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Resource ID: #18828
Subject: Police
Source: CBC News (Winnipeg, Manitoba)
Date: 2022-11-20



The CBC reports on illegal techniques used by police to elicit confessions. After spending a year and a half in jail on a murder charge that was thrown out for lack of evidence, George Mentuck became the focus of a police sting to get him to confess to the same crime. Posing as a gang, the police set Mentuck up with a house and had him run small errands for them. When Mentuck again insisted on his innocence, police offered up another scheme -- to which Mentuck finally confessed. Once again a judge threw out the charge, saying that Mentuck had no choice but to confess under the circumstances the police engineered.

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