13-year-old found not guilty after shooting abusive father
A 13-year-old boy has been found not guilty of second-degree murder, after he shot his father to death to prevent the death of his mother. At the time, his father's blood-alcohol level was three times the legal limit and the court over the process heard that the boy's home life was horrid, with his alcoholic-father ridiculing, demeaning and abusing his wife and children. The boy shot his father twice with a rifle in August of 2013 in a remote community in northern Alberta. In written reasons...