APTN Investigates: A Case For Innocence

Early on an April morning in 1983 Delavina Mack was raped and killed in her home in Bella Coola, British Columbia. She was just 22 months old.

17 year old Phillip Tallio pled guilty to her murder. He has spent 34 years in prison but has always maintained his innocence.

Now a lawyer has forced a second look at the case and has raised doubts Tallio did the crime.

Video Journalist

Rob is a member of the Dzawada’enuxw First Nation from Kingcome Inlet BC. He’s been a part of APTN National news since 2005, Rob brings to APTN almost twenty years of broadcast experience. He joined Investigates in 2013 and has covered protests, land claims and the fentanyl crisis. His cinematography was nominated in 2016 for a Canadian Screen Award.