APPEALS - Grounds - Insufficient reasons - Unreasonable verdict

Law360 Canada (January 25, 2021, 9:20 AM EST) -- Appeal by King from his conviction for aggravated assault. Prison surveillance video showed the appellant enter the victim’s cell with another inmate. Shortly thereafter, a large inanimate object flew out of the cell and landed in the hallway. The video then depicted the other inmate seemingly ejected with force from the cell before the appellant left 22 seconds after entering the victim’s cell. The video did not show what occurred in the cell. No injuries were observed on the victim on the day in question. No blood was found on the appellant. A nail wrapped in cloth was located in the appellant’s cell after the alleged incident. Forensic testing was not completed on the weapon. Six days after the alleged incident, the victim showed several stab wounds to a nurse. The victim did not testify or report an assault took place in his cell. The report of the nurse, who did not testify, outlining the injuries observed was admitted....
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