Nova Scotia mother admits to strangling daughter

Updated 2018 12 03: To post links to follow-up and related articles

Nova Scotia mother admits to strangling daughter. Faked sexual assault, sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 20 years.

National Post
January 30, 2009

Nova Scotia mother admits to strangling daughter, faked sexual assault

Marie Adsett and Mike Barber, Canwest News Service

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — “Mommy, don’t,” were the last words Karissa Boudreau spoke as her mother strangled her to death with a piece of twine in the woods outside of Hebbville, N.S.

Her words were read in court Friday morning from an agreed upon statement of facts as Penny Boudreau, 34, pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of her 12-year-old daughter.

The woman wiped away tears as she was led away from Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Bridgewater, N.S. Boudreau was sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 20 years….(Full Story Sorry, that link no longer functions. Here is another article that reports the circumstances of the case.)

It rarely (if ever) happens that a woman will be left with a chance to ask for parole for that long.  We’ll have to wait and see what will happen.  The wait is likely not that long.

Update 2018 12 03

Well, look at this:

Bridgewater residents upset over decision to grant leaves to Penny Boudreau

CTV Atlantic
Published Friday, July 6, 2018 8:24PM ADT

The news that the Parole Board of Canada has granted Penny Boudreau temporary leaves to attend church is opening old wounds in the community of Bridgewater, N.S….



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