NORTH BATTLEFORD, SK – A man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the death of Boyd Firingstoney. Javon Moosomin, 24, was originally charged with second degree murder, but entered a guilty plea to the lesser charge at the Court of King’s Bench in Battleford on Dec. 7, 2023. Crown prosecutor David Piche confirmed that Moosomin was arrested on Dec. 17, 2021. As a result, Moosomin will receive a sentence of nine years less enhanced credit for time served.
The case stems from an incident on Oct. 21, 2021, when police responded to a shooting on the 1200 block of 108 Street in North Battleford at 1:45 a.m. Boyd Firingstoney, 33, was declared deceased at the scene. Moosomin’s guilty plea comes as a result of this tragic event, and his admission to the charge of manslaughter has led to his prison sentence.
The incident has left a lasting impact on the community, with the loss of Boyd Firingstoney at the center of the tragedy. The sentencing of Javon Moosomin serves as a reminder of the consequences of violent actions and the importance of upholding the law. The victim’s family and loved ones have been enduring the pain of their loss, and the legal proceedings have been a difficult process for all involved.
In conclusion, Javon Moosomin has been sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the death of Boyd Firingstoney. The community continues to grapple with the aftermath of the tragic event, and the impact of this case will resonate for years to come.