Roger Warren (born December 17, 1943) is a former miner who was convicted of nine counts of second-degree murder in connection to the September 18, 1992 Giant Mine bombings at Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. Warren was convicted (in 1995) due to his confession to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
In 2003 Warren again confessed to the bombing, saying that he acted alone. This second confession followed the decision by the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted, to drop their investigation of the case.
During testimony at a July 2004 lawsuit (filed by the widows of the victims), Warren blamed poor security, his union (now part of the CAW union) and the company that owned the mine, Royal Oak Mines Incorporated, for provoking him. He claimed that a simple screen and padlock over a broken window would have dissuaded him, and that he was only capable of the bombing because strike-breakers had been "dehumanized" by his union. He also claimed that "(his) termination resulted in the deaths of nine men."
- "Man confesses to 1992 mining murders". CBC News. July 10, 2003. Retrieved 2009-05-07.
- "Roger Warren Confesses to Mine Bombing (Maclean's July 21, 2003)". Retrieved 2009-05-07.
- Judge Sends Two Yellowknife Miners To Jail
- "Former miner says crime was easy". CBC News. April 22, 2004. Retrieved 2009-05-07.
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