25 The Murder of Victoria Shachtay

Innisfail, Alberta

A 23 year old quadriplegic single mother receives a package disguised as a Christmas gift on her doorstop. What happened next, and the story behind who sent this mysterious package, would stun the small community of Innisfail, Alberta.

* Clarification: Please note that Evan Shielke was a FORMER volunteer firefighter at the time of the incident. The media incorrectly chose to focus on this aspect when reporting on him, but he clarified with me that he actually hadn't volunteered for ten years. He greatly respects what firefighters do and wants to avoid anyone thinking the misreporting came from him.

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

Main information sources:
COLLECTION OF ARTICLES: Red Deer Advocate
COLLECTION OF ARTICLES: Global news
Other articles and resources:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Innisfail,_Alberta
http://nationalpost.com/news/canada/alberta-bomb-kills-wheelchair-bound-mother-vicky-shachtay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nwzldz1_7Lk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyCrjRotS5w
https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/murder-victim-s-brother-looking-for-answers-1.734549
https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/funeral-held-for-victim-of-innisfail-bombing-1.735079
https://www.innisfailprovince.ca/article/friends-family-gather-to-remember-vicky-shachtay-20111206
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/brian-malley-appeal-dismissed-alberta-victoria-shachtay-1.4160692
https://www.reddeeradvocate.com/uncategorized/10m-settlement-reached-with-former-malley-clients/
https://www.investmentexecutive.com/news/from-the-regulators/assante-fined-400k-for-failing-to-supervise-branch-properly/
https://www.ctvnews.ca/search-results/search-ctv-news-7.137?page=1&sortOrder=date&q=victoria+shachtay&fdate=&ftype=&fpage=
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QLyW2z46XI
https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/funeral-held-for-victim-of-innisfail-bombing-1.735079
https://www.innisfailprovince.ca/article/friends-family-gather-to-remember-vicky-shachtay-20111206
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/brian-malley-appeal-dismissed-alberta-victoria-shachtay-1.4160692
https://www.reddeeradvocate.com/uncategorized/10m-settlement-reached-with-former-malley-clients/
https://www.investmentexecutive.com/news/from-the-regulators/assante-fined-400k-for-failing-to-supervise-branch-properly/
https://www.innisfailprovince.ca/article/charges-laid-in-bombing-murder-of-vicky-shachtay-20120527
https://www.ctvnews.ca/accused-alta-bomber-was-victim-s-financial-adviser-1.832662   
https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/murder-charge-laid-in-exploding-package-that-killed-young-innisfail-mother-1.832354
https://www.innisfailprovince.ca/article/class-action-suit-filed-against-accused-murderer-20121009
http://americaninquirer.net/2015/02/11/alleged-bomber-asked-friend-to-buy-gunpowder-after-being-charged-with-murder/
https://issuu.com/blackpress/docs/i20150211074554518 pages 1 and 2

Music credits:
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/
Kai Engel - Cold War Echo
Kai Engel - Global Warming
Sergey Chermisinov - When You Leave
Igor Khabarov - Stay
Kai Engel - Imminence