Topic: basil borutski trial
Relief, resolve follow sentencing in Renfrew County triple murder
About 20 people gathered at a library in Eganville, Ont., Wednesday night to remember three Renfrew County women who died in 2015, and to pay tribute to the 14 women killed in the Montreal massacre 28 years ago.
Basil Borutski will die in prison for 'vicious, cold-blooded' murder of 3 women
Basil Borutski will die in prison after being sentenced Wednesday to 70 years without parole for murdering three of his former partners in a shocking one-day spree of violence in eastern Ontario more than two years ago.
'Wounds that cut to the bone': Triple murderer Basil Borutski to be sentenced today
The trial of Basil Borutski, who murdered three of his former partners in 2015, will come to an end Wednesday in a Pembroke, Ont., courtroom when the judge decides how long he'll spend in prison with no chance of parole.
Basil Borutski's history of violence
CBC News has compiled a detailed timeline of triple murderer Basil Borutski's history with police and the courts, and uncovered disturbing details of his relationships with women.
What the courts knew about Basil Borutski before he murdered 3 women
New details are emerging about what the courts and probation officials knew about Basil Borutski a year before he murdered Nathalie Warmerdam, Anastasia Kuzyk and Carol Culleton in 2015.
Justice system must address how killer slipped through cracks, advocate says
Now that Basil Borutski has been found guilty of murdering three of his former partners, it's time for the justice system to talk publicly about how he fell through the cracks, says the director of the Women's Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County.
Marchers say Basil Borutski guilty verdict was too little, too late
About 100 people marched through Ottawa's downtown Saturday afternoon, one day after Basil Borutski was found guilty of murdering three former partners in what's been called one of the worst domestic violence cases in Canadian history.
Advocates demand action against domestic violence following Borutski verdict
Women's advocates are demanding less rhetoric and more action against domestic violence after Basil Borutski was convicted Friday of killing three of his former partners in a single day in September 2015.
The Basil Borutski trial in pictures
CBC News has compiled some of the pictures shown in court during the triple murder trial of Basil Borutski, who murdered three of his former partners on Sept. 22, 2015.
Basil Borutski guilty of murdering 3 women in shocking killing rampage
Basil Borutski has been found guilty of murdering three of his former partners in a shocking one-day rampage that has been called one of the worst cases of domestic violence in Canadian history.
Basil Borutski's fate now in jury's hands
The six men and five women of the jury at accused triple murderer Basil Borutski's trial have been charged and are deliberating.
Basil Borutski had 'intention to kill,' Crown asserts as trial draws to close
Basil Borutski intended to kill each of his three victims on Sept. 22, 2015, Crown attorney Jeffery Richardson argued during his closing statement at Borutski's trial Tuesday. But a lawyer appointed to ensure Borutski gets a fair trial questioned whether he had a formulated plan.
Closing statements expected today in Basil Borutski trial
Closing statements are expected today as the high-profile trial of Basil Borutski, accused of murdering three of his former partners, nears its end.
DNA linked to 2 victims found on accused triple murderer's clothes, trial hears
Bloodstains on clothes seized from accused triple murderer Basil Borutski the day he was arrested contained DNA linked to two of the victims, court heard Tuesday as his trial resumed.
Fate of accused triple murderer Basil Borutski could be in jury's hands Tuesday
Accused triple murderer Basil Borutski's fate could be in the hands of the six women and six men of the jury early next week, the judge told the jurors after the Crown closed its case and Borutski, who is representing himself, declined to testify or call witnesses Wednesday.
Basil Borutski trial: Read full letter to accused's probation officer
A letter arrived on the desk of accused triple murderer Basil Borutski's probation officer just days after the killings of three women, and that letter was entered into evidence at his trial Wednesday.
Accused triple murderer never attended domestic violence program despite 2013 order
A man accused of murdering three of his former partners was ordered two years earlier to attend a 12-week partner abuse response program after threatening the family of one of the victims, but didn't attended a single session, his trial heard Wednesday.
'Nobody wants to hurt you': Basil Borutski trial hears from officer who texted suspect
An Ottawa police sergeant trained in negotiations counselled the suspect's brother on what to text to accused triple murderer Basil Borutski ahead of his arrest in a field west of Ottawa, the jury at Borutski's trial heard Tuesday.
Basil Borutski trial hears of suspect's tense takedown
The trial of an accused triple murderer heard about the arrest of a suspect in a field west of Ottawa the day the bodies of three women were discovered, and also heard that one of the victims had been protecting herself with a domestic violence alarm, a shotgun and security cameras.
'Things will happen': Disturbing texts to victim heard at accused triple murderer's trial
Text messages sent between homicide victim Carol Culleton's phone and a contact identified as "Basil" were heard in court heard Thursday, and they depict a friendship she made repeated attempts to get out of, attempts that were often met with anger and threats.
Homicide victim's son tells court he watched man chase his mother with a gun
The son of homicide victim Nathalie Warmerdam told court what he witnessed when a man named Basil showed up at his house with a gun on Sept. 22, 2015, and chased after his mother.
Accused triple murderer assaulted victim year before her killing, trial hears
Accused triple murderer Basil Borutski was convicted of assaulting and attempting to choke victim Anastasia Kuzyk the year before she was killed, at a time when he was also on probation for offences against another of the three victims, his trial jury heard Monday.
'I thought, we are both going to die,' victim's sister testifies at Borutski trial
The sister of Anastasia Kuzyk, one of three women killed in and around Wilno, Ont., in September 2015, told the accused killer's trial what happened that morning when a man showed up with a gun.
Homicide victim's friends worried before her death, trial hears
Homicide victim Carol Culleton's boyfriend and close friends were worried for her because of her handyman's strange behaviour leading up to her death, court heard Wednesday, and testimony from one of them sparked accused triple murderer Basil Borutski to speak and participate briefly at his trial for the first time.
Homicide victim annoyed at handyman, colleagues tell murder trial
In the weeks leading up to her death, homicide victim Carol Culleton was annoyed by the pace of her handyman and mentioned a series of strange incidents involving him, colleagues of hers told court at her accused killer's trial Monday.
Handwritten signs found at victim's cottage entered into evidence at murder trial
A series of handwritten signs congratulating a homicide victim on her retirement were discovered by police at the cottage where she was killed, the accused killer's trial heard, and photos of those signs — taken the day before the killings — were found on a digital camera inside.
Basil Borutski trial: Read the full letter sent to victim Carol Culleton
The full letter sent to Carol Culleton was entered as evidence Friday in the Basil Borutski triple murder trial.
Homicide victim mentioned strange incidents involving handyman, trial hears
A friend of one of the three women killed in and around Wilno in 2015 told the accused triple murderer's trial Friday that he was afraid for her and told her not to go to her cottage alone after a series of strange incidents involving her handyman.
Triple murder trial hears letter to victim
In a letter sent to a homicide victim prior to her killing, the writer says "the flame that once burned bright between" them "still flickers" in her, and that they were betrayed by a "false friend," the trial of accused triple murderer Basil Borutski heard Thursday.
Basil Borutski angry with victim night before 3 women killed, former neighbour testifies
Basil Borutski was "very angry" the night before three women were killed in and around Wilno, Ont., in 2015, and suspected one of the victims of fooling around with other men, a former neighbour of the accused triple murderer testified Wednesday.
Accused triple murderer details deaths in confession tape
In footage released Tuesday, Basil Borutski told an OPP investigator about years of what he called unfair treatment at the hands of police, before revealing details of how he killed three women on September 22, 2015.
Accused triple murderer lashes out at police in confession
Near the end of his interview with police, after recounting details about the cold-blooded killings of three women, accused triple murderer Basil Borutski suggested to his interrogator that authorities, including police, bore some of the responsibility for what had happened.
'I killed them because they were not innocent,' man accused of killing 3 women told police
An accused murderer's chilling description of the killings of three women on one day in 2015 were played in an otherwise silent courtroom in Ottawa today at his trial.
'Killing, not murder': Accused triple murderer's statement to police played at trial
The day after the bodies of three women were found west of Ottawa in September 2015, the man accused of murdering them told police in an interview he was there to talk about "killing, not murder," and that he'd been wrongfully accused by women and police throughout his life.
'His kind of justice': Accused triple murderer killed women for revenge, Crown says
The killings of three women in one morning was a sick kind of justice in the mind of accused triple murderer Basil Borutski, and there's a taped police confession to prove it, the Crown told the jury as Borutski's trial began Wednesday.
Jury selected for trial of accused triple murderer
A jury has been selected for the trial of Basil Borutski, who is accused of murdering three women west of Ottawa in September 2015.
Jury selection continues as accused triple murderer stays silent
Jury selection is expected to conclude Tuesday for the trial of Basil Borutski, who is accused of murdering three women west of Ottawa in 2015, and who is refusing to participate in the court process despite the fact that he's representing himself.