June 3, 2024
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#994 Inside Winnipeg’s MMIWG Murder Trial
This story started out like every other Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women case. But something happened that would change the trajectory of the case, the people, and even political leaders in Manitoba.
Karyn Pugliese
Editor-in-Chief
Bruce Thorson
Senior Producer
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer

Karyn Pugliese sits down with Kathleen Martens of APTN to discuss the trial of Jeremy Skibicki, who has admitted to killing four women: Rebecca Contois, Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran, and an unidentified woman referred to as “Buffalo Woman”. These are the women whose bodies are presumed to be in Winnipeg landfills and for the past year, people have been calling on the government to search for them, and bring peace to the victim’s families.

Kathleen Martens has been in the courtroom for every day of this trial. In today’s show she breaks it all down and provides insight into what it all means and where it might be going.

 

Content warning: there will be discussion of the murders of Indigenous women in this episode, and may not be suitable for all listeners. Take care when listening. 

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Host: Karyn Pugliese

Credits: Tristan Capacchione (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Bruce Thorson (Senior Producer), Karyn Pugliese (Editor-in-Chief)

Additional music by Audio Network

Further reading, by Kathleen Martens:

 

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