Tue, May 17: Forensic Psychologist Patrick Baillie joins Global Calgary to explain what Not Criminally Responsible (NCR) means and how mental illness is treated in the Canadian criminal justice system.
Wed, May 25: After a short and intense trial, Matthew de Grood has been declared not criminally responsible (NCR) for the first-degree murder of five young people. While this was the expected outcome after expert evidence was given in the case, that didn’t make the ruling any easier for the victims’ families. Nancy Hixt reports.
The accused, family members and even the judge shed tears at an Edmonton mother's second-degree murder trial. Christine Longridge was found not criminally responsible for killing her daughter, Rachael. Fletcher Kent reports.
Wed, May 25: A judge in Calgary deemed Matthew de Grood not criminally responsible for the murder of five young people at a house party two years ago. Reid Fiest was in court for the end of a heartbreaking trial.
Tue, May 24: Closing arguments were heard in Calgary court Tuesday, and the crown agrees that Matthew de Grood should be found not criminally responsible in the stabbing death of five Calgary students.
More than eight years after he killed his friend, a former Vernon man is free to live in the community with no conditions. Because of a serious mental disorder he was considered not criminally responsible for the death.
Now an absolute discharge handed to Kenneth Barter has outraged the victim's family. A warning some details of this case are disturbing.
Tue, Jan 9: A Calgary mom has been found "not criminally responsible" for the death of her disabled daughter. What will happen to Patricia Couture now, in the hands of the Alberta Review Board. Nancy Hixt has more.
It was a shooting that shocked Salmon Arm, B.C.. In April 2019 a church elder was killed and another man was wounded during a Sunday service. Now the man accused of pulling the trigger has had his day in court.
A jury has found Matthew Raymond not criminally responsible over the 2018 mass shooting in Fredericton, due to a mental disorder. Silas Brown reports on the verdict, and the reaction from one widow who is calling on the accused killer to take responsibility for his actions.
Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders and a reporter got into a heated exchange over what "not criminally responsible" means in Canada on Thursday. Ontario Premier Doug Ford vowed to get to the bottom of how Zhebin Cong, a patient detained at a mental health hospital for killing his roommate managed to flee the country.
A jury has found Matthew Vincent Raymond not criminally responsible on all four charges of first degree murder in the trial for the 2018 Fredericton mass shooting. The decision of the jury was met with tears in the courtroom. Silas Brown has that story.
Robert Karrass, the lawyer for Rohinie Bisesar, told reporters on Tuesday, after his client was deemed 'not criminally responsible' in the fatal stabbing of Rosemarie Junor, that he has 'empathy' for the victim's family.