Arrest Made: Toronto Homicide #84 – Clark Sissons, 67, dies in the Queen Street East and Saulter Street area,

Toronto police responded to a call for an Echo-Tiered Response after an unresponsive man was found in an alleyway in the Queen Street East and Saulter Street area., on October 5th at approximately 7:40 a.m.

Police located the victim, who has been identified as has been identified as Clark Sissons, 67, of Toronto. Sissons was found  at the rear of a building adjacent to June Callwood Way, and was suffering from serious signs of trauma, and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police have not released the cause of death at this time.

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

Update
On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, Allan Alexander MacDonald, 57, was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Varinderpal Gill found dead in a pickup truck in the parking lot of a Mission BC Mall

Police said 19-year-old Varinderpal Singh Gill was murdered in the parking lot of The Junction Shopping Centre on October 3rd at approximately 9:00pm.

Gill inside a pickup truck suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when police and paramedics arrived. He was pronounced at the scene.

Varinderpal Gill was known to police, and  on August 15th, police released a warning about Gill being serious risk to public safety due to his involvement in the Metro Vancouver gang conflict.

Anyone with information can call the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-4448 or email ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 And Full Year 2018 Projections: Updated October 7th, 2018

Toronto still leads with the highest homicide rate per capita of the ten major cities, Winnipeg is second, with the City of Vancouver, Edmonton, and Brampton tied for third.

Toronto and Brampton projected homicides are up considerably over the 2017 totals.

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City Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 83 108.2 4.0 63
Montreal 1704694 18 23.5 1.4 24
Calgary 1239220 11 14.3 1.2 28
Ottawa 934243 14 18.3 2.0 14
Edmonton 932546 21 27.4 2.9 42
Mississauga 721599 6 7.8 1.1 9
Winnipeg 705224 17 22.2 3.1 21
Vancouver 631486 14 18.3 2.9 17
Brampton 593638 13 16.9 2.9 6
Hamilton 536917 6 7.8 1.5 10

Solaris Dey charged with manslaughter in the death of Richmond BC woman

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team reported that 19-yr-old Aspen Pallot was found dead in a home in 7000-block of Westminster Hwy at 12:14am this morning.on October 4th.

Police have not released the cause of death at this time. Solaris Onatta Running Dey, 23, was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Anyone with information about this case should contact IHIT at 1-877-551- IHIT

Timmy Ménard-Mélo charged in Gatineau’s latest homicide

Gatineau Police were called home on rue Du Vigneau on October 2nd on report of an altercation.

Police arrived to find a 25-year-old man suffering from serious injuries. The victim was taken to Hull Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Timmy Ménard-Mélo was arrested near the scene a short time after the altercation. Police said hes been charged with murder but have not responded on the extent of the charges at this time. Ménard-Mélo’s address was listed as 328 rue Du Vigneau, Apt. 1, the same as where the victim was found.

 

Update, Warrant issued: Toronto Homicide #83 – 18-year-old Elliott Reid-Doyle dies from gunshot wounds

Toronto police responded to a report of a Shooting in the Bonis Avenue and Birchmount Road area, on October 3rd at approximately 1:30 pm.

Police an paramedics arrived to find Elliott Reid-Doyle, 18, of Toronto, suffering from gunshot wounds. Reid-Doyle was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

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

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update October 14
Toronto police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Amal Jones, 19, of Toronto in relation to the death of Elliott Reid-Doyle. Jones is wanted for second-degree murder, and is described as 5’10” to 6’2″, slim build, black hair in cornrows tied at the back, and he was wearing a dark-coloured tracksuit.

36 year old man falls from the second floor of a hotel, second degree murder charge laid

Windsor police responded to a report of an injury at a hotel located in the 2800 block of Howard Avenue on October 1st at approximately 12:30am.

Police said a 36-year-old man had been seriously injured after dropping from the second floor of the building. The victim died in hospital on October 2nd.

The case has been classified as a homicide investigation by the Major Crimes Branch. Robert Legebow, 19, of Windsor has been charged with second degree murder.

Dorren Campbell dies of his injuries in Mississauga shooting

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Peel police officers responded to reports of shots fired at a townhouse complex at 7475 Goreway Drive in the City of Mississauga, on October 2nd at approximately 5:47pm.

As police were attending the scene of the crime, a man arrived at Etobicoke General Hospital suffering from a gunshot wound and died of his injuries. Police said the victim, Dorren Campbell, 30, had been shot at the Gorway Drive residence.

The investigation in ongoing and no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone who may have information concerning this investigation to contact Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121 Ext 3205.

Toronto Homicide #82 – Dwayne McMillan, shot to death at an industrial plaza

Toronto police responded to a report of  a shooting  at an industrial plaza located in the Keele Street and Steeles Avenue West area on October 2nd at approximately 9:36pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Dwayne McMillan, 44, of Toronto, suffering from a gunshot wound. McMillian was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Anyone who may have been in the area at around 9:30pm, who may have any information, to please contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477),

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Moncton Man Charged With First Degree Murder of Missing Woman Candice Kennedy-Faguy

Police said Kennedy-Faguy, 35, was reported missing to police on September 23, and her body was found on September 26th on West Lane in Moncton. Police have not released the cause of death or if Kennedy-Faguy was inside or outside of the building.

RCMP’s Major Crime Unit arrested a 44-year-old Claude Blanchard of Moncton, on the evening of September 27, and charged him with First-Degree Murder. Blanchard remains in custody and is scheduled to return to Moncton Provincial Court on October 19, 2018, at 9:30 a.m..

 

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