Blood, Sweat, and Fear: The Story of Inspector Vance

Episode 06: The Widow

May 24, 2019

Sidney Colbourne lived in Oak Bay, Victoria and frequently beat up his wife Vera and their five-year-old daughter. One night, the gun that Sid bought to keep Vera in line, went off and shot him in the head. It was 1938. Vera was arrested for murder, and Inspector Vance was asked to investigate.

Image: Daily Colonist, April 1, 1938 

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