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Kelowna man pleads guilty to killing wife, two daughters: BC Prosecution Service

Jacob Forman entered a guilty plea to murdering his wife and two daughters in Kelowna court on Thursday. Facebook

A Kelowna man pled guilty on Thursday to murdering his wife and two daughters.

In a surprise move, Jacob Forman entered guilty pleas in B.C. Supreme Court in Kelowna, according to the BC Prosecution Service.

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Forman had been charged with the second-degree murder of his spouse, Clara Forman, and the first-degree killing of his two daughters, Karina and Yesenia Forman, in December 2017, just days before Christmas.

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Forman was originally charged with second-degree murder in the three deaths, but Crown upgraded two of the charges to first-degree murder.

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Sentencing has been adjourned to Monday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m.

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