Dustin Duthie, who’s 27, pleaded responsible final month to second-degree homicide within the 2018 deaths of Taylor Toller and Shawn Boshuk, and first-degree homicide within the dying of Alan Pennylegion.
The crimes carry an automated life sentence, and Justice Glen Poelman agreed with a Crown suggestion to extend the minimal 25-year parole ineligibility interval because of the degree of violence.
Poelman says he believes Duthie has proven real regret and he entered a responsible plea, however that is not sufficient to reduce his sentence.
Court docket heard Duthie first killed his girlfriend, left her physique in her house, and 5 days later murdered his mom and stepfather.
He apologized in the course of the sentencing listening to to the households of the victims, saying what he did was inexcusable.
Duthie’s lawyer had argued his consumer ought to serve 25 years earlier than he can apply for parole.
“He’s a risky and indignant younger man. He chosen his victims,” prosecutor Shane Parker beforehand informed the sentencing listening to.
“These had been completely different units of murders. Taylor’s was for blood lust, curiosity.”
An agreed assertion of details stated Toller, Duthie’s girlfriend of 5 years, was final seen on video footage from exterior her apartment unit about 4 a.m. on July 26, 2018. Duthie was captured on the video leaving the apartment alone about an hour later.
Police discovered Toller, 24, 5 days later along with her throat slit and “tucked into her mattress as if she was asleep.”
On the identical day she was found, Duthie stabbed Boshuk, his mom, six occasions of their dwelling and coated her with a plastic sheet, the assertion stated.
It stated Pennylegion witnessed Duthie cleansing his mom’s blood within the kitchen and Duthie attacked his stepfather, stabbing him eight occasions.
Duthie has informed court docket that what he did was inexcusable and has apologized to the households of the victims.