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2009-02-18 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted true crime author Gary C. King has written a compelling account of the worst serial killer in Canada's history - Robert "Willie" Pickton, believed responsible for viciously murdering many of the missing women from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

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2007-01-22 15:00:16

By STEPHANIE LEVITZ NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. (CP) - The Crown says it can prove that Robert Pickton murdered six women, butchered their remains and disposed of them.

2006-01-30 14:07:43

By Allan Dowd NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia (Reuters) - A Vancouver man accused of 27 counts of murder in what could be one of north America's worst serial killing cases pleaded not guilty on Monday ahead of a trial that will start later in the year.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.