Canadian True Crime

101 The Ryan Family Crossbow Murders



TORONTO | In 2016, a disturbance on a quiet street in Scarborough would decimate a family, leaving three dead and another injured. And then, within hours, a bomb squad would be called to an upmarket, waterfront condo in downtown Toronto, revealing a complex web of lies. When a person’s unsettling past catches up with them, what lengths will they go to to prevent the truth from coming out?Further reading - long-form features on this case:The Crossbow Killer - Toronto Life feature by Mark MannThe Untold Story of accused ‘crossbow killer’ Brett Ryan’s robbery spree - Toronto Star feature by Wendy GillisCanadian True Crime donates monthly. This month we have donated to:First Nations Child and Family Caring SocietyThanks for supporting our sponsors!See the special offer codes here Premium Feeds - Ad-free episodes:All episodes, ad-free and often early on Patreon and Supercast.Credits: Research and primary writing: Emily G. Thompson of Morbidology PodcastAdditional writing, sound design, mixing and masteri