Crime Beat podcast: Hope in the darkness

On a beautiful September night in 2008, a young couple went out for dinner in downtown Calgary.

They walked through a park on their way home and sat down on a bench to soak in the warm, late summer air.

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Around them, the trees were changing colours .

Never once did it cross their mind that it would be the last time, as a couple, they would see those vibrant fall colours again.

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Moments later, the sound of screaming filled the air followed by sirens as police and EMS rushed to the scene.

Find out what happened next on the latest episode of Crime Beat. Global News senior crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares one man’s story of survival and inspiration in ‘Hope in the darkness.’

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