19 Dellen Millard and the murder of Laura Babcock - Part 1

Toronto, Ontario

[Part 4 of 6] Continuation of the Tim Bosma, Dellen Millard and Mark Smich episodes 7, 8 and 9. 23 year old Laura Babcock disappeared in July 2012 - and finally it is announced that Dellen Millard and Mark Smich are charged with her first degree murder. This is the same pair who were found guilty of the murder of Tim Bosma, who went with them for a test drive of the truck he was selling online. Find out the story behind Laura Babcock's final months, and what happened at the trial.

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Information sources (used in episodes 19 and 20)
CBC news coverage
Toronto Star news coverage  
National Post news coverage 
CHCH news coverage
Mark Smich Rap video courtesy of The Canadian Press  
Toronto Sun news coverage 
Clayton Babcock statement after trial courtesy of CBC News
Clip of Laura Babcock meowing courtesy of CBC News Toronto

Recommended additional resources:
BOOK: Dark Ambition: The Shocking Crime of Dellen Millard and Mark Smich by Ann Brocklehurst
DOCUMENTARY: Fifth Estate - The Murders of Dellen millard 

Guest voices:
The Night Time Podcast (Jordan Bonaparte) 
Dark Topic (Jack Luna) 
True Crime Fan Club (Lanie) 
The Marble Garden (Sawyer Westbrook) 

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Credits:
Research, writing and music arrangement:  Kristi Lee
Audio production: Erik Krosby

Music credits:
We Talk of Dreams - original composer of "Canadian True Crime Loop"
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 - I Don't See the Branches, I See the Leaves
Chris Zabriskie - Cylinders 7
Sergey Cheremisinov - Mother's Hands
Kai Engel - Difference
Kai Engel - Imminence
Igor - Stay
Mank - Soundtrack 1. Act 4 from Caligari: An Exquisite Corpse
Kai Engel - Warm of Mechanical Heart

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