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Criminal law—Charge of murder—Accomplice evidence—Corroboration—Death of apartment block resident result of smoke inhalation—Building destroyed by fire allegedly set on instructions of accused—Whether jury properly instructed by trial judge.

APPEAL from a judgment of the Court of Appeal for Manitoba[1], dismissing an appeal by the accused from his conviction on a charge of second degree murder. Appeal dismissed.

Harry Walsh, Q.C., for the accused, appellant.

J.G.B. Dangerfïeld, for the respondent.

The judgment of the Court was delivered orally by

MARTLAND J.—The full and detailed argument submitted to us by Mr. Walsh has failed to persuade us that the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Manitoba should be reversed. The appeal is dismissed.

Judgment accordingly.

Solicitors for the appellant: Walsh, Micay & Co., Winnipeg.

Solicitor for the respondent: The Attorney General for Manitoba.


[1] (1978), 43 C.C.C. (2d) 372, 5 C.R. (3d) 111.





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