Ken Barker, 51, a retired Colonel of the RCMP had struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) ever since he arrived first at the scene of the gruesome July 30, 2008, decapitation of Tim McLean on a Greyhound Bus in Canada by Vincent Li. Despite 20 years of experience with violent crimes, this scene haunted Barker to the end.
Well, maybe it could be called an explosion, but there were no explosives involved. It seems that a hoarder’s stuff “exploded” out of his house and onto the front lawn in such a way that a passerby thought the house had literally blown up.
On February 7, 2010, Russell Williams, a high-ranking and medal studded member of the Canadian Forces, was ushered into a police interrogation room. Chiseled and confident, Williams was at first jovial, making small talk with the Detective Sargeant Jim Smyth. But it quickly becomes clear that Williams isn’t there to pal around with fellow men of service.
Animal rescuers in Ontario are seeking the public’s help in tracking down the perpetrator in what’s being called a “horrific animal cruelty” case. The Sarnia and District Humane Society received a male cat who’d suffered an unspeakable assault: the poor feline had been shot in the head with a shocking 17 pellets.
On December 23, 1990, Karla and her husband Paul Bernardo, aka Canada’s "Ken and Barbie Sex Killers" took their first victim: Homolka’s young sister Tammy. Tammy’s virginity was to be Paul’s Christmas present from Karla, who no longer had her own to give. Doped with halothane, Tammy died of an overdose while they raped her.
A 21-year-old man who used the moniker 1CountryBoy online is accused of murdering four women in Canada.
Are you your best friend’s keeper? Well if he’s a moron, going around asking people to stab him in the chest, the answer, according to a court in Edmonton, Alberta, is a resounding, yes.
Last week Christopher Green, pleaded guilty to the charges, and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. The attack, on a 24-year-old woman, occurred in May 2012. The victim had been drinking in her home with friends, and fell asleep only to wake to Green, and an attack so brutal that would leave her mind and body permanently scarred.
On November 25, 2009, the body of Cpl. Marie-France Comeau, 37, a military flight attendant stationed at CFB Trenton, was found by her boyfriend. Comeau’s killer, David Russell Williams, was a Colonel in the Canadian Forces and her base commander. Ironically, her killer would be the person charged with writing the condolence letter to her family.
In a Wile E. Coyote sort of moment, a Canadian man who was wounded seriously during an argument at a party, continued partying, collapsed from blood loss while walking to get help, only to be run over twice — by two different drunk drivers.