September 2, 2014 12:57 pm
Updated: September 2, 2014 10:04 pm

Youth pleads guilty to murdering Camrose group home worker


WATCH ABOVE: A teen who murdered his group home worker pleaded guilty. As Kendra Slugoski reports, Dianne McClements was attacked while at work. WARNING: graphic content.

EDMONTON – A 17-year-old has pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the killing of a group home worker.

Dianne McClements’ body was found inside a group home in Camrose in May of 2012.

Police said McClements worked in the home where the 17-year-old lived.

Friends have said McClements, 61, loved and was dedicated to her work.

McClements’ sister, Gail Ruud, said the family still doesn’t know why the 61-year-old was murdered.

Ruud spoke to her sister two days before her murder. McClements told Ruud she was “making progress on him finding his way.”

McClements also told her sister the teen did some weird things, but she didn’t express feeling in danger.

The Crown is seeking an adult sentence, which would carry a maximum sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole in seven years.

The youth cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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