The RCMP were “careless and calculated” in their decision to charge the partner of the Nova Scotia mass shooter through an investigation where police deceived her and violated her rights, her lawyer says.
Jessica Zita, a lawyer representing Lisa Banfield, gave a final oral submission before the Mass Casualty Commission on Thursday in Truro, N.S. The commission is leading the inquiry into the April 2020 massacre where 22 people were killed by Gabriel Wortman, Banfield’s longtime partner.
Zita said Banfield, who has told police and the commission multiple times about the years of physical and emotional abuse she suffered from the gunman, had
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