Category Archives: Murder

Slim’s Criminal Law News Sep 8 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Montreal man pleads guilty to murder of unborn child

MONTREAL — A Montreal man pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder in a stabbing attack that killed his unborn child and seriously injured the baby’s mother.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Apr 19 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Families push for stacked life sentences for Quebec City mosque shooter

Amir Belkacemi stood in a Quebec City courtroom on Wednesday and called Alexandre Bissonnette a ”monster,” urging a judge not to ever let his father’s murderer walk the streets again.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Apr 5 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Lawyers for Quebec mosque shooting suspect to argue for life sentence, no parole for 25 years

Lawyers for the man who shot dead six men at a Quebec City mosque will argue their client should receive a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for 25 years.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 2 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Murderous Shafias fail in appeal of four convictions

TORONTO – It was not cultural stereotyping that convicted the three evil Shafias of murdering four of their kin in a horrific honour killing. There was no mix-up on the true age of son Hamed — he was an adult at the time, not a youth.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Oct 2 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Travis Vader case scheduled to be in Edmonton court again Monday

EDMONTON – Defence lawyers and prosecutors will be back in an Edmonton court tomorrow, two weeks after a judge made an error while convicting a man of murdering two missing seniors.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Aug 14 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Why a not criminally responsible verdict is unlikely in Quebec’s election-night murder case

The verdict in the Parti Québécois election-night murder trial is in the hands of the jurors and they’re facing an elaborate puzzle: How should they weigh contradictory testimony from two expert witnesses who disagree on the accused’s state of mind?

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Slim’s Criminal Law News May 12 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Pastor tells court of chat with accused killer

TORONTO — It was during a teary conversation with her pastor that a woman who is now accused of killing her stepdaughter said the girl “died like a dog” after being starved, beaten and locked in a room, a Toronto court heard Tuesday.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Apr 30 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Colorado woman sentenced to 100 years for cutting fetus from stranger’s womb

BOULDER, Colo. — A judge on Friday sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger’s womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Feb 12 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Pennsylvania girl, 14, pleads guilty to helping kill her mother

HARRISBURG, Pa., – A Pennsylvania teenager pleaded guilty on Thursday to first-degree murder in the killing of her mother last year and was sentenced to spend at least 35 years in prison after agreeing to testify against her former boyfriend, prosecutors said.

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Guy Turcotte jury requests copy of laws to clarify verdict options

ST-JÉRÔME — The jury in Guy Turcotte’s double-murder trial spent its first full day deliberating on Tuesday, entering the courtroom only once to ask for sections of the Criminal Code that explain some of the possible verdicts.

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