Man sentenced to life for murder of co-worker

An Olds man is serving a life sentence with no parole for 10 years for the murder of an acquaintance in Airdrie.

An Olds man is serving a life sentence with no parole for 10 years for the murder of an acquaintance in Airdrie.

The body of Garland Curtis, 40, was found in his home after a co-worker called police from Fort McMurray. They were worried that he hadn’t arrived for work.

Dustin Piper, 24, was arrested in March on a charge of first-degree murder.

Piper was sentenced after pleading guilty in a Calgary courtroom earlier this week.

He will be restricted from owning firearms for the balance of his life.

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