Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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New Zealand police have charged a 23-year-old man with murder after an Australian tourist was killed in a seemingly random attack that his Canadian fiancee survived.

Police have identified the victim as 33-year-old Sean McKinnon, and Canadian sources have identified his surviving partner as Halifax native Bianca Buckley.

Both were sleeping in a camper van at a scenic spot near Raglan when someone fired shots into the vehicle and struck McKinnon.

Buckley escaped unharmed and called police.

But the van was found hours later in another town and her fiance was dead inside it.

A day-long manhunt resulted in the arrest of a man who is charged with murder, aggravated robbery and threatening to kill.(2)



Road crews have cleared one lane in Alaska's Denali National Park, and buses are returning about 300 stranded tourists back to the park entrance.

The tourists became stranded Friday after heavy rains triggered mudslides and caused water from a culvert to damage the only road inside the vast park. (2)



Police west of Toronto say a 51-year-old man killed his wife and 13-year-old son at home before taking his own life on an area highway yesterday morning.

Peel Regional Police say all three deaths happened in Brampton within hours of each other and they are treating the case as a double-murder suicide.

Police were called to a home where they found the body of a 53-year-old woman and a badly wounded teenager, who later died at hospital.

The man drove to a parking lot and walked to a nearby overpass and his body was found on a busy highway.

Police won't be identifying the dead to protect the privacy of the family's three surviving children.(2)



The public will find out next month exactly what the man accused in Toronto's deadly 2018 van attack on pedestrians told police after his arrest. …

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