August 24, 2019

Review Category : PNN Daily News

Friday, August 23, 2019

** Halton, Ontario police charge husband of Burlington dispatcher with murder after her Wednesday death

CANADA NEWS

** Ontario police in Halton  have charged the husband of an EMT dispatcher with murder after her shooting death Wednesday. The CBC (Dan Taekema/August 22) said Kenneth Soederhuysen, 57, appeared in Milton court yesterday in relation to the death of Laura Grant, 57. According to the news site, Soederhuysen allegedly shot Grant in their Burlington home around 3 p.m. No information has been released about the motive for the homicide. Flags outside City Hall, meanwhile, are flying at half mast in Grant’s memory. At the time of her death, Grant was employed with the Mississauga Central Ambulance Communications Centre. Funeral services have not yet been announced.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

** Ontario EMS dispatcher shot to death in Burlington

CANADA NEWS

** Ontario police in Burlington have arrested an area man for allegedly shooting and killing an EMS dispatcher yesterday afternoon. That is the word from The Spectator (Louie Rosella/March 22) which said Laura Grant, who worked at the Mississauga Central Ambulance Communications Centre, was found dead around 3 p.m. in the backyard of a home. According to the newspaper, police said Grant suffered unspecified traumatic injuries. Halton Homicide Det. Kevin Britton, meanwhile, said the victim and the arrested man were known to one another. Funeral services are pending.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

** Search continuing for missing Florida EMT/firefighters

UNITED STATES NEWS

** Florida authorities near Port Canaveral continue to search for a pair of missing Jacksonville EMT/firefighters who did not return from a fishing trip Friday. WPXI (August 21) said few clues as to the location of Brian McCluney and Justin Walker have been found. However, on Monday a tackle bag belonging to the pair was discovered 50 miles off the coast of St. Augustine. So far 200 people, 75 boats, and 11 aircraft are involved in the search which is expected to cover nearly 13,000 square miles. A prayer vigil was also held Tuesday in Jacksonville.

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