Killer gets life sentence for 2012 murder of innocent man walking his dog in Lawrence Heights - News Summed Up

Killer gets life sentence for 2012 murder of innocent man walking his dog in Lawrence Heights


Convicted killer Shakeil Wheatle received another life sentence Thursday after admitting he fatally shot an unarmed and defenceless stranger who was out walking his dog. Shakeil Wheatle, left, seen in a Toronto police handout photo, and Marvin Engelbrecht, 24, whom he gunned down in an Oct. 29, 2012 shooting in Toronto's Lawrence Heights neighbourhood. ( Toronto Police Service/Family handout )Wheatle pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last month on the eve of a six-week first-degree murder trial. “This is yet another case of gun violence taking the life of a completely innocent young man. While being secretly recorded, Wheatle told the agent somebody from Lawrence Heights had to pay for stealing drugs intended for a jailed associate from his Jane St. neighbourhood.


Source: thestar November 08, 2018 22:40 UTC



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