Jury delivers guilty verdict for pair on trial for killing Ryan Sugar
Published Wednesday, September 26, 2018 3:08PM CST
Last Updated Wednesday, September 26, 2018 6:52PM CST
A jury has found Gregory Wolfe guilty of first-degree murder and Colinda Hotomanie guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Ryan Sugar.
Sugar’s body was found in a burnt out house on McTavish Street in North Central Regina in October 2016, one week after a fire on October 5.
Hotmanie, Wolfe, and Jessica Pangman were all charged with first-degree murder in Sugar’s death in December of 2016. Hotomanie and Wolfe are currently on trial and Pangman will be tried at a later date.
The jury began deliberating on Monday morning and delivered its verdict on Tuesday afternoon.
The jurors were polled and said they all agreed Wolfe and Hotomanie were guilty.
Court heard victim impact statements from Sugar’s sisters and mother. Wolfe and Hotomanie were also given the chance to speak and apologized to Sugar’s family.
Wolfe was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. Hotomanie was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 years.