Category Archives: Stabbing/Fatal stabbing

BRAMPTON, ont.: Ordered deported 10 years ago, Iqbal Singh is now accused of murder

Bogus refugee claimant accused of murder

Maclean’s investigates how a repeat felon, ordered deported 10 years ago, managed to stay in Canada

Michael Friscolanti

When emergency crews rushed through the front door that winter night—Jan. 21, 2014—they found white tiles covered in blood and two people clinging to life. It was a gruesome, chaotic scene, even for a seasoned paramedic. Whoever swung the blade, again and again, had already fled.

Anita Summan, who owned the home in Brampton, Ont., was lying at the bottom of the main wooden staircase, alert but fading. Summan’s daughter, in her bedroom when the assailant pounced, had sprinted to her side. “She was still alive,” says Sonali Summan, 22. “I was in a hysterical shock, trying to figure out what was going on.” Continue reading

Ziad Akl arrested in connection with 2009 beating and stabbing outside Quebec night club

June 7, 2014

Fugitive wanted in beating caught

Heavily tattooed local actor nabbed in Groveland

By Douglas Moserdmoser@eagletribune.com

GROVELAND — A North Andover man who has appeared in well-known movies was arrested in Groveland by U.S. Marshals in connection with a 2009 beating and stabbing outside a Quebec night club.

Ziad Akl, 40, 40 Royal Crest Drive, North Andover, was arrested Wednesday on Salem Street by the U.S. Marshals Massachusetts Fugitive Task Force with help from Groveland Police.

Akl, a heavily-tattooed man who was an extra in the films “Shutter Island” and “The Fighter,” was wanted on a warrant out of Quebec for aggravated assault and assault, according to federal court documents. He is accused of participating in an attack on several bouncers at the Red Lite nightclub in Laval, a town near Montreal. Continue reading

Toronto: Criminal Nabil Huruy charged with first-degree murder

 

Markham firefighter Dominic Parker, seen here in an undated Facebook, died early Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after being stabbed in a weekend attack.

Man accused of stabbing Markham, Ont., firefighter in court

CBC News Posted: Sep 19, 2013 5:15 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 19, 2013 5:15 PM ET

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Nabil Huruy, 23, kept his head down during a brief court appearance Thursday. Huruy is accused of stabbing and killing 45-year-old firefighter Dominic Parker at a Toronto cafe earlier this week. ( Alex Tavshunsky)

Nabil Huruy, the man charged in the stabbing death of a Markham, Ont., firefighter made his second court appearance today.

The 23-year-old appeared briefly at a downtown courtroom this morning, keeping his head down as he stood in the prisoner’s dock. He remains in custody.

Huruy is accused of attacking Dominic Parker “without provocation” at an east-end cafe earlier this week.

He is charged with first-degree murder. Continue reading

Richmond : Chang Xi Wang sentenced to life after fatal stabbing in McDonald’s restaurant

http://www.theprovince.com/news/Love+triangle+murderer+must+serve+years+jail/8245911/story.html

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The defendant required an interpreter during the three-year trial

A man who fatally stabbed two people involved with him in a love triangle has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole eligibility for 15 years.

In February, Chang Xi Wang, 33, pleaded guilty to the August 2009 manslaughter of his estranged wife, Yan Lin, 37, and to the second-degree murder of her former husband, Zhe Hu, 38.

The slayings happened in front of horrified patrons and staff at a McDonald’s restaurant on No. 3 Road in Richmond.

In the months leading up to the murder, Wang got more and more angry at Lin and Hu, immigration consultants who were divorced from one another but still living together.

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Vancouver: Manraj Akalirai murdered by people with swords; his family claims he had no gang or drug affiliation

Manraj’s family sent out a strong statement to CBC News saying Manraj was in no way related to gangs or drugs.

Friday, January 25th, 2013 | Posted by surbhi
19-year-old Manraj Akalirai Murdered in Vancouver in Group Sword Attack
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VANCOUVER: 19-year-old Manraj Akalirai was murdered by a large group of people who attacked him with swords on Elgin Street near East 47th Avenue Vancouver Wednesday night. Initially the police did not identify Manraj and said that it was drug-related murder. But Friday morning Manraj’s family sent out a strong statement to CBC News saying Manraj was in no way related to gangs or drugs.

Akalirai, who recently graduated from Gladstone High School, was attacked by a large group just south of Memorial South Park, at about 10:30 p.m. PT, police said. Several weapons were used in the attack, including bats, clubs and a sword. Continue reading

Etobicoke: Bridget Takyi stabbed and set ablaze by Emmanuel Owusu-Ansah, father of her two children

Bridget Takyi, a 27-year-old mother of two, was on her way to work when she was stabbed and then set ablaze on an Etobicoke street on Saturday.
Toronto Star/HANDOUT

Victoria Ptashnick

Emmanuel Owusu Ansah, 30, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a woman whose body was founding lying on an Etobicoke street on Saturday.

Tue Jan 22 2013 07:29:00
Etobicoke murder victim had been stabbed, set on fire

Bridget Takyi, a 27-year-old mother of two, was on her way to work when she was stabbed and then set ablaze on an Etobicoke street on Saturday.
Toronto Star/HANDOUT

Bridget Takyi was supposed to be planning a trip to Disney World with her two little boys and best high school friend.

Instead, her friend will be helping plan the 27-year-old woman’s funeral.

Takyi’s body was found Saturday on Richgrove Dr., in the Martin Grove Rd. and Eglinton Ave. W. area.

Her identity couldn’t initially be confirmed because she was burned so badly she was “virtually unrecognizable,” police said. She was the city’s third homicide victim of the year. Continue reading

Alejandro Ernesto Solano-Aguilera arrested in connection with weekend stabbing at College and Spadina

 

Alejandro Ernesto Solano-Aguilera, 46.

Suspect arrested in connection with weekend stabbing at College and Spadina
Published on Monday December 17, 2012
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Alejandro Ernesto Solano-Aguilera, 46.
Kim Magi and Touria Izri
Staff Reporters

Toronto police arrested and charged a man with attempted murder at a downtown shelter Sunday night.

Officers from 32 Division arrested the suspect at a homeless shelter around Peter and Queen Sts.The man was charged in connection with a Saturday morning stabbing near College St. and Spadina Ave. said Staff Sgt. Winston Bennett. Continue reading

Toronto: Spiritual adviser Rita Adams found fatally stabbed in Parkdale boarding house

Parkdale murder victim Rita Adams was a spiritual adviser

Published on Tuesday October 30, 2012

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Rita Adams, 59, was found dead Monday at a home on Maynard Ave.
Curtis Rush
Police Reporter
Rita Adams, 59, who billed herself as a spiritual adviser, has been identified as the 46th homicide victim of the year in Toronto.

Her body was found in a boarding house at 17 Maynard Ave. in Parkdale. Continue reading

Toronto: White male suspect sought in murder of Eritrean refugee Nighisti Mehari Semret

Toronto police hunt for Cabbagetown slaying suspect
‘Someone in that particular area knows who this person is’
CBC News Posted: Oct 24, 2012 10:32 AM ET Last Updated: Oct 24, 2012 9:42 PM ET

Homicide victim mourned

A few dozen people laid flowers and lit candles in a laneway in Toronto’s Cabbagetown on Wednesday evening, remembering a 55-year-old mother who was stabbed to death a day earlier. Continue reading

Metro Vancouver: Marie Lapuz, formerly known as John Carlo Embo Lapuz, stabbed to death; Asian male suspect at large

 

This picture comes from January Marie Lapuz’s Facebook page. Lapuz was identified as the victim in a weekend stabbing that was New Westminster’s first homicide of 2012.
Photograph by: Facebook photo , THE RECORD

Victim in New Westminster homicide identified: “She was a bright light and shining star”
By Alfie Lau, The Record October 4, 2012 4:19 PM

This picture comes from January Marie Lapuz’s Facebook page. Lapuz was identified as the victim in a weekend stabbing that was New Westminster’s first homicide of 2012.
Photograph by: Facebook photo , THE RECORD

METRO VANCOUVER — The victim of a fatal stabbing last weekend in New Westminster was an active volunteer who is described as a “bright light and shining star.”

January Marie Lapuz volunteered as a social coordinator, fundraiser and performer with Sher Vancouver, a social and support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender South Asians. Continue reading

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