Teen murdered on Nun's Island: young killer gets 30 month sentence

One of the two youths charged in the murder of a 17-year-old boy on Nuns' Island  last fall has been sentenced to 30 months in a youth detention centre after pleading guilty to manslaughter and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.

The girl was sentenced as a youth but her boyfriend, who also pleaded guilty, may be sentenced as an adult as per a request from the crown that will be presented in court in two weeks.

In a statement of facts read out in youth court this week, the couple set up a meeting with the victim in a bid to rob him of marijuana which he had been selling.

The meeting resulted in the male accused slashing the victim's leg. He bled to death and his body was discovered in a wooded area Nov. 12, 2018.

The accused and victim cannot be identified because they are minors.