Peel Police Homicide team investigating after a 74-year-old woman was found dead in a home

Emergency crews were called to Rushton Crescent in Mississauga, on a medical call on February 12th at approximately 7:15am.

Police arrived to find a 74-year-old woman deceased. Police took a man into custody at the scene. Const. Akhil Mooken noted that investigators from Peel homicide and missing person’s bureau have taken carriage of the investigation .

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Brian Peter Maksoud, shot with an arrow in London Ontario dies in hospital

London police and EMS responded to a report of an injured man who had been hit with an arrow at an address on Arbour Glen Crescent on February 5th at approximately 12:50am.

Police located the victim Brian Peter Maksoud, 46, of London, suffering from serious injuries. Maksoud was rushed to hospital where he underwent surgery to remove the arrow , but ultimately died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670.

Man Shot and Killed in Toronto’s Sixth Homicide

A man was shot and killed outside of a nightclub at 366 Queen Street East near Parliament. The killing occurred around 2 am on Friday. No identity has been released.

This is the sixth homicide overall in Toronto and the fourth male homicide. In 2018 there were 96 homicides in the city and 63 in 2017.

Update February 9th
Toronto police have identified the victim as Jaunoi Christian, 24, of Brampton. Police are searching for a suspect who was seen fleeing the scene. He is described as black, 6’0″, mid 30s, with a medium build. He was wearing a blue and white toque, dark-coloured jacket and blue jeans. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400,

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here

Bloodvein RCMP investigating a double homicide. 16-year-old charged with manslaughter

Bloodvein RCMP responded to a report of two deceased males located at a residence in Bloodvein on January 30th at approximately 4:00am.

Police arrived to find a 22-year-old male and a 32-year-old male both deceased. The victim’s identities and cause of death has not been released at this time.

RCMP have arrested a 16-year-old male and he has been charged with 2 counts of manslaughter.

Hamilton police declare the death of 4-year-old Kane Driscoll in 2017 a homicide

It has been reported by Hamilton police that on September 27, 2017, Police responded to a 911 call of an unresponsive child at a home at 56 Idlewood Ave at approximately 8:55 am.

Police and EMS arrived to find Kane Driscoll, 4, deceased. police said initial reports showed no signs of foul play, but in December 2017, police were notified that the toxicology results showed “a lethal dose of drugs within Kane’s system.”

On February 6, 2019, Hamilton Police Major Crime Unit travelled to Bonavista, Newfoundland with an arrest warrant, where Kane’s mother Lisa Strickland, 39, was arrested for manslaughter.  

Vernon RCMP believe a break and enter and fatal shooting are connected.

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP received a report of a break and enter in progress on February 8th at approximately 1am in the 9800 block of Park Lane . It was reported that shots were fired, but the homeowner received non-lifethreatening injuries.

30 minutes later, police received a call reporting a shooting at the 4800 block of 27th Street in Vernon. Police arrived to find a man suffering from a gunshotwound in the parking lot of Village Green Hotel. The victim died of his injuries and police have one man in custody.

No other information is available at this time