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Appeal—Doubt as to whether appellant alive—Appeal adjourned sine die with leave to apply for continuance.

APPEAL from a judgment of the Supreme Court of Alberta, Appellate Division[1], allowing an appeal by the Crown from the acquittal of the appellant by a jury on a charge of armed robbery.

B.M. Barker, for the appellant.

J. Watson, for the respondent.

The judgment of the Court was delivered orally by

MARTLAND J.—In the light of the information provided to the Court by counsel for the appellant, as to there being doubt as to whether the appellant is alive, this appeal is adjourned sine die, with leave to counsel for the appellant to apply to the Court for the continuance of the appeal.

Solicitor for the appellant: B.M. Barker, Edmonton.

Solicitor for the respondent: J. Watson, Edmonton.


[1] [1978] 1 W.W.R. 404.



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