Two Suspects In Josie Killing Enter Guilty Pleas

Thursday, April 24, 2008 at 15:00



Two youths have pleaded guilty to their involvement in the fatal beating of a Wollaston Lake teenager last fall in Prince Albert.


Crown prosecutor John Morrall says one teen pleaded guilty to a charge of assault causing bodily harm, while the other pleaded guilty to assault.


18-year-old Dean Josie was fatally injured at a park beside Carlton High School on September 22nd.


Four other teens still face charges in connection with the incident.


Two are charged with second-degree murder, while the other two are facing a charge of manslaughter.


Morrall says he has asked a judge to upgrade the charges against the two charged with manslaughter to second-degree murder.


A hearing will be held on May 5th.