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A Clearwater woman was charged on Sept. 7, 2020 with second-degree murder in the death of a man. (Black Press file photo)

Clearwater woman charged with second degree murder in death of man after 911 call

Police report that deceased man was found in remote area of Adams Forest Service Road

A Clearwater woman was charged on Sept. 7, 2020 with second-degree murder in the death of a man. (Black Press file photo)
William Head Institution. (Black Press Media file photo)

Metchosin prison reclassified nine offenders to medium security after July escape

New security measures, notification procedures in place at William Head Institution

William Head Institution. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police in Nanaimo have confirmed the investigation into the disappearance and murder of Makayla Chang has concluded and been forwarded to Crown counsel. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

Investigation into murdered teen concluded, says Island RCMP

Nanaimo RCMP confirm findings of Makayla Chang murder investigation forwarded to Crown counsel

Police in Nanaimo have confirmed the investigation into the disappearance and murder of Makayla Chang has concluded and been forwarded to Crown counsel. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)
An Ontario man has been arrested in a homicide investigation into the death of a Victoria man at a Thunder Bay hotel. (Google Maps)

Victoria man identified as victim in Thunder Bay murder

Police investigating after Paul Vivier, 29, discovered in hotel

An Ontario man has been arrested in a homicide investigation into the death of a Victoria man at a Thunder Bay hotel. (Google Maps)
Langford’s Kimberly Proctor was the victim of a brutal assault and murder in 2010. (Facebook/Kimberly’s Law)

Kimberly Proctor’s killer denied full parole

Kruse Wellwood was also denied temporary escorted absences

Langford’s Kimberly Proctor was the victim of a brutal assault and murder in 2010. (Facebook/Kimberly’s Law)
Langford’s Kimberly Proctor was the victim of a brutal assault and murder in 2010. (Facebook/Kimberly’s Law)

Kimberly Proctor’s killer to face parole hearing, requests escorted absences

Kruse Wellwood has served 10 years for murder of Langford teen

Langford’s Kimberly Proctor was the victim of a brutal assault and murder in 2010. (Facebook/Kimberly’s Law)
Neighbours gathered to enjoy a musical tribute on the bridge leading to a home on Brookview Drive in Metchosin. The band played John Prine songs in memory of the singer-songwriter who died on April 7. Less than one year ago, their bridge was host to a memorial for their neighbour, Martin Payne, who was found dead in his home in July. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Metchosin neighbours host musical tribute on bridge where memorial was held last summer

Neighbours of Martin Payne came together again to enjoy music and laughter in the community

Neighbours gathered to enjoy a musical tribute on the bridge leading to a home on Brookview Drive in Metchosin. The band played John Prine songs in memory of the singer-songwriter who died on April 7. Less than one year ago, their bridge was host to a memorial for their neighbour, Martin Payne, who was found dead in his home in July. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Langford’s Kimberly Proctor was the victim of a brutal assault and murder in 2010. (Facebook/Kimberly’s Law)

Kimberly Proctor’s killers eligible for parole on 10th anniversary of Langford teen’s death

Proctor’s aunt says murder is ‘like a disease, a festering mass of emotion’

Langford’s Kimberly Proctor was the victim of a brutal assault and murder in 2010. (Facebook/Kimberly’s Law)
West Shore RCMP are asking for witnesses who spotted a gold 2002 Pontiac Sunfire between March 6 and 7. Officials say the vehicle is involved with the ongoing murder investigation of Angela Dalman, a Langford mother. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP looking for witnesses of gold car believed to be involved with murder of Langford woman

Officials say check dashcam footage between 4:30 p.m. on March 6 and 9 a.m. on March 7

West Shore RCMP are asking for witnesses who spotted a gold 2002 Pontiac Sunfire between March 6 and 7. Officials say the vehicle is involved with the ongoing murder investigation of Angela Dalman, a Langford mother. (Courtesy of West Shore RCMP)
Anthony Dheensaw, 35, has been charged with the murder of Langford woman Angela Dalman. The 40-year-old mother was fatally shot outside a home in the 800-block of Arncote Avenue on Friday around 9:30 p.m. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Man charged with second-degree murder, attempted murder after fatal shooting of Langford mother

Anthony Singh Dheensaw, 35, is charged in relation to the death of Angela Dalman

Anthony Dheensaw, 35, has been charged with the murder of Langford woman Angela Dalman. The 40-year-old mother was fatally shot outside a home in the 800-block of Arncote Avenue on Friday around 9:30 p.m. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Sandra Wesley, the head of Stella, a Montreal-based organization run by and for sex workers, is seen at their offices Thursday, February 13, 2020 in Montreal. The recent killing of a 22-year-old woman in Quebec has focused renewed attention on Canada’s prostitution laws, which critics say are applied irregularly across the country and only make sex work more dangerous. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Murder of sex worker exposes Canada’s hypocrisy on prostitution: advocate

A 2014 law made purchasing sex or benefiting from the selling of sex illegal

Sandra Wesley, the head of Stella, a Montreal-based organization run by and for sex workers, is seen at their offices Thursday, February 13, 2020 in Montreal. The recent killing of a 22-year-old woman in Quebec has focused renewed attention on Canada’s prostitution laws, which critics say are applied irregularly across the country and only make sex work more dangerous. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Jeff Buziak leads the annual Lindsay Buziak Walk for Justice in 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)

Jeff Buziak returns to Saanich for 10th memorial walk for murdered daughter

Saanich realtor Lindsay Buziak was stabbed to death 12 years ago

Jeff Buziak leads the annual Lindsay Buziak Walk for Justice in 2018. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police suspect foul play in Cowichan Tribes death

Police suspect foul play in Cowichan Tribes death

Police are looking at foul play in relation to a death on…

Police suspect foul play in Cowichan Tribes death
The preliminary hearing into the homicide of Joe Gauthier has been extended. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Hillside homicide preliminary hearing extended

Questioning into the death of Victoria man Joe Gauthier continues

The preliminary hearing into the homicide of Joe Gauthier has been extended. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The second day of a three-day preliminary trial into the homicide of Joe Gauthier ran on Tuesday (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Preliminary hearing for Hillside Avenue homicide case continues

Victoria man Joe Gauthier was killed on March 10, 2018

The second day of a three-day preliminary trial into the homicide of Joe Gauthier ran on Tuesday (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
310 King George Terrace, pictured January 16 2019. In 2007 a murder suicide took place in the home. (Jesse Laufer /News Staff)

Oak Bay realtor recalls sale of home where family was murdered

Home sellers not always required to disclose violent crimes

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310 King George Terrace, pictured January 16 2019. In 2007 a murder suicide took place in the home. (Jesse Laufer /News Staff)
William Earl Talbott II, 55, enters Snohomish County Superior Court, unshackled and in civilian attire, led by defense attorney Rachel Forde on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Talbott is charged with the aggravated murders of Jay Cook, 20, and Tanya Van Cuylenborg, 18, who were on a road trip 30 years ago.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Man pleads not guilty in 1987 slayings of Victoria couple

William Talbott of SeaTac was arraigned Tuesday in Snohomish County Superior Court

  • Jun 19, 2018
William Earl Talbott II, 55, enters Snohomish County Superior Court, unshackled and in civilian attire, led by defense attorney Rachel Forde on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Talbott is charged with the aggravated murders of Jay Cook, 20, and Tanya Van Cuylenborg, 18, who were on a road trip 30 years ago.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Cook family van. Tanya Van Cuylenborg and Jay Cook with the van they drove to the United States, a bronze 1977 Ford Club wagon. The van was located in Whatcom County (Washington State), locked up and abandoned, in a Blue Diamond parking lot near State and Holly Streets in Bellingham on 11/25/1987. Anyone with information related to this case should call the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office tip line 425-388-3845.

Arrest made in 30-year homicide cold case of Oak Bay High grads

55-year-old William Earl Talbott II of Seatac was taken into custody Thursday

Cook family van. Tanya Van Cuylenborg and Jay Cook with the van they drove to the United States, a bronze 1977 Ford Club wagon. The van was located in Whatcom County (Washington State), locked up and abandoned, in a Blue Diamond parking lot near State and Holly Streets in Bellingham on 11/25/1987. Anyone with information related to this case should call the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office tip line 425-388-3845.
Police have now confirmed that the death of Joe Gauthier, who was found dead early Saturday at a property along Hillside Avenue, is considered a homicide. However, no charges have yet been laid in the case. Facebook

Hillside Avenue death ruled a homicide, police say

No charges have yet been laid in the killing of Victoria man Joe Gauthier

Police have now confirmed that the death of Joe Gauthier, who was found dead early Saturday at a property along Hillside Avenue, is considered a homicide. However, no charges have yet been laid in the case. Facebook
Multiple reports online indicate the body found at a property on Hillside Avenue early Saturday was that of Joe Gauthier, a 35-year-old father of four from Victoria. Facebook

Man found deceased on Hillside Avenue identified online

Multiple reports indicate victim was Joe Gauthier, 35, of Victoria

Multiple reports online indicate the body found at a property on Hillside Avenue early Saturday was that of Joe Gauthier, a 35-year-old father of four from Victoria. Facebook