WINNIPEG- The Crown is seeking the acquittal of two First Nations men convicted of killing a restaurant worker a half-century ago. So many people turned up today for the appearance of Brian Anderson and Allan Woodhouse in a Winnipeg court today that it had to be moved to a bigger room. Federal Justice Minister David Lametti ordered a new trial in June for the two men, citing unspecified new evidence. Anderson and Woodhouse were sentenced to life in prison in the death of Ting Fong Chan, a restaurant worker who was fatally stabbed in 1973. The men appealed to higher courts shortly after their convictions but were denied. Lametti said in a June 22 news release that he was satisfied there was a reasonable basis to conclude a miscarriage of justice
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