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Defence closes case at trial of accused killer Ian Bush Closing arguments expected Monday
By Kristy Nease, CBC News Posted: May 09, 2017 5:11 PM ET Last Updated: May 09, 2017 5:11 PM ET
The defence team for accused triple-killer Ian Bush closed their case Tuesday after less than two days of evidence from three witnesses. Bush is facing three counts of first-degree murder in the June 2007 deaths of retired Tax Court of Canada judge Alban Garon, 77, Garon's 73-year-old wife Raymonde, and their friend and neighbour Marie-Claire Beniskos, 78.
Bush, now 61, was charged in 2015 and has pleaded not guilty.
The trial will resume Monday with closing statements from the defence and the Crown, whose case took about a month to present and wrapped last week.
After closing statements Monday, Justice Colin McKinnon will give instructions to the jury before they begin deliberating. Read More ...
Bush charged with first-degree murder in 2007 deaths of tax judge, wife and their friend
By Kristy Nease, CBC News Posted: May 05, 2017 2:28 PM ET Last Updated: May 08, 2017 8:58 PM ET
The defence team for accused triple killer Ian Bush called its first witnesses Monday afternoon, among them an expert on trace evidence who said he can't give statistical probabilities about how Bush's hair ended up at the crime scene. Bush is facing three counts of first-degree murder in the June 2007 deaths of retired Tax Court of Canada judge Alban Garon, 77, Garon's 73-year-old wife Raymonde, and their friend and neighbour Marie-Claire Beniskos, 78. Read More ...
Ian Bush 'very strong' at time of triple-killing, former partner testifies
Accused disliked government, thought taxes were a form of stealing, children testify
By Kristy Nease, CBC News Posted: May 01, 2017 12:40 PM ET Last Updated: May 01, 2017 5:21 PM ET
The man accused of killing a retired tax judge, the judge's wife and their neighbour was "very strong" around the time of the deaths and talked about hurting people, the accused's former partner testified Monday.
"He was very, very strong, very strong," the woman told Crown prosecutor James Cavanagh during examination-in-chief Monday, adding that Ian Bush would talk about hurting people. Read More...
Family's rented home put up for sale by accused killer's mother, court hears
By Kristy Nease, CBC News Posted: Apr 27, 2017 1:22 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017 1:22 PM ET
Ian Bush's work and home life were strained around the time of the three killings he's alleged to have committed in 2007, his son testified Thursday at his father's trial. Bush is charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of Alban Garon, a retired chief justice for the Tax Court of Canada, Garon's wife Raymonde, and their friend and neighbour Marie-Claire Beniskos. Read more ...
By Kristy Nease, CBC News Posted: Apr 26, 2017 7:44 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 26, 2017 7:44 PM ET
"Extortion Canada, Shakedown Division." "Bureaucratic error." "BULL SHIT." Those are some of the words contained in a series of snippy letters sent in the 1990s to Revenue Canada, as the Canada Revenue Agency was then known. The letters are part of a raft of tax documents involving Ian Bush, who is on trial for the 2007 killings of Alban Garon, a retired chief justice for the Tax Court of Canada, Garon's wife Raymonde, and their friend and neighbour Marie-Claire Beniskos. Read more...
BY GARY DIMMOCK
FIRST POSTED: THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017 08:36 PM EDT | UPDATED: THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017 08:40 PM EDT
Ian Bush’s wife didn’t know anything about the toolkit for murder down in the basement. But she certainly recognized the bag. “It’s my old briefcase,” she testified at her ex-husband’s triple-murder trial on Thursday. Ian Bush, 61, is on trial for the savage 2007 killings of retired tax judge Alban Garon, his wife Raymonde, and friend Marie-Claire Beniskos. The seniors were bound, beaten and suffocated inside the judge’s Riverside Drive condo. Read more …
Bush charged in 2007 deaths of Alban Garon, Raymonde Garon, Maire-Claire Beniskos
By Kristy Nease, CBC News Posted: Apr 24, 2017 6:01 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 24, 2017 6:01 PM ET
Defence admits hair at triple homicide does belong to Ian Bush!
The Castle –Trudel defence team has admitted the hair found at the scene of a triple homicide is indeed that of the defendant Ian Bush.61 year old Ian Bush was charged in 2015 with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a retired tax judge, the judge's wife and a friend and neighbour of theirs. The admission came from hair and fibre expert Christine McCarthy at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto who prepared evidence taken from the crime scene for DNA testing. Read CBC article …
Ian Bush trial: Tax judge strangled, suffocated, beaten, coroner testifies
WARNING: This story contains disturbing details
Retired tax court judge Alban Garon, who was 77 years old, suffered the worst of it.
His wife, 73-year-old Raymonde Garon, and their friend, 78-year-old Marie-Claire Beniskos, suffocated to death, hog-tied, with plastic bags placed over their heads. Read more …
Ian Bush trial: Adjourned until Wednesday
The Ian Bush first-degree murder trial will resume this week at the Ottawa courthouse with testimony expected from another Crown witness, a chief forensic pathologist. Read rest of the story
Tax court judge, wife, neighbour found bound, gagged, beaten to death in June 2007
By Mario Carlucci, CBC News Posted: Apr 06, 2017 3:08 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 06, 2017 5:18 PM ET
Michael Ross was tasked with painting a detailed, chronological picture of the movements of a person of interest in connection with the killings of Alban Garon, 77, his 73-year-old wife Raymonde, and their friend Marie-Claire Beniskos, 78. Read more…
By Carol Mulligan, Sudbury Star
"The question was basically how do we resolve this in a way that reflects the public's reaction to such a situation, but also bears in mind we have a young man here," said Castle-Trudel. Read more
By Greg Peerenboom, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder
There is a partial publication ban in place to protect the identities of the victims. Evans and Taillefer's lawyer, Geraldine Castle-Trudel, are expected to provide written, closing submissions, on Dec. 8. Read more
Link to 2007 homicide turning current robbery investigation into ‘witch hunt,’ lawyer says
By Staff The Canadian Press
OTTAWA — A lawyer for a man facing charges in the robbery of a 101-year-old war veteran says a leak linking her client with an Ottawa triple homicide turns the case into a witch hunt and a media circus. Bush’s lawyer, Geraldine Castle-Trudel says Bush is at the Royal Ottawa Hospital in Ottawa undergoing a psychiatric assessment and she’s heard nothing about additional charges. Read more
The man accused of killing Ottawa police Const. Eric Czapnik has been committed to stand trial on a charge of first-degree murder. Kevin Gregson, 43, was supposed to have an eight-day preliminary hearing, but he was committed to stand trial in Superior Court by Ontario Court Justice David Wake after only two days of evidence. Gregson’s lawyer, Geraldine Castle-Trudel, said outside court that the extra days weren’t needed. © Copyright (c) The Ottawa Citizen Read more
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