Vancouver’s Wall Avenue killer dies in jail

Curtis Macki sits within the prisoner’s field in B.C. Supreme Courtroom throughout his sentencing listening to in 2001. He died Monday in jail following an sickness.

Felicity Don / Vancouver Solar

A person sentenced to life for the homicide of two aged girls of their properties on Wall Avenue in East Vancouver 20 years in the past has died in custody.

Curtis Macki, 50, died Monday at Pacific Establishment in Abbotsford of pure causes following an sickness, in response to the Correctional Service of Canada.

He had been serving an indeterminate sentence for second-degree homicide since March 2001. His household has been notified.

Macki bludgeoned to loss of life Norah Davis, 84, and Martha Elliot, 82, throughout break-ins dedicated 10 days aside in November, 1999.

Elliott was present in her burned-out dwelling within the 2300-block of Wall Avenue on Nov. three. She had been killed the earlier night.

Davis was discovered badly overwhelmed Nov. 12 at her dwelling within the 2500-block of Wall. She died in hospital the subsequent day.

The reason for loss of life in each murders was cranium fracture and extreme mind trauma.

Throughout an undercover police operation, Macki confessed that he killed Elliot with a hammer, then set her dwelling on fireplace. He mentioned he repeatedly struck Davis with a big set of binoculars.

Macki, who was on the time a crack cocaine and heroin addict, had a historical past of break-and-enter convictions starting in 1984. He was accountable for a string of break-ins within the Wall Avenue space earlier than and after the murders.

At sentencing, B.C. Supreme Courtroom Justice Welwyn Roomily referred to as the murders “mindless and brutal within the excessive.”

-With recordsdata from Postmedia Information


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