Serial Killer Sunday: Robert Pickton: The Pig Farmer Killer

CRIME & INVESTIGATION – Sunday 14 February, 8.30pm

Robert Pickton, Canadian pig farmer turned serial killer, preyed on prostitutes and drug addicts from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside luring them to his farm under the cover of a registered charity, Piggy Palace Good Times Society. Once caught, Pickton confessed to 49 murders and told an undercover cop he wanted to kill another woman to make it an even 50. In 2007 he was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 25 years – the toughest sentence allowed by Canadian law.

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