Nathan O'Brien

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Douglas Garland To Stand Trial

CALGARY - Relatives of a Calgary boy and his grandparents who were slain nearly a year ago say they were somewhat satisfied that the man accused of killing them was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on...
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No New Leads

Calgary police say they currently are not actively searching for the bodies of five-year-old Nathan O’Brien and his grandparents, Alvin and Kathyrn Liknes. The three vanished from the Liknes home in t...
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Memorial Honours Missing Grandparents

CALGARY - A memorial service paid tribute to two Calgary grandparents who police believe were murdered along with their grandson.Alvin and Kathy Liknes (LIHK'-ness), and five-year-old Nathan O'Brien,...
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Complaints Over Garland's 'Perp Walk'

Douglas Garland faces two counts of first-degree murder and one charge of second-degree murder in the deaths of Alvin and Kathy Liknes and their grandson Nathan O'Brien. Police escorted Garland, with...
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Civilians Continue Rural Search Duties

Volunteers from across three provinces and at least one U.S. state began a search party near Airdrie, Alta., on Tuesday to scour the rural area for any signs of Nathan O’Brien and his grandparents, Ka...
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To Jennifer O'Brien -- The Deepest Sympathies

I can't pretend that I understand. I could never fully understand, could I? I'm not sure I would ever want to. But I can imagine. I'm a mom, too, Jennifer, and I can imagine. I'm imagining my own boy and the thought of going though what you are, well, it's the most pain that anyone could inflict. The biggest horror. My worst nightmare. Even the imagining makes me cry, and for me it's only a scenario. For you it's real life
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MURDER CHARGES LAID

CALGARY - Hundreds of green balloons, with a smattering of yellow and blue thrown in for good measure, flew high Tuesday evening over the Calgary park where five-year-old Nathan O'Brien used to love t...
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A Prosecution Without Bodies

Forensic investigators analyzing suspected homicides must trust that a dead body tells a story. When it comes to the Calgary slayings of five-year-old Nathan O'Brien and his grandparents, constru...
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Who Is Douglas Garland?

CALGARY - Douglas Robert Garland's appearance is unassuming — a balding, 54-year-old man with glasses and an average build, someone most people would pass on the street without a second look.But for m...
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Everyday Heroes (For Nathan)

There are many heavy hearts in our city, and many tears have been shed. We may not have known them, but we grieve. We all want to wrap the family in as much love as we can. That a little boy should have found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time is tragic enough, but that this "wrong place" was a home where he felt safe, where he spent so much time with people he loved and who loved him back makes it even more difficult for us to understand.
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Murder Charges Pending; No Bodies Found

CALGARY - Police say murder charges are pending in the mysterious case of a missing Calgary boy and his grandparents, but one relative says the family still hopes they're alive.In an email to The Cana...
Nathan O'Brien of Calgary has been missing along with his grandparents, Alvin and Kathy Liknes, since June 29.