Canada · Disasters

Man falls from window while demonstrating how sturdy the glass is

July 9, 1993 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Lawyer Garry Hoy falls from a 24th floor window after demonstrating to a group the unbreakable characteristics of the glass Hoy had been fond of this dramatic demonstration, often hurling himself at the glass with no damage to himself or the building. In fact, Hoy had performed his trick… Continue reading Man falls from window while demonstrating how sturdy the glass is

Canada · Newspaper clippings

Two boys kill another to make flying potion from victim’s fat

July 8, 1993 La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Canada Sandy Charles (14) and an unnamed accomplice beat and slash the neck of Johnathan Thimpsen (7), and cut strips of his flesh believing they will be able to fly According to Charles, he had watched the movies Warlock and its sequel Warlock: The Armageddon approximately 10 times preceding… Continue reading Two boys kill another to make flying potion from victim’s fat

Canada

Man sexually assaults, murders boy

July 5, 1946 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Donald Staley stabs 11-year-old Garry Billings to death, sexually assaulting the child before and after death Staley, a 29-year-old Canadian veteran, had befriended Garry and another boy on July 4, giving them gifts of candy and money. He asked the children to accompany him the next day, which… Continue reading Man sexually assaults, murders boy