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Charges laid in the death of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob

Thunder Bay police responded to a report of a 
passerby seeing what they believed to be a body at the southern portion of Chapples Park, on December 9th at 11:30am.

Police arrived to find the body of a young man deceased. The victim was transported to Toronto where an autopsy was performed on December 12th. The results of the examination confirmed the body discovered was that of Braiden Jacob, 17, who had been reported missing earlier.

Thunder Bay Police arrested and charged a 22-year-old male in connection with the homicide of Braiden Jacob. Police said the man was arrested on December 14th at approximately 5:00pm.  The accused is facing a charge of second degree murder and is scheduled to appear in court on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.

Toronto Homicide #93 – Jonathan Gayle-West found suffering gunshot wounds, in a vehicle that crashed into a tree

Toronto Emergency crews were called to the area of  Islington Avenue near St. Andrews Boulevard, at approximately 6:20 pm on December 12th, on report of a vehicle that mounted the sidewalk and struck a tree.

Police and Paramedics located the vehicle with the victim inside. The victim was found suffering from gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

No other information is available at this time. 

Update 
The victim has been identified as Jonathan Gayle-West, 29, of Oshawa.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

North Bay police investigating a homicide

North Bay police responded to a firearms related incident in the Pinewood Park area, On December 5th at approximately 9:00pm.

Police arrived to find a man in a residence suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to hospital where he died of his injuries.  

Police arrested Taylor Briscoe, 25, and Ryan Abraham, 26, of North Bay, and charged both with second-degree murder.

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Fatal Stabbing near Lime Ridge Mall is Hamilton’s 9th homicide of 2018

Hamilton police responded to report of a stabbing in the 
Upper Wentworth/Kingfisher area, on December 7th at approximately 4:30pm. The stabbing occurred in the plaza containing Toys R us.

Police and paramedics arrived to find two people suffering from stab wounds, one without vitals. The victims were rushed to hospital where one male victim was pronounced deceased. 

Police have identified the victim as 17-year-old Joshua Leo, of Hamilton. Police said an 18-year-old male turned himself into police on December 8th at approximately 11:00pm. 

Update Dawson Farr, 18, and Tae Yoon Park, Also known as Dan Park, 27, have both been charged with Manslaughter and Assault with a Weapon.

Click here for the Hamilton 2018 homicide count and victim list

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. 

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.

Yonis Barkhadle died as a result of a shooting at South Keys Mall in Ottawa

Ottawa police responded to reports of a shooting at South Keys Mall on November 23rd at approximately 6:30 pm.

Police and paramedics located Yonis Barkhadle, 27 years old of Ottawa, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the parking lot. Barkhadle was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Ottawa Police Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.

The 2018 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.

Hamilton Homicide #7 – Marko (Mark) Bakir, shot to death on Clifton Downs Road

Hamilton Police responded to report of a shooting on Clifton Downs Road, on November 22, just before 9:00pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Marko Bakir, 31, of Hamilton, suffering from gunshot wounds. Bakir was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Richard Wouters at 905-546-4921.

Click here for the Hamilton 2018 homicide count and victim list

Bradley Pogue Shot to Death in Cambridge Ontario

Waterloo Regional Police responded to a report of a shooting, on November 19th at approximately 8:10pm,  in the area of Christopher Drive and Champlain Boulevard in Cambridge.

Police arrived to find Bradley Pogue, 24, of Cambridge, suffering from serious injuries. Pogue was rushed to hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Police arrested a 24-year-old male suspect on November 20th at approximately 11:45am. No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Waterloo Regional Police at 519-570-9777 ext. 8666 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Toronto record breaking Homicide #90 – Cardinal Licorish, of Ajax gunned down in daytime attack

Toronto police responded to report of a shooting at an apartment building at the southeast corner of Lawrence Avenue E. and Kingston Road at approximately 1:23pm on November 18th.

Police and paramedics arrived to find Cardinal Licorish, 23, of Ajax unresponsive, suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased a shot time later.

Police have not released the identity of the victim at this time, and continue to investigate.

The victim has been identified as Cardinal Licorish, 23, of Ajax.

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, a 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged with second degree muder.

Update December 13th.
Raheem Moseley, 18, of Toronto, is wanted on a warrant for Second degree murder. He is described as 6′, 130 lbs., and light skinned.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.