Woman who helped kill family as a child prepares for ‘real world’

A woman who was 12 when she helped murder her family because they disapproved of her relationship with an older man is preparing to live a “real life in the real world” when her sentence ends next spring.

The woman, who is now 21 but can’t be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was convicted along with her then boyfriend of killing her mother, father and eight-year-old brother in the family’s Medicine Hat home in April, 2006.