Closing arguments in trial of Alberta Mounties charged with manslaughter

Cpl. Randy Stenger, left, and Const. Jessica Brown, return to court to resume their jury trial on charges of manslaughter with a firearm, aggravated assault and discharging a firearm with intent to cause bodily harm, in Edmonton on Friday, November 25, 2022. Closing arguments in the three-week trial are to begin today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken Cpl. Randy Stenger, left, and Const. Jessica Brown, return to court to resume their jury trial on charges of manslaughter with a firearm, aggravated assault and discharging a firearm with intent to cause bodily harm, in Edmonton on Friday, November 25, 2022. Closing arguments in the three-week trial are to begin today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

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