"I would like to thank Warren
for checking the facts, and giving me air-time to start
the ball rolling and proving my innocence."
Sophonow, who spent four years
wrongfully imprisoned for a murder he did not commit.
Warren's radio and newspaper work has involved investigative
Of The Month" series in the 1990s earned him an award
from the RCMP; posing as a would-be naïve investor, an
early newspaper series in The Winnipeg Tribune resulted in
Canada's first legislation against pyramid schemes; he has
spent a week in a federal penitentiary living as a con, and
four days as a patient inside the locked ward of a psychiatric
veterans honored him for his battle to have Ottawa recognize
Canadians involved in that conflict.
He has helped solve murder cases,
been a foot soldier on training exercises with British commandoes in Hong Kong's New
Territories, carried on years of correspondence with child-killer Clifford Olson,
outed a pedophile teacher, and his CKNW Radio series "Where Are These Women ?"
was an early crusade for stepped-up investigation into the deaths of sex-trade workers
on Vancouver's notorious Downtown East Side.
of his investigative work these days is carried on behalf
of victims seeking closure, but not publicity, to cases involving
sexual abuse, medical mistreatment, even murder.