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Sentencing for Robert Keith Major begins Tuesday


Robert Keith Major can be again in an Alberta courtroom Tuesday morning when a three-day sentencing listening to begins for the convicted double assassin.


In May, Major pleaded responsible to killing Mchale Bush, 24, and her 16-month-old son Noah McConnell in Hinton, Alta., on September 16, 2021.


Busch was sexually assaulted and strangled. Her physique was then mutilated by Major. He additionally admitted to strangling McConnell.


Major lived in the identical house advanced as Busch, her son and her companion Cody McConnell.


Major was already a convicted intercourse offender earlier than the murders, however he was now not beneath any “recognizance circumstances,” RCMP has acknowledged.


In September 2021, McConnell and tons of of supporters rallied exterior of court docket as a result of they imagine the justice system failed to guard his companion and their son. Protesters demanded legislative adjustments in an try to forestall future crimes.


The sentencing listening to begins at 10 a.m. and can embrace sufferer affect statements.


With information from CTV News Edmonton’s Alex Antoneshyn

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