The Canadian Press

1998-02-27 | Doctor Murder

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A judge threw out a first-degree murder charge against a Halifax doctor accused of killing a terminally ill cancer patient. Judge Hughes Randall ruled he did not believe the Crown could make the charge against Dr. Nancy Morrison stick, based on the evidence presented during her preliminary hearing. Prosecutor Craig Botterill said there was always merit in pursuing a serious legal issue. In November, Nova Scotia's Supreme Court rejected an appeal from the prosecution to try Morrison.

Date: 1998-02-27
Placeline: HALIFAX, Nova Scotia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the parliaments saw fit to legislate that an individual can't take a human life by unlawful means that was the essential allegation that was made against dr. Morris and I think respecting the laws as Parliament has handed them down to us to enforce is always in the public interest >>