The Calgary man who faked cancer to swindled cash at a fundraising event needs further psychiatric testing. [The Accused] pleaded guilty in September to fraud at the first court appearance he was able to make after being hospitalized following a Calgary Remand Centre beating.
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The New Year’s Day 2009 massacre in which three people were gunned down at a southeast Calgary restaurant was the culmination of an elaborate plan to target one of the victims, a jury was told on Monday.
Sentencing in the trial of [The accused], one of the men convicted in a gang-related triple murder at the Bolsa restaurant, has been delayed because of new evidence. Court has heard the crown’s star witness in the shooting, known as “MM”, confessed to RCMP a year ago to being the sole killer.
The jury continues to deliberate for the second day on the fate of a 28-year-old Calgary man facing three counts of first-degree murder in the New Year’s Day 2009 shooting deaths of two rival gang members and a bystander at the Bolsa Restaurant.