Yatim inquest derailed by convicted officer’s 11th-hour ‘suicide by cop’ motion

Yatim inquest derailed by convicted officer’s 11th-hour ‘suicide by cop’ motion

The police officer who killed distressed teen Sammy Yatim on a Toronto streetcar nearly a decade ago is making a last-minute effort to have the shooting considered a “suicide by cop” at a coroner’s inquest, a move blasted as “outrageous” and “distasteful ” by a succession of lawyers at a special hearing Wednesday. A long-awaited … Read more