The 1976 murder of Debbie Buck. Updates on the cases of Katherine Hawkes and Jocelyne Houle.
Robert Bobby Waterman obituary
CASE UPDATE / JOCELYNE HOULE
Recall that on the night she disappeared, April 17, 1977, Jocelyne Houle left the Old Munich on her way to La Caleche, which was a strip-bar on Ste. Catherines street. Her body was later found in the woods off Range 5 in Ste-Calixte.
In September 1977 the skeletal remains of two young women were found in the woods side-by-side off Range 4 in Ste. Calixte. They were later identified as 21 year old Francine Loiselle and 18 year old Suzanne Morrow, two strippers from Longueuil and Laval respectively. The newspaper La Presse reports that the Surete du Quebec are working on a theory of suicide. The coroner ruled that the remains had been in the woods since at least June of 1977. If you look on a map, Range 4 turns into Range 5.
September 29, 1977 / Francine Loiselle et Suzanne Morrow
There are a handful of bands from the 70s from outside of Canada that are really specific to Montreal and Quebec.
Supertramp? Styx? And of course, Jethro Tull. I can’t overstate the love Quebec has for Jethro Tull, they were intrinsic to the culture in the 70s.
For my 12th birthday? My sister gave me two albums: Rush A Farewell to Kings and Jethro Tull Aqualung.
At that moment I was sold on a prog-rock holiday.
The second album I bought? Was probably Benefit? And probably at Eaton’s at the Fairview Mall… and probably because I thought the album cover was really cool.
That original line up? Sick, sick, sick. Clive Bunker has always been my favorite drummer (listen to him on Teacher where he’s simply marking time… insane.) . Glenn Cornick‘s bass runs? Come on! There is nothing like Martin Barre’s Gibson Les Paul. I’m not a guitar guy, but I’m guessing that’s what he plays… correct me if I’m wrong:
On April 13th, 1974, Carole Dupont’s body was discovered behind the Foyer Drapeau, a retirement home located at 100 Chanoine-Lionel-Groulx Street in Sainte-Thérèse. Carole Dupont was last seen with three people on December 22th, 1973, leaving the Hotel Blainville in the same municipality.
Surete du Quebec’s post on Carole Dupont
un-doctored photo of Carole Dupont
The body of Carole Matte
Kristian Gravenor’s Coolopolis post on Carole Matte:
Updates on the cases of Denise Bazinet, Melanie Cabay, and Manon Dube. My odyssey through the Canadian Federal Funhouse. Sasha Reid becomes an associate.
The 1994 cold-case of Marie-Chantale Desjardins. A follow up on the American serial killer William Dean Christensen and his alleged Canadian victims Murielle Guay and Sylvie Trudel. The tragedy of Tina Fontaine.
Deja Vu All Over Again: 1984 police recover Marie-Chantale’s bike / 2007 police recover Cédrika’s bike
Crime scene map
Coroner confirms Marie-Chantale was sexually assaulted and strangled by hands, and that her bike was found about 30 feet from her body.
A recap of the Melanie Cabay case. The dangerous offender Claude Larouche. Stephane Luce’s cold-case notices on transport trucks. Criminologist candidate Sasha Reid, and the case of alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArther.
Claude Larouche and composite drawn by potential victim
The Surete du Quebec’s press release on Melanie Cabay
UPDATE: Sometime in March 2018 the Surete du Quebec added Melanie Cabay to their cold case website:
A live performance of Bad Dream House recorded February 10th, 2018 at Sonorous Road Theater in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Christopher Pratt: Beyond Cities, and into the Real
“Home Brew: John Allore
When: Sat., Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m. 2018
You might know John Allore from any number of roles: as an actor in Honest Pint Theatre’s The Night Alive, Burning Coal’s Blue Sky, or PlayMakers Rep’s An Enemy of the People; as the former managing director of Deep Dish Theater Company; or as the podcaster behind Who Killed Theresa? It’s this last item that will fund his appearance in Home Brew, a new series from Honest Pint that features North Carolina artists sharing personal stories over beer in a casual atmosphere. Allore’s tale, “Bad Dream House,” is about how the unsolved murder of a Chapel Hill resident named Deborah Key literally landed on his doorstep (the police showed up at the house Allore and his wife had bought to search for the body after the prior owner’s son came under suspicion) and led him to delve into the unsolved murder of his sister, Theresa Allore, who became the namesake of his victim-advocacy podcast about unsolved murders in Quebec in the 1970s. —Brian Howe”
The 1994 abduction and murder of 19 year old Melanie Cabay.
Detritus… Remains… Debris… STARSTUFF…
UPDATE: Sometime in March 2018 the Surete Du Quebec added Melanie Cabay to their cold case website:
– The 1992 abduction and murder of 11 year old Marie-Ève Larivière, sexually assaulted and strangled in Laval.
– The Surete du Quebec expands it’s cold-case unit to 30 officers.
– The 2009 murder of Natasha Cournoyer by serial offender Claude Larouche.
Marie-Ève Larivière in her snow clothes
Marie-Ève Larivière dump site