murder trial

Phillip Tallio with his supporters Marie Spetch and Robyn Batryn. (File photo)

Appeals trial begins for Bella Coola man convicted of killing toddler in 1983

Phillip Tallio was 17 at the time of the 22-month-old toddler’s death

 

An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. A man accused of killing a family doctor at a medical clinic in central Alberta is scheduled back in court today after a 30 day psychiatric exam. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Psychiatric exam finds man accused of murdering Alberta doctor fit to stand trial

Deng Mabiour, 54, is charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of Dr. Walter Reynolds

 

Man who killed Victoria father in middle of Hillside Avenue sentenced to seven years

Man who killed Victoria father in middle of Hillside Avenue sentenced to seven years

Joseph Gauthier, a father of four, was killed March 10 after a party.

 

Court of Appeals. (File photo)

New trial ordered in Vanderhoof man’s ‘brutal’ murder in basement

B.C. Court of Appeal rules trial judge failed to give key information to jurors in the Fribjon Bjornson case

Court of Appeals. (File photo)
Sarah Cotton with her daughters Chloe (left) and Aubrey (right) taken in October 2017. (Photo Ryan MacDonald Photography)

Mother of girls killed in father’s Oak Bay home testifies in double murder trial

Sarah Cotton recalls learning her daughters Chloe and Aubrey Berry were dead

Sarah Cotton with her daughters Chloe (left) and Aubrey (right) taken in October 2017. (Photo Ryan MacDonald Photography)
Charlotte Cunningham was 18-month-old when she was murdered by her mother Kaela Mehl in Victoria. Mehl was found guilty of first degree murder and sentence to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. (Submitted photo)                                Charlotte Cunningham was 18-month-old when she was murdered by her mother Kaela Mehl in Victoria. Mehl was found guilty of first degree murder and sentence to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. (Submitted photo)

Kaela Mehl guilty of first degree murder, sentenced to life in prison

The Victoria jury has found her guilty, rejected NCR defence

Charlotte Cunningham was 18-month-old when she was murdered by her mother Kaela Mehl in Victoria. Mehl was found guilty of first degree murder and sentence to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. (Submitted photo)                                Charlotte Cunningham was 18-month-old when she was murdered by her mother Kaela Mehl in Victoria. Mehl was found guilty of first degree murder and sentence to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. (Submitted photo)
Defence lawyer Jeremy Mills and client Kaela Mehl stand outside the Victoria law courts on Blanshard Street. On Wednesday Mehl was convicted by a jury of first-degree murder in the death of her young daughter, Charlotte Cunningham. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)

Kaela Mehl found guilty in Victoria of first degree murder in death of her daughter

Jury was asked to determine level of planning that happened before killing took place

Defence lawyer Jeremy Mills and client Kaela Mehl stand outside the Victoria law courts on Blanshard Street. On Wednesday Mehl was convicted by a jury of first-degree murder in the death of her young daughter, Charlotte Cunningham. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)
Defence lawyer Jeremy Mills and client Kaela Mehl confer outside the Victoria law courts. Closing arguments happened Tuesday in Mehl’s first-degree murder trial in the death of her daughter, Charlotte Cunningham. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)

MURDER TRIAL: Jury must determine degree of planning in killing of toddler

Court hears closing submissions from Crown and defence lawyers Tuesday

Defence lawyer Jeremy Mills and client Kaela Mehl confer outside the Victoria law courts. Closing arguments happened Tuesday in Mehl’s first-degree murder trial in the death of her daughter, Charlotte Cunningham. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)
Kaela Mehl stands outside the Victoria Law Courts Thursday morning holding hands with a friend. Mehl is on trial for the first degree murder of her 18-month-old daughter Charlotte who died in September 2015. Mehl has plead not guilty to the charges. The trial continues. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)

MURDER TRIAL: Jury to be sequestered this afternoon

Defence and crown gave closing submissions Tuesday morning

Kaela Mehl stands outside the Victoria Law Courts Thursday morning holding hands with a friend. Mehl is on trial for the first degree murder of her 18-month-old daughter Charlotte who died in September 2015. Mehl has plead not guilty to the charges. The trial continues. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)
Defence lawyer Jeremy Mills and client Kaela Mehl stand outside the Victoria law courts on Blanshard Street. Closing arguments were slated to happen Tuesday in Mehl’s first-degree murder trial in the death of her young daughter, Charlotte Cunningham. Mehl has pleaded not guilty to the charge.                                 Lauren Boothby/                                VICTORIA NEWS

UPDATED: Jury to hear closing arguments Tuesday in Victoria

Defence, Crown appealed to jury one last time in Mehl case

Defence lawyer Jeremy Mills and client Kaela Mehl stand outside the Victoria law courts on Blanshard Street. Closing arguments were slated to happen Tuesday in Mehl’s first-degree murder trial in the death of her young daughter, Charlotte Cunningham. Mehl has pleaded not guilty to the charge.                                 Lauren Boothby/                                VICTORIA NEWS
Victoria woman Kaela Mehl is on trial for the first degree murder of her 18-month-old daughter Charlotte who died in September 2015. Mehl has plead not guilty to the charges. The trial continues at the Victoria Law Courts (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)

MURDER TRIAL: Drafted suicide note revealed Mehl’s mental state: psychiatrist

Victoria woman’s emotional state bottoming out at time of killing, doctor testifies

Victoria woman Kaela Mehl is on trial for the first degree murder of her 18-month-old daughter Charlotte who died in September 2015. Mehl has plead not guilty to the charges. The trial continues at the Victoria Law Courts (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)
The first-degree murder trial of city woman Kaela Mehl in the death of her 18-month-old daughter continues this week at Victoria Law Courts. Victoria News files

MEHL MURDER TRIAL: Officer who found deceased child tearful at recollection

Jury hears from the police officers who were first on the scene

The first-degree murder trial of city woman Kaela Mehl in the death of her 18-month-old daughter continues this week at Victoria Law Courts. Victoria News files
Kaela Mehl stands outside the Victoria Law Courts Thursday morning holding hands with a friend. Mehl is on trial for the first degree murder of her 18-month-old daughter Charlotte who died in September 2015. Mehl has plead not guilty to the charges. The trial continues. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)

Mehl murder trial: “She was a good mother”

Sister-in-law testifies about tensions between Mehl and in-laws

Kaela Mehl stands outside the Victoria Law Courts Thursday morning holding hands with a friend. Mehl is on trial for the first degree murder of her 18-month-old daughter Charlotte who died in September 2015. Mehl has plead not guilty to the charges. The trial continues. (Lauren Boothby/VICTORIA NEWS)
The first-degree murder trial of city woman Kaela Mehl in the death of her 18-month-old daughter is continuing this week at Victoria Law Courts. Victoria News files

UPDATE: Kaela Mehl murder trial – Saanich police cautioned couple night before toddler was found dead

Recordings give glimpse into rocky relationship between accused and ex-husband

The first-degree murder trial of city woman Kaela Mehl in the death of her 18-month-old daughter is continuing this week at Victoria Law Courts. Victoria News files
The first-degree murder trial of city woman Kaela Mehl in the death of her 18-month-old daughter is continuing this week at Victoria Law Courts. Victoria News files

UPDATE: Kaela Mehl murder trial – Saanich police cautioned couple night before toddler was found dead

Recordings give glimpse into rocky relationship between accused and ex-husband

The first-degree murder trial of city woman Kaela Mehl in the death of her 18-month-old daughter is continuing this week at Victoria Law Courts. Victoria News files
Victoria mom charged with toddler’s murder weeps listening to recording of daughter crying

Victoria mom charged with toddler’s murder weeps listening to recording of daughter crying

Kaela Mehl is charged with the murder of her 18-month-old daughter

Victoria mom charged with toddler’s murder weeps listening to recording of daughter crying
Kaela Mehl is charged with the murder of her daughter in 2015. (Facebook)

Trial for Victoria mom accused of killing her toddler underway

Kaela Mehl is charged with first degree murder in 2015 case

Kaela Mehl is charged with the murder of her daughter in 2015. (Facebook)