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Boxing in a serial killer
Dennis Alsop Jr. Dennis Alsop. Free Press file photo. Other than the late Supt. Dennis Alsop Sr. Arntfield is supporting Dennis Alsop Jr.
Jane Fonda has been a household name for longer than most Netflix watchers have been alive, and over the past four years she and creative partner Lily Tomlin have been revolutionizing the way mainstream media portrays women "of a certain age" with Grace and Frankie. Fonda started a viral discussion after Episode 4, "The Expiration Date," when her character Grace Hansen wiped off all of her make-up in front of her new beau Nick Peter Gallagher. After spending most of the episode paranoid that he was about to dump her over their age difference, Grace gave up the ghost of trying to appear perfect in secret hopes of getting Nick to finally cut the chord. Her concerns and her fears that are revealed in that scene are quite common for women. I've certainly felt them myself. I've spent a lot of time in my life finding it difficult to allow the man I'm with to see all of me, warts and all. The moment was a scary one for Fonda, the former fitness queen who still writes wellness and cook books. Grace took her make-up off for one man, but Fonda did it for millions of people with high-def televisions to see. The importance of being able to show her character's flaws was too important for Fonda to let pride get in the way.
Nestled beside his Second World War memorabilia, the late OPP superintendent hid away a personal time capsule — memoirs and news clippings chronicling his best efforts to solve a string of horrifying, still-unsolved sex killings more than 40 years ago. That theory is outlined in a private investigative report, obtained by The Free Press from a police source. The suspect was willing to drive long distances and may have kept souvenirs from his deadly conquests. He made sure other personal items taken from his victims were disposed of far away from the bodies. His son is convinced his father wanted the box found. The information has proven an excellent starting point for a group of civilian investigators, led by London police officer and Western University professor Mike Arntfield. They want the OPP to follow up.