Toronto homicide #11 – Dwayne Anthony Vidal, shot to death on Mount Olive Drive

Toronto police responded to a call for a shooting in the 19 Mount Olive Drive area on March 10th at approximately 5:44pm.

Police arrived to find the victim suffering from serious gunshot wounds. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

An autopsy will be conducted on Sunday, March 11.

Update March 12th
Toronto police identified the victim as Dwayne Anthony Vidal, 31, of Toronto.  The autopsy revealed the cause of death to be a gunshot wound to the chest.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Man from Thicket Portage is charged with manslaughter, arson and assault

While responding to a report of an assault, Thompson Rural RCMP found out on-route that the home was also on fire on March 2nd at approximately 7:32pm.

Police said  firefighters had located one female inside the residence and two males were on scene with injuries. The 21 year old woman was rushed to a nursing sation where she died of her injuries.

Travis Munroe, 23, a resident of the home, was arrested and charged with Manslaughter, Arson with Disregard for Human Life, Assault x 2 and Assault Causing Bodily Harm.

Chelsey Tegan Bien dies after an assault in Whitehorse

Whitehorse police responded to report of an assault at a building on Lewes Boulevard around 12:30 am, on  February 26th.

Chelsey Tegan Bien, 25, of Kwanlin Dün First Nation died of her injuries. An autopsy was performed and revealed the cause of death to be a homicide.

Lynzee Harriott Silverfox, 20,  of Pelly Crossing was arrested by police on March 8th and charged with second degree murder.

Update – Toronto Police calling the death of two people in North York Homicide #10

Toronto police responded to a medical complaint at 18 Graydon Hall Drive on March 6th.

Police arrived to find a  deceased man, 30, and a woman who was pronounced at the scene. Both had suffered obvious signs of trauma. Police have not released the cause of death.

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation. Police are not looking for any other suspects.

Update March 21
Toronto police have released the identities of the two deceased. Police said that Mr. Onoseta Oribhabor, 30, of Edmonton was found deceased on the balcony of the apartment. The female victim has been identified as Essozinam Assali, 27, of Toronto. No one else is being sought by police.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Ottawa police make arrest in homicide investigation of Kalen Bryan-Bradley

Frontline officers attended the shopping mall for a suspicious incident complainant on March 4th at approximately 10:00pm.

Police arrived to find one man with injuries, and another man dead in a vehicle from an apparent stab wound. The victim has been identified as Kalen Bryan-Bradley 22, of Ottawa.

Miles Krzyzewski, 25, has been charged with second degree murder.

The 2018 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Alicia Lewandowski shot to death by her boyfriend in Mississauga

Peel police responded to report of a shooting at 1343 Rathburn Road East, on March 5th at approximately 5:00am.

Police arrived to find 25 year old Alicia Lewandowski dead at the scene.

Peel Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau  investigators with assistance from the Toronto Police Service arrested Joseph Chang 39,  in Toronto on March 5th at 7:44pm. Chang has been charged with second degree murder of Alicia Lewandowski.

Toronto Homicide #9 – Shaun Kinghorn shot to death

Toronto police responded to a call for a shooting in the Jane Street and Shoreham Drive area at approximately 11:50 pm on March 2nd.

On arrival police found Shaun Kinghorn, 44, of Toronto, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Kinghorn was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Witnesses have described the suspect as a black male, wearing dark clothing. He fled the scene in a light-coloured sedan which was last seen travelling southbound on Jane Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

RCMP investigating the suspicious death after a women was found in ditch

Yellowhead RCMP received a report from a passerby of an unresponsive woman found in a ditch along Provincial Road 354 south of Oak River, on February 26th at approximately 8:00am.

Emergency Medical Services arrived and transported the female to the hospital, where she was pronounced deceased. Police said the victim is a 40 year old woman but have not released her identity.

The investigation is ongoing.

63 year old man murdered in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay police were called to a home on McLaughlin Street, at  around 5:40 a.m. on February 26th. Police arrived to find a 63 year old man dead and a 25 year old woman injured.

The woman was sent to hospital for treatment and was released. Police issued a Canada Wide Warrant for the arrest of Charles Casmey in relation to the homicide. On March 1st,  Charles Casmey was taken into custody when he surrendered to police at approximately 9:25 p.m. Casmey has been charged with Second Degree Murder,Assault Causing Bodily Harm and Fail to Comply with Recognizance.