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The B.C. Supreme Court justice in the trial of a Dutch man charged with harassing and extorting teenager Amanda Todd told the jury to “take special care” with the teen’s statements Friday, wrapping a weeks-long trial with final instructions to jurors before they begin deliberations.
Justice Martha Devlin said the jury needs to be aware of the limitations of evidence given since Todd’s death in 2012 as she didn’t testify and couldn’t be cross-examined at Aydin Coban’s trial in New Westminster, B.C.
Giving her instructions
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