Tag Archives: Ontario

Kevin Prempeh shot to death at a Vaughan Airbnb

York Regional Police responded to reports of a shooting on Timber Creek Road in the area of Major Mackenzie Drive West and Highway 27 at an Airbnb on May 12th at approximately 3:35am.

Police arrived to find Kevin Prempeh, 26, of Toronto, deceased at the scene. Police said a second victim, a 21 year old man from Brampton wasfound later in hospital suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

One suspect who was found fleeing the scene has been arrested. Police said his involvement is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865

Fiancé charged – Laura Wigelsworth found dead along a road in the community of Vanastra

Huron County police said the body of 27-year-old Laura Wigelsworth was founf on a road in Vanastra on May 10th. Police say Wigelsworth was last seen walking on the previous evening

On May 12th police arrested a man from Vanastra. Police have ot released any charges at this time. “Due to the ongoing nature of this investigation further details cannot be released at this time,” the OPP statement read.

Update May 14th
Corey Volland has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his fiancé Laura Wigelsworth.

Toronto Homicide #29 – Christopher Reid shot while driving

Toronto police responded to a report of a collision in the are of Kipling Ave. and Longfield Rd on May 7th at 11:55am.

Police arrived to fins  Christopher Reid, 38, suffering from gunshot wounds. Reid was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on May 10th.

Homicide investigators are interested in identifying this vehicle in question, as well as anyone in possession or associated to this vehicle. Investigators believe the vehicle is a white, four-door, 2008 or newer model BMW X.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

19 year old facing second degree murder charges in relation to the death of his father in Brantford

Brantford police responded to report of a deceased male at a home on Roy Boulevard, May 3rd at approximately 2:00am.

Police arrived to find a 52 year old man dead at the scene, and a 19 year old male was arrested. The victim has been identified as the father of the accused. The Brantford Police Service will not be releasing the identity of the victim as requested by the family.

The accused has been charged Second Degree Murder and Breach of Probation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 519-756-0113 x2265

Toronto Homicide #28 – Robert Joseph Walker stabbed to death

Toronto police responded to a report of a stabbing at 2422 Queen Street East on May 6th at approximately 3:00am.

Police arrived to find Robert Joseph Walker, 48, of Toronto, suffering from stab wounds on a second floor hallway. Walker died of his injuries at the scene.

Police have not named any suspects at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477)

Opiny P’Ochieng found dead in Ottawa

Ottawa police say Opiny P’Ochieng, 49, was found dead by a passerby in the area of Russell Road and Southvale Crescent at about 3:30am on May 5th.

Opiny was last seen at a at an Ultramar gas station in the area of  Montreal Road and Cantin Street between 3:00 and 3:30am.

Ottawa Police are asking nearby establishments to check their video security systems for any sightings of Mr. P’Ochieng. He is decribed as a black male, 5’4” (163cm) and 130lbs.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222

Michael Kozovski death at Millhaven Institution a homicide

Ontario Provincial Police began investigating the death of Michael Kozovski, 49, on Friday April 13th.  Kozovski was serving an indeterminate sentence since Dec. 13, 2017, for sexual assault and for uttering threats.

As a result of the investigation, Tyler Hunter, 25, who is also an inmate is facing a first-degree murder charge in relation to the death of Kozovski.

The OPP is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact police at 1-888-310-1122.

Marco Michaud dies after brutal beating at Ottawa Carleton Regional Detention Center

On April 11th Ottawa police responded to report of an assault that took place at the Ottawa Carleton Regional Detention Center on Innes Road.

36-year-old Marco Michaud was found suffering from serious injuries and was transported to hospital with life threatening injuries.

Police initially charged Mohamed Barkhadle, 32, Pierre Senatus, 22,  and Jimmy ST.Hilaire, 19, with attempted murder. On April 4th Michaud was taken off life support and died in hospital.

Police said the charges are being reviewed and may be updated, as applicable.

Four People found dead in a suspicious vehicle fire in Timmins

Timmins Police are  investigating a suspicious vehicle fire which occurred on Price Road on April 20th.

Police said the bodies of four people were found at the scene, but the identities of the deceased have yet to be confirmed conclusively.  Police said the fire is suspicious in nature and foul play has not been ruled out.

“Because it is an ongoing investigation and I don’t have all the pieces of the puzzle per se, I’m not in a position to release anything about what our investigative theories might be at this point,”  said Timmins Police Staff Sergeant. Danny Charest.

The investigation is still in the early stages and police ask that anyone with information call the Timmins Police Service at 705-264-1201.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Kourtny Audette charged with first degree murder in the death of Nicholas Laprise, in Wallaceburg

Police and Paramedics responded a residence on Book Street on April 18th at approximately 6:30pm, where a man was found without vital signs.

Police said Nicholas Laprise, 24 years, of Dover Township, was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy has been conducted, however the cause of death will not be released to protect the integrity of the investigation.

Kourtny Audette, 25, of Book Street has been arrested and charged with first degree murder. Police said the victim and the suspect were known to each other, but did not elaborate on the relationship.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Unit at 519-436-6616