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Chris Magee (The Mad Slasher) & Russell Johnson
« on: October 20, 2011, 12:00:23 AM »
I have Just recently came across these too stellar performers  and iam not buying that they have confessed to all the crimes they have commeted .I don't know alot about these too but if anyone does i think it would be good to make up some timelines and other murders that they could be maybe be guilty off ...

Russell Johnson's thread can be found at the link below.

http://www.unsolvedcanada.ca/index.php?topic=1988.0
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Re: Chris Magee (The Mad Slasher) & Russell Johnson
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2012, 05:25:27 AM »
My family has stressed profound interest in Chris Magee many times because he killed his first KNOWN victim 14-days before Karen was murdered and he resided in a community not far from where Karen's body was found. Here is a 2006 article I copied over from the Canadian Press when Magee was seeking to be moved from the mental facility he has been in since his arrest in 1976. It provides a timeline of his horrific crimes.

Something else all should be aware of. Because he was found NOT GUILTY by reason of insanity, his DNA CANNOT be legally collected for comparison purposes, to see if he is responsible for any other unsolved homicides.
Here is the article.....

'Mad Slasher' requests transfer to T.O. facility

Canadian Press
Date: Saturday Feb. 4, 2006 11:28 PM ET


An Ontario mental patient found not guilty by reason of insanity for horrific sex slayings in the '70s that earned him the nickname the Mad Slasher is seeking to loosen his shackles.
Christian Magee is asking the Ontario Court of Appeal to approve a transfer from the maximum-security facility where he has resided for almost three decades in what could be the first step toward his eventual freedom.
"I should've been moved years ago," Magee said in a phone interview from the Oak Ridge division of the Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene.
"I don't think I'm dangerous anymore. I've learned a lot over the years, I've come to understand my problems and how to deal with them. It's just time to move on."

The 57-year-old Strathroy, Ont., labourer wants to be transferred to Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, where his release is more probable.
Magee was first tried in October 1977 for the strangulation and stabbing death a year earlier of a 15-year-old girl near Forest, Ont. The girl's body was found in bikini briefs with a laceration above her vagina.
He stood trial again in January 1980 for the killings of two 19-year-old women, the rape of a 14-year-old girl and the choking and fondling of another victim.
Magee was found not guilty of three counts of first-degree murder, a count of rape and another of indecent assault and committed to Oak Ridge.

After 29 years, Magee says he's had his treatment and now it's time for the system to let him move on. In December, the Ontario Court of Appeal heard his application for a transfer to a medium-security unit in Toronto, and a decision is expected at any time.
"You can't just hold somebody," Magee said. "There has to be a progression of better treatment and privileges . . . this place thinks all they have to do is house the person, but the courts sent people here for treatment."
"We ain't criminals, that's supposed to be the difference between this place and the correctional system."
Magee suffers from a personality disorder and at least three paraphilias, according to a psychiatric and sexological report submitted to the court.

"This gentleman's fantasies involving torture, dismemberment, and cannibalism with respect to his victims is also consistent with the diagnosis of sexual sadism, as is a history of post-mortem sexually-related activities," wrote Dr. Philip Klassen after conducting a five-hour assessment on April 16, 2004.
"(But) this gentleman's history suggests to me that this gentleman could be . . . managed on a medium secure unit, with respect to both aggressive behaviour and elopement risk."
Magee, now a Protestant, has taken up woodworking while at Oak Ridge, building rocking horses and baby cradles which he says he has donated to various charities.
"The Lord has used me while I've been in here and he's given me a desire to help others," he said, maintaining he no longer poses a threat to the public.

If Magee's transfer application to Toronto succeeds, it would be the first time a Canadian court approved a move from a maximum-to a medium-security facility, said Daniel Brodsky, Magee's court-appointed lawyer.
"Mr. Magee, in retrospect, would've been far better off in a penitentiary. He would've either been in a minimum-security institution by now or he would be living in the community," Brodsky said.
"I'll bet that his trial lawyer had champagne and all his friends thought he had a great victory when his client was found not guilty by reason of insanity ... well, 30 years later he's in exactly the same place as the day after he won his case."
A transfer would not pose any risk to the public because the Toronto facility has sufficient measures to keep him onsite, Brodsky said.
But the Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre has expressed concerns over the application, arguing that moving him to Toronto would put him one step further from jurisdiction of the Ontario Review Board, which annually reviews the status of every person found not criminally responsible due to mental disorder.
Klassen also noted in his report that the Toronto facility doesn't have the recreational programs Magee currently enjoys at Oak Ridge.
 
Magee's case highlights the complete lack of specialized mental health treatment programs in the prison system and the scarcity of such programs at mental health hospitals, Brodsky added.
"If Chris goes to a medium-security institution and occupies a bed for years on end, that means other people who can be brought into the hospital and treated within months or a couple of years can't be treated," he said.
"It's a crying shame that both Chris and the person who can be treated more expeditiously have to compete for limited resources."
Magee said he simply wants a chance to prove himself, adding that he is willing to face relatives of his victims to give them closure and atone for his vicious actions.
"Whether it's tomorrow or 10, 20 years from now, if they ever wanted to sit down across the table from me and just rant and rave to explain to me . . . the loneliness that they feel at every birthday, at every Christmas, at every Thanksgiving, Easter," he said, sighing.
"(If) it would be beneficial to them, then I would go through it."

A history of crimes committed by Christian Magee in southwestern Ontario, according to court documents:

• March 2, 1974: A 19-year-old woman left a Strathroy pizza restaurant at about 9 p.m., crossing railroad tracks on her way home. Magee followed, grabbed her and fatally slashed her throat with a jackknife. He then undid her pants, fondled her and took some money from her. He washed the knife, went home and dried it as his wife apparently watched.

• June 20, 1975: Magee left his Strathroy house in the evening in search of a woman he noticed headed towards a nearby park. He found her, tackled her and told her he wanted sex. They struggled until he choked her. She then told him she would comply and he began to undo her zipper, but it broke. He then choked her unconscious, fondled her vagina and left. She survived.

• Oct. 20, 1975: Magee passed the house of a 19-year-old woman he knew in Mount Brydges. She invited him in. He grabbed her, forcing her to the floor. He took off her pants and began to have sex but stopped, he said, out of deep affection for her. She put her pants back on before he strangled her with a black bootlace and fatally stabbed her in the throat. Her body was found at about 5 p.m., lying on the kitchen floor.

• Nov. 3, 1975: Magee picked up a 14-year-old girl hitchhiking in the London area. He drove her to a deserted area where he ordered her to disrobe. When she did not act quickly enough, he tore her clothes off. She kicked and screamed. He struck her in the face and had sex with her, lacerating her vagina. He then strangled her unconscious and hit her with a glass bottle, fracturing her skull. She was found naked and semi-conscious on a road later that evening. She ultimately identified Magee.

• June 15, 1976: Magee picked up a 15-year-old girl returning to her parents' cottage near Strathroy. He had sex with her. He then strangled her, stabbed her in the throat and chest, and slashed her, leaving a 20-centimetre laceration above her vagina. Her dead body was found in bikini briefs at about 2:15 p.m. near an old home. He was arrested the next day.


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Re: Chris Magee (The Mad Slasher) & Russell Johnson
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2012, 03:37:05 PM »
Whether insane or not, his DNA should be traced and your family should be offered closure on the murder of your loved one. The law's an ass.

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Re: Chris Magee (The Mad Slasher) & Russell Johnson
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2012, 12:10:12 PM »
We all know his DNA should be collected but our justice system is protecting him.  He has RIGHTS you know!!  He is a cold blooded killer and our justice system feels this fact out weighs the RIGHTS OF VICTIMS OF UNSOLVED HOMICIDES!  I have heard over and over again about the rights of human predators and have heard nothing about the RIGHTS OF VICTIMS OF HOMICIDE.  Magee was not charged and convicted of murder!

My question to the National DNA Data Bank was. "Will Magee's DNA be collected under the retroactive provisions of Bill C13?  This is a direct quote from the officer at the Canadian National DNA Data Bank. "No, this offender does not qualify under the retroactive provisions. See Section 487.055(1) for the offence list of offenders who qualify for retroactive DNA Orders.  In fact he has not been convicted of murder but has been found not criminally responsible on account of mental
disorder."

The OPP already confirmed to my family they do not have the legal right to go and collect his DNA and run it against the crime scene DNA found at the deposit site where my sister was found.  In fact Magee refuses to speak to them at all!!  THIS IS HIS RIGHT after he slaughtered and raped numerous young girls! 

   

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Re: Chris Magee (The Mad Slasher) & Russell Johnson
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2012, 08:55:44 PM »
Sick. I can see why the OPP are lobbying for changes to the DNA law. Apparently they are looking for victim's families to help them raise awareness at media conferences etc. Have you talked with the police about this? They approached the family of one high profile murder case, but apparently the family members declined as they are at odds with the  the OPP over the mess they made of the case in convicting the wrong man in the first place.

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Re: Chris Magee (The Mad Slasher) & Russell Johnson
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2012, 12:13:20 PM »
The same protection applies to Russell Johnson.  His DNA cannot be legally collected by the police and run through the Crime Scene endice of the National DNA Data Bank.  He was found not criminally responsible by reason of insanity.

The really sad part about this is; if they let Russell and or Magee out of their cages into society, their DNA can be very easily and legally obtained by the police.  But who is willing to chance these two evil animals free in society?  Who's child, brother or sister would be next to be slaughtered?  What family would be inflicted and forced to live with this unbearable pain and suffering?   

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Re: Chris Magee (The Mad Slasher) & Russell Johnson
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2012, 06:49:20 AM »
Last year my family received a TIP from a citizen of Strathroy, that Chris Magee's brother owned the same colour, year, make and model of car used in Karen's murder.  The OPP didn't have or know this information. 

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Re: Chris Magee (The Mad Slasher) & Russell Johnson
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2012, 08:41:53 AM »
Karen's Voice
If this person ever ends up in a place where you can visit, it might be worth your while.  If you are not up to it, maybe you can hire someone.  If he has truly changed, as he claims, even if it's only in his own mind, he may confess.  He might want to get it off his chest.  Maybe you could bring him a cup of coffee, or find someone in there who could get one of his cups, just to get the DNA tested yourself.  It wouldn't be admissible in court, and you couldn't do anything with it legally, but maybe it would give you some closure.  Maybe you could find out for your own piece of mind, whether or not he did it.  It is truly sad that these animals have rights.  These days everyone has rights, except for those people who follow the law, work at a job and earn and honest living.  If  you do what you're supposed to, you don't even have the right to protect yourself or your children.

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Re: Chris Magee (The Mad Slasher) & Russell Johnson
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2012, 06:57:39 AM »
For me to think I could go and get his DNA (off a coffee cup etc.) is unrealistic.  Oh I am up for it you can be sure of this but I do not have access to crime scene DNA from any victims of crime.  So what would I compare his DNA too?  Only the police have the power and the means to do this.
 
What another possibility is; if there was any of HIS DNA left at any of the crime scenes of the victims he killed...they could compare crime scene to crime scene.  For example his semen.  He was sentenced to the mental institution without DNA evidence because it didn't exist at the time.  Just as convicted killer Richard Boudreau was convicted on circumstancial evidence not DNA evidence. The problem here is how long do they store crime scene evidence after a person has been convicted and or found not guilty by reason of insanity?

Another option is to obtain his brother's DNA.  The police cannot do this without the conscent of the brother or it is illegal.  If the brother refuses there is nothing the police can do about it.

Here is another disturbing law in Canada.

Scenerio:  The National DNA Data Bank runs crime scene DNA through the DNA Bank.  They get a "HIT." It is determined by the forensic lab. that the crime scene DNA matched what is a "relative" of the owner of the crime scene DNA through the convicted offender endice.  The National DNA Data Bank is not allowed to share this information with the police.  This is called familial searching and is presently illegal in Canada.  Here is a direct quote from the RCMP regarding this issue:

"No the legislation does not allow the NDDB to do familial searching or to release these types of results.  This might change in the future if legislation is amended, but at this time, this is not allowed as according to the DNA Identification Act."

This type of searching in a DNA Data Bank would not only be very effective with solving crimes but if would assist in the search for missing persons, especially when remains are found in one province and they went missing in another province.