Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Sentencing Delayed for Teenage Girl Who Killed Six-Week-Old Baby Boy

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Sentencing Delayed for Teenage Girl Who Killed Six-Week-Old Baby Boy

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Sentencing delayed for teen who killed baby

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SASKATOON - Sentencing has been delayed for a teenage girl who murdered a six-week-old baby a day after she escaped a youth centre in Saskatoon.

The 17-year-old pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Nikosis Cantre last October.

She had been serving a 10-month open custody sentence at Kilburn Hall for assault with a weapon, robbery with a weapon, arson, and break and enter when she escaped.

The baby's family has said they took in the girl, who can't be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, after they found her wandering the streets.

The little boy's grandfather, Jeffery Longman, said Thursday that his family is trying to be strong but it has been tough and every court appearance brings up the pain they felt from the day he was killed. …

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