Shadows of Deception (Part 2): The Murder of Laura Babcock
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Episode 318: In the previous episode, we explored the shocking murder of Tim Bosma and the subsequent trial that brought two killers to justice. However, their trail of violence did not end there. In this second installment of our three-part series, we delve into the tragic case of Laura Babcock, 23, whose July 2012 disappearance from Toronto was eventually attributed to Dellen Millard and Mark Smich. We'll learn a bit about Laura’s life and examine the circumstances surrounding her vanishing and the painstaking yet unsuccessful search efforts to uncover her remains. You’ll hear disturbing details that emerged during the trial for her murder, shedding even more light on the twisted dynamics between Millard, Smich, and their unfortunate victim. This episode serves as a prelude to the final chapter, where we'll explore the most shocking revelation of all, that Dellen Millard also killed his father, Wayne, for his money. Sources: Search — Laura Babcock | Toronto Star Laura Babcock had an intense fear of death since childhood, court hears in murder trial for Dellen Millard and Mark Smich Laura Babcock had intense fear of death since childhood, court hears Toronto family receives death certificate years after daughter was murdered Who was Laura Babcock? A look into her life as the trial into her presumed death continues | CBC News Dellen Millard, Mark Smich found guilty of murder in Laura Babcock’s death What the jury didn't hear in the Laura Babcock murder trial Laura Babcock, horoscope for birth date 12 February 1989, born in Etobicoke, with Astrodatabank biography Dec 12, 2019, page A30 - Red Deer Advocate at Newspapers.com Dec 07, 2017, page 2 - The Toronto Star at Newspapers.com 2015 ONSC 6206 (CanLII) | R. v Millard and Smich | CanLII 2017 ONSC 7584 (CanLII) | R. v. Millard | CanLII R. v. Ward-Jackson, (2018) O.J. No. 163 | PDF | Sentence (Law) | Crime & Violence 2018 ONSC 178 (CanLII) | R. v. Ward-Jackson | CanLII 2018 ONSC 5602 (CanLII) | R. v. Millard | CanLII 2023 ONCA 418 (CanLII) | R. v. Millard | CanLII Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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