murder

The man charged with second-degree murder in the death of Ashley Simpson was denied bail in BC Supreme Court in Kamloops on May 12, 2022. (File photo)

Man charged with murder in death of Shuswap woman denied bail

Derek Favell faces second-degree murder charge in death of Ashley Simpson

 

Kelly Ellard and her father Lawrence leave the Vancouver courthouse on March 30, 2000. (Canadian Press file photo)

Convicted B.C. killer Kelly Ellard declines chance for full parole, says she’s not ready

Ellard is serving a life sentence for murdering 14-year-old Saanich girl Reena Virk

 

BC Appeal Court has dismissed South Surrey mother Lisa Batstone’s appeal of her sentence for second-degree murder in connection with the December 2014 smothering death of her eight-year-old daughter Teagan. (File photos)

B.C. mother fails in appeal of 15-year sentence for her daughter’s murder

Bid to reduce time served without elegibility for parole dismissed in BC Appeal Court

 

Two people have been arrested in the murder of Dontay-Patrick Lucas in Port Alberni. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

First-degree murder charges laid in 2018 death of six-year-old Port Alberni boy

RCMP made arrests following four-year investigation

Two people have been arrested in the murder of Dontay-Patrick Lucas in Port Alberni. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn (Facebook)

Man charged in death of UBCO security guard undergoes psychiatric evaluation

Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn was detained mental health act after the alleged fatal attack

Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn (Facebook)
Matthew Cholette was found dead in 2020 (Facebook photo)

Kelowna woman charged with murder released on bail

Marlena Isnardy was released from jail on a $5000 cash bail

Matthew Cholette was found dead in 2020 (Facebook photo)
On May 9, 2022, a date will be set in BC Supreme Court in Kamloops after a bail application involving Derek Favell, 39, was adjourned April 20. It’s expected a date will be set then for the judge to provide a decision on the application. (Kamloops This Week file photo)

Another delay in court case for man charged in death of Shuswap woman

Next court date involving second-degree murder charges in death of Ashley Simpson in Kamloops in May

On May 9, 2022, a date will be set in BC Supreme Court in Kamloops after a bail application involving Derek Favell, 39, was adjourned April 20. It’s expected a date will be set then for the judge to provide a decision on the application. (Kamloops This Week file photo)
Lynda Saundry, accused of first-degree murder, will appear in court to fix a trial date on May 9, 2022, after a hearing on Tuesday was adjourned. (Black Press file photo)

North Okanagan murder case at a standstill

Lynda Saundry still without a trial date after Tuesday court hearing

Lynda Saundry, accused of first-degree murder, will appear in court to fix a trial date on May 9, 2022, after a hearing on Tuesday was adjourned. (Black Press file photo)
A suspect vehicle. (IHIT/Special to The News)

Police release identity of man murdered in Maple Ridge

Caught footage of suspect vehicle leaving shooting scene, looking for video

A suspect vehicle. (IHIT/Special to The News)
Police are on the scene of a shooting at a downtown Maple Ridge gym on Saturday evening. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Man dead in brazen shooting outside busy Maple Ridge gym Saturday afternoon

Witnesses report seeing lifeless body in vehicle outside the gym

Police are on the scene of a shooting at a downtown Maple Ridge gym on Saturday evening. (Neil Corbett/The News)
Langley RCMP are being joined by IHIT in investigating a suspicious death in Walnut Grove on Friday, March 25, 2022, at the Highway Hotel. (Advance Times files)

VIDEO: IHIT joins Langley Mounties in investigation suspicious death

Police were called for an unresponsive man found at Lower Mainland hotel Friday night

Langley RCMP are being joined by IHIT in investigating a suspicious death in Walnut Grove on Friday, March 25, 2022, at the Highway Hotel. (Advance Times files)
Amanpreet Bal, 29, was the victim of a targeted shooting on Trumpeter Court in March 2020

No updates, suspects 2 years after Upper Mission murder

Amanpreet Bal was shot while sitting in his vehicle on March 24, 2020

Amanpreet Bal, 29, was the victim of a targeted shooting on Trumpeter Court in March 2020
Lynda Saundry, born 1961, is charged with the murder of North Okanagan resident Barry Jones in July 2020. (Black Press file photo)

North Okanagan murder case still without a trial date

A fourth hearing for Lynda Saundry, accused of first degree murder, was adjourned on Monday

Lynda Saundry, born 1961, is charged with the murder of North Okanagan resident Barry Jones in July 2020. (Black Press file photo)
Police have cordoned off an area outside a West Kelowna strip mall along Highway 97 and Elk Road on Sunday morning. (Dave Ogilvie photo)

One year later and no updates in West Kelowna murder

Kenneth Craig was shot to death on March 21 near Highway 97 in West Kelowna

Police have cordoned off an area outside a West Kelowna strip mall along Highway 97 and Elk Road on Sunday morning. (Dave Ogilvie photo)
Lynda Saundry, born 1961, is charged with the murder of North Okanagan resident Barry Jones in July 2020. (Facebook photo)

North Okanagan woman’s murder case adjourned, again

Lynda Saundry is accused of killing Barry Jones in July 2020

Lynda Saundry, born 1961, is charged with the murder of North Okanagan resident Barry Jones in July 2020. (Facebook photo)
Vigil attendees lit candles (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Vigil held at UBCO for homicide victim

Harmandeep Kaur was attacked while working as a security guard on campus

Vigil attendees lit candles (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Kaela Mehl will face a new 20-day trial starting Nov. 14 after her murder conviction was overturned in June 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)

Retrial date set for B.C. woman accused of killing her toddler daughter

Kaela Mehl’s conviction overturned in June 2021 due to ineffective counsel, juror bias

Kaela Mehl will face a new 20-day trial starting Nov. 14 after her murder conviction was overturned in June 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
The fundraiser Justice for Harmandeep Kaur is online at gofundme.com (GoFundMe)

GoFundMe set up for Kelowna woman murdered while working at UBCO

Harmandeep Kaur was working as a security guard at UBCO with goals of one day attending the University

The fundraiser Justice for Harmandeep Kaur is online at gofundme.com (GoFundMe)
(File photo/Capital News)

3 of 4 Kelowna murders in 2021 involved mental health component: Kelowna RCMP

Calls for service involving mental health-related issues were up by 206 in 2021 over 2020.

(File photo/Capital News)
The body of Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth, murdered Feb. 1 in England days before she was to return to the North Okanagan, has arrived home. She will be laid to rest in Vernon Wednesday, Feb. 23. (Facebook photo)

Body of murdered Vernon woman home for burial

Ashley Wadsworth, 19, was killed in England Feb. 1; a GoFundMe campaign helped bring her body home

The body of Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth, murdered Feb. 1 in England days before she was to return to the North Okanagan, has arrived home. She will be laid to rest in Vernon Wednesday, Feb. 23. (Facebook photo)