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Worker Bill Hiscox called it a "creepy-looking place" and noted that it was patrolled by a kg lb boarone of the few pigs on the farm. It was running out with the dogs around the property. The Pickton brothers began to neglect the site's farming operations. They registered a non-profit charity, the Piggy Palace Good Times Society, with the Canadian government inclaiming to "organize, co-ordinate, manage and operate special events, functions, dances, shows and exhibitions on behalf of service organizations, sports organizations and other worthy groups".
Its events included raves and wild parties featuring Vancouver sex workers and gatherings in a converted slaughterhouse on the farm. These events attracted as many as 2, people. Members of the Hell's Angels were known to frequent the farm. On March 23,Pickton was charged with the attempted murder of sex worker Wendy Lynn Eistetter, whom he had stabbed several times during an altercation at the farm.
Eistetter had informed police that Pickton handcuffed her, but that she had escaped after suffering several lacerations. She told them she had disarmed him and stabbed him with his weapon. Pickton sought treatment at Eagle Ridge Hospital, while Eistetter recovered at the nearest emergency room.
The charge was dismissed in January The Picktons ignored the legal pressure and held a New Year's party, after which they were faced with an injunction banning future parties; the police were "authorized to arrest and remove any person" attending future events at the farm.
The society's non-profit status was removed the following year, for inability to procure financial statements. It was subsequently disbanded. Murders[ edit ] Over the course of the next three years, Hiscox noticed that women who visited the farm eventually went missing. On February 6,police executed a search warrant for illegal firearms at the property.
After the Picktons were taken into custody, police obtained a second court order to search the farm as part of the BC Missing Women Investigation.
Personal items belonging to missing women were found at the farm, which was sealed off by members of the joint RCMP — Vancouver Police Department task force.
The following day Pickton was charged with weapons offences. He was later released and was kept under police surveillance. On February 22, Pickton was arrested and charged with two counts of first degree murder in the deaths of Sereena Abotsway and Mona Wilson.
A sixth charge for the murder of Andrea Joesbury was laid on April 9, followed shortly by a seventh for Brenda Wolfe. This was the largest investigation of any serial killer in Canadian history. Forensic analysis proved difficult because the bodies may have been left to decompose, or be eaten by insects and pigs on the farm.
During the early days of the excavations, forensic anthropologists brought in heavy equipment, including two foot metre flat conveyor belts and soil sifters to find traces of human remains.The brother of Robert William "Willie" Pickton says he had no idea sex workers were being taken to his family's property near Vancouver and murdered, and he denies ever helping the serial killer.
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