Mark Twitchell had gone through series of hard time at the court, and his wife, Jess Twitchell, left him after the court found him guilty of murder, and she is currently living with their children.
Mark is known to be talented, as he has always wanted to make blockbuster movies since he was a child.
Mark is a graduate of Northern Alberta Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in Radio and Television Arts in 2000.
In 2007, His dream started finding expression, when he directed Star Wars: Secrets of the Rebellion, a full-length fan film prequel set only days before Episode IV: A New Hope. He also wrote a buddy comedy called Day Players.
Mark Twitchell was married to Jess Twitchell, who left him after her husband’s deeds were revealed publically, and now she is supposed to be living with her daughter Chloe.
CBS News reported that, the 29-year-old budding filmmaker resided with his wife and young child in Edmonton, Canada, in 2008, prior to his crimes were exposed. Since both have divorced, their ways are parted.
Mark is imprisoned at the Saskatchewan Federal Penitentiary in 2022, as his name emerges on 48 Hours when a letter he wrote to an investigative journalist is discussed by the team.
Lillebeun and police reported that, the prosecution proved the criminal’s fixation with the fictitious character Dexter Morgan, which he reportedly carried over into his real-life crimes.
Steve Lillebuen, an investigative journalist and MacEwan University professor, set out to write a book about the Dexter-obsessed killer in late 2010. However, something unexpected happened on their route to writing a new book.
If they were going to publish a book about the killer, he encouraged them to go straight to the source.
Mark Twitchell, who is now called the Dexter Killer, resided with his wife, Jess, and their daughter.
They met through a dating site in the fall of 2005. They married in January of 2007, which lasted for less than two years only.
The duo had their first child, a daughter, a year later. By the fall of 2008, their marriage was in shambles, and they were sleeping in separate rooms. Furthermore, the couple was undergoing marital counseling.
Mark was sentenced to prison in 2011 after the court approved their divorce in 2010. On the other hand, the film director was not married for the first time. He was married to Megan Castereall from 2001 to 2005.
Mark Twitchell lied to his wife about his profession, his therapy, and his intention to become a serial killer by murdering complete strangers.
Twitchell’s former wife, Jess, testified in his first-degree murder trial that on the days he was allegedly committing his murders, a note on the family kitchen calendar stated that he was seeing his psychiatrist.
When she revealed on Oct. 20, 2008, with her nine-month-old baby, her world came crashing down, she testified.
Mr. Twitchell, 32, is accused of murdering Johnny Altinger, 38, then dismembering and dumping his body in a sewer on Oct. 10, 2008.
According to the CBC, when the police came to their home to investigate John Altinger’s murder, his former wife, Jess, cried and fled the next day, never to return.
Twitchell, who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Johnny Altinger, had acknowledged killing him but claimed he did so in self-defense when a publicity ploy backfired.
On the testimony stand, Mark Twitchell admitted to lying to friends, relatives, his wife, his mistress, the victim, his acquaintances, a potential victim, street cops, detectives, and even a random cop who pulled him over for a speeding ticket