Category: Murders

The Murder of Sonya Cywink

EARLY LIFE: Sonya Nadine Mae Cywink was born on August 19, 1963 in Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario. The second-youngest of Wilfred Laurier Cywink Sr. and Estelle McGregor’s thirteen children, she grew up in a family that deeply loved her and she, them. The Cywink family lived near Whitefish River First Nation, located in northern

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The Death of Alannah Jamima Cardinal

EARLY LIFE: Alannah Jamima Cardinal was one of nine children born to her parents. Her family, which included her grandmother Noreen Cardinal, were members of the Whitefish (Goodfish) Lake First Nation, a Cree community located about 185km northeast of Edmonton, Alberta. Growing up, Alannah was said to be an outgoing and smart girl, who was very

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The Murder of Molly Bish

EARLY LIFE: Molly Bish was born on August 2, 1983 to parents John Sr. and Magi Bish, a probation office and elementary school teacher respectively. The family, who had moved from Detroit, Michigan to Warren, Massachusetts, also consisted of Molly’s siblings, Heather and John Jr. Molly was known for being outgoing and popular, as well

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The Death of Bella Marie Laboucan-McLean

EARLY LIFE: Bella Marie Laboucan-McLean grew up in Sturgeon Lake Cree First Nation, located approximately 250km north of Edmonton, Alberta. She had a large family, consisting of her parents, three older sisters and two younger brothers. Bella’s parents are teachers, who over the past three decades have worked to develop Cree curriculum for language revitalization, while

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The Murder of Ebby Steppach

EARLY LIFE: Ebby Steppach was born on March 31, 1997. Growing up in Little Rock, Arkansas, she lived with her mother, Laurie Jernigan; her stepfather, Michael Jernigan; her older brother, Trevor; and her younger sister, Harris. Descried as bubbly and of a big heart, Ebby was known for going out of her way to help

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