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Connie Oakes speaks to APTN about wrongful conviction and going home



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After being in prison for two years and five months, Connie Oakes is a free woman.

Thursday, an Alberta Crown prosecutor requested a stay in proceedings in the case against Oakes, who was convicted of the 2011 murder of Medicine Hat, Alta., resident Casey Armstrong.

On Friday, Oakes was heading home to the Nekaneet First Nation in Saskatchewan with her family.

She stopped to talk to APTN about her release.

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One Response to “Connie Oakes speaks to APTN about wrongful conviction and going home”

  1. gwbourget@hotmail.com'
    gary April 30, 2016 at 9:28 pm #

    why are you in Prison? … “Native”!

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