Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Grieving Saskatchewan Family Says Sentence for Loved One's Killer an 'Insult'

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Grieving Saskatchewan Family Says Sentence for Loved One's Killer an 'Insult'

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Grieving family says sentence is an 'insult'

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PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A Saskatchewan man who admitted to stabbing another man in the heart before dumping his body in a bathtub has been sentenced to nine years in prison.

Trevor Cook had been charged with second-degree murder in the September 2014 death of Cory Brown of Prince Albert, but he previously pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter.

During Monday's sentencing, the court heard the accused was under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he killed Brown by stabbing him multiple times after catching him with Cook's girlfriend.

He attempted to clean up the scene and placed Brown's body in a tub where it lay for hours.

Speaking outside court, Brown's family called the sentence an "insult. …

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