Robert Pickton is a former pig farmer convicted of the second-degree murder of six women. He was charged with the deaths of twenty more, but his life in prison sentence is the longest available under Canadian law. He is believed to have fed many of his victims to his pigs.
|The Pig Farmer Killer||Convicted of 6; Accused of 20 more; Confessed to 49||Male||Caucasian||Canada||Stationary||Sexual, Sadistic||1949/10/29 (Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada)||n/a|
|Butcher||Gary C. King||Amazon, Kindle eBook|
|On the Farm: Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women||Stevie Cameron||Kindle eBook|
|Pickton File, The||Stevie Cameron||Amazon, Kindle eBook|
Blog PostsInterviews, Serial Killers by Brian Combs | 1 Comment
Today, a book on Canadian serial killers was published. Cold North Killers: Canadian Serial Murder profiles over sixty cases of serial homicide in Canada. Lee Mellor is a musician and writer of alt country from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. His official website can be found at LeeMellor.com, and he has a…Continue reading...
Serial Killers, Victim Studies, Victimology by Heather Whitney | No Comments
Robert Pickton was found guilty for the murder of six women in British Columbia, Canada. Although he was charged with second-degree murder for murdering the six women, it is believed that he murdered over 60 people during his murder series. Pickton’s known murder series is thought to have spanned from…Continue reading...
Law Enforcement by Brian Combs | No Comments
The RCMP is investigating several fires in the Vancouver area Friday night. This includes a fire in some trailers on the land belonging to convicted killer Robert Pickton and his family. Two other fires flared up nearby that evening. One was in a garage and the other at a home….Continue reading...
Law Enforcement, Serial Killers by Brian Combs | No Comments
The government for the Canadian province of British Columbia says that the families of missing and murdered women will receive funding to participate in a public inquiry of Robert Pickton. The funds are to help with legal fees. Ten different groups will have legal standing at the inquiry. It will…Continue reading...
Podcast Episodes, Serial Killers, Victimology by Brian Combs | 4 Comments
Listener Lalith asks: “What is the significance of mutilation pre and post death? Why do some killers mutilate the face while others only the genitalia?” She actually asked this question intending it to be part of last week’s Questions and Answers episode, but I thought it was meaty enough for…Continue reading...
Victimology by Brian Combs | No Comments
The Missing Women Task Force in Canada is asking for help in identifying a woman whose DNA was found on the farm of Robert Pickton. On February 23, 1995, the partial skull with an attached vertebra was found in a creek. In August 2002, bones found during a search of…Continue reading...
Serial Killers by Brian Combs | 1 Comment
Last spring, there was a huge uproar in Canada when it was revealed that convicted serial killer Clifford Olson was receiving a pension of nearly $1,200/month from the Canadian government. The Prime Minister and Parliament wanted the payments stopped, but have little legal standing to make it happen. Olsen, who…Continue reading...