Episode 033: Andrei Chikatilo was one of the most prolific serial killers of all time. From 1978 to 1990 with the cold war at its height Chikatilo stalked and butchered at least 56 victims in the the USSR. His victims were children, both male and female, as young as 7-years-old, teenagers and women as old as 44. Part 1 of our first away game series takes us through the killer’s formative years through 1984 when her murdered a staggering 15 people in a single year. Bonus: Hear Mike mispronounce the names of many Russian people and places.

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Episode 032: On August 14 1980, 20-year-old Vancouver B.C. born Playboy Playmate of the year and former Dairy Queen employee, Dorothy Stratten, was found dead of a single shotgun blast to her head. The perpetrator, her estranged husband, Paul Leslie Snider, lay dead nearby of a self inflicted wound by way of the same firearm. Dorothy’s star had only just begun to rise and was snuffed out far too soon.

 

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Sources:

http://reprints.longform.org/death-of-a-playmate Pulitzer Prize winning article in 1981
http://hollywoodmurders.com/dorothy-stratten.php
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SahoSvAAbH4 1980 Tonight Show Interview
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mPGPdD2R8g “Playboy’s Roller Disco & Pajama Party” (1979) – Part 1 – Richard Dawson, Dorothy Stratten
Hollywood Book of Death
http://www.dorothystratten.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Killing_of_the_Unicorn Killing of the Unicorn
https://www.amazon.ca/Killing-Unicorn-Dorothy-Stratten-1960-1980/dp/0553251643/ 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothy_Stratten
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Snider
http://ew.com/article/1994/08/12/this-day-1980-3/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NodDIxLIUn0 Galaxina – trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4TJIBR9xTU Galaxina – full film
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crown_International_Pictures
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galaxina

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Episode 031: On March 10, 1976, 12-year-old Abby Drover went missing from her neighbourhood in Port Moody, B.C. Abby’s mother was sick with worry and despite the extraordinary efforts of searchers and police Abby had vanished into thin air. In a bizarre turn of events, six months later what happened to Abby was shockingly revealed.

 

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Sources:

https://quillandquire.com/review/resurrection-the-kidnapping-of-abby-drover/
https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/06/04/donald-alexander-hay-underground-bunker_n_1569283.html
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-kidnap-sex-criminal-dies-in-hospital-1.1199808
https://www.therichest.com/world-entertainment/15-shocking-kidnapping-stories-thatll-scare-the-crap-out-of-you/
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/kidnapper-who-held-girl-in-dungeon-refused-parole/article972809/
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/face-to-face-with-her-captor-abuser/article4163656/
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/the-abby-drover-story-1.433286
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBIP9h8PFC0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0-7MaWvhVY
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/canadian-case-sheds-light-on-abductor-mindset-1.1375276
http://www.pentictonherald.ca/news/article_84ca1360-14e0-11e7-a250-831ca02f7cb5.html

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Episode 030: In August of 1982, Bob Johnson had not come back to work at the saw mill in Kelowna for over a week after his expected return. Bob had been camping in beautiful Wells Gray Park with his wife Jackie, daughters Janet and Karen and Jackie’s mom and dad, Edith and George Benntley. It seemed both families, and their two vehicles had simply vanished without a trace until a month later when a mushroom picker in the park made a gruesome discovery. BONUS: The co-host of this show HATES being referred to as “the other guy”. His name is Scott, remember it.

 

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Sources:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wells_Gray_Provincial_Park_Family_Murders  

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/man-convicted-in-b-c-park-killings-granted-escorted-leave-1.712572 
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Wells+Gray+murders+soon+forgotten+Mulgrew+with+video/7262564/story.html 
http://canlii.ca/t/1l9nx 
http://canlii.ca/t/5f7q 
The Wells Gray Gunmanhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unFwrrYLZH8 
Mass Murderer still a monster (2013 parole hearing) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dl-MbOr-BCc
http://dyingwords.net/david-shearing-the-monster-from-wells-gray-park/ 
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1344107641 
https://www.upi.com/Archives/1983/04/28/An-RCMP-sergeant-probing-the-murders-of-six-family/7317420350400/

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Episode 029: On July 30 of 1985, Nicole Morin, a vivacious 8-year-old girl vanished from her Etobicoke apartment building without a trace. This case is still unsolved. We talk about this unsolved case and a few others from the Toronto area around the same time that may or may not be connected. #FindNicole #NicoleMorin

If you have any information on Nicole Morin’s whereabouts, please contact:

 

Toronto Metropolitan Police Department 
416-808-2200 
OR The Royal Canadian Mounted Police 877-318-3576.  


 

All information may be submitted anonymously.
NCMEC #: RCMP8608792 
NCIC Number:  
M-974508409  


 

Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

 

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Promo: 

Wining About Crime
Nordic True Crime

Sources:

https://globalnews.ca/video/2140896/nicole-morins-father-talks-daughters-disappearance  Art Morin talking on the 30th anniversary of Nicole’s disappearance 
http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2547733276  CBC Police search near Barrie in 2014 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Alison_Parrott   
https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/29ui8l/the_disappearance_of_nicole_morin/  
http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1432545265  Murder of Sharin Morningstar Keenan 
https://www.missingkids.ca/  
http://missingchildren.wikia.com/wiki/Nicole_Louise_Morin  
http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/41dfon.html  
http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/wanted/dennis-melvin-howe  
https://www.websleuths.com/forums/threads/canada-sharin-morningstar-keenan-9-toronto-23-january-1983.14192/  
https://globalnews.ca/news/3359324/sharin-morningstar-keenan-1983-murder/  

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