Dan was an enthusiastic family man and tireless volunteer in his community, leading boys’ choir rehearsals and volunteering at Marriage Encounter events.
He was initially found guilty of first-degree murder in 2012 but appealed the ruling later on. Since then he has served nine years behind bars; next week the judge will make their ruling regarding sentencing.
Early Life and Education
Levesque lost his father shortly before enrolling at URI as an 18 year-old student, where he excelled at challenging engineering classes and found out a talent for leadership during URI’s Leadership Institute. Following graduation, he studied language and engineering courses abroad at the Universidad de Zaragoza in Spain to broaden his global perspective and broaden his world outlook.
Poliquin contends that Levesque never fully dismantled the Jesuit-influenced brand of French Catholic nationalism that plagues so many Quebecois politicians, unlike Trudeau who rejected and moved beyond it. Levesque never intellectually disengaged himself from it.
Levesque moved from Revelstoke, British Columbia to Victoria hoping it would enable him to pursue a musical career – it proved his last move. Joshua Bredo, manager of a nearby convenience store befriended Levesque before using a hammer to kill him in 2011. Bredo then attempted to claim self-defense.
Paul Levesque, better known by his ring name of Triple H, has cemented himself in the world of professional wrestling and beyond. With 14 world championship wins under his belt and thousands of WWE events under his wing to his credit, Triple H has entertained millions around the globe.
He currently oversees both WWE’s Global Talent Strategy and Development department and NXT, its global third brand that features emerging talent on their journey to becoming superstars.
On August 3rd 2011 from his small town Revelstoke in BC, Daniel Levesque arrived at Bredo’s apartment for what he thought would be an orientation session at a fictional law firm he believed existed – only to be brutally killed instead. Bredo has been sentenced to nine years imprisonment with credit granted for any time served already in jail.
Achievement and Honors
Levesque is widely acknowledged as the pioneer of Quebec’s separatist movement. A journalist and war correspondent by trade, his adept communication skills enabled him to play an instrumental role in Quebec’s Quiet Revolution during the 1960s.
He was also deeply involved in some of the significant labor conflicts which plagued Maurice Duplessis’ Union Nationale government, such as the Murdochville copper mine strike of 1968 which left 68 men without work and caused much disruption and instability across Quebec. His empathy towards everyday people made him immensely popular with voters.
Levesque was an influential public speaker who could quickly turn heated when speaking out on matters close to his heart, including beliefs, ideals or morals that mattered greatly to him. Due to his small stature and unique comb over, his unique comb over earned him the moniker Ti-Poil (‘Little Baldy”) while his statue outside parliament in Quebec City is an incredibly popular spot for visitors and locals to pose for pictures ‘avec Rene”. Even his extended right hand has its fingers parted just enough so as cigarette slippage!
Daniel Levesque moved from Revelstoke to Victoria in June 2011 in hopes of fulfilling his ambition of becoming a musician; instead, this decision led him into an intricate web of lies created by an employee at 7-Eleven convenience store manager who trapping him inside their store.
Joshua Bredo, who shot Levesque in August 2016 has been sentenced to nine years of incarceration; this will include credit for time served while in pre-trial custody.
Kristi Lee from Canadian True Crime and Jordan Bonaparte from Nighttime team up in this first of a two part series to tell Daniel’s harrowing tale and interview his mother Stacy Thur.
He is one of the most successful executives in WWE history and has amassed an estimated net worth of $25 Million.
Levesque first started bodybuilding at 14 to look more like the professional wrestlers seen on television, winning Mr Teenage New Hampshire competition at 19. Afterward, he started attending Walter “Killer” Kowalski’s wrestling school in Malden, Massachusetts for training.
Kevin Nash and Scott Hall were members of the Kliq stable alongside Shawn Michaels and he became widely known for his signature finishing move: the ‘Pedigree.’ Additionally, they are often credited for using high-profile matches as opportunities to help younger wrestlers’ careers advance.
He owns an exquisite house in Weston, Connecticut that boasts a giant swimming pool and state-of-the-art gym, boasts an extensive car collection, as well as having invested in various business ventures.