Man sentenced to life in double murder

A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to life behind bars in connection with a triple shooting in Richmond Hill in 2014 that left two Brampton teenagers dead and a third victim wounded.

Timothy Doug-Hyun Lee was sentenced on July 18 to life in prison for first degree murder, 12 years for manslaughter and five years for attempted murder. He will serve at least 25 years before being eligible for parole.

On May 16, a jury found Lee guilty of the charges in connection with the deaths of Premier Hoang, 18, and Brenda Pathammavong, 16. He was also found guilty of one count of attempted murder in connection with a third victim who survived the incident.

On January 8, 2014, York Regional Police found three victims in a car after receiving a report of gunfire. The female was declared dead at the scene and the two men were taken to hospital, where one man succumbed to his injuries. According to media reports, the incident was drug related. Lee was arrested in May 2015.

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