Day: November 27, 2011

Police lies, trickery in Shafia probe revealed to jurors

He was the good cop. Jurors at the Shafia murder trial heard Friday that one Kingston Police detective was assigned to buddy up to the Montreal family suspected of killing four members, in a bid to ferret out information. Steve Koopman, a young detective with a gentle manner, played his part by feeding the family lies, particularly Hamed Shafia (inset), the youngest of the three people suspected of murder.

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