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A podcast bringing awareness to murders, missing people, and unsolved cases in Canada.    
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A podcast bringing awareness to murders, missing people, and unsolved cases in Canada.    
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    53. Peter Schnellhardt

    53. Peter Schnellhardt

    On the morning of July 4th, 2006, the body of Peter Schnellhart was found on the grounds of United Concrete in Williams Lake BC. 
    Peter was a 38-year-old, hard-working, and loyal person who was rebuilding his life after a spree of bad luck. 
    His murder had all of the hallmarks of an organized hit. 
    Years later a man confessed to the murder and a larger conspiracy. Sadly the case fell apart at trial. 
    In this episode, we speak with Peter’s sister Petra about the murder and her 16-year fight for Justice. 
    If you have any further information about this case please call Crimestoppers or the Williams Lake RCMP 
    Website: https://peterschnellhardtmurder.com/?fbclid=IwAR1g8ENHtkqTc9qCHQCHWhSb6VYdRJ7aVcueeOI8hJUUbNnUzj-cjoSzYlE
    Facebook Group: Justice For Peter Schnellhardt

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    • 53 min
    52. Jessica Ghawi

    52. Jessica Ghawi

    At 24 years old Jessica Ghawi was a respected up-and-comer in the world of sports journalism. She is described as vivacious, kind, and driven. 
    During a trip to Toronto, Jessica narrowly escaped a shooting at the Eaton Centre. After returning home to Denver, Jessica reflected on her experience in Toronto. She wrote a public blog about the blessings of life and family. 
    Tragically, just 7 weeks later, Jessica would face gun violence again. 
    In the wake of Jessica’s death, her parents Lonnie and Sandy have dedicated their lives to helping other families who have been affected by gun violence. 
    Survivors Empowered: https://www.survivorsempowered.org/

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    51. MMIWG: What Happened To Chelsea Poorman?

    51. MMIWG: What Happened To Chelsea Poorman?

    In episode 15 we featured the disappearance of Chelsea Poorman. 
    Chelsea, a 24-year-old Cree woman from the Kawacatoose First Nation in Saskatchewan, had just recently moved to Vancouver. After a night of dinner and drinks on September 6th, 2020, she went missing from the Granville Street Entertainment District. 
    Despite many searches and much media awareness, Chelsea was not found. 
    Tragically on April 22nd, 2022 a contractor working on the grounds of a west-side mansion discovered human remains that have been identified as Chelsea Poorman.
    In this episode, we speak with Chelsea’s mother, Sheila, about the investigation into her daughter’s death and the unanswered questions that remain. 
    Chelsea’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/404166654085122/?ref=share

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    • 41 min
    50. MISSING: Lucas ‘Luke’ Degerness

    50. MISSING: Lucas ‘Luke’ Degerness

    On the morning of June 7, 2007, Lucas Degerness, a 14-year-old Indigenous boy, walked out of his high school and into a fog-filled day in Prince George, BC. His family has not heard from him since. 
    While there have been many suspected sightings of Lucas over the years, these tips have not been confirmed by his family. 
    In this episode, we speak with Lucas’ sister Jolene and his mother Gina about the investigation, sightings, and whether there is a criminal element to his disappearance. 
    If you have any information about the disappearance of Lucas Degerness you are asked to call Crimestoppers. 
    MissingKids Profile: https://missingkids.ca/en/missing-children-database/163
    Luke’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/12595090622/?ref=share
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    • 51 min
    BONUS - Update: Craig MacDonald & Elnaz Hajtamiri

    BONUS - Update: Craig MacDonald & Elnaz Hajtamiri

    In this bonus episode, we have some updates to share. 
    There has been some significant movement in two of our recent episodes. 
    An arrest has been made for the murder of Craig MacDonald (Ep 48) We will walk through the timeline of the arrest and its connection to the BOLO program. 
    There has also been a new arrest in the Elnaz Hajtamiri case (Ep 44). While Elnaz has not been found there has been new information brought forward that connects the December assault with the January abduction. 
    While two people are currently facing charges in relation to Elnaz one man remains at large. His name is Harshdeep Binner, 23, of Brampton and he may be in the Edmonton area. 
    Elnaz is still missing, anyone with information on the case to contact the dedicated tip line at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7250 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous.
    BOLO Program: https://www.boloprogram.org
    Elnaz Fundraiser: https://www.gofundme.com/f/bring-elnaz-home
    Wanted: https://globalnews.ca/news/8761281/suspect-canada-wide-warrant-elnaz-hajtamiri/amp/

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    49. Henry Jemmott

    49. Henry Jemmott

    A serene night on the island paradise of Ambergris Caye was shattered by the sound of a single gunshot. 
    When authorities arrived at the scene, they found wealthy Canadian business investor Jasmine Hartin covered in blood. 
    In the water, nearby was the body of beloved Belizean police Superintendent Henry Jemmott. Henry had died at the scene from a single gunshot wound. 
    In this episode, we look into the timeline leading up to May 28th, 2021, and the events afterward.

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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

Rozalyndeh ,

Definitely a Podcast to Listen too!

Bringing from the first episode, and I’m already hooked! It’s very interesting to hear our stories from Canada. Very easy to listen to and they share a respectful approach to each story!

hagjkakd ,

Engaging & Respectful

I can’t recommend this podcast enough. The hosts are so respectful of the victims and families involved. They tell the stories in an engaging way while keeping the victims in the forefront. They also have great ads.

CreativeL ,

Great podcast coming out of BC

This is a fantastic podcast that really digs into local Canadian crime and brings light and recognition to its victims not the perpetrators. Thank you for covering areas that the local news outlets fail to cover.

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