Ont. mothers murder conviction quashed

 CBC News

A mother who spent almost 14 years in prison for killing her toddler has had her conviction quashed after Ontario’s top court found flawed evidence from disgraced ex-pathologist Charles Smith helped convict her.

Three Ontario Court of Appeal judges said Thursday Tammy Marquardt has been through a "tragic ordeal" and ordered a new trial. Both prosecution and defence agreed her conviction in 1995 in the death of her two-year-old son Kenneth Wynne, who had epilepsy, was faulty.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/toronto/story/2011/02/10/tammy-marquardt-court546.html#ixzz1DfWwhMp0

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