Greg Matters

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Police Cleared In Veteran's Death

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - British Columbia's police watchdog has cleared officers of criminal wrongdoing in the shooting death of a retired soldier in northern B.C. after reviewing evidence presented in a...
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Ex-Soldier's Inquest Enters Final Hours

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The inquest into the fatal police shooting of a disabled former soldier is entering its final hours in Prince George, B.C.A member of the Independent Investigations Office return...
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Recording Wanted

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - One of the few facts not in dispute in the death of former Canadian peacekeeper Greg Matters is that he died on the ground at his rural British Columbia farm, shot in the back by...
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ADJOURNED

VANCOUVER - A spokeswoman for the B.C. Coroners Service says the inquest into the police shooting death of a former Canadian soldier has been adjourned until Jan. 27.Greg Matters was fatally shot in t...
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Soldier's Standoff Tape Released

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - An audio recording has been released recounting some of the final moments of Greg Matters's life, as an RCMP officer tried to negotiate the surrender of the distraught former pea...
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What Greg Matters Saw His Last Night

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Photos were released Tuesday of RCMP emergency response team members who surrounded a former peacekeeper before he was fatally shot.The photos show the officers, their faces blur...
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Bosnia Changed Him

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The former girlfriend of an ex-soldier fatally shot by RCMP says he came home from a peacekeeping tour in Bosnia a different person.Sonya Booker says she came to Prince George so...
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He Asked For Help

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - More than a year before he was fatally shot in a standoff with RCMP on his rural British Columbia farm, Greg Matters sent a handwritten note to a court-appointed psychiatrist ask...
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'Alarming' Statements To Police?

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A national police database warned officers a former Canadian soldier being arrested for assaulting his estranged brother was "highly paranoid" and would "shoot police upon approa...
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Was He Bullied?

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A former soldier who was fatally shot by RCMP had been bullied by his comrades in the Canadian military and then harassed by police, his sister told jurors Monday at the start of...
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Military Honours Soldier Shot By RCMP

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - Greg Matters and Ryan Seguin met in battle school in 1995, both fresh-faced young soldiers keen to serve their country.Together they learned the military trade, grew up, became b...
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Man Shot By RCMP Was Military Vet

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - A man fatally shot at his home in a confrontation with RCMP in Prince George, B.C., was a veteran of the Bosnian conflict who was finally getting treatment for post-traumatic str...