Supreme Court Calls For New Trial In Death Of Cindy Gladue – HuffPost Canada

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201948 Views

The 36-year-old woman bled to death in an Edmonton motel room in 2011.

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says Ontario trucker Bradley Barton should be retried for manslaughter, but not murder, in the case of Cindy Gladue, who bled to death in the bathroom of his Edmonton motel room.

In a 4-3 decision today, the high court says evidence about sexual history was mishandled at the original trial that led to Barton’s acquittal on a charge of first-degree murder.

Barton acknowledged hiring Cindy Gladue for sex in 2011 and claimed the severe injury to her vaginal wall that caused her death was an accident that took place during rough but consensual activity.

Read More: https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/cindy-gladue-case-supreme-court_ca_5ce80433e4b0cce67c89e5ef

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