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Matthew Claxton

Matthew Claxton

I am a CCNA- and BCYCNA-award winning reporter. Raised in Langley, I have covered the news here for most of my 20-year career, with a focus on local politics, crime and homelessness.

Phone
604-994-1054
Email
matthew.claxton@langleyadvancetimes.com

Recent Work by Matthew

Langley killer's deportation was deferred by instability in Haiti

Langley killer's deportation was deferred by instability in Haiti

Regis faces prison sentence of between 10 and 19 years
Housing hard to find for Langley senior and Elvis-loving cockatoo

Housing hard to find for Langley senior and Elvis-loving cockatoo

Diane Miller and Rocky can’t find a permanent place to live amid the housing crisis
Police stripped Langley home for evidence in homicide investigation

Police stripped Langley home for evidence in homicide investigation

Court hears toilets dismantled, baseboards removed, linoleum sliced up
DNA, undercover evidence detailed as Langley manslaughter trial begins

DNA, undercover evidence detailed as Langley manslaughter trial begins

Obnes Regis accused of manslaughter in death of his wife, Naomi Onotera
VIDEO: Dead B.C. woman’s family hoping for ‘strong sentence’ from husband’s trial

VIDEO: Dead B.C. woman’s family hoping for ‘strong sentence’ from husband’s trial

Proceedings against Langley’s Obnes Regis started Monday, May 27 in New Westminister
No prison time for TWU security guard convicted of manslaughter

No prison time for TWU security guard convicted of manslaughter

Hutchison will serve 18 month conditional sentence
Fraser Valley fur farmers lose lawsuit against B.C. over mink ban

Fraser Valley fur farmers lose lawsuit against B.C. over mink ban

Claims against province for fur farm ban struck by judge
TWU security guard found guilty of Langley manslaughter

TWU security guard found guilty of Langley manslaughter

Guard tackled man and held by the neck for around 10 minutes
Langley man given house arrest after fentanyl bust in Williams Lake

Langley man given house arrest after fentanyl bust in Williams Lake

Crown had asked for four and a half years behind bars after guilty plea
B.C. judge orders shared custody of golden retriever as couple splits

B.C. judge orders shared custody of golden retriever as couple splits

Case is one of first under new legislation that makes pets more than property
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