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CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Offences against person and reputation - Homicide - First degree murder

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 @ 9:21 AM  

Appeal by the accused, Elizabeth and Fedrick Gayle, from convictions for first degree murder. The victim, age 15, was Fedrick's biological daughter. She was sent from Jamaica to Brampton by her mother to reside with Fedrick and his wife. The victim was unhappy, feared being returned to Jamaica, and confided in a classmate that she had been involved in a significant argument with Elizabeth. The following morning, the victim was brutally beaten to death in her home. Elizabeth initially told police she did not know who...