15 Robert Pickton - Part 1

Vancouver, British Columbia

Canada's most prolific serial killer was active from the late 80s until his capture in 2002. Robert Pickton was a pig farmer who lived in Port Coquitlam, a suburb of Vancouver. Over 20 years, he hand-picked the most vulnerable and desperate women from Vancouver's downtown eastside, lured them to his farm, and "disposed of them" there. Who was he? How did he get away with it for so long? 

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The Trail Went Cold  

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Credits:
Research and writing: Meg Zhang and Kristi Lee
Audio production and additional original scoring: Erik Krosby
Special thanks to Wednesday LaChance

Main information sources:
BOOK: On The Farm: Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women. (2010) By Stevie Cameron
BOOK: Robert Pickton: The Pig Farmer Serial Killer (2015) by Chris Swinney
DOCUMENTARY: The Pig Farm (2011) written and directed by Christine Nielsen for CTV
DOCUMENTARY: Biography: The Pig Farmer Killer (2009)
WEBSITE: www.missingpeople.net, including all articles within (website owned and operated by Wayne Leng)
ARTICLES:
Pickton`s mother was a key influence by Stevie Cameron, published in Toronto Star, June 17, 2007
Death Farm, by Charles Mudede, published in The Stranger, Oct 30, 2003
The Robert Pickton Case: A Timeline, CityNews, 2007
Who Were Pickton's Alleged Victims?, CityNews, 2007

Music credits:
Erik Krosby - composer and producer of original music used
Music below is used under an Attribution License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Podcast theme music: Space Trip.  http://www.dl-sounds.com/royalty-free/space-trip/
Chris Zabriskie-Undercover Vampire Policeman
Chris Zabriskie-Laserdisc
Chris Zabriskie-Itasca Its Glowing Red Hot
Chris Zabriskie-Everybody’s got problems that aren't mine
Chris Zabriskie-Cylinders 7
Chris Zabriskie - Mario Bava Sleeps in A little later than he expected to
Chris Zabriskie-I don't see the branches, I see the leaves
Kai Engel-Imminence
Kai Engel-Difference
Kevin MacLeod-Blue Sizzle
Kevin MacLeod-Anxiety
Kevin MacLeod-Long Note One
Kevin MacLeod-Long Note Two
Kevin MacLeod-Long Note Three
Kevin MacLeod-Echoes of Time
Kevin MacLeod-Zombie Hoodoo
Kevin MacLeod-Night Break
Kevin MacLeod-Night Music
Kevin MacLeod-Sunset at Glengorm
Kevin MacLeod-Spring Thaw
Kevin MacLeod-Crypto
Puddle of Infinity-Armchair Stellar Crossing
Sergey Cheremisinov-Mother's Hands
Sergey Cheremisinov-Sea Night
Misha Dioxin-Emerald
Misha Dioxin-From the Arctic Circle To the southern seas
The 126ers-Secret Conversations

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