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04/22/2015 14:46 EDT | Updated 06/22/2015 01:12 EDT

NewsAlert:Two people plead guilty to murder in death of Loretta Saunders

HALIFAX - Two people have pleaded guilty in Nova Scotia to murder in the death of Loretta Saunders, a young Inuit woman killed last year.Blake Leggette pleaded guilty today in the province's Supreme Court to first-degree murder and will be sentenced to an automatic life sentence with no parole eligibility for 25 years.Victoria Henneberry has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, which carries a life sentence and no parole eligibility of between 10 and 25 years.Saunders' body was found in a wooded area off a New Brunswick highway two weeks after she disappeared from her Halifax apartment in February 2014.The 26-year-old woman was a student at Saint Mary's University in Halifax.More Coming.