31-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his one year old in Wellesley Township Ontario

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Waterloo Regional Police responded to a home on Powell Road in Wellesley Township for a report of a disturbance on September 18th at approximately 9:00am.

Police arrived to find a one-year-old child deceased at the scene. The cause of death and victim’s identity has not been released.

The victim’s 31-year-old father has been arrested and charged with first degree murder in relation to the homicide.

Robert Keith Major charged with two counts of second degree murder in relation to the homicide of a Hinton mother and her 16-month-old

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Hinton RCMP responded to a report of a missing 24-year-old woman and her 16-month-old toddler who were last seen in Hinton, on September 16th at approximately 6:oopm.

 RCMP have now confirmed that both the mother and her child have been located deceased. A convicted sex offender, Robert Keith Major, 53, has been arrested and charged with two counts of second degree murder and one count of indignity to human remains.

Police said Robert Major lived in the same apartment complex as the victims. No other connection has been identified by between the victims and the accused. “The family has asked for privacy to grieve at this time and of respect for the wishes of the family, the names of the deceased will not be released by the RCMP.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hinton RCMP at (780)865-2455 or Crimestoppers, 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Update September 21st: the victims have been identified as Mchale Busch, 24, and her 16-month-old son, Noah McConnell.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team investigates the disappearance of 40-year-old Naomi Onotera.

Naomi Onotera was reported last seen on August 28, 2021, leaving her home and was reported missing the next day. The Langley RCMP have been conducting an extensive missing persons investigation and IHIT has been called in to assist.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team also confirmed that they have begun searching Onotera’s home.

Information will be added as it becomes available.

Peace River RCMP charge a man with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Keith Carifelle

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Peace Regional RCMP received a report of a male who had arrived at the Emergency Medical Services Station in Cadotte Lake, Alta. suffering from a gunshot wound on September 12th. The victim who has been identified as Keith Carifelle, 34, was then taken hospital in Grande Prairie via STARS where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Police said the investigation has determined that the shooting took place at a residence on Cadotte Lake in the Woodland Cree First Nation. On September 14th Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit arrested and charged a 31-year-old male of Cadotte Lake for the first-degree murder. The identity of the accused has not been released. Police said the victim and the accused are known to each other.

As these matters are now before the courts, no further information will be provided.

If you have information about this incident, please contact Peace Regional RCMP at 780-624-6677

Vancouver Homicide #13 – Amandeep Manj found murdered in the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel parkade

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Vancouver police responded to level three of the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel parkade near Cordova and Burrard streets around 3:30 p.m on the report of an unresponsive man.

Police arrived to find 35-year-old Amandeep Manj suffering from serious injuries. He was pronounced at the scene.

Constable Tania Visintin said “Early this morning, witnesses called police to report a vehicle on fire near Charles and Penticton streets in East Vancouver”. “Our investigators are working to determine if there is a connection between this arson and yesterday’s murder.”

No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call VPDs Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Police confirm the death of Dennis Michael Walters in Merritt was a homicide

Merritt RCMP responded to a location near Nicola Lake shortly before 8 am on September 14th.

On arrival police located 51-year-old Dennis Michael Walters of Merritt deceased at the scene. Police have confirmed that his death was the result of a homicide.

S/Sgt. Janelle Shoihet said “We are releasing Dennis’ identity in order to help move the investigation forward. We are hopeful that in doing so, we can help timeline the events leading up to his death.”

Anyone with information about Dennis’ death is asked contact the SEC MCU tipline at 1-877-987-8477.

Update: Hamilton homicide #14 – Police investigate a kidnapping and a murder

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Hamilton police responded to the reports of a shooting at a home in the area of Glancaster and Dickenson Road in Mount Hope on September 16th at approximately 2:55am.

 Police arrived to find two men in their 20s suffering from gunshot wounds. They were rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where one of the victims subsequently succumbed to his injuries. A third man was forcibly taken from the home in a dark SUV.

Police are searching for 63-year-old Faqir Ali (pictured below). Ali is described as 5’7, 180 pounds, medium complexion, thinning black hair, and was wearing black and white plaid pajama bottoms and no shirt when he was taken from his home. Police believe the incident was targeted.

Anyone with information that could assist police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Det Lisa Chambers at 905-546-3863.

Update September 17th
Hamilton police have identified the victim as 21-year-old Hasnain Ali, who was known by friends and family as Nano.  Faqir Ali was safely located at 9:00 a.m. on September 16th near Beach Blvd.

Hamilton Police located two black SUVs believed to have been used in the double shooting and kidnapping. Police said the first vehicle was found shortly before 9:00 a.m. on Beach Blvd on Sept 17th. This vehicle has been seized and is being examined for evidence.

Hamilton Police have suspect descriptions for two males:
Suspect 1 – Black Male, 6’0 – 6’1, thin or skinny, dark skin, dark pants and a dark top.
Suspect 2 – Black Male, wearing a grey tracksuit and a wrap described as a “doo rag” on his head.

They were last seen headed fleeing Niagara Bound on Eastport drive towards Nikola Tesla Blvd in the second black SUV. This black SUV has been located and seized in Hamilton by police. HPS ask anyone with video to check their cameras on Beach Blvd between the hours of 4:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. for a black 2015 Ford Edge SUV with license plate CSKC 111 observed on their system.

To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

Charges laid in the Allendale New Brunswick homicide of James Robert Paul

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West District RCMP responded to the report of a shooting on a dirt road in a wooded area in Allendale on September 13th.

Police arrived to find 40-year-old James Robert Paul of Kingsclear First Nation deceased at the scene. The cause of death was a gunshot wound.

The New Brunswick RCMP’s Major Crime Unit, specialized policing services such as RCMP Air Services, Police Dog Services, Forensic Identification Services attended the scene. On September 14th Francis Gabriel Solomon Junior of Kingsclear First Nation was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. 

Toronto Homicide 59 – John Di Pinto, 55, of Toronto, is wanted for the murder of his sister Rose Di Pinto

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Toronto police responded to a medical complaint call at 18 Stanmills Road on September 4th at approximately 6:13pm.

On arrival the victim, Rose Di Pinto, 60, of Toronto, was located deceased at the bottom of a flight of stairs. An autopsy was conducted on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, and revealed the manner of death to be a homicide.

The victim’s brother, John Di Pinto, 55, of Toronto, is wanted on a warrant in the first instance for Second Degree Murder.

Man Wanted for Second Degree Murder,
John Di Pinto, 55
, John Di Pinto

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS