Cold Case Canada

Cold Case Canada is an independently produced true crime podcast hosted by Eve Lazarus, a reporter and author based in Vancouver, British Columbia

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Episodes

Friday Oct 15, 2021

The Halloween Special is the last episode of Season 2. Join me and five storytellers as they tell you their favourite ghost stories: a haunted nightclub, a shooting, a former insane asylum, the Chinatown ghost, a cemetery and a haunted grand piano. For photos, sources and information about my books, blog or podcasts visit: evelazarus.com Photo: Riverdale Psychiatric Hospital, courtesy Coquitlam Archives

Friday Oct 01, 2021

In 1965, Rene Castellani, a 40-year-old radio personality murdered his wife Esther with arsenic-laced milkshakes so he could marry Lolly, CKNW’s 25-year-old receptionist. The Castellani's had an 11-year-old daughter called Jeannine, who became the collateral damage in one of the most sensational murder cases of the 20th century.  This episode is based on original research and interviews from Murder by Milkshake: an astonishing true story of adultery, arsenic and a charismatic killer  For photos, sources and information about my books, blog or podcasts visit: evelazarus.com

Friday Sep 24, 2021

In 1965, Rene Castellani, a 40-year-old radio personality murdered his wife Esther with arsenic-laced milkshakes so he could marry Lolly, CKNW’s 25-year-old receptionist. The Castellani's had an 11-year-old daughter called Jeannine, who became the collateral damage in one of the most sensational murder cases of the 20th century.  This episode is based on original research and interviews from Murder by Milkshake: an astonishing true story of adultery, arsenic and a charismatic killer  For photos, sources and information about my books, blog or podcasts visit: evelazarus.com

Friday Sep 10, 2021

Three weeks after Pat Lowther was reported missing, her body was discovered by a family out for a hike at Furry Creek, about 50 kilometres from her Vancouver home. She had been beaten to death with a hammer by a man who was jealous of her strong, often violent feminist poetry and her growing place in the Canadian literary scene.  Photo: Pat Lowther and Fred Candelaria co-chairs of the League of Canadian Poets. Ian Lindsay, Vancouver Sun, September 5 1975.  For photos, show credits, sources and information about my books, blog or podcasts visit: evelazarus.com

Friday Aug 27, 2021

In the months leading up to her murder, Muriel Lindsay had been targeted and harassed. Her cat was stolen, she’d received bizarre anonymous letters, and someone had used her credit card to take out subscriptions and make a donation to the United Way in her name. Who was stalking Muriel and why was this 40-year-old postal worker found beaten to death in her West End apartment? Cold Case Canada is based on original research and interviews from a chapter in my book Cold Case Vancouver: the city's most baffling unsolved murders For photos, show credits, sources and information about my books, blog or podcasts visit: evelazarus.com

Friday Aug 13, 2021

On February 22, 1975 country and western singer Debbie Roe, 22 finished her shift at the OK Corral, stopped to get gas and something to eat. Her body was found the next day on an isolated stretch of highway in Langley, BC. Just two months earlier, the body of Barbara LaRocque, 22 had been found nearby. Barbara worked at the Syndicate, a club with the same owner as the OK Corral. In March 1975, the body of Gail (Sam) Rogers, 26 a dancer at Vancouver’s Penthouse Nightclub was found just off the Sea to Sky Highway near Squamish. Is there a connection between these three unsolved murders? This podcast is based on original research and interviews and a story from my book Cold Case Vancouver: the city's most baffling unsolved murders For photos, show credits, sources and information about my books, blog or podcasts visit: evelazarus.com

Friday Jul 30, 2021

At the start of 1985, things looked good for Jimmy and Lily Ming. The couple had two small children, owned their own home and worked in the family’s thriving Robson Street restaurant. But by the end of January, Jimmy and Lily had been kidnapped from their Vancouver house, the restaurant was closed and the rest of the Ming family feared for their lives. This podcast is based on original research and interviews and a story from my book Cold Case Vancouver: the city's most baffling unsolved murders For crime scene photos, show credits, sources and information about my books, blog or podcasts visit: evelazarus.com

Friday Jul 16, 2021

Sixteen-year-old Rhona Duncan was murdered in the early hours of July 15, 1976 after walking home from a high school birthday party. She was in sight of her North Vancouver house, when she was intercepted, raped and strangled. Although 45 years has gone by, Rhona’s friends still get together to remember her and to try and solve her murder. Some believe they know who did it. This podcast is based on original research and interviews and a story from my book Cold Case Vancouver: the city's most baffling unsolved murders For crime scene photos, show credits, sources and information about my books, blog or podcasts visit: evelazarus.com

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Cold Case Canada

Cold Case Canada is adult-focused, victim-centred and based on original research from Eve’s bestselling books. Episodes include interviews with family, friends and law enforcement. For photos, sources and information about Eve's true crime books, blog or podcasts, please visit evelazarus.com. To join in the conversation, check out the Facebook Cold Case Canada Group.

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