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Accused L.A. arsonist begged court to stay in Canada

posted Jan 12, 2012, 12:23 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Jan 12, 2012, 1:22 PM ]
sunny dhillon  AND campbell clark
VANCOUVER AND OTTAWA— From Thursday's Globe and Mail
Published Wednesday, Jan. 04, 2012 9:09PM EST
Last updated Thursday, Jan. 05, 2012 5:54AM EST

He hasn’t spoken publicly since he was charged with setting a rash of Los Angeles fires, but former Vancouver resident Harry Burkhart begged Canada’s Federal Court two years ago to let him and mother Dorothee stay in this country.

He said he feared they’d be killed if sent back to Germany and she was, he pleaded, the only person he could count on.

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