Crown seeking six years for Calgary man who repeatedly stabbed his mother
Repeatedly stabbing his mother in the head and neck because he resented his parents controlling him and his video game console should land a city man a six-year prison term, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
But the lawyer for Michael Alexander Sobczak said such a sentence would amount to “preventive detention” not permitted in Canadian law.
And defence counsel Andrea Urquhart said a sentence of two years, followed by lengthy probation, would serve to not only protect the public, but get Sobczak the rehabilitative help he requires.
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