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Editorial: Stopping brutes like Borutski

To Basil Borutski, the “system” was unjust. Women were “sluts and whores.” He was being prosecuted unfairly by the courts, and persecuted by other people. It was time to even the score – which meant murdering Carol Culleton, Anastasia Kuzyk and Nathalie Warmerdam in September, 2015. 485 more words


Appeal in sex assault case of man found not guilty because he thought he could have sex with wife anytime

The Crown has appealed a judge’s decision to acquit an Ottawa man of sexual assault because of his honest belief that his wife could not refuse him intercourse. 485 more words

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Soldier reprimanded, fined $600 at court martial

A soldier who pleaded guilty to theft and fraud has been given a reprimand and a $600 fine.

Cpl. Jeffrey Kroetsch, a cook at the Edmonton Garrison Combined Mess, serving with 1 Service Battalion, earlier said he pleaded guilty because he wanted to close that chapter of his life, and be accountable for his actions. 93 more words

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Jury set to begin deliberations in Borutski triple murder trial

Basil Borutski will wait at least one more day to learn his fate as his triple-murder trial adjourned Tuesday before the jury could begin deliberations. 820 more words

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Mistrial bid based on 'close friendship' between judge, prosecutor to be heard next month

A bid for a mistrial in the murder case of a man who killed his best friend by launching his pickup truck into the second storey of a Leamington building will be heard in a Windsor courtroom next month. 519 more words

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Driver found guilty of murder in friend's death seeks mistrial


After a night of drinking and gambling at Caesars Windsor in October 2012, Andrew Cowan, hitting speeds of 150 kilometres per hour, sent his friend Ed Witt’s Ford F-150 airborne into the second storey of a Leamington building. 834 more words

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His brother died mysteriously when they were toddlers. Years later, a photo changed everything

It was an old photo, the original sharp black and white tones worn down into the same muddy grey as television static.

The young man, David Dearlove, sits against a brick wall, his legs spread on the grass, dark eyes on the camera, mouth hinged half-open in a grimace. 1,109 more words