Monthly Archives: February 2018

Canadian police charge alleged killer with another murder

TORONTO — Canadian police charged an alleged serial killer on Friday with another murder, bringing the total to six.

Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga said the remains of three of the six victims have been identified and said he believed more charges will be added.

The remains were found at a property that alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business.

The latest murder charge involves 40-year-old Skanda Navaratnam, who went missing in 2010. Friends said McArthur employed and had a sexual relationship with Navaratnam, who was last seen in 2010 leaving Zipperz, a now-closed gay bar. McArthur’s Facebook profile showed he was friends with Navaratnam.

McArthur was arrested on Jan. 18. on two counts of murder in connection with the disappearances of Andrew Kinsman, 49, and Selim Esen, 44, who were last seen in 2017 in a Toronto neighborhood known as the Gay Village. Police identified Kinsman’s remains through fingerprints.

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Canadian police charge alleged killer with another murder

Canadian police charged an alleged serial killer on Friday with another murder, bringing the total to six.

Detective Sgt. Hank Idsinga said the remains of three of the six victims have been identified, and said he believed more charges will be added.

The remains were found at a property that alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business.

The latest murder charge involves 40-year-old Skanda Navaratnam, who went missing in 2010. Friends said McArthur employed and had a sexual relationship with Navaratnam, who was last seen in 2010 leaving Zipperz, a now-closed gay bar. McArthur’s Facebook profile showed he was friends with Navaratnam.

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McArthur was arrested on Jan. 18. on two counts of murder in connection with the disappearances of Andrew Kinsman, 49, and Selim Esen, 44, who were last seen

Read more at: https://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article201757324.html

Cold case: DNA, technology reveals new suspect images in ’91 …

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Nearly 30 years, that’s how long the King County Sheriff’s Office has been chasing leads to find the person who killed 16-year-old Sarah Yarborough of Federal Way.

On Friday, investigators released new suspect composite sketches that could break the case wide open, and help bring some kind of closure to the family who has spent decades wondering and waiting.

A lot has changed since Sarah’s body was dumped near Federal Way High School. There’s a new high school and the community here has also grown around it.

But, Sarah’s killer has never been caught.

Now, using a technology that extrapolates facial features from DNA, investigators believe they have a much clearer picture of their suspect – and they’re hoping someone out there knows his identity.

“That’s the frustrating thing about this case,” said retired sheriff’s Detective Jim Allen. “It’s

Read more at: http://q13fox.com/2018/02/23/cold-case-dna-technology-reveals-new-suspect-images-in-91-federal-way-murder-of-teen/

Cold case: DNA, technology reveals new suspect images in ’91 Federal Way murder of teen

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Nearly 30 years, that’s how long the King County Sheriff’s Office has been chasing leads to find the person who killed 16-year-old Sarah Yarborough of Federal Way.

On Friday, investigators released new suspect composite sketches that could break the case wide open, and help bring some kind of closure to the family who has spent decades wondering and waiting.

A lot has changed since Sarah’s body was dumped near Federal Way High School. There’s a new high school and the community here has also grown around it.

But, Sarah’s killer has never been caught.

Now, using a technology that extrapolates facial features from DNA, investigators believe they have a much clearer picture of their suspect – and they’re hoping someone out there knows his identity.

“That’s the frustrating thing about this case,” said retired sheriff’s Detective Jim Allen. “It’s

Read more at: http://q13fox.com/2018/02/23/cold-case-dna-technology-reveals-new-suspect-images-in-91-federal-way-murder-of-teen/

SD Crime Stoppers continue investigating unsolved murder of Riverside woman

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — San Diego County Crime Stoppers, working with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Detail, continue to seek information about the unsolved murder of Teresa Gomez Madrigal.

On February 24, 1999, the body of a woman, who was later identified as 33-year-old Teresa Gomez Madrigal from Riverside, was found near the entrance to Lake Poway in the City of Poway.

The cause of death was due to gunshot wounds. On March 4, 1999, Teresa’s 1993 Toyota Camry was found abandoned in a parking lot seven miles from her Riverside home. The back seat was covered in blood and there was a bullet hole in the roof.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321 or the San Diego County Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is

Read more at: http://www.kusi.com/sd-crime-stoppers-continue-investigating-unsolved-murder-of-riverside-woman/

Fesus cold-case murder: a snapshot

Australian Associated Press

THE ACCUSED

* Steven Frank Fesus, 46, a club bouncer

THE VICTIM

* His 18-year-old wife and mother of two Jodie Fesus

THE CHARGE AND WHAT HAPPENED

* Murder

* Jodie Fesus was reported missing from their Shellharbour, NSW, home in August 1997, three

Read more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/aap/article-5425349/Fesus-cold-case-murder-snapshot.html

Guilty verdict reached in 38-year-old murder of teenage girl in Maine …

BANGOR — A judge has convicted a longtime suspect in the murder of 16-year-old Joyce McLain, a high school student who disappeared while jogging near her East Millinocket home in 1980.

Philip Scott Fournier, 57, now faces 25 years to life in prison for killing McLain and leaving her body in the woods in the small mill town in northern Maine.

Joyce McLain

Fournier sat silently in a crowded courtroom Thursday morning as Superior Court Justice Ann Murray recounted the facts of the case and then announced the guilty verdict. Friends and family of both McLain and Fournier sat in rapt attention.

Fournier was led out of the Penobscot Judicial Center courtroom and returned to the Penobscot County jail, where he has been held since his arrest in 2016. The court will set a sentencing date in the coming months.

Pam McLain, Joyce’s mother, sat in the front row behind prosecutors

Read more at: https://www.pressherald.com/2018/02/22/verdict-expected-thursday-in-38-year-old-maine-murder/

Guilty verdict reached in 38-year-old murder of teenage girl in Maine mill town

BANGOR — A judge has convicted a longtime suspect in the murder of 16-year-old Joyce McLain, a high school student who disappeared while jogging near her East Millinocket home in 1980.

Philip Scott Fournier, 57, now faces 25 years to life in prison for killing McLain and leaving her body in the woods in the small mill town in northern Maine.

Joyce McLain

Fournier sat silently in a crowded courtroom Thursday morning as Superior Court Justice Ann Murray recounted the facts of the case and then announced the guilty verdict. Friends and family of both McLain and Fournier sat in rapt attention.

Fournier was led out of the Penobscot Judicial Center courtroom and returned to the Penobscot County jail, where he has been held since his arrest in 2016. The court will set a sentencing date in the coming months.

Pam McLain, Joyce’s mother, sat in the front row behind prosecutors

Read more at: https://www.pressherald.com/2018/02/22/verdict-expected-thursday-in-38-year-old-maine-murder/

Authorities Seek Help in Unsolved Murder of Bloomfield Man – TAPinto

NEWARK, NJ – The Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers Program is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder of  Quenzelle Mickle, 33, of Bloomfield.

Mickle was killed on April 15, 2015 in the vicinity of 34 Fourth Street in Newark at 12:51 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Tyrone Crawley at 973-621-4587 or anonymously call the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC or 1-877-847-7432.

Read more at: https://www.tapinto.net/towns/bloomfield/articles/authorities-seek-help-in-unsolved-murder-of-bloom