Crime Beat podcast: Who killed Sara Baillie and Taliyah Marsman?

View link » In July 2016, a Calgary mother, Sara Baillie, was found dead in her home, and her five-year-old daughter, Taliyah Marsman, was missing. Three days later, an Amber Alert came to a heartbreaking end when the little girl…

Edward Downey sentenced to life in prison, no parole for 50 years for killing Calgary mother and daughter

Edward Downey will have to serve at least 50 years in prison before he can apply for parole. Queen’s Bench Justice Beth Hughes called Downey “callous and remorseless” in passing her sentence on Tuesday. READ MORE: Edward Downey found guilty…

Justice tells jurors ‘we’re getting down to the end’ ahead of 3rd week of testimony in Calgary double-murder trial

The prosecution will present what’s expected to be the final Crown witnesses on Monday, as the third week of the double-murder trial of Edward Downey gets underway in Calgary. Justice Beth Hughes told jurors “we’re getting down to the end.”…

Calgary crime analyst who led police to body of missing girl continues testimony in double-murder trial

A Calgary police crime and intelligence analyst who used cell tower pings to help officers find five-year-old Taliyah Marsman will continue her testimony on Thursday. Trish Pace told court Wednesday in the double-murder trial of Edward Downey that she used…

Calgary double-murder trial to enter into 8th day of testimony

The double-murder trial of Edward Downey will continue in Calgary Wednesday as jurors hear an eighth day of Crown evidence. Downey is accused of first-degree murder in the deaths of Sara Baillie and her five-year-old daughter Taliyah Marsman. He’s pleaded…

Jurors warned to expect graphic evidence as second week of Calgary double murder trial of Edward Downey begins

Jurors in the double murder trial of Edward Downey have been warned to expect to see graphic photos as the second week of testimony begins Monday. Edward Downey has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the deaths of Sara…

CCTV shows final movements of vehicles involved in killings of Calgary mother and daughter

The final movements of a car belonging to Sara Baillie are being shown to a jury in the double murder trial of Edward Downey. Downey has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the deaths of Sara and her five-year-old…