Native men acquitted of Saskatchewan murder
Two Native men, including one who recently escaped from prison, were found not guilty of a murder in Saskatchewan.

The jury acquitted Preston Clarence Buffalocalf, 22, and Rodney Starr-Goforth, 22, for the February 2007 shooting death of 20-year-old Vincent Morriseau-Poorman. The verdict led to an emotional reaction from Morriseau-Poorman's family and prompted the court to order extra security for jurors.

Starr-Goforth was set free but Buffalocalf faces charges stemming from his escape from a prison in Regina in August. Six Native inmates broke out of the facility in an incident that generated a lot of media coverage and finger-pointing in the province.

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Two accused found not guilty of murder (The Regina Leader Post 11/13)
Judge orders extra security for jury after 2 men not guilty in fatal shooting (CP 11/13)
2 men accused of Fort Qu'Appelle murder found not guilty (CBC 11/12)

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