The Supreme Courtroom of Canada received’t hear an attraction in a high-profile Alberta case that noticed a pair tried twice within the demise of their sick toddler.
David and Collet Stephan had been accused of not looking for medical consideration sooner for his or her 18-month-old son earlier than he died in 2012.
They testified that they had been treating the boy with pure cures for what they thought was croup.
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A jury convicted them in 2016 of failing to offer the necessaries of life, however the Supreme Courtroom of Canada overturned that verdict and ordered a second trial.
A decide listening to the second trial with out a jury discovered them not responsible in 2019.
David and Collet Stephan discovered not responsible in 2012 demise of son
In March 2021, the Alberta Courtroom of Enchantment granted a request by the Crown to overturn that acquittal and ordered one other trial.
Crown prosecutors then stayed expenses in opposition to the Stephans in June 2021, however the utility looking for depart to attraction the choice on a 3rd trial was already submitted to the Supreme Courtroom.
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