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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

Phillip Boudreau’s murder trial resumes

Crown prosecutor Steve Drake said the Twin Maggies rammed Boudreau’s boat three times at the mouth of Petit-de-Grat harbour on June 1, 2013. He said Landry fired four shots from a rifle, one of which hit Boudreau’s leg. Read the rest here 10:17

Cape Breton Twin Maggies Captain Dwayne Matthew Samson, Petit-de-Grat murder suspect denied bail

CBC_News_logoDwayne Matthew Samson appeared in court on Monday. Samson’s lawyers said he will reapply for bail. The body of 43-year-old Phillip Boudreau has not been found, but three men —Samson, James Joseph Landry and Craig Landry— have been charged with second-degree murder. [email protected]

Captain’s wife charged in fisherman’s death sets dates – Carla Ann Samson owns the Twin Maggies

The wife of a fishing-boat captain charged with accessory after the fact in the death of Phillip Boudreau appeared in a Sydney court via video conference on Tuesday morning. [email protected]