107 – The Murder of Brenda Young (NL)

Episode 107 – In June of 1993, 9-year-old Cindy Young found her mother, Brenda, deceased on the floor of their St. John’s, Newfoundland apartment. Brenda Marie Young, 26, and a mother of two was brutally murdered while her children slept. Almost immediately, police had focused on a suspect, Brenda’s boyfriend, 28-year-old Randy Druken. But, in this case, things are not always as simple as they first appear.

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End of episode promo for Deadly Misadventures hosted by Justin from Generation Why and Tyler from The Minds of Madness.

Sources and Further Reading:
[Police interviewing children tend to ask ‘largely inappropriate’ questions which could lead to wrongful convictions: study | National Post]
[Randy Druken says he’s innocent – CBC
R. v. Druken (R.J.), 1995 CanLII 10478 (NL SC), < [http://canlii.ca/t/g08x0] >
R. v. Druken (R.J.), 1994 CanLII 10500 (NL SC), < [http://canlii.ca/t/g0900] >
R. v. Druken (R.J.), 1995 CanLII 10537 (NL SC), < [http://canlii.ca/t/g08t1] >
[The Lamer Report
[#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Randy Drunken – Toronto Defence Lawyers]
[Randy Druken – Innocents Database of Exonerations]
[3 Nov 1994, 4 – The Gazette at Newspapers.com]
[Randy Druken back in St. John’s court today | Provincial | News | SaltWire]
[Fisherman’s Road: ‘What kind of sick bastard would kill and rape their mother’]
[PressReader.com – Drug Addict Wins 2M in Wrongful Conviction Case]
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/crown-drops-3-charges-against-randy-druken-1.727346