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Man fatally stabbed during mailbox break-in, court hears

A city man was fatally stabbed during a dispute in which he tried to break into the mail box of his assailant at a southwest apartment complex two years ago, court heard during sentencing arguments on Thursday.

Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2010 stabbing death

Facing a potential life sentence on second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a man at a southwest Calgary apartment more than two years ago, [The accused] pleaded guilty through his lawyer Greg Dunn on Tuesday to manslaughter.

Cancer fraudster pleads guilty

He was assaulted at the Calgary Remand Centre last week. [The accused]'s lawyer, Joel Chevrefils said his client received a concussion, a broken nose, black eyes and a bruised spleen.

Cancer fraudster sentencing delayed pending psych tests

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.

Lawyer for Bolsa shooter seeking mistrial

Lawyers for one of three men convicted in Calgary’s New Year’s Day massacre will seek a mistrial because of evidence which surfaced before his sentencing.

UPDATE: Stunning development in Bolsa triple murder trial

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.

Jury deliberations in Bolsa murder trial drag into second day

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.

Fate of accused Bolsa shooter in jury’s hands

Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Glen Poelman turned the case of Real Christian Honorio over to the eight-man, four-woman jury at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday after spending more than two hours giving them final instructions.

Fate of third man accused in Bolsa triple-murder now in hands of jury

The fate of a man accused of gunning down three people in a Calgary restaurant is now in the hands of a jury. 28-year-old [The accused] is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the fatal shootings at Bolsa restaurant on New Year’s Day 2009.

Murder suspect's fate in hands of jury

The four-woman, eight-man Court of Queen’s Bench jury earlier received final legal instructions from Justice Glen Poelman before they began considering a verdict in the month-long case.

Evidence missing details: accused killer's lawyer

Defence counsel Greg Dunn said “hold back” evidence police keep secret to weed out false confessions, wasn’t included in Honorio’s comments to officers posing as members of a criminal organization.

Defence opens case in Bolsa triple murder trial

Real Christian Honorio did not shoot any of the three victims of the New Year’s Day 2009 massacre at Bolsa Restaurant, his lawyer said in her opening statement of his trial on Wednesday.

Accused Bolsa shooter did 'boast a little'

Det. Rey Bangloy was confident with the confession to and details of the New Year's Day 2009 triple homicide at Bolsa Restaurant he helped elicit from Real Christian Honorio in a three-month under-cover operation.

Cop defends undercover cop in murder trial

The Calgary cop who posed as a “major league” criminal to draw a confession from triple-murder suspect [The Accused] insisted the accused’s statements were true. Det. Reynold Bangloy told a city jury Friday he believes [The Accused] was being truthful when he admitted his involvement in Calgary’s New Year’s Day massacre.

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