Police investigate a suspicious fire after two people found dead in Nova Scotia

Springhill Fire Department Chief Stanley Hunter said the fire broke out at a home on Beatons Lane around 4 p.m on March 20th. Hunter said he did not hear or see any fire detection devices at the home, but the home was under renovation so they could have been disconnected.

It is believed that the fire started in the basement but was extinguished quickly. Stanley Hunter said the two bodies were found close to each-other on the main floor.

RCMP have identified the victim’s as a  45-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man from Ontario. It is not believed that the fire killed the victims, and the RCMP’s Northeast Nova Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate

Homicide investigation has begun after the remains of Joshua Munro were found in Campbell River last month

RCMP have launched a homicide investigation after the remains found near Campbell River were identified as Joshua Munro, 22.  Police said the remains were found on February 22  in a rural area outside the city. The remains were positively identified as Munro, on March 21st.

Police believe the attack was a targeted incident and the public is not considered to be at risk.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221.

Paviter Singh Bassi dies after an assault in Brampton Ontario

Peel police responded to reports of an assault taking place in the area of Sandalwood Parkway East and Cedarcliff Trail on March 19th at approximately 5:50pm.

Police found Paviter Singh Bassi, 21, suffering from life threatening injuries. Bassi was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on March 20th.

on March 20th Homicide investigators arrested and charged Karanvir Singh Bassi, 22, for first degree murder of Paviter Singh Bassi. Police said there is no familiar relationship between the victim and the accused.

White Butte RCMP investigating a sudden death near Regina as a homicide

White Butte RCMP and Major Crime Unit South are investigating after the body of a man was found in the area of Highway 6, northeast of Regina on March 19th.

Police are saying that the sudden death is now being treated as a homicide. Police are still trying to confirm the identity of the victim.

RCMP are asking anyone who may have noticed suspicious activity that day from midnight to 11am at Township Road 184 to the Fleet Street intersection, or anyone who may have traveled that road during those times to contact them at  306-781-5050 or 310-RCMP.

Joe Gauthier found dead in Victoria – Little information released by police

Vancouver Island Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the 1400 block of Hillside Avenue just before 5 a.m. Saturday March 10th.

Police arrived to find 35 year-old Joe Gauthier dead at the scene. The cause of death has not been released at this time, and police remain tight lipped regarding the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call 250-380-6211.

Hossein Ayaghchi, charged with killing his son in Leduc County Alberta

Leduc RCMP responded to report of a shooting at a rural home on March 15th at approximately 11pm.

Police arrived to find 32 year-old Mohammad Ayaghchi’s body outside the residence. He was pronounced at the scene.

Hossein Ayaghchi, 59, the victim’s father, has been charged with second-degree murder and causing an indignity to human remains in connection with the death of his son.

No other information has been made available at this time.

Toronto Homicide #13 & 14 – Two people shot to death outside Play Time Bowl & Entertainment

Toronto police officers responded to a call for a shooting at 33 Samor Road, on March 17th at 10:08pm. Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook said police were told that shots were fired outside Playtime Bowl and Entertainment.

Police arrived to find to people suffering from gunshot wounds. A man in his 30’s was pronounced at the scene, and a woman in her 20’s was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

The victim’s identities have not been released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

Update March 19th
Police have identified the victims as Thanh Tien Ngo, 32, and Ruma Amar, 29.  Police believe that Ngo was the target of the shooting, and that their is no known relationship between Ngo and Ms.Amar.

Investigators are looking for three suspects that fled the area westbound, in a dark vehicle. The suspects have been described as follows:
Suspect #1: male, wearing blue hooded shirt, black shoes
Suspect #2: male, wearing black hooded shirt, black shoes with white soles
Suspect #3: unknown description at this time

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Toronto Homicide #12 – Nnamdi Ogba shot to death

Toronto police responded to a report of a shooting at 49 Scarlettwood Court on March 16th at approximately 11:09pm.

Police arrived to find Nnamdi Ogba, 26, of Toronto, with apparent gunshot wounds. Ogba was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Homicide investigators have taken over the case. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Former police woman charged with murdering her 9 year-old daughter in Wemindji, Que

Eeyou Eenou Police Force said they responded to report of a woman behaving erratically on the streets, at approximately 9:30am on March 15th.

The woman who has been identified as Rhonda Georgekish 32, was taken to a medical centre for treatment when Eeyou Eenou police visited Georgekish’s home to find her 9 year old daughter dead.

Police have not released the cause of death, but said the accused appeared in court via video-conference March 16th to face the first degree murder charge.The Sûreté du Québec’s major crimes unit is investigating the case.

Cory Fenn arrested in relation to a domestic related triple homicide in Ajax

Durham Regional  Police were called to a home on Hilling Drive in Ajax on March 14th at approximately 11am, after a female, who went to check on the well-being of her friend, The concerned woman  was met at the door by a man. She was refused entry and the man left in a vehicle.

Police arrived to find Krassimira Pejcinovski, 39, of Ajax and her son Roy Pejcinovski, 15 deceased at the scene. The third victim Venallia Pejcinovski, 13, of Ajax was transported to a trauma center with serious injuries and dies later that evening.

Cory Fenn, 29, was arrested in Oshawa on March 14th and charged with three counts of second degree murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at the Major Crime Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5418.