Surrey man sentenced to life for B.C. gang murders after musical confession viewed as credible evidence by judge

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – A rapper known as T-Sav was sentenced to two life sentences this week after a British Columbia Supreme Court judge concluded that one of his songs was essentially a confession to a 2017 murder. Under the stage name T-Sav, Tyrel Hieu George Mahoney Nguyen drew on his experiences as a gangster to make music. The Surrey man’s lyrics helped earn him two life sentences for the first-degree murders of gangster Randeep …

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Man Sentenced to Five Years for Killing Off-Duty B.C. Police Officer in Skateboard Attack

NELSON, British Columbia – A man in British Columbia has been sentenced to five years in prison for the manslaughter of an off-duty police officer. Alex Willness received his sentence in B.C. Supreme Court after being found guilty of the crime last year. With credit for time served, his term will be three years and 325 days. The incident took place on July 16, 2020, when Willness struck Abbotsford Const. Allan Young in the head …

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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 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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B.C. Community Rallies Around Teen Boys Injured in New Year’s Bonfire Explosion

SMITHERS, British Columbia – Two teenage boys, Jordan Parker and Micah Urban, suffered severe burns after an explosion at a New Year’s Day bonfire event just north of the town. The incident has prompted an outpouring of support from the tight-knit community of Smithers, B.C. The explosion occurred at the 4500 block of Henry Road, where 30 to 40 people had gathered around the bonfire. An object thrown onto the open flame led to the …

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