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Dead Goat, Pony with Ears Cut Off Found in Ditch Near Brandon

Dead Goat, Pony with Ears Cut Off Found in Ditch Near Brandon

RCMP Logo VehicleManitoba RCMP are investigating a gruesome case of animal cruelty south of Brandon.

Officers were called out on Sunday for a report of a dead goat with its back legs tied up and its ears removed in a ditch. A dead miniature pony with its ears removed was found in another nearby ditch.

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Man Flummoxed by Letter from Canada Revenue Agency Declaring Him Dead

Man Flummoxed by Letter from Canada Revenue Agency Declaring Him Dead

By The Canadian Press

Canada Revenue Agency
(Canada Revenue Agency image via Lester Balajadia / Shutterstock.com

CAMPOBELLO ISLAND, N.B. – A 64-year-old New Brunswick man says he is very much alive, despite being declared dead by the Canada Revenue Agency.

Peter Harwerth of Campobello Island said he was stunned to receive a letter from the agency a few days ago that was addressed to the “estate of the late Peter Harwerth.”

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DNA Evidence to Be Allowed in Retrial of Accused in Teen’s Death

DNA Evidence to Be Allowed in Retrial of Accused in Teen’s Death

By Shane Gibson, The Canadian Press

Wilma and Cliff Derksen
Wilma and Cliff Derksen speak to reporters in their Winnipeg home following a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that ordered a new trial for the man convicted of killing their daughter in 1984, on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Steve Lambert)

WINNIPEG – A judge says DNA evidence will be allowed at the retrial of a man accused of killing a teenage girl more than three decades ago.

Mark Grant is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Candace Derksen. The Winnipeg teen vanished on her way home from school in November 1984 and was found tied up and frozen to death in a shed nearly two months later.

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Manitoba Teen Charged in Murder of Thompson Senior

Manitoba Teen Charged in Murder of Thompson Senior

Franc Mlakar
The trailer where the body of Thompson man Franc Mlakar was found on November 17, 2016. (RCMP HANDOUT)
Franc Mlakar
Franc Mlakar (RCMP HANDOUT)

RCMP have arrested and charged a 17-year-old Thompson boy in the murder of a senior.

Franc Mlakar, 83, was found deceased inside his trailer on November 17, 2016. Police had originally responded to the home for a well-being call when they discovered Mlaker.

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Man Wanted in Stepson’s Death Fled 2,000 Kilometres Before Arrest, Police Say

Man Wanted in Stepson’s Death Fled 2,000 Kilometres Before Arrest, Police Say

By Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

Nathan Dumas
A memorial sits outside of the home of Nathan Dumas, the seven-year-old boy who was allegedly killed by his stepfather, Justin Kuijer, Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in St. Catharines, Ont. Kuijer, who is facing charges of first-degree murder as well as attempted murder for the attack on Dumas and the stabbing of an RBC bank employee, was found and arrested in Kenora, Ont., following a tip from a member of the public. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Lynett)

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – An Ontario man accused of killing his seven-year-old stepson and badly injuring a banker with whom he’d once had professional dealings managed to flee 2,000 kilometres over four days before being arrested, police said Wednesday.

Niagara regional police Chief Jeff McGuire said the nationwide manhunt for 43-year-old Justin Kuijer, which began in St. Catharines, Ont., came to a peaceful end in the parking lot of a Walmart in Kenora, Ont., around 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Bodies of 2 Missing Snowshoers Recovered from Avalanche Site in Rocky Mountains

Bodies of 2 Missing Snowshoers Recovered from Avalanche Site in Rocky Mountains

By The Canadian Press

Banff
Parks Canada says the bodies of two American snowshoers who were caught in an avalanche in Banff National Park have been recovered after rescuers were finally able to get to the snowslide. The site of an avalanche on Mt. Hector, which claimed the lives of two U.S. citizens, is seen in Banff National Park in a March 16, 2017, handout image. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Parks Canada)

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. – Parks Canada says the bodies of two American snowshoers who were caught in an avalanche in Banff National Park have been recovered.

The agency says rescuers were finally able to get to the snowslide on the slopes of Mount Hector north of Lake Louise this morning.

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Wife of Man Who Died in Remand Hopes Inquest Gives Family ‘the Answers We Need’

Wife of Man Who Died in Remand Hopes Inquest Gives Family ‘the Answers We Need’

By Shane Gibson, The Canadian Press

Errol Greene
Father of three Errol Greene and his son Darien is seen in this undated handout photo. Greene died in custody at the Winnipeg Remand Centre May 1 after suffering an epileptic seizure. His wife is calling for an inquest after she says he was denied his medication for the three days he was in custody before his death. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/ HO, Rochelle Pranteau)

WINNIPEG – The wife of a man who died after suffering an epileptic seizure at the Winnipeg Remand Centre says she hopes the inquest into his death will give his children the answers they deserve.

Rochelle Pranteau has been asking for the inquest since last May when her common-law husband, Errol Greene, 26, suffered two seizures and died after she says he was denied his anti-seizure medication by staff at the remand centre. He was in custody awaiting bail on a charge of breaching conditions by consuming alcohol.

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