If you are having trouble viewing this email, please try our web version.
Daily Turtle Island News

For the best in National Native News read
Turtle Island News Daily National Native News every day, when it happens
Subscribe now

Advertise Local News National Press Releases Employment
AECTS
Welcome to Canada's only National Native Daily Newspaper!
Turtle Island News is now providing the only national native news service delivered to your computer or cell each morning. For more indepth reporting go to www.theturtleislandnews.com. Contact us about news items, press releases and articles, sports stories, classified ads, events and subscription. With over 4 million hits to our Daily Edition and website, your advertising dollar goes a long way!
 
The Turtle Island News
Subscribe
Unsubscribe
Advertise
Services
About Us
Follow Us on
Follow Turtle Island News on Twitter
National Press Releases
Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs reach out to Ontario
Reports of Interest
Federal Court Review Attawapiskat First Nation challenge Federal third party manager decision
Canada: The Aboriginal Economic Benchmarking Report
 

Friday, August 29, 2014

Loretta Saunders case set over to September to determine length of trial

HALIFAX - The case of two people accused in the slaying of Loretta Saunders has been adjourned until next month to determine how much time will be needed for a trial.

Twenty-six-year-old Blake Leggette and 28-year-old Victoria Henneberry face first-degree murder charges in the death of Loretta Saunders.

Terry Sheppard, Leggette's lawyer, says the pair will be tried by a judge and jury and it is likely to begin sometime in the fall of next year.

Sheppard says he expects the trial will take at least a month.

Leggette's case arose in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Halifax prior to Henneberry's because of a no- contact order between the two accused, and it was then that a pre-trial conference was set for Sept. 19.

The matter will also return to court on Sept. 25 when trial dates are expected to be set.

The body of the 26-year-old Saunders, an Inuit woman from Labrador, was found in a wooded area off the Trans-Canada Highway in New Brunswick two weeks after she was reported missing from her Halifax apartment in February.

Saunders was a student at Saint Mary's University in Halifax and focused her studies on missing and murdered aboriginal women. -CP-

Mohawk Trading Post
News Archives
For a full list of news archives, click here.
Your source for aboriginal information.
Subscribe to our other publications as well.
Aboriginal Business News MagazineTurtle Island News Pow Wow GuideChoices Education Magazine
 
Now Hiring
NEW
Sales and Marketing Executive
Turtle Island News
Ohsweken, ON
Apply NOW
NEW
Digital Sales Executive
Turtle Island News
Ohsweken, ON
Apply NOW
Advertise on Canada's only national native newswire!
Letters to the Editor
MERX Tender Information is available by clicking on the logo MERX Tenders