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Dwayne Samson begins trial for Phillip Boudreau’s death

A Cape Breton fishing boat captain accused of killing a man on the water begins his trial Tuesday in a case that has rocked the village of Petit-de-Grat to its core. Dwayne Matthew Samson is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 43-year-old Phillip Boudreau in 2013. A jury has already found fisherman James Joseph Landry guilty of manslaughter.  Two other crew members aboard the Twin Maggies boat also face charges connected to Boudreau’s disappearance. Read the rest here 08:30

Philip Boudreau murder trial to begin Monday

B97194174Z_120130613062542000G4G35TL4_11The first of four people charged in the death of Cape Breton fisherman Philip Boudreau last year goes to trial Monday. James Joseph Landry, 66, is charged with second-degree murder in a case that shook the small fishing village of Petit-de-Grat, on Isle Madame. Read the rest here 08:47

Lobster boat crew’s court dates set in murder case

PORT HAWKESBURY — The crew of the Twin Maggies appeared in provincial court Monday to set new court dates for the second-degree murder charges they all face. The three men — James Joseph Landry, 65, of Little Anse; Dwayne Matthew Samson, 43, of D’Escousse; and Craig Landry, 40, of Petit de Grat — are charged in the disappearance and presumed death of Phillip Boudreau from Petit de Grat. [email protected]