Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Northern Alberta Man Found Guilty of Murdering His Wife, Her Daughter

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Northern Alberta Man Found Guilty of Murdering His Wife, Her Daughter

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Albertan found guilty of killing wife, her daughter

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PEACE RIVER, Alta. - Cindy McKay-Perry says she hopes the man convicted Thursday of killing her sister and her sister's daughter never gets out of prison.

"This is not real justice for us because we still don't get our loved ones back," she said Thursday after Edward Chomiak was found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2010 death of Melody Perry.

Chomiak, 55, was also found guilty of the second-degree murder of Jerica Bouchard.

"I hope he never sees the light of day," she said outside court in Peace River, Alta. "I hope that he dies in that prison, wherever he goes."

Chomiak is to be sentenced Friday.

Court heard that he shot both of the women in their home on Dec. 15 near Fahler, 430 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.

During the trial a tape of a 911 call was played in which Perry tells a dispatcher that Chomiak is in the house with a gun and had shot her daughter. …

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