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…

Stephan trial: father questions paramedic care in toddler son’s meningitis death

A father on trial in his son’s death suggested Wednesday that he and his wife would have been better off going directly to hospital rather than handing the child over to an ambulance. David and Collet Stephan are charged with…

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…