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Family to commemorate 25-year anniversary of girl's murder

Tue Sep 05 14:56:35 EDT 2017 | Edmoton Journal
Around this time every year, dread and sadness begins to seep into the hearts of Karen Vallette and her family. It’s an anniversary they’d rather not have.  On Sept. 6, 1992, in a crime that shocked Edmonton and the province, six-year-old Corinne “Punky” Gustavson was snatched from the front lawn of her family home near 34 Street and 113 Avenue by Clifford Sleigh. Two days later, her body was found in an industrial yard outside the city limits in Strathcona County. An autopsy revealed she h..


Around this time every year, dread and sadness begins to seep into the hearts of Karen Vallette and her family. It’s an anniversary they’d rather not have.  On Sept. 6, 1992, ..
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