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Manitoba man who bombed ex-wife’s lawyer convicted of attempted murder, aggravated assault

Friday, May 18, 2018 @ 7:30 AM | By Cristin Schmitz

A disgruntled litigant who targeted two Winnipeg law offices with explosive devices in 2015 and maimed family law lawyer Maria Mitousis with a disguised bomb he sent her anonymously through the mail, has been convicted of attempted murder and aggravated assault.

In an oral ruling livestreamed May 17 that was accompanied by a 59-page written judgment, Manitoba provincial court Judge Tracey Lord convicted Guido Amsel of multiple offences in connection with a bombing at his ex-wife’s home in 2013, and three separate incidents in July 2015...