41 Lyle and Marie McCann

ALBERTA

In 2010, a retired couple embarked on a leisurely road trip in their RV from Alberta to British Columbia. When they didn’t arrive on schedule for an agreed meeting point, their family and friends were left wondering what happened.
Meanwhile, who was Travis Vader, and how did he come to be driving their RV?

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Credits:
Research and writing: Charlie Worroll from Impact Statement
Narration, music arrangement: Kristi Lee
Audio production: Erik Krosby
Disclaimer voiced by the host of Beyond Bizarre True Crime

Music Credits:

Podcast theme music created by We Talk of Dreams.
Music below is used under an Attribution License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 
All tracks in this episode by Chris Zabriskie:
Cylinder Five, Last Night I Dreamt I Saw True Love In Your Eyes, Let The Pain Speak To Me, Fly Inverted Past a Jenny, Laserdisk, They Call It Nature, Cylinder 7

Main information sources

Court docs:

https://www.canlii.org/en/ab/abqb/doc/2017/2017abqb48/2017abqb48.html?resultIndex=11#_Toc473037989

https://www.canlii.org/en/ab/abqb/doc/2012/2012abqb288/2012abqb288.html?resultIndex=9

https://www.canlii.org/en/ab/abqb/doc/2016/2016abqb228/2016abqb228.html?resultIndex=7

https://www.canlii.org/en/ab/abqb/doc/2016/2016abqb505/2016abqb505.html?resultIndex=4

CBC:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/travis-vader-accused-in-murders-of-the-mccanns-sues-rcmp-1.2536394

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/missing-couple-timeline-of-the-mccann-case-1.868963

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/missing-couple-s-suv-found-near-edson-alta-1.868960

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/vader-not-guilty-in-mccann-case-sister-1.929468

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/mccanns-son-elated-by-charges-in-2010-disappearance-1.1208267

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/travis-vader-once-accused-in-mccann-murders-freed-from-jail-1.2793057

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/forensic-evidence-ties-travis-vader-to-vehicle-of-missing-couple-crown-says-1.3365953

Other media:

https://www.macleans.ca/news/looking-forward-to-trip-bret-mccann-recalls-last-supper-with-parents/

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/edmontonjournal/obituary.aspx?n=lyle-and-marie-mccann&pid=152788560

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2011/07/30/memorial_service_held_for_alberta_couple_who_vanished_last_year.html

https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/foul-play-suspected-in-case-of-missing-st-albert-couple-1.532850

https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/dive-team-wraps-up-search-of-pond-west-of-edmonton-1.552793

https://calgarysun.com/2014/12/19/alberta-rcmp-arrest-travis-vader-again-in-connection-to-murders-of-lyle-and-marie-mccann/wcm/ca8846de-1741-44a0-af13-d883921c2ea2

https://globalnews.ca/news/1605722/travis-vader-found-not-guilty-on-9-charges-unrelated-to-mccann-deaths/

https://globalnews.ca/news/1290792/travis-vader-suing-dozens-of-officials-for-malicious-prosecution/

https://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/the-case-against-travis-vader-20160917