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Life imprisonment for Tuschen man who killed mother-in-law, stepdaughter

Joshua Franklin, a former cane cutter, was on Wednesday handed down two life sentences for the gruesome killing of his 55-year-old mother-in-law and nine-year-old stepdaughter whom he chopped to death at Tuschen Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo in 2014.
Franklin, 48, appeared before High Court Judge, Justice Sandil Kissoon earlier this month where he pleaded guilty to the two manslaughter charges. He was initially charged with murder but opted to plead to the lesser count.

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