Trio found guilty of manslaughter in death of Calgary man

Saad Osman and brothers Julius and Theo Wheyee were each charged with 2nd-degree murder

The body of Mohammad Saqib, 33, was found in the trunk of a car that had been set on fire in September 2015 on a rural road near Airdrie.

A $4,000 drug debt was the motive for the killing of the Calgary man, a judge heard at the trial in February for the three men — Saad Osman and brothers Julius and Theo Wheyee.

Court of Queen's Bench Justice Karen Horner found the men guilty of the lesser crime of manslaughter Friday morning.

Saqib's body was discovered in the trunk. He had suffered three gunshot wounds, two broken ribs and other bruising.

The Wheyee brothers were represented by defence lawyers Adriano Iovinelli, Tonii Roulston and Andrea Urquhart, while Osman represented himself.

Sentencing was set for October.

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This entry was posted in TONII ROULSTON, ANDREA URQUHART, tagged Homicide and posted on July 27, 2019

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