Newspaper article The Canadian Press

'Like a Jigsaw Puzzle:' Winnipeg Police Officer Pieced Together Letter-Bomb Note

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

'Like a Jigsaw Puzzle:' Winnipeg Police Officer Pieced Together Letter-Bomb Note

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Officer pieced together note left with letter bomb

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WINNIPEG - A forensics officer assigned with collecting debris following the explosion of a letter bomb in a Winnipeg law office says it took him an hour just to collect all the pieces.

Patrol Sgt. Kelly Takatch told court that piecing together a yellow note that came with the bomb was "like a jigsaw puzzle."

Guido Amsel has pleaded not guilty to five counts of attempted murder, one count of aggravated assault and several explosives-related charges stemming from three bombs that were sent in the mail in July 2015.

The one sent to one law office seriously injured lawyer Maria Mitousis and cost her a hand.

Takatch testified that officers initially paid very little attention to a pouch which court has heard contained the explosive device. …

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