R. v. Krengnektak, (1980) 27 A.R. 247 (NWTSC)

JudgeTallis, J.
CourtSupreme Court of Northwest Territories (Canada)
Case DateFebruary 22, 1980
JurisdictionNorthwest Territories
Citations(1980), 27 A.R. 247 (NWTSC)

R. v. Krengnektak (1980), 27 A.R. 247 (NWTSC)

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R. v. Krengnektak

(S.C. 2063)

Indexed As: R. v. Krengnektak

Northwest Territories Supreme Court

Tallis, J.

February 22, 1980.

Summary:

This case arose out of a charge of manslaughter against the accused. The accused pleaded guilty. The Northwest Territories Supreme Court, after discussing the various circumstances to be considered in sentencing an accused, sentenced the accused to six years imprisonment.

Criminal Law - Topic 5882

Sentence - Manslaughter - Criminal Code of Canada, R.S.C. 1970, c. C-34, s. 217 - The accused's wife died as a result of severe injuries sustained in a beating - Both the accused and his wife had been drinking at the time of the offence - The criminal record of the accused revealed four previous offences involving violence towards his wife - The Northwest Territories Supreme Court sentenced the accused to six years imprisonment - See paragraph 28.

Practice - Topic 3561

Evidence - Exhibits - Disposition of exhibits after trial - The Northwest Territories Supreme Court, in ordering return of exhibits to their lawful owners, refused to order the return of blood stained articles of no value, directing that they should be destroyed - See discussion at conclusion of judgment.

Cases Noticed:

R. v. Morrissette et al., 12 C.R.N.S. 392, consd. [para. 16].

Statutes Noticed:

Criminal Code of Canada, R.S.C. 1970, c. C-34, sect. 217.

Counsel:

P. Asselin, for the Crown;

R.C. Rehn, for the accused.

This case was heard before TALLIS, J., of the Northwest Territories Supreme Court, at Yellowknife, in the Northwest Territories.

The oral remarks on sentencing was delivered by TALLIS, J., on February 22, 1980.

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  • R. v. J.J.S., [2010] Northwest Terr. Cases Uned. 7 (SC)
    • Canada
    • Northwest Territories Supreme Court of Northwest Territories (Canada)
    • January 27, 2010
    ...yesterday; R. v. Villeneuve, [1983] N.W.T.R. 274; R. v. Elias, 2006 NWTSC 41, [2007 A.W.L.D. 461; R. v. Krengnektak, 1980 CarswellNWT 16, 27 A.R. 247; R. v. Itsi, 2005 NWTSC 92, [2006] A.W.L.D. 463; R. v. Yukon, 2005 NWTSC 24; R. v. Caisse, 2005 NWTSC 93; R. v. Sangris, 2003 NWTSC 51; R. v.......
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  • R. v. J.J.S., [2010] Northwest Terr. Cases Uned. 7 (SC)
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of Northwest Territories (Canada)
    • January 27, 2010
    ...yesterday; R. v. Villeneuve, [1983] N.W.T.R. 274; R. v. Elias, 2006 NWTSC 41, [2007 A.W.L.D. 461; R. v. Krengnektak, 1980 CarswellNWT 16, 27 A.R. 247; R. v. Itsi, 2005 NWTSC 92, [2006] A.W.L.D. 463; R. v. Yukon, 2005 NWTSC 24; R. v. Caisse, 2005 NWTSC 93; R. v. Sangris, 2003 NWTSC 51; R. v.......

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