September 14th, 2018

Murder Acquittal Due To Unreliable Eyewitness Evidence – R v Dhillon, 2018 Edmonton Queen’s Bench

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First degree murder trial. Main issue at trial was the identity of the person who shot the deceased. The accused did not testify, but denied being the shooter in a series of text messages to a friend. Crown’s case on identity was based largely on eyewitness evidence. Held: Acquittal. Following BD, 2011 ONCA 51, the … Read More.