Sean Murphy died Sept. 16, 2008, three weeks after he was beaten near the corner of Merivale Road and Shillington Avenue. On Monday, Mohammed Jama Yusuf pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Somali refugee guilty of fatal beating
Somali criminal refugee Mohamed Jama Yusuf bragged about stomping an old man in Ottawa . (Handout)
Megan Gillis, QMI Agency
First posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 07:36 PM EDT | Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 07:42 PM EDT
Mohamed Jama Yusuf. (Handout)
OTTAWA – Actions speak louder than an 11th-hour apology, a prosecutor argued Tuesday as she sought 12 years for the “brutal, senseless and completely unprovoked” attack that left 51-year-old Sean Murphy dead.
Mohamed Jama Yusuf, 23, pleaded guilty to manslaughter, admitting he punched Murphy, a complete stranger, as he rode his bike towards Yusuf outside a Mac’s Milk store just after midnight on Aug. 26, 2008.
He then stomped and kicked the older, slighter man on the ground. Continue reading