Dad who killed daughters boyfriend to serve 18 months

CBC News

Kim Walker — the father from Yorkton, Sask., who claimed he shot his daughter’s boyfriend in 2003 to save her from a drug-addicted lifestyle — will spend another 18 months in prison.

Walker shot and killed 24-year-old James Hayward in in 2003 after Walker’s daughter Jadah, Hayward’s 16-year-old live-in girlfriend, became addicted to drugs.

Walker, 54, was originally convicted of second-degree murder but that verdict was overturned.

Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench Judge Ellen Gunn sentenced Walker to eight years on a manslaughter conviction on Wednesday.

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