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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Robert...

  Robert Baltovich spent 18 years trying to prove that he did not murder his beloved girlfriend. Robert Baltovich was wrongfully convicted of killing his girlfriend. On June 19, 1990,  his girlfriend, Elizabeth Bain, went missing. She went out to run errands and never returned.  Her car was found and blood that turned out to be her was found on the back seat. Elizabeth’s body has never recovered. Although there was little evidence against him, Robert was arrested on November 19th, 1990, and charged with Elizabeth’s murder. At trial, the prosecution set out to prove that Robert and Elizabeth had been arguing as she had tried to break up with him. They suggested that Robert had killed, enraged that she had tried to leave him.  The Crown presented multiple eye witnesses who testified that they had seen Robert with Elizabeth right before she was killed. The defence…

17 Aug 2016

#wronfullyconvictedwednesday Kyle Unger

10 Aug 2016

When Kyle Unger was only 19 years old he was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault and murder.   When Kyle Unger was only nineteen years old…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Jack White

3 Aug 2016

It took 17 years for Jack White to clear his name after being wrongfully convicted of sexual assault. In 1993 Jack White was wrongfully convicted of…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Tammy Marquardt

27 Jul 2016

Was wrongfully convicted of the second degree murder of her son. When Tammy Marquardt was just 22 years old she was wrongfully accused and convicted of…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Dinesh Kumar

20 Jul 2016

Dinesh Kumar was wrongfully convicted of killing his own son. Dinesh Kumar, a recent immigrate to Canada from India, was wrongfully accused and convicted of murdering…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Thomas Sophonow

13 Jul 2016

    Thomas Sophonow endured 3 trials and 45 months in custody before proving his innocence.   In 1981 Thomas Sophonow was wrongfully accused and convicted…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday William...

6 Jul 2016

  William Mullins-Johnson spent 11 years in prison for a murder and sexual assault that never occurred. William Mullins-Johnson was wrongfully convicted in the death of…