Plot to kill classmates earns teenager six months jailtime
ST-HYACINTHE, Que. — A 14-year-old Quebec teen has been sentenced to six months detention for his part in a plot to kill fellow classmates. A spokesman for the Crown’s office confirmed today’s sentence, which will be followed by two years probation and 180 hours of community service. The teen pleaded guilty in April.
He had been detained since his arrest last September with another teen after provincial police uncovered the plot at a high school in StHyacinthe, east of Montreal. The court took into consideration the teen had served eight months in preventive detention pending the outcome of his case.