The Canadian Press

2016-12-15 | CRIME Swarming Death

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An Alberta judge has upheld the murder and manslaughter convictions of three men who argued their case took too long to get to trial. A landmark Supreme Court ruling this summer set out trial time limits of 18 months in provincial court and 30 months in superior courts, except in exceptional circumstances. Crown lawyer Ken McCaffrey says the focus is now on deciding the fate of the men convicted in Lukas Strasser-Hird's 2013 death. (This summer, a jury found Franz Emir Cabrera and Assmar Ryiad Shlah guilty of second-degree murder and Joch Pouk guilty of manslaughter.)

Date: 2016-12-15
Placeline: CALGARY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 11 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << finally we can get down to the business of the victim impact statements and talking about what actually happened that night rather than having the case bog down and legal procedures >>