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The Fifth Estate Steven Truscott: His Word Against History + Update

In 1959, when a 12-year-old girl disappeared, an investigation lasting less than two days and a trial of less than two weeks sent a 14-year-old schoolboy to prison. Steven Truscott's murder trial was the most famous, infamous and one of the most disputed child criminal cases in Canadian legal history. His death sentence was commuted, but he spent 10 years ...
  • 2000
  • 01:09:46
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/27/2014

The Fifth Estate Moment of Truth: Steven Truscott Update

For more than 45 years, the murder of teenager Lynn Harper and the fate of the boy convicted of her killing, Steven Truscott, has haunted this country. At the age of 14, Steven Truscott was sentenced to hang for the crime. After 10 years behind bars, his sentence was commuted and Truscott disappeared in anonymity, living under another name in ...
  • 2006
  • 00:38:21
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 2007 The Trials of Steven Truscott

In 1959, 14-year-old Steven Truscott was sentenced to hang for the murder of a 12-year-old girl near Clinton, Ontario. His death sentence was commuted, but it wasn’t until late August of this year that an Ontario court finally acquitted him of the murder charge. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the Steven Truscott story and at the ...
  • 2007
  • 00:13:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2007

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