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2021 Case Updates

2021 Case Updates

January 25, 2022

In July 2021, Katie and I covered the unsolved murders of Barry and Honey Sherman who were found dead in their Toronto, Ontario home in 2013. The police have remained tight lipped surrounding their investigation until December 2021 when they provided an update in the case for the first time since the couple was murdered. This episode will includes a discussion about this update as well as updates for 6 other true crime cases that we covered in 2021.

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Dellen Millard Part 2; ONTARIO

Dellen Millard Part 2; ONTARIO

January 18, 2022

The closing act on Dellen Millard. Today we will discuss the reinvestigation into the disappearance of Laura Babcock, the death of Wayne Millard originally ruled a suicide and the result of 3 criminal trials.

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Sources:

Closing arguments in the Laura Babcock murder trial - CHCH

Who was Laura Babcock? A look into her life as the trial into her presumed death continues | CBC News

Dellen Millard ordered an incinerator called 'The Eliminator' days before Laura Babcock went missing, court hears | National Post

Millard, Dellen – Canadian Crimeopedia

Duffel bag belonging to Laura Babcock found in accused killer's home, jury hears | CBC News

Lead detective in two Millard investigations says 'it was a long, long five years' | CTV News

Phone records place Dellen Millard at father's home the day he died, Crown says | CBC News

Tim Bosma trial: Dellen Millard asked friend if he should steal truck from 'nice guy' | CBC News

Tim Bosma trial: Mark Smich feared being framed by Dellen Millard, defence suggests | CBC News

Two men accused in Tim Bosma murder head straight to trial - Toronto | Globalnews.ca

Dellen Millard shot and killed Tim Bosma, co-accused’s girlfriend testifies in court | Globalnews.ca

Dellen Millard, Mark Smich found guilty of murdering Tim Bosma | CTV News

https://globalnews.ca/news/560553/tim-bosma-a-timeline-of-the-police-investigation/

Jury finds Millard and Smich guilty of 1st-degree murder in death of Laura Babcock | CBC News

Laura Babcock didn't disappear, she was murdered, Crown tells jury during closing address | CBC News

'We need to get our stories straight,' Dellen Millard wrote girlfriend after Laura Babcock disappeared | CBC News

'Are you nervous?' Dellen Millard questions Laura Babcock's father at murder trial | CBC News

Jury finds Millard and Smich guilty of 1st-degree murder in death of Laura Babcock | CBC News

Millard and Smich to be sentenced on birthday of murder victim Laura Babcock | CBC News

What the jury didn't hear at the Laura Babcock murder trial | CBC News

Judge refuses Dellen Millard's request for mistrial at Laura Babcock murder trial | CBC News

Millard, Smich won't be eligible for parole until 2063 | CBC News

Dellen Millard found guilty of killing his father | CBC News

Wayne Millard ‘very happy’ weeks before his death, murder trial hears | NanaimoNewsNOW | Nanaimo news, sports, weather, real estate, classifieds and more

DNA tests link Dellen Millard to alleged murder weapon in father's death | CBC News

Dellen Millard Part 1; ONTARIO

Dellen Millard Part 1; ONTARIO

January 11, 2022

Tim Bosma was just a family man trying to sell his truck on May 6, 2013. The 32 year old vanished while out for a test drive and when the police begin investigating their main suspect, they discover he may be linked to more than one death.  Listen to Part One of Dellen Millard.

 

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Sources:

MANDEL: Inside the home of accused killer Dellen Millard | Toronto Sun

TIMELINE: Murders linked to Dellen Millard - CityNews Toronto

The Case of Serial Killer Dellen Millard | Psychology Today

Millard, Dellen – Canadian Crimeopedia

Millardair - Wikipedia

Suspect in Bosma disappearance made flying history at 14 | TheRecord.com

Who is Mark Smich? | Globalnews.ca

The Distillery Historic District - About (thedistillerydistrict.com)

Letters from Bosma accused Dellen Millard imply he believes he will return to world of fast cars and exotic adventure | National Post

Inside the life of Dellen Millard, the man charged with killing Tim Bosma - The Globe and Mail

Coroner defends calling Wayne Millard’s death a suicide, trial hears | Globalnews.ca

Who is Dellen Millard, the accused in the Tim Bosma case? | CBC News

Dellen Millard was always 'a little different,' former classmate says | National Post

Wayne Millard was no reclusive shut-in, business associate says | CBC News

Dellen Millard sentenced to another 25 years behind bars for father's murder | CBC News

Wayne Millard died immediately after being shot at close range: pathologist - The Globe and Mail

Court shown Dellen Millard’s police interview after father found dead | The Star

Tim Bosma trial: Bone fragments found in incinerator on Dellen Millard's farm | CBC News

Chris Benoit; GEORGIA

Chris Benoit; GEORGIA

January 4, 2022

June 2007, Chris Benoit, a Canadian professional wrestler working for the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) The Quebec native was living in Fayetteville, Georgia, when he killed his wife Nancy and their 7-year-old son, Daniel, before hanging himself. 

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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Benoit

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Benoit_double-murder_and_suicide

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Benoit

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Benoit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ks3hjuXMjb4

https://nypost.com/2020/01/23/chris-benoits-son-david-opens-up-about-fathers-murder-suicide/

https://talksport.com/sport/wrestling/689459/chris-benoit-tragedy-family-son-suicide-wwe-documentary/

Laci Peterson; One Year Anniversary Take 2

Laci Peterson; One Year Anniversary Take 2

December 28, 2021

Hi Friends! We cannot believe it's been a whole year of Podcast by Proxy! We're so crazy blessed with our listeners and the support we've received this year.  In honor of our one year anniversary we are re-telling the first case we ever recorded - the disappearance and murder of Laci and Connor Peterson and the trials of Scott Peterson. Not only have we improved, but a lot has happened with the case since we covered it a year ago. We dive into the disappearance, investigation, trials and where we are today. Come join us for a wild ride on this one year special episode of PBP. 

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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Laci_Peterson

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/laci-peterson-murder-everything-you-need-to-know-199774/

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/scott-peterson-convicted-killer-new-trial-48-hours/

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/scott-peterson-convicted-killing-pregnant-wife-laci-re-sentenced-life-rcna7909

https://people.com/crime/family-of-murdered-pregnant-laci-peterson-confront-killer-scott-at-resentencing/

https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/murdered-laci-peterson/

https://abcnews.go.com/US/decades-convicted-pregnant-wifes-murder-scott-peterson-seeks/story?id=77665735

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Peterson

https://transcripts.cnn.com/show/lkl/date/2003-11-13/segment/00

Scott Peterson gets new life sentence in wife's murder after years on death row (msn.com)

Scott Peterson Trial Fast Facts - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Scott Peterson's murder convictions will be reexamined over juror's answers - CNN

Scott Peterson trial: Attorneys defend ‘rogue juror’ accused of lying | KRON4

Juror In Scott Peterson Trial Didn’t Disclose Being Crime Victim – CBS Sacramento (cbslocal.com)

Scott Peterson’s Attorney Says They Are ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About a New Trial – NBC New York

Scott Peterson gets new life sentence in wife's murder after years on death row (yahoo.com)

Here’s what could happen next in Scott Peterson case | Modesto Bee (modbee.com)

Laci Peterson's Family Tells Off 'Coward' Scott Peterson Before Resentencing (yahoo.com)

Emotional testimony as Scott Peterson resentenced (sfgate.com)

Scott Peterson re-sentenced in wife Laci's murder - Los Angeles Times (latimes.com)

 

Lucy Ann Johnson; BRITISH COLUMBIA

Lucy Ann Johnson; BRITISH COLUMBIA

December 21, 2021

Today we discuss why it feels like so many people have been going missing in BC, and Olivia covers a missing persons case that was solved after 52 years as well as Surrey RCMP’s longest ever open cold case.

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Lucy Ann Johnson References

Missing for 50 years: Surrey woman found alive in the Yukon | Globalnews.ca

Lucy Ann Johnson - Wikipedia

The Disappearance of Lucy Ann Johnson – Stories of the Unsolved

Missing for more than 50 years, B.C. mother found alive - The Globe and Mail

Missing mom found alive in Canada after more than 50 years | Fox News

Daughter finds missing mom 52 years after she vanished (nbcnews.com)

Surrey mom’s disappearance still a mystery – more than 50 years later – Surrey Now-Leader (surreynowleader.com)

Woman was taken aback when she tries to find out why her mother went missing 50 years Ago - NewsD

Mom who was missing 52 years says she was never hiding – Surrey Now-Leader (surreynowleader.com)

Surrey mom found 52 years after going missing – Cloverdale Reporter

Missing for 50 years: Surrey woman found alive in the Yukon | Globalnews.ca

Surrey, B.C., woman reunites with her missing mother after 52 years (yahoo.com)

'I thought she must be dead': B.C. woman finds mother alive in the Yukon 52 years after she disappeared | National Post

Missing of the Month series revived – Lucy JOHNSON (nationtalk.ca)

Surrey RCMP - Missing Persons: Albert Humphrey WILKINSON (rcmp-grc.gc.ca)

Count Every Mystery: Disappearance of Humphrey "Albert" Wilkinson

Missing persons | Royal Canadian Mounted Police (rcmp-grc.gc.ca)

Background - 2018 Fast Fact Sheet (canadasmissing.ca)

More people go missing in BC than anywhere else in Canada. No one knows why - Capital Dailybc-missing-person-red-dress

Highway of Tears | The Canadian Encyclopedia

Mary Steinhauser; BRITISH COLUMBIA

Mary Steinhauser; BRITISH COLUMBIA

December 14, 2021

Mary Steinhauser was a social worker and prison classification officer at Matsqui Institution in June 1975, who was killed during a hostage-taking. Mary along with 13 other we held captive within their place of work for almost 2 days.

 

Find out what happens to Mary and the other hostages with us now.

 

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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Steinhauser

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matsqui_Institution

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burton,_British_Columbia

https://tricitiesdispatch.com/deep-empathy-steel-resolve-the-mary-steinhauser-story/

https://anthonymartinarchive.wordpress.com/mary-steinhauser/

 

Missing: Shannon Doh White & Naomi Onotera; BRITISH COLUMBIA

Missing: Shannon Doh White & Naomi Onotera; BRITISH COLUMBIA

December 7, 2021

Shannon Doh White has been missing out of Kamloops, BC since November 1, 2021. She is 5’5”, 180 lbs with blonde hair, green eyes, fair skin, Medusa lip piercing, a tongue piercing and several large arm tattoos. If you have any information regarding Shannon’s disappearance please call Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000

Naomi Onotera has been missing out of Langley, BC since August 28, 2021. She is 5’9” tall, 150 lbs with long brown hair and brown eyes, last seen wearing black flared stretch pants, a black t shirt and a white jacket . If you have any information regarding Naomi’s disappearance please call IHIT at 1-877-551-4448.

 

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Sources

Shannon White References

BC RCMP - Police and SAR searching for Shannon White (rcmp-grc.gc.ca)

Kamloops RCMP - Police renew appeal to find missing Shannon White (rcmp-grc.gc.ca)

Kamloops RCMP - Vehicle located, search for Shannon White continues (rcmp-grc.gc.ca)

Search and rescue teams now searching for missing Kamloops woman

Fundraiser by Angela Hulsman : Help Bring Shannon White Home (gofundme.com)

Kamloops RCMP narrow search for Shannon White | Watch News Videos Online (globalnews.ca)

New information leads RCMP to area west of Kamloops in search for missing woman | Globalnews.ca

Landlords: Nothing seemed amiss when White left for work - Kamloops This Week

Jeep convoy, fundraiser created to aid in search for Shannon White - Kamloops This Week

New clue and search area in case of missing Kamloops woman Shannon White (missingpeople.ca)

Police won't say whether any arrests made in Shannon White missing person probe - Kamloops News - Castanet.net

Loved ones, community members take up search for missing Kamloops woman Shannon White | CFJC Today Kamloops

Naomi Onotera References

RCMP work on timeline in missing Langley woman case, release photo of vehicle – Surrey Now-Leader (surreynowleader.com)

Police tape surrounds missing Langley woman Naomi Onotera's home | CTV News

Search of Naomi Onotera house wraps up – Langley Advance Times

Homicide unit called in to investigate missing Langley woman’s case – Chilliwack Progress (theprogress.com)

Detectives tight-lipped on case of Naomi Onotera, Langley RCMP say no concerns of public safety – Today In BC

Homicide team investigating Langley mother Naomi Onotera's disappearance (citynews.ca)

Case of missing Langley, B.C. woman handed over to RCMP’s serious crimes unit - BC | Globalnews.ca

Who is Naomi Onotera Husband? Reginald Age, Facebook, Children, Missing Langley Woman (globintel.com)

Integrated Forensic Identification Services (rcmp-grc.gc.ca)

Homicide team now investigating Langley, B.C., teacher's disappearance | CTV News

École Polytechnique Massacre; QUEBEC

École Polytechnique Massacre; QUEBEC

November 30, 2021
On December 6, 1989 a gunman entered École Polytechnique stating he was “fighting feminism” and opened fire. The massacre targeted women in the school over a 20 minute period of terror. The anniversary of the massacre has since been declared as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women aka White Ribbon Day.
 

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Sources:

https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/tributes-to-victims-on-32nd-anniversary-of-montreal-s-polytechnique-mass-shooting-1.5694861

https://globalnews.ca/news/8427826/ecole-polytechnique-shooting-32nd-anniversary/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/ecole-polytechnique-thirty-years-anti-feminist-1.5381510

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Day_of_Remembrance_and_Action_on_Violence_Against_Women

https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/polytechnique-tragedy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_L%C3%A9pine

Lynne Harper & Steven Truscott; ONTARIO

Lynne Harper & Steven Truscott; ONTARIO

November 23, 2021

When 12 year old Lynne Harper went missing the police immediately suspected the last known for person she was with, 14 year old Steven Truscott. It took Steven over 50 years to prove his innocence, and the real murderer may never be caught. Today we cover the murder of Lynne Harper and the Trials of Steven Truscott.

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Sources:

Steven Truscott Case | The Canadian Encyclopedia

Steven Truscott | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers

Steven Truscott - Innocence Canada

Lynne Harper Murder Likely Never To Be Solved - CityNews Toronto

Steven Truscott | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers

Steven Truscott's wrongful conviction for rape and murder was a judicial error. So who killed Lynne Harper? - The Canadian

Who killed Lynne Harper? Retired OPP sergeant says travelling salesman a suspect in string of unsolved murders | National Post

Case not closed: The enduring tragedy of the Harper – Truscott murder case – Canadian Military History (militarybruce.com)

Murder suspect died 25 years ago | CBC News

The Youth Criminal Justice Act Summary and Background

Ontario Farmers Fight to Send a Herd of Ex-Cons Back to the Pen - The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Cheryl Lynne Harper (1946-1959) - Find A Grave Memorial

Other leads on possible suspects ignored | The Star

The Murder of Lynne Harper – The Case Reopened – Tales of Luminol (wordpress.com)

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