Episode 213 – Inner Demons – The Crimes of Glen Race

Halifax, Nova Scotia regularly shows up on lists of Canada’s friendliest cities. Its East Coast charm and colorful maritime houses often lull visitors into thinking time moves more slowly there.

But in 2007, it was the starting point for a cross-country killing spree. Glen Race had just received a mission from God and unfortunately for the people of Halifax, he was deeply in the grips of a schizophrenic delusion.

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Research & Writing:
Ryan Deininger

Aiden Wolf

CBC: Cross-country search for car in N.S. slaying
CBC: Homicide victim’s clothes on search list of suspect’s room
CBC: Killing ‘unforgivable’: N.S. victim’s daughter
CBC: Glen Race guilty
CBC: Slain Man’s Car Found Near Halifax Airport
CTV News Atlantic: Glen Race found not criminally responsible for deaths of two men in Halifax
Glen Race Hearing’s Agreed Statement of Facts (Assessed via Scribd)
Halifax Rainbow Encyclopedia: Citadel Hill Uprising at Attica prison begins
National Post: Man who claimed he was a vampire slayer found not criminally responsible for deaths of two gay men in Halifax
Press-Republican: Manor murder suspect charged with two Nova Scotia killings
Rough Guides: Why Halifax Is Canada’s Friendliest City
Saltwire: ‘I will always need you, Daddy’ Schizophrenia and Poverty, Crime and Violence
Schizophrenia Society of Canada: Education
Supreme Court of Canada: Glen Race Decision
Toronto Star: Why was Glen Race guilty of murder in America, but not in Canada?
Wikipedia: Attica Prison Riot
Wikipedia: Citadel Hill
YouTube: MyNBC5-WPTZ—Glen Race Sentencing
YouTube: Toronto Star—Convicted murderer Glen Race provides rare insight into his mental state