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11
Dec
A man & a woman with troubled lives... and their troubling deaths

A man & a woman with troubled lives... and their troubling deaths

Many larger cities have “murder tours,” where some entrepreneur shuffles a group of people around showing places where murders have occurred, or where people were last seen prior to disappearing into the ether.

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11
Dec
Liverpool's pervy pot biz manager

Liverpool's pervy pot biz manager

A tip of the Frankland cap to Jeffrey Garnhum for landing on his feet after being drummed out of the provincial civil service in 2010 for the crime of showering female underlings with unwanted sexual advances (Their memories of the events are much different than mine, but if anyone was offended, etc. — ed.).

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11
Dec
When Shifty (allegedly!) went lurking in the night..

When Shifty (allegedly!) went lurking in the night..

Everyone called him “Shifty,” but it wasn’t a comment on his principles, or lack thereof. Sources say Halifax Regional Police Constable George Edward Farmer was given the nickname by his dad when he was just a baby in Whitney Pier. George Farmer Senior noticed that his infant son, born in 1974, was an exceptionally still little guy.

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11
Dec
Oh, the humanity!

Oh, the humanity!

Donald James Campbell, the accused drug trafficker who was being hailed as a hero by dozens of cheering Cape Bretoners outside Sydney court the other week, has a criminal record as long as my arm.

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26
Nov
Robie Street rooming house slaying of Ann Marie Masson

Robie Street rooming house slaying of Ann Marie Masson

It was christened the Easter of Grief by The Daily News, not just because of the Halifax rooming house murder of 27-year-old Ann Marie Masson in March of 1986. There were two other deaths that weekend, as well.

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