Sasha Cayen won’t serve prison time for role in fatal robbery of Hay River man

Sasha Cayen, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2017 death of 25-year-old Alexander Norwegian, won’t serve prison time for her role in the fatal robbery plot that shook the town of Hay River. Sasha, 26, remained still, showing little emotion as Judge Robert Gorin sentenced her to three-years and seven-months. With a credit of...
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