Homicide & Attempted Murder
MOON GENSEY LPC is one of the preeminent law firms in Ontario when it comes to defending people charged with culpable homicide. This is especially so in Peel region – where a notable percentage of the homicide charges are defended by lawyers from the Firm. Mr. MOON has acted on some of the most notorious and significant homicide cases of this century. The stakes are never higher than when a client is charged with murder or manslaughter. Losing at trial may mean the client spends the rest of his life in a penitentiary, especially now with consecutive parole ineligibility period. If you or someone you know is charged, you need to retain a Firm and counsel who are experienced and know how to navigate the entire process. MOON GENSEY LPC is that Firm.
R. v. A.B.: Client charged with 1 st degree murder for a shooting at a party. Jury found client ‘not guilty’ at trial.
R. v. C.D.: Client charged with 1 st degree murder for shooting during a drug deal. Crown withdrew charges after cross- examination of Crown witnesses.
R. v. E.F.: Client charged with 2nd degree murder in the beating death of the son of a police officer. Jury found client ‘not guilty’ at trial.
R. v. G.H.: Client charged with 1 st degree murder for a shooting at a bar. Discharged at the Preliminary Inquiry.
R. v. I.J.: Client charged with 2nd degree murder with two others in beating death of man Jury found client ‘not guilty’ or murder but convicted on manslaughter. Sentenced to three years as a youth.
R. v. K.L.: Client charged with 1 st degree murder with two other males in regards to the beating death of another man at a mall in the GTA. Client found guilty of manslaughter, received sentence of 26 months. Other two accused convicted of murder & sentenced to life imprisonment.
R. v. M.N.: Client charged with 2nd degree murder in beating death of another man. After Prelim, Crown agreed to a plea for manslaughter for a two year sentence.
R. v. O.P.: Client charged with 1st degree murder in killing of a young woman. Client convicted of 2nd degree murder after trial. Court of Appeal overturned verdict. Crown offered plea to manslaughter for time served.
R. v. C.W.: The accused was initially arrested and charged with first degree murder, and facing the possibility of life imprisonment. Counsel was able to secure the client’s release on bail, and following a lengthy preliminary inquiry during which the frailties in the Crowns case were exposed, counsel was able to secure a resolution for the offence of manslaughter, and subsequently argued for, and secured a sentence of only five (5) years incarceration.
Please note the names have been anonymized to protect the identity of our clients.
R. v. Q.R.: Client charged with one count each of 2nd degree murder and manslaughter in regards to two stabbing deaths at a party. Crown withdrew murder charge after prelim; and Client found guilty after trial only of manslaughter. Court of Appeal set aside verdict. Client found not guilty of manslaughter after second trial.
R. v. S.T.: Client charged with two counts of 2nd degree murder. Client convicted at trial. Court of Appeal set convictions aside and client found NCR (Not Criminally Responsible).
R. v. U.V.: Client charged with 2nd degree murder along with a number of co-accused in the kidnapping and killing of another man. After Prelim, Crown accepted plea to manslaughter for eight years.
R. v. W.X.: Client charged with 2nd degree murder for setting house on fire and killing girlfriend. After Prelim, Crown accepted plea to manslaughter.
R. v. Y.Z.: Client charged with 1st degree murder with two others on a drug-related shooting death. Jury found client guilty after trial only of manslaughter. Client received 20 month sentence.
R. v. A.A.: Client charged with 1st degree murder with a co-accused in the shooting death of another man. Crown withdrew charges against client on 1 st day of preliminary Inquiry.
R. v. B.B.: Client charged with criminal negligence causing death for traffic accident where motorcyclist killed. Found guilty of improper left hand turn, received $70 fine.
R. v. C.C.: Client charged with 2nd degree murder in the ‘Shaken Baby’ death of infant son. Client convicted of manslaughter and received sentence of 7 months on top of time served.
R. v. J.S.: The accused was charged with an extensive list of forty-two (42) serious offences, including that of attempted murder. After negotiating with the Crown and highlighting the weaknesses in the evidence, counsel was able to negotiate a resolution where the overwhelming majority of the offences (including the attempted murder charge) were withdrawn, and the client received only a suspended sentence.
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