After his 2002 arrest, Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton spoke to a cell mate about the “old carcasses” found on his property. The cell mate was actually an undercover cop and Pickton’s jailhouse revelations played an important role in 2007 his conviction in the murders of six women.
Jacqueline McDonnell, 23, disappeared in mid-January 1998, officially reported missing on February 22, 1999. She was one of dozens of Vancouver-area women killed by Robert Pickton, a pig farm owner.
On February 7, 2002, authorities made a startling announcement: a search was underway at the pig farm belonging to Robert Pickton, suspected of being a serial killer. Ultimately, Pickton would be convicted of six murders and suspected in as many as 49.
In 2010 authorities in Canada released jailcell footage from 2002 of now-convicted serial killer Robert Pickton shortly after his arrest. In this video Pickton, who has realized the hopelessness of his situation, opens up to an undercover Mountie about, among other things, killing 50 people and disposing of the remains. He says he got sloppy.