Man killed with golf club

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Kevin Martin, Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 7:41 PM ET

CALGARY -- What started off as a fight between old friends over a woman turned deadly when one was impaled by a broken golf club, a Calgary jury heard Tuesday.

 

And Crown prosecutor Andrew Barg, in his opening address at Joseph Kuol’s murder trial, said the accused could not have been acting in self-defence when he killed Ben Ongera.

Barg said the two men got into a physical altercation when Kuol dropped Ongera’s longtime girlfriend, Christina Jibi, off at a northeast apartment complex in the early morning hours of Sept. 19, 2011.

Barg said Ongera, who had dated Jibi for seven years and had three children with her, wanted to know what she and Kuol had been doing together.

“During this trial you may hear arguments that Kuol was defending himself from Ongera,” Barg told the five-man, seven-woman jury.

“It’s true that Ongera started a fight with Kuol,” Barg said, in outlining the case he expects to call.

“But when the two men fought, Kuol decided th


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