Live Blog: Day 1 of Victoria Henneberry appeal hearing

Delilah Saunders, left, and her sister, Loretta, in an updated photo. Delilah is upset one of her sister's killers is appealing her conviction/Photo contributed by Delilah Saunders

One of two people convicted of killing Inuk woman Loretta Saunders in Feb. 2014 is appealing her second-degree murder conviction.

In April 2015, Victoria Henneberry and her then boyfriend, Blake Leggette, pleaded guilty killing the 26-year-old university student at her apartment on Feb. 13, 2014.

However, Henneberry filed a notice to appeal in July 2015 stating that she wasn’t in the right mindset when she pleaded guilty. She said she was distraught and stressed at the time.

Reporter Samantha Calio is covering the appeal hearing in Halifax.

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About Samantha Calio 8 Articles
Samantha Calio is a graduate of the four-year journalism programme at the University of King's College in Halifax, N.S. She was an intern with for the month of April 2017.