11-year sentence for Calgary man who killed girlfriend in 2015

A Calgary man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison following the death of his girlfriend more than three years ago.

Luke Anthony Macleod was originally charged with second-degree murder in the death of Sheri Carpen.

The 31-year-old’s body was found in a home on Pine Tree Bay N.E. in March 2015.

At the time, investigators said Macleod claimed his girlfriend died by as a result of a suicide.

Man charged with murder after suggesting his girlfriend committed suicide

Nearly eight months later, he was charged in her death.

Macleod, 34, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in April.

In court on Tuesday, the 34-year-old was sentenced to 11 years behind bars. He was given credit for 15 days of pre-trial custody.

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