25 The Murder of Victoria Shachtay

Innisfail, Alberta. A 23 year old quadriplegic single mother receives a package disguised as a Christmas gift on her doorstop. What happened next, and the story behind who sent this mysterious package, would stun the small community of Innisfail.

* Clarification: Please note that Evan Shielke was a FORMER volunteer firefighter at the time of the incident. The media incorrectly chose to focus on this aspect when reporting on him, but he clarified with me that he actually hadn't volunteered for ten years. He greatly respects what firefighters do and wants to avoid anyone thinking the misreporting came from him.

Support my sponsors:

Support my sponsors! Here's where the discount codes are:

www.canadiantruecrime.ca/sponsors

Podcast recommendations:

Wine & Crime

Join my patreon to get early, ad-free episodes and more: 

www.patreon.com/canadiantruecrime  

Credits:

Research, writing, narration and music arrangement: Kristi Lee

Audio production: Erik Krosby

Main information sources:

Can be found at www.canadiantruecrime.ca under this episode

Music credits:

Music below is used under an Attribution License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Podcast theme music: Space Trip. http://www.dl-sounds.com/royalty-free/space-trip/

Kai Engel - Cold War Echo

Kai Engel - Global Warming

Sergey Cheremisinov - When You Leave

Igor Khabarov - Stay

Kai Engel - Imminence

Support the show.

For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy