Tag: Canada

The Orphan – True Story

Kristine Barnett, 45, and ex-husband Michael Barnett, 43 have been charged with abandoning their daughter when she was 9 in Lafayette, Indiana, and fleeing to Canada. In an interview, Kristine denies the claims and says she and Michael were victims of a fraud, claiming the girl they adopted was an adult con artist who tried to kill her. Kristine and Michael agreed to the emergency adoption of Ukrainian-born Natalia Grace in May 2010 from Florida […]

Mysterious Killing of Manitoba Teen Kerrie Ann Brown

The unsolved rape and killing of 15-year-old Kerrie Ann Brown whom horseback riders found dead two days after she disappeared from a house party continues to haunt her family three decades after the devastating loss.Kerrie’s father, Jim Brown, reported her missing at about 4 p.m. CT on Friday, Oct. 17, 1986. She had vanished from a party the previous night. Less than 40 hours after she was reported last seen, Kerrie was found dead in […]

Mark Twitchell The Dexter CopyCat

Mark Andrew Twitchell (born July 4, 1979) is a Canadian filmmaker convicted of first degree murder in 2011 for killing John Brian “Johnny” Altinger. His trial attracted particular media attention because Twitchell had allegedly been inspired by the fictional character Dexter Morgan. The character appears in a series of novels by Jeff Lindsay and the television drama Dexter. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Twitchell dreamt of making blockbuster films. Twitchell had also directed Star Wars: Secrets […]

Banff Springs Hotel

The Banff Springs Hotel is a luxurious tourist destination for wealthy travelers. The hotel was built over 125 years ago, so it stands to reason that there is a fair bit of history ingrained in the walls. The breathtaking views and stunning architecture is somewhat undercut by the fact that the Banff Springs Hotel is known as one of the most haunted hotels in Canada. A bride who tragically burned to death wanders the halls […]