Franz Cabrera, convicted in 2013 Calgary swarming death, files appeal to Supreme Court of Canada
One of the men found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2013 swarming death of a young Calgary man wants to have his case heard by the Supreme Court of Canada.
Franz Emir Cabrera filed a notice of appeal on June 10 and seeks to have his conviction thrown out.
On Nov. 23, 2013, Lukas Strasser-Hird, 18, was swarmed, kicked, beaten and stabbed to death outside Vinyl nightclub by a group of people.
Three other men were also convicted in the case.
Assmar Shlah was found guilty of second-degree murder. He is also seeking to have the Supreme Court of Canada hear his appeal.
Joch Pouk was found guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter.
– With files from Global News’ Nancy Hixt
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