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Mountie sentenced to 30 months for perjury in man's Taser death

Vancouver - A Mountie in British Columbia has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after being convicted of allegedly lying to a public inquiry regarding the death of a Polish immigrant.

Mountie breaks down in tears at perjury trial

Vancouver - Giving evidence on a motion, Const. Bill Bentley had tears flowing down his face as he recounted the day Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski died after being Tasered.

RCMP officers could be charged in death of Dziekanski

Vancouver - For two years the RCMP officers that used a taser on Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski resulting in his death have not been charged with his death. That may change if the Crown agrees to reopen its original decision in light of new findings.

The Dziekanski inquiry denounce RCMP officers as BC reconsiders charges

British Columbia has announced that a special prosecutor will be appointed to review discrepancies in testimony at the Braidwood inquiry.

RCMP corporal who ordered tasering suspended since fatal crash

Benjamin Robinson was the commanding officer when Robert Dziekanski was tasered at Vancouver Airport in Oct 2007. It can now be revealed that Robinson has been suspended since Oct 2008 due to his involvement in an accident when a motorcyclist was killed.

Vancouver: Taser related death under investigation

An investigation into the taser-related death of Robert Dziekanski at Vancouver International Airport in October, 2007, has revealed differences between an RCMP constable's version of events and those seen on an amateur video.
 

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Dziekanski with his arms at his side and nothing in his hands as RCMP officers first confront him
Dziekanski with his arms at his side and nothing in his hands as RCMP officers first confront him
Screen capture from Paul Pritchard's YouTube video
Robert Dziekanski was filmed by Paul Pritchard at the Vancouver airport holding a small table before...
Robert Dziekanski was filmed by Paul Pritchard at the Vancouver airport holding a small table before he was stunned with a Taser by the RCMP. The B.C. Coroner's Service says the death of the Polish immigrant six years ago was a homicide.
Paul Pritchard / Screengrab

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