Latest Robert Pickton Stories

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. The book's release date is April 7, 2009 in the U.S., and will be titled Butcher. In Canada the book will be called The Pig Farm Murders. Case Featured on Dateline and 48 Hours His Goal: To Kill an "Even Fifty"...

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. Crown lawyer Derrill Prevett told the jury in his opening statement that Pickton had the expertise, equipment and the means to dispose of the victims' remains. He told the jury the murders were the work of one man over the course of several years and that the women had been at his home, an isolated farm in Port Coquitlam, B.C....

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. Robert Pickton, a pig farmer and scrap dealer who went by the first name "Willy," pleaded not guilty to 26 charges. He entered no plea on the 27th count -- murder of an unknown woman identified only as "Jane Doe" -- and the court...

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