A woman who describes herself as a death midwife has successfully fought a legal challenge by the College of Midwives of B.C. to use the term in her work.
The final defence witness for a former New Zealand politician accused of drowning his Canadian wife while on a B.C. vacation in 2010 described the couple on Monday as “lovebirds” and the alleged victim as a troubled woman hesitant to accept help.
A B.C. Supreme Court jury found Trudy Gail Hunter, 62, guilty of the November 2013 second-degree murder of Christine Docherty, 61.
Charged is 42-year-old Charles Alex Maltais, who is originally from Val-d’Amour, N.B., but had recently been living in B.C.’s Lower Mainland.