Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Teen Handed Adult Sentence in Quebec Triple Homicide Case

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Teen Handed Adult Sentence in Quebec Triple Homicide Case

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Teen gets adult sentence in Quebec triple murder

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TROIS-RIVIERES, Que. - One of two teenagers who pleaded guilty to three counts each of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder has been handed an adult sentence by a Quebec judge.

Kaven Sirois, 18, was sentenced by Quebec Court Judge Bruno Langelier on Friday to life in prison without possibility of parole for 10 years.

The accused had pleaded guilty to three charges of premeditated murder and three of conspiracy to commit murder in June 2014.

The victims of the Feb. 11, 2014 slayings in a private home were two sisters aged 22 and 17 as well as a 17-year-old boyfriend. They are not named in this news story because of provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

"The Crown is very satisfied with the judgment and I'd like to thank the family for their support through out the case," prosecutor Hippolite Brin told reporters. …

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