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Quesnel area man found guilty in shooting death of his son

A Quesnel area man has been found guilty of manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of his son.

Supreme Court Justice Micheal Tammen found 63-year old Roger Evans guilty in Prince George yesterday following a trial that began back in February.

A charge of Careless use of a firearm was stayed.

Evans is due back in court on July 26th to begin the sentencing process.

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The charges are in connection with the death of 41-year old Dale Evans.

Quesnel RCMP, responding to a report of an assault, were called to a residence on Nazko Road back on August 1st of 2018.

Upon arrival, police discovered the body of an adult male.

A second adult, the senior Evans, was originally detained at the scene, but was released from custody pending further investigation.

Roger Evans was then arrested and formally charged more than a year later in November of 2019.

 

 

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