Wednesday, September 22, 2021
GUYSBOROUGH: Just two hours before retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond used a military-style carbine to kill his 52-year-old mother, 31-year-old wife, and 10-year-old daughter, before turning the gun on himself, the Afghanistan war veteran looked coherent and focused when he purchased...
GUYSBOROUGH: The psychiatrist who assessed retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond - just two days before he fatally shot his mother, wife, and 10-year-old daughter before taking his own life - says the former rifleman didn’t show any signs of acute psychosis...
GUYSBOROUGH: The emergency room doctor who assessed retired Cpl. Lionel Desmond two days before he purchased a military-style carbine and killed his mother, wife, and 10-year-old daughter before turning the gun on himself, testified on Monday that the veteran wasn’t considering...
GUYSBOROUGH: The Afghanistan war veteran who shot and killed his mother, wife and 10-year-old daughter in their Upper Big Tracadie home on Jan. 3, 2017 did so from approximately one-metre away, a pathologist testified on January 30.
GUYSBOROUGH: The lead investigator into the deaths of Afghanistan war veteran and his family detailed the chain of events, including the steps the former soldier took and the level of planning that led to the triple murder-suicide, on Wednesday at...
GUYSBOROUGH: What started out as a call to a suicide in progress, responding officers dispatched to the Desmond residence in Upper Big Tracadie, discovered the former Afghanistan war veteran had fatally shot his mother, wife and daughter, before turning the...
GUYSBOROUGH: The Afghanistan war veteran who purchased a rifle to use later that same day to kill his family and then himself were victims of “systemic failures” that created barriers to accessing mental health care, Nova Scotia’s chief medical examiner...




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