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Perreault found guilty in second trial for murder of Lyne Massicotte

A jury has found Alain Perreault guilty of first-degree murder in the 2003 death of Lyne Massicotte.

The jury pronounced the verdict at Perreault’s second trial in a courtroom in Quebec City on Thursday. 215 more words

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Accused in shooting death of Stampeder is innocent, family insists

Family members of the man charged with fatally shooting Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks insisted Friday he is innocent.

Minutes after Nelson Tony Lugela made his first court appearance, his older sister, Flora, told reporters she’s spoken by phone with her brother, who’s incarcerated at the Calgary Remand Centre. 513 more words

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Comedy promoter struck by Stampeder's death plans fundraiser

As a father, Kris LaBelle’s heart is breaking for Mylan Hicks’s family.

The stand-up comedian and producer says the shooting death of the young Stampeders player at a Calgary bar last weekend was so senseless that he felt compelled to act. 408 more words

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Friends, football family, and fans pay respects to Mylan Hicks' memory at candle light vigil

Hours after Mylan Hicks’ mother flew into Calgary, still in shock over the tragic shooting death of her son, dozens of Calgarians began arriving at McMahon Stadium to show their love to a young man taken too soon. 397 more words

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Man attacked over suspicion of stolen drugs: witness

A man who shared a basement with Christopher Schaan, the Saskatoon man who died after a vicious assault in 2015, says he saw the man accused in Schaan’s death punch and stomp Schaan’s head. 454 more words

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Court of Appeal grants new trial for Charlie Manasseri in death of Brian Fudge

The Court of Appeal has granted Charlie Manasseri a new trial after he introduced fresh evidence he says will clear his name, four years after he was convicted of second-degree murder in the killing of aspiring police officer Brian Fudge on Fudge’s 22nd birthday. 540 more words

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Top Alberta judges condemn trial delays, demanding Parliament acts to fill vacancies on the bench

Alberta’s chief judges decried growing trial delays Wednesday, saying they need more help on the bench.

Members of a Senate committee convening in Calgary were told some cases were now delayed for trial until 2018, and Alberta Chief Justice Neil Wittmann blamed what he called Ottawa’s unfathomable failure to fill vacancies. 452 more words

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