Crime & Courts

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‘He did everything to be helpful’: Landlord says accused quadruple murder gunman a model tenant

By Shelby Thom / Global Okanagan
April 18, 2019 - 3:07pm

PENTICTON, B.C. — The landlord of a Penticton, B.C., man accused of quadruple homicide said he was a model tenant.

Peggy and Anthony Friesen own a fourplex where John Brittain, 68, resided for the past five years — 184 Lakeview St.

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Penticton mass shooting neighbourhood saw dozens of bylaw complaint calls: ex-city officials

By Shelby Thom / Simon Little / John Hua / Global BC
April 17, 2019 - 3:35pm

PENTICTON, B.C. — An ex-bylaw enforcement official with the city of Penticton says the ex-wife of John Brittain, who was charged in connection with Monday’s shootings, had made dozens of complaints to city hall about her neighbours in recent years.

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