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Clayton Dyer, on the far left, entered a residential lobby with three unknown men three days prior to being killed. RCMP released the security footage as part of the investigation into Dyer’s murder. (RCMP)

RCMP release new video in Penticton homicide investigation

Video shows Clayton Dyer get into an elevator with 3 men days before he was killed

 

An inquiry has found that Richard William Fairgrieve’s murder charge in relation to the death of William Bartz in 2017 is still viable, despite Fairgrieve having been found unfit for trial in January 2020. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Murder charge in 2017 Vernon homicide still viable, inquiry finds

Richard William Fairgrieve’s murder charge could be prosecuted if he is eventually deemed fit for trial

 

An RCMP officer surveys the scene behind Bastion Elementary School in Salmon Arm following the murder of Tyler Myers in November 2008. (File photo)

Parole release changed in Salmon Arm schoolyard murder due to threats

Woman sentenced in 2008 murder prohibited from going to Vancouver Island, location of release moved

 

An RCMP cruiser sits outside a home on Kelowna’s Bechard Road after a suspicious death on Monday, Oct. 18. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna woman charged with murder following partner’s death

RCMP called to the home following a suspicious death Oct. 18

An RCMP cruiser sits outside a home on Kelowna’s Bechard Road after a suspicious death on Monday, Oct. 18. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
James Lee Busch and Zachary Armitage will be tried for the murder of a Metchosin man in Vancouver Law Courts. (Correctional Service of Canada/Facebook)

Trial for prison escapees accused of murdering Greater Victoria man moved to Vancouver

James Lee Busch and Zachary Armitage charged with 2019 murder of Martin Payne

James Lee Busch and Zachary Armitage will be tried for the murder of a Metchosin man in Vancouver Law Courts. (Correctional Service of Canada/Facebook)
Saanich police work the crime scene in 2018 where Langford man Shawn Campbell was attacked; he later died in hospital. Two men convicted of manslaughter in the case were sentenced to six years each for the crime on Nov. 5. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two Vancouver Island men sentenced to 6 years for fatal hammer attack on friend

Nathen Monsour, Lee Hart pleaded guilty to manslaughter in 2018 death of Shawn Campbell

Saanich police work the crime scene in 2018 where Langford man Shawn Campbell was attacked; he later died in hospital. Two men convicted of manslaughter in the case were sentenced to six years each for the crime on Nov. 5. (Black Press Media file photo)
Kelly Ellard and her father Lawrence leave the Vancouver courthouse in this file photo. Ellard has had her parole reinstated after a previous suspension, and is serving a life sentence for the second-degree murder of a teen in 1997. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Teen killer Kelly Ellard re-granted day parole after previously breaking conditions

Ellard serving life sentence for second-degree murder of 14-year-old in 1997

Kelly Ellard and her father Lawrence leave the Vancouver courthouse in this file photo. Ellard has had her parole reinstated after a previous suspension, and is serving a life sentence for the second-degree murder of a teen in 1997. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Parole Board of Canada’s appeal division has upheld a detention order for William Victor Schneider, who will stand trial on May 24, 2022, on a charge of second-degree murder in relation to the death of Japanese exchange student Natsumi Kogawa. (Vancouver Police Department photo)

Appeal denied for Vernon man charged in killing of Japanese exchange student

The Parole Board of Canada’s Appeal Division has denied the appeal of William Victor Schneider

The Parole Board of Canada’s appeal division has upheld a detention order for William Victor Schneider, who will stand trial on May 24, 2022, on a charge of second-degree murder in relation to the death of Japanese exchange student Natsumi Kogawa. (Vancouver Police Department photo)
Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.

Surrey man who fatally strangled pregnant wife granted unescorted leaves from prison

Mukhtiar Panghali murdered his pregnant wife Manjit Panghali in 2006. Both were Surrey school teachers

Mukhtiar Panghali, left, and Manjit Panghali.
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Murder-suicide behind 2 bodies found in Osoyoos: RCMP

One body was found in an abandoned vehicle and another in a home

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A man identified as Dakota Samoleski was shot and killed in a Spallumcheen shooting Sept. 20, 2021. Jevon Daniel Smith, 46, is charged with second-degree murder and is set to return to court Oct. 4. (GoFundMe)

Man charged in Spallumcheen murder returns to court in November

Man accused of second-degree murder in death of Dakota Samoleski set to return in 3 weeks

A man identified as Dakota Samoleski was shot and killed in a Spallumcheen shooting Sept. 20, 2021. Jevon Daniel Smith, 46, is charged with second-degree murder and is set to return to court Oct. 4. (GoFundMe)
100 Mile House RCMP and members of the North District Major Crime Unit are investigating a homicide on Exeter Station Road on Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile House RCMP investigate late-night homicide, one person dead

Gunshots were reported shortly before officers found the victim

100 Mile House RCMP and members of the North District Major Crime Unit are investigating a homicide on Exeter Station Road on Wednesday, Oct. 20. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
An RCMP cruiser sits outside a home on Kelowna's Bechard Road after a suspicious death on Monday, Oct. 18. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna woman arrested in domestic homicide released without conditions

Police recommended a first-degree murder charge which was not approved

An RCMP cruiser sits outside a home on Kelowna's Bechard Road after a suspicious death on Monday, Oct. 18. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
The body of 21-year old Clayton Robert Dyer of Penticton was found on Green Mountain Road on Oct. 13, 2021. (RCMP handout)

Latest homicide in Penticton appears to be targeted: RCMP

Two recent murders in Penticton not connected, says Penticton police chief

The body of 21-year old Clayton Robert Dyer of Penticton was found on Green Mountain Road on Oct. 13, 2021. (RCMP handout)
RCMP officers set up a 3D scanner in the parking lot of the Best Value Inn and Suites in Vernon Saturday afternoon, Feb. 29, 2020. A second-degree murder charge has now been laid in connection to the death of a woman at the hotel. (Morning Star - file photo)

Murder charge laid in connection with 2020 Vernon homicide

Woman charged with second-degree murder after a woman was found dead in a Vernon hotel in February 2020

RCMP officers set up a 3D scanner in the parking lot of the Best Value Inn and Suites in Vernon Saturday afternoon, Feb. 29, 2020. A second-degree murder charge has now been laid in connection to the death of a woman at the hotel. (Morning Star - file photo)
The Johnson-Bentley family was killed while camping near Wells Gray Provincial Park in 1982. (Tammy Arishenkoff/change.org)

Friend of slain family grateful Wells Gray murderer denied parole

More than 100,000 people signed Tammy Arishenkoff’s petition to keep David Ennis behind bars

The Johnson-Bentley family was killed while camping near Wells Gray Provincial Park in 1982. (Tammy Arishenkoff/change.org)
Kelowna RCMP’s commanding officer Supt. Kara Triance. (Kelowna RCMP)

Murder prompts Kelowna’s top cop to call for wellness check changes

Supt. Kara Triance said the detachment is working on advocating for more mental health resources

Kelowna RCMP’s commanding officer Supt. Kara Triance. (Kelowna RCMP)
Taig Savage

Mounties identify murder victim found at Penticton high school

Taig Savage, 22, was found unresponsive at the track behind Pen Hi on Sept. 5

Taig Savage
Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)

BREAKING: Langley mother found not guilty of murder in seven-year-old daughter’s death

KerryAnn Lewis has been found not guilty after a trial that stretched more a year

Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)
Barry Jones (OKIB photo)

North Okanagan woman to stand trial for first-degree murder

Lynda Saundry is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Barry Jones in July 2020

Barry Jones (OKIB photo)