Episode 180 – On September 22, 2015, in Renfrew County, Ontario, 66-year-old Carol Culleton was murdered in her home by her one-time handyman. The man, who’d become obsessed with the recent widow before killing her, then stole Culleton’s car and drove to the home of an ex-girlfriend, Anastasia Kuzyk, 36, and shot Anastasia there with a shotgun as her sister fled the home. However, the killer was not done settling the scores he had cooked up in his head and then drove to the home of another ex-girlfriend, Nathalie Warmerdam, 48. As Nathalie’s son ran from their home, in fear of his life, he heard the gunshot that ended his mother’s life.

The killer, Basil Borutski, 58, a former millwright, then fled, and a brief search ensued that ended in Borutski being taken into police custody. Later on, in a 5-hour long taped police interview, the killer admitted to what he’d done, laying the blame for his spree squarely on his victims.

Sources:

Ontario Provincial Police – What we do

Borutski’s history from 1977 to 2011 – Infogram

Borutski’s history with Kuzyk and Warmerdam – Infogram

Borutski’s history with Culleton – Infogram

Murder Sites — Driving Route

YouTube – Basil Borutski full police interview

YouTube – Basil Borutski and the Wilno Murders: Circle of Fear – The Fifth Estate

YouTube – Secrets of… Why Didn’t We Know? Basil Borutski & The Wilno Murders (podcast) – the fifth estate

Marchers say Basil Borutski guilty verdict was too little, too late | CBC News

What the courts knew about Basil Borutski before he murdered 3 women | CBC News

Search: Basil Borutski — Newspapers.com

Basil Borutski | News, Videos & Articles — GlobalNews

TOPIC: BASIL BORUTSKI TRIAL — CBC.ca

R. v. Borutski, 2011 ONSC 3536 (CanLII)

Borutski v. Borutski, 2011 ONSC 7099 (CanLII)

R. v. Borutski, 2017 ONSC 7748 (CanLII)

R. v. Basil Borutski, 2017 ONSC 7762 (CanLII)

The Meaning of Life: A Study of the Use of Parole Ineligibility for Murder Sentencing | CanLII

BBC Partners — Outlook: Singing for my murdered sister helps me heal

Ending Violence Association of Canada

Psychology Today — Dark Triad

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Episode 179 – On April 19, 2018, in the village of Victoria Gracia, a community close to Pucallpa in Peru’s central Amazon region of Ucayali, a man got off his motorcycle. He walked toward the home of Olivia Arevalo Lomas, an 81-year-old shaman and respected elder in her community. The man was irate over a debt owed to him by the woman’s son. After firing a warning shot that drew a crowd of neighbours, the elderly healer came out of her house. After a bit of yelling back and forth, the man gunned the woman down with two shots from his pistol, killing her in broad daylight.

The man, later identified as Sebastian Paul Woodroffe, a 41-year-old British Columbian in Peru as an Ayahuasca researcher, was pursued by villagers who publicly lynched him. A cellphone recorded his killing, and the user later posted the video to Facebook. Woodroffe’s body was buried in a shallow grave. Two Peruvian men were later arrested for Woodroffe’s slaying.

What led this man, known to his friends as a gentle, helpful soul, to such a brutal crime?

Sources:
[Descent into darkness | CBC News]
[Blurred Vision: A Shaman’s Murder Exposes the Dark Side of Ayahuasca]
[The Cull of Personality Ebook – Kevin Tucker — Black and Green Press]
https://retreat.guru
[Preparing for Ayahuasca Ceremony – The Uncensored Guide]
[Ayahuasca, dimethyltryptamine, and psychosis: a systematic review of human studies]
[Sebastian Woodroffe — YouTube Channel]
[Sebastian Woodroffe — Facebook]
[Improving  On Addiction Help | Indiegogo — Sebastian Woodroffe]
[Sebastian Woodroffe – VICE]
[Global News — SEARCH: Sebastian Woodroffe]
[Sebastian Woodroffe video | CBC.ca]
[YouTube — Murder investigation in the jungle – The Fifth Estate]
[Hallucinogenic Plants and Their Use in Traditional Societies – An Overview | Cultural Survival]
[(PDF) 📄 The Consumption of Psychoactive Plants in Ancient Global and Anatolian Cultures During Religious Rituals: The Roots of the Eruption of Mythological Figures and Common Symbols in Religions and Myths]
[Ayahuasca Retreat Peru, Traditional Retreat Center in the Amazon of Peru]
[Tragedy in Pucallpa: the Death of Maestra Olivia Arévalo – Temple of the Way of Light]
[Peruvian mob kills Canadian man accused of killing respected shaman | Daily Mail Online]
[Terence McKenna – Self Transforming Elf Machines – YouTube]
[“Machine Elves” or “DMT Elves”: A Spirit World Journey | DoubleBlind Mag]
[Canadian lynched in Peru after being accused of shaman’s death | Peru | The Guardian]
[All evidence shows B.C. man lynched in Peru had shot and killed Indigenous healer: prosecutor | CBC News]
[Woodroffe remembered by neighbours as ‘spiritual, loving, kind and polite’ – Comox Valley Record]
[Briton Unais Gomes killed by Canadian Joshua Andrew Freeman Stevens in Peru | Daily Mail Online]
[The Canadian Man Who Killed a British Guy at an Ayahuasca Retreat in Peru Speaks Out]

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Episode 178: On the evening of January 29, 2017, a young man, armed with a pistol and a rifle concealed inside a guitar case, entered the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City, a mosque in the Sainte-Foy neighbourhood of the historic city. Just over 40 people were inside the mosque at the time. Just before 8:00 pm, the man entered the prayer hall and began firing and, within two minutes, had killed 6 and seriously injured 5 other worshippers. After the shootings, the killer walked out of the building, hopped into his car and drove off. Less than 20 minutes later, the perpetrator, a 27-year-old, Canadian-born student of anthropology and political science at Laval University, surrendered to police, admitting he was the shooter. The motive? Islamophobia.

Sources:
[CCIQ – Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec]
R. c. Bissonnette, 2019 QCCS 354 (CanLII), < [https://canlii.ca/t/j1672] >
Bissonnette c. R., 2020 QCCA 1585 (CanLII), < [https://canlii.ca/t/jbth0] >
[YouTube – Alexandre Bissonnette’s interrogation (en Français)]
[YouTube – Alexandre Bissonnette’s FULL interrogation (en Français) 3 hour 8 minute]
[YouTube – La déclaration des parents d’Alexandre Bissonnette]
[Les parents d’Alexandre Bissonnette jugent sa peine très sévère | Radio-Canada.ca]
[Alexandre Bissonnette’s parents speak out about their son | Global News]
[Open Letter From Raymond Bissonnette | Murder | Criminal Justice]
[‘I had to do something’: Mosque shooter said he acted to prevent terrorism | Montreal Gazette]
[Remembering the Québec City mosque attack: Islamophobia and Canada’s national amnesia]
[Court reduces sentence for Quebec City mosque attacker | Courts News | Al Jazeera]
[Alexandre Bissonnette: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy.com]
https://twitter.com/justintrudeau/status/825438460265762816?lang=en
[Alexandre Bissonnette’s parents ask Prime Minister to stop calling their son a terrorist | CTV News]
[Islamophobia.org]
[Islamophobia: Understanding Anti-Muslim Sentiment in the West]
[Islamophobia in Canada – Wikipedia]
[Read Fear of a Muslim Planet Online by Arsalan Iftikhar | Books]
[Cyber Racism and Community Resilience: Strategies For Combating Online Race Hate | Scribd]
[Naming The Gunman Glorifies His Crimes, Not Naming Him Could Undermine The Truth : NPR Public Editor : NPR]
[NO NOTORIETY]()
[What is the government doing about Islamophobia in Canada? Here’s what we know – National | Globalnews.ca]
[Pourquoi les peines consécutives font-elles débat? | Radio-Canada.ca]
[Quebec City mosque shooting – Wikipedia]
[London, Ontario truck attack – Wikipedia]

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Episode 177: On July 3, 1979, a pair of typical Montreal teenagers, Chantal Dupont, 15 and her friend, Maurice Marcil, 14, went missing as they walked home from a concert. Their loved ones had no idea what had happened to them. A week later they heard the news they dreaded. The bodies of Chantal and Maurice were discovered in different spots along the banks of the St. Lawrence River. The details of how the pair ended up in the water and the events leading up to their murders are horrifying.

Sources:
R. v. Guerin, 1984 CanLII 3533 (QC CA), <https://canlii.ca/t/gccd1>
R. c. Guérin, 1987 CanLII 1063 (QC CA), < [https://canlii.ca/t/1sth2] >
[PressReader.com – Normand Guérin et Gilles Pimparé]
[PressReader.com – Bridge Murders Timeline]
[Pillar 111 – The 1979 murders of Maurice Marcil and Chantal Dupont | WHO KILLED THERESA?]
[The Bridge Murders – To Err is Human, to Forgive, Divine –   Crime Website]
[La force du pardon | Michèle Ouimet | La Presse – Archived]
[La Rage | Michèle Ouimet | La Presse – Archived]
[L’innocence perdue | Michèle Ouimet | La Presse – Archived]
[Le deuil | La Presse | Michèle Ouimet | La Presse]
[Même après 38 ans, le meurtrier Gilles Pimparé restera en prison | Radio-Canada.ca]
[Le Pardon (film) — Wikipédia]
[Dossier de presse]
[Dupont (Chantal) – La Mémoire du Québec]
[La force du pardon – La Presse+]
[Montreal killer asks for parole for the sixth time]
[L’un des pires criminels du Québec veut sa liberté | TVA Nouvelles]
[Pimparé «est encore dangereux», selon le frère d’une victime | TVA Nouvelles]
[Dossier de presse – *Ces parents qui ont pardonné l’impardonnable*]
[Coolopolis: The unspeakably horrific Jacques Cartier Bridge murders]
[Le pont du suicide Jacques-Cartier – Blogue de Montréal hanté]
[Le Pardon de Denis Boivin – Voyage à travers le Québec]
[Ideomotor phenomenon – Wikipedia]

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