Comment 71065

By Binary Optics (anonymous) | Posted November 05, 2011 at 23:31:31

Three headline-grabbing Hamilton homicides, all female victims:

Audrey Gleave, a 73-year-old retired teacher and Ancaster resident is killed in "brutal sex slaying" and a 50-year-old schizophrenic homeless man arrested six weeks after the victim's body is found.
http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Crime/2011/02/11/17239006.html

Elham Dashti, a 31-year-old Iranian woman working in downtown Hamilton, is savagely attacked and fatally wounded, left for dead one block from police headquarters. There is no arrest for seven months. When the Iranian government calls for “swift and serious legal pursuit”, within seven days a 25-year-old transient is arrested and charged with her murder.
http://www.thespec.com/news/local/article/319093--iran-calls-for-swift-action-in-hamilton-homicide
http://www.thespec.com/news/local/article/474383--accused-in-dashti-murder-makes-first-court-appearance

Laura Ann Young, a 37-year-old panhandler who lived on the Mountain, is killed four blocks from police headquarters, her body discarded like garbage. She is the first homicide of 2011. No arrests have yet been made.
http://www.thespec.com/news/local/article/486296--vigil-tonight-for-slain-woman


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