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Resentencing Scheduled for Man Convicted of Murdering Sister as a Teen

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A resentencing has been scheduled for an inmate whokilled his 12–year–old sister when he was 14.

The hearing for Sydney Thieszen is scheduled for June 9.

Thieszen was convicted of murder in 1988 for killing hissister, Sacha, at their home near Henderson.

The 41–year–old has been serving his life term at the Tecumseh prison.

In a hearing last week, a judge ruled that Thieszen wasentitled to resentencing in accordance with a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling thatmandatory life–without–parole sentences for juvenile killers is unconstitutional.

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