Victims of triple homicide formally identified
The victims of the triple homicide that occurred earlier this week have been formally identified.
At approximately 11 a.m., on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, police were called for a check on welfare to two residences in Calgary. Upon arrival at a residence in the 2000 block of Applevillage Court S.E., a man was taken into custody nearby and police found a deceased woman within a residence. The victim has been identified as Taylor TOLLER, 24. She is believed to be the girlfriend of the accused.
A deceased man and a deceased woman were subsequently found during a check on welfare at a residence in the 10100 block of Hidden Valley Drive N.W. They have been identified as Alan PENNYLEGION, 51, the accused’s stepfather, and Shawn BOSHUCK, 52, the accused’s mother. It is believed that PENNYLEGION and BOSHUCK died as a result of an assault occurring in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 31.
An exact date for TOLLER’s death has not yet been confirmed. It is believed she likely died sometime between Thursday, July 26, and Tuesday, July 31. Investigators are seeking information from anyone who may have been with or spoken to TOLLER during that time frame.
The cause of death for the victims will not be released out of respect for the families and as this matter is now before the courts.
Although these murders are considered to be domestic in nature due to of the relationship between the victims and the accused, the exact motive for the murders is not yet known at this time.
Dustin DUTHIE, 25, remains in custody and is charged with three counts of second-degree murder. He will next appear in court on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The CPS is unable to comment or confirm any further information in relation to his in-custody status.
There have now been 10 homicides in Calgary in 2018.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Homicide Tip Line at 403-428-8877, or Crime Stoppers anonymously using either of the following methods: