Public Prosecution Service of Canada

Public Prosecution Service of Canada

November 19, 2009 13:45 ET

Public Prosecution Service of Canada: Verdict in R. v. Bulatci

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 19, 2009) - A jury in the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories today found Emrah Bulatci, 25, guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of RCMP Constable Christopher Worden.

Constable Worden was shot on October 6, 2007 while responding to a call in Hay River, NWT. Mr. Bulatci was charged on October 7 with the offence and was arrested in Edmonton on October 12.

Crown prosecutor John Cliffe acknowledged the hard work of the jury and its consideration of this very difficult case.

Mr. Bulatci has 60 days to decide whether or not he will appeal the verdict.

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