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, NS, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Mister justice Campbell is therefore recommended to the government of Nova Scotia that it is both in the public interest and to Mr Marshall's personal interest that in the media X. Gracia payment of twenty five thousand dollars be advanced to Mister Marshall toward final payment and settlement of his compensation >>

Clip ID: 19840403CPCN001