By Susan McNicoll
In July 1924, Scottish nursemaid Janet Smith was once murdered in Vancouver's prosperous Shaughnessy Heights. Her killer used to be by no means apprehended, however the research had surprising effects. 20 years later, Molly Justice used to be stabbed to demise in a Saanich park. Her assassin hasn't ever been charged, even supposing police have been almost definite of his identification for over 50 years. Susan McNicoll's dramatic money owed of six of British Columbia's so much fascinating murders span a century of crime, from a 1904 Victoria Chinatown homicide to a contemporary chilly case from Vernon solved via DNA research of an strange sort.
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As well, a nurse from the hospital stated that she saw Rene bring his wife milkshakes on a number of occasions, but she could not recall ever finding any empty milkshake containers in the room. , July 11, came to her death as a result of arsenic poisoning while a patient in the hospital. ” It was another four months—late on April 6, 1966— before Rene was arrested and the following day charged with capital murder in the death of his wife. Only two days earlier, he and Lolly had applied for a marriage licence.
CKNW had found a star in this con artist. He would end up bringing them more publicity than they had ever dreamed of, but not the kind they wanted. Esther Castellani began to have stomach problems towards the end of November 1964. She tried to live with the condition and even continued working at a children’s clothing store. About the same time, she told a friend of hers that all was not well in her 19-year marriage. She had found a letter in her husband’s wallet from someone named Lolly and suspected he was in a relationship with the woman.
Taylor refused to do so, as did George Powell, appearing for the prosecution. The judge announced that the case could not go on, but something had to be done to give the prisoners a preliminary hearing. Finally, the prosecution relented and said they would supply the chicken, but they needed time to do so. The judge, wanting to move forward, suggested to the witness that he consider choosing one of the other two oaths. Haw Fat Chung said neither of those would be as binding on him as the chicken oath.