Newfoundland man killed daughter to make his estranged wife suffer, Crown tells murder trial - News Summed Up

Newfoundland man killed daughter to make his estranged wife suffer, Crown tells murder trial


ST. JOHN’S, N. L.—A Crown prosecutor says a Newfoundland man murdered his five-year-old daughter in a calculated plan to inflict suffering on her mother, his estranged wife. Article Continued BelowButt testified earlier that he did not remember killing Quinn, but said he found himself over her body and concluded he must have suffocated her. Strickland argued that considering Butt planned to take his own life, he did not try to hide his true motivations in the note. Hogan argued the letter outlined a plan for suicide and not murder, leaving reasons to doubt whether Butt planned the killing in advance. A man stands charged with the first-degree murder of his own daughter,” Burrage said.


Source: thestar March 14, 2019 18:11 UTC



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