Patrick Kelly is a former Royal Canadian Mounted Police undercover agent and convicted murderer. He was an officer in the Toronto's drug squad based in Toronto in the early 1970s.

In 1984, Kelly was convicted of the first-degree murder of his wife Jeannette Kelly by throwing her from the 17th floor balcony of their Toronto, Canada highrise on a Sunday, March 29, 1981.

Kelly was arrested for her murder on March 2, 1983. His trial began on April 1984. He was given parole in May 2010.[1]

Books and movies[edit | edit source]

In 2007, the second printing edition the book "A Master of Deception: Working Undercover for the RCMP" by Robert Knuckle was published by General Store. The book gives a detailed account of the murder and the investigative process.[2]

The 1996 book "The Judas Kiss: The Undercover Life of Patrick Kelly" by Michael Harris tells the real story of Patrick Kelly.[3]

The 1999 TV movie "Murder Most Likely" starring Paul Gross as Patrick Kelly received the 200 Gemini Award for best TV Movie or Dramatic Mini-Series. The movie is based on the book The Judas Kiss: The Undercover Life of Patrick Kelly.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Full parole for RCMP officer who threw wife from Toronto balcony". The Toronto Star. p. 10. http://www.thestar.com/news/crime/article/815108--full-parole-for-rcmp-officer-who-threw-wife-from-toronto-balcony. 
  2. Knuckle, Robert (2007). A Master of Deception: Working Undercover for the RCMP. General Store. ISBN 1897113668. 
  3. Harris, Michael (1996). The Judas Kiss: The Undercover Life of Patrick Kelly. McClelland & Stewart. ISBN 077103959X. 

External links[edit | edit source]

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