Today we take a deep look into the story behind the death of Brenda Way and the likely wrongful conviction of Glen Assoun, who spent 16 years in prison for her murder.
Why were the Halifax police so eager to close this case? Why did the murder get so little media attention at the time? If Assoun is eventually exonerated, what does that say about our police force and Nova Scotia’s justice system?
This is the companion audio to Part One of Dead Wrong, the Halifax Examiner’s first major investigative story.