14-year-old Riley Driver-Martin found dead at a Mississauga park

Peel police responded to a report of a deceased 14 year-old boy, at a park in the area of Lewisham Drive and Truscott Drive in Mississauga on December 7th at approximately 7:58am.

The deceased has been identifed as Riley Driver-Martin, 14. The investigation is ongoing. More information will be added as it becomes available.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses, video surveillance or anyone who may have information to contact Peel Regional Police Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121 Ext 3205.

Update December 8th
On December 7, Nicholas Mahabir, 20, of Mississauga, was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder.

Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Mark Mahabir, 20, of Mississauga. Mark Mahabir is the brother of Nicholas and is also wanted for second-degree murder. Mark Mahabir is described as South Asian, 5’8”, 97 lbs., black hair and brown eyes. If he is located, do not approach and call 911 immediately.

The 2018 Mississauga Homicide Victim List is available here. 

Toronto Homicide #91 – Paul Tonya dies of injuries sustained in an assault, charges laid

Toronto police responded to a call for an Unknown Trouble at Queen Street East and Sherbourne Street on November 16th at approximately 3:30pm.

Officers located Paul Tonya, 47, suffering from serious trauma. He was rushed to hospital but later succumbed to his injuries.

Trevor Clarke, 45, of Toronto, was arrested at the time of the incident, and charged with manslaughter.

Cheryl Lynne Flett charged in the death of a 28-year-old man

Island Lake RCMP were informed about a life-threatening assault on a 28-year-old man. The victim attended the St. Theresa Point nursing station with life-threatening injuries sustained from an assault with a weapon. He was later flown to Winnipeg.

The 28-year-old victim died of his injuries on November 30th. On December 1, 2018, RCMP arrested and charged 28-year-old Cheryl Lynne Flett, from St. Theresa Point, with Manslaughter.

Trina Bird dies in Montreal Lake Cree Nation shooting

Saskatchewan RCMP were called to a Montreal Lake Cree Nation home on November 17th on report of a shooting. On arrival police located a 16 year old boy with non life threatening injuries.

A black vehicle that fled the scene was found by Prince Albert RCMP. Police pursued the vehicle before 2 men fled on foot. Police found 25-year-old Trina Bird wounded and unresponsive in the vehicle. Bird was declared deceased at the scene.

No charges have been laid at this time, and police believe the altercation was gang related.

Deanna Greyeyes found dead near Muskeg Lake Cree Nation

RCMP said Deanna Greyeyes, 66, was reported missing on Sunday November 25th by her family. Greyeyes family said it was out of character for her to not be in contact with them.

Police said a search party consisting of community residents found the remains on Deanna Greyeyes in a rural area near Muskeg Lake Cree Nation on November 26th. Police are looking to talk with anyone who saw Greyeyes between November 23 to November 26 or saw her 2015 Red Kia Optima 4-door sedan during the same time period.

3 men who made a citizens’ arrest could be facing murder charges in Montreal’s 29th homicide.

Montreal police received a call regarding a fight on Nicolet St. near Ontario Street, on November 27th. It has been reported that three men, ages 37, 48 and 78, ran after a 34-year-old man after he allegedly robbed an East End depanneur and fled down an alleyway.

Police arrived to find the 34-year-old man unconscious on the ground. He was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police have not released the exact cause of death but said they do not believe a weapon was involved. Police have deemed the death of the alleged thief a homicide.

Police said the three men could now face charges of second degree murder.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 


Body found in torched car deemed a homicide by Montreal police

Montreal police said a car was found burning on Halpern Street on the Highway 40 service road around 2:30 a.m on November 23rd.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze, only to find a deceased victim in the vehicle. Police have not released whether the body is male or female, but have categorized the death as the city’s 28th homicide of 2018.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Gursumeet Singh Brar found dead on a rural property in Strathcona County

Strathcona County RCMP responded to a 911 report of a deceased male on a rural property at Highway 14 and Range Road 231 in Strathcona County, on November 29th at approximately 8:35am.

Police arrived to find a deceased 25-year-old men who was later identified as Gursumeet Singh Brar. Police said the circumstances surrounding the death of Brar were suspicious, and the autopsy revealed the manner of death to be a homicide.  Cause of death has not been released.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Hamilton police investigating the City’s 8th homicide of the year

Hamilton police were called to an apartment in an affordable housing complex at Melvin Avenue and Parkdale Avenue North on November 30th at approximately 1:30am.

Police arrived to find 53-year-old Michel Pilon, deceased. No other information has been released. Police expect to make an update later today, Nov 30th.

No charges laid at this time, however one person is in custody. Witnesses are asked to contact police at 900-546-3825.

Annie Little dies from injuries sustained in an assault

Edmonton emergency service responded to a report of an injured female in the 3000 block of Portage Avenue, on November 21st at 7:10am.

On arrival EMS located the victim, 53-year-old Annie Little suffering from upper body injuries and in critical condition. Little was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries on November 23rd. 

Calvin harper, 50, has been charged with Manslaughter. He remains in custody at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.

The 2018 Winnipeg Homicide Victim List is available here.

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