Crime Beat podcast: The disappearance of Lisa Mitchell

View link » On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt looks at the mysterious disappearance of a Calgary mother. At 29 years old, Lisa Mitchell had a lot on her plate. Lisa and her common-law husband, Allan…

Crime Beat podcast: The final homecoming of Lukas Strasser-Hird, Part 2

View link » On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt concludes her two-part series on the death of Lukas Strasser-Hird. Strasser-Hird, 18, had aspirations of becoming a trauma surgeon. READ MORE: Crime Beat podcast — The…

Crime Beat podcast: Darkness in the Pass

View link » On the first two episodes of Season 2 of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt takes you through one of the most disturbing cases she’s covered — one which the family of the…

Crime Beat podcast: Who killed Sara Baillie and Taliyah Marsman?

View link » In July 2016, a Calgary mother, Sara Baillie, was found dead in her home, and her five-year-old daughter, Taliyah Marsman, was missing. Three days later, an Amber Alert came to a heartbreaking end when the little girl…

Crime Beat podcast: The day Mark Mariani came face-to-face with evil

View link » On this episode of Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt tells the story of a man who came face-to-face with pure evil. Mark Mariani, 47, suffered from Crohn’s disease for more than half of…

Crime Beat podcast: Surviving a predator

View link » On this episode of Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares the devastating impact of a sexual predator. In 2003, a young Calgary woman was in her own home, when a stranger broke in and attacked…

Original target of killer speaks out for first time in hopes of helping solve Alberta cold case

In 1981, a teenage girl from a small town east of Calgary was abducted and murdered. Kelly Cook’s case has never been solved. What most people don’t know is Kelly was not the killer’s first choice. The original target of…

Crime Beat podcast: The story of Kelly Cook, the backup babysitter (Part 2)

View link » On this episode of Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt brings you details of the Kelly Cook case that have never been reported before. In 1981, Kelly took a job to babysit for someone…

Crime Beat podcast: Shannon Madill’s last audition

View link » On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt tells a story of an aspiring actress who mysteriously disappeared from Calgary in November 2014. Shannon Madill had everything going for her. She…