Sentencing begins Friday for Calgary man who killed girlfriend, mother and stepfather

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A sentencing hearing begins Friday for triple-murder Dustin Duthie who admitted to killing his girlfriend, mother and stepfather in 2018.

Earlier this month, Duthie pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder in the death of his step-father Alan Pennylegion and two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of his girlfriend Taylor Toller and mother Shawn Boshuk.

Their bodies were found at two separate residences on July 31, 2018.

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According to an agreed statement of facts, Duthie slit 24-year-old Toller’s throat in her southeast Calgary condo six days earlier on July 25.

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Duthie then stabbed Boshuk and Pennylegion to death in their northwest Calgary home on July 31.

Calgary police at the scene of a home in Hidden Valley where two people were found dead on Tuesday, July 31. Global News

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Duthie was deemed fit to stand trial in August 2018.

On Friday, court will hear sentencing submissions from the Crown and defence, as well as victim impact statements.

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