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Sentencing date set for convicted double murderer in Nanaimo mill shooting

NANAIMO – Man convicted of killing two workers and injuring two others to learn his fate in December.

The Nanaimo man convicted of killing two mill employees will learn the length of his sentence later this year.Kevin Douglas Addison, 49, will be sentenced in December.Last month, Addison was found guilty on two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder in B.C. Supreme Court.

On April 30 2014, Addison walked into an office at the downtown Nanaimo Western Forest Products mill with a sawed-off shotgun and killed Michael Lunn and Fred McEachern. He also injured mill workers Tony Sudar and Earl Kelly.Addison will be sentenced on Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. at the Nanaimo courthouse.

 

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