October 2015 Statistics

Canada Monthly Murder Count: 36
Males: 20
Females: 16
Age of Youngest Victim: 12
Age of Oldest Victim: 62

Murders By Province or Territory
AB 13
ON 8
QC 6
SK 3
MB 3
NT 1
NL 1
NB 1
YT 0
PE 0
NU 0
NS 0
BC 0

Murders by Type
Beating 8
Shooting 10
Stabbing 6
Other 1
Unknown 10

Murders By City
Calgary 7
Edmonton 4
Toronto 3
Winnipeg 3
Mississauga 2
Lavalle 2
Granby 2
St Johns 1
Sexsmith 1
Saskatoon 1
Regina 1
Minto 1
Kitchener 1
Grenville 1
Grandmother’s Bay 1
Gatineau 1
Fort Saskatchewan 1
Fort Liard 1
Burlington 1
Montreal 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide:

Alem, Selamawit, 54, Calgary AB

Antoni, Amanda, 31, Calgary AB

Beaudoin-Reichmann, Deepak, 27, Grenville ON

Cachen, Christa, 26, Calgary AB

Doe, Jane, Granby, QC

Doe, Jane, 30, Calgary AB

Doe, Jane, 39, Grandmother’s Bay SK

Doe, John, Calgary, AB

Doe, John, Granby, QC

Doe, John, Sexsmith, AB

Doe, John, 16, Lavalle QC

Escott, Ronald, 59 , Mississauga ON

Favel, Corey, 25, Saskatoon SK

Fullerton, Daniel, 28, Edmonton AB

Geddes, Joel Gary, 31, Calgary AB

Gibbon, Michael, 60, Kitchener ON

Hardisty-Beaverho, Etanda, 12, Fort Liard NT

Keeper, Selena Rose, 20, Winnipeg MB

Macneil, Christine, 25 , Gatineau QC

Middleton, Claren Troy, 25, Toronto ON

Nagel, Wesley, 62, Burlington ON

Neapetung-Stevens, Leona, 17, Edmonton AB

Oliveira, Victor, 25 , Toronto ON

Patel, Vaishali, 41, Mississauga ON

Runke, Camille, 49, Winnipeg MB

Shillingford, Charles, 25, Toronto ON

Sillito, Colleen, 46, Fort Saskatchewan AB

Singh, Surinder Pal, 61, Edmonton AB

Théberge, François-Xavier, 19, Lavalle QC

Tran, Julie, 25, Calgary AB

Veenhuis, Mitchell, 22, Minto NB

Wellman, Larry, St Johns, NL

Wells, Matthew John, 48, Regina SK

Wilk, Dianna, 28, Edmonton AB

Levasseur Walter, 56, Winnipeg MB

Doe, Jane, 36, Thornhill, ON

Doe, John, Montreal,QC

Charles Shillingford Toronto’s latest homicide victim

Police are searching for a gunman following the fatal shooting Charles Shillingford October 31st.

Police say the victim was trying to flee the scene after being shot while sitting in his car on Charles Street, near Yonge Street. He drove down Yonge and then crashed his car, south of College Street.

Shillingford was transported to hospital where he later died.

Jahmal Joseph Richardson, 31, of Oakville; Kyle Sparks MacKinnon, 26, of Toronto; Mitchell Mannette, 20, of Halifax; and Denzell Tyresse Walter Desmond, 19, of Halifax; were all arrested and charged with first-degree murder. They will appear in court May 19th 2016.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police at 416-808-5100 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.


Amanda Antoni found dead after what looks like a vicious attack

The body of Amanda Antoni 31, was found in her Castledale Way home in Calgary on October 26th by her husband Lee Antoni, who called 911.

The Calgary Police force’s cyber crimes unit is helping in the effort after Antoni was found dead.

“We know people are very active on social media and we’re looking at her background, people at work and in her private life,” said homicide Staff Sgt. Doug Andrus.

Antoni’s husband is not a suspect at this time.

Jordan Joseph Wendland arrested in Chilliwack

Chiswick RCMP, have arrested Jordan Joseph Wendland  28 on October 28th. Wend land is facing charges of second degree murder and three counts of aggravated assault.

The assault took place in Sexsmith October 25th where four men were stabbed. One of the four men died from his injuries.

The names of the victims as well as the cause of death has not been released.

Vaishali Patel murdered by her son

Police responded to calls about a domestic disturbance on Southfork Drive, in Mississauga on Oct 24th. On arrival they found Vaishali Patel 41, with life threatening wounds.  Patel was rushed to hospital where she later died.

Police have not yet released the nature of the wounds.

Her son 20 year old Kunal Bhavan was arrested at the scene, and has been charged with second-degree murder.

Claren Troy Middleton found dead in field

The body of Claren Troy Middleton 25, was found in a farm field just north of Pickering on Oct 23. Middleton had been shot and died of a single gunshot wound.

Investigators are looking for information on Middleton’s activities from Wednesday night onwards. if you have any information regarding this case you are asked to call Durham Region Police.

Update: March 2016
Terrance Bent has been charged with being an accessory after the fact and indignity to a body. No other charges have been laid.