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112 The Murder of Helen Betty Osborne—Part 3



[Part 3 of 3]  In 1971, Indigenous high school student Helen Betty Osborne was abducted  and brutally murdered near The Pas, Manitoba.When Betty’s body was found hours later at nearby Clearwater Lake, it was clear she had been the victim of a heinous crime. But it would take many, many years for the truth of what really happened to Betty to come to light—ultimately exposing the depths of racial injustice in the small town.Crisis Line for Indian Residential School SurvivorsFor CRISIS SUPPORT 24/7 call 1-800-721-0066Current unsolved #MMIWG cases from The Pas and surrounding areas:Amanda Sophia Bartlett, 18Elizabeth Mae Dorion, 44Josephine Martin, 58Kendara Ballantyne, 18Also: Morris Linklater, 18 year old male went missing in September of 2020Take Action - No More Stolen SistersRead the 2021 campaign guideMore resourcesReport of the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry of ManitobaRead the full reportKey sections: Historical Overview, Treaty Rights, Helen Betty OsborneCanadian True Crime donates monthly to help