Dellen Millard: Once a fun-loving Canadian heir, now a cold-blooded killer
Millard has been convicted of two murders and faces a third trial relating to the murder of his father
Canada's most notorious murderer from recent years, Dellen Millard, is the heir to multi-million dollar aviation company Millardair which was established in 1960 by his grandfather.
In 2012, Millard and his partner in crime, Mark Smich, killed Millard's 23-year-old ex-girlfriend, Laura Babcock. Her body was never discovered after her disappearance in 2012.
He and 30-year-old Smich murdered 32-year-old Tim Bosma after they took a truck for a test drive.
The men have been serving a 25-year sentence for the murder of Bosma since 2016.
At the high-profile Babcock trial, Millard decided to be his own lawyer and grilled his ex-girlfriend's family with thousands of people watching.
Millard grew up in Toronto and was working with his family at Millardair.
He seemed to be a fun-loving party guy who owned dozens of cars at an airport hangar and he used to host pool parties.
In spite of all the wealth that he was surrounded by, Millard wasn't happy. He got involved with petty theft and was an expert at dealing drugs and stealing cars with Smich.
In November 2012, Millard's father, Wayne, apparently committed suicide which left the multi-million dollar business to Millard. He faces a first-degree murder trial next year for the death of his father.
The murders of Laura Babcock and Tim Bosma
Millard murdered Babcock in July of 2012 because his partner at that time was jealous of their relationship.
Millard and Smich were already serving a 25-year sentence for the murder of Bosma when they went on trial for Babcock's murder in 2017.
Bosma was murdered on May 6th, 2013 by the two men. The incinerated Bosma's body after stealing his pickup truck. Bosma is a Canadian from Ancaster, Ontario.
Bosma had been trying to sell his diesel truck so his wife, Sharlene, posted an ad online for it. The two men and Bosma left Bosma's home with the truck but Bosma never came back.
His remains were later found in an incinerator in Millard's farm.
Babcock's body was never found but the court in Ontario found out that Millard and Smich had destroyed her body completely using the same incinerator.
The authorities found a sick poem on Smich's iPad later that read:
"The b**** started off all skin and bone, Now the b**** lay on some ash stone, Last time I saw her was outside the home, And if u go swimming u can find her phone."
The two men were convicted of the first-degree murder of Babcock in December 2017.
Christina Noudga letters
A whopping 65 handwritten letters were sent to Christina Noudga, Millard's girlfriend at the time of the Babcock trial. The police discovered these letters in her home and they were seen as a key piece of evidence.
Millard spoke about "the night Laura disappeared" in one of the letters he sent to Noudga. He told her that Babcock had overdosed in his basement after doing cocaine with Smich.
He later wrote, "That was just brainstorming. Forget it."
In 2016, Noudga pleaded guilty to obstructing justice and helping Millard destroy evidence in the Bosma murder.
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