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The Pit

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When Sheree Fertuck’s truck is found abandoned, suspicions grow around what happened to her. This CBC investigation uncovers a story of guns, violence, and loss -- and of the gravel pit that could still hold clues about her disappearance.

Latest Episodes

Update: What happened in court

Greg Fertuck appeared in court for a two-week preliminary hearing in January. The goal was to decide if he should be tried for murder. This short update explains what happened.

12 MINFEB 28
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Update: What happened in court

E6: Mr. Big

Police have Sheree’s alleged killer behind bars, but the suspect says he was scared into a confession. Our reporters investigate the controversial police technique that led to his arrest. Meanwhile, people close to Sheree break their silence.

31 MIN2019 DEC 5
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E6: Mr. Big

E7: Needle in a haystack

A close relative thinks Sheree was dumped somewhere near the gravel pit. Police and volunteers searched the area when she disappeared, and again after the arrest. Could the searchers have overlooked her remains?

35 MIN2019 DEC 5
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E7: Needle in a haystack

E5: The interview

A letter to the Saskatoon jail nets our reporters a meeting with the suspect. We hear from him for the first time. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

31 MIN2019 JUL 16
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E5: The interview

E4: The north 40

Police announce a major breakthrough in Sheree's case. They've put someone behind bars. A former roommate of the suspect remembers a troubling conversation about Sheree, and the family of the accused protest his innocence. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

32 MIN2019 JUL 15
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E4: The north 40

E3: If walls could talk

Sheree gets married. Soon, cracks in the relationship begin to form. Court documents reveal troubles in Sheree's private life. There's a death threat, weapons, and the police get involved. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

33 MIN2019 JUL 14
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E3: If walls could talk

E2: Echo in the valley

The search for Sheree Fertuck is underway. Police are digging, questioning, and looking for suspects. Suspicions about what might have happened to Sheree begin to emerge. A neighbour says he remembers hearing a loud noise. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

34 MIN2019 JUL 13
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E2: Echo in the valley

Trailer: The Pit

What happened to Sheree Fertuck? CBC journalists Alicia Bridges and Victoria Dinh shed light on her disappearance which has served as a haunting example of how a person can seemingly vanish without a trace in the vast rural landscape of Saskatchewan. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

2 MIN2019 JUL 12
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Trailer: The Pit

E1: A strong lady

It's winter in Saskatchewan and Sheree Fertuck is hard at work hauling gravel in her semi-truck. She has lunch with her mom but doesn't come back for supper. The next day, her semi is found abandoned in a gravel pit. Sheree is nowhere to be seen. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

27 MIN2019 JUL 12
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E1: A strong lady
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Latest Episodes

Update: What happened in court

Greg Fertuck appeared in court for a two-week preliminary hearing in January. The goal was to decide if he should be tried for murder. This short update explains what happened.

12 MINFEB 28
Comments
Update: What happened in court

E6: Mr. Big

Police have Sheree’s alleged killer behind bars, but the suspect says he was scared into a confession. Our reporters investigate the controversial police technique that led to his arrest. Meanwhile, people close to Sheree break their silence.

31 MIN2019 DEC 5
Comments
E6: Mr. Big

E7: Needle in a haystack

A close relative thinks Sheree was dumped somewhere near the gravel pit. Police and volunteers searched the area when she disappeared, and again after the arrest. Could the searchers have overlooked her remains?

35 MIN2019 DEC 5
Comments
E7: Needle in a haystack

E5: The interview

A letter to the Saskatoon jail nets our reporters a meeting with the suspect. We hear from him for the first time. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

31 MIN2019 JUL 16
Comments
E5: The interview

E4: The north 40

Police announce a major breakthrough in Sheree's case. They've put someone behind bars. A former roommate of the suspect remembers a troubling conversation about Sheree, and the family of the accused protest his innocence. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

32 MIN2019 JUL 15
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E4: The north 40

E3: If walls could talk

Sheree gets married. Soon, cracks in the relationship begin to form. Court documents reveal troubles in Sheree's private life. There's a death threat, weapons, and the police get involved. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

33 MIN2019 JUL 14
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E3: If walls could talk

E2: Echo in the valley

The search for Sheree Fertuck is underway. Police are digging, questioning, and looking for suspects. Suspicions about what might have happened to Sheree begin to emerge. A neighbour says he remembers hearing a loud noise. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

34 MIN2019 JUL 13
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E2: Echo in the valley

Trailer: The Pit

What happened to Sheree Fertuck? CBC journalists Alicia Bridges and Victoria Dinh shed light on her disappearance which has served as a haunting example of how a person can seemingly vanish without a trace in the vast rural landscape of Saskatchewan. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

2 MIN2019 JUL 12
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Trailer: The Pit

E1: A strong lady

It's winter in Saskatchewan and Sheree Fertuck is hard at work hauling gravel in her semi-truck. She has lunch with her mom but doesn't come back for supper. The next day, her semi is found abandoned in a gravel pit. Sheree is nowhere to be seen. For more, including a 360 video experience of the gravel pit, visit cbc.ca/thepit

27 MIN2019 JUL 12
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E1: A strong lady
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