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Minutes after a baby's funeral took place, a family from Colombia demanded answers from Child and Family Services about why the infant died in its care -- and why the baby was seized in the first place.

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    @heyjturner: Here it comes: Cassandra Knott found not guilty of murder. Acted in self defence in stabbing her husband, Orzias Knott. 1:56 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: "In my view being mad and being scared are not mutually exclusive." 1:36 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: Perlmutter now finding her comments on anger weren't the only things she said. She also said fear of being out in hospital. 1:35 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: When she stabbed, she was fearful, defending herself, Perlmutter finds. 1:33 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: See: her 'mad' comment to police is key to the Crown's case. 1:32 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: Perlmutter says victim was aggressor. This next section: application of facts to self defence law is key to the whole decision, folks. 1:31 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: That comment Knott made about being "mad" after the stabbing is really the crux of Crown's murder case against her. 1:24 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: The domestic abuse being described by Perlmutter is sinking is simply awful. 1:21 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: This is Petlmutter's second self-defence based trial in recent months. 1:13 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: Perlmutter issuing oral summary of reasons, full 52 page decision to come after. 1:10 pm on Apr 16

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    @mikeoncrime: And here we go. First-ever Manitoba courtroom broadcast is now LIVE ONLINE: winnipegfreepress.com/local/court-ca… pic.twitter.com/EOi5jEhlqk
    1:09 pm on Apr 16

  • heyjturner

    @heyjturner: Perlmutter repeating for the camera his introductory remarks. 1:08 pm on Apr 16

  • heyjturner

    @heyjturner: But let's now focus on why we're here. The verdict in a serious murder case that has major nuances and tragic themes. 1:07 pm on Apr 16

  • heyjturner

    @heyjturner: And we're nearly off. ACJustice Shane Perlmutter reading intro remarks prior to camera turned on. 1:07 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: Parties can still argue against broadcast, even in designated camera courtrooms, Perlmutter says. Only his image can be shown. 1:06 pm on Apr 16

  • heyjturner

    @heyjturner: And we're nearly off. ACJustice Shane Perlmutter reading intro remarks prior to camera turned on. 1:05 pm on Apr 16

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: For the first time ever, a Manitoba court decision is bring recorded and broadcasted live. Watch here: winnipegfreepress.com/local/court-ca… 1:01 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: Knott wiping tears as being brought into court, will be placed in prisoner's dock, not appearing on camera. 12:58 pm on Apr 16

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: For those who do watch, curious to see if your perceptions change at all about the justice system based on what you see/hear today. 12:55 pm on Apr 16

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: So quick show of Twitter hands...who's going to be tuning in for the live murder verdict from Winnipeg courtroom? 12:55 pm on Apr 16

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    @heyjturner: People assembling for decision in Knott murder case, which is about to become first filmed court proceeding in MB for broadcast. 12:54 pm on Apr 16

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