Man sentenced to time served in connection with Good Samaritan death

Yosif Al-Hasnawi is seen in this undated picture. Al-Huda Youth / Facebook

One of the two accused in connection with the shooting death of 19-year-old Good Samaritan Yosif al-Hasnawi in Hamilton last year has been sentenced to time served, plus two years probation.

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James Matheson, 21, had been charged with being an accessory after the fact, but that was changed to obstruction of justice.

Al-Hasnawi was shot to death in Hamilton in December 2017 after coming to the aid of an elderly man who was being accosted by two young men.

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Dale Burningsky King, 19, has been charged with second-degree murder in the case and is awaiting trial.


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