Monthly Archives: February 2017

EPS investigating suspicious death in west Edmonton | CTV …

Edmonton police said Tuesday that an investigation was underway into a suspicious death in the city’s west end reported that afternoon.

Police said on Tuesday, February 28, at about 12:30 p.m., officers in West Division were called to a home in the area of 101 Avenue and 153 Street after a deceased male was reported to be inside.

The Homicide Unit has been called in to investigate; an autopsy has not been scheduled.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Edmonton Police Service non-emergency line at 780-423-4567 or #377 on a mobile phone.

Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Read more at: http://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/eps-investigating-suspicious-death-in-west-edmonton-1.3305666

Police investigating suspicious death in west Edmonton – CBC

Police are investigating a suspicious death after the body of a 52-year-old man was discovered in a home in west Edmonton Tuesday.

Officers responded to a call of a deceased man found in a residence in the area of 101st Avenue and 153rd Street around 12:30 p.m.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

An autopsy was completed Wednesday, but police would not release the results.

Read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/police-investigating-suspicious-death-in-west-edmonton-1.4003906

Person of interest in lunch lady ‘suspicious death’ investigation

BURTON (WJRT) – (02/28/17) – A long-time Beecher Schools employee was found dead inside of a Burton apartment Saturday morning.

Her death is being called ‘suspicious.’

Burton Police tell ABC12 News they have zeroed in a person of interest possibly linked to the death of 47-year-old Kimberly Brown.

They’re not ready to call this a murder investigation, however, detectives say evidence at the scene didn’t match the story they were being told.

Then, the Genesee County medical examiner pointed to more clues that this could be murder.

The news is sending shock waves through Beecher Schools, where she worked for 25 years in food services.

“She always had a smile on her face, gave a hug, just a very jubilant person,” said Beecher Schools Superintendent Dr. Josha Talison.

Social workers were brought in to help students and staff cope with the sudden death. They will have a

Read more at: http://www.abc12.com/content/news/Person-of-interest-in-lunch-lady-suspicious-death-inevestigation-415026783.html

Husband questioned in strangulation death of Brooklyn woman, 78 … – New York’s PIX11 / WPIX

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — A Brooklyn man is being questioned by police after his estranged wife was found dead inside their home Monday night, police confirm.

Officers found Edna Pierre-Jacques, 78, unresponsive and unconscious with a head injury at her home on Troy Avenue just minutes before 10 p.m. on Monday.

EMS pronounced her dead at the scene. The cause of death is strangulation and has been deemed a homicide, according to the medical examiner’s office.

The woman’s estranged husband, who has not been identified and lives in the same house, is being questioned by police.

The investigation is ongoing.

PIX11’s Nicole Johnson and Anthony DiLorenzo contributed to this report. 

Read more at: http://pix11.com/2017/02/28/family-members-questioned-in-suspicious-death-of-78-year-old-brooklyn-woman-police-sources-say/

Family Questioned After Woman Found Dead Near Hammer in …

Family members are being questioned in the death of a 78-year-old woman found with head trauma at her Brooklyn home Monday night, law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation tell NBC 4 New York. 

Edna Pierre-Jacques was pronounced dead at her East Flatbush home around 10 p.m. Monday after her daughter and granddaughter discovered her unconscious there, sources said. 

The husband of Pierre-Jacques was at the Troy Avenue home when the two women discovered Pierre-Jacques lying on the floor in a pool of blood.

They began CPR but were unable to revive her. Sources said a hammer was found close to the body.

Police Investigate ‘Suspicious’ Death of Brooklyn Woman: Sources

All three family members were being questioned at the 67th precinct stationhouse Tuesday, according to sources.

Sources said officers found Pierre-Jacques with trauma to her head and that her death was suspicious — though they stressed that the

Read more at: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/NYC-Family-Questioned-After-Woman-Found-Dead-in-Brooklyn-Home-414945313.html

Family members questioned in ‘suspicious’ death of 78-year-old … – New York’s PIX11 / WPIX

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn – Investigators are trying to figure out how an 78-year-old woman died after she was found dead inside her Brooklyn home Monday night, cops said.

Officers responding to a 911 call found Edna Pierre-Jacques, 78, unresponsive and unconscious with a head injury at 1224 Troy Ave. minutes before 10 p.m., according to police. She was pronounced dead by EMS in her home.

A medical examiner will determine the cause of death, but police sources say it appears to be “suspicious.”

Family members including the woman’s husband are being questioned, sources say.

The investigation is ongoing.

Additionally reporting by PIX11’s Anthony DiLorenzo. 

Read more at: http://pix11.com/2017/02/28/family-members-questioned-in-suspicious-death-of-78-year-old-brooklyn-woman-police-sources-say/

YRP investigating suspicious death in Richmond Hill

York Regional Police say they are investigating a suspicious death in Richmond Hill.

Officers were called to the area of Elgin Mills Road and Leslie Street at around 9:30 p.m.

One person was rushed to a trauma centre and was pronounced dead a short time later, police said.

While there were unconfirmed reports about a possible stabbing in the area, police have not released any information about the deceased person’s identity or the circumstances so far.

Read more at: http://www.cp24.com/news/yrp-investigating-suspicious-death-in-richmond-hill-1.3304204

Man found shot to death outside library in Valley Center

VALLEY CENTER, Calif. – A man was found dead of apparent gunshot injuries Monday outside a Valley Center library.

Deputies responding to a reported battery in the 29000 block of Cole Grade Road about 7:30 a.m. found the victim, whose name was not immediately available, according to sheriff’s officials.

The assailant may have fled in a white Honda Civic with a black driver’s-
side door, Lt. Dave Schaller said. The vehicle, which was occupied by three
other people, left the area to the south, the lieutenant said.

No description of the killer was available as of late morning.

Homicide detectives were investigating.

Read more at: http://www.10news.com/news/authorities-investigate-suspicious-death-in-valley-center-022717

Santa Monica police seeking witnesses to suspicious death of 18-year-old – KABC

The Santa Monica Police Department is seeking any witnesses to the suspicious death of an 18-year-old in the area.

Police responded to a call of an unconscious victim on the ground with a head injury at about 5 a.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of 16th Street, authorities said. Upon arrival, the victim was pronounced dead by paramedics.

Authorities later identified the victim as Juan Castillo.

Detectives were investigating a possible link to the investigation with an earlier radio call. At about 12:45 a.m., SMPD officers went to an area in the 2100 block of Pico Boulevard regarding a possible shooting. Officers discovered evidence of a shooting but no victims or suspects were located.

The investigation was ongoing and detectives were interested in speaking with anyone who was in the area, police said. Anyone with additional information was asked to contact the SMPD at (310) 458-8491.

Read more at: http://abc7.com/news/santa-monica-pd-investigate-suspicious-death-of-18-year-old/1774617/

Officials link Rankin County murder and shooting suspect to Neshoba County woman’s death

UPDATE: 02/26/16 11:28am: Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell has named Alex Deaton as a person of interest in the death of Brenda Strickland Pinter, 69.

On Thursday, Pinter was found dead inside Dixon Baptist Church by her husband. She had suffered from a gunshot wound.

Sheriff Waddell says shortly after Pinter arrived at the church, a white SUV was spotted traveling on Highway 21 South in Dixon, and coming from the direction of Philadelphia.

Investigators know the SUV entered into the church parking lot and remained there for several minutes. When it left Dixon Baptist Church, it traveled back south on Highway 21 going towards Forest.

The sheriff knows without a doubt that after the white SUV left the church, there were

Read more at: http://wjtv.com/2017/02/25/breaking-suspect-sought-in-castlewoods-drive-by-shooting-and-suspicious-death/