The Canadian Press

2014-07-31 | SCOC NL Hart

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The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that confessions extracted through so-called "Mr. Big" police sting operations must be regulated more carefully in order to be admissible in court. Nelson Hart of Newfoundland was subsequently released after nine years behind bars in the 2002 drowning deaths of his twin three-year-old girls and murder charges against him were dropped for lack of evidence. Hart's lawyer Jamie Merrigan said without the confession wrought from the police tactic, he doubted there was enough evidence for another trial.

Date: 2014-07-31
Placeline: CORNER BROOK, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 9 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << immature heart with a particularly vulnerable person that they use a particularly aggressive form of it on and at the end of the day they got a confession that was completely unreliable and meaningless >>