Man sentenced to 8 months in jail in connection with teenager’s 2016 death

Calgary police took four people into custody from a house in the 100 block of Dover Tree Place S.E. on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. Global News

One of four men charged in the death of a Calgary teenager in late-2016 has been sentenced.

Last summer, Ashraf Jasem Ajil pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact to manslaughter in the Dec. 3, 2016 death of Ezzulddin Al-Ogaidi.

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The 17-year-old’s body was found in a remote area just north of Morley two days after police were called to a home in Monterey Park for a check on welfare. At the time of the call, a neighbour claimed to have heard what sounded like a gunshot, but nothing unusual was found.

According to Alberta Justice, Ajil was in court on Monday, where he was sentenced to eight months behind bars.

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Ajil, 25, was given credit for nine days of pre-trial custody.

Three other men charged in the case are expected in court again later this spring.

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Ahmed Abid and Mohammad Khalil are expected to be in court March 5 to begin a five-day preliminary hearing. Both face counts of accessory after the fact.

Matin Hamid Ahmet faces charges of manslaughter and several weapons-related offences. He will be in court again on March 8.

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