A 27-year-old man who police say is a known gang member was shot and killed inside a home in south Ottawa, becoming the city’s first homicide victim of the year.
On the heels of a record year for shootings in the city, the police battle to curb gang-related gun violence in Ottawa came to a head Friday when a 27-year-old member of the Ledbury-Banff Crips was shot dead while lying on a couch inside a southside home.
**Update Two menMohamed Abdi Abdullahi, 32, and Abdullahi Osman, 23 have been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Yusuf Ibrahim.
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41-year-old Jason Andrew Boucher Toronto resident has been charged with murder after a man was found dead inside his east-end home Feb 4th.
Scott Savoy, 48, was found inside a residence at Danforth Road and Kennedy Road on February 4 by several friends who had grown concerned after not hearing from him.
A subsequent autopsy determined that Savoy died as a result of blunt-force trauma; however police initially refrained from classifying the death as a homicide.
Jason Andrew Boucher was then arrested on Monday and charged with second-degree murder.
Robert Edgar, 78, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, after the body of his wife was found in their rural home.
It was there they — along with paramedics — were called Jan. 25 after a 911 call about a dead woman’s body.
She was identified as 83-year-old Zdenka (Radja) Sekora.
Cause of death has yet to be released.
Cambridge’s Ronald Domonsky, 61, died from multiple stab wounds to his torso .
Domonsky’s half-brother, Lynn Maclean has been charged with second-degree murder in the case.
Maclean and Domonsky lived together in Cambridge on Hilltop Drive, according to police, who were called to the residence late night Jan 25th.
When police arrived they found Domonsky was seriously injured, and later died in hospital.
A 29-year-old Newmarket father is accused of killing his two-year-old son, York Regional Police said.
Police said they received a call regarding “an injured person” at a home on Longford Dr., near Yonge St. and Davis Dr., around 2:20 p.m. on Jan 23.
“Officers arrived on scene and located a two-year-old boy who was not breathing,” Const. Laura Nicolle said. “The child was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.”
Homicide detectives have been investigating the toddler’s death since then they arrested his dad, she said.
Mario Wint, 29, faces a charge of second-degree murder.
An arrest has been made in Owen Sound’s first murder of 2015. 28 year old David Small has been charged with First Degree Murder in the death of Lezleigh Hopkins.
The lifeless body of the 28 year old Hopkins was found inside her apartment at 862 2nd Ave. West in Owen Sound on Thursday, January 22nd. Hopkins..who is originally from Hanover..was a tenant in the 7 unit duplex.
Aloy Onochie 61-year-old Toronto man has been identified as the victim in the city’s latest homicide and his 18-year-old son has been charged in his death.
Toronto police were called to a Pemberton Avenue condo building on Jan 18th in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue area, where they found a man dead.
Det. Rob North said the victim was found suffering from “blunt-force trauma injuries to his body.”
His son, 18-year-old Uchenna Onochie, now faces a charge of second-degree murder
Toronto police issued a news release advising that Roderick McIntosh , 67, of Toronto had been charged in the death of Brent Gartner. McIntosh was the injured man found near the scene of the stabbing on Jan 10th.
Police were called to an apartment at 330 Jarvis St. on Saturday evening, where they found the 51-year-old Gartner suffering from multiple stab and slash wounds.
Gartner was rushed to hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
Nathan Miller, 20, was shot to death on Jan. 8, after a group of five men entered a house in Hamilton, where Miller was.
A 15-year-old is part of a group charged with first-degree murder in the January shooting death of a Toronto man.
The Hamilton teen cannot be named, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder,after a takedown near Main and Sanford streets June 17th.
Shamoiey Akindejoye, 21, from Mississauga, is charged with first-degree murder.
A third man — who is in custody — is expected to be charged in the murder at his next court appearance