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Thursday, 05 August 2010 16:51

More Court Deliberations In Little Red Murder Case

Thursday, November 03, 2005 at 14:44

 

 

As many as 39 witnesses may be called for the preliminary hearing of a man charged with murder on the Little Red River reserve.

 

This morning, the lawyer for 27-year-old Henry Bird told court his client wished to be tried by judge and jury if and when his trial takes place.

 

Bird stands charged with the second-degree murder of 29-year-old Clayton Ballantyne.

 

Police discovered the victim's body outside a reserve home earlier this summer.

 

Bird also is accused of trying to kill another man in a related incident.

 

The judge presiding over today¹s matter ordered a pre-trial hearing be held to discuss particulars regarding the case.

 

That is set for November 16th.

 

The date for the preliminary hearing is expected to be announced shortly thereafter.