Mainstreet Cape Breton | Jan 14, 2013 | 7:36

Norma-Jean MacPhee - Sentencing Debrief 0114

This morning Melvin Skeete was sentenced as an adult to life in prison for the second degree murder of Brittany Green. Green was first knocked out, then stabbed over 100 times. The crime happened in December, 2010 -- when Skeete was age 16 and Green was 17. Reporter Norma Jean MacPhee joined us with the details.

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