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A transcript of the interview between Detective Bill Clark and Mark Twitchell from Oct. 20, 2008

A transcript of the interview between Detective Bill Clark and Mark Twitchell from Oct. 20, 2008

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A transcript of the interview between Detective Bill Clark and Mark Twitchell from Oct. 20, 2008. Please note that there are many typos in the transcript, including one instance when Twitchell likely says "Mark," when the transcript reads "Martin."
A transcript of the interview between Detective Bill Clark and Mark Twitchell from Oct. 20, 2008. Please note that there are many typos in the transcript, including one instance when Twitchell likely says "Mark," when the transcript reads "Martin."

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TWITCHELL (Sighs)

CLARK

But this isn’t gonna end. You know I had a family, I had a relative of
mine, was murdered. Back in Nineteen ninety-seven. Whitehorse,
Yukon. My wife’s sister was murdered. By her husband, family thing.
Not like this.

TWITCHELL Are you serious.

CLARK

Serious it was actually made national news. Was a big thing about the
the defense of provocation. Guys name was Ralph KLASSEN. That was
my brother-in-law at the time. And he strangled her, strangled his wife
which is my wife’s sister. In bed. They were separated. Come home
and thought she was fooling around and he was out to lunch. There was
no fooling around goin’ on. None at all. And he strangled her with his
hands. So hard that he actually sprained his two thumbs. And what
happened was he leaves a note in the house saying that he couldn’t live
with himself and he was gonna end his own life. I don’t know if you’ve
ever been Whitehorse but he drove up by I I wasn’t up there myself, my
wife went up for the trial with her sisters but… he uh he drives up on a
hill in his um little Datsun B two ten truck. And his plan was, they found
out this later from talkin’ to him, that’s how we know. But his plan was
to drive head on into one of the iron ore trucks that work at the mines
up there. So he waited and waited he said. This is what he’s tellin’ the
Mounties later. And uh no iron ore truck came along so a propane tanker
was comin’ down the highway. So he drives down the hill, he smashes
head on propane tanker and just before he hits it he ducks. And if you
can believe it he ends up with a broken toe. That was his whole injuries
from this accident. The truck drive ends up breaking his back so bad
that he can’t work anymore. He’s not crippled but he can’t work
anymore. Never ends up working again I guess. And they take my
brother-in-law to hospital and at the hospital he tells the nurse that he

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