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

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 @ 8:25 AM  

Appeal by the accused, Fries, from a conviction for second degree murder. The accused was among a dozen attendees at a house party. As the accused left the party, an altercation with the victim ensued. None of the eyewitnesses saw the whole fight. The accused's girlfriend testified she saw the accused punch the victim once in the middle area. The accused's friend testified that he was intoxicated and his view was obstructed. He stated he saw the accused punch the victim two or three times while...