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Case 510/12
Witness Statements
  • Witness statement date:
    May 4, 2012

    Witness statement name:
    Jacques, friend, age 15 - informed mother

    Witness statement:
    I'm not really sure what happened. We were just having some fun racing to the top of the tree. We were laughing and yelling at each other when I heard kinda a loud thud and then it was really quiet. I stopped and peeked down through the tree limbs and that's when I saw Matthieu laying on the ground not moving. I yelled at Philip to climb down and help him. I got down myself and ran up his driveway ... read more

  • Witness statement date:
    May 4, 2012

    Witness statement name:
    Philip, friend, age 16 - stayed with injured friend

    Witness statement:
    I was right behind Matthieu when he fell past me. I looked down and he wasn't moving at all. His eyes were closed, it was scary to see. Jacques yelled at me to help Matt while he jumped out of the tree and ran up to the house. I tried to help but didn't know what to do really so I sat beside him and tried talking to him. I let him know help was coming.


    Case Learning Statement: Never climb ... read more

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