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Former BC Lion Josh Boden sentenced to at least 14 years for the killing of his ex-girlfriend

A former Canadian Football League player convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend was sentenced to life in prison for 14 years without the possibility of parlor. ..

Judge Arne Silverman sentenced him in BC. Friday's Supreme Court.

Former wide receiver Josh Boden was convicted ofhis second murderat the death of Kimberly Hallgars last November.

A 33-year-old woman was found dead in Burnaby BC. She returned home in May 2009 and police at the time called it a "suspicious injury."

Bowden was not charged with murder until 2018.

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The second murder in Canada is automatically sentenced to life in prison, with a 10-year provisional release at the earliest.

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In a hearing last week, Crown Prosecutor Brendan McCabe told Bowden to suffocate the Wholegers. He insisted that he should spend at least 15 years in prison. Stage the scene to make it look like an accident.

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McCabe states that Bowden wrapped Halgars's body in a pill, put it in his mouth, and stuffed his socks while dying at the bottom of the stairwell. rice field.

Bowden's lawyer, Kevin Westel, experienced 35-year-old systemic racial discrimination, modeled an inadequate role from parents, sexually abused by older women, ADHD and deafness. "Indirect link to crime.

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Bowden has had some break-in in the law since the end of his playing career in 2007 when he played for the BC Lion.

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He was charged with two assaults related to his arrest in New Westminster in May 2018.

Previously After searching for a woman at a Skytrain station in 2009, he was convicted of two counts of sexual assault and one count each of obstruction of justice and assault of police officers


– File from Canadian Press

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