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…

Medical examiner tells David and Collet Stephan’s retrial he considered everything in autopsy

A medical examiner who did the autopsy on 18-month-old Ezekiel Stephan spent a third full day on the stand in the retrial of David and Collet Stephan Wednesday. The couple is charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life…

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…

David and Collet Stephan ask trial judge to dismiss charges

An Alberta couple charged in the meningitis death of their toddler wants a judge to dismiss the case against them. David and Collet Stephan are on trial for a second time for allegedly failing to provide the necessaries of life…