Lock up your daughters

Innocent until proven guilty has long been a tenant of our legal system.

As a result, if Allan Dwayne Schoenborn is indeed charged and tried for the alleged crime of killing his three young daughters in Merrit, B.C., the Crown Prosecuter will have to convince a jury of his guilt.

This can be done in two different ways:

  1. Build up a case against Schoenborn, featuring a timeline of the events leading up to the murders and highlighting the opportunity for him to be in all of the places required. Include sworn testimony from the accused as well as his wife and acquaintances. Use forensic evidence and perhaps a psychological assessment so that it can be seen beyond a reasonable doubt that he is guilty of the crime.

  2. Just show them his picture and wait for the verdict: