B.C.. homicides

Mimi Kates (left) and Amber Culley (right) were killed by Eric Shestalo in Chilliwack on July 21, 2022. Shestalo was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was due in court facing a domestic abuse assault charge the day he murdered his two ex-partners. (Facebook photos)

OPINION: Double homicide in Chilliwack an example of the epidemic of domestic abuse

Abusive men will tell partners ‘You see? That’s what happens to you if you go to the police’: advocate

 

An RCMP forensics officers examines the parking lot of a car wash at the corner of Margaret Avenue and Fletcher Street in downtown Chilliwack before noon on Oct. 22, 2019 after an overnight homicide. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Court to hear conflicting descriptions of events during Chilliwack manslaughter sentencing

Crown seeking 9-10 years for Owen Charpentier who shot and killed Keith Baldwin in 2019

 

Owen Charpentier, 24, is charged with the Oct. 22, 2019 killing of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. He is scheduled for sentencing on June 13, 2022. (File)

Sentencing date set for Chilliwack man who killed Keith Baldwin

Owen Charpentier pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the 2019 homicide

 

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RCMP lay homicide charges in Lillooet murder investigation

35-year-old Justin Ehlert from Lillooet has been charged with homicide

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Owen Charpentier pleaded guilty to the Oct. 22, 2019 second-degree murder of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. (File)

Chilliwack man pleads guilty to manslaughter of Keith Baldwin in 2019

Prolific criminal history in recent years for the 3 Charpentier brothers from Surrey to Chilliwack

Owen Charpentier pleaded guilty to the Oct. 22, 2019 second-degree murder of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. (File)
Dates have been set for the jury trial of David Allen Geoghegan, 31, (left) and Darius Calvin Ray Commodore, 24, charged with the first-degree murder of Jordan Christopher Smyth on Halloween 2019, either late Oct. 31, 2019 or in the early hours of Nov. 1, 2019. (RCMP file)

Jury trial dates set for 2019 Halloween homicide near Cultus Lake

Darius Commodore and David Geoghegan charged with first-degree murder of Jordan Smyth in 2019

Dates have been set for the jury trial of David Allen Geoghegan, 31, (left) and Darius Calvin Ray Commodore, 24, charged with the first-degree murder of Jordan Christopher Smyth on Halloween 2019, either late Oct. 31, 2019 or in the early hours of Nov. 1, 2019. (RCMP file)
RCMP at the scene of a March 2016 homicide in Yarrow. Clayton Warkentin murdered his mother Lois Unger and staged it as a suicide. He as convicted of second-degree murder in 2018 and sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 years. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

Daughter of Chilliwack man who murdered his mother to get part of inheritance

B.C. Supreme Court justice decides killer’s daughter should be alternate beneficiary

RCMP at the scene of a March 2016 homicide in Yarrow. Clayton Warkentin murdered his mother Lois Unger and staged it as a suicide. He as convicted of second-degree murder in 2018 and sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 years. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Owen Charpentier, 24, is charged with the Oct. 22, 2019 second-degree murder of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. (File)

Young Chilliwack man ordered to stand trial for second-degree murder in BC Supreme Court

Prolific offender Owen Dale Charpentier accused of killing of Keith Baldwin in downtown area in 2019

Owen Charpentier, 24, is charged with the Oct. 22, 2019 second-degree murder of Keith Baldwin in Chilliwack. (File)
RCMP Integrated Homicide Investigation Team officers on the Soowahlie reserve near Cultus Lake on Nov. 1, 2019 where the body of 26-year-old Jordan Christopher Smyth was found. As of this week, charged with one count each of murder is David Allen Geoghegan and Darius Calvin Ray Commodore. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

UPDATE: First-degree murder charges laid in connection with Halloween homicide near Cultus Lake

IHIT confirms Darius Commodore and David Geoghegan charged with killing Jordan Smyth in 2019

RCMP Integrated Homicide Investigation Team officers on the Soowahlie reserve near Cultus Lake on Nov. 1, 2019 where the body of 26-year-old Jordan Christopher Smyth was found. As of this week, charged with one count each of murder is David Allen Geoghegan and Darius Calvin Ray Commodore. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Over the years, police have worked with sketch artists to draw what the boys could have looked like at the times of their deaths. (Vancouver Police Department)

DNA breakthrough expected in cold case involving murdered Vancouver boys, 7 and 8

Forensic analysts are working to identify relatives of the children, whose bodies were found in Stanley Park in 1953

Over the years, police have worked with sketch artists to draw what the boys could have looked like at the times of their deaths. (Vancouver Police Department)
Terrance Mack would have celebrated his 34th birthday on May 13, 2021. Mack’s family has identified him as the victim of a homicide in an apartment on Third Avenue in Port Alberni sometime in April. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Family identifies Ucluelet man as victim of Vancouver Island homicide

Terrance Mack being remembered as ‘kind, gentle’ man

Terrance Mack would have celebrated his 34th birthday on May 13, 2021. Mack’s family has identified him as the victim of a homicide in an apartment on Third Avenue in Port Alberni sometime in April. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Robinson Russ, 37, was fatally stabbed on April 4, according to a statement from police. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver police name victim following city’s fourth homicide of 2021

Robinson Russ, 37, was fatally stabbed Sunday in the Downtown Eastside

Robinson Russ, 37, was fatally stabbed on April 4, according to a statement from police. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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