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Teen who stabbed girl more than 100 times gets life in prison
CBC ^ | January 14, 2013

Posted on 01/15/2013 8:34:19 AM PST by ConservativeStatement

A Cape Breton teenager found guilty of second-degree murder for stabbing his girlfriend more than 100 times has been sentenced as an adult to life in prison.

Melvin Skeete Jr., who was 16 years old at the time of the incident, was sentenced Monday in Nova Scotia Youth Court to life in prison with no chance of parole until Dec. 3, 2017.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbc.ca ...


TOPICS: Canada; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: parole; stabbing
Must have been some potent moonshine there Melvin.
1 posted on 01/15/2013 8:34:25 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Stabbed more than 100 times? Gee, I wonder if he was angry. Perhaps we should outlaw knives as well.


2 posted on 01/15/2013 8:37:52 AM PST by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

That’s some long life December 3, 2017, what a joke. That is a smack in the face to the family.


3 posted on 01/15/2013 8:44:07 AM PST by THE_RAIDER
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To: ConservativeStatement

I wonder if he was Obama ‘s son?


4 posted on 01/15/2013 8:44:57 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: THE_RAIDER

You assume he will have a chance for parole, he may not even be allowed to petition for release.


5 posted on 01/15/2013 8:46:51 AM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

At least he didn’t shoot her 100 times.


6 posted on 01/15/2013 8:52:36 AM PST by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Wow!

No chance of parole for a whole four years. What a stiff sentence.


7 posted on 01/15/2013 8:58:13 AM PST by CurlyDave
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To: ConservativeStatement

It’s a bit short of five years, actually. Probably planning to let him out when he’s 21. Meantime he can sit in a comfy cell and play computer games or watch TV.


8 posted on 01/15/2013 9:04:38 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: CurlyDave
"F--k these people, man," Skeete Jr. said as he was led out of the courtroom on Monday. "F--k the judge, f--k the police, f--k the system."

A rather light sentence for such an utter lack of remorse.

9 posted on 01/15/2013 9:05:40 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: ConservativeStatement

surely thats a typo ???

2017

shouldnt it be 2071 ???

even 2027 might be considered life...

15 years including the time already served ..

then it might take a few hearings for his petition to be accepted

in 2017 however he will probably be 21 an adult...

maybe that is what was the deciding fact for the short 4 years...


10 posted on 01/15/2013 9:08:37 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Democrat_media

11 posted on 01/15/2013 9:12:47 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun
“You guys ain’t gonna break me,” he said. “I’ll still be smilin’.”
12 posted on 01/15/2013 9:14:17 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: ConservativeStatement

Can’t wait for the liberal lawyers to rush to his defense and claim he did it because of society, etc, etc.


13 posted on 01/15/2013 9:15:37 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: ConservativeStatement
They listened to the police officer who found Skeete walking wide-eyed up the road from the house. They heard the results of an autopsy and how Skeete used four knives, leaving two stuck in Green’s side.

They listened to accounts of the many government and social service agencies that had tried to help the young man since he began getting in trouble at 12 years old.

They listened as he was described in one psychological assessment as being “likable” and further warnings that he is a high risk to commit further violent crimes.


14 posted on 01/15/2013 9:16:59 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Democrat_media

Looks like he might be obama’s long lost canadian son.


15 posted on 01/15/2013 9:25:49 AM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: NoGrayZone; All
Democrats want to ban knives , then light-bulbs( oh they already did that), ban hands you know also because you never know a hand might someday kill someone or even worse a hand might buy a lightbulb which would cause global warming, also ban large sodas( ok they already did that on too) /sarcasm

less than 100 people get killed in mass shootings per year in the U.S. = a statistically nonexistent event made into the event of the century by the news media

criminals break into 2.5 million homes per year in the U.S.A = a real threat

in the U.S.A 300,000 women get raped each year = a real threat

millions of Americans die each year = old age = reality

trillion of dollars$ in government funded global warming research = a hoax as the world is now actually getting colder

all this propaganda meant to empower government and dis-empower the individual : it is all democrats do especially those in the news media

16 posted on 01/15/2013 9:33:22 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: TexasCajun

I was right, same ugly face


17 posted on 01/15/2013 9:40:12 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: ConservativeStatement

“no chance of parole until Dec. 3, 2017.”

That ought to show him how serious they are.


18 posted on 01/15/2013 9:45:37 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The only thing that Hollywood gets right about guns is that criminals will always get them.)
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Nova Scotia is the Blackest Canadian Province...highest pct of Blacks. And, like in USA, they commit a high pct of crime

Nova Scotia is a scenic marvel...but you have to be careful in the cities...gun control is never crime control


19 posted on 01/15/2013 10:05:54 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (The only automatic weapon is the one Obama uses to take your paycheck)
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To: SeminoleCounty
True in Britain as well.

Violent inner-city crime, the figures, and a question of race

26 Jun 2010

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The data provide a breakdown of the ethnicity of the 18,091 men and boys who police took action against for a range of violent and sexual offences in London in 2009-10.

They show that among those proceeded against for street crimes, 54 per cent were black; for robbery, 59 per cent; and for gun crimes, 67 per cent. Street crimes include muggings, assault with intent to rob and snatching property. Just over 12 per cent of London’s 7.5 million population is black, including those of mixed black and white parentage, while 69 per cent is white, according to the Office for National Statistics.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/7856787/Violent-inner-city-crime-the-figures-and-a-question-of-race.html

20 posted on 01/15/2013 10:30:41 AM PST by Ken H
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To: ConservativeStatement

100 times, they say?

Sounds like the work of a sentient automatic assault-knife!


21 posted on 01/15/2013 10:49:25 AM PST by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: Tennessee Nana
surely thats a typo ???
2017
shouldnt it be 2071 ???
even 2027 might be considered life...
15 years including the time already served ..

Normally, second-degree murder convictions result in a mandatory life sentence, with the possibility of parole after 10-25 years, depending on the sentence. (Note that this is a possible, parole—by no means a guarantee that the convict won't spend the rest of his life behind bars.)

The rules differ for those who are convicted before they turn 18. I assume this is one of those. Still seems ridiculously low, though.

22 posted on 01/15/2013 11:19:48 AM PST by RansomOttawa (tm)
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To: SeminoleCounty

The French in Canada had African slaves in the 1600s and 1700s before England took over in the 1760s...

There were many black Loyalists during the American Revolution...

escaped slaves etc..and slaves who accompanied their Loyalist masters when they fled into Canada...

They were given their freedom by the British when they went to Canada if they had fought on the British side...

also the Underground Railway ended in Niagara and then the former slaves went elsewhere to hide from the bounty hunters coming North to find them...

There are quite a few black Canadians...


23 posted on 01/15/2013 12:28:01 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: ConservativeStatement; Clive; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; ...
To all- please ping me to Canadian topics.

Canada Ping!

24 posted on 01/15/2013 1:35:08 PM PST by Squawk 8888 (True North- Strong Leader, Strong Dollar, Strong and Free!)
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To: Tennessee Nana; SeminoleCounty

There was another large influx of blacks when Upper Canada (now Ontario) banned the slave trade in 1791. The rest of the British Empire banned slavery in 1837.


25 posted on 01/15/2013 1:40:52 PM PST by Squawk 8888 (True North- Strong Leader, Strong Dollar, Strong and Free!)
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