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B-C's attorney general is urging Ottawa to better protect victims of offenders receiving psychiatric treatment.

Barry Penner is calling for amendments to the criminal code after the B-C Review Board decided to reconsider allowing escorted leave to a man who killed his three children.

The board granted Allan Schoenborn supervised leave from his psychiatric hospital last week, but is now reconsidering upon learning his ex-wife lives in the same city.

Darcie Clarke discovered the bodies of her three children on April 6th, 2008, inside the family's home in Merritt, B-C.

Ten-year-old Kaitlynne had been stabbed, while eight-year-old Max and five-year-old Cordon had been suffocated.

Penner wants at least two psychiatrists to testify at similar review hearings, and for the board to be aware of the locations of all victims.

He says board members will re-evaluate Schoenborn's case over the next two weeks.

(The Canadian Press)

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