Sunday, June 16, 2019

‘She was suffering too much:’ Montreal man who suffocated wife sentenced to two years in jail

MONTREAL - A Montreal man who suffocated his severely ill wife with a pillow has been sentenced to two years less a day in jail. Michel Cadotte was sentenced today, three months after a jury found him guilty of manslaughter in the death of Jocelyne Lizotte. (National Post)

Two dead, 18 wounded in Japan knife attack

KAWASAKI - At least 18 people were injured in a residential area. Two of them, an 11-year-old girl and a 39-year-old man, have died. A suspect, a man in his 50s, stabbed himself in the neck after his rampage and later died in hospital.(BBC)

Oregon man accused of murder had son with missing woman

SALEM - A married Oregon man faces murder charges after his mistress and their son vanished two weeks ago without a trace, officials said. (New York Post)

Third person charged in homicide of Bhavkiran Dhesi

VANCOUVER - Inderdeep Kaur Deo, 24, is charged with accessory after the fact to murder in the killing of Bhavkiran Dhesi. (The Province)

Homicide detectives investigate two deaths in N.W. Calgary home explosion

CALGARY - Homicide and arson detectives are investigating after a house fire led to the discovery of two people dead and another in life-threatening condition. (CTV News)

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)