The Canadian Press

2009-07-30 | Canada Afghan Shooting

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Corporal Matthew Wilcox, a Canadian reservist, was found guilty July 30th of criminal negligence causing death in the shooting of a fellow soldier he shared a tent with in Afghanistan. Major Jason Samson said the death was a clear case of misuse of firearms, even if it was an accident. (Wilcox was sentenced to four years in prison and was dismissed from the military for shooting Corporal Kevin Megeney on March 6th, 2007.)

Date: 2009-07-30
Placeline: SYDNEY, Nova Scotia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << this is a tragic incident that occurred I obviously there are no winners in this particular case and no I did expect that there would be an emotional reaction to the verdict >>