The Canadian Press

1981-08-31 | Clifford-Olson

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Clifford Robert Olson of Coquitlam, BC, was charged with first-degree murder in nine deaths, following the payment of 100,000 dollars to his family by the RCMP for information leading to the recovery of the bodies. Federal Solicitor-General Robert Kaplan later defended the action. (Six months later, in January, 1982, Olson was sentenced to life imprisonment after pleading guilty to 11 counts of first-degree murder in the slayings of three boys and eight girls in the Vancouver area between November 1980 and August 1981.)

Date: 1981-08-31
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Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << this was a community in a series of communities that were highly disturbed by what was happening and they didn't know whether their children were living or dead and, if, that evidence had not been broader had not been obtained, it could be that a lot of those family still wouldn't know whether their children were alive or dead >>

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