-degree murder and attempted murder.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Shooting   Double shooting

Charged

ROCHESTER - RCMP investigators have charged Parminder Sakhon, 25, with second degree murder following the death of his 19-year-old cousin.  Pardeep Sihu was found dead on New Year's Day.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Shooting    

Arrest

DUCK BAY - RCMP say Marvin Chartrand, 38, is the suspect in the death of a 45-year-old man in Duck Bay.   (CTV)   MORE:   Suspect arrested

Son charged

PETERBOROUGH - Crews found the body of Andrew Chan, 50.  Thomas Chan, 19, was arrested and charged.  (CTV)  MORE:   Doctor stabbed 

Gang dispute

MONTREAL - Gunfire claimed the life of Alexandre Tremblay Dec 21 at 6:15pm.  Tremblay was a said to be a member of the Robert Housing gang, a blue gang faction.   (Coolopolis)   PREVIOUS:   Victim dies   Shooting  

Woman found dead

100 MILE HOUSE - Vesna Dumstrey-Soos, 37, was found dead in her home.  Michael Martel, 46, turned himself in to the RCMP.   (Global)    MORE:   Homicide   Charged   Tragedy strikes family again 

2 arrested

VAL-D'OR - The SQ has made 2 arrests in connection with the killing of Sebastien Goudreau on Christmas Eve.  Sebastien Gaouette, 21, and Yan Giroux, 34, were arrested Dec 28. Police are still looking for Patrice Gaudreault-Morin, 33.  (CBC)   MORE:   Found dead at campsite    2 accused 

Father found dead

TORONTO - After the body of Simone Reid, 18, was discovered inside her Sheppard Ave E apartment, her father has also been found dead.  Police discovered of the body of Paul Reid, 49, in his minivan in Markham. (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Father found dead    Identified   Police identify 

Woman charged

TORONTO - Police allege that Meron Guizzardi, 27, was driving when a 63-year-old man attempting to cross the Danforth at Gillard was struck.  (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run   Woman arrested   

Fight death

STONEY - An altercation became physical and a 28-year-old Stony Nakoda man was airlifted to hospital in Calgary.  Jay Rollinmud, 23, has been charged with one count of manslaughter in connection with the death.   (Global)  

Fire victim was murdered

MONTREAL - Francois Girard, 59 was murdered and found by firefighters from extinguishing a fire in his apartment.  (Journal de Montreal)   MORE:   Ruled a homicide 

Stabbed

KINGSTON, JAMIAICA - Stephanie Warren of Toronto, 39, mother to 'Baby Angelica,' was stabbed to death - allegedly by her Jamaican husband, Alphonso Warren.  (Toronto Star) 

Man charged

NEW GLASGOW - Police have charged a 36-year-old man with second-degree murder in the killing of Nicole Campbell.  Though police haven't released the man's name, multiple sources in the community have confirmed that he is Jason MacKenzie.  (Halifax Chronicle Herald)  PREVIOUS:   Body found  Murdered   

Woman charged

MASKWACIS - Christy Ramone Crane, 25, was found lying on a gravel road with serious injuries on Dec 6 near the Samson Cree First Nation.  Noreen Patricia Crane, 43, has been charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged in niece's death   Woman dies in hospital   Injured woman dies    Woman dies    

Sentence handed down

CALGARY - Laura Furlan's body was found near the north entrance to Fish Creek Park on Sept 7, 2009.  In Oct 2015, Christopher Dunlop admitted to strangling Furlan to death and pleaded guilty.  Dunlop was sentenced to 13 years.  (CTV)   MORE:   Sentenced   13 years   Sentenced    Guilty plea   Guilty plea   Accused    

Arrest

TORONTO - Police said Conrad Grizzle, 22, was among 9 people arrested during drug raids in Toronto, Barrie, Innisfil and Utopia.  Douglas Parker, 20, and 2 of his friends were shot after getting out of a cab at 66 Walpole Ave on May 24, 2014. Parker died at the scene.  (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Suspect   Shooting   1 dead  Children scatter   

Fire death a homicide

EDMONTON - Gregory Alan Fenton, 54, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. He passed away in hospital on Dec 4.  (CTV)  MORE:   Victim of homicide    

Identified

TORONTO - A man who died in hospital following a daylight drive-by shooting has been identified as Joel Alexander, 28.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Targeted   Victim targeted    Shooting   

Guilty plea

EDMONTON - Amanda Michelle McInnes, 30, admitted that she murdered Tye Christopher Kaye, 27, in his apartment in Sept 2012.  (PostMedia)   PREVIOUS:  Woman charged   Police probe death   Suspicious death  

Victim ID'd

CALGARY - Hussein Merhi, 26, didn't live in the area but police have identified him as the man who killed behind Del Ray Road NE about 4pm Sunday.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Identified   Victim identified   Shooting   Shooting  

Arrest

CALGRY - On March 16, 2007, RCMP received a report that a body had been found east of Carstairs, AB.  The body was later identified as Allan Gerald 'Gerry' Berdahl, 36.  On Dec 17, 2015, investigators arrested Russell Steven Tessier, 49.  (Metro)  MORE:   Arrest made    Body found identified      

Bad trip

IQUITOS - Witnesses told police the Canadian man, Joshua Andrew Freeman Stevens, 29, killed the British man, Unais Gomes, 26, after Gomes allegedly attacked him with a knife during an ayahuasca ceremony.  (Guardian UK)   MORE:   Brit stabbed by Canadian   Man claims self-defence 

Treated as homicide

ERIN - OPP are treating the sudden death of Frederick John Hatch, 65, as a homicide. (CBC)  MORE:   OPP looking for kin   Identified 

Cold case reward

VAUGHAN - Manuel Desa, 33, was killed as he walked home with his common-law wife and child, on the evening of June 25, 2000.  (CTV) 

Body found

SAINT-MAURICE - The SQ announced that they had recovered human bones and identified them as the remains of Cedrika Provencher.  The girl was last seen on July 31, 2007.   She was 9-years-old at the time.  (CBC)   MORE:   Remains found    Cedrika Provencher 

Identified

RICHMOND HILL - Richard Da Costa, 62, was found dead when police were called to a home on Valleymede Drive.  The man's son, Ari Da Costa, 20, was charged with first-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged    Charged in death   Father dead, son charged   

Homicide

EDMONTON - Police were called to the area of 107 Ave and 106 St at around 9:30pm Saturday when they found Yvette Lydia Morin, 28, suffering from a gunshot wound in a basement apartment suite.  (Global)   MORE:   Death deemed a homicide    Victim ID'd   Homicide   Suspicious death   Police investigating 

Died in hospital

TORONTO - Frederick Jackson, 65, was injured during an altercation at 40 Teesdale Place on the morning of Nov 28.  10 days after being injured, Jackson died of his injuries in hospital.  James Berry, 57, has been charged with manslaughter, forcible entry and assault causing bodily harm.  (CTV)  

Victim identified

TORONTO - Police have identified the victim from a fatal shooting at the Forest Convenience at 105 Parkway Forest Dr on Friday evening as Dwayne Smith, 38, of Toronto.    (CBC)   MORE:   Police release identity of victim   Shooting 

Suspicious death a homicide

EDMONTON - Police have identified the deceased as Pragalthan Narainsamy Naidoo, 73.  Celina Jennifer Kelly, 51, has been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman charged   Homicide   Woman charged 

Charges laid

EDMONTON - Police say 3 people, face charges in connection with convenience store holdups that left 2 clerks dead. Laylin Delorme, 24, Colton Steinhauer, 27, and a 13-year-old were arrested.  Police identified the victims as Karanpal Singh Bhangu, 35, and Ricky Massin Cenabre, 41.  (CP)

Charges

3 charged

Victims identified

Victim remembered

Criminal histories for suspects

Deemed a risk by parole board 

Charges pending

Charged

EDMONTON - The deceased man has been identified as Baljit Singh Bhamra, 49.  Donovan Howard Wentworth, 18, had been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charge laid 

Charged

FORT SEVERN FN - Rebecca Thomas-McKay, 35, was charged with second-degree murder.  The charge comes after the death of George Thomas, 45.   (CBC)    MORE:   Stabbing 

Charged

EDMONTON - The bodies of Daniel Fullerton and Dianna Wilk were discovered in a car parked near 173 St and 11 Ave on Oct 30.  Police charged Phillip Vanderwell, 27.  (CBC)  PREVIOUS:   2 identified     Identified   Police identify 2   

Arrest

TORONTO - Calvin Michael Nimoh, 21, faces second-degree murder charges after a stabbing that police say may have been a robbery gone wrong.  The victim Mark Ernsting, 39, was attacked while out for his regular evening walk. (CBC)   MORE:   Stabbing   Arrest made  

Victim identified

TORONTO - Rosemarie (Kim) Junor, 28, died in hospital following the unprovoked attack in the store that is located underground in the PATH system.  Rohinie Bisesar, 40, was charged with second-degree murder.  (CBC)  

Ban on publishing victim's name

Victim identified

Victim dies

Victim dies

Broke and homeless

Too many violent blips

Victim of stabbing dies 

Suspect shot 

PEERS - Mickell Clayton Bailey, 19, was wounded by police and taken to hospital.  Police say Bailey will be charged in the deaths of Roxanne Berube, 36, Jazmine Miller, 16, and Daniel Miller.   (CBC)   MORE:   Suspect shot    Victim's nephew shot during arrest    3 found dead    Triple homicide

Charges in OD

AMHERST - Police say Neil Calder, 27, of Amherst, NS, faces charges of manslaughter, criminal negligence causing death and trafficking in methadone in connection with the drug overdose death of Kody Cook, 20.  Cook was found dead in his Amherst home on June 24, 2014.  (CP)  

Targeted

TORONTO - Jamahl Darling, 27, was stopped at a red light on Finch Ave W at Highway 27, at around 4:40am when his car was shot at from another vehicle.   (CBC)   MORE:   Shooting    Victim identified    Shooting   Man killed 

Pub victim shot 

EDMONTON - Alex Leonard Greg Contois, 31, was found suffering shotgun wounds in an alley near 118 Ave and 64 St at around 1:25am Thursday.  (Sun Media)     PREVIOUS:   Pub parking lot shooting   Shooting   Body found in alley 

Charged

MASKWACIS - Kirsten Cutknife's body was found by RCMP in a house on the Samson Cree Nation town site at around 10am.  Joshua Crier, 19, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death.  (Global)   MORE:   Arrest   Woman found dead   Investigating 

Charges laid

GRANDE PRAIRIE - Mark Phillips, 28, was arrested and charged with 2 counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of Amber Dawn Diebert, 24, and Jody Michelle Topilko, 30.   (Global)  MORE:   Charged   Man facing charges      Man charged    Suspicious death   Foul play 

ID'd

TORONTO - A post-mortem examination confirmed Narendra Ramdharry, 26, died from a gunshot wound.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Police ID victim   

Psych assessment

SASKATOON - Jerry Constant, 33, is charged in the death of Karina Beth Ann Wolfe.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Human remains found   Karina Wolfe

1 punch

VANCOUVER - Alcohol and bravado appear to be fuelling a disturbing trend of one-punch attacks that have left 3 people dead.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Manslaughter charge recommended after sucker punch

Hit-and-run  

GREBADA - Linnea Veinotte, a 36-year-old New Brunswick mother of 2 small sons, has been missing in Grenada, where police believe she may have been the victim of a hit and run.  (CBC)   MORE:   Body found   Man charged 

Police keeping names secret

VAUGHAN - A man was charged with second-degree murder in the death of his wife at 55 Gilmore Crescent, but police are keeping their names secret.  The accused is Reza Salehzadeh, 43, and the victim is Fereshteh Massoudian, 36.  (Toronto Star).

Husband charged

Man charged

York police will not release names

Woman found dead

Arrest made   

Domestic violence is not a private matter

Canadian killed

DIRIAMBA - Intruders burst into Rajan Deedar Gill's home in Diriamba in the early morning hours.  Gill was struck on the head with an unidentified object and killed, while a 24-year-old woman, with whom he was reportedly in a relationship, was left alive.  (CTV)   MORE:   Who killed Canadian?

Husband charged

BRADFORD - Officers were called to a home on Colborne St around 11:30am Saturday.  A 51-year-old woman was discovered dead inside the residence. Her husband, Jose Fernandes, 55, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.  (Simcoe)   MORE:   Man charged   Accused   Wife found dead 

Woman charged

SUCKER RIVER - Shawna Finlayson, 27, has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Howard Roberts, 51, of Montreal Lake, SK.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged laid   Woman charged

Victim dies in hospital

AKLAVIK - May Elanik, a mother of 7 was found beaten and unconscious on a snowy trail in Aklavik Nov 11.  She died 8 days later in an Edmonton hospital.  (CBC)  

Shooting

CALGARY - At about 9am on Nov 15, police were called to the area of the 400-block of Hendon Dr NW after the body of Colin Ernest Monroe, 37, was found in an alleyway. (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Body found   Body found in alleyway  

Suspect surrenders

RED DEER - Daniel Boyd Sawyer, 31, turned himself in relation to the Nov 18 slaying of Alan Beach, 31, who died after a Nov. 18 stabbing in a Red Deer bar.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Charged laid   1 charged   Pub stabbing 

Charged

MONTREAL - George Berry was 1 of 2 people who showed up at a house on Saint-Maurice St and attacked a man inside.  Police say Steve Barnes, 32, retaliated by stabbing a man in the chest who later died of the injuries. (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Stabbing   

Probation orders to stay away

WINNIPEG - Police charged Charley Harper, 29, with second-degree murder after his partner, Candace Monias, was found dead inside the Manitoba Housing complex on Nov. 26, 2015.  (CTV)   MORE:   Protection orders   Arrest made   Suspicious death   Woman found dead  

2nd person charged

PRINCE ALBERT - Troy Cecil Napope, 23, was last seen May 28, 2015 at a party in Prince Albert.  Braidy Chase Vermette, 27, and Skylar Patrick Bird, 29,  are facing first-degree murder charges in the death.  (CTV)  

Remains identified 

Remains ID'd

Back in custody

Murder suspect escapes

2nd person charged

Man charged

Missing now a homicide

Disappearance a homicide

Now a homicide

Guilty

WINDSOR - Mohammad Younus has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing death in a July 2013 crash on Highway 101 near Falmouth, NS, that led to the death of Evan Servaes, 6. (CBC) 

Accused

GUELPH - Alistair Wood, 83, is accused of first-degree murder in connection with the killing his wife Kathleen Wood, 84.   (CBC)   MORE:   Husband accused of killing wife  

Murder charge stayed

CALGARY - Redear Kadir-Shahwan,23, was charged with the death of Khalid El-Ajami, 30, at Johnny Scissorhands Barbershop in the 5100-block of 20 Ave SE in Nov of 2015.  June 10, 2016 the Crown stayed the first-degree murder charge against Kadir-Shahwan.   (CTV)

Charged

Charged 

Man charged

Victim identified

Linked to drug trade

Victim ID'd

Man shot 

Hit-and-run charge

BRAMPTON - A 21-year old male pedestrian was crossing Kennedy Rd when a southbound dump truck hit him and dragged him down the road.  Sultan Singh Bhamber, 61, has been charged with one count of failing to remain at the scene of an accident.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Dump truck driver charged     Another hit-and-run

Arrests

OTTAWA - Dady Jean was gunned down outside of a house party at an apartment building at 340 Lacasse Ave Nov 14.  Dominique Chretien, 20, and Johnnie-Dean Locey-Derochie, 23, were arrested and charged with first-degree murder. Candy Locey, 40, is still at large.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Arrested    Shooting   Not random   

Impaired charge

TORONTO - A fatal hit-and-run left Mandeep Singh, 25, dead.  Sean England, 28, faces charges.  (CP24)   MORE:   Suspect faces charges   Drunken hit-and-run   Impaired driving charges   Hit-and-run   Pedestrian dead  

Boyfriend charged

CALGARY - Sheri Carpen, 31, was found inside along with her boyfriend who told police he found her dead.  Luke Anthony McLeod, 32, is charged with second-degree murder.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged     

Charged

EDMONTON - Officers arrived and found the victim, Crystal Corinne Bruce, 36, dead.  Detectives charged Ashlee Dawn Bruce, 29.  (Global)  MORE:   Woman found dead     Suspicious death

Arrest  

SUDBURY - Police charged Reginald Berard, 23, with second degree murder, in the death of Marcel Raymond Couillard, 51.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Identified   Foul play suspected 

2 charged

THE PAS - Sage Cooper, 26, and Jamie Constant, 33, have been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)   MORE:   2 arrested 

RCMP lay charges

PEERLESS LAKE - Vicki Cardinal, 35, died in hospital 2 days later.  RCMP investigators charged Peter Noskey, 35, with manslaughter.   (Sun Media)

Charges laid

SYLVAN LAKE - Police arrived to find 2 seriously damaged dirt bikes, and 2 seriously injured men. One was pronounced dead at the scene.  Nathan Corey Scott, 28, was facing charges including impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.  (CTV)

Hit-and-run charge

BRAMPTON - Mariel Garcia, 18, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead in hospital.  Steven Richards, 26, the driver of the vehicle surrendered to police.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Accused sorry   Hit-and-run   Man charged

2 Canadians killed

VANCOUVER - Neil Karran, 77, and Ron Little, 76, were killed instantly.  Angela Lavanty, 32, of Palm Desert, Calif, is being charged with 2 counts of DUI second-degree murder.  (Global) 

Teen charged

MAYERTHORPE - A 16-year-old man was arrested after Stacey Kootenay, 35, was found stabbed in between two residences on the  Alexis Nakota Sioux First Nation.  (Sun Media) 

Assault death 

EDSON - Preston Goulet, 42, was taken to hospital.  RCMP arrested and charged Christopher Ronald Edward Harrison, 37, with aggravated assault.  On Sunday Goulet passed away in hospital.  (CTV)    MORE:   Bar assault   Man dies after beating   Vicious assault 

Day home death

CALGARY -  Paramedics had been called earlier to a home on Silverado Ridge Crescent SW for a report of a 18-month-old baby girl in medical distress.  Ciera Lynn McGrath did not survive and died of her injuries.  (CTV)   MORE:   Death under investigation

Man dies from assault injuries

TORONTO - Richard Chan, 50, and Charles Smithers, 60, were involved in an altercation at an apartment near Gerrard St and Woodbine Ave on Oct 2.  2 weeks later, police were called to the same apartment building and found Smithers dead.  Chan was arrested and charged with manslaughter.  (Global)  

Victim identified

PEACE RIVER - On Nov 10, 2015, at approximately 7:00pm RCMP responded to a call in which someone reportedly had been shot at a residence in the Terrace Trailer Park. Upon arrival, police learned Kelly Raymond L'Arrivee, 24, had died of his injuries.   (AB Police Report)    PREVIOUS:   Shooting

Shooting

MONTREAL - Passersby spotted a man sitting in a car on Beaujolais St around 11am.  The man was seriously injured and died.  Sources have identified the victim as Terek Ibrahim, 41.   (CTV)  MORE:   Victim directed a security company   

Charge laid

ATIKAMEG - RCMP answered a call about a shooting at a home on the Atikameg First Nations.  Upon arrival, they were told a 35-year-old man had died.  Arlen Chase Chalifoux, 18, was arrested Wednesday.  (CP)  PREVIOUS:   Fatal shooting 

Arrest

TORONTO - David Hargrave, 25, has been charged with second-degree murder after a post-mortem found a stab wound on the victim's body.  The victim Tony Millett, 55, of Toronto, was found at a Toronto Community Housing building.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Charges laid    Man stabbed   Suspect in custody

Charged

TORONTO - Sinbad King Simba Marshall, 21, has been arrested in the death of Stella Tetsos, 82, who was found dead inside her Elfreda Boulevard home.   (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Suspect arrested   TPS homicide #44/2015   Arrested   Woman found dead   

Suspicious death

GOD'S LAKE NARROWS - RCMP are treating the discovery of Krystal Andrews' body in God's Lake Narrows as a suspicious death.  (CTV)   MORE:   Woman's body found 

Shooting

WINNIPEG - Paul Joseph Throne, 36, was sent to hospital in critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man dead following shooting 

Murder-suicide

MEADOW LAKE - Robert Bell, 70, and Sonny Morin, 73, were the two men found dead outside a home in the area of 6 Ave W and 5 St W.   (CKOM) PREVIOUS:   Murder-suicide   1 identified   Murder-suicide  

Homicides Canada 2014

Canadian police services reported 516 homicides in 2014.  23% of those 516 homicide victims were reported by police as Aborginal, a group that accounted for just 5% of the Canadian population.   (Stats Canada) 

Impaired charge

DUCK LAKE - RCMP have charged Guy Gamble, 39, with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death.  (Global)      MORE:   Impaired charge  

Elderly mom dies

KAMLOOPS - Emily Houston, 84, died 10 days after she was attacked by a fellow resident of Kamloops Seniors Village.  (CP)

Cold case arrest

TORONTO - Surinder Singh Parmar, 38, was found stabbed to death at 1:15am on Nov 19, 1990, inside a men's washroom of the Penny Gas Bar located at 1039 Danforth Rd.   (CBC)   MORE:   Cold case arrest 

Man charged

PENHOLD - John Powell, 40, is facing a number of criminal offences in the death of Chasity Holman, 41.  Holman was struck and killed by a vehicle in the town of Penhold on Nov 5, 2015.  (CTV)   MORE:   Possibly deliberate hit-and-run 

Woman found dead

CALGARY - Police believe the death of Janel Squirrel, 26, was the result of domestic violence.  The woman's boyfriend, Leo Harry Pantherbone, 45, is charged with manslaughter.    (Sun Media)  MORE:   Man charged   Boyfriend charged

Teen charged

VAUGHAN - A 17-year-old from faces 5 dangerous driving charges.   Joshua Ferreira, 16 and Tatiana Sousa, 15, died and 4 others were injured when the SUV they were riding in went off Teston Road, just west of Pine Valley Drive, at around 9pm on Oct 24.   (CBC) 

Charged

JOLIETTE - DeMontigny Daniel, 39, is alleged to have caused the death of Pierre Perreault, 58. (Le Journald de Joliette)   MORE:   Deadly assault   Stabbing   Stabbing 

Charges

MONTREAL - Philippe Gloutney, 42, is accused of stabbing a 38-year-old man to death early Saturday morning.  .  (CTV) PREVIOUS:   Stabbing ruled a homicide 

Grandfather charged 

THOROLD - After an investigation into the death of a 13-month-old baby who sustained head injuries while in his grandfather's custody, police have charged Brian Matthews, 37, with manslaughter.  (Niagara This Week)  PREVIOUS:   13-month old dies   Abusive grandfather     Child placed in custody of grandfather with a history

Suspected murder-suicide

WINNIPEG - Kevin Runke, 46, the estranged hsuband of Camille Runke who is suspected of killing her, was found dead.  Camille Runke, 49, was found shot to death behind a business on Marion St.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Possible murder-suicide   Body removed from vehicle   Projection orders 'don't stop bullets'

Identified

BRIDGEWATER - Police confirm the body of missing Bridgewater resident Catherine Burgoyne, 58, was found in a wooded area north of the downtown core.     (CTV)  MORE:   Woman's remains found 

Identified

EDMONTON - Leona Neapetung-Stevens was found slain at her home near 96 Ave and 176 St around 5pm Oct. 31.  Joseph Sinclair, 20, is charged with second-degree murder.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Charges laid   Suspicious death

Shooting 

TORONTO - Police were called to 111 Rykert Crescent at around 10:30pm on Wednesday.  Once there, paramedics found Campbell Smith, 23, suffering from a single gunshot wound to his abdomen. Police arrested Conor Colangelo, 24, on a charge of manslaughter.  (CBC)   MORE:   Man in custody    

Murder solved

EDMONTON - Police said John Gearhart, 37, has been found to be responsible for the death of Patricia Roach, 54.  No charges will be laid as Gearhart was found dead, Oct 22  - his death is considered non-criminal.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   NA community in mourning   Identified   Death a homicide     

3rd suspect

AIRDRIE - The body of Mohammed Saqib, 33, was located within a burning car.  RCMP charged 2 brothers, Theo Wheyee, 20, and Julius Wheyee, 28. Nov 20 a third suspect, Saad Mohamed Osman, 29, was located and apprehended by officers.  (CTV) 

3rd suspect

3rd man charged

2 arrested

Arrests made

3rd man

Body found

Man was murdered    

Protection order against son 

CALGARY - Emanuel Kahsai, 30, was arrested in the death of Selma Alem, 54, and Julie Tran, 25, whose bodies were discovered in Alem's Coventry Close NE home on Oct 19.   (CBC)    

Arrest made

Son arrested

Both murder victims

Victims identified

2 bodies found     

4 years

TORONTO - Taxi driver Adib Ibrahim was sentenced to 4 years in prison in connection with the 2012 death of longboarder Ralph Bissonnette.   (CBC)   MORE:   Prison for road rage death   Convicted of manslaughter   Taxi driver guilty   Taxi driver charged in skateboarder's death   Cabbie guilty   Cab driver on trial  

Charged

CALGARY - Dec 5, 2005 an EMS crew transported 2-year-old Blake Harvey from the home to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries 3 days later. Ryan John Podhorodecki, 32, of Kelowna, the live-in boyfriend of Blake Harvey's mother at the time of the death, was arrested.  (CTV)   MORE:   Cold case charge   Manslaughter charge  

Woman charged

PIAPOT FIRST NATION - RCMP received a report that a man had been stabbed at a home on the reserve.  He has been identified as Justin Crowe, 27, of the Piapot First Nation.  Tia Justice Pinacie-Littlechief, 20, has been charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV) 

Trucks of interest 

BRAMPTON - Investigators believe that Hardeep Singh Pahra, 30, was run over by the rear wheels of a transport truck after falling off his bike.   (Brampton Guardian)   PREVIOUS:   Hit-and-run   Driver sought   Cyclist struck   Cyclist identified     

15-year-old charged

REGINA - A 15-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder in the Oct 22 death of Matthew Wells, 48.     (CBC)   MORE:   Charged    15-year-old charged   Identified   Police name victim   Victim identified   Death a homicide 

Trucker charged

WHITBY - Mohinder Singh Saini, a 73-year-old trucker has been charged in connection with a deadly 21-vehicle crash in Whitby that left 4 dead last month.   (Toronto Star) 

Charged

KITCHENER - Police allege that Eric Amaral, 29, is responsible for the death of Michael Gibbon, 60, who was found by authorities with an arrow in his chest outside a home on Margaret Ave at about 7am on Oct. 5.  (CTV)  MORE:   Man charged    Man accused of shooting cop charged in arrow murder   Person of interest in arrow death   Identified   Arrow death   Waterloo Regional Police   Officer shot  

3 suspects

SAN FRANCISCO - The 3 drifters accused of fatally shooting Marin County hiker Steve Carter also killed Audrey Carey, 23, of Quebec. Morrison Haze Lampley, 23, Sean Michael Angold, 24, and Lila Scott Alligood, 18, are in custody.  (San Francisco Chronicle)   MORE:   Plea deal   Murdered at random   Scary 'tweakers'   Canadian found dead   Woman found dead   Canadian tourist killed    

Warrant issued

MONTREAL - Domenico Iacono went missing from his Laval home on Oct. 25, 2015, and his car was found a few days later.  Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Andre Michel Boyer, 56.  (CTV)   MORE:   Suspect turns himself in   Victim had a debt    Body found in trunk  

Arrested 

SEXSMITH - Investigators had been searching for Jordan Joseph Wendland when police were called to The Alamo bar at the Sexsmith Hotel shortly after 1am.  4 men had been stabbed there. 1 died from his injuries and 3 were taken to hospital.  (CBC)  MORE:    Stabbing spree   Wanted

Guilty plea

LONDON, ON - Jared DeJong, 25, pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death.  Andrea Christidis, 18, died 3 days after she was struck by his car.   (CBC) MORE:   Man pleads guilty   Identified   Student dies   Driver charged  

Victim ID'd

TORONTO - Police have identified Victor Oliveira, 25, as the victim of a shooting outside of the Lone Star Texas Grill restaurant.   (Toronto Star)  MORE:   Victim identified     1 dead, 1 injured  

Nameless

LAVAL - A 17-year-old boy turned himself in connection with the stabbing death of a 16-year-old.  Witnesses spotted several people fighting in the parking lot of the gas station at 2131 Des Laurentides Blvd.   (CTV)    PREVIOUS:   Police speaking to witness      

Impaired charge

EDMONTON - Police say Clarence Hekungua, 25, failed to stop at a stop sign at Manning Drive before rolling in a nearby field.  2 days after the Oct 10th rollover, a 25-year-old man died in hospital.   (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged   

Son accused

MISSISSAUGA - Vaishali Patel, 41, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and later died.  The woman's son, Kunal Bhavan, has been charged.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Accused of murdering mother    Woman dead     Son charged    

Woman charged

MARKHAM - Gowry Somasekarampillai, 39, has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death after a 4-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle.   (CBC)   MORE:   Driver charged  

Protection order dismissed

WINNIPEG - Selena Rose Keeper, 20, was was found badly injured outside a home on Flora Ave. Keeper died in hospital.  Police have charged Ray William Everett, 20, with second-degree murder.  (CBC)    MORE:   Victim dies   Victim denied protection order   Charges

Arrest

ST JOHN'S - Larry Wellman, 63, was shot and killed during a robbery at the Captain's Quarters Hotel.  Brandon Phillips, 27, is facing charges of homicide and armed robbery.  (VOCM)   MORE:   Arrest   Customer killed   Manhunt for suspect   Shot in front of wife    

Charged

NORTH SYDNEY - Cody Alexander Russell, 21, is accused of stabbing Stephen Tyler Chisholm, 25.  (CTV)    MORE:   Identified    Man dies 

Homicide

KINGSTON - Police are looking for suspects after Mark Ian Seymour, 36, was stabbed to death.   (CBC)   MORE:   Police investigate   Homicide  

Murder-suicide

FORT SASKATCHEWAN - Paul Jacob, 54, and Colleen Sillito, 46, were found dead outside a Alderson Close home Friday morning.  (Global)   MORE:   Boyfriend speaks out    Shooting domestic violence    Man was ex-fiance

Found guilty

SYDNEY - The teen shoved Christopher Chafe down an embankment outside Sydney Academy in Cape Breton Feb 11.  (CP)   MORE:   Probation   Teen found guilty   Teen who pushed victim charged  Youth guilty  Student killed

Stabbing

BURLINGTON -  Officers found Wesley Nagel, 62, suffering from serious injuries after being stabbed.  The victim's son, Nigel Robert Nagel, 32, was taken into custody at the scene.  (CTV)    MORE:   Stabbing   Suspect in custody      

4 charged

SASKATOON - 4 men have now been arrested after Corey Favel, 25 was shot to death in Oct.   Police believe that Favel and 4 other men were committing a home invasion when the resident of the home shot him.   (CTV)    PREVIOUS:   Victim identified   Homicide   

2nd man charged

CALGARY - Police were called for a check on welfare and found Jonathan Joe Schmeikal dead in the street when they arrived.  Jerry Cody Goodeagle, 25, Dyson White, 37, are charged with second-degree murder.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Charged   Police to lay more charges   Charges laid  Identified    

Charge laid

MISSISSAUGA - Police located a deceased man identified as Ronald William Escott, 59.  Jason Hamlyn, 37, is charged with second-degree murder.  (CP24)   MORE:   Man charged after police find body   Body found in abandoned home     

Woman charged

GRANDMOTHER'S BAY - A woman was found dead inside a home on Grandmother's Bay First Nation.  RCMP charged Josephine Roberts, 37, with second degree murder.    (CBC)   MORE:   Charge laid   Facing charge  

Body found

MISSION - The body of David Urquhart, 26, was discovered on Oct. 8 in a remote area near a logging road.  He was reported missing on Aug 31. (CBC)   MORE:   Police ask for help    Police looking for info 

Charge

BONESVILLE - The RCMP has charged Murray Cardinal, age 36, after police found a 63 year-old man deceased in his own home in Bonesville.   (RCMP) 

Charged

OTTAWA - Blake Dooley, 53, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Christine MacNeil in Gatineau.   (CBC)  MORE:   Arrest    Charged   Police arrest man   Identified   Person shot at hotel   Homicide

Both murder victims

CALGARY - Selamawit Alem, 54, and Julie Tran, 25, were stabbed to death in a home in the 200-block of Coventry Close NE.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Victims identified   2 deaths   2 bodies found

Hit-and-run arrest

THUNDER BAY - Anthony Paul Marino, 41, was arrested shortly after leaving the scene of the collision with the pedestrian.  The victim Stacey Allan Kejick, 20, died of his injuries.  (CBC)     MORE:   Driver charged

Hope turns to heartbreak

BLAIRMORE - RCMP called off their AMBER Alert Tuesday evening, one day after 2-year-old Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette was abducted and her father Terry Blanchette, 27, was found dead at their Blairmore home.  Derek Saretsky, 22, has been charged with 2 counts of murder and committing an indignity to a body.  (CTV)   MORE:  Charged   Man charged   Man charged   Suspect in hospital after suicide attempt  Amber alert    

Another murder charge

CROWSNEST PASS - Derek Saretzky is charged in the death of Hanna Meketech, 69, whose body was found in her Coleman, AB, home.  The death occurred 5 days before the body of Terry Blanchette was found in his home in nearby Blairmore.  His daughter, Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette, body was found in a rural area 2 days later.  (CP)   MORE:   Suspect charged with another murder    Charged  Possible connection   Photo released   Identified   Woman murdered

Impaired

VAUGHAN - The woman who was killed has been identified by police as Arti Vyas, 60, from Mississauga.  Jonathan Ian Brown, 25, faces charges.   (CTV)   MORE:   1 dead   Man charged 

Suspect arrested

CALGARY - Isaiah Riel Rider, 18, was wanted for second-degree murder of Christa Cachene, 26.  (CTV)  MORE:   Arrested   Mounties find wanted man   Wanted in custody  Victim was pregnant 

Homicide

PICKERING - Claren Troy Middleton, 25, was found in a field by a passerby.   Police said Middleton died of a gunshot wound.  (CTV)   MORE:   Identified 

Identified

CALGARY - Officers found Frank Burton, 56, critically injured from multiple stab wounds.  (Sun Media)    MORE:   Victim identified    Homicide  

30 months

WINNIPEG - David Delisle, 52, pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death  in a crash on Sept 9, 2012 that killed  Samantha Schlichting, 21.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea   Woman killed

Warrants issued

CALGARY - The victim has been identified as Christopher Stephen Tooley, 33.  Warrants were issued for Rory Martin Stevens, 42.  (CTV)   MORE:   Death deemed a homicide   Suspect arrested   Identified   Victim ID'd   Man found dead identified    

4 years

PRINCE ALBERT - Jeremiah Jobb pleaded guilty in May to 2 counts of impaired driving causing death for his role in the July 2013 crash that killed Taylor Litwin, 21, and Brandi Lapine, 17.  (CTV)   MORE:   4 year sentence   4 years    Guilty plea   Baby delivered before victim died   

Fatal arson

VULCAN - CMP say a fatal house fire on Monday was deliberately set by one of the people who died in it.  The victims have been identified as Robert Farrow, 47, and Karen Currie, 56.  Farrow was Currie's common-law partner.  (CBC)   MORE:   House fire deliberately set    Person responsible died in the blaze   

Domestic stabbing

EDMONTON - Jennifer Otway, 42, was taken to hospital, but later died from her injuries.  Her husband, Jason Andrew Otway, 38, will appear in court.  (CTV)   MORE:   Identified   Suspect, victim named   Man charged    

Father pleads guilty

PRINCE ALBERT - Larry McDougald has pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of his son, Terry McDougald, 45.   (Global)  MORE:   Guilty plea   8 years sentence     Man charged with murder of son 

Victim had ties

CALGARY - A man who found dead has been identified as Joel Gary Geddes, 31.   (CBC)   MORE:   Violent past   Convicted killer found dead   Homicide victim   Winnipeg gang ties   

Man charged

SHERWOOD PARK - Melanie Susan Hunter, 55, was found dead in her home.  Police have charged her estranged husband Brian Ralph Beglau, 58.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Woman found dead 

2 arrested

AIRDRIE - Mohammed Saqib, body was found in a burned-out vehicle.  Theo Wheyee, 20, and Julius Wheyee, 28, were charged.  Saad Mohamed Osman, 29. a third man is wanted in connection with Saqib's death.     (CBC)  

Arrests made

RCMP looking for 3rd man

Body found

Man was murdered     

Charged

MONTREAL - A man and a woman appeared in court to face charges in connection with a fatal stabbing that took place in Viger Square Sept 27.  Paul Evans Gordon Gray, 36, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and armed assault.  Tamara Chandler, 35, faces a charge of being an accessory after the fact.   (CBC)   MORE:   Charged    

Charged  

LAVAL - Francis Jutras, 34, has been charged after allegedly using a hammer in a series of random attacks.  Francois Xavier Theberge, 19,  was found dead on 20th Ave.  A 41-year-old woman and a 61-year-old man were also injured in the same rampage.   (CBC)  MORE:   Charges in hammer attacks   Suspect has legal and psychiatric history   Suspect tasered   1 dead, 2 injured  

Identified

LETHBRIDGE - Police found the body of Matthew James Flitton, 29.  Randall William Enright, 29, has been charged with second degree murder.  (CTV)    MORE:   Friends mourn   Charges pending   Arrested    

Charged

BLACKSTOCK - Officers found Rita Prendergast, 57, without vital signs and suffering from numerous stab wounds.  Thomas Prendergast, 25, has been charged.  (CP)    MORE:   Mother killed, son charged  

Homicide

LETHBRIDGE - Mounties have ruled the death of Victoria Crow Shoe, 43, to be a homicide.  (Sun Media)   MORE:   Homicide investigation   RCMP investigating  

Identified

OTTAWA - Issaiah Clachar, 17, died after he was stabbed.  Keanu Croteau, 18, and Mohamad Hamade, 25, are charged.  (CBC)   MORE:  2 men charged      

Wanted on impaired driving

SUNDRE - Perry Vollmer, 57, and Brian Schrader, 65, who had been in the rear of the vehicle, were pronounced dead at the scene.  RCMP released an arrest warrant for Jennifer Black, 37, the driver of the vehicle.  (CTV)   MORE:   Wanted turns herself in     

2 more changed

CALGARY - On Sept 14, 2015, emergency crews found Christian Jovanovic, 41, dead. Lee Sheldon Kelner, 33, and Jason Edward Harwood, 43, have been charged with second degree murder.  Martin Allan Rangers, 35, was also charged with second degree murder in Jovanovic's death last year.   (CTV)   MORE:   2 more changed   2 charged   New murder charges   Charged   Police looking for stolen car   Man charged   

Assault victim dies

BRADFORD WEST GWILLIMBURY - James McCallen, 56, assaulted on the driveway of a home along Centre Street, has died from his injuries in hospital.  5 people were arrested.  A sixth suspect turned himself in to police.   (Simcoe)   PREVIOUS:   Assault victim dies   5 arrested for assault             

2 charged

CHESTERMERE - In May of 2007, Pirtpal Singh Jhajj, 24, was fatally shot when gunfire was exchanged between 2 groups of males in moving vehicles.  Sanjit Ranhu, 30, and Amaritpal Singh, 29, faces charges.  (CTV)     MORE:   2 men charged   Cold case charges   Victim made a fatal choice  

Man charged

CALGARY - Police announced Terry Wingert, 46. had been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the 2013 murder of Anthony Fernandez.  (Global)   PREVIOUS:   2 arrested    2 arrested   Identified    Victim identified 

Identified

TORONTO - Clinton Elliot Yow Foo was among a dozen suspects who were swept up 6 years ago by Durham Regional Police during a drug probe dubbed Project Isis.  (Sun Media)    MORE:   Shooting   Man found dead   1 hitman?   To kill a ghost     Sniper rifle recovered

Charge

TABER - Stacey Charles Wahpistikwan, 38, has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Silas Lorne Kiseyinewakup, 36.   (Alberta Voice)  PREVIOUS:   Body found   Suspect arrested  

Not guilty

HIGH LEVEL - During the trial, the teenager took the stand in his own defence.  In a halting soft voice, the 15-year-old recalled the years of abuse from his father.  (CBC)  MORE:   What happens to him now?  

Charged

PICKERING - Anea Satar, 46, was charged with the murder of John Murray, 80, whose body was discovered at a house on Memory Lane Sept 1.  (Durham Region.com)   MORE:   Arrest   Murdered   Murder of senior   Suspicious death     Police investigating    

Cops cast wide net  

LONDON, ON - An autopsy concluded Steven Patrick Sinclair, 49, died of a gunshot wound.  Sinclair was a member of the Gate Keepers, a Hells Angels' support club that opened a London chapter in 2013. (Sun Media)    PREVIOUS:   Victim identified      

Verdicts

CALGARY - 3 people were accused in the fatal beating attack on John Herrera Garcia, 49, in 2012.  Chantelle Campbell, 30, and Jarod Henry, 25, were found guilty.  Garrett Smith, 29, was acquitted.   (CBC)  MORE:   2 convicted    Family launches lawsuit against EMS  

Assault

MISSISSAUGA - Officers found Madad Kenyi, 53, with life-threatening injuries.  Nathan Bell, 29, and Brian Nelson, 41, have both been charged with second-degree murder.  Police have issued an arrest warrant for Gary Hoffman, 48.  (Toronto Star)  MORE:   2 charged   Man beaten to death  

Cold case charge

PORT ALBERNI - Kristy Morrey, 28, was discovered dead in her home on Aug. 20, 2006.  RCMP say Larry Darling, 51, was arrested.  (CTV)   MORE:   Charge laid   Ex-boyfriend charged   Kristy Leanne Morrey homicide  

Wanted

CALGARY - Police have identified the victim as Kallen Brianne Carothers, 23.  Investigators are looking for Osman Mohamed, 21, of Edmonton.  (CTV)   MORE:   Passenger identified    Shooting   

Son charged

OAKVILLE - Inside the house at 1243 Sheldon Ave police found Judith Wilson, 62.    Her son Ryan Porte, 39, is charged with second-degree murder.   (CBC)   MORE:   Man charged   Charge in death of mother  

Impaired charge

SWAN RIVER - RCMP say a 30-year-old Prince George resident who was riding the bike died in hospital.  Jackson Dewey Lund, 23, is facing two charges that include impaired driving causing death.  (CP) 

Cold case charge

WINNIPEG - A suspect faces a murder charge in connection with the 1985 killing of Michael Kalanza.  RCMP arrested Lee Norman Pischke, 50.   (CTV)   MORE:   Arrest made   Charges laid

Identified

TORONTO - Fernley Edmund, 30, the man who was stabbed, succumbed to his injuries.   Reg Spring, 31 turned himself in to police.  (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Stabbing

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