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Appeal court says no Charter violation using information from undercover officer

Friday, March 03, 2017 @ 10:22 AM | By Tom Venetis

The Court of Appeal in Manitoba found a judge was not wrong to refuse to exclude statements made by an accused to an undercover officer.

Bermard Hart was brutally beaten by Skyler Kyle Spence and three co-accused after getting into an argument at a residence in Thompson, Man., court documents show. Spence and a co-accused carried Hart out to the bush after breaking his arms to remove him from the residence. In the bush, Hart was stabbed and his neck was cut.

The skeletal remains of...