Brampton police investigating the city’s latest homicide

Brampton police responded to reports of gunshots on Orenda Court, June 18th at approximately 10:45pm.

Const. Bancroft Wright said they arrived to find a male victim with obvious signs of trauma. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The age and identity of the victim has not been released at this time. More information will be added as it becomes available.

The 2019 Brampton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Norman Hart charged with second-degree murder after a man found deceased in Haliburton ON

Haliburton Highlands OPP responded to call for assistance at a home on Highland Street on June 18th at approximately 1:00am.

Police arrived to find a man deceased in the home. The victim’s identity will not be released at this time.

Norman Hart, 33 years old of Haliburton, has been arrested and charged with second degree murder.

Anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Haliburton Highlands OPP at 705-286-1431.

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here

Two charged in 2018 Latchford sudden death

OPP responded to report of a death on Empire Street, on November 30th 2018. Police arrived to find a deceased man at the scene. Hid identity has not been released.

On May 7th 2019, Andrew Levere, 30, from Timmins, was arrested and charged with trafficking an opiod.

On May 24th, a 21-year-old Timmins man was also arrested and charged with manslaughter, death by criminal negligence, escaping from lawful custody and trafficking a controlled substance.

Winnipeg Homicide #23 – Police investigate a fatal West End Shooting near John M. King School

Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a male shot in the 500 block of Agnes St, on June 17th at approximately 5:50 am.

Police arrived to find a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said the victim has been identified, however his name and age wont be released until next of kin is notified.

No arrests have been made at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call investigators at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

Report of a single vehicle crash, ends up a homicide investigation in Regina

Regina police responded to  a report of a collision in the area of 5th Avenue and Lindsay Street on June 11th.

Police arrived to find 30-year-old Denny Troy Jimmy deceased. Further investigation revealed that Jimmy’s death was the result of homicide. Police have released little information regarding the investigation.

Anyone with information that could assist police in this investigation are asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500,

The 2019 Regina Homicide Victim List is available here.

Winnipeg homicide #22 – Robert Donaldson, dies from stab wound

Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a fight with several males at the intersection of Sherbrook St. and Sara Ave on June 7th at approximately 8:45pm.

Police arrived to find Robert Donaldson, 51, suffering from a stab wound to the upper body. Donaldson was rushed to hospital where he died from his injuries.

34-year-old man, Rodney Williams has been arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder, and two counts of Assault with a Weapon.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide total was 22. This time last year, the city was only at 9 homicides.

The 2019 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

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OPP lay manslaughter charge in the March opioid related death of Sam Bowyer

Police responded to report of an unresponsive man at a homeTenth Street in Collingwood, on March 17th.

25-year-old Sam Bowyer was found unresponsive and later pronounced deceased at scene.  Police said the investigation revealed that Bowyer died as a result of an opioid overdose.

On June 13th it was reported that Shawn Brock, 47-years-old, and Amber Knudsen, 26-years-old, both from Collingwood have been charged with manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death, and trafficking heroin.

Fredericton Police investigating the death of Cody Alexander Cleghorn as a homicide

Fredericton Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at a home on Canterbury Drive, on June 5th at approximately 5:20am. The fire department alerted police after finding a deceased male one the blaze was extinguished.

The victim has been identified as Cody Alexander Cleghorn, of Beaverdam New Brunswick. Police said the investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fredericton Police Force at 460-2300 and reference file 19-12017.

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here

Saskatchewan RCMP investigating the disappearance of Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere as a homicide

Accordong to RCMP Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere was attending a funeral in North Battleford and Thunderchild First Nation areas on April 27, 2019. After the funeral Laberdiere expressed a desire to return to Edmonton, Alberta.

RCMP said Tiki was last seen in North Battleford on May 1, and the last contact she had with any family was through text message, on May 1. The Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crime Unit North, North Battleford and Prince Albert Forensic Identification Sections and an Analyst from the RCMP Forensic Laboratory in Edmonton, Alberta, said that Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere’s disappearance is the result of foul play and, as such, it is now being investigated as a homicide.

Police have issued search warrants and continue to investigate. Anyone with information relating to the homicide of Tiki Brook-Lyn Laverdiere is asked to contact Battlefords RCMP at 306-446-1720.

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here

Edmonton police investigating the death of Jeremy Morrison as a homicide

Edmonton police located an unresponsive male with significant injuries in the area of 106 Avenue and 96 Street, on June 5th at approximately 1:30am.

Police said Jeremy Morrison, 24, was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on June 7th. An autopsy was conducted on June 11th, revealing the manner of death to be a homicide. Police will not be releasing the cause of death at this time.

Anyone with information about this death to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The 2019 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here