18 year old Daphné Boudreault murdered by her ex-boyfriend

Daphne Boudreault 18, was pronounced dead in hospital on March 22nd after being found with wounds allegedly inflicted by her ex-boyfriend Anthony Pratte-Lops 22.

It has been reported that Boudreault was accompanied by a police officer and her Step Mother to her apartment that she shared with the accused to pick up her belongings on March 22.

It is believed that Boudreault entered the unit alone, and was attacked as soon as she entered.

Police have confirmed Boudreault died of stab wounds.

Anthony Pratte-Lops has been arrested and charged with first degree murder. He will remain in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on April 19.

50 year old man dies as a result of an attack at Stony Mountain Correctional Institution

RCMP said prison staff at The Stony Mountain Correctional Institution found a 50 year old man in his cell with severe injuries February 20th.

The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition and died of his injuries on March 3.

Two men have been charged with second degree murder. Tristan Storm Fisher, 20, and Carl Jessie Klyne, 23, both men were serving time at the Correctional Institution at the time of the assault.

Kellen Seow killed in what police say appears to be a drug related homicide

Laval police responded to a call at 11:30 a.m on March 21st about a body at the side of the highway, between Highways 440 and 640. Police arrived to find a man who was later identified as Kellen Seow 34, dead.

According to reports, Seow had been reported abducted from a restaurant just north of Montreal earlier that day.

Police could not say if Seow was already dead when his body was dumped.

Sgt. Joyce Kemp says Kellen Seow  34, was killed in what appears to be a drug-related homicide.

Damian Ballantyne, Prince Albert’s first homicide of 2017

Damian Ballantyne 34,  was found unresponsive by emergency crews in the 300 block of Ninth Street E. just after 1:20 a.m on March 22.

Despite live saving efforts by paramedics, Ballantyne was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two people had been arrested in connection to the death, but have since been released.

More to come…

Update: Cheryl McVarish found dead on her driveway

Peel Regional Policehave declared the death of Cheryl McVarish on March 20th a homicide.

On March 20th at around just after 9:00am Mississauga police responded to a medial assistance call on Westmount Avenue. Police found 43 year old Cheryl McVarish deceased outside of the home.

The cause of death has not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at the Homicide and Missing Person’s Bureau at (905) 453–2121, ext. 3205.

Update May 2nd
Police said that Gil DaSilva, 64, was arrested at his Mississauga home on May second. DaSilva has been charged with second degree murder in the death of Cheryl McVarish.

Mohamed Abdulkadir Ali, Toronto’s 13th homicide of 2017

Toronto police responded to reports of gunshots on March 18th at around 9pm in the area of Meighen Avenue and Victoria Park Avenue.

Mohamed Abdilkadir Ali 28, was found injured at the scene and was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

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)

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

William Green charged with murder in Windsor’s second homicide of 2017

Windsor police responded to report of a shooting on Elsmere Avenue just after 12:00am on March 18th. Police found a 59 year old man suffering from a serious gunshot wound.

The man was transported to hospital where he died of his injuries.

William Green 53 was arrested at the scene and is facing a first degree murder charge in the death of the man.

This is the second Windsor homicide of 2017.  Windsor’s first homicide of 2017 was Dallas Nelson.

Suspected Gangster Nicola Di Marco found dead

The body of Nicola Di Marco 47, was found on March 18th at around 8:30am by a passerby in Montreal’s Anjou borough.

Di Marco was known to police is suspected of having ties to the Montreal Mafia.

The cause of death has not been released however the signs of violence on the body lead police to investigate Di Marco’s death as a homicide.

The death of Di Marco is the 5th homicide in Montreal this year. The Montreal Homicide Victims List is available here.

7 year old Nathan Dumas murdered by his stepfather

Police said that Justin Kuijer allegedly attacked Nathan Dumas 7, his stepson, on March 17th. Dumas was found severely injured at a home on Queenston St. in St. Catharines at approximately 10am.

Dumas was rushed to hospital where he dies of his injuries on March 18th. The cause of death will not be released at this time.

Justin Kuijer 43, of St. Catharines was arrested by the OPP in Kenora, Ontario March 21st. Police responded to a 911 call after a Warrant was issued for his arrest. Kuijer was found in a van, in a parking lot and arrested without incident.

Kuijer is facing a first degree murder charge in the death of Nathan Dumas 7.

Sofien Kazdaghli found dead in downtown Vancouver condominium

The body of Sofien Kazdaghli 39, was found in a condo located at 438 Seymour St on March 4th after police were alerted that a deceased person was found inside the building

Initially Vancouver police were calling the death suspicious, and later deemed it homicide. The cause of death has not been released.

Diego Alphonso Huerta 21 was arrested boarding a Greyhound Bus on March 5th and charged with second degree murder.

The death of Sofien Kazdaghliis the 4th homicide of Vancouver this year.