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People know their hometowns by streets, a favorite restaurant or the local mall. Crime Reporter Nancy Hixt knows hers by the crime scenes she's been to over the past 20 years. Journey deep inside some of Canada’s most high-profile criminal cases. Each episode will take you inside the story to give you details you didn't hear on the news.  New episodes every other week.

Winner of the 2020 Edward R. Murrow Award (RTDNA).
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In the summer of 1981, a group of teenagers was out exploring the countryside in southeastern Alberta. They had stopped to scout a path around a lake when they came across something that would haunt them even four decades later. There was a body on the shoreline, and immediately they knew it wasn’t an accidental drowning. A female was face down, bound by ropes to cinder blocks.  The teens flagged down a boater and asked him to call police. Several days later, they learned the young woman they found had been missing for more than two months. It was the body of Kelly Cook, the backup babysitter. Her murder has remained unsolved for nearly 40 years. In the latest episode of the Global News podcast, Crime Beat investigators share the latest leads in their hunt for a killer. Follow along as crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares an emotional meeting of two victims in this case — one that’s brought some healing all these years later. -- If you enjoy Crime Beat, please take a minute to rate it on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts, tell us what you think and share the show with your friends. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In February 2018, an Alberta woman went to police to file a complaint against a Calgary neurologist. The woman alleged she was sexually assaulted during a neurological exam in 2007. She told Global News she was suffering from migraines at the time, and that’s why she was referred to Dr. Keith Hoyte. She was shown into the examination room by a nurse, who told her to take off her shirt and bra and put on a gown. The woman said she felt uncomfortable, but the nurse said it was policy. When the neurologist entered the examination room, he didn’t say anything to the patient and never made eye contact. The woman said he pushed her gown down below and fondled her breasts with both of his hands, never explaining what he was doing. She described leaving the appointment with the feeling she had been violated. Calgary Police said it was only after this victim came forward in 2018 that investigators looked back and found two other historical complaints with similar allegations — one from 2008 and one from 1991. About four months later, Global News broke the story that police charged Hoyte with three counts of sexual assault. That news story and a subsequent media release by police spurred more than two dozen other women to come forward. This case has raised a lot of questions. Who potentially knew about this abuse? Who should have taken action? Could any of these cases have been prevented? And why weren’t the historical complaints investigated when those two women had gone to police decades earlier? One woman’s courageous decision to go to police about sexual abuse at the hands of a neurologist spurred dozens of women to come forward and raised questions about accountability. Could this abuse have been stopped sooner? In this episode of the Global News podcast, Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hix shines a light on who may have known what was happening and when. — If you enjoy Crime Beat, please take a minute to rate it on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts, tell us what you think and share the show with your friends. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In the spring of 2004, "Carly" was a bright-eyed, smart and bubbly young girl. The 17-year-old was just months away from finishing high school — but for the moment, she was focused on her friends and making good memories. Carly is not her real name. Her identity is protected by a court-imposed publication ban. On March 26, 2004, she got off school early, which was typical for a Friday. That day she had an uneasy feeling that she couldn’t shake. But she also couldn’t explain it. She hung around her school as long as possible, not wanting to walk home. Carly lived in a townhouse in downtown Calgary with her younger sister and mother, just a few blocks from her high school. When she arrived home, she went into the foyer and then went to unlock the door to her suite. That’s when a strange man suddenly appeared. She questioned who he was. He replied that he was there to see her neighbour. Then, everything went black. She was knocked unconscious. Follow along as crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares Carly’s story of survival — one she’s never shared with a journalist before. Find out the dramatic twists this case has taken in the latest episode of the Global News podcast, Crime Beat. — If you enjoy Crime Beat, please take a minute to rate it on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts, tell us what you think and share the show with your friends. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In the fall of 2013, a little boy was taken to a Calgary hospital by his parents. The 14-month-old child was in “severe medical distress.” Soon after, he was transferred by ambulance to the nearby Children’s Hospital where he suffered a cardiac arrest. Multiple trauma doctors and specialists saw and treated John. He was put on an IV and placed on a ventilator, but hours later he went into a second cardiac arrest. On Nov. 29, 2013, at 12:47 p.m. — less than 24 hours after his parents first brought him to the hospital — John was declared dead. His case has left seasoned medical experts too traumatized to talk about it. Police were called to investigate. What led to this little boy's death? Follow along on this episode of the Global News podcast, Crime Beat, as crime reporter Nancy Hixt looks at the rights parents have, and when a choice crosses the line. — If you enjoy Crime Beat, please take a minute to rate it on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts, tell us what you think and share the show with your friends. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
If you watch CSI or crime shows on TV, this special edition of the Crime Beat podcast is a must-listen. Global News crime reporter Nancy Hixt takes you on a behind-the-scenes look at forensic investigations. She’s joined by Sgt. Jodi Arns, an expert in bloodstain pattern analysis with the Calgary Police Service. Follow along as she explains the critical role the forensic crime scenes unit plays in solving cases, including the ones we share on this podcast. If you enjoy Crime Beat, please take a minute to rate it on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts, tell us what you think and share the show with your friends. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In early November 2011, Cherry Ledesma was looking forward to a fresh start. She was living in temporary housing, run by a social agency while waiting to get into a substance abuse treatment program.  Ledesma battled addictions most of her life and had been in treatment before but this time she was determined to make it work. The mother of five was very close with her kids. They regularly called and often stopped by to see her. But for a couple days that month, no one could reach her. She wasn’t answering her phone. Her common-law husband told her son she went downtown. That wasn’t uncommon, but it didn’t make sense for her to stay out for more than a few hours at a time. Later that night, police were called. When investigators arrived, they went into the basement where they found an ominous message on the wall. And just a few feet away from that message — a grisly discovery. On the latest episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares what happened to Cherry Ledesma, and how it changed the course of her daughter’s life “The girl who became a warrior." Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nancy.hixt/?hl=en  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares the story of Brooke Clapson and the violence that followed her. As a child, Brooke was a ray of sunshine in her mother’s life. But there was a dark shadow of domestic abuse that loomed over their home that left scars on the young girl that she could never erase. As a teen, the expression “you live what you learn” played out in her life after she started dating Jerime Mallette. Mallette was two years older than Brooke. She fell victim to the same abuse she witnessed as a child. Every time she was close to leaving the relationship, her boyfriend promised he would change. If only she would give him another chance, things would be different. Three years into the on-again-off-again relationship, Brooke finally decided that it was time for a change. She made a plan with one of her girlfriends to go to Europe. It was to be an adventure of a lifetime. Brooke moved away, got a new job and saved up for the trip overseas. That’s when the violence she escaped tragically caught up to her. Hear details of the story that continue to haunt her family, police and the prosecutor on this episode of the Global News podcast. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nancy.hixt/?hl=en  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares the story of the evil and senseless plot against Ray Johnson. Johnson was a kind and generous soul, the kind of man who would give the shirt off of his back to someone in need. He was an antiques and collectibles dealer and had a table at a Calgary flea market. In January of 2009 he celebrated his 77th birthday, and enjoyed daily routines that included coffee every morning to start his day with his youngest daughter. That’s exactly how Friday, Jan. 30, 2009 began. Ray and his daughter Bonnie went out for breakfast and sat and read the paper together.  They ended their meeting with a hug and goodbyes and promised to see each other at dinner later that night. In the meantime, he went to a garage sale with one of his close friends -- then planned to meet up with an online seller who had reached out to him about some items he might be interested in.  When Ray didn’t show up for dinner that night, his daughter thought he must have gotten delayed at a garage sale. He loved to visit, even with complete strangers. But the next day, when she still couldn’t reach her father, Bonnie started to worry. She called family and friends and even tried local hospitals to see if Ray had been in an accident. No one had heard from her father.  Bonnie called police and reported him missing. The next afternoon, investigators met with the Johnson family to update them on his case. Their father was found dead -- murdered. Follow along as family and friends helped investigators retrace Ray Johnson’s last steps. And, learn the shocking and senseless reason he was targeted. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nancy.hixt/?hl=en  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares the story of a young mother who’s plans to rebuild her life were tragically interrupted. March 10, 2015, was a typical Monday for Jessica Newman. Her boyfriend took her home that morning after a weekend together at his place. Later that afternoon, her roommate dropped her off at a Calgary bar and grill so she could work the night shift. Her roommate expected to hear her come home around 10 that night. The hours passed and Jessica never came home. Her roommate didn’t immediately worry--he figured she must have met up with friends. But after she missed several important appointments and work shifts--and no one heard from her for a few days--her family and friends all began to worry. Newman’s roommate called 911 and reported her missing. Police retraced her steps--and found her footprints of life had ended: no bank transactions, texts, internet or phone activity after that Monday night. What had happened to the young mother, and was she a victim of foul play? Learn the shocking details police uncovered as they investigated her mysterious disappearance. Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares the story that will leave you questioning what horrors you can encounter-- just two doors down. May 4, 2013 was a beautiful spring day in Calgary. In one suburb, new neighbours met for the first time and decided to get together for a barbeque and drinks. It was a memorable night filled with good conversation and laughter… There’s a lasting reminder of that evening,  a photo of the two men with their arms around each other, smiling.  They appeared to be having a great time, but just minutes after that photo was taken tragedy struck. One of the men called 911. The other was pronounced dead at the scene, before he could be rushed to the hospital.  He was later identified as Calgary middle school teacher, Craig Kelloway. An autopsy revealed Kelloway was stabbed 37 times. The question was, how did things turn so badly so quickly? It’s a case that continues to haunt the lead investigator.  Follow along as we share the story of Mr. Kelloway in the season three premiere of Crime Beat. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trailer - Season 3

Trailer - Season 3

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Nancy Hixt has been a crime reporter for nearly 25 years and in that time she's pretty much seen it all. Things she never imagined possible, things she never believed one human would do to     another. On Season 3 of Crime Beat she'll share stories that can only be described as mind-blowing and with so many twists and turns they're hard to believe they’re fact, not fiction.  Real crimes… Real people …Real journalism   Crime Beat season three begins October 20. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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A Crime Beat Update| 21

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Global News crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares new information and insight into cases from the past two seasons in this special episode of Crime Beat. Listen to updates and insights to the following cases: If I can’t have you no one can  - https://www.nadiashopefoundation.com/ The boy who overcame the odds The final homecoming of Lukas Strasser-Hird The boy who fell through the cracks Concrete Angel Darkness in the Pass The Brentwood five massacre Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
After the release of Crime Beat: Daniel, silenced at 26 days, crime reporter Nancy Hixt received countless messages from listeners who reached out about the case—including many who knew Shelby Herchak, Daniel's mother, at that time. In an update to this story--we share with you a new perspective on baby Daniel’s story--from another person who has been impacted by his death.  Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares a story of a child whose life was silenced, snuffed out and stolen-- so young he never had a chance. In the summer of 2010, EMS were called to a Calgary home where an 18-year-old single mom, Shelby Herchak, lived with her parents and her baby. The infant, just 26 days old, was rushed to hospital. But baby Daniel Herchak’s injuries were so severe, he died hours later. At a media conference soon after, Calgary police stated the cause of death was determined to be blunt force trauma to the head. Officers said Daniel’s injuries were believed to be non-accidental in nature. Police formally interviewed Herchak twice and said her story changed each time--and the explanations didn’t add up when compared to the evidence. 14 days after baby Daniel died, his mother was charged with second-degree murder. But the case would take several major turns. Herchak had bail granted and revoked several times. Then, in September of 2012, the trial date was abandoned and the case was temporarily put on hold--while some of the work done by the medical examiner, in this case, was reviewed. Alberta Justice ordered an independent external review panel to look at 14 of Dr. Evan Matshes’ cases. The panel found his findings “unreasonable” in 13 of those 14 cases.  In baby Daniel's case, the panel agreed with the finding of homicide, and the cause of death-- but deemed his findings unreasonable because he noted there were signs of prior abuse. Then, that government review-- was called into question. A Queen’s Bench Justice ruled the government review was unfair and quashed the results.  The judge also ordered Alberta Justice to pay for a large portion of Matshes legal costs. In this episode, Dr. Matshes speaks to Hixt about the review. It’s the first time he’s ever spoken to a reporter about the investigation and he said he wanted to set the record straight. Because of the controversy surrounding the government review another pathologist provided expertise in the Herchak case instead of Matshes. They came up with the same findings: it was deemed a homicide and the cause of death was blunt force head trauma. Daniel suffered two fractures to the skull, extensive bleeding, bruising to the head and face, bruising and swelling of the brain, nerve damage along the spine, bruising to the chest abdomen and back and hemorrhaging to both eyes Then, on the eve of her trial, Shelby Herchak pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter.  She was sentenced to five and a half years in jail but with credit for time in custody pre-trial, she had just two and a half left to serve. It was only during that time in prison, the Herchak finally shed light on what happened that fateful morning. Hear those admissions, along with an exclusive interview with the primary investigator in this case in this episode of Crime Beat: Daniel, silenced at 26 days. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares the story of a man who became the victim of a senseless crime and the unfortunate hands life dealt him throughout his life.    This case began, in the spring of 2014, when the co-manager of a Calgary Walmart was closing up shop and getting ready to head home. As he walked out to the parking lot with several coworkers, they spotted a man on a nearby bench who looked to be in medical distress. A closer look revealed the man was unconscious and lying in a pool of blood. The store manager called 911. Police and EMS arrived within minutes. The man was badly beaten and had been stabbed twice.  He was rushed to hospital in serious, life-threatening condition but later died. An autopsy revealed he died from a loss of blood caused by the stab wounds. The victim was Gabriel Okeynan, 45, a father of four and his death became a homicide investigation. The question was, who did this to him, and why? This is a case that highlights what the detective in charge of this case refers to as “good old fashioned police work.” Follow along as police investigated a trail of evidence and unravelled a complicated series of events to solve this case. It’s the story about the paths we choose...and the paths that choose us--and how every decision we make impacts our lives. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
This episode begins with an investigation that rocked Alberta's foster care system. Garry Prokopishin took in troubled teenage boys: kids with behavioural and substance abuse issues. His foster home was considered a last resort for teens who had nowhere else to go. Those boys described having all the freedom in the world at the Prokopishin’s. They were allowed to smoke, they could have friends over, party, go out and not get in trouble. Prokopishin also took them out for dinner and drinks and made the boys feel special. A local association recognized him for his tireless efforts with boys, naming him “foster parent of the year." By 2009, Prokopishin had been operating a foster home for nearly 20 years and during that time 55 teenage boys had come under his care. Then, one young man came forward alleging sexual abuse. Before long, police revealed that abuse went beyond just one victim. The court process revealed Prokopishin used money and threats to manipulate the boys into keeping the abuse a secret for years. But what set these young boys on a path that led to the Prokopishin home in the first place? In covering this case, Hixt came to meet one of the young victims who revealed the abuse went much deeper. That’s what set the stage for his time with Prokopishin, who preyed on his vulnerability. Follow the shocking turns this case took as Nancy Hixt shares the story of young boy who was abandoned by the very people who were supposed to show him unconditional love and left him wanting a loving home. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In this episode, Global News crime reporter Nancy Hixt, turns to the experts including police, judges and lawyers, to answer your questions about crime, the courts and COVID-19 -- and what it all means for your safety. The novel coronavirus has affected all of us. Many have lost loved ones, businesses have closed, thousands have lost their jobs. People are asked to stay home wherever possible, to self-isolate and to maintain social distancing. With that, there are added strains on many relationships. Advocacy groups are seeing increased rates of domestic and sexual violence -- in some areas, the number of reported incidents has tripled. Others, can’t avoid going out -- including essential service providers like doctors, nurses and hospital staff.  That also includes those working to maintain public safety during a time of heightened anxiety. Police are experiencing new challenges and are noticing a change in the types of crimes they’re being asked to investigate. With more people working from home, house break-ins are down, but many closed businesses have been left more vulnerable and commercial break-ins are on the rise. There have also been cases where COVID-19 has been used as a weapon against police, in the form of coughing and spitting on first-responders. Experts note one silver lining in this difficult time--and that is the increased use of technology to keep the wheels of justice moving. Video conferencing and teleconferencing is being used whenever possible to deal with bail, sentencing hearings and even trials. Other court cases are being delayed because of the need to follow social distancing and limits on people gathered in one place, including jury trials. That’s raised concerns about an already strained Canadian justice system and what that means for keeping up with time limits imposed by the Supreme Court of Canada on how long a case can take from start to finish. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On this episode of the Global News podcastCrime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt brings us to Part 3 of her special series, the Brentwood five massacre. This episode takes an in-depth look at what it means to be found not criminally responsible (NCR) in Canada. Carol de Delley understands the anguish of what NCR can mean for the family of a victim, as few others can. She lost her son, Timothy McLean, in one of the most high profile cases in Canadian history where the killer was found NCR. In 2008, McLean was brutally attacked by a stranger—a man who sat next to him as they rode a Greyhound bus. McLean was stabbed more than 100 times. He was mutilated and cannibalized. Vince Li was charged with second-degree murder Less than a year later, he was found not criminally responsible for his actions. Just eight years after that, Vince Li (who changed his name to Will Baker) was granted an absolute discharge. That ruling gave him complete freedom. He never has to receive treatment or take medication again—if he chooses not to. The families of the Brentwood five are concerned the same thing that happened to McLean’s killer will happen to the man who killed their five children in the Spring of 2014. Matthew de Grood was originally charged with five counts of first-degree murder but was later deemed to be NCR for the stabbing deaths of Lawrence Hong, Kaiti Perras, Jordan Segura, Josh Hunter and Zackariah Rathwell. The judge ruled de Grood was suffering from a mental disorder that rendered him incapable of knowing that his actions were wrong when committed the worst mass killing in Calgary’s history. The finding meant de Grood would not go to prison and he would not have a criminal record. He was no longer a part of the Canadian criminal justice system. Instead, he was moved to the healthcare system. De Grood’s case is assessed on a yearly basis by the Alberta Review Board (ARB) and each year the board has three options: to continue his treatment in a secure facility, to grant him a conditional discharge or to grant him an absolute discharge. In the conclusion of “the Brentwood five massacre” you’ll hear from the families of these five victims, and from Timothy McLean’s mother. They are working together to lobby for a change in Canadian legislation so killers deemed to be NCR would be mandated to continue their treatment and monitoring indefinitely. Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Instagram: @nancy.hixt See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lawrence Hong, Kaiti Perras, Jordan Segura, Josh Hunter and Zackariah Rathwell were a group of talented young people with promising futures. On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt brings us to Part 2 of her special series, the Brentwood five massacre. What started out as a party to mark the end of classes at the University of Calgary ended in a horrific tragedy. It happened quickly and without warning. In less than a minute the five victims were stabbed in the biggest mass killing in Calgary’s history. Police arrived on the scene less than five minutes after the first call to 911. To add to the complexity of the case, investigators quickly learned the suspect was the son of one of their own. The accused was the 22-year-old son of a veteran, high ranking officer with the Calgary Police Service and would soon be charged with five counts of first-degree murder. But what led to such a horrific and violent attack?  Contact: Twitter: @nancyhixt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/ Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
On April 14, 2014, a group of friends had a small get-together at their home near the University of Calgary campus in the northwest neighbourhood of Brentwood. Five young people shared a small, grey-and-blue split-level house on a quiet block on Butler Crescent. The house was a well-known rental for university students that many affectionately called the “Butler Mansion.” It was a relatively small gathering, with many of those invited having gone to junior high or high school together. The rest knew each other from university.  It was an amazing group of young people that included an accomplished dancer, an aspiring urban planner, two talented musicians, and a young man who was well on his way to becoming a humanitarian. For the most part, the mood of the party was laid back and relaxed. No one could have predicted the terrifying turn the night would take and how quickly it would all unravel. It was a day that left a scar on the soul of the city -- the biggest mass killing in Calgary’s history. On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt looks the Brentwood five massacre. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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ID20715634

I was in a bad situation and two close friends completely dumped me because they hated my boyfriend and didn’t like how he was treating me. It just pushed me closer to him- if you know someone who is being abused just be there for them...

Mar 4th
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Dawn E Romman

Too bad Canada has such soft laws, I lived in Calgary for 19 years and now that I hear all of these unbelievable stories I am so saddened WTH?

Feb 23rd
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ID20715634

Many years ago, I had a friend who went to her doctor for a potentially broken thumb, and he made her take off her shirt and bra. She never reported it for the same reason as most of these women - she didn’t think anyone would believe her. And, sadly, she was probably right.

Feb 11th
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Austin

Amazing episode as always Nancy! Thank you for your dedication, giving voice to victims and respect to the cases. Sharing your work with anyone willing to listen to TC ❤️ The writer of the last impact statement really blew me away! Whoa. So powerful and captivating

Feb 11th
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Melissa

This is not why I have a woman doctor But it's kinda why I have a woman Doctor. You know?

Feb 9th
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Nicole Bétournay

Our local police advised a lot recently about holding doors open for people you don't know. It feels rude to not hold the door, but I'd rather be rude than let a dangerous person into my apartment building.

Jan 26th
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P Voss

that was a tough one and I've listened to hundreds.... unbelievable the depth of evil of this monster.

Jan 18th
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MONICA ROGERS

episode 4. interesting story, but the narrator drug it out way too much. She lost me halfway through

Jan 18th
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Oly Nicole

Havent finished the episode but basically the only one suffering the consequences of this guy's actions are the victims families. I cant even begin to fathom this gross injustice.

Jan 14th
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Christine L

what an amazingly strong and brave young lady.

Dec 17th
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Rebekah Weaver

I think Matthew should go live with his lawyer when they let him out. Since he has so much faith he will never reoffend. The guy is mentally insane. There is no cure. He should be locked up for life. Period.

Dec 17th
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Suzanne Hubbard Gerken

I'm really impressed with your podcast. I know you are a seasoned journalist so I should be not be surprised at the level of professionalism you display here but I am impressed. I look forward to continuing to listen to you.

Dec 10th
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Melissa

what piece of shit.

Dec 8th
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Tiffany Dreger

This hurt to listen to. Never has a podcast made me cry so much.

Dec 8th
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Melissa

Great pod!!

Dec 5th
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Jake

was the mother still with her budband the whole time?

Dec 4th
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Suzanne Hubbard Gerken

Loving your podcast!

Dec 2nd
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Royal Ottmar

it is pure insane that that sob will be free to murder again. :( Canadian legal system sucks

Dec 1st
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Royal Ottmar

very interesting and the animals got what they deserved :(

Dec 1st
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Gwai Mui

All these people seem like dead beats

Nov 30th
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