Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Police shouldn't deceive the news media – even to catch a killer- Ottawa Citizen writer

Randy Boswell of the Ottawa Citizen writes:
"We learned recently that the Ottawa police issued a false press release in April 2014 about the supposed discovery of a blood-stained metal bar during its probe into the death of Barrhaven woman Jagtar Gill in January 2014.
"Some may be tempted to applaud the fake news alert as part of an enterprising series of “investigative prompts” designed to trigger incriminating actions by the two suspects under police watch at the time. Indeed, both were found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder."
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