Category: Crime involving children/teenagers

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review Michelle Rempel made the announcement in Burnaby South with her party’s byelection candidate Kelvin Gawley / Burnaby Now JANUARY 20, 2019 11:55 AM MP Michelle Rempel speaks at a press conference in Burnaby South alongside Burnaby South Conservative candidate Jay Shin (left) and MP […]

Long road to recovery for family of girl killed in drunk driving crash

Lux Peyton Gomez, 5, died of injuries sustained in a King Township crash on Aug. 4, 2018. A man has been charged with impaired driving causing death. (Ogden Funeral Home) The family of a five-year-old girl killed by an alleged drunk driver have yet to recover from what will be a “very difficult journey,” family […]

Pair charged in youth court with 2nd-degree murder of 17-year-old Muslim male from Nuns’ Island

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/2-teens-arrested-nuns-island-teen-death-1.4904590 A pair of 17-year-olds have been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of another 17-year-old whose body was found in a wooded area on Nuns’ Island on Monday. The accused, a boy and a girl, appeared in youth court in Montreal this afternoon. The Crown is requesting they be tried as adults. A […]

Murder charge shocks B.C. communities that sponsored accused killer’s journey to Canada

  https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/marrisa-shen-ibrahim-ali-1.4818994 Burnaby teen Marrisa Shen, who was 13 when she was killed, is shown here in an undated photo supplied by police. Ibrahim Ali is charged with her murder. (Supplied by RCMP) St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church lead minister Dan Chambers issued a brief statement Tuesday in response to questions about Ali, a Syrian national who […]

Syrian community fears scapegoating after man new to Canada charged with murder of Marrisa Shen

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/marrisa-shen-murder-1.4818244 Marrisa Shen (pictured) went missing from her home near Central Park in Burnaby on July 18, 2017. Ibrahim Ali, 28, has been charged in connection with her death. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)