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Season 1 | Episode 4: Father’s Day

104 - Jan 31, 2018

A three-year-old boy is found wandering the streets. Two dead bodies are discovered inside an apartment. 

Detective Don Forgan forms a close bond with the young witness of a horrific double murder. “I'm gonna try and catch the bad man,” he promises.

Looking back on the most disturbing case of his career, he says, "it nearly broke me.”

Episode preview

What made this case unique?

This case gave insight into the fact that the lack of a palm print registry was a roadblock to identifying the killer. In 2013, the RCMP created a palm print registry similar to a fingerprint registry.

About the detective

Photo courtesy David Ridgen

Retired Detective Don Forgan worked for 35 years for the Hamilton Police Service in such departments as Forensic Identification, Child Abuse Branch and Homicide. In 2010 he was awarded the Ontario Homicide Investigators Association Award of Merit. He retired in 2011.

Cast

Detective Don Forgan AIDAN DEVINE
Carl Earnest Hall KYLE GATEHOUSE
Detective Warren Korol AL GOULEM
Detective Dave Place KARL GRABOSHAS
Police Captain IAN FINLAY
Detective Duncan McCulloch MICHAEL HEARN
Polygraph Examiner BILL ROWAT
Child Psychiatrist ROXANNE BOULIANNE
Sue Ross FELICIA SHULMANN
Max Hallett DUSAN DUKIC
Eugene Clark JACE RUBIN
Flavio Del Sordo RON LEA
Ruth Del Sordo CLAUDIA FERRI
Anthony Del Sordo LUCAS DITECCO
Shane Mosher MARCELLO ARROYO
Pasquale Del Sordo EDWARD LE VASSEUR
Charlisa Clark LANISA DAWN
Officer Randy Carter MATT ENOS
Forensic Technician GEOFF ALLAN
Store Clerk ZIAD GHANEM

 

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