Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Saskatchewan Man Pleads Guilty to Second-Degree Murder in 2015 Death of Wife

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Saskatchewan Man Pleads Guilty to Second-Degree Murder in 2015 Death of Wife

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Saskatchewan man pleads guilty to killing his wife

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REGINA - A Saskatchewan man and his wife were heard arguing a few days before he shot her in the head and heart with a revolver in the basement of their home.

An agreed statement of facts was read out in a Regina courtroom Wednesday after John Strang pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 47-year-old Lisa Strang in August 2015.

He also pleaded guilty to uttering a death threat against another woman, Lynn Larsen.

Strang, 50, was charged two days after his wife's body was found in their home in McLean, Sask.

Court heard Strang confessed to a friend that he had killed his wife. The friend contacted police, who then found the victim's body. Officers also search his Jeep and recovered the handgun that he had used.

Lisa Strang was the Saskatchewan Party's finance director and had been with the party for 11 years. …

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