Chapter 9 The Murder of Helen Betty Osborne

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-nv3uv-7e13f8 Helen Betty Osborne Helen Betty Osborne, or Betty Osborne was a Cree Aboriginal woman from Norway House reserve. She was kidnapped and murdered while walking down Third Street in The Pas, Manitoba. CONTENT WARNING: this podcast contains coarse language, adult themes and content of a violent and disturbing nature. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Recommended Podcasts: True …

Chapter 8 The Murder Of Richard Oland

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-f6u48-7b4251 Dennis Oland Dennis Oland, a 47-year-old man who was charged with bludgeoning his millionaire father, Richard, to death in July 2011. The trial was one of the longest and most expensive in the history of Saint John, N.B., a port city of 140,000 people who usually share a remarkably rainproof good nature. CONTENT WARNING: …

Chapter 7 Penny Boudreau Filicide

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-c5ni8-7988f1 Twelve-year-old Karissa Boudreau was reported missing from Bridgewater on January 27, 2008. Her body was found on the bank of the LaHave River two weeks later. Following a four-month investigation, police charged the girl's mother, 34-year-old Penny Boudreau, with first-degree murder. On January 30, 2009, Boudreau pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and was sentenced …

Chapter 6 Melissa Todorvic “Puppet Master”.

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3dgtt-78ef42 It started as a joke. Melissa Todorovic and David Bagshaw fantasized about how they wanted to hurt and humiliate David’s ex-girlfriend. They talked about it for months and months, until the fantasy became a plan, and Melissa gave David an ultimatum: no more sex until Stefanie was dead. How two high school students became …

Chapter 5 UPDATE Mark Edward Grant Verdict

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-yg6ji-78ba07 Candace disappeared in Winnipeg, on her way home from school, in November 1984. Following weeks of searching, the teen's body was found frozen in an industrial storage shed, not far from the family's home For years the family was left without answers until Mark Grant was arrested in 2007. In 2011, a jury found …

Chapter 4 The Ratte Family Mystery

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wqtta-77f1f5 On Aug. 18, 1997, Wendy Ann Twiss Ratt, was reported missing and the family's van was found parked at a supermarket.  But in 2008, her husband became the subject of an elaborate undercover operation, known as a "Mr. Big" sting, in which police officers posed as high-level gangsters to gain the suspect's trust. Ratt …

Chapter 3 Ashley Smith

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-g3z56-74d7f2 Ashley Smith, a teenager who died by self-inflicted strangulation 19 October 2007 while under suicide watch in custody at the Grand Valley Institute for Women. Despite guards watching her on video monitors, Smith was able to strangle herself with a strip of cloth, and it was 45 minutes before guards or supervisors entered her cell and …