Fatally stabbing a would-be mail thief who was trying to jimmy his postal box with a knife has landed a Calgary man a five-year prison term.
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A city man was fatally stabbed during a dispute in which he tried to break into the mail box of his assailant at a southwest apartment complex two years ago, court heard during sentencing arguments on Thursday.
Facing a potential life sentence on second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a man at a southwest Calgary apartment more than two years ago, [The accused] pleaded guilty through his lawyer Greg Dunn on Tuesday to manslaughter.
He was assaulted at the Calgary Remand Centre last week. [The accused]'s lawyer, Joel Chevrefils said his client received a concussion, a broken nose, black eyes and a bruised spleen.