Giovanni Delahaye shot to death on Highway 410 and Derry Rd in Mississauga

Peel police responded to multiple 911 reports of a shooting in the area of Derry Road and the off-ramp from Highway 410 northbound on October 22nd at approximately 9:48 pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find three victims suffering from gunshot wounds including a 17-year-old male and a 26-year-old female. The third victim, 28-year-old Giovanni Delahaye of Brampton, was declared deceased at the scene.

According to police, the three victims were travelling in a vehicle on Highway 410 and as they waited on the off-ramp to Derry Rd, a dark coloured vehicle pulled alongside them and fired multiple bullets towards them.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators from the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at 905-453–2121, extension 3205.

The 2019 Mississauga Homicide Victim List is available here.

Calgary Police Investigating the Fatal Stabbing of Deborah Onwu, a professional caseworker.

Calgary police were called to a residence in the 1800 block of 27 Avenue S.W on report of a stabbing on October 25th at approximately 2:45 a.m.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a female victim suffering from serious injuries, she was declared deceased at the scene. Police do not believe the stabbing was random, and the investigation lead police to arrest a suspect downtown around 5:00 a.m on October 25th.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact us by calling the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234.

Update October 25th
Calgary police have identified the victim as Deborah Onwu, 47, a professional caseworker supporting a man at his assisted living residence.  Police said it is believed that a verbal and physical confrontation occurred between the man and his caseworker, at which time the woman was stabbed. Police have arrested Brandon Jacob Spencer Newman, 18, of Calgary, and charged him with second degree murder.

The 2019 Calgary Homicide Victim List is available here.

8-year-old Oscar Taitinger and his father Mark Taitinger found dead in a Coquitlam home

The IHIT are investigating after the body of 8-year-old Oscar Taitinger was found beside the body of his father Mark Taitinger in a house on Seaton Avenue around 3:30 p.m on October 21st .

Few details have been released surroding the deaths, however, the IHIT said one of the deceased was the victim of a homicide, circumstances of other still being examined. Police are not looking for any suspects, and there will be no media availability.

Ryan Richard Lamontagne charged with the murder of his mother in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police responded to a call of suspicious circumstances at a residence in the 6300 block of Willow Street on October 23rd at approximately 7:30 am.

Police arrived at the scene to find Linda Lamontagne, 65, deceased in the back yard of the residence. Police said the victim’s son Ryan Lamontagne, 26, was also in the backyard and was taken into custody. It is alleged that Ryan was attempting to bury the body of his mother.

The Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service conducted an autopsy and has ruled the death a homicide, however, the cause of death has not been released.

Lamontagne has been charged with second-degree murder and indignity to human remains. Anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020.  

A 7-year-old boy, 5-year-old girl, and their father found dead in a possible Murder-Suicide

Montreal police responded to a 911 call made by the mother of the children, who found the bodies inside a home on Curatteau St. on October 22nd at approximately 9:00pm.

Emergency crews arrived to find the bodies of the children who bore signs of violence, one in the basement and the other on the first floor and the deceased 40-year-old father in another room.

Police believe it was a murder-suicide, Const. Manuel Couture of the Montreal police said all scenarios are being investigated.

The 2019 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.

Andrew Scoppa fatally shot in Pierrefonds

Andrew Scoppa was found shot in front of a store at 4744 Saint-Jean Boulevard, on October 21st. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Scoppa has been described by police in the past as the leader of a Calabrian clan that was part of the Montreal Mafia, and brother of Salvatore Scoppa, who was killed in a Sheraton Hotel earlier this year.

The major crimes squad is investigating and police will examine surveillance footage from the area. No suspects have yet been arrested in this case.

The 2019 Montreal Homicide Victim List is available here.

One suspect arrested, two outstanding in Windsor Ontario homicide

Windsor police responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of Tecumseh Road West and McKay Avenue on October 19th at approximately 3:30 pm.

Police arrived to find a 20-year-old man suffering from serious injuries. Police have not released the identity of the victim but family has identified him as Justin Greenwood. The victim was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later succumbed to his injuries. 

On Sunday, October 20, Windsor police arrested Mustafa Al-Qaysi, 19, and charged him with first-degree murder. Police are still searching for two other suspects who are believed to have committed the physical attack. They have been described as:

Suspect one is described as a male with a slim build, wearing a grey hooded sweater with a black Roots logo of a beaver on the front of the sweater, grey jogging pants and white running shoes. The second suspect is described as a male with a slim build, wearing a grey hooded sweater, black pants, black flip-flops with white on top and black socks.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) 

Thompson RCMP identify homicide victim as Bobbie Lynn Lee Moose

Thompson RCMP received a report that a body had been located near Nelson Road on October 17th at approximately 5:10pm.

Officers located the body of a deceased female who has been identified as Bobbie Lynn Lee Moose, 29, of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Police are requesting anyone who may have information in relation to this homicide as well as her activities between October 1 and October 17, 2019, are asked to contact the Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6909.

Gaétan Sévigny shot to death in Terrebonne Quebec

Terrebonne Police responded to several reports of a shooting at a home on du Général Street on October 18th at approximately 10:15am.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Gaétan Sévigny, 53, in front of the home with obvious injuries. SQ spokesperson Marie-Michelle Moore says the Terrebonne man was hit with at least one bullet. Sévigny was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The SQ said they have reason to believe Sévigny’s death is linked to organized crime. No arrests have been made at this time and the murder is being investigated by the SQ’s organized crime division.

Winnipeg Homicide #32 – Karen Jane Letniak found dead in a home on Riverton Avenue.

Winnipeg police responded to a domestic incident in the 300 block of Riverton Avenue on October 18th at approximately 8:00am.

Police arrived to a confrontation with a man at the residence and as a result, the male was shot by police.  He was transported to hospital where he remains. Police entered the home to find Karen Jane Letniak 48, deceased. Her death is being investigated as a homicide.

The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) has assumed responsibility for the investigation of the officer-involved shooting, and the Winnipeg Police Homicide Unit has taken over the investigation of the deceased female victim.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.