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CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Offences against person and reputation - Homicide - Second degree murder - Assaults - Assault causing bodily harm

Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 8:34 AM  

Appeal by the accused, Monckton, from conviction and sentence for second degree murder and assault causing bodily harm. The accused met his girlfriend in August 2009 and moved in shortly thereafter. The accused's girlfriend had a son, age two, from a prior relationship. The accused became the child's primary caregiver following his loss of employment in November 2009. In January 2011, the accused sent his girlfriend a message at work asking her to call 911 and come home. The girlfriend found her child lifeless on his...