2 people plead guilty to manslaughter in Cape Breton killing

Joseph Frederick Evong admits to killing Stephen Rose during confrontation in 2019

CBC NewsBlair Rhodes

Two people accused of killing a 41-year-old Cape Breton man have each pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

Joseph Frederick Evong, 41, admitted to killing Stephen Rose, 41, during a confrontation in November 2019.

Evong had initially been charged with first-degree murder in Rose's death, but he entered the guilty plea to the lesser charge of manslaughter last November in Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Sydney.

But the plea wasn't revealed until this week in order to protect the fair trial rights of Evong'…

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CBC NewsBlair Rhodes, Posted: Feb 09, 2024 11:30 AM EST | Last Updated: 1 minute ago
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