Murder on the Island: Who Killed Byron Carr?
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Episode 222: On Sunday, November 12,1988 beloved 36-year-old high school teacher named Byron Carr was found by his family dead in the bedroom of his home in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. He’d been strangled to death and stabbed. Byron’s wallet had been stolen, and ominously on his wall, written in pen, were the words “I will kill again.” Investigators revealed that Byron was a closeted gay man, and had been involved in a consensual sexual encounter with an as yet unidentified man prior to his death. It is presumed that it was this man who killed Byron. No one has ever been brought to justice in Byron’s death. Anyone with any information regarding this crime, no matter how insignificant it may seem, is asked to call the  Bell Aliant sponsored Byron Carr Hot Line 1-877-566-3952 or PEI Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS. Promo:Crimes from the East Sources: Homicides | Charlottetown Police Services PEI Crime Stoppers - Homicides Charlottetown police reopen 1980s murder case | CBC News Skimpy underwear connected to 1988 murder | CBC News Charlottetown police release sketch of possible Byron Carr killer | SaltWire Byron Carr murder accomplice identified by police | CBC News 2013, John Carr interview | CBC.ca ‘Give this family closure’: Police still working to solve 30-year-old Byron Carr murder | CBC News Unsolved Case Files Canada: Murder of Byron Carr After Sexual Encounter With Another Male Cold case, warm memories: Byron Carr’s friends, family want his 1988 P.E.I. murder solved | SaltWire On the hunt | SaltWire Brad MacConnell Named New Chief of Police | Charlottetown Police Services r/PEI: Byron Carr r/UnresolvedMysteries: Byron Carr CANADA — Canada — Byron Carr, 36, Schoolteacher — Nov’ 88 | Websleuths Reader’s Digest: Canada’s Most Notorious Cold Cases Public Attitudes toward Homosexuality — Tom W. Smith TIMELINE | Same-sex rights in Canada | CBC News Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights in Canada | The Canadian Encyclopedia LGBT+ Pride 2021 Global Survey points to increasingly positive attitudes in Canada toward LGBT+ individuals | Ipsos R. v. MacDonald, 2004 CanLII 9284 (ON CA), Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/darkpoutine See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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