Tag Archives: guardianship

Verdict in unusual trial of confessed Winnipeg serial killer to be delivered Thursday

WARNING: This story contains disturbing details. The fate of a Winnipeg man who confessed to killing four women but denies criminal responsibility will be decided Thursday after an unusual trial for the confessed serial killer. Jeremy Skibicki’s lawyers argued that he was driven by delusions related to schizophrenia and hearing voices that made him believe he was on a mission …

Read More »

Investigation into man killed over bag of chips in Don Jail begins

An inquest opened Monday into the death of a man who was murdered in a Toronto jail over a bag of chips, with the jury hearing that protections for prisoners may have been inadequate. It’s been nearly 15 years since Jeffrey Munro, 32, a man who struggled with mental illness and addiction, died in the Don Jail. He was attacked …

Read More »

Israel releases Gaza hospital director who alleges abuse while in custody

Israel released the director of Gaza’s main hospital on Monday after detaining him without charge or trial for seven months over allegations that the facility had been used as a Hamas command center. He said he and other prisoners were held and tortured under harsh conditions. The decision to release Mohammed Abu Salmiya, apparently taken to free up space in …

Read More »