Thursday, May 23, 2019

Arrest made after man found beaten to death

TORONTO - A man is under arrest after a 43-year-old man was found beaten to death in a west-end home Tuesday night. Toronto Police say officers responded to an unknown trouble call at 57 Shanly St., northwest of Dovercourt Rd. and Bloor St. W., just after 7:30 p.m. and found the victim inside the house. (Toronto Sun)

Killer of Calgary mom, daughter sentenced to 50 years in prison before parole eligibility

CALGARY - Double-murderer Edward Downey must serve a minimum 50 years behind bars for the slayings of a Calgary mom and her young daughter, a judge ruled Tuesday. Justice Beth Hughes agreed with Crown prosecutor Carla MacPhail that Downey’s conduct called for consecutive periods of parole ineligibility on two counts of first-degree murder. (Calgary Herald)

Mac’s killer guilty of two counts of first degree murder

EDMONTON - Colton Steinhauer has been convicted of first-degree murder for his role in the deaths of two convenience store clerks three years ago. (Edmonton Journal)

Texas man decapitated mother’s body, police say

A Denton man used a hacksaw to cut off his mother’s head in her apartment earlier this month before he fled to Oklahoma, according to Denton police. Her head was not found in or around the apartment, but a shopping cart containing various cleaning supplies was near the apartment, according to an arrest warrant obtained by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram late Thursday. (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram)

Florida police arrest man in deaths of Quebec couple

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - Florida police say they have arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with the murder of an elderly Quebec couple found dead in March in their mobile home in Pompano Beach, north of Fort Lauderdale. (Montreal Gazette)

Body of woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant found in south side Chicago

CHICAGO - A body found on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified as that a 19-year-old woman who was nine months pregnant when she vanished three weeks ago, according to reports. (Fox News)

Travelling carny admits to being serial killer

A Virginia man has been charged with killing two Tennessee women and a teenage girl he met while working with a traveling carnival, authorities announced Monday.(Knoxville News Sentinel)

Oshawa man charged with murder for allegedly killing his elderly mom on Mother’s Day

A 56-year-old man remains in custody after being charged with the killing of his elderly mother on Mother’s Day in Oshawa. Timothy John Mooney appeared via video link in an Oshawa bail court Monday afternoon. He’s charged with second-degree murder and was remanded until a further video appearance scheduled for Friday. (Toronto Star)

Boyfriend charged with murder

SURREY - The man charged with second-degree murder in the homicide of 19-year-old Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi was arrested Friday, police say. Harjot Singh Deo, 21, was in a romantic relationship with Dhesi when she was killed over a-year-and-a-half ago. He was taken into custody at Vancouver International Airport after arriving from an undisclosed Canadian location and was charged on the weekend. (CBC)

American Airlines pilot arrested before takeoff for 2015 triple murder

An American Airlines pilot was dragged from a plane in Kentucky and arrested this weekend for the 2015 triple-homicide of three of his former neighbors, authorities said. (New York Post)