Cross-examination of medical examiner becomes heated in Stephans’ retrial

There were some very heated moments during testimony at the retrial of David and Collet Stephan on Thursday. The couple is charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life to their son, Ezekiel, who died in March 2012. READ…

Mother of Alberta boy who died of meningitis cross-examined by husband in retrial

The mother of 18-month-old toddler Ezekiel Stephan who died of bacterial meningitis in 2012 was back on the stand Wednesday following an emotional testimony Tuesday. This time with both the crown, and her own husband, David Stephan cross-examining her. Collet…

Mother of Alberta boy who died of meningitis breaks down testifying at trial

The mother of a toddler who died of bacterial meningitis broke down several times while she testified at her trial Tuesday that she is still haunted by her boy’s death. Collet Stephan told court that she still counts Ezekiel, who…

Father accused in son’s meningitis death says boy wasn’t sick enough to make parents worry

A father accused in his son’s death has taken the stand in a southern Alberta courtroom where the man and his wife are accused of failing to get medical attention for the toddler. David Stephan and his wife, Collet, are…

Pediatric doctor cross-examined in retrial of David and Collet Stephan

After taking the stand Thursday in the retiral of David and Collet Stephan, Dr. Shauna Burkholder, the first doctor to assess 18 month old Ezekiel Stephan upon arriving at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary faced cross examination Friday. David and…

Pediatric doctor takes stand in retrial of David and Collet Stephan

Another medical professional is taking the stand Thursday in the retrial of David and Collet Stephan. Their toddler, Ezekiel, died in March 2012 of bacterial meningitis. READ MORE: Supreme Court orders new trial for David and Collet Stephan Thursday’s testimony…

Medical examiner tells David and Collet Stephan’s trial that child died of bacterial meningitis

A medical examiner who did an autopsy on a 18-month-old toddler whose parents are on trial in Lethbridge, Alta., says there’s no question the boy died of bacterial meningitis. David and Collet Stephan are charged with failing to provide the…

Stephans’ trial: naturopath said she told Alberta couple to take toddler to hospital

A naturopath has testified she recommended an Alberta couple take their toddler to an emergency room before he died of bacterial meningitis. David and Collet Stephan have pleaded not guilty to failing to provide the necessaries of life to their…