Vancouver police ignored concrete tips on serial killer Pickton

Serial killer Robert Pickton was convicted of six counts of second degree murder.

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Serial killer Robert Pickton was convicted of six counts of second degree murder.

But the remains, or DNA, of 33 women were found on Pickton’s pig farm.

Pickton also admitted to an undercover police officer he killed 49 women.

So why didn’t police catch Pickton sooner, despite numerous tips?

APTN National News reporter Wayne Roberts has this story from Vancouver.

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