6 true crime podcasts with connections to Saskatchewan
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As far as true crime podcasts go, it's not uncommon to hear stories about young vulnerable women meeting tragic fate – The Pit is not that story.
CBC journalists Alicia Bridges and Victoria Dinh investigate the disappearance of Sheree Fertuck. A strong, Saskatchewan truck driver who disappeared in December 2015, near Kenaston, Sask.
In June 2019, Sheree's estranged husband, Greg Fertuck was charged with first-degree murder, causing indignity to a body
Alicia and Victoria plan to follow the case through court. Subscribe to the podcast to be notified about new episodes.
A letter to the Saskatoon jail nets the reporters an in-person interview with Greg Fertuck in Episode 5: The interview.
On Aug. 15, 1967, Victor Hoffman entered a farmhouse at night and randomly murdered nine members of the Peterson family in Shell Lake, Sask.
Kristi Lee's story of Saskatchewan's worst mass murder examines Hoffman's lifelong struggle with psychosis seemingly fuelled by the strict religious views of his family.
Tracy Latimer was killed Oct. 24, 1993 in Wilkie, Sask. Tracy was a 40-pound quadriplegic — a 12-year-old who functioned at the level of a three-month-old.
Kristi Lee tells a haunting story of a farming family who find themselves in a desperate situation.
Robert Latimer, Tracy's father, killed her. He told police exactly how committed the crime and it was up to the courts to distinguish between mercy killing and cold-blooded murder.
In episode 45 they explore the case of a missing Saskatchewan teenager Mekayla Bali. There has been no sign of the Yorkton teenager since 2016.
Mike and Scott pour over RCMP details that shed light on her final hours before her disappearance.
A neighbour in Regina found Joann Wilson brutally bludgeoned in her garage. She was the ex-wife of Colin Thatcher, a former Saskatchewan cabinet minister.
Suspicion fell on Thatcher immediately due to their recent divorce. The investigation revealed the shocking details that led to Thatcher's downfall.
CBC's investigative podcast, Finding Cleo, uses the story of Cleopatra Semaganis Nicotine, who disappeared from Little Pine First Nation, Sask. during the Sixties Scoop to shed light on of the disproportional violence that Indigenous girls and women face.