B.C. man acquitted of stabbing wife because he was ‘effectively asleep’ at time, court rules

By Ian Burns (February 9, 2023, 4:34 PM EST) -- A B.C. man has been acquitted of stabbing his wife after a judge found he was “effectively asleep” at the time of the assault, but his lawyer is saying the unique facts of the case mean that a sudden increase in people bringing forward a defence of automatism is not likely to occur....
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