Bloody Justice: The Truth Behind the Bandido Massacre at Shedden

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 5, 2012 - True Crime - 256 pages
The largest mass murder in Canada's history—and how the Canadian court system let a killer go free

On the night of April 7, 2006, eight members of the motorcycle gang the Bandidos were killed execution style and left in a farmer's field near London, Ontario. The brutal slaying, the largest mass killing in Canada's history, was reported as the work of a rival motorcycle gang. The Shedden Massacre instantly made international headlines, as did the sensational murder trial that followed. In Bloody Justice, readers are taken to the very night of the crime itself, to the key players and perpetrators, to the events leading to the slayings—and inside a trial that let a killer go free.

Despite a lengthy, highly publicized trial and the subsequent conviction of six men, author Anita Arvast outlines her startling premise that the Crown's main witness, an informant, lied. Reflecting the author's painstaking research, attendance at the trials, and jailhouse interviews with one of the convicted, Bloody Justice outlines a fascinating case that is very much at odds with the prosecution's.

  • Details how the Crown's case was based upon the testimony of a paid informant
  • The book dissects the crime scene and court testimony
  • Offers insightful research on the key players involved, casting actions, evidence and circumstances in a drastically different light than the prosecution

With its eye-opening research and fast-paced narrative, Bloody Justice offers a compelling new look at a shocking crime and its aftermath that will forever change any common notions of justice—on the street or in the courtroom.


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This author is full of BS and many of these so called "facts" aren't even close to true. I should know because I am the sister of one of the victims and was privy to inside information. She sadly decided to spin stories to sell a crappy book.

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Fabulous read!- I have never read any of the true crime genre before but would read anything this author puts out. I was looking for more books by Ms Arvast but can't find any. If you read this, please know that I would buy your books. :)


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