Murder trial verdict expected May. 24

by Brendan Burke - February 15, 2018

The trial of Kevin Mantla, accused in a bloody and brutal 2015 stabbing that left Elvis Lafferty dead and Mantla’s ex-girlfriend seriously injured, heard submissions from the Crown and defence Thursday in NWT Supreme Court. Crown prosecutor Blair McPherson, drawing from a “significant body” of forensic testimony and eye-witness accounts, doubled down on the Crown’s…

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