Murder in Shell Lake: The Peterson Family Slayings (SK)
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Episode 102 - On the morning of August 15, 1967, in what was one of the most heinous random crimes ever to have happened in Canada, 9 members of the Peterson family of Shell Lake Saskatchewan were found gunned down in their modest farmhouse. Jim and Evelyn Peterson and 7 of their 9 children lay dead with no rhyme or reason for the crime. A madman was on the loose on the prairies. Come to see us at CrimeCon in Orlando, Florida on May 1-3, 2020. Use Promo code POUTINE2020 for 10% off your ticket purchase. Sources & Further Reading: [Newspapers.com search - Canada / 1967-2019 / Shell Lake] Marking 50 years since the Shell Lake murders, Canada’s worst random mass killing [Victor Ernest Hoffman | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers] [CBC Player | Shell Lake Mass Murder] [Newsroom : Inquest in the death of Victor Hoffman announced] [Madera Tribune 21 August 1967 — California Digital Newspaper Collection] [Shell Lake murders | Revolvy] [After their release, most mentally ill offenders left unchecked - The Globe and Mail] [Shell Lake Massacre - Phyllis Peterson - ExtraOrdinary Lives - YouTube] [Goodreads - Shell Lake Massacre by Peter Tadman] [Village of Shell Lake » Oasis of the Parklands] [Veterans’ Land Act | The Canadian Encyclopedia] [What is ECT?] [A Brief History of Electroconvulsive Therapy | Psychology Today Canada] Support the show.
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