Judge in Fort Macleod Sentences Blood Tribe Man to 8 Years in Prison For Manslaughter

Allen Day Rider has been given a lengthy prison term for killing his common-law spouse, 24 year old Brittany Medicine Crane in 2015.

A Blood Tribe man has been given 8 years in federal prison after being found guilty of manslaughter earlier this year.  A judge delivering the sentence in Fort Macleod on Wednesday in the 2015 death of Brittany Medicine Crane. The body of the 24 year old woman was found at a home in Stand-Off.  Following a lengthy police investigation which lasted ten months, Allen Day Rider was arrested and charged with manslaughter. Medicine Crane was Day Rider's common-law spouse. Day Rider has been given credit for 11 months already served in pre-trial custody, so he has total of just over 7 years left behind bars. He's also been handed a lifetime firearms prohibition. Medicine Crane died from several blunt force injuries. - Pat Siedlecki with files from Alberta Justice

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