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Alfredo Patriarca found dead after Etobicoke shooting

On January 20th around 6:30 pm, Police received a call of a disturbance in the Kingsway and Princess Margaret Blvd area.

Police found 42 year old Alfredo Patriarca was pronounced dead at the scene. Patriarca was shot and killed inside the garage of an Etobicoke home.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call homicide detectives at 416-808-7400, 22 Division, or Crime Stoppers.


Patriarca was one of two people shot while watching the Euro Cup in Toronto’s Little Italy in 2012. Patriarca was sitting with John Raposo who was shot five times in the head and died from his injuries.

70 year old Alva Dixon named as Scarborough’s latest homicide victim

Police have identified the man killed in a Scarborough double shooting on January 20th as 70-year-old Alva Dixon.

When police arrived to the area of Victoria Park Avenue and Finch Avenue they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds. Dixon was pronounced dead at the scene, and the second victim was rushed to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

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

Northeast Edmonton death of Derek Alexander Garnham deemed homicide

Edmonton Police were called to assist from EMS at the Alexander Plaza apartments, on January 14th.  On arrival, Derek Alexander Garnham 32, has passed, in what seemed a suspicious manner.

An autopsy was completed on January 15th,  and ruled the case a homicide. Police will not released the cause of death, or the name of the victim until his next of kin is informed of the death.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567 or contact CrimeStoppers.


Edmonton Police Service said Derek Alexander Garnham, from Edmonton, died of a gunshot wound.

George Flett dies after being assaulted in Winnipeg motel

George Flett 51 was found critically injured in his motel room at 400 block of Westwood Drive on December 11 2015. Police believe Flett was injured the night before and was rushed to hospital.

Darcy Jerome Beardy was originally charged with aggravated assault, until Flett died from his injuries on January 5th 2016.

Beardy has since been charged with second degree murder

Charlotte Hudson murdered in Thunder Bay

A neighbor called EMS to a home on January 13th. When paramedics arrived they immediately called police.

Police have not said how Charlotte Hudson 40, died.

Police have arrested Kimberley Fox, a Thunder Bay woman who was sentenced on an aggravated assault charge in 2015, in the death of her boyfriend back in 2012.  Kimberley Fox never served any jail time for her crime. Fox has now been charged with second degree murder in the case of Charlotte Hudson.

Police say Alcohol was a contributing factor.

Cynthia Marie French stabbed to death in rooming house

Cynthia Marie French 35, was one of two women that were stabbed in the rooming house on William Avenue in Winnipeg on January 12. The second victim has since been upgraded to stable condition. French died shortly after arrival.

Police said the victims returned home to their residence  earlier in the afternoon and found Vanessa Nepinak in Cynthia French’s room.  Nepinak was kicked out, but returned an hour later with her sister when the stabbing took place.

Candice Nora Nepinak, 31, and Vanessa Louise Nepinak, 35, have been charged with second degree murder and attempted murder.