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Robert Major is shown in an undated handout photo provided by the Edmonton Police Service. He pleaded guilty in May to two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Mchale Busch, 24, and her son, Noah McConnell. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Edmonton Police Service

UPDATE: Alberta man who admitted to murdering woman, toddler sentenced to life in prison

Police has issued a warning about Robert Major being released into the community

 

The body of Metchosin man Martin Payne was discovered July 12, 2019. Two escaped inmates from William Head Institution have been charged with his murder. (Martin Payne/Facebook)

Trial gets underway for B.C. prison escapees accused of murdering Metchosin man

Zachary Armitage and James Lee Busch are charged with killing 60-year-old Martin Payne

 

The body of Russia Nicholson was discovered on Oct. 11, 2017 in Kelowna. Image: Facebook

Suspects in slaying of pregnant Métis woman in Kelowna still at large – 5 years later

Russia Nicholson’s body was discovered near Cooper Road

 

A memorial to Paul Prestbakmo (inset) grew quickly on the median adjacent to where he died, after suffering stab wounds, in the early hours of Aug. 16, 2019. (File photo/Facebook photo)

Life sentences for youths convicted in slaying of Surrey mechanic

Perpetrators sentenced as adults, no parole eligibility for seven years

A memorial to Paul Prestbakmo (inset) grew quickly on the median adjacent to where he died, after suffering stab wounds, in the early hours of Aug. 16, 2019. (File photo/Facebook photo)
Tyler Jack Newton (Photo - RCMP)

‘Catch-and-release horror story’: Kelowna killer’s release sparks debate in B.C. legislature

Tyler Jack Newton, a man with 51 convictions including manslaughter was released on bail

Tyler Jack Newton (Photo - RCMP)
A series of bullet holes can be seen in the driver’s side window of an SUV in a Willoughby neighbourhood. Police confirm a man was shot to death Thursday evening (Oct. 20, 2022) (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Latest Langley murder a targeted killing, says IHIT

Victim’s name released as police ask for help from witnesses

A series of bullet holes can be seen in the driver’s side window of an SUV in a Willoughby neighbourhood. Police confirm a man was shot to death Thursday evening (Oct. 20, 2022) (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
B.C. murderer Rabih Alkhalil is the most wanted fugitive in Canada. (Image courtesy of Bolo Program)

Escaped B.C. murderer now Canada’s most wanted fugitive with $250,000 reward

Rabih Alkhalil, 35, escaped the North Fraser Pre-Trial Centre in July 2022

B.C. murderer Rabih Alkhalil is the most wanted fugitive in Canada. (Image courtesy of Bolo Program)
The man who murdered Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth in the United Kingdom on Feb. 1, 2022 has been handed a life sentence. (Ashley Wadsworth/Facebook photo)

Life sentence for British man who killed Okanagan woman

Jack Sepple admitted killing Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth in his England home on Feb. 1

The man who murdered Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth in the United Kingdom on Feb. 1, 2022 has been handed a life sentence. (Ashley Wadsworth/Facebook photo)
A large police presence at the Langley Highway Hotel in Walnut Grove was noted Friday night, March 25, 2022. It was later confirmed that it was a murder. Six months later someone has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Charges laid in 6-month-old Lower Mainland slaying

One man has been arrested and faces second-degree murder charges in Langley death back in March

A large police presence at the Langley Highway Hotel in Walnut Grove was noted Friday night, March 25, 2022. It was later confirmed that it was a murder. Six months later someone has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Police and investigators are seen at the side of the road outside Rosthern, Sask., on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Saskatchewan’s chief coroner says two public inquests are to be held following a deadly stabbing rampage northeast of Saskatoon earlier this month.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kelly Geraldine Malone

Inquests to be held into Saskatchewan stabbings, death of suspect in custody

One will focus on stabbing victims, the other on the death of suspect Myles Sanderson

Police and investigators are seen at the side of the road outside Rosthern, Sask., on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Saskatchewan’s chief coroner says two public inquests are to be held following a deadly stabbing rampage northeast of Saskatoon earlier this month.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kelly Geraldine Malone
A photo of Garry Taylor Handlen, convicted in the 1978 murder of Monica Jack near Merritt, B.C., is displayed during a news conference in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. A unanimous ruling by the B.C. court of appeal rejects Garry Handlen’s argument that his confession of abducting, sexually assaulting and strangling 12-year-old Jack was based on media reports and should not have been admitted at trial. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. man convicted in young girl’s murder in 1978 loses appeal

Handlen found guilty in 2019 and sentenced to an automatic life sentence of 25 years without parole

A photo of Garry Taylor Handlen, convicted in the 1978 murder of Monica Jack near Merritt, B.C., is displayed during a news conference in Surrey, B.C., Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. A unanimous ruling by the B.C. court of appeal rejects Garry Handlen’s argument that his confession of abducting, sexually assaulting and strangling 12-year-old Jack was based on media reports and should not have been admitted at trial. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth was murdered in the U.K. Feb. 1, 2022, just days before she was scheduled to return home. (Ashley Wadsworth/Facebook photo)

‘I was shocked’: Mother of Vernon teen murdered in England upon guilty plea

Jack Sepple, 23, pleaded guilty to the murder of Ashley Wadsworth Wednesday

Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth was murdered in the U.K. Feb. 1, 2022, just days before she was scheduled to return home. (Ashley Wadsworth/Facebook photo)
Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth was murdered in the U.K. Feb. 1, just days before she was scheduled to return home. (Ashley Wadsworth/Facebook photo)

British man pleads guilty to UK murder of B.C. teen

Ashley Wadsworth, 19, was stabbed to death a few months after travelling to England

Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth was murdered in the U.K. Feb. 1, just days before she was scheduled to return home. (Ashley Wadsworth/Facebook photo)
On Aug. 31, Ryan Watt of Vancouver plead guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison, minus time served, for the murder of 20-year-old Michale Bonin. (Hope Standard File Photo)

Third man convicted in the 2017 killing north of Hope

Vancouver man Ryan Watts convicted of manslaughter for the murder of Alberta man Michael Bonin

On Aug. 31, Ryan Watt of Vancouver plead guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison, minus time served, for the murder of 20-year-old Michale Bonin. (Hope Standard File Photo)
On Aug. 31, Ryan Watt of Vancouver plead guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison, minus time served, for the killing of 20-year-old Michale Bonin. (Hope Standard File Photo)

Third man convicted in the 2017 killing north of Hope

Vancouver man Ryan Watts convicted of manslaughter for the murder of Alberta man Michael Bonin

On Aug. 31, Ryan Watt of Vancouver plead guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison, minus time served, for the killing of 20-year-old Michale Bonin. (Hope Standard File Photo)
Police closed off the west portion of 76th Avenue Aug. 25 so the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) could gather evidence in the area after a 47-year-old man died in a house on the street under suspicious circumstances. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Homicide investigators at a residence in Surrey

IHIT gathering evidence that extends along 76th Avenue in Clayton

Police closed off the west portion of 76th Avenue Aug. 25 so the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) could gather evidence in the area after a 47-year-old man died in a house on the street under suspicious circumstances. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Kamaljit Sandhu of Abbotsford was killed on July 28. Her husband, Inderjit Sandhu, has been charged with first-degree murder in her death and will be in court in October to fix a date for trial.

Abbotsford man charged with murder of estranged wife back in court in October

Police believe Inderjit Sandhu, 48, killed his wife at their Abbotsford home

Kamaljit Sandhu of Abbotsford was killed on July 28. Her husband, Inderjit Sandhu, has been charged with first-degree murder in her death and will be in court in October to fix a date for trial.
Langford teen Kimberly Proctor was raped and murdered in 2010 by classmates Kruse Wellwood and Cameron Moffat. (Facebook/Kimberly’s Law)

Man who killed Greater Victoria teen in 2010 denied parole

One of 2 men who raped, killed classmate still high risk for sexual violence: decision

Langford teen Kimberly Proctor was raped and murdered in 2010 by classmates Kruse Wellwood and Cameron Moffat. (Facebook/Kimberly’s Law)
Steven Bacon pleaded guilty this week to second-degree murder in the death of Nanaimo teen Makayla Chang in 2017. (Photos submitted)

Man accused of killing Nanaimo teen pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder

Sentencing date for Steven Michael Bacon expected to be set Aug. 29 in B.C. Supreme Court

Steven Bacon pleaded guilty this week to second-degree murder in the death of Nanaimo teen Makayla Chang in 2017. (Photos submitted)
Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.

Surrey wife killer Mukhtiar Panghali granted day parole

The Parole Board of Canada on July 25 granted Mukhtiar Singh Panghali, 50, day parole for six months

Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.
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