Jukasa News Update Thursday, September 12, 2019
Toronto police say a woman in her 30s is dead after she was attacked with a machete in the city’s east end.
Police say they were called to the scene Wednesday evening after receiving calls of a man running around with a machete after striking someone with it repeatedly.
They say officers arrived to find a woman lying on the ground, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say a man believed to be responsible for the attack is in custody.
They say there are no outstanding suspects and no danger to the public.
Police say the homicide unit is investigating.
A father of two has died 10 days after his car left the road and rolled into a pond in Nanticoke, Ont.
Haldimand provincial police identified him as 38-year-old Jesse Milner of Woodstock, Ont.
The incident occurred on the evening of Aug. 31.
Police say a family member in a trailing vehicle and others were able to pull the injured man from the car.
They were also able to rescue his two children, aged 5 and 8, uninjured.
Police say Milner died in hospital on Tuesday.
Anthony Johnson and James Makokis are now the first Indigenous, two-spirit couple to win The Amazing Race Canada.
The pair say they want to use their fame to continue fundraising for a cultural healing centre in Alberta’s Kehewin Cree Nation.
The show’s seventh season hit the airwaves in July. It started in Toronto and ended in central Ontario’s Muskoka region. Each episode saw the teams face off in challenges, such as a mock press conference or a game of sledge hockey.
The win comes with a $250,000 prize, a trip for two around the world, and two new vehicles.
Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating the death of a man who was Tasered by police west of Toronto.
The Special Investigations Unit says the 34-year-old man died in hospital after Peel Regional Police used an electronic stun gun against him.
Officers were called to a home in Mississauga around 9 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a domestic disturbance.
The agency says the man was taken to hospital after his vital signs could not be detected.
Authorities also say they’ve identified one officer who witnessed the confrontation, and two others whose conduct may have caused the man’s death.
Six investigators, including a forensic specialist, have been assigned to the case.