48/49 The Crimes of Elizabeth Wettlaufer

WOODSTOCK, ONTARIO

The decision to place an elderly relative in care is often a difficult and emotional process. That's why it’s vital that long term care facilities offer families peace of mind and reassurance that their loved one is safe and well cared for.
This is a tale of where it all went terribly wrong.

Find out more about:
The Band Played On - a CBC Investigative Podcast

Aged care resources
www.yourhealthsystem.ca (online database where you can compare aged care facilities around Canada)
Is it safe? 5 questions when looking for long term care by Melanie Ferrier, CBC News
Tips on choosing a long term care home - CBC Marketplace Blog
What families can learn from Wettlaufer inquiry into nursing home care - CBC radio

Credits: 

Research and writing: Gemma Harris
Voice of Elizabeth Wettlaufer: Bonnie from Writing About Crime
Narration, music arrangement, audio production: Kristi Lee
Audio editing: Erik Krosby
Disclaimer voiced by the host of Beyond Bizarre True Crime 

Music credits:

We Talk of Dreams - original composer of "Canadian True Crime Theme song"
Music below is used under an Attribution License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Chris Zabriskie - There's a special place for some people, Let the Pain Speak to Me, I need to start writing things down, Everybody's got problems that aren't mine
Swelling - Day I, Night I, Night II
Poddington Bear - Dark Water, Lucky Stars
We Talk of Dreams - custom music

Main information sources:

ARTICLES

Bieman, J. 21 July 2017. “Elizabeth Wettlaufer: Critics impatient for details of province's killer nurse inquiry”. The London Free Press.

Bieman, J. 24 July 2017. “Elizabeth Wettlaufer: Nurses' regulatory body will hold disciplinary hearing Tuesday for the local health-care serial killer”. The London Free Press.

Butler, C. 1 Aug 2017. “Ontario names Justice Eileen Gillese to lead Wettlaufer inquiry”. CBC News.

Contenta, S. 12 June 2017. “Nurses college under fire over Wettlaufer case”. The Star.

Dubinski, K & McKee, K. 1 June 2017. “Ex-nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer felt 'red surge' before killing elderly patients”. CBC News.

Ferguson, R. 26 June 2017. “Case of killer nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer to be subject of public inquiry”. The Star.

Flanagan, R. 8 March 2018. “Elizabeth Wettlaufer transferred from GVI over medical issue”. CTV News, Kitchener.

Flanagan, R. 26 Sep 2017. “Life in prison: Behind the barbed wire at Grand Valley Institution”. CTV News, Kitchener.

Fraser, L. 2 June 2017. “Here's what ex-nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer confessed about killing 8 patients”. CBC News.

Gillis, W., Siekierska, A. & Goffin, P. 29 Oct 2016. “From caring nurse to accused serial killer: who is Elizabeth Wettlaufer?” The Star.

Lancaster, J. 6 Oct 2017. “Seeing Red”. CBC News.

Lupton, A. 3 Aug 2017. “Wettlaufer inquiry begins with investigators promising families input priority”. CBC News.

McIntosh, E. 22 July 2017. “Serial killer Elizabeth Wettlaufer faces College of Nurses disciplinary hearing July 25.” The Star.

McQuigge, M. 2 June 2017. “If you ever do this again, we’ll turn you in, pastor told killer nurse”. The Canadian Press.
BOOK

Billingsley, L. (2017). Lethal Injections. Centershot.

WEBSITES

https://blackburnnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Agreed-statement-of-fact-Wettlaufer-FINAL.pdf

http://www.cno.org/en/news/2017/july-2017/wettlaufers-nursing-registration-revoked-at-discipline-hearing/

https://globalnews.ca/news/3495384/elizabeth-wettlaufer-timeline/

https://globalnews.ca/news/3556695/elizabeth-wettlaufer-public-inquiry/

https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/wettlaufer-could-testify-at-inquiry-public-hearings-to-start-in-2018-1.3533672

https://longtermcareinquiry.ca/en/

https://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/convicted-serial-killer-faces-nurses-college-professional-misconduct-hearing

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/in-written-and-spoken-confessions-serial-killer-elizabeth-wettlaufer-reveals-her-thoughts-as-she-killed

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/what-did-i-miss-friend-of-ontario-nurse-charged-with-murder-of-seniors-remembers-her-as-compassionate

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Wettlaufer

VIDEOS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtpcDkvHneE&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=2&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6tRNs5hHFs&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=3&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qq0L66h_PX0&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=4&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPgFFG1JO6U&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=5&t=2s

https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgZcEaMRBbU&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=7&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOJjlWTPkQc&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=8&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMxC5-7sqWI&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=9&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZLXKqg5UXY&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=10&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxYgnsvJXIc&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=11&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6MO0f75VNA&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=12&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjWG9qyPOMU&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=13&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CQtSUQ5xqk&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=14&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgJO80zyDkE&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=15&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBGBc9phXhs&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=16&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnvKhK02fmw&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=17&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAvdYPaEaQI&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=21&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiU0nukaBb8&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=22&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0FcKlkmlQg&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=23&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0aNDJIAg08&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=24&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cabSvGWYZ-o&list=PLJ0bXPPPvvjPiIpEXuHV3iSnlc3QSjnh_&index=26&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3QxsNCg6uQ&list=WL&index=461&t=5807s (taped confession)