Judge in murder trial weighs motivations of admitted Winnipeg serial killer

The Canadian Press  09/07/2024 04:00 A judge is expected to decide this week whether a man who admitted to killing four Indigenous women in Winnipeg did so because he was in the throes of a psychotic episode or was driven by a rare form of perverse sexual interest. The tragic case dating back to 2022 renewed calls for governments and organizations to address the ongoing issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Countrywide protests were also held demanding a search of a landfill for the remains of two of the victims. The search is set to start in the fall. The judge is scheduled to give his verdict Thursday in the first-degree murder trial of Jeremy Skibicki. Skibicki has admitted to killing Morgan Harris, 39; Marcedes Myran, 26; Rebecca Contois,…

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