January 23, 2018

Man pleads guilty in sex worker’s 2010 death

An Okanagan man has pleaded guilty in the 2010 death of a sex trade worker. The body of Teri-Lyn Williams, 41, was found in some bushes in Surrey on June 9, 2010. Dustin Lalonde, 23, was charged with second-degree murder months later. He has now pleaded guilty, before the start of his trial, in New Westminster Supreme Court. RCMP Cpl. Adam … [Read more...]

Teen accused in 2010 murder of Laura Szendrei to re-appear in court Monday

15-year-old Laura Szendrei's murder case is set to pick up in court Monday morning. The preliminary inquiry is set for provincial court in Surrey, in which the Crown sets out its case and witnesses. Szendrei was found in Delta's Mackie Park two years ago, badly beaten, and later died in hospital. Delta Mayor Lois Jackson says the underbrush at the … [Read more...]

Inquest into 2010 shooting death of Kamloops man to start Monday

A coroner's inquest into the death of a Kamloops man, shot by the RCMP at a gas station two years ago, is set to start Monday in that city.  50-year-old Wilbert Bartley was shot by plainclothes officers in July 2010. He had rammed his Toyota 4Runner into their unmarked police van, then drove at the officers, who then shot at him through the … [Read more...]

Eight recommendations made following inquest into 2010 death

A coroner's jury has made eight recommendations in the RCMP shooting death of a 39-year-old North Vancouver man. Matthew Wilcox was fatally shot by a mountie in 2010, after a supposed car chase in Deep Cove. He died the next day in hospital. Police said at the time Wilcox hadn't been complying with orders when the mountie fired. The jury has … [Read more...]

B.C. murder rate drops one-third in 2010

Homicide rates in Vancouver and B.C. plummeted last year to their lowest level since statistics started being recorded, helping send Canada's murder rate to its lowest point since the ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]