murder

James Lee Busch and Zachary Armitage will be tried for the murder of a Metchosin man in Vancouver Law Courts. (Correctional Service of Canada/Facebook)

Trial for prison escapees accused of murdering Greater Victoria man moved to Vancouver

James Lee Busch and Zachary Armitage charged with 2019 murder of Martin Payne

 

Saanich police work the crime scene in 2018 where Langford man Shawn Campbell was attacked; he later died in hospital. Two men convicted of manslaughter in the case were sentenced to six years each for the crime on Nov. 5. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two Vancouver Island men sentenced to 6 years for fatal hammer attack on friend

Nathen Monsour, Lee Hart pleaded guilty to manslaughter in 2018 death of Shawn Campbell

 

Kelly Ellard and her father Lawrence leave the Vancouver courthouse in this file photo. Ellard has had her parole reinstated after a previous suspension, and is serving a life sentence for the second-degree murder of a teen in 1997. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Teen killer Kelly Ellard re-granted day parole after previously breaking conditions

Ellard serving life sentence for second-degree murder of 14-year-old in 1997

 

The Parole Board of Canada’s appeal division has upheld a detention order for William Victor Schneider, who will stand trial on May 24, 2022, on a charge of second-degree murder in relation to the death of Japanese exchange student Natsumi Kogawa. (Vancouver Police Department photo)

Appeal denied for Vernon man charged in killing of Japanese exchange student

The Parole Board of Canada’s Appeal Division has denied the appeal of William Victor Schneider

The Parole Board of Canada’s appeal division has upheld a detention order for William Victor Schneider, who will stand trial on May 24, 2022, on a charge of second-degree murder in relation to the death of Japanese exchange student Natsumi Kogawa. (Vancouver Police Department photo)
Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.

Surrey man who fatally strangled pregnant wife granted unescorted leaves from prison

Mukhtiar Panghali murdered his pregnant wife Manjit Panghali in 2006. Both were Surrey school teachers

Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.
Three bodies were found on June 13, 2020, in or near a home on Langley’s Wakefield Drive. Kia Ebrahimian was later charged with second degree murder in the death of three family members. (Langley Advance Times files)

Trial in Langley triple-murder case not expected until next fall

Jury selection is scheduled for September 2022

Three bodies were found on June 13, 2020, in or near a home on Langley’s Wakefield Drive. Kia Ebrahimian was later charged with second degree murder in the death of three family members. (Langley Advance Times files)
100 Mile House RCMP and members of the North District Major Crime Unit are investigating a homicide on Exeter Station Road on Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile House RCMP investigate late-night homicide, one person dead

Gunshots were reported shortly before officers found the victim

100 Mile House RCMP and members of the North District Major Crime Unit are investigating a homicide on Exeter Station Road on Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

No Crown appeal of not guilty verdict in Langley child death

KerryAnn Lewis was charged in the death of her seven-year-old daughter Aaliyah Rosa

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

Petition calls for appeal of not guilty verdict in Langley child’s death

Any appeal has to be based on a ‘legal error’ by a judge

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley mother found not guilty of murder in seven-year-old daughter’s death

KerryAnn Lewis has been found not guilty after a trial that stretched more a year

Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)
Police took DNA swabs and found gun parts and a bullet in a car torched in Langley following a Burnaby slaying last year. (Langley Advance Times files)

Car linked to Burnaby murder already had tracking device, court hearing shows

Dumped and burned in Langley, police found gun parts and a bullet inside

Police took DNA swabs and found gun parts and a bullet in a car torched in Langley following a Burnaby slaying last year. (Langley Advance Times files)
Surrey murder victim Jatinder “Michael” Sandhu. (IHIT photo)

Police need help to solve 2016 Surrey murder

Investigators believe Jatinder “Michael” Sandhu, 28, was an innocent victim

Surrey murder victim Jatinder “Michael” Sandhu. (IHIT photo)
IHIT officers are asking for public tips from anyone who recognizes this red Ford F-150 pickup truck. (IHIT)

IHIT seeks tips on distinctive pickup truck linked to Langley murder

The truck was found on fire Tuesday evening in Willoughby

IHIT officers are asking for public tips from anyone who recognizes this red Ford F-150 pickup truck. (IHIT)
A charred vehicle was at the scene Wednesday morning as investigators continued their work. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Body found in burned out vehicle in Langley Tuesday evening

IHIT has taken over the investigation, after fire reported in 8200-block of 197th Street

A charred vehicle was at the scene Wednesday morning as investigators continued their work. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Shane Ertmoed (right) is serving a life sentence for killing 10-year-old Heather Thomas on Oct. 1, 2000. (File photos)

Petition to keep Heather Thomas’ Cloverdale killer in prison doesn’t change parole board decision

The family of 10-year-old girl wants an end to unescorted absences by murderer Shane Ertmoed

Shane Ertmoed (right) is serving a life sentence for killing 10-year-old Heather Thomas on Oct. 1, 2000. (File photos)
Yun Lu Li, right, is one of two suspects accused of the murder of 39-year-old Tyler Pratt, left. (Instagram)

Suspect wanted for murder of B.C. man returned to Canada following arrest in Europe

Yun Lu Li, 25, was extradited into the country Monday and appeared in court the following day

Yun Lu Li, right, is one of two suspects accused of the murder of 39-year-old Tyler Pratt, left. (Instagram)
Cindy Gladue is shown in an undated handout photo presented as a court exhibit. A sentencing hearing is to begin for an Ontario truck driver convicted of killing Gladue in his Edmonton hotel room in 2011. In February, a jury found Bradley Barton guilty of manslaughter in the death of the 36-year-old Métis and Cree woman. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO — Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta

‘I feel broken:’ Mother of woman killed in Edmonton hotel tells court of pain

Bradley Barton being sentenced for manslaughter in the 2011 hotel room death of Cindy Gladue

Cindy Gladue is shown in an undated handout photo presented as a court exhibit. A sentencing hearing is to begin for an Ontario truck driver convicted of killing Gladue in his Edmonton hotel room in 2011. In February, a jury found Bradley Barton guilty of manslaughter in the death of the 36-year-old Métis and Cree woman. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO — Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

Defence pushes for acquittal in Langley child murder trial

The accused’s lawyers say there just isn’t enough evidence to convict

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

Evidence lacking on cause, circumstances of Langley child’s death, defence tells judge

The defence argues that an accident could have caused the death of Aaliyah Rosa

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July. (Langley Advance Times files)

Crown argues death of Langley child was planned, pre-meditated murder

Closing arguments are taking place this week in the murder trial of KerryAnn Lewis

Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July. (Langley Advance Times files)