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Connie Oakes case: Red car police said was used in murder was sold for cash, drugs before killing

 


The red car police believed was used in a Medicine Hat, Alta., murder that led to the conviction of a Cree woman who claims innocence was sold to a drug dealer nicknamed “Ginger” for crack and cash before the killing, says the vehicle’s former owner.

APTN National News has been investigating the case of Connie Oakes, 50, a Cree woman from Nekaneet First Nation in Saskatchewan, who was found guilty by a Medicine Hat jury of second-degree murder in the killing of local resident Casey Armstrong. Oakes says she did not commit the murder and is appealing her conviction with the Court of Appeal of Alberta.

http://aptn.ca/news/2015/09/30/connie-oakes-case-red-car-police-said-was-used-in-murder-was-sold-for-cash-drugs-before-killing/

 

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