Missing mothers, lost daughters

Missing mothers, lost daughters

Since January, the Telegram has been running an occasional series on missing and murdered women from Newfoundland and Labrador. Those stories are included here, as well as coverage of the murder of Loretta Saunders in Halifax and past features and stories on victims such as Juliane Hibbs and Dana Bradley.

Lee Doyle (left) and Michelle Doyle sob as they speak to reporters outside provincial court in St. John’s Wednesday following proceedings in the case of William Patrick Conway, who caused the death of their mother,  Veronica Doyle Lewis, last fall.  — Photo by Rosie Mullaley/The Telegram

Mother’s death ‘feels like yesterday’

April 24, 2014 - 4 h 33

“It feels like yesterday,” her daughter Lee Doyle said, sobbing.

Doyle and her sister Michelle Doyle were among the group of about a dozen of Doyle Lewis’s family members who were in provincial...

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Mother’s death ‘feels like yesterday’

Man claims he witnessed Dana Bradley murder

March 15, 2014 - 4 h 45

One of the killer’s last acts at the scene was to tuck her school books carefully under her arm, as in some bizarre act of kindness when, sometime earlier, the monster in him had raged and he had...

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Man claims he witnessed Dana Bradley murder

‘The guy is the real thing’

March 17, 2014 - 4 h 45

What if the brain could push them somewhere deep, where they would allow the child to grow and experience, as much as possible, what life is supposed to offer an innocent, curious young mind?

Or,...

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‘The guy is the real thing’

Who killed my mother?

March 14, 2014 - 4 h 35

O’Brien Carson’s badly decomposed remains were found by hunters on a rural road in the town of French Camp, San Joaquin County, Calif., on Nov. 21, 1970.

She had disappeared from a truckstop...

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Who killed my mother?

‘She was really bright and really brave’

March 03, 2014 - 15 h 03

“She was out to learn. She was like a sponge in that aspect,” Batiste recalled. “She wanted to meet people and move forward with things that really mattered to her.”

That bright future...

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‘She was really bright and really brave’

Saunders’ family thanks public for support

March 01, 2014 - 4 h 45

Saunders’ aunt, Barb Coffey, said the full impact of the horrific crime likely won’t sink in until Saunders is brought back home to Labrador. Saunders, who was a student at Saint Mary’s University...

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Saunders’ family thanks public for support