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Confession Tapes Netflix Series: The New ‘Making a Murderer’?

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The Confession Tapes is Netflix’s latest foray into the realm of true crime and police procedural, and, specifically, into the fallibility of confessions, especially involving teenagers who are manipulated by law enforcement into confessing to crimes for which there is no, or minimal, forensic evidence pointing at them.

First, with great fanfare, came Making a Murderer, which focused on the story of a once wrongfully convicted Wisconsin man, Steven Avery, and his teenage nephew, Brendan Dassey. Part of what drove the outrage among viewers of that Netflix series: The videotaped confessions between Wisconsin law enforcement officials and Dassey, which formed the core of the case against him (the evidence against the older Avery was more complex and also

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Alberta triple murderer to face sentencing and family of his victimsAlberta triple murderer to face sentencing and …

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — An Alberta man who butchered a father, his two-year-old daughter and an elderly woman two years ago is expected to come face-to-face today with the families of his victims.

It took a jury just three hours Wednesday to convict Derek Saretzky of three counts of first-degree murder and a fourth charge of causing indignity to a human body.

The 24-year-old murdered Terry Blanchette, his daughter Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette and 69-year-old Hanne Meketech in the Crowsnest Pass area of southwestern Alberta in September 2015.

The jury recommended he not be eligible for parole for 75 years.

Saretzky is scheduled to face sentencing arguments and hear eight impact statements from friends and family members of the three victims.

Crown prosecutor Photini Papadatou expects two or three of them will be read aloud in court.

Defence lawyer Patrick Edgerton told reporters that the case was emotional for everyone involved.

“This has been a tough process for everyone involved

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Derek Saretzky Sentencing: Triple-Murderer Hears From Victims’ Loved Ones

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The grandmother of a two-year-old girl killed by triple murderer Derek Saretzky says she can hear screams when she imagines what the child’s final moments must have been like.

Terry-Lynn Dunbar delivered an emotional statement at Saretzky’s sentencing hearing describing the loss of her granddaughter Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette.

“I can hear her screaming in my mind begging for her mom and her dad … The horror she must have endured haunts my every moment,”

Read more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/06/29/derek-saretzky-sentencing-triple-murderer-hears-from-victims-l_a_23008648/

Family finds healing in life sentence for daughter’s murderer

Pankie Nolan couldn’t find the words to describe how her daughter’s killing two years ago affected her family as she testified on the second day of Ruben Ramos III’s murder trial. She broke down in tears and left the courtroom.

Ramos, 23, pleaded guilty on the first day of his trial Monday in the 364th District Court to the Oct. 13, 2015, killing of 23-year-old Nakasha Nolan.

After Ramos was sentenced Thursday to life in prison, Pankie Nolan’s words of loss were finally spoken in a victim impact statement read in court by Mona Nolan, Nakasha Nolan’s step grandmother, during a victim impact statement.

“I suffer every day and will continue to for the rest of my life,” Pankie Nolan wrote. “Nakasha was a very loved person. Every time you see her you saw a beautiful smile upon her face, and that was

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Notorious murderer Matthew de Gruchy faces parole hearing

  • Murderer Matthew Wayne De Gruchy faces private parole hearing this week
  • In 1996, he bludgeoned his mother and two younger siblings to death
  • He sent a letter to a relative warning things would change when he was released
  • The relative voiced their concerns he could ever be rehabilitated
  • During his time in Goulburn Prison, he was charged over a brutal 2007 brawl 

Nelson Groom for Daily Mail Australia

Notorious murderer Matthew de Gruchy faces parole hearing | Daily …

  • Murderer Matthew Wayne De Gruchy faces private parole hearing this week
  • In 1996, he bludgeoned his mother and two younger siblings to death
  • He sent a letter to a relative warning things would change when he was released
  • The relative voiced their concerns he could ever be rehabilitated
  • During his time in Goulburn Prison, he was charged over a brutal 2007 brawl 

Nelson Groom for Daily Mail Australia