Suspicious death at The Town and Country Motor Hotel

Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a southeast hotel room on November 5th in Forest Lawn.

Very little has been said surrounding the investigation.

Police are looking to speak with Joseph Jean Nathan Fortier 43. They believe he is the boyfriend of the deceased woman and that he has information regarding the investigation.

An autopsy has been completed, however  police said the cause of death has not yet been confirmed.

Janel Squirrel found dead in Whitehorn

Police said Janel Squirrel 26, was found in the basement of the home by another resident of the rooming house where her boyfriend lived on November 3rd, in the Whitehorn neighborhood of Calgary.

Janel Squirrel’s boyfriend, Leo Harry Pantherbone 45, has been charged with manslaughter.

Police have not released the cause of death, however the couple had some history of domestic violence.

Leona Neapetung-Stevens, Edmonton teen murdered

Edmonton police have laid second degree murder charges on Joseph Sinclair 20, after Leona Neapetung-Stevens 17, was fatally stabbed on Halloween.

Police discovered the lifeless body of Leona Neapetung-Stevens, after a 911 call directed officers to a townhouse complex at 96th Avenue in Edmonton on Oct. 31.


October 2015 Statistics

Canada Monthly Murder Count: 36
Males: 20
Females: 16
Age of Youngest Victim: 12
Age of Oldest Victim: 62

Murders By Province or Territory
AB 13
ON 8
QC 6
SK 3
MB 3
NT 1
NL 1
NB 1
YT 0
PE 0
NU 0
NS 0
BC 0

Murders by Type
Beating 8
Shooting 10
Stabbing 6
Other 1
Unknown 10

Murders By City
Calgary 7
Edmonton 4
Toronto 3
Winnipeg 3
Mississauga 2
Lavalle 2
Granby 2
St Johns 1
Sexsmith 1
Saskatoon 1
Regina 1
Minto 1
Kitchener 1
Grenville 1
Grandmother’s Bay 1
Gatineau 1
Fort Saskatchewan 1
Fort Liard 1
Burlington 1
Montreal 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide:

Alem, Selamawit, 54, Calgary AB

Antoni, Amanda, 31, Calgary AB

Beaudoin-Reichmann, Deepak, 27, Grenville ON

Cachen, Christa, 26, Calgary AB

Doe, Jane, Granby, QC

Doe, Jane, 30, Calgary AB

Doe, Jane, 39, Grandmother’s Bay SK

Doe, John, Calgary, AB

Doe, John, Granby, QC

Doe, John, Sexsmith, AB

Doe, John, 16, Lavalle QC

Escott, Ronald, 59 , Mississauga ON

Favel, Corey, 25, Saskatoon SK

Fullerton, Daniel, 28, Edmonton AB

Geddes, Joel Gary, 31, Calgary AB

Gibbon, Michael, 60, Kitchener ON

Hardisty-Beaverho, Etanda, 12, Fort Liard NT

Keeper, Selena Rose, 20, Winnipeg MB

Macneil, Christine, 25 , Gatineau QC

Middleton, Claren Troy, 25, Toronto ON

Nagel, Wesley, 62, Burlington ON

Neapetung-Stevens, Leona, 17, Edmonton AB

Oliveira, Victor, 25 , Toronto ON

Patel, Vaishali, 41, Mississauga ON

Runke, Camille, 49, Winnipeg MB

Shillingford, Charles, 25, Toronto ON

Sillito, Colleen, 46, Fort Saskatchewan AB

Singh, Surinder Pal, 61, Edmonton AB

Théberge, François-Xavier, 19, Lavalle QC

Tran, Julie, 25, Calgary AB

Veenhuis, Mitchell, 22, Minto NB

Wellman, Larry, St Johns, NL

Wells, Matthew John, 48, Regina SK

Wilk, Dianna, 28, Edmonton AB

Levasseur Walter, 56, Winnipeg MB

Doe, Jane, 36, Thornhill, ON

Doe, John, Montreal,QC

Charles Shillingford Toronto’s latest homicide victim

Police are searching for a gunman following the fatal shooting Charles Shillingford October 31st.

Police say the victim was trying to flee the scene after being shot while sitting in his car on Charles Street, near Yonge Street. He drove down Yonge and then crashed his car, south of College Street.

Shillingford was transported to hospital where he later died.

Jahmal Joseph Richardson, 31, of Oakville; Kyle Sparks MacKinnon, 26, of Toronto; Mitchell Mannette, 20, of Halifax; and Denzell Tyresse Walter Desmond, 19, of Halifax; were all arrested and charged with first-degree murder. They will appear in court May 19th 2016.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police at 416-808-5100 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.


Camille Runke murdered in St Boniface

Camille Runke, 49, was the victim of a shooting. The Winnipeg woman was dead when police arrived on scene outside JB’s Trophy on Marion Street where she worked on October 30th.

Camille Runke, had a restraining order against her ex-husband Kevin Runke on July 24th, who she said had been stalking her for months.

Police are investigating Kevin Runke

as the prime suspect.



Surinder Pal Singh, Edmonton Business man dies

Surinder Pal Singh got into a fight October 23, with some men who allegedly stole items from the store. Singh chased the men outside and there was a confrontation where Sing fell, hit his head and lost conciousness.

Surinder Pal Singh was transferred to hospital, but died from his injuries on October 28th.

Police are still investigating, but have not made any arrests.

Amanda Antoni found dead after what looks like a vicious attack

The body of Amanda Antoni 31, was found in her Castledale Way home in Calgary on October 26th by her husband Lee Antoni, who called 911.

The Calgary Police force’s cyber crimes unit is helping in the effort after Antoni was found dead.

“We know people are very active on social media and we’re looking at her background, people at work and in her private life,” said homicide Staff Sgt. Doug Andrus.

Antoni’s husband is not a suspect at this time.