The Murder of Helen Betty Osborne—Part 2

The Murder of Helen Betty Osborne—Part 2

By Kristi Lee | Canadian True Crime

Manitoba | 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.

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Key sections: Historical Overview, Treaty Rights, Helen Betty Osborne

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Research and writing, narration, sound design: Kristi Lee

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