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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Trials - Motions - Directed verdict

Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 8:57 AM  

Appeal by the Crown from a directed verdict acquitting the accused, Kelly, of manslaughter. Two armed men attempted to rob an underground poker tournament. A struggle ensued and shots were fired. The robbers fled on foot. One individual involved in the struggle died from a gunshot wound. An eyewitness saw two men run from the scene and leave in a Honda Civic. One man carried a gun. The Crown alleged that the accused was the getaway driver of the Honda. Approximately 25 minutes after the shooting,...