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Who Killed Theresa?

John Allore. Who Killed Theresa? is a True Crime podcast about unsolved murders in Quebec in the 1970s. The host is the brother of one of the victims, 19-year-old Theresa Allore who went missing in the Eastern Townships in the Fall of 1978.

Podcast by John Allore. Who Killed Theresa? is a True Crime podcast about unsolved murders in Quebec in the 1970s. The host is the brother of one of the victims, 19-year-old Theresa Allore who went missing in the Eastern Townships in the Fall of 197...Show More
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Quebec Serial Killers Serge Archambault, Agostino Ferreira, and William Fyfe - WKT3 #11

1:25:45 | Jun 1st

In 1993 Serge Archambault was given a 25 year life sentence for the murders of Chantale Briere, Rolande Asselin-Beaucage, and Anna-Maria Codina-Leva. Agostino Ferreira was labelled a dangerous offender for the murders of Danielle Laplante and Clair...Show More
Confines of Memory III: The murders of Jocelyne Beaudoin and Renée Lessard - WKT3 / #10

1:25:53 | May 18th

Confines of Memory III: The 1976 disappearance and murders of Jocelyne Beaudoin and Renée Lessard - WKT3 / #10 For more information please visit the website: More
Confines of Memory I : The murder of Margaret Peggy Coleman - WKT3 / #8

43:56 | May 4th

California students Margaret Peggy Coleman and Margaret Jones either jumped or were pushed from a moving vehicle outside Montreal, Quebec while on vacation in the summer of 1970. Jones survived. Margaret Coleman sustained severe skull fractures and d...Show More
The Heidi Illingworth Interview - The Canadian Federal Ombudsman for Victims of Crime - WKT3 #7

1:11:44 | Apr 27th

Heidi Illingworth was the full-time Executive Director of the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime and was employed at the Centre since 1999. Heidi holds a B.A. Honours in Law with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Carleton University...Show More
Jocelyne Houle revisited - Flashing Fire will Follow part 3 / WKT3 #4

45:28 | Feb 10th

The 1977 suspicious deaths of gogo dancers Francine Loiselle and Suzanne Delorme Morrow. A revisit of the Jocelyne Houle case also from 1977. For more information visit the website: More
Suzanne Charbonneau - Flashing Fire will Follow part 2 / WKT3 #3

45:09 | Feb 2nd

The 1987 case of "street girl" Chantal Sauriol. The 1973-74 "suicide" of gogo dancer Suzanne Charbonneau. My gogo club friend, Serge. For more information please visit the website: More
Lucie Beaudoin - Flashing Fire Will Follow part 1 / WKT3 #1

45:54 | Jan 12th

The 1971 murder of Lucie Beaudoin. 47 years later, the Surete du Quebec commits a painful blunder. For more information please visit the website:
Let Them Be Hunted Soundly - WKT2 #28

58:36 | Dec 8th, 2018

I am honoured to receive the Senate Sesquicentennial Medal "in recognition of my valuable service to the nation." But fortune is a wheel... Music / Let Them Be Hunted Soundly - WKT2 #28 I was originally also going to use Depeche Mode and Queen's G...Show More
The Sire of Sorrow / Mélanie Decamps - August 9, 1983 WKT2 #27

46:42 | Nov 17th, 2018

Voltigeurs Park campground, August 9, 1983. A mother is absent a few minutes. Upon her return, her daughter, Mélanie Decamps, is missing. Twelve days later, the girl will be found dead, gagged and tied to a tree trunk. We also re-examine the case of...Show More
O Untimely Death! - Ursula Schulze / WKT2 #25

20:57 | Oct 17th, 2018

A full account of the 1972 kidnapping and murder of Ursula Schulze. 19-year-old Ursula Schulze was abducted at a bus stop in broad daylight the morning of July 13, 1972 in Brossard, Quebec. For more information please visit the website: http://the...Show More
All The Devils Are Here - Guylaine Potvin / WKT2 #23

51:59 | Sep 1st, 2018

A summary of the April 2000 unsolved murder of Guylaine Potvin in Jonquière, Quebec. We also hear from the second victim in the case, the attacked student from Sainte-Foy in July 2000. For more information visit the website: More
"The Monster of Levis" Guy Field / WKT2 #22

48:57 | Jul 14th, 2018

Sherbrooke Record, Friday November 3rd, 1978: "The killer of a seven year old was sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole Thursday by a judge who described his crime as one of the most repugnant and savage in the memory of man. Superior Cour...Show More
Who Killed Allore Lumber? / Canadian Timber Trilogy Part III

1:09:09 | Jul 9th, 2018

The final part of Canadian Timber Trilogy, focusing on the death of The Allore Lumber Company, which rose out of the ashes of The Gilmour Lumber Company. Includes an interview with my cousin, Paul Allore, who witnessed the downfall of the business. ...Show More
Who Killed Tom Thomson? / Canadian Timber Trilogy Part II

57:08 | Jun 30th, 2018

Tom Thomson  was a Canadian artist of the early 20th century. Thomson died in 1917. Despite a short career his work has been very influential in Canadian art. The tragic circumstances of his death at Canoe Lake in Algonquin Park, Ontario have lead ma...Show More
Who Killed Gilmour Lumber? / Canadian Timber Trilogy Part I

50:03 | Jun 10th, 2018

The story of the Canadian lumber barons, a foundational Canadian painter, and a hundred year old murder mystery. (There's a wonderful Freudian slip at 28:20 that I refuse to edit.) For more information please visit the website: http://theresaallore...Show More
Longueuil, Nathalie Boucher, and the Warder of the Brain: WKT2 #18

42:32 | May 27th, 2018

The morning of June 5th, 1985 Nathalie's body was discovered in the bushes near rue Saint-Charles and Taschereau, 800 feet from her home. From her 4th floor apartment window Nathalie's mother could watch the police process the crime scene. http://th...Show More
Amazing Journey: Diane Dery and Mario Corbeil - May 20, 1975 - WKT2 #17

1:09:53 | May 19th, 2018

"It was a Tuesday, a beautiful day. Mario's parents gave him a small motocylette as a present.  Mario spent many hours enjoying it, giving rides to his family and friends. The last ride was reserved for a petite ami, Diane Dery. The families would ne...Show More
The Nathalie Bergeron Interview - WKT2 #16

1:08:39 | Apr 29th, 2018

Nathalie Bergeron is the sister of Marilyn Bergeron. Marilyn has been missing since February 2008 when she was last spotted at an ATM by a surveillance camera in Loretteville, Quebec.On this day - Sunday, April 29th, 2018 - we spent the morning talki...Show More
Intro to Loco Part III / Debbie Buck / WKT2 #15

53:35 | Apr 21st, 2018

The 1976 murder of Debbie Buck.  Updates on the cases of Katherine Hawkes and Jocelyne Houle.  For more information please visit the website:
Intro to Loco Part II / Diane Thibeault / WKT2 #14

50:39 | Apr 14th, 2018

The murder of Diane Thibault, for which the Montreal police received a full confession from Edmond Turcotte. Turcotte later retracted his confession. Diane Thibeault, 25, was found dead in am empty lot at St. Dominique and Dorchester. It was initial...Show More
Intro to Loco Part I / Carole Dupont / WKT2 #13

49:24 | Apr 7th, 2018

On April 13th, 1974, Carole Dupont's body was discovered behind the Foyer Drapeau, a retirement home located at 100 Chanoine-Lionel-Groulx Street in Sainte-Thérèse. Carole Dupont was last seen with three people on December 22th, 1973, leaving the Hot...Show More
The Lattice of Coincidence - WKT2 #12

1:03:33 | Mar 30th, 2018

Updates on the cases of Denise Bazinet, Melanie Cabay, and Manon Dube. My odyssey through the Canadian Federal Funhouse. Sasha Reid becomes an associate. For more information visit the website:
The Sasha Reid Interview - WKT2 #10

46:50 | Mar 4th, 2018

Sasha Reid is a PhD candidate in Applied Psychology and Human Development at the University of Toronto, AND has spent 11 years studying serial homicide. Last summer Sasha contacted the Toronto police with a basic profile of the man she suspected was ...Show More
Beasts of the Forest - Joleil Campeau WKT2 #9

47:31 | Mar 3rd, 2018

On June 12, 1995 Joleil Campeau told her mom she was headed to a friend's house nearby her home on Debussy St., in the North-West area of Laval. It was late afternoon, a Monday, The 9-year-old girl's regular path to her friend’s house involved crossi...Show More
Marie-Chantale Desjardins - WKT2 #8

50:25 | Feb 25th, 2018

The 1994 cold-case of Marie-Chantale Desjardins. A follow up on the American serial killer William Dean Christensen and his alleged Canadian victims Murielle Guay and Sylvie Trudel. The tragedy of Tina Fontaine. For more information please visit the...Show More
Information = Insight WKT2 #7

53:59 | Feb 18th, 2018

A recap of the Melanie Cabay case.  The dangerous offender Claude Larouche.  Stephane Luce's cold-case notices on transport trucks.  Criminologist candidate Sasha Reid, and the case of alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArther. For more informati...Show More
Bad Dream House - Live WKT2 #6

1:35:42 | Feb 11th, 2018

A live performance of Bad Dream House recorded February 10th, 2018 at Sonorous Road Theater in Raleigh, North Carolina. Please visit the website: "Home Brew: John Allore When: Sat., Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m. 2018 You might know Joh...Show More
Detritus - Melanie Cabay / WKT2 #5

45:37 | Jan 19th, 2018

The 1994 abduction and murder of 19 year old Melanie Cabay. Detritus... Remains... Debris... STARSTUFF... For more information visit the website
Marie-Ève Larivière / WKT2 #4

58:47 | Jan 17th, 2018

- The 1992 abduction and murder of 11 year old Marie-Ève Larivière, sexually assaulted and strangled in Laval. - The Surete du Quebec expands it's cold-case unit to 30 officers. - The 2009 murder of Natasha Cournoyer by serial offender Claude Larou...Show More
...these butchers - Valérie Dalpé / WKT2 #3

36:50 | Jan 14th, 2018

This podcast profiles the 1988 murder of seventeen year old Chantal Rochon and the 1989 murder of thirteen year old Valérie Dalpé. For more information visit the website:
Hands With Slaughter Stained - WKT2 / #2

46:34 | Jan 13th, 2018

Eighteen year old Lyette Gibb was last seen on April 25, 1987 near her parents home in Chomendey on the island of Laval. Six months later her remains were found at the foot of a tree in the woods near Assomption, Quebec. On August 23, 1987, seventee...Show More
Who Killed Theresa? WKT2 #1

1:05:22 | Jan 3rd, 2018

A preview of the cases of Lynette Gibb, Sophie Landry, Chantal Rochon, Valerie Dalpe, Marie Eve Lariviere, Melanie Cabay, Marie Chantal Desjardins and Joleil Campeau. For more information please visit the website: More
The Stéphane Luce Interview - WKT #44

1:07:30 | Dec 10th, 2017

Stéphane Luce was just 13 years old when his mother, Roxanne Luce was found beaten to death in her apartment, April 2nd, 1981 in Longueuil, Quebec. The case remains unsolved, and like so many Quebec cold cases from this era its history has more to d...Show More
What's Past Is Prologue - WKT #42

1:02:37 | Nov 11th, 2017

A continuation of the deep dive into the week prior to Theresa Allore's disappearance, and the immediate aftermath. For more information please visit the website:
We Found Stewart Peacock - WKT #41

58:15 | Oct 28th, 2017

It's our Halloween episode! We get an update on what happened to Stewart Peacock. A deep dive into the week prior to Theresa Allore's disappearance. For more information please visit our website: More
Confusion Now Hath Made His Masterpiece - WKT #40

47:07 | Oct 21st, 2017

Discussion of the 1977 Charles Marion kidnapping and the 1978 Fernand Laplante trial in Sherbrooke, Quebec as they relate to the disappearance and murder of Theresa Allore. For more information please visit our website: More
The Pouliot Shotgun Murders - WKT #39

44:16 | Oct 14th, 2017

Recounts the 1984 shotgun murders by the Pouliot family of Compton Station. For more information please visit our website:
Sex Beast: Stuart Peacock / WKT #38

38:48 | Oct 8th, 2017

Tells the story of Champlain College Residence Supervisor, Stewart Peacock who vanished less than two months after Theresa Allore's disappearance. For more information please visit the website: More
Female Jogger Attacked - WKT #37

57:37 | Sep 30th, 2017

Further investigations into the 1970s unsolved murders in the Quebec Eastern Townships. For more information visit the website:
Ugo Fredette - A Wolf in the Fold Part II WKT #36

21:34 | Sep 16th, 2017

Continuation of the Ugo Fredette affair. Fredette was arrested yesterday for the stabbing murder of his wife Veronique Barbe. and the abduction of his youngest child, Luka Fredette. Fredette is the co-producer of the film Novembre 84 about a series ...Show More
Ugo Fredette - A Wolf in the Fold WKT #35

50:36 | Sep 16th, 2017

Background on the life of Ugo Fredette. Fredette was arrested yesterday for the stabbing murder of his wife Veronique Barbe. and the abduction of his youngest child, Luka Fredette. Fredette is the co-producer of the film Novembre 84 about a series o...Show More
UnHappy Ending - WKT #34

57:55 | Aug 26th, 2017

A deeper dive into the original cases of Theresa Allore, Manon Dube and Louise Camirand. Focus on Kim Rossmo's profile, and the offender Luc Gregoire. For more information please visit the website:
Luc Gregoire follow-up / WKT #33

52:24 | Aug 20th, 2017

A follow-up episode revisiting the case of offender Luc Gregoire. Discussions include updates on the Lise Choquette case, Louise Camirand's addition to the Surete du Quebec's cold case website, parole decisions in the matters of Isabelle Bolduc and J...Show More
Tales from Hollyweird - WKT #32

1:02:52 | Aug 13th, 2017

Three LA Noire stories from my one-time life in Hollywood. Part I - Please sign my book. James Ellroy Part II - True Crime Chauffeur Part II - Studio City Coda For more information on the podcast please visit the website: More
Victimology - A Canadian Perspective WKT #31

56:41 | Aug 5th, 2017

A discussion with Jo-Anne Wemmers, Professor at the School of Criminology of the Université de Montréal about her latest book, Victimology - A Canadian Perspective.   Jo-Anne has published widely in the areas of victimology, international criminal l...Show More
Literature & Criminology - The Second Michael Arntfield Interview - WKT #30

1:08:46 | Jul 22nd, 2017

Michael Arntfield joins us to talk about his latest book, Murder In Plain English. We discuss where artifice and crime intersect, informing and influencing each other. Topics covered: Jack The Ripper, HH Holmes, Sherlock Holmes, Shakespeare, Jacobea...Show More
The avoidable lessons of Cédrika Provencher / WKT #29

32:06 | Jul 3rd, 2017

The podcast covers the case of nine-year-old Cédrika Provencher who disappeared from Trois Rivieres in July 2007. We also discuss the 1977 unsolved murder of Claudette Poirier. For more information, please visit the website:
Malcolm Gladwell - His Way: WKT #28

1:03:03 | Jun 23rd, 2017

I attended Trinity College with Malcolm Gladwell at the University of Toronto. In the course of the last thirty years we have attended two weddings together; one infamous and bombastic, the other sweet and unforgettable. This is a slightly longer ve...Show More
Theresa Allore: You Think You Know This Case? WKT #27

43:52 | Jun 23rd, 2017

A response to The Minds Of Madness podcast. We backtrack. Revisit Luc Gregoire. For additional information please visit the website: The music: It's The Sweet: Love Is Like Oxygen. This was released January, 1978. I know Th...Show More
The Ballad of William Fyfe / WKT #26

47:13 | Jun 2nd, 2017

On October 29, 1999 Monique Gaudreau, a 45-year-old nurse at a hospital in the Laurentians was found dead at her home in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec. Gaudreau was found in her bedroom. She was beaten, sexually assaulted, and stabbed 55 times....Show More
The 1971 Unsolved Murder of Alice Pare / WKT #25

1:00:17 | May 28th, 2017

The murders and criminal investigative failures of Alice Pare and Ursula Schulze. The Quebec Victims Advocate, Pierre Hugues Boisvenu. For more information on this episode please visit the website: More
It's No Game - WKT #24

55:45 | May 26th, 2017

Who Killed Theresa? gets on a top ten true crime list, we talk about that. The victim Should be represented more in true crime. A discussion of corruption and public inquiries in Quebec. The Netflix series, The Keepers about the unsolved murders of...Show More
Suzanne Blanchard - August 9, 1982 / WKT #23

39:22 | May 20th, 2017

Discussion of the Montreal police, victim advocacy, and the 1982 murder of Suzanne Blanchard. For additional information please visit the website: Suzanne Blanchard's Facebook page can be found here: https://www.facebook....Show More
Norma O'Brien, Debbie Fisher, and The Chateauguay Killer - WKT #22

1:00:22 | May 6th, 2017

A discussion of the 1974-75 cases of Norma O'Brien and Debbie Fisher and the anonymous young man eventually charged with their murders, The Full-Moon / Chateauguay Killer. The cases of Sharron Prior and Tammy Leaky are also discussed. For more info...Show More
Was Luc Gregoire The Calgary Prostitute Murderer? - WKT #21

58:48 | May 1st, 2017

I've been giving some thought and research to the matter of the man convicted in the First Degree Murder of Lailane Silva, Luc Gregoire being the serial killer suspected in the deaths of a number of prostitutes in the Calgary area from 1991 to 1993. ...Show More
Suspect #2 - WKT #20

40:58 | Apr 27th, 2017

We consider the suspects Guy Croteau, Gilles Pimpare, and Claude Larouche. For more information please visit the website:
Suspect - WKT #19

49:28 | Apr 27th, 2017

The suspects in the Quebec cold cases - 1975 - 1981. Suspect #1: Luc Yoland Gregoire
Pig in a Poke - WKT #18

1:00:53 | Apr 22nd, 2017

We add the final cases of Lise Choquette and Nicole Gaudreaux and summarize all 16 cases. The Canadian Federal Government is looking for an Ombudsman for Victims of Crime. Photo: The game was called Buckaroo! by Milton Bradley. Theresa on the left,...Show More
The Curious Case of Tammy Leakey - WKT #17

43:22 | Apr 14th, 2017

Discussion of the 1981 murder of Tammy Leakey. Relation to the Sharron Prior case is reviewed. Both victims were from Point St. Charles, Montreal, Quebec. We reveal the names of two unknown victims; Maria Dolores Bravo, and (possibly) Johanne Lemieu...Show More
A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu - The 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge - WKT #16

33:08 | Apr 9th, 2017

On the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the Battle of Vimy Ridge we remember my grandfather's brother, Thomas Edward Allard who died the morning of April 9th, 1917. There is a direct line between the death of Thomas Edward and the murder of ...Show More
Jocelyne Houle / Crime Scene Analysis - WKT#15

1:02:10 | Mar 18th, 2017

We introduce the case of Jocelyne Houle. An analysis of all crime scenes for the first 11 cases is given. For more information please visit the website:
Joanne Dorion / Chantal Tremblay - WKT #14

1:08:00 | Mar 16th, 2017

A recap of the Kim Rossmo and Michael Arntfield interviews. We introduce the cases of Johanne Dorion and Chantal Tremblay. Podcast correction: Dorion and Tremblay did not disappear on the same evening. Dorion disappeared July 9, 1977. Chantal Trembl...Show More
The Michael Arntfield Interview / WKT #13

1:02:26 | Mar 4th, 2017

Today we interview Canadian criminologist Michael Arntfield, author of the book Murder City, The Untold Story of Canada's Serial Killer Capital, 1959-1984. Arntfield was a police officer and detective in London, Ontario from 1999 to 2014 when he lef...Show More
The Kim Rossmo Interview WKT #12

1:02:20 | Mar 1st, 2017

An Interview with criminologist Dr. Kim Rossmo, whose pioneer work lead to the creation of the field of geographic profiling. Rossmo joined the Vancouver Police Department as a civilian employee in 1978 and became a sworn officer in 1980. In 1987 he...Show More
SPVM Screw-up: the Tragedy of Katherine Hawkes / WKT #11

1:00:13 | Feb 23rd, 2017

We discuss the case of Katherine Hawkes, murdered in the Cartierville region of Montreal, September 20th, 1977. An analysis of the anonymous phone message is discussed. As well further consideration of the Michael Arntfield book, Murder City. The dec...Show More
Serial Killers Should Fear This Algorithm / Route 112 – WKT #10

48:24 | Feb 18th, 2017

A recap of the Highway 112 murders is discussed. Also, we discuss the work of retired journalist Thomas Hargrove and Michael Arntfield (author of Murder City) and the Murder Accountability Project. Here is a link to a map for the index of related un...Show More
The Murder of Sharron Prior / Route 112 - WKT #9

51:38 | Jan 28th, 2017

The 1975 murder of Sharron Prior is discussed. Also the significance of Highway 112 which is the route between Sherbrooke and Montreal. For information on matters discussed on this podcast visit the website: More
Bad Dream House - The disappearance of Deborah Key / WKT #8

1:01:54 | Jan 28th, 2017

Origin story: We discuss the disappearance of Deborah Key and how that North Carolina case influenced the investigation into the Quebec murder cases from the 1970s. For information on topics discussed visit our website: More
The Allore-Camirand-Bazinet-Blais theory is supported by Claude Poirier: WKT #7

48:54 | Jan 23rd, 2017

In this podcast we discuss the Quebec television program Poirier Enquete which aired a 1/2 hour program on the Theresa Allore case on January 4th, 2017. The program discusses the possible links between the cases of Theresa Allore, Louise Camirand, D...Show More
Murder of Helen Monast / confirmation bias / the least effort principle - #6

57:14 | Jan 17th, 2017

In this podcast we add the strangulation murder of Helen Monast to the other 5 cases from the Quebec region, and discuss confirmation bias and the Least Effort Principle. A correction to this podcast: Hugo Bernier claimed on the witness stand to hav...Show More
Crime & Culture in the City of Montreal - Kristian Gravenor interview - #5

1:05:58 | Jan 14th, 2017

We interview Montreal writer Kristian Gravenor, author of the soon to be released, Montreal: 375 Tales. We talk about crime and culture in the city over the past half-century. For information on subjects discussed visit our website: http://theresaa...Show More
Lison Blais and Denise Bazinet / Who Killed Theresa? Episode 4

54:24 | Jan 9th, 2017

Maps and legends: We add the cases of Lison Blais and Denise Bazinet. For information related to the cases discussed visit our website:
Manon Dube & Louise Camirand / Who Killed Theresa? Episode 3

1:03:04 | Jan 8th, 2017

A show about the criminal investigative failure of the death of Theresa Allore from the Eastern Townships of Quebec. In this episode we focus on the murders of Manon Dube and Louise Camirand. For information related to the cases discussed visit our ...Show More
Investigator Robert Beullac / Who Killed Theresa? Episode 2

1:04:19 | Jan 6th, 2017

Episode 2 focuses on crime and sexual assault in the Quebec Eastern Townships in the late 1970s. For links to the discussion visit our website:
The murder of Theresa Allore / Who Killed Theresa? Episode 1

52:18 | Jan 5th, 2017

This is the first episode of Who Killed Theresa? Theresa Allore was a 19-year-old Canadian college student who disappeared on Friday, November 3, 1978 from Champlain College Lennoxville in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Five months later, on April ...Show More