CANADA: Fame, of a Sort

Albert Guay, 33, died on the gallows at Bordeaux jail in Montreal last week. During his last hours, the wavy-haired little jeweler wrapped himself in the same callous arrogance with which he had plotted the time-bomb murder of his wife­and 22 others­aboard a Quebec Airways plane 16 months ago. He methodically worked crossword puzzles in his death cell, looked up once to say to his guards: "At least I die famous."

Guay's execution, originally set for last June 23, had been postponed because Crown authorities thought he might be needed to testify in the...

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