Glen Assoun spent nearly 17 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit. But even after his sentence was overturned, the evidence that freed him remained sealed. Reporters fought successfully to have that evidence released. What they found not only raises questions about the investigation, but reveals the outright deletion of evidence pointing to another killer.
Tim Bousquet of The Halifax Examiner fought for transparency in this case, alongside the CBC and the Canadian Press. You can read all of his reporting here.
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