On January 14, 1953, a Stanley Park Board Employee stepped on a patch of leaves that made an unusual crunching sound. Upon closer inspection, he realized that under the layers of leaves and dirt two child-sized skeletons. This was the beginning of an investigation that has baffled Canadians for the past seventy years.
A 21-year-old man and 15-year-old minor have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Ma Cecilia Loreto.
Thirty years ago, four-year-old Michael Dunahee disappeared without a trace while walking a few meters from his parents car to a playground. The story made headlines across North America and resulted in one of Canada’s largest police investigations ever and the largest for the quiet city of Victoria, where Michael disappeared from.
Police have arrested two men for allegedly posed as police officers and convincing a 78-year-old woman to let them into her home early Sunday morning. They then violently attacked her, leading to her death on Tuesday. Pascal Bouthillette, 41, has been charged with murder. Sandy Parisian, 47, has been charged with manslaughter.
Buziak, 24, was showing a home to an unknown couple on the evening of February 2, 2008, when she was stabbed to death in the upstairs bedroom. Saanich police have now announced that they are working with the RCMP and the FBI to take a new look into the case. The task force will be retesting crime scene evidence and reviewing digital evidence with new technology that was not available at the time of the murder.