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Crown calls final witnesses in Guenther first-degree murder trial

Kristopher (Tray) Guenther is expected to take the witness stand Monday in his own defence on a charge of first-degree murder in the strangulation death of estranged girlfriend Lacey Jones-McKnight. 324 more words

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Five murderers who would still be in jail under 'life means life' sentencing — and five who wouldn't

The Conservatives’ “life means life” sentencing law proposes to put Canada’s “most heinous” murderers permanently behind bars with virtually no chance of parole.

Although the new law would spare victims’ families the repeated agony of having to attend longshot parole hearings, the new law would actually miss quite a few of Canada’s most hated offenders. 629 more words

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Jury can’t decide whether Jodi Arias should be executed for murderering her boyfriend — mistrial declared

PHOENIX — A judge declared a mistrial Thursday in the Jodi Arias sentencing case after a jury deadlocked on whether the convicted murderer should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover in 2008. 693 more words

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Friend testifies she knew Lacey Jones-McKnight was in abusive relationship

Amy Prince says she knew close friend Lacey Jones-McKnight’s boyfriend was abusive prior to Lacey’s death on Oct. 25, 2012.

She testified on Wednesday at the first-degree murder trial of Kritopher (Tray) Guenther that her friend’s death precipitated her breakup with her own boyfriend not long afterward. 261 more words

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Russian president exhorts police to find mystery man behind ‘absurd murder’ of Boris Nemtsov

MOSCOW — The killing of a key opposition figure is a “disgrace” to Russia, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday.

In televised remarks to Interior Ministry employees, Putin condemned the slaying of Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down while walking near the Kremlin late Friday. 586 more words

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Windsor police ID murder victim, look for potential witness

Windsor police are asking for help to find a pickup truck driver who might have information about the city’s first murder of the year.

Carol Shaw, 49, was murdered Feb. 127 more words

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Ottawa Mountie speaks of slain twin 10 years after Mayerthorpe

‘I put my forehead against his and I just cried’

When RCMP Const. Leo Johnston was shot dead in Mayerthorpe, Alta., 10 years ago, Lee Johnston lost half of himself. 828 more words

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