134 The Murder of January Lapuz
In 2012, a beloved community figure was killed in her own home in an extremely violent attack. It would take a while to learn what happened to her and who was responsible, but the immense loss of her absence was felt immediately by all who knew her - or knew of her.
"Hi. My name is January. I know it's a cold month, but I make it hot!"
This episode is about the death of a transgender person, and it also includes brief details of Indigenous trauma and residential schools. 24/7 Crisis Line for Indian Residential School Survivors: call 1-800-721-0066
- Kelly Favro / Publican Ban: GoFundMe (for those able to donate financially).
- About January: Watch My Name Was January, Sher Vancouver, Sher Vancouver Podcast and Youth Award
- Full list of resources, information sources, and credits: See the page for this episode at www.canadiantruecrime.ca/episodes
- CTC Episode 50: The Murder of Tracy Tom
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This month we have donated to the Sher Vancouver LGBTQ+ Friends Society
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Special thanks to Alex Sangha and Ash Brar from Sher Vancouver.
Research: Eliot Newton
Writing, sound design, additional research: Kristi Lee
Audio editing and production, theme songs: We Talk of Dreams
Production assistance: Jesse Hawke
Script consulting: Carol Weinberg
Disclaimer voiced by Erik Krosby
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