Tag Archive: murder

Roulette’s legal chips dwindle

It had all the usual signs of many riveting, yet unbelievably tragic, premeditated murder cases. Two young, gang-linked men, Jesse Henderson and Dennis Baptiste — mysteriously and savagely cut down in the prime… Continue reading

Chad Davis murder trial: Charging forward

[Reblogged from the Winnipeg Free Press ‘Crime Scene‘ blog.] In any jury trial, the judge’s reading of the charge and her instructions to jurors are right up there with the most important of… Continue reading

Chad Davis murder trial: the evidence in week three

[Reblogged from the Winnipeg Free Press ‘Crime Scene’ blog] Two men on trial for a brutal crime: The alleged premeditated murder of a handsome young Winnipeg man, Chad Davis, who went missing for… Continue reading

Brincheski/Tymchyshyn (Chad Davis) murder trial: The opening

2174 days ago, Chad Randall Davis vanished. That’s five years, 11 months and 13 days (Or more than three million minutes). And after all this time, the public is finally getting a look… Continue reading

Murder most foul and we don’t care

  [EDIT: A slightly-revised version of this post appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press Sunday edition on Sept. 15. Below is the original version]. I keep wondering why more folk in the general… Continue reading

Chris Campbell: Another tragic case of under-resourced mental health/criminal justice services?

While many facts remain yet to be proven or tested, it’s pretty clear something appears to have gone horribly wrong with Christopher Mackenzie Campbell. Campbell, at age 42, currently stands accused in Winnipeg’s… Continue reading

Earned Parole: its time is now

“… The typical offender tends to have a history of substance abuse, a previous criminal history, a previous negative correctional history (escape, segregation, revocation of parole), low program completion rates and higher levels of… Continue reading

Phoenix Inquiry: Truth and its consequences

 “People can’t make choices they didn’t know they had” — wise Manitoba lawyer ————- I’ve never met Steve Sinclair. I don’t really know the first thing about him. But over the past few… Continue reading

Answers needed in Malcolm domestic-violence murder case

The provincial government, Justice Minister Andrew Swan and those sitting on the provincial domestic violence Death Review Committee must turn their minds to investigating what happened to Sandi-Lynn Malcolm. Nothing short of a… Continue reading

Home, home on the range

Everyone — the Manitoba government, youth corrections staff, even the young cold-blooded murderer himself — wants to see him transferred out of the young offenders corrections system and into an adult jail. Everyone but… Continue reading