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Jeremy Hainsworth

Jeremy Hainsworth

Jeremy came to Canada from the U.K. in 1971. He has worked across the media landscape from small-town B.C. newspapers to Vancouver’s big dailies and at The Calgary Herald as senior crime reporter. He has worked with The Canadian Press, Reuters and The Associated Press newswire services and was a Bloomberg News divisional foreign correspondent. A specialist in criminal/legal issues, Jeremy has been a frequent radio and TV news commentator.

Recent Work by Jeremy

Sentence upheld for B.C. senior who 'elaborately concocted alibi' in fatal accident

Sentence upheld for B.C. senior who 'elaborately concocted alibi' in fatal accident

B.C.'s Court of Appeal has upheld a jail sentence for a woman who struck and drove over a 73-year-old woman on a Chilliwack crosswalk, looked at the motionless victim and then drove off.
Accused Vancouver gangland killer’s case moves to B.C. Supreme Court

Accused Vancouver gangland killer’s case moves to B.C. Supreme Court

Alleged gangster Francois Joseph Gauthier is charged with first-degree murder in the April 2021 shooting of a reputed gang member outside a popular Vancouver restaurant
Metro Vancouver murder conspiracy accused get bail

Metro Vancouver murder conspiracy accused get bail

Two men, co-accused with a third person, on Vancouver, Richmond and Port Coquitlam murder conspiracy charges, were released on cash bail and conditions in B.C. Supreme Court May 24.
Ex-BC Lion Josh Boden may face 15 years for murder

Ex-BC Lion Josh Boden may face 15 years for murder

The former North Vancouver high school football star who was found guilty of the 2009 second-degree murder of an ex-girlfriend could spend at least 15 years in prison before being eligible for parole.
Extradited man gets $100K bail on Vancouver investment fraud, theft charges

Extradited man gets $100K bail on Vancouver investment fraud, theft charges

The U.K. man, who faces a total of 26 charges related to alleged events between 2010 and 2013, must abide by a 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew.
Vancouver strata 'banging noises,' loud dog toys complaint dismissed

Vancouver strata 'banging noises,' loud dog toys complaint dismissed

B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal has dismissed noise complaints about an upstairs neighbour's banging, thumping and dog toy noise.
Convicted nurse impersonator may face more B.C. charges

Convicted nurse impersonator may face more B.C. charges

A woman already convicted of posing as a nurse at Ottawa medical and dental clinics now returns to B.C. where she is alleged to have posed as a nurse at BC Women's Hospital for a year.
Accused in fatal Vancouver kitten beating awaits judge's decision

Accused in fatal Vancouver kitten beating awaits judge's decision

A man who beat his five-pound kitten so severely he fractured multiple bones and led to her being euthanized should be jailed for six months, a Crown prosecutor told a provincial court judge.
Nanaimo cop acquitted in birthday prisoner assault allegation

Nanaimo cop acquitted in birthday prisoner assault allegation

An RCMP officer has been acquitted of assault connected to an in-custody incident involving a drunk woman on her 19th birthday.
B.C. mom who killed daughter loses murder sentence appeal

B.C. mom who killed daughter loses murder sentence appeal

A second-degree murder sentence of 15 years before parole eligibility for a South Surrey mother who killed her daughter is appropriate, B.C's Court of Appeal has ruled.