Garnier found guilty of second-degree murder in death of Catherine Campbell

A jury has found Christopher Garnier guilty of second-degree murder in the death of a local woman. The Halifax jury deliberated for less than five hours before reaching the verdict in Nova Scotia Supreme Court following a four-week trial. The body of Catherine Campbell, off-duty Truro police officer and member of the Stellarton Fire Department,...

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No jail time for teacher guilty of sex crimes

A former Pictou County school teacher found guilty of sex crimes will not serve any jail time. Three years after the incidents,  Carolyn Amy Hood was sentenced last Wednesday morning for sex crimes with former students. About a year after her trial, which took place last November, Hood was found guilty of two counts of...

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Amy Hood sentencing delayed until December

Nearly a year after former Pictou County school teacher Carolyn Amy Hood was tried and found guilty of sex crimes against children, she has yet to be sentenced. This was to have taken place in Pictou Provincial Court on Thursday, but after hearing the submissions from Crown and defence council, Judge Del Atwood withheld his decision...

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