Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Defence Rests in Mistaken Address Shooting in Which Innocent Mother Killed

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Defence Rests in Mistaken Address Shooting in Which Innocent Mother Killed

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Defence rests in mistaken address fatal shooting

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SASKATOON - Closing arguments in the case of a Saskatoon woman who was killed when gang members went to a wrong address are set for October.

Joshua Petrin is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 34-year-old Lorry Ann Santos in 2012.

The Crown contends that Petrin ordered a hit on a former member of the White Boy Posse but an address mixup sent the gunmen to a home where Santos was fatally shot as she peered out her window after her doorbell had been rung.

Court heard she and her husband had been getting their children up for the morning -- her husband, Ferdinand, tried desperately to get a response from her as her eldest daughter phoned 911.

The two shooters have already been convicted and sentenced to life in prison.

Petrin's defence annnounced Wednesday that it was calling no witnesses and the Crown rested it case on Tuesday, so the trial will resume Oct. …

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