The Mayerthorpe Story

The Mayerthorpe Story

From Ambush to Aftermath

eBook - 2014
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An in-depth account of an event that shocked the world: the murder of four RCMP officers near Mayerthorpe, Alberta, by a man named James Roszko. Roszko had a serious grudge against the police and had vowed to kill them the first chance he got.Through extensive research and interviews, Robert Knuckle takes us from the start of the tragedy on March 2, 2005, through the suspenseful hours as more and more RCMP members arrive at Roszko's farm, the shooting, and the aftermath: the comments of wives, parents, and friends; the trial of the accomplices; and conclusions. James Roszko left a huge wave of destruction in his wake, destroying families and sowing disillusionment.Knuckle unravels the details of all phases of the story, which is one of the most violent and complex tales in the annals of Canadian crime
Publisher: Toronto : General Store Publishing House, 2014
ISBN: 9781771238359
9781771238335
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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