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Author: John Allore

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This podcast was started in January of 2017, about the unsolved murder of my sister, Theresa Allore, who died on November 3, 1978. The project has grown to include unsolved murders of women in Quebec in the 1970s. Now the podcast is simply about unsolved murders in Quebec, Canada.

In September 2020, Wish You Were Here - a book about a series of unsolved murders including Theresa Allore - was published by Penguin Random House:. The book is scheduled for American publication in the Summer of 2021: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.ca/books/646685/wish-you-were-here-by-john-allore-and-patricia-pearson/9780735277168

www.theresaallore.com @justusguy
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The final episode in the 9 part podcast on the 1969 unsolved Montreal murder of Teresa Martin.'At some point, you are no longer investigating a murder or disappearance, but the very quality of the investigation in the hands of those who have taken an oath to protect you. The police are no longer protecting the public, they're protecting themselves. Seventeen years after its creation, their cold case website has become a monument to failure."For more information please visit the website: www.theresaallore.com
Unless we explain what an open case is. Open case is simply the term used by our police forces to describe a case of murder that could not be solved in the days following the crime. After the rigorous interrogations, in fact, if the murderer has not been discovered and if the latter has not been denounced by a detainee, the police officers place statements and exhibits in a folder and file it. Investigators are then diverted to another cause. They will only resume the investigation if unexpected new information is added to the file. Otherwise, they or the murderer just has to shut their mouths and start over. "For more information please visit the website: https://theresaallore.com/2021/05/31/why-murders-are-unsolved-teresa-martin-8-wkt5/
The most recent episode of CrimeCon UK's Crime Conversations. I sat down with John and Sally, a couple of ex-detectives from True Crime Investigators to chat about true crime, how we do what we do, and lots of other great stuff.
Women members in 1960s biker culture. The Satan's Choice motorcycle club. Mike French as possible suspect in the Teresa Martin murder.For more information please visit the website: https://theresaallore.com/2021/05/23/they-are-treated-just-like-pigs-teresa-martin-wkt5-7/
In February 1970 - five months after the murder of Teresa Martin - the Surete du Quebec took over the investigation from the Montreal North police (reasons to be discussed later). In the spring of 1970 the mother of one of the girls, Huguette D, overheard a conversation between her daughter and one of her friends, Johanne H in which Johanne H stated that she knew who killed Teresa Martin. The mother of Huguette D then narced on her daughter and went to the police, resulting in the May 21 interrogation. These interviews were conducted by Laurin Lapointe and Roch Heroux, but they were under the authority of the Surete du Quebec homicide investigator, Sergent Marcel Ste-Marie. Before going any further we should know more about these men - and they were all men - who interrogated two teenage girls for well over an hour.For more information visit the website: http://theresaallore.com/2021/05/06/you-dont-have-a-name-in-your-head-teresa-martin-6-wkt5/
May 21, 1970 interrogation of two witnesses by Coroner Laurin Lapointe and Crown Attorney Roch Heroux into the murder of Theresa Martin:- Johanne H- Huguette DFor more information please visit the website: www.theresaallore.com
Why were the Quebec police investigating the motorcycle club, La MUQ in relation to the 1969 murder of Teresa Martin?For more information visit the website: http://theresaallore.com/2021/04/10/la-muq-teresa-martin-wkt5-4/
"Are there truly in the streets of Montreal and its region, one of these monster murderers, or one of these sexual maniacs we know and have seen in the pages of books and in movies who violate their victims, their prey of choice being young girls at the flower of their youth? "For more information please visit the website: www.theresaallore.com/2021/03/27/le-sadique-meurtrier-teresa-martin-wkt5-3/
Teresa Martin was meant to be found like that - displayed against the wall of that tavern on a Saturday morning, for families to see the ambulance and the squad cars as they drove on their way to hockey practice or garden centres, so it would be the topic of conversation all that weekend, and into Monday morning for the local boys and girls going to school. That's certain. For more information visit the website: www.theresaallore.com
This is the 1969 unsolved murder of Teresa Martin."I am in no hurry to tell this story. I have a lot of information on this case, but I haven't quite figured out how to land the plane. I haven't completely worked out the staging. It has all the elements that you're accustomed to hearing on WTK - set in Quebec, unsolved murder, criminal investigative failures. Quebec lives in this echo chamber of delusion. If you think the fake-news era in the States is bad, Quebec has been living in a version of this landscape ever since Champlain planted a fleur-de-lis on The Mountain. What strikes me about this case is how the narrative has changed over the last 50 years. There is now a very controlled version of this story, and most of the elements that would help solve the case have been dropped. I don't buy the versions of this story peddled by the police and the press. "For more information please visit the website: http://theresaallore.com/2021/02/27/pattern-recognition-teresa-martin-wkt5-1/
An interview with author Patricia Pearson, her first book, When She Was Bad - How And Why Women Get Away With Murder was just re-released from Penguin Random House.We discuss the the book, true crime, Karla Homolka, Bill James' The Man From The Train, and the "Angel of Death", nursing home caregiver and serial killer, Elizabeth Wettlaufer. For more information please visit the website: www.theresaallore.com
A crossover episode with Chantelle, host of the Lady Justice podcast. We discuss the Netflix documentary 'The Ripper' - which features the investigation of the murders committed by The Yorkshire Ripper - Peter Sutcliffe. To find Chantelle's podcast - Lady Justice: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/lady-justice-true-crime-936814For more information please visit the website: www.theresaallore.com
Sign In Stranger -  WKT4 #17

Sign In Stranger - WKT4 #17

2020-12-2001:23:35

Do you have a dark spot on your past?For more information please visit the website: www.theresaallore.com
The People of the Eastern Townships should have dealt with Bill Morton from the first moment he threatened violence.For more information please visit the website: www.theresaallore.com
Three weeks after she went missing, Lennoxville Police Chief Leo Hamel managed to connect the disappearance of Theresa Allore with the prior-year murder of Louise Camirand. Then came the Journal de Montréal article that quickly put an end to the investigation.For more information please visit the website: theresaallore.com/2020/11/10/theresa-allore-case-closed-cold/
In 2013, the Toronto Police Service announced that the disappearances of three men--Skandaraj Navaratnam, Abdulbasir Faizi, and Majeed Kayhan--from Toronto's gay village were, perhaps, linked. When the leads ran dry, the investigation was shut down, on paper classified as "open but suspended." By 2015, investigative journalist Justin Ling had begun to retrace investigators' steps, convinced there was evidence of a serial killer. Meanwhile, more men would go missing, and police would continue to deny that there was a threat to the community. On January 18, 2018, Bruce McArthur, a landscaper, would be arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder. In February 2019, he was sentenced to life in prison for the murders of eight men. This extraordinary book tells the complete story of the McArthur murders. Based on more than five years of in-depth reporting, this is also a story of police failure, of how the queer community responded, and the story of the eight men who went missing and the lives they left behind. In telling that story, Justin Ling uncovers the latent homophobia and racism that kept this case unsolved and unseen. This gripping book reveals how police agencies across the country fail to treat missing persons cases seriously, and how policies and laws, written at every level of government, pushed McArthur's victims out of the light and into the shadows.
- Half a haunted house ( What's the scariest thing?)- The Montreal Jack The Ripper- Tales from the Crypt of Journalism ($150 beat job)- Mohanbir's Radio (Everybody's Restless)- The London Rippers (formerly the London Werewolves)For more information please visit the website: www.theresaallore.com
A Woman contract killer fulfills a hit on a middle-aged funeral home director.For more information please visit the website: https://theresaallore.com/2020/10/03/christine-lepage-cherchez-la-femme-wkt4-12/
Hyperthymesia - WKT4 / #11

Hyperthymesia - WKT4 / #11

2020-09-0701:22:17

Hyperthymesia = Excessive remembering. Hypermnesia = an improvement in memory from attempts to retrieve previously encoded memories.For more information please visit the website: www.theresaallore.com
In 1988 Radio Canada producer and playboy Gilles Perron was charged with the murder of his wife. Michelle Perron was found slumped in the driver's seat of her Mercury Lynx in the parking lot of a Laval depanneur. She had received eight deep knife wounds to her head that almost completely obliterated her face.For more information please visit the website: http://theresaallore.com/2020/08/03/ring-ring-ring-the-murder-of-michelle-perron/
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Marsha Mosher

Good episide. As usual more questions.

May 10th
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Simon Folkard

Really interesting episode.

Aug 7th
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Simon Folkard

Really interesting episode, a fascinating listen.

May 16th
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Mary-George Tidona

keep trying to delete this and it won't delete. annoying.

Mar 10th
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DøliMan

whats the peoblwm with the mono sound. like I hear only in one ear

Nov 20th
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