Original VPD Crime Photos from the Babes in the Woods murders

Murder, Mystery & Intrigue in Review – Babes in the Woods

*This is a repost of a popular blog from 2014 The final lecture in the Vancouver Police Museum’s Murder Mystery & Intrigue series capped off two months of incredible storytelling by some of our city’s most notable historians, authors and police authorities. Since March 13, 2014, people from across the

Continue reading
Kosberg Family Murder Vancouver Police Museum

Seeing the Kosberg Murders in a New Light: Criminologist Heidi Currie Digs Deep and Finds Answers

The streets of Vancouver on December 10th, 1965, were quiet and chilly—just like any other winter’s day in the city. Yet, in the suburban area of Main Street and East 22nd Avenue, while most families were fast asleep in the warm confines of their homes, a horrifying family murder was

Continue reading
Jennie Conroy Murder Vancouver Police Museum

The Unsolved Murder of Jennie Eldon Conroy

  On December 27, 1944, Jennie Eldon Conroy, a young, 24-year-old woman was brutally murdered with a claw hammer on the remote gravel roads of West Vancouver’s wooded hillside. Described as a “cheery, popular girl” who was “always smiling and joking,” she had paved her way in the world with

Continue reading