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Canadian Serial Killer Robert Pickton Dies After Prison Attack

Renowned Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton has passed away as a result of an assault at Quebec’s Port-Cartier Institution.

On May 19, a fellow convict attacked the 74-year-old who is currently imprisoned for the killing of six women while serving a life sentence. Pickton sustained critical injuries in the attack and was then taken to a hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries.

Canada's most prolific serial murderer, Robert Pickton (49 slain), smiled in the pig farm slaughterhouse where he killed and fed his victims to unknowing companions. - The Hard News Daily

Pickton, who was convicted in 2007, had garnered significant controversy owing to the nature of his crimes, which entailed the abduction and homicide of multiple women from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Originally accused with 27 charges of first-degree murder, Pickton was ultimately found guilty of six, and the DNA of more victims was discovered on his land.

The Correctional Service Canada (CSC) has verified that the assault did not involve any personnel and is currently conducting an inquiry. The perpetrator, a 51-year-old prisoner, has been identified and necessary measures have been implemented. The occurrence has prompted inquiries over the efficacy of safety protocols implemented for prominent prisoners, especially those with a track record of committing violent offenses.

Sheriff John Doe stressed the utmost importance of ensuring the safety and security of our institutions. He stated that a comprehensive investigation will be conducted to prevent any similar incidents from happening again in the future.

The announcement has sparked renewed debates regarding prison administration and the handling of infamous offenders. Sandra Gagnon, sibling of one of Pickton’s purported victims, conveyed her perspective on the assault, asserting, “He is a genuinely malevolent creature.” The actions he has committed against the women have had a significant impact on my family.

Alan Mullen, a former correctional manager, expressed astonishment at the incident, emphasizing that Pickton, given his infamy, should have been segregated from other offenders to avert such assaults.

The demise of Pickton marks the end of a somber era in Canadian criminal history, while simultaneously shedding light on persisting apprehensions regarding prison security and the management of high-risk criminals.

Source : https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/canadian-serial-killer-robert-pickton-dies-after-prison-attack-2024-05-31/

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