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…

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…

Applications to have statements exempt from evidence denied in Stephans’ pretrial hearing

Despite applications from Lethbridge parents David and Collet Stephan to have certain statements withheld from evidence presented during a retrial for their son’s death, statements made when their son was admitted to hospital will be heard by the court. Story…