Alpheus Burns found dead in his home

The body of Alpheus Burns, 70, was discovered in his home in Melfort on May 18th. Burns is a member of James Smith Cree Nation. At the time Mounties classified the death as suspicious.

Candace Gail Moostoos, 34, turned herself in on May 19th and has been charged with second-degree murder.  Moostoos and Burns were known to each other, however their relationship has not been confirmed.

The cause of death has not been released.

Brittney Gargol homicide remains unsolved.

A passerby found 18-year-old  Brittney Gargol brutally injured in a ditch just past a Saskatoon’s landfill on March 25th. Gargol later died in the hospital.

Police are not saying how she died. Her death is classified as a homicide and is under investigation.

 

Murder charge laid in death of Monica Burns.

Police have charged a Prince Albert, Sask., man in the death of Monica Burns.

Todd Daniel McKeaveney, 38, will appear in Prince Albert provincial court Friday. He’s charged with second-degree murder.

Burns’s body was found Jan. 17 on a snowmobile trail northwest of the city.

According to RCMP, the victim and the man charged were not “known to each other”.

Update November 14th 2016

Todd Daniel McKeaveney entered a plea and pleaded guilty to manslaughter on November 8th. He also pleaded guilty to committing an indignity to a human body.

 

Two youths accused in the death of Hannah Leflar.

The Crown says it will seek adult sentences in the case of two 16-year-old boys charged with the first-degree murder of Hannah Leflar, 16 .

That will mean longer sentences if the teens charged in Regina’s first homicide of 2015 are convicted.

Leflar, 16, was found dead in her Regina home Jan. 12. Two teens, also 16, were later arrested and charged by Regina police. Their names can not be publicized because of their age.

Update July 7th 2017
Skylar Prockner, 19, Leflar’s ex boyfriend who was 16 at the time of the murder, was sentenced to life imprisonment with no eligibility for parole for 10 years.