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Matthew de Grood's texts sent his father out into the night to find his son … too late to stop Calgary stabbings

Matthew de Grood sent texts to his parents on the night five Calgary university students were stabbed that so alarmed his parents, his father Doug left the house to search for him and his mother Susan called police, says a police officer who knows the de Grood family. 1,165 more words

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Photos: Iranian woman forgives son's condemned killer as he stands at gallows

The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute in a dramatic scene this week when the mother of his victim forgave him as he stood on the gallows with the noose around his neck, according to Iranian media. 976 more words

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Suspect in Calgary mass murder acted 'strangely' in days before stabbing

Matthew de Grood, the suspect charged in Calgary’s worst mass murder, was behaving strangely in the weeks and days preceding the early Tuesday morning massacre that left five Calgary university students stabbed to death, says a police officer who knows the de Grood family. 780 more words

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Mass stabbing suspect Matthew de Grood transferred to psychiatric facility for assessment

The suspect accused of fatally stabbing five people at a northwest Calgary house party has been moved to a secure psychiatric facility pending a court appearance next week. 906 more words

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Calgary stabbing suspect Matthew de Grood transferred to psychiatric facility

CALGARY — The suspect accused of fatally stabbing five people at a Calgary house party has been moved to a secure psychiatric facility pending a court appearance next week. 978 more words

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University of Calgary struggles to come to terms with tragedy

By Eva Ferguson

Hundreds of tearful and emotional students crowded into MacEwan Hall on the University of Calgary campus to give each other comfort and honour the victims of Tuesday morning’s stabbings near the campus. 1,082 more words

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Son of Calgary police officer faces five counts of first-degree murder

CALGARY — The son of a senior Calgary police officer stands accused of the worst mass homicide in the city’s history: the unprovoked stabbing deaths of five people early Tuesday at a house party celebrating the end of their university term. 1,271 more words

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