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Canada First-degree murder charge laid in death of well-known Halifax football player

22:05  15 november  2019
22:05  15 november  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

Saskatoon homicide: Three teens charged with murder in shooting death of 15-year-old boy

  Saskatoon homicide: Three teens charged with murder in shooting death of 15-year-old boy Police have charged two 15-year-old boys and a 17-year-old boy with second-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of another teen in Saskatoon’s Nutana Surburban Centre neighbourhood. One of the 15-year-olds accused is also charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and breach of probation following the death on Saturday of a 15-year-old boy. The 17-year-old also faces a breach charge. The other 15-year-old turned himself into police late Wednesday afternoon, where he was charged with second-degree murder. Under provisions in the Youth Criminal Justice Act, neither the two accused nor the shooting victim can be identified.

a man wearing a blue shirt: Triston Reece, 19, was a well-known football player who had competed on Citadel High School's team. © Football Nova Scotia/Facebook page Triston Reece, 19, was a well-known football player who had competed on Citadel High School's team.

A 40-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Triston Reece over the summer

Halifax Regional Police say Kaz Henry Cox was arrested on Friday in the 0-100 block of Gloria McCluskey Avenue in Dartmouth.

"Cox has been charged with one count of first-degree murder," police said in a news release Friday afternoon.

READ MORE: Triston Reece homicide added to Nova Scotia’s Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes program

Reece was shot in the 7100 block of Scot Street in Halifax on July 26. He was sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

Charges upgraded to 2nd-degree murder against man accused of killing 3-year-old Winnipeg boy

  Charges upgraded to 2nd-degree murder against man accused of killing 3-year-old Winnipeg boy The man arrested in the stabbing death of three-year-old Hunter Straight-Smith is now facing more serious charges of second-degree murder.Dan Jensen, 33, was arrested last week and initially charged with attempted murder. The charge has now been upgraded following Hunter's death, police said.

The shooting marked the first homicide in Halifax in 2019.

Reece's homicide was added to Nova Scotia’s Rewards for Major Unsolved Crimes program on Oct. 24. The program offers up to $150,000 to anyone that comes forward with information that leads to an arrest and conviction.

Reece was a well-known football player who competed for Football Nova Scotia and Citadel High School.

READ MORE: Well-known football player dies in Halifax’s first homicide of 2019

Investigators believe there are people with information about the homicide that could lead to an arrest who have not yet come forward.

Kaz Cox is scheduled to appear in Halifax provincial court on Monday to face the charge.

Crown wants former pastor convicted in death of his pregnant wife behind bars .
TORONTO — Prosecutors say a former pastor convicted in the death of his pregnant wife should spend 13 to 15 years behind bars. Crown attorneys are making their sentencing submissions in the case of Philip Grandine, who was found guilty of manslaughter in February in the death of his wife Anna Grandine. Anna Grandine was 29 years old and 20 weeks pregnant when she drowned in the bathtub at the couple’s home in October 2011. Tests later revealedCrown attorneys are making their sentencing submissions in the case of Philip Grandine, who was found guilty of manslaughter in February in the death of his wife Anna Grandine.

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