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New trial in former Rider Joe McKnight’s killing can’t be for murder

Feb 11, 2021 | 12:49pm

The new trial for the man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 shooting death of a former Saskatchewan Roughrider following a traffic dispute cannot include a murder charge, a Louisiana judge has ruled. The New Orleans Advocate reports that the decision came Wednesday in the case of Ronald Gasser. Prosecutors tried Gasser in 2018 for […]