To an outsider, Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka were a picture-perfect couple. They met in October 1987 and were caught up in a whirlwind romance. By December that year, the pair were engaged. Karla was a pretty high school student with a passion for animals. Paul was a college graduate working in sales. The Homolka family were quick to welcome Bernardo into their number, and the couple seemed set to share an idyllic life together.
Bernardo and Homolka presented a convincing facade. But their marriage came to a bloody end—with its very own body count. The rape-murders of Tammy Homolka, Leslie Mahaffy, and Kristen French are burned into Canadian history, but here are ten lesser-known facts surrounding the infamous case.