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Pathologist testifies multiple injuries led him to conclude Meika Jordan was an abused child

There is no medical evidence that can prove who caused the fatal injuries that led to the death of six-year-old Meika Jordan, a leading forensic pathologist testified Tuesday. 492 more words

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The American Sniper Trial and the Insanity Defense

A recent article on the case of the former Marine convicted of killing the author of “American Sniper,” Chris Kyle, argues that the insanity plea in this case is hard to win. 31 more words

The Rather Unusual Defense of "My Girlfriend Did It" in a Murder Trial

A Maryland murder trial has featured the defense’s claim that the defendant, a George Washington graduate with a degree in biomedical engineering who was also studying to get a Master’s degree at the time of his friend’s homicide, did not commit the crime because his girlfriend at the time, did it–even though the defendant confessed at the time the crime was discovered, saying that the boyfriend caught the victim and his girlfriend in the act of “cheating.” All three persons-the defendant, the victim, and the defendant’s girlfriend-were covered in blood due to the grisly knife attack in the defendant and victim’s apartment late in the morning after a night of drinking and celebration. 12 more words

Judge acquits Children's Hospital nurse of sexually touching patient

A nurse at the Alberta Children’s Hospital still will have to fight to get his job back, even though he was acquitted of sexually touching a then 13-year-old boy under his care 3 1/2 years ago, his lawyer said Wednesday. 513 more words

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Trial set for next year for couple charged in teenage son's death

A trial has been set for next year for a Calgary couple charged jointly with first-degree murder for neglecting their diabetic 15-year-old son.

The five-week jury trial was set for May 16, 2016, for Rodica Radita and Emil Marian Radita, just a month after they were ordered to stand trial following a preliminary hearing. 43 more words

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Calgary man found guilty of first-degree murder in death of ex-girlfriend, 20-year-old Lacey Jones-McKnight

CALGARY — Kristopher (Tray) Guenther has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend.

Guenther admitted to several people that on Oct. 104 more words


Kristopher Guenther found guilty of first-degree murder in death of ex-girlfriend

Shelley Jones was so certain the man who viciously strangled her daughter was guilty of first-degree murder, that she “refused to sign a subpoena, with the threat of arrest, to testify on a charge of second-degree” against the killer. 615 more words