Escalating Homicides Raise Alarms in Saskatchewan

Escalating Homicides Raise Alarms in Saskatchewan

Jan 4, 2024 | 11:41am
In the span from 2019 to 2023, Saskatchewan has witnessed a staggering 50% surge in homicide victims, according to data from the RCMP Major Crimes unit. Shockingly, 44% of those charged with homicide were under various legal conditions, including bail, parole, or probation at the time of the crimes. Superintendent Joshua Graham, Officer in Charge […]

Trudeau visits First Nation in Saskatchewan rocked by stabbings that killed 11

Nov 28, 2022 | 1:40pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Monday the graves of victims of a deadly stabbing rampage at a Saskatchewan First Nation before he was to meet with family members in private. The Sept. 4 stabbings left 11 people dead and 18 injured in James Smith Cree Nation, as well as in the nearby village of Weldon, Sask., northeast […]

RCMP say one suspect in stabbing rampage found dead

Sep 5, 2022 | 4:12pm

One of two fugitives sought following a stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan has been found dead. RCMP say the body of Damien Sanderson, 31, was found Monday morning on the James Smith Cree Nation, where some of the attacks took place Sunday morning. Those attacks left 10 others dead and 18 others injured. “(Sanderson’s) body was […]

Suspects confessed to B.C. homicides in videos: RCMP

Sep 27, 2019 | 3:50pm

SURREY, B.C. — Two suspects confessed to the murders of three people in northern British Columbia in several videos taken before they shot themselves in a suicide pact, the RCMP said Friday. The Mounties said Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, expressed no remorse in the videos and did not explain their motives behind the killings […]