Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Repeat Drunk Driver Gets Life Sentence

Repeat drunk driver Roger Walsh was sentenced to life in prison in a Valleyfield courthouse on Wednesday, September 9, 2009. (CTV File Photo)

Repeat Drunk Driver Not A Dangerous Offender -- The CBC

But man who killed a Quebec woman in 2008 gets life sentence.

A Quebec judge has ruled a repeat drunk driver who pleaded guilty to killing a woman in a wheelchair in 2008 is not a dangerous offender, but still deserves a life sentence.

Quebec court Judge Michel Mercier ruled Wednesday that Roger Walsh, 57, will not be labelled a dangerous offender for life, despite requests for that designation from the Crown prosecutor and the victim's family.

Walsh pleaded guilty in October 2008 in the hit-and-run death of Anee Khudaverdian, 47.

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Update #1: Killer drunk driver Roger Walsh handed life sentence -- Montreal Gazette
Update #2: Repeat drunk driver sentenced to life in prison -- CTV

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