Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Teen's Killer Sentenced to Life with No Parole for 16 Years

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Teen's Killer Sentenced to Life with No Parole for 16 Years

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Teen's killer gets life, no parole for 16 years

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WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man who killed a teenager and dumped his body in a garbage bin has been sentenced to life with no chance of parole for 16 years.

Nicholas Bell-Right had pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the February 2016 shooting death of Cooper Nemeth.

Nemeth was shot in the head twice after a house party and his body was found nearly a week later after an extensive search.

Family and friends described in victim impact statements how the 17-year-old's death has disrupted their lives.

Gaylene Nemeth, the boy's mother, said she has been living in a fog ever since her son was killed and doubts that Bell-Wright is remorseful.

She told court her own thoughts have been haunted and filled with torment since his death. …

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