It was one of the most horrific murders in Canadian history: A 12-year-old girl in Medicine Hat, Alberta conspired with her much older boyfriend to murder her parents and younger brother. On Tuesday, she appeared before the courts to request her nightly weekday curfew be lifted.
Here’s a timeline of events in a gruesome case that shocked the country.
April 23, 2006
The bodies of a 42-year-old man and his 48-year-old wife were found in the basement of their suburban Medicine Hat home. The body of their eight-year-old son was discovered in an upstairs bedroom. He had been stabbed in the stomach and his throat slashed. His mother had been stabbed 12 times; his father had been stabbed more than 24 times as he tried to fight off the attackers with a screwdriver.
April 24, 2006
The couple’s 12-year-old daughter, who can never be identified, and her 23-year-old boyfriend, Jeremy Steinke…
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