Supreme Court acquits man high on drugs who violently attacked a stranger
In R v Brown, The Supreme Court of Canada recently acquitted a man who broke into a stranger’s house and assaulted the stranger. The accused man had voluntarily consumed alcohol and “magic mushrooms”. He became so intoxicated that he was in a delusional state and had no willed control over his actions. While in this state, the accused assaulted the female stranger, beating her and causing permanent injuries to her.