EDMONTON — The daughter of one of two men stabbed to death in a grocery warehouse confronted her father’s killer Friday before he was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years.
Patricia Harris made a point of staring directly at Jayme Pasieka as she shared her rage and sadness in an Edmonton courtroom.
“I cannot understand why your murdered my father,” she said in a loud and confident voice as she read her victim impact statement.
“Why did you have to stab him so many times? He was in so much pain. He was already bleeding out so much after eight, nine, 10 stab wounds from your Grim Reaper blades.”
Pasieka, who has schizophrenia, attacked and killed Fitzroy Harris, 50, and Thierno Bah, 41, at a Loblaw grocery warehouse where they all worked on Feb. 28, 2014. Four others were badly injured.
A jury earlier this month found him guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder and aggravated assault.
Before the sentence was handed down, court heard from some of the victims’…
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