Upsetting verdict

  • Feb. 15, 2018 8:30 a.m.

Comox Valley residents gathered at the plaza on Cliffe Avenue and Fifth Street Saturday, standing in solidarity for Colten Boushie. Marches and rallies were held across the country to show disapproval of the jury’s decision to acquit Gerald Stanley, 56, of second-degree murder in the death of Colten Boushie. The 22-year-old Red Pheasant Cree Nation member was killed when he was shot in the back of his head after an altercation between Stanley, Boushie and four other Red Pheasant Cree Nation members on Stanley’s property, on Aug. 9, 2016.

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