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B.C. coroner announces inquest into RCMP shooting death of former peacekeeper Gregory Matters

July 4, 2013

British Columbia’s coroner’s service will hold a public inquest into the death of Gregory Matters, a former Canadian peacekeeper shot in a confrontation with Mounties. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Purdie case encourages police-cruiser cameras

June 28, 2013

Only video available from the fatal 2011 confrontation was from personal camcorder installed on an officer’s dashboard globeandmail – British Columbia

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Inquest continues into death of man shot by Surrey Mounties

June 26, 2013
Inquest continues into death of man shot by Surrey Mounties

Several more witnesses are slated to testify today at an inquest examining the fatal RCMP shooting of a man in Surrey more than two years ago. Adam Brian Purdie, 28, was shot and killed by Const. Peter Neily in March 2011 on King George near Highway 10. The officer who had blocked Purdie’s vehicle fired [...]

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Mountie tells inquest about firing 30 rounds at violent fugitive

June 25, 2013

Officer says he was trapped when Adam Purdie pointed a rifle at him in fatal confrontation globeandmail – British Columbia

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Perjury trial sees notorious video of Dziekanski’s fatal Taser confrontation

June 18, 2013

The trial of a Mountie accused of lying to the public inquiry into Robert Dziekanski’s death has watched the notorious video that shows the Polish man stunned repeatedly by an RCMP Taser. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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