TITLE

For cabbies, justice is blinded

AUTHOR(S)
Champion, Chris
PUB. DATE
October 1995
SOURCE
Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;10/16/95, Vol. 22 Issue 44, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs that Judge Sydney Wood of the Alberta Family and Youth Court has decided to try in youth court two teens accused of a double homicide. The 15-year-olds accused of shooting Co-op taxi driver Trevor O'Dell in April 1995; The second-degree murder charge because O'Dell's taxi careened into the car of Alexia Lema, killing her as well; Wood's reasons for his decision.
ACCESSION #
9511137684

 

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