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Lecent Ross shot in the face while visiting a friend

Lecent Ross 14, was shot in the face with an illegal semi automatic handgun, while visiting a friend in Toronto on July 11th.  Police were initially told Lecent accidentally fired the gun herself.

A 13 year old boy has been charged with manslaughter, and an 18 year old boy has been charged with criminal negligence causing death.

The older boy can’t be named as the boys are brothers and the 13 year olds name cannot be disclosed under the criminal youth act.

Jesse Reynolds sentenced to 5 years in the deal of Jessica Miller

Jessica Miller’s  body was found in a wooded area in Prince of Wales, just west of Saint John, on July 13.  Autopsy reports confirmed that Miller died of asphyxiation.

Jesse Reynolds confirmed that he choked Miller after a night of binge drinking and cocaine use.

He has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter.

Murielle LaForest, murdered by her son

 

Rock LaForest, 21, has been charged with the death of his Mother Murielle LaForest, and charged with attempted murder of his Father Jacques LaForest.

Grand Falls police responded to a 911 call from Jaques LaForest on July 17th. Upon arrival they found 57 year old LaForest, injured, he was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 53 year old Murielle LaForest died at the scene.

Two axes were seized at the scene but police would not say whether they were used in the attack.

Hanif Jessa, murdered outside his home

Hanif Jessa was found shot in his car in front of his house on July 15th, in Burnaby.  A neighbour reported hearing two men yelling at each other before a series of loud popping noises was heard.

Police believe that this was a targeted incedent.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is asking anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the homicide to contact them at 1-877-551-IHIT.