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Season 4: The Cat Lady Case

In 1998, 77-year-old Joan Lawrence vanished without a trace. All police could find were her 30 cats, shot dead. The case remains unsolved, but unsealed documents and new witnesses are shedding a light on one of cottage country’s darkest crimes.
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Season 4: The Cat Lady Case

In 1998, 77-year-old Joan Lawrence disappeared from her Muskoka town. All police could find were her cats, many shot dead with a hunting rifle. The case remains unsolved, but unsealed documents and new witnesses are shedding a light on one of cottage country's darkest crimes.

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Season 4 Trailer

What happened to Joan Lawrence? Investigative journalist Zander Sherman sheds light on one of cottage country’s darkest crimes. 3:38

 

Episode 1: 

Episode 1 - Silhouettes (Ben Shannon/CBC)
The Cat Lady Case, Episode 1 - A witness remembers gunshots and a mysterious fire around the same time an elderly woman goes missing. 32:58

 

Episode 2:

Episode 2- The Man in the Cowboy Hat (Ben Shannon/CBC )
The Cat Lady Case, Episode 2 - A suspicious-looking man is seen interacting with the so-called “Cat Lady” shortly before her disappearance. 38:43

 

Episode 3:

Episode 3 - Three More Missing (Ben Shannon/CBC)
The Cat Lady Case, Episode 3 - Police learn that the missing woman, Joan Lawrence, is not the only one to disappear from the small community. 36:46

 

Episode 4: 

Episode 4 - A Cold Case Turns Blue
The Cat Lady Case, Episode 4 - With evidence and suspects, police try to press charges related to the disappearances. 45:26

 

Episode 5: 

Episode 5 - Find Bones (Ben Shannon/CBC)
The Cat Lady Case, Episode 5 - Information arises about where the missing seniors may be. Zander goes on a search and gets a surprise call. 35:54

 

Episode 6:

Episode 6 - Joan (Ben Shannon/CBC)
The Cat Lady Case, Episode 6 - An insider finally speaks, and new details emerge about Joan. 48:31