Man convicted of manslaughter released

By CHAT News
October 5, 2018 - 12:46am

BROOKS --  A man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter earlier this year in connection with the death of his girlfriend is out of prison.

A photo posted on Instagram from @jdyck89 shows him outside of the Calgary Correctional Centre with the caption ”Graduated from con college! Good to be out.” 

The picture was posted in the last couple of days.

The post received a number of comments including one from @jdyck89 indicating he is on parole.

Chat newst reached out to the Department of Justice regarding Dyck’s release.

A spokesperson says due to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, they cannot provide details regarding the incarceration of a current or former inmate.

Jesse Dyck, 29, was sentenced to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in connection with the death of Tanya Campbell-Losier.

The 19 year old suffered a traumatic brain injury after she and Dyck got into a physical altercation in February of 2016.

Campbell-Losier was rushed to hospital but died a couple days later.

Dyck was expected to serve 19.5 months due to credit for pre-trial custody, but appears to have been released after four months.

According to social media posts from Campbell Losier’s family, none of them were notified about Dyck’s release.

Tanya’s mother, expressed her anger on Facebook, writing “Tanya’s life is a joke to the justice system.”

Tanya’s sister, also posted on Facebook, saying her heart is in pieces.

She wrote “This face spent 141 days in Jail for killing his beautiful girlfriend. This is the face of someone who has people congratulating him on his early release and wishing him well on this new chapter of his. What about my sister’s chapter?!”

 

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