Peterborough Police Service, Peterborough Paramedics and Peterborough Fire Services were called to the parking lot of Home Depot on August 22, at approximately 8:00am on report of a shooting.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene to find 70-year-old Sandra Finn, of the Peterborough area suffering from a life threatening gunshot wound. Finn was rushed to a Toronto Hospital where she died of her injuries.
73-year-old Terrance Finn, of the Peterborough area has been charged with second-degree murder.
A witness said Mr. Finn said “Call the cops, I just shot my wife,”, and just waited for the police to arrive.
Anyone that may have been a witness or have information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122
Peterborough Police were called to a home on Stuart street on February 8th at 12:30 am on report of an injured man. Police found Paul Atchison 43, suffering from undisclosed injuries.
Atchison was rushed to Peterborough hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police have arrested a man and a woman who are known to Atchison.
No further details are available at this time.
The death of Paul Atchison is the second homicide on Stuart street in less than 3 months. See link below for the death of Terry Pringle.
6 charged: Peterborough police investigating suspicious death of Terry Pringle
Peterborough police were called to a home at 296 Stuart Street on November 26th at approximately 1:30 am. Police found a man who has been identified as Terry Pringle, 42, dead at the scene.
Police said the death is considered suspicious and is being treated as a homicide.
Update: The Autopsy revealed the cause of death as blunt force trauma.
One adult and two young offenders have been charged with first degree murder, also three adults have been charged with accessory after the fact.
Samantha Elizabeth Hall, 25, of Stewart Street: Conspiracy to commit an indictable offence & accessory after the fact to murder
Christopher Mitchell Bolton, 29, of Bethune Street: Accessory after the fact to murder
Joseph Douglas Crawford, 28, of Dalhousie Street: Accessory after the fact to murder
Jordan Kelly Osborne, 24, of Aylmer Street: First degree murder & conspiracy to commit an indictable offense
16-year-old Peterborough male: First degree murder
15-year-old Peterborough male: First degree murder & conspiracy to commit an indictable offense
Anyone with information is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705-876-1122
52 year old Cindy Torbar, mother of two was stabbed multiple times in the back, in her home on March 19th by a 25 year old student who was renting a room in her home. She died shortly after arrival of the police
Police were called to the home just before midnight on a report of a stabbing. On arrival Police found the knife wielding man, and shots were fired. The man was taken to hospital to be treated for his wounds. Charges will be laid once the man is stable.
John Lai 25, who was renting a room at Torbar’s home while attending post-secondary school, is now charged with murder however the Crown has not yet determined the degree.
Peterborough police said Dr. Andrew Chan 50, a well known Peterborough doctor, was found dead in his home on December 28th. A woman who has not been named, was discovered at the same home and police said she is now in critical but stable condition.
Police have not released the cause of death, but said they were first dispatched to the scene after two calls about stabbings in the home.
Thomas Chan 19, Andrew Chan’s son, is charged with murder and attempted murder in connection with the investigation.