‘One of the most hated men in Winnipeg’: Trial sees letters from serial killer

The Canadian Press  22/05/2024  The trial of admitted serial killer Jeremy Skibicki learned about him through his own words Wednesday, with pen pal letters in which he discusses everything from the persecution of Caucasians to his post-apocalyptic zombie novel. “A racist is someone who wakes up white in the morning,” Skibicki wrote to a fellow inmate in a series of letters entered into evidence at his trial. The letters, from over a year ago, also foreshadow Skibicki’s legal strategy and how he thinks he should not be held criminally responsible because of mental illness. Skibicki, 37, is on trial charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of four Indigenous women in 2022. The trial was originally to be heard by a jury. But both sides agreed to a judge-alone trial…

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