18 Robert Pickton - Part 4

Vancouver, British Columbia

In this final episode, we find out about Robert Pickton's interrogation, processing Canada's largest crime scene, what happened in the trial, and the aftermath. 

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Recommended additional resources:
BOOK: On the Farm - Robert William Pickton and the tragic story of Vancouver's Missing Women, by Stevie Cameron
DOCUMENTARY: The Pig Farm
PODCAST: CANADALAND Commons  Episode:  Invisible Victims: How Police Botched the Robert Pickton Case
REPORT: Robert Pickton: A Closer Look into the Missing Women Enquiry, by Meg Zhang [PDF]

Credits:
Research and writing: Meg Zhang and Kristi Lee
Audio production and additional original scoring: Erik Krosby
Voice of Robert Pickton: Robin Warder from The Trail Went Cold
Voice of Undercover Cop: Jordan Boneparte from The Night Time Podcast
Closing song: Sarah Aubrey - Pidgeon Park (performed by Girl Most Likely) (lyrics below)
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)
REPORT: Robert Pickton: A Closer Look into the Missing Women Enquiry, by Meg Zhang [PDF]
ARTICLES:
Woman sexually assaulted by brother of serial-killer robert pickton
Pickton said 'I'm just a devil'
Body parts found at Pickton farm
Police end search for evidence at Pickton farm
The women Robert Pickton was convicted of killing
Alert issued about meat from Pickton's pig farm
Body found hanging in Pickton's farm, witness says
Friend testifies Robert spoke of six bodies
Crown witness in Pickton trial denies he's a liar
Victim Impact statements delivered at Pickton trial
Pickton gets life, no chance of parole for 25 years
Why did the jury choose second-degree murder? 
Pickton: Vancouver top cop apologizes police didn't 'catch this monster sooner' 
Children of alleged Pickton victims launch civil lawsuit
To see her you wouldn't think she's dangerous
'I don't know how I got set up on this here' 
Did Pickton have a partner in crime? 
3 others arrested in Pickton probe, jury told 
Pickton defies Police in interview from prison
Pickton siblings get more time for suit against government 
Missing women marginalized
Thousands participate in Women’s Memorial March in Downtown Eastside

Music credits:

Erik Krosby - composer and producer of original music used
Sarah Aubrey - Pidgeon Park (performed by Girl Most Likely) (lyrics below)
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/
Kevin MacLeod - Blue Feather
Kevin MacLeod - Colorless Aura
Kevin MacLeod - Silver Flame
Kevin MacLeod - Zombie Hoodoo
Kevin MacLeod - Long Note One
Misha Dioxin - From the Arctic Circle to the Southern Seas
Poddington Bear - Dark Water
ROZKOL - If these
Sergey Cheremisinov - 05 - Fog
Ars Sonor - cellular fugue II
Chris Zabriskie - Cylinders 7
Kai Engel - Aspirato
Kai Engel - Difference
Chris Zabriskie - Brethren, Arise
Kai Engel - Modum
Chris Zabriskie - I'm a man who will fight for your honour
Kevin McLeod - Colorless Aura
Kai Engel - Warm of Mechanical Heart
Serrgey Cheremisinov - MOthers Hands
Kevin McLeod - Lightless Dawn

LYRICS: Pidgeon Park
By Sarah Aubrey

On street corners and public places
The needles take the ashen faces
Pigeon park is empty except for litter and the stains
The crows pick at carcasses in the last pieces of day

Oh company
Oh it’s all we seek

Chinamen fill the gutters and they kick at the decay
While men in silver towers watch the city crumble away
Metal winches buildings holding everything in place
While the sticks and shells of people take their part in the human race

Oh company
Oh it’s all we need
Oh company
Oh it’s all seek

People walk and people talk and they come and go again
Everyone locked in silence with the music in their ears
Through the silt and the glue
The weeds and the stone
There’s pebbles in everyone’s pockets and they can feel it in their bones

Oh company
Oh it’s all we need
Oh company
Oh it’s all we seek

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