New & Notable: Now that I think about it, maybe the jury should be told...

Timothy Belisle apparently did not like Norman Anderson.  Belisle went with two others, Barry and Tester to visit Anderson at his home; also at the home was Anderson’s partner, Jean Brunetti.  While they were in the garage Belisle suddenly pulled a knife and stabbed Anderson.  Anderson later died from the single stab wound.  Belisle was charged with first-degree murder.  He was convicted.  He appealed: 2012 ONCA 303.


On appeal Belisle argued, inter alia, that the trial judge erred in failing to instruct the jury on post-offence conduct and by failing to provide a Vetrovec instruction in relation to Barry and Tester.  Counsel at trial did not request either of those instructions.

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