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Green River killer's legacy haunts as investigators look to Canada for closure

Kathy Taylor admits the Green River killer was a career inspiration.

As a high school student in the 1980s, the Washington state woman said she became fascinated by the darkness unfolding in her region, as the nation’s worst-ever serial murderer’s handiwork was revealed. 1,385 more words

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Teen accused in Hannah Leflar killing denied bail

An 18-year-old man shook his head but otherwise showed little noticeable reaction to learning a Regina Court of Queen’s Bench judge was denying his release on bail. 233 more words

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Hotel parking lot killer sentenced to 20 years for fatal stabbing

A Grande Prairie man who stabbed another man 17 times in a hotel parking lot — killing him — was handed a 20-year prison term Wednesday. 525 more words

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How Ottawa's homicide rate compares to other Canadian cities

It has been a violent year in Ottawa, with 20 homicides to date. When compared to other cities across the country, Ottawa sits somewhere in the middle. 63 more words

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Friends ask why Gatineau police withheld evidence for 10 years in Morrisseau slaying

Police have revealed several shreds of new evidence in the grisly slaying of Kelly Morrisseau a decade after she was found near death at the entrance to Gatineau Park. 1,190 more words

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Troubled Jasmine Crescent has seen a string of violence in recent years

Wednesday’s stabbing on Jasmine Crescent is a stark reminder that the troubled neighbourhood is still struggling to quell the ongoing violence.

The community near Gloucester High School has been rallying to make this neighbourhood safer, working with local councillors to step up police presence. 208 more words

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Another Green River Killer victim has links to Canada, says investigator

Forensic investigators say another unnamed victim of the infamous Green River Killer has been traced to Canada.

The latest news comes a day after investigators seeking to identify a teen slain by the serial killer said the victim had been linked to Canada, possibly Alberta. 547 more words

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