Attempts and Accessories After the Fact (Sentencing Cases)

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Case Name Sentence Summary
R v Hynes,
2014 NSSC 119 (CanLII)
3 years Offender helped principle roll up body into a carpet. Offender fearful due to principal's reputation for violence.
R v Gwyn,
2009 ABPC 212 (CanLII)
6 years Offender assisted in disposing of body, thought of idea to burn it.
R v Steadman,
(2008) BCJ 2284
4 years offender helped dismember body and dispose of evidence
R v Gowen,
2011 NSSC 259 (CanLII)
3 years Offender assisted principle in creating alibi for homicide. Offender plead guilty early on.
R v G.,
2006 NSPC 58 (CanLII),
2 years less a day CSO (accessory x 2) Record:Impaired; drug poss'n; driving while disqual. Orders: firearms prohibition; DNA
R v Tutin,
2004 NWTSC 20
3.5 years Offender assisted in disposing and moving body
R v Dow,
2003 NSSC 82 (CanLII)
R v Nolan,
2001 BCCA 354 (CanLII)
R v Campbell,
[2001] NSJ No. 410
3 years (JR) Offender assisted in cleaning up the body and blood.
R v Lowe,
1998 CarsellBC 2575
1 year CSO Offender helped put body in barrell under threats. Offender was 54 years old at the time and retired.
R v Beam,
(1994) OJ 1359 (Gen. Div.)
15 months Offender assisted in cleaning up location of murder and move body
R v Wisdom, 1992 CarswellOnt 1757 (Gen.Div.) 5 years Offender hired the killer to get money from the victim. Offender orchestrated disposal of body.
R v Kuzniak, 1989 60 Man. R. (2d) 270 (MBCA)
R v Drew, (1989) 7 WCB (2d) 394 (NSSC)
R v Murdoch, (1988) 5 WCB (2d) 341
R v Ropchan, 1986 CarswellYukon 54, 1 YR 225 3 months Offender witnessed murder, helped get rid of evidence and then refused to cooperate with police as a witness. He feared for his life. No prior record.