Forensic samples analyzed from serial killer’s Port Coquitlam farm

The joint RCMP-Vancouver police Missing Women Task Force revealed at the start of Robert Pickton’s 2006 trial that it still had hundreds of thousands of forensic samples to analyze from his Port Coquitlam property.
RCMP Cpl. Annie Linteau won’t reveal the nature of the evidence that has led police to recommend at this late date an additional six charges against Pickton, saying only that police are acting “out of an abundance of caution.”
These are the six women who RCMP recommending should be named in six new homicide charges:
Nancy Clark, who would now be 44, is the only one of the six women to have been last seen in Victoria, on Aug. 22, 1991. Also known as Nancy Greek, Clark was described by Victoria police, who investigated her disappearance, as a “home-body” and a good mother to her two daughters, who were aged eight and less than one.
It was her daughter’s birthday the day she disappeared, and although Clark was known to supplement welfare by working the streets, she would never not return to her family. Her brother, Doug Greek, said in a 1991 media interview that he believed his sister to be dead, because she would never choose to abandon her daughters.
Stephanie Lane, 20, was the youngest woman to go missing from the Downtown Eastside, early in 1997.
That would turn out to be a year when increasing numbers of women vanished from the drug-infested mean streets. Lane was a stripper and table dancer at Number 5 Orange, a skid-row bar where her stage name was Coco.
A beautiful woman with long, curly, dark hair who was once a straight-A student in east Vancouver high schools, Lane met a man while she was in her midteens who led her astray. She danced to support herself and became addicted to drugs.
Her mother, Michele, was left to mourn Stephanie and raise her daughter’s infant son.
Jacqueline Murdock, last seen in August 1997 on the Downtown Eastside, came from a large Carrier family from Fort St. James in northern B.C., where she is still fondly remembered and grieved.
Her mother, Evelyn, who helped raise two of Murdock’s children in Prince George, still grieves for her daughter, said Elizabeth Murdock, a relative who lives in Fort St. James.
Elizabeth said Jackie was an adorable little girl who grew into “a really pretty woman. I sure loved her. We all do.”
Murdock was known to have had a troubled life as a young teen, running away from foster care to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. She began using drugs and working the streets.
Dawn Crey, who would have celebrated her 51st birthday last Monday, earned a living on the Downtown Eastside for many years and stayed in close contact with her beloved sister Lorraine.
Dawn suddenly vanished in November, 2000. Ernie Crey, the first high-profile aboriginal leader to speak out when women began disappearing from the Downtown Eastside in the early 1990s, was told by RCMP before Pickton’s 2006 trial began that Dawn’s DNA had been found on the farm on a “garment,” but that it was not sufficient to lay charges.
Dawn was a “vibrant, attractive” woman who grew up in a Chilliwack foster home, where she eventually agreed in turn to place her son Jonathan, born when Dawn was 16.
Sharon Abraham, who would have celebrated her 44th birthday on Sept. 15 this year, went missing in December 2000 from the Downtown Eastside, soon after Dawn Crey was last seen. Little is known about Abraham, an attractive young aboriginal woman when she vanished, and RCMP have not said what evidence connects her to the Pickton farm.
Yvonne Boen, born on Nov. 30, 1967, was expected to show up for a visit with her sons in March 2001, but never appeared. Boen’s good friend, Debbie Benning, recalls Yvonne as a “smart, really together person.” The two worked the carnival circuit, but Yvonne confessed to her friend that she began experimenting with cocaine during the long winter months of inactivity. Yvonne had three sons, whom she adored and would not have voluntarily abandoned, says Benning, who adds that “when Yvonne started crying and told me she was totally addicted to cocaine, I was dumbfounded.”
Benning knew Yvonne began working as a prostitute. Boen’s family was told Yvonne’s DNA was also found on the Pickton farm.


Pickton faces 6 more charges


From Wayne Leng:

Serial killer Robert Pickton should be charged with killing six more women who disappeared from B.C., RCMP said yesterday.
“We’re in the process of sending a report to Crown counsel for their consideration,” said RCMP Cpl. Annie Linteau. “We’re recommending six more charges related to Robert Pickton and the Port Coquitlam property.”
Linteau said that all six victims appear on police’s official list of 63 missing women.
Pickton, 60, has never been charged in connection with the death of these six women, who went missing between January 1997 and March 2001.
The women are: Yvonne Boen, 33, who went missing in 2001; Dawn Crey, 42, who went missing in 2000; Sharon Abraham, 35, who went missing in 2000; Stephanie Lane, 20, who went missing in 1997; Jacqueline Murdock, 26, who went missing in 1997; and Nancy Clark, 25, who went missing in 1991.
Clark was last seen in Victoria. The other five, who were all mothers, went missing from Vancouver’s drug-infested Downtown Eastside.
In December 2007, the B.C. pig farmer was convicted of six counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of Marnie Frey, Georgina Papin, Sereena Abotsway, Brenda Wolfe and Mona Wilson. He was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for 25 years.
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Theresa Allore YouTube Video

CTV’s W-5 émission de télévision, Who Killed Theresa?

Bien avant Dateline et CNN Presents, le Canada avait son propre programme d’investigation nouvelles télévisées, W-5. En 2004, les producteurs de l’émission de télévision CTV a rencontré avec moi pour faire un documentaire télévisé sur les histoires de nouvelles original publié dans le quotidien The National Post. Le programme d’une heure diffusée Mars 14th, 2005. Ici, vous mai vue que le programme (décrites ci-après en cinq parties). En plus vous mai, grâce à toutes les nouvelles de télévision couvrant enquête Thérèse en allant sur mon profil Youtube (cliquez ici):


CTV’s W-5 television program, Who Killed Theresa?

Long before Dateline and CNN Presents, Canada had its own investigative television news program, W-5.  In 2004 producers of the CTV television program met with me to do a television documentary about the original news stories published in The National Post newspaper. The one hour program aired March 14th, 2005. Here you may view that program (laid out below in five parts). As well you may link to all television news items covering Theresa’s investigation by going to my Youtube profile (click here):


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Part V


Rocky Mount Serial Killer

The mother of one of the victims in the Rocky Mount Missing Women case says that it’s a slow justice process as the recently formed task force works to go over the cases. I love Patsy Hargrove’s attitude when she states of  Anwan Maurice Pittman currently in custody as a “person of interest”  in the murders,  “I don’t want this man charged with nothing if he didn’t do it,” Hargrove said. “We want the right person convicted.”

That is such a good attitude. In the case of my sister’s murder, Theresa Allore there have been many people to come forward as potential suspects. In some cases it was tempting -after so many years – to blame them, blame anyone for her death.  I have even seen people try to implicate people with whom they had a personal vendetta – it didn’t matter that they had nothing to do with Theresa’s murder; they were bad people in that 1970s era in the Eastern Townships, so let them be blamed for the crime.  Not only is that bad police work, it’s bad for the soul. I hope Ms. Hargrove continues to show this level of patience; it’s not easy, but it’s healthy:

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — The mother of one of six women found dead in rural Edgecombe County within the past four years says she is still waiting to hear about a possible connection in the cases.

Patsy Hargrove said Thursday that it’s been more than a month since she has heard from investigators looking into the death of her daughter, Jarniece Latonya Hargrove.

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Still no answers for slain woman’s mom

“They don’t have enough evidence to pinpoint my daughter and the rest of them,” Hargrove said.

Last month, a special task force investigating Hargrove’s death and the others, arrested Anwan Maurice Pittman, 31, and charged him with murder in the death of Taraha Shenice Nicholson.

Investigators won’t say if Pittman is a suspect in any of the other cases, and Edgecombe County Sheriff James Knight has refused to comment on the case.

Each of the victims was black, had a history of drug use, prostitution or both. Five had been reported missing before their bodies were discovered within a 10-mile radius of one another. Family members and friends of the victims have said many knew each other.

The task force is also investigating cases of three more missing woman who fit the same profile.

Investigators have found no signs of bullet or stab wounds on any victim. Three autopsies could not identify the cause of death, and the other women were beaten or strangled to death, according to autopsy reports and family members.

Families like Hargrove’s, meanwhile, are left wondering and waiting for justice.

“I don’t want this man charged with nothing if he didn’t do it,” Hargrove said. “We want the right person convicted.”

Pittman, who was arrested Sept. 1, is being held at Central Prison in Raleigh until his trial.

Prosecutors have said they won’t seek the death penalty because there were no aggravating factors to qualify the case as a capital crime.