Rex v. Johnson


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Rex v. Johnson


Title Proper F0 GR0419 BOX 588 FILE 056
Date(s) 1949
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This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This is the case file for Rex v. Earl Johnson a murder trial (fratricide) in Prince Rupert. This murder occurred on the “Izumi III,” a fishing seiner previously owned by Jisaburo Kasho before being disposed by the Canadian government in 1942. The layout of the vessel is discussed during the trial (pdf pages 23-25). **WARNING: this file contains graphic images of the autopsy.**
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The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
This record was digitized in full.



Rex v. Johnson
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