Submitted. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team had secured two counts of First Degree Murder against Justin Andrew MacKinnon on June 2, 2011.
Today, in Vancouver Supreme Court, Mr. MacKinnon has pled guilty to two counts of Manslaughter. He has been sentenced to 7 years, minus time served.
“This has been an extremely demanding investigation that has demanded and garnered an abundance of dedication and commitment from the IHIT investigators. It is very rewarding to see the accused, who have played a role in these tragic murders, ultimately face the consequences,” says Sgt. Jennifer Pound.
On September 18, 2008 Lisa Dudley and Guthrie McKay were shot inside a Mission residence.
Both victims succumbed to the injuries they sustained and the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team took lead of the murder investigation.
Following an extensive and highly complex investigation, Four individuals had been charged and three have since successfully been convicted.
Jack Douglas Woodruff – Pled guilty to two counts of First Degree Murder in March 2012
Bruce Ian Main – Pled guilty to two counts of Manslaughter in July 2013.
Justin Andrew MacKinnon – Plead guilty to two counts of Manslaughter today, November 25, 2013.
The fourth individual, Tom Holden, was charged with two counts of First Degree Murder and is currently awaiting Trial.