The man convicted of killing his girlfriend and leaving her in a ditch near Nanton in 2002 has been handed a life sentence.

Stephane Parent was found guilty of second-degree murder last October in the death of Adrienne McColl.

She was 21-years-old when her body was found near Nanton on February 17, 2002, after she went missing on Valentine’s Day.

McColl had been strangled and beaten to death.

Advancements in forensic technology allowed police to discover new evidence and Parent was arrested and charged 16 years to the day McColl's body was found.

Parent will not be eligible for parole for 17 years and was also handed a lifetime firearms ban.



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