Christopher LaVoie’s Probation Document

Who is Christopher LaVoie? Man behind ‘4 Days’ reality shows has history of run-ins with police, dubious business ventures, death threats, and an explosive letter to his family.

Samantha Miller had just finished an all-night shift at 2 a.m. when she walked into the kitchen to find her boyfriend on his hands and knees on the floor, screaming. It was April 2013, and Christopher LaVoie had just taken a gun and shot his girlfriend, Samantha, in the head.

A couple years earlier, LaVoie was in the middle of a court case in which he was facing a murder charge when police say he committed the shooting.

The video of the woman lying dead before the camera was just the tip of a very dark iceberg: LaVoie was already wanted for other crimes. The man behind the murder, who worked as a contract killer, was also wanted on numerous drug-related charges. He had also filed a complaint against LaVoie with the Ontario Provincial Police.

Police were baffled.

LaVoie was arrested, tried and convicted for the murder of his girlfriend. He was sentenced to life in prison. Then, after serving half his sentence, he spent another five years on probation.

But after an appeal for clemency, LaVoie was exonerated and released from prison in 2006. That same year, as part of his probation conditions, he signed a document that his probation officer, and every citizen on the province, had to sign: “I, Christopher LaVoie, understand that if I miss any of my community service and fail to comply with my obligations as set out in these conditions of probation, that I will lose my job and be arrested.”

Then, in 2007, LaVoie tried to rob a gun store in Toronto — he was wearing a fake gun.

Police arrived at the gun store as LaVoie was exiting, and asked him to show them his face.

“His face was covered in blood,” Detective Constable John Trenholme said.

The first thing the officer noticed was his strange behavior: he took off running before officers even stopped him.

As soon as LaVoie got out of his car, officers could

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