The Canadian Press

2000-05-30 | Military-Poisoning

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Matt Stopford said he didn't believe what the military told him -- that his fellow troops tried to poison him while on a tour of duty in Croatia. The warrant officer came back to Canada in 1993 with mysterious ailments, and the RCMP said it found evidence that noxious substances were slipped into his coffee, apparently by troops who thought he was too gung ho and hoped to make him too sick to function. But Stopford said he suspected environmental toxins were to blame and he would go to court if he had to get answers.

Date: 2000-05-30
Placeline: Peterbobough, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << because basically the armies come out and said it happened well you got a lot of guys in the platoon and they're not telling you who did it so everybody's being slandered and and pointed out at the same time and we're going to fix that fairly quickly >>

Clip ID: 20000530CPCN001