44 The Brentwood Five

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CALGARY, ALBERTA

Early in the morning in 2014 police in Calgary, Alberta responded to three separate 911 calls. There had been a stabbing incident at a house in Brentwood, a suburb in the northwest of the city. It only took police a few minutes to arrive, and once they did, the scene that greeted them would be something they would never forget.

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Credits:
Research: Suzanne St John
Writing, narration, music arrangement, audio production: Kristi Lee
Audio editing: Erik Krosby
Disclaimer voiced by the host of Beyond Bizarre True Crime  

Main information sources:

Court document
https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/09/07/matthew-de-grood-is-truly-sorry-for-killing-5-people-in-calgary-stabbing-spree_a_23520591/

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bmwd8w/my-friend-killed-five-people-in-my-home-but-i-wont-call-him-a-monster

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/alberta/video-parents-of-victims-say-matthew-de-grood-should-never-be-released/

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/alberta/video-parents-of-victims-say-matthew-de-grood-should-never-be-released/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/matthew-degrood-brentwood-stabbing-murder-trial-1.3580058

https://calgarysun.com/news/local-news/calgary-mass-killer-found-not-criminally-responsible-appears-before-review-board

https://calgaryherald.com/news/crime/details-of-shocking-brentwood-killings-heard-during-first-day-of-matthew-de-grood-trial

https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/families-of-victims-read-tributes-at-murder-trial-for-matthew-de-grood-1.2905624

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2016/05/16/calgary-man-believed-he-was-killing-medusas-werewolves-stabbing-trial-hears.html

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/matthew-de-grood-found-not-criminally-responsible-for-stabbing-five-people-to-death-at-calgary-party

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/im-the-son-of-god-within-hours-of-calgary-stabbing-spree-killer-diagnosed-as-psychotic

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2016/05/16/families-address-the-public-ahead-of-mass-murder-trial-in-calgary.html

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/degrood-matthew-murder-trial-brentwood-stabbing-tributes-1.3585616

https://globalnews.ca/news/1273705/5-victims-of-brentwood-stabbing-spree-identified/

https://globalnews.ca/news/1273242/2-victims-of-calgary-stabbing-spree-members-of-local-rock-band-source/

https://calgaryherald.com/news/crime/new-documents-reveal-horrors-of-brentwood-slayings

https://toronto.citynews.ca/2014/04/21/first-funeral-underway-for-young-victims-of-calgary-slayings/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-stabbing-victim-zackariah-rathwell-remembered-1.2618128

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-stabbings-zackariah-rathwell-s-family-breaks-silence-1.2616265

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/calgaryherald/obituary.aspx?n=zackariah-rathwell&pid=170711203&fhid=5925

http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/calgary/zackariah+rathwell+wrote+overcoming+tragedy+hours+before+death/9742261/story.html
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/joshua-hunter-zackariah-rathwell-remembered-by-calgary-musicians-1.2616517

https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/rathwell-family-invites-grieving-calgarians-to-zackariah-s-funeral-1.1784246

https://globalnews.ca/news/1284884/i-love-you-forever-says-mother-of-zackariah-rathwell/
https://o.canada.com/news/family-delivers-touching-goodbye-to-zackariah-rathwell

https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/calgary-ab/joshua-hunter-5934778

http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/calgary/despite+youth+joshua+hunter+lived+full+life+says+family+friend/9761260/story.html

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/matthew-de-grood-victims-hong-hunter-perras-rathwell-segura-1.3584789

https://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/the-five-victims-of-the-calgary-stabbings/

https://globalnews.ca/news/2704794/my-kaiti-was-amazing-grieving-mom-remembers-how-brentwood-victim-lived/

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/calgaryherald/obituary.aspx?n=kaiti-perras&pid=170697076&fhid=6135

http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/calgary/creative+spirit+kaiti+perras+lived+with+love/9760791/story.html

https://www.mhfh.com/perras-kaiti/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-stabbing-victims-families-and-friends-shattered-1.2612157

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/jordan-segura-obituary?pid=170683971&page=2

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/calgaryherald/obituary.aspx?n=jordan-segura&pid=170683971&fhid=6132

https://globalnews.ca/news/2706152/brentwood-victim-jordan-segura-remembered-as-compassionate-devoted-son/

https://www.mhfh.com/segura-jordan-gabriel/

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/lawrence-hong-obituary?pid=170746416

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/calgaryherald/obituary.aspx?n=lawrence-hong&pid=170746416

https://globalnews.ca/news/1287351/funeral-held-for-lawrence-hong-final-victim-of-calgary-stabbing/

https://globalnews.ca/news/3387530/matthew-de-grood-granted-extra-permissions-at-alberta-forensic-centre/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/ncr-matthew-degrood-brentwood-stabbing-1.3599964

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/matthew-degrood-edmonton-transfer-1.4848967

https://www.cp24.com/news/calgary-mass-killer-transferred-to-continue-treatment-begin-reintegration-1.4120510

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/04/17/douglas-de-grood-calgary-stabbing-father_n_5170120.html
https://www.thespec.com/news-story/7250611-calgary-mass-killer-gets-extra-privileges-in-hospital/

https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/families-of-the-victims-of-matthew-de-grood-call-for-immediate-review-1.4123583

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/review-board-moves-calgary-mass-killer-to-edmonton-grants-him-day-passes-1.4120872

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-alberta-review-board-moves-matthew-de-grood-to-edmonton-to-con

https://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/for-a-veteran-calgary-cop-it-was-no-ordinary-call-of-duty/

https://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/first-funeral-underway-for-young-victims-of-calgary-slayings/

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/text-of-statement-given-by-father-of-calgary-mass-murder-suspect-1.1781601

https://www.albertahealthadvocates.ca/resources/Pages/Questions-and-Answers.aspx
https://calgarysun.com/news/crime/quintuple-killer-matthew-de-grood-given-greater-privileges-including-visits-to-the-community

https://globalnews.ca/video/2721482/families-of-brentwood-victims-make-joint-statement-at-conclusion-of-trial

Music Credits

Podcast theme music created by We Talk of Dreams, as well as two other tracks used in this episode.
Music below is used under an Attribution License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 
Kevin MacLeod - Passing Time
Chris Zabriskie - Cylinder Two
Chris Zabriskie - I'm a man who will fight for your honour
Scott Gratton - Had you been
Chris Zabriskie - Laserdisk