That Case Is Not Here

John Allore
Unsolved murder, mystery, and police negligence.
Created 01 Sep 2021
  • Bang-Bang Knock-Knock – The Rock Forest Massacre Part 3
    26 Dec 2021 • 15 min read • 4 1
    Funeral for Brink’s security guard Yvan Charland – photo La Tribune In the downtime between Part 1 of this story and where we are now, a resident of Sherbrooke, Quebec contacted me to share that in 19...
  • That Case Is Not Here - December 2021 Newsletter
    23 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 7 7
    La Croissanterie Figaro, Montreal For close to a decade I’ve been trying to match a Jane Doe with a missing person. Last month that match was confirmed. In 2013, I wrote a piece called Quebec 1977: Wh...
  • Bang-Bang Knock-Knock – The Rock Forest Massacre Part 2
    12 Dec 2021 • 15 min read • 3 1
    This is part two of Bang-Bang Knock-Knock, about the 1983 Rock Forest Massacre in which two carpet layers were mistaken for armed and dangerous criminals involved in the fatal shooting of a Brinks sec...
  • Bang-Bang Knock-Knock – The Rock Forest Massacre Part 1
    28 Nov 2021 • 23 min read • 4 1
    Marc-André Bédard and Premier René Lévesque Marc-André Bédard had a very bad time of it in his years as Quebec’s Minister of Justice. From the Parti Québécois victory in 1976 through his replacement b...
  • Requiem Pour Un Oiseau – The Killing of André Vassard
    14 Nov 2021 • 12 min read • 4 4
    Andre Vassard / Andre Goulet A hot summer night in small-town Quebec with nothing to do but hang out in the local square. 16-year-old Andre Vassard is huddled with friends, talking the talk of teenage...
  • That Case Is Not Here - November 2021 Newsletter
    07 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 5 9
    Greetings from Land of the Longleaf Pine! When I was in college, the campus newspaper anointed me ‘Mr. Erudite’ for winning a contest where readers had to identify the opening lines of fifty famous no...
  • Tales from The Douglas Psychiatric Institute for the Insane
    30 Oct 2021 • 14 min read • 6 1
    Remember Dr. Sleep / Gilles Lefebvre from the Real Chartrand post? Guess where he ended up practicing when he returned from Morocco? The Douglas Psychiatric Institute for the Insane. Photo courtesy of...
  • The Strange Death of the Twin Gynecologists Stewart and Cyril Marcus
    16 Oct 2021 • 18 min read • 3 3
    Subscribe now On July 19, 1975, building handyman, Bill Terrell, responding to complaints of a foul odor coming from a 10th floor locked apartment at 460 E. 63d St. and York Ave. in New York City, dis...
  • That Case Is Not Here - October Newsletter
    10 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 6 2
    Thanks to everyone that read my Quillette piece, Louise Penny’s Armand Gamache: Quebec’s Too-Perfect Police Officer, your support is much appreciated. There was a section that I deeply wish wasn’t cut...
  • A sign from them
    03 Oct 2021 • 17 min read • 1 1
    I once received an email from a psychic from western Canada who said she was meant to contact me, that she had certain information regarding the unsolved murder of Marie-Ève Larivière. Recall that on ...
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