B.C. Man Receives Five-Year Prison Sentence for Killing Off-Duty Abbotsford Police Officer

NELSON, B.C. – A B.C. man has been sentenced to five years in prison for the manslaughter of an off-duty Abbotsford police officer. The incident occurred in July 2020 while the officer was visiting Nelson, B.C. The man, Alex Willness from Castlegar, B.C., was charged about eight months after the altercation that resulted in the death of 55-year-old Constable Allan Young. Young passed away several days after the incident. In addition to his five-year sentence, …

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Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Manslaughter of Off-Duty Abbotsford Police Officer

NELSON, B.C. — A B.C. man has been sentenced to five years in prison for the manslaughter of an off-duty Abbotsford police officer. Prosecutors in British Columbia say Alex Willness was given credit for 405 days served in custody prior to sentencing, with the remainder of his nearly four-year term to be served in prison. The victim, 55-year-old Constable Allan Young, passed away several days after an altercation in July 2020 while visiting Nelson, B.C. …

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Man from B.C. Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Manslaughter of Off-Duty Abbotsford Police Officer

NELSON, B.C. – A man from Castlegar, B.C. has been sentenced to five years in prison for the manslaughter of an off-duty police officer from Abbotsford. Alex Willness was convicted of the crime following an altercation in July of 2020 that led to the death of Constable Allan Young, 55. The prosecution stated that Young passed away several days after the incident, which occurred while he was visiting Nelson. According to B.C. prosecutors, Willness was …

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