Patrick Lejtenyi

crime

A Mafia Acquittal Is the Latest L for Quebec Law Enforcement

Crime experts are expecting Montreal’s gang wars to heat up this year.
Patrick Lejtenyi
2.26.18
crime

She Was the Last Woman Executed In Canada. She May Have Been Innocent

More than half a century after a bomb on board a plane killed nearly two dozen people near the St. Lawrence River, the evidence that condemned Marguerite Pitre to hang remains pretty flimsy.
Patrick Lejtenyi
1.23.18
True North Crime

How Canada’s Most Prolific Hit Man Turned Informant on the Hells Angels

“Apache” Trudeau was known as a killer with “no respect for human life at all.”
Patrick Lejtenyi
9.26.17
Culture

Does English Montreal Get Drunker Than French Montreal? An Investigation

A new study says ‘yes’ so I asked members of the bar scene about it.
Patrick Lejtenyi
9.11.17
True North Crime

He Was a Top Officer in the Military, and Also a Serial Killer

The story of Russell Williams, the air force colonel who shocked Canada, and how he was caught.
Patrick Lejtenyi
8.2.17
True North Crime

How the Man Who Committed One of Canada’s Most Gruesome Murders Was Caught

How and why Douglas Garland murdered and tortured a former business partner, his wife and their five-year-old grandson.
Patrick Lejtenyi
5.10.17
crime

What the Hell Is Up With Quebec’s Brunch-related Kidnappings?

Two crimes involving brunch restaurant chains, kidnappings and the Montreal suburb of Laval have a province stumped.
Patrick Lejtenyi
4.7.17
crime

The Toxic Masculinity Behind One of Canada’s First University Shootings

Valery Fabrikant killed four people at Concordia University 25 years ago. Sadly, his profile seems more familiar than ever.
Patrick Lejtenyi
4.6.17
True North Crime

How a Dismembered Montreal Sex Worker Became a Sensation, Then a Ghost, and Now a Fading Legend

Why Mary Gallagher’s brutal murder became a Montreal ghost story.
Patrick Lejtenyi
3.1.17
Science

Sex, Drugs and Music Are all Related in Your Brain’s Chemical System: Researchers

Obviously.
Patrick Lejtenyi
2.13.17
Quebec

Quebec Has a Long History of Anti-Muslim Violence and Political Rhetoric

Experts say Sunday’s horrific attack was years in the making.
Patrick Lejtenyi
1.30.17
politics

Campus Conservatives Are Still Keeping Their Heads Down in the Age of Trump (and Leitch and O’Leary)

"Being a conservative is not something we advertise."
Patrick Lejtenyi
1.26.17
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