The verdict for the trial of Sofiane Ghazi, who was accused of the murder of his child and aggravated assault on his wife, was issued on August 19, 2020.


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The 40-year-old Montrealer had pleaded guilty to the charges against him in relation to crimes he committed back in July 2017.


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15 years

before he can apply for parole.

Sofiane Ghazi has been sentenced to life in prison and will not be eligible for parole for another 15 years.

He stabbed his pregnant wife 19 times with a meat fork, according to the statement of facts. The mother of the dead child was then in her 36th week of pregnancy and survived.

Judge Jean-François Buffoni gave his decision at the Montreal courthouse on Wednesday.

La Presse Canadienne via HuffPost Québec

This article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.

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