Winnipeg judge jails three people for burning, cutting mentally disabled woman

WINNIPEG - A judge in Winnipeg has ordered that three of four people who admitted to confining and torturing a mentally disabled woman in their home be put behind bars.

WINNIPEG - A judge in Winnipeg has ordered that three of four people who admitted to confining and torturing a mentally disabled woman in their home be put behind bars.

Dale Hendrickson, who is 24, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and has been sentenced to six years in prison.

His 33-year-old sister, April Armstrong, has received five years after pleading guilty to the same charge.

Their 62-year-old mother, Thelma Hendrickson, has been given one year for assault causing bodily harm.

Dale Hendrickson's 21-year-old fiancee, Amanda O'Malley, also pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily harm and has been ordered to spend18 months under house arrest.

Court heard the 23-year-old victim suffered burns, cuts and other injuries before she was rescued by police in the summer of 2006.

 
 
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