The Canadian Press

1984-04-03 | Donald Marshall Payment

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Attorney General Ron Giffen announced the Nova Scotia government accepted the recommendations of Mr. Justice Alex Campbell to pay Donald Marshall an interim payment of $25,000. (Marshall was convicted of murdering a black youth, Sandy Seale, in a Sydney, Nova Scotia park in 1971. After he had served 11 years, a re-examination of the case found him innocent, as he had maintained all along.)

Date: 1984-04-03
Placeline: HALIFAX, Nova Scotia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Mr Justice Campbell has therefore recommended to the government of Nova Scotia that it is both in the public interest and in the store Marshalls personal interest. An immediate ex gratia payment of $25,000 be Advanced to mr. Marshall toward final payment and settlement of his compensation >>