Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Guilty of Murdering Mac's Workers Appeals; Crown Wants Stiffer Sentence

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Guilty of Murdering Mac's Workers Appeals; Crown Wants Stiffer Sentence

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Man convicted in convenience store shootings appeals

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EDMONTON - A man found guilty of killing two Edmonton convenience store clerks is appealing his conviction and the Crown is appealing his sentence.

Laylin Delorme was sentenced to two terms of life in prison to be served simultaneously in the first-degree murders of two workers at separate Mac's stores in December 2015.

The concurrent sentences mean he must serve 25 years before being eligible for parole rather than a longer period.

Delorme's appeal claims the verdict was not supported by evidence and there was a miscarriage of justice.

The Crown is appealing the sentence on the grounds that it did not take into account the gravity of the offence and degree of Delorme's responsibility. …

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