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Blaine Taypotat outside Court of Queen's Bench in Saskatoon June 2015. A man who pled guilty to driving drunk when he hit and killed a Saskatchewan conservation officer will not get a shorter sentence.  Blaine Taypotat was given a 9 ½ year jail sentence for killing a conservation officer on Highway 11 near Saskatoon in May 2013.   He filed an appeal of his sentence, asking for a reduction to eight years but it was denied.  Taypotat's lawyer, Josephine de Whytell argued the trial judge misapplied a sentencin
Blaine Taypotat outside Court of Queen's Bench in Saskatoon June 2015. A man who pled guilty to driving drunk when he hit and killed a Saskatchewan conservation officer will not get a shorter sentence. Blaine Taypotat was given a 9 ½ year jail sentence for killing a conservation officer on Highway 11 near Saskatoon in May 2013. He filed an appeal of his sentence, asking for a reduction to eight years but it was denied. Taypotat's lawyer, Josephine de Whytell argued the trial judge misapplied a sentencin File photo/CKOM news

Sentence appeal denied for man who hit and killed a Sask. conservation officer

By CJME News
April 14, 2016 - 11:07pm

A man who pled guilty to driving drunk when he hit and killed a Saskatchewan conservation officer will not get a shorter sentence.

Blaine Taypotat was given a 9 ½ year jail sentence for killing a conservation officer on Highway 11 near Saskatoon in May 2013.

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