Failing to Provide the Necessities of Life (Sentencing Cases)

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Case Digests

Case Name Sentence Summary
R v Stephan,
2016 ABQB 353 (CanLII)
4 months + prob. (husband)
3 months CSO (wife)
The offender parents did not take their 18 month old child to a medical professional for treatment despite serious illness. This contributed to the child's death.
R v MacDonnell,
2013 NSSC 29 (CanLII)
2 years (aggravated)
2 years (failure)
2 years (global)
Offender plead guilty to s. 215(2)(b) and 268(1). She was given care of a 22 month old child apprehended by children services. Offender intentionally under-nourished child while at the children's hospital by tampering with the child's food intake. She was diagnosed with Factitious Disorder by Proxy. Court also ordered 3 years probation, a s. 109 weapons order and DNA order.
R v ET,
2012 SKQB 169 (CanLII)
3 years